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267 N.W. Cliff St, Newport, OR 97365
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Sylvia Beach Hotel
Ranked #11 of 25 hotels in Newport
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It wasn't hard to find the Herman Melville room. It had a brass knocker of a whale on the door. Just a bit of whimsy for this four-story old hotel on the doorstep of the Pacific. We enjoyed our stay immensely. Didn't miss the TV or Internet. Took long walks on historic Nye Beach instead. A handful of restaurants and... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My mom and I visited the Sylvia Beach Hotel because we both love books and were attracted to the idea of a literary-themed bed and breakfast. We were not at all disappointed! We made reservations about four months in advance, so I can't speak for the spur-of-the-moment traveller, but I am so glad we were able to stay for four... More

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I must say that when my biographer boyfriend surprised me with a room at this small ocean view hotel, the "no cellphones, no wifi, no TV" policy gave me pause. But hey, it's only one day without Turner Classics and Law and Order reruns, right? We stayed in the delightful top-priced Colette suite. Small balcony, fireplace, daybed.. Lots of cat... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in the Gertrude Stein room. It is very cozy with a full size bed. We have a king size at home so I was a bit worried but we slept very well. The highlight of the hotel is definitely the library. It has an excellent view of the beach where you can sit on any number of comfortable... More

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Dallas, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to live in Oregon, and have previously stayed at this wonderfully themed "writers hotel." the décor in the rooms is marvelous. Our recent stay was good, but the hotel is showing signs of aging, with fan switches that don't work, doors that do not lock properly. They really need a regular handyman (the staff confirmed this to me).... More

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Oakville, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looked great on line. We're not overly discriminating when it comes to accommodation, but unless you're a hobo or used to sleeping in a halfway house, stay away from the Sylvia Beach. Arrived with our three children in early July, and the first thing that we noticed when parking outside were the cracked and filthy windows - more reminiscent of... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fell in love with it online and was prepared to be delighted! Lobby was disorganized with boxes of produced stacked up and things were messy . Desk staff was not professional. Balcony off lobby was not accessible as it brings a strong breeze into the gift shop and blows away the merchandise. Dinner took 2 hours and 45 min.

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los angeles
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I'm glad to have stayed at this hotel for one night. We stayed at the Shakespeare Room which is on the second floor (no lift) and one has to stand really close to the window to see the ocean. The whole feel of the hotel is that of somebody's book loving spinster aunt... Lots of thrift store chatskis associated with... More

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San juan islands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I have been coming to the Sylvia Beach for over twenty years and love returning to its charm every time. The updates over the last few years are lovely as well. If you are looking for TV, Internet and room service, this isn't the place, but if you are looking for a charming, sweet, quiet retreat on a wonderful beach,... More

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Blaine, Washington
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94 reviews 94 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Don't let the "No TV, no WIFI, no phones" stop you from giving the Sylvia Beach a try. Each room here is designed after a famous author. We stayed in the Agatha Christie room, with adirondack chairs facing the ocean. In the five years we have been married, I think this is the only night we have been "unplugged." We... More

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Address: 267 N.W. Cliff St, Newport, OR 97365
Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
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Sylvia Beach Newport
Sylvia Beach Hotel Newport, Oregon

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