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SIX OR TWELVE DAY RIVER ADVENTURES

MIDDLE FORK AND MAIN SALMON RIVERS, IDAHO

Accommodations

Accommodations & Other Services

While you’re on the river with us, we take care of all the details.  But we realize that there are many other details involved in planning your trip to Idaho…..so we hope you’ll find these suggestions helpful.  And remember….we are only a phone call away, and we’re more than happy to help, should you need assistance!

Lodging

For those starting and ending their trip in Boise, we have 3 recommendations with special Canyons rates.

If you would like to be in the heart of it all in downtown Boise, we recommend two places:

Hotel 43, a luxury boutique hotel. Easy walking distance to all downtown restaurants, cafes, shops, parks, Boise river greenbelt, etc. Complimentary airport shuttle. Metro Cafe and Chandlers Steakhouse & Martini bar with nightly Jazz, on site. WiFi. Fitness facility. Complimentary daily newspaper.
Canyons guests receive a special discounted rate for a Boutique King or Double Queen room or Capitol King or Double Queen room (space available basis; mention preferred rate discount at time of reservation).

Call in reservations: 208.342.4622 or toll-free 800.243.4622 and ask for the Canyons River Company preferred rate.
Online reservations: Click on this direct booking link: Hotel 43.
Website: hotel43.com

The Grove Hotel, an upscale luxury hotel. Within walking distance to restaurants, shops, cafes, parks, etc. The Grove has a Club & Spa, complimentary daily newspaper, free airport shuttle, WiFi, and the Trillium offering fine dining cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner and room service. They also host a Bar with live music Tuesday-Saturday.
Canyons guests receive a special discounted rate for a Traditional King or Double Queen room (space available basis: mention preferred rate discount at time of reservation).

Call in reservations: 208.489.2222 or toll-free 888.961.5000 and ask for the Canyons River Company preferred rate.
Online reservations: Click on this direct booking link: Grove Hotel
Website: GroveHotelBoise.com

If you don’t particularly want or need to be downtown and/or you would prefer a Suite.

The Hyatt Place Boise Towne Squarea Suite Hotel. Within walking distance of the Boise Towne Square Mall with shops, restaurants, cafes, arcades and a movie theatre. Each room has a separate workspace and sectional sofa sleeper. Complimentary airport shuttle, shuttle downtown, and shuttle anywhere within a 4-mile radius, WiFi, Heated Indoor pool, 24/hr fitness center, E-room with public computers and e-printing, Complimentary breakfast, Grab-n-go mini market 24/7, Gallery Menu 24/7, and is 100% smoke-free.

Call in reservations: 208.375.1200 or toll-free 888.492.8847 (dial 0) and ask for the Canyons River Company rate plan.
Online reservations: Click on this direct booking link: Hyatt Place
Website: BoiseTowneSquareMall.place.hyatt.com

Other recommended downtown Boise lodging options include:

Inn at 500 Capitol
Downtown’s newest hotel; upscale boutique, on-site dining, a free airport shuttle.
web:  innat500.com
phone:  208-227-0500

The Hampton Inn & Suites Boise
Free airport shuttle and continental breakfast.
web: hamptoninn.hilton.com/Boise
phone: 208-331-1900

Safari Inn
Economical, easy walking distance to shops and restaurants in downtown Boise, with a free airport shuttle.
web: safariinndowntown.com
phone: 800-541-6556

Recommended hotels near the Boise Airport:

Best Western Vista Inn
Near the airport, with a free shuttle.
web: bestwestern.com
phone: 208-336-8100

Inn America
Economical, near airport, with a free shuttle.
web: innamerica.com
phone: 800-469-4667


McCall

Hotel McCall
Historic, beautifully renovated hotel in the heart of town on Payette Lake.
web: hotelmccall.com
866-800-1183

Shore Lodge
Luxury lakefront resort. On-site dining, spa, theater, marina, golf course.
web: ShoreLodgeMcCall.com
800-657-6464

Hunt Lodge – Holiday Inn Express
web: thehuntlodge.com
208-634-4700

Best Western PLUS – McCall Lodge & Suites
Directly across from McCall airport.
web: bestwestern.com/mccall
208-634-2230


Salmon

Syringa Lodge
Good value, bed & breakfast style lodge, just out of town.
web: syringalodge.com
208-756-4424 or Toll-Free 877-580-6482

Stagecoach Inn
Riverside motel in town.
web: stagecoachinnmotel.com
208-756-2919


Stanley

Mountain Village Lodge
60-room motel with onsite dining.  “Downtown” Stanley.  (The parking area is where our shuttle bus meets at 7 am on the launch day to bring guests to the put in.)
web: mountainvillage.com
phone: 800-843-5475

Sawtooth Hotel
Renovated historic hotel with rustic charm, in the heart of Stanley.
web: sawtoothhotel.com
208-721-2459

Redfish Lake Lodge
Historic lodge with rustic cabins and on-site dining, on the shores of Redfish Lake, 6 miles south of Stanley.
web: redfishlake.com
208-774-3536

Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch
Beautiful guest ranch with log cabins, gourmet meals, and on-site hot springs, overlooking the Sawtooth mountains. 9 miles south of Stanley.
web: idahorocky.com
800-843-5475


Additional Services

Trip Insurance (strongly advised!)

Remember…We have a NO refund policy.

Travel Guard
web:  travelguard.com


Car Shuttles

(For those renting a car in Boise that will need to be shuttled, Hertz-Boise Airport Location is currently the only agency with a Third Party Driver agreement)

River Shuttles
web: rivershuttles.com
phone: 208-756-4188

Blackadar Boating
web: blackadarboating.com
phone: 208-756-3958

Caldwell Transportation
web:   ctcbus.com
phone: 800-727-9925

Sawtooth Transportation
web: sawtoothtrans.com
phone: 208-869-2536

All Rivers Shuttle

web: AllRiversShuttle.com

phone: 800-785-7198


Sources for Clothing & River Gear

Cascade River Gear (Boise)
web: cascaderivergear.com
800-223-RAFT (7238)

Idaho River Sports (Boise)
web: idahoriversports.com
800-936-4844

Riverwear (Stanley)
web: riverwear.com
208-774-3592

Adventure Travel Supply
web: www.adventuretravelsupply.com


Other

Inidaho.com
For pre/post-river trip vacation planning
web: InIdaho.com
phone: 800-844-3246

Sports Express
Convenient shipping service for personal kayaks, river gear, etc.
web: sportsexpress.com
phone: 800-357-4174

Bike Flights
Don’t be fooled, they will ship kayaks as well.
web: bikeflights.com
phone: 541- 705-2453


Additional Resources

Main Salmon Outfitters Site

Middle Fork Outfitters Site

Southwest Airlines will fly kayaks as luggage for $75/each way
web: Southwest.com