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Hotel Bellwether

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel has a beautiful location right on the marina. It is getting a little dated and we were disappointed by the lobby when we walked in. Our room on floor 2 definitely needed updating but it was HUGE and so comfortable. Really nice bathroom with separate jacuzzi tub and good sized shower stall. Small balcony and we were at... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our daughter is working in Bellingham for three months so we went up for a visit. We booked our first night at Hotel Bellwether to experience the water and the 2nd night at the Sheraton Four Points just to be closer to her apartment. Wish we had more time at the Bellwether. When we arrived there was a very fun... More 

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Kevin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear Love To Travel524, Thank you for your review! It seems you were able to experience a good portion of Bellingham during your visit. Summer months truly showcase the vibrancy of our town, with local brewpubs, wonderful bay-views and countless outdoor places to explore there are so many reason to visit Bellingham! I'm happy you found our staff warm and... More 

Pendleton, Oregon
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the view in this place. The first time I stayed, my balcony looked directly over the water. There is a restaurant with a really big patio area for eating which is perfect in nice weather. And couches and seats clustered around outside too. It's very convenient to downtown - and did I mention the beautiful view? The second... More 

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Kevin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear or6446, I always look forward to reviews from our repeat guests! Thank you for your continued patronage! We do have a workout room available for registered hotel guests across the Tom Glenn Plaza from the front entrance to our Hotel. I'm thrilled our staff have left such an impression on you and I will pass along your praise. We're... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at this hotel when my wife and I got married loved it nice location right along the water fancy but one thing I didn't appreciate this the low quality toilet paper very thin!!!!..For $400 a night Also the walls I thought were kinda thin could hear the guy down below from us!!!

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Thank Nathan W
Kevin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear Nathan W, Thank you for your review. I always happy to hear from one of our newlywed guests! Allow me to offer my sincere apologies for our shortfalls during your stay. We welcome your feedback as it allows us to target specific areas for improvement so our future guests are able to enjoy the best possible experience. Please keep... More 

Seattle, Washington
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice hotel. It is somewhat dated and could use a remodel. It is located on the water overlooking a marina and the water view is quite lovely. I needed a room with 2 beds and the only ones available at this hotel face the entry rather than the water. The room was on the top floor, but... More 

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Kevin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear Deannanel, Thank you for your forthright review! For guests seeking to accommodate more than 2 people, I would highly recommend booking one of our Premier Suites. Our Premier Suites feature a single king with, an expanded living space with a comfortable pullout sofa. Coupled with an amazing view, I feel our premier suites provide a much more spacious and... More 

White Rock, Canada
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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to stay... Really enjoyed the view from our room...watching the boats heading out to the ocean and people out walking the wall with their dogs made this a wonderful choice. The food and drinks at the dining area was first class. Really enjoyed the little special touches this hotel provided like the Blackberry wine at check-inn... More 

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Kevin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear karenarmstr0ng, Thank you for your review! I am glad you took note of some of the personal touches we provide for our weekend guests such as our complimentary local Blackberry wine at check-in and our freshly baked cookies we provide with our turn-down service. I'm touched we were able to provide such a wonderful birthday weekend getaway! Warmly, Kevin... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely view from King Executive Suite; the bed was too high for me to get into without a step stool! TV provided was "lame"....very small. Excellent front desk service. Otherwise it was an excellent stay for 3 days!

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Thank havecanewilltravel
Kevin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear havecanewilltravel, My apologies your bed was a little too high! I hope our friendly Front Desk staff was able to find a step stool for you to use. I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back for a future stay! Warmly, Kevin Widoff Front Office Manager More 

Vancouver, BC
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent one evening at this beautiful spot and wish our stay was longer. Our room had a view of the marina and Bellingham Bay Area. Lots to see with boats coming in and out, and people walking the trails. Our room had a luxurious king sized bed and fireplace. We enjoyed a fresh seafood dinner on the patio. The... More 

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Kevin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear Giddymermaid, Thank you for your thoughtful and well-written review! Sunsets from the patio of our restaurant, The Lighthouse Bar and Grill are truly special in these warm summer months. Please keep us in mind for your next romantic getaway! Warmly, Kevin Widoff Front Office Manager More 

Bellingham, Washington
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here (at the lighthouse building) with by bridesmaids the day before my wedding. Lighthouse building is the separate entity of its own, which maid our stay more private. I am also 100% sure that the view from the top floor (at night and during the day as well) is the most awesome view I have ever seen in Washington... More 

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Thank Iren- P
Kevin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear Iren- P, It was such an honor to be part of your very special day! I'm absolutely thrilled you had wonderful and private pre-wedding experience in our Lighthouse Suite. I hope that a future anniversary gives you the excuse you are looking for to come stay with us again! Warmly, Kevin Widoff Front Office Manager More 

Chelan, Washington
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in 3 different hotels in Washington State within the same week in 3 tourist/resort areas - Anacortes, Bellingham Bay and Leavenworth. It was our first time staying in Anacortes and Bellingham. All 3 suites were within 10% of each other in cost per night. The Bellwether was so far above the others in quality, service and view it... More 

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Thank Paul H
Kevin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear Paul H, I'm glad you enjoyed your room's prime balcony location during our popular Blues, Brews and BBQ event! I love reading reviews like yours which detail the amenities which we feel make our Hotel standout in comparison with other luxury properties in Washington. Thank you for the review and I hope to welcome you back in the near... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Bellwether is Western Washington’s premier upscale waterfront hotel, providing luxurious accommodations, attentive service, and personalized amenities that pamper the leisure traveler, support the corporate traveler, and facilitate hassle-free meetings and outstanding weddings and events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Bellwether

Address: 1 Bellwether Way, Bellingham, WA 98225-2954
Location: United States > Washington > Bellingham
Price Range: $196 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Bellwether 3.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
Bellwether Hotel Bellingham
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Bellingham
#4 Family Hotel in Bellingham
#5 Romantic Hotel in Bellingham
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