Bear Lake Paris Inn

Bear Lake Paris Inn

The Bear Lake Paris Inn is located at 181 South Main Street, Paris, Idaho. It sleeps 44 adults and 4 toddlers (ages 3-5). See our full list of accommodations if you need additional space. This building boasts a fully-equipped, newly-renovated kitchen, dining room with tables and chairs for meals or games, restrooms, showers, and outdoor area with picnic pavilion.

Guests of the Bear Lake Paris Inn have access to the Gathering Place for an additional $100.


  • The kitchen has two stainless steel refrigerators with ice Makers, 2 ovens, 2 stoves (one electric and the other propane/gas), microwave, dishwasher, large fireclay farm sink with touch sensor faucet, stone counter tops, large pantry, Cuisinart stainless steel pans, 4 pancake griddles, 2 cookie sheets, blender, toaster, toaster oven, electric skillet, slow cooker, mixer, silverware, kitchen utensils, serving bowls, trays, dish cloths, dish towels, dish soap and counter space. Bring your own paper plates, cups, and napkins.
  • The Granary Dining Room adjoins the kitchen and seats 46, with additional seating on the walkway and at the pavilion. Adjacent to the dining room is a gathering place with a piano, suitable for talent shows and devotionals, etc.
  • Off-street parking area is facing the building walkway and south fence. Additional parking is available in front of the building.

  • Outdoor area, east of the building: spacious private yard with a firepit gathering area, picnic pavilion, large grassy area for volleyball (bring your own volleyball and net) or other activities. Due to fire hazard, fireworks are not allowed anywhere on the premises.

  • Nearby activities: Famous Paris Tabernacle, Paris Museum, Paris Canyon, ice caves, Minnetonka Caves, and Bear Lake. One block away, behind the Tabernacle, is a baseball diamond, soccer field, basketball court, and playground (bring your own equipment). See our activities page for more ideas!

Sleeping arrangements

Main floor bedrooms

  • Timber: 1 king bed, 1 single bed, 1 bunk bed
  • Cedar Hollow: 1 queen bed, 2 single beds (wash basin in room)
  • Brass: 1 queen bed, 1 single bed, 1 bund bed, 1 toddler bed
  • Meadow Suite (three connected rooms)
    • Lily of the Valley: 1 king bed
    • Sage: 2 bunk beds

Upstairs bedrooms

  • Rose: 1 king bed (two singles put together) 1 single bed, 1 bunk bed
  • Heritage: 1 queen bed, 1 single bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 toddler bed (wash basin in room)
  • North Beach: 1 queen bed, 3 single beds, 2 bunk beds, 1 toddler bed (wash basin in room)
  • Evergreen: 1 single bed, 1 bunk bed, 1 toddler bed (wash basin in room)

Showers, bathrooms, and laundry room

  • Main floor: 2 shower rooms and 3 restrooms with 5 wash basins and 5 toilets
  • Upstairs 2 shower rooms, 2 restrooms, and 5 wash basins (3 in bedrooms)

Other Notes

  • Included: bedding, pillows, towels, hand soap, dish soap, dish cloths, toilet paper, garbage bags, and cleaning supplies.
  • Guests bring: bath soap, shampoo, 12 hand towels (one for each sink) or paper towels, disposable paper plates, napkins, and cups.

See our rates and reservations page for more detail.