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The Waves

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188 W 2nd St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just stayed at The Waves and had an absolutely amazing time! Great place and great location. Price point was fair and the rooms were clean, comfortable, and with an amazing view of Cannon Beach. I would definitely recommend staying here and will, no doubt, be back again! Thanks!

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Los Angeles, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great family run hotel. Great location and perfectly suited for our Cannon Beach trip, with views of the ocean, the lighthouse and Haystack Rock. The hotel is a waterfront property, just a few steps from the sand and less than a block from the Main Street area, with all the shops and restaurants. We had fun in town and also... More 

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Lake Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After spending a few days in Portland, we headed to the beach. Loved that this hotel was quiet, clean and right on the beach and also walking distance to Haystack Rock. We left the windows open and enjoyed going to sleep to the sound of the waves crashing on the shore. Wi-Fi was pretty slow, but hey, it's the beach.

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Federal Way, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided at the last moment to go to Cannon Beach for a quick family getaway. We were fortunate that the Waves had a cancellation and we were able to stay in one of their Flagship two-bedroom suites overlooking the ocean. What a great stay - this little motel sits right on the beach and the staff could not have... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed one evening in room 415 (right on the water) and it was spectacular. The views of Cannon Beach were unbeatable from our room. The suite was well appointed with full living room, kitchen, and beachfront patio. There was a murphybed in the area right outside the patio so we opted to sleep on that as opposed to the... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a wonderful trip! The staff at The Waves goes above and beyond to make your stay comfortable and fun! We traveled with our 1 & 12 year old daughters and we all had an amazing time. We were given a pack & play, portable crib, and a high chair for the baby. Our older daughter slept on the super... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place and friendly hosts. I really enjoyed my stay and wish I could have stayed longer. Clean room and friendly staff made the stay all the more enjoyable. I highly recommend this place if you're in the area. The beach at Haystack Rock is beautiful

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first impression was awesome. Chuck the maintenance guy showed us to our room and made sure we knew where everything was located. Room was clean and spacious. Our view was breathtaking. All staff are amazing but Chuck gets special mention. Don't stay anywhere else. My wife and I both seasoned travelers were blown away.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Waves is a very comfortable beachside motel - quite literally out the door and less than 20 metres to the beach. The Sherriff's Lady and I had a really nice room, which was alleged to have a sea view - except that the fog blocked it during the 18 hours or so that we stayed! It was a spacious... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Waves never disappoints! The location, grounds, and rooms are all beautiful and so comfortable. We've been coming here for close to 30 years and love it so much. Our favorite place to stay! The beds are comfortable, wonderful views and easy walking access to the beach, shops and restaurants.

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