Only game in town...
The only hotel in the Colfax / Steptoe Butte area, with Pullman being the other option. Price is very high for what you are getting (in my case $184 per night!!!!), I assume due to no competition. R... more
The only hotel in the Colfax / Steptoe Butte area, with Pullman being the other option. Price is very high for what you are getting (in my case $184 per night!!!!), I assume due to no competition. Room was ok, standard hotel room. Breakfast was take out processed junk food (reheated fried potatoes, sausage, biscuit, gravy), and no options with any nutritional value beyond fat, starch, and salt.
Colfax basically has no restaurants so we purchased food at the local grocery store instead.
But we were there photography so it was ok to suffer through it and get some good images :-) less
Caleb Cox, Sales at Best Western Wheatland Inn, responded to this review
I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay. We do really appreciate your business.
We love being the "epicenter of photography on the Palouse"! The gorgeous scenery is why thousands of people, like yourself and others from all over the world, flock to the Palouse to capture its beauty. As such, this is our peak season, and our prices reflect that demand. We are constantly monitoring our prices and offering vs. other hotels in the area. There are several good options; some cheaper, some more expensive. We just happen to be best-positioned for photographers visiting the area.
I'm sorry you didn't like our full hot breakfast. Even with the current restrictions/modifications due to COVID, most people really love it. There are several options, from hot to cold, fresh fruits, granola bars, oatmeal, cereal, yogurt, etc. The menu also rotates daily.
There are certain trade-offs when you come to a remote, rural location like Colfax for landscape photography. We are a small town. As such, there are limited offerings of restaurants and stores. Again, you can be close to the beauty, or you can be in the city. Most visitors love the small-town, family-friendly disposition Colfax provides.
I hope you'll give us and the area another chance in the future.
Caleb A. Cox
Director of Sales & Marketing