Blue Elk Inn

Your Bavarian base camp in the heart of the Cascades.

Tucked away among the towering peaks of the Cascade Mountains, Blue Elk Inn in Leavenworth, Washington, offers more than just a place to stay—it promises an encounter with charm, comfort, and the vibrant spirit of a community that feels like home. Recently reimagined and infused with new life, Blue Elk Inn invites you to indulge in a stay that will echo in your memories long after you've departed.

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Comfortable, community-oriented lodging in the mountains of Leavenworth.

What it's like

Woven into the fabric of the enchanting Bavarian village of Leavenworth, the Blue Elk Inn—formerly the Alpen Rose Inn—stands renewed and radiant. Its comprehensive refurbishment has touched every corner, bringing contemporary luxury to its rustic soul. This transformation harmoniously blends with the hotel's cultural narrative, respecting its legacy while writing a new chapter. Behind the scenes of this metamorphosis is James Weimann, a visionary whose prowess in creating beloved dining experiences in Seattle has been channeled into reinventing this mountain retreat.

Independent spirit

Where comfort meets culture.

Small touches

As you step through the doors of Blue Elk Inn, each element you encounter whispers tales of thoughtful craftsmanship. Within your private sanctuary, find solace in an array of amenities, from the soft glow of a seasonal gas fireplace to the expansive embrace of blackout curtains. Each guestroom is a harmonious blend of functionality and aesthetic pleasure, equipped with smart TVs for enjoying your favorite shows and Keurig coffee makers to ensure your mornings start with seamless convenience. On the lush grounds, outdoor fire pits beckon for twilight conversations, while cruiser bikes await those yearning for adventure on the sun-dappled trails of Leavenworth.

Eat and drink

Mornings at Blue Elk Inn start with a hearty, hot breakfast, ensuring that your day begins on a sumptuous note. The property's close proximity to the heart of Leavenworth, with its numerous eateries, means that your taste buds can embark on a culinary adventure at any time. Yet, for those who find joy in crafting their own feast, the Inn's BBQs stand ready. Whether you're simmering up family recipes or grilling fresh finds, these moments of gastronomic creativity add an endearing touch to your mountain escape.

And more

Blue Elk Inn strives to create an extraordinary home-away-from-home experience for every family member, including the four-legged ones. So, don't worry about leaving your pup at home, as dogs are welcome to join you during your stay in Leavenworth (fees apply, please contact hotel directly to book).

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Rooms & Rates

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Located in the Cascade Mountains, within the Bavarian-inspired town of Leavenworth, Washington.

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Guest Services

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary onsite parking
  • Dog-friendly accommodations available (fees apply, please contact hotel directly to book)

Eat & Drink

  • Complimentary breakfast served daily
  • BBQ facilities

Fitness & Recreation

  • Fitness center
  • Seasonal outdoor heated pool
  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Outdoor saunas
  • Outdoor fire pits
  • Complimentary cruiser bicycles

In-room amenities

  • Bath products
  • Hairdryer
  • Smart TV
  • Seating area (select rooms only)
  • Seasonal fireplace (select rooms only)
  • Kitchenette or full kitchen (select rooms only)
  • Dining area (select rooms only)
  • Mini fridge or refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Washer and dryer (select rooms only)
  • Blackout curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Private balcony, deck, or patio (select rooms only)

Cancellation policy

Reservations must be canceled at least 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid a penalty charge of the first night's room and tax. Reservations during Memorial Day weekend, 4th of July weekend, Labor Day weekend, the first three weekends of October (Oktoberfest), and the entire month of December must be canceled at least 14 days prior to arrival to avoid a penalty charge of the first night's room and tax.
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