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BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   714 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA 98226
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Ranked #9 of 23 Hotels in Bellingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My friend and I stayed here for the run the bay marathon. The room was perfect . Large room with two queen, very comfy beds, a table and chairs, a desk, Plasma TV, fridge, microwave and large bathroom. We both loved the hotel ! Beautiful lobby ! Two minute walk to Fred Meyers. Nice pool and hot tubs. Overall very... More

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Dana W, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn, responded to this review

Gbohmer- Thank you for the great review and we are happy you enjoyed it! We are glad you enjoyed the new lobby and get ready for a brand new room comin early 2015! Thanks for staying with us and we hope the race went well! Best, Mr. Dana Weber Assistant General Manager More

Burnaby, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was in town for the Bellingham Marathon, for which the start time meant it was a challenge to get back to the room to shower after the race until after noon. The hotel offered late checkout, or access to the fitness facility to clean up after the race. They also had gift bags for everyone staying at the hotel... More

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Dana W, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn, responded to this review

Caedmon- Thank you so much for the kind words regarding your recent stay with us. We are so humbled by them and we look forward to hosting you next time! Hope the race went well! Best, Mr. Dana Weber Assistant General Manager More

Courtenay, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Best Western hotel has gone through a very nice renovation. The lobby is very welcoming and the restaurant area is now open and very pleasing to the eye. The reception on checking in was very pleasant and the staff were there to make sure you really felt welcome. The restaurant staff were just as accommodating. The hotel also has... More

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Dana W, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn, responded to this review

Smoltman- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your most recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed it! And the changes don't stop at just the lobby and restaurant. Coming up next is our rooms. This will begin in December and further transform the property. We look forward to seeing you again, and thank... More

San Carlos, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The facility and staff are first class all the way! Great location close to WWU, easy drive to downtown Bellingham, instant access to the freeway, and short distance from Whatcom Falls. Shuttle to Bellingham airport!

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Dana W, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn, responded to this review

Julia- Thank you so much for the glowing review of your recent stay with us! We appreciate the kind words and look forward to hosting you again real soon! Look forward to our full room renovation coming up in December 2014! Best, Mr. Dana Weber Assistant General Manager More

United States
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The desk clerk, Brandon, was very helpful. The hotel was clean and new-appearing. The room was also clean. With the fan in the room turned on, we heard no noises while we slept. We had a good experience at this hotel and would return.

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Dana W, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn, responded to this review

Donna- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed it and thank you for the kind words regarding Brandon! I will make sure everyone gets a chance to see them! We look forward to hosting you next time! Best, Mr. Dana Weber Assistant General Manager More

Seattle, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel, I'd stay here again if I'm in the area. The only bad thing and this is minor, was my coffee kept being delivered cold! But it 's the small things like this that a lot of hotels miss. Otherwise this hotel would hav e scored a lot higher.

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Dana W, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn, responded to this review

Tim- Thank you for staying with us and we are glad you enjoyed it however we are sorry about the coffee and we will make sure that gets corrected ASAP! Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you next time! Best, Mr. Dana Weber Assistant General Manager More

Milton, Washington
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
35 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the lobby is real nice people that work there are friendly the king rooms are really nice. upgrade and worth it they give me a Veterans rate when they are not fully booked witch I think is outstanding! good parking plenty of it target next door also bar in the lobby with a lot of flat screen TVs happy hour... More

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Dana W, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn, responded to this review

Kyle- Thank you for staying with us and we are glad you enjoyed it! Look for our new rooms to debut in early 2015. We hope to see you again real soon! Best, Mr. Dana Weber Assistant General Manager More

Walla Walla, WA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though we were on the 4th floor, the odors from the open pool area and "stuffy" room smells along with "tired" furnishings and carpet were not what we were expecting from a hotel that had such a high Trip Advisor rating and price. The staff was pleasant and the breakfast and service at the restaurant (not included in the... More

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Dana W, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn, responded to this review

Fellow Traveler- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. The pool chemicals are controlled by a machine that regulates the chlorine. We would suggest a room in the south hallway if the smell can be too much. Also, our rooms will be undergoing a major renovation starting in December 2014. We... More

Seattle
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best Western PLUS offers everything you would expect from the Best Western line of hotels and more. Wonderful rooms with comfortable beds and delicious food at their on site café...but more than that the staff bends overs backwards to accommodate their guests. I want to give a special thank you to Karen and Rashaad who weekly go miles beyond to... More

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Dana W, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn, responded to this review

Michael- Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us. We are humbled by your comments and enjoy having you with us. We look forward to seeing you next time! Best, Mr. Dana Weber Assistant General Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd prefer to stay above the 3rd floor to avoid the pool smells, but otherwise the room and areas were good. Bed was comfy, towels were fine (not scratchy or too thin, but not real fluffy). Clean. Nice renos completed to lobby. Front desk staff handled unhappy client very well. Restaurant/lounge had a nice jazz trio playing. Service was only... More

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Dana W, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn, responded to this review

Shari- Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed it and you enjoy the upgrades! More are on their way, stay tuned! We want to apologize for only providing "adequate" service. We only strive to be exceptional and I am sorry to see some of our team... More

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Address: 714 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA 98226
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Location: United States > Washington > Bellingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 132
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Lakeway Hotel Bellingham
Best Western Lakeway Hotel
Best Western Bellingham
Bellingham Best Western

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