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Best Places to Stay in the Oregon Coast

Running 584 kilometres from north to south beside the Pacific Ocean, the Oregon Coast is a picturesque and inviting region of the United States. It’s renowned for its welcoming coastal communities and captivating outdoor adventures, such as whale watching, hunting for Dungeness crabs and beachcombing for agates.

With more than 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve highlighted the most alluring areas for visitors along the Oregon Coast. From the windswept beaches of Canon Beach to the world’s smallest navigable harbour in Depoe Bay, these towns and cities offer memorable coastal escapes. Need help finding a place to stay? We’ve got you covered with the best hotels, inns or resorts for each area.

Cannon Beach

Why You Should Stay in Cannon Beach

A small coastal city south of Ecola State Park, Cannon Beach is known for its tide pools, waterfront picnic areas and iconic coastal rock formations. The downtown area is filled with locally-owned boutiques and alfresco cafes, while the surrounding region offers ample outdoor adventures in the form of sea caves, kayaking, surfing and wildlife spotting.

Must-Do Cannon Beach Experiences

  • Admire the unique rock formation, Haystack Rock, during low tide and spot tufted penguins.
  • Browse the art galleries and boutiques lining South Hemlock Street.
  • Explore the secluded beaches and historic lighthouse in Ecola State Park.

Top Hotels in Cannon Beach

Stephanie Inn Cannon Beach

Stephanie Inn Cannon Beach bedroomThe oceanfront Stephanie Inn Cannon Beach is a boutique hotel with a luxe day spa offering specialty chakra and hot lava shell massages. The hotel also features an on-site restaurant serving local ingredients and craft cocktails, along with a Northwest Wine & Beer Gathering in the library each evening.

Every room at Stephanie Inn Cannon Beach has a gas fireplace and lanterns for nightly beach walks. Choose between rooms and suites facing the ocean or mountains, such as the Oceanfront Queen Barrier Free with wet bar, patio and Jacuzzi. The two-storey Oceanfront Carriage House is right on the beach, while the Oceanfront Dormer Suite has a separate living and dining room and a large balcony.

Nearby Attractions 

  • Haystack Rock (1.2 kilometres)
  • Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site (800 metres)
  • Warren House Pub (550 metres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 311 – USD 645
Guest Rating: 9.9
Address: 2740 South Pacific, Cannon Beach, Oregon, United States

Blue Gull Inn

Blue Gull InnHotelCombined visitors love Blue Gull Inn’s location for shopping, as it’s located between Cannon Beach’s clusters of boutiques on North and South Hemlock Street. The popular hotel features cosy rooms and suites, such as the standard Guest Room with a fireplace and queen-size bed. You can upgrade your Guest Room to include a kitchen or Jacuzzi or opt for a spacious suite with a full kitchen, Jacuzzi and fireplace.

Along with complimentary Wi-Fi and beach toys, Blue Gull Inn offers on-site laundry and barbecue facilities. There’s a free DVD library in the office for rainy days, while swimming spots in Ecola Creek and at Kramer Point are a short walk away.

Nearby Attractions 

  • Icefire Glassworks (350 metres)
  • Haystack Rock (1 kilometre)
  • Mariner Market (500 metres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 195 – USD 228
Guest Rating: 8.4
Address: 632 South Hemlock, Cannon Beach, Oregon, United States

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Lincoln City

Why You Should Stay in Lincoln City

Discover more than 11 kilometres of sandy beaches in Lincoln City, where outdoor sports and recreation are easy to find. The beaches are perfect for swimming and flying kites, while Devil’s Lake is ideal for fishing and kayaking. You can spot seals and dig for clams at Siletz Bay, hike coastal trails, surf challenging waves and venture out for a whale-watching tour.

Must-Do Lincoln City Experiences

  • Get some retail therapy at the Lincoln City Outlets.
  • Swim, boat and fish at the Devil’s Lake State Recreation Area.
  • Discover more about the region’s history and traditions at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum.

Top Hotels in Lincoln City

Starfish Manor Oceanfront Hotel

Starfish Manor Oceanfront HotelLooking for a romantic getaway along the Oregon Coast? Stay at the luxurious Starfish Manor Oceanfront Hotel, which boasts 17 oceanfront suites with water-facing Jacuzzis, fireplaces, private decks, kitchenettes and extravagant furnishings. The Nautica Suites are located on the beach, while the Pacific Suites can accommodate up to four guests and the Belle Suite features a spa bath and fireplace in the main bedroom.

