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703 Main St S, Ketchum, ID 83340
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Lift Tower Lodge
Ranked #6 of 12 hotels in Ketchum
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Still $99 a night which is a lot less than all others, but WARNING: No AC! And it's hot and very noisy in a room facing the highway. But the room is clean and the bathroom is nice. Be sure to ask for a room facing Baldy which is directly behind hotel and a wonderful view.

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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

You can"t beat it for the rates in this tourist area. The location is about a 10 min walk to all of Ketchum and allows you to enjoy all the good restaurants there without driving. The motel is very clean with good towels and basic amenities. Hosts are great and really care about the property. Our room was equipped with... More

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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76 reviews 76 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Last minute stay over slack and I found the room clean, towels and linens good with decent space. Room was quite basic with newer tile in the nice shower. Be wary of the rooms facing out to the highway as the noise will be with you all day and all night.

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Southern, Ontario
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Lift Tower Lodge's rooms are well appointed with updated interiors. The rooms are small and would be very cramped for a couple on a ski holiday. Our room was neat and the bed was quite comfortable. The motel is right on the highway and we did worry about traffic noise, but that was never a problem. The wifi was not... More

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Tempe, Arizona
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Cute little motel close to downtown area. Reasonable rates, very clean, comfy bed. Had a room in the back which was very quiet and had a nice view. No air conditioner but room was comfortable when we were there (September) Very helpful in offering suggestions of places to eat. Close to town and walking trails.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We rolled in as part of our 3200 mile road trip on the Harley, spotless room, great shower and comfy bed. We had a room in the back and was very quiet and great view. Only stayed for 1 nite but enjoyed Ketchum very much! Left my flip-flops and called from the road. Just got them in the mail..thanks! Would... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We have stayed at this cute little motel during the fall season and it was great. It is clean and everything works, if it is a bit dated. The owners are very cordial and helpful, and it is very reasonably-priced motel for the Sun Valley area. However, when we visited during the summer, we found out that the rooms do... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

We pulled over to this place at 1am and the last was super accommodating to our needs. Honestly I wasn't sure about staying at some dinky looking ma and pa motel but this place was very clean and the tiled showers r beautiful! Great place and wld stay again

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Bend, OR
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97 reviews 97 reviews
37 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Close to town, this place is super clean, great little rooms, and fully renovated with high end bathroom finishings. Mini fridge, and live in managers, amazing view right out the front door -- this place is at the base of a ski lift.

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Wooster, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Very nice. Small but up to date and clean. Looks can be deceiving from the outside, as it doesn't look like much from the outside. But we were very pleased with the clean and comfortable room. Betty the manager is very nice and helpful. And being at a reasonable price compared to all the other hotels in the area we... More

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Address: 703 Main St S, Ketchum, ID 83340
Location: United States > Idaho > Sun Valley-Ketchum > Ketchum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Lift Tower Hotel Ketchum
Lift Tower Lodge Ketchum, Idaho

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The last original Ski Lodge in Ketchum. Built circa 1950. Remodeled 2006. 1/4 miles to Bald Mountain world class skiing. 1 block from bike path. Close to town center. Bus stop on site. Year round outdoor recreation. Fishing, hiking, mountain biking and more. ... more   less 
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