Friday, May 1, 2015

Mountain View Lodge

"Arrive as a guest, leave as family"

That's the motto at Mountain View Lodge, king of hospitality in Manson, WA.  

As you can see, the lodge gets it's name quite literally with breath taking mountain views in every direction.  

The owners, Gerry & Kim, are some of the most welcoming and generous people you'll ever come across.  They treat all their guests with the individuality and hospitality of a real family member. Each room has a hand written sign tailored to their guests!  How nice of a touch is that?
Mia was lucky enough to get a cute little bag of treats!
A bag of treats & bones, a tennis ball to play with, doggy bags, and a wash cloth to keep her clean! What a thoughtful touch for our little fur baby!

Tim & I received our own goody bag with wine & glasses!

Of the 31 rooms at Mountain View Lodge, they reserve seven for pet- friendly accommodation.  The rest of the rooms are currently going through a modern renovation.

We stayed in a pet-friendly room and brought along our spoiled little shih tzu, Mia!

I loved the plant hanging in our room!  It's so rare you get a living touch in a hotel room!

From their Facebook page, here's a preview of their newly renovated rooms!
The real magic of Mountain View Lodge lays in THE YARD, where you'll find a large grilling & dining area, a fire pit, and a welcoming grass area for volleyball and games.  Adjacent, you'll find the pool area with a hot tub.  

In true community spirit, Gerry & Kim have started hosting a summer-long music series on Sunday nights in their field next to the hotel.  
Here's a shot of the field from our helicopter tour!
As dusk falls, the area turns magical with the soft glow of the fire and white lights strung along the building.  Guests tend to all gather together, laughing around the fire pit. 

Next time you come to Lake Chelan or Manson, be sure to check out Mountain View Lodge! You will be treated with all the hospitality in the world!

Just for fun, here are some areal shots from our helicopter tour!

For a yummy continental breakfast, you can walk across the street to Doc's House!

There's a great big patio where you can enjoy your breakfast in the sunshine, visiting with local residents, fellow visitors, and some cute dogs!
We loved the yummy breakfast buffet, especially because they had my favorite blueberry syrup!

^ Someone was a little grumpy before her morning coffee (don't worry, we didn't really give her coffee!)!

A big thank you to the the Manson Business Association for welcoming Our Emerald City!

*We were welcomed as guests of Mountain View Lodge and Doc's House, but all opinions are our own*

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  2. Wow this place looks amazing! I love all the personal touches especially for the pet!
    Cute dog!


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