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326 Olga Road, Orcas Island, WA 98245
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Inn at Ship Bay
Ranked #7 of 19 Orcas Island B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We stayed at the Inn at Ship Bay November 14-16. We went for a peaceful getaway during the low-season on Orcas Island, and we were happy with our choice. Our upstairs room was clean, cozy, and quiet. The bed and accommodations were comfortable and warm. The view was amazing, especially at sunrise and sunset, and the deck was an added... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Once again the Martin family made my families experience on beautiful Orcas island a memorable one. Our room was clean,comfortable with amazing views. The bed was so comfortable and the attention to detail was on spot. In addition we had the opportunity to experience one of the most incredible dining experiences we have ever had. Thank you for a wonderful... More 

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
15 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Greeted by Luke who is not subtle or understated. We had chosen this INN based on reputation for food and location on the water. The beach is not accessible because the hotel sits on a bluff above it - disappointing. The view of the water from our room was through trees when looking through certain windows at angles - disappointing.... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Did not stay at the Inn but dined there. It was an outstanding meal. They grow many of their own vegetables and fruits and make an effort to serve local foods. The service was superior, the outside dining had a great view, and the food could match that of restaurants in many large cities.

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Pacific Grove, California, United States
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20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The Inn at Ship Bay has adequate rooms, large and comfortable. We were in a ground floor room, so had to walk outside (!) to see the inlet, but there were eagles and deer passing by occasionally. The best reason to stay here is to eat here. The restaurant is exceptional, particularly given the setting. Well worth the visit.

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143 reviews 143 reviews
12 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Stay in an upstairs room ,the appointments are simple but so very comfortable. A small fridge is provided as well as a comfortable sitting area. The balcony is an added plus. Wifi service is offered and the views are spectacular. Our first evening there we saw and heard eagles roosting in a large tree just outside our room overlooking the... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The rooms have a great view of the bay and lovely property. Breakfast offered home made muffins one day and scones the next; both were delicious! Make sure you have dinner there; it was so good the first night that we opted to eat there the next night as well! Using local ingredients (some grown on the property), we ate... More 

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Mill Valley, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Quaint inn situated in a fruit orchard next to the bay. Great bay views, clean comfortable beds and balconies with water views. Delicious continental breakfasts included. Informative suggestions from Luke and Maryann

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Irvine, CA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I looked at several places to stay when we were planning a 3 day visit to Orcas Island. I am so glad I chose the Inn at Ship Bay. Everything from the check in and the conversation with Luke about the Island and suggestions on where to eat in town, the delicious scones at the continental breakfast to the view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Often when you visit resort areas you find the same two types of fare. 1: everything is fried or 2: everything comes with rice pilaf and steamed vegetables. We found The Inn at Ship Bay and the restaurant such a pleasant change from that norm. As a family of chefs we often expect the worst so we aren't disappointed. The... More 

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Address: 326 Olga Road, Orcas Island, WA 98245
Location: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > Orcas Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Inn At Ship Bay Hotel Orcas Island

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