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Spokane, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

We stayed at Doe bay for three nights in a 8 person Deluxe cabin. We booked this cabin so we would have adequate room for our family of 6 and a place to cook meals as well. This was good in theory, in practice it was a different story. The cabin did have 8 beds, one queen and a set... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This place is BEAUTIFUL. It is more set up for glamping than as a resort---and this isn't communicated as well as it could be. We stayed in the tree house, there is no kitchen or coffee and the communal kitchen (two stoves/ranges, 1 microwave, one coffee brewer and 2 large refrigerators you can use as long as food is labeled)... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

A stayed at Doe bay resort and retreat for a few days last year in March. I read rave reviews about it online and it looked like just what I needed. I wanted an isolated spot to relax preferably a healing retreat. I live in Seattle and I didn't want to spend an arm and a leg to go too... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We accidentally stumbled upon this place (and were thrilled to have secured a last minute reservation.) We parked our tent at our "reserved site" on a ledge over looking the water and bay. Amazing. Woke up to sea lions swimming outside - more amazing. The place had charm - the wheelbarrow to get your things to the site on the... More 

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Atlanta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Underwhelming, despite reviews and focus on local, fresh ingredients. Service was slow and laissez-faire, food came out lukewarm and portions were meager. As we came in, the server was eating a meal at the bar and no one bothered to greet us. Both children ordered two kids' meal menus apiece and were still hungry when done. Food was uninspired. Biscuits... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Last September my girlfriend and I stayed in a Yurt for 4 days and had one of the best most relaxing trips of our lives. Orcas is a gem and I believe doe bay is the best part of it all. Tucked away on the far side of the island it makes for a great drive around the island to... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We traveled as a family of five to this resort during the labourday weekend in Septemeber. We stayed at the Padema cabin. This is a typical clean heated cabin with a small kitchenette. No house keeping during the days we were there. We did not go into their famous spa hot tub nor had a chance to dine in the... More 

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Underwood, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

My husband and I recently stayed in the Orca Yurt at this resort for 3 nights, after Labor Day. The amenities in the yurts are minimal, so bring your own stuff. They provide large carts to carry your stuff into your location. Some yurts and campsites are a 6 minute walk in (not far unless you are hauling a large... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

I recently had the pleasure of organizing my company's second retreat at Doe Bay. We rented out almost half of the resort for a three day period and had a really great time. The staff really catered to us wonderfully as we put on a rather elaborate program. If you are looking for a beautiful, secluded and unique venue for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Doe Bay is very nice. The setting and the overall expereince is serene and restful. The food is beyond reproach but a bit expensive. The staff is very attentive and the hot tubs are terrific. Most people handle the optional clothing very well. The cabins do need some touches however. The utensils could be better. Ours had not colendar for... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Doe Bay Resort and Retreat

Address: Star Rte. 86 Off Pt. Lawrence Rd. Near Olga, P.O. Box 437, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279
Location: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > Orcas Island > Olga
Price Range: $60 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 47
Also Known As:
Doe Bay Resort And Retreat Hotel Olga
Doe Bay Hotel And Retreat
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