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Allison Inn & Spa
2525 Allison Lane, Newberg, OR 97132   |  
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Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Newberg
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Portland, OR
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“Can't wait to go back”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I can't say enough nice things about the Allison.

My husband and I stayed here on a romantic weekend getaway once, with breakfast in bed and a delightful dinner with live music by Halie Loren.
The food is outstanding, the service is incredible and the whole building is breathtaking.

I love that they are so "green" that there isn't a single plastic container or thing in the entire hotel. Everything is ceramic or porcelain or glass. The roof in one of the buildings has plants on top :-)

We've been here as overnight guests and we've also headed down to the Allison just to hear the live music on Fridays and Saturdays while we enjoy a couple of drinks by their beautiful fireplace.

We haven't been to the spa but we took the tour and if the service is nearly as good as it looks it has to be incredible! I can't wait to try it out.

Green Features: I love that they are so environmentally friendly. The 'only' thing I would tell you to be careful with are the shelves inside the shower. They are made of glass and have sharp corners.
  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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OnlineConcierge, Online concierge for The Allison Inn & Spa at Allison Inn & Spa, responded to this review, July 15, 2013
Thank you very much! We are very thankful for the performers that grace our living room, and appreciative you brought that up! In our living room, off our lobby and check-in, we have a local winery visit on Thursday nights, for an educational wine tasting with a "celebrity" wine maker. The music is on Fridays and Saturdays, and is typically a jazz vocalist, or trio. Make sure to check out our events calendar on our website, because musicians and days vary. But it's open to the public as well as guests - please come by! If not to explore our hotel for the first time, to enjoy talented musicians, while enjoying a glass of wine!

We also love talking about how green our hotel is (LEED Gold), without it impacting the guest experience in any way. The living roof is just one exceptional part of all our initiatives, but thought has been given to every aspect of not only the building, but operations as well. We believe we are leading the industry in this regard, and will continue to innovate and implement new ideas and technology as it becomes available. Thank you for recognizing it!

We enjoyed your review very much, and we can't wait to have *you* back. Thank you, cheers, and we hope this finds you well!

Sincerely,
Michael | Online Concierge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Three nights there recently. This place is really outstanding. Doesn't try to be a resort, so don't expect a lot of onsite activity options, but a perfect base for exploring wine country and even for a day excursion to the coast.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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OnlineConcierge, Online Concierge for the Allison Inn & Spa at Allison Inn & Spa, responded to this review, July 15, 2013
Thank you for your review. It's always a pleasure to receive a review with high marks - it's an indicator we're headed in the right direction. We enjoyed your description, and think it's apt - instead of trying to tell our guests what we think they should do, we are simply available to help craft any and every type of experience one might want for their weekend. With so much to do, it would be difficult for us to pick! =)

Our guests are more entrepreneurial, and appreciate self-guiding their own weekends - we just help make them happen. There are so many wineries within a few minute drive, it's often we help set up private tastings. Outside of our our full service spa, our fitness center and pool & hot tub area (and sundeck), there are many options for activities around the Valley. From helicopter to hot air balloon rides, to museums and cultural activities, you can find something for just about everyone. There is also great hiking, and there's an incredible network of roads for cyclists. Let's not forget the Wine Tastings and Live Music in our Living Room. But more often than not, people end up just living in their comfortable rooms - relaxing and peaceful with fireplaces and oversized soaking tubs.

We offer many ways for people to decompress, have a quick romantic escape, or simply to use us as a home to explore the diverse wineries and other spots throughout the Willamette Valley. Whatever vacation you might enjoy, we assure you we can help create it, here.

Thank you for your review - with kind words such as yours, we are sure we will be able to reach more people, well into the future. Cheers, and be well!

Sincerely,
Michael | Online Concierge
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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We’ve managed to find occasions to stay at The Allison Inn several times in the last three years and this wonderful hotel never disappoints. It has remained warm and welcoming with a graciousness that seems to capture Oregon at its best. Wonderful rooms with views of vineyards and valleys, innovative dishes featuring local produce in Jory restaurant, original art by Northwest artists both inside and out, and a front desk staff so warm and welcoming one feels like a guest a country manor house. Makes me proud to be an Oregonian!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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OnlineConcierge, Online Concierge at Allison Inn & Spa, responded to this review, July 15, 2013
Thank you so much for your review! It's important that our guests recognize our commitment to this new type of service - Oregon hospitality. It's unparalleled, and a modern approach to the traditional expectations of excellent guest service: we're here to serve you, and make your stay with us as exceptional as possible, with earnestness, and lacking pretension. Our staff is genuinely compelled to cultivate a world class stay for you, just as we all have pride to be able to work here, and offer the experiences people truly want during a modern vacation - relaxation and calm, as well as discovery, delight, and lasting memories. We truly believe that travel can be transformative, and it's something that can positively impact your life, well after your stay is over. We're proud to be Oregonian too, and with reviews like yours, our Oregon Hospitality promises to reach more people, for years to come. Thank you, and cheers!

