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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at the hotel and were given the keys to a King size room. At the reception we were told it was the last King size room left. The floors, the bed side tables were filthy, there were hair on the chair. The fridge was make a loud noise. The bathroom hasn't been cleaned. We immediately called the reception....

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

GREAT van Driver, Jimmy is the BEST!!! He's always waiting for us at the airport curb, on time and very personable. Danielle & Joy worked the front desk for this stay, they are very nice and always helpful. Nice bar, great service there as well. I stay here a couple of times a year for business, and always look forward...

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Thank Flutedude
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Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your experience. We are so glad to hear that we are consistent and you have enjoyed your stay with us throughout the years. Thank you for mentioning the staff that has made your stay memorable. I will pass this on to them. Thank you for staying with...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

jimmy ,the Van driver was prompt and friendly. Provided excellent customer service.I was stranded there not by choice and Jimmy made my stay easier. I was there for three days because of the snow.The rooms were nice too.

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Thank Clint H
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Thank you for sharing your experience with our Trip advisor readers. It is great to hear that Jimmy made your stay easier. We are happy to hear that you received excellent customer service and you enjoyed our rooms. Thank you for staying with us. Beth Mathieson Front Office Manager

Pocatello, Idaho
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Red Lion Boise Downtowner is one of the best hotels I stay in. The staff is always great and the hotel is well taken care of. I love the new self service espresso machine that is available in the lobby. The upgrades that have been done in the rooms are very nice and the beds are so comfortable that...

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Thank MattHunter
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Let me first extend my appreciation for the time you took to write a review on your experience with us. We truly value all of our guests feedback. It is so nice to hear that you have such a great experience when you stay with us. The self service espresso machine is very new and we are happy to hear...

idaho
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you can tell, by me having MANY posts, over years...not signing up today...i take the time to write a real review, in my opinion. As i have reviewed many other hotels, i can honestly say, i am worried about this place. I have called and mentioned that the few times we have stayed here, the sheets have no elastic...

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Thank charley48
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your experience with us. We value the opinions of all of our guests. We are truly sorry to hear that you have not enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for bringing all of these issues to our attention. I have passed this information on to the appropriate departments....

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire staff always work together to provide a great experience every time I visit. Jimmy the van driver is always very responsive and safe getting me to the hotel. I appreciate all of the friendly front desk clerks, including Teresa and Danielle, who always has my paperwork ready for a quick and efficient check-in. Looking forward to all my...

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Thank Greydawg62
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Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and our Trip advisor readers. It is great to hear that you have experienced good customer service and efficiency. Thank you for mentioning the staff that has made your experience so memorable. I will pass this onto them. Beth Mathieson Front Office Manager

Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

have stayed here many times over the years. Since my last stay the rooms have been remodeled. Food in restaurant bar still below par. Van driver Jimmy was punctual and very funny. Bartender was very pleasant as was Danielle at the front desk.

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Thank Sfomarc
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Let me first extend my appreciation for time that it took to write a review on your experience with us. We are sorry to hear that the food was below Par. It is good to hear that you experienced good customer service during your stay. Thank you for mentioning the staff that made your stay exra special. Thank you for...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For business, I just stayed at this hotel and was very happy with it. The rooms were updated and clean. What stood out was the nice front desk lady Danielle, and the van driver Jimmy. They both went above and beyond helping me out on a very cold night in Boise!! Thank you!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the proximity to downtown, free shuttle service and bike rental! Rooms have been upgraded and improved tremendously. Great to have an extra sink/ vanity aside from the bathroom when sharing a room. Although we ate in the lounge once, would do so again, if little or no other options. The lounge opens later in the afternoon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best hotel in Boise.. Sarah at the front desk always has my room & paper work ready when l walk in. Always very friendly and efficient.. Jimmy the van driver is always quick and responsive. Very good natured..

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: £86 - £116 (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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