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Bay City Motor Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   116 North Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98225
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Ranked #18 of 25 Hotels in Bellingham
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014
Lance1976 University Place, Washington
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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University Place, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The room was clean and the staff was courteous. We only spent a little time at Bay City Motor Inn, mostly too sleep. Location was not what I wanted, but just a few minutes away. I would go back if it I could not get a little closer to the University.

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Jensen Beach, FL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I just returned from my 9th consecutive annual extended stay at the Bay City Motor Inn. Every stay seems to be even better than the one before. Lucky and his family and staff run an excellent motel for the price. Every year I see improvements and upgrades that have taken place since the previous year. There is a family type... More 

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Brigham City, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have stayed several times at this place, but after my last trip I'm looking for something else next time. I would never have rated it very high. It was just OK if budget was your main criteria. The continental breakfast is as good as most comparable places except that there are no tables to sit at. You pretty much... More 

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Milwaukee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed for one night while in Bellingham. Price was good, location was good. The room was average, but did include a refrigerator and microwave. It did not include a hair dryer or a clock (which is odd). Continental Breakfast was served at 7 am and we left at 6:30, so can't speak to that. If you have your own... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Availability and good prices brought us to this hotel for a one-night stay. We had made a reservation in advance, and when we arrived a little early, the room was already ready for us. The hotel could benefit from some updates, but it was comfortable for one night, and what I would expect from a similar hotel. The room had... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I agree with the other reviews that the staff here were great! I initially booked for one night and extended another night twice while I was waiting for a package to arrive. They were happy to keep me in the same room and matched the price that I had found online. The hotel was nothing special and a little outdated... More 

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Graham, Washington
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I have stayed here twice now, as my son is attending Western Washington University. Super easy access to campus! We could almost walk to his dorm from here. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Also very honest, which is important these days! After checking out, while cleaning our room, they found a wallet under the bed and immediately called... More 

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Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I'd say the best thing about this place was the Front Desk People... they were very nice.... We showed up on the weekend when all the University Kids are heading back to University so ALL the hotels, but the Bay City Motor Inn were booked full with Parents. We had a room in the basement, very old - needs an... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

The bedding was dirty. The sheets and pillow cases looked like have not been changed. Very poor complementary breakfast if you want, and you have to sit by the coffee table to eat. I will never stay this motel again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Needed a place to stay after day hiking at Mt. Baker. This place showed up on TA and the reviews were positive. The wife and I found the room clean, AC worked great, the shower had exceptional pressure, and the jacuzzi was nice for the sore muscles. The king bed was adequate, ( we have a superior one at home)... More 

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Address: 116 North Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98225
Location: United States > Washington > Bellingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Bay City Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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