Your Guide to Finding Mount Rainier Accommodation

Mount Rainier National Park offers a truly mesmerising experience for any visitor looking to enjoy the breath-taking beauty of the region. With so many different areas available for hiking, day trips, and other outdoor activities, it means finding accommodation to suit your needs shouldn’t be too difficult.
There is a brilliant selection when it comes to accommodation in Mount Rainier, with some truly beautiful lodging available for affordable rates. You can also find something a little more luxurious if that’s your thing, and with several options available in each area of Mount Rainier you can be sure of finding quality accommodation no matter where you are visiting.
Here’s a complete guide to finding Mount Rainier accommodation:

Accommodation in Ashford Area Accommodation in Crystal Mountain Accommodation in Packwood Accommodation in White River Area

Accommodation in Ashford Area

Whittaker’s Bunkhouse Nisqually Lodge Rainier Overland Copper Creek Inn Alexander’s Lodge Gateway Inn Mineral Lake Lodge

Whittaker’s Bunkhouse

Address: 30205 State Route 706 East, Ashford

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Whittaker’s Bunkhouse offers affordable accommodation with a little bit of local history – the cabin was first built back in 1912! It received a renovation in 1990 and now has 18 splendid rooms, each one having their own private bathroom.

Group lodging with shared bathrooms is also available for travellers looking for more affordable and basic accommodation. Expect to find a fantastic panoramic view of Mount Rainier here too!

It also has a great location in Ashford, a quaint community located at the foothills of Mount Rainier in Nisqually Valley. That means you can find great hiking trails nearby as well as great local attractions including restaurants, shops and a local pub.

Nisqually Lodge

Address: 31609 State Route 706, Ashford

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This lovely rustic lodge has 24 rooms available and it has quite the location, being only 5 miles from the only year-round entrance to the park itself, meaning getting to and from Mount Rainier is a simple journey.

That also means you cane expect to find great activities nearby, making Nisqually Lodge ideal for people looking to get the most out of their time here. Hiking trails, horseback riding, and ATV riding are just a few examples of what’s going on nearby.

You also get a free breakfast to set you up for the day and each of the rooms has many great home comforts, from satellite television to free Wi-Fi.

Rainier Overland

Address: 31811 State Route 706 E, Ashford

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Delightfully rustic on the outside and refreshingly modern on the inside, Rainier Overland is a 12 unite country lodge that is perfect for individuals that are looking for a quite retreat from their accommodation in Mount Rainier.

Situated right outside of the National Park, each of Rainer Overland’s rooms have a private shower and bath, along with some basic yet comfortable furnishings.

While it may lack some of the more luxurious features of other lodges and cabins, it has fantastic rates that make it a very worthwhile place to stay when at Mount Rainier.

Copper Creek Inn, Cabins and Lodge

Address: 35707 Sr 706 E, Ashford

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Anyone travelling with groups of friends or family will likely appreciate all that Copper Creek Inn, Cabins and Lodge has to offer. A traditional log lodge, several cabins, a great restaurant and even a handy gift shop are all found in the eleven acres of land owned by this accommodation.

The setting is picturesque too, with Copper Creek close by and a surrounding forest that will help get you into the mood of wandering though the gorgeous park itself, which is also very near to the lodge.

There are plenty of great amenities on hand as well, including an outdoor kitchen, large open areas of grassland, numerous trails, gazebos for picnics, fires pits and many spots around the creek itself, not to mention private hot tubs!

Alexander’s Lodge

Address: 37515 State Road 706 East, Ashford

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Alexander’s Lodge is offers fine accommodation along with great dining opportunities, as the accompanying restaurant is a favourite amongst locals and offers the chance for some authentic Mount Rainier dining.

Situated only a mile from the Nisqually Entrance of the park, travelling back and forth from Mount Rainier is easily done in this beautiful lodge, which also has two vacation cabins available too. There are 12 rooms in total and each one comes with a private bathroom.
Alexander’s restaurant offers some brilliant dining, with local sourced produced and homemade cuisine providing a real charming and homely experience.

Gateway Inn

Address: 38820 State Route 706 E, Ashford

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Gateway Inn provides three gorgeous rustic cabins for accommodation in Mount Rainier, with each one offering something a little different. They also have contemporary accommodation in the second floor of the inn itself, and each can house up to six guests, so there are plenty of options available here.

Each cabin has a gorgeous fireplace that will make the nights warm and cosy – the perfect way to unwind after a day spent exploring the park. Not only that, but there are various amenities such as satellite television and some basic kitchen appliances, as well as bathrooms with a shower.

There is also a handy little mini-mart where you can buy groceries, gifts and souvenirs!

