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Smiley Creek Lodge

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a darling lodge, restaurant, mini-mart! We flew into the Smiley Creek airport just to check it out. The airport is darling with a beautiful grass runway, airplane campers, and clean restrooms/showers. Across from the airport is Smiley Creek Lodge. We actually had lunch here on our last visit in January (excellent food and service), but this time, we... More 

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night in the lodge cabins were all full stayed in room 3 upstairs above restraunt ok there's no tv but Clean food in restraunt ok beautiful surroundings sawtooth mountains go to altrurus lake its nearby has big rv park very quite after dark

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Washington DC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We had a great time on the trails no matter what. But I didn't much care for my experience here. The price is high compared to other outfitters in the region with newer machines. The initial encounter and paperwork was by an unhappy and unfriendly woman. The introduction to the machines was by a gruff guy who vacillated between impatience... More 

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Hailey, Idaho
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Not worth your time. Food was overpriced, service was absolutely horrible. We specifically asked the lady with the blonde hair in a pony tail to take our order two different times, and she replies "it's gonna be a long wait". There were four other tables of people. On top of that, she would not take our order. From there, we... More 

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American Fork, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Saturday afternoon, my husband and I, with our two kids (14, 12) drove an hour north from Ketchum to Smiley Creek Lodge. We rented double seated snowmobiles and clothing/boots, and drove on groomed trails 50+ miles round trip to Redfish Lake! Gorgeous scenery. We returned and had a great dinner. We had the Black and Blue Burger, wings, french fries,... More 

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Los Angeles, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

i never stayed in the lodge, but i have eaten there in the cafe every september for many years. the food i good, the service is good, the prices are fair, and there is plenty of varoety on the menu. they also have a fine selection of beers and ales from quality microbreweries.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Food was overpriced. Could have driven to Sun Valley and got better food for half the price. $6.50 for a milkshake! Food was "pull out of the freezer" variety with no flavor. Spent $200 for lunch that wasn't worth feeding to the animals.

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Stone Creek, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Our group stayed in 2 of the lodge rooms and were very happy with each room. They are very clean, comfortable and quaint lodge rooms. You have a private outside entrance above the restaurant below. The bathroom is massive and soooo clean with big thick towels-much nicer than you would think for such a rustic little place and so reasonably... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Too bad TripAdvisor doesn't list this place under Restaurants. Wanting to get out of overpriced, overindulgent Ketchum, we stumbled on Smiley Creek, with good food and very friendly service in a quaint oak-filled dining room/store at very decent prices. Their "fruits of the forest" (mixed fruit) pie was outstanding. And the setting, with the Sawtooth Mountains as backdrop, is great.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

We didn't stay at the lodge, we drove up from Sun Valley to do a half-day snow mobile trip. We had a great time. The staff were so kind and helpful to us. (Being from FL we had a lot of questions.) The trail was great and took you over bridges and streams. You are completely surrounded by mountains and... More 

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Address: 16546 Highway 75, Ketchum, ID 83340
Location: United States > Idaho > Sun Valley-Ketchum > Ketchum
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Smiley Creek Lodge Ketchum, Idaho
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