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Doe Bay Resort and Retreat

#1 of 1 Hotels in Olga
Certificate of Excellence
Star Rte. 86 Off Pt. Lawrence Rd. Near Olga, P.O. Box 437, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279
Doe Bay Resort and Retreat
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We decided to take a couple days exploring San Juan islands and chose Doe Bay as our camping base. It was such a good idea doing so because we had an awesome stay there! We booked the Auklet campsite and both agree that it's the second to best campsite you could get there. Awesome view, cool breeze, not too shady... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Had a terrible experience here. We arrived early in the day and they would not let us check in, even though we could see that our accommodations were ready. We booked 3 nights but had to leave after 1 night due to illness. Even though their cancellation policy online states "If you choose to shorten your stay with less than... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Doe Bay Resort in the Garden Spot. We stayed here for two nights. The rooms were a good value for the money. They can use a little updating to make them appealing but over good value for the cost. The employees were friendly and it was a very peaceful setting. Deer, rabbits and a peacock were spotted... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Accommodations: We stayed in "Padma," a rectangular, basic cabin that can sleep up to 8 persons in two bedrooms (each with a double bed and twin bunk bed), with kitchenette (including crockery, basic kitchen tools, dinnerware, tableware, cups, coffeemaker, small refrigerator, etc.), table & chairs (seats only 4-5, though) and bathroom (shower only). Padma is listed as "pet-friendly" -- thankfully... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in the Churri cabin. Small but a bathroom and deck. Just write and pooch friendly. Bed awful. They really need to do something about the bed. Everyone is so nice at Doe Bay! Love the service and the food in the cafe. Megan and Morgan were our favorites in the cafe. We loved the breakfast/brunch. I didn't get to... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

The perfect first trip to Washington. The Sweet Spot yurt was amazing; cold at times, so bring extra blankets, this was in August, the best escape from the Palm Springs heat. Hope to return one day, because the food was great and the vibe was right. Deathly allergic to bees, so be cautious all over the island if you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

On the Northwest-most populated Island in continental USA (Victoria Canada is south of here) at the farthest end of the road from the ferry on Orcas Island is Doe Bay Resort and Retreat Center. Standing on top of Mt Constitution there are phenomenal views of Canada, Washington, the San Juan Islands and Puget Sound. We rented the Retreat House (which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We had a lovely time at Doe bay. Two great soaks in the hot tubs overlooking the sound. Clothing optional spa. Love! We had breakfast at the Cafe and everything ordered was stellar! Already planned my next trip back. The cabin we stayed in was brand new and super comfy.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We didn't stay at Doe Bay, but ate there twice on our trip to the island. Our friends who live there had chose the place. Definitely an odd vibe. Very casual, with an eclectic mix of people. What we found odd was for 4 people, we spent $210 on dinner. This was for 4 entrees, 2 appetizers and 4 beers.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Orcas Island is just an amazing place..and to stay at Doe Bay Resort and Retreat made it even better, very relaxing atmosphere. Foods good to. The mornings sitting in the cafe looking over the bay are absolutely magical. This place is like a little piece of heaven for the mind. If you are looking for a weekend to relax than... More 

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