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Ester Lee Motel

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Canby
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great time at Ester Lee. Full kitchen made it easy to enjoy the view, and the view was fantastic. The staff is friendly and helpful. We slept well, and enjoyed the walks on the beach. The room was clean, and the kitchen stocked with everything we might need.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Crow's Nest unit 340: the only cottage unit on an elevation level above all other cottages. Back in the day, this may have been an owner's or manager's home. You enter via a private enclosed staircase. The room, as many other guests have noted about the Ester Lee, features vintage decor: pink & white tile in...

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Thank reynolds9835
Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. Room 340 has a view all its own and is quite dramatic. We are happy to hear that the room was clean and comfortable for you and that you were able to find beach access nearby that was more accessible for you. We look forward to...

SeaTac, Washington
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

there is parking right in front of your room my room was dated .but homey and nice and clean great view of the beach and ocean.rooms on lower level grat if you can go up &down stairs. also dogs are allowed for aadded fee. cable tv. and full kitchens in most units.

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Thank lindagause
Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you found your room clean and comfortable and were able to enjoy the view. We hope that you stay with again in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The two of us stayed at the Ester Lee for the second time now and it is by far our favorite. The cottages are pet friendly with amazing views looking down at the ocean. Everything was just how we expected from the 360 views of the rooms provided on their website. The service was great and this is definitely a...

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Thank Amy J
Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Amy. We are glad you chose to stay with us again and that you found our website helpful and accurate. Our location is great for sightseeing and beach combing we are happy to hear you got to take it all in. We look forward to your next visit.

Portland, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Love the Ester Lee, our go to place when visiting Lincoln City. Large and Spacious Apartment/cottage type units (the older side) most have gas or wood burning fireplaces (wood provided). Kitchens are great, View is unforgettable. Walk to beach, down a steep hill. Many of the cottages units allow dogs (with their own sheets and blankets!). This is an older,...

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Martha. We are pleased to hear we are you go to place in Lincoln City. We try to keep the vintage feel with modern updates here and there. The view is truly unforgettable. We look forward to your next visit.

Albany, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I treated my adult daughter, son and daughter-in-law to a weekend at the coast for their birthdays and chose Ester Lee Motel. Pictures on the internet showed charming rooms and cottages with great ocean views. I was not disappointed. We stayed in 129, a quaint fully equipped suite with one private bedroom, two twin beds in the offset next the...

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review GraceAnn. We are happy that we were able to play a part in your celebrations and that you found 129 to be homey and comfortable. The views here are amazing and we are pleased you enjoyed them. We look forward to your next visit.

Juneau, Alaska
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a cottage that had 180 view of the ocean. Cottage was clean and beds were comfortable. Could have used a few more pots and pans in the kitchen, but we made do with what we had. Convenient to get to beach. We really enjoyed our stay here.

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Ester Lee. The amazing ocean view is the first thing you see here and we hope it leaves a lasting impression. We try to keep our kitchens stocked with the basic necessities, but if you ever find yourself needing something, just ask our front desk staff and they will do their best to accommodate...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ester Lee Motel is a great place to stay. They have nice, clean and cozy rooms that have a beautiful view of the ocean. Kind and friendly staff. The best rooms you can get for the price. Will be returning on future visits!

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Great Motel" Thanks, Sam! We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and gave us such a great review. We strive to make our guests' visits as enjoyable as possible. We look forward to your next stay with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been vacationing at the Ester Lee for over 30 years and have Always had a wonderful experience.. The rooms and cottages are top notch and the staff is wonderful...we highly recommend the Ester Lee for your stay at the beach destination..A#1 Craig & Cheryl Pedersen.

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Craig & Cheryl, Thank you for making the Ester Lee your home at the beach for so many years. We are happy that you have always had an enjoyable experience and that you are willing to share that joy with others through your wonderful review. Thank you. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit.

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely place is a family favorite. You won't be disappointed. We're celebrating a birthday this trip. The cottage rooms are the best with kitchen, fireplace and a patio to breathe in the rejuvenating sea air and maybe spot a whale, a sea lion or Sponge Bob.

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Ahh-what-you-can-see, Manager at Ester Lee Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Our cottages are designed to be cozy and comfortable for couples and families. We also enjoy recognizing special occasions for our guests. We hope that you continue to enjoy your stays with us.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ester Lee Motel, a Lincoln City landmark, has been a vacation destination on the Central Oregon Coast for families for generations. Each room has a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. We have cottages and Suites that sleep up to seven people. Many of these units have a full kitchen and a fireplace in the living area. We are pet friendly and allow pets in most of our cottages. “Ahh… What You Can See From The Ester Lee” ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ester Lee Motel

Address: 3803 SW Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367-1640
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Lincoln City
Price Range: ₹ 4,123 - ₹ 10,929 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 53
Also Known As:
Ester Lee Hotel Lincoln City
Ester Lee Lincoln City
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Lincoln City
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Lincoln City
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lincoln City
#7 Family Hotel in Lincoln City
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“100-series cottages are walk-DOWN from the parking lot; 200-series are ground-level.”
 of 5 bubbles reynolds9835, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“this property has upper and lower rooms all rooms have a good view and fireplaces.”
 of 5 bubbles lindagause, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper cottage rooms have a better view but a little more road noise”
 of 5 bubbles T572QGamyj, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“all rooms have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles MarthaJ322, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the lower level have private walk out patios.”
 of 5 bubbles GraceAnn48, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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