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Top 15 Hotels Near Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park is an incredible natural area in Washington that offers epic landscapes ranging from the world’s largest volcanic glacier cave system to alpine lakes and old-growth forests. There are two inns in the national park, plus established campgrounds and wilderness camping. But there are also hotels nearby that might appeal to you as you explore the many things to do in the park and make a vacation out of the outdoor possibilities here. Many of the best lodging options are cabins, which put you comfortably in the wilderness and in touch with nature.

To help you plan your stay, here are some of the top hotels, resorts, inns, cabins, and lodges near Mount Rainier National Park in Washington.

LOGE Alta Crystal, Enumclaw LOGE Alta Crystal
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LOGE Alta Crystal, Enumclaw

LOGE Alta Crystal is a year-round vacation resort near Mount Rainier and Crystal Mountain. It is working on new renovation plans to offer even cozier suites, spacious cabins, a heated pool, a hot tub, and hikes straight out from the property. There are also free shuttles from here to Crystal Mountain Resort, one of the best ski resorts in the country. This is a community-focused resort that embraces the ski life and the local community. Onsite, you’ll find community firepits, a lounge area, waterfalls, wildlife, and lots of activities nearby. Things to look forward to as planned amenities (post-renovations) include a barrel sauna, onsite guides, Traeger grills, a café/convenience store, ski racks, and boot dryers.

Key Amenities:

  • Heated pool, hot tub, and firepits onsite

  • Hikes straight from the property

  • Free shuttles to the Crystal Mountain Resort

Betsy's Cabins at Mount Rainier, Ashford Betsy's Cabins at Mount Rainier
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Betsy's Cabins at Mount Rainier, Ashford

There are eight lodging options at Betsy’s Cabins at Mount Rainier, all of which are just minutes from the entrance of the national park. The amenities offered here include hot tubs, Wi-Fi, campfire pits, and BBQ grills. EV charging stations and battery backups are available here if you are working remotely in this epic workation destination, as power outages can occur during the windy season (October through April). The cabins here sleep between two and six people. You can bring your dog to stay with you if you sign an agreement and pay an extra fee.

Key Amenities:

  • Campfire pits, BBQ grills, outdoor games, and hot tubs available onsite

  • Fully-equipped kitchen in every cabin

  • Reliable internet and back-up battery for uninterrupted power during power outages

The Alpine Inn, Enumclaw The Alpine Inn

The Alpine Inn, Enumclaw

If you want to enjoy some snow sports along with your trip to Mount Rainier National Park in one of the best winter destinations in the country for outdoor adventure, The Alpine Inn at Crystal Mountain Resort is a great accommodation option. The inn and nearby slopes are on the sunny side of Mount Rainier and six miles from the northeast entrance of the national park. The Alpine Inn is a Bavarian-style lodge with a restaurant and a wide variety of rooms suited for couples, families, and singles. In addition to skiing and snowboarding at Crystal Mountain Resort, you can also take scenic gondola rides, go snowshoeing, and dine at the restaurants onsite and in the area.

Key Amenities:

  • Home to the Alpine Inn Restaurant and award-winning Snorting Elk Cellar

  • Minutes walk from the Mt. Rainier Gondola

  • Ski-in access in the wintertime and hiking trails at your doorstep in the summertime

National Park Inn, Ashford National Park Inn
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National Park Inn, Ashford

National Park Inn is one of two lodging options inside Mount Rainier National Park and one of the coziest National Park lodges in the U.S. The inn is in the Longmire Historic District and is open year-round. Sitting at an elevation of 2,700 feet, the inn offers 25 guest rooms, plus a dining room and general store. This is a cozy and quiet place to relax without the distractions of TV and internet. Instead, you can sip tea by the fire in the guest library and soak up the views of Mount Rainier from the veranda with a glass of wine. Some rooms have private bathrooms, and others have shared bathrooms in the hallway.

Key Amenities:

  • Located in the Historic Longmire District

  • Hiking trails nearby

  • Family-friendly casual dining room, general store, and guest library with fireplace on-site

  • Spectacular views of Mount Rainier from the veranda

Stone Creek Lodge, Ashford Stone Creek Lodge
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Stone Creek Lodge, Ashford

For your trip to Mount Rainier, one of the best cabin destinations in the U.S., consider booking a cabin or suite at Stone Creek Lodge. Here, you’ll find cedar cabins and suites just 200 yards from the entrance of the national park. The accommodations here have gas fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, and hot tubs. They also have kitchenettes, large picture windows, and private bathrooms. You can find descriptions of the different cabin rentals on the lodge’s website. All of the options accommodate between two and four guests.

