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Shearwater Inn
Ranked #3 of 35 Hotels in Lincoln City
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

My wife and went on a short trip to the coadt in Lincoln City and stayed at the Shearwater Inn. We were totally blown away with the warm welcome and wonderful stay that we had there.

I had asked them to do a few 'special' things for me in our room and these were executed to perfection! We had a great view of the ocean from our room on the fifth floor. The staff were courteous and extremely helpful. They made dinner reservations for us and made sure that we got complete information of anything we had adked for.

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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

Very good property with nice ocean views from the upper floors. Parlor suite is an excellent mid-week value, especially in the off season. The only drawback is the traffic noise from 101. Staff is friendly and courteous.

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Thank Kelly H
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

We've stayed several times for quiet easy get aways. It has always been pleasant and quiet. A great experience overall. The rooms feel updated and clean. The service is good. We enjoyed the breakfast and the wine bar.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

My daughter, 2 1/2 year old grandson and I stayed at The Shearwater Inn 4/23/14. We had a great time and experience. We stayed in one of the Parlor Suites. Which is one room w/king size bed, jetted bathtub and a furnished kitchen. It had a cosy little living room area with a hide a bed. I slept on the pull out and it was the most comfortable pullout that I have slept it. There wasn't a bar in your back and the pillows were nice.
It was storming that night but we still went and enjoyed the hot tub. The wine social was wonderful even though we don't drink wine. It was a chance to try some to see if we liked them. My grandson loved the sparkling cider that was offered to him. The staff went out of their way to make sure he didn't feel left out.
We had a great time and would definitely stay here again and tell all our family and friends.

Room Tip: The pull out is comfy. Try to get a 3rd floor or higher room.
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Kim R
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

We stayed at the Looking Glass as well. The Shearwater Inn was so RELAXING. We loved the Library Room & all the Decor & the Wood Work. We meant new people.The Breakfast & Wine add that PERSONAL TOUCH a long with being Dog Friendly.

Room Tip: We stayed on the 4th floor. We didn't hear any noise from any thing. It was PERFECT! All I can s...
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Jodi F
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

We so enjoyed staying at the Shearwater Inn in Lincoln City. Most definitely recommending to our friends/family!
The staff was very kind, curteous, and we loved the idea of the hotel being dog-friendly. We really loved that our breakfast was brought to our room each morning with the newspaper.
Very well kept facility and economical price. Lots of fun activities to do while we were there, and the beach was walking distance. We were pleasantly surprised at how quiet our stay was.
We will be back!! Thanks for everything, (especially to the gal who had the dog named: Gracie!" She was fun to chat with!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank SimpleSunny5
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Reviewed 19 April 2014

We chose the Shearwater Inn because we wanted a pet friendly place close to the beach and with upscale bedding and amenities for a leisurely three night stay. We were pleasantly surprised with this hotel.

We booked the suite on the second floor. Our room had a balcony that had a peak view of the ocean because there is another property that sits between Shearwater and the beach. However, the hotel is within a hundred feet of beach access, and we enjoyed the easy access to walk our dog.

This hotel goes above and beyond to cater to dog owners, but there are no cats allowed. The complimentary pet basket included everything to make a great beach visit; doggie towels, biscuits, an extra sheet to cover the sofa, doggie bags and feeding/watering bowels. The extra sheet impressed us because we were worried the room would have a doggie smell, and since the sheet came with a request to cover the couch at check in, the room didn't have any pet odor. In fact, it was extremely clean and fresh smelling. The pet walking area is also especially clean and well maintained. The hotel happily restocked the pet basket with supplies, which I think adds to the cleanliness of the property. For example, doggie bags, towels and extra sheets are placed or provided at all the appropriate areas.

As for us...the lobby area with wine tasting and activities, (games, movies, books), was a real treat. This is a smaller hotel, and it has a very accommodating staff that caters to specific requests for extra room amenities. We were constantly greeted with inquiries for anything we needed. Our suite had a full kitchen that was well stocked with the implements for food preparation. We didn't cook during our stay, but it was nice to know we had that option. The beds and linens were very, very comfortable. The over-sized tub with jets was a real treat, although it is definitely a one person tub. Wi Fi was awesome, and the room had its own router. In fact, it was the best wi fi I have ever used in a hotel.

This hotel is right next to the D River Park in Lincoln City. However, the river separates the hotel from the park. The beach in LC is incredibly nice to walk, and many hotels are on the bluffs overlooking the beach, but the Shearwater is practically a flat walk to the beach except for a slight incline up/down from the hotel. There is a drive down access to the beach, but it is about a quarter mile north of the hotel. Many people use the drive access who do not want to navigate the bluffs.

Overall, this is great pet-friendly hotel that is comfortable, clean and extremely accommodating. We will stay here again.

Room Tip: All rooms have balconies or views facing the ocean, but get a room on the upper floors for views. A...
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Shearwater Inn

Address: 120 Inlet Court, Lincoln City, OR 97367-3131 (Formerly O'dysius Hotel)
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Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Lincoln City
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 35 Hotels in Lincoln City
Price Range: £82 - £142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Shearwater Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A wonderful ocean-view hotel in the heart of Lincoln City. Enjoy beautiful views, spacious rooms, gas fireplaces, free Wi-fi, decks, suites with full kitchens, complimentary continental breakfast delivered to your room, daily wine social, and many dog friendly rooms. ... more   less 
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