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Reviewed 11 October 2016

I know Pond's has some terrific properties and cabins, but I was unfortunately placed into the 'Bunk House' because I had a dog. $170 for 1 person for this dumpy old cabin? Really? I would recommend anyone visiting to stay in any Pond's cabins but these.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We could only stay one night and were glad to find a reasonably priced option at Ponds Lodge. They have much nicer cabins but we booked one that fit our needs with two bedrooms and a loft with three queen beds. They were right there on the Buffalo River and we had a fire pit for the family out back... More 

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Surrounded by beautiful wildflowers, very close to the lake, our cabin had both a front and back porch. A duplex kind of set up, our cabin connected to another one via a great room with a full kitchen. The breakfast buffet at the nearby restaurant (also with the same name) did not open until 8. We were told that someone... More 

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Thank Crystal S
Gloucestershire
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

Although we were staying at a different location felt this bar and its bar food deserved recognition for its stand alone part of the site. Excellent service, good beer, good food and very helpful barmaids.

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Thank BBlackstock
Snohomish, Washington
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

My wife and I with our two dogs drove from Seattle to Yellowstone Park for four nights of camping and four nights at a lodge in Wyoming. We planned to spend the first night in West Yellowstone but the reservations were wrong so we were stuck there at 8:00 at night with no rooms available in WY. At the check... More 

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Stayed here while attending a wedding in the area. Our first accommodation was terrible!!! Last room available when we made our reservation. There were only two of us and our cabin could have slept at least twelve. The sofas were worn out, one door had holes where someone had punched holes in it and one door had no door knob.... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

These are fairly basic cabins but is a good place to stay. You are right near Ponds which is ace real place in Island Park and has more conveniences nearby (including food and entertainment) than some other areas. It is not a luxury resort but you are in Island Park. So you don't want to be indoors anyway.

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Thank JD-70point3
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Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Ponds lodge excellent hospitality awesome food the staff treats you like long time friends. Winter spring summer or fall anytime is a great time at Ponds. Great atmosphere. Local beers and name brands on tap

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Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Great food and good service. I highly recommend the Poutine appetizer. Great comfort food. The food is delicious and the staff is friendly! I have also been in with my 10 and 12 year old children and they liked it as well!

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Thank TishaLC
Burley, Idaho
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Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

We eat here whenever we are visiting the area. We get commendable service and the food is very consistent. Pizza is always a good choice. Love their BBQ ranch pizza. Fish Tacos are great and the salads are super.

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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about Ponds Lodge

Address: U.S. Highway 20, Island Park, ID 83429
Region: United States > Idaho > Island Park
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Ponds Hotel Island Park
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“Get Lodge #16. You will love it!!”
 of 5 bubbles randym646, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Stay in one of the newer cabin rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles AnitaH49, 6 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Depending on the size of family and privacy. We had two queens for two of us. Our son with five kids had a house that could have two or three families could have stayed uncomfortably.”
 of 5 bubbles jackier791, 21 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Find out if the owner is available”
 of 5 bubbles none62, 17 Jul 2011 | Read review
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