Along with complimentary Wi-Fi and on-site parking, Starfish Manor Oceanfront Hotel also offers on-site laundry facilities and business services. The hotel is located slightly north of the Lincoln City centre, placing you in a more relaxed and secluded beachfront location. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Abraham Lincoln Memorial Statue (1 kilometre)
  • Devil’s Lake State Recreation Area (1.9 kilometres)
  • Chinook Winds Casino Resort (1.6 kilometres)

Star Rating: 4.5*
Price: USD 221 – USD 429
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 2735 Nw Inlet Avenue, Lincoln City, Oregon, United States

Surftides Lincoln City

Surftides Lincoln City bedroomThe 4-star Surftides Lincoln City is a family-friendly hotel with outdoor gardens, a swimming pool and board games, books and DVDs to borrow. Enjoy a wealth of on-site activities, including live music, movie nights, bicycle rentals, a hot tub, fitness centre, sauna and tennis court. You also have access to the MIST Restaurant and Lounge, which has a kids’ menu and distinct Northwest flavours. 

Accommodations include rooms with one king or two queen-size beds, oceanfront rooms overlooking the Pacific or with direct beach access and suites with fireplaces and Jacuzzis. The Oceanfront Jacuzzi King is perfect for couples with its two-person Jacuzzi, fireplace and private balcony, while the Oceanfront Superior Two Queen is ideal for families. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy (600 metres)
  • Game Over Arcade (650 metres)
  • Abraham Lincoln Memorial Statue (1.2 kilometres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 97 – USD 226
Guest Rating: 8.1
Address: 2945 NW Jetty Avenue, Lincoln City, Oregon, United States

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Why You Should Stay in Seaside

Seaside is a family-focused resort city home to a 1920s-style promenade, famed surf breaks, an aquarium and numerous downtown dining and shopping establishments. To the south, Ecola State Park offers ample outdoor adventures and wildlife, while in the north, Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site offers beach horse riding and four-wheel driving.

Must-Do Seaside Experiences 

  • Walk along the 2.5-kilometre-long Promenade while admiring the oceanfront homes, windswept sand dunes and famous automobile Turnaround.
  • Go kayaking, canoeing or stand-up paddleboarding along Necanicum River.
  • Hike up to the historic Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, first lit in 1881. 

Top Hotels in Seaside

The Tradewinds Condo Hotel

The Tradewinds Condo HotelThe Tradewinds Condo Hotel offers comfortable and affordable self-contained accommodation in Seaside. These luxurious abodes are all individually owned and designed, including a remodelled one-bedroom apartment with ocean views, a living room and full kitchen. Need more space? Opt for the Partial View Two Bedroom condo with one queen-size bed and two singles, as well as a dining table, kitchenette and TV with HBO.

Most of the condos are pet-friendly and all offer modern entertainment, such as TVs and Wi-Fi. Located just north of the centre of Seaside, these accommodations keep you close to the area’s top attractions while giving you a tranquil place to relax and extra privacy. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Seaside Outlet Mall (1.1 kilometres)
  • Seaside Museum & Historical Society (750 metres)
  • Seaside Aquarium (650 metres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 93 – USD 186
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: 1022 North Prom, Seaside, Oregon, United States

Ashore Hotel

Ashore HotelLocated in the heart of Seaside, Ashore Hotel is a hub of holiday activity, from its heated saline swimming pool and fire pit to the sauna and complimentary cruiser bicycles. Don’t forget to try some of the local craft beer and organic wine at the on-site eatery, which also serves coffee from a local roaster.

There are only 22 rooms at this intimate hotel, with each one individually decorated and pet-friendly. All rooms come with flat-screen TVs, fridges, custom-made work desks and natural bath products. You can upgrade to a room with a fireplace or enjoy maximum space in the Suite Plus, which is adorned with retro decor.  

