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“Quaint but stinky”

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Best Western Driftwood Inn
Ranked #6 of 24 Hotels in Idaho Falls
Certificate of Excellence
Ham Lake
Level 3 Contributor
2 reviews
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“Quaint but stinky”
Reviewed September 13, 2005

Real nice quiet setting in an older fashioned motor lodge, secure parking area right in front of your door. Rooms were nicely appointed, however, the room we had stunk of cigarette smoke, like an old tavern. Clean the drapes and carpet people! Has the owner of this joint ever stepped into one of those rooms?? Particularly #69??

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Reviewed September 9, 2005

We had room 38, a very large, comfortable room overlooking the river. Quiet , spacious--like a '50's-'60's motel in the best sense. It is not Belagio's (where we stayed two nights ago), but I think we like it more.
Free internet, phone etc for a reasonable price. The interior rooms may not be as nice(we did not check), but this one was great. And, you can walk across the street to the park that runs along the river.
Motel is right by the falls, so very lovely. The other (many) motels/hotels in town seem to be cookie-cutter standard with no such access (except for the Red Lion). We will stay here an extra day just because of the room.

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Property: Best Western Driftwood Inn
Address: 575 River Pkwy, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-3313 (Formerly Best Western Plus Driftwood Inn)
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Location: United States > Idaho > Idaho Falls
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Idaho Falls
#8 Business Hotel in Idaho Falls
#8 Romantic Hotel in Idaho Falls
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Driftwood Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Best Western Driftwood Inn. Our hotel is located on the Snake River and Falls. We offer an expansive hot breakfast with a chef making fresh eggs your way. We offer an outdoor heated pool with views of the river. You can use one of our complimentary bicycles to take a scenic ride. After a fun filled day our deluxe hot tub is the perfect way to relax. Our staff looks forward to making your stay memorable. ... more   less 
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