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This We Care Clean Best Western hotel is a non-smoking hotel, completely pet-free and is next to dining, shopping, nightlife and theater with the best location in town! Situated in the middle of Ketchum Idaho, the Best Western Plus Kentwood Lodge offers convenient access to Sun Valley Resort, along with hiking, fishing and skiing at Mount Baldy.

Choose a standard guest room with a Dollar Mountain view, a deluxe room with balcony and sitting areas or a kitchenette suite. Each well-appointed room includes 42-inch HDTV, deluxe pillow top beds, microwave, a refrigerator and Wi-Fi access. Wrap City Café is located on the hotel premises and guests receive a $5.00 value coupon with qualifying rates (not w/3rd parties). Other amenities include an indoor pool, spa, fitness room, guest laundry.

NO PETS, BIKES, SKIS or SNOWBOARDS allowed in rooms. Free ski lockers are available upon availability.

Business guests of this Ketchum hotel will also enjoy 1,036 square feet of limited-service meeting space and close proximity to St. Luke's Medical Hospital and Friedman Memorial Airport. The Best Western Plus Kentwood Lodge is located near a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, boating, rock climbing, fishing and skiing. The world-famous Sun Valley Resort is within a mile from us. Guests can also take day trips to visit Redfish Lake, and Craters of the Moon National Monument. The Ski and Heritage Museum and Ernest Hemingway Memorial are close by.

While in town, be sure to enjoy annual festivals and events like: Nordic Festival, Boulder Mountain Tour, Wellness Festival, SV Writers Conference, Sun Valley Wine Auction & Symphony, Wagon Days, Trailing of the Sheep, Jazz and music Jamboree, Antique shows and Film Festivals.

Please be advised there is no Breakfast Rate available for Sundays at this time. The Restaurant on premises will be closed on Sundays until further notice due to labor shortages.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 1 mile(s) from City of Ketchum, City offices
  • 1 mile(s) from City of Sun Valley, City offices
  • 1 mile(s) from Simplot
  • 1 mile(s) from Smith
  • 1 mile(s) from Scott USA
  • 3 mile(s) from St. Luke's Hospital
  • 11 mile(s) from Marketron, Business
  • 12 mile(s) from Power Engineers
  • 13 mile(s) from CSI Extention, At Wood River High School area


  • 0.01 mile(s) from Ski and Heritage Museum, with many displays highlighting area Olympians® including Picabo Street's outfit from the 2000 Winter Olympics® in Nagano Japan, also an exhibit on Ernest Hemingway
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Ore Wagon Museum, a unique look into the past
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Dinner Sleigh Rides
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Ernest Hemingway Memorial, home and gravesite, the winner of Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize for Literature. While in Sun Valley he wrote: "For Whom the Bells Toll", "A Movable Feast", "The Dangerous Summer", "Islands in the Stream", "The Garden of Eden", and "The Shot"
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Natural Hot Springs
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Blaine County Courthouse
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Galena Lodge, North of us,about 20 mins, for Groomed trails during winter and summer.Rentals are available for ski,snowshoe and bikes. Lodge has lunch,with outdoor decking as well.
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Galena Summit, for fabulous viewing of the Sawtooth and White Cloud Mountain ranges and the headwaters of the famous Salmon River also known as the River of No Return
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Mackay Idaho, an honest to goodness cowboy town and home to the Wildest Rodeo in the West
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Mt. Borah, the highest peak in Idaho (12,662 feet)
  • 65.00 mile(s) from Craters of the Moon Natio, Neil Armstrong walked here before he took his one large step for mankind
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Snake River, see where Evil Knievel attempted his famous jump on a rocket-powered motorcycle and just recently a gentleman jumped it fully to the otherside of the canyon
  • 85.00 mile(s) from Shoshone Falls, the Niagara of the West
  • 95.00 mile(s) from Bruneau Dunes, North America's tallest single structure and sand dunes at 470 feet
  • 260 mile(s) from Yellowstone National Park
  • 300 mile(s) from Teton National Park
  • 20 mile(s) from Silver Creek Preserve, Amazing fishing at this preserve.Hemingway was a frequent visitor.


