Best Western Hood River Inn – Windsurfing, Hiking & Biking Paradise


Hood River offers outdoor enthusiasts an actual playground, with Mount Hood to the south and Columbia River running right through town – windsurfers, hikers, and bikers frequent this small town in Oregon’s Gorge region.

Doug’s has provided Hood Riverites with surfy mountain wear since 1984 – offering everything from beach attire to hiking equipment here.

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At its riverfront location, this informal hotel features furnished rooms and suites featuring either river or town views. Just a mile from scenic train rides at Mount Hood Railroad Depot and Koberg Beach State Park. Riverside restaurant on-site serves locally sourced Italian cuisine and Oregon wines; guests can enjoy picturesque river views from the heated outdoor pool and hot tubs.

One hundred ninety-four rooms at this hotel provide all the essentials, from free Wi-Fi and flat-screen cable TVs to suites with extra living space, whirlpool baths, kitchenettes, and rollaway beds or cribs available upon request for an additional fee. Room service is also offered, and there’s a bar as well as sauna and gym access on site – perfect for day trips exploring Oregon’s Fruit Valley, gorge museums, high desert to the east, lush rainforests to the west as well as snowy slopes of Mt Hood which maintain enough snow that skiing can still take place throughout August!

Hood River offers visitors riverside trails for strolling or shopping/eating in its charming town center. Additionally, you can try your luck kite surfing, windsurfing, and paddle boarding through one of its outfitters or one of many breweries or wineries in the region.

River-view rooms may cost slightly more but are worth the additional investment. Families traveling with active children may prefer first-floor rooms with patios that enable them to play outside and explore freely.

When it’s time to dine, Riverside Restaurant at the hotel provides delicious Italian breakfast, lunch, and dinner in an informal yet spectacular riverfront atmosphere. Perfect for families!

Mount Hood Railroad and popular attractions like Indian Creek Golf Course are easily within reach. At the same time, Hood River Waterfront Park and Slackwater Beach can also be reached within driving distance of this property. Furthermore, its concierge can assist with booking tours or tickets and offer laundry and dry cleaning services.


Hood River is an idyllic outdoor paradise where visitors can fly a kite, ride their bikes around town, and share homemade fruit pies for dessert. At the crossroads between Columbia River Gorge and the Cascade Range, Hood River boasts scenic hiking and biking trails and craft breweries with seasonal offerings and farm-to-table bounty that attract visitors year-round.

The Best Western Plus Hood River Inn provides guests with various accommodation options, including budget rooms, studios, and river view suites – each offering flat-screen cable TV, private bathrooms and microwave, coffee maker, and refrigerator amenities.

This hotel is ideally situated near Hood River’s port within walking distance to Hood River Waterfront Park and a 5-minute driving time of Slackwater Beach.

At Riverside Restaurant at this hotel, guests can indulge in delectable breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Furthermore, there is an ideal bar and lounge that provides spectacular river views for their enjoyment.

This hotel is just minutes from Mount Hood and Portland International Airport, within two blocks from Starbucks, and seven minutes from Hood River’s charming town center. Guests can take advantage of the heated outdoor pool/spa combo, sauna/fitness center, meeting facilities, private beach area, and complimentary hot breakfast each morning; the Riverside Restaurant also serves locally sourced Italian fare with stunning river views!


Each evening, guests can unwind with a drink at the on-site bar, while a delicious breakfast is offered in the morning. Numerous lunch and dinner dining options are nearby, such as Simon’s Cliffhouse, which serves Pacific Northwest and European dishes, and various bars and cafes, such as Hood River Cinemas and Cafe Cebu, for lunch and dinner service.

Hood River County Library and Georgiana Smith Park can be reached within walking distance, while Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area can be accessed just a short drive away. Mount Hood and Columbia Mountain Bike Park can also be quickly reached within an easy distance from this hotel.


This Best Western offers more than an outdoor pool; guests can enjoy a sauna and fitness center, free Wi-Fi, and a car charging station. All 194 rooms feature cable TV and refrigerators. When relaxing at the end of the day, enjoy a drink at their bar/lounge.

The hotel’s riverfront location and breathtaking views of Columbia River Gorge make it an excellent choice for families wanting to be near Mt Hood Railroad and other attractions or looking to explore nearby hiking trails, wineries, and breweries.

Hotel guests can unwind by the pool or soak in a hot tub with stunning river views. In addition, this hotel offers daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner services at its restaurant, as well as coffee shop and bar amenities on-site.

Paying extra for a room with river views can be well worth your while; these rooms tend to be larger and can be found on either the first or second floors. Furthermore, booking one near the outdoor pool may be beneficial so you can access it more quickly without passing through the lobby and restaurant first.

The Best Western Plus Hood River Inn offers the ideal accommodation solution for families and couples. Conveniently situated near some of Hood River’s top attractions – IOOF Paris Fair Building and Hood River County Library among them – as well as Mount Hood National Forest and Historic Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, its location can’t be beat!

Best Western Plus Hood River Inn provides guests with two on-site dining options – Riverside and Cebu Lounge – offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes. For those interested in exploring their surroundings further, Best Western Plus Hood River Inn staff are happy to recommend local eateries; additionally, the hotel provides various valuable amenities, such as a hair salon and meeting facilities.