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Moscow, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from Stanley where we spent our last night at Valley Creek Lodge. We had a great stay in a room that was as clean as any Hilton or Marriot property. The owners were friendly and wonderful hosts. Our next trip to Stanley we will certainly plan far ahead so as to spend our entire trip staying at Valley... More 

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Herbert M, Owner at Valley Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you. Your account of your experience is what we strive for. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is with a heavy heart that I write this review because we have truly enjoyed our stays here. Every compliment that has been received on this website is correct. The rooms are well-appointed, very clean, within walking distance from downtown Stanley. There are picnic tables, grills for use by the patrons. Great view of the Sawtooths. The proprietors offer... More 

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Herbert M, Owner at Valley Creek Lodge, responded to this review

We welcomed this family group from the start. I even went to the local laundry to check that the couple that arrived on a motorcycle found the place to do their laundry. Aside from allowing a couple of children in their upstairs rooms to jump on the beds like trampolines for 30 minutes or more, they were a good group... More 

Prestonsburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed with Herb and Victoria for 7 out of the last 8 years, this place is great, right in the middle of Stanley, Idaho. Keep in mind this is not a Hilton but the rooms are clean and comfortable. I like that this place and this hotel changes little from year to year; for example, new carpet this year... More 

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Herbert M, Owner at Valley Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you. We appreciate your repeat business and especially pleased that you enjoy your stays with us. More 

Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Beautiful views of the Sawtooth Mountains. Clean rooms. Comfortable beds. Owner is a stickler for not allowing friends to visit, share a meal using the grills, or tables and chairs. He could have been much more accommodating. Owner's wife (Co-owner perhaps) was quite pleasant when making up the rooms and arranged the children's toys on the beds. Very cute.

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Herbert M, Owner at Valley Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Yes, our facilities are for our registered guests. No, we do not allow a group of a dozen persons from outside to come and have a gathering or picnic here. We cater to our registered guests. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

If you are looking for a place in Stanley, you will not go wrong with the Valley Creek Lodge. The rooms are very clean, spacious and have an incredible view of the Sawtooths. The Mayor of Stanley and his wife own and run the Lodge and they are very friendly and helpful. It's a great place to base yourself as... More 

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Herbert M, Owner at Valley Creek Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Always happy to have you back. More 

Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Stanley was our second stop on our tour of North West USA. This park was very basic and had only minimum number of parking bays for RVs. As we had booked it early we could get one. They have no public showers or free WiFi. Maybe they are concentrating on the rooms and cabins than the RV customers.

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Herbert M, Owner at Valley Creek Lodge, responded to this review

We have had free WiFi since 2004 for both our RV and Lodge guests. A lighted LED sign above the office door advises everyone who walks in that we have free high speed (10 meg) internet access. It is a shame that the reviewer didn't realize that they had access to free WiFi, nor did they ask. We concentrate on... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Clean, well-maintained motel. But $125 per night for a Mom and Pop motel? No breakfast, no coffee, thin walls. Stanley seemed to me to be a scruffy town with scruffy restaurants and expensive lodging. Beautiful scenery, but maybe better to bring your own food and tent and camp in this area.

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This place exceeded my expectations. There is a nice front and back porch for each room. Outside, I found wooden chairs and a picnic table set up by the river for maximum chillaxing. I was able to sit outside on a beautiful summer evening and enjoy the full moon in complete peace. How often can you say that? The room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Overall nice clean room with great views. Great spot to watch sunset near creek behind motel. Bring your wine! Walls are not sound proof so it can get a little loud but wasn't too bad for us. Nice place to stay while you explore the Stanley, Idaho area.

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Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The room was nice and clean with a kitchenette and large bedroom, but the noise was terrible. We were on the 1st floor and we could not only hear the people upstairs walking around we could hear them talking. Someone upstairs got up at 2 am and walked around so loudly it woke us up and kept us up most... More 

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Additional Information about Valley Creek Lodge

Address: Highway 21, Stanley, ID (Formerly Valley Creek Motel)
Location: United States > Idaho > Stanley
Price Range: $96 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Valley Creek Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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