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Orcas Island Bayside Cottages

65 Willis Lane, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279
Orcas Island Bayside Cottages
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We traveled to Orcas Island with our daughter - the 3 of us. We considered staying at one of the Bayside Cottages however, we were doing a B&B the next night and wanted something less expensive. The Chinook Studios were the ticket. The building has 4 units and come equipped with a small kitchen complete with the items you need... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

Have stayed in Bayside, Plum Tree Cottage (many times) and now the newest addition Madrona...love them all! Madrona is right on Buoy Bay so we enjoyed phenomenal views and the homes have all you need. Great kitchen for cooking and could easily accommodate a small army. Love this place, Orcas Island and Olga is the perfect serenity. The Nelsons maintain... More 

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Tuckahoe, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

If you want to get a little off the well-traveled path while visiting Orcas Island I would recommend the Bayshore Cottages, about twenty minutes from Eastsound. Each of the cottages is situated on the large property to give you spectacular views and a lot of privacy. It is a perfect destination for honeymoons or anniversaries for couples to be alone.... More 

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Harwinton, Connecticut
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Mount Baker Suite at Bayside Cottages provides a peaceful, practical respite from the hub-bub of busy life. I visited from the East Coast, first to family on the coast of Oregon, then north up the coast to Anacortes, WA, and over on the ferry to Orcas. This unit at Bayside Cottages included a large bedroom space with a comfortable... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I stayed in one of the three bedroom cottages with several friends for a week. The cottage itself was incredible, with very nice and comfortable furniture. The kitchen was also excellent and we made several meals. It was always very quiet and in the evening was pitch-black which made for great stargazing. It was common to see deers and other... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We spent two nights this month in Orca. We booked the room through Bayside Cottages. The owners were very helpful and location was good. It is a short walk to town. i.e. restaurants, grocery store, and shops. The suite was well furnished. Wifi worked great. It was quiet and every night deer came to feed in front. It has a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We decided to visit Orcas Island for the first time and were having trouble deciding on where to stay. There were many options and each had their own pro/con. My intuition is typically right so we picked the Cypress Cottage of the Bayside Cottages. We are very happy we did! The cottage has an excellent view which lures one to... More 

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South Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We enjoyed our Christmas week at Jim and Betsy Nelson's Peapod Mainhouse and Bunkhouse tremendously. Our family reunion included our two grown daughters and their significant others. The large and well appointed kitchen was perfect for the complex cooking of family meals that was undertaken. The houses were very accommodating with separate bedrooms and baths. The main house is exquisitely... More 

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Spokane WA
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We stayed at the main Pea Pod house and it was gorgeous! The interior was fresh, comfortable and modern. The kitchen was huge, the living room comfortable with a wood stove. Both bedrooms upstairs had their own large bathroom and private deck. We could see dolphins surfacing on the ocean from our front window and the deer were around every... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

On the quiet, isolated but beautiful side of Orcas Island are the Bayside Cottages. The Lummi cottage which had an occupancy the same day we checked in was turned over to us very clean. While they mention they have a beach, the reality is it is not the greatest stretch of coast and required a steep, dangerous trek - depending... More 

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