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Challis Lodge and Lounge

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Salmon, Idaho
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

There is only one other restaurant than this that we would consider eating at in Challis. The Challis Lodge restaurant is old and dim but we're there to eat and then get lost. The waitress/bartender is super friendly and gives fast service. Happy hour is 5:30 - 6:30, half off all drinks. They also do a free dinner for your... More 

Thank Marie S
Stone Creek, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

A little more dated than expected but the bathroom was pretty clean and the linens appeared to be clean although worn. Pillows are well past their fluffy lifespan-bring your own. Decent motel for the price but could use a little TLC.

Thank Lilly_-64-64
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

We had reserved a non smoking room for one night. We pick up our key and could not believe the smell of stale cigarettes. The sheets looks as if someone just slept in them and the pillow case had spots all over??? We return to the restaurant and said we had reserved a non smoking room. With an apology we... More 

1 Thank Laurence K
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Great tasting steaks. We learned that a bar in town had really good steaks. We went through town and the 3rd bar later we got a wonderful 1 lb steak that we shared . We also got an extra salad bar . What a treat!

1 Thank MelYee
La Barge, Wyoming
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We broke down in Challis over Thanksgiving weekend and stayed at Challis Lodge and Lounge until we could get our vehicle fixed. The owners were very accommodating and so understanding. The bartender/waitress in the Lounge was friendly and attentive. The food was superb. The rooms were clean and cozy with new pillows and mattresses. We will be definitely be staying... More 

2 Thank Jennifer P
Boerne, Texas
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This motel is modest but comfortable. The staff was very friendly, the beds were comfortable and the room was spacious and clean. It was like stepping back into the 1950's where everyone knows everyone and neighbors sat out on their front porches and visited each other in the evening. We went on a very busy (yes, it does get busy... More 

Thank Laura7131
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46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

We try to support local and this was. Vintage motel, very barebones but adequate, especially considering the great price. Room was clean, but no amenities like dryer or coffee. Owner is friendly and quick to help resolve things like where do we plug in the AC unit. Best part was a decent lounge and steak dinner in the attached restaurant.... More 

1 Thank Toveygirl
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

My husband and I stopped in Challis because it was too late to continue driving to Salmon. The Lodge was the only place in town that still had lights on. We went in to see if they had a room and the staff was great. They had just closed the kitchen but turned it back on so we could get... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
After an active day of enjoying nature’s wonders, stop in the Challis Lodge & Lounge for a bite to eat, a cold drink, and a place to rest. The restaurant features a hearty menu highlighted by their delicious hand-cut steaks, as well as a full service bar. The motel houses eighteen rooms and offers the amenities of home for a reasonable price. For down-home hospitality and service the Challis Lodge & Lounge is your best bet. Please note that due to current smoking laws in Idaho, no one under 21 is allowed in the restaurant and bar area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Challis Lodge and Lounge

Address: 1220 E. Main St., Corner of HWY 93 and Main St., Challis, ID 83226
Location: United States > Idaho > Challis
Price Range: $44 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Challis Lodge And Lounge Idaho
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