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Hotel Bellwether

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1 Bellwether Way, Bellingham, WA 98225
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  • 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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Lynnwood, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just stayed at the Bellwether for a mid-week getaway. The location is nice and the restaurant is good, plus there are several other nice eateries nearby. But they need a bit more attention to detail. In our room, #207, the drapery rod was broken and it was hard to get them shut completely. Also, the internet was very slow,... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This really first class hotel was build up around a lighthouse. The design and furniture of the common spaces and the rooms are very nice and comfortable. We admired the wonderful view from the bathroom also. We really enjoyed every moments here, because the team payed attention everything, which was important.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly Staff, beautiful view of the harbor ! Very romantic ! Perfect to spend a few days enjoying the beauty of Bellingham ,just relaxing or on a business trip ! Wether you enjoy a drink at the bar or breakfast in the dining room, every one wants to please ! We shall be back soon !

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Hotel for some specific shopping in Bellingham. We were pleasantly surprised by the hotel, the size of the rooms and the quality of the restaurant. The room was a bit dated, but still nice and functional. There was a good walkway right outside the hotel.

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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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 March 25, 2015

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

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
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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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