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The Riverside Hotel

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortable clean bed, and outdated but great shower and tub. Otherwise not good service and very outdated. TV didn't work, and when I called they told me someone could be there in 35 minutes. Super slow internet, not possible to work. Poor insulated rooms.

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KathyPidgeon, General Manager at The Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at The Riverside and thank you for taking time to write a review. I am so sorry that you felt the hotel only rated a mediocre. That is certainly not the feeling we want our guests to have about The Riverside. We are currently working on several major renovations to update the property and we will...

MINNESOTA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, We just had the best time at the Sapphire Room in The Riverside Hotel on Chinden Avenue in Boise, Idaho: We went to an amazing jazz evening in memory of Phil Garonzik, one of the foremost jazz musicians in the United States: The jazz musicians appeared to honor Phil who was both a player and a teacher of young...

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Thank you for your kind review. I am so glad you enjoyed your evening. The Sapphire room is a great venue and I am happy that you got to experience this jazz event that also helped to raise money for a good cause. I must agree with you about Sara. She really is a great server who always tries to...

Heber City, Utah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed the Bar and bar menu with live music. Excellent venue and good people coming in to chat with. Very accommodating all around. Too bad hot tub and pool was under construction . Would have been great with the GREAT fireplaces. Also had some issues with heating or something making a bit of noise all night long - sounded...

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Lowman, Idaho, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome Hotel , the best in Boise! Service is always great and the room is so comfortable. Love the view of the river from the bed. Located in the heart of Boise right on the Boise River and next to the green belt and close to the new water park.

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Meridian, Idaho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were having cabin fever so decided to stay a night at Riverside and enjoy the hot tub. Stay was very nice. Hot tub experience was excellent. Onsite resesturantf food selection was okay but didn't stand out. There was minimal food choices on the menu.

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was great and service was exceptional! Our party booked a banquet room upstairs and the dinner and service was great. It is the second time we have booked our banquet there - looking forward to doing it again next year! Epic breakfast!

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Maynard, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the rooms were clean,service was great .I would stay here again. wish there were more of a selection of things in the market. would stay here again. liked it food was great service was good.liked the room

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome place to see high quality live music and stay the night at an affordable rate ($99). Please continue to offer these packages. The service, room, food and drink were all excellent. A great place to stay in winter and summer.

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Heyburn, Idaho
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

i needed a recliner to be able to sleep and they couldn't accommodate me with this. i asked and all the could do for me was a straight back chair with a foot stool. Our VFW conventions are held there about every year but i was disappointed this time thanks for you inquiry

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KathyPidgeon, General Manager at The Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I always like feedback from our guests as this is how we can improve. We really don't get a lot of requests for recliners but I do understand that some people need the recliner to sleep comfortably. We want all of our guests to be comfortable so we are investing in a couple of recliners....

Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I actually came to the riverside for the restaurant. It was not the best day, so I came looking forward to a good meal and great company. I was not disappointed at all! The food was wonderful, and the hospitality was by far the best part! Sara was our waitress and her kindness, smile, and laughter truly made our night!...

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I am so happy that we could help cheer up your dreary day. We have certainly had enough days with no sunshine lately so I am glad that you made your own sunshine in our restaurant. I do agree that Sara is a very hospitable waitress. She always makes me smile as well. Please come back again when you need...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riverside Hotel's riverfront location offers direct access to the Boise Greenbelt's 26-mile paved trail alongside Boise River. Our spacious guest rooms are decorated in a Contemporary style, including an ergonomic chair at an oversized desk featuring task lighting and an easy-access power source. Work with ease and efficiency from your room, utilizing two telephones with complimentary high speed internet. Guest rooms include one King or two Queen beds, most with courtyard or river views. Pet friendly, must be 21 and over to check in. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riverside Hotel

Address: 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise, ID 83714
Region: United States > Idaho > Boise
Price Range: RM508 - RM762 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Riverside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 303
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Also Known As:
Doubletree Boise
Boise Doubletree
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Boise
#6 Family Hotel in Boise
#9 Business Hotel in Boise
#9 Romantic Hotel in Boise
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“If you are going for a conference, or will be wanting to the main lobby frequently, ask for a room closer to the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles VanessaH761, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“stayed on first floor.. very convenient; although far from center, restaurants but nice walk”
 of 5 bubbles CarolynK101, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great views of the river”
 of 5 bubbles crp22017, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the Boise River have great views”
 of 5 bubbles rong475, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best view--this was from the ground floor as there are no elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles marjoriew794, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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