Room type

Standard Single Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Double Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)


Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly ski hotel with an indoor pool


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

Start your day at Hotel Ruby Ponderay with a complimentary breakfast before a day on the slopes, and return to enjoy a dip in an indoor pool.

Room Amenities

All 70 rooms offer free WiFi, pillowtop beds, and LED TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find hydromassage showerheads, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Ruby Ponderay features 2 spa tubs, an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a children's pool. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This hotel offers access to a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Event facilities measuring 400 square feet (37 square meters) include conference space. This ski hotel also offers ski storage, coffee/tea in the lobby, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Hotel Ruby Ponderay is a smoke-free property.

  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 70 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 37 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 400 
  • Free self parking 
  • Ski storage 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's pool 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Climate control 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Hydromassage showerhead 
  • LED TV 

Where to Eat

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

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.

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


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in kg is 31.75, Pet maximum weight in lb is 70

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


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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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