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Turtleback Farm Inn

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1981 Crow Valley Road, Orcas Island, WA 98245
Turtleback Farm Inn
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Ranked #8 of 21 Orcas Island B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Friday Harbor, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We came over from our home on San Juan Island for one night to go geocaching. I have stayed at very few B&Bs because I like my privacy but this place was amazing! The room was very private and I think all the rooms have their own bathrooms. The bathroom was also cool with a pull-chain toilet and a huge... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We loved this Inn. Every detail was perfect and the Inn Keepers/Owners seem to still have real joy in sharing their little piece of heaven! We'd love to come back and even try off season! Homemade food was excellent.

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San Antonio, Texas
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97 reviews 97 reviews
13 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The peaceful atmosphere, friendly attention, beautiful surroundings and the call of the rooster make this place simply wonderful. Susan's breakfasts and Bill's coffee start your day out right. The central location, though not on the water, is perfect for visiting all the places that are on the water. Those places on the water are lovely but crowded and noisy, and... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you are going to Orcas Island, do not miss a few nights here. I would recommend the Orchard House. Beautiful views of valley and sheep from the deck. The room is spacious, wonderfully decorated, very comfortable. Bill and Susan are very friendly and hospitable. Great breakfast. Romantic and relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We enjoyed our stay ! Bill, Susan and recently Tracy have a keen eye for detail. They were available to make suggestions about where to find great music, about where to eat, about the sheep, about anything you might want to know...all with a nonchalance that sets you at ease. The farmhouse was restored beautifully in 1985 and has been... More 

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Victoria, BC
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Bill and Susan (Owners) are the most warm and welcoming people you'll ever meet. They make a delicious breakfast in the morning (and accommodate dietary restrictions) and have endless amazing and entertaining stories to share. The property is stunning. Beautiful rolling hills with roaming sheep you can pet (including "Chompers"), chickens, and a tranquil pond. They include boots for you... More 

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turtlebackfarm, Owner at Turtleback Farm Inn, responded to this review

Thank you most sincerely for taking the time to review our Inn. It is grand when what we do is appreciated, More 

St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We called the Turtleback Farm Inn in a pinch when we had to change our travel plans for the evening. My partner and I took the last room available, "The Nook." This room really was a nook and was barely big enough to fit the double size bed and faced the main entrance to the farm house, so there was... More 

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Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We visited Orcas island a few weeks ago with friends who were recovering from a serios illness. Everyone was helpful,great recommendation for dinner.. pleasant place until the morning when they had COLD showers. The owners were told and were only concerned that there was no hot water for the dishwasher! We never heard from them afterward with an apology..nothing. Would... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We stayed our last night on Orcas Island here. They were very helpful and gave us good advise. Enjoyed the clean fresh air and peaceful setting. Especially enjoyed the organic unfiltered apple juice for breakfast. You may need the ear plugs which they provide since it is an old farm house.

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Accord, New York
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Had a sister reunion last wk in Washington state, chose Orcas isl as one of our stops and decided since a whale watch or kayak excursion took half the day we would spend the nite... This B and B was a only a couple miles from the ferry in the west sound in a bucolic setting, the Inn overlooked a... More 

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