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BEST WESTERN PLUS Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa

7169 Plaza Street, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805-8598
Phone: 208/267-8511   |   Fax: 208/267-3744   |   101 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 4:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa has expanded! New 36 room additions with refrigerator, microwave, walk-in showers and much more. River view rooms also available. This beautiful hotel is surrounded by the majestic Selkirk, Cabinet and Purcell mountains, enhanced by the natural beauty of the Kootenai River and conveniently located near the Canadian border. Recreation available within a short distance includes golfing, the Schweitzer ski resort and the Kootenai Wildlife Refuge.

Our 24-hour casino room features a service bar, deli, over 500 machines in three rooms including Virtual 21. Bingo on select nights. Sign up for free to be a member in our Ktunaxa Player's Club and earn points for entries into our drawings, special discounts and free room nights. Join us in our river view Springs Restaurant and lounge open daily at 6:30 a.m. for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

All our guest rooms are non-smoking and have recently been updated. Select rooms include river view with a private balcony and either one king size or two queens. All rooms feature 42-inch LCD flat screen television, refrigerator, ironing board and iron, Keurig® coffee maker, hairdryer, plush robes, free wireless Internet and free in-room safe.

While enjoying your stay be sure to take advantage of the Kootenai Spa open daily featuring full service hair and nail care, facials, massage, and hydrotherapy. After relaxing in our spa, take a dip in our pool, hot tub, or sauna open 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. daily. Our hotel also offers an exercise facility open 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. daily, a video arcade for the kids and a laundry facility available 24-hours a day. Our friendly team is ready to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay.

Valid photo I.D. and major credit card are required at check-in, no third party credit cards. The reservation and credit card used for the payment must be identical.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Breakfast available, charges may apply
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Free parking
  • Gambling, on-site casino with 400 casino machines
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Hot tub, Jacuzzi┬«
  • Exercise facility, Open from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Business Center
  • Photocopy service
  • Steam room
  • Spa
  • Massage services, The Kootenai Spa
  • Universal gym
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Foreign currency exchange, Canadian to U.S.
  • Laundromat
  • Barber/beauty shop, The Kootenai Spa
  • Game room, arcade / video game room
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Interior corridor
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Bingo held select Wednesday nights, doors open at 4:00 p.m.
  • 24-hour security and surveillance
  • Free Speedlinks high-speed Internet access

BEST WESTERN PLUS Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa

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Conveniently located, the best western plus kootenai river inn casino & spa in Bonners Ferry, 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: 48.697265  /  Latitude: -116.308675


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: All directions. Take US Highway 95 to downtown Bonners Ferry. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa is located by the Kootenai River.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa

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

Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge

The Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge is a wonderful haven for more than 300 species of wildlife, in northern Idaho. The refuge encompasses more than 2,700 acres of land, a few miles west of Bonners Ferry. It was established in 1964 as a resting place for migrating waterfowl and has become a great place for visitors to view the variety of wildlife. The Refuge contains meadows, wetlands, agricultural fields, riparian forests, as well as the Cascade Creek, Deep Creek and Myrtle Creek.

Visit this protected land to see the fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and more than 223 species of birds, while strolling along the Refuge's five trails or stopping at one of the overlooks. During the winter, the Auto Tour Road is an excellent area for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. After a day of exploring the Refuge, kick up your feet and enjoy a restful night,  in a comfortable Best Western guest room.

Mirror Lake Golf Course

Set in the Kootenai Valley, Mirror Lake Golf Course is located in the northern Idaho panhandle in the city of Bonners Ferry. Back-dropped by the Selkirk Mountains, this municipal golf course was designed by Ed Hunnicutt.

Opened in 1974, the nine-hole Mirror Lake course yields a par of 36 on 2,885 yards of golf from the longest tees – and a slope of 121.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.01 mile(s) from Kootenai Casino, over 500 slot machines, including 'Digital 21'
  • 3.40 mile(s) from Mirror Lake Golf Course, municipal, nine hole, 2,885 yards, Par 36. Open April 1 through November 1.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Kootenai Wildlife Refuge, five miles west of Bonners Ferry, Idaho. This 2,774 acre refuge was established in 1964.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from downtown shops

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 85.00 mile(s) from Coeur D'Alene
  • 95.00 mile(s) from Spokane, WA

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Steam room
  • Spa
  • 0.05 mile(s) from fishing, rafting
  • 1.00 mile(s) from golf course
  • 29.00 mile(s) from skiing

Nearby Restaurants

BEST WESTERN PLUS Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa

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 Bonners Ferry. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

April 2015

April 10 - 11, 2015
Professional Bull Riders Series

The top 35 bull riders in the world compete for a prized championship at this Idaho Center event near Boise and Meridian.

April 1 - 30, 2015
Dogwood Festival

This month-long festival in Lewiston celebrates arts, recreation, and family-fun. It's also near Moscow and Orofino.

May 2015

May 19 - 22, 2015
Lost in the 50's

Sandpoint celebrates the 50's with this classic car show, dance, and family-friendly festival activities.

May 2015

May 22 - 25, 2015
Hagerman Fossil Days

This Hagerman festival near Jerome and Twin Falls celebrates fossils and small town life with parades, entertainment, and family-friendly fun.

June 2015

June 28, 2015
Iron Man Coeur d'Alene

The toughest endurance race in the world starts at 7:00 a.m. on Lake Coeur d'Alene and continues into the surrounding forests.

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