Red Lion Hotel, Pocatello


With majestic mountains rising on three sides, and the Snake River flowing through the city, Pocatello, Idaho, provides an intriguing setting for groups. Planners will be attracted to the region for the excellent conference facilities and also for the interesting variety of post-conferences activities available.

Located minutes from downtown Pocatello, and just off of I-15, the Red Lion Hotel Pocatello is the region’s largest hotel conference venue. With ten meeting and event rooms comprising more than 14,000 square feet of space, the Red Lion can accommodate everything from large conferences and events to small meetings or retreats.

The Convention Center, the hotel’s largest event space, can seat up to 1,000 guests in a theater-style arrangement. This space can be divided into as many as five smaller spaces, allowing maximum flexibility for groups of all sizes. Additional smaller spaces and board rooms offer breakout options and are suited to intimate corporate retreats or planning sessions.

When the weather permits, group events can spill out into the scenic Outdoor Gazebo. With room for 400 seated guests or 500 for a reception, the outdoor space is a nice compliment to an indoor meeting.

For multi-day events, the venue’s 150 guest rooms are clean and modern. With so many activities available in the region, meeting goers will be enticed to spend an extra day or two for post-conference fun. The Red Lion offers on-site catering, complimentary WiFi, free parking and easy access to all that Pocatello has to offer.

Pocatello has been a major crossroads since the pioneer days. The city gained prominence as a railroad gateway to the Northwest. Pocatello’s early days are still on display in its well-kept city center and in Frontier Town, with replica buildings of the frontier days.

The city offers a rich array of activities to compliment your meeting or event. You can relive Pocatello’s railroad past in Old Town. With 12 square blocks of modern shops and restaurants set alongside charming historical buildings, the area is perfect for a relaxed afternoon exploring what it has to offer.

Located at the intersection of two interstate highways, Pocatello is easily accessible from anywhere in the region. The nearest major city is Salt Lake City, Utah, about 165 miles away while Boise, Idaho, is about 230 miles away. Delta Airlines offers daily flights connecting the Pocatello Regional Airport to Salt Lake City with connections to major cities throughout the Northwest.

Nathan Dhaliwal, General Manager