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A famous little family eatery where the seafood practically gets shuffled from the sea straight into your mouth. Soups and salads include many seafood specialties, including cioppino, chowders, crab Louie and cheese breads. Fish 'n' chips come w/ various fish. Seafood sandwiches with shrimp, tuna or crab, as well as burgers. Dinners like pan fried oysters, fillets of salmon or halibut, sautéed scallops.

Feed the seals! One of the oldest aquariums in the U.S. is here in Seaside, Oregon, right on the Promenade

Lincoln City’s only resort hotel built right on the beach with all oceanfront rooms - nestled against a rugged cliffside overlooking a soft, sandy beach. Dine in penthouse restaurant and bar, for casual meal or candlelight dinner. An array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other Northwest favorites, including decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range from bedrooms to studios to 1-bedroom suites with microwaves and refrigerators to full kitchens. Also, wi-fi, spa, saunas, exercise room and year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love the game room and easy beach access. Full-service conference/meeting rooms for that inspirational retreat; extensive wedding possibilities.

There will not be another property built like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. Rare, premiere ocean front location; handsome, dramatic architecture and tasteful, fun (nostalgic) beach interiors. Overlooks Haystack Rock. 100 percent smoke free. Imaginative special occasion packages. Massive wood burning lobby fireplace. Library w/ fireplace, stocked with impressive book collection. Pet and family friendly. Lavish continental buffet breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select rooms. DVD players, complimentary movies. Morning paper. Warm cookies.

the finest in luxury condominium lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.

For over 80 years a favorite of Seaside visitors. 51 oceanfront condos, individually owned and decorated. Suites for couples, small apartments with fireplaces and kitchenettes, one or two bed family units with fireplaces, kitchens and dining rooms. Oceanview cottages sleep anywhere from two to eight, w/ two bedrooms, some with lofts, fireplaces and kitchens. Heated outdoor pool, enormous grounds w/ picnic tables - all at quiet southern end of Seaside.

20 gorgeous homes sleep up to 18; doubled that with some side-by-side homes. Some pet friendly. Cottages to massive homes; new oceanfront to renovated historic beach houses. All over central coast w/ Lincoln City, Otter Rock, Boiler Bay and Nye Beach. Long list of features, including barbecues, large decks, antique furnishings, wood stoves, gas fireplaces, hardwood floors, Jacuzzis and hot tubs. Most have movies, music, books. Gift basket w/ goodies in each

smaller homes with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All are either oceanfront or just a few steps away – all with a low bank access and fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area; one is close to the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies: fireplaces, multiple bedrooms, dishwashers, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs, cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s a loft in one, and another sprawling home has two apartments. Pets allowed in some homes – ask first. Each comes with complete kitchens. Most have seventh night free.

Suites, duplex units, houses for 2-8 people. Close to everything. All units w/ kitchens; many have fireplaces, decks, jetted tubs. Robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities and more. Award-winning flowers. Featured on Travel Channel.

A castle on the coast. Fine antiques, gourmet breakfast, luxury w/ ocean views, pet friendly. Social hour in the eve. Have to see to believe. East Ocean Rd., just north of the Arch Cape Tunnel. Arch Cape, Oregon (s. of Cannon Beach and Seaside). www.archcapehouse.com. 800-436-2848

Recent Changes at Some Central Oregon Coast Hotels

Published 07/14/2010

Inn at Wecoma

(Lincoln City, Oregon) – Some new developments at a handful of Lincoln City lodgings are reshaping the hotel landscape of the central Oregon coast town. The Sea Gypsy has migrated from a motel to a condo rental operation, one hotel has changed ownership and its name, and another has acquired a high-profile marketing partner from Los Angeles.

The Lee family of Lincoln City (owners of Coho Oceanfront Lodge) recently snagged the Farmer’s Daughter Hotel on Lincoln City’s Highway 101, and the name is now Inn at Wecoma. Rob Lee, Director of Operations for the Coho and Wecoma, said the place will experience a few changes and additions, including in-room DVD players, a gift shop, business center, and they’ll have numerous resources for people to look through to prepare for their adventures. 

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“We also will be decorating the lobby with a throwback to the ‘miracle miles’ era and past Lincoln city pictures and photos,” Lee said. “All that with a slight modern twist so people of all generations will find it appealing.”

Inn at Wecoma is at 945 NW Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 800-452-8981. www.innatwecoma.com

Meanwhile, their Coho Oceanfront Lodge has partnered with Los Angeles marketing and sales firm K Hotels.

Lee said K Hotels will fill a much needed sales position that would otherwise be financially prohibitive for their hotel, based on the sales efforts required to stay in front of travel agents and consumers not in Oregon’s backyard.

