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Reviewed 27 October 2014

We love it when we bid on Priceline and get the Red Lion in Boise. The staff is always well trained and friendly...The rooms are large, and appointed nicely. We always ask for our favorite room and have never been turned down. There was a fight next door and the new front desk woman had to come and take care...

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

I appreciate you writing about your positive experience on Trip Advisor and recommending our hotel to others! We appreciate the support! Ken Kester General Manager

Reviewed 26 October 2014

I love this place from the welcoming of the hotel Van driver Patrick ! He remembered me and welcomed me as if I were home ! The warm home feeling of this hotel is very welcoming . The desk staff is very professional and as equally welcoming ! The rooms are very clean and spotless , comfortable and oversized ....

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

We were thrilled to know that you had a great time with us during your recent stay. Thank you for taking the time to write such wonderful comments about our staff (Patrick) and hotel. Thank you for writing about your positive experience on Trip Advisor and recommending our hotels to others! We appreciate the support! Sincerely, Ken Kester General Manager

Boise
Reviewed 25 October 2014

The bath tub always backed up it took a long time for the water to drain. We were 3 in the room and had to wait long time before showers. One of the light bulbs was burned out we took it off and left it over the vanity bathroom for housekeeper to replace it was never done, bulb sat there...

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

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review on our property and your time with us. We value the input of all of our guests. I would like to apologize for not meeting your expectations. I’m sorry that my staff didn’t follow up on the guest room issues with the tub drain, light bulb and Kleenex as they...

Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 20 October 2014

For the last couple of years I have attended a conference at this hotel. Both last year and this year the rooms were very comfortable, clean and well maintained. Unfortunately, the restaurant has been somewhat less than steller. Each morning the breakfast food runs out almost immediately due to poor planning by the kitchen staff. A small amount of food,...

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

I would like to extend my appreciation for the time you spent sharing your observations with us. I am truly sorry that you had a less than perfect stay. The points you addressed are very understandable and we appreciate you bringing them to our attention.

Reviewed 20 October 2014

Superb staff! Friendly, helpful and met every need. Clean and very comfortable rooms with all the amenities. Food was good, well presented and in good quantities. A great place to stay a night or a while, and an excellent place to hold an event. So accommodating and comfortable you won't want to leave. A great value for the price!

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

We were thrilled to know that you had a great time with us during your recent stay. Thank you for taking the time to write such wonderful comments about our staff and hotel. Thank you for writing about your positive experience on Trip Advisor and recommending our hotels to others! We appreciate the support! Sincerely, Ken Kester General Manager

Bremerton, Washington
Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel last night in a really nice dog friendly room. The room was clean and the amenities were quite nice. The best part though, is that I left my diamond earrings in the room as well as a sapphire ring that is one of a kind. I called the front desk and they not only located my...

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

I appreciate you writing about your positive experience on Trip Advisor and recommending our hotel to others! We appreciate the support! I happy that we were able to find the valuable you left in the room and get them returned to you. Sincerely, Ken Kester General Manager

Park City, Utah
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Be en staying here for over 20 years for business. Not sure why I come back maybe the familiarity as the past year or so as the Food has been below average at best. I like Room Service as I can get settled and do work without going out. I ordered room service and the Bar Tender who answered said...

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

I would like to extend my appreciation for the time you spent sharing your observations with me. I am truly sorry that your food order wasn't prepared or presented properly. Once again I apologize for the issues during your stay. If you would like to give us another try please contact me directly. Ken Kester General Manager

Elko, Nv, United States
Reviewed 15 October 2014

The Boise Red Lion Downtowner is centrally located, clean, comfortable, and, in our experience, the service is usually excellent. We stay at the Boise Red Lion Downtowner fairly frequently because we travel with our dogs, the hotel is dog-friendly, and, as Red Lion R&R Club Gold members, the pet fee is waived. Much better experience here than at their sister...

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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. We value the input of all of our guests and are very pleased to know that we were able to exceed your expectations. Sincerely, Ken Kester General Manager

Dalhart, Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2014

The hotel offers a shuttle to pick you up from the airport and will drive you around downtown. The staff were all very friendly and nice. Comfortable beds. Plus the parking is free is you happen to drive. I attended a small conference there which worked out great.

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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 a review on your experience here at the Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner. We realize that you can stay anywhere and we thank you for choosing the Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner. We hope to see you again in the very near future and if there is anything we can do to...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 October 2014

My husband and in-laws stayed at the Red Lion. It was a wonderful trip, combination of business and vacation. The Red Lion was perfect, close to downtown restaurants and shops. Free parking. The rooms were clean and the staff was very accomodating. Sara at front des was helpful and always greeted you with a smile. The manager, Ken Kester checked...

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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. We are always thrilled when we are able to exceed the expectations of our guests. Exceeding your expectations is what we aim to do each and every time and knowing that we were able to achieve that...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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 W Fairview Ave, Boise, ID 83702-5123 (Formerly Doubletree Boise Downtowner)
Region: United States > Idaho > Boise
Price Range: $122 - $211 (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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