We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 23 Bellingham hotels

Bellingham GuestHouse Inn

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   805 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229 (Formerly Val-U Inn Motel)
Hotel amenities
Bellingham GuestHouse Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Save Saved
You added Bellingham GuestHouse Inn to your Saves list
Ranked #13 of 23 Hotels in Bellingham
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014
mattypbs San Clemente, California
Write a Review

137 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    43
    55
    28
    9
    2
See reviews for
41
32
27
14
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (31)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (137)
  • Mar-May only
    (41)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (37)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (37)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (22)
All months
There are newer reviews for Bellingham GuestHouse Inn
See the most recent reviews
San Clemente, California
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
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
Senior Contributor
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
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
Reviewer
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
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
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
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

Spokane, Washington
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Our second or third stay there. And no problems. it was welcoming infact. the tront desk clerk- a manager, I think - a Blonde lady was most accommading and friendly...Room was great. The ONLY disappointment was the breakfast and the area it was in....I know that it is hard to plan for continental breakfasts but the area seemed sterile, antiseptic... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
bellinghammgmt, General Manager at Bellingham GuestHouse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your stay with us. I do so appreciate the kind words regarding our staff. They are a great group of hard working people that take pride in pleasing the guest whenever possible. We hope to see you again when in the Bellingham area! Thank you again! More

Maple Ridge, BC
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I stayed overnight at the guesthouse and was very happy with the free shuttle to the airport. The staff is very friendly and professional, the rooms are clean, the beds comfortable and the free breakfast in the morning was an added benefit. A really convenient stay for travelers using the Bellingham airport. I will be back.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
bellinghammgmt, General Manager at Bellingham GuestHouse Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the complimentary review. Yes, the border can be a challenge and make you late for your flight! I think it is a great alternative to come down the evening before, rent a room and take the shuttle to airport. A guest may leave their car for a week of free parking with their stay. A great deal to... More

Carnation, Washington
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed here a few months ago and we intended on returning to the same room but forgot to write down which one. We ended up in the same room anyways! Very pleasant stay. This trip was full of activities so little time was spent in the room. Check-in was early but we were accommodated (again)-we live nearby and visit... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
bellinghammgmt, General Manager at Bellingham GuestHouse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your stay with us! I am glad that we were able to provide you with a comfortable clean stay. Do keep us in mind for the future! We would love to have you stay with us again! More

Seattle, Washington
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel many times & have always been happy with my room. It is always quiet & clean, with comfortable beds & pillows. The staff is exceptionally friendly & helpful. There are no amenities , but it is still an excellent value. Breakfast is included too. I look forward to my next stay.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
bellinghammgmt, General Manager at Bellingham GuestHouse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I truly appreciate your acknowledgement of our staff! They are a great group of hard working people with a spirit unmatched! I will share your compliments with them as well. Please do visit again when in the Bellingham area. Thank you, More

Do you own or manage Bellingham GuestHouse Inn?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Bellingham GuestHouse Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Bellingham GuestHouse Inn

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*
Number of rooms: 81
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline, Hotels.com, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Bellingham GuestHouse Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Bellingham Guesthouse Hotel Bellingham
Bellingham Motel

15 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (9)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (7)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (6)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Near Bellingham GuestHouse Inn