Hotels Near Boise Town Square Mall

by Laura Latzko

Boise Towne Square Mall is a two-story mall in Boise, Iowa, on the Boise River, which offers children’s clothing, bath and beauty, electronics and department stores. People staying in hotels near the mall are within a short drive of the city’s hiking and biking trails, ballet company, chamber orchestra, geology museum, vineyards or community or professional theaters. Hotels near the mall, which are representative of the luxury hotels in Boise, offer guest rooms or suites with full-size refrigerators or LCD TVs, American-style restaurants or indoor swimming pools.

Hyatt Place Boise/Towne Square

The Hyatt Place Boise/Towne Square is within a short walk of the mall and less than 10 miles from the Boise Zoo and the World Center of Birds of Prey. The hotel offers intimate spaces with bright and basic colors, including a gallery with a wrap-around bar with wooden stools, and a den with leather armchairs and colorful modern-style paintings. Roomy guest rooms feature bedrooms and living rooms separated by privacy walls, wet bars, living rooms with sectional sofas, brand name toothpaste and TVs with on-demand sports games. A 24-hour restaurant serves ready-made and freshly prepared sandwiches, soups and pizza, and an on-site cafe has Starbucks coffee options. The restaurant serves specialty items for children, such as peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and macaroni and cheese. The fitness center is open 24 hours. Couples’ packages come with in-room dinners for two, on-demand movies and bottles of wine.

Harrison Hotel

Harrison Hotel sits about a mile from the mall and within a five-mile drive of the Basque Museum and Cultural Center and the Boise Art Museum. A garden atrium with an outdoor dining space, guest rooms with views of the Idaho Foothills and a glass elevator with views of the atrium and indoor pool add to the natural ambience at the hotel. A daily shuttle service transports guests to and from the nearby Boise Airport. Guest rooms and suites offer cozy beds with down comforters and bathrooms with adult-size bathrobes and luxury soaps. An indoor swimming pool is heated all year, and hotel staff will deliver beer and wine to the rooms.

Hilton Garden Inn Boise Spectrum

Located about two miles from the mall, the Hilton Garden Inn Boise Spectrum is within a 15-minute drive of the Boise Little Theater and the Opera Idaho. The hotel features roomy, pastel-colored spaces, including a classic-style indoor pavilion with chandeliers, high ceilings and white walls. Striped couches and pink chairs add a homey touch to the public room. The 24-hour business center offers two guest computers with high-speed Internet access, and hotel staff provides playpens and cribs upon request. Suites come with fireplaces, multiple TVs and office chairs, and most guest rooms and suites have on-demand video games, feather pillows, refrigerators, microwaves and sofa beds. An American-style restaurant serves a daily hot breakfast with made-to-order items such as eggs, and an on-site market sells frozen dinners.

Oxford Suites

Oxford Suites is about two miles from the mall and within a short drive of the Roaring Springs Water Park. The all-suite hotel offers spacious guest rooms and public areas, including a roomy lobby lounge filled with plush coaches and chairs. Patio tables and chairs surround the indoor swimming pool, which features arched windows with views of the surrounding neighborhood. The hotel also has a children’s pool, a steam room and a sauna, and provides same-day dry-cleaning and airport shuttle services. A daily breakfast buffet includes hot dishes, and hotel staff provides beer and wine at a reception held Monday through Saturday evenings. Suites are equipped for long-term stays, with soaking tubs, loungers, stoves, dishwashers or two bedrooms; some suites have gas fireplaces. Hotel packages come with dinner for two at a local restaurant; massage or facial treatments at a nearby spa; a gift certificate to an area restaurant; movie tickets; pre-paid credit cards that can be used anywhere; and gift certificates to local stores.

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