Ocean view & hot tub on a secluded quiet road. There are 3 Queen Beds and 4 twin beds. Please no single night gap during Summer! No stairs into the house from the parking. Galley style kitchen fully stocked opens to private patio with hot tub, picnic table, porch swing & yard. All overlooking the ocean! Living room has huge picture windows, floor to ceiling river rock fireplace, open beams , vaulted ceiling & Big Screen Tv with hardwood floors throughout. Great spot for surf & sand views, sunsets or Whale watching. There is an additional wrap around upper deck . Perfect for lounging on wooden adirondack chairs while watching the surf roll in. Completely furnished with linens and towels.
Max 10 guests (including day visitors) and 3 parking spots.
We have always taken cleaning seriously but are working extra hard to sanitize every surface following Covid-19 CDC Guidelines and con-tactless check in.
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Recent Reviews About This Property
"Friends and family vacation. House was perfect for us. The fire pit area was a real treat for us. Kitchen had everything we needed."
Manager Response: Thanks for the great review, glad you guys enjoyed your stay so much!
"It was a decent house (some things didn't work, like one of the ceiling fans) lots of cute little rooms and comfortable enough beds. the way down to the beach Isn't exactly direct, but its better than having to hop in the car and drive. we experienced some trouble finding the place at first as google maps couldn't pinpoint the location, but the address is clear on the side of the house so we found it eventually. Biggest Yays were how much room there is to hang out considering the size of the place, and the view was awesome (we even saw whales!) Biggest Nay was the lack of creature comforts like proper heating and cooling (there is an archaic heating system that we never quite figured out, and no A/C with few fans.) At the end of the day, it was the view and location that we liked more so than the house itself but it was a blast nonetheless."
"Wonderful place. Perfect view, charming house and deer wondering around in the morning. Location within walking distance to the beach was perfect.
Thanks for a winder stay. "
Manager Response: Thank you for the awesome review of The Porthole. The setting around the house is quiet which makes it perfect for any deer to roam. I'm happy you loved the ocean views and close walk to the beach. Thanks for staying.
"It was good"
Manager Response: I'm happy you enjoyed your stay at The Porthole. Thank you for staying.
"We were very pleased with our VRBO OR coastal home. The view is as beautiful as the picture shows. We were visiting family including son, daughter-in-law and 2 teenage boys who live in Portland. The cottage home was comfortable with a well equipped kitchen, comfortable bedrooms, and a beautiful and spacious living/tv room. We spent out days walking the beach, touring Lincoln City and surrounding area and enjoying the outdoor spaces. I would definitely recommend Porthole. "
Manager Response: I'm so glad that the Porthole home was a good fit for your family. We would love to have you stay with us again. You can book with us directly next time. Just give us a call.
"We were a group of eight - five grown-ups and three little ones. The house had so much to offer, both indoors and outdoors. Personally, if I were to come back to Lincoln City, I'd love to stay in this house again."
Manager Response: Hi Lisa, Thank you for the nice review!
"The vacation rental through A1 beach rentals in lincoln city were absolutely gorgeous. The brach house had everything we needed for a 4 generation family vacation. Just perfect!"
Manager Response: Hi Casey, Glad you enjoyed your stay so much. Thank you for the review!
"My family had a wonderful time "
Manager Response: Thanks for the nice review of Porthole. I'm so happy your family had a wonderful stay. Thanks to All for choosing The Porthole.
"This cottage will not disappoint unless you hate magnificent views in a 1940’s home with everything you need for comfort. Was it the Hilton? No, it’s rustic, cozy and charming. We loved it but then we’re 75 yrs old. Hot tub and fire place and March Madness... SCORE!"
Manager Response: Ahhh, thanks for staying at the Porthole and nice description. Comfort , well stocked and great customer service are the most important while on vacation. I'm happy it checked all the boxes. Hope to see you for some future fun at The Porthole.
"spent time with family"
Manager Response: Glad you could stay with us at Porthole. Come again!
"We have stayed at this rental before and it fits are family's needs. we like the back yard the best great views "
Manager Response: Thanks for staying at The Porthole. The yard had a nice pad poured to enhance the new burning pit. Hope to see you back soon for another great stay .
"The house was a little strange due to the living room being upstairs & kitchen downstairs but the view from upstairs was very nice sitting on the took a while for the refrigerator to cool also."
Manager Response: Thanks for staying at Porthole. I'm happy you had a nice time and enjoyed that great view from the living room and large wrap around deck. It's also nice to have the lower kitchen because it opens to the patio, hot tub and BBQ. Fridge works great. Hope to see you for another fun stay.
"This home was beautiful and very clean! The location cannot be beat and I hope to stay there again in the future. It was perfect for our group of 10!!"
Manager Response: Happy to have you stay again!
