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Portland Oregon
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights during our motorcycle trip. Although our room 210 had a deck facing Bald Mountain with great views, the facility needs lots of work. The stairway to the room is old, mildew all over shower tile, constantly dripping bar sink, glass door sliders that didn't open easily, ripped screen and their lodge sign lit up the...

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HayMaxHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

All of us at the Tamarack Lodge would like to thank you very much for your business and for taking the time to post this review. Our company acquired the lodge in December and we have been making improvements at the property as quickly as possible. We have exciting plans coming up for the lobby and the guest rooms. We...

Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Good location, comfortable beds (if you like softer mattresses). Front desk staff was friendly, fast and helpful! Place was older, but not too bad. Large room with sofa and coffee table. Sink space was smaller and a challenge for my wife when she was getting ready. We stayed on a Monday night (Labor Day) and the next morning the alley...

Thank David L
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

At $230/night, I expected at least a decent room. Not so. Was very dark and dingy and felt not clean. The area for the ice machine smelled bad, the bed was not comfortable (too soft for me). It is very conveniently located in downtown Ketchum but we will not be back. I was surprised that it got 4stars on TA...

Thank J W
HayMaxHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

From all of us at the Tamarack Lodge we want to thank you for your support of our hotel and for taking the time to post a review. We pride ourselves on providing clean and comfortable accommodations in an excellent location in Sun Valley and Ketchum. We have some exciting improvements planned for the future and we hope you will...

Niceville, Florida
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The lodge is conveniently located in the middle of town within walking distance of restaurants and shops. Our room was much larger than the typical hotel room and was very comfortable. Laundry facilities were on site. The lodge is showing its age although efforts to keep it in good condition were obvious. There is no included breakfast and no restaurant...

Thank twballard
Delaware, Ohio
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This facility has a 14 day cancellation policy. But aside from that I cannot fault the place except for the lumpy pillows. I would expect better for the price of the room. We had a late check in and were accommodated nicely by the front desk clerk who came out of his room to see that we got our key....

Thank Pamela S
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A full week before our one-night reservation, we had a tragic death in the family. Despite my call to the property to explain the situation, they refused to refund any portion of our $140 reservation. I was shocked and disgusted. We will certainly never give them our business again. Heartless.

Thank Emily F
HayMaxHotels, General Manager at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Emly F, We are so very sorry about your loss and we hope your family is doing ok at this time. We always feel very badly when these situations occur however our cancellation policy is based on guests making plans for resort locations well in advance and our need to reserve those rooms and turn other guests away...

Oregon, USA
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Clean and comfortable motel. A bit dated, but the room was large and the bed very comfy. The motel staff were friendly and helpful. The location was within walking distance for dinner and breakfast. Small balcony, large TV and sitting area.

Thank OregonJoe
Aspen, Colorado
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

A great little place - in the heart of downtown Ketchum! Seriously, walking distance to everything. Everything. It was quaint, clean and very comfortable. We loved our adjoining rooms that exited to the cute little courtyard. And some nice attention was recently paid to the landscaping. Overall, very pleased with this little hotel.

Thank iheartco25
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The property can't be beat for location and easy access to town. But, it comes with a price. Noise! Part comes from within the hotel walls, which are very thin, and a lot comes from the location. It is an old tired property, shower drain didn't work, chips in the paint, it felt like a throwback to the 70's! Pretty...

Thank Gwen D
Jerome, Idaho
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stayed in one of the fireplace (pet friendly) rooms. We were only there one night, but enjoyed our stay. Although it is older, there have been some updates and the room and property was very clean. Everything worked well and the room was spacious. It was nice being able to exit the room from the slider and go through...

Thank Sheryl B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tamarack Lodge looks forward to your visit to the Sun Valley area welcoming you with beautiful spacious rooms, comfort, unmatched hospitality, combined with unparalleled location all yours in the heart of downtown Ketchum, with all the comforts of home. The property also has a beautifully landscaped courtyard, a wonderfully relaxing outdoor hot tub with a great mountain view and a year-round indoor heated pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tamarack Lodge

Address: 291 N. Walnut Ave., Ketchum, ID 83340
Region: United States > Idaho > Ketchum
Price Range: $140 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tamarack Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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