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Fertile Ground Guesthouse

GreenLeadersGold level
311 9th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colorado
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed in the Bamboo Bungalow, which is a small duplex in a residential neighborhood away from the main B&B. It was lovely and quiet and comfy, with everything we needed. We loved the quirky yard, with handmade driftwood art and chair and, of course, bamboo. Nice to have a kitchen and a washer and dryer. This... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here as part of our road-trip holiday this summer. We made it our mission that we would not stay in any chain hotels during this vacation, which ended up being great! This is a very fun, quaint older home in Olympia. We stayed for only one night on the weekend, so ended up paying a $35 surcharge (mandatory 2... More 

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northern california
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is the best b and b I have ever stayed at! Comfy bed, great linens, good coffe and delicious food, and welcoming hosts. The gardens are beautiful and we were made to feel very much at home. I hope that we can stay longer next time, and highly recommend it to anyone.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Part of me doesn't want to leave this review, because it's getting harder and harder for me to get a reservation at this hidden gem of an oasis... all the positive mixed metaphors in the world couldn't do it justice. It is so quiet and comfortable here. Plenty of outlets for my business needs. After a day's work, those sweet... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

As Celiac's, we had a five star stay at Olympia WA's Fertile Ground Guesthouse. In addition to being knowledgeable (and accommodating) of those with Celiac Disease/Gluten Intolerance and Allergies, they are also Fragrance Free. Our time there was in early February. It was So Quiet at night. The home is on the Historic Registry and the grounds are full of... More 

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Karlskrona, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I come to Olympia regularly for work and I usually try to stay at fertile ground. They give government rate, the breakfasts are amazing, the location is convenient, the linens are soft, and you are not having your money go to a larger hotel chain. My only real criticisms are the South and North rooms only have a (shared) bathtub... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I stayed in there bunk room at the end of July while passing through and it was great and affordable. I am a single traveler and love to meet the locals and learn about the area through them. They had a great breakfast and gracious hosts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I called to make a same day reservation with the hope of a greener landing than a local hotel. The owners returned my call within a few hours to invite me to stay. They were very friendly and welcoming. I was given directions for entering the house and did not see them until the next morning. My room was clean... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

a couple of months ago I moved from Tucson back to the PNW. I stayed in Seattle for a couple of days then off to Olympia and the ground inn. what a wonderful place! clean and a top chief to boot. Chris and Kristin are the best! Best home cooked meals in the whole area and everything in neat, tidy... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Lovely guesthouse with nice clean facilities, loved the fact you could help yourself to the fruits in their garden. Great peaceful location near the centre of town. Best breakfast of the holiday, all veggie and organic. Really welcoming hosts that are happy to stop and have interesting conversations with.

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