WHERE to STAY

From full service resorts to quaint cozy cabins and hotels, the Columbia River Gorge offers the finest in lodging facilities and an abundance of options in where to stay. Magnificent mountain resorts are perfect for family reunions, special events, corporate meetings or for folks who just want to slow down and get away. If you are feeling adventurous, you’ll find treehouses inviting you to sleep high up in the canopy of the forest. Whether you’re staying at a fancy resort, a rustic lodge, a homey bed & breakfast or a comfortable hotel, guests always feel at home and well cared for. With so many great options, enjoy exploring where to stay in the Columbia River Gorge for your next overnight visit.

Enjoy Artbliss Hotel’s cozy cottages with spanning views of the Columbia River and all the amenities of downtown Stevenson

Artbliss Hotel

PRIVATE COTTAGES IN DOWNTOWN STEVENSON

Enjoy one of our cozy, art-themed cottages with spanning views of the Columbia River and all the exciting amenities downtown Stevenson has to offer. All within a short walk. Every one of our designer units feature amazing works of the most prominent art talents in the Gorge area. Feel right at home with fully equipped kitchenettes and gas fireplaces. Dog friendly.

37 NW 2nd Street, Stevenson, WA     509-901-1070      visit website

Backwoods Cabins in Carson, WA

Backwoods Cabins

YOUR CABIN IN THE BACKWOODS

Eight private cabins tucked away in the woods, but still just a short walk from Backwoods Brewing’s flagship pub. Each one bedroom cabin includes a s’mores kit for each cabin’s outdoor firepit surrounded by Adirondack chairs, a gas fireplace, adventure themed decor, and many other of the finer touches people come to expect from the Backwoods team.

1361 Wind River Hwy, Carson, WA     509-637-0710     visit website

The Balch Hotel is an historic country inn with casual, vintage charm located in Dufur, Oregon

Balch Hotel

RATED #1 FAN-FAVORITE TRAVEL DESTINATION IN THE GORGE!

The casual, vintage charm of this historic country inn, surrounded by rolling hills and big sky, invites a clarity of mind that settles the soul. With 300 days of sunshine, this boutique destination offers an artisan bistro, spa and garden grounds with breathtaking mountain views. Perfect for retreats, weddings, corporate meetings and workshops. Just 15 minutes off I-84 at The Dalles. The magic is closer than you think!

40 South Heimrich, Dufur, OR     541-467-2277     visit website

Lodge and dine with stunning views at Best Western Plus Columbia River Inn and Bridgeside Restaurant in Cascade Locks, Oregon

Best Western Plus Columbia River Inn and Bridgeside

SLOW DOWN AND ENJOY THE VIEWS FROM OUR BACKDOOR

With stunning views and spacious guestrooms on the banks of the Columbia River at the Bridge of the Gods, the Columbia River Inn is a perfect location for any Gorge adventure. Only 44 miles from downtown Portland and close to waterfalls, hiking/biking trails, the Historic Columbia River Highway, sailing and outdoor activities. Indoor heated pool and spa, plus dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner next door at Bridgeside.

735 WaNaPa Street, Cascade Locks, OR     800-595-7108     visit website

For premier riverfront lodging and dining visit the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn and Riverside restaurant.

Best Western Plus Hood River Inn and Riverside

PREMIER RIVERFRONT LODGING AND DINING

The perfect base for all the area offers, on the Columbia River shoreline with the very best river views and full-service hospitality. Indoor or outdoor dining at Riverside with fresh, all-natural food, shoreline pool and spas, and a shoreline path linking to the waterfront and downtown Hood River. Choose from many room types or suites. For larger groups, space is available for meetings, retreats and banquets. Find us at Exit 64 off I-84.

1108 E Marina Way, Hood River, OR     800-828-7873     visit website

Enjoy golfing, dining and relaxing at the Carson Hot Springs Golf & Spa Resort

Carson Hot Springs Resort

UNPLUG AND RECONNECT

We pride ourselves in the ability to offer a doorway into the beauty of nature and simplicity through nature’s sulfur-rich healing mineral waters. This down to earth setting doesn’t need to be glitz and glammed; we present a true moment to focus on yourself and the people you’re with. Our rustic property is a place to decompress and detach from everyday life. Enjoy a soak in the rejuvenating mineral water and reconnect with nature.

372 St. Martin’s Springs Road, Carson, WA     509-427-8296     visit website

Choose to stay in one of ten luxury cabins at Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins in Carson, Washington

Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins

ROMANCE AT ITS FINEST

Savor the surrounding mountain views, crisp air and lush landscaping of our stunning sanctuary when you stay in one of our ten luxury private cabins. Celebrate your love with our Romantic Rendezvous package or indulge in a couple’s in-cabin massage. Perfect for an elopement, honeymoon or any other romantic getaway.

1261 Wind River Road, Carson, WA     509-774-8190     visit website

The Dalles is the eastern gateway to the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area and is sunsational

Explore The Dalles

CREATE YOUR ADVENTURE IN SUNSATIONAL THE DALLES!

