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Talus Rock Retreat
Ranked #1 of 7 Sandpoint B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 25 December 2013

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying for a quick over night getaway (Dec. 2013). We stayed in the Arbor room, AMAZING. The staff are all about making your stay as relaxing as possible. Their restaurant recommendations were on point! Not only is the property beautiful but the work they do is amazing. We look forward to future visits when visiting Idaho again. We would recommend Talus Rock to all family and friends. This would be an awesome place for a family reunion or work retreat.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 November 2013

This has got to be one of the most incredible places anywhere - a real paradise nestled in the woods just on the edge of town. So close to town, but you feel you are out in a pristine wilderness. The views are to-die-for and the place itself is....well, there are no words. It is actually a large home, that is shared as a B&B and it is like visiting your favorite doting relatives in their mansion. The hosts wait on you hand and foot, but are totally out of your hair if that's what you want. You will never want to leave here. Great attention to detail in every way. They also do big group events, meetings or gatherings on a daily basis. FANTASTIC!!!

Room Tip: They are all amazing - each one has a theme, is beautifully decorated and each has great views!
Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

The atmosphere and staff at this charming B&B are both wonderful and elaborate. If you are looking for a reasonably priced retreat with relaxation in the center, Talus Rock is the place for you and your family.

Room Tip: Browse the web for various styles of rooms. They are all wonderful. They even have venues for larger...
  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Talus Rock Retreat last month (Sept., 2013) and had a wonderful experience. I would recommend Talus Rock to any and all of my friends and family; what a delightful adventure. Our hostess, Heather is a very warm and welcoming hostess and made us feel quite at home. Our accommodations were clean and comfortable, but the "little things" (a cup of hot coffee in the afternoon, a fire in the fireplace, interesting conversation with Heather) made us believe Heather really cares about her guests. Don't miss this extraordinary experience!

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

What a beautiful part of our country Sandpoint, ID is located in! After a seven plus hour drive, my husband and I were greeted by our lovely hostess, Heather, along with her sweet dog, "Panda." Such an awe-inspiring get-away - unique in every way, yet welcoming, warm and relaxing. Our suite, the "Arbor guest room" included a magnificent octagonal copper-colored stamped ceiling and double headed tree shower.
Lovingly decorated and maintained, Talus Rock Retreat stands as a testament to the Pedersen family, who have worked hard to create a special place where they can "serve those who serve others." We would highly recommend that anyone considering a vacation in Northern Idaho check here first.

Room Tip: Visit the Talus Rock Retreat website and choose the room which best fits your needs. Whichever one...
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 September 2013

Beautiful, rustic retreat with panoramic views. Magnificent, warm, charming and relaxing. Our room was extremely comfortable and uniquely decorated. Has something special for all age groups. The keeper of the keys extremely kind, considerate and helpful.

Room Tip: All the rooms are unique. Depends on your needs.
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

This unique spot offers something for everyone. It is an amazing structure with each room lovingly made special. The grounds are wonderful! Beautiful scenery - a swimmable pond with paddle boat, pool and jacuzzi make it a relaxing and wonderful experience! Hostess Heather could not have been more interesting and helpful! If you want a break from motels as usual, this is for you! We had a marvelous time and loved every minute...

Room Tip: We were in the Kipling room and loved our view and the association. The suites downstairs were just...
  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Richard J
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Additional Information about Talus Rock Retreat

Address: 291 Syringa Hts, Sandpoint, ID 83864-7318
Region: United States > Idaho > Sandpoint
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Sandpoint
Price Range: £91 - £278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Talus Rock Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Escape to the privacy and peacefulness of Talus Rock Retreat for your special getaway. A private, chic, and eclectically elegant timber frame and Tuscan-style retreat, this exceptional property caters to those who appreciate nature combined with old world charm. With 6 individual suites available, the cozy provisions can be enjoyed by a couple for a weekend getaway, a romantic honeymoon, a pristine mountain vacation, or a simple get-away to enjoy rejuvenation and inspiration. Or, take the tranquil villa in its entirety to accommodate an intimate extended family reunion of up to 24 people, a spectacular rehearsal dinner, an indoor catered holiday gathering, or a corporate or other non-traditional, informal group affair. ... more   less 
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