The Blackwell

An intimate boutique bursting with warmth and individuality

Coeur d’Alene has always been a community of entrepreneurs, and The Blackwell Hotel began its life when a hardworking businessman built the mansion as a wedding gift for his son and daughter-in-law. Decked out with luxurious interiors, ornate fireplaces and clawfoot tubs; this property stays true to its opulent roots while celebrating the contemporary elegance that its later owners had in mind for it. Today, it’s a luxurious spot for a romantic getaway, a family outing, business travel, functions and more. With 10 rooms and suites that marry historical charm with modern convenience; your stay at The Blackwell is sure to be a memorable one. 

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Rich history meets contemporary style and timeless hospitality.

What it's like

Sitting in the heart of majestic Coeur d’Alene, The Blackwell Hotel is proud of its past even as it embraces its bright future. As you explore the lush grounds on foot, enjoy a drink under the gazebo, let loose at the pool table and unwind on the wrap-around porch, you’ll feel deeply connected to the visionaries who first built this beautiful place many years ago. With only 10 rooms and suites on-site, the feel is warm, intimate and familial. The front desk staff are friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about living in Coeur d’Alene, this little slice of heaven. Indeed, The Blackwell was built as a place of residence; no matter the reason for your travels, you’ll instantly feel at home here. 

Independent spirit

A boutique hotel that sets the bar high and regularly outdoes itself

Small touches

The guestrooms feature pillowtop and Sleep Number mattresses. Care for a luxurious soak? Most rooms have clawfoot bathtubs, and you can slip into your signature bathrobe afterward. Your bathroom is stocked with essential toiletries, including shower products and makeup remover. There’s plenty of space to enjoy some recreation on the property by checking out the lower level game & movie room, the shuffleboard table, the pool table and the horseshoe pit. If you’d rather relax, you can’t go wrong with the gazebo, outdoor lounging area, wraparound porch with relaxing lounge chairs, cozy living room and hot tub. Stay cozy with the outdoor heaters and fireplaces throughout. 

Eat and drink

A family-style continental breakfast is included each morning, so you can get your day started off right. While the menu varies daily, you can expect light fare like fruit and pastries, along with heartier items like eggs, granola and sausage. Wash it all down with coffee, tea or juice. There are several top-notch bars and restaurants in walking distance if you’re looking for memorable spots to try local food and drink.

And more

In its first year of business, the hotel was named “Best New Wedding Venue”.  And indeed, The Blackwell Hotel is the perfect spot to host special events, weddings and holiday gatherings. A picturesque venue in the heart of a city rich in history with undeniable charm and beauty, The Blackwell offers couples the chance to continue a 100-year legacy of love, commitment and affection. It’s also an excellent spot for your retreat, corporate event, reception, fundraiser or meeting. Your guests will rave over the unparalleled event hospitality and convenient extras like complimentary high-speed WiFi. 

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Rooms & Rates

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Guest Services

  • Concierge
  • Complimentary high speed Wi-Fi

Eat & Drink

  • Daily breakfast

Fitness & Recreation

  • Lush grounds
  • Gazebo
  • Lower Level Game & Movie Room
  • Shuffleboard Table
  • Pool Table
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Outdoor Lounging
  • Outdoor Heaters
  • Wraparound porch with relaxing lounge chairs
  • Elegant dining room
  • Cozy living rooms
  • Fireplaces
  • Hot tub

Business Services

  • Business center


  • Corporate events
  • Weddings, reception dinners
  • Celebratory events 

In-room amenities

  • Pillow top & Sleep Number mattresses
  • Clawfoot bathtubs in most rooms
  • Signature bathrobes
  • Ironing available upon request
  • Keurig coffee machine
  • Private bathrooms
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Hair dryers
  • Make up remover
  • Soaps, shampoo & conditioner

Cancellation policy

In the unlikely event that you must cancel with less than three (3) days' notice, shorten your stay or check out early, please understand that we must ask you to take responsibility for your entire reservation regardless of the reason. If we can rebook your room(s), a refund less a service charge of $35 will be made.
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