This is where discovery meets history at the edge of the Columbia River. Just 90 miles east of Portland, The Dalles is a year-round escape with 300 days of sunshine throughout the year. This is the place where fishermen catch 12-foot-long river monsters, where bikers race to the peaks of Mount Hood, and where people of all ages can experience the art, culture, and history of The Dalles.

404 W 2nd Street, The Dalles, OR     541-296-2231     visit website

Hotel Stevenson is a newly re-invented boutique hotel in Stevenson, Washington

Hotel Stevenson

NEWLY RE-INVENTED BOUTIQUE HOTEL IN THE GORGE!

A jewel in the heart of the outdoor enthusiast’s playground, located in the city center of Stevenson, Washington, nestled in the Columbia River Gorge. Originally built in 1909 as the Colonial Hotel, this rediscovered building went through an extravagant transformation in 2020 to restore its original use. With a blend of modern architecture, original historical details, the reinvented Hotel Stevenson spreads its wings as an upscale, boutique hotel. 77 Cork & Tap Bistro located inside Hotel Stevenson specializes as a wine bar serving local taps and small plate foods.

77 SW Russell Ave, Stevenson WA     509-219-5009     visit website

Stay at the Ponderosa Motel in Goldendale, Washington, located at the foothills of the Simcoe Mountains and minutes away from the Gorge

Ponderosa Motel

DOG FRIENDLY AND FAMILY OWNED

Our family owned and operated motel is located at the foothills of the beautiful Simcoe Mountains minutes away from the magnificent Columbia River Gorge, the renowned Maryhill Winery, Maryhill Museum of Art, and Goldendale Observatory State Park, with one of the largest public telescopes in the United States. Our rooms are spacious, clean, and well maintained. All units are equipped with phone, tea/coffee maker, microwave, small refrigerator, and television with Direct TV.

775 East Broadway, Goldendale, WA     509-773-5842     visit website

The Resort at Skamania Coves is a unique launching pad for exploring the Gorge, Columbia River and surrounding area.

The Resort at Skamania Coves

VACATION IS HERE!

A unique property for a unique experience. The Resort at Skamania Coves is a great launching pad for exploring the Gorge, Columbia River and surrounding area. Choose from 7 lodging options — from our authentic Treehouse with full amenities to our Riverhouse with its own secluded Columbia River beach and private RV spaces. Relax in your own space or take a walk down to the river to enjoy one of the many riverside coves.

45932 State Highway 14, Stevenson, WA     509-427-4900     visit website

Skamania Lodge offers the perfect combination of adventure and relaxation from ziplining to axe throwing to enjoying the view.

Skamania Lodge

THE PERFECT COMBINATION OF ADVENTURE AND RELAXATION

Reconnect to nature and recharge your spirit at Skamania Lodge. Whether you want to feel the rush of the zipline as you soar beneath tall Douglas Firs, the power behind landing an axe on the targeted bullseye or reading a captivating book with a scenic view; Skamania Lodge offers an array of on-site and local activities perfect for a family vacation or a couple’s getaway.

1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way, Stevenson, WA     844-432-4748     visit website

Waterfall Sanctuary

Waterfall Sanctuary

CAMPGROUND & RETREAT CENTER

Our private boutique campground and retreat center, bordering the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge is perfect for experiencing everything the PNW has to offer. In close proximity to trails, rivers, waterfalls, while minutes away from locally-owned restaurants and shops. East is Hood River, west is Portland for cultural events, great food, and more. We are the ideal location for any activity you choose during your vacation.

502 Leete Rd, Carson, WA     458-207-6577     visit website

Westcliff Lodge is nestled on seven acres of quiet wooded grounds overlooking the Columbia River Gorge

Westcliff Lodge

ENJOY OUR RIVER VIEW

Westcliff Lodge is nestled on 7 acres of quiet wooded grounds overlooking the Columbia River. Westcliff Lodge features 57 guest rooms and Glamping Tents with stunning views of the Columbia River Gorge. Amenities include free wi-fi, pet friendly, children’s playground, BBQ Area, fire pit and Outdoor Wedding Event space. Find us at Exit 62 off I-84.

4070 Westcliff Drive, Hood River, OR      541-386-2992     visit website

Explore serene beauty of Wind Mountain Ranch with its seven cozy cabins, private hiking trails and views of the Gorge

Wind Mountain Ranch

WAKE UP INSPIRED

Come explore the serene beauty of Wind Mountain Ranch in the Columbia River Gorge. Seven cozy cabins on 68 acres overlook breathtaking mountain and Columbia River views. With 1.5 miles of private marked hiking trails on-site and easy access to the popular Wind Mountain hike, a cabin stay is the ideal outdoor getaway. Our rustic and inviting cabins bring you comforts of home including fully equipped kitchenettes and private decks. Cabins 1-3 are dog-friendly.

192 Erickson Rd, Stevenson, WA     visit website