Get an overview of this hotelMountain ski retreat with dining and an indoor pool

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Restaurant

Location

Conveniently near skiing facilities, this Ponderay hotel is located in a shopping district, within 3 mi (5 km) of Sandpoint Elks Golf Course and Sandpoint City Beach Park, and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and skiing lessons. Panida Theater is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.

Hotel Features

After a day on the slopes, return to Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint to dine at the restaurant, drink at the bar/lounge, and take a dip in an indoor pool.

Room Amenities

All 69 rooms offer free WiFi, pillowtop beds, and LED TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include hydromassage showerheads, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

After a day on the slopes, soothe your muscles in one of the 2 spa tubs or enjoy the use of a 24-hour fitness center. Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint helps provide the perfect winter holiday with ski storage and ski passes. At the end of the day, order après-ski drinks at the hotel's bar.

The hotel offers a restaurant. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This ski hotel also offers an indoor pool and a children's pool. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Ski passes available 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's pool 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Ski storage 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 69 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • One meeting room 1 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Towels provided 
  • Linens provided 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • LED TV 
  • Hydromassage showerhead 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Heating 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 9:30 AM.

Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

2 spa tubs are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snowmobiling nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Ziplining nearby 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10.00 per accommodation, per day (maximum USD 30.00 per stay)
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room (up to 50 lb)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Only service animals are allowed
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
Union Pay
No rollaway/extra beds available
No elevators

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 10.00 per accommodation, per day (maximum USD 30.00 per stay)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Howard Johnson Motel Sandpoint Ponderay
  • Howard Johnson Ponderay Sandpoint
  • Ruby Ponderay

We should mention

Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).


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