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    Discovery Inn

    1016 Guard St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9240
    (360) 378-2000
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    • Excellent72%
    • Very good22%
    • Average4%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “hot tub” (57 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 482 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We went on a short two day trip to this beautiful inn - it was an amazing experience. Its run by a couple. Our check in process / picking up the keys was speedy. We booked this inn via booking.com - loved the personal touch...More

    Thank Ash J
    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed September 5, 2017

    My friend and I went to San Juan Island to go whale watching over Labor Day. While there are many accommodations on the island, we selected the Discovery Inn based on location, price, and reviews. We were not disappointed! Missy and Dan were amazing hosts...More

    Thank Shana K
    Response from DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery InnResponded September 15, 2017

    We loved reading your review. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the rooms and hospitality; as well as the grounds. We look forward to seeing you again!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I needed a place to stay for an entire week, so I booked the Discovery Inn based primarily on price. Boy, was I pleasantly surprised by everything else! If you are an independent type traveler, meaning someone who does not need/want the "attention" a larger...More

    Thank 535BTD
    Response from KAGab, Owner at Discovery InnResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind review and for staying with us! We hope you do return, it would be a pleasure to have you stay with us again.

    Reviewed November 6, 2017

    Lovely setting. Warm welcome by innkeepers. Well appointed rooms. My room had an entire wall that had a refrigerator, microwave, cupboard space, and coffee maker (appreciated not having it crammed onto the bathroom sink counter). Sufficient outlets. Good wifi. Good TV. Full closet. Highly recommend...More

    Thank bydamanti
    Response from KAGab, Owner at Discovery InnResponded November 9, 2017

    Thank you for your review and endorsement of the Inn. It is good to hear that you enjoyed our staff, accommodations and grounds. We hope your travels bring you back, we would love to have you stay with us again.

    Reviewed October 19, 2017

    Everything is perfect except I wish they offered a simple breakfast. Friday Harbor is a tourist town and they take the "Island Time" phrase to heart. I go there to work and its nearly impossible to find a breakfast place open early morning. BUT other...More

    Thank chrismorgand
    Response from KAGab, Owner at Discovery InnResponded November 9, 2017

    We are glad we are your goto place when you come to Friday Harbor. Thank you for the kind review and we look forward to seeing you again.

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    Guy W
    April 17, 2017|
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    Response from DiscoveryInnFH | Property representative |
    Thank you for booking a stay at our motel. If you booked directly on our website please feel free to contact our front desk at 888-754-0034 and they will be happy to assist in making the change. If you booked through... More
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    June 21, 2016|
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    Response from Suzanne G | Reviewed this property |
    Each cabin has its own number of beds. Check out their website for cottage descriptions, or call them directly.
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    June 8, 2016|
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    Response from Marilyn T | Reviewed this property |
    They offer coffee in the registration office. And maybe a light snack. But there are multiple options nearby in town. We would go to the small grocery store and pick up breakfast goods then store them in the fridge and... More
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    "I've stayed 2nd and 1st floors and both are good."
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    "we stayed on a lower floor which was nice to not have to drag our large suitcases upstairs"
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    "Third-floor rooms are quietest."
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    "I am not sure there is a bad room on site! We were on the bottom floor, with people above, yet we..."
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