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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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  • 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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Seattle
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2009

Everything here was excellent. From the staff to the freshly baked scones in the morning and the baked cookies in the afternoon to the complimentary bikes, the Birdrock offered everything we were looking for. It is located conveniently next to the ferry and all of the Friday Harbor restaurants and bars. The noise from the corner bar was a bit... More 

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Alkmaar, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2009

Great hotel, nearby supermarket, bar, restaurant and ferry. The desing is great, natural colors, brand new interiour and friendly staff. Go for it! The dutchies.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2009

This hotel exceeded our expectations. It was quiet and relaxing. The staff provides good service also and cookies in the afternoon. The rooms were furnished well. Enjoyed the breakfast and relaxing on the porch upstairs.

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Seattle, WA
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2009

I should have known there would be trouble when the hotel thoughtfully provided earplugs next to the bed the first night. The bar down the street kept me up and the earplugs only partially helped. I was painfully aware of the smokers outside the bar from 10pm onward, the bar shut-down time at 2am (which led to shouting and yelling... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2009

We had an unusual request... 3 adults in one room. This was not a problem. An extra bed was quickley added. The room was clean with all the necessities; plus, microwave & frig. The location was two blocks from where everything happens. Breakfast was better than the usual: Elena brought out plenty of perfect fruit, cereal, toast, jelly & boiled... More 

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massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2009

Excellent experience. 1st class hotel. 1st class service. Excellent location right by the harbor, restaurants, shops etc. Parking very easy. Very reasonable pricing for quality of room, location and services provided. Outstanding follow up post trip with help and support provided by Bird Rock staff in sending home clothes left in our room. Special thanks to Bird Rock staffer Debbie... More 

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Aalborg, Denmark
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2009

Stayed at the BirdRock Hotel with my spouse and another couple. We stayed in the Bainbridge Suite, a lovely and spacious 2 bedroom suite on the main floor of the hotel. The bathroom is large and has a jetted tub, there is a kitchenette, and large living room area. We went next door to the grocery store to stock our... More 

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seattle
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2009

My husband and I stayed here with his sister and her 2 kids. We stayed in the Salt Spring suite - great room, nice little patio, and even though it was right off the sidewalk, it was quiet and relaxing. Although the space will accommodate 4 (there's a "bedroom" and a living/dining area w/sofa bed), the bedroom is separated from... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2009

I stayed two nights in Friday Harbor after a long hiking week on the Olympic Peninsula, for some relaxation time and whale watching. Friday Harbor is a beautiful, tranquil place, the right place to just sit and enjoy the sun and the sea. I stayed at the Bird Rock hotel in one of the smaller and less pricy rooms without... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2009

The Bird Rock is decorated in a modern, trendy style (reminds of Westin) that fits perfectly with the mood of Friday Harbor. We were in town for a sea kayaking trip and the BR hotel was a great starting off point for that. The room we selected was one of their smallest, with a shared bathroom -- which we were... More 

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