"The rental was perfect for 3 different couples and 4 children. It was big enough to accommodate all of comfortably. Everything worked perfectly and the view is spectacular. As is the beach in fact it was our favorite beach in Lincoln city and we visited quite a few. We will be back for sure. "
Manager Response: We would love to have you back at Porthole or any other of our properties. I have a fondness for Porthole with family memories. Thanks for staying!
"Amazing location,quickly layout with cute quintessential beach decor,really clean and professional management company BUT for the money, $3000 for 4 nights, was very dissatisfied with some key components like quality of beds, pillows, towels and kitchenware. We rent about 6 times a year and this place failed in those areas. Pillows and beds were old and inconsistent. The owner of the agency owns this home so I had high expectations and was let down.Ugrade pillows and towels. We always cook,that's why a home instead of hotel, but this kitchen had dollar store paper towels and garbage sacks along with broken and chinty utensils and sparse very used cookware. Our trash was overflowing on arrival and the antiquated fridge didn't even keep ice frozen. Agency offered a solution but we opted for less interruption and bought ice to cool our groceries. Extremely nice agency but we paid more here than beachfront Maui rental that was decked out. Who rents a beach home with no beach chairs or towels? Small things with minimal investment would have made this a total different review. Family time overruled any negatives but a lot of moolah for a disappointing oceanfront home. "
Manager Response: Thanks for taking the time to review the Porthole. It was really nice to speak with you over the phone and get exact details. New pillows, kitchen items that you mentioned and beach towels were purchased after your stay based on our conversation. I sure appreciated that list. Also , the fridge was repaired and works great. We sure tried to make that happen during your stay but I understand not wanting to be interrupted with replacement or repair during your stay. Garbage is something we monitor and pick up if needed before collection day. A phone call to let us know can make that happen quickly. So sorry it was full but we didn't know. Thanks again for staying and taking the time to give details so that I could make it better for the next guests. Much Appreciated, Karen
"We loved this home! Home is beautiful inside and out. The deck is large and the living room and kitchen has large windows so you can see the stunning views constantly. When we go back to Lincoln city we would love to stay at this home again. "
Manager Response: Beautiful and clean is the goal each time a guest stays. I'm so happy you loved The Porthole and the views of the ocean. Thank you for staying.
"Quiet, serene, large, inviting, romantic, peaceful, and located in the perfect location. "
Manager Response: Thank you for staying.
"Very Relaxing Stay with a View of the Beach."
Manager Response: Come back soon!!
"Very peaceful, super clean. Not to big but not to small. Loved it!!! Will most definitely be coming back "
Manager Response: Love to have you back again!!
"Loved the fireplace and big windows to look out. Beds were comfy and everything very clean. The cover on the hot tub was extremely difficult to get off..... very very heavy. "
Manager Response: Come back soon!!
"While the ocean view is amazing, the rental was not what we expected. The house is old, the small galley kitchen is located downstairs and the living area upstairs, only one of the burners on the stove worked. It was small and cramped for our group of 5 adults. No master bath, upstairs bath has no shower and the downstairs bathroom is tiny. So many quirky things about the house. Back bedroom obviously added on with window between the bedrooms."
Manager Response: Congrats to your daughter! Thanks for staying and also for the review. Glass counter top stove was just installed new last month. I'll check that out asap along with the magnet that keeps the fireplace screen closed. Most of the mattresses are less than 1 yr old . The tub is a comfy cast iron with new finish. It's great to have a tub in the house, especially for kids. No shower head necessary because there are already 2 showers in the house. They both have good sized mirrors. The oven, kitchen , supplies and entire house is carefully prepared and sanitized before every guest stays. The layout with Galley style kitchen has a great view and is especially nice because it has a covered patio with ocean view, hot tub, BBQ & porch swing. Many guests come back year after year. Reviews have been wonderful and fun to read. I'm sorry it didn't work for your family.
"Five of us, all seniors, thoroughly enjoyed our time at the lovely home in Lincoln City. Being older, we were still able to negotiate the steps and enjoyed the cleanliness of the home. We all enjoyed our hot morning drinks on the deck, watching the waves. We were even fortunate enough to get to see a winter storm. In the evenings we played games around the fire and during the day enjoyed exploring the delights of the area. We would definitely like to come back."
Manager Response: Thank you for the great review of Porthole Beach House. What fun you all had watching the winter storms roll in! Thanks for staying.
"We rented Porthole for two weeks and loved it. The backdrop of the ocean was spectacular, especially in the big storms we experienced. The house was very quaint, a little quirky but fun. Loved the nautical theme. It was a lovey place to bring our family. Thank you for the opportunity to use this home. "
Manager Response: I'm so happy you Loved The Porthole! That ocean view in a quiet setting make for a perfect vacation. Thanks for staying.
"the view was Beautiful from the moment you enter It was a Great place to Have a Great Time"
Manager Response: It's great that you loved the big ocean view and your stay at The Porthole. Thanks so much for staying.
