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“What a wonderful surprise- stay here” 4 of 5 stars
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Acorn Motor Inn
31530 State Route 20, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277   |  
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Ranked #2 of 7 Oak Harbor B&B and Inns
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“What a wonderful surprise- stay here”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2011

My wife and I just stayed at the Acorn a few days ago. As the other reviewer said, the outside is nothing to impress, but the rooms are great.

Apparently this hotel was just completely re-done and the rooms look like it. Our King room had a wonderful king bed with a massive headboard and marble footboard, a big oversized stuffed chair, big flat screen TV, and was very, very quiet. Double paned glass windows, and blackout curtains kept it that way. I only heard other guests occasionally
We got a great bargain- much less expensive than the other options in Oak Harbor, and actually very convenient to the Marina, across the street from Safeway.

The manager is really nice. Breakfast minimal, but they did have decent big blueberry muffins. No pool, which wasn't an issue for us.

If you have a reason to stay in Oak Harbor, unless you have kids or don't care about value, check out the Acorn Inn- if you are doubtful- ask to see a room. They are really, really nice.

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  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bellevue, Washington
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011

This is one of the best hotels we have stayed at. The location was super-convenient so we had much to do during the day while we were staying in town visiting family. From the outside the hotel looks humble, but inside......wow! The interior is brand-new and they decorated it like a 5 star hotel. The furniture made me jealous! Overall, this was a great stay for the money, and we can't wait for the next chance to get the high-end suite for such a reasonable price! ;-) The blackout curtains gave us both the best night's sleep ever!

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  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Acorn Motor Inn

Address: 31530 State Route 20, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277
Location: United States > Washington > Whidbey Island > Oak Harbor
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Oak Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Acorn Motor Inn Was Completely Renovated Recently and Has #1 Luxury, New Upscale and The Most Beautiful Hotel Rooms in Oak Harbor and Whidbey Island.Free Hi-Speed Internet, free HBO channels, free continental breakfast, large flat screen TV, microwave and refrigerator in room, some kitchen units, honeymoon suite, centrally located, walk to city beach, few minutes to navy base, most reasonable rates. ... more   less 
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