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Norcross, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Homedale, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views all around. Chose Cowlitz River Lodge because of competitive price. Elk roaming all around both nights we were there. Room, amenities, cleanliness, and hot breakfast met our expectations. Would recommend to a friend. Thank you!

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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for two night, the staff was super pleasant, beds were super comfortable, room temperature was great, queit at night, water was hot, water pressure was great, elk visits were frequent. This is everything we were looking for in the way of an inexpensive but clean and enjoyable stay. Packwood is a cool little mountain town and if you're... More 

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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 

Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pleasure upon arrival to be greeted by the sight of the elk herd with several young ones frolicking in the grass on the hotel property. The managers are super friendly. We had an issue with numbers of beds that was solved immediately and courteously. The beds were really comfy. And we could even continue to watch the... More 

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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 

Cincinnati, OH
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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The exterior was being repainted when we arrived so it looked a bit messy, but our wariness was put to rest when we saw the rooms. Spotlessly clean and roomy. Newly redecorated. Super comfy beds with nice linens. The hotel has a fabulous mountain view and is set far back off the main road so it really feels rustic and... 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 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For what it is.... No frills but very clean with a comfortable bed. The internet worked well and breakfast was ok with juice, waffles, yogurt, toast etc. They are doing renovations and painting but it wasn't an issue. It's a long drive to the Park entrance. If we were to come again we would stay closer.

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

We certainly appreciate all of our feedback. And, we have completed the inside renovations and are currently working on the outside now as well. We have upgraded to a full hot breakfast with Biscuits & Gravy, Sausage Links, Scrambled Eggs, Belgium Waffles, yogurts, bagels, and so much more. If you should come again, we do have a Lodge a lot... More 

New Jersey
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31 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Packwood is near Mount Ranier, making it a perfect place to rest your head before or after a day of hiking or traveling. This is a great place to stay. Rooms and beds are comfortable and nicely done. Owners are delightful and willing to share insights about the area. They have four other properties, so it feels like you are... More 

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

Thank you so much! We are so glad that enjoyed your stay. Being the Resident Manager's (we are not the owners) this is our home and it is very important to us to make each and every customer feel at home while staying with us. We strive to give the very best in customer service and hope that you will... More 

San Diego, California
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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The hotel is being remodeled and the transformation is excellent. Starting with the lobby it was totally redone and it is very charming and comforting. The rooms are also remodeled and they are clean, spacious, and the decor is pleasing to the eye. They have Keurig coffee makers in the room so you can start the day with a good... More 

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we definitely hope to have you come back to the Cowlitz River Lodge in the future!! Thank you! Larry & Cindy Coonts - Managers More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on a one night get out of town trip. The lodge has recently been remodeled. The rooms have half new thing and half older things, its seems to be in transition. The rooms were very clean and had comfortable beds. The staff were lovely and the continental breakfast is what we expected. The best feature are the... More 

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we definitely hope to have you come back to the Cowlitz River Lodge in the future!! Thank you! Larry & Cindy Coonts - Managers 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
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • 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 U.S. 12, P.O. Box 488, Packwood, WA 98361
Location: United States > Washington > Packwood
Price Range: $120 - $152 (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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