Balch Hotel

A Historic Landmark Hotel in the East Columbia Gorge, located roughly 50 minutes from Wet Planet headquarters in Husum, WA.


Built in 1907 and protected under the National Register of Historic Places, the Balch is an iconic hotel steeped in PNW history. Found in Oregon’s scenic Cascade foothills, this award-winning restored inn is an oasis to rejuvenate and unplug, and features stunning mountain views, rustic dining, and an in-house spa. It’s a one-of-a-kind destination offering pure relaxation, connection, and inspiration.

Full of Character, Historic Charm & Casual Elegance


Whether you’re venturing off the beaten path for the first time, need a retreat from the everyday grind, or boutique, bucket-list travel is the only sort you know — you’re our kind of people! For most of us, conventional hotel stays rarely make a mark on our lives. The Balch treats guests to a different, more personal experience, which like all great journeys, leaves an unforgettable impression.

Balch Hotel amenities include: complimentary breakfast, free parking, spa services, local beer and wine, mountain views, complimentary EV charging, free Wi-Fi, pet rooms, premium toiletries, gardens and patios, free cookies, coffee and tea, and dining (call for seasonal hours).

Get 10% off your stay when you mention rafting with Wet Planet!