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“Great Little Motel!!”
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Westcliff Lodge
Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Hood River
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 2 October 2013

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, we decided to stay at this motel while visiting relatives in the area. This is an older motel that has been very well maintained. The room was extremely clean and adequate for a basic stay. The rate was $84. !!! It is near the interstate but the noise did not bother us. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Wildycat
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VagabondLodge, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2013

Thanks for your review! Our original building is closer to the road, and we do have 3 other buildings that are quieter and overlook the river. We're going to be upgrading the rooms a bit next week too! Thanks again

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Reviewed 1 October 2013

I have been coming to the Vagabond for almost 15 years, and am a loyal repeat customer. I mirror what others have said about the great price and amazing views--nothing super fancy, but always clean and you are well placed for Columbia Gorge sightseeing adventures. The owners are adding more units, which will be ready this coming year. The office and cleaning staff are friendly and want your stay to be a comfortable one. We will keep on coming back to stay--Thanks Vagabond!

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a full view--spectacular!
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Penny G
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VagabondLodge, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2013

Thanks for your review and for visiting us so regularly! We'll keep improving things so each stay is more and more enjoyable. I'll let the girls know their work is appreciated, thanks again!

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Reviewed 30 September 2013

We have stayed here three times and love the serenity. The grounds are well kept and many of the rooms have great views of the Columbia River. The rooms need a little updating but are comfortable. Easy access to Hood River and nearly everything else in the Gorge.

Room Tip: The suites have a great view and plenty of room.
  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Joe G
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VagabondLodge, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2013

Thanks for your review! We agree, and are updating the rooms right now. The new solid wood, local, hand-built furniture is going to start coming in this week, and we'll do more updating through winter. Hope you approve of the updates next time you visit! Thanks again.

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Reviewed 29 September 2013

Fun family-owned property--like something from an earlier era. Loved the cozy, clean room and fantastic view. Swings and toys for kids were a hit with our little ones. Pleasant staff and attractive grounds (some revamping underway, but will be even nicer next year). We've driven by this place for years and never realized how nice it is! Be sure to pick a view room if one is available, preferably upstairs. (We stayed on the ground floor, so we didn't have to worry about our excited little kids driving the other guests crazy!) Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Thank rebjo7
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VagabondLodge, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2013

Thanks for your review! Yep, my grandparents built the first building and opened in '54, and we'll keep making improvements to share with all our guests. We're going to build a small treehouse sometime as well, after we get the other things done, so the kids will have another thing in the courtyard! Glad you had a great stay, and thanks again.

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Reviewed 27 September 2013

This is a great little motel located on the Columbia River with spectacular views. The room itself was cleaner than any I've stayed in, including the higher end chains. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. We had a lovely room with a balcony with views of the Columbia River in a peaceful, quiet woodsy setting. Such a lovely setting and truly a hidden gem!

Room Tip: Ask for a river view room - you'll love it!
  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Peanutbrutal
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VagabondLodge, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2013

Thank you for your review, glad you had a great stay! We'll share your kind words with the housekeepers; they do a great job. We'll keep making things even better with more improvements. Thanks again!

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Reviewed 23 September 2013

This is a little mom and pop hotel that is kept immaculate. Everything was spic and span. Had a great room with a view of the Hood River. Very quiet and peaceful with a woodsy setting watching birds in the trees and windsurfers sailing by.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a river view
  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank sarah g
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VagabondLodge, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2013

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your stay! Our housekeepers do take great care in cleaning each room, I'll let them know to keep up the great work. Thanks!

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Reviewed 22 September 2013

I have been spoiled by work with some pretty nice, big city hotels, and have become a little picky. This has the feel of a mom and pop motel, which totally worked for me. The rooms were not particularly fancy, but were clean and well kept. We spent an extra few bucks to get a room with a balcony...totally worth it. We didn't arrive until 1am, and the folks who live on the property kindly accommodated our very late arrival. We arrived in darkness and woke up to the most beautiful view outside our room. I would totally stay here again. BONUS...they had a dog on the property!

  • Stayed: September 2013
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VagabondLodge, Owner at Westcliff Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2013

Thank you for your review! We'll always be pet friendly; they're members of the family too. Glad you had a nice time with us, we'll have some brand new nice stuff for you to check out next time you visit us. Thanks again!

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Additional Information about Westcliff Lodge

Address: 4070 Westcliff Dr, Hood River, OR 97031-8711 (Formerly Vagabond Lodge)
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Region: United States > Oregon > Hood River
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Hood River
Price Range: £76 - £164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Westcliff Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 57
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 
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Also Known As:
Vagabond Motel Hood River
Vagabond Hotel Hood River

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