McKenzie River Inn B&B and Cabins

49164 McKenzie Hwy , Vida, OR 97488-9710 USA (Show map)


Three acres of lush grounds and 460 feet of river frontage surrounded by old growth forest highlight the McKenzie River Inn. Meander along trails that lead to hammocks, benches and picnic areas. Stay in a romantic suite or a guest bedroom on the second floor of the inn with a Jacuzzi tub. Spacious and private, the cabins offer a variety of accommodations that may include decks, whirlpool tubs and full kitchens. Breakfast caters to specialties such as vegetarian and allergy-free diets with delicious and satisfying dishes sure to please everyone. Many recipes include fresh fruit from our orchard. All rooms and cabins have private bathrooms. We are kids, LGBT and pet friendly and a proud member of rainbow network. Parking is provided in designated areas next to the Lodge or your cabin. Parking for bigger vehicles and/or trailer is close by on the property. We offer free WiFi, high speed internet up to 40 mb download and 20 mb upload in and around all buildings including the riverfront. As of July 2015 we added an Health Food Café with a gourmet twist called "Crescent Moon Café", check out our web site at for more details. Ask about our guided fly-fishing, rafting trips and scenic floats on site.



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  • Guest room4.0
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.3
  • Onsite Dining4.2

The Osprey Cottage

3.4 on September 26, 2015

Wonderful dog friendly location on an absolutely beautiful River! The cabin was rustic but clean & cute in a retro 70's kind of way. We were greeted and checked in by very nice owner Bert. Breakfast was yummy, the people were nice and the river view amazing and .all very affordably priced! We would both recommend and return again. We loved hiking the McKenzir River trail's west end and the east around. clear lake. Wow what a beautiful mountain lake just a 25 min drive from B & B!

Relaxing stay on the river

3.2 on June 02, 2015

Our visit here was very relaxing. The rooms were exactly as pictured on the website so there were no surprises. Two things could have made for a better visit. First, we stayed in the River Otter cabin and the bed was so hard neither of us slept well any night. Second, there are no screens on the doors and some of the upstairs windows so we could not open them to enjoy the sound of the water and the cool evenings. Other than that, we had a nice stay.

Weekend at the McKenzie River Inn

5 on July 30, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our two night stay in the Atrium Suite at the McKenzie River Inn. The room was plenty spacious for the four of us, and it was nice to have our own kitchen and jacuzzi tub. We had a wonderful view of the landscape and river, and thoroughly enjoyed the wine festival that took place during the weekend of our stay. Bert, Hubertina, and Ellie were very gracious and accommodative, and we look forward to our next stay!

Weekend at McKenzie River Inn

4.2 on March 27, 2014

I had an excellent stay. The rooms were comfortable and over-looking the river. The service was really good and the Inn-keeper 'Ellie' is very friendly and helped us with places to go. I would definitely stay here the next time.


2.6 on September 13, 2013

The atrium cottage is full of charm and wonderful view. The livability is rustic, concrete floor with a rug but the bed was comfortable. Nice spot on the river.

Surprisingly wonderful.

4.0 on September 08, 2013

Stayed here for two nights to attend a wedding in the area. I was a bit nervous about staying at a B&B as I have always been a fan of hotels, but felt very much at home here and had a wonderful time. The location is far enough away from any major city that connecting with nature is easy, but I never felt like I was "out in the woods." It was also great to have fresh fruits and veggies grown right on the property in our breakfast. Sleeping with the window open and hearing the river right outside was relaxing and romantic. Going back to the city was difficult at the end of the trip, especially after a completely magical and educational drift boat tour on the McKenzie river with Bert (property owner). Would definitely go back!

Great View

4.6 on August 01, 2013

The sleeping accommodations was better suited for 4 than the 5 we had but advertised to sleep six which could be done but would have been very cramped. Other than that our stay was wonderful. Ellie the host was an angle helping and answering questions. Walk out the back and you are right on the river. Quiet, clean and peaceful. Just what we had hoped for.

Very pleased...

5 on July 28, 2013

The cabin was beautiful, clean, comfortable, and exactly as described on the website. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will recommend your company and cabin to others. Thank you.

Fantastic time!

5 on July 15, 2013

The hosts were very welcoming. Our osprey cottage was pleasant and right on the river. The nature was like paradise and birds galore. We took some fabulous side trips i the nearby surroundings. It was gorgeous! We will recommend this place to family and friends.

Loved it so much we came back

5 on June 24, 2013

I found this B&B online. We were attending graduation at U of Oregon in Eugene and all of the hotels were booked up for the weekend so we decided to stay here for a few days and then move to a Hilton in town after graduation. We fell in love with this camp by the river. And I mean it is right by the river. We opened all the windows (screened) and listen to the sound of the water on the rocks while we slept. The water is only about 4 feet deep so you can wade. The flowers and trees are beautiful. We were sooooooooo miserable when our time to move to the hotel came. We stayed in town 2 nights...cancelled our reservations and moved back to the B&B. One night we actually looked up and saw the Space Station fly over. As I type this we are preparing for a cookout in our back yard by the river with our family. There are picknick tables and grills. There are firegrills and there is wood and charcoal. There is a washer and dryer available. There are 3 primitive campsites available. Everynight there are hikers that appear after dark and light small fires and cook and camp by the river. Everyone is very polite and respectful. There is cable tv and free WIFI. Full kitchen with microwave, coffee maker and toaster. This is not a fancy place. But if you want to sleep in the crisp mountain air and watch the stars without sleeping in a tent....this is your place. I highly reccommend McKenzie River Inn and Cabins. We stayed in the Ospry.

