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Bird Rock Hotel

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35 First Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2010

We came here for our 1 yr anniversary and chose the MarrowStone Suite. Upon arrival everything looked great, the check in was really prompt and everything seemed fine. Yet, after being there a day we found several good and bad things. The king bed was really comfortable but creaky. The bathroom had a walk in shower and no tub and... More 

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

Hi Joandarc05, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay. You made our day by your lovely comment about our customer service, yeah! Your detailed description of what needs improvement in the room was so helpful, thank you very much. We are tackling the issues you mentioned and updated our website to reflect that the... More 

Papillion
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2010

My fiancé and I only stayed here one time (Thurs 9/16) but we really enjoyed it and would definitely do so again. We had the room Shaw No.8 and had no complaints, but I could see how it could get a little hot as a previous reviewer said. However it was a cool evening and we had no problems once... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2010

The staff at Bird Rock Hotel were great, and told us in advance that there could be a lot of noise coming from the karaoke bar across the street. Each room provides guests with nicely packaged earplugs (this should tell you something about the noise level). The problem was that it wasn't only noise from the karaoke bar, but also... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2010

Just stayed at Bird Rock Hotel. We really liked the hotel. The staff was outstanding. Very friendly and answered any/all questions. They made great recommendations for lunch and dinner. The rooms are nice and provided enough room for a family of four. Nice, comfortable king, and a sofa that made out for our children. Location is great. Just a quick... More 

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Avila Beach, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2010

Very nice hotel BUT don't get the Shaw room, no. 8. It was very warm [hot !] all nite, even with ceiling fan and cooler running full tilt. Very uncomfortable. And not an inexpensive visit. Disappointing.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2010

Wonderful, urban hotel. Location was perfect for local sightseeing. Bikes are provided for further adventure on the island. Comfortable beds, great view, relaxing outdoor areas, friendly staff, and delicious morning buffet.

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2010

This room exceeded our expectations. It was HUGE for a hotel room. It was over 500 square feet and was decorated beautifully and in a modern way. They had a good free breakfast, which we just consider a snack. Let's be honest, people. No one is going to serve you homemade french toast, but the scones were warm and the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2010

Stayed here before departing on the ferry. The room was very comfortable (we had one with a private bath), bed great. The only challenge was the noise that filters into the room from outside the hotel. Its central location downtown is very convenient but the noise may be a negative. We travel with a sound machine so it helped a... More 

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chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2010

What a nice hotel! It's a 2 minute walk from the ferry, staff let us check in early and leave our luggage late because we didn't leave until late afternoon the day of check out. There were homemade scones with breakfast and lemonade and cookies in the afternoon. Their outdoor patio was perfect to sit and have a glass of... More 

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Puyallup
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010

This was our first trip to Friday Harbor & the Bird Rock Hotel was great!! This is not your typical hotel but that is part of it's charm. We stayed in the San Juan suite & it was very comfortable, nicely decorated. Never too hot in room but did keep slider to balcony open most of the time. Although noise... More 

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