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“Great get-away place.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Ester Lee Motel

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Ester Lee Motel
Ranked #6 of 36 Hotels in Lincoln City
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Camas, WA
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8 hotel reviews
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“Great get-away place.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2012

Nothing fancy, great price with everything needed for a great stay at the Oregon coast. Fantastic
views from every room I have stayed in. Friendly staff at the desk. I will choose the Ester Lee
every time I stay on the coast.

Room Tip: If staying more than one night I always get a kitchen unit ($6.00 more) just in case. It is nice t...
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2012

Very kind and friendly staff. We have a dog and he loves to sit by the fire after our beach walks. We have stayed in many of the pet-friendly cottages,and enjoyed every one.
Our favorite is the Crows Nest which sits above all on it's own. You need to climb a full flight of stairs to reach it.Once there you feel secluded. All have kitchens and fireplace either gas or wood,which is supplied.
If you want lodging that is comfy,roomy and a good location to area attractions this is the Motel for you.

Room Tip: Crows nest # 340 great for a couple and pet. there is a roll out sofa if you need another bed. Go o...
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2012

This was a spur of the moment trip for two girlfriends and it was great. No-nonsense check-in, fabulous view, comfortable furnishings, great price, friendly staff, nice walk to the beach and more.

Room Tip: We stayed in 201 which is a corner room with a great view!! There is no deck so this is better for...
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with friends
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Colton, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2012

The Ester Lee has everything to recommend it as far as I'm concerned. It has "character"; it has incredibly reasonable rates; it has incredible ocean views; it has whales swimming by that you can watch while eating at your kitchen table (during the migration times); it is incredibly dog friendly; the staff is the best you will ever encounter.

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Portland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2012

I love this motel in Lincoln City. The rooms are always clean, the staff is accommodating, and it's very quiet.

Room Tip: I love Room 201. Corner room, 1 bedroom, kitchenette, great view. Room 205 is a 2 bed studio with...
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Salem, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2012

We definately had the best couple days in lincoln city in a long time. Ester Lee had a lot to do with that. Being able to stay at a nice, clean and quiet place did the trick.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2012

We love this place! Everyone is always friendly. The rooms are clean. Our cottage is very comfortable and the views from it are great, The beach is very accessible and there are plenty of restaurents close by. My wife and I have come here for our anniversary and her birthday for the last 4 years. We just celebrated our 40th anniversary here and will be back for the 41st.

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Additional Information about Ester Lee Motel

Property: Ester Lee Motel
Address: 3803 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1640
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Lincoln City
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Lincoln City
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Lincoln City
#7 Family Hotel in Lincoln City
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lincoln City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 53
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Ester Lee Motel, a Lincoln City landmark, has been a vacation destination on the Central Oregon Coast for families for generations. Each room has a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. We have cottages and Suites that sleep up to seven people. Many of these units have a full kitchen and a fireplace in the living area. We are pet friendly and allow pets in most of our cottages. “Ahh… What You Can See From The Ester Lee” ... more   less 
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Ester Lee Hotel Lincoln City
Ester Lee Lincoln City

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