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Chehalis, WA - Holiday Inn Express & Suites (Not Rated)

Address:   730 NW LIBERTY PLACE                   Phone:  360-740-1800

Location/ Directions:   I-5 from Exit 77 in Chehalis. Exit from I-5 at exit 154 onto state route 518 and follow to Sea-Tac International Airport.

Average Price (Checked Nov 2011):   $94.00                                 AAA Rated:    n/a      Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: BRAND NEW. 4-Floors, 112-Rooms, Interior Corridors,  Business Center, Free Breakfast, Free Morning Newspaper, Color Cable / Satellite TV, Stereo, Work Desk w/ Lamp, Speakerphone with Voice Mail, Free Local Phone Calls, High-speed Internet Access, Bathtub, Hairdryer, Private Bathroom, Whirlpool, Coffee Maker, Microwave, Mini Refrigerator, Connecting Rooms, Crib, Double Glazed Windows, Individually Controlled Air Conditioning, Iron / Ironing Board, Rollaway Bed/Cot, Windows Open by Guest, All rooms non smoking, Health and Fitness Center (On-site), Whirlpool, Indoor Pool, On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities (washer/dryer), Daily Housekeeping, Ice Machine, Pets Allowed.  

Railroad View:  Excellent View.  Get a room on the 2nd to 4th floor on the southeast side of the building for a railroad view.  Internet reviewers say a few trains pass during the night.

Railroads past Hotel:  BNSF Railway / Amtrak.  1 main track.

Notes:    This motel is near the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad (steam tourist railroad), about a 3-minute drive away.  Click the link for the tourist RR's website.

Comments:  This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment:  A photo taken from West Main Street looks west at the railroad crossing.  The Holiday Inn Express motel can be seen to the right side of the screen.  The motel is located between two grade crossings, but noise is not as loud as some may expect.




Chehalis, WA - Best Western Plus Park Place Inn & Suites (Not Rated)

Address:   201 SW Interstate Ave                   Phone:  (360) 748-4040

Location/ Directions:  Take Interstate 5 to Exit 76, go one block east, turn right onto Interstate Avenue and go 400 feet to the Best Western.

Average Price (Checked Dec 2015):   $112.00         AAA Rated:    YES      Stars: ***3***

About Hotel: 3-Floors, 60-Rooms, Interior Corridors, Cable satellite television, all rooms have 42 inchHD televisions, AM/FM alarm clock, Coffee/tea maker, single serve coffee makers, Microwave, Complimentary Breakfast, Fitness Center, Pool, Pets Allowed, Hot Tub, High Speed Internet, 100% smoke-free hotel.

Railroad View:  Excellent View. Get a room on the 2nd or 3rd floors on the rear side of the hotel for a great railroad view.

Railroads past Hotel:  ? (maybe UP / BNSF) This is an active dead end spur with several large customers located south of the hotel (meaning the trains will pass), don't expect more than one round trip per day, service schedule is unknown.  If anyone know what railroad switches this spur, write to us here.

Notes:    In Chehalis is the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad (steam tourist railroad), located across town.  Click the link for the tourist RR's website.

Comments:  This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment:  N/A