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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.

Inn at Wecoma Lincoln City.  Sleek, modern design w some partial ocean views, balconies and fireplaces. Spacious guestrooms w/ microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, free continental breakfast.  Indoor pool and a hot tub. W-fi, fitness room, business center, and located within walking distance to finest restaurants. 867-sq-foot conference room for business meetings or large social events. Some pet friendly.

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

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

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.

Pet Friendly Lodging on Oregon Coast is Ultra Cute

Published 2006

By Andre' Hagestedt

Samantha clowns and poses

(Oregon Coast) - For a fairly small motel, there’s a lot going on here in tiny Depoe Bay. Trollers Lodge is one of those Oregon coast discoveries that give reason for pause and the occasional sense of wonder – and even a chuckle here and there.

It's one of those rare tourist spots that actually feel more like home.

Trollers Lodge sits on a bluff above Highway 101, and a little ways behind the cliffs that drop abruptly into the wild and wooly sea here. There are wondrous views of the ocean, and the rooms and suites in the motel section are impeccably maintained, with a personal touch in the décor (partially through some whimsical handmade items created by owner Rick Leoni). You’ll find a lovely garden area, porch with a wonderful view, gas grills with a picnic spot, phones, cable TV and some rooms with incredible ocean views.

Depoe Bay's spouting horn

It’s also very dog friendly, and this green-themed charmer has its own ambassadorial lab: a kooky, energetic canine nutball named Samantha. Rick’s wife, Peg, and I have had numerous silly moments with that pup. Once, when our publication did a little blurb on Sam (who looks a bit like a seal), I brought the issue by to show Peg. As she read it, Sam jumped up on the counter to check things out herself – as if she were reading it as well. She actually looked over the newspaper.

It’s early January – and storm season is in full swing. I check in around 7 p.m. in the pitch black and ferocious winds. It’s spectacular, albeit a little spooky. This makes it all that much more enthralling.

I snag dinner at a Chinese spot in town called Wing Wa, where the wind continues to batter the restaurant, making all kinds of rattling noises as I’m waiting for the grub. Once I get it, it’s really quite difficult to make it back into my car, as the winds seem intent on either pushing me around the parking lot or preventing me from closing my car door.

Decor items by Leoni (which are for sale)

Back at the motel, I’m not finished grabbing my belongings, and still somewhat wrapped up in work on my computer. I zip outside in a hurry to get the rest. All of a sudden I’m possessed by this need to stand and pause in reverence at my surroundings. The winds are flailing at everything around me. The sea is a distant, black blur, but an impressive display of foamy madness nonetheless. I can’t help but stop and check it all out. My type-A personality of work-work-work only gets me so far on the coast.

I sit the rest of the night at my laptop, writing. The winds shyly slam against this beautiful oceanfront room I have (although it’s nighttime, and I can’t see anything). Some people spend such times just reading. I need to create the stuff other people read, occasionally peeking out to spy on the waves and wind going bonkers.

About 1 a.m., I start to get really sleepy, and decide I need exercise. This endeavor becomes a trip to the basalt walls of Depoe Bay’s downtown, where I encounter incredible winds, a freaky spouting horn that’s shooting high into the air, and absolutely frightening waves slamming into the basalt rocky ledges of this area. Meanwhile, the wind is insane, nearly knocking me over several times. I dart back into my car after two minutes, fully awake, and zip back to my computer and my ever-growing nerdy TV habits.

Strangely enough, as I stand on the porch of my room, staring out into the black/blue and faded whitecaps, I notice it’s much warmer and humid here, with sizably less wind. Yet this place is barely a quarter mile from the center of Depoe Bay. Why the difference in conditions?

It hits me like a brick at some point: There are several buildings in front of Trollers, shielding it from the wind. The result was quite a difference in conditions between where I was staying and the rest of town. Very interesting – and that much more inviting.

Lamps by Leoni

In the morning, I tour some of those buildings – vacation rentals that are also managed by Trollers. These are truly remarkable and stunningly decorated, starting at $150 a night. The Gardner House is right above the ocean and has two apartments – one with two bedrooms and the other with one. There’s a stairway to the tide pools just below. The Pelican Cottage boasts panoramic ocean views from each room, a full kitchen, large living room and dining room, plus a patio on the first floor and a stunning deck on the second. The Cummings House has a fantastic view of the waves, one bedroom, full kitchen, living room and all the amenities.

At one point, I’m loading my things back in my car, and Samantha appears out of nowhere, running at full speed, then disappearing behind some building. She does not respond to my calls I can’t keep my hands off this lovable dog). She’s on her own frenetic doggie agenda, and leaves me far behind. I never did get a chance to give her a goodbye pat.

Conference rooms are available and Trollers Lodge is within close walking distance to all of Depoe Bay’s many attractions and eateries. 355 SW Hwy 101 * (800) 472-9335 or (541) 765-2287. www.trollerslodge.com.

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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.

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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