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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Earthbox Inn & Spa is in the perfect location in Friday Harbor. It's with in walking distance from the ferry terminal but isn't directly in the thick of things. The rooms are a good size and are clean. The staff went above and beyond service wise. (I also have a soft spot for any place that has good quality... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights, staff was friendly, room was clean, very quite at night. Spring street is right in town, so it is a very easy walk to the harbor and downtown area. We did not use the pool or spa. Parking was a little tight, but adequate. A very nice market right down the street. We would go back.

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

Hi d123-12, Thank you so much for writing such a nice review about us. We are so happy, you had a great time and can't wait to have you come visit again soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More

Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We started with #1 hotel and grew increasingly more disappointed as we found one after the other were booked to capacity. With a bit of apprehension, we made reservation at literally last space on the island. 'Upscale motor inn' didn't sound so appealing. What a NICE surprise! Clearly, they have done a lot of renovation. The grounds were simply beautiful... More

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

Hi Kimann 3055, To exceed our guests' expectations is our favorite. Thank you so much. A word about Trip Advisor, who we love, because you can't cheat. All hotels on our beautiful island average 4 stars or more, so you can't really go wrong. We were a little bummed though when we found ourselves #8 of 9 places on the... More

Fargo, North Dakota
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55 reviews 55 reviews
46 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Earthbox Inn & Spa is nice little boutique hotel. Check in was as professional as it gets. The location was good. The rooms were clean and remodeled. I was very impressed with the remodel. We stayed in SunPlace/ 2-queen beds, second level. This was not your typical remodel. The designer/contractor was very creative and has my highest appraisal. This property... More

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

Hi Striker 701, Thank you so much for writing such a sweet review about us. Our Sun Places were our Winter project this year. Turned out nice, yes? No designer/contractor, just the flawless taste and grand vision of our lovely owner Laura. Thank you for your visit. Come back soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More

San Francisco, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed in a water place the first night and glad for the air conditioning but it kept shutting itself off and would not cool the room. stayed in a skyplace the 2nd night and did not need A/C but it had a fan that worked better anyways, it was a larger and much nicer room. worth the upcharge if you... More

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

Hi Prooproo, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay. Our Water Places are very small. I agree, for a multiple night stay our newly renovated and somewhat bigger Sky Places are much more comfortable. There is an "auto" setting on the A/C and if that is at a certain temperature, the A/C shuts off... More

Manalapan, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First stopover from Seattle to Victoria (BC). Very small Island but so beautiful, Lot of shopping for tourists on Spring Street (main street) and very good seafood restaurants. Place of vacation for many city dwellers - reached only by ferry - and for boating and other water sports. There are no big resorts/hotels on the Island and the units are... More

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

Hi Colette, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about us and our little island. We have some units, our Sun Places (large double queens), our Sea Places (full kitchen, two queen beds, fold out couch) and our Wind Place (two bedroom house with kitchen, guest room and the most amazing steam shower), which are quite a... More

Federal Way, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice staff, willing to hold your luggage from ferry arrival to sign in and responsive housekeeping staff. Front desk staff able to make zip line tour reservations the day before - really nice. Exterior of buildings with rooms quite ugly - like the old asbestos shacks poor kids stayed in the south for college. Interior rooms set up just like... More

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

Hi Gail, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay. Good thing we are in the middle of renovating our exterior. Our Spa and Wind Place are already finished and look gorgeous in blue and red. More beautiful colors to come soon:) We are so sorry your neighbors were inconsiderate. We have quiet hours from... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had the pleasure of visiting San Juan Island for a wedding this past weekend and our stay at Earthbox Inn & Spa was an unexpected pleasure from start to finish. The staff went out of their way to accommodate our every need and help us feel at home, from arranging taxi service to suggesting and booking... More

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

Hi BobK, Thank you so much for your sweet review. You just made our day. We are so happy, you had a great time. Come back soon for some spa pampering and more island time. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More

Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place was a hidden gem. i wasn't expecting much, but we had a larger room with a balcony/patio area. we had 4 people in the room and it didn't feel too small. i really loved the lavender products they had in the room, they smelled wonderful. the staff was also really nice and helped us to store our 10... More

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

Hi Anya348, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review about us. That's our favorite, to exceed our guests expectations. Thank you for your visit. We can't wait to have you back. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More

new jersey
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to stay when visiting San Juan Island. We hopped off the ferry and walked up a little hill for three blocks and there it was!! The staff are so happy, friendly and welcoming and made a great start to our stay. The were so helpful with suggesting places to eat and even had a folder with... More

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

Hi Bestbaby1, Oh, you just made our day. Big grins all the way around:)Thank you so much for your visit. Please come back 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
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#3 Green Hotel in Friday Harbor #4 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor #6 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
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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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