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“Great place to stay for Park and Fly” 5 of 5 stars
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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   714 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA 98226   |  
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Ranked #7 of 23 Hotels in Bellingham
Coquitlam, BC
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great place to stay for Park and Fly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This hotel has an indoor pool and has a Fred Meyer store next door. The hotel has a shuttle that will take you to and from the airport. The staff do their best to accomodate you. This is the second time we have used this hotel when taking a trip at Bellingham airport.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Rating summary
  • 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kamloops, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Although the hotel was classy and clean, it was not a place I'd take my kids again. The pool hours are ridiculous and the breakfast in the restaurant wasn't the best. Not to mention that the cot we got for one of our kids is outdated (lumpy and sunken in mattress). The location was another downside; as it's not close to anything.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Puget Sound, WA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Great for an 8 hour stay, but I wouldn't want to be there any longer.

It's all a little creepy in trying to be a grand hotel with a big indoor pool atrium, that the rooms are all around. It is done so cheaply it's like you are in some bad dream.

A highway hotel, suitable for a one night sleepover only, if no other choice.

Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I don't care for the lack of a continental breakfast like every other Best Western at which I've stayed. Nor the awful chlorine smell all the way to the room, which I realize they can't do much about, but what a terrible design for a hotel. Expedia gave our 4 person group two double beds which is ridiculous. Luckily the hotel was able to give us 2 queens, which is about the only positive thing I can say about the stay. I don't know how this can be rated as a 3 star hotel, there is no way it is worth the price charged for the rooms. I chose it for the close proximity to the Western campus and my prior positive Best Western experiences, but will do a lot more research of nearby hotels the next time I visit my daughter at Western.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Buckley, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Super service, friendley staff, great pool .Many thanks to Mr McDonald and his great staff. Great food with ,generous portions in the bar.Nice and clean rooms with nice shower and sink. Britney in cafe very good with customers.overall I would say that this hotel was a great experience

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cupertino, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

Stayed there last night and was satisfied with hotel. Price was high for service offered in this area. Unlike other BWs they did not have a breakfast. Otherwise a good hotel convenient to the freeway.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Stayed for just one night on our way back to Canada. I booked on priceline and was very happy with both the location and the price. Our room was clean and quiet.

We went to the pool and couldn't find any towels. When I asked at the front desk they said someone would bring some more. By the time we left no one had come so we just shared the one from our room.

Other than the towels, everything was just fine. Staff were friendly, plenty of parking and easy check in and out.

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 714 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA 98226
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Location: United States > Washington > Bellingham
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Bellingham
#4 Romantic Hotel in Bellingham
#7 Family Hotel in Bellingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Lakeway Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 132
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