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Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island

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100 Tomihi Dr, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-8567
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#2 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Eastsound
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Otters Pond Bed & Breakfast is situated on a preserved wetland at the base of Mt. Constitution on Orcas Island, overlooking a tranquil pond and surrounded by an organic garden. The setting is a birder's paradise. An adult getaway, rooms are decorated with an upscale, comfortable flair and chef-prepared breakfasts featuring the bounty of the San Juan Islands, included in your stay, are served in the dining room and deck overlooking the pond. Free WiFi throughout the property. Guest hot tub off of the deck, enclosed by a shoji screen, overlooks the pond. Island restaurants and Eastsound Village amenities are within four miles. Property is in walking distance to beautiful Moran State Park. Host is happy to inform you of ideas for things to do, including whale watching, hiking, kayaking, dining and everything Orcas Island! Open year round. No pets.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Complimentary instant cofffee
Bicycle rental
Boating
Business Center with Internet Access
Adults only
Electric vehicle charging station
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Canoeing
Game room
Hiking
Horseback riding
Bicycle tours
Canoeing offsite
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Karaoke
Patio
Tennis court offsite
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
Private check-in / check-out
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Bathrobes
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Seating area
Wardrobe / closet
iPod docking station
Walk-in shower
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
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Lake View
Charming
Languages Spoken
English
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David N wrote a review Aug 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada23 contributions6 helpful votes
Delightfully modern, clean & comfortable B&B set on an artist dream palette of Otter's Pond, pleasantly appointed with lily pads, roaming deer, a variety of birds and a knowledgable, gracious host, Amanda. Deliciously Amanda created breakfasts, a James beard recognized chef, locally sourced, eggs from her own chickens, tasty local coffee, warm banana bread fresh from the oven, fresh fruit & orange juice, pancakes flowing with local blueberries, smoked salmon & scrambled eggs & cured bacon.. I could go on! All this centrally located just minutes from Moran State Park for hiking, kayaking & exploring. Not far from the towns of Olga and the unique shopping in Eastsound. A De-Lovely moment in time & place to celebrate our 21st wedding anniversary on the beautiful island of Orcas!
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Byron L wrote a review Jun 2020
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My wife and I had a super nice stay at Otters Pond. The room was really comfy with everything we needed. Amanda’s breakfast, known to be the best on the Island, was absolutely fabulous. We really enjoyed sitting out on the deck watching the many birds, squirrels, and deer. The location is great, right next to hiking and kayaking in Moran Park. We’re definitely looking forward to our next trip back.
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Laura F wrote a review Feb 2020
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we loved staying at otters pond bed and breakfast! we stayed in the chickadee room and the view of the pond in the morning was incredible. the breakfast was so delicious and Amanda is very flexible around dietary needs. the pastry of the day was a real highlight! we loved soaking in the hot tub at dusk and watching the sunset over the pond. We can’t wait to go back!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from otterspondbnb, Owner at Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island
Responded Feb 23, 2020
Thank you so much for your kind words, you were a pleasure to host! I hope you do return one day soon. Take care, Amanda
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Christopher B wrote a review Feb 2020
Port Ludlow, Washington9 contributions2 helpful votes
Otter's Pond B & B located on Orcus Island is a class act. Our room was comfortable and cosy. Large windows overlook the pond. There is a well-stocked library with a large selection of books. Amanda, our host, provided us with world-class breakfasts each morning. My wife is a diabetic and Amanda made sure our breakfasts were tasty as well as low carbohydrate. Amanda is a gracious host and we thoroughly enjoyed talking with her. An Orcus Island native she has excellent suggestions for things to fill your day. She suggested taking a drive up to Mount Constitution. The views at the top are stunning - a photographer's delight. If you are looking for comfortable accommodations in a pleasant setting you cannot go wrong by choosing Otter's Pond. We will stay with Amanda again when we are next on Orcus Island.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Room Tip: The rooms and common areas look out onto Otter's Pond. Great photo opportunities.
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Response from otterspondbnb, Owner at Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island
Responded Feb 18, 2020
Thank you so much for your kind words! You two were a treat to host, I really enjoyed our chats and getting to know a little bit about you. I do hope you return, I look forward to it! Amanda
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Martin N wrote a review Oct 2019
Washington DC, District of Columbia47 contributions18 helpful votes
This beautiful accommodation is owned and operated by Amanda. Our traveling group of four occupied three of the five available rooms. Our rooms were beautifully decorated with modern, comfortable furniture. All the bathrooms had all the appropriate and modern features. The bathroom used by our party of two included two sinks and nice-sized walk-in shower. One main attraction for those staying at Otter’s Pond is the outside patio overlooking Otter’s Pond—beautiful to see and a relaxing place to spend some time. Redwing blackbirds and other small birds attracted to the feeders flit in and out. An even better attraction is the wonderfully delicious breakfast—we had two prepared by our host, Amanda, who was a chef in one of her past lives: quiche, not-too-sweet cinnamon muffins, fruit, and sausage on morning one, and, individual frittatas, baby potatoes, asparagus, fruit, and gluten-free muffins on morning two. Amanda keeps four hens that are named after TV's Golden Girl characters that lay eggs for the guests' breakfasts. Although it’s a few miles from the center of Orcas Island’s main area, staying at Amanda’s Otter’s Pond is a must if you come to Orcas Island.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from ChefAmandaZimlich, Owner at Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island
Responded Feb 7, 2020
Thank you so much for your review, we are honored and delighted you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to your return!
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PRICE RANGE
$226 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesWashingtonSan Juan IslandsOrcas IslandEastsound
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island
Which popular attractions are close to Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island?
Nearby attractions include Moran State Park (0.5 miles), Orcas Island Pottery (4.6 miles), and Buck Bay Shellfish Farm (3.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a hot tub.
Which room amenities are available at Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island?
Top room amenities include a fireplace, a view of a nearby landmark, and a view of the mountains.
What food & drink options are available at Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea, free instant coffee, and a free welcome drink during their stay.
Is parking available at Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island?
Conveniently located restaurants include Island Hoppin' Brewery, The Inn at Ship Bay, and Brown Bear Baking.
Are there any historical sites close to Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Crow Valley School Museum (3.6 miles).
Does Otters Pond Bed and Breakfast of Orcas Island have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.