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China Beach Retreat

222 Robert Gray Drive, PO Box 537, Ilwaco, WA 98624
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Lakebay, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Wow! I finally booked the Audobon Cottage. I have saved it for YEARS as the place I wanted to take the oman of my dreams. After all, the perfect woman deserves a perfect honeymoon cottage!!! As it turned out I accidentally booked it during the kite festival so we got an added bonus attraction, But first let me dispel any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I just spent our 21st Anniversary at the Audubon Cottage. We have stayed at the Shelburne Inn in the past and had been wanting to try out China Beach Retreat for some time. We were not disappointed- what a peaceful and relaxing settling! The cottage was lovely and the attention to detail in the craftsmanship was so... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

After reading all the glowing reviews of this place we had high hopes about it. We were looking forward to a few relaxing days near the beach. Well, that didn’t happen. We rented the quite expensive Audubon cottage at China Beach which looked good in the photos. The cottage is in quite a nice location with views of the marsh.... More 

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Coast14, Owner at China Beach Retreat, responded to this review

We're truly sorry that you did not enjoy your recent stay at the Audubon Cottage. We have shared your review with our staff and though no one detected the smells you describe, we have taken special effort to air the cottage after reading your comments. Also, sorry if our response was not as timely as you had anticipated. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I had purchased a two night stay at this picturesque inn through Living Social. My wife and I were the only two staying in the main house which was really nice since we had the entire common area all to ourself. The room we had, the Sacajawea, was beautifully decorated, as is the entire house, and provided fantastic views of... More 

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Port Townsend, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We spent two nights in the main house. Lovely view, nice deck for bird watching, reading a book, sipping wine, etc. Location is very convenient for hiking in Cape Disappointment State Park. My only complaint is the seating downstairs in the main house is horrendous -- one comfortable chair but the couch and other two chairs are totally broken down.... More 

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Mill Creek, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We had a relaxing time here with a storm and the lots of sunshine. See our sunrise photo of Baker Bay taken Nov 20 2013. The house is 5 minutes from town but very quiet and remote. No TV in the main house which was ok for a few days.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We enjoyed a night in the Audubon Cottage during a stormy weekend in September. This is a unique, well executed lodging experience on the edge of North America. The house itself is a beautiful little architectural gem, with top quality wood working, tile, appliances, and modern, comfortable amenities. Everything worked as advertised, and we found the property and the staff... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We had the best time at the China Beach Retreat. Great beds, spectacular view and even a sunny day! Gourmet breakfast at the Shelburne Inn - wonderful with fresh picked wild mushrooms gathered by the friendly Innkeeper. Will be returning in the winter hopefully to sit in the living room and watch a storm roll in.

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Suffolk, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

An extended mid-summer weekend visit to the Long Beach peninsula provided the opportunity to stay at this unique bed and breakfast. Based in one of the two 180 degree view rooms in the main house provided magnificent views of the Columbia estuary from the relaxing, antique filled ground floor rooms and the upstairs bedroom. The comfortable bed was positioned to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I was looking for a quiet anniversary getaway that has an ocean view, but this house greatly exceeded my expectations. THE HOUSE: I was very pleasantly surprised by the sophistication of this house. It has Chinese and Asian antiques to match up to the name of the B&B, and it also has local artists' work as well as American Indian's... More 

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