Ponderay hotels

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What travelers to Ponderay are saying

Fun place to do outside sports. We golfed, rode bikes and went garage saling. Had to go to downtown Sandpoint to get good food.
Diana L. May 6, 2015
Business trip so no real free time.
David D. Aug 3, 2015
We love going here!
Tiffany A. May 6, 2015


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Hotels in Ponderay

The best way to get to know Ponderay may be through its top attractions. Among these are East Bonner County Library District - Sandpoint Library, Art Works Gallery, Travers Park, Sandpoint City Beach Park and Sandpoint Center for the Arts—all of which are compelling reasons to visit.

Need a place to kick back after all that sightseeing? Ponderay also has 12 hotels, which rate highly for Hotel Staff and Location, meaning they offer more than just a comfy bed to snooze in.

Activities in Ponderay

Make sure you leave time for play while in Ponderay! For an afternoon of family-friendly fun, watch a movie at Bonner Mall Cinema.

North Idaho Spas offers a serene environment to visitors looking for a little pampering and relaxation.

Where to eat in Ponderay

Few experiences are as satisfying as a good, hearty meal. Luckily, that's easy to find in Ponderay — just grab a table at Pend Oreille Pasta and Wine, Pizza Hut, Blimpie and Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza and tuck in.

Where to shop in Ponderay

Go on the hunt for the perfect new look and gifts at Cedar Street Bridge Public Market and JCPenney. Those perfect finishing touches and a little extra glimmer are likely waiting for you at Sayers Jewelers.

If your iPhone needs some sprucing up, pick up new accessories and tech toys at The Vapor Depot.

Nightlife in Ponderay

After dinner — or a long afternoon of shopping and sightseeing — head to local watering holes like Sweet Lou's Restaurant and Bar and Hideaway Lounge for a drink and a taste of Ponderay's nightlife.

Outdoor activities in Ponderay

There are ways to kick back in Ponderay beyond its marquee attractions. Kaniksu National Forest and Travers Parkare great places to get some fresh air and spend time outside.

Pampurred Pets Store is a great activity for families and solo travelers alike. Here, you can see a world hidden beneath the ocean's surface.

Arts and culture in Ponderay

Some of Ponderay's popular attractions are steeped in culture. Soak it in at Bonner County Historical Society or Art Works Gallery while enjoying a quiet afternoon.

Entertainment and education abound at Common Knowledge Bookstore & Tea House and East Bonner County Library District - Sandpoint Library, where you can catch up on history, fiction and current events.

University of Idaho draws students and alums alike to its campus and its atmosphere of higher education.

Best times to visit Ponderay

If you're planning a trip to Ponderay, consider visiting in November, October and December. Orbitz offers great deals 365 days a year, but during these months, you'll save the most — 52%, 50% and 47%, respectively.

Where to stay in Ponderay

Sandpoint Airport is the main hub for flights into Ponderay and the surrounding area.

Recently booked Ponderay hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Days Inn Sandpoint 17 days ago 2 stars $63
Holiday Inn Express & Suites SANDPOINT NORTH 18 days ago 3 stars $96
Hotel Ruby Ponderay 20 days ago 3 stars $79

Recently Rated Ponderay Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Days Inn Sandpoint
3.6 / 5
18 reviews
2 stars $63
Hotel Ruby Ponderay
3.6 / 5
17 reviews
3 stars $79
Holiday Inn Express & Suites SANDPOINT NORTH
4.2 / 5
16 reviews
3 stars $96

Featured Ponderay Hotels

From $63

1 Days Inn Sandpoint

2 stars
3.6 / 5 18 reviews

363 Bonner Mall Way

Chairman Award for quality. Nestled in the heart of the Selkirk and Cabinet Mountains of Ponderay Idaho, the Days Inn Sandpoint is located near the base of Schweitzer Mountain Ski Area and is just...

very nice
very helpful staff. the hot tub area was great for the kids and the breakfast was really good
Sep 22, 2015
From $79

2 Hotel Ruby Ponderay

3 stars
3.6 / 5 17 reviews

477255 Highway 95 N

On your next vacation to The Gem State book a room at the Hotel Ruby Ponderay near Schweitzer Mountain which is a gem of its own. Our Ponderay hotel is within easy driving distance of Lake Pend...

