Knob Hill Inn Sun Valley

Two-Night Stay for Two in a King Room at Knob Hill Inn in Idaho

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Newly Renovated Boutique Hotel within Walking Distance from Sun Valley Resort

In 1935, Union Pacific Railroad hired Austrian Count Felix Schaffgotsch to find an ideal site for the next grand American resort. Arriving at the small mining town of Ketchum, Idaho, he wrote in a wire that he had found "more delightful features than any place … in Switzerland, Austria, or the U.S. for a winter resort." Amid the Rocky Mountains, generous snowfall, and abundant sunshine, the resulting Sun Valley Resort became the nation's first destination ski resort, attracting the likes of Clark Gable, Lucille Ball, Ernest Hemingway, and world-champion skiers. Today, Knob Hill Inn, a boutique mountainside hotel, sits in the heart of the luxury resort, offering majestic views and alpine recreation.

The hotel's recently renovation added the lobby's double-sided fireplace, constructed from Boulder Mountain flagstone and flanked by leather ottomans. The modern updates continue in the king rooms, where marble-tiled bathrooms feature radiant floor heating, frameless glass showers, and fiber-optic dental floss. Shared wooden balconies look out onto Sun Valley's forested hills.

The onsite Grill at Knob Hill uses tree branches and earthy tones to evoke the hotel's natural surroundings. Diners enjoy pancakes and yogurt parfaits during a complimentary breakfast, and the culinary team prepares sophisticated Northwest fare such as Idaho rainbow trout and lollipop lamb chops for dinner.

Ketchum, Idaho: Small Country Town Surrounded by World-Class Outdoor Attractions

Located just east of the sprawling Boise National Forest, Ketchum is best known for the Sun Valley Resort and the diverse terrain of Bald Mountain. Stretching to the edge of Sawtooth National Forest, "Baldy" covers more than 2,000 acres with intermediate skiing and snowboarding trails. Sun Valley also accommodates beginners on Dollar Mountain, the resort's lower-elevation peak. Between runs, skiers can defrost with a mug of hot cocoa at The Roundhouse or ascend 8,800 feet for views from the wraparound deck at Seattle Ridge Lodge.

Eight miles north, Sawtooth Wilderness features hiking trails, pine forests, and more than 300 alpine lakes. The jagged peaks of Sawtooth Mountains rise up more than 10,000 feet, and deep, sheltered valleys protect the habitat of fish, moose, and alpaca. To the southeast, the Craters of the Moon National Monument makes for an excellent day trip, as the preserve's volcanic terrain is ideal for cave tours, bird watching, and filming fake moon landings.

What You Get

Two-night stay for two in a king room with breakfast

  • $299, valid Sunday–Thursday
  • $362, valid on Friday & Saturday


  • Onsite gourmet restaurant
  • Newly renovated guest rooms
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Shuttle service to mountains and downtown
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access
  • Onsite fitness center

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 3/15/12 and complete travel by 4/15/12
  • Not valid 2/11/12 or 2/18/12-2/19/12
  • Limit 4 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • 14-day cancellation notice or fee of up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 18 or older to check-in
  • Valid only for king room
  • Sunday-Thursday option not valid for Thursday arrival; Friday-and-Saturday option not valid for Saturday arrival
  • Not valid with reward points
  • 10% tax not included

Other Details

How To Book

  1. Purchase Groupon.
  2. Call Knob Hill Inn by 3/15/12.
  3. Choose a date prior to 4/15/12.
  4. Mention your Groupon and provide your credit-card info.

Room Details

King Room

  • One king-size bed
  • Standard occupancy: Two
  • Maximum occupancy: Three
  • Adding occupants above standard: $25 per guest 3 or older, per night; no charge for guests 2 or younger
  • Shared balconies
  • Radiant bathroom floor heating

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: Free
  • Rollaways: No charge
  • Smoking policy: No smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: Pets are not allowed inside the property.
  • Accessibility: Handicap-accessible rooms are available upon request during booking.
  • Room upgrades: Not available

What It's Worth

Two-night stay for two in a king room with breakfast

  • $299, valid Sunday–Thursday (up to $598 value)
  • $362, valid on Friday & Saturday (up to $658 value)

Getting There

  • By plane: About 15 miles from Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN)
  • By cab: About $45 from SUN
  • By car: About 150 miles east of Boise

Customer Reviews

13 Ratings

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John A. ·
Reviewed January 25, 2013
Very nicely furnished rooms, great service! It made for a perfect weekend!


Kathe G. ·
Reviewed April 19, 2013
Attentive staff


Kathe G. ·
Reviewed April 19, 2013
Love the room style and amenities, such as L'Occitane products and Koenig coffee. Did not love the additional charge on my card for I don't know what, since we were careful to not use what was on the list of for-cost items in the room.
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