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“Get spoiled at this Wonderful Inn”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Saratoga Inn

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Saratoga Inn
Ranked #1 of 16 Langley B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Richmond, Canada
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Get spoiled at this Wonderful Inn”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2013

This Inn will not disappoint. From the amazing hospitality, comfortable rooms and inviting warm atmospher to the delicious, gourmet homemade breakfast buffet, and appetizers which are lovingly prepared by Chef Susan. We just returned from our third trip to this inn and can't think of a better place to get some R & R and to see "our friends". This place has to be experienced first hand!

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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BC, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2013

This bed and breakfast and the community it is located in are a wonderful place to get away from it all for a little while. From the moment we booked our room online to the time we checked out after a four day visit, we were impressed with the efficiency of the establishment. The website is very well designed, making choice and booking a room very easy. All of the staff is exceedingly friendly and accommodating, trying their utmost to make their guests feel welcome and comfortable. The Inn is very well maintained and upkeep is definitely a strong priority that is noticed throughout the public and private rooms as well as the exterior and grounds.
The breakfasts are delicious and different every morning being prepared by the talented cook/chef Susan Vanderwood. As a matter of fact Susan has also published a fine cookbook containing many of the specialties she serves at the Inn.
From 4:00-5:00 pm guests are treated to some tasty hors d'oeuvres and wine in the lounge.
The front porch is equipped with comfortable rocking chairs allowing any guest the opportunity to relax and enjoy the magnificent view towards the East over the waterways and mountains beyond. This view and location is particularly nice in the morning sun. The afternoon sun and atmosphere can be enjoyed on the Inn’s back west-facing porch.
While Langley is a quiet town, and things get even more peaceful in the evening, I would suggest that any guests particularly sensitive to the sound of an occasional vehicle driving by at night might prefer to choose a room facing the back of the Inn.
I cannot recommend this Inn enough for anyone wanting to relax and enjoy.

Room Tip: As mentioned in my review: Rooms facing the West are very quiet. While the road is very quiet at nig...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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doeskin, Owner at Saratoga Inn, responded to this review, April 28, 2013
While Whidbey Island is your escape; we find BC our favorite and frequent escape. We always enjoy the cheerful Canadians in our small seaside village and especially appreciate your thoughtful review; Thank you. Hope to see your next return to the Inn. J&J
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Marysville, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

My friend and I recently stayed at the Saratoga Inn for a girls get-away and had a lovely time! This was our second time staying here, and we've loved it both times. The beds are comfy, the rooms are nice and clean, the "tea time" in the afternoon is a wonderful time to relax and unwind after check-in, and the breakfasts are delicious! Our favorite part of our entire stay was relaxing in the rocking chairs on the front porch of the Inn, enjoying the view of Saratoga Passage, a good glass of wine and wonderful conversation!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
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doeskin, Owner at Saratoga Inn, responded to this review, April 28, 2013
Yes, the front rockers are a great place for some relaxing "Porch-Talk" ... especially for a girls-get-away retreat. Thanks for coming back and lovely review!
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Seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

I had a wonderful stay at The Saratoga Inn. The staff was extremely nice and accommodating. The hot breakfast and the late afternoon treats were delicious. My room was beautiful and clean.
I already made plans to stay there again this summer!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
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doeskin, Owner at Saratoga Inn, responded to this review, April 28, 2013
Hello J&J in San Diego .... thanks for visiting the Pacific NW ... we trust your entire stay was wonderful and we are pleased the SI played a part in that ... come back again, soon! J&J on Whidbey Island.
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

We recently visited the Saratoga Inn and had a wonderful time. Everything was clean, accommodating and very comfortable! We would definitely recommend this Inn to everyone. We'd love to return again soon.
J & J in San deigo

Room Tip: A request for a second floor room would enhance your view
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013

The best shower of any inn or B&B we have stayed in - big, lots so consistently hot water, hand held shower option. Great afternoon hors d'ourves and wine, fresh cookies, tasty breakfast. Be sure to ask for a view room - well worth it.

A quiet spot, comfortable beds, nice view, and you can walk to the shops and restaurants in Langley.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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doeskin, Owner at Saratoga Inn, responded to this review, April 28, 2013
Thank you, Arlene, for your kind review while complementing our afternoon "tea-time." You may be one of the first to mention the shower ... enjoy ... come back again!
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Bothell, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

We have visited Whidbey every year during Valentines weekend to attend their annual Red Wine and Chocolate Event. This year, my husband and I decided it would be fun to stay the night. We found the Saratoga Inn online and were so excited to stay there after seeing the beautiful photos and reading the rave reviews! When we arrived, we were greeted by friendly smiles and a complimentary tea/wine and snack selection downstairs which was the perfect way for us to unwind after being out and about all day. We settled into our beautiful room right on the corner or the upper floor (room 12) overlooking the cute town of Langley and a partial view of the water. It was a beautiful room and we enjoyed our time simply relaxing before dinner and watching the sunset. The fireplace was very nice and the room was quiet and peaceful. My only "complaint" is that the bed was quite hard (likely an older mattress) and although my husband didn't seem to mind it I woke up with a stiff back. I think a soft mattress topper on the bed would solve the problem. We also loved that we could "rent" a movie (no charge) from the front desk and watch it on the dvd player in the room! I'd highly recommend the Saratoga Inn, and my husband and I look forward to coming back soon!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Jamie T
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doeskin, Owner at Saratoga Inn, responded to this review, April 28, 2013
Hello Jamie T ... We are pleased you enjoyed the Inn but regret the disappointing sleep because of the bed. Since there were no other complaints on file, we slept on the bed ourselves and couldn't agree with you more; so, there is now a brand new comfy bed in room 12. Thanks for your feed back ... hope you will return again soon!
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Property: Saratoga Inn
Address: 201 Cascade Ave, Langley, Whidbey Island, WA 98260-8415
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Location: United States > Washington > Whidbey Island > Langley
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Langley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Saratoga Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Relax at Saratoga Inn, a romantic island getaway just a ferry ride away within the charming seaside village of Langley. Enjoy beautiful views of the Cascade Mountains and Saratoga Passage from the privacy of your room or from our friendly common area, which includes an old-fashioned porch. Gather in our Commons for a hot breakfast and complimentary afternoon wine and cheese. Hot beverages, ice, DVDs, WI-FI, HVAC and bicycles are also complimentary. Shops and restaurants are within walking distance from the Inn. Park you car and enjoy some small town walk-about living and stress-free "Porch-Talk!"! ... more   less 
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