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Hotel Bellwether

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1 Bellwether Way, Bellingham, WA 98225
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Huntington Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

My husband and I love this place! We stumbled upon it after road tripping to the Canadian border from Southern California. After seeing Seattle we headed towards this location and am so glad! Love Bellingham bay because it's quaint, right on the water, and has numerous restaraunts on the bay to choose from. We brought our dog- so love that... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We were here three years ago, and this Christmas we found ourselves alone again, our kids involved with their in-laws in other parts of the province. Again, we chose the Bellwether. (When we booked in late fall, we had no idea what the weather would be and we both hate driving in snow. So Bellingham was a good bet). And... More 

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Thank TheSchindells
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a suite over looking the bay it was awesome. The warm cookies at turn down service made it even better Anthony's seafood down the road is a good spot for dinner The lounge pianist was very good and so was the creme brûlée ..........................

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

I stayed in the hotel one night. My room was beautiful. Jacuzzi, fireplace king bed for $159 is a great deal. 10% off for breakfast and free parking is a great deal for me. We had breakfast and the waitress (Trista) was wonderful. Will definitely stay there again.

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

Dear Aleksandar A, thank you for sharing your thoughts regarding your most recent stay. We offer special promotional rates throughout the year, and I am happy to see you were able to take advantage of these special prices for a gorgeous room. I hope to welcome you back soon! Warmly, Carlee Sanders Front Office Manager More 

Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

It was the review of the restaurant which first took us here, and when we saw how elegant the hotel was, we knew we'd be back to stay the night. The sunset was one of the most amazing I have ever seen in Western Washington, and there just happens to be a patio and a restaurant positioned to enjoy it.... More 

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

Dear ibwordy, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your most recent stay. It sure sounds like you had a relaxing stay, and I am so happy for that! The Lighthouse Bar and Grill is one of the best views in town for catching the gorgeous sunsets on Bellingham Bay. Please visit us again soon! Warmly, Carlee Sanders Front Office... More 

Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We stayed in Bellingham for one night for our anniversary on our way up to Vancouver for a friend's birthday. We were very pleasantly surprised by the hotel -- our room was really nice with a great view. It was a huge suite, with fireplace, nicely updated - and all around terrific! It also is in walking distance to at... More 

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

Dear AlanWfromWASTATE, Thank you for sharing your kind words. We began a soft renovation of our guest rooms last month, and I am happy you were able to relax in one of our updated rooms! Our fitness center does have very limited space, I agree. We do offer passes to a local health club should you require a wider variety... More 

Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I was in Bellingham for a business trip. After the hotel I originally booked (I won't mention their name) turned out to be a disappointment, my manager allowed me to switch over to the Bellwether, which didn't cost that much more than budget accommodations closer to I-5. This place is amazing! The rooms are big and spacious. Mine had a... More 

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

Dear Rich S, Thank you for sharing such a thoughtful review of your stay with us. I'm sorry you had to take a slight detour to find us, but I am so glad you finally did! Thank you for mentioning our convenient location as well as our luxurious amenities such as our air-jetted tubs and balconies. I hope we are... More 

Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here almost a year ago and LOVED it! Staying in the Lighthouse was such an amazing experience and it comes with VIP parking. The staff are friendly and there is plenty to do in the town of Bellingham as well. If you're planning a trip to the area make sure to book it with Hotel Bellwether.

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Thank Snow_1080
Carlee S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear Snow_1080, Staying in the Lighthouse Suite is one of the most unique experiences in the Pacific Northwest and I am so thrilled to see you had such a lovely stay! Our location is a great choice for the traveler that wants to be close enough to the bustle of downtown (less than 1 mile) and also relax near the... More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We love coming here! Excellent hotel in Bellingham, wonderful water views. Rooms are beautiful, spacious and comfortable. Breakfast in the morning is excellent, beautiful views of the water. Service is very good, you cannot go wrong staying at this hotel. Close to downtown Bellingham.

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Thank 2012J_R
Carlee S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear 2012J_R, We love having you here! Thank you for sharing your thoughts and experience with us. I can't wait to welcome you back! Warmly, Carlee Sanders Front Office Manager More 

Sao Paulo
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323 reviews
123 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

My wife and I just stayed here for six nights. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the view over the marina and the sunsets were spectacular. I would have preferred a TV which could be directed towards the arm chair instead of being fixed towards the bed. A small but, I think, worthwhile comment. The Continental breakfast consisted of one... More 

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

Dear peter_glazier, It was such a pleasure accommodating you and your wife during your stay! Thank you for sharing your thoughts and suggestions. I particularly appreciate your suggestion regarding the mobility of the TV-- I will pass this on to our Director of Maintenance. Our Continental Breakfast is just one of many options we offer for breakfast; we do have... More 

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