Adrift Hotel and Spa – Industrial Chic and Next to the Beach

Adrift Hotel and Spa

On a trip to the small town of Long Beach, WA I was hosted by the Adrift Hotel and Spa, an industrial-chic hotel next to the beach. If you are thinking of heading to this part of Washington State, here are some reasons to choose the Adrift Hotel and Spa.

  • Next to the beach
  • Rooms with ocean views
  • Complimentary bikes
  • On-site restaurant, bar, and spa
  • Comfortable Memory Foam beds
  • Spacious and pet-friendly rooms
  • Youthful and fun atmosphere

Tip: Washington residents, if you book and stay by March 15th, 2017 you’ll get  25% off our standard rates and a free order of dirty dirty fries from [pickled fish] restaurant during your stay! To get the deal book through their website.

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Adrift Hotel and Spa

First Impressions

The Adrift Hotel and Spa has and inviting lobby with a couple of sitting areas with funky couches and chairs and a cozy fireplace. There is also coffee and a fruit-flavored water where guests may serve themselves, a small store with unique gifts, beer, wine and snacks for purchase, including pet snacks, and complimentary bikes.

Reception staff was very friendly and check-in easy and fast. Since I had never stayed at the hotel before I was told about the property amenities like free WiFi, the game room, library, study, and the restaurant and bar called [pickled fish] which would have live music the nights we were there. If you are traveling with your pet, all of their rooms are pet-friendly and their pet fee is $20.

Body Essence Massage is the hotel’s onsite spa. They offer massages, hot stone treatments, body wraps, prenatal and couples massages.

Fun Facts: The hotel is environmentally-friendly and much of the decor and furnishings are reclaimed or recycled. They also recycle, use natural and biodegradable laundry detergent, and use solar hot water panels to supply hot water to the hotel.

Special Room Packages: Romance, Clam Digging, Local Beer Sampler, and Bonfire.

As we made our way up to our room and passed the game room I felt like I had been transported back to my dorm-living college days with communal common areas for socializing and fun.

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Adrift Hotel and Spa – My Rooms

Yes, you read that right – rooms. For our first room, we had a West Suite which had two rooms. The bedroom featured a king memory foam bed and a bathroom, and had an attached living room with a double futon and a breakfast table. Each room had their own television and shared a microwave, refrigerator, and bathroom. Both rooms were very spacious and four people would definitely feel like they had enough space. Unfortunately, this room was one floor down from [pickled fish] and in the early morning and late night it was noisy. (I guess the earplugs on the night stand should have alerted us.)

The next day they kindly switched us to an East King room which had the same amenities and a better view of the ocean. We actually ended up liking this room better as it felt cozier.

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Adrift Hotel and Spa Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • Next to the beach
  • Oceanfront rooms and suites
  • Memory foam beds (I’m liking these more and more!)
  • Onsite restaurant and bar
  • Onsite spa
  • Pet-friendly rooms $20 pet fee
  • Free complimentary bikes
  • Next to bike trails
  • Innovative decor
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • EV charging station
  • Close to the heart of downtown Long Beach, WA (A 9-min drive, a 15-minute walk)
  • Museum within walking distance
  • Moped rentals within walking distance
  • Close to Cape Disappointment State Park (13-minute drive)

Cons:

    • While I like the look of open bulbs, it’s not good lighting for a bedroom
    • Some rooms are affected by noise at  [pickled fish]
    • While I found the dorm’ish vibe fun, some might not
    • The hotel is next to a beach access road, which would be very busy during the height of the season


Would I stay at Adrift Hotel and Spa again? Yes, especially if I was traveling with children or younger people. To me, it’s beach access and complimentary bikes are a huge benefit. It’s minutes away from downtown Long Beach, and around a 13-minute drive to Cape Disappointment State Park. I would also like to check out their other properties Ashore Hotel in Seaside, OR and Inn at Discovery Coast in Long Beach, WA.

Long Beach Travel Tips

Hotel address: 409 Sid Snyder. Dr. Long Beach, Washington 98631

Closest Airport: Portland International Airport (2.17 hours), Astoria Regional Airport (37 minutes), Port of Ilwaco (10 minutes)

Carless Options: Within walking distance of the hotel is Long Beach Moped Rentals.

