The Best Hotels to Book in Idaho, USA

Elegant rooms await at the boutique Inn at 500 Capitol in Boise, Idaho
Elegant rooms await at the boutique Inn at 500 Capitol in Boise, Idaho | Courtesy of Inn at 500 Capitol / Expedia
Gabi Ancarola

Mountainous landscapes, outdoor recreational areas and vast territories of protected wilderness are some of the highlights in the state of Idaho. Book a hotel with Culture Trip to stay close to the action.

Idaho’s ever-changing capital, Boise, is set in the Rocky Mountain foothills. Here, visitors and locals enjoy fishing and rafting at the Boise River or chilling at the waterfront Julia Davis Park with its enchanting rose garden, museums and zoo. The city also offers a unique artistic environment as well as exciting nightlife opportunities, so there’s plenty to enjoy during your stay here.

1. Teton Springs Lodge and Spa

Lodge, Spa Hotel

Teton Springs Lodge and Spa
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A wooden, warm atmosphere welcomes you to Teton Springs Lodge and Spa, nestled in the heart of the Teton Springs Resort Village. As it would be expected, visiting Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks are on the itinerary of most guests. The property features elegant units with all the amenities usually found in any upscale resort – you’ll especially enjoy the relaxing salon and spa and the convenience of the onsite Sage Cafe. The charming rooms – with balconies or patios – enjoy panoramic mountain views and are decorated in chic Western decor plus fully equipped with a kitchen, a living room and a fireplace.

2. The Scandia Inn

Inn, Motel

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Located in McCall, the Scandia Inn is a property designed after the style of the mountain cabins of the Scandinavian mountainside. The cozy atmosphere makes the place a true home away from home. Completely renovated, the rooms include unique elements of style, such as Italian bed sheets and pillowcases made from Egyptian cotton, wooden furniture and a coffee pot – as well as private parking. The area is a great place to enjoy wildlife and admire many types of birds, bears or deer. Not far from the Scandia Inn, you can explore Payette Lake and all that this historic mountain town has to offer.

3. Limelight Hotel Ketchum


Limelight Hotel
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Located in the picturesque Ketchum, the Limelight is a pet-friendly hotel with marvelous views of a stunning natural scenario – where authentic contact with nature is an everyday routine. Rooms feature essential comforts and unique spaces, enjoying plenty of natural light and smart-design touches. The hotel is also known for its gourmet comfort food served at the onsite restaurant. There is plenty to do in Ketchum, including checking Wood River or discovering the oasis of Sawtooth Botanical Garden – this off-the-radar destination is a laid-back place surrounded by beautiful mountainous landscapes.

4. Inn at 500 Capitol

Boutique Hotel, Luxury

Inn at 500 Capitol
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Stylish and sophisticated, Inn at 500 Capitol is a luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Boise – featuring spacious guest rooms and elegant suites for travelers to unwind while soaking in the beautiful skyline views of Idaho’s capital city. From comfortable art suites to luxurious penthouses – all of them come with contemporary furnishings, butler pantries and views of Julia Davis Park. Amenities include beds with custom Italian linens and oversized spa-style bathrooms. There’s also an onsite restaurant serving contemporary Italian cuisine.

5. Sun Valley Resort


Sun Valley Resort
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Right in the heart of the stunning Sun Valley – only minutes from Ketchum – the resort features cottages, chalets, townhomes, deluxe condos and a newly renovated inn with easy access to shops, restaurants and everything else that Sun Valley has to offer. The resort also features activities such as golfing, biking, tennis, horseback riding, swimming and so much more. The property offers a variety of travel packages – some of them including ski passes – and many more devoted to locals planning a staycation within the limits of the state.

6. Knob Hill Inn

Inn, Hotel

Knob Hill Inn
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Another Sun Valley hotel, Knob Hill Inn presents a wide range of services and amenities in Ketchum as well as original experiences that you can pick to customize your stay – from local chocolates to a luxurious bath butler. The hotel takes pride in its signature breakfast in the Fireplace Room: fuel up with made-to-order eggs, whole and freshly cut fruit, local yogurt, house-made granola, bacon, sausage and a chef’s choice. Moreover, the onsite restaurant serves up a delicious Rocky Mountain-influenced menu. A custom driving service offers guests to reach everything the area has to offer, including the Bald and Dollar Mountains.

7. Hotel 43


Hotel 43
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Hotel 43 is one more fantastic place to stay in Boise – a venue that offers all that guests want to unwind, work and have tons of fun. Rooms have standard amenities such as euro-top mattresses, plush linens, spa robes, a smart fridge, an executive desk and a Keurig coffee maker with premium coffee. Dinner and crafted cocktails are served at Chandlers Steakhouse, while you’re also given the possibility to dine with the hotel’s dining room service.

8. Modern Hotel


Modern Hotel
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Modern Hotel welcomes you with modern aesthetics in a vintage atmosphere – with eclectic but attractive details of design and urban luxury. The hotel is located a stone’s throw from indie coffee shops, artistic centers and exhibitions – and everything else that Boise has to offer. Rooms are equipped with what they call ridiculously comfortable beds – and some rooms and suites also have a balcony or a yard. One of the features that travelers enjoy the most are the drinks and bites served daily at the Modern Bar and Restaurant. Now you can enjoy it, too.

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