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Hotel Bellwether

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Smart hotel, friendly service. The food was good. The hotel room was huge. Could not have asked for more. The rooms were extremely well furnished with a four poster bed. For breakfast I had the west coast omelette and the continental platter. Both were very good.

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HotBelle, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

To George100george, Thank you for taking a moment out of your day to write a review about your recent stay at our property. I am glad you enjoyed the service, the restaurant, and the guest room. I hope you come visit us when you next visit Bellingham. If you would like, I can set up your reservation for you and... More 

Post Falls, Idaho
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200 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

This was a fast trip to Bellingham to take our daughter to the Ferry, so after a long drive and standing in the cold waiting for the ferry we were glad to check into this nice room, with great view! The room was very clean, has nice fireplace that will cooked you out of the room, but still a nice... More 

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HotBelle, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

To Hgirl_2, Thank you for taking a moment out of your day to write us this review. I do apologize about the wireless and cable issues. We do provide free wireless internet and we also have a 24/7 Business Center for those that are having trouble connecting to our wireless network. We provide Comcast Digital Cable in every room and... More 

Waipahu, Hawaii
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I booked the Hotel Bellwether after extensive research on the Bellingham area luxuary hotel scene. My pleasant experience started with the reservation phone call to the Bellwether where I was met with a friendly and helpful attitude during my reservation booking of the amazing Lighthouse Suite. This same attitude of excellent customer service was in evidence during my entire stay.... More 

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HotBelle, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

To John F, Thank you so much for writing us this outstanding review! We are very glad you had a great stay. We pride ourselves on providing the best service and from what I can tell, that is what you received. Our Signature Lighthouse Suite is definitely our crown jewel, you are correct. The 360 degree view from the top... More 

Washington State
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58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We came here to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The front desk was busy when we showed up. It took about 15 to get us checked in, We had room 225. It was a suite. When you entered the room, the closet was on your left and bathroom on your right. A little further in it had a desk with an... More 

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HotBelle, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

To vexsgirl, Thank you for writing us this review. I do apologize about the bed, it is hard to please everyone when it comes to the softness or firmness of the mattress. All of our rooms do have fan and temperature controls located on the wall near the door. Next time, feel free to ask our desk clerks and they... More 

Seattle, Washington, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We just stayed last week at the Hotel Bellwether and could not have been happier for the experience. We showed up mid-week (no reservation) and not only did they find us a room, but they gave us their lowest rate and upgraded us to a water-side view room, when listening to our sob story of being poor teachers on spring... More 

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HotBelle, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

To Craig A, Thank you for taking the time to write us this fantastic review. I am glad you we could make your trip that much better, for you and your canine companions. I am also pleased that you enjoyed our onsite restaurant, the Lighthouse Bar and Grill, for their late night happy hour. We always strive to provide the... More 

Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We booked the Bellwether's Lighthouse Suite ($440 per night with taxes) for a weekend (late February, 2013). We arrived very late (12:30 pm) as planned. On check in, the desk clerk reiterated in no uncertain terms that this was a no smoking hotel (we don't smoke) and that absolutely no parties could be held in the Bellwether suites. We were... More 

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HotBelle, Director of Sales at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out of your day to review your recent stay at our hotel. We take our reviews very seriously and I found your observations especially upsetting as I first read them. I am deeply sorry for your less than luxurious experience. Upon review of your stay and extensive discussion with each aforementioned department, I discovered... More 

Seattle, Washington
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75 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We stayed on a weekend in March so weather wasn't perfect, but didn't matter. The hotel was very nice - we had a suite with a great view. Staff were very friendly and accommodating when we had a request. We were surprised by how empty the restaurants were given the food was quite good. Will likely return in the future.... More 

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HotBelle, Director of Sales at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your stay with us. We take guest reviews very seriously and act quickly to resolve any short-comings you may have experienced to ensure your next stay not only meets your needs but exceeds your best standards. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay (and the VIEW!) and... More 

Victoria, BC
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47 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Bellwether for a night before flying to Hawaii from Bellingham airport. We did the park and fly package which included a 30 dollar certificate at their restaurant, parking for a week and transport to and from the airport. While the property was excellent, nice rooms, great views, awesome food at the bar/restaurant and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We had a chance to go across the border to Bellingham for 1 night, and having been to the Hotel Bellwether about 10 yrs earlier we thought we would try it again. Overall the hotel is lovely and the attached restaurant (Lighthouse Bar & Grill) was surprisingly good. Only negative was trying to book one of their packages (North By... More 

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Thank MICHELLE L
HotBelle, Director of Sales at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your stay with us. We take reviews very seriously and act quickly to resolve any short-comings. We have many great seasonal and year-round packages for our guests to choose from. I have since provided the front desk with an extended explanation of the package offerings, sent to me directly... More 

Woodinville, Washington
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77 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Returned for a 2nd company retreat this past January and wasn't disappointed. Free wi-fi and parking a plus. Since we needed a little extra room to spread out papers, open laptop, etc. we upgraded to a Premier suite room facing the marina and lucked out on perfect weather to watch the marine traffic come and go. I thought the rooms... 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: $182 - $285 (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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