Best Western Chieftain Inn

1017 N Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801-1574
Phone: +1 509-665-8585   |   Fax: 509/665-9745   |   77 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 4:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Each spacious accommodation at the Best Western Chieftain Inn comes complete with cozy beds, cable satellite television, a mini refrigerator and free high-speed internet access. Wake up each morning to a complimentary full hot breakfast, enjoy freshly baked cookies every day, go for a swim in the hotel's outdoor heated swimming pool or relax and unwind in the hotel hot tub.

For those staying at this Wenatchee hotel on business, our 24-hour business center and meeting room, accommodating up to 45 guests, make for a more productive trip. Also our close proximity to area businesses and the Department of Fish and Wildlife, make corporate travel easier.

A variety of attractions and area sights await guests just outside this Wenatchee hotel. Catch a live show at the famed Gorge Amphitheatre, enjoy a variety of water sports and outdoor adventure on Lake Chelan and on the Columbia River, or attend a conference or event at the Wenatchee Convention Center, located nearby. For more assistance planning your ideal vacation to the Wenatchee area, contact us today! We'll even help you plan around annual festivals, like Washington State Apple Blossom Festival and the Ridge to River - both local favorites!

Our friendly and welcoming staff is here to make your stay memorable and enjoyable. Book a stay at the Best Western Chieftain Inn today for an unforgettable Wenatchee hotel experience. We look forward to seeing you soon. Enjoy your stay. Pool will be closed from October 15, 2017 and will re-open in April 2018. Bathroom renovations between November 2017 through May 2018. Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary USA Today┬« at front desk
  • Complimentary full breakfast includes hot waffles, eggs, yogurt, juices, coffee, assortment of Danish and Wenatchee home-grown apples
  • Outdoor pool Heated seasonal
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility Open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff, (Spanish)
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Wireless Internet access
  • High-speed DSL Internet access
  • Dry cleaning available
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Meeting facilities
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

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Conveniently located, the best western chieftain inn in Wenatchee, Washington is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 47.437265  /  Latitude: -120.320975


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Highway 97/2. Drive into town on Wenatchee Avenue. The Best Western Chieftain Inn is located half block north of the 9th Street intersection.

From: Highway 28. Drive across the bridge to Wenatchee Avenue and go through town. The Best Western Chieftain Inn is just past the 9th Street intersection.

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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Alta Lake Golf Course

Just outside of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest you'll find the Alta Lake Golf Course. A top golf destination in the Washington Cascades, Alta Lake Golf Course is a short drive from Omak, and is sure to yield a full day of birdies, bunker shots, and par saves. Alta Lake Golf Course is an 18-hole masterpiece. 

At Alta Lake Golf Course in Washington, you'll find affordable rates with varied discounts for seniors and juniors. Before you tee off at Alta Lake Golf Course, check out Cafe Express and fill up on breakfast. After your round is over, check your foursome and find out who's got the low score – lunch is on them! You can even load up on snacks to take with you make your way to the first hole. 

Desert Canyon Golf Course

Enjoy a premier golf experience in the Washington Cascades when you play 18 holes at Desert Canyon Golf Course. South of Wenatchee, and easily accessed from Hwy 97, Desert Canyon Golf Course provides access to some of the most luxurious and lush holes in the state – the stunning views of the Columbia River aren't bad either. 

Ranked as the 8th best course in the state of Washington by Golf Digest in 2014, Desert Canyon provides a challenge for even the most seasoned golfer. Check out CJ's Oasis before or after your round for food and drinks – check with your foursome for the low score; lunch is on them!

Echo Valley Family Ski Area

Featuring 70 skiable acres, the Echo Valley Family Ski Area is located in Manson within the Wenatchee National Forest of the central Washington Cascades region – just northeast of Leavenworth and Wenatchee.

Featuring a top elevation of 3,900 feet, the Echo Valley Ski & Tubing Area offers three rope tows, a four-lane tubing hill, and a 1,400-foot Poma Lift. Established in 1917, Echo Valley is a major source of winter recreation in the Lake Chelan Valley.

Lake Chelan National Recreation Area

Washington Attractions

Lake Chelan National Recreation Area

Encompassing over 60,000 acres of the Washington Cascades, the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area preserves the stunning northwestern scenery just north of Wenatchee and Leavenworth.

With landmarks within the park like Skagit River, Lake Chelan, Gorge, Diablo, and Ross Reservoirs, boating, kayaking, and other aquatic activities are plentiful.

The park also houses over 400 miles of scenic trails, winding through the mountains, valleys, glaciers, and lakeshores.

Other must-sees include several informative visitor centers, the Environmental Education Center, and a visit to the lakeside village of Stehekin found within the park.

Leavenworth Bavarian Village

Washington Attractions

Leavenworth Bavarian Village

The quaint Bavarian Village of Leavenworth is a wonderful, quaint village in the Washington Cascades filled with cheer. Visit during the winter to see the lights twinkling along the store fronts, enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride or go sledding.

Partake in a wine tasting, have fun shopping and taste a piece of delicious German pastry from the Bavarian Bakery. Stop by The Gingerbread Factory to step inside this historic house and smell the fresh-baked cookies.

Stroll through the Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum to see the 5,000 Nutcrackers that date back over 5,000 years.

