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“Very Enjoyable Weekend at the Commodore Hotel”
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Commodore Hotel
Ranked #8 of 14 Hotels in Astoria
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We just spent two very enjoyable nights at the Commodore. It was our first stay but we will definitely be back. We were a little concerned because of negative reviews because of the noise but we had an interior room and slept just fine with the window open. This was the first place we have stayed with shared bathrooms but this was not a problem either as they were kept very clean and we never had to wait. The rooms are small but comfortable. The staff is very friendly. The evening happy hour was the high spot and was a great chance to meet other guests.

Stayed: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

I needed a place to stay for 2 nights while working in Astoria. The rise in prices of hotels in Astoria has been remarkable but I found that the Commodore was still reasonable. It's in a beautifully restored building and each of the rooms is simple but very clean and comfortable. The bathrooms down the hall are super clean and easy to use, especially the showers. The clerks - very friendly and welcoming plus the location downtown is great.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled on business
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Thank Dan W
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

The Commodore Hotel was perfect for our one night stay during a road trip up the Oregon Coast. We had thankfully read the reviews before booking so we knew to book a room with a private bathroom and that we'd have to pay for parking ahead of time. Check in was simple and the parking was easy, with a reserved spot in a nearby lot where we were directed upon arrival. The rooms are small but perfectly adequate, clean and well-maintained. There was no AC but we didn't mind as it was 60 degrees outside and there was a nice breeze. From our room (309) we had a beautiful view of the Columbia river and the waterfront as well. The staff was friendly and helpful, and they had free beer on tap in the evening as well as free coffee in the morning. There's also a lovely little cafe on the other side of the lobby with great coffee and good breakfast. The hotel is in a great location, right downtown and walkable to many restaurants, shops and bars. Great value for the money we paid.

Room Tip: Room 309 has a nice river view.
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is an old hotel that sits in the middle of downtown Astoria. We were there during Labor Day weekend so we were able to park on the road for free. The hotel chargers $10 a night if you'd rather choose that option.

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Our room was ok. It was very small, like we figured it would be. We shared a bathroom and shower with other people. The facilities were kept clean throughout our stay. There is no ac in the building. They provide fans in the rooms and a window that opens.

At the front desk you can borrow dvds to watch in your room. We borrowed the goonies and kindergarten cop. The tv in the rooms have DVD players. I thought that was a nice bonus.

The hotel is within walking distance to the river walk where we found sea lions and some good food to eat.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great little hotel. Loads of charm. Lovely layout. The attached restaurant is a nice bonus, and has good food to boot. Love the DVD library. We had a suite, and the view was tremendous. Only complaint was the truck traffic. No A/C here (none needed) but that means the windows were open overnight...and the trucks can get a little noisy going by the hotel. Just the reality of the location and the configuration of the hotel. Nothing for it. But a nice stay overall, great little place, breakfast was excellent, etc. Would stay here again for sure.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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CommodoreAstoria, General Manager at Commodore Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely feedback.
Please come visit us again soon!

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Additional Information about Commodore Hotel

Address: 258 14th St, Astoria, OR
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Astoria
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 14 Hotels in Astoria
Price Range: €43 - €126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Commodore Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the heart of the Astoria Downtown Historic District, the Commodore Hotel occupies the 1925 Lewis Building, designed by John E. Wicks, Astoria's most influential architect. The hotel operated from 1925 until 1968, first as the Barton Inn Hotel and then as the Commodore. Shuttered for 40 years, the Commodore reopened in 2009 after an extraordinary renovation. Retaining the original doors, windows, woodwork, and fixtures-all meticulously rehabilitated-the Commodore is now a shining example of the highest standards of contemporary design and construction. The Commodore shares the historic Lewis Building with the legendary Street 14 Coffee, which you can enter directly from the lobby. Downtown Astoria is overflowing with sensory delights-dining, shopping, hiking and more are at your fingertips. Take a romantic stroll along the scenic Riverwalk. Take a ride on the Riverfront Trolley. Take a swim at the Aquatic Center. As our guest, you have access to a curated selection of films available on DVD from the front desk. Watch Goonies in the town where it was filmed. Spend a blustery night curled up with Chinatown or Magnolia. Put together a personal film festival by choosing from over 100 available titles ranging from 3 Days of the Condor to The X-Files. The Commodore understands the importance of sustainable and Earth-friendly business practices. We recycle-and we encourage our guests to do the same-and the hotel is kept sparkling with eco-safe cleaning products. Our commitment to sustainability is recognized by the Travel Oregon Forever Network. Free parking is readily available within a few blocks. Short-term street parking in front of the hotel is usually an option for check-in. The front desk can guide you to long-term parking near the hotel. ... more   less 
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