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Folsom, CA
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights in September. The hotel was just a few blocks from the ferry terminal and a quick walk. The room was very comfortable and well appointed. Even though we were right downtown, the noise was minimal. Breakfast buffet was very good. Freshly made scones, fresh fruit, choice of cereals, yogurt. We borrowed some of the... More 

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi 766carynr, Thank you so much for your visit and your nice review. We are so happy, you had a good time. Our wifi is the best you can get on the island. Not the same as on the mainland, for sure. There are big plans in progress to run a new fiber optic cable. Maybe the next time you... More 

Seattle, Washington
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
HOTEL’S FAVORITE REVIEW
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Within a walking distance from the Friday Harbor ferry terminal and just a block from the main street of Friday Harbor, this boutique hotel is of first class in terms of the quality of food provided in the daily breakfast and the amenity that included complimentary use of bicycles and the pool and the jacuzzi located at its sister property... More 

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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous time staying here. We were so impressed with the quality of people working there especially Winnie. She was able to get us into our room early, let us have scones even though breakfast was over, helped us get our whale watching tour, hooked us up with bikes, held onto our bags when we were checked out... More 

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Thank Suzy2013
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Suzy, You just made our day. As a matter of fact, we are all happy dancing in the lobby. Thank you for your visit. It's guests like you who make what we do so fun and rewarding. We can't wait for you next visit. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Newport, Rhode Island
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent option in center of town. We chose a room (Patos) 2nd floor that requires use of shared bathrooms that are a few doors away. There are two bathrooms. Immaculately maintained. Plenty of towels. Soap shampoo body wash. One with nice shower one with shower / tub combo . Always at least one or in most cases... More 

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Thank Jean0017
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jean0017, Thank you so much for your visit and your awesome review. We loved having you and can't wait for next time. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time on the island and this was a wonderful place to stay, one block from the Harbor and close to everything. Room wasn't big but it was perfect. Loved the cuddly robes and fine soft linens, super comfortable european-style sleeping rooms. I really enjoyed the healthy breakfast items, my favorite the fresh scones. They also provide retro-cruiser bicycles. Awesome... More 

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Thank nataliaDeV
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi NataliaDeV, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so happy you had a great time and can't wait for you to visit us again soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed here twice, once in one of the upstairs suites where you share two bathrooms down the hall (manageable, I promise) and this time, in the Whidbey Suite, with its own entrance. Both times, the communal breakfast between 8-10am has proven to be a nice way to start the day. It's intimate without being forced, you can just... More 

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Thank Christopher S
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Christopher, Thank you so much for your visit and your lovely review. Being intimate without being forced is exactly the feeling we want to evoke and with guests like you, that comes so easy. We can't wait for you to come back and check out another unique room. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Boothwyn, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to Friday Harbor and stay at Bird Rock Hotel. My family stayed in the Salt Spring Room. It was great for my husband, myself and our 10 month old. Parking was easy to obtain on the street each day. Hotel provided a pack and play and my son slept very well with it tucked into the bedroom.... More 

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Thank PSUAmy44
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi PSUAmy44, Thank you so much for your visit and taking the time to write about your stay. We loved having you and can't wait for next time. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Family finished a three day kayak trip and was looking for a place to recover, Bird Rock fit the bill just right. Great room in the middle of Downtown with easy walking access to everything. And if you are looking for a great massage, walk down to the Earth Box, a sister hotel, and get yourself an 80 minute massage... More 

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Thank Craig M
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Craig, Thank you so much for taking the time to make our day. We are so happy we could provide what you needed. Please come visit us again soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights as part of our tour with Crystal Seas Kayaking. We stayed in the Cypress room. Our room was the perfect size and the bathroom was very nice. The staff was incredible. Couldn't have been nicer. We were tempted to stuff our bags with the great scones and cookies when we left.

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Thank Joanna S
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Joanna, Thank you so much for your visit and your lovely and funny review. We can't wait to have you come visit again soon. We'll be waiting with baked goods. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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84 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a comfortable stay in a suite for one night. The whirlpool tub was nice and the continental (plus eggs and yogurt) breakfast was very generous. We closed the windows at night so the noise was not a problem (and earplugs available too), but then the air got a slight bit stuffy (but not bad with the fan). Seemed... More 

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Thank Kristen T
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Kristen, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay. We are so happy you had a good time. Please come back some time in the shoulder or off season, when the nights are cooler and we run amazing specials (next you should check out the San Juan Suite:). We can't wait. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bird Rock Hotel of Friday Harbor is a refreshing combination of an historic external structure and clean, modern interiors. Bird Rock Hotel’s authentic, original, old San Juan Island hotel exterior opens to an exquisitely crafted, eco-intelligent collection of stylishly modern interiors ranging from deluxe, harbor-view, king-jacuzzi suites to simple european-style sleeping rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bird Rock Hotel

Address: 35 1st St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7973
Location: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Price Range: $175 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bird Rock Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Bird Rock Hotel Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
#3 Green Hotel in Friday Harbor
#3 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
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