Many visitors to Oregon rarely get beyond the Portland metro area, but there’s something truly magical about visiting the charming towns along Oregon’s coast. There are many charming small towns along the coast, including the popular destination of Seaside. Seaside has a lot to offer visitors, including a small aquarium, a historic shipwreck on the beach, art galleries, and scenic ocean views. There are also some great hotel options here to help you make a relaxing weekend out of your trip to the coast. Here are our top picks for Seaside, Oregon hotels.


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Hi Tide Oceanfront Inn Exterior of Hi Tide Oceanfront Inn
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Exterior of Hi Tide Oceanfront Inn

Hi Tide Oceanfront Inn

Just steps away from the sand and surf, the HI Tide Oceanfront Inn is an awesome place to stay when you visit Seaside. It caters to couples and also families with kids, and it is pet-friendly too. Inside you’ll find an indoor pool, hot tub, free Wi-Fi, and a free continental breakfast each morning. Each room has its own gas fireplace, in-room coffee, microwave, and mini-kitchenettes with refrigerators and bar sinks. There are lots of shops and restaurants within walking distance, not to mention the beach right in the hotel’s very own backyard. Top attractions nearby are the Carousel Mall and Ecola State Park. Package deals are available for families, including s’mores on the beach kits, and also for couples looking for romance with rose petals, champagne, and truffles.

Ebb Tide Oceanfront Inn Promenade view of  Ebb Tide Oceanfront Inn
Promenade view of Ebb Tide Oceanfront Inn

Ebb Tide Oceanfront Inn

Another oceanfront hotel that’s worth staying at in Seaside is called Ebb Tide, which is also in walking distance to the downtown shops, restaurants, and the aquarium. Ebb Tide Oceanfront Inn offers complimentary hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and an indoor heated pool, and a hot tub for guests to use. From here, you’ll have easy access to the two-mile promenade to take walks and enjoy the ocean views. Popular beach activities to partake in nearby include flying kites, beach volleyball, bonfires, and building sandcastles. This hotel is also pet-friendly and select rooms have jetted tubs, while other features include guest laundry, free in-room coffee, ocean-view balconies, gas fireplaces, and kitchenettes. Romance, family, and birthday packages are available here if you’re celebrating something special.

Rivertide Suites Hotel Water view at Rivertide Suites
Water view at Rivertide Suites

Rivertide Suites Hotel

The Rivertide Suites Hotel is a great option in Seaside if you’re looking for a suite in a premier location. This upscale option is along the Necanicum River and in walking distance of beaches, restaurants, and shops. Studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom suites are available here that include full kitchens, electric fireplaces, jetted tubs, and washers and dryers. This is a great place to stay for a while enjoying the riverfront and mountain views. You’ll also find an on-site exercise room, high-speed Wi-Fi, complimentary continental breakfast, 24-hour business center, and a heated indoor pool with a hot tub. There’s a unique Manager’s Reception each evening that’s hosted from 5pm to 6pm that includes a complimentary glass of wine, beer, or soda with snacks. Nearby you’ll find over 20 restaurants that serve everything from Italian cuisine to seafood, steaks, and sushi. Package deals are offered for romance, families, s’mores around the bonfire, and spring break getaways.

Lanai at the Cove Lanai at the Cove
Lanai at the Cove

Lanai at the Cove

Lanai at the Cove also offers comfortable beachside lodging in Seaside, Oregon and at the base of Tillamook Head. There are 22 units here to welcome guests, and it’s just a short walk down to the three-mile stretch of beach. Lanai offers pet-friendly units, an outdoor heated pool for warm days, and patios to take in the ocean views. The list of amenities for these studios with kitchenettes includes free parking, complimentary chocolates at check-in, freshly roasted coffee, high-speed internet, and electric fireplaces in some rooms. Each unit is individually owned and decorated, providing guests with a unique place to stay that accommodates up to two or four people.

Inn at the Prom Inn at the Prom
Inn at the Prom

Inn at the Prom

For a comfortable place to stay with modern amenities, you can also choose the Inn at the Prom for your Seaside vacation. These newly renovated units have two-person Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, pillow-top beds, and stainless-steel appliances. This is another ideal spot for an oceanfront getaway, and room options include king spa suites with full or twin sofa sleepers, one-bedroom spa suites, and guest rooms with spa. When you stay here, you’ll be just steps from downtown Seaside, get complimentary Wi-Fi, have access to beach toys and chairs, and can borrow free DVDs from the office. Pets are allowed here for a fee and each room has a full kitchen or kitchenette, as well as a fireplace, jetted tub, and shared or private patio. Package deals here include dinner and a movie, seasonal offerings, and fun perks for romance and birthdays.

The Gilbert Inn Welcome sign at The Gilbert Inn
Welcome sign at The Gilbert Inn

The Gilbert Inn

A unique place to stay in Seaside is the Gilbert Inn, an adults-only retreat that is romantic and cozy. This intimate inn is comfortable and elegant and a top pick for couples. There are 11 guest rooms here that have private baths and daily breakfast in the sunroom from 8am to 10am. You can choose between a standard guest room or a deluxe guest room here. This is not a place to bring kids or pets, but it is a place to relax and explore the area with someone you love. There’s a shared sunroom with a small refrigerator and microwave, Wi-Fi, in-room coffee makers, shared outdoor patio, and bathrobes for guests. Breakfast features delicious quiches, French toast casseroles, eggs, bread, and fruit.

Coast River Inn Coast River Inn
Coast River Inn

Coast River Inn

The last top Seaside hotel we’ll mention here is the Coast River Inn. This hotel is next to the Necanicum River and is in walking distance of the ocean. Select rooms have river views and Jacuzzis, and it is pet-friendly too. The inn offers free bike rentals, free parking, and brightly colored décor to put you in a vacation state of mind. Weekly rates are available if you want to stay five nights or more, and package deals are available for birthdays and romance.

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