Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa

7169 Plaza Street, Bonners Ferry, Idaho 

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Gaming machines:500
Minimum Bet:$0.01
Maximum Bet:$1
Open 24/7:Yes
Native american:Yes
Self parking:Yes
Casino sq/ft:30,000 sq/ft


Hotels: Best Western Plus Kootenai River
Rates: $89.00 - $109.00
Spas: Kootenai Day Spa


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Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa Review

Kootenai River Casino is located at 7169 Plaza Street in the Idaho panhandle town of Bonners Ferry. The Best Western Plus Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa is owned and operated by the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho. Their first commercial venture opened on the property in 1986. A Gambling Compact was entered into with the state in 1996. A major expansion adding the spa and remodeling interiors occurred in 2005. The last recent expansion opened in May of 2013 adding the 36 room Kootenai Falls Lodge.

The casino is separated into three distinct areas with one of them non-smoking. Combined, and including the 150 seat bingo hall, there is 30,000 square feet of casino floor space holding over 500 electronic gaming machines. There is also a restaurant on the property.

Kootenai River Casino is open 24/7. You must be 18+ to enter the casino areas or play.

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Gaming at Kootenai River Casino

Kootenai Casino offers 500 gaming machines in three different casino rooms in addition to the Ktunaxa Bingo Room. Be sure to join the player's club to get all the value you can from your gambling dollar and take part in special promotions. All machines take tickets, the cashier will be glad to exchange US or Canadian currencies for tickets and vice-verse.  Game denominations run from a penny to a dollar.

Cocktail service is available on the casino floor while you play.

The Kootenai Falls Room features 241 video gaming machines.  The Riverside Room has almost 80, this is the on-smoking room. The Fireside Room has 185 machines.  The Ktunaxa room hosts bingo on the first and third Wednesday of every month.

Casino games available

Slot machines
Electronic Blackjack

Contact information


Phone (208) 267-8511
Toll-free (800) 346-5668
Website www.kootenairiverinn.com/
Email Email
Facebook Facebook page
Twitter @kootenaicasino


Casino hours

Open 24/7

Dining & Restaurants

The Springs Restaurant

  • Serving: Steak, Seafood, Cafe/Variety

Stop into The Springs Restaurant in the Best Western Plus Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa for great food and service. In the upper panhandle region you won't easily find a better dinner venue to enjoy prime steaks and fresh seafood in a casual atmosphere. But great dinners are not all they have on offer, in fact you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week in this fine dining venue with a casual and relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy river views and watch the wildlife as you enjoy your dinner.

  • Price range: Average

Fireside Casino Deli

  • Serving: Deli, Snacks / Hotdogs, Cafe/Variety, Light Fare

There's nothing more cozy than hanging out next to an open fireplace in a lodge to enjoy a meal or a snack. The  Fireside Casino Deli at Kootenai River Lodge offers snacks and light meals right next to the gaming areas so you won't have far to walk when you want a nutrition break. You can take your quick bites with you and keep on playing if you prefer. Hospitality is job one at Kootenai River.

  • Price range: Average


Sunday12:00am / 12:00am
Monday12:00am / 12:00am
Tuesday12:00am / 12:00am
Wednesday12:00am / 12:00am
Thursday12:00am / 12:00am
Friday12:00am / 12:00am
Saturday12:00am / 12:00am

Kootenai River Casino Hotels

Best Western Plus Kootenai River

- Full Service - Inn/Chalet Year Built - 1986 Year Remodeled - 2004 Additional Property Description - The BEST WESTERN PLUS Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa has expanded. New 36 room additions with refrigerator, microwave, walk in showers and much more. River view rooms also available.

This beautiful hotel is surrounded by the majestic Selkirk, Cabinet and Purcell mountains, enhanced by the natural beauty of the Kootenai River and conveniently located near the Canadian border. Recreation available within a short distance includes golfing, the Schweitzer ski resort and the Kootenai Wildlife Refuge.

The 24-hour casino room features a service bar, deli, over 500 machines in three rooms including Virtual 21, Texas Holdem, and Baccarat. Bingo on select nights. Sign up for free to be a member in our Ktunaxa Players Club and earn points for entries into our drawings, special discounts and free room nights.

Join us in the river view Springs Restaurant and lounge open daily at 6 30 a.m. for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

All guest rooms are non-smoking and have recently been updated. Select rooms include river view with a private balcony and either one king size or two queens. All rooms feature 42-inch LCD flat screen television, refrigerator, ironing board and iron, Keurig coffeemaker, hairdryer, plush robes, free wireless Internet and free in room safe.

While enjoying your stay be sure to take advantage of the Kootenai Spa open daily featuring full service hair and nail care, facials, massage, and hydrotherapy. After relaxing in our spa, take a dip in our pool, hot tub, or sauna open 7 00 a.m. until 11 00 p.m. daily. Our hotel also offers an exercise facility open 7 00 a.m. until 11 00 p.m. daily, a video arcade for the kids and a laundry facility available 24-hours a day. The friendly team is ready to ensure a comfortable stay.

Kootenai River Casino Spas & Health Clubs

Kootenai Day Spa

Make a simple commitment to be good to yourself by visiting the Kootenai Day Spa and they'll take it from there! There is a full staff of professionals ready to ease you into a world of rest and relaxation and help you emerge  rejuvenated and glowing from the inside out. There are a wide variety of services available from  footwork, bodywork, hydrotherapy, aromatherapy, massage, to hair and salon, nail work, facials and more. Now open every day of the week.


Sunday9:00am / 5:00pm
Monday10:00am / 6:00pm
Tuesday10:00am / 6:00pm
Wednesday10:00am / 6:00pm
Thursday10:00am / 6:00pm
Friday10:00am / 6:00pm
Saturday10:00am / 6:00pm

Kootenai River Casino RV Parking

Free overnight RV parking is allowed for casino patrons and hotel guests, there are no services provided on-site.


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