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Rooms & Rates

Romantic Suite

Guests enjoy the same charm as when the Inn was constructed in the 1930's. The Romantic Suite features a one-hundred year-old double bed, private bath and a secluded romantic atmosphere, as well as a great view of the river. $125.00 per night, double occupancy, $15.00 each additional guest, includes breakfast, Sleeps three.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $150 - $150

The West Room

The West Room is on the the second floor of the Inn and features a large bathroom with Jacuzzi tub with an extraordinary panoramic view of the river, king-size bed and a twin bed. $159.00 per night, double occupancy, $15.00 each additional guest, includes breakfast, sleeps five.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $175 - $175

The East Room

The East Room is on the second floor of the Inn and features a private bath with shower, gorgeous panoramic view of the river, full-size bed and a twin bed. $98.00 per night, double occupancy, $15.00 each additional guest, includes breakfast, sleeps four with cot.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Atrium Suite

The perfect choice for the bride and groom, a romantic getaway or perhaps a company function. A light, airy suite that sweeps thirty feet to the waters edge. Queen-size bed, kitchen, jacuzzi, comfortable wicker seating, hide-a-bed. Includes a 27 inch cable television with a DVD player and a VCR. $185.00 per night, double occupancy, $7.00 each additional guest, breakfast available upon request for additional $8.50, handicap friendly, sleeps four, full kitchen.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $210 - $210

Osprey Cottage

The original homestead, now a warm and inviting cabin with its secluded location. Queen-size bed, hide-a-bed, kitchen, full size bath, private deck overlooking the McKenzie and cable television with a DVD player and a VCR. $125.00 per night, double occupancy, $7.00 each additional guest, breakfast available upon request for additional $8.50 per meal, Sleeps Four, Full Kitchen.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $150 - $150

River Otter Cabins

Wake up in this two level cabin, complete with two bathrooms, kitchen, private deck overlooking the McKenzie, futon sofa bed, master bedroom with private bath, queen-size bed and cable television with a DVD player and a VCR. $165.00 per night, double occupancy, $7.00 each additional guest, breakfast available upon request for additional $8.50 per meal, Sleeps Six, Full Kitchen.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $185 - $185

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Location Type

McKenzie River, Clear Lake, Tamolitch (Blue-) Pool, Wolf (2nd largest climbing) Rock, Lava beds, Shalie, Koosah & Proxy waterfalls, Airport, Countryside, Mountains, Rainforest, Rural, Small town, Waterview, Wine country

Area Attractions

Historical interests, Lake, National/State parks, Nature area, Number 1 rated mountain bike trail in the nation, hiking trails, Clear Lake, Lava beds, Waterfalls, Western town, scuba diving, white water rafting, (fly-) fishing, River, Rodeo, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Historic Inn, Boat, Spa, Apartment, Cabin

On-site amenities

Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Private entrance, Telephone, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Guided fly fishing and Rafting on site, natural Hot Springs close by, wine tasting, scenic float tours on site, fishing gear rental on site, Annual Bar-be-que last Sat. of June

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Bacce ball, Bacce ball, Bacce ball, Bacce ball, Bacce ball, Bacce ball, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3.00PM-10.00PM
  • Check Out:: 11.00AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Ash trays are provided to smoke outdoors
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Dogs on leash when outside, and scoop after
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two-night stay on weekends during high season from June 1st to September 30th
  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% of the total reservation
  • Cancellations: With a minimum 20-days notice and the ability to rebook room(s), a full refund minus a 10% office cost will be refunded. A 10% office cost applies for any cancellations. Re-booking for another day will be done at no extra charge.



Bert de Klerk

Languages spoken

Dutch, German

Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

For years I worked as a management consultant and interim manager and traveled to many locations staying in hotels in the beginning and discovering B&B's as the ultimate place to stay. When I started my own B&B I wanted those experiences to reflect in my own policies and philosophy and radiate towards my guests knowing no matter how tired or how short their vacation, I want them to leave with smile on their face.

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full gourmet hot breakfast

  • Time Served: 9.00 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , gluten free & pescatarian

Signature Dish

Garden medley quiche
Our savory garden medley quiche is served with meat on the side. For your beverage we serve all natural organic apple juice, coffee and tea. English muffins and potatoes compliment this egg dish. Our fresh pears, apples, blue berries, peaches and currents in season are from our orchard as is our plum jam. One of our favorite cobbler uses these ingredients for our breakfast sweet treats.