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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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Portland, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's not a cheap place to stay at but for once it was a place as nice as we had hoped for after being disappointed on other vacations in other locales when we paid less for places. It's all nicely done in a minimalist Scandanavian/Industrial style. The only down side was that the wireless LAN was weak, it was possible... More 

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was surprised how huge the room was. Very happy. For once the actual was better than the hotel website photos. All the windows were open when we arrived and the cool breeze was very welcoming. Love the dutch door entrance. The kitchen has everything (including a food processor and blender, 5-6 different types of food prep knives, pizza stone) but... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The property was originally built as condos, so our room was modern and very large, with two seating areas and a giant bathroom with high-end finishes. The view is amazing--water and forested hills (you can pull the shades up to obscure the construction). They gave us fresh fruit and granola and our 'fridge had... More 

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Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Multi level condo type rooms. Very modern and clean in a great location, overlooking Friday Harbor. Excellent staff, full of info for island to-dos and restaurant recommendations. We splurged on a penthouse unit, very large with a kitchen and substantial living area. Worth it! The fireplace was a nice touch since evenings can be chilly.

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Island Inn at 123 West is not perfect but still exceptional. The location is fantastic if you want to be in the middle of the Friday Harbor experience and we did. Service is great. As stated in other reviews we had fresh fruit daily and replenishment of super good coffee. Their parking garage is small but convenient and saves... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! The room was nothing like I experienced before. Very clean and simple. The bed was very comfortable. The fresh fruit and cereal in the room was a nice touch. Location of this property is also a plus. Walking distance to restaurants and ferry.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It felt as if we'd stepped into a hip and modern boutique in Europe. I loved the playful design of the room with great colors and unique furniture. The location could not have been better with remarkable views of the water and the many boats. Staff was exceptionally friendly, professional and helpful. We definitely recommend this hotel and will stay... More 

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Raleigh, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Euro-style hotel is well positioned for a stunning view of the harbor activity. We stayed in the Sweets section which had a commanding view of waterfront happenings. The room was exceptionally organized and clean. The bathroom facilities were very much cutting-edge and stylish. The hotel parking (extra charge) was excellent. Nearby restaurants and coffee shops abound (all within walking... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a Penthouse recently. It was our second stay at this hotel and the second stay in this particular room. Previously we had stayed when we were in the middle of a tough time for our family (grieving) so booking the same room was meant to be sort of cathartic, and it was. I love this place and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are few - if any - places like the Island Inn. The location, staff, beds, linens, steam shower, fresh fruit each night.....just amazing. A bit of St. Tropez meets SoHo meets Salzburg meets the Amalfi coast. Truly one of a kind. From the moment you arrive, you know that you experiencing a unique place. From the ability to walk... More 

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

Hello northrupportlandor, Thank you! We’re thrilled that you enjoyed your experience off the coast of ordinary and appreciate the time that you’ve taken to share such kind comments! Our team takes a lot of pride in serving up exceptionally unique experiences and we’re flattered by your comparisons and your recommendation. We can’t wait to welcome you back! All the best,... More 

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