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3803 S.W. Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367
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Ester Lee Motel
Ranked #7 of 36 hotels in Lincoln City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although the room was outdated, it WAS clean! So, in saying this....I rate pretty much any place, by their internet access. Ester Lee is lacking. I can do with tired decor, but NOT with slow internet! I was counting on staying in touch with my elderly parents while they stayed there, but when I lost contact with them via internet,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I made our fourth foray to the Ester Lee just this past weekend. Though we were only able to stay one evening, a Friday Night, it was still well worth the 130 mile drive from Springfield. The staff, as usual, are extremely friendly and professional. Our room, #327, provided a wonderful view of the coast from due-west... More

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Ester Lee's on-line and what a fabulous find! The view is stunning - staff very pleasant and helpful. Our room was exactly what it looked like on line - dated, but with enough space and bedding for our family of four, kitchenette was very handy, and the view - absolutely gorgeous! We are from Vancouver, B.C. and this... More

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

We stayed in a 2 bedroom cottage, pet friendly, with a wonderful patio and grass. The view was breathtaking. The cottage was clean and charming with a full, very usable kitchen. The part I loved most were the windows. Almost total view of the ocean standing anywhere in the kitchen and living area plus one bedroom. The living area had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a family of 6 who wanted to stay one night in Lincoln City, but it is very difficult to find affordable accomodations for all of us. We either have to reserve one VERY expensive room or 2 separate ones, also very expensive! My husband and I had stayed at the Ester Lee before, though it was years ago.... More

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Lafayette, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed one day and night but wanted to stay much longer. The views were amazing! The value of the room, combined with the friendliness of the staff, and then access to beach and GORGEOUS view....we will be back, for sure!

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Monza, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The one-bedroom room was on the first floor, wonderful view on the Ocean, good quality, well-equipped kitchen corner in the living room. But again, the view (and easy access to the beach) is unbeatable in relation to the price you pay! A place to go!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would definitely go back to the Ester Lee. We rented one of the cottages, which was all windows on the west toward the ocean, plus a big one facing north that gave a beautiful view up the beach. The place was immaculately clean, bathroom newly tiled, kitchen was equipped with better-than-average cookware, plus dishes and utensils. Stove top worked... More

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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ester Lee looks like an old throw back motor lodge from the 1950's, all rooms have good view of Pacific and most have completely unobstructed, gorgeous look out onto the ocean. Obviously being Pacific, we're talking sunsets and color-changing skyline, this motel provides a perfect vantage point. We stayed in room #1 (16 steps or so down to room), wall... More

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Lafayette, Oregon
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our chance on the Ester Lee because of of all the good reviews about the ocean view but I also proceeded with caution because of so many reviewers comments' about how outdated and old the furnishings and decor were. My fears were put to rest when I walked in our studio. Ya, it was not fancy, with the... More

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Address: 3803 S.W. Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367
Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Lincoln City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Ester Lee Hotel Lincoln City
Ester Lee Lincoln City

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Lincoln City #4 Family Hotel in Lincoln City #6 On the Beach Hotel in Lincoln City #7 Romantic Hotel in Lincoln City
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ester Lee Motel, a Lincoln City landmark, has been a vacation destination on the Central Oregon Coast for families for generations. Each room has a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. We have cottages and Suites that sleep up to seven people. Many of these units have a full kitchen and a fireplace in the living area. We are pet friendly and allow pets in most of our cottages. “Ahh… What You Can See From The Ester Lee” ... more   less 
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