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Hotel Prairie

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Located right on the highway through Prairie City, the hotel is perfectly located for a quick trip to John Day or surrounding area. The hotel has a friendly, almost bed and breakfast feel with a common kitchen area with microwave, refrigerator, toaster oven, etc. The room is small as expected for a historic hotel but the bathroom was larger than...

Thank Melissa E
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 July 2016

It had been a long day on the road but receptionist Kate was waiting for us full of bubbly excitement which immediately lifted our spirits. We were too late to find much in the way of dinner in town so Kate and the owner, Donna, pulled together a delicious toasted sandwich each for us, some drinks and a bowl of...

Thank twokiwis2014
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We travel to the Prairie City/John Day area every couple of years. When our usual hotel (and many others) were full in mid-June I searched deeper and found Hotel Prairie. It will now be our "go to" place when we are in the area. The hotel has been lovingly restored and decorated. We loved the many different gathering areas, which...

Thank CGrover
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

A nicely refurbished small hotel in the town of Praire City Oregon. Amenities include wireless Internet, tv's in the rooms and a very nice beer and wine bar open at 4 pm. A communal kitchen allowed us to unpack our cooler overnight in their full size refrigerator.

Thank 204CraigS
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We were traveling through Prairie City to camp in Strawberry Basin and decided to stay at the Historic Hotel Prairie after 2 days of camping. It was a genuine treasure to find! Historic charm but renovated for modern comfort. We stayed in Room #4 on the ground floor, whose windows overlook the little garden patio out back, with a private...

1Thank Lily L
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful old hotel, it is all renovated but retains the charm of the original building. It is worth the stop if your near Prairie City. We were lucky enough to get the suite, and it was very spacious and comfortable. The town is very small but a few great shops to snoop around in.

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Salem, Oregon
Reviewed 9 June 2016

The owner Donna has done a fantastic job of renovating this grand old lady. He lobby is comfortable with leather furniture and natural wood floors. The wine and beer bar is beautiful and has a lovely wooden bar. The rooms are updated and comfortable but if the weather is hot I would suggest not staying upstairs. We mentioned that the...

Thank twobuttes
Soldotna, Alaska
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Very quaint, clean and comfortable. Well appointed rooms done in turn of the century style with a beautiful small quilt on the wall in each room. Cute town with lots of history and shops. We will return!

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We had reservations last Monday night. We arrived at 3:15 to find the hotel closed with a note on the door about being back at 4 p.m. Another couple arrived shortly after we did...they chose to sit outside and wait. The restaurant/bar down the block was closed that day, so we went across the street to the Mexican restaurant. After...

1Thank Toni J
Donna M, Owner at Hotel Prairie, responded to this review

Thank you so much for providing your concerns; I took immediate action to ensure others did not experience your lack of staff attention. I obviously did not ensure I had enough trained staff on board in time to provide you the service I expect. Things have changed, and I do hope you give us a second chance. Please read other...

Enterprise, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We spent one night here on our way to visit the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. Upstairs room was really spacious and nicely decorated. We enjoyed having use of the kitchen fridge to keep our cooler items cold/frozen overnight and the outdoor patio downstairs was a pleasant place to sit in the afternoon. Really friendly staff. Highly recommended.

1Thank PanZora

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Hotel Prairie is a non-smoking hotel offering nine rooms, including a spacious one-bedroom suite. All have private, tile baths.While relaxing in the history inspired ambiance, you can watch cable television or monitor email using the wireless internet provided by the hotel. A masseuse operates from the hotel; what a better reward after a busy day than enjoying a massage!Hotel Prairie is the place to stay while enjoying the recreational opportunities of John Day. Situated about mid-way on the Oregon Scenic Byway 'Journey through time', Prairie City offers many scenic and recreational opportunities.Nearby you can explore the John Day River and Valley, the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness with lakes and waterfalls, the Kam Wah Chung Museum, and the John Day Fossil Beds and Thomas Condon Interpretive Center should not be missed.With such a wide variety of outdoor activities, all cyclists and sportsmen and women are invited to spend thier nights in a comfortable hotel after long days of enjoying the beautiful area.The hotel is located on Front Street in Prairie City; a location that makes eateries, antique stores, gift shops, drug and hardware store, and fishing and hunting information all within two blocks.The hotel features two ADA rooms on the first level and an outdoor garden sitting areas for gatherings or peacful reading. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Prairie

Address: 112 Front Street, PO Box 820, Prairie City, OR 97869
Region: United States > Oregon > Prairie City
Price Range: $101 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“32 steps to the second floor.”
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“I always prefer rooms on the top floor so I don't hear people walking around above me.”
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“Room 4 was great!”
Mountaintraveler271, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room #3 has a shared bathroom in the hallway. The others all have private bathrooms.”
lilyl875, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a bath. There are a couple with shared facilities”
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