Agate Beach Motel ranks in top 100

Oregon Business magazine, with Portland-based media firm MEDIAmerica, has announced the third annual 100 Best Fan-Favorite Destinations in Oregon for 2019.

Included on the list is the Agate Beach Motel ( located at 175 NW Gilbert Way in Newport.

“We're thrilled to make this list for 2019. Our sister property in Bend, Wall Street Suites, has ranked as a fan favorite for three consecutive years, and we're glad to see our guest review capture efforts translate well for Agate Beach Motel,” said Wendy Kelley, owner of Agate Beach Motel. “I'm so proud of this property's team for their amazing guest service. We hope every guest leaves having had a positive experience and shares it online with other travelers.”

MEDIAmerica said this year's researchers studied more than 66,000 reviews, a 74 percent increase over last year's reviews, on the most widely used online review sites Google, TripAdvisor and Yelp. Scores were tallied and combined to determine the level of travelers' overall satisfaction. 

All 100 destinations will be included on a visitor guide map distributed to the majority of visitor centers and tourist information locations statewide.


About Agate Beach Motel

Previously a motor lodge dating back to the 1940s, this fully renovated, 10-suite motel is situated in north Newport with Pacific Ocean views. One bedroom suites are individually unique and offer full amenities, including full kitchens or kitchenettes, living area and private decks. The property offers a private stairway for beach access, complimentary guest parking, dog friendly suites and exceptional guest service. 


About Oregon Business

Oregon Business is an award-winning magazine founded in 1981. The magazine reaches more than 20,000 business, political and civic leaders across the state. It reports on a wide range of topics, such as leadership, innovation, technology, culture, politics and environment.


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