We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Colonial Motel

Certificate of Excellence
Hotel website
2279 East Isaacs Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362
Colonial Motel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Ranked #5 of 14 Hotels in Walla Walla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2009
MobiAndyCoffsHarbour Coffs Harbour, Australia
Write a Review

109 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    63
    36
    6
    1
    3
See reviews for
25
49
8
9
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (16)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (109)
  • Mar-May only
    (23)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (46)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (36)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (4)
All months
There are newer reviews for Colonial Motel
See the most recent reviews
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2009

Stayed there on the first night on the road of a 9 week USA motorcycling holiday. Room was clean and small with lots of wood panelling. Garden is where a swimming pool used to be. Nothing special considering the amount charged, pretty basic really.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sammamish
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2009

We have stayed at the Colonial Motel a number of times when visiting Walla Walla for a weekend of wine tasting. The rooms, while small, are spotless and we are always warmly welcomed by owners, Dick and Carolyn Tuttle. In the summer, their pretty garden, with water feature, is the perfect spot to enjoy a glass of the great local... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
SeaTac
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2009

Ever stay in a hotel or motel and have been afraid to let the comforter touch your face? Well, no worries here friends, we stayed in room #1 and it was very clean and great on the pocket book (more spending money for vino). As for the owner, she was friendly and helpful with some of the ins and outs... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mill Creek, WA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2009

Flash from the past...a one story row-style motel where you park in front of your room. The rooms are smallish, but the bed is comfortable, the room is clean, and the price is certainly right. There is a nice water feature out by the flower garden for taking in the pleasant Walla Walla summer evenings. Mr. Ed's authentic drive-in is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
washington
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2009

Not fancy but exceptionally clean, quiet and convenient. The "garden" area is a nice place to have some wine and cheese. Owners are very nice. It is an old school "drive up" motel and is off a main street so the location isn't rural or charming- but I would rather save the extra $50-$80 it costs to stay at a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
USA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2009

A surprisingly quiet (it is set back from a busy road), extremely clean place to stay. Don't be put off by the commercial strip aspect, it a great place to stay. The room was fully equipped with microwave, small fridge, WiFi and air conditioner. The owners are very nice people and eager to help you feel comfortable. Also it is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Portland, OR
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2009

I found this motel to be a quiet, very clean, and a great stay that was only made better by the super-friendly, helpful staff. We even had a couch and separate writing area or our WI-FI SET-UP. I think the previous reviewer/dog owner must have been a little kooky because it is hard to imagine her complaint after visiting here.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Maple Valley
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2009

This may not appear on this website as I would imagine that poor reviews are screened and not put up. I just had a very uncomfortable conversation with the owner. While she never raised her voice and for all intense and purpose she was polite, she would not rent me a room because I had a dog. Her hotel is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
tricky81, Marketing Manager at Colonial Motel, responded to this review

Although I was not there during this exchange I would guess this exchange is accurate. My parents have owned the property for 38 years and it has been our experience that a vast majority of dogs will cause some sort of damage or disruptive noise. This is unfortunate because we love dogs. And equally unfortunate every dog owner claims their... More 

California
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2009

The Colonial Motel, like the town of Walla Walla, is a throw back to days gone by. It is a clean, comfortable motel - the old single story , family run kind where you park your car right outside the door to the room. But the place was spotless, the bed was more comfortable than my bed at home, and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2009

This motel is located at the end of a road filled with strip malls and is certainly no Marcus Whitman. But we had a very pleasant stay there for 3 nights, and the price was excellent. The rooms were very clean and quiet, and there was even a basketball hoop that our child enjoyed using. It's about a 5-minute drive... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

21 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (11)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question