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The Whaler

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155 SW Elizabeth, Newport, OR 97365
The Whaler
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is our first time in Newport and stayed here for two nights over the 4th weekend. We got a non-pet room on the third floor. Our room was very clean and had an outstanding view of the ocean. Next time we will make sure we are not near the elevators/stairs bc it was a little noisy. This is a... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very clean with an outstanding front desk staff. Typical waterfront hotel with the wear and tear you would expect near a beach. A bit dated but as I said, very clean with good linens and comfy bed. Very accommodating of our pets also. Although the hotel is oceanfront there is a road between the hotel and the beach.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is right on the edge of the Nye Beach area, adjacent to the Newport Center for the Performing Arts. The friendly lady at the front desk gave us an ocean-facing room on the 3rd floor. There's a sliding door to the smallish balcony, floor-to-ceiling glass, which meant that even if we sat at the table inside, we still had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You often don't know what to expect when selecting a moderately priced hotel/motel. I often worry it will be old, outdated with uncomfortable mattresses. The whaler was none of those. It is in a beautiful location, very clean, well kept, pleasant staff and includes a small complimentary breakfast. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay. Beautiful unobstructed ocean view with a nicely appointed and immaculately clean King room. No "stale air" in the room, and ALL are non-smoking. It was also priced really well, especially given the close proximity to the beach. We'll be back!

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Roseburg, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will admit it right off the bat--this review is biased. I like this property for several reasons, but chief among them is the many good family memories of having stayed here often over the years. Management has always been friendly. Every room has an ocean view. There is free popcorn in the lobby all the time. And they are... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed at the Whaler over Memorial Day weekend. It was a nice clean basic motel. They offer a basic continental breakfast. The view from the room was worth every penny. There were other more expensive places without this kind of view. The staff was always helpful. Again I have to say all the facilities including pool and hot tub... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We were plesently surprised with this motel! First of all they accept dogs! And the second was the view from the room. We were on the 1st floor and could see the ocean while sitting in bed. The front desk staff was so friendly and helpful. The walls are a bit thin and we could hear some people get in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It's a neat clean room. We were on the 2nd floor. The view of the sea is right in front of the bed. Great view really. Not much luck on "whale-hunting". No sight of any when we were there. However, we had a great time just playing at the beach and walking around. The path from the road to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My wife and I found this location to be a very good value for the money. Nice room, very peaceful. Recommend third floor rooms for the gorgeous view. Well located in Newport and staff is amazing. Even the bed was one of the most comfortable we have ever slept in outside of home!

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