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Tamarack Lodge

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291 N. Walnut Ave., Ketchum, ID 83340
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Puyallup & Hood Canal Washington
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location can not be beat, easy access to everything in town. The room itself was a little worn and tired. The carpeting was either stained or dirty. The beds were very comfortable which made up for a lot of the negatives of the room. If you stay in this hotel try and get a room on the top floor... More 

Thank dshoodcanal
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having a night of someone in another motel having their tv on all night and getting no sleep this was a pleasant surprise. We had a suite with king bed and everything was great. The bed and pillows were so comfortable we fell asleep as soon as we hit the pillows. We were able to walk around and find... More 

Thank Laurettia B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This “Lodge” was a strange combination of old and new. Our room was on the 3rd floor and we were there for 3 nights.The room had been updated and was comfortable, but it was old in ways as well. The bed was comfortable and the room (non-smoking) was quiet. It had a nice balcony. Only problem with the balcony was... More 

Thank BeanMinnesota
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Dated hotel, but all we need for a comfortable visit. First night was great! Second night, while we heard no voices, we thought room 202 above us had children jumping off the bed and on to the floor and running around. After listening to this for more than an hour without pause, and around 10:15 PM we called the manager.... More 

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Glen Head, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I and several other good friends of ours recently stayed here due to a sudden change in our reservations at another hotel . The Website looks fine noting the lodge was newly renovated and the reviews all seemed promising so we did not get to bothered by the change in accommodations . Big mistake !! Our room... More 

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344 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This was a great hotel in terms of location--close to downtown restaurants, a terrific bookstore (Iconoclast), and the walking/biking path to Sun Valley Lodge. The building is showing some wear; we were on second level, and it sounded like Bigfoot was on floor above. Lovely veranda on our room (Western exposure for our room, which is a bit much in... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

DoctorCompRhet offers another reader-oriented review: The Tamarack Lodge has a venerable history and offers a good in-town experience (if you don't want to stay outside of Ketchum), with a location in the center of town and walkable to most of the restaurants, a good supermarket one block away, and other attractions. Don't expect anything super modern here; but do expect... More 

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114 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

There were three couples in three rooms. All rooms were OK, but nothing special. Front desk folks were very nice. Rooms weren't ready until official check in time; statement is not a complaint. Just setting expectations. Lots of restaurants and stores in walking distance.

Eagle, Idaho
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110 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We have stayed in Ketchum, Sun Valley, Hailey are for 25 years. This place is the WORST. Stay at its sister hotel in Hailey. We arrived and have but a few shopping channels on the TV. I complained to the lady at the desk and all she could tell me is to unplug it. We that's the first thing I... More 

Thank Pam D
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Tamarack was in a good location near everything but the room was looking old and worn and the noise of the fan for the A.C. as well as the bathroom was very loud and irritating. The room was not all that quiet and we could hear other people coming and going late at night. It's very hard to find... More 

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