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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed at the Discovery Inn during the first weekend of May. My wife and I bothe have experienced this as highly enjoyable. It is excellently located - only a few minutes drive from the main drag in Friday Harbor (Spring Street). The staff was very very friendly and helpfull, and the hotelroom was quite roomy and clean. Will stay... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you had an enjoyable stay at the Discovery Inn earlier in May. Thank you for taking the time to review the Inn on TripAdvisor. We look forward to seeing you again on your return visit to the island. More 

Arlington, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Great place to stay - lovely landscape and hot tub. Very clean and it was nice to be outside of town. We were planning on walking into town but because we were there Sunday - Tuesday there weren't any parking issues so we just drove. The staff was amazing and helpful and recommended numerous place to eat since we didn't... 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. Our staff gives the best customer service possible, we are so glad they could recommend some places to eat and were also helpful on returning your forgotten item to you. We hope your travels bring you back to us soon. More 

bellingham,wa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My daughter and I stayed here on our mothers day weekend getaway. The check in process was wonderful. Jenny was very helpful, nice and gave us some great chocolates. We had a room on the second floor, in the corner which was nice because the walls are a bit thin, where I could hear the people behind us taking showers,... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you stayed with us on Mother's Day. Tthank you for your kind review on TripAdvisor. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay, the grounds and our staff. More 

Puyallup, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The Discovery Inn is such a wonderful place to stay. I have stayed there twice in the last year and let me tell you, the staff is AMAZING. They are so friendly and helpful whether you have questions with your room or need ideas on what to do during your stay. The rooms are clean and comfortable!! I don't think... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Discovery Inn when you come to the island. We love to hear when a guest has had great experiences at the Inn. We look forward to your future visits! More 

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Though not right by all the action it is only 5 min's away. Stayed 2 night's and found the service excellent! The room was updated with lot's of extras and very clean. I found it to be one of the better bargains around. I would definitely stay there again.

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you stayed with us at the Discovery Inn and for taking the time to write a review. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay, our staff works extra hard so our guests can have a great stay at the Inn and a wonderful visit to the island. We hope your travels bring you... More 

Phoenix, AZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The hotel itself is great. The staff is wonderful and the rooms are very nice and clean. Our room had a nice little kitchen area, and the bed was very comfortable. The biggest downside is location. You pretty much need to bring a car onto the island. We, unfortunately, did not. So the walk to and from the town is... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We want to thank you for staying with at the Discovery Inn and for taking time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your tip on bringing a car. We hope your travels bring you back our way again. More 

seattle
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We recently spent two nights at Discovery Inn, Friday Harbor. The staff was extremely friendly from the time I made the reservation until we checked out. We arrived on the 10:30 AM ferry, so we were very early for our check in. Heather worked some "magic" and was able to get a room right away. The room (queen deluxe) was... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you stayed with us. Thank you for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. We are glad we were able to work a little "magic" for you to get you into your room a little early. May your travels bring you back our way again soon. More 

Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
59 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Wow, very friendly staff. The big chain motels could learn a thing or two from them. Our deluxe queen was very CLEAN and big with lots of storage for clothes/ luggage. It had a micro and fridge and memory foam bed. The hot water was instant. The office was small but had K- cups, herbal tea, hot & cold water-free!... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Discovery Inn on Tripadvisor. We do appreciate hearing back from our guests and love to hear that our staff was friendly and your stay enjoyable. We hope your travels bring you back to Friday Harbor soon. Thank you again for the review and for staying with us. More 

Vancouver, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I hadn't ever been here before. I made all arrangements via phone and when I got there late my room was ready, the lights and heat were on and it was a very nice greeting. It was almost like coming home.

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are sure glad that you discovered us! Thank you for the kind review on TripAdvisor. We look forward to your next visit to Friday Harbor and the Discovery Inn. More 

Riverside, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We recently traveled to Friday harbor with friends for a weekend and prior to booking our stay we read several of the reviews on TripAdvisor for hotels. We decided on Discovery Inn after reading the reviews of the hotels in the area and we were not disappointed. The rooms are nicely furnished with everything you will need such as coffee... More 

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DiscoveryFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Discovery Inn and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you had a nice stay and that our staff was attentive to your needs. We hope your travels bring you back our way soon. 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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