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Rufus Hillview Motel

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203 Wallace Street, Biggs Junction Area, Rufus, OR 97050
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay at the Rufus Hillview each August the night before our fishing trip on the Deschutes. Our first year I was SO surprised by this little gem! The place is very clean, rooms are cozy and stylishly decorated. There is s cute patio area with tables/chairs and potted plants which is nice for a "Happy Hour"! The owners are... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was incredible value for how cute, clean and cozy it was. Way better than camping in one of those windy campgrounds along the gorge. It's only a matter of time before this best kept secret gets really popular, so take advantage and book as soon as you can.

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Missoula, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about this hotel is the owner who is also the town mayor. He and his family are trying to attract and build busines in tiny Rufus and I wish them well. They offer clean, simple rooms with knotty pine walls and all the basics plus a cooked breakfast at a local cafe.. A very good option if... More 

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Otis, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were heading to wedding and wanted a clean, reasonable place to stay. Read the other reviews and decided to take a chance. We were in a kitchenette room. It was very clean and comfortable. The owners friendly and helpful. Enjoyed a complimentary breakfast as well!

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Estero, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

the Rufus Hillview Motel was a real find. It is very modestly priced and has clean rooms and all the amenities except a pool. It is located just off the Columbia River in a small quaint town. You get a coupon for breakfast at a local café sans drinks and very nice menu. The rooms are small but more than... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I had a reservation but was unable to stay at this property due to a family emergency. (I am not sure if this review will thus be posted.) However, I would like to comment about the attitude and service of the hotel front desk. Our reservation got tweaked by us a few times before we ultimately had to cancel our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

This is a tough one to review. If you compare it to a Holliday Inn or a Ramada I would have to give 2 stars at the max. But this place is in a different league. It reminds me of one of the best motels I stayed in when traveling in the 30's----VERY CLEAN, knotty pine walls, celotex ceilings, small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed here the night we went to a concert at Maryhill Winery. Loved that it was just 5-10 minutes to the concert. Enjoyed the friendly owners. Its obvious they care about the guest experience. Features we liked - clean cottage-like rooms, refrigerator and microwave, outdoor patio gathering area, high quality sheets and bedding.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I stayed here one night when we drove from Snoqualmie to Oregon. We got the room at the last minute before we started the trip so we only got a full-size/twin bed room. The cost of the room is cheap so I don't expect too much. The room was ok and clean. The problem was the smell.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This little motel is nothing fancy but the owner's son was very pleasant, and we appreciated the very clean room, the comfortable beds, the strong shower pressure, and the nice extras like a coffee maker and bathroom rug. We liked the dark wood paneling, which gave our room some character, too. One star off for the incredibly tiny shower stall... More 

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