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Great Wolf Lodge

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   20500 Old Highway 99, SW, Centralia, WA 98531
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2010
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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portland, oregon
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2010

I reserved the 'economy suite' one week before our trip at $389, which the reservation assistant says is high because availability is low. The website fails to mention this, which feels deceptive. And for those who pay a premium price, the hotel still charges $10 fee for coffee, a newspaper and wifi. If you book in advance, your rate is... More

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Salem, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2010

We stayed over Spring break; my husband, three girls (17, 9 & 7) and I had a great time. Camp Critter food was tasty; choose chowder early in the day - the later the darker / thicker. Wouldn't splurge on the Buffett again; Pizza Hut was tasty. There was fresh fruit and salads available on site. The ice cream was... More

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GWL_Management, Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that you had a fabulous visit for both children and adults! Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for the feedback you've provided. We appreciate it! Mike Lusky, General Manager More

Tacoma, WA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2010

Great Wolf Lodge has a neat hook, an indoor waterpark. The waterpark is ok, we did like the Howlin' Wolf ride! The waterpark attendants were friendly, and helpful, as were the workers for the Magic Quest. The drawbacks are mainly in what you get for the price. Room: The Wolf Den 'suite' has bunk beds, and the little ones like... More

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GWL_Management, Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share this detailed review. We appreciate all feedback! We are sorry to hear that your experience wasn’t fully enjoyable, including your experience with the Scooops Spa. We are taking your feedback into serious consideration for future improvements. Thank you again. Mike Lusky, General Manager. More

Vancouver Island
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2010

Great Wolf lodge was fantastic. It exceeded our expectations. All 3 kids ages 13, 11 and 7 loved it. There are only 6 waterslides, but the kids didn't mind one bit. They were great fun. We met friends down there who had kids that were 10, 7 and 4 and all there kids had a fabulous time too. I get... More

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GWL_Management, Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide detailed comments about your recent stay at Great Wolf Lodge – Grand Mound. We are so excited to hear about how much you enjoy your stay. We appreciate the recognition of exceeding your expectations – we strive to do that always! It is great to hear that you enjoyed the... More

Surrey, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2010

I visited the Great Wolf Lodge Ground Mound with my husband and 2 girls (6 and 3) for 2 nights from 3/9-3/11. We had a great time and lots of fun. We loved the waterpark. Due to their age, we didn't get to take advantage of a lot of the slide but he girls loved the wave pool and the... More

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GWL_Management, Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear that you had a fun, carefree family vacation! We appreciate all of the feedback you have provided and are sorry to hear about your disappointment with the food. We will take your comments into consideration for ongoing improvements. Thanks again for taking the time to share your thoughts. We appreciate it! Mike Lusky, General Manager More

vancouver
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2010

I agree that this hotel is overpriced. Please bring your own food because it was not very good at the buffet. The restaurant was OK. The pool water was just too cold, my 5 yr old kept wanting to go back to the "hot tub" which was not very hot or big enough. He did not go down any slides... More

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GWL_Management, Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

First, we really appreciate you taking the time to provide detailed feedback on your recent stay at Great Wolf Lodge – Grand Mound. We are sorry to hear that you didn’t have a completely enjoyable stay and will take your comments into consideration. We are thrilled to hear that you and your children enjoyed the wave pool and MagiQuest –... More

Salem OR
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2010

We first visited Great Wolf Lodge right after it opened in Spring 2008 and had a terrific time. Thought it was time to revisit. On the whole, the place is just as much fun as we remembered. Although we thought we were visiting during non-peak times, turns out it is Canada's Spring Break and those Canadians pack this place. Make... More

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Portland,OR
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2010

After not taking a family vacation since 2004 when I took the family to Disneyland, we made the trip from Portland, OR to Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, WA on Feb 22. It was a relatively short drive up I-5. Upon arrival at the hotel, we were a little in awe of the giant wolf statues that greet you... More

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GWL_Management, Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your detailed comments regarding your recent stay at Great Wolf Lodge – Grand Mound. We are thrilled that you found your stay to be enjoyable and will take your comments into consideration for future improvements. Mike Lusky, General Manager More

Eastern WA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2010

We arrived on a Thursday night. Friday the waterpark was wonderful, except for the way over-clorinated water. Sat. the place was a madhouse, easy to tell school was out. I thought it was a little over-crowded on sat., the wave pool was almost chlostrophobic. You are pretty much forced to eat at their restaurants. They picked a secluded location so... More

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GWL_Management, Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Great Wolf Lodge – Grand Mound. We are very sorry to hear about the inconveniences that you experienced during your stay. We certainly appreciate your feedback and will be sure to use it to make continued improvements. Thank you again for your comments. They are very much appreciated. We... More

Seattle
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2010

OK - so you've finally bitten the bullet and are going to the Great Wolf. We sang the catchy song for a few weeks before getting there and were really psyched! We traveled with 2 teenagers and two 10 year-olds. Getting started - do not overpack. This is an extremely casual place... they don't even enforce the wearing of shoes.... More

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  • Magic Quest(8)
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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*
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Also Known As:
Great Wolf Hotel Centralia
Great Wolf Resort
Great Wolf Lodge Washington/Centralia

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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