Recreational enthusiasts love skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ATVing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and golfing.

Leavenworth Ski Hill

Washington Attractions

Leavenworth Ski Hill

Operated by the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club, the Leavenworth Ski Hill is set in the Cascades Region of central Washington.

An intimate ski area, the hill is located close to Leavenworth near the Wenatchee River – all in the Wenatchee National Forest.

The Leavenworth Ski Hill features two downhill ski hills and over 16 miles of cross-country ski trails – plus a ski jump and tubing hill.

Other activities two rope tows, and the nearby Bavarian Village – a quirky historic area dedicated to German heritage.

Mount Cashmere Golf Course

Draw out your plans for another exciting trip through the Washington Cascades and head for the charming city of Cashmere. You'll find a bevy of attractive and unique sites, including the Mount Cashmere Golf Course – an ideal way to spend the afternoon with friends, a few family members, or even clients. 

Drive in from nearby Leavenworth or Wenatchee and get ready for one of the most exemplary nine-hole courses in all of Washington state. This executive course allows you to play a quick nine holes, or double back around for a full 18. Mount Cashmere Golf Course is down the street from the Chelan County Fairgrounds and is at the bast of Mount Cashmere.

Ohme Gardens

Dating to 1929, the Ohme Gardens in the beautiful Washington Cascades area, is a wonderful evergreen oasis, awaiting your arrival. Enjoy the incredible views of the Columbia River Valley, while walking along the stone pathways through the towering cedar trees and lush foliage.

Wenatchee visitors, bring your camera to capture the beautiful waterfalls and flowering gardens. The picturesque grounds and water features provide a perfect setting for a special event or wedding. Complete your visit by enjoying a snack in the shaded picnic area outside of the gardens.

Pangborn Memorial Airport

Set in Douglas County, Pangborn Memorial Airport (EAT) is a public airport serving communities in the Washington Cascades, and located in the city of Wenatchee. Covering 585 acres, EAT encompasses two runways and one terminal.

EAT is used primarily for general aviation, but is serviced commercially by Alaska Airlines and SeaPort Airlines. The airport is named after famed aviator Clyde Pangborn.

Wenatchee National Forest

Washington Attractions

Wenatchee National Forest

Comprised of more than four million acres, the Wenatchee National Forest is an expansive wilderness in the Washington Cascades.

The forest spans from Goat Rocks Wilderness to the southern Canadian border, covering 180 miles. The diversity of the forest ranges from high alpine peaks at 9,000 feet, to deep valleys at 1,000 feet.

Recreational enthusiasts find many ways to enjoy the forest. Lace up your hiking boots to trek along the trails, saddle up a horse, or grab your rock climbing gear to scale a rock face.

Mountain biking, hunting, and fishing in Fish Lake and Lake Wenatchee are also favorite activities. Have fun exploring the forest on a guided snowshoe walk and learn more about the ecology of the area.

Wenatchee River

Washington Attractions

Wenatchee River

The Wenatchee River originates from Lake Wenatchee in the Wenatchee National Forest, in eastern Washington.

The river flows for 53 miles emptying into the Columbia River after flowing through Leavenworth, Plain, Cashmere, and Peshastin, ending north of Wenatchee.

Tributaries from the river have helped irrigate area orchards and vineyards for many years. Two Leavenworth parks, Waterfront Park and Enchantment Park, provide ideal locations to enjoy this scenic river.

Swimming, fishing, rafting, kayaking and tubing are fun ways to spend the afternoon along the river.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.40 mile(s) from Apple Capital Loop Trail
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Toyota Center
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Walla Walla Point Park
  • 0.90 mile(s) from Two Rivers Art Gallery, Wenatchee Museum & Cultural Center
  • 1.30 mile(s) from Wenatchee Museum and Cultural Centre
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Wenatchee Confluence Park
  • 3.40 mile(s) from Ohme Gardens
  • 7.30 mile(s) from Super Oval, Wenatchee Valley auto racing
  • 7.40 mile(s) from Highlander Golf Course, 18 hole Public Golf Course
  • 9.30 mile(s) from Apple Annie's Antiques, collectibles
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Pioneer Village Museum
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Three Lakes Golf Course
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Mission Ridge Ski Resort
  • 12.03 mile(s) from Aplets & Cotlets, locally made candy
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Desert Canyon Golf
  • 16.59 mile(s) from Rocky Reach Dam
  • 22.00 mile(s) from Leavenworth Bavarian, Leavenworth Bavarian Theme Village
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Mill Bay Casino
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Gorge Amphitheater

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 10 mile(s) from river rafting

Nearby Restaurants

  • .1 mile(s) from Leonardo's, Italian
  • .1 mile(s) from Denny's, family style
  • .1 mile(s) from Prospector Pies, family restaurant
  • .1 mile(s) from Tequila's, Mexican
  • .1 mile(s) from KFC
  • .1 mile(s) from A&W
  • .2 mile(s) from Starbucks
  • .2 mile(s) from Applebee's
  • .2 mile(s) from Red Robin, gourmet hamburgers
  • .2 mile(s) from McDonald's, fast food
  • .2 mile(s) from Burger King, fast food
  • .2 mile(s) from Thai
  • .5 mile(s) from Shari's
  • .6 mile(s) from Windmill, steak
  • 2 mile(s) from Royal Fork

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