Frequently Asked Questions
What can you tell me about riding the Train / Amtrak to Leavenworth
Leavenworth (LWA) is now live in the Amtrak Reservation system. If you are taking the train to Leavenworth and if you are staying at the The Enzian Inn, please notify us at the time you make your reservation – often times there are things we can do in advance of your reservation to make your stay more pleasurable – such as arranging room assignments to allow you the earliest check in possible.
Amtrak Empire Builder Route
For reservations call 1-800-872-7245 or go online to amtrak.com. Use “LWA” for destination.
Service between Seattle and Leavenworth
EASTBOUND: Seattle to Leavenworth
Departs Seattle King Street Station: 4:40 pm
Arrives Leavenworth: 8:00 pm
WESTBOUND: Leavenworth to Seattle
Departs Leavenworth: 6:08 am
Arrives Seattle King Street Station: 10:25 am
Service between Spokane and Leavenworth
EASTBOUND: Leavenworth to Spokane
Departs Leavenworth: 8:12 pm
Arrives Spokane: 12:32 am
WESTBOUND: Spokane to Leavenworth
Departs Spokane: 2:15 am
Arrives Leavenworth: 6:13 am
For shuttle service from train station to the Enzian Inn – call: 1-877-868-7720 or local 509-548-7433. Reservations not required but highly recommended. Shuttle rate: $5.00 for adults, Children 6-12 years $3.00 and under 5 is free. These are one-way rates.
How can I make Reservations to stay at Alpine Rivers Inn?
Internet reservations – For Internet Reservations please select the reservation tab from any page on our site, or enter your desired date in the reservation calendar on any page from our site.
How early can you make reservations at The Alpine Rivers Inn?
We begin taking reservations on the 1st day of the month for that same month of the following year.
Example: To make reservations for the month of January 2011, call January 1, 2010 at 7:00 am. For the month of February 2010 call February 1, 2009 at 7:00 am. etc.
Do you require two night minimum stays?
A Friday/Saturday two night minimum stay is required for selected weekends and during the following festivals Autumn Leaf Festival, Oktoberfest, and Christmas Lighting Festival.
In addition we maintain a two night minmum stay of either Friday and Saturday or Saturday and Sunday – on MLK Weekend, Memorial and Labor Day weekends.
Do you maintain a waitlist?
Sorry, due to overwhelming demand for peak summer season and holidays, we are not able to maintain a waitlist. Please call back to check for availabity, or go to www.alpineriversinn.com.
What is your Cancellation Policy?
The Alpine Rivers Inn has various cancellation periods dependent on many factors. Please inquire when making your reservation about your specific cancellation policy.
How far are you from downtown shops and activities?
The Alpine Rivers Inn is located on Hwy 2, four blocks from Downtown Leavenworth Shops and Activities.
Do you allow pets?
The Alpine Rivers Inn has limited DOG allowable rooms. Service animals are welcome. Advance Reservations are required. NO CATS OR BIRDS
Do you have roll-a-ways?
Instead of a roll-a-way for extra guests in the room, we offer a 3-inch thick pad for the floor. The pad is no extra charge, however for every guest 6 years old and over, there is an additional $10.00 charge.
Do you have a restaurant and/or lounge?
We serve a hot buffet breakfast for guests staying at The Alpine Rivers Inn. Lunch and Dinner service is not offered. Leavenworth has many fine dining options, we maintain a current directory of menus, inquire at Front Desk. We do not have a lounge.
Do you have cribs?
Yes, we do provide cribs at no extra charge. Please ask for a crib when making your reservation.
When is check in/check out time?
Check in begins at 4 P.M. and check out is at 11:00 A.M. If your room is ready prior to 4 P.M. we are happy to check you into your guestroom.
Should your room not be ready and you wish to use the facilities (golf, ski equipment, swimming pool, etc.) you may do so.
How long does it take to get from Seattle to Leavenworth?
Approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.