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Consolidates Operations

Old Town Inn Temporarily Consolidates Operations With River House Inn

Dear Guests,   After announcing last week that our two locally owned and operated inns would remain open to those traveling for governmentally-approved essential services, Hoagland Properties, owners of the Old Town Inn and the River House Inn in Florence, is temporarily consolidating guest lodging to one site and keeping the other available to local […]

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Local Motels Sympathetic to Travel Concerns Regarding COVID-19

Local Motels Sympathetic to Travel Concerns Regarding COVID-19

Florence’s two award-winning inns in Old Town Florence are working to exceed guest expectations during the COVID-19 outbreak.   “With recent developments around the world concerning COVID-19, our hotels understand and are sympathetic to the concerns of those traveling for business or pleasure. We have always offered an excellent cancellation policy and will continue to […]

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travel-sized toiletries

Major Hotel Chains Finally Catching Up to Old Town Inn

What took you so long, Hyatt, IHG, and Marriott?   By the end of 2021, approximately 1.5 million guest rooms, owned by the world’s three largest hoteliers, will eliminate plastic mini bottles and travel-sized toiletries. They will be replaced with larger bulk shampoo and soap dispensers. Those big names include Hyatt (owners of more than […]

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unique christmas gifts

Unique Christmas Gifts in Old Town Florence

Historic Old Town Florence is full of art, finery, fashion, and nostalgia. If you’re looking for unique Christmas gifts, Old Town is the place to go! Grab some saltwater taffy to nibble on while you peruse the many riverfront and other shops. Throughout the enchanting and historic Old Town area of Florence are many quaint […]

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sneaker waves

Sneaker Wave Safety Tips

Yet again, it is sneaker wave season on the Oregon Coast. Remaining safe during these treacherous natural occurrences isn’t always easy. As the name suggests, you can’t necessarily prepare yourself.   The last recorded person in Oregon to fall victim to one of these waves was in 2017. The incident was one of a somewhat […]

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Visit Our Favorite Oregon Lighthouses

The central Oregon coastline is a place of tremendous contradiction. We can enjoy days of calm seas only to see those same waters turn into a wildly dangerous place of towering storm-whipped waves. A visit to some of the lighthouses near Florence is a terrific way to learn more about how sailors survived Oregon’s stormy […]

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crabbing in Oregon

Everything You Need to Know About Crabbing in Oregon

Crabbing – /krab/ verb The term used to describe an exciting coastal activity with family members What family members do when they aren’t having fun. See complaining Because crabs are far better covered in butter than used as a term for your family members’ boredom, let’s focus on the first definition. Keep on reading to […]

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