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!
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.
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
If you don’t particularly want or need to be downtown and/or you would prefer a Suite.
The Hyatt Place Boise Towne Square, a 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
Other recommended downtown Boise lodging options include:
Inn at 500 Capitol
Downtown’s newest hotel; upscale boutique, on-site dining, a free airport shuttle.
The Hampton Inn & Suites Boise
Free airport shuttle and continental breakfast.
Economical, easy walking distance to shops and restaurants in downtown Boise, with a free airport shuttle.
Recommended hotels near the Boise Airport:
Best Western Vista Inn
Near the airport, with a free shuttle.
Economical, near the airport, with a free shuttle.
Historic, beautifully renovated hotel in the heart of town on Payette Lake.
Luxury lakefront resort. On-site dining, spa, theater, marina, golf course.
Hunt Lodge – Holiday Inn Express
Best Western PLUS – McCall Lodge & Suites
Directly across from McCall airport.
Good value, bed & breakfast style lodge, just out of town.
208-756-4424 or Toll-Free 877-580-6482
Riverside motel in town.
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.)
Renovated historic hotel with rustic charm, in the heart of Stanley.
Redfish Lake Lodge
Historic lodge with rustic cabins and on-site dining, on the shores of Redfish Lake, 6 miles south of Stanley.
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.
Trip Insurance (strongly advised!)
(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)
All Rivers Shuttle
Cascade River Gear (Boise)
Idaho River Sports (Boise)
Adventure Travel Supply
For pre/post-river trip vacation planning
Convenient shipping service for personal kayaks, river gear, etc.
Don’t be fooled, they will ship kayaks as well.
phone: 541- 705-2453
Southwest Airlines will fly kayaks as luggage for $75/each way