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477326 Highway 95
Ponderay, Idaho 838529773
United States


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Hotel Overview

Newly renovated, the Best Western Plus Ponderay Mountain Lodge is just 2 short miles from Pend Orielle Lake where there is plenty of boating, fishing, kayaking and paddle boarding as well as lake cruises. There are several local restaurants that are all highly recommended from our hotel staff and quaint little shops in town from local artisans. We are centrally located between Spokane International Airport, Glacier National Park and the Canadian border and we are the closest hotel to Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort. Lake Coeur d'Alene is only 49 miles south of the Best Western Plus Ponderay Mountain Lodge.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $20 per day with a $150 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $150 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast. Sausage, bacon, ham, turkey sausage patties are rotated daily. Also omelets, scrambled eggs and biscuits and gravy. English muffins, white and wheat bread.
  • Indoor pool Heated Our Pool and Hot Tub are open from 8 am until 10 pm.
  • Exercise facility, open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., 24 hours, elliptical, kettle balls, resistance bands, medicine balls
  • Weight lifting equipment, free weights up to 50 pounds
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridors
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry, fee of $2.50, 24 hours
  • Laundromat, available 24 hours a day, laundry soap and dryer sheets available at the front desk.
  • Dry cleaning, same day available
  • Express check-out
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable or satellite television Direct TV in all rooms
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, 24 hours, free, computer and printer/copier available. Fax is available at the front desk.
  • Meeting facilities, accommodates up to 10 people
  • Conference facilities, accommodates up to 80 people
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hearing impaired services Hearing impaired rooms with strobe lights and doorbell.
  • Physically challenged facilities Pool lift
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Ice/vending machines, there is an ice machine and a coke machine on each floor
  • Free parking, 24 hours
  • Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
  • Truck/RV parking, limited, 24 hours, free
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
More Amenities


  • Cable or satellite television, CNN® or other 24 hour news station
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker, Keurig® machines
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • Dataports
  • High-speed Internet access, wireless
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Voice mail
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Mini-bar available, in all suites
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls, arrange with the front desk
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Mountain view, our west side has a beautiful view of the mountains
  • Flat screen TV

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 9

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Visual alarm available
  • Knock lights available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
  • Access ramps
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 2 mile(s) from Litehouse Foods, well known marinades,salad dressings and locally made blue cheese
  • 1 mile(s) from Diedrich Roasters, coffee roasters and manufacturer of coffee roasters and machines
  • 1 mile(s) from Quest Aircraft, home of the Kodiak aircraft
  • 2 mile(s) from Biomedical Innovations, creates various devices for a variety of medical departments and procedures
  • 2 mile(s) from Unicep Packaging, develops single-use packaging for a variety of consumer and professional products.


  • 11 mile(s) from Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort
  • 3 mile(s) from Sandpoint City Beach, family friendly beach on Lake Pend Oreille
  • 33 mile(s) from Silverwood Theme Park, amusement park and Boulder Beach Water Park is located inside


  • Adjacent to Sweet Lou's, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Serves steaks, burgers, salads, ribs and has a sports bar as well.
  • 2 mile(s) from Fiesta Bonita, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, A full menu of quality Mexican meals and ala carte food. There is a small bar with beer, wine, and liquor.

Nearby Cities

  • 2.4 mile(s) from Sandpoint
  • 30.7 mile(s) from Bonners Ferry
  • 48.2 mile(s) from Coeur d`Alene
  • 24.9 mile(s) from Priest River
  • 70.4 mile(s) from Spokane, Washington
  • 171 mile(s) from Kalispell, Montana


  • 3 mile(s) from Lake Pend Orielle, boating, kayaking
  • 1 mile(s) from Pend d'Orielle Bay Trail, hiking, mountain biking
  • 3 mile(s) from Downtown Sandpoint, has a lot of local artisan shops
  • 3 mile(s) from Laughing Dog, local brewery. Also, within a 3 mile radius are additional local breweries Mick Duffs and Matchwood Brewing.


  • .25 mile(s) from Walmart® Super Store
  • 1 mile(s) from Bonner Mall, small mini-mall with a J.C. Penney, Daycare, DMV, Jewelry Store, Cinema, Vapor Depot, Yokes Fresh Market grocery store, Dollar Tree, Staples, Walkers Furniture, Pizza Hut
  • 3.4 mile(s) from Downtown Sandpoint, lots of fun shops, local artist studios, taverns, bars, breweries, many restaurants including Italian,Thai,Vegan and specialty foods.


  • 80 mile(s) from Spokane International Airport
  • 180 mile(s) from Glacier Park International Airport
  • 46.5 mile(s) from Greyhound Bus Station, take US-95 south for 28 miles. Turn left onto W Appleway Ave. In .5 miles, the destination is on the right at A&D Mini Mart 356 E Appleway Ave.
  • 3.6 mile(s) from Amtrak Sandpoint Station, the only transportation to the train station is by taxi.
  • 3.3 mile(s) from Sandpoint