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4 of the Best Downtown Boise Hotels

Posted by Lisa Kohl on Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 3:41pm.

If you don’t currently have the pleasure of living in Boise, perhaps you find yourself on a visit to the City of Trees. Maybe you’re here for business or plan on taking in a Boise State University football game. The temperature outside is still warm but let’s face it- the holidays are right around the corner and family may need a place to stay. Either way, we’ve rounded up some of the best hotels in Boise. Now we’re not just talking about your everyday digs; we are spotlighting the places that have local flare and really give you the Boise experience. So pack up your bags and stay for a while, even if it’s staycation here in your own town.

Hotel 43 | 981 Grove St. Boise, ID 83702 |

Hotel 43 - Downtown, Boise ID

Known as Boise’s boutique business hotel. Hotel 43 is perfect for business travel or the perfect vacation getaway. The sleek and ultra-modern design elements throughout give the hotel an upscale luxury feel. Take in the view of the Boise foothills and Downtown from many of the rooms and take the opportunity to dine in one of Boise’s best restaurants, Chandler’s. The direct Downtown location and proximity to the Boise Centre make this hotel a must stay while in Boise.

The Grove Hotel | 245 Capitol Blvd. Boise, ID 83702 |

The Grove Hotel - Downtown Boise, ID

Situated in the middle of Downtown is one of Boise’s most notable hotels. The Grove is a four-star getaway offering luxury with a casual twist. Here you will find a considerable amount of amenities including an unbeatable locale next to the Century Link Arena. Perfect if you happen to be in town to catch an Idaho Stampede basketball game or an Idaho Steelhead hockey game. Most importantly are the views with most rooms offering guests a birds eye of the Boise core and foothills. The hotel is right next door to the Boise Centre where several conferences and events are held throughout the year including a local favorite, Alive After Five, held every Wednesday evening in the summer months.

The Modern | 1314 Grove St. Boise. ID 83702 |

The Modern Hotel & Bar - Downtown Boise, ID

Located in the heart of the Linen District, The Modern Hotel boasts a look and feel from the Mad Men area. With the sleek décor and fine lines giving way to the 1960’s feel. Enjoy classically crafted cocktails and delicious small plates in the bar or warm up around the firepit in the cool evenings. Since the hotels opening, the lounge has become a favorite hangout for locals and the hotel plays host to several art and musical events throughout the year.

Riverside Hotel | 2900 Chinden Blvd. Boise, ID 83714 |

The Riverside Hotel - Boise, ID

Nestled alongside the banks of the Boise River and located just minutes from the Downtown is the Riverside Hotel. True to its name- the location gives visitors an authentic taste of the river life here in Boise while offering modern design and amenities. Lounge by the pool, get acquainted with the Greenbelt or enjoy live entertainment on site. This hotel is not only a place for laying your head at night but is also full of events happening weekly including live music in the Sapphire Room and enjoying cocktails and more music at the Sandbar.

If you’re looking for more ways to make the most out your stay here in Boise check out the visitor's guide at Thinking about making Boise a more permanent home? Learn more about the Boise, Idaho area.

Boise Real Estate Agent Lisa KohlLisa Kohl

Lisa is an Idaho Realtor and creator of She helps each client just as she would a member of her own family, and cherishes the friendships she’s created. From Southeast Boise to The North End, up to Eagle and West to Meridian, or right in the middle of the Boise Bench and downtown - We Know Boise. Whether buying or selling a home, we provide full-service real estate solutions dedicated to helping our clients achieve their goals. Email Lisa

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