Frequently Asked Questions

|Frequently Asked Questions

Leavenworth (LWA) is now a stop on the Amtrak Reservation system. If you are taking the train to Leavenworth and if you are staying at the The Alpine Rivers 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 arrival and departure more pleasurable – such as arranging room assignments to allow you the earliest check in possible or to putting together an early morning snack to take with you on the train.

Amtrak Empire Builder Route

For reservations call 1-800-872-7245 or go online to 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.

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.

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 2017, call January 1, 2016 at 7:00 am. For the month of February 2017 call February 1, 2016 at 7:00 am. etc.

A Friday/Saturday two night minimum stay is required for selected weekends and during the following festivals IceFest, Oktoberfest, and Christmas Lighting Festival.

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

The Alpine Rivers Inn has various cancellation periods dependent on many factors.

  • Midweek: Mid-week cancelation policy is 72 hours. During regular season for arrivals between Sunday & Thursday any room canceled within 72 hours of the arrival will be charged a fee equal to the first night of the stay.
  • Weekend: Weekend policy is 72 hours. During regular season for arrivals on Friday & Saturday any room cancelled within 72 hours of the arrival will be subject to a fee equal to the entire stay.
  • Festival Weekend: Cancellation policy is 14 days. During Festival weekends the room must be cancelled 2 weeks/or 14 days prior to the arrival to avoid a fee equal to the entire stay. Festival weekends include Ice Fest, Octoberfest, and Christmas lighting, plus the last ten days of December
  • Group Reservation: For group reservation of 6 or more rooms the cancellation policy is 30 days. Rooms will become non-refundable after the deadline date. And full payment is due 30 days prior to the arrival.

The Alpine Rivers Inn is located on Hwy 2, four blocks from Downtown Leavenworth Shops and Activities.

The Alpine Rivers Inn has limited DOG allowable rooms. We offer single queens, double queens and family rooms as dog friendly. Service animals are welcome. Advance Reservations are required for all dog reservations and they must be made directly. NO CATS OR BIRDS.

Instead of a roll-a-way for extra guests in the room, we offer a 3-inch thick pad for the floor with bedding. The pad is no extra charge.

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 and we maintain a current directory of menus, inquire at Front Desk. We do not offer alcohol service nor do we have a lounge.

Yes, we do provide cribs at no extra charge. Please ask for a crib when making your reservation.

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 (hot tub, swimming pool, etc.) you may do so.

Approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.