3 Best Hotels in Boise, Idaho

Modern Hotel and Bar

$ | 1314 W. Grove St., Boise, ID, 83702, USA

A modernized version of midcentury California motels, with low flat ceilings and square furniture, this design hotel is located in the new and hip Linen District (right off downtown). Interior features include lime-green walls, faux deer antlers, and glass-tiled “rainfall” showers. The very popular bar, off the lobby, buzzes on Friday nights with a 5 o’clock collection of young musicians, poets, and artists sipping on favorites like the “Layover.” The bar food is arguably the best in Boise, but come early to snag a table.

Pros

  • Free bikes available

Cons

  • Striking design and upbeat clientele might not suit traditionalists
1314 W. Grove St., Boise, ID, 83702, USA
208-424–8244
hotel Details
39 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals

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Safari Inn

$ | 1070 W. Grove St., Boise, ID, 83702, USA

Around half the price of other downtown hotels, this African safari–themed hotel has comfortable beds and simple amenities at an affordable price. Although the TVs are circa 1990, the rooms are large and clean and the location is unbeatable. Ask for a room away from the street or on the second floor, as downtown can be noisy, and you’ll have no trouble sleeping. The complimentary breakfast has good pastries, but there are alternatives nearby.

Pros

  • Walking distance to many restaurants, shopping, and entertainment venues

Cons

  • Street-side rooms can be noisy
1070 W. Grove St., Boise, ID, 83702, USA
208-344–6556
hotel Details
103 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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The Grove Hotel

$$$ | 245 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise, ID, 83702, USA

In the heart of downtown, this 16-story luxury hotel has a sweeping lobby with vaulted ceiling, piano bar, and Emilio’s fine-dining restaurant. The fifth floor houses a spa and high-tech fitness center with virtual spinning and yoga classes and an Olympic-sized lap pool. Sports fans will appreciate the “box seat” rooms overlooking hockey and basketball games in the adjoining CenturyLink Arena. On the top floors are ritzy 500-square-foot suites with soft beds and incredible views of the city and surrounding foothills.

Pros

  • Central location
  • Superior amenities

Cons

  • Spa and fitness center also open to nonguests
245 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise, ID, 83702, USA
208-333–8000
hotel Details
250 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals

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