Limelight Hotel Ketchum
Limelight Hotel Ketchum is a mesmerizing sanctuary of glass and wood that invites the mountains indoors. Nature remains at the heart of any stay here, whether you are checking out the hotel’s topographical art installation or taking on the snowy slopes of Sun Valley. The hotel’s eco-friendly architecture seamlessly blends with the surrounding peaks and presents you with unforgettable views through the floor-to-ceiling windows. Soak up the sights from your king-size bed or one of hotel’s outdoor hot tubs while watching live music in the lounge.
- Relax in one of 99 natural light-filled guestrooms, suites, and residences
- Choose the option of staying in a pet-friendly guestroom with direct access to the street
- Unwind on the outdoor plaza with hot tubs, giant sofas, and sweeping mountain views
- Enjoy live music by an open fire at the intimate on-site lounge
- Discover the best of local craft beer, wine, and food at monthly seasonal dinners
- Book exclusive early-morning access to Bald Mountain through a dedicated ski concierge
At Limelight Hotel Ketchum, passion for the outdoors runs deep. The hotel is designed for sustainability with a staff penchant for local sourcing, from the exterior’s reclaimed wood cladding to the homemade granola on the breakfast tables. The hotel even reuses meltwater from the surrounding mountains.
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Each of the hotel’s 99 guestrooms and suites boasts large floor-to-ceiling windows, so you can sit back and drink in the gorgeous Sun Valley scenery. The relaxed alpine décor echoes the view with warm colors and granite accents, while plush king-size or double beds give you the perfect place to recuperate after a day exploring the mountains. In between activities, brew yourself a coffee with your in-room Keurig machine and catch up on a show on your 55-inch TV. For longer stays, choose one of the 14 two- and three-bedroom residences, offering extra living space and a complete kitchen, so you can settle in and live the Sun Valley life with all the hotel’s amenities at your fingertips.
Cribs and pet-friendly guestrooms — complete with dog bowls and safeguard place mats — are available on request, with concierges are on hand to dispense a wealth of knowledge about Limelight Hotel Ketchum and its surroundings.
With live music, big sofas, and an open fire, the hotel’s restaurant is a convivial space where guests mix with locals and après-ski blends in with sophisticated dining. Come to unwind and meet fellow mountain lovers, starting each day with a generous breakfast.
The Lounge – True to the hotel’s stylish yet low-key vibe, The Lounge serves comfort food with a gourmet twist. Pizzas are hand-tossed and come to you fresh from a wood-fired oven, while fries are laced with truffle oil and ribs feature sides of jicama and apple slaw. There is also a strong emphasis on local produce and ingredients, down to the Idaho craft beers at the bar.
Sink into an outdoor hot tub after a day on the trails, or stay active in the fully equipped gym or heated pool. For indoor fun with your kids, visit the playroom, stocked with books and toys, or check out the game room, complete with a shuffleboard deck. To have a more scholarly experience, take in the striking contemporary art collection exploring the theme of topography, adding another layer to the hotel’s connection to the mountains.
In winter, Sun Valley features two ski stations, each a short distance from the hotel, with your ski concierge offering a direct line to the best guides and tutors in the area. When not cruising down the slopes, enjoy ice skating, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. In warmer seasons, rent a mountain bike, head out on hikes, or explore local rivers and lakes with a paddle board, a raft, or an inner tube. Take up outdoor yoga, go fly fishing, mosey on through the countryside on horseback or play a round of golf at one of three nearby public courses.
Limelight Hotel Ketchum
Sitting right where town meets wilderness, Limelight Hotel Ketchum puts you within a stroll north to Main Street’s boutiques, galleries, and restaurants. Just south puts you along Highway 75 and the Big Wood River, a rather peaceful setting, surrounded by colorful forest and soaring mountains.
Friedman Memorial Airport is 24 mi / 15 km from the hotel.
You can pick up any of Mountain Rides' six free bus routes within a few blocks of the hotel and the Valley Route stops right outside. The hotel also runs a free shuttle bus to and from the airport as well as ski shuttles to Bald Mountain.
Free bikes are available for getting around town.