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The Orca Inn

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770 Mullis Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Orca Inn was easy to find just up the hill from the ferry dock. Room was clean and had comfortable beds (they use double sheets on the top comforter-so much nicer than having a dirty bedspread). Plenty of parking. Blocks from downtown Friday Harbor.Lots of great shops, restaurants and waterfront. Affordable rates. We visited in May, stayed at Orca Inn... More 

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Anacortes, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A spur of the moment getaway brings the husband and I here with two small children. Booked a king room. It's not fancy but its nice and it feels clean! I've been to hundreds of pricey hotel motels and on a scale of 1 to ten I'm feeling a ten! I have the baby with me and I felt great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny room but exceeded our expectations. Clean and well appointed with TV, heater/AC, mini fridge, microwave, desk and a big well-lit mirror. Very comfy bed, slept wonderfully! Friendly staff and great location too! We will be back.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Welcome to the smallest hotel rooms in the state of Washington, with the smallest prices on San Juan Island!" This is a quote taken directly from the Orca Inn Website regarding their Micro Queen rooms. We enjoyed our stay, everything was clean and the owners were very friendly! Full sized sink, shower, toilet, queen bed, and even a refrigerator! I... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are so small for such a high price that you would need to accommodate a lot. This should be your last options in San Juan. Though not far away from central Friday harbor and rest of the main attractions.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I was in Friday Harbor for just one night and the Orca Inn fit the bill perfectly. It's not far from the ferry dock, so it works well if you have a car or if you're on foot. Their micro-rooms are just as advertised. Smaller rooms with just enough space for the bed, tv and microwave. The bed was quite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

It's a good budget motel overall. I stayed in one of the micro-rooms, which are small and cozy. They are much smaller than a standard hotel room like it says on the website. For me traveling alone, it was just right. Room was clean and well maintained. Staff is friendly. The heating works great in the room (a storm came... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

Spent a night, pleasantly surprised by the owner Tony's attention to detail and consideration toward myself plus family. Recently renovated into Hotel, unique, cozy, clean and comfortable beds. Affordable, felt safe, well lit grounds. Upgraded our room prior to our arrival at no extra charge. Extra bed for our Son in upper loft area included. My Son loved it the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The rooms are small, as a lot of other reviews have pointed out. But the bed was comfortable, the bathroom all worked well, and the room was clean. It's not the place to stay if you're looking for lots of space, or looking for luxury - but it's not a bad place to stay if you just want a place... More 

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Elkins, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We knew going in that these were the smallest motel rooms in Washington, but decided that since we were going to be out and about all day that it wouldn't matter. It wouldn't have mattered for a one night stay, but we stayed three nights and by the end the cramped quarters were not a novelty anymore. We had a... More 

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