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Willows Inn

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2579 West Shore Drive, Lummi Island, WA 98262
Willows Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Medford, Oregon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely and delicious. Fresh,flaky,warm,biscuits and house made dandelion jelly set the scene. Hot porridge, soft boiled egg, Washington cheese, meat from Seattle's famous Salumi, island cured lox, fresh carrot juice, finish with delicate pine tree shortbread cookies. Local Bellingham coffee from Tony's. Outstanding quality. Best view on the island. Just go. No reservation needed, but expect crowds on Saturday and... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entire experience is something that I will remember for the rest of my life. We stayed in the cottage overlooking the property. The dinner was unlike anything else I have ever experienced. Well worth every penny.

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West Vancouver, BC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This property is hard to rate as it is known both for its superb restaurant and for the accommodation. Chef Blaine Wetzel has just been shortlisted for a James Beard Award for his excellent restaurant, foraging food, small exquisite servings.... in effect based on Noma in Copenhagen where he did train. Anothony Bourdin profiled Noma in one of his recent... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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308 reviews 308 reviews
42 hotel reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The "Inn" has expanded from a few rooms in the original building that includes the remarkable bucket-list destination restaurant now helmed by James Beard winner Blaine Wetzel to include a collection of rooms sprinkled throughout the nearby residential area (Lummi Island IS only residential) so that guests of the restaurant can not have to worry about catching that last ferry... More 

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Seattle
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80 reviews 80 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Upgraded in quality from a prior visit 2 -3 years ago. Prices shot up. The draw is definitely the restaurant. Would not be able to charge those prices otherwise. Our room, while cozy was rather stuffy. We weren't able to adjust the heat and it was late at night so we didn't ask for service from the hotel. Visits during... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A quick note on the Willows Inn, this is not to be confused with a modern lodge in Woodinville of the same first name, different middle and last name, though noteworthy in its own right. The natives whos namesake appears on the title of this island used to frequent this island and many others in Washington state's Puget Sound each... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Our family spent the Labor Day weekend on Lumi Island in one of the house that the Willows Inn provides. It was a great way to gather the family and have a nice relaxed time together. Dinner at the Willows Inn is not to be missed...nor is there Bocci Ball Court! The island has several hikes, the beaches are perfect... More 

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Pennsylvania
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321 reviews 321 reviews
130 hotel reviews
511 helpful votes 511 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My spouse and I stayed at the Willows Inn on Lummi Island on a Friday night in early August 2014. We reserved our room and made our dinner reservation on-line using their website. Shortly thereafter, we received an e-mail that confirmed our lodging and dining reservations. At the time of booking, we remitted a 30% deposit of the total cost... More 

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Sammamish, Washington
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144 reviews 144 reviews
16 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I spent a night at the Willows Inn after enjoying a fabulous dinner experience at the restaurant. We stayed in the Sunrise room. While no view this room was very nicely appointed, quiet and comfortable. The entire inn while old (from American standards) is very well maintained and quite but small provides some decent space with the... More 

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Seattle
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The Willows in is an excellent bed & breakfast lodge on Lummi Island, WA - a 10 minutes ferry ride from the mainland. The rooms are very nice, quiet. The setting is really rural. Great view of Puget Sound. Most impressive is the restaurant associated with the Willows Inn. Voted one of the 10 restaurants that you should definitely travel... More 

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