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The Whaler

155 SW Elizabeth, Newport, OR 97365
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The Whaler
Ranked #10 of 25 hotels in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Garland, UT
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room was very clean and comfortable. The check-in staff was efficient and helpful. We were on the 2nd floor and I did not hear noise from other rooms. The room faces the ocean with a balcony. I liked how the bed is against the wall that looks out...it was hie sitting in bed and being able to just stare... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Pool and spa and work out with BARE basic breakfast foods across the street from the beach trail. Nice private patio. Our room had no microwave but mini fridge and tv very slow internet but basic cable. Nothing special but serves the purpose.

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Estes Park, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing special, but clean, nice location viewing the ocean at a good price. Nice staff, heated pool. Bargain price for a good location, but don't expect anything special regarding your room, Continental breakfast provided. Balcony facing the ocean.

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Spokane, WA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really pleased with our three day stay at the Whaler. It had a great location close to food, fun and surf (the beach is across the street). We saw whales from our balcony within 5 minutes of arrival! There is a fantastic playground with a giant pirate ship slide behind the parking lot!

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Dorris, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have thought about staying here before but we have a favorite that we usually stay at. Because that place was just way too expensive for my daughter and her children, we checked around and were able to get in to the Whaler. The rooms are older and a little worn but very clean and very nice. Beds are comfortable,... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an exceptional hotel for the price (we booked for around $120/night)! It is directly beside the beach, has a pool, and included a little coffee and muffins for breakfast. I believe all rooms have an Ocean View as well. We were on the ground floor and still had a pretty decent ocean view, it was really nice. The... More

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Miami, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favorite of the 'regular' motel/hotels along the beach on the central Oregon coast (Florence to Depoe Bay). Newport is a fun town with lots of attractions and good food for most types of travelers and the Whaler is always well-priced with very helpful and amenable staff. All rooms have expansive ocean views with nice balconies and (often)... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has great views in every room, particularly from the 3rd floor. The staff are incredibly nice and the place is very clean and well-maintained. Really close to Nye Beach so you can get up and walk right over to your favorite breakfast or coffee place. Also, a quick walk to the beach front with a long beach to... More

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Norwalk, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: Indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, and excercise room, ocean view from the 3rd floor, beach is across the a street with no traffic, continental breakfast, plenty of parking, frig, private balcony with sliding door, and elevators. It has a seperate bath toilet from the sink and frig. The price of $110.00 a night is a steal. Cons: droor space and... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location - all rooms with balcony overlooking the ocean, close to beach access. Plesant rooms - spacious, light, clean, comfortable. Nice pool facilities. Very helpul staff. Overall: Great value!

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Address: 155 SW Elizabeth, Newport, OR 97365
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Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Whaler Hotel Newport
Whaler Hotel Newport
Whaler Motel Newport
The Whaler Newport, Oregon

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Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Newport #6 Romantic Hotel in Newport #6 On the Beach Hotel in Newport #8 Family Hotel in Newport
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The Whaler offers 73 quiet,spacious, hotel rooms,each with private balcony overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Beautiful heated indoor pool & spa and exercise facility. Easy beach access to one of the most scenic beaches on the Oregon coast. The Whaler is adjacent to the Newport Performing Arts Center, and only a short distance away from Yaquina Bay, the historic Newport bayfront, a variety of restaurants, unique shopping and the Oregon Coast Aquarium. ... more   less 
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