Key Amenities:

  • Cabins and suites with gas-log fireplaces, picture windows, and kitchenettes

  • Shared hot tub for guest use

  • 200 yards from the entrance of the national park and its hiking trails

Paradise Village Hotel, Ashford Paradise Village Hotel
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Paradise Village Hotel, Ashford

Paradise Village Hotel’s rooms were renovated in 2018 and are equipped with refrigerators, flat-screen TVs with satellite, memory foam mattresses, Bluetooth speakers, and private bathrooms. There is a restaurant, bakery, and café onsite. The hotel is a popular wedding venue since it is next to Mount Rainier. There’s a unique hot tub and sauna here, as well as free Wi-Fi. The hot tub enables visitors to safely soak over open wood fires – it’s kind of like being cooked like a hot soup but in the most soothing way! Hot tub usage is not included in the room rate and requires a reservation.

Key Amenities:

  • Rooms equipped with refrigerators, flat-screen TVs with satellite, coffee makers, memory foam mattresses, Bluetooth speakers, and private bathrooms

  • Onsite restaurant, bakery, and cafe

  • Free use of onsite Cannibal hot tub

Deep Forest Cabins, Ashford Deep Forest Cabins
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Deep Forest Cabins, Ashford

Deep Forest Cabins is an excellent place to be when you want to explore Mount Rainier and its nationally-renowned scenic hiking trails. These cabins are romantic and also fun to stay at with friends and family. There are three cabins on the property, which is down a private lane and just off the main highway that is adjacent to the main entrance of Mount Rainier. The cabins are on 20 acres of forest land and require a two-night minimum stay. The cabins are best for children at least eight years old.

Key Amenities:

  • Kitchen with full-sized appliances, a coffee maker, a toaster, a dishwasher, and a stove

  • Deck, barbecue, dining area, and hot tub off every cabin

  • Forest views from every room

Wellspring Spa and Woodland Retreat, Ashford Wellspring Spa and Woodland Retreat
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Wellspring Spa and Woodland Retreat, Ashford

If you’d like to combine your trip to Mount Rainier with a spa vacation, the Wellspring Spa and Woodland Retreat in Ashford is a top choice. This hotel is at the base of Mount Rainier and has multiple lodging options to choose from, including log cabins, private guest rooms, camper cabins, and a treehouse in the woods. There are outdoor hot tubs and saunas available to guests staying in the spa guest rooms. Wellspring Spa is a recommended venue for wellness retreats because of its labyrinth, meditation trail, and beautiful grounds.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa Guestrooms include exclusive access to Wellspring’s outdoor hot tubs and saunas

  • Gazebo with both wood fire and gas grills for guest use, with fuel and basic pans & utensils provided

  • Most cabins include a coffee maker and microwave, some have fully-equipped kitchens

Paradise Inn, Ashford Paradise Inn
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Paradise Inn, Ashford

Paradise Inn is located inside Mount Rainier National Park and is typically open between mid-May and early October. The inn dates back to 1916 and has a rustic style and is located at an elevation of 5,420 feet. There are 121 guest rooms at this inn, as well as a café, gift shop, post office, and dining room. There are miles of some of the most beautiful hikes in the state right outside the door of the inn and modern amenities in the rooms, including TVs and internet. Some rooms here come with their own bathrooms, while others have shared restrooms in the hallway.

Key Amenities:

  • The grandeur of Mount Rainier as a backdrop

  • On-site coffee shop and dining room that serves traditional Northwest cuisine

  • Within walking distance of the visitor center and hiking trails

Packwood Lodge & Cabins, Packwood Packwood Lodge
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Packwood Lodge & Cabins, Packwood

Situated just four miles from the Mount Rainier National Park entrance, the Packwood Lodge & Cabins is a great option for accommodations in this area. It is a newly renovated hotel with suites and king and double guest rooms. There are pet-friendly rooms here. The list of amenities includes Wi-Fi, microwaves, flat-screen TVs, outdoor patios, kitchenettes, BBQ facilities, and horseshoes. There is a restaurant onsite too.

