We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 18 Port Townsend B&Bs / inns

The Commander's Beach House

Save Saved
You added The Commander's Beach House to your Saves list
400 Hudson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (182)
  • Photos (87)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (60)
  • Location
  • More
The Commander's Beach House
Ranked #4 of 18 Port Townsend B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Port Townsend
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

182 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (60)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Oceanside, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was gifted by my dear friend with a two night stay at The Commander's Beach House. I can't imagine a more wonderful spot. The setting is beautiful, inside and out. My friend and I enjoyed excellent breakfasts on the porch facing the water and mountains. The house is elegant and interesting, but also very relaxed and comfortable. There are... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would have to write two reviews with two perspectives to get this right, but will try in one. We were a little disappointed upon arrival to find the inn right smack in the middle of an RV park, but then the inn is on the water and has an amazing view. My impression of the inn is that of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just loved our stay at the Commander's Beach House. The B&B had a nautical theme which made it fun especially since we were on the water and close to a marina. The view from the porch and grounds was fantastic. it was within walking distance to Port Townsend's shops and restaurants. Our hosts were gracious and informative.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sunland, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Commander's for the first time in Feb. 2014. We were back again Aug. 2014, we loved it the first time and will be back a 3rd time! We were treated like family. We love the Light House Suite, the breakfasts are yummers. It is in a great location, you can walk all over town. When I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Surrey, B.C.
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here during the Blues Festival weekend for the past few years. It is conveniently located to the venues downtown yet very peaceful and quiet. The Inn is clean and charming and the mangers are always very welcoming and helpful. I look forward to coming here every year.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Taylor Mill, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived at The Commander's Beach House my first thought was "what a beautiful location, walking distance to town yet set in privacy"! The owners were friendly and helpful as soon as we walked in the door which made it very easy to feel right at home. Our room was on the first floor and was quite small but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated like family! The breakfasts are out of this world and the location of the Inn is beautiful. Helpful, peace and quiet! Go! Any questions that you may have are answered in detail with directions and tips to navigate around Port Townsend. Charming with something going on each and every day,

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reno, Nevada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We loved staying at this wonderful beach house. Gail and Jim are fantastic hosts and helped us with restaurant reservations and places to see, rent bicycles, etc. The location could not be more ideal with a beautiful view of the sound, a gorgeous garden and an easy walk to fabulous restaurants. They served delicious healthy breakfasts and created a lovely... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington, United States
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The hosts were outstanding; friendly, helpful with directions, plus the breakfasts were healthy and delicious! This Bed and Breakfast is within easy walking of the historic downtown. Maps were provided of the area. We had a downstairs corner room. With the windows open at night the breeze was so very refreshing. This place is located at the end of a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tigard, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Wow! Friendly owners made us feel comfortable right from the start. We had the Lighthouse Suite with great views of the water and it was so great to hear the waves hitting the shore. Clean rooms with comfortable beds and it was very quiet as well. The breakfasts were like fine cuisine with their presentation and very yummy! Enjoyed sitting... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage The Commander's Beach House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to The Commander's Beach House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Commander's Beach House

Address: 400 Hudson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Location: United States > Washington > Port Townsend
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

87 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (85)
Room/suite (12)
Hotel & grounds (15)
Dining (6)
Pool/beach area (7)
View from room (20)
Bathroom (1)
Other (24)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (3)
Pool/beach area (2)
View from room (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Port Townsend with
any amenities


Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Commander's Beach House is the only bed and breakfast that is located right on the water in downtown Port Townsend. You can walk on the beach to Fort Worden or easily stroll three blocks along the water front to all of the downtown shops and restaurants. Three of our rooms face the water and have private baths. Our fourth room faces the garden and has a shared bath located inside of the room. You can enjoy views of Admiralty Inlet, Mt. Baker, Whidbey Island, all of the boats and ships that go into Seattle, as well as vintage wooden schooners and yawls. Eagles, herons, otters and seals are frequently seen by our guests. A full sit down gourmet breakfast is served at individual tables or on our veranda, weather permitting. Come fall asleep lulled by the sounds of the sea and "relax and solve nothing"! ... more   less 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Commander's Beach House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer