Area Guide at College Inn Monmouth
College Inn Monmouth is located within walking distance of Western Oregon University, and is just 15 miles southwest of Salem, the state's capital. Our hotel's also near Independence, about two hours from the Oregon coast, and about an hour and a half from Portland International Airport. Whether you're in town on business at West Valley Hospital, for a graduation at WOU or another of our local universities, or are just passing through and need a clean, comfy room for the night, our affordable hotel is an excellent choice.
While in Monmouth, take advantage of some of the great outdoor recreational activities - including golf, hiking and biking - just minutes from our hotel. Golfers will enjoy a round at Cross Creek Golf Club, which offers 18 holes of challenging golf on a meticulously maintained course.
Hikers can enjoy trekking 900 acres of river flood plain at the Luckiamute Natural Area, or visit McDonald-Dunn Forest, where they'll find the Peavy Arboretum and trails. For bicyclers, the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway meanders past lovely Oregon vistas, farmlands, mountains and historic places.
Oregon Wine Country
A world-class wine state, Oregon is home to 16 wine-growing regions, with more than 300 wineries dotting the gorgeous landscape. With green, rolling hills and lush valleys, Oregon's Wine Country offers not only a myriad of wine varieties, but it's also full of natural beauty. For information about our favorite local wineries, please contact us at +1 (503) 838-4438. You can also learn about area vineyards and wineries at www.OregonWine.org.