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The Waves

2.0 of 5 188 W 2nd St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Waves happened to be the first motel that I've stayed in at Cannon Beach. I'm a native Portlander and love to travel when I can but I'm not very picky - I leave that for my SO. When looking to book a place to celebrate my birthday, the coast seemed to be a good spot despite the likely weather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a single traveler in the off season, I wanted the safety of being close to town, but having driven 300 miles I also wanted the peace of looking to look out on the ocean. The Waves was perfect in both regards. I felt perfectly safe, I was less than a block from coffee and dinner, and I looked straight... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent MLK weekend at The Waves in the La Colina Queen Studio . Our room was a great size, had a kitchenette, great fireplace, breakfast nook and a great view of the ocean. The room was darling and well kept.

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Minnetrista, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Flagship 2 bedroom suite. Clean, comfortable, spacious accommodations with wonderful ocean view. Walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Couldn't have been any better! Highly recommend for families.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed in Cannon Beach for two nights in January. The room we stayed in had a nice fireplace and a large two person jacuzzi tub that was wonderful. The room was very comfortable, clean and had a beautiful ocean view. The deck was large and private, in respect that we couldn't see the neighbors. Both of... More 

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Snohomish, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a weekend in a 2 bedroom Flagship suite. Extremely comfortable and well appointed! Very cozy sitting in front of the fireplace watching a storm roll in. Right on the beach with views of the Ecola estuary and the beach. Close to all the amenities of Cannon Beach. Nice to be able to park your car and walk everywhere.... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your comments, feedback like yours helps us to let others know about our unique larger rooms right on the seawall. Hope you didn't even use your car once you arrived! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to having you stay with us again soon. Greg Swedenborg... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned to the Waves after 3 or 4 years absence, and loved it just as much. The view of the ocean and Ecola estuary is splendid - just sit by the gas fireplace and look out at the movement of gulls and waves. This location provides excellent access to the beach and the downtown. The studio apartment is very... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us again, it was a pleasure to have you back and wish the one extra day would have worked out. We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments and hope to see you again soon. Greg Swedenborg The Waves Cannon Beach More 

Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a week. This place can't be beat for the price. Owner calls "Contemporary" unit a suite. I call it a condo. It was bigger than some apartments I've lived in! Kitchen was good size, not tiny like some places. Had everything you could need for meals. Living area was very large, fireplace made it cozy. View was fantastic.... 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 share your experience. I'm happy you enjoyed your visit to our little corner of the Oregon Coast. Your summary of our White Heron suites was exactly what we try to provide. These units while still in town are in such a private location they seem to have a... More 

Seattle, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights, could have stayed much longer. Some things I wish I'd known before we went: there's an awesome enclosed hot tub facing the beach, so we really didn't need the "in-room" spa (which was super noisy and whiney). Our room was a suite (in the Southwind), it was awesome, the view north to the beach was... More 

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

Ann, Thank you for taking the time to review and the positive comments. Your feedback is important to us so that we can continue to improve and respond to suggestions. I wish we would have informed you of the ocean front hot tub and will address the in-room spa noise. While we clean them between every stay we can't fill... More 

San Jose, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the accommodations at the Waves. The Southwind Spa Suite was excellent! The room was really comfortable, clean and the views were wonderful! The room had everything we needed. We didn't want to leave.....we definitely will stay there again! Thanks!

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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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