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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

... we knew we were on the right track when we requested a room on the main floor and got #101 .... since we are driving down the coast on Hwy #1 and #101 it was a sign! Small, quaint, didn't hear a sound even on a busy street. Friendly staff, we would stay again!!

1 Thank MazTom
Astoria, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stayed in this hotel one year ago before the renovation. We had a great time then too, but the hotel really looks beautiful now. Such a fun and interesting space. Lots of different people. Definitely one of Astoria's treasures! Thanks to everyone there for such a fun time.

1 Thank Dean D
Dorset, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
121 reviews
105 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

From the moment we walked into the reception area this motel made me smile. Everything is fun and really well done. Dean made us feel welcome and gave us great information on the town. The rooms are beautifully retro styled but up to date, clean and comfortable. Free bikes are available so you can cycle along the river walk to... More 

2 Thank ageing-hippie
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My wife and I can honestly say this is one of the best value motels we have stayed at. New ownership took over in June and you can see some of the old warts, but they have done a great job of updating and cleaning up the building. Fantastic, enthusiastic service Clean and comfortable Low rate Excellent dinner and drinks... More 

1 Thank Josh H
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The Atomic is a great place that has a unique vibe. It's a basic road side, old school motel. I stayed in room 206 and found a really clean and comfortable room. Wi-fi worked great. Bed was sleep inducing with good pillows. Shower had good pressure and plenty of hot water. Windows can be opened, always a good thing, but... More 

2 Thank Gawdpdx
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed just one night in Astoria and enjoyed our visit to the Atomic Motel. The rooms were retro themed, quirky and cute! The manager/owner was extremely helpful on places not to miss and where the best food could be found! Pigs 'n Pancakes is right next door and a bargain for breakfast but the motel offered a continental type... More 

1 Thank Toothfairy311
Cairo, Egypt
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We were greeted very warmly upon entering the hotel. The woman at the desk took the time to offer lots of helpful advice about the town, and showed us how to get everywhere on the map. They even have bikes to use which you can ride along the waterfront area. The decor of the hotel is very colorful, clean, and... More 

2 Thank WendyandOmar
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Really liked the place, cozy feel, comfortable bed, no frills but everything you need in a motel room. WiFi was good and they had decent TV options. Price may seem steep but that's just the local market.

1 Thank Charles B
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great location on Marine Drive just east of the majestic bridge over the Columbia River. Next door to Visitor Center, Pig 'n Pancake, and the live theatre. Watch ships & the vibrant fishing community from The River Walk across the street. We were able to walk to more than half of the best attractions in Astoria; The Atomic Hotel just... More 

1 Thank Joy B
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome motel with the loveliest staff. Clam chowder and breaky were great. Bikes to take out on the boardwalk were an amazing bonus. Good location close to the bridge and Downtown. Rooms very decent with a recent paint job. Will definitely stop by again when in Oregon!!

2 Thank Stephanie S

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Atomic Motel

Address: 131 W. Marine Drive, Astoria, OR (Formerly Lamplighter Motel)
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Astoria
Price Range: ₹ 4,432 - ₹ 6,614 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Atomic Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Lamplighter Hotel Astoria
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“.. within walking distance of Pig'N Pancake!”
 of 5 bubbles MazTom, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get there early for a parking spot!”
 of 5 bubbles LisaRasmussen4u, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All are great rooms, ask for their favorite, they're usually right”
 of 5 bubbles anneliek607, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We were in a lower middle unit. Not quiet and car light shine in room.”
 of 5 bubbles imqz, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Stay someplace else”
 of 5 bubbles bobwX6399GH, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
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