The Sun Valley Resort (tel. 800/786-8259 or 208/622-2151; offers more than 500 rooms, ranging from the original lodge and inn to more than 100 apartments and condominiums. High-season rates in winter are higher on weekends and much higher over the holidays; a basic hotel double starts around $239 and goes up quickly. Minimum stays may apply. Off-season rates (spring and fall) are about 25% less. There are not many bargain rates in the Sun Valley area, but a couple of lower-priced hotels offer high-season rooms between $140 and $160, and discounted off-season rates. Best Western Kentwood Lodge, 180 S. Main St. (tel. 800/805-1001 or 208/726-4114;, is in the heart of Ketchum, and the Best Western Tyrolean Lodge, 260 Cottonwood St. (tel. 800/333-7912 or 208/726-5336;, is by the River Run chairlift.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.