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Sun Valley Lodge

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 72 out of 100
11Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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The hotel is luxurious in many ways: beautiful lobbies, bar, and surroundings with many amenities. Staff is quite helpful and our upgraded room was large with large closet and bathroom. We found it lacking in food options...just one ordinary, relatively small restaurant on the
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Beautiful, well maintained classic. Beautifully decorated public spaces and gardens. The staff is so friendly and helpful. Nice pool, beautiful spa, bowling alley, tons of activities and events. We stayed in a suite with a fireplace and a terrace overlooking the ice rink.
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Such a great place to stay. Our room was a king suite which had a nice sitting area and a huge bathroom with separate tub and shower. Very spacious. The room overlooked the skating rink. All of the staff were so helpful and accommodating. Bathrobes and slippers were
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Booked our room for annual ski trip. Ended up with a really nice, newly renovated suite. Great place with lots of history. If you go to Sun Valley I would highly recommend it. They had a ski shuttle stop steps away to take you to the mountain. Nice pool and spa area. Only ate
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Note that the lodge has been recently renovate and it is now very luxurious. Basically they converted pairs of the older -rather cozy- rooms into spacious suites. It is expensive, but my wife enjoyed just getting lost in the bathroom for three hours. Other than that, it keeps
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Room air intake methode, come on planners, this is a joke.
Room 403 A/C vent...Far end of the room blowing air on the TV. Who planned that, get a window un
7AM outside temp 39, all windows open inside temp 72.
shower and bathtub
are pets allowed?
Sorry, don’t know but Sun Valley/Ketchum is a very dog friendly area. Walked every day and rarely saw one leashed.
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are pets allowed?
I believe they do, but as stated above, you will need to let them know so they can put you in a pet friendly room.
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Is the pool heated and open in September?
Yes and it is wonderful!
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Good Morning! First I should point out that the only area you can remotely "ski in and out" at Sun Valley is the Warm Springs side of the mountain. I personally don't like that side as it smells horribly of Sulphur and I'm not sure there is even a hotel there (mostly condos and homes. I have owned a place in Sun Valley (off Elkhorn road), so we have never taken the bus, but have observed many doing using this mode so here we go: Sun Valley Lodge is the original iconic resort in Ketchum/Sun Valley. Many people like to stay there for the history, ice rink, little village, spa, etc. You didn't mention the ages of your group, however, if there are kids involved, this would be the place to stay. They had a major renovation a few years back. On top of that, you would have lodge transportation to the mountain instead of standing at the bus stop. It is about 5 minutes to the base of River Run where you will start skiing. (If you have small kids that will ski on Dollar Mountain you will be even closer to Dollar if you stay at Sun Valley Lodge) I would say the next best option would be the new Limelight hotel/resort. It is located on Main Street/Hwy75 and would be even closer to the lifts (6 blocks?) I think this was there first season open and saw they had their own shuttles delivering guests up to the mountain. This area is the town of Ketchum (Sun Valley is the town where Sun Valley Lodge is located, however the ski area is also in Ketchum (just owned by the Sun Valley Company). I personally think the best restaurants in the area are in Ketchum proper and the town has nice shops. Bottom line, if it were me, I would book at Sun Valley Lodge or adjacent Sun Valley Inn. DO make sure you dine in town (The Pioneer Saloon, Knob Hill Grill, Globus are a few of our .) You can easily cab there from anywhere in the valley. Enjoy!!!
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We were there in the summer for only one night, but we observed the mountain is very near but not ski in-ski out. The hotel shuttle can take you. The Lodge is wonderful if pricey. We did not check out other hotels, though I noticed a Best Western in Ketchum that looked nice. We can recommend Ketchum Grill for dinner and Christina's for breakfast/lunch. It is a very upscale community; I think most of the hotels and restaurants are probably very good.
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"Rooms facing the skating rink were relatively quiet"
"Had a corner room & it was superb."
"Bring a window fan if you want air movment of anykind in the room."
"Some suites have firpelaces and some do not. All gorgeous."
"All rooms seem to have excellent mountain views; however, we particularly enjoyed the view of the ice rink on the SW side."
$226 - $542 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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