“The Coho Oceanfront Lodge makes an excellent addition to our collection of hand-picked hotels,” said Lara Weiss, Managing Director, K Hotels. “It’s such a unique leisure property, and is sure to attract new clients, as K Hotels continues to expand our growing brand of hospitality expertise and service.”

Part of Coho's renovation.

Recently renovated by renowned interior designers Ankrom Moisan Architects, the Coho is also committed to green practices. For more information on the The Coho Oceanfront Lodge, see www.thecoholodge.com.

Also in Lincoln City, rumors of the demise of The Sea Gypsy condo hotel are greatly exaggerated – in fact it couldn’t be more alive and kicking. A recent article in national magazine The Christian Science Monitor incorrectly portrayed the Sea Gypsy as a sinking ship, when in fact it was simply changing its operations model into a privately managed set of oceanfront condos.

It is no longer a motel but now a large collection of vacation rentals, managed by a handful of private owners and companies, including Michele Franck of Oregon Beach House Rentals. Now, prices are likely a little less to stay there but the views are the same.

The Sea Gypsy condo building recently removed its sign.

“It did close as a motel officially last November,” Franck said. “The office maintained operation for the transition through January, 2010. Units have always been individually owned but all were managed under one group, one management. It has operated that way nearly since its inception. In recent years the rank and file of new owners were opting to update and handle their own condos rental. I did, myself. With more and more turnover in ownership from the old guard, the new took on the actual and correct 'condo' persona.”

Franck started managing and renting out her own condo several years ago, and now the majority of condo owners do that or use a management company such as hers.

“This cuts down on the overhead and costs of operation dramatically - like housekeeping, grounds keepers, stock, supplies and 24-hour office staff and services,” Franck said.

Inside the Sea Gypsy rooms.

Franck currently manages eight condos in the extensive complex, and plans are to manage some eight more in the coming months.

The large signage on the southern side of the building – visible from the D River access – has recently been removed. Franck said this was because it was a leased sign and that lease ran out. With it no longer being an actual motel but separately managed vacation condo rentals and no front office, that signage was no longer necessary.

Oregon Beach House Rentals and their Sea Gypsy condos can be found at www.cottagesbythebeach.com and 888-755-7783.

More About Lincoln City Hotels, lodging.....

Perfect for large family vacations all the way down to a getaway lodging for two - with over 25 vacation rental homes to choose from. A breathtaking collection of craftsman or traditional beachfront homes, or oceanview houses – from one to seven bedrooms. In various areas of Lincoln City and overlooking the beach, with some in Depoe Bay. All kinds of amenities are available, like hot tubs, decks, BBQ, rock fireplaces, beamed ceilings and more. Some are new, some are historic charmers.

Dozens of homes in that dreamy, rugged stretch between Cannon Beach and Manzanita known as Arch Cape. Oceanfront and ocean view , or just a short walk from the sea.

Beautifully wooded natural setting at quiet south end of Cannon Beach. Great during winter storms with a new book by the fireplace – or when the sun is out for family fun and beach strolling. Handsome beach cottage-style architecture. Lush flowering gardens and naturalized courtyard pond. Warm, inviting guest rooms. Continental buffet breakfast. Warm Cookies. Family and Pet Friendly. Welcome gifts. Smoke-free. Complimentary Wireless Connectivity. Wine and book signing events.

Breathtaking high panoramic beach views from oceanfront rooms, spacious family suites & fully equipped cottages.  Known for gracious hospitality, the sparkling clean Sea Horse features a heated indoor pool, dramatic oceanfront spa, great whale watching, free deluxe continental breakfast, conference room, free casino shuttle & HBO.  Fireplaces, private decks and spas are available in select rooms.  Close to shops, golf, fishing & restaurants.  Pets are welcome in select rooms.  Senior discounts.  Kids 18 and under stay free in their parent's room.  Very attractive rates.
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All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck. Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed, fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly

Sumptuous indoor pool heated year round. Lovely ocean views come with many rooms. All units big, extremely comfortable, w/ special touches. Each room contains a microwave, refrigerator, in-room coffee makers, cable TV, and larger kitchen units are available as well. Free parking, choice of smoking or non-smoking rooms. Within walking distance to all of Yachats’ various amenities; short walk to the beaches
Literally over 100 homes available as vacation rentals – all distinctive and carefully selected to be special. Find them in Yachats, Waldport, Newport, Nye Beach, Otter Rock, Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach, Lincoln Beach, Lincoln City, Neskowin, Pacific City, Tierra Del Mar and Rockaway Beach. Some pet friendly.

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