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Rugged Country Lodge

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1807 South East Court Avenue, Pendleton, OR 97801
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Ranked #9 of 17 Hotels in Pendleton
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Owners obviously are trying VERY hard, good service, comfy room, diverse and tasty breakfast. An older building, nicely maintained and furnished. Loveseat in my room, nice touch. Soft full linen. The ONLY thing that would stop me from staying again is the neighbor's barking dog. The Motel owners know of this, and I wish them the best in getting the... More

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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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12 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I loved this hotel since my first stay over 10 years ago when the couple who ran it gave out home baked cookies to the guest every evening at 5:30, the rooms were immaculately furnished and cleaned, as well as the parking lot, and gardens around it. It is NOT that hotel anymore. The floors are filthy, the walls are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A warm welcome led to a beautifully-decorated room, with simple but effective touches, from the Native-American-style blanket on the bed, to the Ppine chest for the TV. There were flowers in front and a really decent breakfast in the morning, the Pendleton Woolen factory a short walk away. All the amenities were present, great tiled bathroom, and even the traffic... More

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Portland, Maine
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I stayed at the Rugged Country Lodge for three nights and was very pleased. It's a great base from which to explore the many charms of the Pendleton region, including the fascinating Pendleton Underground Tour and the nearby Native American-created and run Tamatslik Interpretive Center. The motel is very clean and the cozy rooms are nicely decorated and cheerful. I... More

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Rockville, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The price is scary...$60 for two queen beds? What is the catch? The catch is no fitness room, no pool & no fancy neighborhood. We got a well appointed room (always ask for two queen beds, the single bed rooms are a bit cramped). The breakfast was excellent..once you realize there is a refrigerator with extra goodies. Yes, the view... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We arrived very late and had to call the after hours number posted on the office door. The gal we spoke to on the phone was very pleasant. She came out to check us in and wasn't annoyed at all at the lateness of the hour. We were very pleased with the rooms, very clean and attractively decorated. Best value... More

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Meridian, Idaho
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were very impressed by the website verbiage and positive testimonials. It never occurred to us that they probably would hide the negative reviews...and there should be a lot of them.!!!!! First, even though the website boasts an update in the hotel, the only thing updated is some of the furniture and the tile in the bathrooms. There is still... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My husband and I stayed here during a cross-country road trip. The staff were friendly when we checked in. Our room was located on the bottom floor. It was an attractive, clean, and quiet space with a bed that we found quite comfortable (not too hard like many hotels). It was an excellent value for what we paid for the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Stayed back in May and was pleased with the accommodations. They did serve a complimentary breakfast however we did not partake. If you are going to stay here call in your reservation vs. doing it online. You will get a cheaper rate. We will cime back.

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Mililani, Hawaii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Dirtiest carpets I have ever seen. Bathtub drain has not been cleaned in months so water would not drain and also sink drain was not working. I was in room 8 and my mother was in room 6 we both had the same experience. Would not stay there again.

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Address: 1807 South East Court Avenue, Pendleton, OR 97801
Location: United States > Oregon > Pendleton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Rugged Country Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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