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A Relaxing Spokane, WA Hotel
Rest on the RiverHometown hospitality and peaceful river views greet every guest at Red Lion River Inn Spokane, a relaxing Spokane, WA Hotel. Our neighborhood and local-centric hotel on Spokane River offers easy access to The Centennial Trail and Riverfront Park, the perfect place for a leisurely walk or bike ride. Friends and family of Gonzaga University students love our Gonzaga hotel for quick visits to the campus or big university events. Red Lion River Inn has all the tools to make your vacation relaxing, exciting and most importantly, fun.About Our Spokane, WA Hotel Location

Our neighborhood, local-centric Spokane River hotel offers amenities to please any guest, including complimentary Spokane parking. Our complimentary airport and downtown shuttle service ensures that your vacation begins the moment you step off the plane. Even as you relax along the river, complimentary Wi-Fi makes it simple to stay connected with family and friends while 2,800 square feet of flexible event space is perfect for large and small meetings and celebrations.

Dine and Explore on the Waterfront

Be sure to stop by Ripples Riverside Grill for Red Lion's Signature breakfast on the waterfront. If you're looking to let off a bit of steam, our Riverside Boardwalk is the place to be, or take advantage of our pristine volleyball, tennis and basketball courts. After you work up a sweat, take a relaxing dip in one of two seasonal outdoor pools.

Whatever the reason for your visit, the staff at Red Lion River Inn, Spokane River hotel is prepared to make your stay exceptional. It's just a small part of our effort to make our home yours.

Premium Spokane, WA Accommodations
All the Comforts of Home and More

Enjoy all the comforts of home and more with Red Lion River Inn Spokane. Our primary purpose is to ensure that our Spokane accommodations make your stay as memorable as it is convenient. Guests appreciate complimentary Wi-Fi and airport shuttle service as well as a well-equipped business station perfect for last-minute printing and emails. Find your electronics have run out of battery prior to arrival? Plug in at our charging station located right off the lobby while you are checking in.

Our riverfront Spokane lodging also offers Red Lion's Signature breakfast so that you can better enjoy your day in Spokane. If you've come to us by car, we're happy to provide complimentary parking. At Red Lion, we pride ourselves on offering the best hotel amenities to compliment our hometown hospitality.

Our Spokane, WA Accommodations Include:
  • Complimentary Spokane parking
  • Complimentary round trip airport shuttle
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Onsite restaurant - Ripples Riverside Grill and Lounge
  • Onsite meeting space
  • Business center with charging station
  • Fitness facilities
  • Volleyball and basketball courts
  • Two outdoor swimming pools (seasonal)
  • Pet-friendly ($15 per stay, with fee waved for service animals)
  • ATM
  • Copy, fax & printing services
Free Spokane Bike Rentals
Tour the Riverfront

A great way to experience our city's natural beauty is to try our free Spokane bike rentals. Located along the banks of the Spokane River and on Centennial Trail, the Red Lion River Inn is the perfect place to start your tour of Spokane on one of our complimentary bicycles.

Take the Centennial Trail bike path to see all that Spokane has to offer or simply peddle across the bridge to Riverfront Park and enjoy a leisurely cruise.  If an urban spin is more your speed, Red Lion River Inn is centrally located to it all - the INB Performing Arts Center, Riverpark Square Mall, and the Spokane Convention Center.

What's stopping you? Check out one of our Spokane bike rentals during your next stay.

Enjoy Our Riverside Spokane Fitness Center
Stay Active

A spectacular destination for your fitness pursuits, Red Lion River Inn is a premier choice among Spokane hotels with fitness centers. Featuring state-of-the-art equipment, just off of the pool and courtyard, you'll enjoy the use of our cardio, aerobic and weight training equipment in our gym. Our Spokane fitness center features treadmills, ellipticals, bicycles, and a weight training circuit that enhance your health and fitness to promote a positive lifestyle. Year round, our guests also enjoy our heated outdoor pools. A few laps and a soothing soak are the perfect antidote to your full body workout.

Enjoy Two Outdoor Spokane Pools
Make a Splash

While you’re here, think of the Red Lion Hotel as a relaxing escape while in Washington. Our seasonal, two heated outdoor Spokane pools are situated in our beautiful riverside courtyards. You’ll enjoy the soothing sounds of the river and natural wildlife while soaking up one of Spokane’s 260 annual days of sunshine. Our outdoor pool in Spokane welcomes both family-friendly adventure and solo relaxers alike, aligning lounge chairs and spacious grounds.

