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BEST WESTERN PLUS Driftwood Inn

575 River Pkwy, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-3313
Phone: 208/523-2242   |   Fax: 208/523-0316   |   75 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Discover this pet-friendly Idaho Falls, Idaho hotel overlooking the beautiful Snake River and Falls!

Located along Eastern Idaho's Snake River and Falls, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Driftwood Inn is committed to providing friendly customer service, comfortable accommodations and convenient locations, all for an affordable rate. Each well-appointed guest room and suite at this Idaho Falls hotel features cable satellite television with HBO® and free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as beautiful views of the river and waterfalls. Hotel guests will enjoy an array of amenities including a complimentary full breakfast, a seasonal outdoor heated swimming pool, 24 hour spa and fitness center, guest laundry and full business services. Pets are welcome with a small fee.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Driftwood Inn is conveniently located minutes away from downtown Idaho Falls shopping and dining. Hotel guests will find a variety of outdoor activities including biking and jogging paths along the "Green Belt", golfing and snow skiing at the Kelly Canyon Ski Area, only 30 miles away. Families especially will enjoy visiting the Museum of Idaho and the Tautphaus Zoo, both less than two miles away. Corporate travelers will find themselves close to INEEL and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. This Idaho hotel also offers convenient access to Jackson Hole, Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park, all within a couple hours drive.

The friendly, helpful staff at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Driftwood Inn is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Make a reservation today and save!

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • Exterior corridor
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Free parking
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Outdoor pool, heated seasonal/overlooking snake river
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundromat, available 24 hours
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Late check out, if available with prior arrangements
  • Safe deposit box
  • Children's activities, bicycles, rollerblading, outdoor swimming pool,
  • Cable television with HBO┬«
  • Fax services, available 24 hours
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Mail services, pick up and drop off daily
  • Air-conditioning
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Exercise facility 24-Hour LifeTouch equipment with built televisions
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary evening cookies
  • Overlooking scenic falls
  • Complimentary bikes
  • 24-hour security
  • Room front parking
  • Complimentary USA Today in lobby
  • 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
  • Dry cleaning, same day service

BEST WESTERN PLUS Driftwood Inn

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Driftwood Inn

Conveniently located, the best western plus driftwood inn in Idaho Falls, Idaho is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 43.497795  /  Latitude: -112.044025

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: Interstate 15. Take Exit 118, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Driftwood Inn is located five blocks left on River Parkway.

From: Highway 20. Take the Riverside Drive Exit, follow around river across bridge, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Driftwood Inn is located right on River Parkway.

From: Route 26. Exit on Broadway, and then turn right on River Parkway to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Driftwood Inn.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Driftwood Inn

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Historic Downtown Idaho Falls

A popular year-round draw, the Historic Downtown neighborhood of Idaho Falls, Idaho is situated just east of the Snake River, which flows through the center of the city. Between Memorial Drive and Yellowstone avenue, visitors find an abundance of eateries, wineries, shops, and art centers.

Visitors peruse specialty shops such as Park Avenue Antiques and Idaho Mountain Trading before resting their feet at restaurants like Snake Bite Restaurant or Grandpa's Southern BarBQ. In addition to the area's numerous galleries, the "Art You Can Sit On" installment features 18 "sculptural seats" placed throughout downtown.

Idaho Falls Regional Airport

Enjoy exploring the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, in eastern Idaho. The area's largest city, Idaho Falls, is the Gem State's second largest city, behind the Capital City of Boise. Traveling to and from Idaho Falls is easy with the services available at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport. The airport's convenient location near Interstate 15 northwest of downtown Idaho Falls, is conducive for residents and visitors needing commercial and general aviation services.

While in the airport terminal waiting for a scheduled flight to Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Denver, Phoenix/Mesa, San Francisco or Oakland, enjoy a meal at Kathryn's Restaurant or your favorite beverage in Kathryn's Lounge. Allegiant, Delta and United Airlines offer a variety of commercial flights. Last minute items, magazines and snacks are also available in the Snak Shack. After a day's flight into Idaho Falls, enjoy comfortable accommodations and guest services with Best Western hotels.

