The Service Creek Lodge
A Place with History & Charm
The Lodge at Service Creek offers guests a unique and comfortable lodging experience. This beautiful home boasts of simple charm in a lovely setting. It was originally known as “Tilly’s Boarding House” and catered to folks traveling in the early 1920’s.
It is one of three buildings on the property dating back to the early 1900’s. These buildings also include the original Post Office of Service Creek and the barn, used when Service Creek was a stagecoach stop.
The two story building is handcrafted and has been lovingly restored in such a way that it’s original alluring appeal has been maintained. It is quaint and cozy, offering guests plenty of room to stretch out, relax and enjoy themselves. With two gorgeous decks, a wrap around porch, a community kitchen and a common room, The Lodge at Service Creek is the perfect location to serve as a base camp to explore what the John Day Basin has to offer:
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
The Painted Hills in Mitchell
Guided scenic and fishing trips
Swimming, fishing & playing in the John Day River
The Thomas Condon Interpretive Center (Sheep Rock Unit) past Kimberly
Service Creek Stagecoach Barn
Bike trips. Central location for daily motorcycle rides
This is the perfect place for family and/or business retreats. The entire Lodge* is available, call for details! Up to 15 people can be accommodated and it is air conditioned. Room reservation request is found by clicking on “check availability” found at the bottom left after pictures of the Moose Room. For more information about renting the entire lodge for events, please contact us.
*The Lodge Host has a room in the Lodge and will continue to reside there even when the entire Lodge is rented out.
Animals traveling with their families are welcome. Please see the Lodge Policies for more details.
View the rooms
The Moose Room
Moose Room Bath
Located on the first level, this room has private access to an outside porch with sitting areas. This room is one of our pet friendly rooms. (Make sure to write in comments that you will be bringing a pet with you) There is a fee for each pet. Accommodations include a king sized bed and separate private bathroom. This room is perfect for adventurous couples. Maximum Occupancy: 2
The Fish Room
Grab your favorite rod and secret lure! Fishermen and women of all ages will be inspired to catch small mouth bass by the dozens and reel in the elusive steelhead when staying in this room. Located on the top (second) level. Accommodations include a full size bed and private bathroom located inside the room. This room is perfect for fishing fanatics. Room reservation request is found by clicking on “check availability” found at the bottom left after pictures. Maximum Occupancy: 2
The Sunflower Room
The Sunflower Room Bath
This private room offers a beautiful view of the majestic ridge of rim rock that serves as a backdrop to the grounds of Service Creek. Perfect for the traveler seeking to get away from the hustle and bustle or for an adventurous couple. Located on the second floor of the lodge, this room has access to an outdoor deck with sitting areas. Accommodations include a queen size bed and a separate private bathroom located across the hall from the room. There is an outside door to this room which allows this to be a pet friendly room also. (Make sure to write in comments that you will be bringing a pet with you) There is a fee for each pet. To reserve this room click on “check availability” at the bottom of the pictures. Maximum Occupancy: 2
The Horse Room
The Horse Room Bath
This room can accommodate up to four people and includes a private bathroom located inside the room. Located on the top (second) level. Accommodations include a queen size bed and twin bunk beds. This room is perfect for families and people who just need some space. To reserve this room click on “check availability” at the bottom of the pictures. Maximum Occupancy: 4
The Cowboy Room
This family favorite is sure to bring out the old west in everyone. This room captures your inner-pioneer with rustic furniture and modern touches. Located on the top (second) level. (No elevator available) Accommodations include a queen size bed and bunk beds that include one full size bed and one twin size bed. This room can accommodate up to five people and includes a private bathroom located inside the room. This room is perfect for families and/or people who play nicely together. To reserve this room click on the “check availability” at the bottom of the pictures. Maximum Occupancy: 5
Payment and Cancellation Policy
A valid credit card will be required to make a reservation. A one day deposit per room, is due at the time of the reservation in order to secure the accommodation and is NON-REFUNDABLE. Holiday room, Reservations, & Whole house reservations require a NON-REFUNDABLE deposit of 1/2 the total rental fee. Cancellations during the months of May through July, will require the full amount be paid. No refunds will be issued for cancellations. Cancellation policy applies to whole house and individual room reservations. See reservation form for more details.
Due to fire regulations the Service Creek Lodge rooms cannot exceed the maximum occupancy. For more information, please contact the management staff at Service Creek Stage Stop.
We welcome all members of your family, including your pets. Our lodge has 2 pet friendly rooms. We require a fee of $35 per pet per stay.
No Smoking Policy
Thank You For Not Smoking. The Lodge at Service Creek is a nonsmoking facility. Smoking outside in designated areas only. If you smoke inside the Lodge at Service Creek, your credit card will be charged an additional cleaning fee of $250. Please respect our facility and guests by not smoking in your room. We pride ourselves in providing the cleanest, freshest rooms possible to all of our guests. Thank you for your help in maintaining this goal by not smoking indoors at our facilities.
Service Creek is the perfect place to unwind. There is no cell phone coverage in the area and the Lodge does not offer WiFi so it is the perfect place to go “off the grid” for a while.
Check In and Check Out Information
Lodge guests may check in at 3:00 PM. Check in at the Service Creek Lodge. Check out time is at 11:00 AM.
Thank you for being courteous to the guests preceding and following you by honoring the check-in/check-out times. Late departures are subject to an additional night’s charge unless a later check-out time has been authorized by management. Check out with the host or hostess at Service Creek Lodge.