Mineral Lake Lodge

Address: 195 Mineral Hill Road, P.O. Box 247, Mineral

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As the name implies, Mineral Lake is nearby to this stunning three-story log lodge, and you will actually find a truly breath-taking view of the lake and Mount Rainier too from this accommodation – the only place in Nisqually River Valley to offer such a view!

The main attraction here is obviously the scenic views, which are truly spectacular and well-worth visiting here on their own, making this the place to stay for anyone wanting some memorable photographs!

Each room has its own theme, and most come with a private bathroom, although there is a shared bathroom option too. There is also a sauna available for relaxing after a day spent in the nearby national park.

Mineral Lake is a stone’s throw away and offers the chance for a spot of fishing or general fun in the water, and the late-night campfire allows the chance to catch the sunset in full view of the lake and Mount Rainier itself.

Mount Rainier Tours from Seattle

Mt Rainier Day Trip  Mt Rainier Day Tour  Small-Group Tour with Lunch Private Mt Rainier Day Tour

On this full-day tour of Washington state’s Mt Rainier, you’ll visit the majestic 14,411-foot (4,392-m) volcano and learn about the area from your informative guide. You’ll also explore local treasures like lakes and waterfalls en route from Seattle to Mt Rainier. Nature lovers won’t want to miss this!

Of all the mountains that surround Seattle, Mt Rainier stands the boldest. Appreciate the beauty of Mt Rainier on this full-day tour from Seattle. On clear days, you can see the mountain from downtown, but to grasp its full grandeur and magnificence, you must see it up close!

Admire close-up views of Mt Rainier’s snow capped peak, one of Seattle’s most iconic sights, on this full-day nature tour. See glaciers, waterfalls and wildlife in Mt Rainier National Park with a naturalist guide, and get a vivid sense of the mountain’s beauty while walking or snowshoeing.

On this private tour, take a scenic drive through the old-growth evergreen forests of America’s 5th-oldest national park, affording views of sparkling lakes, flower meadows and massive glaciers. Stop along the way to view wildlife and take photos and bring a picnic lunch to enjoy amidst the scenery.
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Accommodation in Crystal Mountain

Crystal Chalet Crystal Mountain Hotels

Crystal Chalet

wooden lodgeAddress: 33613 Crystal Mountain Boulevard East, Crystal Mountain

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Crystal Chalet is superbly located for any guests of the Crystal Mountain Resort, being a short distance from the chairlifts and gondola of the resort. Three separate buildings are ideally situated on the hillside close to the resort, with each one housing 12 condos.

Each condo comes with a bathroom and kitchen (with utensils), and you will also be provided a starter back of detergent, paper towels, coffee and toiletries.

This is a more peaceful chalet for anyone planning on visiting Crystal Mountain Resort for a spot of skiing, making it better suited for couples or families rather than larger groups of friends.

Crystal Mountain Hotels

Address: 33818 Crystal Mountain Blvd, Crystal Mountain

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Crystal Mountain Hotels offers diverse accommodation options for anyone visiting Crystal Mountain, with lodging suitable for every type of visitor, including families, groups of friends, and couples. There are three hotels available here, and each one offers great amenities that will appeal to most.

Quicksilver Lodge is perfect for families. It offers spacious rooms and a large open lobby complete with a stone fire, ensuring you can unwind and relax with the family after a fun day skiing.

Village Inn offers rooms with an amazing view, with Queen Rooms all coming with their own private porches. There are also deluxe pet rooms available too, so you can bring your best friend with you too!

Alpine Inn house the amazing Alpine Inn restaurant and the Snorting Elk Bar, making it the liveliest accommodation available at Crystal Mount Hotels. Rooms here have a beautiful Bavarian style decor.

Each one is a short walk away from the Mt Rainier Gondola as well, so it has a fantastic location for anyone looking to head up to the resort, and there is plenty of fun outdoor recreation in the surrounding area of the hotels.

Accommodation in Packwood

Packwood Lodge 118 Maple Place Alpine Adventure Lodge Mountain View Lodge
Packwood Inn Cowlitz River Cabins Grizzly Tower Crest Trail Lodge

Packwood Lodge

Address: 13807 US Highway 12, Packwood

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Packwood Lodge is perhaps one of the best hotels found within the Packwood area of Mount Rainier, as it is a mere four miles away from the National Park’s entrance and just 25 minutes from White Pass Ski Park.

A mountain lodge that was only recently renovated, Packwood Lodge provides all of the modern amenities that you hope to find from your accommodation, as well as a diverse selection of rooms to suit any visitor.

Guest can hit the slopes, go adventuring through a hiking trail, or go for a spot of fishing – there truly is so much available nearby!

