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“A good and chep place to take rest for one night”
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Royal Motor Inn
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in La Grande
Reviewed August 30, 2012

This place is a nice old style motel, very easy to reach from the highway, and at a great point to use it as a stop in road trips.
This motel is very cheap (probably the cheapest in La Grande). The service was good, and the room was clean enough. We were 4 in a double queen bed room. The room was quite small, but confortable enough.
I would totally stay there again, and I would reccommend this palce to family and friends!
I booked rooms on hotels.com website, it appears to be the only website that has this motel.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 11, 2012

If this place is #3 out of LaGrande's lodging choices, that says a lot about the sad state of lodging in the town. This was a place that was so dreary that we walked the streets of LaGrande for an hour in the dark after dinner to delay having to go back. The worst part is the exterior: drab, dirty, unswept, cluttered, dated, and uninviting. Once we made it up the filthy outside stairway to the second floor, we found a room with two double beds, one a foot higher than the other. The beds took up so much space that the side chair was placed in front of the lavatory - an interesting decorating touch. The room was generally clean, although the chrome bathroom fixtures have never met a polishing cloth and some of the bathroom wallpaper was peeling. The drapes were probably from the 70s, which meant that they fit in nicely with their drab, dated surroundings. This was a busy summer weekend and the price reflected it; in other words, not a good value -seemingly set at the maximum possible price to trap unsuspecting, tired travelers. Afterwards, I felt very foolish having spent good money to stay in a place that is all about moving bodies through with very little thought about the quality of the experience. I recommend, depending on your direction, that you drive about an hour longer to either Pendleton or Baker City, where you will have many more choices.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Treadaway
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

I reserved a room online at the travelodge in La grande. I arrived and was told they don't take pets. Which was fine since I was not impressed with the property at all. I was sent to the royal motor inn. It needs work. No pool and no business center. The police showed up looking for someone the next morning. I will not be back at either property any time soon.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Thank TheVictoriaInn
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Reviewed June 27, 2012

Passing through the town on my way to do the Hells Canyon scenic byway, just needed a place to stay for the night. This place was just fine. It was clean and location was downtown close to restaurants and gas stations. Some of the towels were dirty though and the air conditioning emits a terrible smell (although I got used to it). Bed was a bit on the saggy side. Staff was friendly. Parking is a bit limited.The toilet was also leaking some water. But overall, it did not dampen the mood of my stay and I was satisfied. If passing through again would consider staying here again.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled solo
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Thank shazam10
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Reviewed June 26, 2012

We were just passing through and chose this place because it's downtown and looked clean and it was. The rooms are on the smalll side but we had a king bed and a good location for checking out the lovely downtown. This hotel wasn't fancy but it had most of the basics and the price and location made it a good deal.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Thank justmartha
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Reviewed June 22, 2012

This motel in downtown La Grande, just a short drive off the interstate (only about .9 mile), has to have some of the cleanest rooms we've ever stayed in. They apparently have new mattresses, as the beds were extremely comfortable. There was a plethora of channels on the t.v., and the air con worked well. It is less expensive than the motels right off the interstate, is quieter, and the service was great. There was a small fridge and a microwave in the room, and the free wi fi was fast and easy. Don't expect much from the breakfast offerings (coffee, bananas, and store-bought muffins), but that is about all you get for "continental breakfast" anywhere. The curtains in our room obviously needed repair, but they did their job of blocking out the light just fine. We have spent two nights there in the past few weeks, and we will definitely stay there again in the future.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Robert and Lee G
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Reviewed May 23, 2012

My husband and I come to La Grande annually and this time, we decided to stay at this hotel because most to the reviews were pretty good. I agree with a previous reviewer....."you get what you pay for". It was noisy, dirty, and the bed, though it was called a "Sleep Number Bed" which we have at home, was terrible!! It had ridges and we rolled to the middle of the bed and the numbers did NOT work! The towels should NOT be called towels.....they are so thin, you need two to get dry with them. They are more like rags!!! The location is handy for walking downtown but there is no other redeeming value here.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Address: 1510 Adams Ave, La Grande, OR 97850-2688
Location: United States > Oregon > La Grande
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in La Grande
Price Range: $58 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Royal Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 43
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