by Joanna Nesbit
Located 5 miles from the Nisqually entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park, the Nisqually Lodge makes a great basecamp for exploring Longmire and Paradise. The lodge offers spacious, newly remodeled rooms in a variety of configurations, including rooms with two queen beds, a king room, and a large Family/Junior suite with four queen beds, a fireplace, and tons of extra space for kids.
Lodge amenities include a complimentary hot breakfast with waffles, sausages, eggs, and cereal, free Wi-Fi, and microwaves and refrigerators in the rooms. In the Northwest-themed lobby with a cathedral ceiling and stone fireplace, find complimentary tea, coffee, cocoa, and wine from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for mom and dad. The staff is happy to make restaurant recommendations for dinner. This lodge is a good choice for budget-conscious families who want to avoid national park prices.
Our Editor Loves
- Northwest-themed lobby with fireplace
- Close to Mt. Rainier National Park
- Variety of room sizes
- Family Room 5+
- Free Breakfast
- Free Wi-Fi
Wanted a place close to Mt. Rainier to take the kids to play snow. This place is about 5 minutes from the park entrance. Hot breakfast, free parking, and a cozy feel is what you will get here. The husband and wife who run this place is very welcoming, hospitable and kind. We plan to make this an annual trip and will stay at the Nisqually Lodge again.
There are no elevators here.
They have a wonderful fireplace in the lobby
Some rooms have a balcony.
Nisqually Lodge is one of the hotels near Mt Rainier National Park entrance. The hotel was very clean. The staff is nice and friendly. There was wine tasting in the evening. The wifi in the hotel was good when there was poor reception for our cellphones.