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River Dance Lodge

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Spokane, Washington
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I spent 2 days at this wonderfully peaceful lodge along the Clearwater river. We tried glamping for the first time which involves canvas tents on wooden platforms. Sound of the nearby creek made it incredibly relaxing. Great staff and very good food. Our river guide/waitress, Rose, was a delight. Recommend this ROW owned lodge highly.

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ron, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your experience in our Glamping Tents as well as your trip and the food at the Syringa Cafe. It was a pleasure to have you and and your lovely wife here. Looking forward to welcoming you again in the near future.... More 

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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We purchased the all inclusive family package for 4 nights and we fell in love with River Dance Lodge. We stayed in the small cabin that was just perfect and we enjoyed the private hot tub on the porch. We enjoyed floating, fly fishing and floating again! Ela also put us in contact with a company to book a trail... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, It was lovely to have you and your family here. Such a nice family! Thank you so much for your kind review and support. We are so happy to hear that you really enjoyed your experience here. Looking forward to welcome you for your next family vacation. Warm Regards Ela Sezer River Dance Lodge Manager More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 3 nights here with a group of 8 men. We spend a long weekend on a trip every year. We have been a lot of unique places over the years and River Dance Lodge was among our best trips. Excellent place for a group to stay together in a comfortable log cabin. Friendly staff, good food, great settings. We... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

So pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and we were able to make your trip a memorable one. Thank you very much for your recommendation and kind review. Looking forward to having you here again in the near future. Warm Regards Ela Sezer River Dance Lodge Manager More 

San Diego
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way from Havre, Montana to Boise and were tired after driving about 80 miles into what the road sign warned was a curving road "next 99 miles". We pulled into the River Dance Lodge without a reservation, just looking for a place where we could get a good night's rest and have dinner without having to... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad that you have decided to stay with us and happy to hear you have enjoyed your lodging and dining experience. Looking forward to having you back in the near future for a planned holiday:) Warm Regards Ela Sezer River Dance Lodge Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We lodged at Riverdance for 5 nights in late July 2016 and were very pleased with the experience. We vacationed with family from around the country, and looked for some relaxation, and some fun. Ela was a very gracious host, and the entire staff (Rose, Liz, Elaine, Galyn) were very knowledgeable about the area, it's amenities, and were also great... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Laura, It was lovely to have you and your family here. We are so glad that you have enjoyed your time and found exactly what you were looking for with a little surprise with our culinary skills. Thank you so very much for this kind review. It sure is much appreciated and great encouragement for the entire team. Looking... More 

San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were driving on a slow journey from Boise to Hayden Lake. River Dance Lodge was one of our stopping points. We had a relaxing afternoon, evening and morning there, on a lovely site overlooking the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River. It was so pleasant to be able to just walk from our cabin over to... More 

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Peter G, General Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. I am glad you were able to enjoy your brief visit to the area and to the Lodge. Hopefully you can organize a longer visit next time to fully leverage of the activities we offer and explore the area a lot more. Thank you again, looking forward to welcoming you in the... More 

Boise, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

My Husband and I just got married up at River Dance last weekend. It was the best weekend of my life, for obvious reasons, but especially due to the incredible efforts of the staff there. Ela, the manager, was the most supportive, helpful, sweet, person and she sheltered me from any extra unnecessary work or information throughout the wedding (a... More 

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Peter G, General Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tiffany and Christian, It was such a pleasure to have you, your families and friends here. Your wonderful comments are much appreciated and very encouraging. You made it very easy for all River Dance Lodge staff from the moment you have stayed here months ago when you were doing the initial planing. You knew what you wanted and communicated... More 

Boise, Idaho
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200 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

River Dance Lodge is a little oasis on the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River. The property offers cabins, glamping and open tent camping sites. Each cabin has its on hot tub and the glamping tents offer a clawfoot tub on the back porch. The location is ideal and located across the road from the river. So, river views are... More 

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Peter G, General Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jim, Thank you very much for taking the time and write a review both for River Dance Lodge and Syringa Cafe separately. We really appreciate this. It was lovely to welcome you here and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, our hospitality as well as the food served in the café. Looking forward to welcoming you... More 

Lewiston, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We booked the entire resort for our wedding. The staff were absolutely WONDERFUL and accommodating to our party of 30. Ela, the Manager, went above and beyond to make this a special weekend for the entire group. I cannot express how peaceful, relaxing, and beautiful our wedding experience was at River Dance Lodge. It was even better than we had... More 

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Peter G, General Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Vikki, You and B. are such a lovely couple!:) We hope you have a long, healthy and happy life together:) It was lovely to have you and your families here. You were all very easygoing and easy to please. We are so glad to hear that we were able to make your special day memorable! Looking forward to having... More 

Park City, Utah
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Cabins are very nice, beautiful location and food at the restaurant is excellent .Our only complaint was we signed up for the all inclusive plan which included meals. Unfortunately we hit a slow time and when not enough guest they pack you a bag breakfast.My family enjoys a hot breakfast. The manager was very accommodating and did as a special... More 

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Peter G, General Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you very much for your comments. I am sorry that the breakfast arrangements were not inline with your preferences. Unfortunately running a business in remote areas brings challenges to us. Even though we would have loved to be able to serve hot breakfast everyday, unfortunately that is not feasible to do so when we don't have many... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the banks of the Clearwater River, the River Dance Lodge is Idaho's adventure hotel and resort. Enjoy rustic luxury and take advantage of guided fly-fishing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, horseback tours and hiking adventures. Each log cabin has a private hot tub and is decorated with creative and tasteful furnishings and local artwork. Mediterranean cuisine is available at an onsite restaurant, the Syringa Cafe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Dance Lodge

Address: 7743 Highway 12, Syringa, Kooskia, ID 83539-5018
Location: United States > Idaho > Kooskia
Price Range: $149 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
River Dance Hotel Kooskia
River Dance Lodge Idaho/Kooskia
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