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“Great place, too bad about the trains.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Edmonds Harbor Inn

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Edmonds Harbor Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   130 W Dayton St, Edmonds, WA 98020-4130   |  
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Edmonds
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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great place, too bad about the trains.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Spent three nights in this quaint seaside town to avoid the hassle of staying in downtown Seattle. The hotel is practically on the waterfront in a great location. The hotel staff were very pleasant and helpful, even bringing out cookies to welcome our late night arrival because we had kids. The room and bed were clean and comfortable, no complaints. Breakfast was very basic, we actually expected more hot food options, but it was fine to start our day with. The pool was too chilly for us to enjoy it, wish it was heated more, especially being outdoors. But the hot tub was a nice way to unwind in the evening. The exercise room held three cardio machines and was empty when I used it. Overall, we liked the hotel and the town a lot. Unfortunately, the biggest reason for us not to return to this hotel is the trains. The trains passed by day and night and would sound the horns regardless of what time it was. As a light sleeper, I was awoken several times each night. By the end of our stay, we were all sleep deprived. Too bad :(

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jan C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Edmonds Harbor Inn, responded to this review, September 9, 2013
Thank you fro your comments; part of the charm of a waterfront town is the train and the ferry, unfortunately, these also provide a challenge. jc
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  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Yakima, Washington
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

I have stayed at this hotel several times and it's my favorite hotel in the Seattle area. Great facility staffed with wonderful people who take great care to always make my stay exceptional. I'll be back.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Jan C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Edmonds Harbor Inn, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Dear Lyndon,
Thank you for your business, we appreciate being your hotel of choice when in the area. jc
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Vancouver
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

What a gem the Best Western in Edmonds is. We have been coming here now for around 6 or 7 years and always receive the best service. There is always a bowl of apples in the reception area and always freshly made coffee. The rooms are very comfortable and so are the beds. What a breakfast buffet! We will be back again for sure.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Jan C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Edmonds Harbor Inn, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Dear Wellsgreen,
Thank you for being a regular guest, we appreciate your loyalty to our hotel and brand and look forward to your next visit. jc
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bowen island, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at Edmonds and would recommend it to our friends and family. The pool was clean and on the hot day we checked in, was very welcomed. My 3 year old son enjoyed staying in a hotel for the first time. He especially love the hot tub and pool.

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

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Jan C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Edmonds Harbor Inn, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Dear Simon,
Thank you for staying with us, we are glad your son enjoyed the pool, we have had great summer weather. We hope to see you again. jc
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SF Bay area
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We live in an area that is rural, we are used to coyotes howling, but not constant traffic. This hotel is located extremely close to a major highway offramp. In addition a train disturbs one's comfort. I requested a change in rooms. The attitude conveyed a "don't bother me
The 3 day stay was grueling as there was constant traffic all night long.

The business appears to be cutting corners from many angles at the expense of repeat business. At the breakfast bar no fruit is offered other than poor quality apples, No oranges bananas or anything fresh. The pre-prepared sausage and egg resembled cardboard, fast food fare.. We dined out. I found it offensive to ask for tips from the breakfast bar staff. We leave tips for the maids; they do more work and didn't ask. The frig in the room ran all night nosily, and the the a/c or temp control rattled noisily as well. All of this suggests a lack of care and attention to maintenance.

The staff should be coached to be a bit more welcoming & pleasant. No one expects or wants someone fawning and/or obsequious, but disinterested is off putting.

Edmonds itself a delight and worth staying

Room Tip: We had a higher floor; it was excessively noisy and was subject to more noise bouncing around
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Jan C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Edmonds Harbor Inn, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Dear Guest,
We appreciate your feedback and will work towards providing a more positive experience for all guests. Renovation of our kitchen area in the fall will allow us to offer more breakfast options (hot eggs, meat, etc.). jc
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Recently spent one night at the Best Western Plus in Edmonds, WA. The lobby is nicely decorated and open, the evening front desk manager is friendly, and the rooms are clean. The breakfast was typical for a mid-level hotel breakfast. The location is just 2 blocks walk from the waterfront, and the area is quiet, except for the trains that frequent the nearby tracks. The town of Edmonds is about a 15 minute drive from Lynnwood (and the Alderwood Mall). I would definitely recommend this hotel and would stay there again.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Jan C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Edmonds Harbor Inn, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Dear Karen,
Thank you for staying with us and enjoying the attractions (Alderwood Mall) nearby. jc
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Edmonds, WA, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Edmonds is a nice clean town. Hotel was not located exactly where I thought it would be and I was disappointed in that. The staff and hotel were excellent, helpful, and definitely up to Best Western standards.The downtown area has a lot of charm and I actually wish we had had more time to spend there. If in the area again I will definitely try to go back.

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

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Jan C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Edmonds Harbor Inn, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Dear Lyndall,
We hope you will come back and enjoy the charm of Edmonds. jc
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Address: 130 W Dayton St, Edmonds, WA 98020-4130
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Location: United States > Washington > Edmonds
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Edmonds
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Edmonds Harbor Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 92
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located midway between Seattle and Everett and only a short distance from Lynnwood, The BEST WESTERN PLUS Edmonds Harbor inn is just 1-1/2 blocks from the waterfront and walking distance to restaurants, boutiques, galleries, antique shopping and activities. The hotel is located minutes from the Edmonds Ferry Terminal, Amtrak Station, American Brewing Company, Gallaghers' Where-U-Brew, and Edmonds Center for the Performing Arts. Corporate travleres will be minutes from Compass Courses Maritime Training Center, The Center for Hope, Swedish/Stevens Hospital, Boeing, Lynnwood Convention Center, and Alderwood Shopping Mall. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Harbor Hotel Edmonds
Best Western Edmonds
Edmonds Best Western
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