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Marysville, Washington
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The Wave was okay. I had heard great things about it from a coworker, so my expectations were high. Our Ocean View was out of our door not the window, which I would consider a partial ocean view. The room was dated. I now understand they have rooms that have been updated, that are quite nice.

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Bonney Lake, Washington
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The room was clean and mold free. Lots of hot water for the jetted tub. High quality pots and pans for cooking our shrimp and scallops .Short walk to down town . This is our second time in the white heron and we love it more each time. The Murphy bed is great with the door open at night to...

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Berwyn, Illinois
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I always feel like I'm coming home. I have been staying at the Waves for the last several years and will stay next year. I've always been lucky to get a room on the beach. I can walk every where I need to go. The staff is friendly and always willing to help. I would never stay anywhere else in...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Spent two nights here; and we will most definitely be back someday. Very friendly service when we checked in. Our room had a stunning view of the beach; be prepared to sit transfixed watching nature at its finest. Bed was super comfy and it was great having a kitchen with a REAL coffee maker. Location is pretty much perfect. Didn't...

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Topeka
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We loved this place. Convenient to everything in Cannon Beach. The beach was a short walk down from our back porch, and the food/drink/shopping strip was a block away. Great staff, very well appointed and clean

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Portland, Oregon
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Hillsboro, Oregon
Reviewed 2 October 2016

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Commerce City, Colorado
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Nampa, Idaho
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Blaine, Minnesota
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Waves is a unique Ocean Front property in the village center of Cannon Beach. Eight different buildings and five classic cottages offer lodging options from romantic studios to large family suites. Most rooms have kitchens, fireplaces, private decks and are either Ocean Front or Ocean View with a few non-view options. Locally owned and family operated for 30 years, The Waves, has accommodations to meet every budget with an unbeatable location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waves

Address: 188 W 2nd Street, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-2005
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Cannon Beach
Price Range: £94 - £305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Waves 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
The Waves Hotel Cannon Beach
Waves Hotel Cannon Beach
Waves Motel Cannon Beach
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Cannon Beach
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cannon Beach
#6 Family Hotel in Cannon Beach
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“There are a lot of rooms, but not all are directly facing the ocean. If that is important to you, check that you get what you want.”
 of 5 bubbles Traveler4159, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Love the Flagship rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Z4449ELmikem, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Will definitely return and rebook an ocean front unit again.”
 of 5 bubbles 874murrayj, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The ocean view is amazing, but there are lots of stairs to the 2nd floor and no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles lauraduff, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check out the rooms online before you book to get the view you want.”
 of 5 bubbles 647stevew, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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