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Eugene, Oregon
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

My husband and I stayed in a "glamping "tent at the River Dance Lodge. What a treat! The bed was very comfortable and the furnishings were charming. Best of all was the old claw foot tub on the back porch! The breakfast, lunch and dinner at the restaurant were delicious, with blackberry and huckleberry pie in between. The wild blackberries... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for reviewing your experience with us here in Syringa! I'm glad that you were able to relax and renew and enjoy the tranquility of our wild and scenic rivers. We hope to have you with us again in the future! Thank you for staying at River Dance Lodge! Sincerely, Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We came with a complex group of 10 - including 2 sets grandparents, young adult with mobility impairment, 8 yr old city girls and parents wanting the complete idaho experience. Staff was wonderful and accommodating. A sturdy but temporary ramp was built before our arrival for an easy cabin entrance. (There are 2 steps into cafe) Activity staff knowledgeable and... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sharon, Thank you for bringing your family for a reunion to wild and scenic Idaho! We really enjoyed having you all with us and are happy that your time at River Dance Lodge was enjoyable for everyone in your group. All the best and we hope to see you back again! Sincerely, Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

Fountain Hills, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 18 July 2015

What an amazing place! Mountainous forest with one beautiful river after another. The River Dance Lodge accommodations were great. The staff treated us like we were long-time friends, working very hard to make sure our stay was perfect. Kids had a great time rafting the Lochsa with ROW Adventures, and the Lodge staff provided some private fly fishing lessons as... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this great review about your stay at River Dance Lodge! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and all that our area offers. We really enjoyed having you here as our guest and are pleased that you enjoyed the hospitality. Please come again! Sincerely, Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

My spouse & I spent 3 nights in late June at the River Dance Lodge. I chickened out of white water rafting on the Lochsa because I can't swim. The staff was very accommodating and planned other activities for us. We chose to "glamp". The tents were decent sized and the beds were comfortable. Unfortunately for us we were there... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this really nice review of your stay at River Dance Lodge! All of us really enjoyed having you here with us and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. All the best and we hope to have you with us again! Sincerely, Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

Boise, Idaho
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Glamping tents, cabins that look pretty spectacular, and camping spaces. This place is a gem. In the middle of nowhere...in the best possible way. Private showers for the camping crowd. And touches here and there of a staff that cares. Pros: the digs. are awesome. the staff. so friendly. so kind. clear they try super duper hard. Cons: we went... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so happy you appreciated and enjoyed the accommodations with us. I'm very sorry about the confusion around the activities. Because it was July 4th and we try to give some of our staff the day off, we did not have as many guides available as we normally would. As you observe, if you... More 

Kingston, Idaho
1 review
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We took the Lochsa one day whitewater raft trip. It was amazing!! Our guide, Sam was not only knowledgeable with his skills, but he was so informative on the history in the area. He was a lot of fun and made the experience so worth while. Our accommodations were so beautiful and clean. All the staff was friendly and helpful... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this great review! We are so glad that you had such a great time on the Lochsa with ROW and that your experience at the Lodge was such a good one. We really enjoyed having you with us and hope to see you back again soon! Sincerely, Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We stayed two nights at River Dance Lodge while in the area for a wedding. We very much enjoyed the cabins; everything was clean, cozy, and comfortable. The hot tubs included with every cabin was a definite plus. The staff there was wonderful, and the location absolutely cannot be beat if you're looking to get away from it all and... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We are happy that the weekend was a great time and getaway for everyone in your group and that you enjoyed your stay here. Thank you as well for the feedback on breakfasts. While we also provide a couple of meat options on our buffets in addition to those listed, it helps to hear... More 

Spokane, Washington
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63 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

River Dance Lodge is smack dab in the middle of Idaho wonderfulness. In this emerald valley, rivers run cold and fat salmon make impossible leaps to ancient spawning grounds. It’s a place young men and women gravitate to from across the nation just to wait tables or sit at the back of raft and shout, “Forward! Stop!” to greenhorns like... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Linda, Thank you for giving us a glimpse into your experience at the Lodge and on the Lochsa. We so appreciate this beautiful write-up! It was a delight to have you and your husband here as our guests and each of us enjoyed visiting with you both during your stay. We hope to have you back with us again... More 

Bountiful, Utah
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

The scenery is beyond belief -- so remote and unpopulated. We glamped in the beautiful and comfortable tents. The beds were heavenly. The composting toilet was incredibly clean. The clawfoot tub on the back deck was pure heaven under the stars with the sound of the creek in the background. It's well worth the trek to get there and the... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this glowing review! We are happy that your experience at River Dance Lodge was so positive and refreshing! Thank you for being our guest - we enjoyed having you with us and hope to see you back again soon! Sincerely, Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

Stateline, Nevada
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We can't say enough about the hospitality that River Dance Lodge afforded us while we were there! It was our first time in Idaho and it won't be our last! From the moment we arrived Rachel and her whole family made us feel so welcome! The location alongside the Middle Fork Clearwater River is peaceful and serene. We did the... More 

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Peter G, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jeff, We're happy to hear that you had such a great time here in Syringa. Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review. We really enjoyed having you with us and hope to see you back again. Sincerely, Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the banks of the Clearwater River, the River Dance Lodge is Idaho's adventure hotel and resort. Enjoy rustic luxury and take advantage of guided fly-fishing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, horseback tours and hiking adventures. Each log cabin has a private hot tub and is decorated with creative and tasteful furnishings and local artwork. Mediterranean cuisine is available at an onsite restaurant, the Syringa Cafe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Dance Lodge

Address: 7743 Highway 12, Syringa, Kooskia, ID 83539
Region: United States > Idaho > Kooskia
Price Range: ₹ 10,191 - ₹ 22,502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
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“Next time we want to try one of their rustically charming cabins or a "glamping" tent”
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“Across the road from the lodge are cherry trees loaded up in June. Yummy”
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