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BEST WESTERN Plus Lodge at River's Edge

615 Main Street, Orofino, ID 83544
Phone: 208/476-9999   |   Fax: 208/476-5790   |   49 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 4:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Fantastic steelhead fishing is in Orofino, Idaho, and our Clearwater River hotel is just minutes from some of the best fishing spots.

At this Orofino hotel, we're known for a stunning location, quality services, cleanliness, and an amazing staff. Enjoy a relaxing stay right on Clearwater River. We have a perfect location for weddings, retreats and casual meetings. Conferences are often held here, and we cater to business travelers and guests in town for special events, as well as vacationers.

Let our skilled customer service team help you prepare the perfect event. We regularly work with employees of state and federal agencies as well as private manufacturing businesses to put together flawless meetings. From business meetings to alumni retreats and everything in between, our Orofino hotel has the quality accommodations and relaxing atmosphere you're looking for.

Boating, hiking and an abundance of favorite outdoor activities can all be found just a few minutes from our Orofino hotel. Fishing for salmon and steelhead are favorite activities that draw visitors from around the US. The Lewis and Clark Trail is also a popular attraction, especially for guests who want a little history with their vacation. Of course, the Enduro-Cross is another stop for many travelers.

When it comes to the most important meal of the day, it's on us. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast every morning, featuring a waffle station, favorite pastries, fresh fruits, both hot and cold cereals, yogurt and 100% Arabica coffee or juices. We understand how important starting each morning on the right foot is.

From a warm, welcoming reception to well-appointed and quiet rooms, our Clearwater River hotel really delivers. Enjoy fantastic views of the river while planning what to do in beautiful Orofino.

Book your comfortable room at BEST WESTERN PLUS Lodge at River's Edge today, and rest assured a peaceful vacation is ahead!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary full breakfast biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage, waffles, continental spread
  • Guest laundry
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility, 24 hour treadmill, eliptical machine, stationary bike
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Baggage hold
  • Express check out
  • Business center
  • Fax services
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilites
  • Catering
  • Equipment rental
  • Ballroom
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Fishing
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Gift shop or newsstand
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking limited
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Interior corridor
  • Safe deposit box,
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms

BEST WESTERN Plus Lodge at River's Edge

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BEST WESTERN Plus Lodge at River's Edge

Conveniently located, the best western plus lodge at river's edge in Orofino, 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: 46.475535  /  Latitude: -116.253135


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Highway 12. Leave Highway 12 at the Orofino bridge, go north to Main Street, turn right on Main Street, proceed east to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Lodge at River's Edge.

BEST WESTERN Plus Lodge at River's Edge

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

Clearwater National Forest

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Be Sure to Explore Clearwater National Forest

Be sure to pack hiking boots on your next visit to IdahoClearwater National Forest encompasses 1.8 million acres of land in northern Idaho near Orofino.

This incredible National Forest is not only a wonderful forested area, but also features the Clearwater and Lochsa Rivers that flow through the land.

From 1805 to 1806, famed explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark journeyed through this area, during their expedition to the Pacific Coast.

Lewis and Clark traversed along the Lolo Trail, a centuries-old path used by indigenous peoples, that remains sacred to the Nez Perce Indians today.

Enjoy spending time in the forest by or soaking in the Jerry Johnson Hot Springs. Stop by the Lolo Pass Visitor Center to learn more about the area and its history. 

Dworshak Dam

Covering over 17,000 acres, Dworshak Dam serves northern Idaho, nearest to Orofino. Named after Senator Henry C. Dworshak, who championed the Dam’s building project in Congress, the dam generates an annual 1.693 billion kilowatt hours of power each year.

Dworshak Dam, the tallest straight-axis concrete dam in the Western Hemisphere, is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and impounds the Clearwater River. Drawing between 110,000 and 140,000 tourists each year, the Dam facilitates boating, water-skiing, fishing, hiking, and hunting in the area.

