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Captain John's Motel

63360 Kingfisher Drive, Charleston, OR 97420
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

On our road trip along the coast (SF to Seattle), tying to decide between an overnight at Coos Bay (Motel 6) and Charleston. Comments on Captain John's were somewhat 50/50, but to be honest have very minor comments to make. Yes, no AC, but i found room fine and whilst not airy, certainly not stale. No coffee machine which was... More 

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Yreka, California
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This motel is in a very convenient location if you want to be near Sunset Bay, Simpson's Reef and Cape Arago. It is located close near the docks and Marine Biology Center, with a soothing distant sound of a foghorn and dock bells, softly lulling us to sleep. Beyond the convenience, it was surprisingly cheap ($65 a night for 2... More 

Thank Lynn B
Eugene, Oregon
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We enjoyed our respite. The motel was ok. It was no more or less than what you expected at those rates. I booked it Expedia/hotels.com. Would not do that again as we had to leave early due to illness, and because we did not book directly thru the motel, we were not allowed a refund, so we paid for not... More 

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Irvine, California
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The room smell so bad and no A/C, I could not breath.Don't stay here if you are sensitive. No wonder I have seen a few travelers stay outside their rooms to get the fresh air. My friend regretted to make our reservation to us all 12.@@@@@@@@@@@@@

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Conifer, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This motel is family owned and operated. Great rates, right next to the docks, great place to eat dinner right next door. Bathroom had some black mold in the upper part of shower, other than that clean room. Micro and mini fridge in room as well. Quiet area.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We picked this place based on recommendation by our waiter in the area we were in. I read some reviews and some were correct about the smell. We walked in and right away the moldy smell blew me away however, judging by where we were I can understand that, however upon entering our room the smell was there too(2nd floor)... More 

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Creswell, Oregon
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

If your looking for something near the charter that is reasonably priced and clean this will do nicely. We stayed in an upper room and ours looked like it had been resonantly painted and remolded. The bed was very comfortable. There is a definite mold smell when you enter the lobby but the room we stayed in did not have... More 

1 Thank rlmksmith
Beaumont, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I considered this Motel a 2 - but that is because I have extremely sensitive skin and am sensitive to mold. There is a very strong mold smell when you enter the room, and an even stronger mold smell in the lobby. However, you become accustomed to the smell within an hour. The rooms' decorations were interesting: a bright blue... More 

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Salem, Oregon, United States
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62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I chose this hotel because it is just a short drive to Shore Acers State Park and I don't like driving at night. Staff was friendly. Hotel itself was in need of updating but it served my purpose, Which was a place to sleep before driving home. The bed was comfortable. Towel bar was broke off the bathroom wall and... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Room was clean, quiet and comfortable. A little off the beaten path, lovely setting. Walls are a little thin. We could hear our neighbors talking, but once they went to bed the place was very quiet. Restaurants within walking distance, free wifi, would stay again.

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