This is the second time my daughter and I have spent a couple of days at Crystal and stayed at the Alpine Inn. We used the Travelzoo special both times and feel that it offers a pretty good deal. The Inn itself is basic, but our room was clean and comfortable - two double beds, good sized bathroom, great WiFi. There were few people at the Inn at this time of year (April, spring break) so the Inn was very quiet. How well you enjoy your stay might depend upon the room you get. During our previous stay, the Inn was full and we had a corner room that was quite small with one double bed, had poor in-room WiFi, and contained a tiny bathroom. The breakfast is very basic and nothing to write home about, but it provides a decent start to the day. We ate our dinners at the Inn and the selection is a bit unispiring and a little on the expensive side, but to be expected since it's the only game in town (we didn't visit the Snorting Elk since my daughter is a teenager). The Inn isn't ski in-ski out, but it's not a long walk to the lifts and the parking is great. All in all, our stay was nice and I would consider doing it again next year.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Tucked against the scenic slopes of Crystal Mountain Resort, Crystal Mountain Hotels is the premier destination in Washington State for ski vacations AND summer getaways. Six miles from Mount Rainier National Park and just steps away from the Mt. Rainier Gondola and ski to your door accommodations at the Alpine Inn, Crystal Hotels offers everything you need for an amazing trip without spending valuable vacation time in the car.Enjoy casual fine dining at the Alpine Inn Restaurant or a cold beer and stone fired pizza at the Snorting Elk Cellar! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Crystal Mountain Hotels Alpine Hotel Mount Rainier National Park
- Crystal Mountain Hotel Alpine