Dining Travel Tip: There are plenty of restaurants to choose from, I suggest [pickled fish], The Depot Restaurant, 42nd Stree Cafe & Bistro, The Shelburne Inn, Restaurant & Pub, and North Jetty Brewing.

Activity Tips: Bike riding, beach walking, kite flying, World Kite Museum, Cranberry Museum, Cape Disappointment State Park has lots of hiking trails, beach access, two lighthouses and the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and in November the entire area is a great place for mushroom foraging.

To find out more about Long Beach, WA visit Long Beach Peninsula.


Note: As is common in the travel industry, the writer was provided with accommodations and meals for the purpose of review. While it has not influenced this review, the writer believes in full disclosure of all potential conflicts of interest.


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Adrift Hotel and Spa

 

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31 thoughts on “Adrift Hotel and Spa – Industrial Chic and Next to the Beach”

    • The Adventure Ahead, I think this would be a great place for families as it has a youthful vibe with a game room, and there are free bikes! Plus, the suites are very roomy so you wouldn’t feel like you are on top of each other.

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  1. Love the industrial decor! And those views of the ocean – you can’t beat those! Looks a little blustery, though; did they have any fireplaces, too? 🙂

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    • Tami, The only fireplace I saw was in the lobby. Long Beach faces the ocean so it can be windy. We were there in the fall and we had a mix of clouds and sunshine. The weather was nicer than I had expected so that was nice.

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  2. I’ve never stayed in an industrial-chic hotel but I love the sound & look of it – I also try to support businesses that are eco-friendly, so Adrift Hotel ticks all the boxes for me!

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  3. I somehow completely missed this when I’ve been to Long Beach! Ouch! I’ve noted it down for my next visit, thank you for pointing out also the Cons, it was very, very honest of you and I appreciated it a lot!

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    • Dany, Thank you. I think it is important to show the good and the not so good. Glad you found it helpful and that you have a new place in Long Beach to check out. Where do you usually stay?

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    • Punita, I thought the designs were fun and creative too, and floating off next to the ocean is the perfect wording. I hope you get to stay at an industrial-chic hotel soon!

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  4. The fun fact about Adrift was very impressive. We don’t see many places where eco friendly concept is applied practically. The place looks wonderful and the ocean view bowled me over completely.

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    • Sandy, It’s proximity to the ocean is so nice! And, I agree that it is nice to see the eco-practices in action. Thanks so much for commenting.

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  5. Eco-friendly hotels are always fascinating for me and my hubby. And yes, hotels nearby beaches are 2 thumbs up for us, best if its beachfront though. I love those hotels which offer massage, but sometimes we tend to forget that the hotel has that service because we dont stay in the hotel that much. Great post. 🙂

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    • G&D, It didn’t look like any of the hotels in Long Beach were on the beach as there is an expansive sandy dune area right before the beach. I figured they had setbacks due to it being open directly to the ocean. The hotel did have a spa. I didn’t get to check out their services while I was there tho. Maybe next time. 🙂

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  6. Okay, I didn’t even know industrial chic was a thing but I think I love it! Great amenities too. I love the fact that it’s right next to the ocean and they offer complimentary bikes! With a memory foam mattress… what more do you need for a comfortable stay? Great review, thanks for sharing 🙂

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    • Carmen, I have stayed at quite a few hotels lately with Memory Foam mattresses. I am quickly becoming a convert. The complimentary bikes and proximity to the ocean is a huge benefit. We had such a great time riding on the trails. In fact, that was the first thing we did!

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    • Jenn, After discovering it was pet-friendly I wished we had brought our puppy. She would have loved it there, and running around on the beach. Thanks so much for commenting.

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    • Jenn, After discovering it was pet-friendly I wished we had brought our puppy. She would have loved it there and running around on the beach. Thanks so much for commenting.

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  7. We stayed there last week and loved it. Our dog loved it too! Had long walks on the beach on a sunny Thursday and woke up to snow on the beach on Friday. Will stay there again and again!!

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    • Jacklyn, That’s great to hear! Once we got there I wished we had brought out dog as she would have loved it. It would be so fun to be there when it snowed!

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