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Boise, Idaho
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30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Hotel on the Falls is a neat circular-ish hotel right across the street from the falls. The rooms with a view of falls are limited to one third of the hotel and only on about the third floor and up. The view of the rest of the city is nice as well. The rooms are very large, but somewhat sparse,... More 

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1 Thank Joel E
Brady K, General Manager at Hotel on the Falls, responded to this review

Dear Mel Mel B ~ I am so glad to hear that we made your stay worth while. We had only been open for 4 days when you stayed with us. I hope that our changes met with your satisfaction. I am very pleased with my new staff and there outlook for the Hotel. Come back and see us again!... More 

Paris, France
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27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014

After arriving tired, cold and hungry into Idaho Falls from a long journey, we took a short drive beyond the usual road side motels to see what else could be available. Our "drive by" scouting led us to Hotel on the Falls. We quickly did a search on Hotels.com and found a great last minute deal, booked the room, parked... More 

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3 Thank KarenHenrich
Brady K, General Manager at Hotel on the Falls, responded to this review

Dear Karen Henrich ~ Sorry this response is so late getting to you. As you are aware we were getting ready to close our doors when you stayed with us due to a foreclosure and looming auction. I am glad to say that we have a new ownership and they have freshened up the rooms. So, if you are ever... More 

Scottsburg, Oregon
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014

We always have concerns about the cost of "Hotels" compared to motels so were pleased when the desk clerk told us they were in the off season so the rates were very acceptable to us. The facility was clean and comfortable and the included breakfast was very good. The morning desk clerk was also very helpful and we enjoyed chatting... More 

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Thank Stephen S
Brady K, General Manager at Hotel on the Falls, responded to this review

Dear Stephen S ~ Thank you for such a great review! We have been purchased by a new ownership and the Hotel has gone through a "Freshen - up." I hope that if you ever are back through our great city, you will try us out again. Be sure to mention that you have stayed with us before and we... More 

Spanish Fork, Utah
1 review
Reviewed 29 November 2014

enjoyed our view of the temple, and listening to the falls. Comfy room, great price, wonderful continental breakfast. Would highly recommend this motel. We are definitely coming back. The spa and sauna and exercise room were very relaxing. Cheryl from Utah

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Brady K, General Manager at Hotel on the Falls, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl T ~ Thank you so much for your wonderful review. You stayed when the Hotel was preparing to close due to a foreclosure. So, when you come back, it will be like you have not stayed with us before. Our new Ownership has freshened the rooms up with new furniture and new wall hangings. I hope they meet... More 

Los Angeles, California
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89 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2014 via mobile

Made a 15 hr drive from Los Angeles to Idaho Falls. We just needed a decent place to sleep and shower for one night. We checked into Hotel on the Falls because it was affordable, and the reviews seemed fairly decent. We checked in just before dark. Upon arriving, we noticed the beautiful falls across the street--that was definitely bonus... More 

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Thank Angela Q
Brady K, General Manager at Hotel on the Falls, responded to this review

Dear Angela Q ~ Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. I must apologize for the length between your review and this response. As you stated, the 6AM fire drill, would have been very disappointing if you had not been leaving anyway to see Craters of the Moon. I can safely say that our fire system... More 

Ashton, Idaho
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2014

My wife and i decided to just have a get away night. We decided to stay at The Hotel on the Falls because of its good price as well as the incredible view of the river. Idaho had just had a big snow storm and the river was absolutely breathtaking! We took advantage of the sauna room and hot tub.... More 

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1 Thank 804reggie
Brady K, General Manager at Hotel on the Falls, responded to this review

Dear 804reggie~ I know this is a bit late, but thank you taking the time to give us a review from your stay in November of 2014. Our views are the best in town! And I have to agree that during the winter, it is gorgeous. I am so glad that we could make your stay a great one. You... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by overnight during our recent road trip. We liked everything about this place. Great view of the Snake River, close proximity to the interstate. And once we were inside, friendly service from all staff, very tasty hot cider, comfy room for a great price. Highly recommended!

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Thank zepol7
Brady K, General Manager at Hotel on the Falls, responded to this review

Dear zapo17 ~ Thank you for your review from last November. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that if you ever come this way again, you will stay with us. We have been purchased by a new Ownership, and have made many changes. So, it would be like you never stayed with us before.... More 

Challis, Idaho
1 review
Reviewed 30 October 2014

This hotel has a lot going for it. The rooms are HUGE and priced well. The breakfast bar has something for everyone. The management and staff are friendly and accomodating, something we really look for and appreciate when traveling. Thank you Brady and staff for making the Hotel on the Falls a home away from home!

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Thank Pam P
Brady K, General Manager at Hotel on the Falls, responded to this review

Dear Pam P ~ Pam - This is Brady. Thank you so much for your great review from October 2015. We are open again and have made some great changes. I hope if you ever get back to Idaho Falls you will start staying with us again. Sorry, it has taken me so long to reply, but you know that... More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2014

From the friendly hotel desk clerk to the wonderful view, this hotel was a delightful respite on our trip. Clean, spacious and well equipped, the hotel room had all we needed. We plan to stay here again.

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Thank Joy S
Brady K, General Manager at Hotel on the Falls, responded to this review

Dear Joy S ~ I need to apologize for the lateness of a response to your great review. I have to agree that the views from our Hotel are wonderful. It's great having the privilege to work in such an iconic landmark in our area! I love hearing when our guest enjoy the views and all that we offer to... More 

1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Great price , exceptional room , close to food and drink establishments. What more could one ask? Front desk was friendly and pleasant & knew where our reservation was at and made us feel comfortable.

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Thank Victor M

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the Snake River, the Hotel on the Falls is minutes from the Museum of Idaho, Eagle Rock Art Guild, Tauphaus Park Zoo, University Place at Idaho Falls, Idaho Falls Regional Airport, Downtown Idaho Falls, is an hour's drive from Craters of the Moon National Monument and 2 hour's away from Yellowstone National Park. This Magnuson Hotels affiliate offers first class amenities including, hot tub, fitness facilities, free wireless internet access, and pets are welcome at a minimal fee. ADA services are also available. All rooms feature free wireless internet access, cable TV, Closed Caption available, air conditioning, alarm clock / radio, free local calls, hairdryer, microwave, mini-fridge, coffee maker, and iron and board. Stay in our Premium Tower Rooms and enjoy our view of the Snake River and Falls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel on the Falls

Address: 475 River Parkway, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Region: United States > Idaho > Idaho Falls
Price Range: $89 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel on the Falls 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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Also Known As:
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Red Lion Idaho Falls
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“With a good view”
 of 5 bubbles stevenr864, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“get a room by the pool”
 of 5 bubbles gwillhardt, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for river view higher up,gov rate put poolside rooms but across from Falls.”
 of 5 bubbles 528jillt, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles Ronl854, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to request a room on a upper floor facing the falls.”
 of 5 bubbles beverlyh605, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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