- Riders are responsible for booking all of their own lodging
- STP only delivers to specific baggage drops. If you are not staying at a bag drop location confirm with your provider that they will move your bags. All bags loaded onto STP trucks must be tagged with the official STP tags in addition to any tags provided by your accommodation. Bags will not be accepted without official STP tags.
- Cascade Bicycle Club does not book any of the lodging along route. The Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce coordinates most community lodging and hotels are on your own.
- Certain lodging options will sell out earlier than others; book early if you know where you want to stay.
- Hotels are usually sold out soon after STP dates are announced, and most riders will camp indoors or outdoors with space provided by community organizations.
- Centralia College is the official midpoint, but lodging can be booked anywhere from Centralia (mile 103) to Kelso (mile 150).
- Not all midpoint lodging is directly on route, so be sure to confirm directions.
- Not all midpoint lodging locations have an official STP baggage drop; confirm which truck your baggage needs to be on when booking your accommodation and whether you need to transport your own luggage or if they will shuttle it for you.
The start line is 5 miles north of downtown Seattle at the University of Washington stadium parking lot.
University of Washington dorm housing (reservation link will be available end the end of March)
- Dorm rooms for Friday night available, include dinner. No breakfast.
- Reservations required, unable to accommodate walk-ins. Rooms often sell out.
- No parking is available on campus, or directly through the UW. Parking is in E-18 lot near the start line.
- Check in for UW dorms is at McMahon Hall, Directions to McMahon Hall.
Questions? Contact Conference Services [email protected] or 206.543.7636
College Inn (B & B) (0.6 mi from start)
4000 University Way NE
University Travelodge (0.9 mi from start)
4725 25th NE
University Silver Cloud Inn (1.0 mi from start)
5036 25th Ave NE
University Inn (1.3mi from start line)
4140 Roosevelt Way NE
Watertown Hotel (1.8 mi from start)
4242 Roosevelt Way NE
MarQueen Hotel (3.8 mi from start)
600 Queen Anne Ave N
Inn at Queen Anne (3.9 mi from start)
505 1st Avenue North
Moore Hotel (4.4 mi from start)
1926 2nd Ave.
Hostelling International (4.5 mi from start)
520 S King St
Hotel Nexus (6.2 mi from start)
2140 North Northgate Way
Marriott Waterfront (6 mi from start)
2100 Alaskan Way
WANT TO PROVIDE LODGING FOR RIDERS IN 2017? PLEASE CONTACT: [email protected]
Lodging options for two-day riders fall into three categories:
Housing arranged by the Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce
Housing arranged by individual riders
Free tent camping
See the baggage service page for more details on baggage drop times/locations and logistics.
Housing arranged by Centralia/Chehalis Chamber of Commerce
Local volunteers open their homes to riders to help support local charities in Centralia & Chehalis. For your $75 fee to stay in private homes, you receive sleeping accommodations and a shower with towel. $40 fee for tent camping at private homes. Riders are responsible for their own dinner unless arrangements are made before the ride with their host family. Breakfast will be available upon request. Proceeds go towards Centralia College Scholarship foundation and Centralia/Chehalis Chamber of Commerce. At the start line, place your baggage on the Centralia baggage truck.
CENTRALIA COLLEGE (OFFICIAL MIDPOINT STOP)
Relax at the end of the first day at the Centralia College Campus, which has 30 acres of inviting landscape, restrooms, showers, television viewing areas, cafeteria, and parking for RVs ($25) and support vehicles. An improved bike security system (bike corral) will be available from the Centralia Police Department. Transportation to off campus restaurants, shops and theaters will be provided by the City of Centralia. The extremely popular Beer Garden will return and will be placed in a strategic area to provide a pleasant environment as well as an opportunity to view TV programming. Start off Sunday with a full carbo load from the pancake feed in the college cafeteria.
Check the Centralia College STP website for the latest information on menus and activities. (Midpoint photos will also be posted on the website after the ride).
Please fill out the Saturday Night Lodging Reservation Form
Pre-registration for floor space is available for $30 via the Saturday Night Lodging Reservation Form . Registration at the door is $35 (if available), which includes showers and towel rental, television and use of exercise equipment. At the start line, place your baggage on the Centralia baggage truck.
