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Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Mt. Adams Chalet on the Cowlitz River

21 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Washington Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

We own & rent 2 other cabins in Packwood. VRBO listings #167530 & #117924

Beautiful Waterfront Vacation Cabin - Newly Built & Gorgeous!! The ADAMS CHALET is one of the NEWEST CABIN in Packwood and ready for your enjoyment! It features a 3 bedroom. 2 bath, 1400 square foot cottage style cabin situated within short walk to the Cowlitz River.

The interior of the cabin is luxurious with every modern convenience. The vaulted ceilings and wood beams create a large open feeling. The huge glass windows in the front enhance the bright open feeling as well as providing views of the mountains and the Cowlitz River.

If you love to cook the kitchen is well equipped with quality cookware, fine appliances, and all the other essentials you’ll need. Whip up a great breakfast before you hit the slopes or hiking and a dinner to celebrate a day of great fun! A BBQ grill is available under a covered deck to enjoy cooking outdoors.

Quality beds and cozy furniture throughout the house are provided for your comfort. The master bedroom suite with its private bath has a French door that opens to a covered deck and your own private HOT TUB/SPA. The loft has 2 more bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other a set of twins. Also in the loft is a large sitting area which, provide your entertainment for TV, reading or just relaxing and watching the river run by out the majestic windows. A supply of games, books and puzzles for every age are provided.

Whether you are staying in THE ADAMS, THE RAINIER or THE ST HELENS CABIN, you are promised to have an amazing get away. Check them all out at our web address at bottom of page. Come see for yourself. All of this and more await your arrival!

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
John (Owner)
Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

About John

Our names are Bill & Tricia Meier and we are the proud owners of these beautiful Cowlitz River Cabins & Tipi. Each is named appropriately, starting with the RAINIER LOG HOUSE, THE ADAMS CHALET, THE ST HELEN’S COTTAGE. And last but not least is our beautiful TATOOSH TIPI.

As far back as our dating years, we had dreamed of moving out of the city of Olympia and building a log house somewhere high in a mountainous area. About 10 years ago, we got serious and started our search throughout Washington and Oregon for land that would be just the right fit for us. Within a year we stumbled onto this piece of ground and it was love at first site. Finding these 8 acres of land was the beginning of making our dreams come true. Within 2-years of our purchase, we packed up our belongings and moved out to our 8 acre piece of Packwood Heaven.

Why John chose Washington

The first of our cabins to be built was the Rainier Log House. Our plan had always been to purchase a log house kit, but Bill decided he desired an AUTHENTIC log house and he wanted to master the construction himself from top to bottom. So after purchasing a used boom truck and enough logs from a neighbor logging who was logging his property, Bill was on his way. The Rainier Log House was his first masterpiece. Next came THE ST. HELENS COTTAGE and THE MT. ADAMS CHALET soon followed. Then about a year ago, we decided to offer our guest another unique experience by erecting an authentic 22' Tipi complete with all the comforts of home.

It has all been an adventurous labor of love. We hope, whichever of our beauties you choose, you will make memories to last forever.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Another relaxing stay. Snowed real hard at Mt. Rainier. We hall had a wonderful time. Will be back again soon.
Oct 2012
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Reviews

4.6
based on 21 traveler reviews

Mt. Adams Chalet on the Cowlitz River
average rating of 4.571429 based on 31 reviews
Puyallup, WA
3

A fantastic stay aside from a single deal-breaker

  • 3 of 5

Just back from a 7-night stay. I was overwhelmed by the natural beauty of the environment and the great shape and general cleanliness of the chalet. The kitchen is incredibly well stocked, just add food! It's a place I would have recommended to nearly anyone. There's a huge vegetable garden there for the picking--wonderful!

BUT, there was one really important issue that is now a deal-breaker for me in terms of ever going back, and that was the horrendous shape of the bed in the master bedroom! It had a visible sag that was super magnified when one person laid down, let alone two! We had to cling to the edge to prevent being buried in the pit. Moreover, every single move inspired a chorus of noisy springs that repeatedly woke us both up. Mornings meant such relief to get out of that bed, but such a disappointment because of the poor sleep quality that prevented a feeling of rest from the day before. I chose this particular rental because it had a first-floor bedroom--I've got a physical disability that prevents stair climbing, besides there's no bathroom upstairs to serve those two bedrooms. Stuck with that terrible bed, I highly recommend that anyone who thinks they might want to stay on the first floor (adjacent to a wonderful hot tub!) first make sure that the bed has been replaced. Yes, it's a major drawback to staying here, yet everything else about it seemed almost idyllic! I was also disappointed to find there was only iron patio furniture--no comfortable place to sit outside for longer than a cup of coffee.

