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    The Hobo Inn

    54106 Mountain Highway East, P.O. Box 921, Elbe, WA 98330
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    • Excellent14%
    • Very good35%
    • Average29%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible11%
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    “mount rainier” (5 reviews)
    “railroad car” (3 reviews)
    “box car” (2 reviews)
    Free Parking
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Free Wifi
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    11 - 15 of 65 reviews

    Reviewed 11 August 2016

    We did a secret adventure with our three grandchildren, so rented the #1 and 2 cabooses. It was a good one night experience and not a place where you would want to spend multiple days. Everyone loves to sit in the cupola. The red caboose...More

    Thank GrandmaGoldwing
    Reviewed 5 August 2016

    Made reservation 30 days in advance for 2 rooms, when I asked for confirmation I was informed that this was not something they did and they would call me to confirm a week prior to arrival. I received a call the Monday before to confirm...More

    6  Thank smcmahon5877
    Reviewed 28 July 2016

    This place is a little over 1/2 hour away from Tacoma area, yet its in rural part of Washington, at the east end of Alder Lake, about 20 miles from Mt. Rainier. Technology is not their strong point, as you have to call to make...More

    Thank callmemochelle
    Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

    We had a great stay in one of the cabooses. The beds were very comfortable and the train car was clean. We loved it!!! But we are an adventurous group. The only thing bad was it was musty when we entered but that quickly went...More

    Thank Karen C
    Reviewed 9 May 2016

    It has a novel uniqueness to it (they are old cabooses/box cars) but it ends there. The cars are located right off the highway so if the AC is not running most likely you will hear the growl of trucks and passing traffic, although more...More

    Thank 8ric
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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • 7
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Washington >
    • Elbe
    • Also Known As
    • The Hobo Hotel Elbe
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    Traveller (78)
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    Room Tips
    "Each caboose is different. May want to see them (or photos) before committing"
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    "Do not choose any room at this place"
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    "Get a room with a Cupola its the best part"
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    "The caboose's are on the street side, cars on the lake side might be quieter."
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