Key Amenities:

  • Rooms feature flat-screen TVs, soft bath robes, coffee makers, and refrigerators

  • On-site restaurant

  • Outdoor grill and fireplace

Alexander's Lodge at Mt. Rainier, Ashford Alexander's Lodge at Mt. Rainier
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Alexander's Lodge at Mt. Rainier, Ashford

Alexander’s Lodge at Mt. Rainier is a historic hotel that has been providing Mount Rainier lodging since 1912. Each of the rooms here is different, and many of them are quite small. The grounds of the lodge have a small trail and pond to relax by. The hotel offers complimentary breakfast for guests via a breakfast basket with pre-packaged items delivered to your room. Some rooms are pet-friendly at the inn, while other amenities include a fireplace, free parking, DirecTV and DVDs, and free Wi-Fi. Full kitchen units are available here too.

Key Amenities:

  • Complimentary breakfast basket delivered to your room daily

  • Walking trail through the woods just off the property

  • Full kitchen units available

Mounthaven Resort, Ashford Mounthaven Resort
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Mounthaven Resort, Ashford

The Mounthaven Resort is the best place for a family vacation with its family-friendly cabins near Mount Rainier. There are nine cabins and also three vacation homes, 16 RV sites, and tent camping sites, too. The resort is situated on seven acres of land with cedar trees, a pond, and mountain creeks. It is a quiet refuge just a half mile from the Nisqually entrance of Mount Rainier National Park. You’ll often see wildlife around the resort, such as deer, chipmunks, squirrels, and birds. There are books, puzzles, and games in the office, plus a playground, basketball, badminton, and horseshoes to play with onsite.

Key Amenities:

  • Fireplaces and gas heat in every cabin

  • Fully outfitted kitchen or kitchenette with coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and all the comforts of home in every cabin

  • Playground for children and equipment for basketball, badminton, and horseshoe is available

Copper Creek Inn, Cabins, and Lodge, Ashford Copper Creek Inn, Cabins, and Lodge
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Copper Creek Inn, Cabins, and Lodge, Ashford

You’ll be just two miles from the entrance of Mount Rainier National Park when you stay at the Copper Creek Inn, Cabins, and Lodge. This is a historic resort and boutique hotel with a restaurant. The cabins are scattered across 11 woodland acres and have hot tubs. There are also two properties offsite just a mile away that are pet-friendly. You can host an outdoor wedding at this inn during the summer for up to 100 guests. Also, make sure to visit the onsite gift shop for Mount Rainier souvenirs and homemade jam.

Key Amenities:

  • Cabins with hot tubs that are creek- or pasture-facing

  • Historic restaurant on-site with delicious home-style cooking

  • Access to firepits and barbecues

Nisqually Lodge, Ashford Nisqually Lodge
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Nisqually Lodge, Ashford

Another option near the national park is the Nisqually Lodge, which has 24 units and is five miles from the Nisqually entrance of Mount Rainier. It is a year-round lodge near Ashford, Washington, with rooms that come with internet, flat-screen TVs, mini-fridges, microwaves, and Keurig coffee makers. A family/junior suite is great for larger groups of up to eight people. The lodge has a lobby area with seating and a computer station. The lodge is part of a group of lodging properties that offer convenient and affordable places to stay if you’re traveling to the White Pass and Mount Rainier area.

Key Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi access in guest rooms and public spaces

  • Rooms include mini-fridge, coffee maker, microwave, and flat-screen television

  • Computer station and fireplace in the lobby

Stormking Cabins & Spa at Mount Rainier, Ashford Stormking Cabins & Spa at Mount Rainier
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Stormking Cabins & Spa at Mount Rainier, Ashford

Stormking Cabins & Spa at Mount Rainier offers private, luxury cabins at Mount Rainier that are perfect for a romantic escape. All of the cabins here have their own private hot tub and a quiet space on the property. The cabins are just minutes from the national park’s main entrance and are surrounded by tall cedar trees and Goat Creek. There are five romantic cabins that you can rent at this property, and each has a unique nature theme with Native artwork. There is a spa located five minutes from the cabins, and that has a partnership with the property to arrange for guest massages and bodywork.

Key Amenities:

  • Private hot tub for every cabin

  • Microwave, refrigerator and coffee pot, assorted dishes, utensils, wine glasses, coffee mugs, and candles provided

  • Charcoal BBQ available year-round, plus picnic tables and hammocks in the summertime

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