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Best Value Kalama River Inn

602 North East Frontage Road, Kalama, WA 98625-1000
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We pulled in after a day of motorcycling in 100 - 108 degrees and were wiped out. The sign that said "Elvis Presley slept here in 1962" made us smile. We decided if it was good enough for The King it should be good enough for us. It was clean, reasonable rates - sadly, we could have used a pool,... More 

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Odessa, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Poorly maintained... Staff doesn't care (Arab, India or Pakistani?)... Marginally clean rooms... Worn furniture. Had to stay in this hotel since all the rooms within 60 miles were full. In hind site, I would have been better off sleeping in my car. There is a reason the rooms are cheap and available.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Good value is not worth disgustingly dirty rooms, hard as a rock bed and traffic noise. I don't think they have put anything but bed linen as new since Elvis stayed there. The man at the front was unfriendly and there was no iron or coffee.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Booking online you are warned: 2 day advance cancellation else you forfeit one nights stay... Well they must make a lot of money that way! We checked in: Where do we potty the dog? "Right around the back of the building" Well the back of the building was across the street to the weedy unkempt area of no sidewalk -... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

For a highway frontage road location you get what you would expect. A decent price and a variety of characters for neighbors. The rooms were a bit cleaner then I expected, but still could use a bit more attention to details (such as cleaning under the chairs and table). I love the town and the locals seem really nice. If... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Our room was clean and included a fridge and microwave (both also clean). There's coffee in the office and the manager was nice, though not chatty. Free Wi-Fi. Not super quiet since it's by the freeway but it didn't keep me up either. Nice place, would stay again!

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Wheeler, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This hotel was clean in the bathroom, but the carpet and chairs were not. Dust covered the broken lamps. I literally stripped the bed and slept with my pillow and blankets. I can't say you get what you pay for. Because it really wasn't a bargain at $77. Close to fishing

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I had stayed here many years back with my old mom; we liked in then so when I was searching for a motel in the area and Kalama River Inn came up; I thought : "fine" I booked a room with a queen bed received a confirmation #. It took me maybe 2 hours to drive there. When I got... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Very displeased with certain aspects of our stay. The cleaning staff messed up our room service schedule & I had to call for our room to be cleaned twice in our week stay. The last phone call I was informed that our room was cleaned the day before, which was untrue. After arguing this mistake with the owner, she stated... More 

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Foresthill, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We stayed 2 nights and although it is not fancy or new, it was clean and we got a good night's sleep. It served our purpose...easy off the freeway and close to our fishing destination. Our truck was carrying our freezer and ice chest in the bed of the truck and we had no problems with other people.

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