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The Boise Hotel and Conference Center
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3300 South Vista Avenue, Boise, ID 83705 (Formerly Holiday Inn)   |  
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Ranked #36 of 56 hotels in Boise
Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Good location by airport”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Booked on Hotwire at a super price. The rooms are much better than expected. Restaurants and shopping is within a few minutes drive North on Vista Ave. Desk staff is exceptional. Good $5 breakfast at the coffee shop. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Marie M, Manager at The Boise Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review, October 17, 2013
Thank you for taking a moment to review our hotel. As you mentioned, we are conveniently located near shopping centers, the airport, and not far from downtown Boise. Our on-site restaurant serves a wonderful hot breakfast for as low priced as $5. We hope the next time you pass through, you stay at our hotel again.
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ogden, Utah
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 hotel reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Picked up this hotel on a Hotwire unnamed hotel deal, and accidentally booked the nonrefundable reservation a day later than we needed it. We called the hotel, they honored the reservation for the day before with no problems. That kind of service goes a long way with me. This hotel is a converted Holiday Inn with an airport shuttle service. We stayed here as a road trip stop on the way to Oregon. It is located at an Interstate Exit so is handy for that purpose. Check in staff was friendly and informative. Rooms were clean, table with chairs, no seating area. My wife liked the bathroom. We liked the hotel and their service and recommend it.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Marie M, Manager at The Boise Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review, October 8, 2013
Thank you for reviewing our hotel! As you mentioned, we are conveniently located near the interstate and airport, so we provide a comfortable stay while passing through. The staff at our hotel is always friendly, and happy to be informative in any way possible. We would be happy to host you at our hotel again.
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Surprise, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night on our way to Arizona. Since it was inexpensive, I didn't expect much. The hotel staff was exceptional! Our room was clean and quiet. Went to the Sports Bar to watch a football game, the bartender Chris was so accommodating, found the game we wanted and recommended a great local craft beer. We had dinner in the bar and breakfast in the hotel restaurant. The food was good, loved the big burgers!! There were several breakfast items for $5. The restaurant staff was great, the food hot and tasty. We will definitely stay there the next time we are in Boise.

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Marie M, Manager at The Boise Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review, October 3, 2013
Thank you very much for your kind review of our hotel! As you mentioned, our Sports Page Bar serves a wonderful dinner, as well as has plenty of local beers to pick from. As for breakfast, our hotel offers many reasonable priced items, such as a $5 "Boise" meal which has hash browns, eggs, toast and your choice of meat. We would be happy to host you again. Thanks for choosing the Boise Hotel & Conference Center.
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Salem, Oregon, United States
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17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Great service, good location off the freeway and a overall place great place to stay. We found this hotel perfect for our needs. There is a huge pool, hottub and the rooms were comfortable and roomy. It was easy to find and right off the freeway. We were trying to beat a storm and made it within seconds. I would stay here again. there was a great place for a meal as well.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Marie M, Manager at The Boise Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review, September 15, 2013
Joni, Thank you for your review of the Boise Hotel & Conference Center. As you mentioned, we are just off of the Interstate, and make for a great place to stay the night while passing through. Conveniently we have an indoor pool and hot tub that offers something enjoyable to do on a rainy or stormy day. Hopefully you were able to enjoy a meal in our Castle Ranch Steakhouse, where they serve a delicious dinner, and wonderful filling breakfast. Thanks again for your review, and we hope that you will stay with us soon.
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West Linn
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

I've stayed here twice a few years apart and both stays were very nice, especially for the price. My room was spacious, quiet, clean, and had everything I needed. The bed was great and the checking quick and painless. It's an older place but there's obvious pride in the way the hotel is run. And it's only a few exits from the westernmost Cracker Barrel. (Yeah, I know fatty, salty, carbo-laden, and weak coffee, but it's fun for me.).

Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Marie M, Manager at The Boise Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review, September 15, 2013
Thank you for your kind review of our hotel. With regards to our beds, they are very new and extremely comfortable for a calm and full nights rest. We thank you for choosing the Boise Hotel & Conference Center, and hope that you will stay with us again soon.
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Kailua-Kona, HI
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14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Needed an easy place to stay for a couple of nights. This was just across the freeway from the airport. First stop after my early arrival was at the hotel restaurant. For just $5, "The Boise" has 2 eggs, 4 pieces of bacon (or sausage or ham), hash browns and toast! Such a deal!

Got an early check in, room was very spacious, bed so comfortable, furnishings nice. I was on the ground floor. There's no elevator to the 2nd floor (glad I didn't have to take my bag up the stairs).

Last time I stayed here, enjoyed the indoor pool and jacuzzi.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Marie M, Manager at The Boise Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. As you mentioned, our restaurant, the Castle Ranch Steakhouse serves a wonderful breakfast for very inexpensive. Our hotel is a little more traditional, and does not have an elevator, however are always happy to assist with luggage when needed. We have a wonderful pool and Jacuzzi inside our building, for entertainment or just relaxing. Thank you again, and we look forward to having your family stay with us again!
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Bend, Oregon
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Booked a room online for an overnight on a roadtrip. This place was convenient to the interstate and just a short drive into town for dinner. Front desk staff was very pleasant and helpful. Seems everyone had special training in treating guests with a smile and a greeting. Great place, both clean and comfortable. Enjoyed breakfast in the restaurant before leaving and service was spot on, and food was tasty.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Marie M, Manager at The Boise Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review, August 23, 2013
Dear Guest, thank you very much for your kind review of our hotel. I am very happy that your stay with us fulfilled your expectations, and that you enjoyed it! We hope that you will stay with us in the near future.
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Additional Information about The Boise Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 3300 South Vista Avenue, Boise, ID 83705 (Formerly Holiday Inn)
Location: United States > Idaho > Boise
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #36 of 56 hotels in Boise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Boise Hotel and Conference Center 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Ideal Choice Of Boise Airport Hotels. With its convenient location, well-appointed accommodations, and full-service features, the Boise Hotel and Conference Center sets the standard of value for Boise airport hotels. Discover the ease of traveling with America's favorite brand. Take advantage of our complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle service, as our distinct way of welcoming you. Here, comfort begins with an exceptional setting - directly off interstate highway I-84, just a few blocks from the airport, and less than three miles from downtown. In town for business? Enjoy easy access to a range of high-profile companies, such as Micron Technology, Wells Fargo, and the U.S. Forest Service. Here on vacation? Explore the historic museums, towering mountains, and intense whitewater rapids that give the Pacific Northwest its rugged character. Experience the very best the area has to offer from the Boise Hotel and Conference Center, courtesy of our landmark setting. Comfortable Atmosphere At the Boise Hotel and Conference Center Boise Hotel. As one of the leading choices of Boise hotels, we soar above the typical airport accommodations, delivering a surprising host of amenities at remarkable prices. Experience a large entertainment facility equipped with a swimming pool, whirlpool, fitness center, game room, and 25-foot television wall. And when business calls, rely on our exceptional meeting and event space to provide everything you need for a successful function. ... more   less 
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