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Bellingham GuestHouse Inn

805 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229 (Formerly Val-U Inn Motel)
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  • 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My husband, daughter and myself stayed here and was very happy we did. It id located in a perfect area to get my daught moved into WWU. We enjoyed the friendly staff and the house keeping crew were very accommodating to our needs. More towels, no problem. More coffee, no problem. It was a very enjoyable stay and it was... More 

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

Hello and thank you for your thoughtful review of your stay! I am happy that we were able to provide a comfy stay for you while visiting Bellingham. We love to support our WWU parents and families! Do give us a call when you are ready to reserve for spring break. We will be happy to assist you with these... More 

Poulsbo, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

An average hotel for an average price. Staff are good, helpful, and friendly. Good location for freeway access as well as downtown. Good coffeeshop next door, (a local Woods). We have stayed here a few times, pretty consistant. We alway stay on the far side facing away from the freeway. Those rooms are quiet. No experience staying in ones facing... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I am glad we are able to provide a comfy and economical stay for you. We look forward to having you with us again on your next visit to Bellingham. Merry Christmas and thank you for being a returning Guest!! More 

Hollis, Alaska, Prince of Wales Island, United States
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We have to travel through Bellingham twice or more a year on our way down from Alaska. This hotel is just the best! It is quiet, clean, comfortable, kept up well, very nice breakfast and the sweetest breakfast hostess, comfortable beds, quiet heating/ac unit, a great dog area. They have upgraded the bedding with triple sheeting and a lovely sash... More 

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

Wow!! I am humbled by your wonderful review and kind words regarding your stay with us!! I am happy that we were able to provide a cozy place for you and your family. Thank you for staying with us again. We love building long term relationships with our guest and It is always nice to see familiar faces coming in... More 

Olympia, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This hotel is a great find in Bellingham. Rooms are very clean and beds are super comfy. this hotel offers a great rate. we booked 3 rooms and all where ready when we checked in. Was a short one night stay. Free breakfast is served from 6-10 am.

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

Hello! Thank you so much for your great review! I appreciate that you took the time to share your stay with us. It is our desire to provide a clean and comfy stay for all of our guest....a comfy sleep, a hot shower and a tasty breakfast. I am happy to hear we were able to provide this for you... More 

Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Once again we stayed at this hotel on our way to Las Vegas travelling from Victoria, BC, Canada. Received their usual friendly, welcoming reception. Queen sized beds were very comfortable, Great continental breakfast served in the AM, large, clean breakfast room, lots of choices including making your own waffles with toppings! With their wonderful Park and Stay program, they drove... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! I am so glad we are able to provide you a comfy stay, a great expanded continental as well as a great value! I appreciate our return customers and their feedback as well. We look forward to you visiting us again when in Bellingham! Until next time! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I have stayed here at least 4 times in the past two years and overall I feel the hotel is good value for the Bellingham/Mount Vernon area. Motels in this area are surprisingly expensive considering the small town location but then again Bellingham sees alot of tourists going north or south through the Canadisn border. I have chosen this hotel... 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. I apologize that you were unsettled by a gentleman in the breakfast room. I believe I understand the situation. If the room was dark, the breakfast room was closed. Breakfast is served 6-10am. After ten a.m., supplies such as plates and utensils are available at the front desk. I'm sorry... More 

Souzas, SP, Brazil
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590 helpful votes 590 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I was looking for a place to sleep in Bellingham & went to the highly rated Best Western only to find that they were fully booked. I then found the Guest House & they offered me a spacious single room close to the lobby & breakfast room for under $100.00 including tax. This was a lucky find for me. Everything... 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 experience with us!! Best Westerns lost is our gain! We appreciate you staying with us and I am happy that we were able to provide a clean and comfy stay for you. Please do keep us in mind when you are in the area. It will be our pleasure to have... More 

Salt Spring Island, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stayed here for one night on our way down to Portland. We just wanted something cheap and a good night's sleep. This place delivered this in spades!!! The front desk lady was extremely friendly and helpful and the room was quite nice with great internet and everything else you could possibly want and very inexpensive! We wish all the... More 

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

John W. I am thrilled that you had such a great stay with us! Thanks for taking the time to share your stay and for your kind words regarding the staff! Our team works hard to give the guest a clean and comfy stay. We hope you enjoy the rest of your adventure and hope to see you again sometime.... More 

Manchester
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44 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Good value for money at under $80 per night. The room was a little on the small side for the amount of furniture in there (mainly caused by a HUGE tv unit), but it was clean and the bed was comfortable. Room had a fridge, microwave and coffee brewer. It's about 15 minutes easy walk to downtown Bellingham. The location... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of your stay. I am glad we were able to provide you a clean and comfy stay. I do apologize about the breakfast shortage. We did experience an issue with some breakfast items and we do apologize about this. This is VERY unusual for us and we have used the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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422 reviews 422 reviews
69 hotel reviews
2,722 helpful votes 2,722 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

- As what the previous reviews said, the waffles were amazing! Free breakfast! - Value for money, about USD$80 per night for 3 people (2 queen size bed) - This hotel would only be convenient for guests who have a rental car, it is not very accessible for people without a car. - There is a big giant supermarket and... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to share your tips with our viewers! I am glad that your stay was comfy and pleasant for you. Yes, the waffles are very tasty and a favorite with our guest. Hopefully you will be joining us again and we can share our tips for the great transit system we have in town. You mentioned... More 

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