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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spontaneously booked this motel for price and reviews. Upon checking in we were greeted by an adorably enthusiastic woman who I believe is the owner. She gave us great tips about activities and invited us to taste her homemade fantastic clam chowder. The rooms are recently cosmetically renovated and have a 50's style. At first it looks really cute...

Thank Steffi S
Austin, TX
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you're looking for something a little different, this is a great place to stay. If you're looking for a luxurious place with tons of amenities, this may not be your place. This motel is great example of a place that's leftover from the good old days of travel. Funky and functional, with everything that you need but nothing excessive....

Thank KKAustin
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago

I moved here after a very cold night with no internet at another hotel (and I needed to use internet for family business.) I had a bad day and was greeted with homemade soup in the lobby, help with printing forms, and a clean, comfortable bed. I really like the decor as well! Great management there!

Thank OddieShanghai
Smithfield, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we chose to stay here as part of our road trip. Room was extremely clean and smelled good. Great branding throughout by management. Shower was wicked powerful. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Definitely would stay again!!

1Thank BrewDog19
Reviewed 16 February 2017

After a week of budget hotels we we're very pleased to check in to the Atomic Hotel. The husband and wife (?) at the check in desk were very personable and friendly, going above and beyond to see that we were satisfied with our room checking in. They even had a power point tour of the town and maps to...

1Thank Estelle G
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Planning a brief escape, I searched for an old standby motel, the Lamplighter, only to find it MIA. What I did find needed examination of the web site photos to verify that the Atomic Motel was indeed the same building right next to the Pig'n a Poke restaurant. What a relief! I tend toward older, tiny-business lodging with an emphasis...

2Thank Leigh E
Elmira, New York
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This motel has a fun mid-century modern theme, with more-or-less original baths and exterior plus all-new furnishings, paint & carpet. Super clean and very friendly. Morning pastries are home-made (at least some of the time) and really tasty.

1Thank babystepper
Napa, CA
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Have stayed at the motel (formally lamplighter) on numerous visits to Astoria. Have been following the progress of the new retro designs and are so excited to get back and see it in person. Always enjoy the friendly staff and great location. Definitely worth checking out!

1Thank carata
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

An amazing 5-night stay at Atomic Motel. Rooms were really clean and wifi was fast. Breakfast of fresh bakery items and coffee. Also, the homemade chowder and chilli in the evenings, made by Barbara, was fantastic and greatly appreciated. But, above all this, the helpful and friendly staff really made this stay special! Dan and Barbara are great hosts and...

2Thank bhhtf
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Fun atmosphere. Has a 50's vibe. Great service and great price! Had chowder and coffee when we checked in in the evening and pastries and coffee at checkout. Room was nice and very comfortable and clean. Great location in Astoria. Would definitely like to stay again!

2Thank TK R

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Atomic Motel

Address: 131 W. Marine Drive, Astoria, OR (Formerly Lamplighter Motel)
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Astoria
Price Range: $90 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Atomic Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Lamplighter Hotel Astoria
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Dallas, Oregon
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 of 5 bubbles LisaRasmussen4u, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All are great rooms, ask for their favorite, they're usually right”
 of 5 bubbles anneliek607, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We were in a lower middle unit. Not quiet and car light shine in room.”
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