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“old out dated for the price but u can get a night or more on them” 2 of 5 stars
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Red Lion Templin’s Hotel on the River
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   414 East First Avenue, Post Falls, ID 83854   |  
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“old out dated for the price but u can get a night or more on them”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

room can be not so clean you should look under the bed u might find food or a adult toy or more if you are lucky dont use to much toilet paper or u might get a pool in your room but if u come plane alot they will give you a free night maybe dont eat the food or you might be sitin on that toilet a lot o and the hall are dark so you cant see the dirt and stuff on the floor and theres always room servs trays left in the hall the staff is nice but the mgrs arent the one i delt with well just cant put it to words if like the smell of pot or smoke it they will let u know not to do it any more but dont call the police so if stay there the more you complan the more u might get for free

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled solo
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Montana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

We were seeking a pet-friendly place to stay. We needed 3 rooms. People were friendly & the rooms were spacious and very nice. We had riverfront rooms. We were also attracted by their promise of a free breakfast in their restaurant. Problem #1: All 5 of us decided to have dinner in the hotel restaurant. It was terrible! All the dinners were incredibly bad. (How difficult is it to cook steaks medium-rare?) Without exception they were all overcooked and cold. Even the baked potatoes were ice cold. Problem #2: We discovered that our room was $20 more expensive than the other 2 rooms of our other family members. All 3 rooms were adjacent to each other & identical. When we inquired about this at checkout, we were told the extra charge was because we had signed-up for the "free" breakfast. When we told the front desk about the incredibly bad dinner we had in their restaurant, thus had decided to eat breakfast somewhere else, they did not express surprise and did not refund our extra room charge. Problem #3: No AAA or AARP discount.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Lewiston, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

Ended up here after bidding on a hotel room for the holiay weekend. I used to live in the area, but I had never stayed at this hotel before.

The front desk person was very friendly and fast. Explained everything to me that I needed to know when I got there. From exactly where my room is, how to use the outer door, and even the price of breakfast in the hotel if I chose to eat there.

The hotel rooms were accessed from the inside of the hotel for all of the rooms. But if you were on the main floor and you ended up with a parking lot view instead of a river view, you also had a private door that lead from your room to the parking lot. So you could park your car in front of your room and walk right in.

The room was very clean and the decor' was elegant. The toiletries are Bath and Body Works so you can't get much better there (at least in my opinion). The pool was tucked away in the basement so that everyone and their dog wasn't walking past looking in and it overlooked the river. Very relaxing.

The only complaint that I might have is that the pillows were too soft, but that is personal preference. It was balanced out by the wonderfully deep bathtub.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 4 days. The staff was great. Very helpful. After a long 8 hour drive, we got in after 11pm and was welcomed by a friendly female front desk girl. She went above and beyond helping us. My husband is in a wheel chair and we are seniors. She gave us a room close to the lobby and offered help with our luggage. Never have we been treated so well and we travel quite often by car due to my husband's handicap.
We got a room with a view. Very breath taking. Our mattresses were very comfortable. Had the best sleep every night.
We highly recommend the restaurant. The food was excellent along with the service. Apple onion soup is a must have.
Wil be staying here again!

  • Stayed October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Helena, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

Rooms were clean and pleasant, front desk staff was quite helpful. We booked through one of the blind bidding sites and got two rooms for less than any other site wanted for a single room. We were disappointed there wasn't a free breakfast but the server comped our 4 teenagers' buffets as we were hotel guests, so breakfast was quite reasonable. We were glad to find such a nice property at a reasonable price within a short drive of Silverwood Theme Park.

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Helena, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Clean hotel, clean room. We had a basic king room. Easy access to parking lot.

Pool area is very nice, large whirlpool/hottub, pool is good size.

Lounge is large and relaxing.

No continental breakfast. You pay for breakfast in restraunt, the buffet looked a little chaotic with lots of people, I ordered the oatmeal which was good. Good service.

Make sure to walk down the path to the marina, keep walking past the marina to your own private beach. No one was there except for us, a hidden gem. Very beautiful area.

Wonderful stay overall.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

Ask for patio room not a deck as the decks are tiny. A short distance to Couer D'Alene (7 minutes). Rooms are fine for the price and the one we had overlooked the River. Worth a few extra dollars to have the view and the patio.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 414 East First Avenue, Post Falls, ID 83854
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Location: United States > Idaho > Post Falls
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach 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
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Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Post Falls
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Lion Templin’s Hotel on the River 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Red Lion Templin's Hotel on the River is located directly on the Spokane River is nestled among the majestic mountains surrounding the quaint city of Post Falls, Idaho. Our hotel is a short 10 minute drive from Coeur d' Alene, Idaho. Our 163 guest rooms and suites feature king or queen beds and all the comforts of home including Red Lion's signature Sealy pillowtop beds, Eco Fresh Environmentally Responsible Products (ERP), complimentary wi-fi, coffee makers, irons and hairdryers. Resort amenities include a fitness center and indoor pool, tennis and volleyball courts, a private beach and unlimited mountain and river views. For full service dining with unsurpassed river views guests can enjoy sumptuous breakfast, lunch and dinner choices. Our guests can also choose the new signature Roaring Start Breakfast Buffet served daily at Mallards Restaurant. Mallards Lounge features flat screen viewing for your favorite sports or entertainment. Templin's Marina thrives as a scenic and exciting community with an identity tied to boats. 176 Covered boat slips lay just feet from Templin's River Grill. Enjoy live music and a huckleberry barbeque buffet every Thursday evening 5:00 - 9:00 P.M. June through Labor Day. Cruise the Spokane River on a pontoon boat available for rent by the hour, half day or full day at our full-service marina. ... more   less 
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