Vote on the Next Themed Room at the Inn at 500 Capitol

Vote on the Next Themed Room at the Inn at 500 Capitol

by Aaron McFarland

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Nestled in the heart of downtown Boise at 500 South Capitol Blvd, the Inn at 500 Capitol is a very special boutique hotel and a tribute to Boise’s rich history and community. With its unique design, the Inn is known for its themed rooms—57 in total—each paying homage to Boise and its surroundings. From the beloved Egyptian Theater downtown to the local Basque culture and a celebration of the “City of Trees,” each room tells a unique story about Boise and the community.

Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic Room

Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic Room

Vote on the Next Themed Room

The Inn at 500 Capitol is preparing to add another themed room to its collection, and they are calling on the local Boise community to help determine the new room’s theme. What part of Boise are you most proud of? What element of Boise culture deserves a spotlight?

After careful consideration, the Inn at 500 Capitol has narrowed the options down to three incredible organizations: Treefort Music Fest, the Idaho State Museum, and Freak Alley Gallery.

  • Treefort Music Fest (@treefortfest) – Known for its yearly extravaganza of music and creativity that transforms our city into a vibrant playground, no one in Boise is a stranger to this festival. Picture a room filled with Treefort-esque art and drawings.
  • Idaho State Museum (@idahostatemuseum) – A time capsule of Idaho’s rich history, this room could feature nods to Idaho’s past and showcase its fascinating history.
  • Freak Alley Gallery (@freakalleygallery) – As the largest outdoor, ever-changing mural gallery in the Northwest, it consistently keeps downtown Boise feeling fresh and exciting.

All three are pillars of Boise culture, offering unique aspects of what makes our city so special.

How to Vote

To cast your vote, simply visit anytime between now and May 30th!

The announcement of the winning theme will be made in June. This is a unique opportunity to have your voice heard and shape the themed rooms at the Inn at 500 Capitol.

Once you’ve voted, be sure to follow along at @innat500 on Instagram for the announcement and to see project updates as the new room is designed and completed.

Learn more at the Inn at 500 Capitol website.

The View from the Inn at 500

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