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Cowlitz River Lodge

13069 U.S. 12, P.O. Box 488, Packwood, WA
Cowlitz River Lodge
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Louis Park
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had planned on hiking & camping at Packwood Lake for the first time but being on my own and arriving in town a little too late, I decided to check out the lodging options in town. My first stop was the Cowlitz River Lodge. Thankfully they were pet friendly, the price reasonable and they offered breakfast so I could... More 

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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had already checked out some nearby overpriced motels when my wife wanted to stop here. Since it appeared much nicer than the places we had already rejected, I didn't want to bother. It turned out to be very reasonably priced with very clean and well maintained rooms with comfortable beds. The continental breakfast was on the upper end of... More 

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Cheshire, Oregon
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is an older motel that is very well maintained. Looked like fresh paint outside and in our room. Comfortable bed, room very clean, friendly front desk staff, everything you'd need, and a great price. We stayed here on our way to Mt Rainer and are glad we did. Not fancy or new, but clean and comfy and very quiet... More 

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92 reviews 92 reviews
44 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The lodge is conveniently located in the town of Packwood, handy for Mt Rainier park. We stayed mid-week post labor day, so perhaps we got a special rate, but the room was very comfortable for the money. It had a large selection of TV channels, a fridge and a microwave in the room. The bed was comfortable and the wifi... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Stay here in Packwood - and avoid much higher-priced, likely filled, lesser- quality motels closer to Paradise. This is a very nice place. Shocked at the review from the women who found soiled sheets; bet they let that housekeeper go since then. We discovered very clean, spacious room; wonderful view; pleasant and friendly host; and the delight of a herd... More 

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Batavia, Illinois
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104 reviews 104 reviews
26 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My wife and I were on a great road trip in the Pacific Northwest and spent a night here. The location was great as we were planing on spending the next day at Mount Rainer National Park. Our room was good size with a comfortable queen bed. The shower worked well and we had a quiet night to rest up... More 

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Richland, Washington
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

How a bed is made by a maid and not checked is beyond me. After hanging out all day and evening in the room relaxing on top of the bed watching TV, my husband and I crawled into bed about 11:00pm... to my appalling disgusting surprise, I crawled into urine soaked sheets. After showering, it took forever to get a... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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179 reviews 179 reviews
117 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Called the day before to check if they had rooms, and got a room for disabled people which was perfect and close to the reception. Big and clean and everything you need. Breakfast was decent and easy to bring some to the room as well. Only downside was the wifi, which basically didn't work for most of the time. But... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Pleasantly surprised to find a nice lodge in this small town, would love to go back. Highly recommend, great value, has everything you need right here. Trip advisor I have many reviwes to write, please do not insist on a minimum number of words!

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We stayed here in a room with two-queen beds. The room had everything you'll need in a hotel room. Wi-Fi, microwave, refrigerator, AC/heating and my personal favorite, a wash basin outside the bathroom as well inside. The room was big enough and most importantly very clean. The view was great.!! We even saw a couple of elk grazing nearby. Like... More 

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