"Great views, loved the hot tub and walks on the beach. The house has lots of room and was quite clean. "
Manager Response: I'm so happy you loved the Porthole. Clean and beautiful are the top goals! Thanks for staying.
"This cute little beach rental, dubbed the "Porthole", has it all! Its quaint, funky and has everything you would want from a beach house. The views are unbelievable from the top deck and adirondacks. The hot tub has an epic view also. The layout is conducive to families or a single family looking for a split bedroom design. A VERY short walk to a great beach as well."
Manager Response: It's great you loved the Porthole. The ocean views are beautiful from upstairs , downstairs, deck & patio. Thanks for staying.
"House was clean and in good order. Plenty of clean towels-kitchen well stocked. Did not need to contact the rental agent for any issues.
HOWEVER...I think a description needs to be made on the road in and the drive way.(One-way gravel road and a driveway that you need to do a hairpin turn to get into). No mention about how tight it was to get in. We had a large vehicle and were pulling a small utility trailer and it was very difficult to maneuver. Even after we disconnected the trailer-getting in and out that driveway was stressful. You need to be a rock climber to get down to the beach. Also, NO CLOSETS. View was great!
Manager Response: I'm happy you enjoyed the view at The Porthole. Thanks for the feedback on the driveway . A trailer would be tough. There's a nice big closet in the upstairs bedroom but your feedback on the lower bedrooms is much appreciated. I'll see about an extra dresser and more coat hooks. Thanks so much for staying.
"Porthole in Lincoln City was a lovely escape from the hot, smoky days at home. We found the house to be as described, in a good location, and walking distance to the beach. Also to shopping, dining and other amenities. The house is charming and comfortable, with comfy couches and beds, handy kitchen with room for all 8 of us at the table. We loved the deck chairs for relaxing, chatting and ocean views, plus a hot tub and porch swing on the lower porch. The whole rental process was easy and successful from beginning to end, even for my first time!"
Manager Response: Thanks for staying at The Porthole. Clean , comfortable and well stocked are the top goals. "Charm" doesn't hurt either. The unique floor plan gives lots of options for a quiet read ,watching wave action or even a good movie .
"So relaxing, beautiful ocean views, wonderful temperatures and walks on the beach!
Can't wait for our next vacation - we love the Porthole!"
Manager Response: Thank you for coming to stay at the Porthole. That beautiful ocean view and sound of the waves is the best. Your time to review is much appreciated.
"My girls and I had a very relaxing stay here! Plenty a room for everyone to spread out. The girls really enjoyed the fire pit in the backyard - they roasted s’more‘s. And, the hot tub was greatly appreciated! Perfect reading perch was the blue chair facing the ocean - seems forever since I relaxed to read a book! "
Manager Response: I'm happy you and your girls had a nice time at Porthole. The firepit and hot tub overlooking the ocean are wonderful. Thanks for staying.
"The view was amazing.
Easy to find with GPS. The driveway and parking is a bit tricky, but nothing that would keep me away in the future. Overall wonderful accomodations. Would rent again."
Manager Response: I'm so happy you loved the Porthole. I work hard to make sure the house is super clean, fully stocked and comfy for guests. Thank you for staying.
"Spotlessly clean, had everything we needed. Very charming older home, ideally there would have been slightly easier beach access , but that's nitpicking - it was awesome."
Manager Response: I'm so happy you loved The Porthole . Making sure you have everything you need and that the house is spotless are the # 1 Goals! Thanks for staying.
"It was absolutely breath taking. We loved it! The only issue was there were a bunch of cans outside on the back patio and by the hit tub that we picked up when we got there. Other than that it was clean and cozy!"
Manager Response: Thank you for staying at PORTHOLE! We hope you enjoyed the covered hot tub, large deck overlooking the ocean, private setting, and comfortable spacious ocean views home. Sorry there were cans outside on the patio; thank you for picking them up; however, when there is a problem we do our best to make it right. Hope to see you again! - Lynn
"We rented the Porthole for a week to celebrate my 75th birthday. The house is very comfortable and has plenty of room for a medium sized family. The beds are comfortable and there are plenty of towels and other linens. Washer and dryer are efficient and easy to use. Kitchen is well appointed. Highpoint is the wonderful view of the ocean. "
Manager Response: Birthdays are special, and time at the Oregon coast is the perfect place to spend it with your family. SO glad that PORTHOLE worked for all of you!! Yes, the ocean is #1 on the list for everyone, and being in a great home makes it even better. Hope to see you again! -Lynn
"This was our 2nd time renting this property. We have had a girls weekend both times. This is a perfect place for a getaway."
Manager Response: Thank you for making PORTHOLE your "girls weekend" destination! We hope you enjoyed the covered hot tub, fireplace, great ocean views, and comfortable spacious living! See you again! - Lynn
"Wonderful stay. Had all we need, and it was quiet, yet within easy access of everything. Just a short walk to beach"
Manager Response: This unique hideaway has a way of creating a "quiet, peaceful stay;" we are happy you enjoyed clean and comfortable PORTHOLE. Come again! - Lynn
"This house was a perfect for our weekend with our kids. The house was clean and comfortable, the kitchen was well-stocked, and there were plenty of beds. We used the hot tub a ton and we loved watching the waves, and checking out the moon and the stars. Beach access is really close, and we even had a whale sighting. We'd stay here again!"
