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Columbia Hotel

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262 1/2 E. Main St., Ashland, OR 97520
Columbia Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Eugene, Oregon
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Columbia has been around long enough in Ashland that multiple generations now think of it as their 'home' for the Shakespeare Festival. We love the European-style small rooms and shared bathrooms, classy but low-key decor and ambiance, and outstanding location. Stay here if you want to park your car and spend your vacation WALKING around Ashland. No need to... More 

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inventure, Manager at Columbia Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words about the Columbia Hotel! We are so happy you were able to fully utilize our central location in the heart of downtown Ashland. Our staff works tirelessly to ensure that the Columbia always looks its absolute best, and on their behalf I would like to thank you for noticing the details that... More 

Nashua, New Hampshire
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108 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is centrally located - an easy walk to the theaters, restaurants, and shops. The rooms are clean and well cared for. We had a room with shared bath. There was never any difficulty in sharing the bathroom and it was always clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful. They offer coffee and tea in the lobby where... More 

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inventure, Manager at Columbia Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Columbia Hotel! We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your time in our centrally-located property during your visit to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Thank you as well for sharing your experience with our European-style shared bath with other potential guests who may be unfamiliar with how a shared-bath property... More 

Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed there a dozen times because of its closeness to the Shakespeare Festival theaters. This was the first time during a heat wave. Found out the hotel front desk will store my Kombucha purchased at the Ashland Co-op in the hotel refrigerator, yes! Each room is uniquely furnished, the beds are comfy, and they iron the linens before making... More 

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inventure, Manager at Columbia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anji, Thank you for your recent review of the Columbia Hotel! It's always a pleasure to have our long-time return guests back with us again. I'd also like to thank you for sharing your experience with other potential guests who may not be aware that we do have air conditioning in many of our rooms. As a seasoned Ashland... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just like staying at Grandma's! What a work week score this little gem was! Very historic hotel with unique authentic details in each room. My room faced the street but was still quiet and actually quite festive as it was during the Holiday Season. My bathroom had a claw foot bathtub in it which was a rare treat! Concierge was... More 

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inventure, Manager at Columbia Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Stephanie, Thank you for taking the time to review the Columbia Hotel! We're so glad we were able to provide you with a "home base" during your business travels in Ashland. One of my favorite things about the Columbia is getting to see all the lovely holiday lights that line Main Street during the holiday season from one of... More 

Oregon
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57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This hotel is in a great location such that you never need touch your car during your stay. Everything is very close walking distance. I was a bit concerned about the shared bathroom situation - no problem. The place is immaculate! Even the little louvers in the air conditioner were without dust or grime. The beds are very comfortable and... More 

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inventure, Manager at Columbia Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and greetings from the Columbia Hotel! Our staff works very hard to ensure that our guests have the best possible stay while enjoying all that Ashland has to offer, and it's always so nice when their efforts are recognized by our guests. On behalf of our housekeeping and desk staff, I'd like to thank you for your kind words... More 

Huntington Beach, California
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65 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We loved this hotel, and the town of Ashland! Hotel is right in the center of town, so you can walk to everything. Parking is scarce, but luckily there was a spot for us behind the hotel. I love that it feels like you're a guest in someone's home, instead of an impersonal hotel. To call our room a "courtyard"... More 

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inventure, Manager at Columbia Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Columbia Hotel! We're glad you were able to take full advantage of our ideal location right in the center of downtown. You're correct, our parking lot has limited parking and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. However, I always recommend to guests that they momentarily double-park in our back lot, even if... More 

point reyes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A small treasure of a hotel in the midst of downtown Ashland. Found by accident and stayed one night; rebooked for three nights a month later. The manager, assistant manager and staff are wonderfully helpful and accommodating and each room is furnished with interesting antiques and carefully chosen color and decorative details and offers a slightly different mood. Service is... More 

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inventure, Manager at Columbia Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this glowing review of the Columbia Hotel! We're happy to hear that you've made us your "go-to place" when you visit Ashland! I will be sure to pass your compliments along to our staff, as each member of our team works diligently to ensure that our guests have the best possible experience as they visit... More 

Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This hotel is a great location in Ashland, and it's a good value. A good amount of steps to get into it, so make sure you can do that. Otherwise, we stayed twice - once with a private bath, once without. Without wasn't as big a deal as we thought it would be. There's a sink in the room, and... More 

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inventure, Manager at Columbia Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of the Columbia Hotel, Karen! Thank you for pointing out that our Grand Staircase does contain quite a few stairs. For guests who may not be familiar with the property, it is also good to note that we have a rear staircase leading up from the parking lot that contains far fewer stairs, and... More 

sacramento
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Great fun place to stay. But you need to be okay with sharing a bathroom. Also the gorgeous rooms on the street come with lots of early morning traffic noise and sun. Convenient access to theater and shops. We have stayed here multiple times. The old world ambience enhances the entire Ashland experience

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inventure, Manager at Columbia Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Columbia Hotel! As you pointed out, the majority of our rooms have European-style shared baths, meaning that private showers and facilities are located just down the hall from most of our rooms -- however, we do have a variety of private bath rooms available, as well! We're so happy to hear... More 

Ashland, Oregon
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A beautiful historic hotel in the heart of Ashland. European style shared bathrooms (some have own bathroom). A different experience from the cookie cutter corporate places to stay, try something new, you won't be disappointed.

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inventure, Manager at Columbia Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Columbia Hotel! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We strive to provide a unique experience for our guests, a step back in time to view Ashland as it was at the turn of the last century in the oldest continueously-running hotel in the city. Thank you for sharing your... More 

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