Lumberjack Days

Celebrate the history and heritage of the Lumberjack history each year at this Orofino attraction. Held every mid-September, this four-day event offers family-friendly fun close to the scenic Clearwater River.

Popular activities include a carnival, kiddie parade, horse pulls, and an auction. Don't miss the signature log show, which offers show-stopping events like axe throwing, hot sawing, tree topping, and saw bucking.

Nez Perce National Historical Park

Spread across four different states, the Nez Perce National Historical Park preserves 38 sites commemorating the Nez Perce Native Americans whom inhabited the regions. The park’s headquarters is located in Spalding, Idaho near the town of Orofino.

Specific Nez Perce sites include Battle of Bear Paw, Battle of Clearwater, Camp Chopunnish, and many more. Each site features its own story and historical significance ­– as well as outdoor recreation and exhibits. Those looking for an all-en compassing visit can stop by the Nez Perce Visitor Center in Spalding.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.01 mile(s) from Lewis and Clark Trail, The hotel was built along the Historic Lewis and Clark Trail
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Clearwater River, World Class Steelhead and Salmon Fishing
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Dworshack Fish Hatchery, Salmon, Steelhead Tours
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Dworshack Dam, 3rd Largest Vertical Axis Dam in the world, fishing and watersports
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Heron's Nest Gift Shop, in the hotel lobby
  • 0.30 mile(s) from The Style Shop, women's and men's clothing
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Murray's Shoe Store, shoe's for all ages
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Hallmark Gift Store
  • 0.50 mile(s) from O Girls!, women's clothing and formal wear
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Stereo Vision, Electronic's
  • 0.50 mile(s) from The Flower Shop
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Sunset Mart, convenience store

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • Fishing
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Golf and Driving Range
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Jet Skiing, Boating, Sailing and Water Sports
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Fishing, Steelhead, Salmon, Fly,
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Hunting, deer, elk, bear, turkey, cougar

Nearby Restaurants

  • Choose from a wide selection of restaurants near this Orofino, Idaho hotel.
  • Adjacent to The Edge, American, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 0.3 mile(s) from Fiesta En Jalisco, Mexican, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 0.3 mile(s) from China Place, Chinese, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • 0.4 mile(s) from Krystal Cafe, American, 5:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. closed Sunday
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Pizza Factory, Italian, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Becky's Burgers, American, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • 2 mile(s) from Subway, Fast Food, American, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

BEST WESTERN Plus Lodge at River's Edge

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 Orofino. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

April 2016

April 16 - October 22, 2016
2016 West Boise Saturday Market

A festive market held each and every Saturday at Art Zone 208 in Boise. Come check out the local wares and food each Saturday at 10 a.m.

May 2016

May 27 - July 31, 2016
2016 Idaho Shakespeare Festival

One of Bill's best, "And Then There Were None," is presented by director Charles Fee at the Shakespeare Festival grounds in Boise for nearly two months. Grab your tickets and see the show while you're in town. Shows begin at 8 p.m.

August 2016

August 5-7, 2016
2016 Street Fair

Visiting Coeur d'Alene? Be sure to get out and enjoy the annual Street Fair festival, held downtown, featuring tons of fun-filled vendors, food, arts and crafts, kids' activities and more. It all starts at 8 a.m.

August 2016

August 6, 2016
5th Annual Magic Valley Beer Festival

The Blue Lakes Rotary Club in Twin Falls is set to host an afteroon featuring over 100 craft beers alongside live music, food, a slient auction, and plenty more. Tickets are available now, it all begins at 1 p.m.

August 12-14, 2016
48th Annual Sun Valley Center Arts & Crafts Festival

Get a feel for the local culture in Ketchum at this year's rendition of the Sun Valley Center Arts and Crafts Festival, hosted at Atkinson Park. There will be tons of live music, food vendors, kids' activities, and of course plenty of arts and crafts.

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