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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a week of budget hotels we we're very pleased to check in to the Atomic Hotel. The husband and wife (?) at the check in desk were very personable and friendly, going above and beyond to see that we were satisfied with our room checking in. They even had a power point tour of the town and maps to...

Thank Estelle G
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Planning a brief escape, I searched for an old standby motel, the Lamplighter, only to find it MIA. What I did find needed examination of the web site photos to verify that the Atomic Motel was indeed the same building right next to the Pig'n a Poke restaurant. What a relief! I tend toward older, tiny-business lodging with an emphasis...

1Thank Leigh E
Elmira, New York
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This motel has a fun mid-century modern theme, with more-or-less original baths and exterior plus all-new furnishings, paint & carpet. Super clean and very friendly. Morning pastries are home-made (at least some of the time) and really tasty.

Thank babystepper
Napa, CA
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Have stayed at the motel (formally lamplighter) on numerous visits to Astoria. Have been following the progress of the new retro designs and are so excited to get back and see it in person. Always enjoy the friendly staff and great location. Definitely worth checking out!

Thank carata
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

An amazing 5-night stay at Atomic Motel. Rooms were really clean and wifi was fast. Breakfast of fresh bakery items and coffee. Also, the homemade chowder and chilli in the evenings, made by Barbara, was fantastic and greatly appreciated. But, above all this, the helpful and friendly staff really made this stay special! Dan and Barbara are great hosts and...

1Thank bhhtf
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Fun atmosphere. Has a 50's vibe. Great service and great price! Had chowder and coffee when we checked in in the evening and pastries and coffee at checkout. Room was nice and very comfortable and clean. Great location in Astoria. Would definitely like to stay again!

1Thank TK R
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Very fun motel, awesome service and donuts and coffee at checkout. A hip 50's ratpack theme and close walking distance to stores and activities. We will definitely come back hen visiting Astoria. Room was very clean, bed was comfortable and had a microwave and mini fridge

1Thank A TripAdvisor Member
seaside, United States
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I LOVE mid-century modern. The real not the fakey. This has both in a good mix. Adorable rooms with the old mixed with the necessary new( no one wants a shower curtain from the 50's ) . The rooms are small and very adequate. The beds were comfortable. They allow dogs in some rooms which was what we needed. The...

1Thank Matt D
Reviewed 3 November 2016

... we knew we were on the right track when we requested a room on the main floor and got #101 .... since we are driving down the coast on Hwy #1 and #101 it was a sign! Small, quaint, didn't hear a sound even on a busy street. Friendly staff, we would stay again!!

2Thank MazTom
Astoria, Oregon
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stayed in this hotel one year ago before the renovation. We had a great time then too, but the hotel really looks beautiful now. Such a fun and interesting space. Lots of different people. Definitely one of Astoria's treasures! Thanks to everyone there for such a fun time.

1Thank Dean D

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Atomic Motel

Address: 131 W. Marine Drive, Astoria, OR (Formerly Lamplighter Motel)
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Astoria
Price Range: $84 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Atomic Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Lamplighter Hotel Astoria
Atomic Motel Astoria, Oregon
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“reserve early if its summer”
 of 5 bubbles LeighE_11, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“.. within walking distance of Pig'N Pancake!”
 of 5 bubbles MazTom, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get there early for a parking spot!”
 of 5 bubbles LisaRasmussen4u, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All are great rooms, ask for their favorite, they're usually right”
 of 5 bubbles anneliek607, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We were in a lower middle unit. Not quiet and car light shine in room.”
 of 5 bubbles imqz, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
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