We’re committed to the best value, cleanest rooms, and  most comfy beds in the Palouse region.


Various room options available


King Room

All rooms include flat screen TVs and free wifi.Beds are brand new, along with all bedding.


Queen room

Our Queen rooms have been recently upgraded (along with other rooms). New flooring will be completed in all rooms by June 2022.


Double Bed Rooms

We have several 2 bed rooms, which can comfortably accomidate up to 4 adults.

The Siesta Motel is a small 19 Unit motel in the heart of the Palouse. We are located in the small town of Colfax, Washington, just a short distance from Washington State University in Pullman.

A small apartment is available for extended stays.  This Unit has a kitchen, living room, bedroom and bath.  It’s perfect for those looking for an extended stay at an affordable rate.  Please contact us for availability and a quote.

The Siesta Motel appreciates your business and looks forward to accommodating your needs.

Once travelers find this little treasure in eastern Washington, they are sure to return for the friendly service, comfortable beds, clean rooms and homelike feeling of the Siesta Motel.

Why pay more for lodging when you could be resting at the Siesta and spending your hard-earned dollars having fun and enjoying the beautiful picturesque views in and around the quiet town of Colfax?


Amazing family-run classic diner in Colfax, just half a mile away from Siesta Motel. Great breakfasts and burgers!

Steptoe Butte State Park is a 150-acre, 3612-foot-tall natural monument. Thimble-shaped, the quartzite butte looms in bald grandeur.

The museum collects and preservers national history of the region.

The Perkins house is a faithfully restored home built by a Colfax pioneer, James Perkins. Whitman County Historical Society has ensured its authenticity

615 S. Main
Colfax, WA 99111

The Siesta Motel is also pet-friendly. Bring your little loved ones with you on your trip for a small extra fee.

Only a limited number of rooms available for pet occupancy – Any pet that will be brought in a room must be noted at the time of reservation or check-in.

  • Wireless Internet
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee
  • Air Conditioning
  • Electric heat
  • Cable TV
  • Free Local Calls

To keep rates low and pass savings on to our guests, we require at least 24-hour cancellation notice for most reservations.

If the Siesta Motel is not notified within the cancellation time specified in the policy, the guest will be charged the 50% payment for the entire reservation. No shows will be also be charged 50%.  In addition, a valid driver’s license is required when presenting credit card at check-in. (NOTE: Prepayment and a deposit may be required for group reservations of multiple rooms – Call 509-397-3417 for details.)

Please respect this policy and understand that when a guest does not provide enough notice for cancellation, everyone suffers.

We do not overbook our rooms so when you make a reservation, you are guaranteed your room will not be given to another traveler. 

We look forward to your visit!

Any time after 3:00 PM 


Any time before 11:00 AM.

Whether you’re an individual traveler or small tour group, the Siesta Motel would love to help meet your accommodation needs.

The Siesta Motel is a member of the Colfax and Pullman Chamber of Commerce.  We encourage travelers to explore our friendly town and the surrounding area to see what we have to offer.

For positive guest comments, you can visit various websites (e.g., Trip Advisor; Yelp, etc.) or see our office bulletin board. 

Guests’ history shows that once a traveler has stayed at the Siesta, if they return to the area, they ensure their return lodging is at the Siesta Motel in Colfax.  Why pay high lodging prices?  Sure, we don’t offer a continental breakfast, but with the money you save on lodging, you can eat a nice hearty breakfast at a nice local restaurant in Colfax.

Come in, say hello – Friendly Service With a Smile!

Everyone is welcome:

  • Contractors – clean, quiet rooms at affordable rates;
  • Sports Fans – Go Cougars / Bulldogs;
  • Geocachers;
  • Hunters – great deer/bird hunting;
  • Fisherman – lakes/rivers nearby – 23 miles from Lower Granite Dam;
  • Bikers / Cyclers – great roads and views.  The Palouse has some of the best roads in Washington for biking and motorcycling.
  • Families – fun;
  • Photographers – breath taking views, beautiful scenes that change each season.  Take a short trip to Steptoe Butte or Palouse Falls!
  • Golfers – Colfax has a nice public golf course.  There is also a golf course on WSU campus in Pullman and a golf course at the University of Idaho in Moscow.  You are sure to enjoy these beautiful greens and fairways.

Please let front desk know if there is a problem so that issues can be managed immediately.