BEST WESTERN Chieftain Inn

1017 N Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801-1574
Phone: 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 with HBO®, 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.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Meeting facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary USA Today at front desk
  • Complimentary full breakfast includes hot waffles, eggs, sausage, yogurt, juices, coffee, assortment of danishes 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
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

BEST WESTERN Chieftain Inn

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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.

BEST WESTERN Chieftain Inn

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.

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 of 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

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. Be sure to 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 or lunch in the shaded picnic area outside of the Gardens. While in Wenatchee, check into a Best Western guest room for comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services.

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.

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

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 10 mile(s) from Cashmere
  • 15 mile(s) from Quincy
  • 22 mile(s) from Leavenworth
  • 35 mile(s) from Chelan
  • 75 mile(s) from Ellensburg
  • 97 mile(s) from Omak
  • 120 mile(s) from Yakima
  • 145 mile(s) from Seattle
  • 160 mile(s) from Spokane
  • 180 mile(s) from Bellingham
  • 0.1 mile(s) from Wenatchee Valley Clinic
  • 0.9 mile(s) from Wenatchee Convention Center

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

BEST WESTERN Chieftain Inn

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Wenatchee. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

March 2014

First Friday of Each Month
Art Walk Wander around Downtown Ellensburg through galleries open from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

October 2014

October 31, 2014
Downtown Trick or Treat Trick or Treat around Downtown Ellensburg from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

November 2014

November 2, 2014
Hearthstone Bazaar Join Ellensburg locals at this annual event taking place at the Hearthstone Cottage.
November 8, 2014
Yakima Symphony Orchestra Concert Listen to the beautiful music of the Yakima Symphony Orchestra at the Capitol Theatre. The music starts at 7:30 p.m.
November 9, 2014
A Grange Bazaar Enjoy the handmade crafts and other goodies at the Swauk Teanaway Grange. Doors open at 9 a.m.
November 11, 2014
Veterans Day Parade Watch in Downtown Ellensburg to watch this patriotic event. It all starts at 10 a.m.
November 21, 2014
December 12, 2014

Girl's Night Out

Get pampered and enjoy shopping around Downtown Ellensburg starting at 5 p.m.

November 21, 2014
Central Washington University Red Curtain Revue

Listen as theater students perform Broadway hits in the Milo Smith Tower Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

November 29, 2014
Moments to Remember

A local tradition where kids can meet Santa, join in scavenger hunts, and watch the parade in Downtown Ellensburg. Event times vary.

November 30, 2014
Cookies with Santa Bring the little ones to share cookies with St. Nick in Downtown Ellensburg.

December 2014

December 5-7, 2014
Central Washington University Ware Fair Enjoy handmade crafts and trinkets along with holiday festivities at Central Washington University. Festivities start at 10 a.m.
December 19, 2014
Cocoa Stroll Stroll around Downtown Ellensburg and look at the Christmas decorations. 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
December 5, 2014
Hometown Holidays

Join the community of Camas in their historic downtown district to ring in the holiday season with the community tree lighting, entertainment, and photos with Santa. The fun begins at 6 p.m.

December 12-14, 2014
Vancouver Winter Brewfest

Head to Downtown Vancouver for this fun holiday festival where you can taste delicious winter brews from around the area. Times vary per day.

December 4-8, 2014
5 Days of Christmas Canyon River Ranch hosts five days of festivities. Event times vary.
December 5-7, 2014
Central Washington University Ware Fair Enjoy handmade crafts and trinkets along with holiday festivities at Central Washington University. Festivities start at 10 a.m.
December 5-8, 2014
Central Washington University: A Christmas Carol Theater students perform the classic Christmas play. Show times vary per day.

December 2014

December 7, 2014
Kids Bird House Build at Knudson's Kids get to build and decorate a bird house at Knudson Lumber. Starts at 9 a.m.
December 7, 2014
Snowball Drop for Prices Catch your "snowball" for special prizes in Rotary Pavilion at 10 a.m.
December 7, 2014
Breakfast with Santa Visit the Children's Activity Museum so they can have breakfast with the big guy at 10 a.m.
December 8, 2014
Central Washington University Symphony Orchestra Concert Attend the McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall to listen to beautiful music for the evening. Music begins at 4 p.m.
December 11, 2014
Friend a Tree of Love Celebrate the life of a past loved one with us at the Ellensburg Public Library at 6 p.m.
December 14, 2014
Teddy Bear Tea Join Mr. and Mrs. Claus for tea at Kelleher Motor at 11 a.m.
December 17, 2014
Holidays at Improv Enjoy a dinner while listening to great comedy in Downtown Ellensburg. Show starts at 5 p.m.
December 19, 2014
Cocoa Stroll Stroll around Downtown Ellensburg and look at the Christmas decorations. 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
December 21, 2014
Elves Gift Making Workshop Kids get to make and wrap gifts to take home to put under the tree. It begins at 1 p.m.
December 31, 2014
First Night Tri-Cities

Celebrate the New Year at Kennewick's Three Rivers Convention Center. Explore Kid's Zone activities, music, main stage acts, and an exhilarating fireworks show.

January 2015

January 29-31, 2015
53rd Annual Clark College Jazz Festival Come out to Clark College in Vancouver and listen as over 60 middle schools and high schools compete in this annual competition. Performance times vary per day.
January 10 - 11, 2015
Winter Bridal Show

Held in the Spokane Convention Center, this wedding fashion show brings together the nation's top wedding experts and industry-leading vendors.

January 18, 2015
Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival

Held at Walla Walla's Gesa Power House Theater, guests enjoy classical performances featuring the Third Coast Percussion.

April 2015

April 1 - 30, 2015
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Held near Mount Vernon, the Skagit Valley celebrates the oncoming of spring with millions of tulips bursting into bloom. Enjoy drive tours, farm tours, and refreshing sights.

May 2015

May 2-3, 2015
Iron Horse Trail Motorcycle Show

Shake off the last of winter and break out your bike for a nice ride in Ellensburg. First ride is at 10 a.m.

May 15-17, 2015
Western Art Show

Visit the Kittitas Valley Event Center for this unique annual art show. Times vary per day.

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