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Bellingham GuestHouse Inn

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   805 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229 (Formerly Val-U Inn Motel)
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olivian48 Powell River, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Powell River, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Without a reservation, we were fortunate to get a room. The room was ample size, had comfortable beds, and a complimentary breakfast. It's situated right by the I-5 so the highway traffic was non-stop noise. The staff in the breakfast room were efficient and friendly. The front desk staff were incompetent and very slow; they had trouble putting through one... More

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night. Wouldn't stay for more. If you're flying in or out of the airport, or visting WWU, this a good place to stay. Rooms are small, but clean. Can't stay I recommend the breakfast. Good solid room for the money.

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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Needed a place to stay for a freshman event at WWU. This hotel was 5 minutes north of the campus. We arrived after 10pm and not only did I still have a room but had been upgraded to a King size bed. The room was clean with microwave, fridge, hairdryer, etc. Breakfast was free with cereal, premade omelet, waffles, fruit...Really... More

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bellinghammgmt, Manager at Bellingham GuestHouse Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for sharing about your stay with us! I see that you have visited some of the other hoteliers in town, and I thank you for choosing to stay with us. I am happy that you were comfy here and enjoyed your stay. It is nice that we are so close to campus! It makes it easy when... More

New Westminster, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I stayed here when flying out of the Bellingham airport. I was leary at first because of the close proximity to the I-5, but I requested a room on the rear side of the hotel, and did not experience any traffic noise at all! Although an older property, it is clean and well kept. The room was comfortable and very... More

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bellinghammgmt, General Manager at Bellingham GuestHouse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your stay with us! I appreciate the kind words about the hotel and the staff and will be sure to share the compliments with the crew! I am sorry that the hot tub was not pointed out to you as we do have one on the property. Be sure to bring your... More

San Clemente, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I stayed two nights on a business trip. The location, while not downtown, is only 3 minutes away by car (or a 15 minute walk). The rooms were clean and fairly spacious. The rooms also included a coffee maker and mini-fridge. The free WiFi worked great - which for me is a huge plus. The front desk staff were great.... More

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bellinghammgmt, General Manager at Bellingham GuestHouse Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your stay with us. I am happy your stay went well and that you enjoyed the waffles! Please do keep us in mind for your next trip to Bellingham! We would love to see you again! Again, thank you! More

Suquamish, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Clean. Right next to freeway bit noise was not an issue. Good size rooms. As this is 2014 I would expect wifi services in the room. Breakfast available but haven't tried it. Coffee maker in the room. Their wifi service is AWFUL and they know it.

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bellinghammgmt, General Manager at Bellingham GuestHouse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your stay with us. I apologize about your difficulties with the wifi. You will be happy to know that a new wifi system is being installed this week! We are excited about improving the guests stay whenever possible, and we are quite sure this will be a welcome upgrade! Thank you for... More

Goose Creek, South Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My wife and I were very impressed with the service and wonderful accommodations at the Bellingham Guest House Inn. The staff was very helpful in our plans to visit this wonderful town. In fact we loved it so much we stayed an extra day.

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bellinghammgmt, General Manager at Bellingham GuestHouse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a stellar review! The crew here at the GHI work very hard and it is always appreciated when someone takes the time to share about their stay. Thank you for the kind words and we hope to see you again on your next visit. Again, Thanks so much! More

Rolla
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Excellent access, friendly smart staffing (thanks Sonya), clean, bright and a great price. I looked at several places to stay in Bellingham and this is a terrific value. Location is central to Bellingham and you can be on I5 in less than a minute.

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bellinghammgmt, General Manager at Bellingham GuestHouse Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for the great review! I am glad that you enjoyed your time with us and that you took the time to leave a great review. Thank you again and please keep us in mind for your next visit to Bellingham. We look forward to seeing you again! Regards, More

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This Memorial Day weekend (2014) our family and friends stayed here for our son's wedding. It's easily found off I-5, on Lakeway Drive. Breakfast was included: the usual bagels, muffins, cereal, and you can also make your own waffle. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. The only possible problem is if you are on the I-5 side, you do... More

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bellinghammgmt, General Manager at Bellingham GuestHouse Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review of your stay with us. I am happy that the crew was able to provide you with a clean and comfy stay while in Bellingham. Please do visit us again when you are in the area! Thank you! More

Brea, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is a hidden gem. It's located next to the freeway, but not very noisy if you get the room from other side that's facing the street. It's very close to downtown, about 6 min. drive. Room is very clean and comfortable, good breakfast in the morning with fresh fruit and cook your own waffle. highly recommend this place.... More

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bellinghammgmt, General Manager at Bellingham GuestHouse Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for the great review! I am glad that our staff was able to provide you with a clean and comfy stay. I really appreciate you taking the time to review us. We hope to see you again! Thanks again! More

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Address: 805 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229 (Formerly Val-U Inn Motel)
Location: United States > Washington > Bellingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bellingham GuestHouse Inn 2.5*
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