Nearby Attractions 

  • Seaside Aquarium (280 metres)
  • Seaside Beach (230 metres)
  • Necanicum Estuary Natural History Park (750 metres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 248 – USD 345
Guest Rating: 9.2
Address: 125 Oceanway Street, Seaside, Oregon, United States

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Harbor

Why You Should Stay in Harbor

The intimate seaside community of Harbor sits at the mouth of the Chetco River and welcomes you with its small marina and waterfront restaurants. Across the river you’ll find Brookings, another town that combined with Harbor creates a coastal spread of peaceful coves, inland hiking trails, boutique shopping and enthralling water sports. 

Must-Do Harbor Experiences

  • Dine at some of the restaurants around the marina, such as Zola’s Pizzeria, Voodoo Bar & Grill and The Bell & Whistle Coffee House.
  • Relax on the soft sand at the secluded Thunder Rock Cove.
  • Visit the largest island on the Oregon Coast, Bird Island, to spot tufted penguins.

Top Hotels in Harbor

Ocean Suites Motel

Located near Chetco Cove and Chetco River, the charming Ocean Suites Motel offers affordable rooms and suites near the centre of Harbor. Save money on the standard room with a queen-size bed and HD TV or upgrade to the standard suite for a small dining table and recliner. Alternatively, splurge on the apartment-style suite to enjoy its separate living room, plug-and-play entertainment console and kitchen.

Along with complimentary Netflix and high-speed Wi-Fi in every room, Ocean Suites Motel also has a guest laundry with free detergent. It’s a short walk from the beach and Tuttle Creek, while nearby restaurants include Rice Bowl, Wild River Pizza and Dutch Bros. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Angler’s Choice Tidewind Sportfishing (950 metres)
  • Kathy’s Corner Market (800 metres)
  • Voodoo Bar & Grill (1 kilometre)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 93 – USD 96
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 16045 Lower Harbor Road, Harbor, Oregon, United States

Lucky 7 Casino & Hotel Howonquet Lodge

Lucky 7 Casino & Hotel Howonquet LodgeSlightly south of Harbor’s main town centre, Lucky 7 Casino & Hotel Howonquet Lodge is a one-stop shop for entertainment, dining and comfort. You’ll find gourmet burgers and a full salad bar at the House of Howonquet restaurant, while Club 7 Sports Bar offers drink specials most days of the week. The on-site casino provides slot machines, poker tables, bingo and blackjack.

The rooms and suites are housed inside Howonquet Lodge, most of which have mountain or ocean views, flat-screen TVs, fridges, plush king or queen-size beds and coffee makers. Upgrade to a room with a private balcony or splurge on the Prince Island Suite for a spa-style bathroom and fireplace. All guests have access to the hotel’s indoor pool, fitness centre and business centre.

Nearby Attractions 

  • Clifford Kamph Memorial Park (1.6 kilometres)
  • XUS Zipline Rides (350 metres)
  • Pyramid Point (1.2 kilometres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 144 – USD 247
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: 13170 Hwy 101, Harbor, Oregon, United States

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Depoe Bay

Why You Should Stay in Depoe Bay

A small city south of the Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint, Depoe Bay centres around a charming bay of the same name and features a large waterfront park, historic lighthouses and numerous whale-watching opportunities. The main street, the Oregon Coast Highway, is lined with bars, restaurants and boutiques, while slightly north you’ll find plenty of outdoor activities in the Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area.

Must-Do Depoe Bay Experiences

  • Soak up views of the Pacific Ocean and spot whales from lookouts in Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint.
  • Taste some of the region’s best wine at the Depoe Bay Winery.
  • Explore the tidepools, raging surf and sea caves in the Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

Top Hotels in Depoe Bay

Whale Cove Inn

Whale Cove InnLocated south of Depoe Bay, the 4-star Whale Cove Inn overlooks the Whale Cove Habitat Refuge, where you can often spot whales, dolphins and seals. The all-suite accommodation includes seven signature suites with Whale Cove views, LCD TVs, gas fireplaces, king-size beds, private balconies and Jacuzzis. Alternatively, stay in the three-bedroom Premier Suite for maximum living space.

