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“B&B with a personal touch”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Amber Lights B & B

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Amber Lights B & B
Ranked #5 of 16 Port Townsend B&B and Inns
Mission Viejo, California
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“B&B with a personal touch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

My husband and I have been on an extended road trip, traveling along the coast from Southern California to Canada. Our stay with Bob and Nancy at the Amber Lights in Port Townsend was a pleasant and welcome relief from the traditional hotels along the way. Bob and Nancy are very personable and want their guests to feel very much at home. They have gone out of their way to provide comfortable and thoughtfully equipped rooms, and they are very helpful and accommodating. Breakfasts were prepared with care and consideration to any special needs. We enjoyed the time we spent with this delightful couple.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2013

This is a great place for an overnight or extended stay visit. Amber Lights is spotless, well appointed, charming, quiet and relaxing. Bob and Nancy have made this haven a perfect destination. There careful attention to detail is evident. The décor is simple, comfortable and the living spaces quite spacious. The bedrooms are very private. Even though they open directly onto the common space, they have an 'extra' entry that gives the feeling of being away from the rest of the house. We were with another couple and we were able to pretty much have the space to ourselves which added the comfort of not being rushed to get on our way.They do not have a minimum night stay and that was convenient for this particular trip. We are not typically the bed and breakfast type as we are late sleepers when out of town; however it was easy to get up to enjoy the lovely homemade breakfast. We didn't have a chance to stop and enjoy the lovely deck, or the immense library beckoning us to linger; but do look forward to doing that next time. Bob and Nancy are very knowledgeable about the surrounding area and have an entire library of brochures and pamphlets available for guests. They are extremely accommodating from dietary needs and are great conversationalists. This little haven is quite comfortable, affordable and by the number of calls received while we were there, already in great demand!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013

My wife and I had a lovely three-night stay at Amber Lights. Nancy and Bob were charming hosts, and made sure we had everything that we needed for a relaxing getaway. Breakfast was absolutely delicious each morning, beautifully served, and Nancy cheerfully insisted that we let her take care of clearing the dishes away. We enjoyed sitting on the back deck to read in the sunshine one afternoon, and the comfortable bedroom and spotless bathroom were better than a hotel. Nancy and Bob were eager to give us tips about town, and were happy to learn from us about the Marine Science Center, which we loved visiting. Definitely a great place to stay, just a short drive outside Port Townsend.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2013

We needed a 1 night stay over on our way back to Vancouver,BC and Bob and Nancy were one of the only hosts in Port Townsend who welcomed us. Most were only interested in minimum 2 night stays. That was the beginning of a very enjoyable stay at their home where every thing you could think of to accommodate your guests has been provided. Comfortable king size beds are a must so 5 stars for that. Clean, beautifully furnished and quiet for a perfect nights sleep plus a breakfast that was delicious made this a 5 star stay for us! Bob and Nancy were the perfect hosts. Chatted and visited but also gave you privacy. We would not hesitate to go back when we are in the area again.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

This was our first time staying at a B&B so we had no idea what to expect. Amber Lights is located less than 10 minutes outside of Port Townsend which I appreciated not being right in the middle of the town. The modern style building had a nice feel to it and sits back away from the highway in a clearing surrounded by tall trees. The sound of the occasional passing vehicle could be heard but it did not bother us at all. Inside the home had a nice up to date feel and is decorated with a flourish of nice touches. The living areas had lots of character form the Civil War themed chess set to the exquisite collection of eggs. The decent sized reading library would be great for anyone who wanted to just relax in one of the comfortable chairs, or to relax on the wood deck surrounded by trees and the sounds of birds.

We stayed in the Green room which is also ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) approved. The room was comfortably furnished with an extremely comfortable bed and a small but efficiently designed bathroom. We slept with the windows open and enjoy listening to the sound of wind through the trees and even the occasional owl hooting.

The breakfasts were delicious and the added convenience of a Keurig coffee maker with an ample selection of coffee brews made for a delightful morning. Breakfasts are normally server at 8:30, but the proprietors made an exception for us as we were going whale watching and needed to eat a little earlier. Nancy and Bob were super friendly and accommodating, often engaging with us and making us feel like we were visiting a relative rather than staying in a B&B.

For our first B&B, amber Lights set an extremely high bar and it will be difficult to stay at another &B without comparing it to this little gem outside of Port Townsend.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Incredible B&B. This is totally what you would expect for a family style stay. The owners loving care for every and latest detail. It is extremely clean and the decoration is warming that make you feel at home. The breakfast was excellent, prepared with care and fresh farmer market products. We had a home- made casserole, roasted potatoes, croissant and a cup of local fresh berries. In addition, they have plenty of information regarding the local entertainments, restaurants, maps, etc. that they shared with us. We strongly recommend this place.
7/26/2013 Laura & Alberto

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Blaine, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

We stayed here while visiting Port Townsend, Sequim, and Port Angeles and will definitely stay again. The bedrooms were very comfortable and clean, the breakfast was delicious, and the hosts were gracious and helpful. A real plus is how quiet and peaceful it is. We enjoyed our first morning cup of coffee observing a nice wooded area and meadow from the backyard deck. We wouldn't consider staying anywhere else when we visit the area again, and will recommend it highly to our friends!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Amber Lights B & B
Address: 4042 Hastings Ave W, Port Townsend, WA 98368-9294
Location: United States > Washington > Port Townsend
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Ranked #5 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Port Townsend
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Amber Lights B & B 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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