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Ester Lee Motel

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Reviewed 26 July 2013

We were in a cottage, and you know from the start that they have been here a long time, But the furnishings are up to date. We had big windows( very clean, I might add) looking down to the bay. Our pet was provided with her own bed and towels for cleaning off dirty paws. There was a fireplace, a...

2Thank sue_zOregon
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 23 July 2013

This is an Oregon coast hotel at it's best: the Ester Lee Motel has character (a little 70's, 80's and 90's!) but is clean! The kitchen had all of our cooking needs! We stayed in room 202 on the second floor and had amazing views of the ocean. And, the price was right! We'll definitely make our way there again....

Thank KimbertEyestain
Reviewed 17 July 2013

We just arrived after a long drive. The room is as described on their website. The view is amazing. Our room is located on the lower level of the motel and overlooks the ocean. The motel is pet friendly with a dedicated pet area. The room is nice and clean. In the room, there's a small dining area and a...

1Thank Jit M
Molalla, Oregon
Reviewed 16 July 2013

I loved the room and the view was amazing. The internet was terrible. Half the time I could not connect. The check in time is 3pm yet they still had people washing our windows after we checked in. We had to close our windows to let them wash them. That was poor timing. What if we had left the dogs...

1Thank Couplafish
Reviewed 12 July 2013 via mobile

We stayed one night in motel unit 212. This room has a wide corner view of the local coast. The room was clean and pleasantly appointed. The staff was very friendly and efficient. The beach is accessible down a paved road, which provides a bit of exercise on the return walk. The beach itself is a great place for a...

Thank Richard D
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 July 2013

I stayed in a corner suite at the Ester Lee recently and was unsatisfied with the value and experience. The first thing I noticed were the extreme slopes in the parking lot. If your parking brake isn't good, it's a real possibility that you'll need to find another motel. The furnishings are circa 1970 and not in a good way....

Thank Quintin K
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Location: Room 203 in motel section - no pets allowed. Read negative reviews to prepare for the worst and was pleasantly surprised. Clean room with wide single window. Dynamic unobstructed view of the beach and ocean (you can see for miles so don't be deterred if you don't get a room with a picture window). Beach access is about 100...

1Thank Nikki N
Reviewed 4 July 2013

I brought my mom and my dog here for two nights and we stayed in one of the cottages. It was so great! The view was amazing and it was just a short walk down the hill to the beach. They were super accommodating even though we had to arrive very late due to a change in travel plans. I...

Thank spinkbot
Moro, Oregon
Reviewed 4 July 2013

We have been stayed at The Ester Lee many times and this stay was no different than the rest. It has a breath taking view and the staff is always friendly and the rooms are always clean. Just a very short walk to beach access and is away from all of the crowds that the Oregon coast can attract. Now...

Thank gwl377
Hillsboro, Oregon
Reviewed 2 July 2013

If you are going to stay at the Ester Lee, you share the same view with the Inn at Spanish Head and pay much less. Plus if you go there to stay and its a special day (anniversary, birthday) they will put your name on the Ester Lee sign and give you a picture of it for you to keep.

1Thank Marjorie117

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: ₹ 4,048 - ₹ 10,729 (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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“Motel section does not allow dogs, cottages allow them. We like cottage #2, had people above us but could not hear them.”
jerryk51832, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ALL rooms have a gorgeous view of the Pacific Ocean”
BonesAnderson, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The street level cottages are higher which afford an excellent view.”
craigp921, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms provide ocean view! Some rooms have downward stairs to room entry. Ok but may not be for everyone.”
R4698VPdebrah, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“100-series cottages are walk-DOWN from the parking lot; 200-series are ground-level.”
reynolds9835, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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