Manager Response: Sounds like an all around great getaway! PORTHOLE is as you say: clean, comfortable, spacious. We love the big deck for the best views, and beach access, while rocky, is close although accesses are quickly found both north and south by car. Come again! - Lynn
"Good Location and nice views "
Manager Response: Thank you for choosing PORTHOLE, an ocean view property on a dead end quiet road. There are 3 Queen Beds and 4 twin beds. No stairs into the house from the parking. Galley style kitchen fully stocked opens to private patio with hot tub, picnic table, porch swing & yard. All overlooking the ocean! Enjoy the views from the wraparound upper deck! Come again! - Lynn
"My mother and sister and I stayed two nights..wish we’d booked a third!.enjoyed the fantastic view and fires in the beautiful stone fireplace..hot tubbing was relaxing as we listened to the ocean.house was exceptionally clean and well stocked.beds were cozy.will definitly book the porthole again!"
Manager Response: What a "wonderful escape" you had! It is hard to leave when having a good time. PORTHOLE is such a nicely hidden gem of a home with its roomy comfort, deck views of the ocean, covered hot tub and a yard with fire pit! Come again for a longer stay. - Lynn
"The house was very cozy. Large upper deck, plenty of beds, nice little backyard with covered porch. Can't beat a hot tub with an ocean view! Close the shops in Lincoln City & Depoe Bay"
Manager Response: Happy to know that beautiful PORTHOLE was a successful getaway for you! Private, comfort, and covered hot tub area makes it nice in drizzly weather. Hope to see you again! - Lynn
"Thus house was as described. It has beautiful views of the ocean with easy access to the beach. The house is as good as described and well equipped. We loved it!"
Manager Response: I'm so happy you loved the Porthole and the beautiful ocean views. Having everything clean & well stocked are a must. Thank you so much for staying.
"I had a trip planned with my children and grandkids to Maui and had to cancel due to COVID. We decided to rent this home instead. The home was clean, cozy and the view is incredible! We had an amazing time. Everything was perfect except for the hot tub jets didn’t work well.Thank you for sharing your home with us! "
Manager Response: So many had to change their vacation plans this year, and why not the Oregon Coast? Great choice, and PORTHOLE fills the need for a fun family/friends getaway - spacious, comfortable, fun, a yard and fire area for the kids, and covered hot tub - regarding the hot tub, the jets' output has to do with the type of hot tub it is. Thank you for coming, and hope to see you again! - Lynn
"other then the flying aunts that came out after we turn on the lights in the kitchen or hall way,it was great."
Manager Response: So glad you had "an amazing" getaway at PORTHOLE! Sorry? about the flying ants! (maybe a little citron spray will help?) PORTHOLE has such a pleasantly private location, huge deck overlooking the ocean, covered hot tub, yard with outdoor fire area, spacious, comfy, fun home. We hope to see you again! - Lynn
"We enjoyed the beach and the view"
Manager Response: PORTHOLE is such a great home; we are happy to know you enjoyed your stay. This property is tucked away in a private setting and boasts amazing ocean views from a huge upper deck; comfortable, well-appointed home makes this a good vacation choice. Hope to see you again! - Lynn
"45 minute wait for cleaning to be finished. Booked specifically for the hot tub which was a total disappointment...small, luke warm and 10% jet action. Downstairs bedrooms hear the hot tub going all night with windows closed so no hearing sounds of the ocean. "
Manager Response: I'm sorry about the 4pm check in . Covid sanitizing is taking that extra hour. The hot tub can be cool the 1st night but should be nice and toasty for the remainder. I'm sorry it was noisy which I'll check out asap. The Porthole usually has wonderful reviews. Sorry again for the tub troubles. Karen Karen
"Loved our week at the Porthole - so relaxing & peaceful, great ocean views from our deck - watched the fishing boats come in several mornings, found so many treasures on the beach every morning - hope to be back next year!"
Manager Response: I'm so happy you enjoyed the Porthole. The quiet location and proximity to the beach are perfect . You'll have to plan a winter trip to see the crabbing boats because they come so close to shore. Your group is always welcome. Thank you for staying. Karen
"It has great views and short walk to the beach. The house was clean and ready to go when we got there."
Manager Response: What an enjoyable property PORTHOLE is! Close to the sand, hot tub, yard, huge deck and not to love. Please come again! (thank you for the "clean and ready" compliment!) - Lynn
"Very nice vacation rental. We're satisfied."
