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Sylvia Beach Hotel

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first stay at Sylvia was a pleasant one. I was in the Emily Dickinson room and upon arrival, had a lovely guest waiting for me (the house cat). :) The experience to stay at Sylvia is really just that. A fun experience. If you go into it no expecting high end, B&B, with a lot of 'amenities' then you...

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Columbia City, Oregon
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Located right on Nye Beach in Newport. Great place to relax and unwind from the ever-constant electronic devices. No phone, radios, TV's or wifi on the property and guests are encouraged to use their cellphones outside when making calls. Wonderful upstairs library overlooking the beach. Rooms range from quite small to large suites. You get what you pay for. There...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This time we splurged on the Agatha Christie room. Spacious corner room with fireplace and private deck and ocean view. Breakfast is consistently good...many pastry items repeat, because they're good, but the hot dishes vary. Oven coated pepper bacon is most excellent. Great place to read, and leave electronics behind. Dinners are tasty...but family style in that you have several...

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Freeport, United States
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We chose the quirky beach hotel because of it's literary theme and it's coastal location. We were three ladies averaging about 45 years old and we were the youngest guests. One of us is weakened by cancer, so we chose the Stienbeck room on the first floor. It had twin beads with squeaky springs and the mattresses were so soft,...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My husband and I have been to the Sylvia Beach Hotel in Newport Oregon nearly a dozen times. We love the location --right on the cliff over looking the ocean -- and the rooms are decorated in the themes of various authors. It is REALLY quiet. No TV's, no telephones, and no internet. Don't expect first class; it's not. But...

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Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We ate dinner there. Must have reservations. It's a one time seating at 7:00. There were 15 people dining at two tables. It was excellent food, and such fun to actually get to meet other travelers and learn a bit about them. After dessert we went upstairs and had spice hot wine and more conversation. How often do you get...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Don't come if you feel the need to stay connected. A wonderful place that has no telephones, radios, TV or wifi. Cell phones are discouraged, and you may be asked to step outside if you are using one. On the other hand, the well stocked library has windows and a porch overhanging Nye Beach, fresh brewed coffee in the morning...

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Seattle
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This quaint hotel at the water's edge is a theme-based Bed and Breakfast on steroids. All of the rooms are named for authors and decorated in accord with either the author's life and times or a major work of theirs. For instance, the Ken Kesey room echoes the hospital ward of "One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest" with Jelly Belly's...

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Fairview, Canada
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Being the whimsical chick I am, I decided the Dr. Seuss room was the way to go. The question was, would the man like it too? Yep, he was in! The bed wasn't very big for the two of us but that wasn't the point. It was fun! We read One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, learned more...

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I've stayed here several time and each time is a new, unique and wonderful experience. If you have to have tv and wi-fi go somewhere else. I love that this place insists on leaving technology behind and forces you to interact with living, breathing humans. The 'Tables of Content' restaurant is fantastic. Meals are served at tables seating 4 to...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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A lovely bed and breakfast where each room is designed after a certain author. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sylvia Beach Hotel

Address: 267 N.W. Cliff St, Newport, OR 97365
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Newport
Price Range: RM221 - RM671 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
Also Known As:
Hotel Sylvia Beach
Sylvia Beach Newport
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Newport
#9 Romantic Hotel in Newport
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“Must stay for their dinner, enjoy the 3rd floor library, be aware of a stairs only access for upper floors.”
 of 5 bubbles JenDenMythra, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They book out months ahead. The person on the phone is very helpful when it comes to picking the best available room.”
 of 5 bubbles TimothyJ746, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“As for an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles sallybY4434PK, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I don't know anything about rooms except each is unique.”
 of 5 bubbles lifeisgood720, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pick your favorite author to sleep with.”
 of 5 bubbles AWG3, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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