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The Inn at Mallard Cove
Ranked #1 of 8 Olympia B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
federal way, Washington
1 review
“Beautiful romantic Inn”
Reviewed April 2, 2007

We love going to Bed and Breakfast's and this one, by far, was the best Washington could offer.
Friendly, gracious hosts, Don and Linda made our stay extra special. Their home is beautiful, with wonderful furnishings. The library was our favorite room! The rooms are unique, attention to detail perfect, with so many amenities.
The Inn is located on the water, and the views are perfect. You can walk down to the beach, take a kayak ride or just sit and enjoy the scenery.
The breakfast was to die for. Don't plan on dieting, you wouldn't want to miss a bite.
We were so happy with our first visit that we made reservations for another stay before we left.
If you want romantic, beautiful rooms to stay in, thoughtful, delightful hosts, fabulous food and a view like no other, then book a stay at the Inn of Mallard Cove. You will be happy you did!

Joyce and John Tyo

  • Liked — Charming hosts, beautiful rooms. Great food.
  • Disliked — there was nothing to dislike.
  • Stayed March 2007, traveled as a couple
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Olympia
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Reviewed March 28, 2007

We had the most wonderful time. The innkeepers are so warm and welcoming, the breakfast was amazing, fresh and organic. The room, the yard and the view were breathtaking!
I highly recommand it to anyone in need of a romantic, relaxing get away.
This little inn is high quality, top service and we had a really wonderful time.
We are planning on going back often! We enjoyed every minute of our stay.

  • Liked — Everything was absolutely perfect. Host attended carefully to every detail.
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed March 2007, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 28, 2007

This was one of the best experiences I've ever had with a Bed and Breakfast. Don and Linda, the Inn Keepers seemed to have thought of every detail in their design of the house and services provided. The house and views were stunning and comfortable beyond my expectations. Don and Linda did a wonderful job of welcoming us into their home, but making us feel that the space was ours to use and relax in. They were always quietly nearby to provide any service necessary from directions, restaurant recommendations, or even willing to help with transportation. Don kept the beautiful fireplaces warm and inviting while Linda provided fabulous foods and coffees.

The premier suite, The Mallard Room, was beautiful with its rose theme and heavenly double person bathtub. Since this was a birthday trip, Don and Linda had provided roses in our room upon our arrival. They also had coffee and cookies waiting for us when we returned from our night out on the town. And the breakfast in the morning was an elegant yet hardy feast to start the day.

This Inn is off the beaten path, but worth the effort to find. While sitting on the covered gazebo overlooking the water we saw an Otter emerge from the lagoon, cross their beach, and re-enter the water to take a slow swim below us. There is plenty of wildlife watching and stunning views of the water. A definite must for a trip to Olympia.

  • Liked — The owners and the view.
  • Disliked — Slightly difficult to find.
  • Stayed March 2007, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Inn at Mallard Cove

Property: The Inn at Mallard Cove
Address: 5025 Meridian Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98516-2340
Location: United States > Washington > Olympia
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Olympia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Inn is an elegant waterfront English Tudor estate on fourteen secluded, heavily forested acres. Awesome views of Puget Sound. Private beach. Gardens galore. Rooms so comfortable and breakfasts so delicious you won't want to leave! ... more   less 

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