"Although the house sleeps 10, not really enough room for all 10 people to sit together comfortably. Awkward layout. Photographer made the house look larger than it is, and change in furniture in living room made it look like there were two living rooms
"We loved every minute of our stay! We had all we needed and more than enough space for 10 people!! Thank you so much "
Manager Response: You are welcome! PORTHOLE is a hidden gem with its viewing deck, covered hot tub, great fireplace, yard, and private glad you enjoyed your getaway! Come again! - Lynn
"My sister in laws and I loved staying at this rental! The views are just amazing and the hot tub was great."
Manager Response: Thank you for choosing Porthole for your family getaway! So glad you enjoyed the hot tub and great ocean views. Please come again! - Lynn
"The place was clean but dated. Towels were terrible....they are what I would use as rags to wash my car. Only one burner on the stove worked. The basement is impossible to heat. Overall the house was very overpriced for what it is. We were unable to get to the beach...access is limited to young agile kids, not something we could access, even out 11yrar old had a hard time.The upside is that the people I felt with were very nice and very helpful. I would use A1 Beach Rentals again."
Manager Response: I'm sorry you had troubles at The Porthole. I'm on it. The heat works great but a vent was probably shut to the lower portion of the house. I will check that asap. The beach access changes with the tides as sand comes in and is pulled out from the street. Much of the time it's an easy access but not always. Burners are working and have induction heat . That means they shut off and on as desired temp is reached. Thanks for the heads up on towels. Karen
"We had a fabulous time in Lincoln City. "
Manager Response: I'm happy you enjoyed The Porthole! Hope to see you again for another fun stay. Thanks, Karen
"My family and I really enjoyed our stay. Great views and great memories. "
Manager Response: "Great memories and great views" help make a nice family vacation. We are glad you enjoyed our peaceful PORTHOLE! Hope to see you again! - Lynn
"We loved watching the HUGE waves and though it rained almost the whole time we did get to walk the beach a couple mornings. Home is perfectly appointed and we used the fireplace a LOT because it was a bit chilly. We loved it."
Manager Response: So glad you had a great experience at PORTHOLE! Sounds like you came with the chilly rain; happy for the huge fireplace! Please come again! - Lynn
"fantastic view of the ocean. fireplaces inside and out. very comfortable beds."
Manager Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay at PORTHOLE! With its "fantastic views," peaceful setting and comfort, it is a great property. Please come again! - Lynn
"We met from 4 different states for a girls weekend at this most amazing beach rental. Everything was in pristine condition, the hot tub was sparkling clean and ready for a soak, the beds were so comfortable, the views are incredible from this house from the back porch at the chiminea and tub and the upper deck as well, and the living room was perfect for playing games and catching up while lounging on cozy couches. We all want to bring our families back to this spot and will be back for sure. The town is adorable and we had a blast shopping and did the stunning Drift Creek Falls hike- so worth it!"
Manager Response: What more can be said about PORTHOLE than you already did? This property has such an appealing location, and yes, the views from the deck are amazing, the house cozy and peaceful. From four different states? We hope you will do this again! - Lynn
"This house would be good for a family with children. Grandparents may have problems going up and down stairs and walking down steep hill to the beach. Ocean view is partial.
Internet service was great, cell service wasn't but that is logical given the hill behind the house, just would plan differently knowing that if I needed to rely on cell service.
Hot tub was very clean and the house was well kept. Essentials for cooking were all there, don't forget to pack items for leftovers if you have them."
Manager Response: Thank you for enjoying what PORTHOLE has to offer; privacy, a clean and well kept property, and a beautiful view from the upper deck. While we hope for the best experience for our guests, it helps to know the needs since we have many houses that accommodate various age groups. I hope you found the other nearby beach entrances located a short drive north or south of Porthole. Please come again! - Lynn
"Over all, it was satisfactory. The showeres where a little bit too small . Other than that everything was very nice. "
Manager Response: Thank you for visiting PORTHOLE! This restored vintage home came with adequate yet smaller bathrooms; however, we hope the peaceful setting, and beautiful deck overlooking the great ocean made up for that. ( I like the shower in the laundry area for convenience!) We hope you visit an a1 property again! - Lynn
"The house was just as I imagined! Incredible views, hot tub very relaxing and those ocean waves mesmerizing. We loved having a fire in the backyard. Weather fantastic. Great location so central to all we wanted to experience. Thank you again for providing highchair and playpen. The house easily accommodated 6 adults & 2 babies."
Manager Response: Thank you for the many compliments on the peaceful setting of PORTHOLE! So glad you were able to use the backyard fire while enjoying the ocean! - Lynn
"We enjoyed the house & hot tub, it was very nice!!!"
Manager Response: Thank you for choosing PORTHOLE! yes, this is an enjoyable property with its amazing deck, views, location, and hot tub. Hope to see you again! - Lynn
"Our family had a great time at this beach house. My husband and I took our two daughters and five grandchildren for a beach vacation. The layout of the bedrooms worked well. The location was good with day trips to Newport and Depot Bay. The access to the beach was pretty easy, just holding on to the little grandkids with the small loose rock to get to beach. Kitchen was well stocked with all that was needed to cook with. Washer and dryer worked well. Plenty of room to spread out in.
