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Kalaloch Lodge At Olympic National Park
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Family Washington Vacation
User: F5526FYashleyb from: Minden, Louisiana
Trip Type: Family
Published Date: May, 19, 2024
Travel Date: May, 1, 2024
Rating: 4
We stopped here wanting to access the beach to see the “Tree of Life”. If you stamp the National Park Passport Books, they do have a stamp there specifically for ONP Kalaloch lodge. There is a store across from the lodge that has food,drink items and some souvenirs. We had to travel down the road just a bit to go to the campground area where you accessed the trail to the Tree of Life. It is just to the right of the trail.

Want to Return Again, in the Off-off Season
User: Julie N from: United States
Published Date: May, 6, 2024
Travel Date: Apr, 1, 2024
Rating: 5
We opted for a cabin here after the Airbnb we had reserved cancelled a week before our trip. We would be traveling with our fearful/reactive dog (whom we are actively trying to recondition), so motels/hotels are not good options for us at this time. The cabins and nearby dog-friendly beaches offered the space needed to enjoy the area. I hadn't done my usual depth of research before booking, so I was pleasantly surprised by the kitchen in our cabin, by the availability of EV charging, and by the daily delivery of firewood for the fireplace. I had mixed feelings about being able to access wifi in the cabin, as I was hoping to be forced off it (as is the case at Sol Duc). Only 2 of the 3 EV chargers were functional during our visit, and there were more EVs on site than available chargers. The steps from the lodge to the beach were closed for repair. That meant that the only Kalaloch beach access was via the campground. This was a bit disappointing, as I would have loved to have taken our dog onto the beach, but the three access points from the campground (I explored them all, without dog in tow) were not suitable for us to attempt with our dog. If this is important for you, you might want to inquire about the access before booking. We enjoyed our dinners at the on-site restaurant. While they had vegan options, they were pretty limited. If you stay only 1 or 2 nights, cook in your cabin, or plan to catch most of your meals offsite with a day trip to an area with restaurants, that's not a problem. Even with variable late-April weather, we very much enjoyed our stay.
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Stay at Kalaloch for a special retreat in Olympic National Park
User: V1298OLjoanf from:
Published Date: May, 2, 2024
Travel Date: Apr, 1, 2024
Rating: 5
Kalaloch is a special place in beautiful Olympic National Park, and an easy few hours drive from Seattle. The restless ocean is a constant and wonderful presence and will lull you to sleep. And as sad I am that seven cabins were removed because of the eroding bluffs, the silver lining was that we had a full-on ocean view from ours. I love that the cabins are dog friendly and have cozy wood stoves. The restaurant has creative and delicious food. Staff is friendly and helpful. It's one of my favorite places on Planet Earth!
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Great Stay in Olympic National Park
User: Jak S from:
Published Date: Apr, 30, 2024
Travel Date: Apr, 1, 2024
Rating: 5
Great lodge. Nice comfortable rooms with rustic charm. View of the ocean. Friendly and helpful staff. Good on-site restaurant. Gift shop had limited selection but enough. Adjacent mercantile had basic needs. Convenient to much of the Olympic National Park. A bit isolated but that added to our experience. Little cell service and no WiFi but we enjoyed that. We came to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.
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Nightmare Hotel: Troubles at Kalaloch Lodge :-(
User: 220asirs from:
Published Date: Apr, 30, 2024
Travel Date: Apr, 1, 2024
Rating: 1
Planning a vacation takes a lot of work, especially when your family is coming from places as far apart as India, Toronto, and Seattle. We were all set for a wonderful reunion at Kalaloch Lodge, a beautiful spot surrounded by nature. Unfortunately, what we experienced was far from what we had hoped. We had booked three cabins a year in advance to make sure everything was perfect. But just a few weeks before our trip, the lodge cancelled one of our cabins. They didn’t even tell us properly; they sent an automated email that I almost missed because it went to my junk mail folder. When we tried to fix the situation, the help we got was disappointing. We talked to the front desk managers, Amy, Cathy and Robbi, and even reached out to Stephanie Dickinson, the head of the lodge's managing division (President of Delaware North Parks Division). No one really helped us. They didn’t offer any good solutions and seemed to dodge our questions. This wasn’t just a small mistake. It showed they didn’t care much about their guests. Our cabin was cancelled with no good reason given, and they didn’t try to make things right. This left our big family reunion in a mess. So, if you’re thinking about booking at Kalaloch Lodge, be careful. Even if they confirm your cabins, they might cancel them later, and you could end up in a situation like ours. I’ve never dealt with anything like this at a hotel before, and it really ruined what should have been a special gathering.

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