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San Fernando, California
Reviewed 25 June 2015

I first stayed here in 1962 en-route to the Seattle World's Fair, and have returned at least 5 more times including the present. Many newer rooms, which we had this time, though no view of the river. No breakfast, but a rather good family restaurant next door, and an historic Hotel and Fine Dining on the other side.

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Grant P, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks much for visiting us over the years! We'll keep making more improvements around the grounds as well, so all our guests can comfortably enjoy the view of the river. Thanks again!

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Okay! This review is going to be super thorough because I could not find any other reviews on their glamping rooms on TripAdvisor, yelp, Wanderlust, or their website! Glamping is as the word suggests - glamorous camping. My partner and I usually go for real camping, but wanted a treat. This was definitely a treat! It was totally awesome. The...

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Grant P, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, very thorough! We opened the tents a few days ago, so that's why the aren't many reviews regarding them yet. They are also only available in the summer, so it's also a limited time guests can enjoy them. Thanks for bringing a few things up for me, I'll have those squared away shortly (and there's trash...

Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Hood River is our go-to weekend destination, and we have stayed at the Vagabond Lodge about 5 times. The rooms are well appointed, clean, quiet, and comfortable. As we have 3 small children, we stay in a suite overlooking the river. LOVE the separate bedroom for the kids, the awesome balcony, the great in room amenities (my wife especially likes...

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Grant P, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks much for your review! Glad you enjoy your time visiting with us, and that your friends and family had a wonderful time as well! We get our shampoo and conditioner locally, please do give us a call if you would like to treat your wife to a little surprise home spa treat (we can send some to you). Thanks...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 18 June 2015

What a treat to discover the Vagabond Lodge. We knew we were in for something special when two days before our reservation we received a call from the Lodge asking if we had any special needs they could take care of! We said a pillow that was firm would be great and sure enough when we arrived we had firm...

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Grant P, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review, glad you had a wonderful time! There's a lot we do here that has carried through the years from when my grandparents started the hotel, and some new great things we've added. I'll get some more cedar like those planter boxes you saw and build some more picnic tables and Adirondack chairs for everyone...

Ritzville, Washington
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed here late one night and leaving early on a business trip. We stayed in a non view room (which we accepted for the price of $85) and in the older section of the hotel. The rug definitely could use a makeover, but the room was very clean and had everything you would want or need. It had a...

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Grant P, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks much for your review! Yes, our Classic rooms get some road noise because they're closest to the road. We Also have earplugs available, just in case anyone needs some or forgets theirs at home. We'll be making even more improvements around the grounds and in the rooms as well. Thanks again!

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Our room overlooked the Columbia River. Fantastic views. Our room was on the 3rd floor and was very large. Refrigerator and microwave in the room. Very clean and quiet. Outside entrance. Balcony had chairs to sit on. Garden area of the lodge was beautiful with many annual flowers brightening up the landscape. Picnic tables available to use. Very friendly staff...

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Grant P, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks much, glad you enjoyed visiting with us! Yes you are right, it's always best to give us a call so we can pick a favorite room together. Please do give us a call when you'll be headed our way again, thanks!

Bismarck, North Dakota
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Views are fabulous from the comfy rooms. Little dated but clean. Landscaping was under construction but still enjoyable. Next time will take advantage of fire pit area. Appreciated having the large fridge and table space for our breakfasts and snacks.

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Grant P, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We've got our grounds projects for this year about done, so it'll be great to watch all the flowers fill in as the season goes by. The fire pit will be ready and waiting for you next time you visit! Thanks again.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 14 June 2015

This motel is very old, but has added a new building recently. We stayed in the new building. Very large room with very large bathroom. Balcony facing the inner courtyard area. The older buildings face the river. Was unable to see any of those rooms, so cannot comment on those. The grounds are beautiful and there are picnic tables in...

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Grant P, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks much for your review! Glad you enjoyed visiting us for the 3 nights you were here, we'll have even more done around the property for you to enjoy next time! Thanks again.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 11 June 2015

We had an upstairs room by the river and oh what a view it was! On our first day we saw a bald eagle, on our last we saw an osprey, and in between I was fascinated by the gorgeous scrub jays and perky wrens. Our room was huge and so very comfortable, I didn't expect to have such a...

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Grant P, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks much for your review! The bald eagles have been flying near us a lot this year; it's always nice to see them soar by. Please do give us a call next time you're planning a visit and we'll reserve a favorite room for as long as you would like. Thanks again!

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 9 June 2015

From the moment we entered the property we knew it was the rustic yet comfortable lodging we wanted. different from adjoining properties in that the new landscape was in keeping with surroundings & areas more 'sequestered'. Our room had a 2 sided panoramic view of the Columbia River, a small playground, White Buffalo Wine bar next door & room to...

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Grant P, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks much for your review! We'll keep on improving the grounds so there's even more for guests to enjoy. Glad Kathy made you feel at home, she'll be happy to hear! Thanks again.

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Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge at the Gateway to the Beautiful Hood River Valley, the Westcliff Lodge is the ideal place for you to stay while exploring the area. Set on over seven acres overlooking the mighty Columbia River, on our grounds you will find a botanical wonderland including 110 foot tall pine trees and native wild flowers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Westcliff Lodge

Address: 4070 Westcliff Dr, Hood River, OR 97031-8711 (Formerly Vagabond Lodge)
Region: United States > Oregon > Hood River
Price Range: $110 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Westcliff Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
Vagabond Motel Hood River
Vagabond Hotel Hood River
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“We like ADA-accessible rooms because the shower has a seat. This hotel is right off I-84 so rooms closer to the river might be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles peggym631, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“1 room suites with river view have large stone fireplaces, I think they are in the last building, so it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 219joanneg, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Its quiter in the back area”
 of 5 bubbles jamesindo17, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If possible, choose a room away from the frontage road which is close to the busy freeway. Try to get to the back of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles span59414, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get River-view”
 of 5 bubbles Mason17, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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