Prospect Historic Hotel - Motel and Dinner House

391 Mill Creek Drive , Prospect, OR 97536 USA (Show map)


Visiting Crater Lake National Park? Stay at the closest Historic Hotel Bed & Breakfast Inn, Modern Motel and Dinner House. Explore the 10 room 1888 Historic three story Hotel, or stay in the modern 14 room motel that is pet and family friendly all located in the Southern Oregon Cascade mountains, near Crater Lake, the Rogue River, Diamond Lake and the Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway. 5 plus acres of serene, quiet alpine park like setting. Year Round creek and pond with Trout fishing right on the property, Salmon, Steelhead just a short walk. Three waterfalls within walking distance, Personney Falls, Mill Creek Falls, and Barr Creek Falls. Prospect is the closest full service town to Crater Lake and is open year round with just enough snow to be pretty but not a pain. Hundreds of miles of hiking trails including the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), Hunt for dear, elk, turkeys, cougars, bear, etc... Fish at the Lost Creek Lake "Fish Factory" as it is known locally, for year round open season for trout and bass. Sit on the Front porch veranda and relax with a glass of wine or your favorite Oregon beer. Have dinner in what Sunset magazine called "the best dinner house between Medford and Crater Lake". Stay in the romantic nationally registered Historic Hotel, built in 1888, in one of the period furnished rooms (all with Private baths)and quilts on every bed. Breakfast will leave you full with home made specialties, like Whole Wheat Hazelnut French Toast, Banana Walnut Pancakes, Mill Creek Egg Rafts, or Wizard Islands and Prospect Home fries.



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  • Guest room3.7
  • Service4.4
  • Value3.8
  • Cleanliness4.3
  • Onsite Dining4.0

Best bet outside Crater Lake

4.0 on July 19, 2016

Fantastic little BNB. Very convenient to the park. We were headed south from Portland and on to California on our trip and this stop was super convenient, better than I had expected. The town isn't much to look at , so plan to enjoy the hotel and restaurant only. Service was great and the food exceptional. Beware there is no elevator in case you're traveling with someone who has difficulty with stairs.


3.2 on July 18, 2016

Motel had beds for all six of us. Quick stay. Everything was fine. Wish we had had more time to explore the area and grounds. (And this made me enter a dining score, but we did not dine onsite.)

Had a great stay!

4.8 on July 18, 2016

My wife and I, after living in the Pacific NW all our lives, decided to check Crater Lake off of our bucket list. What we realized after our stay was that everyone needs to check the Prospect Hotel off of their bucket list! Clean rooms, great rates and pet friendly, our two Jack Russell's felt like guests as well. Doggy pads under the vanity and a doggy sheet for the bed. And doggy treats from the front desk! I walked them the short distance to Pearsony Falls. The next two mornings they walked ME to the falls. We had breakfast in the Hotel, best biscuits and gravy, EVER! Another consideration is you are a couple of blocks from the community grocery store and gas station in an area where it is not uncommon to drive 20 miles for these services. The history of the Hotel was alluring but the service and amenities...that was what makes us want to come back. Russ & Darlene, Kent

Historic Stay

5 on July 18, 2016

Loved the history, wrap around front porch, Rogue River sites near by, and dinner in their restaurant was wonderful. ( Breakfast was too!) Glad I found it.

Rustic and charming

4.2 on July 15, 2016

Our first b&b experience, place was clean good service, dining room food exceeded expectations. Cabin room was rustic but quiet area. Waterfall trail by the inn was unbelievable as well as the views to and from crater lake. Located 30 miles from crater lake.

Charming B&B

5 on July 14, 2016

We had a delightful stay and the salmon salad was the best!

A great location if you're going to visit Crater Lake

3.4 on July 09, 2016

We couldn't get reservations at the Lodge at Crater Lake, but staying in Prospect was actually better. It was less crowded (i.e. not crowded at all, but the lodge was crazy), quiet, relaxed, and very pleasant. There were also lovely walks right from our doorstep. If I were to do it again, I'd avoid the lodge and stay here. What a treat!

Perfect Stop

4.2 on July 01, 2016

Warm, cozy, and inviting. The parlor was very enjoyable, for having coffee, a glass of wine, or a chat with other travelers. Loved sitting on the front porch intending to read, but really just watched what happened in this little town and listened to the birds. If you stay there -- and you should -- be sure to plan to have dinner there, too. Very nicely done.

Prospect B & B

4.6 on June 30, 2016

Wonderful experience at this B & B. Everything was perfect- food, service, room!

Highly recommend

4.4 on June 30, 2016

We stayed here with our dog while on a road trip up to Bend. The staff was very friendly, dinner and breakfast were excellent, and the hiking nearby (walkable from the hotel) was gorgeous. We would definitely go back.

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Location Type

In the middle of the Rogue River National Forest, Walking distance to 3 waterfalls, Countryside, Mountains, Small town


Medford, OR (MFR-Medford-Jackson County) 43 miles

Directions to property:

Just off Hwy 62. Half way between Medford and Crater Lake National Park at Mile post 43.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Motel rooms are Pet Friendly
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Valid Credit card to hold the room only. No charges until you arrive.
  • Cancellations: 48 hours non-holiday, 7 days on holidays



Fred and Karen Wickman

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Dogs , 2 horses

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  • Time Served: 8:00 - 9:00
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Whole Wheat Hazel Nut French Toast
Breakfast is Whole Wheat Hazel Nut French Toast Dinner is Lemon Dill Roasted Salmon or Prime Rib or other items from a superb menu.