The Best Hotels to Book Near Eagle Rock, Oregon

Relax in style after a busy day exploring nearby Eagle Rock in Oregon
Relax in style after a busy day exploring nearby Eagle Rock in Oregon | Courtesy of SCP Hotel Redmond /
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On the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains, the Umpqua National Forest shelters Eagle Rock, an incredible rock formation down the river from Old Man and Old Woman Pinnacles. Book a lodge on Culture Trip to stay nearby this natural Oregon masterpiece and get close to the action.

In the surrounding area, four established climbs create endless possibilities for hiking and sightseeing. The distinctive landscape here – shaped by dramatic geologic events – has created spectacular scenery made up of high mountain lakes, wild rapids and tranquil ponds. Inside the National Forest, there are impressive waterfalls, including the 293ft (89m) Watson Falls on the North Umpqua Highway.

1. Brasada Ranch

Hotel, Resort

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Surrounded by the unbridled spirit of Central Oregon, Brasada Ranch is surrounded by 2,000 acres (809ha) of land – featuring panoramic views of the Cascade Mountain Range, an award-winning golf course, an exclusive Athletic Club and recreational activities such as sunset horseback rides, live concerts and barbecues under the stars. There are 65 family-friendly cabins and eight adult-only Ranch House suites, all boasting upscale amenities and comfort. Two on-site signature restaurants serve local specialties, while farm-fresh provisions are available to be purchased. In addition, a modern spa provides a tranquil setting for beauty and body treatments.

2. Best Western Prineville Inn

Hotel, Chain Hotel

Best Western Prineville Inn
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The Best Western Prineville Inn is a centrally located property in Oregon, offering easy access to Prineville Reservoir and Painted Hills. Home to charming and spacious rooms and suites, the hotel caters to every sort of traveler who will certainly feel at home with its many amenities. Most rooms feature a refrigerator, microwave, desk, a single-serve coffee maker and free high-speed wifi. Complimentary breakfast, a heated indoor pool and a year-round spa are just some of the standard services that you can enjoy after a day of sightseeing or business meetings. Other amenities include guest laundry, meeting facilities and a cozy lobby complete with a fireplace.

3. Country Inn and Suites Prineville, OR


Country Inn and Suites Prineville, OR
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Country Inn and Suites warmly welcomes you with true hospitality and a deep sense of community that brings people together. Thoughtful touches will make you feel right at home – among them a hot breakfast with make-your-own waffles and free wifi. Comfy beds and mattresses, cozy sitting areas facing a fireplace and a relaxing pool area are some of the amenities that you’ll no doubt enjoy the most. Business travelers will find the business center with computer and printer access a convenient feature, too.

4. SCP Redmond Hotel


SCP Redmond Hotel
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With 49 mindfully designed rooms and suites offering a minimalist style – including the use of sustainable and regionally sourced products – the SCP Redmond is a great hotel in which to rest your head. On the premises, the SCP Fit includes flexible space with Peloton bikes, TRX, yoga mats, weights and more, while there’s also a separate space for meditation. Rooms include high-speed wifi, environmentally friendly furniture and coffee that’s locally sourced. This well-refurbished hotel boasts unique vintage artful touches, a huge lobby with a convenient market, and a rooftop terrace to savor small tapas, seasonal handcrafted cocktails and admire panoramic views of the Cascade Range.

5. Sleep Inn and Suites Oregon


Sleep Inn and Suites Oregon
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Sleep Inn and Suites is near the beautiful Smith Rock State Park, offering endless rock climbing possibilities. Just off of Highway 97, the location grants easy access to Redmond’s top attractions, including the High Desert Sports Complex and the nearby Deschutes National Forest – with its miles of scenic trails for hiking, biking and birdwatching. After a day of exploring, take a dip in the indoor heated pool and hot tub or work out in the fitness center. Guest rooms are stylish and fresh with natural inspiration – while amenities include a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, flat-screen TV and more.

6. Wilson Ranches Retreat


Wilson Ranches Retreat
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Pioneer hospitality and authentic ranch atmosphere are key at the Wilson Ranches Retreat, a former ranch house built back in 1910. Right in the heart of Oregon, the retreat showcases a peaceful environment rich in history in the beautiful Butte Creek Valley, minutes from Fossil. Wilson Ranches is a working cattle and hay ranch, offering a memorable opportunity to experience horseback riding and simple ranch life in Eastern Oregon’s high desert. If you’re interested in nearby sightseeing, enjoy a quick daily breakfast or – even better – request an early saddle bag breakfast before leaving for a day out on an adventure.

7. Best Western Ponderosa Lodge


Best Western Ponderosa Lodge
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Ponderosa Lodge in Central Oregon is a great place to enjoy unforgettable outdoor experiences. Indulge in hiking, biking, fishing or golf during the summer – or skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing in winter, among other recreational activities. The property is close to many top destinations to enjoy the wildlife, but also features unique stores and antique shops for some retail therapy. Guests often choose this place to witness events such as the Sisters Rodeo, the Folk Festival and the Quilt Show. Rooms are spacious and convenient, while the hotel’s small business meeting facilities make it a good spot for business travelers – there’s also a great outdoor pool and spa.

8. Painted Hills Vacation – Cottages & Retreat


Painted Hills Vacation - Cottages & Retreat
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These unique cottages are an ideal base to explore regional landmarks such as Painted Hills, Smith Rock State Park and John Day River. Located in the pioneer town of Mitchell, the units cater to romantic getaways or family vacations. Each cottage has a private garden and barbecue, a kitchen and a comfy living room space. The property is surrounded by awe-inspiring landscapes – enjoy different Oregon counties nearby, drive along scenic routes and through ghost towns, as well as discover the local rugged landscapes with looming rock formations that bring the Old West to life.

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