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Hillcrest Inn

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Ashland, Oregon
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Hillcrest Inn is a family friendly hotel that was perfect for our reunion of three generations of family, pets, and dearest friends. We loved gathering in the lawn area for bbq's and socializing. The best of the best of the Hillcrest is Ruth, Don and their crew. They went above and beyond to make our stay truly memorable. We are...

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Ruth S, Guest Relations Manager at Hillcrest Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us be part of your "famiglia" vacation and we truly enjoyed meeting everyone. Hillcrest is the place where many memories are made and we are gad to hear you have wonderful memories of Seaside, Hillcrest Inn and family. Thank you for your sweet comments about everyone here as we do hope you feel like you are...

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We arrived in Seaside late in the evening with no reservations and were lucky enough to find a room here. Most places were full or very expensive. Hillcrest met our needs perfectly. We had a very small room with one bed and it was fine. The bathroom was one of the smallest I've ever seen but had all the necessary...

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Ruth S, Guest Relations Manager at Hillcrest Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Sharon We are happy that we were able to provide a peaceful respite after your travels. We also enjoyed visiting with you and sharing our Seaside with you. We are delighted that you enjoyed our "sweet retreat" room and hope to be able to show you our other choices of accommodations when you visit Seaside again. Thank you for...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stayed here for my birthday. 1 block from the beach and ocean. Rooms clean and beds comfortable. Staff very nice and helpful. Within walking distance of shops and restaurants downtown. Large area for picnics and toys for the young ones. Sauna was wonderful after a day of sightseeing. Large shower in our handicapped accessible room. Noise is kept down after...

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Ruth S, Guest Relations Manager at Hillcrest Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Alice Thank you for letting us be part of your special day! We are happy your stay with us was enjoyable and you were able to relax in our dry heat sauna after a busy day of seeing the sights of Seaside. Your kind comments will be shared with the staff and I appreciate your feedback. Thank you again...

Ashland
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Seaside is a great beach town. But what made our visit truly special, and what gives this 5 stars, were the people who own/run the Hillcrest Inn. Ruth and Pamela and the staff made us and the rest of our big group feel like we were right at home. They went out of their way to make our stay truly...

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Ruth S, Guest Relations Manager at Hillcrest Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Laura Thank you for such sweet comments, we do love when groups visit and we are happy it shows. Our Hillcrest families make our day and we hope our homespun fun made your trip special and memorable. Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we are doing. Best regards, Ruth

Ashland, Oregon
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Seaside was the most convenient location for the 24 of us. With a couple of dogs and different family configurations it took some effort to find the right place which turned out to be Hillcrest Inn. Ruth and her crew went above and beyond to make sure we had a great stay - she was available for everything - starting...

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Ruth S, Guest Relations Manager at Hillcrest Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Nancy It was truly our treat to spend the weekend with the famiglia. We love having large families stay with us and share in the Seaside experience. The fun was contagious and we look forward to seeing all of you the next time you visit Seaside. Best Regards, Ruth

Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We were warmly welcomed at check-in and shown the immense library of DVD's available for viewing, board games to borrow, and (instant) cocoa with whipped cream and other hot beverages available in the evenings as well as in the morning. Our room was spacious and clean, and beds were comfortable. On the top floor there was no neighbor noise. It...

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Ruth S, Guest Relations Manager at Hillcrest Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Sheryl We do enjoy sharing our quaint accommodations and Seaside with visitors. We are happy your respite was good and look forward to seeing you again when you return to Seaside. Thank you for letting us know about your stay and happy travels! Best regards, Ruth

Sammamish, Washington
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Wonderful staff at the Hillcrest Inn! We were traveling with our dogs and they have serveral rooms set asside for dog owners. We were so close to the beach and the dogs loved running on the beach! The owners even offered to dog site for a bit if we needed it! Our room had a kitchenette and we made dinner...

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Ruth S, Guest Relations Manager at Hillcrest Inn, responded to this review

We are happy that your family including the 4 legged ones enjoyed their visit to the Hillcrest Inn and Seaside. Many of our guests comment on the close proximity of the beach, shops and cafes. Thank you for your kind comments and we hope to see you again. Best regards, Ruth

Northern Colorado
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

The place is older and there is little parking. You can hear your neighbors talk and the people above you walking around. Now the positives. The staff is super friendly. Always smiling and wanting to make sure you have what you need. They have towels, blankets, and toys for the kids to take down to the beach. Lights snacks and...

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Ruth S, Guest Relations Manager at Hillcrest Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Chris We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our family friendly retro lodging. We do love the families that visit and hope you were able to create wonderful memories of Seaside. Thank you for your sweet comments and we hope to see you again. Best regards, Ruth

Medford, Oregon
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The woman at the desk was lovely and helpful which we appreciated- Not a good place if you want to sleep in past 6am- Kind of run down , could use a paint job, beds too mushy for me but overall clean and having a kind person at the desk helps so I will base my review on her rather...

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Ruth S, Guest Relations Manager at Hillcrest Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for kind remarks in regards to our cleanliness and staff. We are sorry you didnot have a peaceful respite due to the construction to the south of us, it is truly our hope that all our guest enjoy their stay in Seaside. We appreciate your remarks and we are always working on the opportunities to improve the stay...

Beaverton, Oregon
Reviewed 15 June 2016

" I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel" Maya Angelou Very clean rooms, strong wifi, wonderful sauna, invitation to sit when we got there 2 hours early while they cleaned our room. Huge selection of dvds to use while there, invitation to...

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Ruth S, Guest Relations Manager at Hillcrest Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Liz We enjoyed visiting with the family and thank you for letting us be part of your graduate's special trip to Seaside. It was our sincerest hope that your visit was one of good memories & wonderful family fun and we are happy your visit was that. We hope to see you again and thank you for letting us...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hillcrest Inn recaptures the nostalgic charm of the Oregon Coast. Located only a half block from the beach, 2 blocks from downtown and the Convention Center and yet situated in a serene garden-like setting. In addition to cottages with fully equipped kitchens, there are mini-suites with partial kitchens, spa rooms and immaculate traditional rooms. There is a sauna and bbq on site for guests use. The 5-bedroom Hilldcrest House, perfect for reunions and group events, can sleep up to 16 people and is located immediately next door to the Hillcrest Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillcrest Inn

Address: 118 N Columbia St, Seaside, OR 97138-5932
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Seaside
Price Range: RM406 - RM601 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hillcrest Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Hillcrest Hotel Seaside
Hillcrest Motel Seaside
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Seaside
#7 Family Hotel in Seaside
#9 Romantic Hotel in Seaside
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