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2579 West Shore Drive, Lummi Island, WA 98262
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Willows Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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Vancouver
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stayed in the Sinclair room and did not sleep because of the constant noise. Unfortunately, we had a group of loud drinkers above us and it went all night and there was nowhere to call for help. Dinner is a joke at $150 per person PLUS wine. It's a fabulous ploy to hook in those who are vulnerable to... More

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Seattle
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

There are definitely two different ratings for the food and room experience. The food is five star amazing or any other superlatives you can think of. The courses are not only delicious but also surprise both in ingredients and taste. We'll definitely be back. The Watermark on the other hand was more of a disappointment. We stayed in the Sinclair... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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93 hotel reviews
429 helpful votes 429 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the Willow Inn in order to try the restaurant. When we booked in June few rooms left, went for Clark as least expensive at $250. The room was nice with the jacuzzi tub and the balcony looking over the sea. The bed was very comfortable. The coffee machine was a nice touch but proper milk or cream... More

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Essex
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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

If you are staying here, you have to eat at the restaurant once,it is a fix price menu at $150 p.p.,so the meal is as much as the stay. However the genius of this young chef who is now co owner is the imaginative use of everything that can be grown and caught locally. If you are a 200ib football... More

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vancouver b.c.
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10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

If you are patient enough to sit through approximately 3 hours of dining with someone whose company you enjoy, the dinner experience at Willows Inn will surely be one of the most memorable feasts for the eyes and discerning palates. The front room and restaurant itself is decorated in a casual but elegant fashion (somewhat like a cross between Restoration... More

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Seattle
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Lummi Island is the most northeasterly of the San Juan Islands, close to the mainland and a six minute ferry ride away. We stayed at one of the off-site properties owned by the Willows Inn. The Reefnetter is a house with two suites located about a mile and a half from the inn overlooking Lego Bay. If you're lucky you... More

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Seattle, Washington
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11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

The Willows Inn also owns a property called the Watermark. It is a lovely home on Legoe Bay, about a mile and a half from the Willows Inn. The common areas are shared by everyone staying in the 3 rooms of the home. The Sinclair Suite is on the front of the house overlooking the bay with a sliding door... More

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Mayne Island, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

The location is great, the staff are professional, helpful and clearly the dining room staff take great pride in the restaurant, where we had truly memorable dinner. But there is a huge gap between the dining experience and the experience of the stay at Willows Inn. Our accommodation was very disappointing. The "cottage" we stayed in was certainly private and... More

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San Francisco, California
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Definitely a good place to stay. Staff are friendly and helpful. Obviously the main reason to go is for the restaurant which is exceptional. The food is different from everything we tried so you should be culinarily adventurous. They have nice bicycles to use for free.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This was our second time at Willows Inn. Just like the first time, it was so much fun. Lummi Island has breathtaking views and is a place that you can't help but relax. We stayed in the Beach House this trip (we stayed in Low Tide last visit) with a few friends and had the best time. I believe the... More

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Additional Information about Willows Inn

Address: 2579 West Shore Drive, Lummi Island, WA 98262
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Location: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > Lummi Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Lummi Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Willows Inn on Lummi Island has become the Northwest's premiere destination for authentic farm to table dining. Come in and experience the culinary magic of our chef, Blaine Wetzel, and find out what eating from your landscape is all about. Savor wines from our extensive selection. Enjoy our elegantly comfortable accommodations. Drink in the views, watch whales, or relax with a cocktail by a blazing fire. Unplug, recharge and experience the Willows Inn--an authentic and affordable San Juan Islands adventure! Offering romantic beachside lodge rooms, cottage, and guest house accommodations and marine experiences. Organic food from Loganita Farm. A car ferry departs at least hourly for the five minute crossing to this scenic island retreat. Less than two hours from Seattle or Vancouver, BC. ... more   less 
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