Dog Bark Park Inn

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Hotel class: 2 stars
2421 Business Highway 95, Cottonwood, ID, USA

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Dog Bark Park Inn Cottonwood Reviews

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Dog Bark Park Inn Jun 08, 2010
If you want an experience like no other, than head on over to the Dog Bark Park Inn! I really love this place. No, I REALLY love this place! The Dog Bark Park consists of a large Beagle called Sweet Willy and his 12 foot friend Toby. You get to stay in Sweet Willy. Yes, you stay inside the large beagle. Hands down this falls into the top three best hotels I have stayed in.

The Dog Bark Park Inn is in Cottonwood, Idaho on the Camas Prairie in Central Idaho. It’s in a small town and not really close to any large cities or major attractions, but that is what makes it even better. Willy is the main attraction! There are no modern distractions such as TV or internet. My friend and I had a great time playing Scrabble, snacking and reminiscing about childhood fun. There is a porch where you can watch the sunset and enjoy the evening. Unfortunately, we were on our road trip during one of the soggiest springs in the history of the Northwest so we had to stay inside due to rain.

The Inn is run by the sweetest most hospitable couple Dennis and Frances who happen to be chainsaw artists. How cool is that! They really made us feel at home and have the best dog ever helping them in the wood studio which is connected to the gift shop.

Willy itself is quite amazing. The whole beagle is decorated with doggy decor and is extremely clean and inviting. In the head of the dog is a smaller room for children while in the stomach of Willy is the main room/master bedroom plus a small kitchenette. In the back of Willy is, you guessed it, the bathroom.

Along with a comfortable nights stay, you also get a pre-made breakfast and snacks in case you get hungry during the night. Again, amazing! Also, if you have a dog, no problem as they are completely welcome as well. Be aware that because there is only one patron per night you may want to make reservations early as your night may be booked already.

This place is so unique, I can’t wait to find an excuse to go back to Central Idaho just to go back and see that sunset that I missed the first time!
Sweet Willy and Toby By Night
The Dog Bark Park
Sweet Willy and Toby By Day
Homemade Cookies on Arrival!
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binky says:
I'm glad you made it there! I'm curios how many people visit from other countries. I almost want to suggest they put a tracker on their website. Such a cool place and awesome people. Glad you liked it!
Posted on: Sep 19, 2011
Lennoz says:
Great folks, Dennis and Frances.
Just like you mentioned.....Superb

Were we the first dutchies inside Willy's belly?(09-15-2011)

Posted on: Sep 19, 2011
binky says:
Don't Make Me Wag My Finger at You!
Posted on: Feb 26, 2011
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Dog Bark Park Inn Overview

Dog Bark Park Inn is a Bed and Breakfast guesthouse inside the World's Biggest Beagle. Guests enter the body of the beagle from a private 2nd story deck. Some of the dog's decorative furnishings are carvings by Dog Bark Park chainsaw artists Dennis and Frances. Inside and up another level to the head of the dog is a loft room with additional sleeping space plus a cozy alcove in the muzzle.

Dog Bark Park Bed and Breakfast is located in north central Idaho on US Hwy 95 at Cottonwood, Idaho in the heart of the Camas Prairie where wheat, barley, canola, blue grass and hay are the dominant crops.

Guests staying at the Dog Bark Park Inn Bed and Breakfast wishing to explore the area and take advantage of popular activities including scenic drives, hiking, horse back riding, ATV riding, mountain biking, small town festivals, summer rodeos, fish hatcheries, berry picking and bird watching.

Dog Bark Park Inn offers an expansive continental self-serve breakfast. Offering a variety of teas, coffees, juices, fresh fruits, boxed cereals, milk, yogurts, cheeses, hard-boiled eggs, bagels, home-baked pastries.

Smoking is permitted outdoors on ground level only.

Dog Bark Park Inn Amenities

  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • Shops
  • Mountain Biking
  • Water Activities
  • Fishing
  • Horse Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking
  • Games Available
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Free Parking

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