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The Inn at Mallard Cove

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5025 Meridian Road NE, Olympia, WA 98516
The Inn at Mallard Cove
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Basel, Switzerland
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The perfect place for a relaxing stay. Don and Linda have created an incredible place which cannot be improved on. Everything is just ...perfect; from the room's private terrace to Linda's breakfasts. Will certainly return when travelling again in the Puget Sound area.

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Aalborg, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this beautiful place. Everything was perfect! The food, kayaking, wildlife (we saw a bald eagle and much more!), the rooms, the views... And the inn-keepers Don and Linda are wonderful and made our stay even more special! I strongly recommend this lovely B&B!

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Florida
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Thank you to our TA friends! You lead us in the perfect direction. This B&B could not have been better. It was a perfect location for a tranquil, restful start to our 2 week vacation. Don & Linda, our hosts were wonderful. Their home is one to be seen and I couldn't possibly describe the true essence of its beauty.... More 

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Bend, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Linda and Don were the perfect hosts during our stay. Their beautifully appointed inn sits on a bluff overlooking at the Puget sound. This was my wife's first visit to Washington and our stay with Linda and Don certainly put an exclamation point to our trip. The coffee and tea service to our room before breakfast is over the top!... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

While planning a vacation centered around a performance in Seattle, I decided to expand my time in Washington State by visiting some new places. I had driven through Olympia but not visited, so planned for it to be my final stop. After evaluating several B&Bs and hotels, I selected the Inn at Mallard Cove because of its setting, view, and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

After a busy week at a scientific conference in Seattle it would be hard to imagine a nicer place to spend a couple of relaxing days before flying back to Scotland. The Malatesta's have created a wonderful B & B in their lovely home/Inn at Mallard cove overlooking the waters of the Puget sound. The bed, the bath and the... More 

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Marrowstone Island, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

What a lovely treat to stay at this B&B. So many B&B's I have encountered have decorating that is overdone or "kitschy." But this B&B had a very thoughtful and beautifully executed theme of creating a "Georgian" atmosphere. (We had to look up the period--England before Queen Victoria!) We stayed in the Garden room which was lovely and had a... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is a place to get away to. It's really true what others say: every wish is anticipated, multiple lovely places allow you to "be" within and outside. I enjoyed the unobtrusive but available clues to what interesting people our hosts are. They didn't just drop out of nowhere to become B and B hosts! We feel lucky to have... More 

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We were privileged to be guests at this gorgeous Inn. It is nestled in a wonderland of nature scenic splendor that will never be forgotten. The hosts, Linda and Don have raised the bar over all others in the way they attend to every need. Don provides all you need to know about the area, restaurants, places to see, and... More 

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Silverdale, Washington
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My wife and I wanted to get away close to home during a long holiday weekend and found The Inn at Mallard Cove on the internet. We had visited the nearby wildlife refuge before and knew it to be a great place to see birds and hike. So we booked an overnight stay. Owners Linda and Don were extremely welcoming... More 

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