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The Island Inn at 123 West

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123 West St, Check INN on Front Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This gem of a hotel hits the mark! There isn't anything that this hotel doesn't think about from environmentally friendly towels, malin + goetz products, yummy granola and specially blended coffee. It is located within walking distance of nice restaurants and shops. When we return, this will be where we will stay!

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

Hello cindylouwho4UK, Thank you! We appreciate your visit as well as your comments and are flattered that you appreciate all of our hard work. We’ll keep our sharp focus on all of those details and look forward to welcoming you back! All the best, The Island Inn ‘hits the mark’ Ambassadors More 

Dana Point, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rented a two bedroom suite to split with a colleague. The living room made for a great meeting area. The openness invites creative conversation. The finish is excellent and overall the stay was outstanding. Very highly recommend.

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

Hello CWMariner, Thanks very much for your visit and for taking the time to share such kind comments! We appreciate your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you back! All the best, The Island Inn ‘Outstanding’ Ambassadors More 

East Patchogue, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at "2 Sweet" for two nights - overlooking beautiful Friday harbor. We sprung for the package that included a cheese board, prosecco, fresh flowers and parking. The day of our reservation, one of the staff members called to see what time we were coming in. While check-in is typically late afternoon, I informed him that I was boarding... More 

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

Hello JRook229, We sincerely appreciate your visit and your flattering comments regarding your experience with us! We’re thrilled to be one of the best hotels that you’ve stayed at and are also happy that we could accommodate your early arrival. We’re not always able to do so but sure love the chance to check guests INN early if we can,... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Island Inn at 123 West is conveniently located just off the ferry dock and features minimalist, loft style accommodations. Our room (PH5) was very clean, featured lots of windows, a great shower with steam (which felt really good after a day of whale watching!) Our unit also had a full kitchen, coffee maker, etc. which saved us a few... More 

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

Hello Denise S, Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to share your experience with us! We’re happy to hear that you enjoyed our location as well as your Penthouse’s steam shower and kitchen! We’re also happy to accommodate special requests if we can when we can and are glad that you were able to see the... More 

Orange County, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, about a 2-3 minute walk off of the ferry. Beautiful view of the harbor, walking distance to all of the shops and restaurants. The hotel is new and has a euro, modern style. Little touches made a big difference - a full size coffee maker and complimentary coffee grounds to make to your preference, a small milk and... More 

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

Hello Addie76, Thanks so much for your visit and for these great comments! We’re happy to hear that you found our team helpful and friendly and that you also enjoyed our location, style and all of those little touches that make such a big difference! We take a lot of pride in being as green as it gets, too, so... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Nice location right on the harbor. Attractive, minimalist furnishings. But every (yes, every) window in our penthouse was very closely by others (even the one which appeared to have a large shipping crate in front of it!). But our stay was totally ruined by the staff. First we were shown and settled in to the wrong apartment. We were out... More 

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

Hello TouristaSB, We sincerely apologize for the inexcusable mistakes that we made throughout your experience with us. We feel awful that we failed to provide you and your family the experience that you deserved and appreciate you allowing us to follow up by phone to learn more about your visit. We have addressed your concerns with our entire team and... More 

Tacoma, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The location is terrific, walking distance to the dock. The room was beautiful and comfortable. The view of the harbor was spectacular. The staff was friendly and made us feel at home. We told the staff that it was owe wedding anniversary, later that night the staff gave us a bottle of champagne. We will recommend this inn to everyone... More 

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

Hello 6151SMITH, We appreciate your visit as well as the time that you’ve taken to share your experience with us! We’re thrilled that you enjoyed your anniversary getaway and that our team made you feel right at home. We can’t wait to welcome you back! All the best, The Island Inn ‘Anniversary’ Ambassadors More 

Glasgow, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

How unfortunate that I was only able to spend one night here! I was visiting Friday Harbor briefly and booked a room here. It was easy to find because you could see it as soon as you got off the ferry. I also booked parking and the garage was right there and very accessible. They upgraded my room to a... More 

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

Hello laneymc, We sincerely appreciate your visit as well as the time that you’ve taken to share these comments regarding your recent experience with us! We’re thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and can assure you that our service level remains consistent for every arrival and every accommodation so you can plan to enjoy a guided check INN, help with... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Love the concept of this hotel located near the ferry terminal. The hotel is contemporary with minimalist style. Walls are poured cement, high ceilings crisscrossed with pipes and spotlights remind me of industrial design. But not everything is cold and distant. Wood platform bed, side tables, chair, doors are earthy touches. The complimentary breakfast - all PNW inspired locally sourced... More 

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

Hello uberkyut, Thanks so much for your visit and for sharing such kind comments regarding your stay! We’re happy to hear that we’re just your style and that you enjoyed your experience with us! We take great pride in delivering an exceptional experience that’s ‘off the coast of ordinary’ and strive to highlight our neighbors and surroundings with hand-picked enhancements.... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Stayed here with my family (Two parents and three teenage boys) for a vacation to the San Juans and we couldn't have been happier. Fantastic service, beautiful accommodations, spectacular views, and an extremely convenient location. I hope to return with my own family someday.

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

Hello Daniel S, We’re thrilled that you and your family enjoyed your experience with us – we can’t wait to welcome you all back! All the best, The Island Inn ‘hope to return’ Ambassadors More 

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