The newest hotel in Sandpoint provides year-round retreat. The 100% non-smoking Holiday Inn Express hotel of north Sandpoint features a great location off Highway 95 in Ponderay, just minutes from downtown Sandpoint, the Sandpoint Airport (SZT) and Lake Pend Oreille. We provide well-appointed accommodations with contemporary decor, as well as award-winning, excellent service. Both corporate and leisure travelers are invited to utilize our 1,200-sq-ft meeting space for events and meetings for up to 80 guests. The 24-hour business center has a computer and offers copy, fax and print services for the convenience of our hotel's guests. Sandpoint (rated The most beautiful city in the US) offers ideal weather for enjoying the outdoors year-round. From hiking and biking in spring, summer or fall to sledding and snowboarding in winter, Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort is a favorite outdoor retreat for our hotel's guests. In downtown Sandpoint, you can head to the beaches of Lake Pend Oreille and shop at our unique shops and enjoy Sandpoint’s wide variety of restaurants. Our pet-friendly hotel in Sandpoint serves a complimentary, hot breakfast every morning. You can relax on the outdoor deck after enjoying a swim in the indoor, heated pool and whirlpool or a workout at the fitness center. We help you stay connected by offering both free high-speed, wired and wireless Internet access.