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BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia River Inn

735 Wanapa Street, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Everett, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Michelle and her co workers are the best. Recommend not water side unless you don't mind train noise. Free breakfast is off site...Price is right food is average. Nice pool, hot tub and exercise area. Good internet connection in room. Close to Oregon Washington border. $1.00 to cross over Cascade Locks bridge.

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Colorado Springs, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My room was on the south side (highway side) of the hotel. The room was excellent and there was no highway noise that we could notice. We hear the rooms on the river side could hear the railroad noise but the view of the river is on that side.

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Sandy P, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and you are correct the river views are stunning and especially this time of the year when the trees are starting to turn colors. We hope you will return to the Gorge and invite you to stay with us again. More

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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We'd stay there again. Large room with balcony overlooking the river, unfortunately for some folks, the train runs by at all times of day and night. We weren't really bothered by them, but some people might be. I guess that's why earplugs are furnished in the room. Two (count 'em: two) sinks, both outside the bathroom. Good room lighting. My... More

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Sandy P, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us in Historical Cascade Locks. I am so we did not meet your expectations when you thought we would have cookies, I will take your remarks into consideration. We hope you will return to the National Scenic Area and invite you to stay wih us again. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to get used to the noise of the trains just below the balcony, but it added to the charm of the location The scenery was very nice. Breakfast we could have done without. lot of food but the service and staff in restaurant was not very friendly

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Sandy P, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and I am sorry that your experience at the restaurant was not what you expected. I will pass your comments onto them because I know it is their wish to deliver good customer care. We hope you will return to the Gorge and invite you to stay with us again. More

Winchester, United Kingdom
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable hotel right by the river and toll bridge. For me it was just an OK hotel. Everything worked, breakfast was fine and staff were pleasant but - for the price - I thought it was only very average and somehow a bit soulless.

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Sandy P, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia River Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry we did not meet your expectations, it is not what we like to hear. I will review all notations in diary so that I can see what may have gone wrong for you. We appreciate that you stayed with us and hope that you will return to the Columbia River Gorge once again. We invite you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the highlight of our week long trek from Astoria to Clarkston. The view of the bridge and river were amazing. The train also went by the hotel next to the river and was a unique treat. The hotel provided ear plugs if the train bothered you, but it was a fabulous experience because that is part of the... More

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Sandy P, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia River Inn, responded to this review

Gosh such lovely comments, thank you for staying with us. We are very lucky to live and work in the Columbia River Gorge and all it's beauty. We hope you will return to Cascade Locks and invite you to stay with us again. More

Oakland, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable room, well located near Columbia River Gorge sights. Happy we chose a room with a view of the Bridge of the Gods and the Columbia River. Town of Cascade Locks is quiet but great start or end point to explorations of Historic Columbia River Highway, waterfall viewing, Bonneville Dam, fish hatcheries and recreation opportunities.

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Sandy P, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia River Inn, responded to this review

We are very lucky to sit in "the heart of the Gorge" and all the activities. Thank you for staying with us and we hope you will return to The National Scenic Area and invite you to stay with us again. More

Spokane, Washington, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time we've stayed at this hotel. We love the location overlooking the river. The hotel has always been clean and the staff is super friendly and helpful! We very much appreciate this - thank you

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Sandy P, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia River Inn, responded to this review

You are a valued guest and we thank you for returning to stay with us again. We hope you will return to the Gorge and stay with us again. More

Seattle, WA, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great view of the river and the room was very nice and clean. The bed was wonderful, only cons was the train (if you have an issue with noise) it was a little loud and the room we had had a jetted tub (which was very loud to use the jets). The staff were wonderful and very... More

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Sandy P, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia River Inn, responded to this review

If I could move those train tracks I would do it today, I hope they did not give you to bad of a time. Thank you for staying with us and we hope you will return to the Columbia River Gorge and invite you to stay with us again. More

Everett, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were heading up to Oregon for the Mystery train Dinner (good too, the part we got one of our party got sick) My partner had booked the hotel, the closest we could find. We were tired and one of our party ill and were nicely surprised at how lovely our room was. 2 Queen beds, little coffee service tv... More

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Sandy P, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia River Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry that one of your group fell ill, this sometimes can put a damper on a good time. I please everyone was able to rest well and recover. We hope you will return to the Gorge, "all in good shape" and invite you to stay with us again. More

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Address: 735 Wanapa Street, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
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Location: United States > Oregon > Cascade Locks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 62
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