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The Bluff on Whidbey

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4808 Jones Road, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277
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The Bluff on Whidbey
Ranked #1 of 7 Oak Harbor B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I recently stayed at the Bluff on Whidbey Island and were thrilled with the incredible view, lovely garden, adirondack chairs and relaxing hammock in the yard. We stayed in the smaller of the 2 rooms available, the Lynden Room. It is on the ground floor and has a large picture window looking out to the bluff. We... More

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Juneau, Alaska
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice B&B experience. We recently stayed for one night with our child and our hosts were very accommodating. We appreciated having the ability to take our child to a B&B, as many times they are not allowed!! She had her own bed in our spacious comfortable room, very nicely decorated, and quiet. I think my night's... More

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Vancouver, Washington
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was, by far, the best B&B at which we've stayed. The owners were extremely accommodating without being intrusive, and the hot breakfast each morning (which could be delivered to your room, if you chose) was delicious. Each room had a private entrance with its own parking spot as well as an outdoor seating area (either a covered porch or... More

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TheBluffonWhidbey, Owner at The Bluff on Whidbey, responded to this review

Thank you very much, guest. We always try our best with everyone and yes, the property does kind of sell itself. Larry More

newark ohio
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed one night at this lovely bed and breakfast! The view from our room was unbelievable. We arrived after a day exploring Whidbey island including kayaking Bowman bay, eating at The shrimp shack, tide pools at the Bay, Fort Casey and Coupeville.

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Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed for two nights. Larry and Kathy were such fun to talk to and directed our day travels like professionals. I don't think our stay could have been any better. The setting is tranquil. The facility is impeccably kept. Mary and Randy

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Atlanta, Georgia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I enjoyed being away from the madding crowd, the breakfasts were wonderful, the view was great, and the cat Rocky was himself. I figured out how he knew when I had risen each morning as his sleeping chair was right outside my window. Your hosts Larry and Kathy Vanderleest are very hospitable and will point out activities for you if... More

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Seal Beach, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We went to the Bluff on Whidbey last month and enjoyed our stay. The location affords stunning views of the bay. A short distance from town, we were afforded clear views of the night sky and stars, a deep quiet for reflection, and peaceful green roads for long walks. The room was tastefully decorated and impeccably clean. DVD's were available.... More

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Kansas City, MO
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

What a peaceful place, away from everything and overlooking the water. Larry was very kind and brought me breakfast in my room. The gardens are beautiful with a hammock overlooking the bluff and rocking chairs in the room! Great place for relaxing. I think it was easier to get to the Anacortes Ferry terminal from here than it would have... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We booked one night at The Bluff on Whidbey for the end of a week+ of camping and backpacking throughout the area. We arrived tired, grimy, and in need of respite. That is exactly what we found. We booked the smaller room - Linden - on the ground floor. Every tiny detail had been planned out by our hosts. The... More

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

My boyfriend and I visited The Bluff on Whidbey to run the Whidbey Half marathon. Larry and Kathy were amazing host! The first morning we were there breakfast was clearly made with experience and lots of love, Kathy was happy to meet special needs (I'm vegaterian, and someone else staying that weekend was gluten free). The morning of the race... More

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TheBluffonWhidbey, Owner at The Bluff on Whidbey, responded to this review

Well, Dave, thank you very much for that extremely nice review.... these reviews are an increasingly important way for travelers to pick and for hosts to acquire future guests, so such a note helps us greatly. Larry More

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Address: 4808 Jones Road, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277
Location: United States > Washington > Whidbey Island > Oak Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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The Bluff is located 200 feet above the shores of Puget Sound near the swirling waters and towering forests of Deception Pass State Park. The expansive views over the country gardens are dominated by the North Cascades and Mt. Baker. Surrounded by two wooded ravines and 300 feet of coastline, The Bluff is private and secluded. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to inquire as to availability. ... more   less 
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