A $35 fee including indoor camping in school, $25 for outdoor camping or RV parking, indoor bike storage, baggage service, and shower (no towels). Large group arrangements are possible. A spaghetti dinner will be available Saturday evening for $7 as well as a $5 pancake and eggs breakfast on Sunday morning. Funds raised benefit the Napavine Elementary School. At the start line, place your baggage on the Napavine baggage truck.
WINLOCK LIONS CLUB "WE SERVE"
Come stay with the Winlock Lions Club right on the HWY 603 STP route, next to the fire station in Winlock's Community Building. Mats and pad on basement floor while upstairs is wood. Some air matresses are available for that area. Indoor/outdoor camping and RV parking space available(no hook ups) $55 indoor, $35 tent, and $35 RV. Bike storage inside building with you. Includes showers, bag pickup and delivery, snacks on arrival, gourmet dinner with desserts and continental breakfast. Water, pop, and juices (including pickle juice). Let us know if you have special dietary needs. No masseuse on site this year. We aim to make your stay a pleasant one. If you have any quesiton contact Cindy at: [email protected] Make reservations through the Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce lodging form above (360-748-8885). At the start line place your baggage on the Winlock baggage truck.
Housing arranged by individual riders
The following housing options can be reserved by contacting the organization directly.
Indoor and outdoor camping
Located 4 miles south of Chehalis on the STP route. A $45 fee includes indoor camping in a carpeted room, outdoor camping, free WIFI, shower (no towel), indoor bike storage, dinner, breakfast, and baggage service. Smoothies, espresso and a licensed masseur will be available on an individual basis, for an additional fee. We will also be televising the Tour de France. Dinner includes: spinich salad bar, meat lasagna, vegetable lasagna, bread/butter, beverages and a dessert. Breakfast includes assorted muffins, bagles, cream cheese, scrambled egg bake, sausage, ham, granola, oatmeal, and beverages. No alcohol or tobacco please. The fundraiser proceeds go to help defray costs of camps, conferences, travel, accommodations, etc. for our Fusion Youth Ministries Department (middle and high school students). For more information or to register online ($3 additional fee), please go to www.bethel-church.com. For questions not covered on our website, you can contact Bethel Church at [email protected] or call (360) 748-0119 ext 15.
The official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for the Bethel Church truck.
For reservations send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and $45 check payable to: Bethel Church - STP, 132 Kirkland Road, Chehalis, WA 98532
CENTRALIA COLLEGE GROUP ACCOMMODATIONS
Semi-private group housing. Three boardrooms in the Hanson building and numerous classrooms in the Health and Wellness Center (Gym) and the New Science Center. Pricing, number of occupants and other info is as follows:
- 6 person semi-private accommodations - $250
- 8 person semi-private accommodations - $300
- 10 person semi-private accommodations- $350
- 12 person semi-private accommodations - $375
More information is available on the Centralia College website. For questions on the Centralia College midpoint contact Staci Jacobson (360) 736-9391 ext. 630 or [email protected]. Official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for the Centralia baggage truck.
CENTRALIA COMMUNITY CHURCH IN CENTRALIA
Located one mile from scenic Borst Park or 1.5 miles from the Centralia outlets is offering several choices for STP lodging with convenient online registration and payment. Sleeping space is $50 (per person) in an air-conditioned building on carpeted gym floor with air mattress; or $50 per person/$300 for groups of 5 or more in a private carpeted classroom w/an air mattress. Amenities include on site showers (towels included), secured indoor bike storage, basic cable, Wi-Fi, taco bar w/ beef, chicken and a variety of delicious topping, Spanish rice, chips, salsa, and fresh fruit. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, golden scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, orange juice, and coffee. We also have plenty of outdoor space for non-pedaling family members and friends to park their RVs ($20 space + $20 per person includes showers, and meals). No alcohol or tobacco please. At the start line, place your baggage on the Centralia baggage truck.
For more information call (360) 736-7606 or email [email protected]
Make checks payable to: Centralia Community Church of God, 3320 Borst Ave. Centralia, WA 98531
Register and pay online now at www.cccog.com
CENTRALIA SQUARE GRAND BALLROOM AND HOTEL.
Located two short blocks from the Centralia College Campus and downtown Centralia. The newly renovated and restored historic property offers hotel rooms as well as floor space in our Grand Ballroom. Showers, towels, bike storage, and baggage service are provided as well as free Wi-Fi. Place your bags on the Centralia baggage truck.
