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“underwhelming”
Review of The Lighthouse Inn

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The Lighthouse Inn
Ranked #1 of 17 Cannon Beach B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 1 May 2012

was one of the only places with a room available for the nights I wanted, but was underwhelming for the price.

Cons:
* minor annoyance of having to go to drive to various sister properties to check inn / out / breakfast
* the shower head flipped out constantly spraying the whole bathroom
* the wifi was extremely slow
* it smelled very strongly of paint
* no views of anything
* first floor handicapped accessible unit doesn't have the same amenities as the other rooms but has the same price (to be honest I think I was warned about this when booking but didn't really pay attention since it was last minute/last room available) and is tucked away in the corner of the building making it claustrophobic feeling, the upstairs rooms might be a lot better.
* when I mentioned these various issues on checkout no apology was made.

Pros:
* was very clean
* was quiet
* good for sleep

some of these are probably just growing pains as the place was just remodeled a few months ago. but given the price I had expected better.

Room Tip: upstairs rooms are better
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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Escape L, Manager at The Lighthouse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2012

Thank you for sharing your experience! We always like to hear your comments, and would like to thank you for making us aware of where we need improvement. We are glad you found your room clean and quiet, and we appreciate your acknowledgement that you were told about the ADA accomodations. Our staff prides itself on its thoroughness and attention to details such as these. Most guests choose this property for its fantastic location. We strive to clearly communicate the amenities each of our properties have to offer, and usually find that the percieved inconvenience of checking-in at our managing property is far outweighed by the convenience of the Lighthouse's central location and privacy. You are correct in observing that this hotel was recently renovated. Several upgrades occurred, including retiled showers, new carpet, mattresses and furnishings, and of course: new interior paint! Regrettably, we were unaware of the lingering 'newness' that diminished your stay. As time has passed, we are confident this issue has subsided. We are disappointed to hear that we did not appropriately acknowledge the disappointments in your experience upon check-out. We are committed to delivering "second mile service", and clearly we missed our mark. We do hope you continue to patronize Excape Lodging properties in the future, and give us the opportunity to grant you the stay you deserve. We will not disappoint!

Thank you!
The Lighthouse Inn Managment team

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Additional Information about The Lighthouse Inn

Address: 939 & 963 South Hemlock, P.O. Box 1388, Cannon Beach, OR 97110 (Formerly Van Buren Lighthouse Inn)
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Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Cannon Beach
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Cannon Beach
Price Range: £131 - £190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Lighthouse Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Van Buren Lighthouse Hotel Cannon Beach

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