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“Weekend up North” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Silver Reef Hotel Casino and Spa

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Silver Reef Hotel Casino and Spa
4876 Haxton Way, I-5 exit 260, Ferndale, WA 98248   |  
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Ferndale
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Weekend up North”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Silver Reef resort and casino was fun and comfortable. The hotel was clean and very comforatable, beds, good service and close to the casino. We enjoyed the machines and even made some money there. Dining was good, service was attentive and would recommend for a day trip or to stay the weekend. Few miles off the freeway but well worth the trip.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 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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AaronThomas, Director of Marketing at Silver Reef Hotel Casino and Spa, responded to this review, October 15, 2013
Hi Carol G,

Thank you so much for the kind words that you shared with other TripAdvisor users. We sincerely appreciated seeing how we met and exceeded your expectations.Thank you so much and we'll hope to see you back very soon!
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lillooet, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We dropped down into Washington State mid September to do some silvertip tourism. Near Bellingham we stopped at the Silver Reef to gamble a bit and see if we could get a room for the evening. The staff had accomodations available and were very polite and friendly. The room was very clean and fresh. We played a bit and hit the bar for happy hour. Talked with Katelyn, the bartender, who was also very friendly. Even though I am becoming increasingly more sensitive to the smoke we encounter in the casino, the friendliness of staff helps to offset.
We will return.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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AaronThomas, Director of Marketing at Silver Reef Hotel Casino and Spa, responded to this review, October 10, 2013
BearCat3939,

Thank you for your review of your last visit to Silver Reef! We're delighted to read that we met and exceeded your expectations. Your kind words will be passed on to our employees, who in return will have even more confirmation of their hard work and dedication.

We hope to see you back very soon!
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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We stayed there this weekend. Even though it is an isolated location, it is clean, friendly, and inviting. i was very impressed with the guest services. We watched the Seahawks game in a huge auditorium with a big screen TV. We had dinner at the Steak House, which I will review in addition on it's page and it was great. It seemed like the staff really bent over backwards to make it a great stay!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 2 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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AaronThomas, Director of Marketing at Silver Reef Hotel Casino and Spa, responded to this review, October 7, 2013
Hi mikbru,

We sincerely appreciate the kind words that you have written on your review of your last visit with us. Our property staff do an amazing job of trying to 'Go for Great, Every Guest Every Time' and it sounds as though we met and exceeded your expectations!

We hope to see you back very soon!

Go Seahawks!
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Edmonds, Washington
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19 hotel reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This was our third or fourth stay in the past few years and i worried since it had been two years that the hotel's newest would have been tarnished but nope still a great place with comfortable, clean well decorated rooms and pet friendly too. Our only wish that pet friendly and smoking rooms were separate but it wasn't bad at all. All the staff we encountered at check in, restaurants and casuno were friendly and helpful. We will return.

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AaronThomas, Director of Marketing at Silver Reef Hotel Casino and Spa, responded to this review, October 7, 2013
Dear CLMac694,

Our deepest thanks for the great words you shared about your last stay with us. We will not only take note on the great things you said but also your input on ways to improve our hotel.

We are very happy to read that you will book with us again and we look forward to serving you (and your pet) in the near future.
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Great room on the 6th floor overlloking the bay. Nice hot breakfast included with the room
The new buffet was excellent, good selection and very well prepared by terriffic staff.
One of the nicest buffets around for the price especially on "Seniors Monday"

Room Tip: I do not think there are any bad rooms. Higher floors are quieter though
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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AaronThomas, Director of Marketing at Silver Reef Hotel Casino and Spa, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
Hi Jim M,

Thank you very much for your review about your latest visit to Silver Reef. Thanks for giving TripAdvisor readers more tips about how to enjoy their visit here even better.

Your patronage is important to us but even more enjoyable is reading great comments like yours.

We hope to see you back very soon!
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Forest Grove, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This was our first time to visit the Silver Reef Hotel Casino and Spa. We were impressed with the rooms, the 1st night in a King room with a sunset view towards the water, the 2nd night in a Suite with a sunrise view of Mt. Baker. The staff was very friendly and helpful. There were plenty of food choices. We had a delicious mexican dinner one evening and a tasty dinner at the buffet the other night. The breakfast buffet served a wide selection of breakfast foods and we loved eating in the terrace. The front desk staff went over and above to make our anniversary stay a memorable one!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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AaronThomas, Director of Marketing at Silver Reef Hotel Casino and Spa, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
Dear TheHappyTravelers56,

We were so happy to read your review of your last trip to Silver Reef! Although we're not surprised by your words, we're very delighted to see how specific you were with the details of what we offer on a daily basis.

We're thankful for your visit but even more filled with gratitude for the time you took to let others know about your memorable anniversary!

We hope to see you back very soon!
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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We spent a partial weekend at this hotel with the intention of also enjoying the casino facilities. The room was not exceptional, though it was clean, well appointed and comfortable. There is obviously an excellent maintenance program at the hotel since there were no apparent deficiencies - everything worked as it should.

The major disappointment was the buffet breakfast. Although there were scrambled eggs and some other things there was nothing in the way of a meat offering - no sausages, bacon or ham. This was something that should have been addressed since I would expect others might have been equally disappointed.

As always the casino staff were friendly and created a very comfortable atmosphere.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AaronThomas, Director of Marketing at Silver Reef Hotel Casino and Spa, responded to this review, September 5, 2013
Hi GDH99,

Thank you for your input of your last visit with us here at Silver Reef! Yes, we take pride in our maintenance work around the hotel and casino property. Our maintenance and housekeeping staff do an excellent job of ensuring that all of our guests do not see when our property needs fixing or cleaning.

Our Silver Signature breakfast,in the Red River Cafe which is complimentary with all hotel stays, is more of a continental style buffet, which you are correct, does not come with meats such as the ones you refer in your review. Your input, however, has been duly noted and we thank you for sharing it with us.

We hope to see you back very soon!
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Additional Information about Silver Reef Hotel Casino and Spa

Address: 4876 Haxton Way, I-5 exit 260, Ferndale, WA 98248
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Location: United States > Washington > Ferndale
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge 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 Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Ferndale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Come enjoy Washington State's hidden jewel, the Silver Reef Hotel Spa. We have a beautiful 6-story hotel complete with 101 Deluxe Room, 4 suites, free Wi-Fi, Plush beds, exercise room and indoor pool! Our full service spa has treatment rooms, whirlpool, serenity room, hot tub and sauna! ... more   less 
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