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Discovery Inn

1016 Guard Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Friday Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose the Discovery Inn after reading reviews and looking at the accommodations on their web site. What decided us to choose to stay there were the facilities in the rooms, the grounds including a hot tub, and most importantly, for an Inn not far out of downtown, reasonable pricing. We loved our 5-night stay from check-in to departure. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I traveled to Friday Harbor with a group of 11 women and we chose to stay at Discovery Inn because it was affordable. I was very pleasantly surprised at how CLEAN the rooms are. The room size was just fine, even considering that we had 2-3 people per room. There were some nice perks like mini fridges and microwaves in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by chamber of commerce - just outside of shopping district-very clean, very accomodating staff-because we showed up early they got our room ready and allowed us in-gave wonderful bits if info of what to see

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Richmond, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we pulled up to check in we felt welcome and cared for. Everyone on the staff was friendly. We appreciated the sink and shower/tub which look like they had just been installed. Loved the instant hot water. Nicely decorated room, coffee maker with GOOD coffee and a refrigerator. 2 things that need to be upgraded... the bed... More

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Discovery Inn on TripAdvisor. We are glad you enjoyed our staff, we work extra hard to provide the best customer service. We renovated our rooms about a year ago but we are continually making improvements to each of them. We appreciate you sharing your experience. Your comments help us make decisions... More

London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds at Discovery Inn were very inviting and serene, lots of spots to sit and read or enjoy the sunshine (yes, we had lots of sunshine!). The rooms were clean and comfortable, the beds very cushy, and we appreciated the quiet location an easy mile or so walk to the main part of town. No air con, but a... More

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are always delighted to hear when our guests have enjoyed their room and the grounds around the Inn. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences at the Discovery Inn on TripAdvisor. We wish you safe travels and hope they bring you back our way again. More

Lynnwood, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where one stays can really help make a trip and it was so clear how much effort they take in keeping the property clean, well-kept and very comfortable. Everything in the room was impeccably clean and even towels, etc. were fresh and the room was so impeccably organized. It was a great experience to put it mildly. Kudos on a... More

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Discovery Inn during your visit to San Juan Island and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us. We wish you safe travels and hope you will be able to come back to the island soon. More

Puyallup, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed at a lot of hotels but never have I experienced a staff like at Discovery Inn. It had occurred to us after booking a room that we hadn't asked about air conditioning so we called. No, there is no air conditioning in our room but they offered to help find us a place that did..I'm glad we didn't... More

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are truly glad you decided to stay with us during your visit to Friday Harbor. It was our pleasure to be able to help you during your stay at the Inn and being able to get to know your sweet family. We are happy that your experience was so wonderful. Please come and stay with us again. Warm wishes... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Discovery Inn. Check in was super easy. Libby was very helpful in assisting our whale watch excursion, gave great pointers! It is a little removed from town, but you are most definitely compensated by the hospitality. The room has a perfect layout and perfect provisions. Felt very "homelike". Loved the outdoor area that our... More

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you stayed with us on your recent trip to Friday Harbor. Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are glad your family was able to enjoy the grounds and your room at the Inn. Libby loves orcas and occasionally goes out as a naturalist on one of the whale watch boats. It is wonderful... More

Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Inn was exactly what we expected and even more. The grounds are nice and we enjoyed relaxing in the Adirondack chairs, soaking in the hot tub, and just letting the kids run around. Being close to town, there is nearby traffic on the road, so not quiet and secluded, but still very nice. The managers obviously take the time... More

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Discovery Inn on your recent visit to the island and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed the grounds around the Inn, we feel it is one of our best features. We are one of the most affordable places to stay in Friday Harbor and strive to... More

Saginaw
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Stayed at this hotel twice now (once last year, and once this year). Rooms are clean and were recently updated, with the 3rd floor now having AC (not sure about the rest of the hotel). Fortunately, I didn't really need it. The hotel is about a mile from town, which is easily walkable with sidewalks the entire way. Amenities are... More

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We love to hear from our return guests! Thank you so much for coming to stay with us again and for sharing your experiences on TripAdvisor. We just recently added the AC on the third floor, since those rooms tend to get warmer then the rest of those in the motel. We are striving to continually improve the Inn for... More

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Address: 1016 Guard Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Location: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
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