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Bird Rock Hotel

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35 First Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Los Angeles, CA
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

I stayed two separate nights at Bird Rock Hotel before and after a multi-day kayak tour. I really enjoyed the location of this property and its close proximity to the ferry, Spring Street, grocery store, restaurants and kayak shop. If you need an early and hearty breakfast, the Hungry Clam located just atop the ferry holding lanes opens at 5am... More 

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

Hi Luv2Kayak, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice, thorough review about us. We are pleased you had a great time and can't wait for you to come back. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This was a wonderful stay. We were in Matia--a room with a shared bathroom, which I was initially nervous about, but it was perfect. The service was really good: friendly, helpful staff (though they could use a bell at the front desk), and snacks out in the afternoons.

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Thank Sabrina R
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sabrina, Thank you for your visit. We are so happy you liked it here. We hope you come back soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Tacoma, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Our own private hot tub!! A fireplace! Most importantly, a cloud-like bed and huge roomy shower. We got cozy on the sofa and watched some tv, before a night time dip under the stars. Every detail is perfect. Ceiling fans, a refrigerator, microwave, and primo coffee. Breakfast was way better than anywhere else I've stayed. No packaged Costco muffins here.... More 

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

Hi Steveocraig, Thank you so much for your visit and your marvelous review. Please come back soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Parker, Colorado
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37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Super clean and friendly spot right off the ferry in Friday harbor. We had a room with a nice shared deck and a shared bathroom. The concept of sharing was a bit of challenger for me u til I saw how easy it was. I would stay here again. While I didn't mind sharing I might look at a room... More 

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Thank Travelsal0t1
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Travelsal0t1, Thank you for your visit and your lovely review. Sharing our two roomy bathrooms with three other parties is just like staying at a relative's house and such an amazing deal on the island in the summer. But you should come back and treat yourself to a luxury suite with a two person jetted tub and a custom... More 

Durango, CO
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The Bird Rock Hotel is a lovely place to stay- convenient to downtown and the harbor, but it was the employees that made it perfect. Every person that we met who works at both at the Bird Rock and it's sister hotel the Earthbox (you get to use their spa & pool facilities) made our stay AWESOME. A special shout... More 

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

Hi Mark, You just made our day! Thank you so much for your visit and appreciating what we do. Please come back soon! Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Pacifica, California
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Our group of six rented three rooms for four days at the Bird Rock. My room was the Marrowstone Suite which was the least desirable of the three. It had a private Court Yard with a hot tub and was next to the lobby which was convenient. No warning could prepare you for the intense early morning noise from large... More 

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

Hi Oceanplayer, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your stay. Your honest feedback is appreciated and heard. Thank you for visiting us. Please come back and maybe check out our sister hotel, the Earthbox Inn & Spa, for an experience with less street noise. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Denver, Colorado
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303 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Stayed in two different rooms over the weekend and enjoyed both very much. Check-in was a breeze, with very nice reception folks. The 1B Suite with its cute saloon doored separate building entrance was perfect for me and 2 kids. Minor niggle was that the tub sometimes drips and one child said the pull-out sofa bed was not comfy. Interestingly,... More 

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

Hi ItchyfeetRTW, Thank you so much for your lovely review! The individual cookie consumption of our wonderful guests is strictly confidential, don't worry! Please come back soon. We loved having you! Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Roseville, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This place is very clean, the people are friendly and helpful. The room was very nice with a jacuzzi tub in the bathroom, small fridge, microwave and a very, very comfortable bed. and the location makes it easy to get around. You are right in town giving you easy access to the harbor, restaurants, bars, movie theater and all the... More 

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

Hi Joseph, Thank you so much for your visit and writing about your stay. We loved having you and can't wait for you to come back soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Pasco, Washington
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This was our second visit to the Bird Rock, and we still love this place. The decor is modern, clean, and simple. The furnishings are very comfortable. The staff is exceptional: they will help you carry your bags upstairs, recommend restaurants, and take your picture with the sign at the entrance. The breakfast is healthy and delicious, and lemonade and... More 

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Thank Leah M
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Leah, Thank you so much for visiting us again, having fun and writing such a sweet review about us. You made our day. We can't wait to have you back soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Dallas, TX
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My family rented a two bedroom, one bath suite on the first floor of the Bird Rock - the rooms were nice, modern, immaculate with a huge tub/shower - the crazy good thing about the shower is that two shower heads hit you both front and back at the same time. Excellent water pressure and you get done twice as... More 

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

Hi TexasTrippin, Thank you so much for your visit and taking the time to write a review about us. It makes us happy to know you loved your room & shower and our yummy scones. We are so sorry about the parking and the noise. There is no business street parking to be had in Friday Harbor - we tried.... More 

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