Situated at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boise has a reputation for sports that supports local teams like ECHL Idaho Steelheads. This growing metropolitan has a walkable downtown, Freak Alley and its graffiti art, a local winery, and a summer farmers market. The city generally has sunny weather, and visitors can golf and ski at any time of the year. If you’re planning a visit to Boise, here are some boutique hotels you may want to consider.
Named after the 43rd parallel in the 43rd state, Hotel 43 is a premiere boutique hotel that welcomes both business travelers and family vacationers. Each unit is outfitted with a Keurig coffee maker, Serta Euro-top bed, spa robes, LCD HD TV, refrigerator, microwave, hair dryer and ironing board. Located within a few minutes from the airport, the hotel is also close to many popular attractions like the Boise Art Museum, Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation area, and Idaho Wine Country. You don’t have to necessarily step out to eat, as the hotel houses Chandlers Steakhouse, one of the best restaurants in town.
The Grove Hotel
Newly renovated, The Grove Hotel offers chic rooms facing the Boise skyline. Since you’ll be staying at the foothills, you’ll also enjoy glimpses of Table Rock and the Boise River. Guests can register for a certified training class or boot camp sessions at the hotel’s Fitness Center. The in-house spa offers manicure and pedicure services and yoga classes, which means you don’t have to step out of the hotel to stay fit or feel pampered.
Oxford Suites Boise
Located a few kilometers from the city center, Oxford Suites Boise offer complimentary breakfast and free evening reception featuring appetizers and drinks. All units are in a studio style equipped with kitchenette. No matter what the time of the year, you can nalways find an event to enjoy in the area, such as the annual Christmas Run and Festival of Trees.
Bond Hotel & Extended Stay
If you’re looking for a home away from home, Bond Hotel & Extended Stay offers fully furnished studio and one-bedroom apartments, ideal for long stays at affordable rates. Since the hotel is pet-friendly, guests are free to bring their furry companions. The grocery store is only a few minutes’ walk from the hotel, while downtown Boise is within a five-minute drive. The Bond is located in a quiet neighborhood, perfect for those looking to stay away from the bustling city.
Modern Hotel and Bar
Renovated from an old travel lodge that dates back to the Great Depression, Modern Hotel and bar features a number of units adorned in pastel colors. The Modern Bar welcomes all guests to sample some of their delicious cocktails served by top-level bartenders in town. You can also dine in to try their food made from local produce. The hotel is a place for the creative – one of its latest events was a writing contest held at the patio. The first-place winner scores a free one-night stay at the Modern Hotel. So before you plan a trip to Boise, keep an eye on future events that might also include some free perks.
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