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The Salish Seaside Escapes

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271 Sunset Avenue, PO Box 1273, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245 (Formerly North Shore Cottages)
The Salish Seaside Escapes
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kirkland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last weekend my husband and I stayed at the Heron Cove cottage at The Salish-Seaside Escapes. The cottage was beautiful and architecturally unique. It was stocked with everything we needed to make meals in the room, and we were pleased to find a wonderful entertainment system. The two decks made it really wonderful to relax and read, and beach access... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We stayed at Seal Point; the same place we stayed last year. Again, there were seven of us, including our 18 month old daughter, and our German Shepard. We were greeted immediately and went about trying to toddler-proof. There is not a door on a flight of steep stairs, so we improvised by moving a piece of furniture in front... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We absolutely loved staying at Heron Cove for the weekend. The accommodations are gorgeous, the setting is pure relaxation, and the cabin had everything we needed and more. We definitely plan to come back!

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Vancouver, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My wife and I just completed a great, relaxing stay at the Heron Cove cabin. The cabin itself is just plain old gorgeous. We took full advantage of the private hot tub and the sauna. It is only located approx 5-ish minutes drive from the center of Eastsound; so, it was easy and quick to pick up groceries or to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We rented Screech Owl cottage for 2 days in early July for 4 people. My parents who were visiting and 2 of us. What a great experience we had from the time we arrived. We got checked in relatively quickly after we arrived on time. This cottage is not on the waterfront but I liked it as it accommodates 4... More 

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Port Orchard, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Salish Seaside Escapes has "themed" cabin rentals. My wife and I stay in the Eagle's Nest. Cabin for two, include a nice view of the San Juan. The kitchenette was a perfect size and we made dinner while we stayed. The cabin had everything we need. Management is onsite, very nice and actually provided us the ins and outs... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Eagle's Nest is a wonderful, artistic, secluded getaway. We loved being able to sit in the bed or hot tub and watch the ocean and passing eagles. At the same time, the expansive deck with hot tub and tables and chairs invited us out and made us feel more connected to the outdoors. We loved the small kitchen and being... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Shabby Chic accomodations. The cabins have full kitchen which is great rather than going out to eat everyday. Only 10 minutes from Eastsound which is the only town with boutiques, galleries, great restaurants, and a food co-op. Best part is each cabin has private patio, 6 person hot tub, gas grill, and spectacular view of the Salush Sea and the... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great place to get away from it all. This was a surprise trip for my husband's birthday- destination, lodging, and activities unknown! What a surprise when we arrived and saw our cottage "Heron Cove"! The unique style and architecture kept us "oohing and aahing" over our 3 day visit! The hot tub was very private, and you couldn't ask for... More 

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LenSweet, Manager at The Salish Seaside Escapes, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Heron Cove. It is one of our favorite cottages too. It was designed and built by renowned architect James Hubbell and is filled with his artistic flair. What a lovely gift to give your husband. We hope you will indeed come again to visit. We look forward to seeing you both.... More 

Satellite Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The Salish was predictably quirky, eccentric, fascinating, visually-stimulating yet relaxing, and though it was what we expected, it managed to exceed expectations in every aspect. After 13,000 miles of road tripping this summer, in looking back the Salish was hands down our favorite stop. We spent two days with 8 family members in the Salmon Shoals cottage. Super economical to... More 

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LenSweet, Owner at The Salish Seaside Escapes, responded to this review

We are delighted that your stay was memorable for you! Orcas Island is a magical place, and we try to create an experience you will never forget. We're so glad we exceeded your expectations. We hope you'll join us again soon. Len Sweet Owner More 

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