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“Terrific” 5 of 5 stars
Review of SpringHill Suites by Marriott Bellingham

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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Bellingham
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4040 Northwest Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98226   |  
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Ranked #3 of 23 hotels in Bellingham
San Luis Obispo, CA
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“Terrific”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first stay at this Marriott chain and I will certainly look for it in the future. This particular SpringHill is brand new, spotless and shiny. There was a small sitting area separated from the bedroom by a desk and partial wall. Not large but fine for two people. The best thing was the spacious bar and really good menu. It waved us from getting in the car and looking for a restaurant after a long day ferrying around the San Juan Islands. We highly recommend.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Shane O, Front Office Manager at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Bellingham, responded to this review, 2 days ago
Dear mriedlsp,

Thank you for you kind review of our property. Even after 10 months open to have us be reffered to as spotless, and shiny is amazing and thank you for saying so. We hope you trip around the San Juans was good and thank you for your comments about our bar and restuarant. We hope you decide to come see us again soon.


Sincerely,

Shane O'Flaherty
Front Office Manager
Springhill Suites by Marriott
Bellingham, WA
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is very well situated, close to I-5 though we couldn't hear it from the two rooms we've had on the eastern and northern sides. A TownePlace Suites property is being built close to the northern side, not sure how this impacts rooms on that side.

Parking can be tight if the hotel is busy, as it was on our second stay there.

The city of Bellingham is just a few minutes drive away, as is the popular Bellis Fair Mall. There's a Starbucks within close walking distance and a little further there is a well-stocked Fred Meyer supermarket. Convenient for Bellingham airport, for which the hotel had a shuttle service.

Staff are friendly, there is a lobby bar open in the evening. Nice pool area.

Room Tip: Ask about the construction on the north side if you're worried about noise.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Shane O, Front Office Manager at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Bellingham, responded to this review, 2 days ago
Dear ednacloud,


Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We love the location of the property here as it seems to be at just the right distance from everything. Parking can get kinda hectic around here and we hope it wasn't too difficult for you. Again, thank you for you time and we look forward to seeing you again soon.


Sincerely,

Shane O'Flaherty
Front Office Manager
Springhill Suites by Marriott
Bellingham, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been traveling to Bellingham for several years. My stays at other hotels have been comfortable, but I miss the amenities and comfort of a Marriott brand hotel. We were pleasantly surprised that a new SpringHill Suites is now in Bellingham. The staff was very pleasant and helpful throughout our stay. The bar area has a great happy hour between 4 and 6. A very friendly staff and comfortable seating area. Everything is brand new.

Room Tip: All rooms seemed to be located in a quite area.
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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Keith C, General Manager at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Bellingham, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Donna and Eric, Thank you so much for the great review and for your visit to our hotel in Bellingham! I'm so happy everything went so well and thanks for trying out our new Happy Hour! We hope to see you soon.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is lovely: lounge, pool, full breakfast area and spacious, well appointed guest rooms. The hotel is supporting a major building project next door so the site is a bit hectic and now, the hotel has changed from real silverware and plates to plastic utensils and paper plates. Ever try to eat hot oatmeal in a paper bowl? Doesn't work very well.

The hotel serves a nice balance of business workers and family vacationers. Your stay here will be pleasant although not quite as special and deserving as it was earlier.

Room Tip: First floor is close to pool, lounge and breakfast areas.
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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Keith C, General Manager at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Bellingham, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Thank you for sharing your feedback and for noting our changes. We did decide to follow the Marriott SpringHill standard with regard to breakfast and move to disposable/compostable items so our main focus could be on taking care of our buffet and give the personalized service to our valued guests. But we do still do have regular bowls- don't hesitate to ask! We hope to see you soon and thank you again.
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portland, oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully appointed hotel with lobby bar. Nice vibe in lobby with people chatting and enjoying a drink or bar appetizer. Desk and bar employees very helpful, with great service. Our room was very nice with bright colors and comfortable sofa. The bed was great and we heard no hallway noise in our room, a large plus. Great stay, we will be back!

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Keith C, General Manager at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Bellingham, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Thank you for your recent visit and for taking time to share your experience! We look forward to welcoming you back!
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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove from Las Vegas to Canada, stopping at numerous hotels along the way, and this was by far my family's favorite. The hotel is new, and everything was clean and well taken care of. We have four kids, and the two queen room with a pullout was the perfect size for our family. Breakfast was decent, not outstanding, but the other amenities, like the pool and workout room were as good as we've seen in this class of hotel. We would definitely stay there again (in fact my family didn't want to leave).

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Keith C, General Manager at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Bellingham, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Hi Gifted and thanks for bringing the family to our hotel! I'm so happy everyone enjoyed their time here and we so appreciate the feedback. See you soon!
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Mexico City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super clean, brand new, very friendly service by everyone, great bar with excellent light menu at reasonable prices, very decent free breakfast.
Only two design problems:
1.- No bath tub.
2.- The Amana wall unit air conditioning on ALL rooms is noisy with fixed vents directed towards the bed. You get frozen or roasted!

Room Tip: Upper floors on Mountain Baker side have great views.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Shane O, Front Office Manager at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Bellingham, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Dear mdommdom,

Thank you very much for you review of our hotel. The bathtub situation has been confusing in the past and we apologize for it being so again. Our rooms with the two queen beds have a tub in them and the single kings have the stand up shower. The same can be said of the air conditioning unit, some people love it there other do not. We appreciate you honesty with us and we hope to be able to provide better service in the future with it. If there was anything else you might suggest we would be more than happy to hear it. Again, thank you for you time and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Sincerely,
Shane O'Flaherty
Front Office Manager
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Address: 4040 Northwest Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98226
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Location: United States > Washington > Bellingham
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #3 of 23 hotels in Bellingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — SpringHill Suites by Marriott Bellingham 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
SpringHill Suites by Marriott®, a hotel with space and style at an affordable price. Ideal for business and leisure, our guest suites offer a seamless blend of style and function along with luxurious bedding, a microwave, mini-fridge, large work desk, free high-speed Internet access, and a spa-like bathroom to ensure your stay is anything but ordinary. Our complimentary hot breakfast, pool, fitness center and free WiFi in the lobby help you stay refreshed and connected outside of your room, giving you the freedom to set your own pace and work or relax your way. It's a balance made for you - the contemporary traveler. ... more   less 
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