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The Island Inn at 123 West

123 West St, Check INN on Front Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Ranked #1 of 9 hotels in Friday Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
LeeAnnPYEATT Sumner, Washington
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sumner, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Third stay. Euro rooms if staying only one night best quality value pn Friday Harbor. Tip: Euro 2 or 3 much better than Euro 1 noise and early sunlight wise. Granola,fruit, coffee and juice provided. Try for a parking coupon...seems pricey for what you pay to stay. Nice friendly service. Hope they maintain quality as they age...still newest on Island.... More

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123Innkeeper, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Inn at 123 West, responded to this review

l8Hello LeeAnnPYEATT, Thanks so much for swinging by with your friends for a quick visit! We’re flattered to remain one of your favorites and agree that our Euros are a great value smack INN the middle of Friday Harbor. We promise to keep getting better and will be sure to also address window treatments in all of Euros while remaining... More

Corona del Mar, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
12 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Talk about attention to detail and need!! Awesome! The penthouses are beautiful!. They are like condos, and then you notice the little things around the room and like it even more. I stayed in the "Euro" room, 3 rooms that share one living and kitchenette area, way less expensive than the penthouses but really nice!! The staff is friendly and... More

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123Innkeeper, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Inn at 123 West, responded to this review

Hello JeffBransford, Wow – thanks so much for your high marks! We’re humbled by your kind review, and appreciate your stay as well as the time you’ve taken to share your experience. Your hints are spot on and your room tips are great as well. We particularly like that you found us to be ‘not like a chain’ but, instead,... More

Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We rented penthouse 3 for three nights in mid July. Yes, there were stairs--but think of it as the Stairway to Heaven! My husband and I stayed with my favorite cousin and her husband. We came from Tucson to bike the islands. We weren't expecting the yummy uber mod decor or the steam shower or the beautiful fruit and granola.... More

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123Innkeeper, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Inn at 123 West, responded to this review

Hello PAM W, We really appreciate your stay, your review and you great ‘half full’ outlook! As you’ve noted, every spot we’ve got has lots of stairs but we like to think that they’re totally worth the climb, too. We’re so happy that you enjoyed your experience with us as well as our style, location and little touches. Rest assured... More

Boulder City, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I organized a family outing for a business group. We rented 6 different units (several penthouses and a couple suites). The property has gorgeous views. The rooms are airy, clean and very nice. Penthouse #2 is fabulous - we hosted a dinner in the penthouse with appetizers on the roof deck. The staff was extremely helpful. I would highly recommend.

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123Innkeeper, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Inn at 123 West, responded to this review

Hello Jennifer H, We certainly enjoyed hosting you and all of your family/colleagues and sincerely appreciate you sharing your experience with us! We look forward to welcoming all of you back! All the best, The Island Inn ‘highly recommend’ Ambassadors More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented two suites and one penthouse for our wedding last month and had a wonderful experience. All of the rooms were very nice. One suite had a great view, the other had a private patio. The penthouse was exceptional and having a bath and a half came in handy as we got ready for the wedding. We also gathered... More

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123Innkeeper, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Inn at 123 West, responded to this review

Hello Jane D, Thanks so much for making us part of your special day and for sharing your experience with us! We’re so happy that you enjoyed our location, Sweet 3, Sweet 5 and Penthouse 7 and that you also made good use of the extra elbow room in the Penthouse! We can’t wait to welcome you back and promise... More

Lake Tahoe
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed the night of July 10, 2014 in penthouse 6. Super place with all the most modern desires. One caution: be careful of the steep steps to the rooftop deck, so not advised to share a bottle of wine up there. Great staff.

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123Innkeeper, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Inn at 123 West, responded to this review

Hello meese2000, We appreciate your stay and the time you’ve taken to share your experience with us! Good call on the steps to the rooftop decks – they’re more like ship ladders just right for morning coffee and sunrises! All the best, The Island Inn ‘Super place’ Ambassadors More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently got married at the Island Inn. We had a supreme weekend there with 32 of our closest friends and family renting all but two of the rooms at the INN. We used the roof top decks on three of the Penthouses for the actual ceremony and the Viewshare space for the meals. We were treated to superb views... More

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123Innkeeper, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Inn at 123 West, responded to this review

Hello Kevin W, Congratulations again!!! We’re flattered by all of your visits and that you made us part of your special day. We’re so happy that your wedding weekend was ‘supreme!’ We take great pride INN delivering excellent guest service and are thrilled that you and your guests enjoyed a memorable experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you... More

Edgerton, WI
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us shared a wonderful penthouse. Great view, well appointed and a private roof top terrace. Most impressive was the staff. Every person we encountered was more than helpful and friendly. Only downside is the toms involve lots of steps, but the view is worth every one of them. If you want personal service and great surroundings, that is... More

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123Innkeeper, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Inn at 123 West, responded to this review

Hello LBMEdgerton_WI, Thank you so much for making us part of your pre 4th of July adventure and for taking the time to share your experience! We’re ecstatic that you found our team and accommodations equally impressive and look forward to welcoming you back! All the best, The Island Inn ‘helpful and friendly’ Ambassadors More

Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights in Penthouse 5 and it was spectacular! The views were great and it felt very private and relaxing, despite the fact that you are right in the middle of town. It would have been nice to have a dresser to put our clothes in and some measuring cups in the kitchen would be good, but, otherwise... More

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123Innkeeper, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Inn at 123 West, responded to this review

Hello Seattletravel88, Thank you! We sincerely appreciate your visit and the time you’ve taken to share your experience with us. Penthouse 5 is a great spot – we’re glad that you felt relaxed INN the middle of all the action! Rest assured that we’re constantly evolving and will be sure to have the additional furnishings you identified for your next... More

Boise, Idaho
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was always available and accommodating. The Euro rooms did not have views, but had access to a view room with tables, sofas, chairs and a fireplace. Also, outside the Euro View Room there is a patio where my sister and I drank wine, had snacks and watched the boat traffic and people down at the harbor. Very close... More

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123Innkeeper, Guest Relations Manager at The Island Inn at 123 West, responded to this review

Hello Kathy B, Thanks very much for taking the time to share your experience with us – we’re glad that you enjoyed your visit! We’re always happy to help and are thrilled that you found our team accommodating. Your room tips are great as well and we’ll be sure to take a look at the washroom to add appropriate shelving.... More

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Address: 123 West St, Check INN on Front Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Friday Harbor
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ready, set, slow ™Our boutique hotel is the closest to the Ferry and harbor, yet so far away from ordinary.The right pace at the right time; The Island Inn at 123 West is brand spanking new and as green as it gets. Dress us up or dress us down. You'll dig our contemporary style that nods to maritime gone by. Penthouses are fun for families, groups and splurges; Euros are best if you roll with less and Sweets are just like they sound. Make a splash in a floatplane, slip in on the ferry or chart your own course. Get here and go with the slow. Kick things up and paddle a sea kayak with our resident orcas, tool around the island on bicycle, stroll through quaint seaside shops and restaurants or just re_combobulate. For your family: Relatives rejoice; hosting a family reunion at the Island Inn at 123 West is uber easy – we’re goldilocks approved.For your wedding: We vow to: bend over backwards for you and your guests; do our top secret rain dance on your special day; promise not to cry only if you don’t.For your meeting: Ditch distraction and export your executives to the world’s best spot to plan tomorrow’s future.For your piggy bank: We’re a partner of Stash Hotel rewards. That means you’ll earn and redeem points at swanky places like the Island Inn and over 150 locations across the country. Reap while you sleep.Go with a different kind of Friday Harbor Hotel. ... more   less 
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