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The Waves

2.0 of 5 188 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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hillsboro, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Made an impromptu trip to Cannon Beach because of beautiful weather and were so glad that the Waves had an available room. We were happy just to get anything, but ended up with an amazing room at a great price. 2 bedrooms, a full kitchen, nice living room, great view toward Ecola State Park -- wow! My son was thrilled... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Waves several years ago and was very impressed. I stayed there last week & it is as terrific as I remember. The location is excellent: on the beach & you can easily walk all about the town. Rooms are large & clean, with a small balcony & a great fireplace. I will definitely be staying there... More 

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Ravensdale, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can NOT beat the location and charm of The Waves Motel. It is literally steps from the beach and the heart of downtown and everything you want to do. The rooms are welcoming, cozy and VERY CLEAN! The grounds are beautifully kept as well. I first stayed there 13 years ago and it has yet to disappoint! They have... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lucked into staying at The Waves, but in the future I will go out of my way to find them. Why? Although the manager 'undersold' the property, I found the two rooms I stayed in to be especially clean, well placed, and we'll designed. They have large windows, fireplaces, plenty of towels, and beautiful views of agreat portion of... More 

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cbtravelor, General Manager at The Waves, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to provide such positive feedback. It is always great to be 'found' in our little corner of the beach and town. Next time we will have to get you in #402. Regards, Greg Swedenborg The Waves Cannon Beach More 

Centralia, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the last weekend at this hotel and it was clean, close to restaurants and shops and the beach. It was a really nice place to stay and we would do so again. Next time I would go for a room right on the beach but ours was really good anyway. Coffee and all the utensils we needed. Great... More 

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at other motels in Cannon Beach, but every place we liked in the past was unavailable for the dates we wanted. We now have a new "go to" place at the Waves. Owner Greg makes every effort to give his customers a good experience. Our room was not ocean front, but ocean view and was perfect. It... More 

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cbtravelor, General Manager at The Waves, responded to this review

Beachlover8072, Thank you for taking the time to provide such nice feedback. We appreciate you staying with us and happy you enjoyed your room and location. Your comment (and feedback) on Cannon Beach Bakery was also nice to hear. We are often asked about providing continental breakfast and have considered it in the past. However, being surrounded by so many... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in several different rooms at the Waves. When there is just the two of us, we love the cozy craftsman style La Colina. When there is four of us, we love the Flagship, right above the beach. We stayed here last year, again this year and booked it for next year when we checked in. Beautiful views.... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Valentines stay was wonderful. The staff was very friendly and the pictures were spot on. Very clean and beautiful ocean front view. The kitchen had all the supplies we needed. Would have liked to have pets allowed but got a weekend just away with us.

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cbtravelor, General Manager at The Waves, responded to this review

letscamp, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Waves and for taking the time to share your feedback. Glad to hear our photos truly represent what we offer in our rooms. Next month we will have a new website to provide more pictures and video to help in accommodation selection. Hope to see you again soon, Greg Swedenborg The... More 

Battle Ground, Washington
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited The Waves for the first time on a weekend get away for my husband's birthday. We stayed in one of their spa suites. It was very roomy and nice for the price. We liked the ocean view, convenience of being a close walk to town shops and restaurants as well as being steps from beach access. Our... More 

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cbtravelor, General Manager at The Waves, responded to this review

Kelly H, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback and for staying with us. You were in our Southwind Ocean View building and I"m glad your spa suite provided the space, comfort and view we want our guests to enjoy. Regards, Greg Swedenborg The Waves Cannon Beach More 

Seattle
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194 reviews 194 reviews
20 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, right on the beach, and clean rooms. The rates are reasonable and the access to downtown Cannon Beach just a block away. The staff is friendly and efficient. We walked the city for 45 minutes in the morning and by the time we got back, the room had been cleaned. Someone was paying attention.

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cbtravelor, General Manager at The Waves, responded to this review

BBseattle, Thank you for staying with us and hope to see you again soon. All TripAdvisor feedback is appreciated but hearing from a top contributor like yourself is especially nice. I've shared your comments with our housekeeping team and it is always good to know their efforts to provide minimal interruptions of your relaxation are noticed. Regards, Greg Swedenborg The... More 

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Address: 188 W 2nd St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
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Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Cannon Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Waves 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
The Waves Hotel Cannon Beach
Waves Hotel Cannon Beach
Waves Motel Cannon Beach
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Cannon Beach
#7 Romantic Hotel in Cannon Beach
#11 Family Hotel in Cannon Beach

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