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Ester Lee Motel

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3803 S.W. Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367
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SAUK RAPIDS
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment we checked in until the moment we checked out we felt like we had landed in heaven. Right next to the water, comfy soft beds, a full kitchen, a fire place and everything we needed to enjoy our night.

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Thank Bonnita B
Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad you found everything you needed for a comfortable stay. We hope you come back and visit us in the future. More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My cottage at the Ester Lee Motel faces the ocean. Three floor to ceiling picture windows provide a wonderful view and I am able to open one of the windows so I can listen to the waves crashing on the shore below. The Ester Lee was constructed in the earlier parts of the 1900s. My cottage retains the kitchy charm... More 

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Thank Christy S
Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for review we are pleased that you enjoyed our view and mix of vintage charm with updates. Thank you for letting us know about the bed we were able to correct the issue, this type of feedback is very important in our ongoing effort to make all of our guests stays comfortable. We hope to see... More 

Longview
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Because we stated the TRUTH about the beds they have banned us. I have NEVER in my life been banned from a site. We were going to see if the cottages beds were just as hard and they refused us service. So be careful to state your opinion or they well ban you. wow

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Thank ez2talk244
Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry you felt compelled to write this review. You tried to make a reservation a couple of months back and were refused service. You sent us an email asking why, we researched this and found no reasons for service refusal. We sent you an email stating this and gave you rates for the cottages we never heard back... More 

Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hubby and I decided to go to beach for the day and didn't think we would be able to find motel for night .. but .. called Ester Lee and they had a room opening on a Friday night, WE LUCKED OUT! Checked in at 3pm, stayed in studio room. It is an older property and building and furniture a... More 

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Thank Dee S
Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad you were able to stay with us and enjoyed your room. I do apologize that there was not an extra pillow on hand to loan out, that has since been remedied, thank you for pointing that out. We work hard to keep the property up and are happy you found it to be so nice. We... More 

Vancouver, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in room 109 and it was everything we needed. The view was amazing and the room was cozy and clean. Had a full kitchen supplied with all pots/pans etc. Can't wait to come back with my family and stay a bit longer.

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Thank mamabribri5
Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed 109, the view is amazing. We look forward to you and your family staying with us in the future. More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time I have stayed at an Ester Less cabin and I'll return again and again. You can't beat the ocean view at a price that everyone can afford. The cottage is comfortable, non-cluttered, clean and efficient. They provide what you need for a short stay and are very accommodating for anything you ask for. They even... More 

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Thank Ruth V
Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you find the cottages to be comfortable and clean. The view is definitely beautiful! We look forward to future visits from you. More 

Salem, Oregon
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because we travel with our dog, we stayed in one of the cottages, as we have been doing on our coastal vacations for many years. The look on this side of the motel is dated, but think of it as being authentically retro! For a one-bedroom suite with a full kitchen (including a full-size refrigerator), the price cannot be beat.... More 

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoy the cottages and are able to bring your dog. We work hard to keep the property as up to date as possible considering its age. We look forward to your next stay as well. More 

New Mexico
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121 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time here---absolutely wonderful. The location was ideal, we found so many agates on the beach! We went down there one to two times a day and my husband, daughter and I loved every minute of it. The window with a dynamite view of the ocean was great to eat breakfast or read in front of. The... More 

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for the great review. We are happy to hear you had such a wonderful time and were able to fully enjoy our facility. Thank you for recommending us and we look forward to having you stay with us again in the future! More 

Anderson, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

awesome view from every room, clean cottages, helpful staff, kitchenettes have all you need to fix dinner/breakfast...sit inside to enjoy view or sit outside...have info in office of things to do in Lincoln city....will always be our place to stay

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are happy to know that we are the place you choose to stay at when you visit Lincoln City. It is our goal to provide you with a clean comfortable stay. More 

Salem, Oregon
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

WOW! We had a great stay. The view of the Pacific Ocean was better than what I could have imagined. Huge windows everywhere! Full kitchen, but limited w/serving dishes. Everything worked. There were two bedrooms with queens and then the large living room had a twin bed and a hide a bed. Bathroom was impeccably clean. This was an old... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ester Lee Motel, a Lincoln City landmark, has been a vacation destination on the Central Oregon Coast for families for generations. Each room has a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. We have cottages and Suites that sleep up to seven people. Many of these units have a full kitchen and a fireplace in the living area. We are pet friendly and allow pets in most of our cottages. “Ahh… What You Can See From The Ester Lee” ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ester Lee Motel

Address: 3803 S.W. Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367
Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Lincoln City
Price Range: $63 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 53
Also Known As:
Ester Lee Hotel Lincoln City
Ester Lee Lincoln City
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Lincoln City
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Lincoln City
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lincoln City
#7 Family Hotel in Lincoln City
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