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Tamarack Lodge

2.5 of 5 291 N. Walnut Ave., Ketchum, ID 83340
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne
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87 reviews 87 reviews
54 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So this is an older motel right in the heart of Ketchum. It's location makes it perfect to ski at either dollar mountain or bald mountain. Although it is of quite some vintage the interior is reasonably modern. We liked: - the location; it is 3 minutes by car to each mountain and a small walk to restaurants and shops;... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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78 reviews 78 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the hotel has a great location, near the heart of Ketchum. The room is clean, good shower, confortable and clean bed, very quiet. the staff was very helpfull, they showed us what to do in town. The breakfast is good and the price was great.

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sunvalleywine, Owner at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

Nei L, We appreciate your feedback. It looks like you travel from afar so I am so pleased we were able to provide you with a great place to stay. Ryan More 

Perris, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the heater in the room was not operational. The temperature in Idaho was hovering around 0 at that time. There were not enough blankets in the room. The room we got did not resemble the pictures online in any way. It was partially underground and facing the car park. It was dismal and dark.

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sunvalleywine, Owner at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

Guinness D, My apologies for cold weather you experienced. I am sorry to hear the heater was not operational since it was 0 degrees in Sun Valley. I wish you had called the front desk as we could have provided you with an unlimited supply of blankets. If the heater was not working we could have also replaced it for... More 

Hamilton, Montana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very pleased with our accommodations. Because we had taken our cat with us we did do a lot of our own housekeeping, but the staff was very helpful with our needs. We did feel the price was a little high, however considering it was over the holidays probably reasonable in comparison. The location was very quiet and relaxing.... More 

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sunvalleywine, Owner at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

Ed1941, Thank you for your review. We hope the next time you are visiting from Montana that you would be sure to look at staying at the Tamarack Lodge. Cheers, Ryan More 

boise
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is my second time staying at the Tamarack Lodge in downtown Ketchum. The location couldn't be better for a weekend getaway to Sun Valley for a Boisean. I love the hot tub, the fireplace in each suite, and the big sunny windows. A coffee shop right across the street has amazing pastries and lattes. The beds are so comfortable... More 

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sunvalleywine, Owner at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

Eve, What a great review. We appreciate you mentioning all of the upgrades that we have and continue to make to the Tamarack Lodge. Thanks for staying with us again and we look forward to your next visit. Cheers, Ryan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The rooms are basic but comfortable and a great value. Location is prime and service was good the only hiccup was the t.v. remote did not work. Tom at the desk came right out and got it functioning correctly. I would recommend the lodge to anyone on a budget.

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sunvalleywine, Owner at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

johnnyforhire, I am pleased to hear that Tom was able to get your TV working so quickly. We strive to keep our rates very competitive. I am pleased to hear you had such a great stay. Ryan More 

Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I've stayed at this "lodge" at the same time of year for many years (the wife and I found this "gem" while looking for anniversary getaways over ten years ago). It is a very clean little hotel right in Downtown Ketchum, delightfully close to some of the best shops and dining in the town. We walked from here to the... More 

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sunvalleywine, Owner at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

David A, Thank you for the "Gem" status. We think we are an amazing little gem right in the heart of Ketchum. I agree with you that the fireplaces can make those colder evening just that much warmer. The hot tub is always hot and we look forward to having you back to the Tamarack Lodge. Cheers, Ryan More 

Boise, Idaho
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88 reviews 88 reviews
4 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Tamarack Lodge is on the older side and showing its age despite a few updates. It's centrally located to shops and restaurants and is one of the few hotels I've found in Ketchum that allows pets, which is the main reason I stay at the property.

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sunvalleywine, Owner at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

JeriWB, Thank you for the review. We are extremely pet friendly and that is such a benefit for those traveling with pets. We do have rooms on the upper floors that do not allow pets so those that may have an allergy will not have to stay in those rooms. With the ability to walk right out to the courtyard... More 

Scottsdale, AZ
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

For skiing this lodge is perfectly acceptable ... but a bit dated. We had a one bedroom suite for one night on September 3, 2014. The suite was very spacious with lots of closets and room for skis, boots, heavy clothes, etc. And when you've been out skiing all day, which we were not, luxury is not as important as... More 

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sunvalleywine, Owner at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

starspar2, Thank you for the great review. We get a lot of compliments on the grand size of our rooms. We have been continuing to upgrade the Tamarack Lodge and I appreciate you mentioning so many of those upgrades. I hope you can make it out to Sun Valley to ski. The 2015 ski season has been just incredible. Cheers,... More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Went to see my daughter who recently moved to Sun Valley. Stayed at Tamarack and had a wonderful time. Great location right in the middle of Ketchum, you can walk to restaurants and shops - fantastic location. The staff was friendly, room was very clean. Started every morning at the coffee shop across the street. Hiked every day and came... More 

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sunvalleywine, Owner at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

skeeter2000, Well it sounds like yo had an amazing time in Sun Valley on your first visit. I hope you can come out and stay at the Tamarack again soon. Cheers, Ryan More 

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Address: 291 N. Walnut Ave., Ketchum, ID 83340
Location: United States > Idaho > Sun Valley-Ketchum > Ketchum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tamarack Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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