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180 S Main Street
Ketchum, Idaho 83340
United States


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Hotel Overview

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This I 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.

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Choose a standard guest room with a Dollar Mountain view, a deluxe room with balcony and spa or a kitchenette

suite. Each well-appointed room includes 42-inch HDTV, triple sheeting, 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. Other amenities include an indoor pool, spa, fitness room, guest laundry.

PETS, BIKES, SKIS AND SNOWBOARDS ARE NOT ALLOWED in the rooms. Free SKI lockers are available upon


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 with in the 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 see popular 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 the Film Festivals.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Reviews


Sleep Quality

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Cafe on premises offers a $5.00 coupon per paying guest with qualifying rate. Wrap City Cafe,a local's favorite,is located on our premises. They serve breakfast(all day) or lunch in a wrap or bowl.Their hours are 8am-4pm. They are open year round but closed on Easter,Thanksgiving and Christmas days. They are able to cater too.
  • Indoor pool, there is river rock decking around the pool and an opening to an outside deck
  • Exercise facility, Open from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Updated treadmill, one bike, one elliptical machine, new pulley system machine, new free weights, yoga mat, large mirrors. New rubber fitness room flooring. Views look out to the pool area with also large windows looking out to the outside pool deck.
  • Ice/Vending machines
  • Snow skiing, ski lockers
  • Free parking, limited. No truck or RV parking available.
  • Meeting facilities, one meeting room or conference room available
  • Business center
  • Fax services Available at the front desk for a fee
  • Catering, available
  • Hot tub, indoor and adjacent to the pool.
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Locker room
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • Multilingual staff
  • Guest laundry
  • Laundromat, coin operated:one washer and dryer on the second and third floors
  • Cable television Cable Tv is available. Upgraded recently to High Definition
  • Printer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged sign and painted on spot
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Guest use computer/printer in the lobby
  • Free local newspapers available twice per week in the lobby. USA Today® papers are complimentary at the front desk upon availability.
  • Complimentary local maps
  • Complimentary Mountain Ride bus services Ketchum, Sun Valley and ski mountain. Bus stop close to go to the River Run Ski area and south valley. Stops in front of hotel for local and Elkhorn area.
  • Mountain decor lobby including log accents and local river rock fireplace
  • Rollaway beds, available for a nominal fee
  • Front desk:7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., additional late night hours are available on weekend.
  • No complimentary breakfast. Breakfast can be purchased at the on-site restaurant which is open for breakfast and lunch
  • Free local calls up to 30 minutes
  • Free 800# connection
  • Complimentary Ski lockers

Overview of All Rooms:

  • Our spacious guest rooms are designed with your comfort in mind. All rooms are Non-smoking and furnished with custom log furniture. Many feature a balcony or fireplace. Each room has a small refrigerator and microwave, they also have an extra bar sink which is separate from the bathroom. All rooms include a Keurig® coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, and 42-inch HD LCD TV. There is a self-controlled heating/cooling system in the guest room. Triple sheeting package with deluxe pillow top beds complete these well-appointed rooms.

Deluxe Rooms:

  • Our deluxe rooms are larger than the standard room. We offer a king bed with either an in-room spa tub or a couch and desk, both also have balconies. Our deluxe room with two queen beds come with couch and desk and some have fireplaces. All with deluxe pillowtop beds and triple sheeting package.
  • Honeymoon Suite: Is a large over-sized room with a large red heart-shaped spa and fireplace. The deluxe bathroom features a large shower with double showerheads, two sinks and a bidet. Master King Suite: A favorite is the Master King Suite with a small sitting room including a fireplace, desk and couch. This suite also features a king bed, in-room spa tub and two balconies.
  • Master King Suite: A favorite is the Master King Suite with a small sitting room including a fireplace, desk and couch 32 inch flat screen TV. This suite also features a king bed, in-room spa tub and two balconies. All with deluxe pillowtop beds and triple sheeting package.
  • Our over-sized Kitchen Suites have a full kitchen extended off the main room with a table and 4 chairs, full-size refrigerator, microwave, 2 burner cook top and kitchen amenities. The Kitchen Suites also feature a fireplace and come with either on king bed or two queen beds. The 2 queen kitchen suites have a couch sitting area.

