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Reviewed 8 August 2012 via mobile

It is very strange to stay in someone's home. I understand bed & breakfast , I understand ' homely',but I don't understand staying in someone's home and paying for it. Beds are not made , fresh linen or towels are not provided nor are rooms cleaned during a stay. This comes as a bit of a shock since the room...

7Thank JYPA
hpedersen, Owner at Talus Rock Retreat, responded to this review

First I want to for the third time express our sincere apologies for the dissatisfaction with regard to your lodging experience at Talus Rock. As I had mentioned to your husband following your email, we wish thank you for your critique as we had immediately taken it to heart and adjusted the "wrongs". We appreciate your candid feedback, and I...

Reviewed 3 August 2012

Talus Rock exceeded all of our expectations. We had an amazing family holiday filled with the special connections you can only get when experiencing a place like Talus Rock. Heather (the owner) provided us with everything our hearts desired. Our children left saying it was their favourite holiday ever; which they rated ahead of Disneyland... They loved the freedom of...

Thank Linda G
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Reviewed 28 July 2012

The house was beautiful! I surprised my wife on her birthday, and the owner went out of her way to make it a special occasion. Our room was amazing, and had been prepared with roses and snacks to make it memorable. Our host was friendly and generous with knowledge about local eateries and attractions. She was kind enough to visit...

1Thank Martin G
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 July 2012

My BF and have gone to Idaho for vacation for the past couple of summers. We were looking for a different place to stay and stumbled across this little gem while doing some searching. All I can say is "Wow!". The owner, Heather was an amazing and gracious host. And the property was truly magnificent and peaceful. The lodge itself...

Thank jjlt1234
Spokane, Washington, United States
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Awesome retreat location, wonderful room and the scenery is amazing. Great hosts and company as well! Stayed in the Arbor Room on July 4th, it was a very enjoyable time and the room was well prepared for us.

Thank nothgiel118
San Diego, California
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Wow! We found this B&B as it was the top rated on TripAdvisor and it did not disappoint. Talus Rock Retreat is just amazing, from the time we arrived we were greeted by the incredibly warm innkeeper Heather Pederson at this beautiful B&B right in the heart of Sandpoint. Our well-appointed and large guest room (Arbor room) had everything we...

Thank BayAreaTravellerSJ
Eastport , Idaho
Reviewed 30 June 2012

We were enthusiastically met by the owner, felt we were honored guests, shown to our fabulous room. ( I looked at all of them and each has it's own charm and special feeling.) Since we were on our honeymoon, we had the Arbor room, private patio, double jetted tub, wonderful treats in fridge, privacy when we wanted, but fun friendly...

1Thank Lee H
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 June 2012

Such a memorable and blessed stay at Talus Rock. Heather hosted an annual board retreat for us. It was cozy, yet plenty of space for a big group to feel comfortable. So thankful for the hospitality of the owners. Talus Rock is a must visit!

1Thank hetwins
St. Charles, IL
Reviewed 25 June 2012

My husband and I stayed at Talus Rock for two nights while our kids attended horsemanship camp at the local Western Pleasure guest ranch. It was a true treat to stay here! As all previous reviews have stated, Heather is an excellent hostess. It does seem a little strange to be staying in someone else's house, but Heather makes it...

1Thank ncocacola
Fort Mohave, Arizona
Reviewed 5 June 2012

We booked our getaway to Talus Rock a couple of months ago on a whim with a special thru Groupon. We weren't sure what to expect before arriving, but our entire weekend far exceeded any expectations we might have had. Talus Rock is a very unique place in every way possible. The architecture is big and bold, but full of...

1Thank Brian S

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to the privacy and peacefulness of Talus Rock Retreat for your special getaway. A private, chic, and eclectically elegant timber frame and Tuscan-style retreat, this exceptional property caters to those who appreciate nature combined with old world charm. With 6 individual suites available, the cozy provisions can be enjoyed by a couple for a weekend getaway, a romantic honeymoon, a pristine mountain vacation, or a simple get-away to enjoy rejuvenation and inspiration. Or, take the tranquil villa in its entirety to accommodate an intimate extended family reunion of up to 24 people, a spectacular rehearsal dinner, an indoor catered holiday gathering, or a corporate or other non-traditional, informal group affair. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Talus Rock Retreat

Address: 291 Syringa Heights, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Region: United States > Idaho > Sandpoint
Price Range: $221 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Talus Rock Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Talus Rock Retreat Hotel Sandpoint
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