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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Debra once again was warn and welcoming. She has great attention to detail in this sweet efficiency motel. Basic kitchen with comfy items to feel at home. Love how it is off the beaten path but easy access to the town. Charming....

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I found this old fashioned motel to be quite relaxing and comfortable. The small motel is like stepping back in time. The managers were very friendly and helpful and my room was spotless and quiet. Just a few steps from the ocean and a short drive to down town cannon beach. I will look forward to a return trip.

Thank DauneJ
Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This small rustic inn is the place to stay when you want a room within walking distance of the beach yet quiet and off the beaten track. Our room was clean and peaceful. The hosts were friendly and accommodating.

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lexington, ky
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on a tour of Oregon while visiting Cannon Beach. This hotel has everything you need for a quick beach trip. The owner is friendly and attentive while giving you space. You can walk to one of the best parts of the Cannon Beach area, the quieter south side with unbelievable views.

1Thank travelang
Cape Cod
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

A perfect find for our needs. When we first drove up I was disappointed we weren't directly on the water, but within a very short time, this charming quiet spot had won me over. The amazing beach at the end of the street is mesmerizing and the water is visible from right outside the door of our cozy suite room...

2Thank DebraBCapeCod
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 24 July 2015

The only downside of this small place is that you really have to drive to get to the town (unless you are up for an hour's walk, one way). The inn consists of only five units on a street that has easy access to the beach, in an area that is much less busy than further north. There is even...

1Thank ZippyNNG
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We recently returned from a drive of the Oregon coast. Our first stop, the Grey Whale Inn, was a typically reviewed TA place. Spot On correct!!! A wonderful Inn , charming very very clean and wonderful host who went well out of her way to make sure our special requests, allergy issues, would be addressed. It's not fancy but completely...

8Thank whoa3050
Holland, Michigan
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Stayed here overnight while driving up the coast. Walked on the beach before sunrise and took the most awesome photos. One of my favorite memories of the trip - watching The Goonies with my adult children while staying at Cannon Beach. Owner was friendly, warm, helpful and our room was perfect.

3Thank Kris R
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 7 September 2013

We have stayed here with family for over 5 years. We usually take two rooms; one with kitchenette and one without. It works great for our group of 4. The inn makes a great "cheap and cheerful" place to stay. They have spent the money on what counts feather beds and quality sheets. The owners are cheerful, helpful and cat...

7Thank joyful1016
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 18 May 2013

We have been staying here for several years and we love the seclusion and peace and quite of this quaint and charming little motel. The staff are super friendly and the rooms are nice and clean. The kitchenettes are great. The beach is a short stroll down the street and is usually less crowded then towards town. The free wifi...

6Thank Diarmaid H

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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Additional Information about Grey Whale Inn

Address: 164 W Kenai St, PO Box 964, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-3100
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Cannon Beach
Price Range: €110 - €141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“ask for room number 5, end unit and more windows.”
 of 5 bubbles joyful1016, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We choose to stay here on our trips from N. CA to Oregon. Just a short walk to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles KrisR510, 12 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Perfect if you want a quiet location just off the beach without frills.”
 of 5 bubbles berniegehret2016, 7 Oct 2012 | Read review
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