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477255 Highway 95, Ponderay, ID 83852-9740
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#1 of 3 hotels in Ponderay
On your next visit to The Gem State, book a room at our Hotel Ruby Ponderay near Schweitzer Mountain. Our hotel is within easy driving distance of Sandpoint, Lake Pend Oreille, great golfing, skiing and sightseeing. Relax in one of our hot tub rooms and enjoy our complimentary continental breakfast to get you started. We are pet-friendly, 100% non-smoking, meeting space is available and free Wi-Fi internet access keeps you connected to home or the office. New on-site restaurant and lounge!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Children's television networks
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Plunge pool
Breakfast available
Vending machine
Bowling offsite
Tennis court offsite
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Center with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun terrace
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Air conditioning
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Interconnected rooms available
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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kflerchinger12 wrote a review Dec 2020
Spokane, Washington76 contributions5 helpful votes
The hotel had some fantastic points and some not so good points. The outdoor area, pool area, customer service, and breakfast were great! The quality and cleanliness of the room (the shower had obviously not been cleaned) and the equipment in the workout room was mediocre. That being said, would I stay here again? Absolutely! The price was right!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
shannond8690 wrote a review Oct 2020
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I have to say I was so impressed! I used to live in the area & stayed for the first time here. My first night I had some really loud neighbors combined with an adjoining room with a door. I called the front desk that next morning and they moved me to a room a few doors down without an adjoining door without any hesitation, it made a huge difference and I slept like a baby the rest of the trip! I’m glad to see they’ll be adding refrigerators! I ended up having to move my check out up by one day due to a family circumstance, they were so kind to me during a hard time and only charged me for the nights I stayed rather than my original booking. This really is the best value and a perfect spot! Complimentary breakfast, indoor heated pool & hot tub, fire pit, dog friendly. I’ll definitely be staying here any time I’m in the area.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from Patrick Lucas, General Manager at Hotel Ruby Sandpoint
Responded Dec 5, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and the amenities we have to offer our guests. I'm sorry about your loud neighbors the first night, but I'm glad we were able to rectify the situation for you. I'm happy to tell you that we have started adding fridges to our rooms as well. Thanks again for staying with us, and we look forward to your future visits!
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Ashley wrote a review Oct 2020
Washington2 contributions
We went and stayed here for only one night. This was the smallest hotel room I've ever seen in my life. Enough space for the bed. No fridge or microwave. Paid for a dining package and had to argue with the little girl at the front desk to recieve the dinner voucher. She said I didn't get that package, I pulled my confirmation email up to show her that I did and she said well I just think sometimes people choose the wrong stuff when using the internet.? Weird. Dont recommend staying for the price I had to pay for the room and experience.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Patrick Lucas, General Manager at Hotel Ruby Sandpoint
Responded Oct 19, 2020
Thank you for your feedback, it is appreciated. I am sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay. I would have to agree that some of our rooms are small. We are working on changing the furniture to allow for more space and also, we are adding fridges to all rooms that may not have one. As for the dinner special, I will have to look into that. The special is only available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays so you should have not been able to book that over the weekend. However, staff should have offered you another discounted rate that is available to compensate and I will follow up with them on that. Again, I apologize for the problems you experienced and we hope that you'll give another chance upon returning to the area. Thanks again for staying and I hope you have a wonderful day!
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Phyllis C wrote a review Sep 2020
7 contributions
We stayed here night 1 of a 5 day, 4 night road trip. Was better than "basic" hotels, not quite as good as The Best Western. It is a bit tricky to find without GPS, but being back off the road probably made things a bit quieter.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Response from Patrick Lucas, General Manager at Hotel Ruby Sandpoint
Responded Dec 5, 2020
Thank you for the wonderful review! It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and would stay again. I'm sorry you had trouble locating us, we have added more signs for this reason, but we will certainly pass along your feedback. Thank you for staying with us, and we look forward to seeing you again!
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48thAnniversary wrote a review Jun 2020
Meridian, Idaho562 contributions253 helpful votes
Since I did not go in and register, meet staff, or see the lobby, I cannot write about it. I had read previous reviews so knew hotel sat back from the road. A plus for us, hopefully quieter (not much as our room faced the street). Our room was on the second floor and the hotel has no elevator. Our room was very small but we did sleep quite well (good mattress for us) even though people around us were noisy. The shower was very good and the water hot which is important to us. One bad thing was that a fan ran constantly in our bathroom, no switch noted. We had to keep the door closed at all times. By the time we went down for breakfast at 9ish there wasn’t much left to chose from. That could be improved.
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Ruby Sandpoint
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Ruby Sandpoint?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Ruby Sandpoint?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Ruby Sandpoint?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Ruby Sandpoint?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Ruby Sandpoint?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sweet Lou's Restaurant and Bar, Hoot Owl Cafe, and Fiesta Bonita.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Ruby Sandpoint?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Is Hotel Ruby Sandpoint located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Ponderay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Ruby Sandpoint?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Ruby Sandpoint?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Ruby Sandpoint offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Is Hotel Ruby Sandpoint accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.