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Crescent Beach Motel

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Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

We got in after dark, but as soon as we checked onto our room, we opened the sliding glass door and it was like the ocean ws right there! The seagulls know the guests give them handouts, and there were 3 or 4 waiting on the deck. It was really funny! Comfortable, clean, and basic room, with a million dollar...

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Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! I'm glad to see you enjoyed your stay and that you even made some new feathered friends! We hope your travels find you well!

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 May 2015

This is not a modern hotel but it is very nice, the staff is friendly and the view of the Pacific Ocean is amazing!! Our room was very spacious and had a large window to view the ocean. The window opened so we could hear the waves crashing all night. We sat out on the deck to watch the sun...

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Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! The sand dollars have been really plentiful this year. We hope your travels find you well!

Federal Way, Washington
Reviewed 10 May 2015

This motel is in a great spot. Right on the beach. We were really excited to stay here. That ended ended when we put the key in the door for room three. Did not open. Had the unhappy clerk come struggle with it...she told us this was common! This happened again when we left for dinner. Very disturbing, actually. Walls...

1Thank bluepotter
Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! I'm very sorry to hear that you had such issues with the door. While it is somewhat common for the doors in the back to be a bit difficult (they get sand in them off the beach), it is very rare for rooms 1-19 to have any issues at all. While I was not working on...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 24 April 2015

If you are driving past Crescent Beach looking for simple comforts, it is a decent place to stay for a night or two. There isn't anything fancy, so if you are expecting 5-star service or be provided the works then skip this place. However, if you wish to be a short 5-min drive from Crescent City, experience peace & quiet,...

3Thank Valerie Y
Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We're happy to see you enjoyed yourselves at our little motel on the beach! I strongly feel that the no smoking policies we've put into place have been great for the atmosphere around the motel; I'm glad to see you noticed this. We actually have a hose spigots in a few places for people to rinse...

Shady Cove, Oregon
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

This motel is the epitome of roadside motels. But unlike roadside motels it has a fantastic view of the ocean. I gasped when I walked in the door and saw the ocean directly out the back door. It has a great deck along the backside with chairs, and you can step off the deck and walk across a little yard...

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Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay. We are a bit off the beaten path (a mile or so south of Crescent City), so it would definitely be quite a trek to walk to the store. We do have a fair number of guests that hike down the beach to the harbor to check out the restaurants,...

Reviewed 10 April 2015

None of the regular amenities, microwave, minifridge. Had to lug cooler down to room, to have cold drinks and snacks in room. The best thing about the room is that it is Clean and has an Excellent view and access to the Ocean. Husband was worried about Tsunami because of the close location of the Ocean to the door of...

1Thank Markwkimberly
Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! Admittedly, we do not have all of the amenities of the bigger motels/hotels, but we do offer refrigerators for an additional $5 per night. There is a microwave next to the office for all of our guests to use as well. Also, I'd note that the worry of tsunami is pretty minimal. They're not common in...

Central Point, Oregon
Reviewed 23 March 2015

We stayed here over the weekend and will definitely be coming back. The rooms are on the smaller side but clean and comfortable and the staff is friendly and helpful. What the rooms lack in size, the views more than make up for. We stepped out our door and were within feet of the beach. We very much enjoyed the...

2Thank toria717
Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We're happy to hear that you were happy with your recent visit. Watching the sunset from the back deck has got to be one of the best parts of anybody's experience here at Crescent Beach Motel! Thanks again!

Reviewed 14 March 2015

We stayed at this motel for two nights and I would stay here again. Rooms are cozy but very clean and updated. The staff is very friendly and helpful. What amazing sunsets from your room. Loved the k-cups in the room.

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Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We've had some pretty stunning sunsets of late. The weather has been fantastic for the most part. Between the sunsets and the whales, there's a lot to see from our back deck. Thanks again and safe travels!

Reviewed 22 February 2015

We stayed at this motel last night and before we left I booked another stay. Rooms are small but well kept with new carpets and vinyl. Not a lot of luxury but the location and the customer service was excellent and the price was great. We will be back.

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Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We love to hear when a guest enjoyed their stay here. Our rooms are not huge, for certain, but we do have a few "larger" rooms. Rooms 15, 16 and 17 all have quite a bit of room in them. 12 and 19 also have a larger layout/feel. Unfortunately, there's not much to be done for...

Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Most of the rooms are right on the beach. Unfortunately we were late reserving and got one of the few non oceanside rooms. The motel is on a wonderful beach and steps from the ocean. If we stayed there again we would plan ahead and get an ocean view room, Our room was a bit musty smelling but the room...

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Kade D, Manager at Crescent Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay here. The rooms in the block building do tend to have a bit of a salty scent. We do our best to mask this, but have heard from most guests that they would prefer the natural scent to that of most air fresheners. The joys of a stone building in...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you get any closer to the beach than from Crescent Beach Motel rooms, your blankets would get wet! Beachfront lodging is what we offer. In pure comfort, you can go to sleep to the sound of crashing waves (or shut them out if you prefer) and wake to see the beachfront without lifting your head from pillow. Open the sliding glass door and smell the fresh ocean salt air. It's a dream come true - Oceanfront lodging- at a price you can afford! There is nothing to spoil your ocean front view from our rooms. No high rise buildings or fast food signs -- just miles of open beachfront - totally unspoiled. Enjoy walks on the beach, whale watching, kite flying, or just lounging on the deck watching the ocean. When you want something more, just a few miles away there are tide pools and ancient, tall Redwoods in Stout Grove. Experience beachfront lodging at the Crescent Beach Motel - the ONLY motel on the beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crescent Beach Motel

Address: 1455 Redwood Hwy. S. (U.S. 101), Crescent City, CA
Region: United States > California > Crescent City
Price Range: RM288 - RM615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Crescent Beach Hotel Crescent City
Crescent City Beach Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Crescent City
#3 Family Hotel in Crescent City
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“Oceanfront has sun; the garden rooms are in the shade all day & on Rte 101. All rooms have parking lot access door.”
lynettehenne, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for ocean view”
391maureeno, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bring a small cooler if you stay more than one day as there is no fridge.”
jerben22, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room #10 was great.. Lower numbered rooms have two doors and seem bigger.”
  • view of beach looking south to Redwood National Park
USACityPlanner, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pick an ocean facing room.”
gawildcats, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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