Museum of Idaho

Called "the Intermountain West's Premier Musuem," the Museum of Idaho is located in historic downtown Idaho Falls, Idaho. Its building was originally constructed as the Andrew Carnegie Library but was repurposed by the Bonneville Historical Society when the Library outgrew the space.

Popular permanent exhibits in the Museum are the Race for Atomic Power, which features the first light bulb ever lit by a nuclear reactor, and Lewis and Clark in Idaho, which educates visitors on the famous explorers' impact on the Idaho area.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Museum of Idaho
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Melaleuca Field, minor league baseball affiliate of the Kansas City Royals
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Tautphaus Park Zoo
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Sandy Downs, hosts various outdoor activities including horse racing, rodeos, circus, 4-H livestock programs, chariot racing
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Yellowstone Bear World
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Bannock Fairgrounds, hosts the state fair
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Craters of the Moon, a vast ocean of lava flows with scattered islands of cinder cones and sagebrush
  • 100 mile(s) from Yellowstone National Park, America's first national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk.
  • 120 mile(s) from Grand Teton National Park, preserves a spectacular landscape rich with majestic mountains, pristine lakes and extraordinary wildlife

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 20.00 mile(s) from Ririe
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Blackfoot
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Rexburg
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Pocatello
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Driggs
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Alpine, Wyoming
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Island Park
  • 85.00 mile(s) from Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • 110 mile(s) from West Yellowstone, Montanna
  • 200 mile(s) from Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1.00 mile(s) from INEEL
  • 1.00 mile(s) from University Place
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Bonneville County Courthouse
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Eastern Idaho Technical College
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Brigham Young University Idaho
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Idaho State University

Nearby Restaurants

  • Sandpiper Restaurant, full service, American, open for lunch and dinner, overlooking the falls, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
  • Jakers, full service, American, open for lunch and dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight daily

BEST WESTERN PLUS Driftwood Inn

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Idaho Falls. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

September 2014

September 20-21, 2014
Repticon Boise: Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

Vendors gather to offer reptile enthusiasts pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise at the Nampa Civic Center, near Boise. Events stretch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

September 18-21, 2014
Sun Valley Harvest Festival

Experience this fun fall festival amidst the colorful mountains in Sun Valley. There will be amazing food, wine, and gondola rides to enjoy. It all begins at 5 p.m. on Thursday.

September 20-November 24, 2014
2014 Boise State Broncos Football

Visit Boise, Idaho and catch the beloved Boise Broncos take the field for select home games at Albertsons Stadium. Kickoff times vary.

October 2014

October 25, 2014
Boo At The Zoo

Touted as "the best Halloween celebration in Boise," the Zoo Boise events include costume contests, pumpkin patch photos, and face painting while costumed characters pass out candy. The fun lasts all day – from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

October 9-12, 2014
Trailing of the Sheep

This fun annual event in Sun Valley celebrates the people of Idaho and their traditions. There will be activities for the kiddos, workshops for cooking and felting, and sheep shearing demonstrations. Event times vary.

October 15-19, 2014
Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree There will be 10 stages hosting over 40 bands located throughout Sun Valley during this fun and energetic music festival. The music begins at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

November 2014

November 20, 2014
2014 Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Witness the live debut of the Christmas Attic: A Rock Holiday For a New Generation at the Taco Bell Arena in Boise. The show begins at 7:30 p.m.

November 28-29, 2014
2014 Oregon Trail Center Winter Arts & Crafts Festival

Join in the festivities with plenty of food, holiday cheer, and unique vendors on display in Montpelier. Festival start time varies.

November 7-9, 2014
2014 Harvest Time Festival

Vendors from all over the western half of the United States come together at the Expo Center in Twin Falls, offering a wealth of hand-crafted furniture, food, artwork, jewelery, unique home decor, and so much more. The festival begins at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. on Sunday.

December 2014

December 6, 2014
2014 Boise Claus 'N Paws

Free admission at the Boise Zoo to celebrate the upcoming holiday season. The zoo opens at 10 a.m.

December 19-21, 2014
2014 Ballet Idaho Presents the Nutcracker

This classic holiday tale is re-told by Ballet Idaho, performing at the Morrison Center in Boise. The show times vary by date.

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