Oregon Coast Travel Tips: Hotels, Motels of Cannon Beach
(Cannon Beach, Oregon) - The north Oregon coast resort that is Cannon Beach is bulging with shimmering, upscale motels and hotels of renown, places unforgettable for a variety of reasons. Some are right on the ocean, providing consistently wowing views of the Oregon coast’s often wild surf – or, as frequently happens in summer, that unusually pristine and placid blue that makes it look drinkable.
The hotels and motels of Cannon Beach – and the hotels and motels of towns nearby – reflect that atmospheric vibe, with intoxicating architecture and style.
The Ocean Lodge. The magic of this hotel is its most rare, premiere location: its handsome, dramatic architecture and its tasteful, fun, even nostalgic, beach interiors. There will not be another property built like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. With a location overlooking famed Haystack Rock, this site deserved something very special. This dramatic beauty is 100 percent smoke free, with some very imaginative special occasion packages. Look for massive, river-rock fireplace burning real wood in the lobby. Library with fireplace stocked with impressive collection of coffee table books, leather bound classics, contemporary literature, and imaginative children’s books and games. They are enthusiastically pet and family friendly. Complimentary wi-fi; extravagant continental buffet breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select rooms. Cable television and DVD players with complimentary movies. Morning paper delivered to your door. Warm home-baked cookies. 888-777-4047. 503-436-2241. 2864 Pacific Street, Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.theoceanlodge.com
Inn at Cannon Beach. This lovely hotel stands on a wooded property at the quiet southern end of Cannon Beach, taking full advantage of the beauty of its natural setting. Warm natural wood exteriors and handsome cottage-style architecture highlight the building, surrounded by lush flowering gardens and naturalized central courtyard pond. It’s a little like a high-end summer camp for adults and families, and just a short block to the beach. The guest room interiors are warm and inviting. The Inn at Cannon Beach is a lovely place during winter storms that lash the beach, but even better when the sun’s out for family fun and beach strolling. Indulge in the continental buffet breakfast each morning, warm cookies in the lobby – and it’s family and pet friendly, with welcome gifts in every room. The Inn at Cannon Beach is 100 percent 100 percent smoke-free, there’s a newspaper delivered to your door and complimentary wireless connectivity. Plus, there are regular wine tastings and periodic events such as book signings. 800-321-6304 or 503-436-9085 Hemlock At Surfcrest, Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.atcannonbeach.com.
Hotels, Motels Near Cannon Beach
San Dune Inn. Don’t confuse it with the San Dune Pub, just down the street. Just blocks from the beach, this cuddly little pet- and family-friendly charmer of a motel boasts a host of complimentary fun stuff like beach games, beach chairs and bikes for carousing around town on, among other things. There are also free movies. Each room is immaculate, and the service is prompt as well as fun to interact with: they have a wonderful sense of the quirky as well. Some larger rooms with kitchens for bigger groups. BBQ area in back. Free wi-fi. Small pet fee. www.sanduneinn.com. 428 Dorcas Lane, Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-5163.
Ocean Inn. Right next to the sprawling, pristine sands of Manzanita sit ten beautifully appointed units that shimmer with an uncommon warmth and sense of class. Spacious rooms with high ceilings and a cozy mix of wood and brick give way to incredible views. Four apartments are one-bedroom, full kitchen units. Four have full kitchens and ocean views. Two units are suites: one with an ocean view and one without that is handicap equipped. Three units are pet friendly. In each unit you’ll find TV/VCR, microwave and futon couches. Other amenities you may find include ocean view or oceanside decks, wood stoves, Jacuzzi baths, dishwasher and a garage or carport. One week minimum in July and August; two-night minimum September through June. Look for it at the end of Laneda, practically on the beach. 32 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-7701. 866-368-7701. www.oceaninnatmanzanita.com.
Tradewinds Motel, Rockaway Beach. You’ll discover nearly panoramic ocean views, close proximity to golfing, fishing tours and quick access to seven miles of pristine beaches at this quintessential beauty in Rockaway Beach. Some rooms are pet friendly. TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones with data ports. The oceanfronts all have a queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and a private deck. Some oceanfront units come with all those amenities but the kitchens; non-oceanfront rooms are appointed with a queen bed, small fridge, and coffee maker – sizable for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. There is an elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite with two bedrooms and a kitchen, fireplace and private deck. For those wanting bigger accommodations for family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites. 523 N. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach. (503) 355-2112 - 1-800-824-0938. www.tradewinds-motel.com
The Tides by the Sea. 60 years on now, The Tides has been a favorite of Seaside visitors. There's a sense of history as well as modern luxury here, with the ancient-looking stone walls and pillars out front practically screaming to tell stories of the generations of visitors that have stayed there. These 46 oceanfront condos come in various incarnations and are individually decorated. Find suites, small apartments with fireplaces or kitchenettes, one or two bedroom units, and rooms with fireplaces, kitchens, and dining rooms. There are wonderful cottages that sleep anywhere from two to eight people, with two bedrooms, fireplaces and kitchens. Meanwhile, the heated outdoor pool, enormous grounds and location at the deserted southern end of Seaside make for some memorable means of play and repose. 2316 Beach Drive, Seaside. 800-548-2846. www.thetidesbythesea.com
Paradise Suites & Vacation Rentals Unique Luxury Accommodations
in Seaside. 1BR Suites, 1BR & 2BR Duplex Units and 3BR Houses, units
for 2-8 people. Rent the entire rental property for 20-26. All units close
to beach, river and Broadway St.
Inn at Seaside. You’ll find it located in the center of the action and adjacent to the Seaside Convention Center, making the Inn at Seaside the obvious choice for beach lovers, families looking for a fun vacation and, of course, conventioneers. Spacious two bedroom suites, double queen-bedded rooms and hospitality suites are perfect for families, small groups or traveling couples. Each cheerful, well-appointed room provides guests with unexpected comfort and convenience. Amenities include: indoor heated swimming pool and spa, in room coffee service, weekday Oregonian newspaper, deluxe continental buffet breakfast and guest laundry facilities. This pet friendly gem is near all the action of Seaside: bumper boats, biking on the promenade, surfing, golf, fishing, crabbing, picnics, volleyball, factory outlet stores, aquatic center, a skate park and the requisite saltwater taffy tasting contest. 800-699-5070. 503-738-9581. 441 Second Ave. Seaside, Oregon. www.seasideccinn.com
Sand & Sea Luxury Condominiums. Right on the Promenade, just one block south of the Turnaround and the bustle of Broadway, this oceanfront building features floor-to-ceiling windows affording oceanfront, ocean view or partial ocean view vistas. Each spacious condo is individually owned and decorated. Standard with each unit is a fully-equipped kitchen, gas fireplace, free high-speed internet access, cable TV, VCR/DVD, generously proportioned living and dining areas, and a spacious lanai. Units have one or two bedrooms with one or two bathrooms and can sleep up to six people. Full housekeeping and linen service are provided. There is a sauna and an indoor pool. 475 South Prom. Seaside, Oregon. 1-877-220-8312. 503-738-8441. www.sandandseaoregon.com