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Big Iron Motel

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Better than expected! From the look of the outside I wasn't expecting much but we're offered beer, soda, tea, and cookies on check-in (yes, free beer!) And the room was great. Great price too! True there's no river view but you'll probably be on the river all day anyway...and if not, it's right across the street. Great place. Stay here.

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1Thank radioryan
Riggins, Idaho
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We just left there today and had to come home we had a great time and stayed at the Big Iron, the rooms were clean and we had everything we could have wanted form a motel! we were treated like family while we stayed there! we go to Riggins once a year and will be staying there everytime!

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1Thank Don B
Farmington, Utah
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

As other reviews said this place is a gem. We arrived after driving 9 hours. We treated excellent when we arrived. We're offered a beer and tea the tea was delicious had a bit of mint which was refreshing. After drinking a few adult beverages we were to tired to drive to dinner. It was our 41 anniversary so we...

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Thank Bearlaker2014
Bremerton
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night here in Riggins to do a rafting trip. The hotel owner greeted us with ice tea or beer and cookies for kids. We sat outside or room which looks out into the parking lot and spied the hot tub under the trees. The jets were strong and the view off the canyon was wonderful. It was...

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Thank llferch
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I can't say enough good things about this motel. Upon check-in they offer you beer or iced tea, rooms are clean and decently appointed, the people who run and/or own this motel are some of the most helpful people I've ever met . The food truck is fantastic as well. I highly recommend this motel if you're in Riggins !...

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Thank Bonnybbb
Kimberly, Idaho
Reviewed 30 June 2016

On a recent jet boat trip to Riggins, Idaho, I had the opportunity to stay with the folks at The Big Iron Motel. When I pulled up to the office I was pleasantly greeted, promptly checked in and offered a cold beer or soda, nice touch!! The exterior of the motel and the grounds are quiet, a little on the...

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Thank lovinglife1492
Rathdrum, Idaho
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I spent two days at the Big Iron Motel and was sorry I had to leave. The rooms are clean, quiet, comfortable, updated and relaxing. The view from our room as we sat on our deck chairs was gorgeous. Riggins itself is an amazing get away. Big Iron Motel also provides some of the best food. We had tacos three...

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Thank Debbie G
Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The owners are great and the rooms have everything you need; plus the food is very good! I've stayed several days at a time and feel quite safe when by myself too. Lots of parking. I highly recommend this place!!!

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Shawinigan, Canada
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Stopped in Riggins for diner on my way to McCall for skiing next afternoon. I finally decided to stay there as it was late and I'm happy I did. The first night was quiet, occupancy was low and the adjacent room was empty. On my second night, people arrived in the middle of the night (3-4AM) making much noise for...

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Thank YeChris
Naples, Florida
Reviewed 2 October 2015

I needed a place to stay overnight on my way to Elk City. I got in late and left early. No computer at the front desk-paper planner with reservations in pencil. Free home made ice tea at checkin which was excellent. Clean comfortable room. Older property but rooms look recently redone. Very reasonable room rate.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Big Iron Motel

Address: 515 N. Main, US 95, Riggins, ID
Region: United States > Idaho > Riggins
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Big Iron Hotel
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“it sit's well back off the highway (2 lane) so the rooms should be quiet, it's a 25 MPH zone in the town.”
mrkitty1938, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are great. Just pick one you will be happy”
914sherris, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are probably the same but those in the back away from the road are best.”
springstraveler, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the rooms with king size beds which we away from the highway”
carolh40, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“our family rented all the rooms and had a privet party there ALL the rooms were great!!”
donb883, 2 Aug 2014 | Read review
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