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Kelty
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106 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had a great meal in the Grand lodge and any one who is in the masons, would like it in the grand lodge, as it was a Grand lodge for masons, and there is a new building next door for the Grand lodge, the staff were great and friendly, and good rooms in the Grand Lodge. nice walk round... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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372 reviews
100 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Difficult stay here. Could not get into any of the "down the hall" bathrooms ... had a total of 11 keys remade. Stayed in basement and it was hot - no air conditioning. If I opened the window there was construction noise. Room was not comfortable.

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Thank WhirledTraveler4Peas
Gordon S, Manager at McMenamins Grand Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review about McMenamins Grand Lodge. We sincerely apologize that the lodge did not meet your expectations. I have taken action to reprogram all bathrooms doors to allow for continuous access. You should not have needed keys remade. I apologize for the trouble. You are correct we are currently undergoing a renovation and we would love... More 

Forest Grove, United States
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to give the lodge a second chance as the first time we were disappointed. This visit was no different, sadly! Seen staff,several actually which not one of them looked up,greeted ,ask if we needed help or even smiled. After standing at the bar in Pats Corner for AWHILE, we left and went into lodge. Clearly a wedding was... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We had a really nice nice time at the Grand Lodge the night we stayed. The staff was very welcoming and helpful. Our room was clean and comfortable. There was an outdoor balcony just down the hall and also a cozy sitting room with a fireplace at the other end. Shared bathrooms but they were spotless and I never saw... More 

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Gordon S, Manager at McMenamins Grand Lodge, responded to this review

What a warm review. Thank you Nearyme. Our outdoor Japanese soaking pool, outdoor fire pits and fireplaces are all unique and a big pluses for our guest. It is good to know you enjoyed them. I have shared your kind words with the staff. Taking time to mention them int he review means a lot. Take care. More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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69 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are biking through the Willamette Valley using a company that will transport our luggage and help set up our route. Last night we stayed at McMenamin's Grand Lodge. It's a historic property with an interesting history. It's definitely worth taking the walking tour. The grounds are beautiful. The rooms are small and described as "European", which... More 

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Thank 1023scubadiver
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255 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

the rooms can be a little warm in summer, but our bed was comfortable and the staff was friendly. weve stayed at most of the mcmenamin hotels and this one is a fun building. there was some type of security issue. heard them talking about it when we checked in around 9 pm and then saw them patrolling the parking... More 

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Gordon S, Manager at McMenamins Grand Lodge, responded to this review

Hello. We have good news the AC is coming in 2017. We are in the trows of installing the in-room units now along with many exciting changes. Sorry about any disturbances that is never any fun. We appreciate you taking time to review the stay. We look forward to hosting again down the road. More 

Medford, Oregon
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stayed 1 night, room 12. Pretty bare, but you know that going in. Old widows and orphans home. Rooms are small. Bed was nice. No ventilation to speak of, we opened the window which they advise could be a safety issue as provides easy entry to outside (room 12 is below grade). Common bathrooms were OK, pretty sparse. Hot tub... More 

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Thank JR C
Gordon S, Manager at McMenamins Grand Lodge, responded to this review

JR It is a treat to read reviews like yours where you provide a concise account of your stay as a McMenamins fan. Especially pertaining to the dining experiences, room quality and our packages. The Wine Country package being on of them. JR I thank you for the review and sharing your stay details we strive to make every stay... More 

Mount Shasta, California
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My wife booked this trip five and a half months ahead of schedule and we took public transportation all the way from Dunsmuir to Forest Grove and back. On arrival the staff at the front desk were cheerful and helpful. Our room was the Joh Coltrain room in the basement next to the Doctors Office bar. We had the Hammerhead... More 

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Gordon S, Manager at McMenamins Grand Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for allowing us to be a part of the birthday weekend. It is wonderful to read the stay was a hit even with the long Trimet (transit) ride. You have done a wonderful job of describing the setting of each area of the lodge including the area of the room. You even included the chickens. That is so... More 

Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I have been here a couple times to dine and a couple times to watch a movie. I enjoy the movie atmosphere as it is quaint and comfortable (I like the couch seating). There is only one movie playing at a given time and in-seat service is limited, but I don't expect it to be like our iPic ventures. Everyone... More 

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Gordon S, Manager at McMenamins Grand Lodge, responded to this review

ewalker00 you rock for the review! Thank you for coming out to watch a movie. Our theater is a wonderful feature of the location. Your feedback is appreciated. keep checking back since our movies are always changing. More 

Vancouver, Washington, United States
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167 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I have many to many McMenamins to review the restaurant only, but this was my first time attending a McMenamins Wedding. Word of warning to those considering having a wedding at this location: - If your wedding is on the lawn, then the arbor faces the road and you can see the traffic on the main street going by when... More 

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Gordon S, Manager at McMenamins Grand Lodge, responded to this review

Erica thank you for detailing your experience at the Grand Lodge during a wedding. The staff including cooks, servers & bartenders appreciate the feedback about your time at the wedding. I'm glad you were able to attend the big day. I'm sorry about the bugs it sure would be nice to have preventative control of that. I will share this... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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McMenamins Grand Lodge
McMenamins Grand Lodge
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Make a grand escape to McMenamins Grand Lodge! It's all in the details here, with the stately columns and winding drive, wide green lawn, 77 European-style guestrooms, restaurants, movie theater and small bars and some of the most fantastic artwork to ever grace these walls. Built in 1922 as a Masonic & Eastern Star home, the Grand Lodge has stories to tell. Renovated and opened by McMenamins in 2000, what was once tranquil and serene is now vibrant and colorful. Here the walls do speak... As do the doorways, the hallways, and even the overhead pipes. (Look up...)Inspired by the history of the city of Forest Grove and the building itself, McMenamins' artists have infused the Grand Lodge with original artwork and historical photographs - all tributes to the cast of characters who left their mark before us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about McMenamins Grand Lodge

Address: 3505 Pacific Ave, Forest Grove, OR 97116-2017
Region: United States > Oregon > Forest Grove
Price Range: ₹ 4,909 - ₹ 8,932 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — McMenamins Grand Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 77
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