"We checked in and unloaded our belongings only to find our room wasn't ready. The hotel clerk said he didn't realize it wasn't clean yet. He was rude, though he did put us in a different room.2016-10-04"
"The hotel was right next to the interstate, and I heard noisy trucks all night. Don't stay here.2015-07-16"
"The hotel room was clean and quiet, and parking was close to the room. Needed a TV channel guide, though. No traffic noise, but there were restaurants nearby. Excellent customer service.2020-06-03"
"Clean, well-stocked room. The hotel staff was friendly. Easy parking and access to the arterial. Eat at Applebee's across the street.2020-03-16"
"Close to the airport and the price was right, but I wouldn't stay at this hotel again. The room decor was dark. It smelled like urine around the toilet, and the plumbing fixtures seemed like they might break. It was hard to regulate the temperature of the water in the shower. Adequate breakfast. The airport shuttle did the job.2019-06-01"
"Good value. The hotel room was clean and quiet, the clerks were helpful, and breakfast was excellent.2019-04-28"
"The hotel was quiet, and I had a good night's sleep. The staff was always friendly. Close to the airport, and the shuttle was reliable and fast.2017-11-16"
"Breakfast could've been better, but you won't be sorry if you stay at this hotel.2018-03-02"
"I had to wait for a staff member to come to the front desk 3 out of 4 times that I went to the front desk for assistance. No ice machine, and the hotel clerk was rude when I asked about it.2017-10-19"
"Wonderful renovations. The hotel room was clean and pretty, but the late check-ins were noisy. The breakfast bar was kind of cheap; my muffin was hard, and then I realized a bite had already been taken out of it. On a positive note, a desk clerk came out without being asked and helped clear the snow off my car windows. It was much appreciated.2017-01-07"
"Close to the hospital. Nice hotel, but had this been a pleasure trip, we would have asked for another room. Not enough cups and not up to the usual high standards.2020-07-08"
"The hotel was nice and close to St. Luke's Medical Center. There was a full-service restaurant and bar on-site.2020-02-03"
"I had a pleasant hotel stay. No complimentary breakfast, though.2018-12-01"
"I liked that our hotel room didn't have carpeting. The room was clean, and the bed was comfortable. Pleasant front desk clerks; they helped us choose a restaurant and visited with us the next day.2017-01-22"
"The hotel clerk was grouchy, and there was nowhere to eat after hours.2016-05-10"
"Clean hotel with friendly employees. I loved the breakfast. Stay here.2019-01-09"
"The suite was spacious. Having a sink and vanity outside the bathroom made it easier for multiple people to get ready. Good breakfast and lots of restaurants nearby. I'd definitely stay at this hotel again.2017-11-23"
"The hotel and room were clean, and the employees were friendly and helpful. Good, hot complimentary breakfast with decent choices. If you're a light sleeper, ask for a room on the back side of the building.2016-10-25"
"Nice area, surrounded by great restaurants. I love this hotel. The remodeled rooms were even nicer than before. My room was beautiful and spacious. Great staff. Awesome breakfast. This was our 2nd stay, and we wouldn't stay anywhere else..2015-04-14"
"The room was clean, and the hotel staff was friendly.2019-11-01"
"Good location. The hotel was comfortable, and the staff was friendly.2019-03-17"
"Great hotel, and the price wasn't bad for 2 king beds in separate rooms. I stayed 2 nights and sampled all the amenities. The suite was spacious and attractive, and the wet bar sink was an unexpected convenience. The beds were comfortable. Friendly, helpful personnel. Breakfast was good and well-tended. Stay here.2018-11-15"
"Clean hotel with professional employees. Stay here.2016-08-15"
"We always stay here when we visit Boise. The hotel staff is friendly and quick to respond to issues.2015-09-28"
"The hotel was clean, and the staff was friendly. Delicious breakfast and coffee. Nice place to stay.2020-10-15"
"Nice but not cheap. The hotel wasn't new, but it was well-maintained and the beds were comfortable. The bathroom was dated, and the toilet was low. Breakfast was fine. We appreciated that there was no pet fee. Definitely stay here.2017-10-08"
"We were offered a room on the 2nd floor, but it was near the elevator so we opted for a 1st floor room. There was a yapping dog in the room next door, so we ended up moving to the original room. The rooms were small, and the heater was noisy. The hotel staff was cordial and helpful. Small breakfast area, but the food was sufficient. Adequate for an overnight stay, but I wouldn't return.2016-12-05"
"Beautiful room with firm but comfortable beds, plenty of pillows, and a heavenly comforter. The room had a fridge, microwave, and free wireless Internet. Friendly, helpful front desk clerks, and we were given bottled water and fresh cookies at check-in. Excellent breakfast with hot and cold selections. The eating area had plenty of seating. A 5-star hotel all the way.2016-02-06"
"Convenient location with easy access to all areas of Boise. The room was clean and attractive and had everything I needed. The staff was helpful. Breakfast looked good, but I had other plans. I recommend this hotel.2015-08-27"
"I expected better for the price. The room phone didn't work, and as I was fiddling with it, apparently it was calling the office without my knowledge. When I returned home, the clerk called and asked me to stop calling the office. There was a coffee maker, but no cups. No phone directory or menus in the room. The people in the room upstairs were noisy. Consider other options.2022-06-25"
"I didn't get a 1st floor room as requested, but my 2nd floor room was really clean. The housekeepers were great. Good breakfast.2021-08-18"
