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The Bear Bottom Inn

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Shanna was wonderful on the phone and very helpful with my booking. However, the morning of my check in day she phoned me to say the owners would not be on site. No problem, I thought. Then she told me to consider bringing provisions because the restaurants were not so great on a Sunday night. But what about the Inn's...

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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by The Bear Bottom Inn looking for a great cup of coffee. The proprietor welcomed us and proceeded to grind fresh coffee and delivered us two cups of steaming coffee - on the house. Meanwhile we relaxed in the cozy lobby. Next time we are staying in the area we will definitely stay here. That...

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We stayed here for several weeks while in working Mackay. The rooms are not huge but they are not cramped either. A fridge, microwave and coffee pot are standard. The bathroom was clean and the room was in good shape. The owners, Shanna and Anthony really make the difference. They are helpful, gracious and friendly. Wed - Sat the attached...

2Thank D B
Freehold, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Mackay is a very small town. Not much except this great little hotel. Peaceful and clean, secure and quaint. This hotel has the most helpful staff. Thank you Rachel! Comfortable room had everything we needed. This is definitely a place where the staff truly cares about the comfort of their guests. We stayed two nights and we are so glad...

Thank bandm0m51
Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The property is well kept, and appears to have been recently renovated; the room cozy and attractive, with cute features such as a stuffed animal on the bed. The bar/restaurant on the ground floor is inviting and attractive. The young couple who recently purchased the establishment provided good advice on local sights and pleasant conversation.

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Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Our family (my husband, myself, and our two kids - ages 6 and 4) stayed here for a night and it was great. The rooms were very clean and the beds were comfortable. The owner, Margie, walked us to our room and provided tips for sight seeing around Mackay and Challis - very helpful and accommodating. We would definitely stay...

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Reviewed 26 March 2015

Terrific inn and friendly inn keeper. She can't do enough for you. Rooms clean and comfortable. The inn is charming. I will stay there every time we go fishing in the Big Lost River. It's a hoot. I'll stay there next week again.

Thank Bernard F
Twin Falls, Idaho, United States
Reviewed 23 October 2014

My wife and I stayed here September 20, 2014. Great hospitality from Margie and the staff -- and the large clean rooms were great and we enjoyed the room's decor. The Fridge and Microwave were an added bonus. The Beds were the most comfortable beds that we have slept in at ANY motel anywhere. We have found our place to...

Thank MacLerran
Punta Gorda, Florida
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Twenty five miles up the Valley from Craters of the moon National monument is a delightful motel with an even more delightful restaurant /bar. The rooms have been completely redone with rustic log framed queen beds and nice bathrooms. Margaret only serves one dish in the dining room. The night we were there it was a delightful home made lasagna...

Thank jackorrcc
Reviewed 19 August 2014

We were pleasantly surprised with the nice big room, comfortable beds and lots of hot water for showers! It was so nice to wake up in the morning and have the coffee on the front porch(coffee provided in the room). The microwave and refrigerator iwas a nice surprise. We will definitely stay here next time we're in eastern Idaho!

1Thank Marilee P

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Each room has 2 double-sized beds, refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, A/C, WIFI and LED flat screen TV. Furnishing are lodge-pole pine. They are non-smoking rooms. Next door to the rooms is the rustic 100 year old Inn. The Inn features one home cooked entree choice- Tuesday thru Saturday. It has a unique pub with 12 micro brews on tap and a premium wine selection by the glass or bottle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bear Bottom Inn

Address: 412 Spruce St., Mackay, ID 83251
Region: United States > Idaho > Mackay
Price Range: $79 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Bear Bottom Inn Mackay, Idaho
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“The closer your room is to the office, the stronger the WIFI signal is”
dbV9413DW, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
“there are only 5 rooms - any would be fine”
bandm0m51, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Close to Mt. Borah and only 45 minutes from Craters of the Moon. "From Peaks to Craters"”
MacLerran, 23 Oct 2014 | Read review
“The end cabin (I think #5) is nice and large with two beds.”
  • Lovely rooms
IdahoKate, 18 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Just joking about the pool & fitness center,they don't have one. Don't look for the inn on the main street, it is several blocks from it so it's nice and quiet.”
tobeyspaw, 15 Mar 2013 | Read review
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