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Guemes Island Resort

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4268 Guemes Island Road, Anacortes, WA 98221
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Manager Holly and all the staff were incredibly flexible and supportive at our three day family celebration at Guemes Island Resort. We warned our East Coast relatives ahead of time that this is not a cushy hotel, but a comfortable family environment, and they adapted! ( There are several new units that are, indeed, cushy, even with steam showers! The... More

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Woodinville, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Our family has been going to Guemes Island practically every summer for years. It is a revamped rustic fishing camp turned into a family vacation spot. Part of the charm of Guemes is the laid back feel and the lack of urban amenities. It is more like very cushy camping than going to a five star hotel - but they... More

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seattle
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This is one of the best family retreats in the Pacific Northwest. We love the cozy cabins with real fireplaces, the long beach walks, the trips to the "mountain" up the great trail made by Skagit Land Trust, the kayak trips right off the beach, and most of all the the mornings and nights of quietness, stars, mist and fantastic... More

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Oxford, Ohio
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Since visiting guemes island resort we are constantly telling other families from around the country to go there. It is my idea of a perfect family vacation. The experience harkens back to what I imagine the resorts in the Catskills to be in the '50's. The setting is breathtaking. The houses and cottages are nicely appointed with everything you need.... More

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anacortes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

6/25/2012 We LOVE the resort it is in an AMAZING setting. We have stayed numerous times and for many occasions. We have stayed in the Deluxe cabins for a romantic getaway. Placed on the hill so your away from the commotion of the beachcombers. In a park like setting. Hot tub on the back deck very private. Amazing linens and... More

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Mount Vernon, Washington
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

I absolutely loved our stay at Guemes Island Resort. It's peaceful and beautiful and totally unique. It isn't your typical cookie cutter resort with restaurants and poolside bars, so if that is what you are looking for, maybe its not the place for you. However, if that is what you tend toward, do yourself a favor and do something a... More

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Portland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

We will definetely be coming back. What a profoundly charming, peaceful and relaxing place. This is not your corporate resort experience but instead a place owned and run by caring locals. The staff was pleasant and helpful but not at all overbearing as can sometimes be the case with smaller places, The property is full of unique and thoughtful touches... More

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Bellingham
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Everyone knows that you only get one chance to make a first impression. My first impression was that the Guemes Island Resort looked more like a practical sporting retreat with rustic camping rather than a resort. Everything following revealed that they need to learn about hospitality etiquette. First of all you don't charge a guest the full amount until they... More

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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

My side of the family camps once together every year, but last year we decided to stay in yurts at guemes instead to accommodate babies/kids and me being pregnant. We (9 adults and 2 kiddos and one dog) all loved the resort. We stayed in the four 16" yurts and used the picnic shelter and fire pit for our meals.... More

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Stanwood
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Seriously -- Guemes Island Resort needs alot of work and personally i don't feel comfortable staying at islands that don't have real grocery stores and hospitals. there's nothing for good children to do here at guemes island

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Address: 4268 Guemes Island Road, Anacortes, WA 98221
Location: United States > Washington > Anacortes
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Guemes Island Hotel Anacortes

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