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Canterbury Inn

643 Ocean Shores Blvd NW, PO Box 310, Ocean Shores, WA 98569
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Ranked #8 of 15 hotels in Ocean Shores
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gig Harbor, WA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Needed a weekend away from the stress. This was the perfect spot. It was raining all weekend, but as they say, a rainy beach weekend beats anything else. Well, they should say it. The Canterbury Inn is a great place to stay in Ocean Shores. It is quiet, clean, and friendly. It is also a close walk to food and... More

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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This place is so quiet and peaceful. I stayed in a 3rd floor studio. The studio had a kitchenette. Which worked great to cook my breakfast. The pool was very warm indoor pool. Someone stated they keep the temp. at 90 degrees. I believe it. Last time I stayed here I had a 1 bedroom with a fireplace. The studio... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Took an over night trip last weekend with my daughter to get away for the night and enjoy some relaxation time. We definitely got our moneys worth. Not only did we get an amazing deal on our unit but we were able to check in early and check out late with out any hastle which allowed us to make the... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
35 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Like the Sept 15 reviewer, I also stayed in the Sleeper Room, yet a week later on Sept 22. The front desk check-in was like speaking to a college friend - and this was my first visit here. How gracious and welcoming! I do not know the area at all - being from Chicago. But like ALL of the hotels... More

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Tacoma, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Stayed just one night in the little sleeper room we love so much. There is no view other than from a tiny window overlooking the parking lot, but we didn't spend a lot of time in the room anyway. The bed was super comfortable, the room was quiet, the hot tub was hot and the pool was warm. Granted we... More

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Mercer Island, WA
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We stayed in room 204 (pet friendly) and we were very pleased with our accommodations. The room was very clean, tastefully decorated (just like the pictures!!!) and a fully equipped kitchen. Front desk management greeted us warmly throughout our stay and did a thorough job about explaining what they expected from their guests who had their pet with them. Needless... More

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Port Angeles, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We just spent nearly a week in a 2 bedroon corner condo on the 2nd floor. It was as nice as it showed on the web site photos. You can click on each unit to see exactly what the furnishings, etc are like since each condo is individually owned. The beds were comfortable, everything functioned as it should in the... More

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Evergreen, Colorado
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

This was a clean condo unit on the main drag. It was extremely dated but still clean. The only real complaint which the hotel really had no control over was a family had a family reunion on the first floor. We were on the second. They took over the yard below us and were rather loud.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We went the weekend before the 4th of July, GREAT weather. One downside is that they allow pets in various rooms on various floors, which is OK if the humans keep them quiet. But some dogs should just not be taken to hotels. The bed was comfortable, nice pool and spa. The place is a little older. My husband would... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We were very disappointed. The place was dated, we could not walk to the ocean, nor see it ...hardly a "luxury" spa retreat! When we compared the cost to either hotel on each side .. we realized we had been ripped off!! This is a condo development and our room (not the advertised suite) was VERY dated and poorly equipped... More

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kelgin, General Manager at Canterbury Inn, responded to this review

Weʼre disappointed your accommodations did not meet your expectations. We work very hard to ensure a superior guest experience and that our property descriptions are always accurate. Your room was booked through a third party and we have only limited control over the descriptions they provide. This is why we upgraded the ground floor studio that was booked to a... More

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Also Known As:
Canterbury Hotel
Canterbury Hotel Ocean Shores
Address: 643 Ocean Shores Blvd NW, PO Box 310, Ocean Shores, WA 98569
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Location: United States > Washington > Ocean Shores
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ocean Shores
#3 Family Hotel in Ocean Shores
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean Shores
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On Washington's coast, The Canterbury Inn is the distinct waterfront lodging that brings the comforts of home and a beach vacation together. Right on the Pacific Ocean The Canterbury Inn features beach access, manicured grounds, BBQ areas, indoor swimming pool, spectacular ocean views, hot tub, guest laundry, pet friendly rooms, kitchens, flat screen TVs, gas fireplaces and more. Everything you need to kick back and relax. ... more   less 
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