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The Balch Hotel is an excellent spot for weddings, reunions, retreats, business meetings, bike trips, car clubs or a romantic getaway for two.

We’re centrally located where the Columbia River Gorge meets Oregon's high desert, and with 350 days of sunshine, it’s a great getaway. 

Join us at a place that inspires personal re-connection and rejuvenation ….

The expanse and simplicity of the country with wide open meadows, big sky and majestic mountain generates a clarity of mind and heart that settles the soul.

For more information contact:

Josiah Dean,  Innkeeper 
541-467-2277 | cell:541-761-0142
PO Box 5 | Dufur, Ore. 97021

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 Sample Itinerary

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Seven Things to Do in Dufur

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We are changing the way business is done

Be a part of our vision


The Balch Hotel is a unique, boutique hospitality experience that joins the stunning natural beauty of the Columbia River Gorge with local, sustainable, community-centered resources in an elegant, historic, retreat-like setting.

Our Values:

  1. Exceptional Hospitality
  2. Elegance and Beauty
  3. Connection and Community
  4. Sustainability and Environment
  5. Creativity and Possibility


We are a regional destination that magnetizes visionary thinkers and leaders who need a place to relax and restore themselves. We provide amazing experiences of reconnection that allow our hotel, retreat and wedding guests’ lives to flourish. We embrace a new model for sustainable, collaborative, visionary business that honors work/life balance. 


40 South Heimrich, Dufur, OR 97021, United States  
P: (541) 467-2277  
E: info@balchhotel.com