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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was great went above and beyond to make sure you get anything you need. Also the spa next door dose a great job in there in room massage. Overall great hotel would recommend. There are a lot of dinning options a easy walk from the hotel. The rooms have good views even the ones facing away from the waterfront.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly at the hotel. The location was great(right on the marina), but if you're walking, a little bit of a hike from the downtown area. A little pricey for a somewhat dated hotel, but clean and the linens on the bed were nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First- a warning. Belllingham has a train (not sure if freight and passenger) going through this town every hour or so all through day and night. If you are a light sleeper, skip this town as you can hear it in bed in the hotel. It is closer to other nice hotels/resorts in this town and farther from this hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a nice place on the water to spend our anniversary. Spendy but worth it. Rooms were nice and had a good layout. Request a balcony water view if possible. What really makes this place awesome is the staff. Eager to please, friendly, helpfull. We ran into one of the girls who does laundry in the underground parking. This young... More 

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

Dear cj t, Happy Anniversary! We love welcoming guests for their special day, and I am so happy to see you had such a lovely stay. Our staff strives to make every guest feel welcome and at ease while they are here, so it is a pleasure to read your comments. I can't wait to welcome you back next year!... More 

Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I came here for a quick week-end getaway from work and this summer's heat. The hotel lobby was small, but check-in was quick. The room had the usual amenities: king size bed, balcony, fireplace (definitely not needed in ninety degree heat), and a jacuzzi tub and separate shower. The room was looking a bit worn, and there... More 

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

Dear Traveling_Therapist, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I am happy to see your check in was quick and efficient. I am also happy to report we have begun a soft renovation of our guest rooms, and I hope you can join us again to see all of our upgrades. Summer at the Hotel Bellwether is peak-season and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've stayed here several times on business and their rates are pretty competitive. Their location is near a nice part of town with plenty to eat. Nice jogging trail. Overall a good place to stay with good service as well.

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

Dear Brooks E, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us, and for your continued patronage! Our location is perfect for guests who would like to get away from the bustle of the freeway, and for guests who only want a short walk to lively Downtown Bellingham. I'm looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Kindly, Carlee Sanders Front Office... More 

Eastsound, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

There are few if any Boutique Hotels to chose from North of Seattle, but this is surely one of the best! The location right on the water and the marina with west facing ocean view rooms makes for an experience unrivaled my some of the best we have stayed in in the world! imagine setting sunsets over the San Juan... More 

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

Dear Thomas B, Thank you for staying with us, and for sharing these kind words. The whole staff is delighted when we are able to provide a guest with such a fabulous and relaxing stay. The Hotel Bellwether and our Lighthouse Bar and Grill have one of the best views in town, and we are happy to share it with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We stayed here mid-week and got a great rate from their website and it beat all the hotel sites (Sorry TA). The room was very nice, clean and nice sheets and towels. The reason it is not 5 stars is its starting to show its age and need a renovation to up the rooms just a bit. Beautiful water view... More 

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

Dear Steve M, Thank you for joining us on our first Thursday night Blues, Brews & BBQ of the season. I am happy to see you had a great stay and enjoyed your view of beautiful Bellingham Bay. We are beginning a soft renovation of the rooms, with exciting new upgrades. I hope you can visit us again soon! Kindly,... More 

Sedro-woolley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We stayed in the Lighthouse and it was beautiful. The only things i would note are that the shower head is very small for a luxury hotel and that the view of the sun set from the top of the lighthouse is blocked by the actual hotel. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. Everything was just magical!

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

Dear Circielynn, The Lighthouse Suite is truly a unique gem, and I am always so happy to see when our guests are able to experience staying in this room. Thank you for your feedback--I will be sharing your comments about the shower head to the appropriate departments. I am looking forward to welcoming you back for another magical stay soon!... More 

Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a great local hotel. Love the rooms, warm and inviting. Too bad I was here on business and didn't spend much time in my room but I did host a meeting onsite and the staff is great. The views are amazing. Their hotel restaurant has fresh local foods. Anything seafood was delicious.

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

Dear Teresa G, Thank you for your kind words! I am happy to see we were able to provide you with a great experience during your meetings and your stay here with us. I hope we are able to welcome you back soon either for business or leisure--hopefully the latter! Warmly, Carlee Sanders Front Office Manager More 

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