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“Excellent hotel right on the ocean.” 5 of 5 stars
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Oceanfront Lodge
Ranked #12 of 19 Hotels in Crescent City
Roseville, California
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent hotel right on the ocean.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

I don't understand why this hotel is not rated #1. We love Crescent City because of cool weather and local features ( e.g. Jediah Smith State Park) and go up once every couple of years. For the past several years we have stayed at what is now the Oceanfront Lodge (used to be Hampton Inn). The hotel is relatively new (under 10 years) and has excellent rooms...all right on the ocean with views. There is a "great room" where I enjoy reading and an exercise room with views of the ocean. Service is fine.

Rooms all have a small refer and microwave plus TV of course. Beds are very comfy.

We missed going up in 2009 and 2010 so maybe there was a dip in quality...from what I can see from below reviews. But we were there for 10 days in July, 2011 and enjoyed it as much as ever. If you enjoy the ocean I don't why one would stay anywhere else.

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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Toulouse
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

Beautiful place. What a pleasure to deal with the ocean and the open sea. Very large room with well equipped kitchen, clean, bright. Good bedding and nice bathroom.
I recommend.

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  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Oak Harbor, Washington
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33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

My husband and I visit Crescent City from time to time. I'd have to say this was probably the best place we've stayed at thus far. I heard rumors (although not sure about this) that this hotel used to be a Hilton at one point. In any case, we stayed in a king size room with jacuzzi tub and balcony view.

The good: Spacious room, clean, nice view, professional & friendly staff. Jacuzzi was a little small but still very relaxing after a long day. Breakfast was also good and served up a variety of hot & cold selections.

The not-so-good: The vent in the bathroom didn't work so it was a little steam-fest in there after showers, and had to open the balcony door to really air the place out. The TV was a little dated as well. The pool was closed while we were there. The fitness center had 2 treadmills, a recumbent bike & an eliptical, all in good working order.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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durango,co
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54 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2011

This hotel is no longer a Hampton Inn, but it has been recently renovated and is the only place in Crescent City off the main highway. Most rooms have an ocean view and balcony. We are very pleased finally to have found high quality accomodations in Cresenct City and plan to stay here again on our next trip.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Colorado
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214 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

Typical Hampton Inn, newer property, clean rooms and bed was comfortable. Breakfast was good. We went when the place was completely filled and still was quiet through the night. Only thing I would have changed is that the AC unit was really loud and the smoke detector had a bright flashing light right over the bed all night long which turned out to be really annoying (but I tend to be very light sensitive) which was easily resolved when I covered my eyes with a small towel.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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41 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

When we pulled into the parking lot rather late, we weren't really sure we had actually found a Hampton Inn, sign notwithstanding. It looked different than other Hampton Inns we'd been at. The exterior of hotels doesn't really matter, though, and it turns out that everything inside was fine. The guy at the desk was obviously a Californian, greeting us with something like, "Hey, dude, how's it goin'?" Everything was ready for us, though, and it seemed like the room was clean and everything worked. Our room had a balcony and we could see the ocean right from there. The view was very nice.

The breakfast was the typical Hampton Inn breakfast, which is pretty good for a hotel that doesn't charge outrageous rates. We thought it was well run. They were remodeling the lobby while we were there, but that didn't seem to cause any problems. One other kind of weird thing was that when we were in our room's bathroom we could hear (probably thanks to the fan being vented to the outside) the fog horn that (presumably) the lighthouse uses. It did not cause any problems and, if anything, added a tiny bit of charm to an otherwise standard name-brand hotel.

I think that for some people the location on the beach will make up for any of the minor problems you may experience. The location was also great for seeing the rather interesting Battery Point Lighthouse and the hotel can be used as a convenient base for exploring the nearby Redwood National Park, which is well worth your time. It also seemed like one of the nicer properties in Crescent City.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, BC
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66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

Stayed one night on our trip north up the CA and OR coast.
Had balcony room with king size on third floor. Service was good and room was clean acceptably appointed and quiet. Offers speciality TV channels which was important for us as NHL playoff game 7 was on and were able to watch in comfort of our room with some cold beers from the convenience kiosk in lobby.
Name of the hotel was Oceanfront Lodge so I am not sure if this is a Hampton or not, billing makes no reference to this chain.
Great location and incredible ocean views; definately would stay again.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Property: Oceanfront Lodge
Address: 100 A St, Crescent City, CA 95531-3621 (Formerly Hampton Inn & Suites Crescent City)
Location: United States > California > Crescent City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Crescent City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Oceanfront Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Oceanfront Lodge, only 30 feet from the edge of the rugged Northern California coast, is the premier hotel in Crescent City, CA. During your stay, enjoy sweeping ocean vistas and a spectacular view of the famous Battery Point Lighthouse from one of our modern comfortable guestrooms. Our gracious hotel is also located in the heart of scenic Redwood country-truly an outdoor lover's paradise where hiking, fishing, bird-watching, and whale-watching opportunities are plentiful. Our inviting rooms are designed for comfort and relaxation. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Oceanfront Hotel Crescent City
Hampton Inn Crescent City
Crescent City Hampton Inn

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