Known for its blustery days throughout the year, coastal Washington knows how to make the best out of a cloudy day. Moreover, when the weather is nice, it is gorgeous. With plenty of places to stay, fishing opportunities and the chance to see rare wildlife up close, it is no wonder that thousands of individuals flock to coastal Washington every year.
Long Beach Hotels
Open in 2004, the Inn at Discover Coast is one of Long Beach’s few hotels that offer boutique amenities. The Inn at Discovery Coast is located just south of Long Beach’s popular boardwalk, is a short walk away from beach activities and tourist shops, and is the closest hotel to the ocean waters on the peninsula. Guest rooms offer a fireplace, balcony overlooking the ocean and a shower with dual shower heads. If the weather is too cold to swim in the frigid ocean waters, guests can sit back and relax in the over-sized jetted tubs. Amenities offered at the Inn at Discovery Coast include a daily breakfast basket delivered to your room each morning, monogrammed robes and slippers to use during your stay, free in-room Internet access and telephone service and complimentary use of the hotel’s beach cruiser bikes, movies and games.
Ocean Shores Hotels
When you cannot bear to leave your canine companion at home, but need a beach getaway, stay at dog-friendly The Grey Gull. This individually owned hotel has special touches in each room that you may not find in a hotel chain, such as a DVD player, board games, books and unique decor. The hotel offers beach access, the only outdoor heated pool in Ocean Shores, hot tub, sauna and every room has a porch or balcony that faces west so guests can watch the sunset. Other amenities guest will enjoy include a fireplace, full kitchen and free Internet access.
Tucked away in a forest by the sea, the Ocean Crest Resort provides the setting for a Washington coastal retreat. This quaint hotel is a family-run establishment that has an in-house chef and massage therapist. A short walk through the woods leads you straight to the sandy beach, or a stroll north on SR 109 takes you to the Museum of the North Beach. The Ocean Crest Resort is a pet-friendly establishment and offers studios or small apartments that have separate sleeping and living quarters. An ocean view and fireplace are available in the large studios and apartments. The resort also features a recreation facility with an outdoor play area and deck, tanning beds, indoor heated pool and Whirlpool spa, gym and sauna.
Westport Beach Hotels
A blast from the past, The Breakers Boutique Inn offers rates that cater to all budgets. Its retro-style rooms are only a step away from a go-kart track and city park, which includes a small skate park. Guests at The Breakers Boutique Inn can choose to stay in a basic, no-frills room, suites with a Jacuzzi and fireplace or those with kitchenettes.
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