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Where to stay, near Crater Lake, south end, early May?

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Where to stay, near Crater Lake, south end, early May?

We would like to spend one night at Crater Lake. We know the park lodge will not be open. We would like a clean hotel, near the south entrance. Thanks!

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1. Re: Where to stay, near Crater Lake, south end, early May?

Very little choice until you get closer to I-5. I believe there is a hotel in Prospect and a couple in Shady Cove.

If you don't mind a couple hour (but beautiful) drive, consider Ashland; which is one of my favorite OR towns.

Edited: 10:57 pm, January 28, 2017
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2. Re: Where to stay, near Crater Lake, south end, early May?

Thank you

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3. Re: Where to stay, near Crater Lake, south end, early May?

I'd vote for Ashland, too. Just keep in mind it is a two-hour drive and I would make advance hotel reservations to save money if you are going in the summer.

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4. Re: Where to stay, near Crater Lake, south end, early May?

Early May you will most likely be OK.

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Than you

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7. Re: Where to stay, near Crater Lake, south end, early May?

You may want to consider Grants Pass as it is closer. It is not the sleepy River/mountain town I grew up in but it is on the Rogue River and considerably closer. Inexpensive Riverside Inn with all balconies facing the river is our go to hotel. There are nicer hotels in the area though.

About an hour from CLNP.

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8. Re: Where to stay, near Crater Lake, south end, early May?

I've not stayed there myself but have several friends who recommend the historic Hotel Prospect. It's a beautiful area with nice hiking, including one or two to waterfalls.

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Thank you!

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