We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Stanley Riverside Motel

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Stanley
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Stanley Riverside Motel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

150 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 148: English reviews
Coppell, Texas
Level Contributor
110 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two of my teenage children and I stayed here for one night during our rafting/kayaking adventure in the Sawtooth area. It's a very typical accommodation with shoddy service and attitude from the 20-yr olds working the reception desk. But what's splendid about the place is that it's right on the river which is nothing more than a knee-deep stream on... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kwansaii
Grand Junction, Colorado
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Our group consisted of 3 senior couples. We had reserved 3 of the 4 rooms for 2 nights on the second (top) floor of main building. Motel is very close to highway but back decks, overlooking the Salmon River, open fields and mountains are a different world. We watched a young eagle taking off and landing for over an hour.... More 

Helpful?
Thank JHMGJ357
Fallbrook, California
Level Contributor
30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This property right on the river is a jewel. We were in one of the downstairs units which has a large deck. The kitchen was just what we needed to heat up dinner so we could stay in and enjoy our beautiful view. Everything was spotless. Small grocery store two minutes away.

Helpful?
Thank Janet H
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Visiting this area for the first time for a family wedding. Stanley is very small and scenic. We arrived around 2:00 on a Friday, and were checked in a bit early (once they ascertained our room was ready). We had reserved unit #8, upstairs and overlooking the Salmon River. It was like a small apartment, with a nice private deck,... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank julia89135
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Stayed above the boathouse unit (#9) Was surprised how spacious and nice it was. While there were only two of us, there were need for 5-6. Room was clean, and most comfortable bed. Owner /operators Pam and Frank had helpful advice for things to do and were fun to talk to. Great Value- Convienent location. Would like to return!!

Helpful?
Thank DDVOSS
Crystal Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This motel has been on my mind for many years! I noticed it many years ago while traveling through Stanley, Id and always knew I'd be back to overnight. It is so peaceful sitting on the upper riverside deck just watching the small rapids and hearing the peaceful water sound at night. The area has grown, but the serenity is... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Linda34681
Langley City, Canada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This was our fifth visit to Stanley, both the scenery and hospitality keep bringing us back. The Riverside offers river views and country charm of a log cabin. The beds were extremely comfortable after a long day's ride. Our hosts were more than accommodating making sure we had good access and parking for the motorbike. We have stayed in groups... More 

Helpful?
Thank KimandSherry
Anaheim, California
Level Contributor
83 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a second floor king room and it was so relaxing to lie in bed listening to the river while watching the cows graze across the river. Patti and Frank are so nice and helpful! Comfortable and firm bed. Kitchenette was well equipped so we could prepare several meals throughout our stay. Very clean and nicely decorated.

Helpful?
Thank greysandy
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We stayed in Stanley 3 nights for a wedding and were very pleased with the Riverside Motel. Friendly staff, clean rooms, and lovely views of the river. When we were not with the wedding we enjoyed relaxing on the back deck, listening to the river, and watching the cows graze. It's slightly outside of the "downtown", but only about a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Angela D
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Perfectly appointed log cabin feel - touches of mountain luxury include the fully equipped kitchenette and REAL coffee. Noticed some guests ate dinners on the spacious deck tho' we took advantage of fine dining in Stanley (try REDD's). After a day of touring and hiking the Sawtooth mountains it is a real treat to rest and reflect on the deck... More 

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

53 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (53)
Viewed
View from Room (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (7)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (16)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (22)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Stanley
0.0 mi away
Valley Creek Lodge
Valley Creek Lodge
#3 of 5 in Stanley
4.0 of 5 stars 33 reviews
0.0 mi away
Mountain Village Resort
43.0 mi away
BEST WESTERN Tyrolean Lodge
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
42.3 mi away
Knob Hill Inn
Knob Hill Inn
#1 of 10 in Ketchum
5.0 of 5 stars 270 reviews
42.7 mi away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Kentwood Lodge
53.6 mi away
Wood River Inn
Wood River Inn
#1 of 4 in Hailey
4.5 of 5 stars 239 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Stanley Riverside Motel

Address: Stanley, ID 83278
Location: United States > Idaho > Stanley
Number of rooms: 285
Also Known As:
Riverside Hotel Stanley
Stanley Riverside Motel Idaho
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing