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Idle-a-While Motel

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505 N. Hwy 20 PO Box 667, Twisp, WA 98856 See on map
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
2 Star accommodation
30 Sep.1 Oct.
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Place has the look of a 50's motel, but very clean and appliances (refer, microwave, ac, cable tv) work. Grounds well kept, comfortable bed. John, new manager under new ownership, is exceptional in customer support. Motorcycle friendly, John even provides towels in the early am...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We had bugs flying on the ceiling. Moved to another room, same problem. We were given a refund but trying to find a last minute hotel room in Twisp or Winthrop on a summer weekend is impossible. Luckily a friends cabin was empty, but our...More

2  Thank Barbara L
Management response:Responded 28 September 2017

It is summertime. We have 13 units with full kitchens. For the remaining 12 (where guests don't want kitchens), we have coffee and pastry in the office every morning. I am the owner and in 30 years have only lost my temper with 1 group...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

It was sunset and the owner who waited far too long for the reservation to arrive, let the last cottage go for us. Before I left the lobby, I noticed the pile of bike rags. " we really like bikers here." " Me too." The...More

1  Thank lloyd b
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The Idle-A-While, as the name implies, is a tranquil place where one can spend a few days relaxing (or weeks like we dodo!). Stepping into the quaint cottages is like going back in time. In spite of the retro decor, the place is kept up;...More

Thank Lona H
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived 2pm on a Monday. * Was barked at for several minutes by a dog before a grumpy woman in a red robe came out to charge us too much for the following room: * TV didn't work * Phone only made local land line...More

2  Thank Tami B
Management response:Responded 28 September 2017

Dogs occasionally bark. Woman in red robe has been dealt with. Our TV's always work. We have good cell service from Verizon. It is not our fault that your cell service wouldn't work. Our housekeepers are very good & we get compliments all the time...More

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We have 12 Motel rooms with 1 queen or 2 double beds & 4 Kitchenettes with 1 queen bed each & full kitchens. We also have 9 cottages with full kitchens. Satellite TV & Wi-Fi. Hot Tub & Sauna. Lots of parking for ...More vehicles. Less
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Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 88 - USD 148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Idle-a-While Hotel Twisp
United States > Washington > Twisp
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"Choose something away from the highway if you want to sleep with the windows open."
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"Some units are a bit farther from the road. (SR 20)"
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"Select rooms set to middle/back of the property. Busy Hwy 20 runs in front of the motel but quiet can be..."
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"The gal behind the desk mentioned she was giving us a room in the "quiet end" (closer to town end..."
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