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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Waves Motel in Cannon Beach is an ideal location for both ocean front views and close to downtown. We stayed 3 nights in an ocean front unit. It was clean, nicely furnished with a mini kitchen and a gas fireplace. Not like you might expect from typical motels. Request ocean front. First floor has just as spectacular views and...

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Waves has the perfect location. We arrive, park our car, and don't get into it again until we leave at the end of our stay. You can walk to EVERYTHING! The public beach access is right outside your door. There are accommodations to fit any need or a family/group of any size. The rooms are comfortable, and the owners/managers...

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Greg S, Owner at The Waves, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind feedback and for staying with us over the years. Your comment about parking your car and not having to touch it is one of my favorite comments. Our ocean front location in the heart of the village is one of our greatest amenities so I'm glad to hear you enjoy it as much as we...

Langley, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Room was an upper loft with a balcony. Nice view from the balcony and short walk to the beach. Close to shops and restaurants. No need to drive. No coffee in room but coffee shop across the street. Very friendly and helpful staff, especially young lady who helped get our movie playing! Thanks.

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1Thank Robbmc
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not your typical hotel. This place offers studio rooms with kitchenettes and fireplaces and 1 and 2 bedroom units with full kitchens and fireplaces. We spent 6 nights at the White Heron location (part of The Waves). We had a great view, a one bedroom unit with full kitchen, and a fireplace. The staff was very helpful and courteous. The...

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2Thank Marsha S
POrtlan, OR
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been staying here for many years. We loved our room in the La Colina Building - lovely view, super comfortable bed, nicely remodeled bathroom, and cozy fireplace. Location is perfect for easy access to shops and restaurants. We will be back very soon!

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2Thank Kelly Ambrose H
Victoria, British Columbia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent location, right on the beach. Room was clean and well maintained with super staff Terrific place to stay and would highly recommend. Fans of the Goonies will like the local locations and don't forget Ecola state park

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2Thank pmarle_901765
Edmonds, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this structure has been remodeled from its 1920's original. The same stairs still exist and are narrow and tall steps that are hard to navigate safely for people with shoe sizes not small. Would not bring our elderly family members here.ONLY for that reason. We did love everything else. Steps away from the beach access AND the main small shops....

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vancouverb.c.
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been staying in the Waves Flag ship every November for 11 years running. It is a wonderful location, a great room, and so close to the main street Cannon Beach. An adorable town.The Waves is very clean, and well run. The kitchens are well stocked with everything you would need. It is nice to have that option if...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We look forward to our stay at the Waves every year during the Stormy Weather Festival. Its been 10 years in a row and they never disappoint us!!!! Rooms are conveniently located to all of the restaurants and shops so you can walk everywhere. The beach view from most rooms is spectacular and you can easily walk on the beach...

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Wilsonville, Oregon
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was third trip to The Waves and now it is our new tradition. We love the White Heron Lodge. Very close the the beach and the estuary. Great views and sunsets. We rented both units in the White Heron Lodge for our family vacation.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cluster of six buildings located on or near the beach that provide great views of the Pacific Ocean, the Tillamook Lighthouse, and the rocks fronting Ecola State Park. Located in the village center, park and walk to most all shopping and restaurants. Accommodations for parties of one to eight people. Most all rooms will have fireplaces, kitchenettes, and private decks. All rooms are smoke and pet free. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waves

Address: 188 W 2nd Street, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-2005
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Cannon Beach
Price Range: $113 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Waves 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
The Waves Hotel Cannon Beach
Waves Hotel Cannon Beach
Waves Motel Cannon Beach
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cannon Beach
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Cannon Beach
#6 Family Hotel in Cannon Beach
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“"Ocean front" rooms have better view than "ocean view" rooms.”
  • Living room
  • View from living room
  • Fireplace in living room
  • Full kitchen
 of 5 bubbles 887marshas, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We love the Flag ship as it is right on the sand, and has amazing views.It is so great to have a fire place also. ”
 of 5 bubbles allisoncuno, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I like to stay in the rooms above the garages where the light is very special and the rooms very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles S1791DDcarolg, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with the ocean view!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles patrickgU1576PR, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The White Heron Suite 601 was grand!”
 of 5 bubbles IdahoGirl83716, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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