The Grandview fits Astoria, it has character and slightly tattered charm and is definitely more fun to stay in than one more hotel experience. The breakfast room is pretty and there is often lively conversation with other guests. The smoked salmon is very good and there are warm muffins and fruit salad daily. The rooms are fine and each one is unique. Charlene is the proprietor and I guarantee you will remember her, she has a wry sense of humor.
I have been staying here because I attend the Astoria Music Festival almost yearly, the last two weeks of June. The Grandview is right next to the Performing Arts Center and close to the Liberty Theater. Close to Fort George Brewery so you can just walk back. (Easy walk downhill, a bit tough uphill), great views of the river from many of the rooms. Prices are fair for these accommodations.