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Harbor Springs, Michigan
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Photos on this site by travelers are before remodel -- they are beautiful/ clean/ high quality now-- Kuerig coffee maker in room, micro refrig in room, extremely comfortable pillowtop bed, good sheets/towels/ room service -- decent wifi and you dont have to do an annoying " re-sign in" each day-- Breakfast is typical what you would find at Holiday Inn...

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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, treat our guest like family, 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,...

Reviewed 7 August 2016

We were pleasantly surprised with the quality of this place (for being a roadside motel, that is). First, you can smell the clean when you walk in the lobby, and our room was very clean and neat as well. The bed and bedding were of good quality and I appreciated the nicer than average, lovely smelling, natural bath products. The...

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

Thank you for your very gracious review Heather! We are so pleased that everything worked out and we could accommodate your stay. Occasional issues do arise and we do our best to correct them efficiently and promptly for our guests. We certainly hope to have you stay with us again in the future. Sincerely, Larry & Cindy Coonts - Managers

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 August 2016

As it's often the case we travel with no reservations. We were lucky someone had just canceled. The rooms have been recently redone. It is nice and clean with a comfortable bed with nice linen. Enough room for luggage, a refrigerator that is a bit noisy and a microwave. Try to stay upstairs maybe the pluming noise is not as...

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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, treat our guest like family, 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,...

Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 31 July 2016

From the time we arrived the Resident Manager; Cindy made us feel welcome. Welcome from the sense of being welcomed into her own home. The Room was freshly decorated and extremely clean. This combined with an extremely comfortable bed and the Elk that came to visit each evening in the front yard of the hotel. The next time we come...

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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, treat our guest like family, 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,...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 30 July 2016

My room looked new and fresh, very clean and spacious with micro/fridge, coffee maker, ironing board and iron, hair dryer, toiletries in bathroom, free wifi, full breakfast, linen and towels clean, bed comfortable. There is a local elk herd that grazes outside hotel in the evening. That was pretty neat. Reception was friendly and it is close to the entrance...

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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 -...

Inver Grove Heights
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Rooms were nice and clean, the shower got hot almost immediately. There was a full breakfast in the lobby, which was a little small, but it worked out fine. The managers were very attentive to their guests. There were elk right out the backdoor both nights we were there. The hotel was close to Mount Rainier, it was a perfect...

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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 -...

Norcross, GA
Reviewed 23 July 2016

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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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 -...

Homedale, Idaho
Reviewed 22 July 2016

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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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,...

Reviewed 20 July 2016 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,...

Reviewed 19 July 2016 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...

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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,...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 US Highway 12, P.O. Box 488, Packwood, WA 98361-9720
Region: United States > Washington > Packwood
Price Range: RM524 - RM1,206 (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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“upstairs may be quieter”
michaelgC8151MZ, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Be careful of your booking.”
nancybsearles, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were on the first floor and no problems. Second floor may have some nicer views.”
emporerpenguin, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The hotel doesn't have on line booking but the personable managers will take your information over the phone.”
BeckyF148, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an upper level room on the end”
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