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The Limelight Hotel in Ketchum, Idaho, is located just a few blocks from the world-famous Sun Valley Ski Resort. This large and beautiful luxury hotel offers a ton of amenities for anyone staying here on their ski trip or summer retreat. The first thing you notice when you enter the building is the large and wonderfully designed lobby. The modern styling and its open floor plan give you ample space to enjoy the hotel bar, lounge, or movie room, and there is even a play area for kids. Have a pizza from the wood-fired oven or enjoy your morning coffee on the comfortable and plush furnishings below the artistic overhead lighting. Live music is regularly performed in the lobby on weekends from local and traveling acts. The hot tub and pool sit just out back on the plaza with mountain views in the near distance.

The Limelight's 99 rooms are also luxuriously furnished. They feature high ceilings, large windows, and a comfortable and contemporary design. Each room has a Keurig coffee maker, a humidifier for the dry Idaho climate, and an in-room safe that is large enough for most laptop computers. The higher-end rooms have balconies as well as upgraded luxuries and amenities. An on-site ski rental shop is an incredibly convenient bonus that keeps you from having to run all over town to get on the slopes. Ketchum is an active outdoor town, but if you are just looking get your workout in without braving the elements, there is also a fitness room with elliptical and treadmill machines along with free weights.

A private shuttle will take you to and from the airport, the slopes, and even other destinations in Ketchum free of charge. Breakfast is served each morning from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and consists of high-grade local treats that are a step above your average continental spread. The hotel is available for events year round and has become a popular spot for destination weddings. It's location, features, and design make it one of the premier places to stay in town. It might not be in everyone's budget, but given the setting, ammenities, and accomodations, the value is hard to beat.

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Frequently full

Parking Pass


Open Year-round


Price per night



Beautiful lobby and rooms. Lots of amenities. Right in town.



Pets allowed

Allowed with Restrictions

Reservations possible


Reservation phone number

1 (208) 726-0888


ADA accessible
Family friendly
Hot tub
Continental breakfast
Heating (forced air or radient)
Cable / TV
Air conditioning
Swimming pool





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