We needed a place to stay near the Maryhill Winery for a concert and the Columbia River Gorge. We chose The Dalles Inn based on the reviews from Tripadvisor. We were pleased with our stay. The girl checking us in was helpful and friendly.
This hotel has a lot of perks. They provided a decent continental breakfast that included a pancake maker. The room had a nice Samsung TV with a few HD channels. They also provided a CD player with a whole bunch of movies to choose from in the lobby. We had a good size refrigerator and microwave in the room. The wireless was a little slow the one night we stayed.
Our queen room ($107 for the night) was on the small size, but it was clean and comfortable. Sleeping was quiet even though the hotel was full. They had a nice outdoor pool area that is connected to the lobby. There is nothing special about the downtown area. We came back at 11pm from the concert and did not see one person in town anywhere, and this was a Saturday night. Overall I recommend The Dalles Inn if needing a place in this area.More