The Branch Bar and Public Room is an intimate hotel restaurant featuring unique small plates, entrees and fresh squeezed classic cocktails. Atmosphere is rich and casual, perfect for small groups and conversations.
Berryfields Restaurant is located in our building, and they have been awarded the "Best in Lewis County" Breakfast award numerous times.
Hotel rooms $119.99-$219.99 a night. Floor space in Grand Ballroom $35/rider at the door.
For reservations contact Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel 360-807-1212 [email protected]. Make checks payable to Centralia Square hotel P.O. Box 1639 Centralia, WA 98531 www.centraliasquare.com. Please include a self addressed, stamped envelope
ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH
Located 1.3 miles from Chehalis Recreation Park. Indoor/outdoor camping for $55 with 12 private classrooms available on a first come/first serve basis. Registration covers all-you-can-eat meals including snacks, dinner (the BEST spaghetti, bread, salads, dessert) and breakfast (fresh cinnamon rolls, eggs, sausage, hash browns, bagles, fruit, juice, coffee, tea etc.). Ice water will be available at all times, baggage service, bike storage, air mattress and showers with towel. Games, reading material and movies. Massage services available onsite. No alcohol or tobacco, please. Visit our website for more information and registration form: www.stjohnschehalis.net. Place your bags on the Chehalis Recreation Park baggage truck.
For questions, contact Sue Edwards 253-693-8132 or [email protected]Cancelations accepted with full refund until June 30, 2016.
- For reservations send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and $55 check per person payable to:
St. Johns Lutheran Church
c/o Sue Edwards, 736 NW Ohio, Chehalis, WA 98532
CHEHALIS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Located .08 miles from I-5, Indoor camping for $65 with private classrooms available on a first come/first serve basis. Four paved RV spaces available (no hook ups). RV space only $35, meal package an additional $30 per person. Registration covers all-you-can-eat open ended meals including dinner (hearty spaghetti, garlic bread, green salad, desserts, beverages) and breakfast (biscuits and sausage gravy, boiled eggs, oatmeal, yogurts, fruit, homemade cinnamon rolls, bagels, cream cheese, coffee, milk, juices) Ice water, Gatorade and snacks (healthy, sweet, sour) available at all times. Baggage service, secure bike storage, showers with towels. Free shuttle to downtown available. No alcohol or tobacco, please. Visit our website for more information and registration form: www.chehalisumc.org. For questions contact Jean Long (360) 388-1851 [email protected] Cancellations accepted with full refund until June 30, 2017. Place your bags on the Chehalis baggage truck.
- For reservations, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and $65 check per person payable to: Chehalis United Methodist Church-STP c/o Jean Long PO Box 417, Chehalis, WA 98532
CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP OF WINLOCK
Private rooms, indoor and outdoor camping, Allergy Friendly Food Options
Hot Showers and Towels are provided. Inflatable Mattress to the first 20 people, Pillows on a first come first served basis. Wireless Internet access is also available. Your bikes stay with you in your rooms. We are a quiet, and friendly stop over. We have private rooms for both groups and individuals. Dinner includes: Taco Bar, Salad, Dessert, coffee, tea, lemonade, and water - $8 per person. Breakfast includes: Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Hard boiled eggs, Toast, Cereal, Fruit, Milk, Water and Tea - $7 per person. If you notify us of food needs we can accommodate—Vegan, GF, Vegetarian and others. Place Bags on Winlock truck and mark bags with CFW.
