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Fremont NE
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an amazing place to stay! So close to everything thing with great restaurants, shopping and a cute coffee shop just down the street, yet very relaxing and peaceful and on the beach. You get it all when you stay at Waves!

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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... More 

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Fairfax, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm always happy to stay at the Waves when I'm in Cannon Beach. There is something wonderful about the architecture and the comfort one feels when one is there. The staff is very friendly and helpful and the rooms are lovely.

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for my birthday weekend. It was the perfect seaside retreat. Our room was clean and included a fireplace. We found the staff to be friendly and helpful. The proximity to the beach and the views from our patio really made the cost worth it. The location cannot be beat. I would recommend the Waves... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice and quiet. Not much in terms of creature comforts in basic room, but very clean and perfect location, easy access to downtown, the beach and to Ecola State Park. Great place to rest and launch beach and hiking adventures from. Great selection of movies to choose from front desk.

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Blaine, Washington
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed 3 days over Thanksgiving and had a wonderful time. View of the ocean and very good staff. The room was perfect for the 2 of us. Fireplace, small kitchenette and very well located to get everywhere (we never used our car).

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

Patrick, Thank you for spending Thanksgiving at The Waves and glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will think of us the next time your travels bring you to Cannon Beach. Regards, Greg Swedenborg More 

Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great apartment that was spacious for our family of 5. It ways an Awesome location near the beach! Great facilities from the swimming pool and hot tub to the well equipped kitchen that we cooked our thanksgiving roast in.

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

Sharon, I'm glad you enjoyed the location and full kitchen. We really enjoy having families spend the holidays with us in the 'quiet time' at the beach. We hope you stay with us again. Regards, Greg Swedenborg More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my wife for our 16th anniversary It was the most romantic setting with the windows open/cold ocean breeze and the fireplace on, Wine...we will defined be going back!! I highly recommend, it exceeded our expectations!!!

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

Herman, Happy anniversary and I'm happy to hear we exceeded your expectations. We have been locally owned and operated for 30 years and always enjoy hearing from new guests that they have 'found' a special place for them. Thank you for staying with us. Regards, Greg Swedenborg More 

San Rafael, California
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had a great time staying at the Waves in town. I've also stayed at the White Heron. They are my go-to hotel in Cannon Beach. The front desk is very helpful, housekeeping staff are prompt and courteous, and the rooms are clean and well-located. Some of the bathrooms are nicer than others. One element that kept this from being... More 

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

Heather, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and for staying with us again. I agree our website, and especially our booking engine, can be difficult to navigate. We are upgrading both through our provider this winter. With 3 properties, 9 unique buildings and 17 different room types we understand this can be hard to navigate. We... More 

Tualatin, Oregon
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Looked up The Waves online as I was referred by a friend to check it out. The online photos and descriptions were very nice and the place seemed like a good choice. We had an ocean front suite, saying the room was terrific would be an understatement. Very comfortable king bed, wonderful fireplace that turns on with a switch, updated... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us and future guests. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed our rooms and your anniversary weekend. As the person who takes the photos and manages them online I'm glad you found them to be accurate in the representation of our room options. I hope you will think of us... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • 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: $115 - $301 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Cannon Beach
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cannon Beach
#6 Family Hotel in Cannon Beach
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“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
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“The White Heron Suite 601 was grand!”
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“I only stay in the rooms on the ocean side.”
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