  • Wrap City Cafe, on premises, Cafe, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, fresh, fun, fast food...in a tortilla wrap, bowl or plated for many items. Serving breakfast and lunch. They are a local favorite. Open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Across the street from Nourish Me, Cafe, American, Open for: lunch, juice bar, soups, fresh organic section and staples, organic body and hair products, nutritional supplements, essential oils, homeopathy, teas
  • 0.02 mile(s) from Sawtooth Club, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner, full bar and a small outside deck area also. Voted The Valley's Best Overall Restaurant in five different years. Reservations accepted
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Sushi on Second, Full Service, Japanese, Open for: dinner, they have two private rooms available. Reservations accepted
  • 3 block(s) from Warfield DistilleryBrewer, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: dinner, they have upper outside deck seating with great indoor seating and bar area. They Brew their own beer and Distill Vodka, whiskey coming next
  • 0.03 mile(s) from The Kneadary, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, a local favorite! Full on breakfasts from omelets, waffles, pancakes and more
  • 0.03 mile(s) from Cellar Pub, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, they have a full bar, shuffle board table and offer local brews
  • 0.15 mile(s) from Smoky Mountain Pizza, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, pizza, pasta, burgers. Great variety. Kid friendly. Will deliver to the hotel
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Java on Fourth, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, home of the bowl of soul, one of the earliest open for breakfast in town. A Local favorite. Outside seating is available
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Perry's, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, serving breakfast, salads, deli style sandwiches and a full service grill. Opens at 7:00 a.m. for breakfast
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Enoteca, Full Service, Italian, Open for: dinner, traditional Italian cuisine and Wine bar. Reservations accepted and online at www.ketchum-enoteca.com
  • 0.04 mile(s) from Pioneer Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner, they have a full bar available and the best prime rib around
  • 7 block(s) from Taste of Thai, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner, fresh Thai cuisine. Lunch specials are available Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. -3 p.m.
  • 0.04 mile(s) from Starbucks®, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, located in the Visitor Center building on Sun Valley Road
  • 0.05 mile(s) from Despo's Mexican Restaurant, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Burger Grill, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, they have early evening discounts. All types of burgers, fish, chicken, turkey also included. Salads & soups too
  • 0.04 mile(s) from Cristina's Restaurant, Full Service, International, Open for: breakfast, lunch, they also have take out, Sunday brunch and amazing desserts. Outside deck seating available
  • 0.03 mile(s) from Sun Valley Wine Company, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, located on the second floor of the building with an outside deck area also
  • .5 mile(s) from Ketchum Grill, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner, they have outside deck seating available. Reservations accepted. Contemporary American cuisine served in casual and rustic surroundings. It is located in a Historic home. Award winning wine list and fantastic desserts also
  • 0.50 mile(s) from China Panda, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, delivers to the hotel. The have outside seating area too
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Town Square Tavern, Full Service, Mediterranean, Open for: dinner
  • 0.05 mile(s) from Michael's Christiana, Full Service, French, Open for: dinner, elegant with a full bar. A Hemingway haunt. Reservations accepted
  • 5 block(s) from Big Wood Bakery, Cafe, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 0.06 mile(s) from Grumpy's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, home of the Schooner! Outside seating, pool tables also available. Casual and very local
  • 0.05 mile(s) from Rico's Pizza and Pasta, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, they have an outside deck area with delivery to the hotel available. Going out of business


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Hemingway Grade school, kindergarten thru 5th grade
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Community School, private in Sun Valley
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Wood River High School
  • 12.00 mile(s) from College of Southern Idaho, satelite
  • 90.00 mile(s) from College of Southern Idaho, main campus
  • 180 mile(s) from Boise State University

Nearby Cities

  • 1 mile(s) from Sun Valley
  • 11 mile(s) from Hailey
  • 15 mile(s) from Bellevue
  • 40 mile(s) from Shoshone Falls
  • 60 mile(s) from Stanley
  • 80 mile(s) from Twin Falls
  • 110 mile(s) from Jackpot, Nevada
  • 150 mile(s) from Boise, Idaho
  • 280 mile(s) from Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 300 mile(s) from Jackson Hole, Wyoming


