We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 5 Riggins hotels

Salmon Rapids Lodge

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1010 South Main Street, Riggins, ID 83549
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Salmon Rapids Lodge to your Saves list
Salmon Rapids Lodge
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
96%
Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Riggins
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Jean R Brookfield, WI
  • Overview
  • Reviews (136)
  • Photos (46)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (49)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

136 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    99
    32
    4
    1
    0
See reviews for
32
59
2
9
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (49)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Brookfield, WI
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped here for an overnight. Beautiful location on the Little Salmon River. We had a queen room suite with couch and a balcony overlooking River. Spacious room. Weather was perfect for keeping sliding door open using screen door so we could hear River all night. In morning saw several groups of deer come up from the River. Staff very friendly... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lafayette, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are traveling on US95 in Idaho, don't miss this gem in Riggins. We had a terrific room overlooking the confluence of the Salmon and Little Salmon rivers, with big mountains in the background. Really nice rooms, quiet, very friendly front desk people, and a "great room" with a great view to eat breakfast. We sat outside on their... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Missoula, Montana
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled on to the Salmon Rapids Lodge on the way from St. Marie's Idaho to Sun Valley. It was an unexpected great experience. The lodge sits at the confluence of two rivers in a dramatic canyon. We stayed in a river side deluxe king room. The rooms are very clean with a great bed and seating area with couch,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boise, Idaho
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK to start with Riggins is not New York. But the Salmon Rapids Lodge is 1st rate. We stayed on the first floor facing the river and the view was wonderful. Very clean and a good nights sleep. The breakfast was OK for a "free" breakfast and right down the street is great coffee shop. If you are on the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dallas, Texas, United States
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be sure you pay the extra for the riverside view. The rooms were spacious with a separate sitting area and would be good for a family. The staff was extremely helpful and suggested a nice hike to Hells Gate.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Salmon Rapids Lodge the night before our two day rafting trip on the Salmon River. Riggins is a small town, and from our drive through it, this was definitely the best hotel to stay in. It's right on the river...definitely suggest requesting a river-side room as the other side faces the parking lot. Breakfast was included... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Plymouth
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited twice before with work, this time with family and every time has been a real pleasure. Staff excellent, facilities top notch, location superb. Riggins is a quiet place, but that's just what we wanted.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Airway Heights, Washington
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

PROS: Great view of the river, clean rooms, the complimentary coupons were a nice touch!, friendly staff, pool open until midnight, lots of free cookies throughout the day, walking distance to most restaurants. CONS: The free breakfast was lacking. No biscuits and gravy, pre-made cold waffles, and no bagels. Most people including myself just ate toast and yogurt. They did... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
SalmonRapids, Director of Sales at Salmon Rapids Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Salmon Rapids Lodge and taking the time to leave us your feedback. We regret that part of your stay was less than expected. Our complimentary breakfast is not intended to be the "full hot meal" you might get at a restaurant but rather a few options to get you started in the morning before heading... More

Spokane, Washington
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stay here every year when we go white water rafting on the Salmon River. With few other choices, this is easily the best hotel in town. Nice views of the river if you're willing to pay a premium to be on the river side of the hotel, clean rooms, adequate buffet breakfast, an indoor pool, and a short walk... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
SalmonRapids, Director of Sales at Salmon Rapids Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay at Salmon Rapids Lodge! We appreciate that you took the time to leave us your feedback and are flattered by your comment that Salmon Rapids Lodge is "easily the best hotel in town". Yes, Riggins is quite hot in the summer months! Our housekeeping department makes every effort to see that air conditioners are... More

Meridian, Idaho
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This motel used to be a Best Western. it's a good location to walk to the local restaurants. Rooms were very nice, and has a nice deck on the backside that you can go out and look over the hills. It's sits back off of highway 93 so you don't get the traffic noise. A large parking lot. The AC... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Salmon Rapids Lodge, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Salmon Rapids Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Salmon Rapids Lodge

Address: 1010 South Main Street, Riggins, ID 83549
Location: United States > Idaho > Riggins
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Salmon Rapids Lodge 3.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Otel so you can book your Salmon Rapids Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Salmon Rapids Hotel Riggins
Best Western Riggins
Riggins Best Western
Salmon Rapids Lodge Riggins, Idaho

46 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (20)
Viewed
View from room (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Other (7)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (27)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (14)

Amenities

Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and stay on the confluence of the majestic Salmon River’s at Salmon Rapids Lodge! You will feel right at home with all of our guestroom amenities including coffee maker, hair dryer, refrigerator, ironing board set, and flat screen television with premium satellite channels and ultra clean remote, upgraded bedding and new pillow top mattresses. Fresh baked cookies and ice cold milk will complete every evening during your stay! Complimentary high speed wireless internet access is available in your guestroom and throughout the lodge. Enjoy our large indoor pool, outdoor hot tub, exercise room, and gift shop at Salmon Rapids Lodge. Our Deluxe Continental Breakfast is included with your stay and the entire hotel is 100% non-smoking. Pets allowed for a small fee based on pet-friendly room availability. Contact our Group Coordinator for corporate retreat inquiries, on-site catering, wedding venue availability, and adventure vacation package specials. AAA – 3 Diamond hotel. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
55

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Salmon Rapids Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer