A Scenic Oregon Coast Hotel

Now Open: Our new three-story Annex with 16 additional guestrooms and the cozy Sand Bar nestled among the dunes.

Bike Friendly Pet Friendly Wi-Fi

About Gearhart Hotel

A Scenic Oregon Coast Hotel

Walking Tour

On the northern Oregon Coast, just north of Seaside, lies the laid-back community of Gearhart, where you can choose pure relaxation or coastal adventure, ocean sunsets or a round of golf.

Gearhart Hotel & Annex

Gearhart Hotel is situated on the 18-hole Gearhart Golf Links—one of the oldest courses west of the Mississippi—and just across the dunes from the Pacific Ocean.

Select a guestroom in the original building or one in the 2018 cedar-shingled Annex, with echoes of the original hotel. King- or queen-sized beds, private bathrooms and televisions make your stay comfortable, and McMenamins signature artwork, touches of history integrated with Pacific Northwest coastal style make it intriguing.

Pub & Bars

Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Sand Trap Pub: Start your day with our house-roasted espresso or a Bloody Mary; stop in for a bite and a pint after a round of golf or a day of beachcombing. For some lively fun, check out our schedule of free music.

In fair weather relax on the patio, gather ’round the outdoor fire pit with a fresh juice cocktail, or duck into the Pot Bunker Bar, a cozy lair adorned with antique golf clubs.

The Sand Bar is nestled between sand dunes and rolling hills. Stop in for a handcrafted ale and burger in this cozy bar, complete with wood stove. Take note of the one-of-a-kind bar top, crafted from a tree struck by lightning at McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse.

Ask for a meal to go; we’ll pack it up so you can dine on the beach!

Golf & Fitness

In the Annex you’ll find the Swingers Lounge Golf and Fitness Center – a virtual golf center by Foresight Golf, complete with a launch monitor and golf-specific workout area. Golfers can also enjoy a new 20,000-square foot putting green, designed with dips and swales.

Weddings & more…

Event spaces are available for weddings, conferences and events of all kinds. Just click the tab above to see the possibilities!

Gearhart Hotel allows pets at select tables on the back patio, and in hotel rooms for a $15 fee. 

Gearhart Guestrooms

Check-in is at 3 pm; check-out is at 11 am

Questions? Call (503) 717-8159 or (855) 846-7583 

Guestrooms at the Gearhart Hotel integrate McMenamins’ signature artwork with Pacific Northwest coastal style. Rooms feature king or queen-sized beds – or relive your childhood for a night in one of our bunk bed rooms. In all guestrooms you’ll also find private bathrooms, televisions and usb plug-ins. Bring your best friend to stay in one of our designated pet-friendly rooms.

Our newly constructed, three-story annex sits adjacent to the original hotel building. The Annex features 16 additional guestrooms with bathrooms.

Overnight guests are eligible for discounted greens fees at Gearhart Golf Links – up to $40 per foursome. When checking in, simply get the Resort Guest Card; one may be redeemed for each round of golf. You may use the discount on the day of check-in and each day through check-out.

Gearhart Lodging Packages

Check-in is at 3 p.m.; check-out is at 11 a.m.

Questions? Call (503) 717-8159 or (855) 846-7583 


  • Room and package rates are the same for single or double occupancy.
  • A credit card for authorization purposes and ID are required at check-in.
  • Debit cards are accepted, however McMenamins is not responsible for overdrafts caused by holds on your account.
  • Add $15 per person after double occupancy.
  • Children age six and under stay free.
  • For ADA rooms, please contact the hotel directly.
  • Add $15 per pet, per day. Please read our Pet Policy page.
  • Add 8.8% state and county lodging tax to all room rates and overnight packages.
  • Cancellations made less than 48 hours before arrival time are subject to penalty.
  • All overnight packages are subject to availability and are excluded from major holidays.
  • Rates are subject to change.
  • Stay with us often? Join our Frequent Guest Program and earn a night on us!

McMenamins Frequent Guest Program

Frequent Guest Login

Stay at our historic hotels and earn free nights! You can accrue as many points for reward nights as you are able - there are no limits!

Please note: We are unable to issue points for reservations made through Expedia and Booking.com. For best results, book directly through mcmenamins.com or by calling our hotels. Limit one room per guest per night.

How does it work?

  • First, create or update your profile in our online reservations system and follow the prompts to join the Frequent Guest Program; you'll receive monthly email reminders about the program.
  • Stay with us! Points are automatically rewarded 72 hours after check out - you'll receive 100 points per night in rooms with a common bath, 150 points per night in rooms with a private bath and 50 points per night in Hostel rooms. Your accrued points can be viewed at any time in your online profile. Please note: points accrued during your stay are not available for immediate redemption.
  • When you've accrued 900 points or more, availability search results on our online system will include a "900 point" rate for rooms (based on availability). Choose this rate to redeem your points. Add-ons, like our Romance Packages will still be available at regular prices.
  • You may also book redemption nights by phone or in person for future stays.


  • This offer is for individual bookings only; the offer does not apply to contracted groups or conferences.
  • All of your qualifying nights must be booked under the same guest profile for points to accrue correctly.
  • Only 1 room per night is accruable.
  • You must be a member of the Frequent Guest Program to accrue points and redeem your complimentary stays.
  • Qualifying nights begin the day you sign up!
  • The free room is based on a standard king or queen-size room. The Grand Suite at Grand Lodge, Family Suite and Parrish House at Old St. Francis, and Family Rooms at Edgefield are not available for redemption.
  • Based on availability; blackout dates may apply. No credit for "no-shows."
  • Reward nights and free or sponsored promotional stays are excluded from earning points in the program.
  • After 5 years of inactivity, your profile points and any reward nights are lost.
  • No credit for "no-shows” or cancellations within cancellation policy.

Any questions can be sent to loyalty@mcmenamins.com.
Please note: All rules are subject to change.

Plan Your Trip to Gearhart

  • Gearhart Golf Links

    (503) 738-3538

    Gearhart Golf Links

    Gearhart Golf Links is an 18-hole, public course – everyone from daytrippers to pub guests to professional golfers are all welcome!  Call to reserve your tee time. Overnight guests will be eligible for discounted greens fees at Gearhart Golf Links – up to $40 per foursome. When checking in, simply get the Resort Guest Card; one may be redeemed for each round of golf.

See what's going on while you're here...



  • Golf

  • Mary, Queen of Scots

    Mary, Queen of Scots
  • The Headless Horseman

    The Headless Horseman
  • Galleon Runs Aground at Gearhart

    Galleon Runs Aground at Gearhart
  • Beach Golfing

    Beach Golfing
  • The Mystic

    The Mystic
  • The Art of Golf

    The Art of Golf
  • Spin

  • Grass

  • Stand Firm

    Stand Firm
  • Heeling

  • Caddy

  • Remedies

  • Style

  • Pub House

    Pub House
  • Pygmalion

  • Precision

  • Foozle

  • Two Feet Pass

    Two Feet Pass


The original Hotel Gearhart, built in 1890, was a popular summertime retreat for wealthy Portlanders and their families. Within a year or two, an informal golf course was laid out nearby (which evolved into today's 18-hole Gearhart Golf Links). The hostelry burned down in 1913, as did it successor, two years later. The third Hotel Gearhart opened in 1923, and remained an Oregon Coast landmark until being razed in 1972.

For decades and generations, the Sand Trap has been a lightning rod for camaraderie and epic gatherings of golfers and non-golfers alike. The place has survived dire economic downturns, war, even calamitous fire. In the context of the history of the remarkable beach community of Gearhart and a rich tradition of golf that predates almost all others in the Western United States, the Sand Trap's saga brims with some of the greatest characters, achievements and antics of the region. 

Read more about Livingstone the Scot, a Headless Horseman of Halloweens past, Sittin' Seagulls, night putting and paper chases.

Hold your Private Event at Gearhart

Weddings  Meetings  Social Events

Who wouldn’t love a wedding by the sea? Or celebrating the big day on the rolling green links of a gorgeous golf course? Why not enjoy both? You and your guests will love this historic setting on the Oregon coast, just a short stroll away from the breathtaking Pacific Ocean. Imagine the stunning photos you'll have, set against a dramatic beachscape, the velvety green links, and bright blue sky.

The Gearhart Hotel offers outdoor weddings, a large indoor event space as well as an expansive manicured lawn overlooking the first hole of the Gearhart Golf Links. Accommodations are available onsite in one of our 18 well-appointed guest rooms.

Contact our sales team to inquire or book your event.
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