Take a dip in our Spokane pools and make your next trip.

Visit Our Spokane Tennis Court
Located Along The Spokane River

Rather spend your workout outdoors? Perfect, we have a great option for you and your family with our Spokane tennis court. Practice your backhand while enjoying our breathtaking views of the Spokane River. Didn't bring your racket? That is ok. We can let you borrow ours. Our neighborhood hotel will make you feel right at home. 

Enjoy Fun Outdoor Spokane Recreation
Bump, Set, Spike

Look no further for a place to gather your family for fun outdoor Spokane recreation. The Red Lion River Inn has you covered. Our outdoor seasonal volleyball court in Spokane is the perfect place to unwind after a long day. Located along the centennial trail and Spokane River, you will experience the beauty of Washington while getting in a quick workout. We are your headquarters for all outdoor activities on your next trip. Family fun awaits at the Red Lion River Inn.

The Best Restaurants in Spokane
Sample the Local Flavors

One of the best parts of traveling to new cities is sampling the local cuisine. We've got you covered. Red Lion's Signature breakfast in Spokane is certainly the perfect way to begin your day. Need to unwind after a long day on the town? Stop by our patio on the Spokane River for a delicious lunch or dinner.

Ripples Riverside Grill

Settle in at this riverside restaurant to enjoy delicious American classic cuisine. Locals and guests alike love the restaurant's menu offerings for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our "fresh sheet" also offers unique dishes that change daily. When warm weather allows, guests, can enjoy their meal on our patio overlooking the Spokane River. Ripples is one of the best restaurants in Spokane and you don't need to travel far to enjoy it.

Contact Ripples Riverside Grill at 509-323-2577

Dining Menu Drink Menu Ripples Lounge

Settle in with family and friends to sip a cocktail or savor a cup of coffee in Red Lion's riverside lounge. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer views of the Spokane River to create the most delicious ambiance. Don't forget to join us for Happy Hour every day from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Enjoy Our Waterfront Spokane Restaurant
Ripples Riverside Grill

Take a seat inside or out to enjoy the beautiful river views at our classic American restaurant in Spokane. The rolling river provides the perfect ambiance to sip a glass of wine while dining in Spokane on inspired American cuisine. Our Spokane restaurant’s menu provides delectable staples from the land and sea, but we also change our “Fresh Sheet” daily so that we can share the freshest seafood, poultry, meat and produce selections with our guests.

Hours of OperationBreakfast

Monday-Saturday 6 am – 11 am
Sunday 6 am – 12 pm

Full Menu

Monday-Saturday 11 am – 10 pm
Sunday 12 pm – 10 pm

Happy Hour

Daily 4 pm – 6pm

Sip Cocktails at Our Spokane Bar
Ripples Riverside Lounge

Unwind with family and friends at Red Lion River Inn’s waterfront Spokane bar. Ripples Riverside Lounge offers creative cocktails that are designed to be as relaxing as the flowing river. If you feel your stomach rumbling, select some tasty appetizers or even an entrée from our menu, it’s the best food you’ll find in bars in Spokane.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Saturday 11 am - 10 pm
Sunday 12 pm - 10 pm

Drink Menu

Happy Hour

Daily 4 pm - 6 pm

Spacious Spokane, WA Meeting Spaces
Meetings and Groups on the Riverfront

Relaxing river views make Red Lion River Inn's hotel meeting space in Spokane the ideal spot to foster creativity and productivity. Our dedicated event planners will guide you in planning the perfect meeting or event in any of our versatile Spokane event venues.

2,800 square feet of flexible Spokane event venues include the Shoreline Ballroom which can accommodate up to 250 guests. We also offer the Clearwater and Northridge rooms for more intimate affairs. The catering team at Red Lion River Inn Spokane is happy to consult with you to create the perfect menu for any meal, whether it is a breakfast meeting for 10 or a banquet for 200.

We strive to make Red Lion's Spokane, WA meeting space as comfortable as it is convenient. Complimentary Wi-Fi is offered throughout our property so communicating with clients, family and friends is simple. If you're traveling to us by plane, please take advantage of our complimentary airport shuttle service.

