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Idle-a-While Motel

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505 N. Hwy 20, PO Box 667, Twisp, WA 98856
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Idle-a-While Motel
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Olympia, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Our stay in one of the little cabins was about you could expect for an older motel. Fairly clean. No microwave so no need to bring that microwave popcorn! Before we left for town made sure to lock and deadbolt the back door as well as front, and when returned the back door was unlocked. Nothing taken, so didn't see... More

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Pacific NW
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Stayed there for two nights at the end of the season. It was clean, quiet, seemed safe, nothing to write home about but I had no problems with it at all. Plenty of hot water for shower in the AM (not sure why the other reviewer had a problem). The gal behind the front desk was friendly and helpful. WiFi... More

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We called to reserve a room and was told they would hold it until 6pm. We arrived at 5:45 and think we woke up Sandy as she came out in her grey cotton nightie (with no bra underneath?!) looking likely she'd been napping. She couldn't find the reservation and hollered to the back at her co-worker who claimed she didn't... More

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Okotoks, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Group of 8 of us motorcycling to the West Coast - none of us had travelled Hiway 20 west so did not know much about towns along the way - however when we started looking for accomodations along the way - this was the first that would accept a booking for less than two nites. Check in was great -... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

1930's type cabins with separate bedrooms, bath, living room and kitchens, dog friendly, lot of space for walking. Twisp is a small, charming community with a great bakery and several good restaurants. The drive from Sedro Wooley (I-5) to Winthrop/Twisp on Route 20 is one of the top scenic drives in the west. The road is good for bikes, motorcycles,... More

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Post Falls ID
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

This place has so much potential! This little place on the outside looks wonderful! The grounds are kept very clean and well maintained. The outside of the buildings and cabins look fresh and clean. If the cleanliness rating was based on this alone it would be Excellent! It is past the doorway that my average rating comes from. We booked... More

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

We love staying at Idle a While. It's perfect for us. We are big outdoor people and would rather camp but sometimes is too much work for us b/c we have a 9 mon old now. So, we aren't looking to spend a lot of money or have luxury. So, this is perfect. We have never stayed in their motel... More

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Palatka, FL
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137 reviews 137 reviews
48 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Since we split the cost with a fellow rider, this was really a bargain for us. Reserved a two bedroom cabin and it gave us plenty of space to spread out and repack our motorcycle bags. Lots of fresh towels and hot water, comfortable beds, tv and internet. Good stay, good value, would stay again.

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Snohomish, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

We have stayed at the Idle-a-While for the last two years when we are making our annual motorcycle ride over the North Cascades loop. It is nothing fancy, but has it's own quaint charm. At any minute you expect to see Lucy and Ricky driving up pulling their trailer. Most of the rooms have been occupied by other riders on... More

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Ashcroft, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
13 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

stayed here when we were travelling around and camping. Just down the road from Winthrop, WA great place for base camp for a couple of nights stay. The motel mgr lady was a bit rough around the edges but that because of what she runs....I suppose. Even though it does not look like much from passing it on the outside... More

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Address: 505 N. Hwy 20, PO Box 667, Twisp, WA 98856
Location: United States > Washington > Twisp
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Idle-a-While Hotel Twisp

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