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Tamarack Lodge

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291 N. Walnut Ave., Ketchum, ID 83340
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Better than staying in Sun Valley itself, this older 26-room motel/lodge in the heart of the old west town of Ketchum is near everything. A grocery store, designer shops and great restaurants are all less than a 5-minute walk. A huge Starbucks is 1 block away with a ski bus stop outside the front door. Bus is free, runs frequently... More 

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Tamarack L, Guest Relations Manager at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

It is so nice to see that you enjoy our lodge and location as much as we do, thank you very much for your nice review! We hope to welcome you back should your travel bring you back to Ketchum! More 

Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

This is our second stay at Tamarack. You can't beat the location for the price. The personnel are great. Rooms are not luxury but they are clean and comfortable. We had a great view this time with a balcony and sitting area.

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Tamarack L, Guest Relations Manager at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay at the Tamarack Lodge and that you enjoyed the location and cleanliness. Thank you for your kind words about our staff. We hope to see you again if your travels bring you back to Sun Valley, Idaho! More 

Round Rock, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

The room was nice enough, staff was helpful, jacuzzi and pool were great- but oh my god the noise! Usually when I'm on vacation the lodging is almost entirely just for sleeping- which was impossible with the amount of noise coming through the walls on all sides. Every footstep, every faucet, every whispered conversation, every television, every child, every door...... More 

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Tamarack L, Guest Relations Manager at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

On behalf of the team and management I want to apologize for the bad time that you had with the noise during your stay. We strive to give each guest the best possible experience and we're so sorry to hear that the noise was an issue for you. If your travels bring you back to Sun Valley, we hope we... More 

Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I stayed in the Tamarack for the third time in September 2015. The first time was in 1967! This hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of Atkinson's Market, restaurants and main street where there are several restaurants and bars. The rooms are a bit dated but overall very nice. The room I had had a wonderful view of Bald... More 

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Tamarack L, Guest Relations Manager at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

From all of us at the Tamarack Lodge we want to thank you very much for taking the time to write a detailed review of our hotel. We were so happy to see that we could welcome you back after your visit in 1967, thank you for sharing that fun story! We're really glad to know that you enjoyed our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Tamarack was great! We stayed for an evening and felt right at home. It's close to town, food and entertainment. The room was very clean, there were cozy robes, coffee and real coffee mugs [no paper cups here!!] and beautiful views as well as a friendly and helpful front desk. I would certainly stay here again!

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I love the Tamarack Lodge for two compelling reasons: 1.) it's a venerable instution in Ketchum/Sun Valley (how many memories have been made there already?), and 2.) it has the best location as far as walking to all of what ketchum has to offer. Clean, excellent bed, and friendly. It will work for you too.

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Redmond, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Right in town, easy walking access to everything! Restaurants, coffee, grocery store and shopping. Hotel was quiet, room was very clean, staff was friendly and efficient. I was in a non smoking room and found the bed quite comfortable. The only hitch was the air conditioner was either quite cool or too warm. Hard to find a consistent setting. Would... More 

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Puyallup & Hood Canal Washington
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

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 

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

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 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

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 

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