Group Room Blocks

Whether you are traveling with your sports team, company or your local association, we have discounted room rates for any group looking for guest room blocks. Planning travel for a group can be challenging. Let us take care of the details for you. Located in the heart of Spokane, WA, along the Spokane River, our hotel is the perfect choice for your next event. Meeting offsite, in your office, or at the Spokane Convention Center, and you just need guest rooms? We can help you there too! Our 245 room hotel has all the onsite hotel amenities you will need and is a great choice for guests meeting offsite.

Contact our friendly sales team today at 509-326-5577 or request a proposal online, and we will provide a personalized quote for your group.

Meet Our Spokane Catering Team
Treat Your Guests to a Taste of the Northwest

Carefully crafted cuisine is a top priority for Red Lion River Inn’s Spokane caterers. Our diverse Spokane catering menu offers options that will have your guests talking for years to come. Select from delectable options including prosciutto wrapped cantaloupe to please the palate and stuffed pork loin chop filled with sage sausage dressing and finished with a Dijon demi-glace. Whatever your favorite food is, we’ll work with you to create the perfect menu to complement any occasion.

For further assistance and information, please contact us at 509-326-8000 and ask for the catering director to inquire about Red Lion River Inn’s catering in Spokane.

Full Catering Menu
A Spokane Sports Team Travel Hotel
Meet and Play on the Waterfront

Traveling with your sports team to Spokane? The Red Lion River Inn Spokane serves as an ideal home base for spectators and teams. Located near downtown Spokane and a variety of sports complexes, our property invites you to bring your A-game for group team travel to Spokane. Let our expert Sales department customize the perfect package to fit your team's needs. 

Spokane Sport Travel Offers:
  • Competitive guest room rates 
  • Full-service catering department serving affordable team meals
  • Private meeting space for team meetings
  • Group Travel Check-in upon arrival
  • Group room blocks keeping the team close together
  • Free parking and Wi-Fi

Request a proposal today for your next trip to Spokane

Dazzling Waterfront Spokane Wedding Venues
Say "I Do" Amid River Views

Red Lion River Inn provides the perfect Spokane wedding venues to make your day magical and memorable. Simply share your ideas for the wedding of your dreams with our dedicated event planners and we will be sure to make it a reality.

Our waterfront reception areas inspire the most beautiful Spokane weddings. The Shoreline Ballroom overlooks the Spokane River and can accommodate up to 250 guests for a lavish affair. If you’re seeking more intimate wedding venues in Spokane, the Shoreline Ballroom can be partitioned so that you can enjoy the same beautiful river views without overextending your guest list.

The talented catering team will happily guide you in creating a menu to feature your most favorite dishes. Whether you’d like to offer your guests a chance to sample the freshest seafood in the Northwest or to dine on delectable cuts of filet mignon, our kitchen will craft the perfect cuisine for your special day.

Our Wedding Venus in Spokane Feature:
  • Views of the Spokane River and the Centennial Trail from the Shoreline Ballroom
  • Seating up to 250 guests
  • Complimentary linens, glasses, utensils, chairs, tables, podium and dance floor for your wedding
  • Onsite restaurant with outside patio along the Spokane River, available for Rehearsal Dinners or a Post Wedding Brunch
  • A/V equipment rental
Wedding Venue Information Ask About Our Group Room Blocks

Make travel easy for your friends and family. Ask about our discounted guest room rates for guests staying over night. Our team would be happy to provide a quote today. 


Let Us Plan Your Next Event Or Book A Block Of Rooms

For larger groups and events please click here

Exciting Spokane, WA Attractions
Adventure Awaits Around Every Corner

We're all locals at Red Lion River Inn Spokane and we can't wait to share our favorite Spokane, WA attractions with you. Whether you're seeking the perfect restaurant to sample local cuisine or a boutique to pick up unique souvenirs, we can recommend the perfect attractions in Spokane. So come out to our riverfront hotel near Gonzaga University and enjoy a day biking on Centennial Trail or walking through Riverfront Park. If ever you think you've seen all the city has to offer, allow us to recommend more exciting things to do in Spokane, WA.

Attractions Near Our Gonzaga HotelINB Performing Arts Center/Convention Center

Enjoy easy access to Spokane's favorite event space. The Performing Arts Center hosts every event from Best of Broadway to comics that will crack you up. If you're in town on business you'll be pleased to know that the Spokane Convention Center is connected to the Arts Center.

