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Lodging Accommodations in Central Oregon
There’s a lodging accommodation for every traveler to Central Oregon. From luxury resorts just right for a romantic getaway to motels for business travelers on the go, it’s all a possibility in Central Oregon. No matter where you stay, you’ll be close to outdoor adventure thanks to the nearby Cascade Mountains and Deschutes River, as well as Central Oregon’s best restaurants and the region’s incredible brewing scene. Grab your mountain bike or your laptop case, your yoga pants or your business suit, and know that Central Oregon’s lodging is ready for whatever you need.
Renowned Resorts and Lodges in Central Oregon
Central Oregon is famous for its destination resorts. With five different resorts to choose from, you can take your pick from the variety of lodging options, activities and dining.
Sunriver Resort and Black Butte Ranch are the grand dames of the region, having catered to locals and visitors alike for more than 40 years. They’re famous for good reason: both offer a wide variety of lodging options for couples to extended family gatherings, and both have amenities to please just about anyone. Sunriver delights with a marina and horse stables, three golf courses, as well as two aquatic complexes with slides and lazy rivers. With 40 miles of paved bike paths, you can ditch the car and pedal your way to some of Sunriver’s family-friendly restaurants and bakeries, or explore Mt. Bachelor. Set against the backdrop of the Cascade Mountains 8 miles outside of Sisters, Black Butte Ranch is a place where you young roam wild and free. Between horseback riding, two golf courses, five swimming pools and a top-notch spa, you will find plenty of activities for the whole family.
Another incredible resort, 30 minutes from Bend, Pronghorn Resort, its motto of Living Well, Perfected says it all. Here you’ll find two golf courses, including one of the region’s Golf Digest Top 100 courses, as well as a sumptuous spa and world-class dining options.
And don’t sleep on Tetherow, a top-notch resort just minutes from downtown Bend. Here you’ll find links-style golf recently named a Top 10 course by Golf Digest. The boutique hotel rooms are a perfect place to rest your head after a day at the resort’s pool and fitness facility or dancing the night away at this popular wedding venue.
If you’re looking to expand your horizons, you may want to consider Brasada Ranch, a luxury resort that delivers on all the details. This spot tucked into the tiny farming community of Powell Butte has a variety of lodging options, including the Ranch House’s adults-only suites with hot tubs and private patios and houses that can accommodate up to 16 people. If you’re visiting with family, you’ll enjoy the resort pool and its slides, and if you’re looking for some R&R, you’ll appreciate the adults-only pool area.
FivePine Lodge in Sisters is the perfect mix of rustic lodge setting with all the city amenities you may seek. Cozy, private cabins, many with fireplaces and soaking tubs, amp up the romance factor. But with FivePine in the heart of Sisters, it’s easy to opt into some action as well. On the same campus you will find the world-class Shibui Spa, a great spot for a couples massage or sugar scrub. Then swing over to the nearby Three Creeks Brewing, perfect for a nightcap. With its proximity to downtown Sisters, it’s easy to access the town’s excellent culinary scene or get into the Three Sisters Wilderness for a hike.
Suttle Lodge and Boathouse, west of Sisters, fulfills your dream of cozy cabins and rustic lodge, but it also features fine dining and craft cocktails that make you feel like you’re in the big city. Rent a paddleboard at the boathouse and head out on the lake for some solitary quiet time, then spend your evenings in the lodge listening to live music.
Central Oregon Hotels, Motels, Inns
Central Oregon’s hotels and inns range from no-fuss rooms to rustic bed & breakfasts. Whether you’re looking for national brands or locally owned and operated options, they’re here.
If upscale is what you seek, Oxford Hotel in downtown Bend is in the heart of it all and offers chic, boutique rooms with tons of amenities. Bonus: the basement bar and restaurant, 10 Below, offers fun drinks and excellent food. The Oxford is across the street from locals favorite coffee bar, Thump, as well as walking distance from dozens of Bend’s best restaurants.
The Wall Street Suites is a recently renovated, distinctive motel with kitchens in each suite, fire pits lit each night, electric car charging stations and free bikes to ride through the nearby downtown. McMenamins has a popular outpost in downtown Bend as well. The McMenamins Old St. Francis School has a full campus of opportunity, including a variety of bars (try to find the secret bar!) and restaurants featuring McMenamins beer, hotel rooms with unique rooms, a movie theater and a soaking pool. You won’t find that in your average chain hotel, that’s for sure.
In Redmond you’ll find the SCP Redmond Hotel, a historic building that recently underwent extensive renovations and is now a gorgeous boutique experience. With a rooftop and lobby bar, a fitness boutique and an eco ethos that puts wellness at the forefront, this one has thought of it all. Bonus: it’s dog-friendly, so your pooch can stay, too.Farther afield, check out the recently rebuilt Ski Inn in Sisters — it’s a gorgeous new property that fits right in among the Western-themed downtown.
Cabins and Vacation Rentals in Central Oregon
Vacation rental homes are growing in popularity worldwide, and that goes for Central Oregon as well. With more than 3,000 vacation rentals in Central Oregon, visitors can choose a variety of options – downtown Bend historic homes to large riverside cabins perfect for family reunions. When what you seek is the convenience of your own full kitchen and room for a crowd, you’ll find tons of options in Central Oregon. A number of agencies throughout the region offer rental options, including Cascara Vacation Rentals in the Sunriver area.
For a cabin a step above the campgrounds in Central Oregon, you’ll find far-flung places that truly get you out into nature. Twin Lakes Resort has lakeside, fully furnished cabins with room for two to 12 people, as well as RV sites. This rustic spot on the Cascade Lakes Highway will have you out on the lakes fishing in no time, and then back to the resort for a lakeside dining experience you won’t forget — we’re talking prime rib Saturdays and racks of ribs every Friday.
Paulina Lake Lodge in the Newberry Caldera is as delightful in the summer as it is in the winter. Here you’ll find cabins for four people up to 12 people. In the winter you’ll access the lodge and cabins by sno-cat, while in the summer you’ll want to spend your time fishing and exploring the wilderness (locals tip: there are hot springs nearby).
North of Sisters in Camp Sherman is a quiet, vintage resort that’s been a vacation ritual for generations of Oregonians. The Metolius River Lodges are perched along the river under towering Ponderosa pines, and most of the cabins have full kitchens. Firewood and barbecues are provided, meaning you’ll spend more time outside soaking up the healing powers of nature.
Explore Nature’s Beauty
From the sagebrush-covered plains of the high desert to the towering pines and majestic mountain peaks, discover the diverse landscape Central Oregon has to offer.