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Hotel Bellwether

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1 Bellwether Way, Bellingham, WA 98225
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed overnight at the Hotel Bellwether as we were in Bellingham for a quick business trip. Our room was clean, spacious and had a nice fireplace that provided a cozy atmosphere for reading while also allowing simultaneous viewing of scenic Bellingham Bay. Our bed was extremely comfortable! The restaurant was on it's winter schedule, so a reduced menu... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here one night for our daughter's graduation. I booked early and got an excellent rate. The place is fantastic. From check-in to the check-out everything was professional, warm, inviting and an awesome view!

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Issaquah, Washington
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Hotel Bellwether this past weekend and I would like to report an incident regarding an item left in our room after check out which was not returned to me. I realized on our way home, just a few hours after we checked out, that I had not packed my brand new hair straightener... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family loved our stay at the Bellwether. The staff was friendly and our room had a great water view. It was quite large and accommodated our family of 4 very well. The kids and I enjoyed walking around the harbor, watching the sailboats, and exploring the small marine life aquarium/education center at the harbor. We found a great place... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose the hotel primarily for the location, and then for the clean and bright decor. It was exactly as promised, and well worth the premium price. No complaints, and nothing to add to the glowing reviews. But I do have a short list of if-you-go notes: [] Don't be put off by the industrial-zone access route that gets you... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel impressed me on multiple levels. The front desk was friendly and responsive. The reception area as understated elegance. I stated in the Harbour Suite and the room was incredible only matched by the harbor view from my room. My only criticism of this hotel is the totally inadequate and cramped fitness center that was not connected to the... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Was staying at a chain hotel until someone told us about the Hotel Bellwether. After driving down to take a look and have dinner, we canceled our hotel stay at the chain and went to Hotel Bellwether. No regrets. Although this was a business trip, I have every intention on coming back with my family to enjoy what I was... More 

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Auburn, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My husband and I like to take 2-3 day trips and are always looking for places to visit in our wonderful home of Washington State. Recently he took me to the Hotel Bellwether on the sound in Bellingham for a few days. We were absolutely delighted with the atmosphere, the views, the furnishings, cleanliness, service, live music in the bar,... More 

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Carlee S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear Ronald B, Thank you for taking the time to write such a fabulous review of your stay with us. I am so happy to read you had such a lovely stay here with us. Thank you for your kind words regarding the staff, your comments have been shared with all departments. I hope we are able to welcome you... More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at this luxury hotel. We were greeted by David at the desk and he went above and beyond to help us enjoy our 10 year Anniversary. The executive waterside had a gorgeous view from the room balcony and even from the bed. Not quite as well as I hoped from the tub, but not a... More 

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Carlee S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear lucy b, Congratulations on your ten year Anniversary, and thank you for celebrating with us! I am so happy to see David made you feel welcome-- I will be sure to pass along your comments. Our Executive Water rooms feature all the luxurious amenities to pamper yourself or someone special. I can't wait to welcome you back! Kindly, Carlee... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay here even though the weather was poor in the off season (as expected, we were in town to visit friends). The view of the bay was excellent. We enjoyed the spacious room, balcony and kitchenette. The room was very clean and comfortable. I would not hesitate to stay there again. No warnings to note. They... More 

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Carlee S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear cricketw44, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your recent stay with us. Our location is perfect for storm watching over Bellingham Bay while relaxing by the warmth of your fireplace. I look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kindly, Carlee Sanders Front Office Manager More 

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