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Willows Inn

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2579 West Shore Drive, Lummi Island, WA 98262
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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

We took a couple of days to celebrate my husband`s retirement and have created treasured memories. Lummi Island is a simple and unspoiled place...we had done our homework so we were not surprised that the chief joys are the incredible scenery, some art studios, and a few micro farms you can tour. Frankly, its a relief not to have Disney... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

The location is spectacular, the food out-of-this-world, and the ferry trip is only 10 minutes. What's lacking is any sense of decor. We stayed in the very pricey Beach House, which truly feels like someone's beach house. Someone other than the hotel; there are personal paintings, notes, food, etc. in the house. It doesn't feel like a hotel property, doesn't... More 

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seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

Spent one night at the cottage at Willows Inn. The room was very nice, not luxurious. The inn is a wonderfully relazing place to spend a couple of days. Wish we had more time. Our motivation was to experience Chef Blaine Wetzel's food. All I can say is it's worth the trip from anywhere. Each snack and course was amazing.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

Like many other reviewers we had seen a very favourable report in our newspaper and had great expectations about our visit. Lummi Island was a pleasant surprise - it is a very pretty little island with lovely beaches and well kept properties. On arrival at the the ferry dock we were taken aback to see a sign announcing that the... More 

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Seattle
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

This will be a difficult review because I’m going to combine the dining experience and staying at the Inn. We wanted to come here even before the excellent New York Times review. It is only a 1½ hour drive from Seattle to Bellingham where you catch a small car ferry (holds 20 cars) to transport you to Lummi Island. It... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2011

Lovely visit! Spot prawns, pizza and fabulous peach tart on the deck against a gorgeous sunset, followed by a steam shower and sound sleep in a cloud-soft bed. We had to leave super early in the morning for a conference in Seattle and they had breakfast boxed and ready to go! Hot coffee, eggs with mushrooms, what looked like house-cured... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

We booked our room at Willows Inn to coincide with Chef Blaine Wetzel's dinner. The Sunday multi-course dinner was great and lived up to its reputation. The following night's Spot Prawns on the Deck were also very good. Lummi is a cute island and has lovely views. Our room was not a view room, but it was comfortable, if a... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

My wife and I came to the hotel for the first time as part of our plan to eat dinner (and breakfast) in its acclaimed restaurant. Although the Inn does not quite rank the 5 stars earned by its dining room, it is nonetheless very charming and makes for a peaceful and wonderful stay. First, the setting perched on a... More 

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52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

Who would ever think that this lovely, rustic, beautiful oasis on the discreet island of "Lummi" would harbor such an amazing gastric experience. Yes, we read all the reviews but, until you experience it you won't believe. Chef Blaine is humble and quiet. So, quiet we had no idea we were actually being served by the master at one point.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

My husband and I had a great stay at the Willows. We stayed in the Low Tide room which had a private beach. Perfect. The dinner was fun, adventurous, unforgettable, at times too creative. It is a long seating so be prepared. The rooms are mediocre but the beach made up for it. We had a problem with the management... More 

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