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Concord, California
2 reviews
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Six night stay to explore the Oregon coast and Florence; Hospitable host; very knowledgeable of the area and ready with suggestions at your request. We chose the smaller main floor room with private bath and small outdoor patio. Wish the weather had cooperated but the vista from the open door and deck was special. Host(s) put out a fresh breakfast... More 

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Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

The Blue Heron is located a short distance from The Casino On the outskirts of Florence. From the porch, sitting room and dining area you will have a pleasant inlet water view Of many local birds. There are multiple types of rooms quaintly decorated and the owner is willing to assist with luggage for the upstairs rooms. Breakfast is served... More 

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Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Our stay in the country room was perfect. Being first time visitors to this area Maurices knowledge of the area was invaluable. He provided specific information on the area beaches including those that required a fee and those that were free along with detailed directions. The room was very clean and comfortable. Breakfast was served at 9 and was delicious.... More 

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Sausalito, California
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Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

We were grateful to our hosts for such an abundance of information on the area and willingness to accommodate our needs. Breakfast was great and the rooms were clean. The overall experience was a bit awkward. We walked into the house with the host watching Fox News playing in the living room, which made us feel like we were intruding... More 

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BlueHeronInnFlorence, Owner at Blue Heron Inn, responded to this review

This was a young couple that booked earlier in the day with little research, thinking it was more of a hotel I believe, and know little about Bed & Breakfast facilities. They were bicycling from Portland to California and upon checking in they moved from Grandma's room (Victorian Room) to the more modern fun room (Raspberry Cream Room) for the... More 

Renton, Washington
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4 reviews
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Warm, friendly and (quite frankly) LIFE-SAVERS. When my reservation was cancelled at a local hotel, Maurice & Stella offered a room. First time at a B&B. Breakfast-AWESOME, rooms-AWESOME. I'll be back

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BlueHeronInnFlorence, Owner at Blue Heron Inn, responded to this review

Nicole B, Can't thank you enough for the glowing review! Hopefully we earned it! We love 'first timers' and hope all experiences are as good as yours. We look foreward to your return visit. We have more YUMM breakfasts for you to try! All the best Maurice & Stella More 

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Reviewed September 10, 2015

After 6 days of camping, a comfortable bed and a warm breakfast sounded great. The experience exceeded our expectations. The owners Maurice and Stella are very sweet, welcoming, and helpful. Being a first timer at the B&B experience, I had no idea what to predict. Maurice gave us the scoop on all of the local shops & restaurants downtown. We... More 

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BlueHeronInnFlorence, Owner at Blue Heron Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Nicole B for the wonderful review. We have worked hard for the last 20 years to exceed guests expectations and will continue to do so and hopefully earn many return visits from our satisfied guests.Thanks again, Maurice & Stella More 

Portland, Oregon
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed August 15, 2015

We come to Florence every summer to kayak the small lakes in the dunes. For the last 10 or so years we've stayed at the Blue Heron and it's almost like going to visit a favorite aunt & uncle. Great place to stay!!! There are kayak and canoe trails, lots of lakes and the rides on the dune buggy in... More 

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BlueHeronInnFlorence, Owner at Blue Heron Inn, responded to this review

We have a large cadre of repeat guests and Sonie S is one of these. It is like family coming to visit and we look foreward to their yearly kayak trips on the coast.We hope to continue to provide exceptional service to all our valued guests. Thanks Sonie S, Maurice & Stella More 

Denver, Colorado
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Due to a change in plans we suddenly needed to find lodging on the Oregon Coast in high season and everything was solidly booked, yet this place had a few rooms. We guessed that perhaps people might be avoiding it due to some of the Trip Advisor reviews, as we had done at first. But we went to check it... More 

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BlueHeronInnFlorence, Owner at Blue Heron Inn, responded to this review

Don't know how to respond! This is our home also, which is what a bed & breakfast is historically. Yes, we do watch the news in the afternoon in the common area, waiting for guests to arrive, no blaring TV, as our hearing is fine! Yes, we do ring a small glass bell to alert guests that a hot breakfast... More 

Plano, Texas
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2014

B&Bs seem to come in three flavors. A detached living area near or at a home with almost no interaction with hosts or other guests. Second a luxury home with upstairs rooms where their are guests a good bit of interaction with hosts at breakfast and possibly with other guests at breakfast or in common areas. Host live largely apart.... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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Reviewed September 21, 2014

The hosts are very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the area - They even offered to share their dinner reservation with us at a local eatery. The breakfast in the morning was good. The only negative is that it is on a busy road and you can hear the trafiic from your room.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Heron is a 1940's country home with gorgeous river views of the Siuslaw River just five minutes from the center of historic Florence, Oregon. It is featured in the Best Places to Kiss. Guests can delight in viewing the herons and other wildlife with your innkeepers, Maurice and Stella. This comfortable inn, upgraded and modernized, makes a perfect getaway, with unsurpassed hospitality. This is a non-smoking bed and breakfast inn, however smoking is allowed on outside patio.The Victorian room is reminiscent of an era gone by with its lace, brass and antiques. The Heron's Nest has an incredible view of the river from the secret dormer hide-a-way with twin beds. The Bridal Suite offers a comfortable sofa seating arrangement, king size bed, a whirlpool bath, ceiling fan, cozy electric fireplace, and expansive windows with views of the river. If you need a suite the Raspberry Cream Room with its whirlpool tub can be opened up to the Victorian Room. Enjoy the river from the deck of the comfortable Country Room.Enjoy a spectacular view of the Siuslaw River while feasting on a gourmet breakfast. Fresh fruit, juices, and homemade yeast waffles with strawberries or smoked salmon quiche are popular menu items. You may relax in the living room and enjoy the view, watch TV or retire to our new video room for a movie or just relax in the private lounge area for quiet reading where books and magazines are available.Historic Old Town Florence, the Oregon Dunes, Sandpines Golf Course, the Sea Lion Caves, Haceta Lighthouse, the local airport and the convention center are just minutes away. After a busy day of exploring, return for cookies and tea! In May, come for the Rhododendron Festival. Enjoy dune buggy adventures and sandboarding. Historic Newport is just an hour away.Come and enjoy the ambience of this charming bed & breakfast on the Siuslaw River. It is a place for relaxing and making joyous memories and new friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Heron Inn

Address: 6563 Highway 126, Florence, OR 97439-9223
Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Florence
Price Range: $90 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Rooms upstairs are larger; decor is in keeping with the home style and room theme.”
 of 5 bubbles kande2016, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are comfortable, clean and spacious! Great place to stay. Make this place a priority rather than an option!”
 of 5 bubbles C1625UQmichelleg, Oct 1, 2015 | Read review
“The bridal suite is beautiful. Dual shower heads and a jacuzzi tub. BIG comfy bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Q3542SCnicoleb, Sep 10, 2015 | Read review
“The Heron's Nest is gorgeous if you don't mind some road noise”
 of 5 bubbles jhgd, Aug 12, 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles LanetteD02, Jun 15, 2014 | Read review
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