The town of Packwood held a few interesting places to visit, but the height of our trip was a slow drive from Packwood toward Mt. Ranier via Forest Highway 52. What a delightful drive! Unfortunately, there aren't any handicap-accessible sites on Mt. Adams to visit, although there are at Mts. St. Helens & Ranier. We just found MSH to be too far to drive for a day trip. As I said, the beauty around the property and the general quiet made simply sitting in the recliner, looking out the open window, and reading to be a real satisfying past-time for me. I'm not so sure young kids would agree, but there's a new wide-screen TV upstairs for them. The echo in the chalet would probably make any quiet activity impossible if the TV was on, but I don't go to the mountains to watch TV. If you can find enjoyment listening to the wind in the evergreens, the birds busy chirping, and nightly soaks in the hot tub under the stars, you'd love this place.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my 6 year old son over a weekend and it was wonderful. The cabin is very spacious, everything is super clean, and there is everything you could need. It rained all weekend so we cooked inside and the kitchen was very accommodating. There were pots, pans, all cooking utensils, foil, oven mitts, etc. The cabin is really cozy, the fireplace works well, and the area is very private. There is another cabin on the same lot, but the trees block it really well so it's like it isn't even there. John, the owner, was really easy to work with. This spot is great for small or large groups, and I hope to come back with a group of friends next time. The jacuzzi was clean and functioned well too. Overall we had a great time here and cannot wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you and your Son enjoyed the area, as well as the cabin :) Thank you for coming and we hope you visit again! John
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4

Winter getaway

  • 4 of 5

Spacious and beautifully crafted, the "luxury" Adams chalet is designed for families looking for relaxation, fun and adventures! The cabin itself is remote, quiet and private considering there were other cabins nearby. The main floor features a master bedroom with ensuite bath consisting of a toilet and stall shower separated from the bedroom by a pocket door. A pedestal sink area is open to the bedroom. We found the faucet handle not screwed on properly, coming off in our hands, and the pedestal sink itself is separated/pulled from the wall and not sealed properly. There is no counter space for toiletries. Plenty of fresh towels. The shower provided hot and or cold water and pressure at its own discretion. The queen sized bed in the master room was very uncomfortable for our taste and made a loud squeaky creaking racket at every movement. The kitchen and living areas are an open concept and there is a gas heater as well as a wall heater for warmth. Some pots and pans could use replacing...no waffle iron or griddle or baking sheets. Plenty of drink and flat ware and dishes to be found. There is a large dining table however we were quite concerned as to the sturdiness of the kitchen chairs as they were a little rickety to feel safe to sit in.

Living room furniture was a bit dated, (a sunken couch which we discovered was a hideabed and a worn rocker recliner) although decor was charming. It would be helpful to note the location of the board games mentioned on the Note that the one television is upstairs in a sitting area. One suggestion would be to install a flat screen TV downstairs for those mobility challenged with stairs or, for those who wish to watch an alternate program. There is a perfect spot for one.

The floor is not carpeted and made of uneven, and in many places, cracked stone which is rather chilly afoot, so slippers or socks in the cooler months are highly recommended. We washed all the pot and pans we needed prior to using them as they were sticky and the microwave was dirty inside and out which we opted not to use leaving it as we found it. The grounds were tidy and well groomed. Although the issues we found during our stay were minor to some degree, they distracted from the description of "luxury cabin " somewhat and certainly seem an easy and affordable fix and improvement to bring it up to that level. We enjoyed our time here. Website photos of the cabin interior need updating to reflect current provisions.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Terrie, Thank you for bringing those issues to my attention, I will address them immediately. John
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California
5

Lovely trip

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at the cabin and found it ready for us to enjoy. Everything we needed to cook our meals was provided and we even got fresh veggies out of the garden, which is BEAUTIFUL by the way!!

Plenty of towels and the washer/dryer came in handy as well.

Relaxing in the hot tub with the kids while my Husband BBQ'd may have been my favorite part:)

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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-Idaho
5

Perfect for our Family

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was everything we hoped for and more. Clean, well equipped, and cozy. The children's play area was a nice touch!

Thank you

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oregon
5

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a wonderful experience. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Packwood Cabin Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jul 4 2016 - Sep 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $15
Cleaning fee $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.7%

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Amenities

Washington Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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