118 Maple Place

Address: Maple Place, Packwood

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A gorgeous holiday home situated at 118 Maple Place in Packwood, guests can enjoy sitting on a lovely balcony after a hard days spent in Mt Rainier National Park. The Cowlitz River is nearby to the cabin, as too is the National Park, providing 118 Maple Place with a fantastic location for most people visiting the area.

A kitchen area and private bathroom with shower area included, and there are enough beds for up to six guests at any one time.

Alpine Adventure Lodge

Address: 109 Tatoosh View Drive, Packwood

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Alpine Adventure Lodge is magnificent holiday home situated in Packwood. It provides private parking and can sleep has many as ten guests, making it perfectly suited for large families and groups of friends.
After a hard day checking the sights of Mt Rainier, you can unwind with a soak in the hot tub found on the outdoor patio. It also includes free Wi-Fi and cable television, and there is a kitchen area with a dishwasher and oven as well, allowing you to make the most out of your accommodation during your stay.

Mountain View Lodge

Address: 13163 Us Hwy 12, Packwood

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Mountain View Lodge offers 22 rooms that can be found inside the lodge and the surrounding cabins. Spacious rooms that are adjoined are perfect for families, and there are also doubles and single rooms available, making it suitable for most types of guests.

Located in Packwood, it is within close proximity of Mount Rainier National Park as well as White Pass Ski Resort, so most visitors to the area will appreciate the great location of this accommodation.

You will be able to enjoy winter sports such as skiing during snow-season, and year-round activities available in the area include fishing and hunting, foraging, and hiking.

Packwood Inn

Address: 13032 US Highway 12, Packwood

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Packwood Inn offers a great place to stay if travelling with the family, as it is both child and pet-friendly, which is something that many will appreciate. The accommodation is affordable, and you have the option of family rooms, queen and double queen rooms as well.

Found in Packwood, WA, the inn is a short journey from the Mount Rainier National Park, and you will also find various other attractions close by to the accommodation, including White Pass Country Historical Museum, Glacier Lake, and Lily Basin.

Guest can also enjoy BBQ facilities, free internet, free public parking, as well as nearby activities such as hiking, fishing, cycling.

Cowlitz River Cabins

Address: 13069 Us Hwy 12, Packwood

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Perfectly located along the banks of the Cowlitz River, Cowlitz River Cabins provides three beautiful log cabins that guests can hire for their vacation, not to mention an authentic Tipi that can also be hired!

These luxury cabins are spacious and come with private hot tubs, and the fact that they are all situated within eight acres of lands ensures that your time spent here offers ample privacy. The area is very much park-like and is just adjacent to Gifford Pinchot National Forest, which provides a beautiful location for the accommodation.

Packwood is nearby to Mount Rainier National Park, White Pass, and Mount St Helens, making it a great location for any visitors that are aiming to go hiking, exploring, hunting, fishing, cycling, skiing along with many other fun outdoor activities.

Grizzly Tower

Address: 103 Long Branch Lane, Packwood

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Found nestled in a small mountain community only a short distance from the entrance to Mount Rainier National Park, Grizzly Tower can house up to ten guests within three bedrooms, making it suitable for many different people vacationing in the area.

This stunning accommodation features a cosy pine interior along with massive floor to ceiling windows that provides a breath-taking view of the surrounding landscapes. There is a host of modern touches including granite countertops and stainless steel appliances that help to create a blend of rustic charm with modern luxury.

Not only is Mount Rainier a short distance from here, but so too is White Pass skiing area, so whether you are in the area for skiing and snow sports or to enjoy some outdoor activities in the national park, Grizzly Tower is perfectly located for either.

Crest Trail Lodge

Address: 12729 US Highway 12, Packwood

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This charming hotel is found in Packwood, WA and has a great location for anyone heading out to Mt Rainier or White Pass.

There are 27 rooms in total and each one comes with free Wi-Fi, cable television, air conditioning, and guests can also expect a free continental breakfast during their stay.

With the Mt Rainier National Park, High Rock Trailhead, and White Pass all within driving distance, anyone staying at the Crest Trail Lodge can be sure of finding all of the best attraction and activities within Packwood and the surrounding area.

Accommodation in White River Area

Four Seasons Lodge Wonderland Lodge Lindgren Haus Lazy Elk Lodge
Getaway Chalet & Bunkhouse Four Stone Lodge River Bank Retreat

Four Seasons Lodge

FOUR SEASONS LODGEAddress: 16108 Crystal River Ranch Road

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Four Seasons Lodge offers recreational lodging in a quiet area of Greenwater Crystal Mountain in Mount Rainier. The spacious lodge consists of two massive living room areas with stone and wood décor, including a beautiful fire that will keep you warm and cosy after a fun day spent outdoors.

A large decking area is also perfect for groups to sit around and unwind, and with the ability to house as many as 14 guests, this is the perfect accommodation for large groups of travellers heading out to Mount Rainier National Park.

