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
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining4.0

Great place to stay! Charming!

4.0 on August 25, 2016

I really enjoyed my stay! Everyone that worked at the hotel was friendly and very helpful.

Love this place!

4.6 on August 25, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at the Prospect Hotel/Motel on our way up to see Crater Lake. This hotel/motel has a lot of charm, wonderful service, excellent food at the restaurant (we had breakfast there the next morning), and we especially like the large porch outside. We played cards with our family out on the porch during the evening, enjoyed our coffee on the porch in the morning, just love the whole feel of the front porch with the swings, chairs, tables, etc. We stayed in the motel which is just behind the main hotel (because they did not have any rooms available for 4 in the hotel for the night we stayed) - the motel was nice ,clean, comfortable. However, next time we would love to stay in the actual hotel as we hear each room has a lot of charm and character. The staff was wonderful - excellent service during our entire stay. The other huge plus was there are many gorgeous waterfalls and short hiking trails within a short walking distance from the hotel on the Rogue River. Also loved the surrounding grounds next to the hotel, huge grassy area for kids to play (we also played horse-shoes!). The pizza place down the road is decent as well (we had dinner there). Would definitely recommend this place, especially if heading up to explore Crater Lake.

At home

5 on August 23, 2016

The hotel staff are friendly and so connected with things to do and see in the area. We took their advice and not only did Crater Lake, we hit waterfalls, natural bridges, and the Rogue Gorge. None disappointed! Homemade cookies each evening in the room? Yes. Comfortable beds and a sense of home while off the grid. The included breakfast is unbelievable! We have already recommended it to friends. You are treated like a important guest at every turn.

Lovely setting very convenient to Crater Lake

4.0 on August 21, 2016

The room was somewhat small, but you could spend time on the lovely veranda sipping some beverage. The staff is very helpful and attentive. The grounds are nice, and you can always stroll through the forested neighborhood. Overall a very pleasant experience.

Great Historic Hotel

4.8 on August 20, 2016

A cozy and welcoming hotel in the Rogue River area, we really enjoyed our stay. The breakfasts were delicious and enough to fill us for the day! Excellent dinners too in a relaxing atmosphere. The staff is friendly and helpful. The location convenient to crater lake and for exploring the gorges, waterfalls, and trails in the area.

Hands Down AMAZING!!

4.0 on August 17, 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights. The staff is so nice and accommodating! We had dinner at the restaurant, which wasn't super impressive. However, breakfast was amazing!! The grounds are beautiful and there is so much to do! Grab a book and hit the porch with a glass of wine or head out to the horse shoe pits and BBQ. There's also a vast amount of lawn where my husband and I spent the afternoon just relaxing in the shade. We will stay here again. Please be mindful that this is a historic hotel, and the decor is old...our bed was slightly noisy and uncomfortable (mostly because I am narrowing in on my third trimester and the temp was 100+ during our stay). I highly recommend the prospect inn.

Summer visit

4.8 on August 11, 2016

Our stay at the Prospect Historic Hotel was wonderful. The Dewey Hill room was nice (and cool since it was 95 outside), the dining area was nice and sitting on the front porch was perfect.


4.6 on August 05, 2016

Stayed in the motel, small but nice. The food was very good.

Sweet Historic Hotel

4.0 on August 03, 2016

We stayed at the Prospect Historic Hotel on a trip through Oregon. The hotel was a quiet place to stay. The beds were comfortable. As you would expect with an old hotel, the rooms were small and the closets minimal. But room size is not why you choose a hotel like this. Sitting on the front porch reading was a great way to end the day. The restaurant was very good. We returned for dinner our second night.

Decent accomodations

3.4 on August 01, 2016

We stayed here en route to Crater Lake. Please note that this is a combination B&B / motel. We stayed in the motel section, which was clean but exactly like a budget motel - about what you would expect from a well-maintained Red Roof Inn. They have a nice front porch on the B&B and a good but pricey restaurant.

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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.