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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  • Cable or satellite television
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Wake-up calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Air-conditioning
  • Desk work area with lamp available in deluxe rooms. Standard rooms have a parsons table
  • Custom log furniture in a Northwest style
  • Additional upgraded in-room toiletries
  • Coffee/tea maker, Keurig® in every room
  • Balcony available
  • Microwave in all rooms
  • Double headed shower available in Honeymoon suite
  • Refrigerator mini refrigerator in all rooms
  • Free high-speed wireless Internet access, Wi-Fi, one Kitchen suite has a hard wire connection as well
  • Voice mail
  • Spa available There are 2 Deluxe king bed guest rooms and 1 Mini suite king bed with a sitting area guest room that include a 2 person jetted tub. The Honeymoon suite has a 2 person Heart shaped Jacuzzi spa in the room.
  • Mountain hill or city views are available
  • Rollaway bed available
  • Triple sheeting bed linens and comforters
  • Deluxe pillow top beds available in all rooms
  • Extra bar sink in room

Suites, 5

  • This Best Western hotel in Ketchum, Idaho offers cozy accommodations and deluxe amenities for travelers coming to the Sun Valley area. Situated in the middle of Ketchum, Idaho, the Best Western Plus Kentwood Lodge provides guests with convenient access to Sun Valley as well as skiing at Mount Baldy. Guests have the choice of a standard well-appointed guest room with a mountain view, a deluxe room with balcony and spa or an oversized kitchenette suite. All rooms include a microwave, refrigerator and high-speed Internet access. Guests can dine at the cafe, located on the hotel premises. Other hotel amenities include an indoor pool, spa, fitness facility, game room, ski lockers and meeting space to accommodate up to 65 people. The Best Western Plus Kentwood Lodge is located a few miles from a wide variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, boating, rock climbing and fishing as well as skiing. The world-famous Sun Valley Resort is just a short drive away. Guests can also take day trips from the hotel to visit Mt. Borah, the highest peak in Idaho or the Craters of the Moon National Monument. The Ski and Heritage Museum and the Ernest Hemingway Memorial are also close by. While in town, guests should take advantage of the numerous festivals and fairs held year round such as the Silver's Antique Car Show, the Sun Valley Wine Auction and the Sun Valley Swing N' Dixie Jazz Jamboree. The Best Western Plus Kentwood Lodge offers the ambiance that one would expect in Sun Valley, along with impressive amenities that will make your stay pleasant. Indoor pool & spa. Walk to dining, nightlife, shopping. Best location.

Standard Rooms:

  • We offer standard rooms with your choice of either with one king bed or two queen deluxe pillow-top beds, and triple sheeting.

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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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, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, fresh, fun, fast 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, Bar/Lounge, 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, Bar/Lounge, 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, Bar/Lounge, Japanese, Open for: dinner, they have two private rooms available. Reservations accepted.
  • 3 block(s) from Globus Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: dinner, gourmet Asian Fusion menu. Reservations accepted.
  • 0.03 mile(s) from The Kneadary, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, a local favorite! Full on breakfasts from omelets, waffles, pancakes and more!
  • 0.05 mile(s) from Rico's Pizza and Pasta, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, they have an outside deck area with delivery to the hotel available.
  • 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, Bar/Lounge, 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, Bar/Lounge, 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.
  • 0.04 mile(s) from Pioneer Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, they have a full bar available and the best prime rib around!
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Enoteca, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: dinner, traditional Italian cuisine and Wine bar. Reservations accepted and online at
  • 7 block(s) from Taste of Thai, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner, Fresh Thai cuisine. Lunch specials are available Mon-Fri from 11-3pm.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Perry's, Bar/Lounge, 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.
  • 0.04 mile(s) from Starbucks®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, located in the Visitor Center building on Sun Valley Road.
  • 0.05 mile(s) from Despo's Mexican Restauran, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6 block(s) from Ketchum Grill, Bar/Lounge, 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.
  • 0.03 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.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from China Panda, Bar/Lounge, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, delivers to the hotel. The have outside seating area too.
  • 0.04 mile(s) from Cristina's Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: breakfast, lunch, they also have take out, Sunday brunch and amazing desserts. Outside deck seating available.
  • 0.05 mile(s) from Michael's Christiana, Bar/Lounge, French, Open for: dinner, elegant with a full bar. A Hemingway haunt. Reservations accepted.
  • 5 block(s) from Big Wood Bakery, Bar/Lounge, 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.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Burger Grill, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, they have early evening discounts. All types of burgers, fish, chicken, turkey also included. Salads & soups too.
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Shanghai Palace, Bar/Lounge, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, luncheon specials.


  • 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 mile(s) from Roxys, Grocery market, deli, wines and beer.
  • 0.05 mile(s) from Walnut Ave Mall, Burnsie's womens clothing shop, Ciro's restuarant,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, Bellisimo home findings, women's clothing shops, Ketchum eyewear, art gallery, needlework store.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Country Cousin, Fun affordable fashion, giftsand home decor. One not to miss!
  • 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.
  • 0.25 mile(s) from The Gold Mine, Famous thrift store donations help the community library.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Worth Repeating, Consignment store: Clothing, shoes, furniture, art work, accessories etc.
  • 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