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Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about the River Dance Lodge. First and foremost the staff was INCREDIBLE. Rachel, Jin and Greg take obvious pride in the food and facilities and really gave us personalized attention. We also rafted with Row Adventures for 2 days and the guides are some of the best that we've ever had. Chris, Brian, Sam... More 

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

Dear Kate, Thank you for this wonderful review! It was really nice meeting you and your husband and friends. It was a treat to have you as our guests! I'm glad that you had such a great time here. We look forward to seeing you back again in the future. Sincerely, Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

Rhyl, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

stayed in one of their small cabins for a night prior to doing a rafting trip with row adventures. the lady at check in was friendly and helpful, and her male partner showed us up to the cabin and showed us the amenities. the cabin had two bedrooms and a sleeper sofa in the small living area. also a bathroom... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay here, the food and your time rafting the Lochsa River! I hope that we will have the privilege of having you with us again! Thank you for staying at River Dance Lodge. Sincerely, Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

Post Falls, ID
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Our large group of 40 stayed over the weekend for a 1 day rafting trip. The Paddler cabin was a fantastic option with plenty of space to hold the 7 adults we had in our one cabin; it could have actually slept two more. It was clean and stocked with basic necessities to prepare meals on the bbq outside. The... More 

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

Thank you for writing this lovely review! It was great to have you and your group with us and we are happy that it was such a fun time on the Lochsa and getting together at the resort. We hope to see you back again soon! Thank you for staying with us, Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

Pullman, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We had a great experience at River Dance Lodge for a 2-night weekend trip away. Easy and flexible to book with Ryan Moore at ROW Adventures. They were very accommodating with us missing dinner/our late arrival and adjusted package price accordingly. Greeted by Rachel and her husband who are both very kind. They showed us the "features" of our glamping... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this detailed review! I'm happy that you had a great time and enjoyed the hospitality here - we really enjoyed having you with us! I hope that we will see you back again soon. Thank you for staying with us! Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

Lodi, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015

We stopped in here for one night on our family trip to Idaho, the only problem we had was that we didn't get to stay here longer. To start, the setting is beautiful. Highway 12 through Idaho is unbelievable and this lodge sits just across the highway from the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River. The grounds are maintained exceptionally... More 

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

Thank you for this wonderful review! We enjoyed having you with us and look forward to a longer visit next time. We hope that you enjoyed your time in Idaho and had a nice trip back home. Thank you for staying with us! Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

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Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

I have to thank Groupon for this trip! We would have never found this place if we didn't see the deal on groupon! We bought the deal for 2 nights for the price of one! We cooked on the bbq grill outside and cooked on the wood stove as well. We enjoyed taking a bath outside. There was a hole... More 

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

Dear Elisabeth, I'm glad you found us and had such a great time glamping by the river! Thank you for the kind review and recommendation - we loved having you with us! We look forward to having you back again. Sincerely, Rachel ~ Lodge Manager More 

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Reviewed 6 November 2014

My best friend Lisa and I crossed one off our bucket list this past July 4th (her birthday) by teaming with Row Adventures for a whitewater trip of a lifetime. There is nowhere closer to the action than Syringa, ID and our stay at River Dance Lodge was phenomenal! We stayed in one of the "glamping" tents the first night... More 

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ROWadventure, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Phil, for this great review; we are glad that you found the experience of the Lochsa to be as adventurous as we do! Also glad that you had a great stay here and it was a memorable Birthday for Lisa. We hope to have you with us again in the future. Here's to more adventures! Sincerely, Rachel Householder... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2014

I treated my husband to a birthday weekend at River Dance Lodge in October, and it was amazing. So quiet and peaceful, and we really lucked out with the weather, getting one day that was so hot and sunny, I sunbathed on a nearby river bank "beach" while he went fly-fishing. Amazing. The next day was misty and rainy, but... More 

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ROWadventure, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Natasha, We are so glad that you came! It warms our hearts to hear that you had a wonderful time here and that it exceeded expectations. Thank you for the review and sharing photos from your stay. We wish you all the best as you anticipate the arrival of your little one and look forward to having you all... More 

Shelbyville, Illinois, United States
1 review
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We spent one night at the River Dance Lodge. My only regret is we didn't have time to spend more. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The cabin was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. If we are ever that close again, we would definitely stay. I would reccomend it to anyone.

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ROWadventure, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We are glad that you stopped in at River Dance Lodge and had an enjoyable stay with us. We hope to see you again in the future! All the best, Rachel Householder Lodge Manager More 

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Reviewed 12 October 2014

I would highly recommend this resort to anyone who is looking for resort to enjoy nature and some beautiful cabins . The managers Rachel and Jins are some of the nicest people you'll ever meet and even the food was great . Dave and Barbie

Thank Davefahmie
ROWadventure, Manager at River Dance Lodge, responded to this review

Dear David & Barbie, We really enjoyed having you with us! It was great spending time with you - thanks for the fun time around the campfire! We are glad you had a great time and hope to see you again! All the best, Rachel, Jins and all the staff at River Dance Lodge More 

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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: ₹ 10,160 - ₹ 22,433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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