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Discovery Inn

1016 Guard Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tacoma, Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited this quaint Inn recently. I found it on tripadvisor and the rate was right, so we booked it. When we got there, the resident managers were above and beyond friendly. They even allowed us to check in very early which was a huge plus! Missy, one of the managers, gave me lots of tips on... More 

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife surprised me with a weekend getaway to Friday Harbor and we stayed at the Discover Inn. I was absolutely impressed with attentiveness and care that the staff (Dan, Missy, and Heather) provided us from the time we landed to the time we left. Dan's willingness to take us where ever we needed to go and pick us up... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time review the Discovery Inn on TripAdvisor. We are glad you found your room quiet and comfortable and our staff helpful. It is our pleasure to give our guests the best customer service. We look forward to your future visits! More 

Jackson, Wyoming
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice rooms, comfortable beds. Two queen beds have larger room than deluxe single queen but it had electric fireplace and seating area. Dan and Missy are new managers and provide excellent customer service. Great price for recently remodeled rooms. Spa closed for winter so hope they change that. No ADA accessible rooms, but ok if you use a walker and... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review the Discovery Inn on TripAdvisor. We are very excited about our new managers, Dan and Missy. They go out of their way to give each guest a great experience while staying at the Inn. We are glad you enjoyed your room. Wishing you safe travels and hope... More 

Puyallup, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff went over the top out of their way to make our very short stay perfect. We stayed there on Turkey day 2014 and they came to our room to help us get the Seahawk game on and shared their holiday generosity with us. The room was very clean and we have never been treated so well by any... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Discovery Inn and for sharing your experiences of the Inn on TripAdvisor. It was the pleasure of our staff to have you stay with us and help you get the Turkey Day Seahawks game on - glad we could help! We look forward to your future visits with us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved my stay here. Very quiet and super friendly staff. Happily gave me a 5pm late checkout without charge due my ferry leaving later. Near to town without being in town. Great location! So it's walking distance. Rooms are comfortable and functional and have fridge and microwave ;-)

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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 loved to hear that you found our staff friendly and your room comfortable. We are glad you chose to stay with us and hope your travels will bring you back our way again. More 

San Clemente, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had a 2 night visit to Friday Harbor staying at the Discovery Inn this last week (Nov 13-15). Our room was clean and warm (temps were 25 in the morning and 40's during the day) and cozy. We would for sure stay here again on our next visit. Also, I left behind a very special pair of earrings and... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Discovery Inn on TripAdvisor. We are happy you found your room clean, warm and cozy. We are also glad we could help get your earrings back to you. Wishing you safe travels and hoping they will bring you our way again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Heather, Missy, and Dana were friendly and great to work with. Rooms are comfortable and very clean. Discovery Inn really goes out of their way to give you a high cost feel at an affordable price, with regards to a place to stay in Friday Harbor, WA. I will definitely look to them first, for any return trips.

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you found our staff so friendly and helpful. We strive to give the best customer service and we love our guests! It was wonderful to have you stay with us and we look forward to your future visits. More 

Boise, Idaho
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
36 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights in a King room on the second floor. Yes this is an older motel but it is fastidiously maintained. Generally very good lighting throughout the room, which was spacious & had an ample desk, a breakfast/lunch counter w/frig & microwave. Also two reading/lounging chairs. As reported by other reviewers, the bed was a bit soft &... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Discovery Inn and taking the time to share your experiences on TripAdvisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed your room. While the majority of our guests have reported having a restful night on our beds, we are planning on replacing some of the mattresses this winter. Our guest do enjoy our large jacuzzi; however,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We recently spent a long weekend at The Discovery Inn. The room was very comfortable and immaculately clean with lovely, new linens. It is located just off the main strip, in a park-like setting with lots of room to stretch your legs.The front desk personnel were friendly, professional and proved great resources for island site seeing both on and off... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us on your recent visit to the island. We are delighted that you found your room comfortable and clean and our staff friendly. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Tacoma, WA
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162 reviews 162 reviews
53 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Your choices for lodging in Friday Harbor are somewhat limited and good luck if you are looking for a reasonable room at a reasonable price. Based on the reviews, we decided to book the Discovery Inn. Despite it being late October, we paid well over $100 a night. For this money, we got a small cramped room on the third... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We are sorry to hear that your room did not meet your expectations but we are glad you found our staff friendly and helpful. Our third floor rooms are unique, some of our guests like them because they are economical, quiet and cozy. We are sorry that... 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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Discovery Inn Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
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#1 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
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