"We were disappointed. The hotel was dirty, and the room was small and dirty. The sofa bed mattress was stained, and there was no bedding for it. The bedsheets were thin. Stay somewhere else.2021-06-01"
"The hotel was clean and comfortable. Due to breakfast, only a bag breakfast was available, which was a disappointment.2020-10-20"
"The hotel was clean, quiet, and close to amenities and St. Alphonsus Hospital. I highly recommend staying here.2020-05-05"
"Great location. Don't expect luxury, but the motel was clean and quiet, and the room was spacious for 2 people. Breakfast was a 10.2018-06-19"
"The location was perfect for us, and the hotel amenities were good. The downside was that after running the AC quite a bit, it was obvious that our room had formerly been a smoking room. We had to open a window for fresh air.2016-07-05"
"Great location. The hotel room was clean, and the staff was efficient and friendly.2022-05-17"
"We were disappointed with our hotel stay. The room wasn't as clean as it should have been. The employees were nice, accommodating, and helpful. The pool heater was broken, so the pool was closed.2022-01-17"
"Nice hotel. Check-in was a bit slow, but everything else was great. Book it.2019-07-23"
"The hotel was OK. The bathroom was small. The checkout clerk was on the phone during checkout, so it felt rather impersonal.2018-12-09"
"Great room, but the TV didn't work. The hotel staff was super nice.2015-06-13"
"Close to the interstate, mall, restaurants, and a movie theater. We were pleased with our room. It was clean and comfortable and had good soundproofing. Great continental breakfast with fresh strawberries. We really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. 2015-09-10"
"About 10 blocks from the center of town. The mid-century modern decor and vibe were fun. Nice room. The hotel staff was friendly and helpful, and we were able to store our luggage after checkout to go sightseeing. The continental breakfast was good, but the selection was limited. There was an airport shuttle.2017-09-30"
"Perfect downtown location; easy walk to many attractions. The room was inviting and classy, and the staff was friendly and helpful. The restaurant and bar served a fine continental breakfast and good food. The outdoor seating was inviting, but the weather wasn't. Stay at this hotel.2017-03-24"
"Wonderful staff and complimentary breakfast on weekdays. The free bikes were great to ride to the farmers' market. But the street noise and noise from other guests will keep us from staying at this hotel again. We didn't realize there were ear plugs in the bedside drawer until we were leaving. No fridge in the room, scant furnishings, and nowhere in the bathroom to store toiletries. If you want peace and quiet for sleeping, this is not the place for you.2016-04-16"
"Convenient to downtown. Nice hotel with a bit of a funky vibe. My 1st night was at the end of a music festival, and hotel guests were loud and rowdy all night. But the remaining 4 nights were nice and quiet. No coffee maker, microwave, or refrigerator in the room. The restaurant was good, but there was nothing ordinary on the menu. Not great for a longer stay.2015-04-05"
"The hotel clerk was nice, but not much else was. The fire alarm went off just 15 minutes after we arrived, and we had to wait outside for 15 minutes. When we returned to the room, we found a box cutter with blood on it under the bed. There was a group of people outside our window yelling and making a great deal of noise. Definitely stay somewhere else.2020-03-11"
"The hotel was outside of town. The hallway smelled bad, and there was no microwave in the room.2020-02-03"
"A great budget hotel. The room was clean, and everything worked, including the TV and phone. The staff was friendly.2019-12-17"
"The hotel was undergoing renovation, and there was no carpet in the hallways yet. The room was small. Nice, friendly employees at the front desk and in the dining area.2017-08-05"
"Convenient to the highway and the airport. Nice hotel room, and I really liked the bigger shower. The employees were pleasant, and breakfast was good.2017-05-29"
"There were leaves all over the floor. No hardware on the bathroom door, so it wouldn't shut. There was marker graffiti on the doors. The towels were stained, and the water that came out of the faucets was brown. I didn't take a shower. Don't stay at this motel.2015-10-26"
On place pages like this, we order hotels from lowest cost to highest except we list low-rated hotels at the bottom of the page.
Most of our competitors order these same hotels in other ways that make them more money.
How Do We Define Motel?
To us, motels are smaller lodgings that have rooms you can enter directly from the parking area.
At hotels, on the other hand, you can enter your room only through a hall inside the building.
Hotel Booking Tips
Beware of non-refundable reservations that could cost you a lot of money if you change or cancel them. +Non-refundable reservations are a gamble that will usually save you less than $10. If you make a $90 non-refundable reservation instead of a $100 refundable booking, you are betting $90 to win $10. Would you do that in Las Vegas? -
Don't assume you can cancel a non-refundable reservation without penalty if you notify the hotel weeks or even months in advance. +Often you cannot because some hotels' profit strategy is to get paid more than once for the same room for the same night. -
Always read cancellation policies carefully before you make a reservation. + When is the latest date and time you can cancel without penalty? - More >
When you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation email. Take a copy with you to the hotel.
The earlier in the afternoon you check into a hotel, the more likely you will get a room or suite that matches your preferences.