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A Petite Retreat! Tastefuly Remodeled, Sun Valley Atelier Studio
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0.18 mi from city center
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Wonderful and Relaxing Stay in Sun Valley

"This property had been updated and was very cozy and comfortable. Best bedding and sheets. Comfortable furniture."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2019

A Petite Retreat! Tastefuly Remodeled, Sun Valley Atelier Studio
NEW ! Ski Season Price Special
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1.11 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Close to the mountain, garage parking, fridge, stove, microwave, coffeemaker. Everything needed to enjoy our stay."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

NEW ! Ski Season Price Special
Indian Springs 2423 - 2 Br Condo
3.5 out of 5
2423 Indian Springs, Sun Valley, ID
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1.06 mi from city center
Indian Springs 2423 - 2 Br Condo
Snowcreek Condo With Sun Valley Amenities !!! 2 Bdrms /2 Bthrms /and Small Loft
$159
per night
Apr 6 - Apr 7
0.17 mi from city center
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A wonderful condo, located near the beginner mountain and ski school tooj

"Property was perfect fit for our trip. Cool hockey themed facility. The pool, gym and jacuzzi are within walking distance. During our stay the condo center was under construction but did not affect our itinerary. Great hosting by Dave and easy to contact. Best, RB"…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Snowcreek Condo With Sun Valley Amenities !!! 2 Bdrms /2 Bthrms /and Small Loft
You Asked for It!!! New Window Coverings, Wi-fi, Hot Tub & Underground Parking
4.7/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)
Great location

"Quiet"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

You Asked for It!!! New Window Coverings, Wi-fi, Hot Tub & Underground Parking
2 Bed/2 Bath in Sun Valley`s Elkhorn Presidents DAY Special! Beautiful Elkhorn Condo With Mountain
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great location

"Great visit to Sun Valley! Loved the proximity to Ketchum and old Sun Valley feel to the condo. Thanks for the bottle of wine and for the activity card! Was nice ti sit in the Elkhorn Village hot tub at the end of a long ski day. Thank you!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2020

2 Bed/2 Bath in Sun Valley`s Elkhorn Presidents DAY Special! Beautiful Elkhorn Condo With Mountain
Family Friendly Elkhorn Condo Near Ski, Golf, Pool, Bikepath & Sun Valley Lodge
4.6/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)
Weekend Ski Trip

"Clean, cozy, and as advertised. Served us well for a weekend getaway and early ski season fun! Matt was quick to respond and the condo met our expectations. Looking forward to another trip later in the season."…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

Family Friendly Elkhorn Condo Near Ski, Golf, Pool, Bikepath & Sun Valley Lodge
35 and 37 Asheville - 6 Br Cabin
3 out of 5
113 Angani Way #2049, Sun Valley, ID
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1.1 mi from city center
35 and 37 Asheville - 6 Br Cabin
Cozy 2 Bedroom in the Heart of Sun Valley
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0.34 mi from city center
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perfect spot to see Sun Valley

"This was a great property, situated close to the lodge and a short walk to town. Very well maintained and comfortable. The check in was easy and directions were perfect. Would use again in a heartbeat"…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2020

Cozy 2 Bedroom in the Heart of Sun Valley
Fantastic Condo Close to Skiing, Tennis, Golf, Swimming and Biking!
$95
per night
Apr 6 - Apr 7
0.99 mi from city center
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Nice place

"Had a good time, place was nice and clean."…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Fantastic Condo Close to Skiing, Tennis, Golf, Swimming and Biking!
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Visiting Sun Valley

Travelers to Sun Valley give high marks for the ski areas and magnificent mountain views. Scenic and walkable, this city attracts tourists with its riverfront and festivals. Top sights in the city include Sun Valley Ski Resort and Sawtooth National Forest.

  • There are 368 hotels and other accommodations in Sun Valley
  • The closest major airport is in Sun Valley, ID (SUN-Friedman Memorial), 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Sun Valley

Well-known for its festivals, the city's cultural venues include Liberty Theater, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, and Blaine County Historical Museum. The mountain views, hiking trails, and riverfront highlight the city's natural beauty, and Sawtooth National Forest, Sawtooth National Recreation Area, and Salmon River are worth a visit. Top activities include skiing and biking, while Sun Valley Ski Resort, Big Wood Golf Course, and River Run Day Lodge are favorite sights to visit.

In Sun Valley, there are 368 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect vacation. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Sun Valley Resort - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 3 outdoor pools and a full-service spa, along with an in-room iPod dock. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and proximity to shopping.
  • Knob Hill Inn - Our customers like the breakfast and pool at this hotel. With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
  • Hotel Ketchum - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and bar.

Dressing for Sun Valley

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 48°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 7°F
  • From April to June, the average is 76°F during the day and 23°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 83°F during the day and 31°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 64°F as the daytime average and 7°F as the nighttime average
  • Sun Valley gets about 17.96 inches of rain per year
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 79°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 8°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Sun Valley?
Knob Hill Inn is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other top choices based on reviews include Sun Valley Resort and Wood River Inn & Suites.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Sun Valley, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get top deals in Sun Valley.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Sun Valley?
For more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Sun Valley, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Sun Valley?
Based on reviews, Wood River Inn & Suites is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Best Western Tyrolean Lodge and Bellevue High Country Motel.
What's the best place to stay for families in Sun Valley?
Best Western Tyrolean Lodge is a hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Knob Hill Inn is another good option for your kid-friendly vacation. Also kids of all ages will enjoy a visit to Sawtooth Botanical Garden.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Sun Valley?
Elkhorn Village is a favorite 3.5-star condo resort for couples, and features in-room fireplaces and kitchens.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Sun Valley?
Airport Inn is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and free newspapers for its human guests.
What's the best hotel to stay close to Sun Valley Ski Resort?
Sun Valley Resort is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers 3 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. It’s located just a short 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Sun Valley Ski Resort. Another good option is Tamarack Lodge, located just 1 mi (1.6 km) away.
What about the best place to stay near Sawtooth National Forest?
One of the top choices for your stay is Best Western Tyrolean Lodge, located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from Sawtooth National Forest, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Limelight Hotel Ketchum and Luxury Five-bedroom Residence Steps From Sun Valley Lifts are two other good options within the area.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Sun Valley?
Knob Hill Inn is a favorite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar.
What's the best hotel for a golf vacation in Sun Valley?
Knob Hill Inn is a 3.5-star hotel featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Another good choice is Sun Valley Resort if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Big Wood Golf Course during your trip.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the slopes in Sun Valley?
Based on our travel data, Elkhorn Village is a top 3.5-star condo resort for skiing, and features a golf course and in-room kitchens. Best Western Plus Kentwood Lodge is another good option to stay near the slopes. Spend your days on the slopes by visiting Sun Valley Ski Resort, River Run Day Lodge, or Soldier Mountain Ski Area.

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