Out of all of the words used to describe Idaho, “local” is one of the more common ones. Idahoans are proud of their local heritage, from agricultural giants to quaint Basque businesses. Hotel 43 is a boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Boise, and one of the more memorable locations in Idaho’s capital.

How did the Hotel get its name? The appealing yet mysterious title originates from a few Idahoan facts. The Boise Metropolitan area lies on the 43rd parallel, marking the fabulous location of the Hotel and its local roots. Idaho was the 43rd state to enter the Union in 1890, making the number doubly important to the state’s history.


Hotel 43 is centered in downtown Boise, an upcoming area with countless activities, nightly live music Boise entertainers, and popular businesses started and ran by locals. Walk down by the Boise River to experience a natural oasis in an urban center, or book Hotel 43’s Shakespeare Package for a cultured night at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival.

Well-known amongst locals and frequent travelers to the Boise area, Hotel 43 is a “colorful urban retreat with an independent streak,” according to reviewers. Its boutique vibe creates a luxurious yet quirky vibe, decorated with a mod theme that creates a mood of sophistication and fun. Looking to relax and recharge? The Hotel hosts complimentary yoga classes twice a week, as well as day passes to the nearby YMCA.

If you’re more of a culture buff, ask the concierge about the complimentary Arts Passport. It includes a free pass to the Boise Art Museum, discounted entry to various performances, and more.

Hotel 43 is home to an award-winning, fine dining Boise restaurants, Chandlers Steakhouse. Head down for live jazz music every night and try one of their famous cocktails. Popular favorites include the Ten Minute Martini and Makers Mark Manhattan. Chandlers has been one of the best steakhouses in Boise for over 20 years and regularly wins local and national awards for their cultivated menu, wine selection, and excellent service.

Book your next Idaho Staycation at Hotel 43, or visit it during your next trip to Boise. Experience the best of Boise, from fine dining to hospitality, at Hotel 43.

About Chandlers

Chandlers is a Boise steakhouse restaurant. It offers guests world-class service, the most delicious steaks and seafood Boise has to offer, and ambiance second-to-none. The extensive menu at Chandlers features seafood flown fresh to Boise on a daily basis and handpicked locally sourced ingredients.

Make a reservation at Chandlersboise.com