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Hotel Ruby

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Boise, Idaho
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location was great, close to downtown shops and venues. Hotel staff was friendly and willing to work with early check-in. Room was small but clean and served its purpose. We didn't have a car but it looked like parking was limited.

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Thank Jessica K
Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Dear Jessica K, Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We think our location is great too as there are so many great destinations within walking distance. Our staff always looks out for our guests interests first and we are so glad to hear that they were friendly. We hope you visit us again soon! All the best, Hotel... More 

Twin Falls, Idaho
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked here to see a show that was less than a block away. Stayed 2 nights. Was able to park in their lot the first night, but the night of the show, we left for dinner a couple hours before and when we got back, no where to park. Had to park in the 'overflow' parking garage a block... More 

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Thank Jennifer A
Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer A, Thank you for sharing your experience. Unfortunately we were given a small lot, but attaining the overflow lot gave us the ability to provide parking for our guests. We know it is not perfect, but we appreciate your understanding. We will also look into how we can improve our smoking area. Our priority is for our guests... More 

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76 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ran to Spokane for an overnight shopping trip and wanted to be walking distance to downtown shops. This is a nice place at a reasonable price. It is just about right across the street from the Knitting Factory concert venue and a block down from the great Guilded Unicorn. The room is clean and quiet (I stayed on the... More 

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Thank Lisa Marie H
Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Dear Lisa Marie H, Thank you for taking the time to provide your experience. We will definitely double check all our plug ins to ensure they are working properly. In the future please let us know as soon as possible and we would happy to assist you. We understand that carrying your luggage can be difficult, we wish we could... More 

Colville, Washington
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms were nice and the decor was up to date. Felt safer with the locked gates, it is downtown Spokane. The Location is great, there were so many interesting, swanky places close by to check out. Bars, restaurants and shops all close by.

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Thank Jessica P
Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Dear Jessica P, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are happy to hear you felt safe as that is a top priority of ours. We absolutely love our location as it allows our guests to explore downtown within steps of the hotel. We hope you visit us again soon! All the best, Hotel Ruby More 

earth
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65 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

A modest Priceline bid delivered the Ruby . It's an apparent 50s era place that has been renovated to take advantage of the quirky charm of the era. It's older but clean and renovations are still in good condition. Parking is tight, I arrived early and had a spot, late comers might not be so lucky, but can park a... More 

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Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Dear heckflosse, Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We are happy to hear that you noticed the cleanliness because we take a lot of pride in it. Our location makes it ideal to explore downtown Spokane and enjoy the surrounding eateries, shops, and entertainment venues. We hope you visit us again soon! All the best,... More 

Cheney, Wa
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383 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Another wonderful stay in downtown Spokane at the Ruby. It has maintained it's high standards for comfort, chic, and affordability since our last stay. Check in was friendly and seamless, and the location just can't be beat. Our room was spotless, cozy, and perfect for a romantic night away from the kiddos. Kudos to fast wifi, as well. I would... More 

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Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Dear gcleff11, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We hope you had a wonderful anniversary and congratulations! We were thrilled to welcome you back and we are pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable time. We are already looking forward to your next visit! All the best, Hotel Ruby More 

Torrance, California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My wife told me what to title this review. But I do agree with her. It was very nicely decorated and quite quaint. This definitely used to be an older style motel, but they have done an amazing job renovating it and turning it into something pretty special. The artwork in the lobby and the rooms was beautiful. It seemed... More 

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Thank TravelingMattyJ
Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Dear TravelingMattyJ, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the decor of our hotel. We have put a lot of thought into creating a unique environment with artwork from local and talented artists. Our front desk staff truly loves to help our guests find what they are looking for. We hope... More 

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100 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Considering that the goal for the trip was to stay close to the knitting factory, the hotel ruby wound up being a nice surprise given the value and fun chic retro vibe going on. The service was great and I didn't expect it to be a high-end hotel given the area. Sure it's not super plush but the bed was... More 

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Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Dear Anthony H, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Our entire staff will be thrilled to hear that you found the service to be great. We pride ourselves in providing a great value, while not sacrificing comfort and service. We hope you visit us again next time you are in town! All the best, Hotel Ruby More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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129 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This boutique hotel is decorated so cute I just had to like it! The guy working at the front desk was very nice and ever so helpful. The location was great because we were able to walk to a lot of place. But, the room itself is why the prices are so affordable. It was tiny and smelled old and... More 

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Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Dear DMBfan71, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are happy to hear that you liked the decor of our hotel. We will definitely take all your feedback on the rooms to heart. Our housekeeping staff takes pride in the cleanliness and comfort of our guests so adjustments will be made to ensure that.... More 

Nelson
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The location and price of this hotel is what initially interested us. I must admit we were pleasantly surprised with how well done the hotel is, super artsy with a great lounge. The shower was huge and amazing. Would recommend, and will be back!

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Thank Wanderingfoodie23
Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Dear Wanderingfoodie23, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are so happy to hear that you were pleasantly surprised with your stay. We have made an effort to display artwork from many talented and local artists. We are already looking forward to your next visit! Best Regards, Hotel Ruby More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Sapphire Lounge
Sapphire Lounge
Cuisines: American, Bar
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Ruby is located in the heart of downtown Spokane's Entertainment District, directly across the street from the historic Bing Crosby Theater, Knitting Factory Concert House and Fox Theater. A few blocks from the Spokane Convention Center and INB Performing Arts Center. 3 Blocks from Riverfront Park and Spokane Falls, the Gondola, River Park Square Mall and AMC Theaters. Steps away from downtown's finest restaurants and shopping. Short drive to area hospitals including Shriner's Children's Hospital, Deaconess and Sacred Heart. This downtown Spokane hotel offers continental breakfast, free wireless internet, bicycles and on-site laundry. Dogs are welcome for an additional fee, on-site parking $5 per night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ruby

Address: 901 West 1st Avenue, Spokane, WA 99201
Region: United States > Washington > Spokane
Price Range: €78 - €92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ruby 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Rodeway Inn Spokane
Spokane Rodeway Inn
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Spokane
#8 Family Hotel in Spokane
#11 Romantic Hotel in Spokane
#18 Business Hotel in Spokane
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“Ask for a room that is NOT on the top floor. Other visitors complained about the wait for hot water.”
 of 5 bubbles P7797FQjennifera, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Floors are a little creaky, get top floor if this is an issue”
 of 5 bubbles heckflosse, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you have issues with traffic noise/train activity, then bring a pair of ear plugs. It's in the middle of downtown, Gunga Din... ;)”
 of 5 bubbles gcleff11, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room away from the front lounge area would be more quite for sure.”
 of 5 bubbles , 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be in the lower number rooms 203, 103 etc this gets you away from the train. 2nd floor has less noise from the bar, parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles ericalynn13, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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