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Cowlitz River Lodge

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32 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 from 7am-10am(Belgian Waffles, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Homemade Biscuits & Gravy, Yogurts, Muffins, Bagels, fruit, juices, etc.) In the evening from 6pm-9pm our guests are treated to 2 glasses of complimentary wine from a Washington Winery. 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! We are pet friendly (there is a fee).
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Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Family Rooms
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Yakima Air Terminal54 mi
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All reviews yogurt front lawn direct tv sausage elk herd windy ridge gas station across the street clean rooms each evening reception area white pass complimentary wine another guest breakfast was delicious would definitely stay here again the location is perfect mt rainier park
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Motels in National Park gateway cities tend to the basic amenities level. The Cowlitz River Lodge was a surprising exception. Spacious room, comfortable bed, great heating system, good amenities and happy hour with wine and home-made cupcakes. Add to that the elk herd grazing on...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Jan01234
Response from Journey812881, Manager at Cowlitz River LodgeResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you for your feedback! 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...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

On the Main Street set back off the road, wonderful reception staff, we sat chatting in the reception area with our complimentary wine (very nice) and were recommended to go just down the road for our evening meal in a local bar (looked a bit...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Response from Journey812881, Manager at Cowlitz River LodgeResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you for your feedback! 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...More

Reviewed October 12, 2018

After hiking Mt. Rainier (Skyline trail in Paradise) and Grove of the Patriarchs, we stayed in Packwood at this lovely little gem. The lovely woman at the desk was so warm & friendly and made us feel welcome as we sipped wine in the main...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from Journey812881, Manager at Cowlitz River LodgeResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you for your feedback! 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...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

I can't speak to the quality of the room or the amenities, but I can talk about how gracious the owners are. We had reservations to stay with these folks last week on our trip around Washington. Our original plan was to drive up the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from Journey812881, Owner at Cowlitz River LodgeResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you very much for your review... You are very kind, and yes there are always circumstances that are beyond our control. And of course part of our job is being responsible and receptive in these times. We do certainly hope that one day you...More

Reviewed September 28, 2018

We stayed a few days to hike Mt Rainier and Gifford Pinchot and we we loved the hotel. Breakfast had delicious eggs and they rotate bacon/ham/sausages. They also have free local wine in the evenings and welcome you with a bag with bottle water. The...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from Journey812881, Owner at Cowlitz River LodgeResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for your feedback! 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...More

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"Two floors -- we were on the first which was useful as we needed to repack for a camping trip and had a lot..."
Jan01234
Oct 22, 2018
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"All rooms face the road with the windows facing the rear open space."
Clipper_traveller
Jul 13, 2018
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"Ground floor is great if you have a lot of luggage etc. you can park right outside your room."
MelisaTheGlassPantry
Jun 27, 2018
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"Ask for a ground floor if you have a problem with stairs. No elevator to second floor."
alicej571
Jan 10, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$130 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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cowlitz river hotel packwood
LOCATION
United StatesWashingtonPackwood
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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