"Hallmark Resort in Newport is the best hotel we have stayed."
Forrest A., Medford, Oregon
“Best family friendly stay in Newport.”
Chris B., Willamette Valley, Oregon
"Great place, great people, we won't stay anywhere else."
Karen S., Boring, OR
"The view was incredible."
Jessica W., Seattle, WA
One of the best places I have ever stayed!! Awesome Resort and awesome staff!!
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A fun Social Media post

Published on August 28, 2015

A fun Social Media post

We received an email from a guest in Montana who had booked with us at the Hallmark Resort in Newport, Oregon but had to cancel due to an injury. She couldn’t check-in today as planned so we’re sending a Newport toast to her! Feel better ReAnn, we hope to see you in the future, from all of us here at the Hallmark.

“Dear Hallmark @ Newport:

I want to let you know that I hate you (!!!) as I lay here in pain   – recovering from a full knee replacement after a terrible year starting with a fall that broke my leg & wrecked my knee.

My goal a year ago was to be spending the last 2 weeks of August on the beach at Newport at your establishment!!! We saw you last year when staying there at another hotel.  We ate dinner at your restaurant,  toured a few rooms & after spending a week in Newport in fall of 2014, we made plans to spend the upcoming 2 weeks with you as our 2015 vacation. Fate decided it was not to be.  (Waaaahhhhh!!!)

You would never have known about all of this until I received your mean, evil Aquarium Package today that we could have made a part of our plans & which reminded me of our ruined plans.  (If only I was not laid up after this major surgery….Grrrrrrrr!!!)

I SO want to be there instead of here & after receiving this (oh, so, mean ) invitation I just had to reply & complain that your timing was terrible & I now feel WAY worse!!!  AND it is ALL your FAULT!  <Pouting>

I hope that at the very least on August 26, some one in management there will step out onto a deck at sunset, turn away from the ocean back towards the east & Montana, & drink a little toast in remembrance / sorrow of a Montanan who SO wanted to be there with you, but who instead will be having big, knarly, staples taken out of her knee that day.

Perhaps a prayer can be sent our way (along with more of your lovely invitations with yummy photographs) that I shall be lucky enough to meet you in 2016!?!?

Enjoy the next 2 weeks,


P.S.  I DO feel a little better after whining to you …<giggles>”

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