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The Chateau is a very special place in a very remote location. As impressive as the building itself was, our trip unfortunately did not go as planned. We were on a long road trip with 6 family members and so were not able to book...More
The rooms are spacious and clean. Each bed is topped with a quilt made and donated by ladies in the local quilt group. There are bedside tables and lamps on both sides of the bed. There is also a desk in the room. There is...More
Interesting experience. Definitely a throwback in time. Personally, I think that we stayed here just a little too long (3 nights). This would be a good 1 to 2 night stay at the most. As others have mentioned, there are zero modern amenities. Although my...More
We stayed one night the last week the Chateau was open for the season. The Chateau itself was charming and like most National Park Lodging has a nice lobby to sit and relax (read a book or talk to other guest). There is no wifi...More
If you are looking for a place with no distractions this is the place. They have the hotel designed like the original 1930's. There are no TVs in the rooms, no phones, no microwaves ect.. Just the basics with handmade quilts and down comforters. Best...More
Response from QuietWalker | Reviewed this property |
Jeanette is correct -- your best bet is to contact the hotel directly; their phone # is 541-592-3400. They have a pretty comprehensive website, easily googled "chateau oregon caves." I don't see anything on it about current... More
Jeanette is correct -- your best bet is to contact the hotel directly; their phone # is 541-592-3400. They have a pretty comprehensive website, easily googled "chateau oregon caves." I don't see anything on it about current renovations -- but, because it is high in the mountains and they have a very short season, from May thru Sept, they're always fixing something. I highly recommend the Chateau; it is well worth the drive up the mountain.
Response from Victoria S | Reviewed this property |
This is a multi story building set against a hill, which explains the answer provided about what is located on each floor. The 'main' floor (which is actually the 4th) consists of registration and a large lounge area, and... More
This is a multi story building set against a hill, which explains the answer provided about what is located on each floor. The 'main' floor (which is actually the 4th) consists of registration and a large lounge area, and apparently a few rooms (I would contact the lodge directly to confirm this, as I was told no rooms were available on this level). It is 3 steps up from parking. The majority of bedrooms are located one or two flights up a staircase. The restaurant and the cafe are located one level down from registration. There are no elevators. There is a slope walkway (pretty steep if you are in a wheelchair) from parking to the restaurant level, and it is outside. Additionally, the vistor center, trails, cave, etc, are all up hills and / or stairs, although I believe the visitor center also has a ramp. One other thing to be aware of: in order to actually enter the cave, you must be able to 'duck walk' at least 10 steps. None of the brochures I saw indicated that. This rule holds even for the 'easy access' area touted for children and less firm. Since I had an ankle injury when I visited, I was not able to pass this test. It is a pretty area, but that is what you will see from the convenience of your vehicle and from a walk into the lounge area of the lodge. This is the least accessible national park I have visited to date. Again, I would direct call the lodge and also the visitor center and ask the people with 'boots on the ground' about availability, as facilities may have been added or modified! Happy trails!