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Ester Lee Motel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Corvallis, OR
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We do not like chain hotels when we are going someplace to just relax and enjoy nature. Built in the 40s and family owned and operated, The Ester Lee is modest and laid back ambiance, and upgraded just enough for all fixtures and appliance to work well. Not luxury, but very comfortable furniture; bed and linens very good. There are...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First of all, you absolutely cannot beat the view of the ocean from a room at the Ester Lee! There simply is no comparison for the money you will spend. The rooms were well-appointed and quaint. The windows were perfect for a night to sleep with them open and hear the waves crashing on the shoreline! There was a gas...

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1Thank nutrgirl
Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time at Ester Lee, the rooms were very clean, the view was great, staff friendly and helpful - - it is not a fancy hotel, but it has everything that you need, and the beds were very comfortable!

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1Thank TMJ25
Washington, USA
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We are Ester Lee fans and stayed here for the first time in 1980. This year we celebrated our 36th wedding here and stayed in room 1-- a first time for this room. It was on the bottom floor of the motel unit and is a very nice room and quite comfortable. The views are stunning like none other! I...

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1Thank WindyRuth
Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We enjoyed our stay here so much !! Beautiful view and wonderful staff. Room 114 is very specious. Very pet friendly too. The wales were giving us a show also. The beach access is not the easiest, but very do-able. They have a paved access to it and then down some rocks. Just watch out for the jerk that lives...

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1Thank dickseedog
Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay with us and for writing a review with pictures. We are happy that you enjoyed your experience with us. The view from Room #114 is amazing, especially when the whales are visible. We are sorry you had a negative encounter with our neighbor. He is in no way associated with the Ester Lee. Have...

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ester Lee provides a wonderful view, excellent staff, perfect location and a chance to see whales from your room!! We selected a cottage with a full kitchen to cook our meals. We also brought along our dog, who was welcomed. The staff is wonderful and provided for all our needs. We will be back!

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Alison, Thank you for staying at the Ester Lee and for sharing your experience in your review. We do try to provide the experience that we believe our guests and their pets have come to expect from us. It is a bonus when the whales cooperate and make an appearance. We look forward to your next stay with us.

Milton Freewater, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed at Ester Lee over the last several years. Affordable. Great views, clean comfortable rooms. Very friendly and helpful staff. Very pet friendly. Clean comfortable cottages. If you are used to high end hotels, this is not the place for you. If you are after a clean, comfortable room that is pet friendly than look no further.

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your continuing to choose the Ester Lee when you come to Lincoln City. There are several options here and it means a lot that you choose us. Clean and comfortable. Friendly and helpful. Great views at an affordable price. These are all part of Ester Lee's mission for our guests. We look forward to your next stay with...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just an overnight stay in a motel studio. The room was very clean, mattress was comfortably firm, and the bathroom immaculate. Excellent ocean view from the large window.Only a short walk to the "Fathoms" restaurant at the "Inn at Spanish Head" next door. The customer service at the lobby was excellent. Will definitely stay here again in the future.

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Thank George N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ester lee was wonderful. Pet friendly, great staff, and convenient. Would definitely stay again! Their drectory was full of information with surrounding area. We had a kitchen with our unit that had all the supplies for cooking which was such a pleasant surprise. My beagle was treated with royalty with their extra linens just for her.

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Patricia, we really appreciate your review of your recent stay with us. We try to provide for the needs and comfort of our guests. There is so much to do in the area, the Ester Lee makes a great place to stay within close distance of many attractions. And if you would rather just stay in, the view of the...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been staying at the Ester Lee Motel for several years and have never been disappointed. Great views, very clean, affordable, friendly staff and you can listen to the ocean sounds all night!!!!

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Krissy, thank you for choosing the Ester Lee Motel. We are happy that you have enjoyed your stays with us over the years. our friendly staff works hard to provide clean, comfortable, and affordable accommodations. The sights and sounds of the ocean make the experience even better. We hope you come visit us again soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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 

Additional Information about Ester Lee Motel

Address: 3803 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Lincoln City
Price Range: $121 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ester Lee Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Ester Lee Hotel Lincoln City
Ester Lee Lincoln City
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Lincoln City
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Lincoln City
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lincoln City
#7 Family Hotel in Lincoln City
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“All of the rooms have an ocean view and gas fireplace. Very comfortable.”
L6548FHgeorgen, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Motel section does not allow dogs, cottages allow them. We like cottage #2, had people above us but could not hear them.”
jerryk51832, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ALL rooms have a gorgeous view of the Pacific Ocean”
BonesAnderson, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The street level cottages are higher which afford an excellent view.”
craigp921, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms provide ocean view! Some rooms have downward stairs to room entry. Ok but may not be for everyone.”
R4698VPdebrah, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
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