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Canterbury Inn

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
On Washington's coast, The Canterbury Inn has been in business for over 50 years. The distinct waterfront location brings the comforts of home and a beach vacation together. The Canterbury Inn features nearby beach access, manicured grounds, BBQ areas, indoor swimming pool/hot tub, spectacular ocean views, guest laundry, pet friendly rooms, kitchens, flat screen TVs, gas fireplaces and more. We even have complimentary board games for those rainy days. While we may not be the newest location in Ocean Shores, we are pride ourselves to be a clean and friendly establishment in which our customers are more than just a head in a bed. Come see why generations have been making The Canterbury Inn their "beach place in Ocean Shores."
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Property amenities
Free parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
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Full view
62Somewhat walkable
Grade: 62 out of 100
22Restaurantswithin 1 km
14Attractionswithin 1 km
100Room tips
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
I stayed on the first floor in a one-bedroom condo, and my 14-year-old Australian cattle dog loved Ocean Shores. The sand is very kind to her arthritic hips and legs, and the Inn is very welcoming to dogs. She growled at the tame deer outside the glass sliding door. The condo
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Response from cantermanager, General Manager at Canterbury Inn
Responded 2 days ago
We are happy to hear you enjoyed the first floor pet friendly room with your cattle dog. We love seeing the variety of dogs that visit. We appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback about your stay, we always enjoy reading reviews and staff loves knowing when customers find them friendly and helpful. We hope you will be back again to visit!
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Hotel's Favourite
Loved our experience. 3rd-floor one-bedroom condo with full kitchen, gas fireplace, and a beautiful ocean view from terrace. Immaculately clean. Bent over backwards to make our dog feel welcome. Short walk to beach. Just perfect.
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Response from canter3317, General Manager at Canterbury Inn
Responded May 14, 2018
Thank you so much for booking with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with the dog and that the third floor one bedroom met all your expectations. We love knowing that our guests enjoyed their stay in a clean and friendly environment. We appreciate you taking the time to review us and hope you will be back again soon!
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We had a ground floor 1 bedroom room. I prefer ground floor rooms overall in any hotel. The rooms are pretty nice, new appliances, carpet, etc. kitchen was stocked with basic needs (a couple mixing bowls, dish towels, pans, can opener, toaster, mixer, etc.). Great water
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Response from cantermanager, General Manager at Canterbury Inn
Responded 2 days ago
We are glad to know you would stay here again and that you enjoyed your stay during the Razor Clam Festival. We have been working hard to update our units so it is always nice to have guests recognize that. Thank you for taking the time to review us in such detail!
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The Canterbury Inn had it all and made our stay perfect. We were in Ocean Shores for a family 84th birthday celebration weekend and stayed in room 314 which was a 2 bedroom 1 3/4 bath corner suite. The views of the ocean were amazing! You could see forever. We were often
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Response from cantermanager, General Manager at Canterbury Inn
Responded 4 days ago
We are so glad the views, location, and service made your stay perfect! 314 "known as the crab room" has fantastic views and definitely is one of our favorites. We appreciate you leaving such detailed information about your stay for others to read! We are so happy to hear you would be back again the next time in Ocean Shores. Thank you for letting us be part of your family's 84th birthday celebration!
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Loved the cozy studio we had...just perfect for a 2 night getaway! Clean, great service, helpful staff.....would recommend this place to anyone! Great value...close to everything! We didn't bisected pool, but it looked great.
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Response from cantermanager, General Manager at Canterbury Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for booking with us and giving us the opportunity to earn your business. We are glad that you would recommend us and hope you will be back!
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Room 108 - dog friendly
Room 108 - dog friendly
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Room 318, Sleeper Unit (Most Economical - No Kitchen)
We are so sorry for the delay, we did not get the notification for this message. All of our fireplaces are gas.
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Do you allow pets?
Yes, absolutely in pet friendly rooms. Dogs only however.
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Thank you for your inquiry. We do have one and two bedroom suites that will sleep up to 6. They include a kitchen with refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave and 4 burner stove, fully equipped. They also have a gas fireplace, 2 TVs, views from the upper floors with balconies and in the one bedroom you have 2 queen beds in the bedroom and a queen sofa sleeper in the living room. The 2 bedroom has a king in the main bedroom and queen in the smaller bedroom and sofa sleeper. Most rooms are pet free. Ken
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Thank you for your inquiry. The answer in short is yes to all items asked about plus much more including pots and pans, salt and pepper, and numerous amenities in the bathroom. Ken
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Does the Canterbury Inn have an elevator
Thank you for your interest in the Canterbury Inn. Yes we do have an elevator which was updated and modernized in the last year.
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"204 was nice"
"Fully furnished kitchen"
"Ground floor handy for taking my dog out to potty"
"Book early for a 3rd floor view"
"Magnifying mirror in bathroom"
US$73 - US$292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesWashingtonOcean Shores
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