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Great Wolf Lodge

3.0 of 5 20500 Old Highway 99, SW, Centralia, WA 98531
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW

I am on the fence about this place. It was my first visit with family members who had been there before. We arrived early and our room was already ready for us, so we changed and headed down to the park. Wow was it loud and crowded. I've never seen so many people in one spot in my life, but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed a Saturday in March and were disappointed with the entire experience. We stayed on the first floor and had no shower pressure and cold showers at both 7pm and 7am. The alarm clock was busing throughout the night at random times till I unplugged it and the room has been "picked up and the linen changed" but not... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Quality: for what you pay for a single night at GWL, there should be a higher quality product. This hotel caters to children, but they need to remember that adults have to bring/pay for those children. Yes, there is a spa, but based on the quality of everything else, I would be apprehensive to try it. Service: We tried the... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Summary: Stayed 3 days - probably a day too long. Hotel was nice - but really really busy. Kidz Cabin worked great for my family of 5 - was clean and big - but shower lacked water pressure and made bathing a problem. Food at buffet was good - and probably best place to eat at near by. Waterpark was... More 

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Ocean Shores, Washington
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76 reviews 76 reviews
9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, I will start with the fact that I only came because of a company event in the banquet halls. I would not likely have come here on my own accord because of the price. I go to a hotel to rest and sleep in between, this was more of sensory overload! Second, realizing that this is a kid-focused theme... More 

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Port Orchard, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually stay at Great Wolf Lodge at least annually, and this was definitely not our best stay. Check-in at 3:00 took over an hour. The lock on the bedroom door was broken, allowing our child to walk in unexpectedly at 11pm. I was told the Manager was out, and compensated with a 2pm check out. I reached the Manager... More 

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Prince George, BC, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After wanting to try Great wolf for some time - finally took the plunge. Showed up at 1pm as you can use the water park before you check in. Huge lineup to register but offered arm bands and call you later when room is ready. We were ready to do this and had swim suits ready to go. would recommend... More 

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Greenfield, Wisconsin, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice place to stay. Our room was clean and had very nice accommodations. The hotel in general has a very nice feel to it and a lot to do. The indoor waterpark was enough to keep us entertained for a few hours, but it better suited for young kids. I really enjoyed staying here and will... More 

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Wolf Lodge is an amazing place to spend time with family. An indoor waterpark and quests for kids and adults is fun to do. The only bad side to this is that wait times at rides are kinda long. Magiquest, Shadowquest are some activities there.

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a Blast, they allow you to enjoy the waterpark starting at 1pm until your room is ready, we were able to check in around 3pm *check in is at 4pm* Great Wolf has tons of entertainment for the kids, only part I dislike is the 11am check out time

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  • Water park(25)
  • Very nice(9)
  • Magic Quest(8)
  • Wave pool(8)
  • Magiquest game(6)
  • Family suite(4)
  • Wrist band(4)
  • Hot tub(4)
  • Ice cream(3)
  • Parking lot(3)

Additional Information about Great Wolf Lodge

Address: 20500 Old Highway 99, SW, Centralia, WA 98531
Location: United States > Washington > Centralia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Great Wolf Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 398
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Also Known As:
Great Wolf Hotel Centralia
Great Wolf Resort
Great Wolf Lodge Washington/Centralia

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