Outdoors Inn

A classic roadside motel, renovated and reimagined for today’s adventurers

After a day on the slopes or trails, relax in the modern-rustic charm of Outdoors Inn, a fully renovated motel. With park-outside-your-door convenience and easy access to both downtown Sandpoint and Schweitzer Mountain Resort, this is the perfect basecamp for your Idaho adventure!

Inspired by the area’s top attraction – the great outdoors.

What it's like

True to the area’s laid-back vibes and roadside motel origins – the Outdoors Inn fully embraces that they are not “fancy.” Still, you’ll find style and amenities that make your stay in Ponderay special. Drive right up to your room for easy unloading of your luggage and gear. Step inside your fully renovated room and take in the striking-yet-minimalistic design. The rugged and comfortable accommodations feature blue-pine lumber, handcrafted furniture, and North Idaho-inspired decor – you’ll feel connected to the world outside throughout your stay.

Independent spirit

Chill outdoors, then c’mon inn.

Small touches

While many guests come to this area to enjoy a technology detox, the Outdoors Inn has everything you need to stay connected, if you choose, like lightning-fast WiFi and Smart TVs. As an earth-loving inn, the hotel avoids single-use plastic wherever possible.

Eat and drink

Outdoors Inn is located just 2 miles north of downtown Sandpoint so delicious options are never far. The staff at the boutique motel are happy to share their recommendations for their favorites. Each guest room features a kitchenette so you can prepare a quick bite or store your leftovers. Start each day with Evans Brothers coffee, brewed fresh in your room.

And more

If your pup is your adventure sidekick, ask for a dog-friendly room. Some rooms feature jacuzzi tubs to soak away any aches and pains incurred on the slopes and trails. Birdwatchers, keep an eye out for Ozzy Osprey and his lovely wife Harriet.

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Rooms & Rates

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Conveniently located just minutes from the base of Schweitzer Mountain Resort and with easy access to downtown Sandpoint and Lake Pend Oreille.
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Guest Services

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary parking and park-outside-your-door convenience
  • Pet-friendly accommodations (based on availability, must request directly with hotel)

In-room amenities

  • Microwave
  • Hairdryer
  • Cribs upon request
  • Coffee maker
  • Cable television
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Smart TV

Cancellation policy

All reservations must be cancelled or changed by 4:00 pm local time at least 48 hours prior to arrival. Any cancellations or changes made after that time will be charged the full deposit and tax OR the equivalent of the first night’s stay amount and tax, whichever is greater. A valid credit card is required to confirm your reservation. The minimum booking deposit will be charged to your credit card upon booking a reservation. Deposit will be equal to the first night's stay amount and tax.
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Meetings + Events

Getting married locally? Planning a reunion with friends or family? Book a room block or the entire hotel for your Sandpoint vacation. With 12 rooms and 15 beds, the Outdoors Inn is the perfect size for hosting your entire group.

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