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Jerusalem, Israel
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We happened on this place on our way out of the National Park. We had a great experience from check-in to check-out. Very friendly hosts; spacious comfortable room; nice full breakfast; fast and easy wi-fi. It is very convenient to the Park; great for an early morning start to many of the best attractions in the Park. Very, very pleased.

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Thank MDVITS
prettygm, Manager at Cowlitz River Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy that your stay with us was so enjoyable! We always strive to give the very best in customer service, treat our guest like family, and to see that our guests experience a very positive and memorable stay with us. We hope to have you stay with us again in the future! Thank you very much! Sincerely,... More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New ownership has really revamped this place. Beautiful remodel, clean rooms, comfortable beds, fascinating sink fixtures. New managers were especially friendly and accommodating to our large group. Perfect gathering place for our antique car club tour. Tons of parking, hot breakfast. Ask for Cindy, she'll take care of you!

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prettygm, Manager at Cowlitz River Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy that your stay with us was so enjoyable! We always strive to give the very best in customer service, treat our guest like family, and to see that our guests experience a very positive and memorable stay with us. We hope to have your group stay with us again in the future! BTW.... Your Antique Cars... More 

Harbor Springs, Michigan
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Photos on this site by travelers are before remodel -- they are beautiful/ clean/ high quality now-- Kuerig coffee maker in room, micro refrig in room, extremely comfortable pillowtop bed, good sheets/towels/ room service -- decent wifi and you dont have to do an annoying " re-sign in" each day-- Breakfast is typical what you would find at Holiday Inn... More 

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prettygm, Manager at Cowlitz River Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy that your stay with us was so enjoyable! We always strive to give the very best in customer service, treat our guest like family, and to see that our guests experience a very positive and memorable stay with us. We hope to have you stay with us again in the future! Thank you very much! Sincerely,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised with the quality of this place (for being a roadside motel, that is). First, you can smell the clean when you walk in the lobby, and our room was very clean and neat as well. The bed and bedding were of good quality and I appreciated the nicer than average, lovely smelling, natural bath products. The... More 

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prettygm, Manager at Cowlitz River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your very gracious review Heather! We are so pleased that everything worked out and we could accommodate your stay. Occasional issues do arise and we do our best to correct them efficiently and promptly for our guests. We certainly hope to have you stay with us again in the future. Sincerely, Larry & Cindy Coonts - Managers More 

Los Angeles, California
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886 reviews
395 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 578 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As it's often the case we travel with no reservations. We were lucky someone had just canceled. The rooms have been recently redone. It is nice and clean with a comfortable bed with nice linen. Enough room for luggage, a refrigerator that is a bit noisy and a microwave. Try to stay upstairs maybe the pluming noise is not as... More 

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prettygm, Manager at Cowlitz River Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy that your stay with us was so enjoyable! We always strive to give the very best in customer service, treat our guest like family, and to see that our guests experience a very positive and memorable stay with us. We hope to have you stay with us again in the future! Thank you very much! Sincerely,... More 

Hollywood, Florida
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the time we arrived the Resident Manager; Cindy made us feel welcome. Welcome from the sense of being welcomed into her own home. The Room was freshly decorated and extremely clean. This combined with an extremely comfortable bed and the Elk that came to visit each evening in the front yard of the hotel. The next time we come... More 

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prettygm, Manager at Cowlitz River Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy that your stay with us was so enjoyable! We always strive to give the very best in customer service, treat our guest like family, and to see that our guests experience a very positive and memorable stay with us. We hope to have you stay with us again in the future! Thank you very much! Sincerely,... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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51 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My room looked new and fresh, very clean and spacious with micro/fridge, coffee maker, ironing board and iron, hair dryer, toiletries in bathroom, free wifi, full breakfast, linen and towels clean, bed comfortable. There is a local elk herd that grazes outside hotel in the evening. That was pretty neat. Reception was friendly and it is close to the entrance... More 

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prettygm, Manager at Cowlitz River Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy that your stay with us was so enjoyable! We always strive to give the very best in customer service, and to see that our guests experience a very positive and memorable stay with us. We hope to have you stay with us again in the future! Thank you very much! Sincerely, Larry & Cindy Coonts -... More 

Inver Grove Heights
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70 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Rooms were nice and clean, the shower got hot almost immediately. There was a full breakfast in the lobby, which was a little small, but it worked out fine. The managers were very attentive to their guests. There were elk right out the backdoor both nights we were there. The hotel was close to Mount Rainier, it was a perfect... More 

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1 Thank Kevin T
prettygm, Manager at Cowlitz River Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy that your stay with us was so enjoyable! We always strive to give the very best in customer service, and to see that our guests experience a very positive and memorable stay with us. We hope to have you stay with us again in the future! Thank you very much! Sincerely, Larry & Cindy Coonts -... More 

Norcross, GA
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Clean, comfortable room. Free breakfast was plentiful and good. Lodge is in walking distance to some nice restaurants in downtown Packwood. Area was quiet and peaceful. It is close to local hiking options. We would definitely stay there again.

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1 Thank SoccerMomNorcross_GA
prettygm, Manager at Cowlitz River Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy that your stay with us was so enjoyable! We always strive to give the very best in customer service, and to see that our guests experience a very positive and memorable stay with us. We hope to have you stay with us again in the future! Thank you very much! Sincerely, Larry & Cindy Coonts -... More 

Homedale, Idaho
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Beautiful and relaxing and White Pass only few miles away and Mt. Rainier is awesome. Mt. Rainier National Park and the mountain great and scenic and White Pass only about 1hr or less away. Recommend.

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prettygm, Manager at Cowlitz River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very positive review. We are so happy that your stay with us was so enjoyable! We always strive to give the very best in customer service, and to see that our guests experience a very positive and memorable stay with us. We hope to have you stay with us again in the future! Sincerely,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
31 unit Lodge located at the base of Whitepass in the heart of Packwood, Wa. Beautifully updated and renovated rooms, with refrigerator, microwave, Keurig Coffee maker, hair dryer, and iron in each! Included in your stay is a full Hot Breakfast every morning (Belgian Waffles, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Biscuits & Gravy, Yogurts, Muffins, Bagels, fruit, juices, etc.) Wi-fi in the rooms and Dirrect TV! The elk hang out in our front lawn almost daily. Enjoy the scenery! Short drive to Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens. Visit us while you hiking, fishing, hunting, skiing, visiting the mountains, and for the local Huge flea market held on Memorial Day and Labor day weekends! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cowlitz River Lodge

Address: 13069 US Highway 12, P.O. Box 488, Packwood, WA 98361-9720
Location: United States > Washington > Packwood
Price Range: $119 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cowlitz River Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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