Indoor Floor Space = $50 per person
Private rooms = $75 per person, $125 2 people, $175 3 people
Tent camping, including use of shower and Restrooms, = $35 per person or $50 per tent
RV camping including Power & Water (no Waste hookup) = $35
To register call AJ Johnson at (360)785-4280 or [email protected]
Please send check payable to CFW and self addressed stamped envelope to: Les Doyle - STP, P.O. Box 537, Winlock, WA 98596 Attn: AJ
Indoor and outdoor camping, plus meals available
For the cost of $40 per person you will receive a camping site and two meals, consisting of a spaghetti dinner buffet with green salad, drinks and desserts as well as an all you can eat pancake breakfast with eggs, sausage, fruit, juice and more. Those wanting to only reserve a campsite may do so for $20 fee per person. Indoor (gym) and outdoor (athletic fields) camping are available at both the elementary and high school sites. Showers (no towel), baggage service and indoor bike storage will also be provided. Meals are served by the WINLOCK OLEQUA SENIOR CENTER, which is air conditioned and proveds a relaxing atmosphere. The proceeds for the meals help support the Winlock area's senior citizens, providing meals and activities for Seniors in the community. Non-reserveed meals (walk-ins) will be available at the Senior Center for $15 per meal, payable at the door (cash or check only please) the Senior Center is located in town on the STP route. The Elementary School is located in downtown Winlock, a few blocks from the Senior Center and close to the route. The high school is located out of town a couple of miles in a more rural lcoation. There is a shuttle bus that runs downtown on Saturday evening. For addtional information please contact Brian Maley at (360) 785-3537 or e-mail [email protected].
Official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for the Winlock truck. Very important to mark your bags either Elementary or High School.
To register online go to www.winlockschools.org/stp- Opens Jan. 23rd and closes July 12, 2017
To register by mail, send check and self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Brian Maley – STP, Winlock High School, 241 N. Military Rd. Winlock, WA 98596 - Registration by mail: Closes July 8, 2017
TOledo HIGH SCHOOL
Toledo High School (indoor/outdoor camping) - follow the scenic Jackson Highway from Chehalis to Toledo High School. This route adds 2.3 miles to the STP route and rejoins you to the main route in Vader. Traffic is minimal, shoulders are adequate and the scenery is great. A $40 fee includes sleeping space, shower (no towel), indoor bike storage, baggage service, all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner (including salad, bread, fruit, dessert) from 4:30 AM to 9:30 AM. Plenty of shaded outdoor space for RV, tent and/or non-pedaling family members and friends for $40. For more information contact Angela Schaplow at [email protected].
Official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for the Toledo truck.
For reservations send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and $40 check payable to:
Toledo High School
C/O Angela Schaplow
PO Box 820
Toledo, WA 98591
VADER ASSEMBLY OF GOD
Indoor camping, outdoor camping or RV parking
Located near mile 124 on STP route. A $50 fee includes indoor camping in an air-conditioned, carpeted room or outdoor camping or self-contained RV parking, shower (no towel), secured bike storage, baggage service, meals included with fee- spaghetti supper (meat & vegetarian) including salad, bread, dessert, soda and water. Pancake breakfast including eggs, sausage links, fruit, pastries, milk and juice. No alcohol or tobacco please. Meals are available for non-campers at the price of $8 for dinner and $6 for breakfast.
For information, please call (360) 295-3756 or email [email protected]. Call for availability after March 15. Floor space is limited, so register early. Usually lots of outdoor camping space.
Official drop-off/pick up site for the Vader baggage truck.
For reservations send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and $50 check payable to: Vader Assembly of God – STP, PO Box 220, Vader, WA 98593
CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL GYM
Located near mile 134 on the STP route. A $20 per camper fee includes indoor gym/outdoor lawn camping, indoor bike storage, and showers (towels not provided.) A dinner will be offered on site for $10 payable at the door. Dinner includes a choice of pulled pork sandwich or chicken wrap, baked potato with trimmings, pasta side dish, beverage, and dessert. Dinner begins at 5 p.m. and will be served until 9 p.m. A licensed massage therapist and first aid station will be available onsite. RV parking is available behind the school for $20 per vehicle per night. It is preferred that RV parking be reserved in advance. Concessions run Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast will be available Sunday morning from 5 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at a cost of $8 to be paid at the door. Breakfast items include pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice, milk, and coffee. Proceeds will benefit student groups at Castle Rock High School.
To reserve your spot, please send payment in the form of check or money order made out to Castle Rock High School. Mail your payment and contact information to:
Attn: Tracy Catlin- STP Camping
Castle Rock High School
5180 Westside Hwy
Castle Rock, WA 98611
Please include the names of all campers along with your payment. If you provide an e-mail address, confirmation of your registration will be sent electronically. If you prefer a paper copy of your registration, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your payment.
