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Looking Glass Inn
Ranked #1 of 36 Hotels in Lincoln City
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Beaverton, Oregon
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3 reviews
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“Quite a surprise!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

Our second floor unit was perfect for the three of us. As retirees 3 of us travel together and need 2 bedrooms - 1 couple and 1 single. We had a great view of the bay, people watching, and most of all dog watching! Great beds, open the window and fall asleep to the sounds of the ocean. It was clean, well cared for, and the people were attentive and friendly. With Mo's across the street and a coffee bar just down the block who could ask for anything more?

Room Tip: The second floor. Since parking is right next to the rooms on the first floor I would want to be up...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Carol T
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Portland, Oregon, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

Such a wonderful place to stay , super clean , comfortable bed , staff professional , and courteous .. Attention to detail , great view of bay , highly recommend !!!, our 6 month old lab was treated like family , we stayed 7 nights for our honeymoon , and cannot wait to go back , our 1 bedroom deluxe suite , had gas fireplace , full size fridge , kitchenette , nice cook ware , they also provide BBQ grills , crab cooking area , doggy area , and water hoses with spray nozzles to get the sand off you and fido , they provide , sand toys for the children , beach blankets , and towels for fido !! We so love this place , location is awesome , within walking distance to dining and shops !!! Nicest people from management to maintenance !!!

  • Stayed September 2013
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1 Thank Sonya D
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Snohomish, WA
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

Newly retired, my wife and I wanted to take a road trip along the Washington/Oregon coast with our dog, an active labrador retriever. The Looking Glass Inn looked ideal. And it has been ideal. Dog friendly is understating it, dog loving is more like it. All the staff have been friendly, helpful and welcoming. It seems like at least half the guests have dogs with them. Our room, a two bedroom suite upstairs is quite comfortable. Bedrooms are small, but the kitchen is functional and the living space very roomy. Bit of a view toward the inlet of Siletz Bay. The beach is a half block away and a great place for running the dog.

Room Tip: Upstairs, more southerly rooms have the best views.
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Green Features: Easy to find the recycling containers. The towel reuse system is actually used, unlike the so many other places that say one thing and do another.
  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Russ M
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Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

A beach trip planned well in advance, room booked online 2 weeks in advance. Chose room by virtual tour, looked well kept, clean, and spacious. Not so, semi-clean with a very moldy odor. Was an older place but the smell was not going to make a relaxing atmosphere. Decided a newer place would be better, not much. After a lunch at Mo's we noticed the Looking Glass Inn and asked to see a room for a future stay. Very nice, checked-out of the place we were staying and chose a spa suite at the Looking glass. Very clean with great visitors and staff. will definitely return when we can.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank john l
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St. Louis
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35 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

When I first pulled into the parking lot, I was worried since the hotel has "extremely" pet friendly with dog treats, toys, etc everywhere. I typically have problems with hotels like that from a cleanliness perspective. My wife and I stayed only one night, but the room was very clean, the location was great, and the customer service was excellent. I had absolutely no complaints about this hotel and I would definitely stay there again in the future.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank stixly1
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Bc Canada
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2013

We booked late so we got a bottom floor room with no view. That is ok, we had our dog. Speaking of dog, they are treated like royalty. Get their own basket with blankets, towels, bowls, poop bags ( but a good dog owner should have their own bags, nice gesture anyway). Older Inn but in good shape, clean. Breakfast was a good start for the day. I would stay again. Nice area, dead end street, seems to be a hot spot for people to come to.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2013

Had another very nice stay at the Looking Glass. My 78th birthday. I really enjoy the place and it is so dog friendly. My little Min Pin always enjoys his doggy basket and the treats they have in it for him. I am slightly handicapped so am unable tp stay in the upper room which I did in the past but my room 110 is very accesible. Room 109 is also accesible. Neither has the best views but I just enjoy watching the other people The staff is all very accomindating and helpful. If you have a pet this is the place to stay in Lincoln city. The nice quiet area of Taft..

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Richard-Lloyd
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Property: Looking Glass Inn
Address: 861 SW 51st St, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1319
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Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Lincoln City
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Lincoln City
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Lincoln City
#2 Business Hotel in Lincoln City
#2 Romantic Hotel in Lincoln City
#3 Green Hotel in Lincoln City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Looking Glass Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Wonderful Cape Cod style inn with beautiful ocean and bay views at the South end of Lincoln City. Relax a variety of rooms and suites some with Whirlpool tubs and decks, and others with separate bedrooms and kitchens. Enjoy complimentary continental breakfast, free WiFi, and easy beach access. Many dog friendly rooms available. ... more   less 
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