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Voted #1 Bed and Breakfast in Evening Magazine's Best Northwest Escape contest

"I’ve since learned that adventure is whatever you make of it.  It doesn’t have to take place hundreds of miles from home where no one knows your name–adventures of the local variety can be just as exciting.  They can help break up the monotony of your schedule or provide a quick escape from reality with relatively little effort."

    --The Sweetest Way

"This adults-only retreat for adventureniks and outdoors junkies is so good at setting the mood that guests frequently e-mail flowery poems exalting their Run of the River experience."

    --PDX Monthly


"Lodge-like log rooms come with spacious private balconies overlooking the forest and mountains, bikes and helmets, hiking poles and rucksacks and a soaking tub to enjoy when it’s time to wind down."

    --NW Travel Magazine 


"My favorite is Run of the River across from town just off East Leavenworth Road."

    -Spokesman Review

"Solitude, comfort and exquisite attention to detail ... A must stay place
(4 stars)
    -Best Places Northwest

"The ideal spot for lovers who love the outdoors"
    -- Bootsnall Travel Directory

"Run of the River Inn & Refuge’s majestic setting makes it nearly impossible not to fall in love"
    -- Portland Monthly Magazine/Seattle Met


"You can choose to view the fall colors from a seat on your suite’s private deck and the inn’s porch or take a hike using their complimentary outdoor gear"
    -- Huffington Post and USA Today

"An exceptional place to spend treasured moments together." (4 Lips, Highest Rating)
    -- Best Places to Kiss

"Set in Washington's Cascade Range, Run of the River, near the town of Leavenworth offers guests a chance to wind down; connect with nature, and experience the simple beauty of four seasons in the country."
    -- Country Living Magazine

"An exceptional getaway in the heart of the Cascades!"
    -- Honeymoon Magazine

"A 2002 renovation took any remaining rough edges and polished them into oblivion. Run of the River is pure luxury. "

    --Outside's Wilderness Lodge Vacations

"Along with plenty of romance, you'll find mountains for climbing, trails for trekking, cross country ski circuits, back roads for biking and scenic sanctuaries for birding"
    -- Log Home Living

"You know that excited feeling you get when you've found the perfect getaway?"
    -- Walking Magazine

"The food was absolutely wonderful, but I most enjoyed meeting the other guests who flew in from all over the country just to be here."
    -- Tandem Magazine

"My favorite view room in Washington is the dining room at Run of the River Inn."
    -- Bellevue American Journal

"You can truly luxuriate in the peacefulness and romance of the setting which is as poetic as its name." (Voted "2009 Most Romantic Place to Stay in the Northwest" by readers of Karen Brown's Pacific Northwest).
    -- Karen Brown's Guides

"Amazing quality throughout the inn...unusual privacy. " (Top 10 most romantic inns 2008) 
    -- I Love Inns