Boise – Best Rated Downtown Hotels

Boise is the capital and most populated city in the state of Idaho. It is Boise City-Nampa metropolitan area’s principal city and Ada’s county seat. It also is the largest city flanked by Salt Lake City, Utah and Portland, Oregon. It is located along Boise River and situated at the foothills of Rocky Mountains. With its ideal location, Boise is a perfect place for outdoor activities. A desert, lakes and rivers are also situated within the area.

Boise is not only a place for outdoor activities. It is also proud of its museums, urban parks, festivals and events. It houses the largest university in Idaho, the Boise State University. Downtown Boise is the location of many businesses, some high-rise buildings, cultural centers, shopping hubs, dining choices and friendly Boise hotels. Boise Airport in 3201 Airport Way links the city to different parts of the United States.

Boise Downtown Hotels
Hotel 43- One of Boise’ downtown hotels, it is located in 981 Grove Street Boise, Idaho. It is situated at the heart of Boise’ business district, at the corner of Grove and 9th Street. The hotel is 5 miles away from the airport. The shopping areas, cultural centers, Boise River and greenbelt are only minutes away from Hotel 43. It has 112 rooms and suites with scenic views of the vivid foothills and dazzling city lights.

There are 8 room accommodations types to choose from. The room amenities include flat screen TV with cable, hair dryer, MP3/CD player, iron and ironing board, easy chair, executive desk, Euro-top plush bed, spa robes. A refrigerator, wet bar, sitting room and a Jacuzzi are additional features of the suites. Lavish body care products, newspaper, shoeshine, Wi-Fi Internet, airport shuttle, morning and evening service are complimentary. Chandler Steakhouse is the hotel’s in-house restaurant. It features a Martini Bar. Metro CafĂ© serves the hotel’s breakfast. They offer accommodation packages at special prices. Room rates range from $119.00 to $269.00 Advanced prepaid reservations start at $99.00. The hotel’s contact number is 1-800-243-4622.

Safari Inn Downtown- This Boise accommodation is located in 1070 Grove Street Boise, Idaho. It is only a block away from 58 restaurants, Boise Convention Center, Edwards 9 Theaters and Qwest Arena. It provides free airport shuttle to and fro. Other hotel features at no extra cost are coffee and tea, high speed Internet access, local calls, parking and use of fitness facilities, pool and sauna. The room amenities include coffee maker, refrigerator, 25″ cable TV, speaker phone, hair dryer and iron/ironing board. Pets are allowed with extra fee. Rates start at $71.10. Safari Inn Downtown’s toll free number is 2-800-541-6556.

Cambria Suites Boise Airport- This 119-room hotel is conveniently situated near the airport and Boise State University. It is at 2970 West Elder Street Boise, Idaho. Close by the hotel are the Boise River, Roaring Springs Water Park, Idaho Ice World and Zoo Boise. Some of the hotel services are Braille elevators, indoor heated pool, whirlpool, business center, meeting room, fitness center, valet cleaning and guest laundry. The room features are flat screen cable TV, high speed Internet, hair dryer, iron/ironing board, in-room safe, coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator and multiple phone lines. There are available handicapped accessible features and non smoking rooms at this Boise hotel. Reflect is the hotel’s bistro which offers breakfast and dinner. The Stay and Fly package is at $99.00 per night and the Romance package is $129 per night. Rates range from $129 to $149. Cambria Suites Boise Airport’s contact number is 208-344-7444.

Downtown Boise Attractions
When you’re checked in at a Boise city center hotel, enjoy your stay by seeing the attractions nearby. Some of must visit tourist spots are the Basque Museum and Cultural Center, Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial and Opera Idaho. For dining options go to 8th Street’s cafes and restaurants. “First Thursday” is a downtown event held every first Thursday of the month. The affair is at 5 to 9 p.m. Guests are given an event map and free trolley service. They are welcomed by downtown shops with special in-store entertainment. “Alive after Five” is Boise’ famous summer concert held at the Grove Plaza every Wednesday from June to September.