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Spacious Private new Suite Perched on the Bluff, Overlooking the Columbia River
4.8/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Enjoyed every minute

"Beautiful property, from the hummingbirds, slugs, and the black tail deer that enjoyed the grass every morning and brought her new born twins every morning to play in the front of the apartment. We enjoyed our stay very much, such a nice place."…"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Spacious Private new Suite Perched on the Bluff, Overlooking the Columbia River
Best Western Oak Meadows Inn
2.5 out of 5
585 S Columbia River Highway, St. Helens, OR
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The price is $85 per night
20.58 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (445 reviews)

"Front desk was very accommodating and pleasant, finding a 1st floor room for me when I couldn't climb stairs."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Best Western Oak Meadows Inn
Best Western Woodland Inn
2.5 out of 5
1380 Atlantic Avenue, Woodland, WA
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The price is $85 per night
17.99 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (451 reviews)

"Everything was smooth and amazing . The staff was extremely nice and helpful ."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Best Western Woodland Inn

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Lone Fir Resort
2 out of 5
16806 Lewis River Rd., Cougar, WA
The price is $114 per night
29.68 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (157 reviews)

"Excellent, especially for how remote it is. Wonderful way to start a day on Mt St Helens"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Lone Fir Resort
Best Western Aladdin Inn
2.5 out of 5
310 Long Ave, Kelso, WA
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The price is $94 per night
0.58 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (519 reviews)

"A well maintained property with excellent rooms. Good cleaning practices in response to the Covid virus. The only problem was with the coffee maker in the room which was not emptied of all water. It appears that this problem is not unique to this motel since the same problem existed at a similar ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Best Western Aladdin Inn
Comfort Inn Kelso - Longview
2.5 out of 5
440 Three Rivers Dr, Kelso, WA
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The price is $84 per night
0.62 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (189 reviews)

"Room was very clean and comfortable and staff was friendly!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2020

Comfort Inn Kelso - Longview
Red Lion Hotel Kelso Longview
3 out of 5
510 Kelso Dr, Kelso, WA
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The price is $89 per night
0.59 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (789 reviews)
Absolutly wonderful

"Was really great room was nice service was amazing. The bar was great."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Red Lion Hotel Kelso Longview
OYO Woodland Hotel and Suites
2 out of 5
1500 Atlantic Ave, Woodland, WA
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The price is $56 per night
17.94 mi from city center
3/5 (213 reviews)

"For a hotel on the side of the road this one was good. They’re undergoing some construction and my room was really nice. Employees were nice as well."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

OYO Woodland Hotel and Suites
OYO Hotel Kalama
2 out of 5
602 NE Frontage Rd, Kalama, WA
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The price is $49 per night
9.53 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (98 reviews)

"Cleaning service is great, well worth the money. Internet connection seems to be a challenge at times, occasional loss of wi-fi signal was an issue."…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

OYO Hotel Kalama
Motel 6 Kelso, WA - Mt. St. Helens
2 out of 5
106 N Minor Rd, Kelso, WA
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The price is $64 per night
0.57 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (357 reviews)

"Right off the highway with nearby restaurants and gas stations. Quick check in and room was clean with easy parking."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Motel 6 Kelso, WA - Mt. St. Helens
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Visiting Kelso

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Kelso, and visitors give high marks for the shopping and top-notch restaurants. Welcoming and scenic, this city also attracts tourists with its coffeehouses.

  • You'll find 27 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Kelso - Longview
  • The closest major airport is in Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.), 41.4 mi (66.6 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Kelso

The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Three Rivers Mall is a favorite for retail therapy. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Cowlitz County Historical Museum and Tam O'Shanter Park.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 7 hotels and other lodging options to select from in Kelso. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • GuestHouse Inn & Suites Kelso / Longview - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its central location and room size.
  • Comfort Inn Kelso - Longview - Our customers like the breakfast and pool at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Best Western Aladdin Inn - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its overall value and clean, comfortable rooms.

Getting Around Kelso

If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Kelso Multimodal Transportation Center. Kelso might not have very many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Kelso

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 58°F and the nighttime average to be 35°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 75°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • July through September averages 80°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 69°F during the day and 34°F at night
  • About 47.95 inches of rain falls on Kelso each year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 78°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 35°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Kelso?
GuestHouse Kelso Longview is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Reviews from our site also recommend Best Western Aladdin Inn and Super 8 by Wyndham Kelso Longview Area as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kelso, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals in Kelso.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Kelso?
For additional details about changing or cancelling your trip to Kelso, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Kelso?
Based on reviews, Motel 6 Kelso, WA - Mt. St. Helens is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include GuestHouse Kelso Longview and Americas Best Value Inn Kelso.
What's the best place to stay for families in Kelso?
GuestHouse Kelso Longview is a hotel with free parking and laundry facilities, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your stay with the kids include Red Lion Hotel Kelso Longview and Super 8 by Wyndham Kelso Longview Area. Attractions in the area like Woodland Motocross Park are also fun for the whole family.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Kelso?
Motel 6 Kelso, WA - Mt. St. Helens is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Super 8 by Wyndham Kelso Longview Area and GuestHouse Kelso Longview.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Three Rivers Mall?
Adjacent to Three Rivers Mall, GuestHouse Kelso Longview is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Other good options close by include Super 8 by Wyndham Kelso Longview Area and Red Lion Hotel Kelso Longview.
What about the best place to stay near Tam O'Shanter Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Super 8 by Wyndham Kelso Longview Area, located next to Tam O’Shanter Park, and this property offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. GuestHouse Kelso Longview and Red Lion Hotel Kelso Longview are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Kelso?
GuestHouse Kelso Longview is a top hotel for a beach vacation, and features free WiFi and free parking. Super 8 by Wyndham Kelso Longview Area is another good option for your stay near the beach. Spend a relaxing afternoon at Dibblees Beach during your stay.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Kelso?
Comfort Inn Kelso - Longview is a hotel featuring a restaurant and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Best Western Aladdin Inn and Super 8 by Wyndham Kelso Longview Area. You can tee off at Three Rivers Golf Course during your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Kelso?
GuestHouse Kelso Longview is a top hotel with a pool, free WiFi, and free parking. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Best Western Aladdin Inn and Super 8 by Wyndham Kelso Longview Area.

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