Sincerely,

Michael | Online Concierge
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Portland, Oregon
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The Allison Inn is tucked away at the beginning of the wonderful Willamette Valley and over 200 vineyards!

The warmth, service, design, low key atmosphere are all things that are tough to find in the "Disneyland of Vineyards" (overcrowded Napa) .....

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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OnlineConcierge, Online Concierge at the Allison Inn & Spa at Allison Inn & Spa, responded to this review, July 15, 2013
Cheers to your advice - we happen to agree! Of course, there are enough experiences in all the world's wine countries for all types, but we're particularly proud of the bucolic, natural, tranquil experience that is the Willamette Valley. Oregon's Wine Country is idyllic, and everything you might expect from a trip through France's Provencal vineyards and fields. It's pristine, and certainly not overrun with too many people. So we appreciate your review, and wholeheartedly concur. Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts, and we hope to see you again. Be well!

Sincerely,
Michael | Online Concierge
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Sonoma, California
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14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We stayed here for one night and wish it could have been longer. The property is beautifully kept and the rooms are extremely spacious and comfortable. We had a double queen on the main level with lovely views out to the vineyard beyond. Appreciated the complementary snacks in room (our daughter especially loved the chocolate covered hazelnuts!) as well as the water bottles thoughtfully placed on our nightstands by the turn-down service. We spent some lovely relaxing time at the pool, my partner had a massage at the classy spa (and said it was the best she had ever had as well as being extremely reasonably priced), and we enjoyed tasting wines at the Jory bar. The staff were friendly, forthcoming and down to earth (i.e. no canned "resort-speak", just genuine friendliness). Not an inexpensive stay, but we didn't feel "nickel and dimed to death" as with some other upscale hotels. Worth every penny.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I booked the Allison for my parents as a gift via the website and with hotel reservations staff. From the moment I called and explained the purpose of the weekend, that I wanted to make sure they didn't see the bill and explained that they had never stayed in a spa hotel, and would need extra attention so they wouldn't feel intimidated or overwhelmed, the staff, from hotel reservations, the concierge, the spa staff and the restaurant staff handled all my requests with kindness and ease. And then went the extra mile.
A day before they were to arrive, the spa staff called me and asked if they could upgrade my parents' spa appointments since they were coming to the Inn for an anniversary, of course I said yes!
In the middle of their stay, my mom sent me a text ecstatic about their spa experience and specifically mentioned how kind and helpful the staff were. They raved about the grounds, their room on the ground floor, looking out to the garden, walking through the grounds and having a wonderful dinner at the Jory and just resting and relaxing.
I couldn't have asked for a better experience for them. I highly, highly recommend the Allison.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Westborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Allison four four nights. After five wonderful days hiking in Yosemite, we needed pampering and got it without even using the spa. We were impressed by the friendliness of the staff when we arrived, and the quality and appearance of our room with a private entrance to the spectacular gardens, and things got better from there. The food at the Jory restaurant is really good for both breakfast and dinner. We tried a couple of other very expensive restaurants in the area and regretted just not eating at the Inn. The grounds are a treat with quiet walking paths with interesting garden sculpture pieces amongst the flower beds and shrubs. We highly recommend working off the meals strolling the property. The Inn is ideally located near some great wineries and the staff at the Allison even got rid of the wine stains on my wife's white slacks.

Room Tip: Look for a garden level room at the back of the property.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2525 Allison Lane, Newberg, OR 97132
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Location: United States > Oregon > Newberg
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Newberg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled in the lush beauty of Oregon Wine Country's Willamette Valley, The Allison Inn & Spa boasts 85 luxury Newberg, OR hotel rooms and suites with gas fireplaces, personal terraces or balconies, spacious spa bathrooms with soaking tubs, 42’ flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. Signature hotel amenities include fine dining at JORY, a pampering spa with 12 treatment rooms, a fitness studio and a swimming pool. While staying at this Oregon Wine Country hotel, explore the property’s 35 acres of fragrantly elegant gardens and pathways connecting to vineyards and a beautiful picnic area. The Allison is also a premier choice for meetings, social events and weddings, offering a variety of flexible event spaces for up to 480 guests. When it’s time for an adventure, head out to enjoy a number of exciting activities on your Oregon vacation, such as hiking, grape stomping, wine tasting, and so much more. Suitable for family vacations, romantic getaways, business trips and solo adventures, The Allison Inn & Spa offers something for every pursuit in scenic Willamette Valley. ... more   less 
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