Olympic Club Hotel

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The Olympic Club Hotel
Location 112 N. Tower St
Centralia, Washington
Built 1908
NRHP Reference # 80004006
Added to NRHP March 10, 1980

The Olympic Club Hotel is a historic hotel owned by McMenamins Pubs & Breweries in Centralia, Washington, United States. Built in 1908, it was originally known as the Oxford Hotel.[1] After acquiring the property in 1997,[1] McMenamins changed the name to reflect the new ownership. The hotel features 27 European-style guest rooms[2] and a brewpub movie theater.

Notorious train robber Roy Gardner was re-captured at the then-Oxford Hotel after escaping federal custody in 1921.[3]

The Olympic Club also hosts musical acts as part of the McMenamin chain's "Great Northwest Music Tour," mostly consisting of bands from the Portland, Oregon area.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b "A History of the Olympic Club". McMenamins. Retrieved December 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Olympic Club". McMenamins. Retrieved December 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ Duane Colt Denfeld, Roy Gardner, king of escape artists, flees McNeil Island Penitentiary on September 5, 1921, HistoryLink essay number 9792, December 29, 2011. Accessed online 2012-09-05.

Coordinates: 46°43′00″N 122°57′14″W / 46.71667°N 122.95389°W / 46.71667; -122.95389