Lot of beauty and history here, Ranger gave us a wonderful history of lodge reconstruction and stories of the area. Really enjoyed talking to the Ranger - he made the trip.
No fire in fireplace, lodge cold, later snow and no electricity, food was bad, served cold, service was spotty, staff seemed unprepared and uninterested in helping guests with basic needs, lodge parking lot was full of snow - but no staff to help get cars out, (1) shovel shared by about (20) hotel guests trying to get cars out.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Built in 1916 and designated as one of the "Great Lodges of the West" this historic guest lodge sits in the shadow of Mount Rainier surrounded by mountain meadows lush with wildflowers. Miles of hiking trails just outside the front door lead to adventures in all directions and offer panoramic views of glaciers and waterfalls. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Paradise Hotel Mount Rainier National Park
- Paradise Inn Washington