Nice place
Clean nice room. Not overly big but worked. Loved that they had a new pool, and offered bikes to borrow. Love the area.
Aug 11, 2015
From $96

3 Holiday Inn Express & Suites SANDPOINT NORTH

3 stars
4.2 / 5 16 reviews

477326 Highway 95 North

The newest hotel in Sandpoint provides year-round retreat. The 100% non-smoking Holiday Inn Express hotel of north Sandpoint features a great location off Highway 95 in Ponderay, just minutes from...

Great stay
We enjoyed our stay in this hotel, It's realy clean and smell like new . Everything was good
Aug 4, 2015
From $73

4 La Quinta Inn Sandpoint

3 stars
3.9 / 5 18 reviews

415 Cedar St

The La Quinta Inn Sandpoint has been awarded the 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature...

Nice place
Very clean and comfy! The breakfast was amazing and lots of variety.
Aug 17, 2015
From $114

5 BEST WESTERN Edgewater Resort

3 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

56 Bridge Street

This lakefront Sandpoint, ID hotel is conveniently located near Schweitzer Ski Resort, Silverwood Theme Park and Coldwater Creek Street Bridge. The spacious and neat accommodations at this...

Beautiful location
This seems like the place to stay in Sandpoint - great location, comfortable rooms with balconies overlooking the lake, good restaurant.
Sep 13, 2015

6 Schweitzer Mountain Resort Selkirk Lodge

3 stars
4.1 / 5 7 reviews

10000 Schweitzer Mountain Road

European Style with Rustic Northern Idaho Charm. 76 slope side rooms in the Selkirk Lodge offer everything from hotel style floor plans to elegant suites. Enjoy the European flavor of the alpine...

Lovely location but off the beaten path -- quiet during off-season
Because it's a ski resort and on top of a mountain, it was quite a drive; however, the location is lovely and has a great view. We were upgraded to a larger room. Overall, a nice one-night stay on...
Nov 29, 2014
From $67

7 GuestHouse Lodge Sandpoint

2 stars
3.3 / 5 25 reviews

476841 Hwy 95 North

The GuestHouse Lodge - Sandpoint is the perfect hotel for a restful night whether you are visiting for recreational or business. Located at the base of Schweitzer Ski Mountain and only two miles...

Trip away
Hotel was just ok. Needs some tender loving care. Staff was very friendly. Breakfast was pretty sad
Jul 12, 2015
From $77

8 Quality Inn Sandpoint

2 stars
3.5 / 5 4 reviews

807 N. 5th Ave.

The Quality Inn hotel is located just minutes from Lake Pend Oreille and Coldwater Creek Outlet. Sports enthusiasts will be happy that Schweitzer Mountain and Hidden Lakes Golf Course are only...

Room clean. Slow check-IN. Wall heater either very warm or had to be turned off completely. Plenty of pillows and bed was comfortable. We stayed here in the summer and it was fine
Mar 4, 2015
From $107

9 Dover Bay Resort Sandpoint

3 stars
4.6 / 5 5 reviews

659 Lakeshore Avenue

Dover Bay Resort Lake Pend Orielle, a Magnuson Hotels affiliate, is the perfect family retreat in Standpoint, Idaho. The resort faces the beautiful Lake Pend Oreille in the Dover Bay Marina...

Great place to stay
Only problem with the stay was that there was no assigned parking for each cottage. Other units used the spots close to us. Besides that, great place...DISH is a great restaurant as well.
Sep 29, 2015

10 Schweitzer Mountain Resort White Pine Lodge

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

10000 Schweitzer Mountain Road

Luxury and convenience together, The White Pine Lodge Condo's feature contemporary mountain architecture and northwest interiors. The White Pine Lodge is mountain luxury at it's finest. Stand at...

11 Clark Fork Lodge

1 star
5.0 / 5 2 reviews

121 Antelope Loop & Hwy 200

At the Clark Fork Lodge, we specialize in outdoor fun. Located only minutes from Lake Pend Oreille, Sandpoint, Schwietzer Ski Resort, and the beautiful Clark Fork River and Delta, the Clark Fork...

Road trip
Had a very comfortable stay. Very friendly owner and a clean and comfy nights sleep.
Sep 12, 2015
From $121

12 BEST WESTERN PLUS Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

7169 Plaza Street

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...

Needed a place to stay
The room was quite large. It was clean and I overlooked the river. However, I am not a gambler nor did I use the spa. I thought for the price, the whole hotel would be of better quality.
Aug 2, 2015