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Overview of Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint

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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds

Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint

2.5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSandpoint Elks Golf Course3 min drive
    Popular LocationPanida Theater5 min drive
    Popular LocationSandpoint City Beach Park6 min drive

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Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

3.9/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Suite, 1 King Bed

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Signature Suite, 1 King Bed

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Ponderay

Located in Ponderay, Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint is in a shopping district and near a train station. Schweitzer Mountain Resort and Sandpoint Elks Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Round Lake State Park and Sandpoint City Beach Park. Enjoy the area's slopes with cross-country skiing and downhill skiing, and don't miss out on the snowmobiling and snow tubing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sandpoint Elks Golf Course - 3 min drive
  • Panida Theater - 5 min drive
  • Sandpoint City Beach Park - 6 min drive
  • Lakeview Park - 7 min drive
  • Liberty Pier - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Sandpoint Station - 4 min drive
  • Spokane International Airport (GEG) - 93 min drive

Restaurants

  • Panhandler Pies Restaurant & Bakery — 5 min drive
  • Spuds Rotisserie & Grill — 5 min drive
  • Hydra Steakhouse — 5 min drive
  • Starbucks — 5 min drive
  • Ivano's Ristorante — 5 min drive

About this property

Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint

Hotel in Ponderay with 2 spa tubs and free breakfast
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a 24-hour business center, and coffee/tea in a common area. All 69 rooms offer free WiFi, hydromassage showerheads, and LED TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include DVD players, free local calls, and hair dryers.
Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint offers 69 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and bathrobes. 39-inch LED televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with hydromassage showerheads, and hair dryers.

This Ponderay hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 6 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 2 spa tubs
  • Children's pool
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • DVD player
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ski passes
  • Ski storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Firepit
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Shared microwave
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby
  • Video library

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 39-inch LED TV
  • DVD player
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

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
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10.00 per pet, per day (maximum USD 30.00 per stay)
Dogs only
2 per room (up to 50 lbs)
Pets cannot be left unattended
An off-leash area is available
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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 pet, per day (maximum USD 30.00 per stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
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)

Property is also known as

Howard Johnson Motel Sandpoint Ponderay
Howard Johnson Ponderay Sandpoint
Ruby Ponderay Sandpoint
Ruby Ponderay
Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint Hotel
Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint Ponderay
Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint Hotel Ponderay

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint?
As of Apr 22, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint on Apr 25, 2021 start from CA $100, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool and a children's pool. Pool access is from 7:00 AM–10:00 PM.
Is Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint pet-friendly?
Yes, Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint allows dogs (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 50 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 10.00 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint?
Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability).
What time is check-out at Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint?
Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is Hotel Ruby Ponderay/Sandpoint located?
Situated in the mountains, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Sandpoint Elks Golf Course and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Panida Theater. Sandpoint City Beach Park and Liberty Pier are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 379 out of 985 reviews
5 - Excellent 38%
Rating 4 - Good. 407 out of 985 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 127 out of 985 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 51 out of 985 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 985 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property was clean and very nice to stay in. Water pressure in shower left ALOT to be desired. No coffee maker in the room, the room was pretty small, but comfortable. Biggest gripe is water pressure.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The hotel had oversold their rooms so although I had a reservation and it was 10PM I was told to go find somewhere else to stay!
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice new decor. Great restaurant on site. Thomas Hammer coffee in lobby! Dog friendly
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children, Travelled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Expedia offered- and I booked- a room which did not exist at this hotel. Even though it was not their fault the receptionist upgraded us to a beautiful suite at no additional cost. The hotel and all amenities were very clean. My only complaint was the WiFi kept disconnecting to all of our devices when full bars were showing. Just an inconvenience to us, but for a business person it could cause serious issues.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

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