Pet Friendly Hotels on Oregon’s Coast

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Oregon’s northern coast is a popular destination for travelers with pets. Located just 79 miles west of Portland, this 109-mile stretch of beautiful, rocky beaches and seaside villages–from Astoria to Lincoln City–provides plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for pets and humans alike. Pet friendly lodging in the region includes everything from luxury boutique hotels to affordable cottage rentals.

Stay with pets on Oregon's northern coast.

Stay with pets on Oregon’s northern coast.

Astoria: Hotel Elliot

For an unforgettable, luxury hotel experience with your pet, head to Hotel Elliot in Astoria, located at the mouth of the Columbia River. The hotel is located in a revitalized, walkable downtown area with many shops, restaurants and galleries. Featured in the popular travel book, “Places to See in the USA and Canada Before You Die,” this hotel features 32 posh rooms decorated in early 20th century style with goose-down bedding, heated stone-tile bathroom floors, regional artwork and free wireless Internet access. Some rooms also have fireplaces, and there is a rooftop garden and cigar lounge (the rest of the hotel is smoke-free). Hotel Elliott has three pet friendly rooms. Management welcomes all pets, regardless of breed or weight, and charges a nominal pet fee for the length of your stay.

Hotel Elliott

357 12th St.

Astoria, OR 97103


Newport: Waves of Newport Ocean View Motel

Stay with your pet at an ocean-front motel and enjoy easy beach access, short walks to town, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean from your room. Waves of Newport features pet friendly guest rooms with refrigerators, microwaves, cable television and DVD players, plus a free deluxe-continental breakfast. There are also cottages and condominiums available for rent by the day or week. Management welcomes small dogs, one per room, but charges a nightly fee. Potential guests are advised to call the hotel ahead of time to notify management if there is a pet in their party.

Waves of Newport Ocean View Motel

820 NW Coast St.

Newport, Oregon 97365


Seaside: Inn at Seaside

The Inn at Seaside welcomes pets in their 48-room hotel. Located across the street from the Seaside Convention Center and adjacent to dog-friendly beach areas, this hotel is perfect for pets traveling with their humans. Hotel amenities include free wireless Internet access, deluxe-continental breakfast, an indoor swimming pool and a weekday newspaper. Many rooms have full kitchens. Pets are allowed in designated rooms and are welcomed with a basket filled with treats, towels and a sheet for the bed. Management charges a nightly fee per pet (up to two pets), and does not impose weight or breed restrictions.

Inn at Seaside

441 Second Ave.

Seaside OR 97138


Canon Beach: the Inn at Canon Beach

Canon Beach is an extremely pet friendly community where dogs are allowed to walk on the beach and many restaurants have outdoor seating available for those dining with their pet. The Inn at Canon Beach is a pet friendly hotel offering cozy rooms with fireplaces, microwaves and refrigerators, and TVs with DVD players. A morning newspaper is delivered to guests daily, and free wireless Internet access is available. Management welcomes pets in designated rooms but charges a nightly fee for each pet (there is a two-pet maximum). There are no breed or weight restrictions, and guests must adhere to a designated set of rules specified in the hotels’ pet waiver form available on its website.

The Inn at Canon Beach

3215 S. Hemlock St.

Cannon Beach, OR 97110



Rene Agredano is a traveling journalist and entrepreneur based in Fort Collins, Colo. Since 1998, she has covered travel, home-and-garden, fitness, animal care and other lifestyle topics for publications such as “The Times-Standard” newspaper of northern California. Agredano holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Chapman University.


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