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Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner

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Spokane, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were there for a football weekend and thought the room was overpriced. If you check the same rates for non-football weekends, the room is about $60 cheaper. The room was fine, but the decor is kind of dated. The beds were not fabulous, but were okay. We didn't have much interaction with the staff, but the folks at the... More 

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Thank CougLiz
Management response:

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I apologize for the maintenance issue that you mentioned. I will pass that on to the engineering department. Thank you for staying with us. Beth Mathieson Front Office Manager More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The stay was great, the room was great but the attitude of the front desk woman was horrible. It was night shift around 3 am, I asked the woman for some water. She then continued to ignore me, as if I was a nuisance. Then went to grab a water bottle in the fridge and rudely said, "I hope you... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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49 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel, in an ideal location. It is just out of the downtown traffic, but is an easy walk to all destinations downtown. Rooms are nice; beds and pillows are definitely more comfortable than most. Free shuttle service is a nice extra too, for folks who don't care to walk.

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Thank Carol K
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Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Thanks for staying with us. Please come back and see us again. Beth Mathieson Front Office Manager More 

canton mi.
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got this property via Priceline Express & what a great deal !! Wonderful hotel ,esp.Sarah at the front desk, location , clean large room , facilities , parking , safety etc etc etc ...everything was great. stay here.

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Thank elvisCantonMi_
Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with our Trip Advisor readers. We are so glad to hear that you had such a great experience with us. Thanks for mentioning the staff member that made your experience great. I will pass this on to her. Thank you for staying with us. Beth Mathieson Front Office... More 

Tacoma, Washington
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you visit Boise, this place is definitely worth considering, with lots of free parking, nice pool and hot tub area and both restaurant and sports bar on site. Located a few blocks from vibrant downtown Boise shops and bistros, near greenbelt trail along Boise River, and central to everything. Great view of the city skyline and sunrises from my... More 

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Thank bummedvandal
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your experience with us. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Please come back and see us again in the future. Beth Mathieson Front Office Manager More 

Niceville, Florida
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205 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No breakfast, but the location was good, the room was comfortable and clean, and staff were friendly. Free parking was not clearly mentioned on the booking site, but that is an important perk in a downtown hotel, and we appreciated it. Reasonably close to everything we planned to do. Free bike rentals on site.

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review on our property and your time with us. I appreciate that you took the time to point out our amenities and friendly staff. Thanks also for mentioning that our free parking wasn't clearly mentioned on the booking site. I will try to get it added to all our... More 

Boise, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a disabled vet, and i stayed at the hotel after a 16 hour ride on amtrak. the front desk staff Beka and Pedro fielded all of my insanely tourist question with ease, and if they didnt know the answer they would find it for me. the bartender patrick was very helpful with local knowledge on places to go.... More 

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Thank sgtledford16
Management response:

I would like to extend my appreciation for the time you spent sharing your observations with me and our Trip Advisor readers. We value the input of all of our guests. We are so happy to hear that all of the staff you encountered were knowledgeable and friendly. We strive to make all of our guests as satisfied with their... More 

Sandpoint, Idaho
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257 reviews
77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We usually stay elsewhere downtown Boise, but our favorite hotel has priced itself out of our market. Trying the Red Lion, we were pleasantly surprised. Nice clean rooms workout room and pool adequate, bar was inviting, offered rides to and from downtown restaurants!!!!! I would stay here again!

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Thank GTrooper
Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with our Trip Advisor readers. We want all of our guests to have a positive and memorable experience while they are with us. Thank you for giving us the opportunity. We truly appreciate your patronage and hope to see you again. Beth Mathieson Front Office Manager More 

Highland Park, Illinois
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486 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here over a weekend and the place was packed with weddings and drag queen(?) convention. Even with all the hub bub they made our stay very pleasant and enjoyable. We enjoyed all the activity in the hotel and did not have any noise problems at all. The staff was friendly and accommodating. Even with, what I would think,... More 

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Thank Hpmicks
Management response:

I would like to extend my appreciation for the time you spent sharing your observations with me. We value the input of all of our guests. Thanks for sharing your comments both positive and negative regarding your stay. We are so glad that you found the staff friendly and accommodating. It is nice to hear that you did not encounter... More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Every Year I am bringing in a large group of Belgian motorbikers and the Red Lion is as well the starting point as the final hotel of our roundtrip. Every time I am pleased with the friendly staff and the help they provide us in little things such as airport shuttle. Nice rooms and I am looking forward to my... More 

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Thank Dennis D
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Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We value the input of all of our guests. We are so pleased to hear the you found the staff friendly and the shuttle accommodating. We look to seeing you and your group year after year. Thank you for staying with us. Beth Mathieson Front Office... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An ideal location in the center of everything and conveniently located off I-184 in the core of downtown Boise, Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner is just 15 minutes from the airport via our free airport transportation. Take a short drive to the State Capitol, the Boise Convention Center and many other popular attractions. We're just minutes away from the beautiful Boise River and Boise State University.182 fully renovated, comfortable guest rooms and two spacious suites welcome you to our seven-story, full-service property. Guest rooms feature 37" flat-screen televisions, microwaves, mini-refrigerators, phones and coffeemakers. Complimentary wi-fi is also available throughout the hotel, including all guest and meeting spaces. Take advantage our fitness center, whirlpool and swimming pool and take some time to explore Boise's Greenbelt jogging path, just steps away. Seven golf courses, shopping, skiing, rafting and the great Idaho outdoors are all close by.With 8,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space, the Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner is a full service convention hotel able to accommodate up to 250 guests for your next conference or special occasion.This hotel offers a range of dining options, including a'la carte restaurant dining from an abbreviated menu to a cozy lounge in which to order appetizers and a beverage to enjoy with your Café2Go purchases. All select service hotels feature the Roaring Start Breakfast Buffet, Café2Go and catering services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner

Address: 1800 W Fairview Ave, Boise, ID 83702-5123 (Formerly Doubletree Boise Downtowner)
Location: United States > Idaho > Boise
Price Range: $130 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner 3*
Number of rooms: 182
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Also Known As:
Red Lion Boise
Boise Red Lion
Hotel Style:
#17 Family Hotel in Boise
#23 Business Hotel in Boise
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