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Milwaukie, Oregon
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room was simple, clean, comfortable, and had everything really necessary. Location is good, with easy access to everything nearby. The staff is simply amazing. A local map and hints and tips on where to go and what to see was shared with us. We look forward to returning!

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Edmonds
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had originally booked a room on the top floor. When we arrived, the managers saw my 6'3" husband. They suggested we move to a room without angled ceilings and put us in a quiet more pricey room for the same price as the original room we had booked. They showed us both rooms and clearly we would not have...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that we were able to provide you a more comfortable room for your stay. It is our pleasure to provide the best customer service possible. We look forward to your next visit!

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great stay for a few days. Rooms are very clean and quiet with some modern touches. It was really nice to have a mini fridge and microwave. They staff was super nice and helpful. Would gladly stay again!

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to your next visit.

Paris, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is truly a very good Inn. The rooms are spacious, calm, and in perfect shape. Service has been friendly and helpful. The style of the Inn is very original. A perfect place for a romantic weekend.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of the Inn and for staying with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your room and our staff. We hope your travels will bring you back our way again!

Kodiak, Alaska
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved my experience at the Discovery Inn. Upon entering the lobby I was handed a bottle of water and an adorable little bag of chocolates. After obtaining my room key they gave me a run down on the island, where to go, what to see, and even a map to keep as a guide. Finally they left me with...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. It is wonderful to hear about your positive experience with our staff and our rooms. We truly look forward to your next visit! Thank you for staying with us.

North Vancouver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great efficient service and friendly as well. Clean room of decent size and updated not too long ago. Comfortable bed and bathroom updated nicely. Bonus was they had also just freshly cleaned the carpet so that was nice. Supply of bottled water and little chocolates is a nice touch as well. Very efficient new heat thermostat in my room which...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you stayed with us and hope you will again on your next visit. It is alway great to hear when our guests like the renovations we have been doing. Wishing you safe travels and hope they bring you back our way.

Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Came to the San Juans for a weekend get-away....I was pleasantly surprised with the cozy clean rooms at the Discovery Inn! Really nice rooms at fantastic prices! Bathrooms seem recently remodeled. Their front desk staff are super friendly and helpful! Plus they give you bottled water.....for FREE! Quiet place close to town....I would recommend to anyone!!

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review of the Discovery Inn. We are so glad you had such a great experience staying with us and do hope you come and visit us again!

California
Reviewed December 8, 2016

This property has been recently updated. The room was comfortable, clean, and well laid out. I am sensitive to fragrances and mold and had no problems with our room. In a different season we would have enjoyed the outside games like badminton and Bocce ball. The managers Dan & Missy were a delight and were able to answer my questions...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are delighted you had a great stay! Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to you staying with us again and do hope you will be able to enjoy some badminton and bocce ball during your next visit.

Reviewed November 21, 2016

This inn is well maintained except for the bathroom exhaust which is noisy. Cleaned and quiet. Receptionist is friendly and welcoming to guests. She let us check in early without fees. She explained that there is a issue on one of our room which is broken shower exhaust fan that will be fix which we don't mind.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Inn. We are glad you chose to stay with us! It is always nice to hear from our guests when they have enjoyed their room. We are sorry you had a room with a loud bathroom fan. This next month we will be replacing the fans in all of the bathrooms...

Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

This has been the BEST small Inn we have ever stayed in. The couple Missy and Dan were super. Answered our endless questions about what to do and where to eat. They were So friendly. The Inn is small and quiet. Nice clean rooms with every thing may need. The only thing I would change is bring a swim siut...

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Thank you for your kind review and for staying with us on your recent visit to the island. We do hope your travels will bring you back our way again soon!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just minutes from the Friday Harbor ferry landing, this hotel is the only lodging facility on San Juan Island that offers rooms in a park-like setting. Our recently renovated hotel rooms are decorated in restful colors. The handsomely appointed rooms are designed for relaxing. They feature air-conditioning, a private bath, one or two queen beds, an in-room coffee maker, flat screen TV, and free Wi-Fi. The Discovery Inn has been a family-owned and operated hotel for over 30 years. Enjoy an outdoor seasonal Jacuzzi, Adirondack-style chairs on the lawn, flowers, decks and barbecues. The hotel is known for providing its guests with friendly customer service, spacious clean rooms and a relaxing atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Discovery Inn

Address: 1016 Guard St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9240
Location: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Price Range: $98 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Discovery Inn Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
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#1 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
#2 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Our room was great! Road noise was minimal.”
 of 5 bubbles car42whereru, yesterday | Read review
“Angled ceilings on top floor rooms with stairs only. All rooms newly remodeled.”
 of 5 bubbles kTaylr, 1 week ago | Read review
“Side facing the office was quiet but street side is on a road that seems to get little traffic, especially at night.”
 of 5 bubbles gregmE4134NV, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Has outside entry into each room. A grassy green space for kids to run and an outdoor hot tub.”
 of 5 bubbles pcsrwba, Nov 7, 2016 | Read review
“No elevator so request a lower floor if you have lot's of luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles eshop, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
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