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241 Avenue U, Seaside, OR 97138-5005
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#6 of 27 hotels in Seaside
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The Sandy Cove Inn is a family-owned boutique motel located two blocks from the beach and promenade in historic Seaside, Oregon. We are on the quiet end of town but still very close to the town’s attractions, and we combine the personal touch with modern conveniences like free WiFi and some pet-friendly rooms. We have everything from basic rooms to vacation rentals, and with both a market and restaurant just across the street, we are the perfect place for a fun, peaceful stay on the Oregon Coast. We even have themed rooms like the Wave Room with surf art, a wave mural and an actual surfboard; there’s also a 1940s Room, a Monopoly Room, and a Boat Room, among several others. We’re one of the last family-owned motels in town, and that means a lot to us. We will share some of our favorite activities and places to eat with you, and we can’t wait to make you feel at home in our home.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Street parking
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
24-hour front desk
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Megan G wrote a review Oct 2021
Cranston, Rhode Island2 contributions
We stayed in the apartment suite which was artistically decorated, very clean, and just lovely. The jacuzzi tub was wonderful and the bed was very comfortable. Sitting room was delightful and we liked the room so much we made time to spend there just to enjoy the atmosphere. We had the pleasure of meeting the owner on the way out who was very nice and friendly and made sure we were happy with our stay. I would definitely recommend this place. So much better than a generic cookie cutter boring room.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Father of Two wrote a review Aug 2021
Hudson, Wisconsin12 contributions11 helpful votes
On a family trip to Portland and the Mount Hood area, we wanted one night away on the coast as a couple. We wanted to at least be close to the beach and found the Sandy Cove Inn online as an affordable, one night option. The room is quaint, comfortable, and very well-kept. But what made our trip to Seaside, was the experience at check-in. Not only were we given great ideas and recommendations for what to check out in the area, but they also gave us a wagon with firewood left over from another guest, and told us how we could make a fire on the beach to enjoy a beautiful sunset. We have always wanted to do that, and they gave us everything we needed for an incredible evening on the beach. Thank you Sandy Cove Inn!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Jorie wrote a review Aug 2021
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The room was absolutely adorable! Bed was comfortable. And it felt cozy with lots of personality and attention to detail. We had a lovely stay and beach is just down the street and the town is easy to navigate
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Victoria R wrote a review Jun 2021
Portland, Oregon26 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed in Gertrude's Room this past weekend and really loved it! Appreciated the minimal decor (including a couple of photos of the real Gertrude with her family!), how clean it was, and the bed was comfortable. The place was quiet, and it was just a short walk to the start of the promenade. A couple of places to eat nearby, including the Osprey Cafe where we had a wonderful breakfast. Everyone we interacted with was friendly. We'll be back!
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Date of stay: June 2021
Lynn wrote a review May 2021
Seaside, Oregon2 contributions
Nice place to stay! Person help us check in-Damon was so nice and helpful making a stressful situation smooth! Thank you so much! He even gave our American bulldog a treat bag. Sooo sweet! Our room was nice quaint and clean and I loved the short distance to the beach. I highly recommend.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
Margaret S wrote a review Oct 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
I needed a mind break, to take care of 'me', from my stressful job and all of our current national issues. I found this inn randomly and thought it looked interesting and fun, so I made a night before reservation for the following two nights. What a find it was!! Each room is decorated differently to add to the whimsy of this "old school" roadside inn, without all the fuss of "luxury, corporate owned hotels". I was first amazed that I was given real keys for my room, not key cards. I was in the Garden Room, and being greeted with all of the adorable special touches instantly released my stress. Just what I needed. I loved all of it! The bathroom was recently renovated and there was a flat screen tv. The room had exactly what I needed for my getaway, a mini fridge, coffee maker, and local owners on site to help me out with things to do, and if I needed any additional items to make my stay perfect. Annie was such a sweet woman and her true love for the Inn is what makes it! She doesn't forget any detail for each room. We had a great chat and she truly loves what she does and wants all her customers to feel like special guests in "her home". If you are looking for a "not so average", privately owned eclectic motel, near the beach but away from the excitement of downtown Seaside, this is for you. Check out the pictures and you will see what I am talking about. I will be back.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: There isn't an elevator, so if you cannot climb stairs request a bottom floor room in this...
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dinoykciv wrote a review Oct 2020
Caldwell6 contributions1 helpful vote
These guys are the BEST! They are exactly what this world needs more of. The building is older, but so well kept you wouldn't know it! It's not a big, fancy resort. Instead it's a homey, comfortable place to stay! The location is perfect because it's not downtown. It's just far enough away from the noise and traffic to be perfectly peaceful! The little market and restaurant/bar across the street could not be more convenient! Very short walk to the beach and the Prom! Just down the street is the perfect place to park and watch the surfers or walk the beach! But even all of those things do not add up to the wonderful people that own and run this Mom and Pop business. Friendly to the point that they become like family and willing to make your stay unforgettable. They have a variety of offerings from small rooms to multi-family accommodations and each is equally charming and comfortable so there's something for everyone!
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: We got upgraded to the Downing House. I highly recommend it!
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ksrich wrote a review Sep 2020
Linwood, Kansas340 contributions133 helpful votes
Had to leave Lincoln City because of smoke and no electricity, so came north to Seaside. On the way my wife checked listings of places to stay. Sandy Cove Inn was rated at a 9.31 and it deserves that. We spent one night. It was extremely clean, very comfortable bed. a couple blocks from the beach and great employees. One interesting thing about the room we had were the pictures on the wall. They had all been hand painted and were extremely good! The price was very reasonable.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Room Tip: Turn your floor fan on and you won't hear any traffic, etc.
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Alyssa W wrote a review Jul 2020
Wheatland, Wyoming30 contributions2 helpful votes
The room was clean and tidy. The decor definitely seemed dated. I’ve never seen a hotel still have a VCR. We stayed for 2 nights and were happy with our choice. The only downside is— you are quite a ways from down town. It’s too far to walk depending on age/abilities. If it was slightly closer that would have been nicer. The room was clean, no stains on the sheets and everything smelled nicely. We stayed in the WAVE ROOM and we were happy to get that. The only really odd thing was standing over by the sink it feels like your walking up a slope or walking down a slope turned the other way. They want to look into fixing that. Beyond that everything was the way it should be! Decent price- sucks paying tax but overall it was nice for 2 nights. If I was going to stay longer I would probably choose somewhere else.
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
Mary D wrote a review Jun 2020
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My husband and me stayed 3 nights. Stayed June 4, 5 and 6th 2020. Was pleasantly surprised. The price was very fair. Impeccably clean! Very helpful and friendly inn keeper. Beach is a short walk away. Rooms are adequate size. Will definitely stay again. Note: In the wake of Covid 19 Normal visitor info has to be requested. No Hairdryers
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sandy Cove Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Sandy Cove Inn?
Nearby attractions include Lewis & Clark Salt Works (0.3 miles), Captain Kid Amusement Park (0.6 miles), and Oregon Marketplace (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Sandy Cove Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and reduced mobility rooms.
What food & drink options are available at Sandy Cove Inn?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Sandy Cove Inn?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sandy Cove Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Osprey Cafe, Angelina's Pizzeria and Cafe, and Bell Buoy of Seaside.
Are pets allowed at Sandy Cove Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sandy Cove Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Sandy Cove Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Lewis & Clark Salt Works (0.3 miles) and Arch Cape Carronade Replica (4.6 miles).
Is Sandy Cove Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.