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Earthbox Inn & Spa

410 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250 (Formerly Elements Hotel & Spa)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Uckfield, UK
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236 reviews 236 reviews
32 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were very happy with this hotel. It was the best value that we could find near Friday Harbor. Yes, it seemed very expensive for what it is, but I take on board that that's because of being on a small island. It's worth reading the reviews and not expecting too much. We did both and were not disappointed at... More

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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Earthbox Inn and Spa with my two children. From my first contact with the front desk I knew this would be a great place to stay. Steffi not only made my reservation but spent a considerable amount of time answering all my questions about the things that I should do and... More

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Don P, Your sweet review just made our day. We are all walking around with big grins on our faces. Thank you. We loved having you and can't wait to have you and yours come visit again soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My review of the Earthbox Inn is in part a reaction to a very high price for a very mediocre motel. Putting aside the cost, and trying to be as objective as possible, the Earthbox Inn is at best average; however, because it's so expensive the negative things I point out below, that might be otherwise tolerable and easier to... More

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Dear LSSR22, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts. I'm so sorry we didn't meet your expectations. We try hard to convey - on our website, in our confirmation letter, and by phone - what exactly we are and what we aren't. Our Earthbox Inn & Spa is indeed a renovated motor inn, a labor... More

Portland, Oregon
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I suppose EarthBox Inn charges around $200 per night because they CAN -- they are in a primo location (within walking distance of the waterfront), and other places tend to book quickly. But ultimately, this is (as other reviewers have pointed out) a very pricey motel. I would like to say it overcomes this with immaculate cleanliness, but my stomach... More

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Leebot, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I'm sorry you feel we are overpriced. We are actually one of the more moderately priced places on San Juan Island. It is expensive here, no doubt. Remember, every pillow, every nail, every compostable water cup needs to be shipped or flown here... More

oakland, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent 3 perfect nights here with my 11 year old son. The location can't be beat - close to everything you could need but very quiet and peaceful. No need for a car at all. Neither can the beds be beat - they were the absolute best of our whole trip including a substantially more expensive hotel in Seattle.... More

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Happytravelingfamily, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a sweet review about us. You have us all smiling. We loved having you guys. Come back soon, please! Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More

cleveland, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending two nights at the Bird Rock Hotel, we loved the island so much we wanted to stay an extra night so we booked at the Earthbox due to no availability at Bird Rock. It's a nice little retro/somewhat renovated motel. I have no complaints, and average is probably a little harsh for the review, but if you have... More

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Imack37, Oh, to be outdone by your own little sister! But like the big sister we are, we will be happy for her and pinch her when nobody is looking (no, we won't;) Thank you for taking the time to let us know what you think. We are so happy you like our properties and can't wait to have... More

Cle Elum, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a WONDERFUL experience there with my daughter the last couple of days. Every room has lotions and body washes, shampoos and conditioners all from the local lavender farm. They smell heavenly. The tub is a jacuzzi type too. The bed, however, I was in LOVE with the bed. I fell asleep instantly and woke up feeling so incredibly... More

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Auntie B, Thank you for making our day with your lovely review! We are so happy, you had a fun, relaxing time and can't wait to have you come visit again. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More

Florence, Montana USA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late morning after the Victoria Clipper cruise from Seattle. It was rainy and we opted out of the whale-watching tour to take naps. Ahhhhh! The beds were the coziest ones we'd ever slept on! With a variety of pillows, a down quilt and soft comfort, the beds could not have been better. We really enjoyed our room and... More

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Pegspony, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review about us. We are so happy, you had a great time. We loved having you. You'll always have a cozy bed waiting for you here. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More

Woodinville
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was wonderful! They were a great help in planning before our stay, and very attentive once we were there. The rooms were fantastic; well beyond expectations. Walking distance from the ferry, but they even picked us up! The heated indoor pool (only one on the island) was awesome! Great place!

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Belsaj, We are all walking around with big stupid grins on our faces this morning, thanks to you! Thank you so much for your awesome review! We loved to have you guys and can't wait for you to come visit again soon! Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More

Vancouver, Washington
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the Earthbox. Within walking distance to the ferry and shops in Friday Harbor. The room was nicely updated with great styling, and comfy bed and pillows. They had every type of pillow you could ever want. We would have loved to have taken advantage of the complimentary cruiser bikes, but we packed our days too full. I would... More

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Dana, Thank you so much for your lovely review. You just made our day. Sounds like you guys need to come back for some more beach cruiser and pool time. We are so happy you had a great stay. Hope, to have you come visit again soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More

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Address: 410 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250 (Formerly Elements Hotel & Spa)
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Location: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor #3 Green Hotel in Friday Harbor #6 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for a convenient location and luxury lodging, stay at Earthbox Inn & Spa, located in Friday Harbor, WA. This San Juan Island Hotel features a variety of lavish amenities including indoor heated pool and hot tub, dry sauna, exercise room, on-site day spa, tour concierge services, complimentary bicycles, group event facilities, spacious cottages, and mini-kitchen appliances. Also enjoy the many outdoor area attractions including kayaking, biking, hiking, and wildlife/whale tours. ... more   less 
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