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Casino at Best Western Kootenai River Inn

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Address: 7169 Plaza St, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805-8598
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+1 800-346-5668
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Gaming center with an international flair, accepting both United States and...

Gaming center with an international flair, accepting both United States and Canadian currencies.

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This casino has machines that take Canadian money, actually quite a few. probably 30- 40?? we won a little , It's a casino. you want to play , that's what it for. you want any... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 February 2017
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RedDeer
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

This casino has machines that take Canadian money, actually quite a few. probably 30- 40?? we won a little , It's a casino. you want to play , that's what it for. you want any extra service, well,, that's a different story . Tried to get players card's , that was a struggle, go to that side, go to this... More 

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Foothills
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I am a non smoker and was delighted to find this casino offers both smoking and non smoking rooms in their casino. Had a great time and won some American cash. Lots on newer machines and some take Canadian money. A good place for all..especially Canadians.

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Thank karenrogera
KootenaiRiverInn, General Manager at Casino at Best Western Kootenai River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share with us your comments regarding your recent stay with us. I appreciate hearing from our Guests. I am pleased to hear you had a good stay and everything was to your liking. We are very excited about our Canadian machines and glad you are too. I will be sure to pass your... More 

Hermiston, Oregon
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298 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Nice casino , I had a Canadian 20 to get rid of that I acquired , but left with 7 of it's twins and a couple coins ... Wife didn't do so good this trip .

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Spokane, Washington
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47 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I can tell you that the hotel is very nice we have stayed there before. We try to stay in the newer section which was built on a couple of years ago and they are very spacious rooms. We were there for a spa day one good thing that came out of it was at the spa was very nice... More 

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Thank Obleness64
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Nasty, stinky, complicated machines designed to extract $ from your pocket ASAP. Maybe the foods good, I don't know, because you could smell stale alcohol & cigs from the parking lot..

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Vernon, Canada
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115 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great place to stop for eats. Beautiful restaurant area overlooking the river. Excellent Sunday Brunch. We have stopped here many times and the food is always good. This time we had breakfast and it was great! Played the casino for abit before travelling on. Have not overnighted here but it looks pretty nice. Nice decor and everyone is always friendly.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great view of the river. Bathroom was renovated and was lovely. Room was fine. Very Spacious. Breakfast was included. Slow service, limited selection for the "free" breakfast, but view was lovely and food was fine.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on my way through and wasn't impressed with the new menu. We have stopped in the past and even stayed there a time or two and enjoyed it. Not sure why they changed the menu but they remove some of our favorites, changed portions and increased prices slightly. I plan to give it another chance as... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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98 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We have stayed here many times. Always ask for a room on the second floor overlooking the river. Staff is friendly and efficient. Lots of parking. Across the street from the old downtown, which has some good restaurants and the Heart Rock Wines store.

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Thank derinzyj
KootenaiRiverInn, General Manager at Casino at Best Western Kootenai River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write regarding your recent stay with us. I appreciate hearing from our Guests. I am pleased to hear you had a good stay and you like our beautiful town. Several years ago, the Governor of the State of Idaho chose Bonners Ferry as the most friendliest town in Idaho. Thanks again for staying.... More 

Spokane
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We were overcharged for the room but they wouldn't correct it. Asked for help to use ATM because it wasn't working. Cashier said they sometimes go out because of the wind and that we would have to walk a block away through a tunnel to go to the bank (which we didn't want to do at night). Next morning we... More 

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