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Yuma, Arizona
Reviewed 26 September 2016

located across the road from lake erie sits this small "home like" motel. rooms shaped as parallel i's there are two patio areas with grill and lounge chairs located outside your door. motel more as a long term vacation spot than an overnight stay. if you arrive late(after 9pm and doesn't open again until 7am) you'll have to call the...

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WhiteCapsMotel, Owner at White Caps Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's always encouraging to us to know that there are people out there who "get" what we are trying to do here. And that is to provide the best possible lodging at an affordable price.....just what we look for when we travel! We have been here for 41 years now, and we have a lot...

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were here over the Labor Day week. We had two rooms, one for my parents and one for us, We were looking for a place that was quiet and clean and found it at White Caps. The rooms have a bed (or beds), bathroom, refrigerator, microwave and free wi-fi,, there is no pool or breakfast service which we didn't...

Thank TAMiller1964
WhiteCapsMotel, Owner at White Caps Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for informing us of your issues and giving us a chance to correct. If I could review you as a guest, I'd give you 5 stars!

Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived after 10pm and the owner of the motel came only for us, helped us with everything and was very friendly. The room was clean and for a short stay very pratical. - The bed was a bit small. + Not too expensive. The area has not a lot of options to eat for vegetarians. So if you can...

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I love this motel. I'll start by saying I prefer smaller hotels without pools and stuff, all I want is a clean place to sleep and shower because when I go on vacation I'm out enjoying the area. The rooms are great, mine had a single and a queen. There is a small fridge and a microwave. The bathroom was...

Thank teajay15
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 August 2016

My daughter and I stayed here in June '16, and used it as our home base for 2 nights. The room was a bit dated, but was very clean and comfortable and came with a fridge and microwave. You're not spending THAT much time in the room, so why belly ache about decor, especially at this great price point? The...

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WhiteCapsMotel, Owner at White Caps Motel, responded to this review

Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. As for our decor, we are always working to freshen our rooms up, with new bed covers last year, draperies this year and new micro-fridg cabinets and night stands coming for half our rooms by the end of the 2016 season. We will also be continuing to add new artwork to the...

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on a Saturday checked out on Sunday. We were only going over to the bay for the evening but didn't want to drive home so we stayed here. Rooms are clean but a bit of remodeling would be good kind of dated. Staff was friendly and I asked about cottages for our next visit. I would stay...

Thank 833tina
Greely, Colorado
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We paid $93.50 per night including tax - there was no ice in the ice machine & no wifi. We specifically searched for a room in Port Clinton with wifi. We kindly asked if she'd take a little off the rate to make up for there being no wifi & no ice. She flat out refused. The laminate in the...

2Thank Allikay23
WhiteCapsMotel, Owner at White Caps Motel, responded to this review

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay, but to say that I "refused" to offer a discount is just not true. NO ONE has asked me for a discount on my prices so I'm 100% certain that your request was not made and therefore not refused. I'm sorry you felt inconvenienced in some way, but without being notified of any...

Reviewed 12 August 2015

White Caps is very basic, but clean and comfortable. They could use a bit of décor on the walls to lend some character. The furnishings are very basic, but they do have wifi, ample parking. Towels are nice and thick and fluffy. The hotel is just a bit northwest of Port Clinton, very quiet. A very good value lodging -...

2Thank jscooper36
WhiteCapsMotel, Owner at White Caps Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. We try very hard to provide a clean comfortable and affordable lodging for our guests. Our lodging is, as you say, basic, and that is why we are able to offer rooms at half to one third the cost of the chains in the down town area. We are...

Reviewed 4 August 2015

My husband and I stayed in the Touissaint cottage at the White Caps with our little dogs June 28th to July 6th 2015. This has probably been our 5th stay at least, over the past 4 years, and it was as wonderful as ever! The mobile home was very clean as usual, spotless kitchen, bath, the whole place was great!...

4Thank OhioPoms
Youngstown, Ohio
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Rooms are small, but comfortable. Did not have the issue with noise that some other reviewers have had. Owner very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. A short drive to the beach and restaurants/nightlife. For the price, a good night's stay.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comfortable Rooms, Sensible Prices. The White Caps Motel is family owned and operated since 1975. We are a Guest Oriented motel catering to the outdoors enthusiast, Lake Erie boaters,and family groups. We offer boat parking, dockage and Portage River access. We are close to "everything". 1 1/2 mile from Historic Downtown Port Clinton, the Jet Express to Put in Bay, dining, shopping and marinas. White Caps Motel is the perfect jumping off point for everything Lake Erie has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Caps Motel

Address: 2186 W Lakeshore Dr, Port Clinton, OH 43452-8602
Region: United States > Ohio > Port Clinton
Number of rooms: 22
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“If you are a large person the shower may be a little small, I am around 150 lbs and short and had plenty of room.”
 of 5 bubbles teajay15, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“1950's motel style...check in. get key. room is where you parked your car!”
 of 5 bubbles CAjoyjoy, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
“no advice here”
 of 5 bubbles GJG-13, 7 Jun 2013 | Read review
“I like the motel rooms... they have cottages, but I can back right up to my door to unload my gear when staying in one of the motel rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles littleoney, 10 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Let them know what you need... and they will accomodate you!”
 of 5 bubbles littleoney, 13 Aug 2011 | Read review
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