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Layton, Utah
1 review
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Just got home after a two night stay in a tent at Smiley Creek Lodge. All of the staff who work there are super friendly and nice! The food in the restaurant was delicious, and the bathroom and shower facilities were super clean. We plan to go back next year and stay in one of the Yurts.

Thank Karenjean51
Nevada City
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Upstairs in Lodge. 2 double beds with a wood stove if needed. Table and chairs. Small couch and chair. Comfortable. Plenty of space. Horse shoes on grounds. RV Parking. Wifi if you are in Lodge area. Cabins on grounds with a bath house. Nice restaurant on site with outdoor seating. Would suggest the the Lodge provide comfortable seating around the... More 

Thank packing01
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57 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

As one of the few businesses still existing within in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA), Smiley Creek has somewhat of monopoly for anyone wanting a hamburger, other meals and retail services if traveling between Ketchum and Stanley Idaho. in this recreation area. But they do not exploit this; they are gracious and laid back. They are right off Highway... More 

Thank CindyChoj
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

If I were to review our stay just on the cabin alone, i would say that it was great...clean, neat, cute, quaint. For the price, and knowing that it was not going to have a bathroom of its own, but a shower house, I was good with that. But we got up in the morning, and the water pump was... More 

Thank JanisK
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166 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

If you are looking to "get away" into the peacefulness of the Sawtooth mountains, this is not the place to stay. They yurts are very neat, but we had tent campers and trailers stacked all around us in a parking lot setting. High density, and very noisy. The images of the yurt on their website show it in a lovely... More 

Thank threedandj
Newport Beach, California
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180 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is a darling lodge, restaurant, mini-mart! We flew into the Smiley Creek airport just to check it out. The airport is darling with a beautiful grass runway, airplane campers, and clean restrooms/showers. Across from the airport is Smiley Creek Lodge. We actually had lunch here on our last visit in January (excellent food and service), but this time, we... More 

Thank Kim B
Medicine Hat, Canada
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night in the lodge cabins were all full stayed in room 3 upstairs above restraunt ok there's no tv but Clean food in restraunt ok beautiful surroundings sawtooth mountains go to altrurus lake its nearby has big rv park very quite after dark

Thank John R
Washington DC
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320 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We had a great time on the trails no matter what. But I didn't much care for my experience here. The price is high compared to other outfitters in the region with newer machines. The initial encounter and paperwork was by an unhappy and unfriendly woman. The introduction to the machines was by a gruff guy who vacillated between impatience... More 

Thank ceceliainDC
Hailey, Idaho
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Not worth your time. Food was overpriced, service was absolutely horrible. We specifically asked the lady with the blonde hair in a pony tail to take our order two different times, and she replies "it's gonna be a long wait". There were four other tables of people. On top of that, she would not take our order. From there, we... More 

Thank MaughanHolden
American Fork, Utah
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57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Saturday afternoon, my husband and I, with our two kids (14, 12) drove an hour north from Ketchum to Smiley Creek Lodge. We rented double seated snowmobiles and clothing/boots, and drove on groomed trails 50+ miles round trip to Redfish Lake! Gorgeous scenery. We returned and had a great dinner. We had the Black and Blue Burger, wings, french fries,... More 

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Address: 16546 Highway 75, Ketchum, ID 83340
Region: United States > Idaho > Ketchum
Number of rooms: 3
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“Cabins cheaper but shared bathrooms; loft rooms spendy but fun; watch your head! Yurts and teepees with heating and AC also available!”
 of 5 bubbles CindyChoj, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Honestly can say any of the RV spots are level and full hookups. Just beware of parking your RV too close to the cabins West of the RV park - you don't get to choose your neighbors & their party habits!”
 of 5 bubbles mooselvr, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
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