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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, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Columbus, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent stay at The Island Inn. Friday Harbor is beautiful and the hotel sits right in the middle of all the action. Building: Many high end features like radiant heat flooring in the bathroom, quality kitchen appliances, tile and hardwood floors throughout. Very quiet building....never heard another guest. The deck above the Penthouse was wonderful. Location: Close... More 

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

Hello markf8282, We appreciate your visit and your comments! We’re thrilled that you had an excellent experience with us and that you especially enjoyed our Penthouse amenities as well as our location surrounded by lots of nice spots for good food and drink with front row seats to all of the action our little harbor can serve up. We’re also... More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the unique euro lodging experience! It's right down town, quick and easy walk to just about everything! Beautiful views of the harbor! Garage parking is an additional $15 fee but totally worth it, I appreciated that our car was locked up and secure in the garage at night (we had a garage door opener if we wanted to go... More 

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

Hello Elizabeth D, Thanks so much for visiting and for taking the time to share your experience with us! We’re thrilled that you loved the unique experience that our Euros offer and that you found our garage parking totally worth the tab. Most important, we’re delighted that you found our team and bedding to be top notch and that you... More 

Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We flew in on the Kenmore Air seaplane and it was a short walk from the pier to the hotel. Penthouse suite 2 was uber cool, 2 bedroom loft/modern with all the amenities. Location is excellent. View is excellent. Rooftop deck was great. Fresh fruit in the room each morning. Fireplace: check. Heated tile floors in the master bath, and... More 

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

Hello Brian S, Thanks very much for flying-INN and for taking the time to share your experience with us! We’re happy to hear that you enjoyed our location right in the middle of all the action and that you found Penthouse 2 to be ‘uber cool.’ We apologize for any disruption to your experience with us and, as we mentioned... More 

Birmingham, Alabama
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second time to visit the Island Inn at 123 West. Our Penthouse was awesome with amazing views! Everyone there bent over backwards to make sure our trip was unforgettable! We loved the special touches like the yummy made to order cupcakes waiting for us when we arrived and the fresh baked pasteries delivered to our room each... More 

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

Hello Debby205, We sincerely appreciate your visits as well as the time that you’ve taken to share your experience with us! Penthouse 2 is tough to beat and our entire team is truly dedicated to ensuring that every experience is exceptional. We’re glad that you enjoyed another awesome escape and are excited to welcome you back. All the best, The... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If your looking for a fun getaway adventure in the great northwest, I highly recommend a visit to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. This adventure starts with a two hour drive from Seattle to Anacortes dock and a one hour ferry ride that drops you off within a short walking distance to the Inn, so no need to bring... More 

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

Hello Brian45992, Thanks so much for making us a part of your great Northwest adventure and for taking the time to share your experience! We’re glad that you enjoyed your getaway and look forward to your return! All the best, The Island Inn ‘Best Hotel’ Ambassadors More 

Converse, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Well we finally scattered my sons ashes, SSG MATTHEW T CUNNINGHAM over the beautiful waters of Friday harbor. This was a wish of his along with the stay at the ISLAND INN AT 123. Staying at the inn for three days was more than enough time to say that the stay was very very comfortable, very much warm hearted. The... More 

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

Hello Teri C, We’re humbled by your kind words and are profoundly grateful that we were able to be a part of creating such everlasting memories for your family. Thank you so very much for sharing such a truly remarkable experience and beautiful memory with us – we look forward to your return. All of our very best to you... More 

Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We are experienced travelers and have stayed in some beautiful hotels. None matches the comfort, location, and staff of The Island Inn. Before we even made our reservation, we had many questions about the island and the logistics of getting there. We randomly called this hotel and Theo spent 45 minutes answering all of our questions and offering advice. I... More 

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

Hello Eviero, We appreciate your visit as well as your wonderful compliments for our team and Inn. Our Experience Ambassadors, Team Clean and everyone INN between strive to deliver an exceptional guest experience every day for every guest; we’re thrilled that Theo stood out and helped make your stay great! We look forward to your return! All the best, The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

From the 1st email inquire about the room the Hotel Ambassador's have all gone above and beyond to make sure you are 1st choice guest. My wife and I celebrated our 6th yr wedding anniversary here and let me say the memories will last a life time. Short walk from the ferry. Walking distance for anything youre looking for. I... More 

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

Hello Frank I, We sincerely appreciate your visit and the time that you’ve taken to share such flattering comments regarding your experience with us. We do all that we can to provide every guest the intuitive service that you’ve described and are flattered to have helped create amazing memories for you and your wife! We can’t wait to welcome you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

As another reviewer also noted,,,beds are less than optimal,,,hard to get a good night's sleep,,,woke up early with back ache both mornings of our stay. Owners need to invest in better quality mattresses for this price level. Recently stayed in pricey downtown SF for a little less,,,and was able to get a good night's rest each night for a week!... More 

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

Hello hemisteve, Thanks so much for your visit and for taking the time to share your comments. We’re happy to hear that you found our team pleasant but are very sorry to hear that you didn’t find our mattresses to be comfortable. We just invested in the mattress that you experienced this April. We specifically chose a two-sided pillow top... More 

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