The gorgeous mountain setting also means you will likely spot some wildlife from the lodge itself – elk can even be spotted sleeping in the backyard area from time to time!

Wonderland Lodge

wonderland lodgeAddress: 16101 Hackamore Way East, Crystal Mountain

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Wonderland Lodge is named after the famous Wonderland Trail that is found around Mount Rainier, which happens to me one of the most popular and sought after hiking trails in the entire country – it takes a whopping ten days to complete!

The lodge itself isn’t lacking in space, and can sleep up to nine guests in three spacious rooms. One of the rooms even comes with a private decking, although a larger one can be found on the bottom floor of the lodge complete with a large hot tub!

Various hiking trails are nearby and you are a short distance from the white river, and there is plenty of wildlife on show as well, including elk, rabbit and squirrels. Crystal Mountain Ski resort is also a close by to the lodge.

Lindgren Haus

LINDGREN HAUSAddress: 16315 Alpine Drive East, Crystal Mountain

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Crystal Mountain is known for is pristine forest land, and Lindgren Haus is offers one of the best places to see it for yourself. You won’t need to travel far to reach some truly mesmerising trails in the forest, which is well worth exploring when visiting the area.

The cabin is quite isolated, so people looking for a quiet vacation will really appreciate the location of Lindgren Haus. With that being said, Crystal Ski Resort is only 20 miles from the cabin, so there is plenty of opportunity to head out beyond the cabin and forest!

There are many home comforts you can enjoy here too, including reclining chairs in front of a fireplace, a card table for playing your favourite games, and a kitchen packed with utensils for whatever meals you feel like making.

Lazy Elk Lodge

Lazy Elk LodgeAddress: 16315 Alpine Drive East, Crystal Mountain

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The Lazy Elk Lodge comes with a fantastic location that allows guests to enjoy everything that Mount Rainier and Cry Mountain has to offer.

From checking out the hiking trails and wildlife of Mt Rainier National Park (which is just north of the lodge) to hitting the slopes for a spot of skiing at the various local resorts, Lazy Elk Lodge offers great accommodation in a wonderful mountain setting.

The lodge can sleep as many as ten guests across the three bedrooms, and it comes with a massive backyard area, an awesome hot tub, and a spectacular view of the surrounding woodland area.

Getaway Chalet & Bunkhouse

getway bunkhouseAddress: 16903 Rainbow Lane East, Crystal Mountain

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Getaway Chalet & Bunkhouse provides ideal accommodation for large groups of travellers heading to Greenwater Crystal Mountain. It consists of a both a chalet and bunkhouse, allowing it to sleep as many as 15 guests in total.

The outdoor grill and hot tub will be a sure-fire hit for anyone staying during the summer months, and the large spacious living room is perfect to sit in year-round – the massive windows offer a truly spectacular view of the surrounding wooded area.

Outdoor activities are plentiful thanks to close distance of the national park, and with various ski resorts nearby you can also enjoy some skiing or snowboarding during the winter months. There is also a games room inside the chalet, with a foosball table, television, and comfy seating area so you can enjoy some time indoors too!

Four Stone Lodge

Four Stone LodgeAddress: 16108 Crystal River Ranch Road, Crystal Mountain

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Four Stone Lodge sits in a wonderful piece of land that is perfect condition and offers an example of the beautiful mountain landscape that Mount Rainier has become famous for. Lovers of the outdoors can enjoy the various hiking trails that are well known in the area, and there is gorgeous waterfall that is worth checking out.

The area is quiet and wildlife are known to appear close by to the lodge – you might even spot a few elk appearing at the front door!

A decking area features a BBQ for all your grilling needs and there is also a wood stove to help warm you up in the colder months. Three rooms can sleep up to six guests, so the lodge is more suited for smaller parties.

Crystal Mountain Ski Resort is a short distance away, and there are many shops, restaurants and bars here that are ideal for a fun night out.

River Bank Retreat

River Bank RetreatAddress: 62621 Elk Trail Way, Crystal Mountain

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As you may have guessed by the name, River Bank Retreat is a beautiful lodge that sits right on the banks of the White River. Guests can sit on a decking area mere feet away from the rushing river, which also has a great hike trail cutting through the backyard area.

There are two spacious bedrooms on the second floor, and each one comes with a small balcony area that looks out over the river and surrounding woodland. Downstairs is a large seating area with a gorgeous stone fireplace with ample seating, and a pristine kitchen is stacked with utensils and luxurious marble countertops.

The surrounding woodland offers lots of outdoor activities, including hiking and cycling, and the slopes of Crystal Mountain are just 25 minutes away from the lodge, ensuring there is plenty to see