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Richland, Washington
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Renovations in the lobby area...but didn't effect the great service and comfortable rooms...We will return.....and I may add the coffee shop/restaurant was spot-on good food w/ varied menu and personal service....We'll return for more...

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I would like to extend my appreciation for the time you spent sharing your observations with me. We value the input of all of our guests. We are delighted to hear that you received good service and enjoyed the food in the restaurant. Thank you so much for staying with us and we look forward to seeing you in the...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I stayed at hotel on business and upon arrival the frontdesk lady Toni had a terrible attitude she talked down to guests in front of us and when came my turn she wanted to argue with me about my reservation. Finally was able to get checked in and went to room which was nice I was in the tower beds...

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I would like to extend my appreciation for the time you spent sharing your observations with me. We value the input of all of our guests. Thanks for sharing your comments both positive and negative regarding your stay. I'm so glad to hear that you had a good experience with the restaurant and shuttle service. It sounds like other staff...

idaho
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We love the Red Lion in Boise. WE stayed there last month, and were happy that they were renovating the hotel. couldn't get our favorite room on the 3rd floor, but we were down below and had a great night. We just came back this week, and were elated that the 3rd floor, our favorite room , was finished and...

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Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay. I am disappointed to hear that your stay was not satisfactory. We have done some upgrades to our rooms including new laminate flooring, baseboards, and paint throughout. Unfortunately our brand new bedding is shrinking after washed. We are currently in the process of remedying the bedding...

Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Great stay! We got in super late for a few hours of sleep on a weekend road trip. A-maaaay-zingly comfortable beds, and I might have been tempted (but resisted lol) to steal a pillow they were so fantastic. Staff was awesome- thanks Misty and Theresa! They didn't have the double queen room we asked for so they upgraded us to...

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Thank you for sharing the experience from your recent stay with us. We sincerely appreciate your feedback. We are so happy to hear that your bed was comfortable and you enjoyed the pillows. I am delighted to hear that the staff was accommodating and met your needs. I will pass this review onto them. They will appreciate their name mentioned....

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We arrived in good timing and when I booked, it sounded like they didn't have many rooms left, so I was anticipating not getting a room with 1 king bed since I booked a room with 2 beds. anyways, got there and the staff was friendly and easy check in. easy parking with no charge. they gave us a room,...

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Thank Lau R
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Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay. I'm deeply sorry to hear about the maintenance issues you continuously encountered during your stay. We are in the middle of a remodel. I have forwarded your comments on to the appropriate parties to look into the matters. I am glad to hear the staff treated...

Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed staying at the Downtown Red Lion, GREAT location easy in and out of traffic. Very quiet and nice amenities. Bar was nice and prices were pretty good. Quick to downtown food areas and the mall.

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such wonderful comments about your recent stay with us at the Red Lion Hotel Boise. It's nice to read that you thought our location was great with easy in and out access to downtown and mall. Also that you found we had nice amenities and good prices. I appreciate you writing about...

Idaho
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I had stayed here a few years back and had a less than perfect stay. I decided to try it again, based on some positive reviews and a reasonable price. I'm glad I did. The room on the 6th floor was clean, offered a great view, and was amazingly quiet. When checking in, the front desk agent (believe his name...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your stay at our hotel. We are sorry to hear that there was some confusion with the instructions for internet connection. I will speak with housekeeping about which instruction cards should be in the rooms. Thank you for mentioning how welcoming Eddy was at check in as...

Idaho
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We stay at the Red Lion Downtowner in a regular basis. It is our hotel of choice. We especially like to use their shuttle to go downtown and back. They always try to please us with a room we like. Often when in Boise we like to go out for fine dining. When we do not do that, we eat...

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your positive experience on Trip Advisor and recommending our hotels to others. It was nice to read that you stay with us regularly when you visit Boise. We truly appreciate your support and your positive review of our hotel. Sincerely, Ken Kester Managing Director

Baraboo, Wisconsin
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed for three days visiting friends. My time at the hotel was nothing short of exceptional; from my room, the stunning view of the mountains, the beautiful lobby area, the helpful/professional front desk staff. Your are within a short walk to the center of the city or you can just have the hotel van take you there and pick you...

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review on our property and your time with us. I appreciate that you took write about the beautiful view from your room, the helpful and professional staff, our convenient shuttle service and the positive attitude of the employees you interacted with. I do hope that you will come back...

Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I was in Boise for work for 6 nights and 7 days. Everyone at the downtown Redlion was fantastic and all of there crew from Jimmy the van driver and another gal that was driving the van who's name I didn't catch to Sarah, Theresa and misty at the front desk and Kaybe at the hotel bar were all exceptional!...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on our hotel. We know how valuable your time is. We are delighted to hear that your special requests were taken care of and our staff was accommodating during your stay. The staff will be recognized for providing exceptional customer service. We hope that you enjoyed Boise and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An ideal location in the center of everything and conveniently located off I-184 in the core of downtown Boise, Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner is just 15 minutes from the airport via our free airport transportation. Take a short drive to the State Capitol, the Boise Convention Center and many other popular attractions. We're just minutes away from the beautiful Boise River and Boise State University.182 fully renovated, comfortable guest rooms and two spacious suites welcome you to our seven-story, full-service property. Guest rooms feature 37" flat-screen televisions, microwaves, mini-refrigerators, phones and coffeemakers. Complimentary wi-fi is also available throughout the hotel, including all guest and meeting spaces. Take advantage our fitness center, whirlpool and swimming pool and take some time to explore Boise's Greenbelt jogging path, just steps away. Seven golf courses, shopping, skiing, rafting and the great Idaho outdoors are all close by.With 8,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space, the Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner is a full service convention hotel able to accommodate up to 250 guests for your next conference or special occasion.This hotel offers a range of dining options, including a'la carte restaurant dining from an abbreviated menu to a cozy lounge in which to order appetizers and a beverage to enjoy with your Café2Go purchases. All select service hotels feature the Roaring Start Breakfast Buffet, Café2Go and catering services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner

Address: 1800 Fairview Ave., Boise, ID 83702 (Formerly Doubletree Boise Downtowner)
Region: United States > Idaho > Boise
Price Range: RM503 - RM972 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner 3*
Number of rooms: 182
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Also Known As:
Red Lion Boise
Boise Red Lion
Hotel Style:
#17 Family Hotel in Boise
#23 Business Hotel in Boise
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