Help yourself to the gourmet buffet breakfast every morning in the dining hall and don’t forget to dine on local farm produce at Restaurant Beck. This boutique hotel also has its own private path down to Whale Cove. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint (270 metres)
  • Whale Cove Habitat Refuge (20 metres)
  • Ben Jones Bridge Viewpoint (1 kilometre)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 424 – USD 881
Guest Rating: 9.9
Address: 2345 South Highway 101, Depoe Bay, Oregon, United States

WorldMark Depoe Bay

WorldMark Depoe BayWorldMark Depoe Bay is nestled north of Pirate Cove and captures the laid-back appeal of the Oregon Coast with its spacious two and three-bedroom suites. These cosy holiday homes overlook the water and come with king-size beds in the master bedrooms, full kitchens, dining areas, washer/dryers, fireplaces and private balconies and barbecues.

Take advantage of the on-site resort-style facilities, such as three swimming pools, two recreation centres and two hot tubs. The kids will love the playground and arcade games, while the tennis court, ping pong table and billiards table are great for a little family competition. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint (900 metres)
  • Pirate Cove Research Reserve (600 metres)
  • Depoe Bay Scenic Park (900 metres)

Star Rating: 3.5*
Price: USD 358 – USD 903
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 939 N W Highway 101, Depoe Bay, Oregon, United States

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Arch Cape

Why You Should Stay in Arch Cape

Named after the natural arch in its coastal rocks, Arch Cape is a secluded hamlet nestled between the Hug Point State Recreation Site and Oswald West State Park. Arch Cape offers one of the most laid-back holiday destinations along the Oregon Coast, with only a handful of accommodations and a spread out sprawl of beachfront houses.

Must-Do Arch Cape Experiences

  • Check out the iconic Castle Rock, a large castle-shaped monolith just off the coast.
  • Explore the forested picnic areas and small sandy cove in Hug Point State Recreation Site.
  • Hike, cycle or ride horses through the natural splendours of Nehalem Bay State Park.

Top Hotels in Arch Cape

The Inn at Arch Cape

The Inn at Arch Cape bedroomHotelsCombined visitors rave about the large room and comfortable beds at The Inn at Arch Cape, which has only six individually designed rooms for an intimate and personalised stay. The King Suite sleeps four guests and has a full kitchen and oversized sofas, while the Queen Suite sleeps five guests and has a private deck, full kitchen and wood-burning fireplace.

The Inn at Arch Cape is blessed with an on-site garden and sun deck, the latter of which overlooks the Pacific Ocean. It’s private and secluded location is accentuated by a short walk to the beach and nearby creeks. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • Hug Point State Recreation Site (2.3 kilometres)
  • Cape Falcon Shoreside Marine Protected Area (2.9 kilometres)
  • Arch Cape (1 kilometre)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 195 – USD 336
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 79340 Highway 101 South, Arch Cape, Oregon, United States

Arch Cape Inn & Retreat

Arch Cape Inn & RetreatArch Cape Inn & Retreat is housed in a castle-esque building surrounded by native forests and manicured gardens. Along with a regal common room and sun-drenched outdoor terrace, the hotel offers pet-friendly accommodation and access to four kilometres of secluded beach. Treat yourself to the complimentary gourmet breakfast in the morning and the complimentary wine and canapes in the evening.

There are only 10 guest rooms and suites, most of which have gas fireplaces and overlook the Pacific Ocean. The Provence room has a Jacuzzi and the Tuscan Spa suite has a sauna, while the Tapestry room features an antique French armoire. Splurge on the two-storey Owner’s Suite for a private entrance, spacious living room, Mediterranean-style shower and private deck. 

Nearby Attractions 

  • St Peter the Fisherman church (400 metres)
  • Arch Cape (1 kilometre)
  • Cape Falcon Shoreside Marine Protected Area (2.9 kilometres)

Star Rating: 3.5*
Price: USD 165 – USD 300
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: 31970 East Ocean Lane, Arch Cape, Oregon, United States

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Explore the Oregon Coast Like a Local

Experience the natural beauty, outdoor adventures and local culture of the Oregon Coast by staying in one of these welcoming coastal cities, towns or hamlets. Each one boasts its own unique style, from cosmopolitan shopping and dining to wilderness exploration and secluded beach retreats. The most popular Oregon Coast accommodations showcase the region’s spoils with luxe rooms, on-site pools and restaurants and offers convenient access to some of the state’s top attractions.

Where will you stay in the Oregon Coast? Let us know in the comments below.

Author: Ben Stower

I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.

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