For more information please email Tracy at [email protected]
Castle Rock is an official STP baggage drop-off/pick up site
Chehalis First Baptist Church
Chehalis 1st Baptist Church is located 1 mile from Chehalis. Mini stop. $55.00 fee includes floor space in church for sleeping, an in-house all you can eat lasagna dinner and pancake breakfast, secure indoor storage for bikes, delivery of bags to & from Chehalis. Mini stop and in house showers available no towels.. Phone number is 360-748-8628 email [email protected]
For reservations make checks or money orders payable to:
Chehalis First Baptist Church
c/o Christine Gilmon
1866 S. Market Blvd.
Chehalis, WA 98532
Other Housing- Private Homes
LEWIS COUNTY YOUNG LIFE
A non-denominational Christian organization for junior high and high school youths. Accommodations in local host homes. A $65 fee per person includes bed, shower, dinner, and breakfast, plus baggage service if needed. Friendly host housing locations include Centralia, Chehalis and limited number of homes in Napavine, Winlock, and Toledo. All proceeds benefit activities for youths involved in Young Life.
For reservations and questions, please email Young Life STP co-coordinator Brittany at [email protected] or call 360-388-0224. Make checks payable to "Young Life" and mail to: PO Box 135 Centralia, WA 98531
4-H and Other farm families
Homes in Lewis County, Centralia, Chehalis, Napavine and Winlock. Come and enjoy a quiet relaxing evening as we offer our homes to you, your $85 fee includes dinner (Spaghetti, salad and french bread, cottage cheese, fruit salad and desert. Snacks before meal), bed, shower, breakfast ( Pancakes and eggs), laundry services, and bike storage. Transportation of personal items to and from the pick-up point will also be provided. Some camping available for tents and RVs (no hook-ups). For questions or more information, please contact Mindy Wallace at 360-508-1272 or email [email protected]
- For reservations send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and $85 check payable to Mindy Wallace, 694 Koontz Road, Chehalis, WA 98532
Free Tent Camping
No reservations needed for the free camping spots. Offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Centralia midpoint location, information located above. Free tent space, food services and showers available on site. Official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for Centralia baggage truck.
CHEHALIS RECREATION PARK
Free outdoor tent camping. All you can eat Saturday night Dinner and Sunday morning Breakfast - hosted by the Sertoma Club. Official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for Chehalis (Recreation Park) baggage truck. At the Recreation Park there is an all-you-can-eat Saturday night dinner and Sunday morning breakfast hosted by the Sertoma Club - and a swimming pool and showers are also available.
STAN HEDWELL PARK IN CHEHALIS
Free outdoor tent camping on Rice Road ½ mile west of Recreation Park. RV Parking too - $15 per night (with full hook-ups). First come, first serve – no reservations for RV parking.
Stan Hedwall is close to Chehalis Recreation Park where there is an all-you-can-eat Saturday night dinner and Sunday morning breakfast hosted by the Sertoma Club - and a swimming pool and showers are also available. At the start line, place your bag on the Chehalis (Recreation Park) baggage truck.
The Group Health STP Finish Line Festival is at Holladay Park in northeast Portland, by Lloyd Center. Portland's light rail "MAX" stops at Holladay Park. For a fee you can go downtown or to the airport and you can take your bike with you!
There are many accomodation options in Portland here are a few listed in order of distance from the finish line. This is not a complete list of options in the Portland area.
1000 Multnomah St.
The official host hotel is located across the street from the finish line. There are a limited amount of rooms available at the STP group rate.
Courtyard Marriott Lloyd Center Hotel (0.3 mi from finish)
435 NE Wasco St
Quality Inn-Downtown Convention Center (0.3mi from finish)
431 NE Multnomah St
Residence Inn by Marriott (0.4mi from finish)
1710 NE Multnomah St.
Crown Plaza Portland – Convention Center (0.5mi from finish)
1441 NE 2nd Avenue
Limited oversized parking is available (contact the hotel directly).
Sentinel Hotel (1.9mi from finish)
614 SW 11th Ave
Hostelling International (1.9mi fom finish)
425 NW 18th Ave
Silver Cloud Inn – NW Downtown Portland (3.1mi from finish)
2426 NW Vaughn St.
Holiday Inn Express – NW Portland (3.0mi from finish)
2333 NW Vaughn St.
Staybridge Suites Hotel-Portland Airport (9.2mi from finish)
11936 NE Glenn Widing Drive
Other hotels & Information