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“A good place to stop.”
Review of King Oscar Motel

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King Oscar Motel
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Centralia
Neah Bay, Washington
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“A good place to stop.”
Reviewed June 22, 2012

I have stayed in their "sister" hotel in Tacoma, and this one is similar. Nothing fancy, but the rooms are clean, service is excellent, and the price is right. I wasn't looking for a "destination" hotel, just a clean and safe place to sleep on my way south. They are both. Just the basics: fridge, mircrowave, internet (not WiFi, bring a cable or they have them at the office) and a King size bed.

Room Tip: Get a room on the side away from the freeway.
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed May 16, 2012

After reading the reviews I was surprised at the condition of the rooms. The first room smelled quite bad and although we were told it was the air freshner the second room did not smell like the first. The second room smelled of air freshner. Both rooms were a little tired but for the price, I guess one should expect that. The staff were very helpful and the rooms were clean.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
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Kelowna, Canada
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Reviewed April 5, 2012

Have to say it isn't bad for the price. We always stay in Centralia because it is the half way point for us when we travel to see family. We stayed at America's Best Value Inn, and will not stay there again. King oscar was not perfect but good for the price. I wasn't too impressed with the pool and hot tub, but again price!
The staff was really nice and friendly, the rooms smelled clean and looked clean. The bathroom was a bit run down, and the toilet a little interesting, but it was again, clean! I liked that it was right off the highway and within walking distance to a lot of fast food and mexican restaurants and the outlets. Will totally stay there again.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
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Vancouver, Washington
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Reviewed January 4, 2012

We were pleasantly surprised by the service and value we received at the King Oscar in Centralia, WA. We expected a typical motel experience, but quickly discovered they were above average. The rooms were very clean, spacious with large comfortable beds, great parking, and large clean bathrooms. Nice decor, comfortable desk area, welcoming lobby, friendly staff.

Free breakfast (if ya wake up early enough) and easy freeway access. From the east side of the hotel we had NO freeway noise! KOM had well lit parking and outdoor areas with decent foliage.

Overall this was a great stay however the Internet connection at the Kind Oscar is horrible. They do not have Wi-Fi, but instead provide you with a network cable to connect to their in room modems (free of charge) which is inconvenient. Who doesn't have wireless these days? This dinosaur technology took forever to connect.... the connection was slow, and the service was intermittent.

We were also a bit surprised by the level of precaution taken at the time of check in. The clerk took our ID's and made a copy of them, and also would not take cash which was inconvenient. What do they need a color copy of my ID for.... seemed strange.

Room Tip: Get a room on the east side if you don't like the soothing sound of Interstate 5.
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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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seattle
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Reviewed November 3, 2011

I stayed at the King Oscar on a whim. I was headed south, it was late and just too tired to go any further. I pulled up the nearest motels on my iphone and this one came up with some excellent reviews. The reviews were accurate. The prices were outstanding, beds comfortable and room clean. I ended up leaving something valuable in the room.. I called the next day and they promptly located the item and shipped it to me. Just an overall positive experience with the King Oscar.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled solo
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Reviewed October 16, 2011

I've paid hundreds of $s for rooms that were awful. Here, rooms are spacious and clean, the staff is bend over backward friendly and accommodating, and the price outrageously low. I'll definitely use this mpyel again!

  • Stayed October 2011
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Sedro Woolley, Wa.
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Reviewed October 2, 2011

Clean room, very comfortable beds, friendly staff, excellent price. Highly recommend, plan on staying there again.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled on business
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Additional Information about King Oscar Motel

Property: King Oscar Motel
Address: 1049 Eckerson Rd, Centralia, WA 98531-2115
Location: United States > Washington > Centralia
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Centralia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — King Oscar Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 93
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Just off the freeway, close to resturants,outlet shopping, Lucky Eagle Casino, and The Great Wolf Lodge,and youth sports arena. ... more   less 
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