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“Very happy with our stay....” 5 of 5 stars
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The Marina Inn
3300 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, WA 98221   |  
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Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in Anacortes
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“Very happy with our stay....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We (husband, wife and 13 yo) stayed two nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We would definitely stay there again should we find ourselves back in the very cute town of Anacortes.

I book directly through their website and it was very easy. I called to change the dates and they were very accommodating and sent an email confirmation of the change right away.

We arrived after driving from Vancouver, Canada and front desk was efficient and friendly. He was very helpful in recommending places for dinner.

During our stay I needed to use a computer and printer and the front desk was again, very accommodating. They have a computer and printer for guests to use and even give you five sheets of paper - no charge.

The room rates are very reasonable and it comes with continental breakfast. Breakfast had a good selection and the dining room was clean and roomy.

Our room was adequate in size, beds and pillows were very comfortable and everything was clean. Shower pressure was good.

In sum, it was exactly what we were looking for. It's just a bonus that the front desk is friendly. People underestimate how nice it is to come back to the hotel at the end of your day and be greeted with friendly faces.

Almost forgot to mention that Anacortes is a small town. From the hotel, it doesn't take any time to get to the port or restaurants.

Room Tip: We requested the first floor because we had a lot of luggage we did not want to lug upstairs. They...
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ocean Park, Washington
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122 reviews 122 reviews
63 hotel reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is a clean, functional hotel with comfortable beds and basic provisions. It is centrally located on Commercial Avenue has adequate parking and a minimal complimentary breakfast.

There is A/C so you will be assured that comfort.

Room Tip: The two floors, without elevators, are accessed by stairs so be prepared. We did not find benefits...
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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San Fernando, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Hotel in Anacortes is booked up this was my last choice. This was just a stop over to get to Friday Harbor and it is on the main road. Was the perfect choice. Rooms were smaller than we were use to as was the bathroom but for a quick stop over for one or two days it is great. The easiest wi-fi connection I have ever used. We needed to stop and do laundry, it is available on the second floor but with my bad knees we opted for the laundromat just down the street. The rooms are comfortable and the staff takes their time to accommodate and respond to your questions and needs. You even get cookies after 6:00 pm. From here it is easy to get to Friday Harbor or to Deception State Park and Deception State Bridge which is a MUST if you are in the area.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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newark, delaware
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104 reviews 104 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

we recently stayed one night here with our two grandchildren. The hotel was easy to find and convenient to downtown Anacortes. Desk staff were very friendly and offered freshly baked cookies. Room was not huge, but had everything we needed including a fridge and mircrowave. Room that held the toilet and bathtub had an exhaust fan, and the sink was outside this room. Free breakfast was served in a pleasant, fairly spacious room: good quality muffins and bagels, hard boiled eggs, toast, English muffins, yogurt, fresh fuite, coffee and cocoa and to-go cups and a toaster that really worked. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Friendly front desk staff. Clean comfortable rooms. Easy to find the attractions we wanted to go to from the central location of the hotel. Very good experience overall. Fresh baked cookies for the guests in the evenings. Quiet. Very comfortable beds and pillows. No negatives. We stayed 3 nights.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had a nice stay at the Marina Inn. We stayed here 2 nights. They give out free hot baked cookies at night - which has the side effect of making the whole lobby smell like cookies, which is a plus in my book! Quick drive to the ferry terminal for the boat the Friday Harbor. Convenient to many restaurants. Watched the fireworks from their parking lot. Free breakfast was OK, nice but small breakfast room. Very nice staff.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My friends and I picked this hotel as an affordable stop before a weekend sailing trip. The rooms were clean, the staff was polite & friendly, there was even a decent breakfast and cookies in the evening! This hotel had everything I wanted, plus a great price.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 3300 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, WA 98221
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Location: United States > Washington > Anacortes
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Spa Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Anacortes
#3 Family Hotel in Anacortes
#5 Romantic Hotel in Anacortes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 53
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in Beautiful San Juan Islands on the Fidalgo Island. The Marina Inn is close to downtown restaurants, shops and Marinas. Minutes from the Ferry. Exceptionally friendly staff, Remodeled rooms, New beds, Free wireless internet, Complimentary expanded continental breakfast, hat and air-conditioned rooms, cable TV, guest laundry,and much more. ... more   less 
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