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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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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very nice stay. The town is very nice and has a calm and relaxing feel. The hotel itself is located well and in good proximity to restaurants and pubs. The owners/managers were extremely friendly, accommodating, and fun to speak with. I will definitely stay here again next time I am on the island.

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Colorado
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In this day and age you don't find many hotels that have that warm, personal touch. But the resident managers at the Discovery Inn,Dan and Missy Bedell, have it and you will feel welcomed as soon as you check in. I made a late reservation as I needed a place close to my daughter who was just coming out of... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a great value and comfort this is the place for you.They really pay attention to detail regarding the facilities upkeep. My wife and I were looking for a place in Friday Harbor to stay while we celebrate Seahawks Super Bowl and My birthday. We found it with the Discovery Inn. Everything was excellent except for... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Happy belated Birthday! We are so happy you stayed with us on your birthday and for Super Bowl. We wish the Super bowl results would have turned out better too. Thank you for taking the time to review the Inn on TripAdvisor. We hope your travels will bring you back soon! More 

Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

On a whim, my boyfriend and I decided to head to San Juan Island for a few nights. The Discovery Inn was in our price range, and had one Queen room available so we decided to go for it. After reading other Trip Advisor reviews, we were prepared for the worst (Some people warned against the third floor with pitched... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you stayed at the Discovery Inn for your visit to San Juan Island. It is wonderful to hear that you liked your third floor room. Not only are they are most reasonably priced rooms but they happen to be my favorite. They do not have all of the amenities of our other rooms and are a... More 

Redmond, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Dan and Missy provide a warm customer service that is missing from the regular chain motels. They provided tons of information on things to do on the island which was really helpful. I had booked for three nights but had to leave early due to sudden change of plans. Missy graciously offered to credit for the missed night even though... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

It is wonderful to hear that your stay at the Inn was great and that we were able to accommodate your change in plans. We strive to offer the best customer service and a warm and friendly place to stay. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We wish you a Happy New Year and... More 

Pullman, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I was given a banana nut muffin at check-in and I knew that my stay at Discovery Inn was off to a good start. This motel is about 1 mile from the harbor downtown, but definitely walkable. The entire motel looked recently renovated and everything was freshly painted, linens clean, the room fairly spacious. The bathroom was a little small.... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at the Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences of the Inn on TripAdvisor. We spend a lot of time continually improving the inn and are glad that you noticed our effort. It is wonderful to hear that you not only enjoyed your stay but our amazing staff. Warm wishes and safe travels! More 

Tacoma, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

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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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Discovery Inn on your recent visit to Friday Harbor. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience of the Inn on TripAdvisor. It is wonderful to hear that you had such a positive stay and that you enjoyed your room and our friendly managers. We are pleased to let you know that... More 

Tacoma, Washington, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

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 November 29, 2014

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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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
#2 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor

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