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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Lodge itself is a nice step back in time. The lodge sitting room is very comfortable and the restaurant was quite good -- especially for breakfast. Food service in the restaurant was mixed. One day they were short a waitress and the one remaining one was a trooper trying to take care of too many customers for one person. Management...

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Heather T, Guest Relations Manager at Wallowa Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Fritz. The Wallowa Lake Lodge is a work in progress with new owners since April 2016. We value our employees as well as our guests and will take your comments to heart concerning the front desk staff.

Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had, as the front desk person termed it, the "premier" room at the Lodge. The price for this comfortable and large room was only $185 a night. A "steal" for such a comfortable and relaxing room, with a scenic view and balcony. The housekeeping staff was friendly and responded generously to our every request. The food in the dining...

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Portland
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed in a 2 bedroom cabin (Sumac) and were happily surprised by all of the amenities. Fully stocked kitchen, daily maid service, firewood stocked for the cabin, and free wifi are just some of them. The lodge itself is cozy and inviting. We played board games every day and loved watching the deer throughout the day. Staff are very...

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Came here for a long weekend with my wife. Had been here once before as a kid and in 20+ years, nothing has really changed. This place is a true gem. It is also a rustic lodge, so keep that in mind. Breakfast is cheap and delicious (a $4 pancake is the size of a small child) and the front...

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Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Our clean third floor room (no elevators) was adequately furnished and had a small adjoining bath. The staff was cooperative and helpful. Breakfast in the Lodge dining room was tasty. Internet was free. Our room was A-ok. However, it is the experience of staying in the Lodge that earns my 5 star rating. As a returning guest, I knew I...

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Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is exactly what it is named: a Lodge. By no means fancy but it provides everything you need, epic views, fantastic staff, very good food, and does not provide those things you should not have on a vacation, namely, TV, radio or clocks. Spectacular hiking and water access is right there. If upgraded hotel or resort style accommodations are...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Lodging is in the style of the old national park lodges-rustic, cozy. Lobby area with fireplace and lots of seating is a very comfortable place to sit and talk or read. Fixtures (sink & bathroom) are very old, but place has been well maintained. Interesting to look through binder with news articles about the lodge history and recent change in...

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paris
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I was in room 209, trying to be victorian , with old furniture, lots of lacy curtains, outdated bathroom and awful bed, not even a table to write on. The price of the room was 170 dollars a night booked months in advance - the whole set up was ridiculous. I was there for a week and every time I...

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Heather T, Guest Relations Manager at Wallowa Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Wallowa Lake Lodge. This building was constructed in 1923 and the decor of the property reflects that time and age, right down to the hand made bedspreads and window coverings. It's not for everyone, especially for those who are more comfortable with modern furnishings and amenities. And thank you for noting...

Vale, Oregon
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I recently stayed at Wallowa Lake Lodge. I wanted to introduce new friends from California to this beautiful area. The rooms are on the 2nd and 3rd floors. That was not a problem for us but may be for others as there is no elevator. The rooms are charming but simple. There is no TV and no phones and cell...

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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The lodge has a fantastic lobby and lounge area that is fun for hanging out and playing games in, or reading a book by the fire. The lodge is on the opposite side of the lake from the town, so it's a short drive to Joseph. There is a little village around the lodge that is fun to walk around...

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Heather T, Guest Relations Manager at Wallowa Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Robert. The Wallowa Lake Lodge changed ownership in April 2016 so we hope you'll take the opportunity to visit again and see what the Lodge has been doing.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic 1920s era lodge at the south end of Wallowa Lake in Northeastern Oregon. Stay in the main lodge building during late spring through early fall, or stay in one of eight year around cabins near the shore of Wallowa Lake. Restaurant on site serving breakfast and dinner from late spring through early fall. The classic guestrooms feature an historic feel with a mix of modern amenities. Call us for more information or visit our website. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wallowa Lake Lodge

Address: 60060 Wallowa Lake Hwy, Joseph, OR 97846-8339
Region: United States > Oregon > Joseph
Price Range: $71 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 31
Also Known As:
Wallowa Lake Hotel Joseph
Wallowa Lake Lodge Joseph
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“My preference is to stay in the cabins and visit the lodge. But the rooms in the lodge are like stepping back into time.”
 of 5 bubbles dollarkris2, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I dont think the main lodge is good for children. But they have small seperate cabins that are fine for kids”
 of 5 bubbles Nanwil, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check the heater and lights and toilet before moving in.”
 of 5 bubbles Willy012, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 305 is amazing! It is on the 3rd floor and has a great balcony with a wonderful view!”
 of 5 bubbles BlessedGrandparents, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Suite on the upper floor have great views of the lake. They also have many cabins available, but we prefer the lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles Reverie62, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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