We have rented from A-1 for over 17 years. Our all time favorite is the RoadsEnd
House. It was already booked this time."
Manager Response: 17 years is a long time to have rented vacation properties from a1! THANK YOU! PORTHOLE has so many plusses; glad you enjoyed your grandkids at this wonderful home. See you again! - Lynn
"The house was absolutely everything we were looking for. The hot tub was actually hot, much appreciated, and overlooked the ocean...PERFECT!!! Quick walk to the beach, really couldn't have asked for more. "
Manager Response: So happy you found that PORTHOLE met all of your expectations! Thank you, and please visit again! - Lynn
"Stayed with some girlfriends for a 31st birthday party! Loved the house the location and the service! Everything was well managed and communicated. Would definitely stay at the same location again and also use the property management again. Thank you!"
Manager Response: I'm happy you enjoyed The Porthole for the special birthday! Thanks for staying and hope to see you again soon. Karen
"The house was clean and very cute. We enjoyed our stay. My only complaints would be that I had to fold the towels from the dryer left by the cleaning company. The pillows were pretty flat. I suggest they purchase new pillows for this unit, and the hot tub jets were not working properly. More like a soaking tub than a jetted tub. Other than that the place was great."
Manager Response: Thank you for your comments; what needs more attention was given to the owner (pillows, hot tub) but happy you still enjoyed your stay at PORTHOLE. Our cleaners sometimes get behind when the property is extra messy, so leaving towels drying in the dryer for your stay might happen. I hope they were completely dry. We hope to see you again. - Lynn
"not a very detailed description of beach access"
Manager Response: I'm sorry the beach access is not detailed. It changes depending on the seasons & tide. The walk to the beach access is lovely but the beach entrance itself changes. I'll make sure to add that to the description. Thanks, Karen
"We had a wonderful stay. It was a bit different not having kitchen and living area on same level but super cozy living room "
Manager Response: So happy you had a nice time at Porthole. The Galley kitchen is kinda nice because it gives 2 living spaces with that patio, hot tub , picnic table just off the kitchen and overlooking the ocean. The family room upstairs has the big wrap around deck with adirondacks. There's plenty of space for spreading out and enjoying that ocean view. Your group is always welcome. Karen
"Wonderful view, accessibility to the beach,and very quiet. The home is well maintained with vintage charm. The downstairs stays on the cool side, the beds are ok, and the driveway requires a little maneuvering. This home would be a place I would stay again. "
Manager Response: I'm happy you liked the Porthole. Your group is always welcome. Karen
"The view is amazing. The house is cute but the layout is odd. We knew that going into it, but we just were not fans of the kitchen being downstairs and the living room upstairs. There was a lot of up and down the stairs. The parking area/driveway is pretty challenging to get to - it's down a narrow road and an immediate "U-turn" to get to the driveway. "
Manager Response: Hi, Kelli, PORTHOLE is a nicely restored vintage home so the layout is unusual yet works for most. We hope the peaceful setting and amazing views made your stay enjoyable. We hope t see you again! - Lynn with a1
"This is a wonderful beach house overlooking the ocean. The view is outstanding! This house is very comfortable for a group of ten people. The kitchen is downstairs along with two bedrooms and the living room is upstairs along with one bedroom. There are bathrooms on both levels. The bushes were grown up by the hot tub and you couldn't see the ocean while sitting in it. (They would be easy to trim up) The only downfall we saw was that it is a little bit of a hike to get to the beach and you have to climb down a rocky pathway to get to down to the beach. "
Manager Response: Hi, DeeAnn, your stay at PORTHOLE sounds overall refreshing; glad you enjoyed this peaceful property with your group. Thank you for the heads up on the bush trimming; we will look into that. As for beach access, I've been there recently, and it is rocky since the ocean tends to wash upwards towards shore. We hope you found the other nearby accesses which are easier to walk over. Please come again! - Lynn with a1
"Cute house with amazing view and quick walk to the beach. Only negatives were the steep driveway and the showers were too small for an average adult to use comfortably but I would still consider renting again."
Manager Response: HI, Melissa, yes PORTHOLD has amazing views, is a short walk, and we love it for the privacy. Yes, one shower is smaller while the other is quite large. We hope to see you again! - Lynn with a1
"We had an amazing time! We had the perfect weather on Saturday and the Beach entrance is just a short 2 Minute walk from the house. The view from the upstairs and downstairs windows are perfect.There were enough beds for 8 adult women with only 2 people actually having to share a queen. One of the bedrooms is a little odd with 3 beds in one room seperated by curtains. It was fine for us since it was just the gals, but could be odd if there were several couples and singles together. Not very much privacy. The bathrooms were modern. Showers a little small. The kitchen has been nicely updated and had all the utensils we needed for cooking breakfast and dinner. Minimal spices, no cooking oil or condiments of any kind. Overall the house was very clean and cozy. The location was great and we would definitely stay here again!"
