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Bird Rock Hotel

2.0 of 5 35 First Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hansville, Washington, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stayed one night before a kayak trip. The hotel was close to the ferry, the rooms were extremely nice and the staff could not have been more charming. We had the Sucia Room on the third floor. The room was small but well appointed, and we had wine and played Scrabble after dinner in the courtyard. The shared bathrooms were... More 

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Susan, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay. We are so happy you had a lovely time. Thank you for your visit. We can't wait to have you come back and play soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Lethbridge, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My fiancé + I stayed at the Bird Rock and cannot say enough good things about our amazing experience there. Brandon took our bags early, let us use the bikes prior to check in, and got us an early check in..a 4 hour early check in! I was a little concerned about not having our own in room bathroom, but... More 

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Meagan, Now you've done it. After a rather elaborate happy dance in our lobby after reading your review, you now have us all walking around with big grins on our faces. Thank you so much for your visit and your lovely review. Please come back soon. We can't wait. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We first visited the Bird Rock Hotel in 2010 and when staying again in August 2014, we were delighted to find that it was just as good as we remembered. On both visits, we loved the relaxed atmosphere, the friendly, helpful staff, and the super comfortable beds. Our room (Bainbridge) was equipped with everything we needed and was spotless. If... More 

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi PDXperspective, You just made our day. Thank you for coming back and enjoying your stay with us again. Four years in between visits is way too long. We hope, you make it up next year. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Baltimore, MD
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My friend and I stayed here three nights (8/24-27) and we both loved it. We had Sucia room which was a queen bed and shared bath on the second floor. Neither of us are generally fans of the shared bath, but chanced it and were completely satisfied with our stay. We never had any trouble with sharing the bath and... More 

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jesmorgan, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed, wonderful review about us. We are so happy, you had a great time. Yes, we are a busy port town. Beautiful, unique, paradise, and very busy in the summer. All those things we all want and need get trucked over here and the ferries, the... More 

Battle Ground, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed here for an anniversary. I loved the decor and the breakfast was fantastic. Yummy scones. Our room was very snug but we loved it. Its so close to everything in town. Easy parking. We had a shared bathroom but it was fine. Great staff.

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi AmyJo, Oh we love to be called "snug and warm". Thank you. And thank you so much for celebrating your anniversary with us. We can't wait to have you back for the ones to come. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Regensburg, Bayern, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Charming and lovely. The rooms are nicely furnished and clean. The staff is helpfull and very friendly. A liitle disadvantage is that you have to share the bathroom with other guests but that is not such a big problem! A bonus is the whirlpool in the sister house of the hotel. After a long exhausting day this the perfect way... More 

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hallo Ulrike, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay. Our four simple rooms share two bathrooms. The remaining 11 rooms have their own bathroom, some even with a two person jetted tub. Thank you so much for your visit. We are so happy you had a great time. Please come back when you are... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for one night after a great kayaking trip in the islands. We were warmly welcomed and offered a refreshing drink. The room was very nice (Fidalgo) - even more pleasant than I expected from the online photos. It's not incredibly spacious, but it feels very comfortable and inviting. I wish we would have had... More 

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Christinamn, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review about us. We are so happy you had a great time and hope, you can make it up to us again soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Stateline, Nevada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

While searching for hotels on San Juan Island, I happen to stumble upon this quaint little hotel and I'm so happy I did!! We reserved the Morrowstone suite, which came with its own private hot tub and enterance. Our room was beautiful and perfect for our honeymoon. Out of the entire tirp, which was 14 days, this was the most... More 

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jstory426, You just made our day. Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so happy you made us part of your beautiful love story and hope, you give us the opportunity to spoil you for many happy years to come. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Unique experience that we would recommend. Great hospitality and local knowledge. The scones and fresh fruit were perfect each morning. Clean and charming. We had a great time. Each day was sunny and temperatures were perfect.

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi MR, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a sweet review about us. We are so happy you had a great time. We can't wait to have you come visit again soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stayed at the Bird Rock Hotel in the Shaw room for the start and finish of our Kayaking trip. The hotel is a quaint older hotel that has been very well taken care of / restored. The rooms are very comfortable and the hotel offers a great little continental breakfast in the morning (be sure to check out the... More 

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Commpro123, Oh, you just made our day! Thank you so much for your visit. We can't wait to have you back. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

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Address: 35 First Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Location: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Bird Rock Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Bird Rock Hotel Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Friday Harbor
#4 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
#5 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor

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