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Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch

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HC64, Box 9934, Stanley, ID 83278
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mill Valley, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Sawtooth range is similar to the Grand Teton, without the crowd. Enjoy staying at this historic lodge with spectacular views of the Sawtooth range while staying in the spacious cabins or lovely lodge rooms. Three wonderful meals are included daily that are amazing both in variety and presentation. There is a hot springs swimming pool, pond with paddleboat, horseback... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have thoroughly enjoyed four visits to IRMR over the last few years. It offers everything we seek in accommodation, namely, peaceful and picturesque surrounds, very comfortable and well maintained accommodation, excellent dining, dedicated, courteous and well managed staff, numerous activities(hiking, fishing, horse riding, warm spa pool and more), attention to detail, generous assistance to guests that... More

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West Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderful lodge sits on sweeping ranch land looking out at the snow-capped SAWTOOTH RANGE. We had a lovely cabin with an adjoining room for our children. Each side of the cabin had a working fireplace, stone shower, cozy quilts and a large front porch. Superlative hiking, world class fishing and big blue sky fill your day. The lodge, staff... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the third day of five that we booked at the ranch. I do not know where to start....the setting is let's say very special, it's just outside of Stanley across from Redfish Lake, the ranch is perched on a shelf that rises above the Salmon River and offers a view of nearly the entire Sawtooth Mountain Range. Our... More

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Chicago, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

As we were driving north up 75 on our way to the ranch I looked off to our left and said, ‘Wow! Look at that beautiful house.’ A second later we passed an Adopt a Highway sign on our right that was sponsored by IRMR and I said, ‘Wait! That was the Ranch!’ We made a right turn into the... More

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mt. lakes, new jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A bit hard to get to but totally worth it. The setting is gorgeous and pristine, the ranch exquisitely in tune with the environment, rustic cabins with huge stone fireplaces and exactly the right amount of luxury, an excellent staff led by the amazing Sandra, surprisingly sophisticated and wonderful food, superb hiking- the list of great things is endless. Best... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We recently spent 6 nights at the Idaho Rocky Mountain ranch, and absolutely loved it. It is hard to know where to start, but I will try to hit the highlights. 1. Location and position – The ranch is nestled into a hillside above a valley 15 minutes south of the town of Stanley. It is 3 hours from Boise,... More

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

IRMR is a one of a kind place located near Stanley, Idaho. This is to say that it is nowhere near a population center. The views of the Sawtooth Mountain Range cannot be equaled. One feels close to nature. The porch is amazing: rocking chairs, quiet, etc.. This place is pretty much totally off the grid and that should be... More

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Sydney, Australia
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201 hotel reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Nestled into the mountains on expansive grounds, this place is worth a week at least. You can ride horses or mountain bikes. Make sure you go into the mineral pool...heaven! My cabin was down from the main building where you get coffee at all times and breakfast, which is extra. The staff are very welcoming and it feels like you... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My husband and I just returned home after an amazing week at the IRMR (Aug. 24 - Aug. 30th), and neither of us were ready to leave! IRMR is an amazing experience and we can't wait to start planning our next trip. Our stay was so amazing thanks to the comfort, beauty, a great staff and fun activities @ IRMR.... More

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Address: HC64, Box 9934, Stanley, ID 83278
Location: United States > Idaho > Stanley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Also Known As:
Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch Hotel Stanley
Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch Stanley

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The living history of the Old West mingles with the solitude and peace of this 1000-acre ranch, offering freedom, breathtaking natural beauty, and a relaxed atmosphere. Surrounded by the largest protected wilderness area in the "lower 48", guests will enjoy full days of outdoor adventures, our authentic lodge and cabins, delicious meals, rejuvenating natural hot springs pool, and plenty of relaxation time. The atmosphere is friendly and casual, and the view from the front porch –well, you just have to experience that for yourself.This 50-person guest ranch is an ideal homebase to enjoy one of America’s most majestic natural treasures, --- The Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The Sawtooth Mountains are an outdoor enthusiast’s wonderland, with miles of hiking and biking trails, scenic western horseback riding, and countless opportunities for fishing, rafting and exploring the pristine Salmon River.The Ranch property originally was part of Stanley Basin pioneer Dave Williams’ homestead. It was acquired in 1929 by New York Frigidaire executive Winston Paul, who began building the Idaho Rocky Mountain Club. A crew of 60 men, among them a blacksmith and stonemason, camped on the Ranch property in the fall of 1929 until they were forced to leave by severe winter weather. Construction began with the snaking of logs up Williams and Gold Creek to the Big Meadow chosen as the Lodge site. The crews returned the following spring to complete construction, and the Idaho Rocky Mountain Club opened that summer as an invitation-only guest facility.A hydroelectric plant, whose log structure housing still stands at the willowed bend in the pond, generated power for the IRMC providing the first electricity in the Sawtooth Valley. Several of the original power gauges can also still be found around the Ranch. ... more   less 
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