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Bellingham, WA
Reviewed January 7, 2014

Rented the corner suite for a treat for my wife. Beautiful suite, great view, comfortable bed. Free DVD's to be checked out, although DVD player only in the front room. Huge soaker tub with view. Train noise not that loud, on the third floor anyway.

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Seattle
Reviewed January 7, 2014

I really love this place, even with its drawbacks. The rooms are utterly fantastic...great beds, window seats overlooking Bellingham Bay, in-room fireplace, large jetted tubs with a view into and out of the room -- or sliding doors if privacy is preferred. Its also very dog friendly! Our pup loved hanging out on the window seat - and there's a...

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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed December 26, 2013

The room was okay, I guess, but that is the only thing positive I can say. Trains, trains trains... You literally have a train going by 30ft from where you sleep every 30mins all night. On top of the train we got two calls, one at 11pm and another at 12 pm, neither one had anyone on the other end,...

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6Thank Lee S
Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

The trains roar buy your room constantly. NO sleeping here. Nice restaurant and great views but NOISY.if they could only move the railroad tracks away from your window if you want a room facing the water. Also the management is awkward in disclosing this info. And not honest about it. I tried to no avail..

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6Thank Rcfn
Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

I was impressed by the cleanliness and attention to detail in this hotel. Beautiful huge bath in our deluxe king room #216. Other reviewers mentioned the train sounds but we all found them quant when noticeable at all. I'd stay there again for sure. Great front end staff also.

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Vancouver, BC
Reviewed November 23, 2013

We loved our get-away here. Wonderful window seat overlooking the water big enough for 2 people, deep soaker jacuzzi tub, wet bar and fireplace. We had a king suite with separate bedroom. The restaurant in the hotel (Keenan’s) is really good and they have a nice spa as well although we didn’t use it. A short walk to the centre...

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1Thank loopies
Surrey, Canada
Reviewed November 18, 2013

when we arrived and booked in it seems like we were given two different room numbers from two different clerks. Then it went down from there, no sleep at all the train noise was awful we were going to stay two nights, but couldn't take the noise so we booked out. The girl at the counter seemed like she could...

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1Thank m k
Olympia
Reviewed November 13, 2013

We stayed one night in a 'side-view' room on a weeknight, and so far nicest place in Bellingham. Even the greyhound was welcome....a definite plus. Staff were welcoming, grounds and decor clean and bright; a fireplace in the room as well. We did not do drinks, meals, or spa....but that will be for a return visit. Adjacent to the Inn...

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Reviewed November 6, 2013

Room very pleasant and my wife loved the large tub. Wonderful window spot that could have used a reading light. Restaurant offers fine food, well-paced, dinner and breakfast. Wait staff great, tried wine, not what I wanted and simply replace with no charge. Relaxing stay with great location.

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Mill Creek, Washington
Reviewed November 6, 2013

Seriously. The trains are not that frequent, or loud. I actually thought it added some charm. We celebrated our first "WWU Parents Weekend" with an overnight stay and it was perfect. We enjoyed Happy Hour watching the outstanding sunset with delicious snacks (enough that we made a meal out of it! Must have the truffle fries!) and refreshments. Love the...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Keenan's at the Pier
Keenan's at the Pier
Cuisines: American, Seafood, International
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Chrysalis is a beautifully designed, award winning hotel and spa in a stunning waterfront setting. Luxurious guestrooms and suites offer comfortable hospitality with luxurious amenities, designed to enable guests to work or unwind with every comfort and convenience. Cuddle up in a bay view room or suite with cozy window seats, fireplaces and double soaking or whirlpool tubs. Watch the sunset from our restaurant and wine bar, or stroll the boardwalk over the water. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Chrysalis Inn & Spa

Address: 804 10th Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
Location: United States > Washington > Bellingham
Price Range: $209 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Chrysalis Inn & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 43
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The Chrysalis Inn And Spa
The Chrysalis Hotel Bellingham
Chrysalis Hotel
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Bellingham
#7 Business Hotel in Bellingham
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“If train noise is a concern, ask for a quiet room. However, you'll not have a water view.”
 of 5 bubbles marygR5052ZH, 1 week ago | Read review
“Corner rooms on top floor afford best views. Be sure to save time for a spa treatment!”
 of 5 bubbles RMSseattle, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“If you are concerned about noise, do not get a room on the water side as you will hear the trains.”
 of 5 bubbles RDBAz, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
“Waterview is obviously a huge bonus. Make sure you eat at the restaurant at least once.”
 of 5 bubbles scottbI4897OF, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“You want the full view.”
 of 5 bubbles mikebran, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
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