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Chain hotels are easy to find along the gorge and in bigger towns like Baker City and Burns, but elsewhere, small motels and bed-and-breakfasts are more typical. Properties described as "rustic" or "historic" aren't kidding around—a lot of the region's lodging hasn't seen a renovation since the Eisenhower administration.Triple-digit rates are an anomaly in eastern Oregon, and you'd have
Triple-digit rates are an anomaly in eastern Oregon, and you'd have to work pretty hard to spend more than $150 on a night's lodging. In summer, book early in no-stoplight towns like Diamond and Frenchglen, where the handful of available rooms fills up fast. Much of eastern Oregon shuts down in the off-season, so don't count on winter lodging without calling first.