After a long day skiing, hiking, shopping, and enjoying Central Oregon restaurants and nightlife, chances are good a cozy bed is calling your name. And with more than 4,000 rooms throughout the region, Central Oregon boasts all manner of hotels, inns, and overnight accommodations to rest up after a full day of adventure.
Whatever you’re looking for in a hotel, motel, or resort, you’ll find the best of the best in Central Oregon.
Looking for Central Oregon vacation rentals? You’ll enjoy plenty in the likes of Sunriver, the Redmond area, and on the outskirts of Bend. Want a national brand with popular loyalty programs? You’ll find those in the likes of Madras, Redmond, and Bend. If you’d rather class it up with a family outing or romantic getaway, bed and breakfasts in Central Oregon—as well as scenic resorts in Bend, Sunriver, and Sisters—await.
Locally owned and operated rooms throughout the region beckon, as well—with classic lodges and outdoor-inspired motels in Central Oregon dotting the region’s forests and high desert. And, of course, your four-legged friend will enjoy plenty of dog-friendly accommodations all over Central Oregon—because we all know Fido isn’t just a pet, he or she is a part of the family. (Of course, you can always check out campgrounds in Central Oregon if roughing it sounds better than “ruffing it” at a hotel.)
Wherever you stay, you’re never far from outdoor recreation in Central Oregon. So as you plan your next vacation, here’s where to stay in Central Oregon—whether traveling with your pup, planning a romantic getaway, or hitting the slopes for an epic ski weekend.
Top Pet and Dog-Friendly Hotels
A vacation without your four-legged friend is no vacation at all—and plenty of hotels, motels, and inns agree, so your pet will always be as welcome as you are at Central Oregon hotels. After all, Bend and Central Oregon are home to dog-friendly patios, dog-friendly hiking trails, and spacious dog parks all over the region.
Here are a few ideas where inns go above and beyond in making your pet feel right at home—whether that means offering treats at check-in or even hosting an on-site dog park.
Wall Street Suites: The locally owned hotel sits in downtown Bend, mere steps from roughly 70 restaurants, breweries, coffee shops, boutiques, and the scenic Deschutes River. You’ll love the complimentary bike rentals at Wall Street Suites, and your four-legged friend will appreciate the free treats, couch cover, food and water dishes, towel, and bed they’ll receive at check-in—along with the on-site dog park.
McMenamins Old St. Francis School: The converted school at the southern edge of downtown Bend doesn’t just boast renovated rooms, outdoor fire pits, a Turkish soaking pool, an on-site movie theater, and more than 40 stylish rooms; McMenamins Old St. Francis School also offers pet-friendly accommodations along with maps of off-leash areas and a grassy area when you need to walk the dog.
Waypoint Hotel: Located just-off Highway 97 in Bend’s Mid-Town, the Waypoint has everything your furry friend – and you – need for the perfect getaway. With dog-friendly rooms welcoming your pets with complimentary treats, numerous local beers on tap, a designated turfed off-leash area, cozy outdoor firepits, and walking distance to various trails and parks, this is the perfect home base for a Bend getaway.
Tetherow: The luxury Tetherow resort at the edge of the Deschutes National Forest welcomes your four-legged friend to several dog-friendly hotel rooms and vacation homes—complete with a special bed, doggie bowl, homemade treats, and sustainable waste bags.
SCP Redmond: In the heart of downtown, SCP Redmond hosts nearly 50 rooms that use sustainable and regionally sourced materials—from standard guest rooms to suites and “peaceful rooms” (designed for relaxation and focus—and are devoid of digital distractions). Dogs are welcome, get their own goodies at check-in—and can run free in the green space at Centennial Park, less than two blocks away.
Best Hotels for Romantic Getaways
Sure, we in Central Oregon might be known for our soaking-wet snow boots, well-loved Patagonia jackets, and layered approach to outdoor attire—but that doesn’t mean we can’t class it up on occasion. So if you’re looking for relaxing and romantic hotels in Central Oregon, here are a few ideas of how lodgings are welcoming happy couples with a suite of amorous amenities.
FivePine Lodge: The regal FivePine Lodge sits just steps from the heart of downtown Sisters and hosts several cabins and suites aimed at travelers of all stripes—but goes out of its way to cater to happy couples enjoying a romantic getaway. The Romance Cabin, in particular, boasts a private patio, a sunken tub made of tile and rock next to a stone fireplace, and a king-sized pillow top bed for maximum comfort. Couples can also opt for the Classic Romance package, which includes a bottle of Oregon red wine, a couple’s massage, a nightly wine reception, tickets to the Sisters Movie House nearby, and more.
Long Hollow Ranch: If you’re enjoying a few days in Central Oregon, get a feel for the region’s past and present with a stay at Long Hollow Ranch. The working ranch—some 20 minutes west of Terrebonne in a secluded ranch setting—has five guest rooms, each with its own private bathroom and adorned with historic decor. And if you want someone else to do the cooking, the ranch is happy to whip up a hearty breakfast each morning. Long Hollow Ranch sits surrounded by acres of farmland—so while you’re in the heart of the region’s farmland, check out Central Oregon wineries and wine tasting tours to sip your way through scenic tasting rooms.
Hotels in Central Oregon for a Ski Weekend
Each winter, excited skiers count down the days until their favorite resort turns the lifts on again and opens for the season. HooDoo Ski Area, west of Sisters is popular with families and is known for its down-home feel—while Mount Bachelor is the region’s most popular resort and the sixth-largest ski area in North America. Groomed trails crisscross the region, as well, keeping snowshoers and cross-country skiers busy in the snow-covered forests of Central Oregon.
With fresh powder, scenic descents, and well-maintained trails, getting outdoors is a highlight of winter in the region. Naturally, several Central Oregon hotels, resorts, and vacation rentals help guests hit the slopes sooner with free shuttles, gear storage, and easy access to nearby ski areas. Here are a few to consider on your next wintertime trip to Central Oregon.
Sunset Lodging in Sunriver: The collection of vacation rental homes and condos in Sunriver makes an ideal getaway where families can make themselves at home and groups can gather in a relaxing environment. Sunset Lodging in Sunriver also offers its guests a free ski shuttle bus that runs twice daily on weekends (Friday-Monday).
Campfire Hotel: Even when it’s too cold to go camping, you’ll feel right at home around the fire at Campfire Hotel, not far from downtown Bend. The recently renovated hotel includes plenty of gear storage, more than 100 camp-inspired rooms, an outdoor, heated swimming pool and hot tub, and an outdoor fire pit. And if you’re heading up to Mount Bachelor, check in with the front desk about discounted rentals and a shuttle for worry-free transit.
Black Butte Ranch: The resort community, just 15 minutes from Sisters, has long been known for its refined style, opulent rentals, and epic views. Black Butte Ranch also offers easy access to nearby ski areas, as well: The family-friendly HooDoo Ski Area, offering more than 1,000 feet of vertical drop, sits just 20 minutes away—as does Ray Benson Sno-Park and Santiam Sno-Park, both popular wintertime outposts with trails for snowshoers and cross-country skiers.
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.