Manager Response: Thanks for staying at Porthole . I'm happy you had a nice time. Summer is extra fun at this house because of all the foliage in bloom on this quiet dead end road . Hope to see you again. Karen
"A group of 8 crafting ladies go to the coast for a little retreat twice a year. This was the perfect house. Thought it sleeps 10 it was really comfortable for 8. There was room to set up a couple of tables for the scrapbookers and plenty of comfy seating for the knitters, readers, etc. We loved having the kitchen downstairs away from the living area as we were able to keep the snacking to a minimum. The house was very clean and homey and a few of us were really excited to have a hot tub. We loved it and if our group stays this size we will be back."
Manager Response: Dear Diana, What a memory maker for you and your group! Scrapbooking and knitting! Makes me smile. Thank you! Until next time! - Lynn with a1
"There were 7 of us and we had a great time:) Weather was perfect and watching sunsets and walks on beach worked out great. Beach was not a long walk away and hot tub just made the stay that much nicer."
Manager Response: Thanks for staying at the POrthole. I'm happy you had a nice time. Karen
"we had a great time staying at the house . would love to come back and stay sometime again."
Manager Response: Thanks for staying. Happy you had a nice time. Karen
"It was different having the kitchen and living area on 2 different floors. Kitchen window needs a shade for evening meals when the sun is shining. shrubbery needs to be trimmed by the hot tub so you can enjoy the view"
Manager Response: Thanks for staying! Come again soon!
"The house was wonderful, the views were excellent. Having the kitchen downstairs was a little different."
Manager Response: Glad you had a great stay at Porthole! Hope you visit again soon!
"House was as described. We liked the floor plan , the views and the kitchen. Beach access was an easy walk. Gas grill would have been a plus. We had a great time with our adult children, their spouses, and our grandchildren at the beach, Oregon Aquarium, surfing at Agate Beach. "
Manager Response: So pleased that you enjoyed Porthole! Come visit again soon!
"8 of us ladies stayed the weekend at Porthole and it was probably the cleanest rental home I've ever seen. The view was spectacular and we had a lovely time. Please note that there are stairs down to the kitchen while the living area is upstairs. It would be a challenge to anyone who has trouble with stairs. I also feel there is plenty of parking for 4 cars rather than the strict 3 car rule. The mattresses weren't the most comfortable in my opinion, a higher quality of mattress may be worth the investment - but they weren't horrible. I'd bring an extra pillow if you like sleeping with more than only 1. But having 7 beds in the home is a big plus in my book - so we didn't have to share. The walk to the beach itself might also be a struggle for some - a steep hill and navigating down some rocks but all in all - it's a great home and Karen at A-1 was SO accommodating and helpful."
Manager Response: Really happy that you could stay with us! Hope to see you again soon!
"We enjoyed being so close to the ocean: the sights and sounds from Porthole kept us constantly aware, which is a good thing for us. We also enjoyed the easy access to the beach proper and we did lots of walking and exploring. We also appreciated our ability to walk to restaurants, e.g., Mo's and Clementines."
Manager Response: So happy that you enjoyed Porthole! Please visit again soon!
"Our entire group enjoyed every moment downtown at the house. It was stocked with everything we needed. Rooms were spacious and house was stocked."
Manager Response: Happy that you enjoyed the Porthole! Visit again soon!
"The home was a cozy getaway with breathtaking views, which equates to an amazing family experience. Thank you for everything!"
Manager Response: So happy that you enjoyed your stay at Porthole! Please come visit again soon!
"Despite the hot tub not working and not being able to get the back door open, we enjoyed the deck and views from the living room immensely. The beach is lovely, but a bit of a trek down to access. The sleeping arrangements are interesting with twin beds and queen beds in the same rooms. Lynn at the rental company was very accessible and friendly! "
Manager Response: Sorry about the hot tub. We got it repaired & made an adjustment to that back door. I'm happy you enjoyed the view from living room, deck & patio. Thank you for staying. Karen
"The Porthole was the perfect location for a girls' weekend getaway. The house was clean and within walking distance of the beach. The view is spectacular!
The property management was professional and quick to respond to my questions.
Drawbacks include a funky layout if you are traveling with multiple families or people who have trouble navigating stairs. Note that the kitchen, shower, hot tub, and two bedrooms are downstairs; the living room, one bedroom, deck, and a bathroom with a tub (no shower) are at ground level. Also, the parking area is really tight - smaller cars and/or a back-up camera are recommended.
I would definitely book again!"
Manager Response: Thanks so much for staying at Porthole! Hope to see you again soon!
