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“Lovely home, great hosts in a great location”
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Blackwell Hotel
Ranked #2 of 10 Coeur d'Alene B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 18 September 2017

A beautiful old renovated home in a great location in the heart of Couer d'Alene. Our hosts were extremely helpful and friendly. Breakfast was delicious (but not served until 8am, if that's important to you). Our room (#2), was very large and beautifully furnished. We had a private bathroom, though it was detached and right across the hall (and bathrobes provided, so not really an issue for us). Walking distance to great nature hikes as well as the local resort hotel and lovely main street of the town. Our stay was somewhat affected by terrible amounts of smoke in the town from wildfires throughout WA, ID and MT. If you are planning to travel to this area during fall of 2017, I would check on the current smoke situation.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

This hotel was lovely in a great location and helpful staff. We had a beautiful room and wonderful large bathroom BUT they could not turn AC off. We had to wear extra clothes when in the room and get an extra blanket for the bed when outside temps were warm. staff was aware of problem and apologetic but said they couldn't do anything. Don't know if other rooms had similar problems just don't book room 3.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We stayed two nights in mid-August. The staff was very helpful. The facility is on one of the main streets of Coeur d'Alene, but was very quiet. The lake and the historic downtown district are a short walk away. Breakfast was excellent, and we enjoyed eating on the patio each morning.

Room Tip: We were on the second floor toward the back. Very quiet.
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The house is lovely but definitely needs attention, paint repair, etc. it seems the AC is only fir the first floor, so the upper floors get hot and musty. We were given a room that I think may have been storage ( think broom closet) at the top of the house, 3rd floor. No light, in fact the electrical in the bathroom wasn't working well so we had one very dim light. The last set of four stairways was quite narrow with shorter than normal steps ( easier to go up sideways) and very steep.
The staff is extremely courteous, kind and apologetic about the property's many obvious shortcomings. They keep the house very clean and make a nice breakfast every morning. Thankfully the staff was so very good. It appears the house is run on a shoestring budget or less, which is sad because it's a great historic home with so much potential given a proper owner with pride.
There are other historic homes converted to Inns on the same street that are in much better condition which I'd check out the next time I go.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great home renovated nicely. The constant locked front doors sends a message of non-welcoming, but the staff were wonderful and friendly. Need breakfast before 8:00, as meetings start then so missed breakfast opportunity. Overall, great experience. The top floor room was a little warm in the summer, and the stairs are very narrow, so ask for a room on the second floor if you are sensitive to this. The bathroom is across the hall but nice bathroom. Quality renovation.

Room Tip: Top floor requires lots of narrow stairs. Less A/C in top floors.
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled on business
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Address: 820 E Sherman Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-4149
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Region: United States > Idaho > Coeur d'Alene
Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Spa Suites
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Ranked #2 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Coeur d'Alene
Price Range: $186 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Blackwell Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A luxury boutique hotel with in-room flat screen TV's, Keurig coffee makers, iHome docking stations, and more. Hotel amenities include free WIFI, media room, billiards table and shuffleboard. Walking distance to many restaurants, shops, night life, parks, and the lake. Check-in time between 3pm-6pm. Check-out time is at 11am. ... more   less 
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