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Discovery Inn

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1016 Guard Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good value and an opportunity to stay outside of busy Friday Harbor in a small motel with very friendly and knowledgable managers. Easy-going, relaxed atmosphere. Best if you have a car or other transport. Small hot tub/pool in the large garden with plenty of places to stretch out on a chair or swing to read or relax.

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Sequim, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent Friday night in this hotel on Memorial Day weekend, so everything was full and we expected lots of noise and traffic but what a pleasant surprise. The hotel is set on a side street, less than a mile away from downtown which was easy to walk to. The young man at the reception desk was SO nice, giving... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My business partner and I were on the island for a photoshoot and stayed at the Inn for 2 nights. It is tucked away just far enough but close enough to walk from the ferry. The grounds are really pretty and quaint and you can tell that it is well taken care of. Rooms were clean, had coffee pots (which... More 

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Burlington, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here over the weekend and had a wonderful experience. The staff is wonderful and acknowledged us by name whenever they saw us on the property. They gave us great recommendations on things to do and see. The rooms were clean and updated. We stayed in a 3rd floor room which is stair access only but we didn't mind... More 

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family loved our time at Friday Harbor. We are so glad we chose the Discovery Inn for our lodging needs. The property is very unique and has a personality that sets it apart from the chain hotels. We felt at home as soon as we checked in. Every staff member greeted us warmly and inquired if we needed anything... More 

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here over the weekend and were very impressed by the staff and how friendly they were. They remembered our names and always acknowledged us when we saw them on the property. They helped us with what to do while we were here and highlighted lots of places on the map for us to see. We... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was OK. Rooms were clean and the location convenient. Building was dated and we felt the office could be spiffed up. The office restroom was full of dirty sheets. We had the feeling that some of the rooms were occupied by full time residents. PK

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Discovery Inn. We value the opinions of our customers and are sorry we did not meet your expectations. Our staff at the Discovery Inn strives every day to provide the best service and hospitality to our guests, and we are glad that you found our location convenient and our rooms clean.... More 

West Alexandria, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dan & Missy became our friends right from the start. We are moving to Friday Harbor and we are glad to know them. The Inn is lovely and we will be putting visitors there whenever they show up. What a wonderful experience!

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Eatonville
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There 5 in our group. We were very satisfied with the hotel. The rooms were adequate in size, very clean, nice towels, beds were comfortable, maid service was excellence, the staff was very friendly. The hotel is located about a mile from the ferry, but there are taxis available. The rooms have coffee pots with complimentary coffee, and most rooms... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for an overnight trip to Friday Harbor. The owners were friendly, the rooms and property were clean. You could tell that the bathrooms had recently been updated. Location was convenient and close to downtown and ferry. However, if you don't have a car, this place is a little bit farther than most people will want to walk. Good... More 

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