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Kirkland, WA
Reviewed 31 December 2011

This is a special place. We went in November when the weather wasn't good but it was still lovely. The China Beach Retreat is so private facing a marsh at the mouth of the Columbia with the Pacific ocean in the background. It was a bird watchers paradise. Lots of room with a large living room and kitchen and dining...

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oregon
Reviewed 23 July 2011

What a treasure! Our party consisted of two couples exploring several areas in Oregon and Washington. After two nights lodging in rather busy coastal towns, the quiet ambiance of China Beach was a welcome respite. The 1900ish home is lovingly restored. The bedrooms are a cozy, luxurious step back in time. Thoughtful touches abound. The common living room and sitting...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 30 May 2011

We spent the Memorial day weekend and China Beach. The setting is fantastic; beautiful, peaceful, relaxing, natural, right on the edge of an estuary at the mouth of the Columbia river. This is just the perfect place to get up in the morning, walk out on the lovely deck and sit in the rocking chairs to listen to the birds...

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6Thank Mike_D111
Oregon
Reviewed 5 May 2011

This ia a lovely, private B & B with an amazing view of the mouth of the Columbia River. Had a great time listening to the marsh birds and watching the river traffic. Wonderful breakfasts at the Shelburne Inn are included. Will definately go back again. I liked the "no host" aspect with just a few other guests (none the...

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1Thank KJLOregon
Seattle
Reviewed 23 July 2010

I read all the reviews prior to booking this hotel and saw while most were positive there were a couple of negatives. By far I would say that this is the best hotel on the Long Beach Peninsula. We had a down stairs room in the main house with use of the deck. The water view, contrary to another reviewer’s...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 29 March 2008

We staid at the Audobon Cottage which was recently remodeled with lots of interesting woods inside. It's absolutely amazing inside and very classy. We also are frequent travelers up and down the Northwest coast and hands down China Beach Retreat ranks as one of the top places to stay. I read the negative comments with amazement, we also saw the...

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Portland, OR
Reviewed 1 March 2008

This is one of the best spots on earth and coupled with a great innkeeper and staff; it really makes for a romantic and very scenic vacation. There is so much to see - The Columbia River Bar, Cape Disappointment, wildlife everywhere and a very private retreat. Did I mention the terrific breakfasts too? I recommend this to friends, family...

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Oregon
Reviewed 11 February 2008

My husband and I celebrated our 15 year anniversary this weekend at the China Beach Retreat's Audobon Cottage! We were welcomed warmly upon check-in at the nearby Shelburne Inn and a few minutes later arrived at the Cottage. We were amazed at the gorgeous woodwork inside. Upstairs was a sumptuous bedroom with a beautiful view of Baker Bay and the...

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Carrollton, Tx
Reviewed 8 February 2008

Normally my husband and I cannot afford to stay in a place in this price range but this place is completely worth it. We loved the huge glass windows over looking the bay. I watched the tide go out and come back. Even in the winter the view is spectacular, the wildlife abundant and the facilities rejuvenating. I luxuriated in...

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Portland, OR
Reviewed 7 February 2008

A group I am involved with had the opportunity for a small gathering China Beach with overflow at the Shelburne Inn. The rooms at the water side property were quite lovely and spacious with their cheery colors, custom tile and artwork and beautiful decor, which gave the impression that each item was hand selected and placed with care. Huge windows...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about China Beach Retreat

Address: 222 Robert Gray Dr SW, PO Box 537, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9165
Region: United States > Washington > Ilwaco
Price Range: ₹ 9,543 - ₹ 21,455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All suites at China Beach retreat are waterfront with spectacular views. The Audubon House is by far the best for privacy and charm.”
  • Downstairs sitting area
  • Kitchenette
  • Downstairs powder room
  • Bedroom - lots of light - windows on 3 sides
  • Spacious bedroom
  • View from upper balcony
  • Upstairs bathroom
  • Upstairs bathroom
 of 5 bubbles Ingle, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“really check out the room information on the net--each room is different and unique”
 of 5 bubbles grega992, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Stayed in the Audubon Cottage, which is completely private. The adjacent China Beach cottage also looked nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Pendrake, 29 Sep 2013 | Read review
“This is definitely for people who want solitude and beauty. It's very close to Ilwaco, Long Beach, and the attractions, but it's super calm and quiet once you get there. We loved it, but we are more for the peaceful vibe, so this was perfect!”
  • Our view from the front porch.
 of 5 bubbles Sixthman, 30 Dec 2012 | Read review
“All of the 3 rooms are lovely. Downstairs is a suite with a bit more space.”
 of 5 bubbles Jwarner521, 23 Aug 2012 | Read review
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