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Earthbox Inn & Spa

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent five nights at the Earthbox and it made our trip to Friday Harbor very relaxing. During my booking, I very casually mentioned that we were celebrating our wedding anniversary and my wife's birthday during this trip and they had a special gift waiting for us in our room. The room, while small, was clean and quiet. The front... More 

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Thank Charles H
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Charles, Thank you so much for making our day. Exceeding our guest's expectations is our absolute favorite. Thank you for your visit. Please come back soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Montego Bay, Jamaica
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

To put it out there first despite freezing my butt off in summer I love love Friday Harbour. The people are so warm and friendly. It has been a while since while being in the US that random people smile and say hello while passing. The first few times I thought it was anomaly but by the end of my... More 

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Thank viennaprelude
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Viennaprelude, Thank you so much for your visit and your nice review. We are so happy you loved our place and the island as much as we do. Please come back soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Miami, Florida
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70 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not many choices for lodging in Friday Harbor - This is a throwback experience. Kind of earthy and lots of interesting plantings liven it up. Staff could not be nicer but it's an old style motel - no AC so they give you fans for the window (which means you chose between privacy and security or some attempt at comfort... More 

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Thank Robert M
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Robert, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We are so glad you had a lovely time with your family. Just so you know for next time: we do have room styles with A/C: the Sun and Water Places. We hope to welcome you in one of those in the future.... More 

Arizona
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80 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is centrally located right in the main downtown area, you could walk to any restaurant, shop, and to and from the ferry dock. You could tell the place is old and it looks a little tired, but I think they try hard. The rooms were clean and everything functioned well. Perhaps the only negative would be the mattress.... More 

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Thank bike-n-ski
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Bike-n-ski, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your visit. We are so happy you had a great time. Yup, a retro motor inn we are. Our Earthbox is a work in progress. Every Winter we remodel, fix or add something to be enjoyed. We are sorry to hear about your mattress. We pride ourselves... More 

Belfair, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Booked a hotel in Anacortes the night before heading to Friday harbor,so we would be close to the ferry terminal for our 9 am sailing .The islands are a laid back,and beautiful bit of God's creation,great one one time my beautiful wife .Reservation for the ferry ride over and back are a must. Next we would like to explore the... More 

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Thank 1timbo60
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi 1timbo60, We are so happy you had a relaxing time with your wife and fell in love with our island. We can't wait for you to come visit again soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this peaceful Inn. The staff are all very warm, welcoming and accommodating. The room was nicely furnished with a small fridge, microwave and Keurig coffee. The lobby has complimentary coffee, filtered water and hot beverages set up for guests too. We enjoyed the free bikes and the outdoor lounge area with comfy lounge chairs... More 

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Thank Jo J
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Jo, Oh you just made our day. It's guests like you, who make what we do so rewarding and fun. Thank you! Please come back soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The room was very nice and clean and spacious for a room with two queen beds. There is a sink outside the toilet and shower room which is nice. There's also a fridge and microwave. Please do keep in mind that the doors open straight to The parking lot so there's a potential for it to be noisy but it... More 

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Thank Lori S
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Lori, We are so happy, you had a great time. Thank you for your visit and your sweet review. Please come visit us again soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

Kelso, Washington
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50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is located very close to restaurants, bars, and shopping. We walked everywhere from this point. Easy to find, and good parking. It was a HOT weekend, and this hotel didn't have air conditioning, which made for an uncomfortable night. Hot weather is not common here, so this is understandable. The front desk staff was very friendly, and helpful... More 

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Thank Cskerbeck
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Cskerbeck, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your visit. That heatwave was something else. Thank you so much for hanging in there and understanding. Just so you know, we do have room styles with A/C: the Water and Sun Places. We'll book one of those for you on your next visit. We can't wait.... More 

Burlington NC
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our trip to Friday Harbor only a few weeks before we were to go and the Earthbox Inn was one of the few that still had available rooms. Although our daughter picked us up, they have transportation to and from the Ferry dock/harbor. The room was nice and the staff very nice. The grounds are nicely done with... More 

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Thank Steve D
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Steve, Thank you for your visit. We are so happy, you liked our place. We can't wait to have you visit again soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

North Carolina
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113 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the small Water Rooms and it was lovely--VERY clean, nicely decorated, tidy and efficient. The location is fantastic for walking down into the village for many things--and on to the harbor. We missed partaking in the spa due to our short stay, but for a really nice overnight experience, comfort and rest...it's great! They have... More 

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Thank cafemom
EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Cafemom, Thank you so much for your visit and your marvelous review. You said it yourself, though, you have to come back for a longer visit soon. We can't wait. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Earthbox Inn & Spa is a delightful blend of cool resort motel and classic vintage motor inn with an indoor pool, full-service spa, stylishly renovated rooms, free wifi, free parking and complimentary bicycles. Centrally located in downtown Friday Harbor, only 4 blocks from the Washington State Ferry. Also enjoy the many outdoor area attractions including kayaking, biking, hiking, and wildlife/whale tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Earthbox Inn & Spa

Address: 410 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7230 (Formerly Elements Hotel & Spa)
Location: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Price Range: $185 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Earthbox Inn & Spa 2.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Earthbox Motel And Spa
Earthbox Hotel Friday Harbor
Earthbox Motel Friday Harbor
Earthbox Inn & Spa Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Friday Harbor
#5 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
#6 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
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