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Ester Lee Motel

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3803 S.W. Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367
Ester Lee Motel
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wasn't sure what our motel would entail since it wasn't a brand name. But the young lady at the desk mentioned the 180 degree view of the ocean. It also had an upstair kitchenette. The room was quaint, not fancy. Reminded me of my mom's decor, but the ocean view and breeze was amazing. The price was much lower than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was big and comfortable. The view was amazing. We were able to sleep with the window open so we could hear the sound of the ocean. The staff were friendly. The motel was very clean. The grounds great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This motel has been around since the late 1930s. If fluff and fancy aren't important to you, you will love this place. We stayed on patio level which meant our door opened to ocean side of motel, great view, nice staff, clean, and comfortable. Our #123 I think was called a studio. But it was roomy. We had 2 large... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great place to stay, I trusted the good reviews on Yelp, and they were right. My 86 year old mother and I were very comfortable for two nights in July. The ocean sunset views are amazing, you are high on a bluff with waves, offshore rocks, and trees below. (If you're senior however the beach is not... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great motel. Love the old fashioned cottages with amazing views of the ocean. Family's been staying there for decades Good value as well. Friendly staff. Highly recommend it. Its not in the busiest part of Lincoln City which is a good thing.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although an old property, if you'd like a room with an ocean view at a reasonable price you might want to stay here, The room was clean, the front desk personnel were nice, polite and personable and the motel was quiet, except for the roar of the ocean. Nothing fancy, but certainly nice.

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Crawfordville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, clean, older hotel. We stayed in the hotel part. The value here was good and the views of the water are fantastic. The walk down to the beach was fine. However, it may be difficult for elderly people. The only thing that keeps me from a 5 star review is the shower. It just didn't push much water. All... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a great value! Beautiful view, friendly staff, very clean! This was a perfect stop along the Oregon coast. I would highly recommend this hotel to any one who plans to visit the Oregon coast. The city of Lincoln is also wonderful.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view of the ocean here is incredible!!! Can't be matched for the price. We have a one bedroom with a full kitchen for the price it's great!! Clean just a little old and tired. The kitchen living area is very large and good light as it is all windows facing the ocean. The kitchen had nice apt size stove... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a room in the motel section of the Ester Lee (they also have wonderful cottages). we were escaping the heat in Portland and were able to book last minute for a 3-day stay. We really enjoyed staying here - everything was clean and comfortable and our room included a kitchen, which I wanted. The TV was way too... More 

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