"My sisters, cousin & I had a great time at the Porthole. Neat, clean & comfortable. The ocean view was awesome. Loved the hot tub! Rained most of the time but we didn,t care. The walk to the beach was further than expected but still ok. Great home, Thank you, Beck Family"
Manager Response: Glad you had a great stay at the Porthole! Visit again soon!
"Our stay was great with the exception of it being very cold downstairs. I used to work for a heating company and notice there's a heat duct vent directly below the thermostat which I believe was causing the heater to turn off before the downstairs could get warm. There was an electric space heater in one of the downstairs bedrooms which helped. "
Manager Response: We checked the heat and directed more downstairs with a closed vent that is now open. Happy you had a nice time at the Porthole. Hope to see you again soon. Karen
"The place was great. Clean and cozy. Wonderful view of the ocean. Great location. We will be back again and again."
Manager Response: Glad that you enjoyed the Porthole! Please visit again soon!
"Our group of friends had a great time staying at the Porthole Lincoln City beach cabin. We have celebrated there several times and hope to return again. The cabin is cozy, comfortable, and provides a most amazing view. This location helps create an environment which seems as if you are the only building around. The downstairs can get a little cold, particularly the one end room, but the upstairs remained warm and inviting. Overall a wonderful place to visit."
Manager Response: Glad you enjoyed Porthole! Please visit again soon! I'll check the vent to the downstairs back room. Thanks, Karen
"Great Girls weekend....Only suggestion is the downstairs bedroom with the step-down add a large area rug for the cold winter months similar to the other bedroom downstairs other than that fabulous weekend.
Though only 3 cars are allowed to park at the property (Lincoln City Ordinance) was truly the only issue"
Manager Response: Thanks for the suggestion for a rug for the step down bedroom. I'm on it. So happy you girls had a nice time. Honored to have you anytime. Karen
"We were very happy with the accommodations, the location, and the beautiful view."
Manager Response: Glad that you enjoyed the Porthole! Hope you return again soon!
"Great views of the coast from backyard and balcony. Clean house but the three bedrooms had weird configurations. Shouldve done one bedroom as a master with one bed instead of throwing twin beds in each room. Very quiet house. Only had one shower in the entire house. 2nd bathroom there was no water out of the shower and bathroom upstairs was only a bathtub. Overall, cute place, great views, and good location. "
Manager Response: Thanks for the Heads Up on the 2nd shower . The shower head was broken and since then repaired. So happy these guests enjoyed the Porthole. Karen
"The property was a little difficult to find at first. The directions were very good and really helped. The view was great. It was our biggest reason for choosing Porthole. It was bigger than we needed for our party but I would definitely recommend it to anyone with a larger group or someone who just wants a great view of the ocean. "
Manager Response: Glad that you enjoyed the Porthole! Please come again soon!
"The house was quite comfortable with plenty of room for 8 adults. Property managers were extremely helpful. The area is beautiful. And we got to experience the solar eclipse!"
Manager Response: So glad you enjoyed the Porthole and the eclipse! Come back again soon!
"As advertised beautiful views - easy walk to the beach - QUITE - nice rooms great amenities they do need a blind on the dining room window"
Manager Response: Glad you enjoyed your time at Porthole! Please visit again soon!
"House was very clean and views were fantastic.
Beds were super comfortable and house was in a location that was very quiet.
I would highly recommend this house.
Manager Response: Really glad you enjoyed your time at Porthole! Please come again soon!
"We loved the charm of the house. While not directly on the beach, the ocean view was expansive, unobstructed and exhilarating. The rental had all of the necessary comforts including easily accessible internet, hot tubs, towels, refrigerator and microwave. The washer and dryer were bonuses. Clean home. "
Manager Response: Thanks for the kind review! So glad you enjoyed your time at Porthole! Please come again soon!
"I sat on the deck and watched whales! Hot tub was great! The house had everything we needed. The two times we called the property management they answered right away and helped us! Beach and Tide pools were great. Love how secluded it felt with the trees and landscaping."
Manager Response: So glad you enjoyed the whales and your time at the Porthole! Please visit again soon!
Perfect place to enjoy the ocean view rain or shine.
"We spent a relaxing 5 days at this beautifully cared for older home. We loved the views from all of the large windows in the family room and kitchen, the huge fire place, and the covered hot tub on the back patio. The home would be great for families with small children as every room has multiple beds (queen with one to two twins). The only drawback for us was the outdated kitchen appliances. Trying to cook meals on the old glass top electric stove was a challenge since the burners were unlabeled and seemed to have only 2 settings- hot and off. Also, a few new non stick pans would be nice. Overall, this would not stop me from renting this house again. I would just bring a few pans from home along with foil, saran wrap, and some storage containers. I also want to mention that this house was immaculately clean when we arrived. The windows were newly washed and there was not a spec of dust anywhere in the house. I wish I could find a cleaning crew this good to clean my home!"
I'm so glad you enjoyed the Porthole. My family has also always enjoyed this house. I will mention the cook top and pans to the owner. Thank you for staying. We will love having you again!!
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