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Discovery Inn

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1016 Guard St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9240
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Geneva, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Extremely friendly & welcoming check-in. Room was immaculate! Appreciated the honest, good advice throughout our stay. We really liked the short, little hike into town, as opposed to having to drive. The location was perfect- close, yet removed from the masses. The hot tub was a bonus!

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights at the Discovery Inn over a recent July weekend to attend a friend's wedding on the island. The location was great and quite accessible (walk-able distance) to and from charming downtown Friday Harbor. The room was very clean and comfortable, designed in a lovely modern fashion with all the necessary amenities. The grounds are really beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location was perfect, not in town, not too far from, quiet, and the nicest managers, Dan and Missy. We were so comfortable and delighted with the amenities, the area, the town and our motel. Beautiful lawns and gardens, a very "homey" feel far away from home. Well worth the price!

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Coldspring, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this place to be very convenient to what we planned for our stay in San Juan Islands. The owner was very accommodating and helpful. We especially liked sitting outdoors and enjoying a glass of wine in glasses provided by the owner. The downside is the noisy interior. Bed springs could be heard above my head but worse than... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a last minute reservation on a busy Summer Friday afternoon. I needed a reservation. I called Heather at the Discovery Inn. They had 1 cancellation. Booked! Heather made us feel so welcome and even got up early to come knock on our door for an early wake up. The grounds are inviting, and the south pacific theme fun.... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Reasonable price for a weekend trip. Very close to the ferry so that you could walk if you didn't bring you car to the island. The office staff was very helpful and attentive to our needs. We got immediate care to our noisy fan and a very peaceful nights sleep.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Even though this hotel is a throwback to the 60s I would have given it 4 for comfortable beds and large room with microwave, mini fridge and coffee station, but for the noise. It's not on the harbor, but it is on a busy highway and the noise of trucks zooming by early in the morning was a rude awakening.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a double queen bed room. The owners were really nice, and the room was clean and large, and faced away from the road—very quiet. Huge hot tub, lots of swing benches on the grounds. They have big lawns to relax or play on, and check out bean bag games, bocce, and board games, plus badminton and maybe pickle... More 

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Thank Mizree P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The inn keepers here really made our stay fun and enjoyable. They were extremely accomodating and were committed to making sure we made the most of our two night stay and got to do everything we could while we were there. They gave us a ton of suggestions and always followed up with us on our experiences. The grounds and... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When looking for a place to stay in Friday Harbor, I wanted somewhere that wasn't too expensive and was also close to town. On paper, the Discovery Inn fit the bill. Once we arrived, I knew that the inn was the right fit for my husband and I. The room was clean, the bathroom was nicely updated, and the front... More 

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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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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located minutes from the Friday Harbor ferry landing on beautiful San Juan Island, the Discovery Inn provides affordable comfort in a park-like setting with a large outdoor jacuzzi, sitting areas, decks and barbecues. The hotel is known for providing its guests with friendly customer service, clean rooms and a relaxing atmosphere. Each recently renovated room features a private bath, one or two queen beds, coffee maker, flat screen TV, and free Wi-Fi.The Discovery Inn offers multi-night discounts, free trip planning and concierge services for Island activities. ... 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: $129 - $219 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
#2 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
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