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Helgeson Place Hotel Suites

125 Johnson Ave., P.O. Box 463, Orofino, ID 83544
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

I always stay at this iconic hotel - very old but comfortable. They made a few improvements such as free wifi and new door locks. Ancient elevator still works and rates are reasonable. Owner also built the newer Marriot but haven't tried that yet. Free breakfast at 7:30 AM.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

The reception area belies the brightness, cleanliness and comfort of the rooms (in response to one of the other reviewers who never visited a room). Whereas the entrance is the original brick, the reception office a bit small and the elevator is a relic of days gone-by (which I actually find fun but the stairway is right there to use,... More 

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Set22red, Public Relations Manager at Helgeson Place Hotel Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing five star review!!! Your detail is amazing; thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel! I will pass along your comments on the decor and cleanliness to the staff; they always love to know their efforts were noticed!!! Wow; 4 trips!!! Here's to many, many more trips to Orofino's... More 

Moscow, Idaho
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Went to a relatives wedding and there were many so the hotel was full. I was very happy with my room. I didn't expect it to be as large as it was and I didn't expect the friendliness of the staff. I would love to stay there again one day.

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Set22red, Public Relations Manager at Helgeson Place Hotel Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing five star review; and please pass along our congratulations to the wedding couple! I will pass along your comments on the staff; they love to know they made a good impression! We hope to see you return soon! Stephanie D. More 

Rockville, Maryland
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This was the second time I stopped here overnight. Orofino is not the kind of town you can spend a great deal of time in. I was there because some 52 years earlier, I had worked in the Forest Service and wanted to see some of the woods I had seen back then. The elevator is a classic, self service... More 

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Set22red, Public Relations Manager at Helgeson Place Hotel Suites, responded to this review

First of all; thank you so much for the amazing five star review! I will pass along your comments to housekeeping and management; they always love to know that their efforts were appreciated and recognized! We value your business and hope you will return again soon! Winter in Orofino is amazing! Stephanie D. More 

Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Stayed here for one night and found this to be a very nice hotel. Room was perfect, clean and quite. The hotel is conveniently located in the downtown area with restaurants and other businesses close by. I will stay here the next time I am in town.

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Set22red, Public Relations Manager at Helgeson Place Hotel Suites, responded to this review

First of all; thank you so much for the amazing five star review! I will pass along your comments to housekeeping and management; they always love to know that their efforts were appreciated and recognized! We value your business and hope you will return again soon! Winter in Kamiah is amazing! Stephanie D. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had gotten sidetracked by a Big-Rig Diesel Truck wreck on Highway 12 and spent the night at this Hotel. The Hotel Staff and people in Town were very friendly. The Rooms were large with full Kitchens. Everything was modern except for the Elevator, which added to the character of the Hotel. We had a great stay and would highly... More 

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Set22red, Public Relations Manager at Helgeson Place Hotel Suites, responded to this review

First of all; thank you so much for the amazing five star review! Secondly; an accident is never a good thing; but we appreciate that you were able to check out our little town and our valued hotel! I will pass along your comments to housekeeping and management; they always love to know that their efforts were appreciated and recognized!... More 

Escondido, California
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I was on a M/C and came over hwy 12 over the Lolo Pass. Was going to camp but it was raining and I needed wifi since I had no cell service. I pulled up to the Helgeson to glom onto the wifi and inquired about a room. They provided a nice comfy room with a kitchenette that allowed cooking.... More 

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Set22red, Public Relations Manager at Helgeson Place Hotel Suites, responded to this review

First of all; thank you so much for the amazing five star review! We love our Motorcycle Riders!!! We are so glad you stopped on the way by! I will pass along your comments to the front desk; the breakfast people and management; they always love to know that their efforts were appreciated and recognized. We value your business and... More 

Garden Valley, Idaho
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Needing a place to stay in the area while on a weekend road trip, I did a Google search for hotels in Orofino. It was early evening, and I was tired, needed a place with food on-site or nearby, and was pet-friendly. I stopped at the Best Western first. They had no rooms available and the gal there recommended the... More 

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Set22red, Public Relations Manager at Helgeson Place Hotel Suites, responded to this review

First of all; thank you so much for the amazing detailed review; your thoroughness and attention to detail are amazing! I will pass along your comments to housekeeping and management; they always love to know that their efforts were appreciated and recognized! I will also check into finding "near" places where pets can be walked so that I can notify... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

A clean comfortable hotel with a great staff! A great place to stay if you are passing through or an extended stay. This is an older building in "downtown" well taken care of and maintained. A nice quiet area outside to relax at night or to have breakfast in the morning.

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Set22red, Public Relations Manager at Helgeson Place Hotel Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! I will pass along your comments about the cleanliness of the hotel and the friendliness of the staff; it means the world to everyone on staff here to know you noticed their efforts! We hope to see you again soon! Stephanie D. More 

Dayton, Washington
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48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nice folks, clean property, quiet, convenient to Highway 12. Ninety-year-old historic property remodeled over the years, currently has about 20 units as hotel rooms, formerly apartments, including working elevator. No specific fee is mentioned for traveling with a pet, so be aware that they will charge you upon check-in. I was not prepared for the additional fee--made reservation online, confirmed... More 

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Set22red, Public Relations Manager at Helgeson Place Hotel Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel! We are taking your recommendations about the website to heart and will be updating our website to make the extra pet charges clearer. We recently upgraded our patio; so we were excited to hear you enjoyed it during your stay! We hope you will return again soon! Stephanie D. More 

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