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The Whaler

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The Whaler offers 73 quiet,spacious, hotel rooms,each with private balcony overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Beautiful heated indoor pool & spa and exercise facility. Easy beach access to one of the most scenic beaches on the Oregon coast. The Whaler is adjacent to the Newport Performing Arts Center, and only a short distance away from Yaquina Bay, the historic Newport bayfront, a variety of restaurants, unique shopping and the Oregon Coast Aquarium.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Ocean View
Centrally Located
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Full view
82Good for walkers
Grade: 82 out of 100
19Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
9Attractionswithin 0.5 km
462Reviews
178Photos
3Q+A
100Room tips
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The rooms are quiet and have a sea view. That is the highlight of the place. The rooms are very old and very small. The bathrooms are 60's. They are a little overpriced for what you get. Front desk is nice. Breakfast with room is disappointing. Views and access to beach is
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Response from Jennifer_Roberts265, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler
Responded 3 weeks ago
FromAway67, thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! It is nice to hear that you enjoyed your quiet room and the sea view. We are excited that we will be updating our rooms soon! Thank you for staying with us! Jennifer Roberts, Assistant Front Desk Manager.
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Lovely place with sea views and pool etc. but someone else’s hairs were on my towels. 😒 Otherwise room was clean and comfortable, no noise from other rooms or from roadside. Free mini breakfast a plus.
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Response from Jennifer_Roberts265, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler
Responded 15 Nov 2018
Irish_Man_Maynooth, thank you for reviewing your stay with us. I am happy to hear that you think the Whaler is a lovely place and that you enjoyed your comfortable room, sea views and the pool. I apologize about the towels and I have shared this with our laundry service. Thank you for staying with us! Jennifer Roberts, Assistant Front Desk Manager.
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We just spent two nights at one of the Whaler's vacation rentals. It was a wonderful experience. Very private and quiet, with easy access to the beach a short walk away. We had our two German Shepherds with us - the house had a fenced yard and this is a real plus. The house
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Response from Jennifer_Roberts265, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler
Responded 28 Oct 2018
Henrik V, thank you for the fantastic review! I am delighted that you and your German Shepherds had a wonderful stay with us! It is nice to hear that you found the house perfect for your stay. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to the beach! Jennifer Roberts, Assistant Front Desk Manager.
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The Whaler is a very nice quaint hotel. It is not fancy but very cool and clean: close view of spouting whales, gas fireplace, clean rooms, kitchenette, refrigerator, balcony with chairs, continental breakfast, indoor swimming pool, workout area, passworded WiFi, and very
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Response from Jennifer_Roberts265, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler
Responded 25 Oct 2018
LNuss, thank you for the great review! I am happy that you find us very nice and quaint and that you enjoyed your clean and reasonably priced accommodations. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to seeing you again! Jennifer Roberts, Assistant Front Desk Manager.
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We checked in to The Whaler and were immediately impressed when the woman at the counter told us that our room would be less than the reservation stated because we reserved the room during peak season, but stayed with them during winter rate season. They provided a fido bag,
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Response from Jennifer_Roberts265, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler
Responded 21 Oct 2018
mzkarecontrer, thank you for the great review! It is nice to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful views and clean room. We are so happy that you and your dog had a lovely time! Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to the beach! Jennifer Roberts, Assistant Front Desk Manager.
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ocean view from 3rd floor room balcony
dated but clean
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view from first floor room
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You can enjoy the ocean from the room. We opened the seaside sliding doors immediately to take in the breeze. It had rained before we got there so the air was fresh and cool and as night came on you could hear the sea.
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Are there any in-room hot tubs?
not sure on this.
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"The vacation rents are wonderful and pet friendly."
"Third floor was great for views and noise level."
"get a room on the 2nd or 3rd floor -also some rooms are bigger than others"
"the higher floors have best views and cost a little more"
"Rooms facing ocean are bright and airy."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 84 - US$ 174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the whaler hotel newportwhaler hotel newportwhaler motel newport
LOCATION
United StatesOregonOregon CoastNewport
NUMBER OF ROOMS
73
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