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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015

We stayed at this motel for two nights and I would stay here again. Rooms are cozy but very clean and updated. The staff is very friendly and helpful. What amazing sunsets from your room. Loved the k-cups in the room.

1 Thank GabbieCalifornia
Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We've had some pretty stunning sunsets of late. The weather has been fantastic for the most part. Between the sunsets and the whales, there's a lot to see from our back deck. Thanks again and safe travels! More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We stayed at this motel last night and before we left I booked another stay. Rooms are small but well kept with new carpets and vinyl. Not a lot of luxury but the location and the customer service was excellent and the price was great. We will be back.

Thank Oregonrogue2003
Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We love to hear when a guest enjoyed their stay here. Our rooms are not huge, for certain, but we do have a few "larger" rooms. Rooms 15, 16 and 17 all have quite a bit of room in them. 12 and 19 also have a larger layout/feel. Unfortunately, there's not much to be done for... More 

Kelowna, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Most of the rooms are right on the beach. Unfortunately we were late reserving and got one of the few non oceanside rooms. The motel is on a wonderful beach and steps from the ocean. If we stayed there again we would plan ahead and get an ocean view room, Our room was a bit musty smelling but the room... More 

Thank bfeeny
Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay here. The rooms in the block building do tend to have a bit of a salty scent. We do our best to mask this, but have heard from most guests that they would prefer the natural scent to that of most air fresheners. The joys of a stone building in... More 

Bozeman, Montana
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Perfect little affordable bungalow on the the beach. Nostalgic (but modernized) clean rooms, hey they even have K-Cups! Door opens to your deck, the dunes, the ocean. Just about everyone who was staying there were very friendly and laid-back. Sunsets from the deck are simply amazing! Staff is professional and the breakfast room had a nice fresh selection and is... More 

Thank from4corners
Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here! We do try to provide a nice environment for all of our guests. Thanks again and safe travels! More 

Knoxville, Iowa
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2015

This hotel is right on the beach. Walk 10 feet and you are on the beach. Clean, not too modern, wonderful staff, close to harbor and restaurants. I drive 2000 miles just to stay here because it is truly a vacation spot. You can walk the beach and find seashells or just sit on the porch and watch the beautiful... More 

Thank lesley1121
Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! You sure traveled a long way to get to us and we appreciate it! The weather this year has been fantastic and I too enjoy looking for the whale spouts. We hope to see you again! More 

Detroit, Michigan
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143 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We found this motel to be a great deal. To find a low priced, beachfront accommodation in California is pretty amazing. Yes, it isn't anything fancy, but it is clean. The rooms all open to a deck with chairs and beyond that is the ocean, so you can easily listen to the waves crash as you sleep. There were K... More 

Thank agdwsu
Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We are happy that you found us to be an enjoyable place to stay! We are constantly working on improving our guests' experiences here. We do have a few rules, but we genuinely want our guests to have a good time here. Thanks again and safe travels! More 

Grants Pass, Oregon
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Stayed in the 3 bedroom house by accident. It started out sketchy, the key didn't work, there wasn't any water. But the staff were very kind and responsive. In no time we had both working. The deck and windows gave a full view of the ocean. A large variety of seating in the home both comfy and for dining. The... More 

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Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! A lot of people don't know about the Beach House, it is probably one of the better kept secrets in Crescent City. We feel that you really can't beat the view from the house's balcony. I do apologize for the sketchy beginning to your stay! The maintenance guy had forgotten to turn the water back on... More 

Marlton, New Jersey
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630 reviews
104 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 553 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2014

You get what you pay for is true in many cases. This hotel was under $100 and it was clean and the staff was friendly. It was right on the beach and you could walk along the stretch of beach. There was free wifi and the front desk staff was efficient and accommodating. There was a TV in the room... More 

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Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

What ever the hotel lacks (which is considerable) the views and how close the beach is make up for it all. Reasonable rate, odd room layout, small uncomfortable beds, out dated heating system but clean. Most rooms come with a sliding glass door in back so you can just walk right out on the beach. But if the glass is... More 

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Campbell, California
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45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2014

This was just a sleep over stop on our Road Trip to Portland. The motel is easy to find, just off Highway 101. It's toward the end of town but still close as the town is quite small, in fact so small that there isn't even a 7-Eleven! So get your snacks and drinks before you get there. The best... More 

1 Thank alicebydesign

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you get any closer to the beach than from Crescent Beach Motel rooms, your blankets would get wet! Beachfront lodging is what we offer. In pure comfort, you can go to sleep to the sound of crashing waves (or shut them out if you prefer) and wake to see the beachfront without lifting your head from pillow. Open the sliding glass door and smell the fresh ocean salt air. It's a dream come true - Oceanfront lodging- at a price you can afford! There is nothing to spoil your ocean front view from our rooms. No high rise buildings or fast food signs -- just miles of open beachfront - totally unspoiled. Enjoy walks on the beach, whale watching, kite flying, or just lounging on the deck watching the ocean. When you want something more, just a few miles away there are tide pools and ancient, tall Redwoods in Stout Grove. Experience beachfront lodging at the Crescent Beach Motel - the ONLY motel on the beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crescent Beach Motel

Address: 1455 Redwood Hwy. S. (U.S. 101), Crescent City, CA
Region: United States > California > Crescent City
Price Range: $109 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Crescent Beach Hotel Crescent City
Crescent City Beach Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Crescent City
#3 Family Hotel in Crescent City
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“ask for ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles 391maureeno, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bring a small cooler if you stay more than one day as there is no fridge.”
 of 5 bubbles jerben22, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room #10 was great.. Lower numbered rooms have two doors and seem bigger.”
  • view of beach looking south to Redwood National Park
 of 5 bubbles USACityPlanner, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pick an ocean facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles gawildcats, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the west face the ocean but cost more.”
 of 5 bubbles btindy, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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