Where to Stay in Sun Valley
Aug 9, 2023 at 8:00 AM in Where to Stay by
Sun Valley, ID, is the perfect place to find the seclusion you seek in a jaw-droppingly beautiful setting. Seemingly endless outdoor recreation opportunities, rich culture, and fascinating history come together to make Sun Valley one of a kind. With so much to do and see, you’ll need a comfortable basecamp to recharge. Read on to discover where to stay during your visit.
Lodge Like a Movie Star
It's hard to go wrong when you post up at the iconic Sun Valley Lodge. As the first destination ski resort in the country, this historical lodge features a 20,000 sq ft spa, a first-rate yoga studio and fitness center, numerous restaurants, an outdoor pool enclosed in glass, and comfortable guestrooms.
Choose from several room styles, like the Lodge Celebrity Suites highlighting five stars who frequented Sun Valley — including Clint Eastwood, Marilyn Monroe, and Ernest Hemingway. These suits have a parlor area with a fireplace, a living room, a pull-out sofa, and an expansive bedroom.
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Downtown Location, Gear Garage, & On-Site Recreation Rentals
With its convenient downtown location, Hotel Ketchum is an inviting boutique hotel where deep history and comfortable modern design meet. The hotel has many room styles, all spacious and clean. As a guest, you'll receive complimentary Wi-Fi, free parking, and access to the fitness center, hot tub, year-round heated pool, and more.
Hotel Ketchum is pet friendly and features a gear garage with items like e-bikes, snowshoes, binoculars, and telescopes for your use.
Included on-site, you'll find Black Tie Ski Rentals, where you can rent skis and fat tire bikes in the winter, and mountain bikes and e-bikes in the summer.
Where the Historic and Modern Join Forces
Like the Sun Valley Lodge, the Sun Valley Inn provides a historic stay for your getaway. Since opening in 1937, it has been an on-trend and welcoming place for visitors. Recently remodeled, the Sun Valley Inn now pairs classic mountain hospitality with modern-day amenities. You'll still get the same classic Austrian ski chalet vibe on the outside, but inside, the restaurants, rooms, and convention spaces have been breathtakingly updated.
They offer numerous room styles and an open floor plan three-bedroom apartment with everything you'd expect to make this trip one for record books.
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Tailored Stays. Lasting Memories.
The Knob Hill Inn boasts the charm of an old-school European ski chalet with up-to-date amenities. When you stay at Knob Hill, they treat you like family. They tailor every stay so you can build lasting memories. The guest rooms are large, comfortable, and feature captivating views. Enjoy the daily signature breakfast, a conveniently on-site restaurant, and on-demand transportation. The staff stands ready to transport you anywhere in Sun Valley or Ketchum.
Take advantage of the indoor heated pool, hot tub, and sauna. Included in your stay are day passes to Wood River YMCA, located just blocks away, so you can get your fitness on in the gym, on the rock climbing wall, or in the lap pool. After your workout, treat yourself to a thrilling time on the 130-foot water slide.
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