A hotelkeeper shall not be required to provide accommodations, facilities or privileges of a hotel to any person who:
(1)  Is unwilling or unable to pay for the accommodations and services of the hotel. A hotelkeeper may require a prospective guest to demonstrate the ability to pay for the accommodations and services, including a damage deposit in a reasonable amount, by cash or acceptable credit card;

Terms Used In Idaho Code 39-1809

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Guest: means any person who is registered in a hotel, or who is in the hotel and intends to register, and each person in such hotel who is present in the hotel with the registrant at the registrant’s invitation. See Idaho Code 39-1801
  • Hotel: means every building or structure kept, used, maintained or advertised as an inn, hotel or public lodging house, or place where sleeping accommodations are furnished for hire to transient guests, whether with or without meals, in which more than ten (10) rooms are used for the accommodation of such guests. See Idaho Code 39-1801
  • Hotelkeeper: means the owner, operator, management company, proprietor, keeper, manager or lessee of a hotel. See Idaho Code 39-1801
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person;
Idaho Code 73-114
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • (2)  The hotelkeeper reasonably believes to be under the influence of alcohol, drugs or any other intoxicating substances or who is disorderly so as to disturb the peace of other guests;
    (3)  The hotelkeeper reasonably believes seeks to use the hotel for any unlawful purpose;
    (4)  The hotelkeeper reasonably believes seeks to bring property into the hotel which may be dangerous to other persons (such as firearms, explosives or hazardous or toxic substances) or the possession of which by such person is unlawful;
    (5)  Destroys, damages or defaces property of the hotel or its guests or threatens to do so;
    (6)  Is under eighteen (18) years of age and unaccompanied by his parent or guardian. A hotelkeeper may condition the provision of accommodations, facilities or privileges of a hotel to persons under the age of eighteen (18) years by requiring the parent or guardian to:
    (a)  Agree in writing to accept liability for the costs of the accommodations, including the cost of the room, taxes, other charges and any damages to the hotel caused by such person or his invitees; and
    (b)  To provide an acceptable credit card or cash deposit sufficient to cover such costs;
    (7)  Would cause or permit any hotel room to exceed its maximum allowable occupancy as established by the hotelkeeper; or
    (8)  Refuses to abide by reasonable standards or policies established by the hotelkeeper for operation and management of the hotel.