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“Ocean View with Covered Parking!”

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Castaway By the Sea
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Port Orford
Certificate of Excellence
Salem, Oregon
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Ocean View with Covered Parking!”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

The south Oregon coast is gorgeous and my room had a wonderful view to take advantage of this. I stayed two nights and could easily have stayed longer. This motel is older, but it was clean and comfortable. My room was large with its own sun porch and carport. One of the best amenities is the area with the ice machine. It is very cozy with flowering plants, a collection of jigsaw puzzles, books and magazines to take back to your room, all making your visit more enjoyable. The host is helpful and friendly and has great knowledge of the Port Orford area.

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North Bend, Oregon
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35 reviews
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a secret hideaway that shares the most gorgeous views with you in your well appointed unit. Rockne is a great host and can fill you in on what to do. Also try Redfish Grill, it is amazing.
Port Orford is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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Harrison, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2012

We stayed one night. The view was excellent. This is an old facility, but well maintained. The proprietor is exceptional. So helpful. The bed wasn't very comfortable, but it was clean and cozy. Probably the best view from a lodging on the Oregon coast. Didn't see any wildlife down by the water - missed seeing whales!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 6, 2012

We found this by chance on traveling down the Pacific coast and was our favourite so we stayed 2 nights. The view is gorgeous and the port interesting where the fishing boats are lifted out by cranes. Griffs cafe on the port lovely.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Swansea, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2012

When we turned the corner at the end of the road into this property we both said WOW simultaeneously. This place has THE most amazing view of the pacific. We chatted to the extremely helpful man on reception about the area and he told us that there are two or three whales who frequent the bay and we were able to watch them as they surfaced that night and the next morning moving around the bay. We even got up early to watch the dawn over the bay which was magical. The stay here was very cheap, the rooms were fairly standard but clean, with a kitchenette, TV , sofa , table and chairs all the things youd expect. The beach at the bottom of the drive has lots of agate on it. If you want to whale watch and love nature you will be inspired i promise you..

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Minnetonka
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

Castaway was a welcome respite stop. The proprietor is exceedingly pleasant and knowledgeable, and is committed to keeping Castaway an excellent stopover on the Oregon coast. We rented a suite, which was very reasonable, and enjoyed a porch, a living room, a dining room, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and separate bedroom. While Castaway does not look particularly inviting on the east side when you drive in, once you are in your room you can step out to a magnificent harbor view, green grass, benches, and an overall welcoming vibe. When we misplaced our bird book, the proprietor obligingly lent us his for the next two days, and we could not have felt more at home. This place is a gem, and should be treated as such!

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Roseburg, Oregon
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2012 via mobile

Great great view! Clean and wifi. Nothing really special... Oh did I mention the view!!!! Wow! Friendly staff. Good rates. Best in Port Orford. Got to go now and enjoy the view. Easy walk to the beach

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Castaway By the Sea

Property: Castaway By the Sea
Address: 545 5th St, PO Box 844, Port Orford, OR 97465-8626
Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Port Orford
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Port Orford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13

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