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Rosario Resort and Spa

5.0 of 5
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1400 Rosario Road, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Eastsound
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013
Brian n Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We arrived by boat for the Canadian long weekend, (Victoria Day). It was a long sail and when we arrived in Rosario, the staff were very accommodating. The helped guide us in to our slip, gave us maps of the area and spa passes right away. They were quick to answer on the VHF. This was the start of a... More 

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Laguna Niguel
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

If you are going to stay on Orcas Island I would certainly look into The Rosario Resort. Only a short drive from the city of Eastsound, the resort brings you just a touch more isolation and tranquility than the city. Built by ex Seattle mayor and ship builder Robert Moran at the turn of the century, this old mansion has... More 

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Langley City, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Rosario's may 13th /1983 it was a honeymoon kinda night . In fact it was our honeymoon . At that time, they had a yacht sailing in the bay. which you could book, to sail on,under the moon light, and included a bottle of champagne. One could sneak down the path to the boat rental shack and get a hamburger... More 

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Arlington, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We visited Orcas Island in May which is early but we were very disappointed. Not sure what I expected but the Rosario didn't look as good as it does in the pictures. We stayed in the Skagit building which isn't much to look at on the outside but once we entered the room we were pleasantly surprised. We had a... More 

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RosarioResort, General Manager at Rosario Resort and Spa, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear this guest had a disappointing visit. She should have never been told to go to town to buy soda, as our front desk has the ability to get cans of soda for our guests after hours, unless they were requesting an item we do not stock. It is unfortunate this guest found our breakfast menu... More 

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We stayed in the Skagit building in the Deluxe waterside King? The room was a suite with extremely comfortable bedding, chairs and a fabulous deck to sit out and enjoy the view. We had been running around a lot doing sightseeing and this was the perfect property to put up our feet and enjoy the sights of the island. We... More 

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Stow, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I realize we visited early in the season, but everything was disappointing from the very beginning . We came in by boat and no one was at the marina. We had to carry our bags from the boat up a long steep hill. No cart or bellman was available. The mansion, the pool, the patio , the spa all need... More 

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RosarioResort, General Manager at Rosario Resort and Spa, responded to this review

It is unfortunate that these guests did not enjoy their stay, but I am happy they acknowledged our nice staff, room value and good food. The areas they addressed are in the condition they are in because they are getting attention – the pool deck was scrapped of paint during their stay in preparation for painting, which happened yesterday, and... More 

Arlington, WA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

First of all I want to thank the staff for efforts to correct a couple of things that went terribly bad during our stay. I have no qualms about the staff what so ever. We booked 3 nights May 13th - 16th, 2013, to celebrate my birthday and Mothers day. We had booked a room online that " appeared" to... More 

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RosarioResort, General Manager at Rosario Resort and Spa, responded to this review

I’d like to thank these guests for taking the time to share their comments, and to offer them my apologies for their recent experience at Rosario. I thank them for recognizing the efforts of our staff in offering remedies to their issues, which they acknowledge were repeatedly declined. The room booked online was our Bayside King room, which is described... More 

Victoria, BC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Rosario Resort is located on Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands. We had not planned on ever going there, but when friends invited us to meet them there, we decided to go, and it turned out to be one of the most beautiful spots we've ever seen. Rosario is going through a bit of a face lift, which it... More 

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Pacific Northwest
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80 reviews 80 reviews
10 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This fine old resort has been a romantic destination for years. It is finally in the process of being brought back to a grand estate. The location is stellar. We were going to have lunch in the restaurant but it was closed due to the remodel. Breakfast is served until 11:00, but we felt like we were the only ones... More 

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RosarioResort, General Manager at Rosario Resort and Spa, responded to this review

I’d like to thank these guests for taking the time to share their comments, and to offer them my apologies for their recent experience at Rosario. I thank them for recognizing the efforts of our staff in offering remedies to their issues, which they acknowledge were repeatedly declined. The room booked online was our Bayside King room, which is described... More 

La Grande, OR
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

We spent almost a week in a hillside room way above the bay and it was magnificent. The room was beautiful and comfortable and we could sit on the deck in the morning and evening to watch the changes of light on the bay. It was also the perfect perch from which to enjoy the frequent sightings of the resident... More 

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