  • 0.2 mile(s) from Bike, Rollerblade, Ski Rental
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Hiking and Biking
  • 0.7 mile(s) from Sun Valley Ski Area at Bald Mountain, and to the chairlift ride up Bald Mountain with or without your mountain bike
  • 0.7 mile(s) from Excellent fishing on the
  • 1 mile(s) from Ice Skating
  • 1 mile(s) from Dollar Mountain Ski Area, a beginner's paradise
  • 1 mile(s) from Nordic Trails
  • 1 mile(s) from Fishing
  • 1 mile(s) from Penny Hill, for a fun afternoon of sledding or tubing
  • 1 mile(s) from Sun Valley Golf Course, 18-hole championship course designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr.
  • 1 mile(s) from Bigwood Golf Course, 9-hole course designed by Robert Muir Graves
  • 1 mile(s) from Sun Valley Resort, which features many restaurants, bowling, horseback riding, gun club and hockey. Also the resort boasts the only year-round outdoor ice rink. Do not miss their Saturday night ice shows, throughout the summer, headlining many of the top professional and Olympic® ice skaters in the world.
  • 1 mile(s) from Bowling, Bowling at Sun Valley Lodge or at Bellevue Bowling Lanes
  • 3 mile(s) from Elkhorn Golf Course, 18-hole championship course designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr.
  • 7 mile(s) from Sawtooth National Recreat, the largest NRA in the lower 48 states, the perfect place for your outdoor activities, hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, boating, kayaking, canoeing, river rafting, rock climbing, hunting, picnicking, back country skiing, snow mobiling or just sightseeing in the beautiful Sawtooth Valley and Stanley Basin
  • 12 mile(s) from BMX tract in Hailey
  • 25 mile(s) from Historic Galena Lodge Res, where you have access to miles of mountain biking and hiking trails in the summer and over 40 miles of groomed cross country ski and snowshoe trails in the winter
  • 30 mile(s) from Silver Creek, , world-renowned fly fishing paradise
  • 60 mile(s) from Redfish Lake, , the ideal place for a day of boating, fishing hiking, horseback riding. Take a picnic or enjoy a meal at the historic Redfish Lake Lodge
  • 60 mile(s) from Stanley, , Idaho old-fashion rustic western town
  • 110 mile(s) from Jackpot Nevada, casinos and live entertainment


  • 0.05 block(s) from The Village Market, Grocery market, deli, wines and beer. Two doors north of us. Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Country Cousin, fun affordable fashion, gifts and home decor. One not to miss!
  • 0.05 mile(s) from Walnut Ave Mall, topnotch showroom, rugs and accessories.
  • 0.05 mile(s) from Silver Creek Outfitters, clothing, shoes, boots, buckles, outfitting and guide trips available.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from The Galleria, jewelry stores, home findings, women's clothing shops, Ketchum eyewear, art gallery
  • 0.20 mile(s) from The Toy Store, hot new games, green toys for babies & kids, madame Alexander, Thomas the Train, Lego's, Tech deck, just to name a few brands they carry.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Giacobbi Square, Atkinson's Market grocery & flower store, Chateau Drug & hardware store, The Kitchen store, Print shop, T's & Temptations and Chicken Lipps children store are located here.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Worth Repeating, consignment store: clothing, shoes, furniture, art work, accessories etc.
  • 0.25 mile(s) from The Gold Mine, famous thrift store donations help the community library
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Consign Design, upscale consignment shop for clothing, furniture and art work
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Sturtevants, clothing, accessories, sales & rent bikes, skis and snowboards. Neighborhood sporting goods and outfitter guide shop
  • 0.40 mile(s) from PK's Ski and Sports, clothing, accessories, ski, snowboard rentals and sales. Rental equipment and ski tune, delivery available for our guests. They also offer 10% off rentals
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Lost River Outfitters, guides, gear, accessories and clothing


  • 0.05 mile(s) Complimentary mountain rides bus system, servicing the Ketchum and Sun Valley areas. Bus to Hailey and Bellevue has a small fee.
  • 12 mile(s) from Friedman Memorial Airport
  • 148 mile(s) from Boise Air Terminal, 148 miles from Boise Airport. 150 miles from Idaho Falls Airport. 280 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport. Car Rentals available at each airport.
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Joslin Field Magic Valley Regional Airport, car rentals available