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Salt Lake City, Utah
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

It's been a few decades since the heyday of this hotel, but the location can't be beat and the staff is super friendly. The outside is a little run down, but the rooms are fine, and even the hot tub was great. There's a great Mexican joint withing walking distance. I got a great rate on Booking dot com. And... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

Stayed at the hotel for one night around July 4th weekend. First, the staff could not find my reservation by name. They didn't really seem interested in finding. I managed to locate the reservation email and at that point the lady at the desk said that they did not have any rooms of the type they had reserved. I.e. that... More 

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Belgrade, United States
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

We stayed at this hotel on our way home at Thanksgiving time. We had a later check-in as we had been on the road. The hotel was chosen due to location, pet friendly status and we got a great last minute room rate. Because it was so cold outside, we had to bring all of our travel luggage and extras... More 

1 Thank Leslie A
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33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

This older hotel right across from the Falls is in very good condition. Our room was huge with 2 queen beds, a sectional sofa and still lots of space. It was very clean, great beds...not too hard, nice linens. The breakfast was pretty basic, waffles, cereal, toast and yogurts...no proteins. Overall we really liked this property for its good location,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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74 reviews
29 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Old buildings, rude staff, terrible breakfast. No hospitality at all. No touch of luxury at all, if you compare with Hampton Inn or BestWestern. No need to compare with them at all because these hotel never dissatisfied me. I wanna cry. It's not worth it for what I pay. I would never stay if it's free.

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Saint Anthony, Idaho
1 review
Reviewed 7 October 2015

I liked the room with 2 queen beds. Room was spacious and breakfast was ok. Pre packaged food, but worked for us. I would stay here again. They have 24hr hot tub. I was on the top floor and I had a good view facing the falls.

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Cathedral City, California
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We changed our Best Western reservation to this hotel after seeing the huge, well appointed rooms. A room on the seventh floor with a balcony overlooking the falls was about $110 on a Monday night. They didn't seem to have many guests, and only one person at the front desk. It must have been one of the nicest hotels in... More 

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Boise, Idaho
1 review
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Extremely poor conditions, dirty, non-working restrooms; bugs...do jot stay here. My room did not have a workable toilet...killed tiny spiders in the corners. Got moved to another room to find it too had spiders. Slept in full clothing. Will never stay here again.

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Heber City, Utah
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

I really love the location. Could not be a better view of the idaho falls. They do have balconies with great views but the building is octagon so not all suites will have a good view . The hot tub is 24 hours!!! Not to mention they allow pets. There are two complaints I have. One being we had 3... More 

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San Jose, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

My fiancee, my mom and I stayed at the Hotel at the Falls in a big 2 Queen room. Booked City View room but got a River View room which was a positive surprise. The room was very spacious and nice balcony with two seats to watch the falls. You could hear the falls in the room and also what's... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the Snake River, the Hotel on the Falls is minutes from the Museum of Idaho, Eagle Rock Art Guild, Tauphaus Park Zoo, University Place at Idaho Falls, Idaho Falls Regional Airport, Downtown Idaho Falls, is an hour's drive from Craters of the Moon National Monument and 2 hour's away from Yellowstone National Park. This Magnuson Hotels affiliate offers first class amenities including, hot tub, fitness facilities, free wireless internet access, and pets are welcome at a minimal fee. ADA services are also available. All rooms feature free wireless internet access, cable TV, Closed Caption available, air conditioning, alarm clock / radio, free local calls, hairdryer, microwave, mini-fridge, coffee maker, and iron and board. Stay in our Premium Tower Rooms and enjoy our view of the Snake River and Falls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel on the Falls

Address: 475 River Parkway, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Region: United States > Idaho > Idaho Falls
Price Range: $89 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel on the Falls 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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Also Known As:
Idaho Falls Red Lion
Red Lion Idaho Falls
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“With a good view”
 of 5 bubbles stevenr864, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“get a room by the pool”
 of 5 bubbles gwillhardt, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for river view higher up,gov rate put poolside rooms but across from Falls.”
 of 5 bubbles 528jillt, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles Ronl854, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to request a room on a upper floor facing the falls.”
 of 5 bubbles beverlyh605, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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