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“Very clean motel” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Falls Motel
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Thompson Falls
Certificate of Excellence
Sandpoint, ID
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30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Very clean motel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

I visited this motel to go do some fishing and found it to be much better than I expected. The room was very clean and included a microwave and fridge which was great. The couple running the motel was very nice and helped me to find good places to fish. One of them even called my room to warn me of ticks should I journey through the weeds and trees. Food and a bit of gambling was within walking distance so that was a big bonus. I will stay there again once Thompson River is open for fishing :-)

Lastly they are very pet friendly there and have a nice area to take dogs to run around and do their business.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
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3 Thank rparsons1000
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FallsMotelMT, Owner at Falls Motel, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
We try to keep our guests informed about the area. We had gone hiking the weekend before and came across ticks - so it gave us the reminder to warn our customers who are coming here to enjoy the outdoors. We want all our guests to have a great experience during their visit.

Yep, we are dog friendly - but for those of you who are allergic, we also have rooms that are not dog friendly and we can guarantee that since we've remodeled our rooms, no dog (or other animal) has been in them. Just let us know!

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review - it's always such a nice surprise! See you next time.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Salmon, Idaho, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2013

The rooms were very clean! However the only thing I didn't like was the sink and mirrors were outside of the bathroom and we had to get up early but there is no light over the vanity and I didn't want to wake the kids so I did my make up in the with a little mirror while sitting on the toilet.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Camille W
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FallsMotelMT, Owner at Falls Motel, responded to this review, April 5, 2013
How unfortunate! The room you stayed in does indeed have a vanity light, but the turn on switch isn't the easiest to locate in the dark - we apologize for that and for the inconvenience

We strive to offer all our guests a comfortable stay - which is why we've updated the rooms, have all new mattresses and work to keep them super clean.

Out of our 23 rooms, three of them have the sink/vanity in the main room - as was typical of older style motels. We've found that some guests love this - as others find them annoying. Please note all our vanities have proper lighting - and we use energy efficient light bulbs.

We hope if you return next year, that you will book early and request a room where the vanity is in the bathroom space. We would be completely happy to make this accommodation!
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Colville, Washington
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

My husband and recently stayed at the Falls to visit our grandchildren. the room was very clean, comfortable and spacious. The staff were very friendly and accomodating. I will stay there as I visit my grandkids in the future. Great place, highly recommend to anyone traveling to Thompson Falls.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Janie894
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FallsMotelMT, Owner at Falls Motel, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
The holidays are best celebrated with family - so at the motel we try our best to accommodate any special requests that will make the celebration easier for our guests. THANK YOU for choosing us!
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Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2012

Katrina and Mark provide it all: comfort, convenience and cleanliness. Within walking distance to almost all of Thompson Falls' services and just a minute walk to the little island in the midst of the river. Enjoy the scenic bridge and the gorgeous surroundings as well as the comfort of your room with an extra tall shower. We would definitely stay again!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Veronica S
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FallsMotelMT, Owner at Falls Motel, responded to this review, December 6, 2012
Thank you so much for your comments. It's great you noticed the shower head height. We want our customers to be comfortable, so in many of our showers we added extenders that make the shower heads about 7 ft high, so our tall customers don't have to bend down to get a good shower.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012

Never would have found this place except its vintage sign on the main drag had an arrow pointing toward the river. New owners are revamping the rooms. Rooms are large (owners are combining what used to be two small rooms into one large one.) It is extremely quiet - being off the main drag - with a picnic table and literally a few steps from the beautiful river.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank wover2n
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FallsMotelMT, Owner at Falls Motel, responded to this review, October 27, 2012
Thank you for your time to write such a great review of the motel. We are just 1/2 block from the Clark Fork River and the PPL Island Park where visitors can check out the new Fish Ladder, the revamped High Bridge and enjoy the nature trail that circles the scenic island. We hope you got to enjoy this place. We put picnic tables around the property so guests can sit outside on nice days and soak up the scenery and wildlife (whitetail deer) that likes to make town home. Most importantly, as you pointed out, we've spent a ton of time and energy updating the guest rooms so you are comfortable and can relax during your visit with us. We hope to see you again in the future, travel safe and have a great day.
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Bretagne
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

It isn't a bad motel to spend the night : quiet, confortable beds, clean, nice welcome ... But we thought it could be cheaper compared to other places we stayed at during our four week trip. The surroundings aren't great, there is no place to sit outside at the motel. Overall we were a little bit disappointed by the place.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank gibri
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FallsMotelMT, Owner at Falls Motel, responded to this review, February 12, 2013
Thank you for staying with us during your trip. We're a bit perplexed by your comments about there not being outside seating. We offer a couple different areas outside for guests to sit and take in the surrounding scenery. There are two picnic tables, one by the lilac tree and the other with a charcoal grill by our rose garden. We have also been known to bring table, chairs and umbrellas to our guests front door. The King Suite also has it's own private patio with seating area. We truly appreciate our customers and want to work hard to make your stay with us comfortable.
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Fox Creek, Canada
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27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012

Thank you to the Campbell's for their great updated and renovated motel in Thompson Falls MT. We stayed here for two nights in early September. We travel by motorcycle and look for little out of the way towns and down to earth motels. The Falls Motel is a great motel. The hardwood floors, updated bathroom and new beds just to name a few positives. Thank you for the little extras in the bathrooms as when travelling with limited space it is much appreciated. The motorbike washing goodies and facilites is a big plus.

We recommend the Falls Motels to everyone. Thanks again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Tracey R
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Property: Falls Motel
Address: 112 S. Gallatin Street, Thompson Falls, MT 59873
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Location: United States > Montana > Thompson Falls
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Thompson Falls
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Falls Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A classic motel with 23 updated rooms with modern amenities. Free wi-fi, dog friendly, new mattresses, refrigerator, flat screen TVs, DVD players, microwave, and coffee maker in every room. We offer five different room configurations including a King Suite with private patio and fireplace, king singles, queen singles, double queen and triples. Why? We want our guests to have the type of room that serves their needs best!We are located in town, walking distance to restaurants, bars, casinos, theater, parks, trails - and the Clark Fork River is 1/2 block from the motel. NEWLY ADDED: Big Eddy's Deck Bar - 11 blocks east of the motel. Great Food. Big Deck. Cold Drinks. Amazing View. ... more   less 
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