Spokane Arena

The Arena is Spokane's go-to spot for everything from sporting events to high profile concerts. Stop by to cheer on the Spokane Chiefs or the Spokane Shock football team while you're in town.


Red Lion River Inn Spokane is just 20 minutes from some of the city's best courses. Tee off at Wandermere Golf Course or book an outing at Eagle Ridge, Hangman or Indian Canyon Golf Courses.

Carousel at Riverfront Park

Visit Spokane's Natatorium Park to enjoy a ride on this perfectly preserved antique carousel that's been spinning for over 100 years.

Hidden GemsFinders Keepers

Find unique vintage clothing and accessories from every era at this locally owned and operated boutique.

Gibliano Brothers Dueling Pianos and Music House

Stop on by at the only dueling piano bar in the Northwest. The bartender is sure to satisfy even your craziest cocktail cravings while you watch two musicians battle it out on baby grands.

For Families and KidsRiverfront Park

Wander through Riverfront Park to enjoy over 100 acres of flowerbeds, lawns and rides. The park also features an amusement park each summer and an ice rink each winter.

Mobius Kids Science Center

Teach your kids about community, art, culture, geography and performance through hands on exhibits at Spokane's newest science education center.

ShoppingDowntown Spokane Farmer's Market

This summer staple is sure to excite! Wander the stalls to find the freshest produce as well as interesting arts, crafts and entertainment.

Green Bluff Growers

Just 15 minutes north of Spokane you'll find a collection of historic farms nestled at the foothills of Mt. Spokane. Browse these unique establishments for everything from fresh produce to local wine and antiques to an alpaca farm.

The Kitchen Engine

Visit Spokane's historic Flour Mill and step inside this family run shop to satisfy your every cooking desire. You're sure to find kitchen gadgets that you never knew existed.


This fashion forward boutique is a designer diva's dream. Step inside to browse the latest offerings from brands including Free People, Hudson Jeans and Twisted Heart.

One of the Best Hotels Near Silverwood Theme Park
Family-Friendly Activities Thrive

Soaring rides, plunging slides and never-ending fun await just forty-five minutes from the Red Lion River Inn. As one of the most sought-after hotels near Silverwood Theme Park, Red Lion River Inn has become a destination that families visit time and time again. Located in beautiful North Idaho, Silverwood Theme Park has over 65 rides, slides, shows and attractions - including four roller coasters, Boulder Beach Water Park, a steam engine train, live entertainment, restaurants and more.

To make planning your visit a breeze, the Red Lion River Inn's Lodging Near Silverwood Theme Park has great deals and savings available year-round.

Plan a Spokane Weekend Getaway
Enjoy Easy Access to Riverfront Park During Your Spokane Weekend Getaway

Red Lion River Inn is the perfect destination for a Spokane weekend getaway. As a neighborhood hotel located right on the beautiful Spokane River, we offer guests incredible views, a relaxing patio with comfortable seating along the river, outdoor recreation opportunities and easy access to area attractions. For a peaceful weekend getaway in Washington, consider your home base Red Lion River Inn.

Onsite Features at Red Lion River Inn Include:
  • Riverfront Location
  • Volleyball, Tennis and Basketball Courts on Property
  • Two Outdoor Pools
  • Ripples Riverside Grill 
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pet-Friendly Rooms
Riverfront Park

While here, enjoy easy access to Riverfront Park, encompassing  100 acres of flowerbeds, lawns and rides. The park also features an amusement park each summer and an ice rink each winter. Our hotel near Riverfront Park offers guests close proximity to such attractions as the 1909 Looff Carrousel, the SkyRide Over the Falls, an IMAX Theatre, Pavilion Amusement Rides, Mini-Golf, video games, and crowd-pleasing food like ice cream, hamburgers, funnel cakes, cotton candy and more. 

Did you know you can also spot wildlife here? With something to discover around every corner, you may get to take a photo of marmots, ospreys, beaver, ducks, and geese. 

There area also a number of special events throughout the year, including festivals, fun runs, bike races, movie and TV filming, promotional events, 4th of July activities and public markets.

Hotel Amenities

Here are a few of the main amenities this property offers. If you have questions about anything you don't see here please feel free to contact the Front Desk.

Accessibility Features
Air Conditioning
Outdoor Pool
Free Parking
Business Center
Fitness Center
Free Airport Shuttle
Room Service
Smoke Free
Environmentally Friendly
Flat Screen TV

Room Types