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“Old motel with good value! ”
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Lamplighter Inn
Ranked #10 of 12 Hotels in Bandon
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Reception was friendly, rooms are very old (check out the picture I added! Got a kick out of that!!) but clean. We chose this place because it got decent reviews for a budget price and all we needed was a good 8 hours sleep. Only things that bothered me was bedding was very old and worn and needs replacing and the carpet was stained and that never leaves a good impression. Shower fluctuated between scalding hot and freezing cold. Other than that, liked the little town of Bandon!

Stayed: September 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 September 2015

My Husband and I went to Bandon last weekend with my little brother for a small vacation. After arriving, we went to the lamplighter motel and paid for our room. Circumstances came up to where we needed to go home. Knowing that I paid for the room already, I asked the woman if there was any way I could get my money refunded. I thought she was going to say no anyways, so I wasn't upset or pushy; I made the reservations, I paid for it already with my visa, and it was a huge thing to request. She absolutely flipped out. She was slamming stuff around, cussing, told me to never come back, that she didn't want me to stay and to get off the property and give her the room key back. she proceeded to refund my money. One week later, I STILL DON'T HAVE MY MONEY IN MY ACCOUNT. $80.25 that is still not refunded. I have never been so disrespected by an individual who claims to be a family friendly environment. It was horrible. I am a very respectful individual. I do not raise my voice to people. In the midst of all of this, I did not say a word. I left the motel in tears by how mean she was. I would never come back, and i would NEVER recommend staying here.

Room Tip: Don't come here.
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  • Stayed: September 2015, travelled with family
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ahartwic, Owner at Lamplighter Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

I'm so sorry you had a bad experience. We've just purchased the motel and we would love for you to give us another try.

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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff. Room a little dated but CLEAN & roomy. Small fridge n micro in room. Not much to do or see in area but great place to stop n crash.
Price pd $74 no complaints. Shower stayed warm entire time & cable provided. Grocery $ Dollar store close by too.

Stayed: August 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

This is an older style mom & pop motel that we found to be very clean and amazingly quiet. It was the cheapest we found in the Bandon area. It did have a frig and a microwave, but other than that no real frills. Only two pillows, but I like several and always bring my own anyway. The owner was very friendly. We would definitely stay there again if we were in the area.

Stayed: June 2015
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Reviewed 18 April 2015

Not the first time I have stayed here nice little town with a great room price and quiet. The family that run this place are friendly and the rooms are not modern but clean quiet and comfortable!! The rooms are large for the price too.

Room Tip: quiet, and cheap
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  • Stayed: April 2015, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Enyalious
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Reviewed 12 October 2014

Reminds me of my childhood in the early 1960s traveling with parents. Small, cozy room with the feel that the owners wanted us to have a good nights rest and travel in peace. Excellent stay, quite, very clean. These folks take a lot of pride in their place and want to share it with the traveler who just needs a real good nights rest.

Room Tip: Nice Motel, no chain motels are like this. Small number of rooms, quite and peaceful. No frills but...
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  • Stayed: October 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 October 2014

This was the first night's stay for my husband and I going up the Oregon coast. The hotel is near the downtown. The hotel is older but updated and very clean. Our room had a microwave and refrigerator and the beds were quite comfortable. The price was reasonable. We would stay there again. The next morning a farmer's market was being held near the harbor area. We had a good dinner at a restaurant called Minute Cafe in "Old Town" Bandon.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Lamplighter Inn

Address: 40 North Ave SE, Bandon, OR 97411
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Bandon
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 12 Hotels in Bandon
Price Range: C$107 - C$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lamplighter Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lamplighter Inn is a limited service budget inn in the coastal town of Bandon by the sea on highway 101. ... more   less 
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