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“Great view. Great value.”
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Ocean Shores
Ranked #4 of 14 Hotels in Homer
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

The view is stunning. They rooms are spacious. They giving a folding mattress for fifth person. We really enjoyed our stay. Great beach hotel. Parking right outside the room. I loved the Beach theme of the rooms. Definitely worth it.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Thank Hashy83
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Reviewed June 25, 2013

We have stayed here before and were just as happy the second time. We chose the units closer to the beach for the view (slightly more expensive). There is a walkway that takes you onto the beach, otherwise you can just look out the window at the beautiful view or sit on the deck. We had a moose that turned up every evening to graze. There was a fridge and microwave in the room but what was lacking was some dishes and cutlery. Luckily I always carry a couple of cheap plates and plastic cutlery to enable us to take advantage of the microwave. They did supply paper cups, tea and coffee. This was the only thing that stopped it being perfect.
It was a short walk to supermarket, restaurants and bakeries.

Room Tip: To take advantage of the fantastic view go for the beach units. I think about an extra $10 night.
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank jaybe
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Manager596, Front Office Manager at Ocean Shores, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2013

Dear Valued Guest
We are so very glad you enjoyed your stay with us again! And that you enjoyed and took advantage of our private beach and beach path. We do have Kitchenette rooms available for guests that would like use of full kitchen appliances and cutlery, located a bit further up the slope with a partial view. We hope to choose to stay with us again soon!
Best Regards,
Molly

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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Having stayed at another establishment in Homer on a prior vacation I chose to book the Ocean Shores this time. I am so glad I did! The proprietor Mike, is a friendly man who really enjoys what he does. The views are exceptional, the access to the beach is fantastic and the rooms are comfortable and very clean. We stayed in the "Blueberry Room" and it was very cute! Can't wait to head back to Homer again and see Mike and his crew at Ocean Shores!

Room Tip: Get an Ocean Front room! The rooms are simple, and very clean! This is Alaska so don't expect...
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Manager596, Front Office Manager at Ocean Shores, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2013

Dear Valued Guest,
We are so very glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We try our best to accommodate our guests in any way and keep our rooms spotlessly clean. We hope you enjoyed your trip to Homer and hope that you come stay with us again!
Best Regards,
Molly

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Reviewed June 14, 2013

We stayed in the beach front rooms. The view was beautiful. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. A very good deal for the price. The staff was very helpful. One very nice young lady gave us a map with recommendations for dinner. Ginger was very nice when I called halfway back to Anchorage. We had left something in the room and she very nice to offer to mail it back to us. Would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

Homer is a beautiful little town, even when it is cold and raining.. Our stay at Ocean Shores was ok. The room was clean and conveniently located to everything. However I wished they would have had better window shades because in the summer the days are long and bright. We ended up using the comforter as a curtain which worked out ok..

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Manager596, Front Office Manager at Ocean Shores, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2013

Dear Valued Guest,
We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time in Homer. We are sorry, however, to hear of your issues with your stay at The Ocean Shores. We try very hard to make our guests comfortable, our rooms are some of the cleanest rooms you will find in Alaska. We have eye masks available for our guests' use in the office if the sun is too bright. We apologize for any inconvenience we may have caused you.
Best Regards,
Molly

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Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

The views in the front rooms (closest to the ocean) are fantastic. If that's all you're looking for, this is the place for you. Cheap, threadbare carpet, uncomfortable bed, substandard bathroom, very uncomfortable. Never stay there again.

  • Stayed: June 2012
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Manager596, Front Office Manager at Ocean Shores, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2013

Dear Valued Guest,
We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay at Ocean Shores. We try very hard to make our guests comfortable, our rooms are some of the cleanest rooms you will find in Alaska. We hope the rest of your Alaskan trip is wonderful.
Best Regards,
Pam

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Reviewed May 21, 2013

We stayed in the beach front rooms. The view was fantastic and we loved the path down to the beach. The office personnel were very welcoming and gave us great advice for restaurants and things to do while we were in town.

  • Stayed: May 2013
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Additional Information about Ocean Shores

Address: 3500 Crittenden Dr, Homer, AK 99603-7462
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Location: United States > Alaska > Homer
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Homer
Price Range: $149 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ocean Shores 2.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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