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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We unexpectedly found ourselves needing accommodation in Friday Harbor for a night and luckily got a room at the Orca Inn. It was perfect for our needs and even though the room was small, we found it quite cozy and the bed was very comfortable. Clean room and bathroom, warm water available, basic toiletries - what more do you need? The gentleman who checked us in was very friendly - overall it was a very pleasant experience and we were very happy. Plus you really can’t beat the price! Great find!

Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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orcainn, General Manager at The Orca Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay at the Orca Inn. We appreciate you choosing to stay with us and we are delighted you found your room comfortable, clean and adequately appointed. We hope you get to visit us again very soon.

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Reviewed September 13, 2018

We stayed 2 nights at the Orca Inn at the beginning and end of a kayaking trip. We were lucky enough to get a King room each night. A few of our friends had the Queen rooms and they were very small. We found the rooms a bit dated and on the darkish side, but clean and just perfect for what we needed. We had a microwave and frig and plenty of room to stow our gear. It was just a few blocks walk from downtown and a great value for the area. Staff are very friendly and accommodating. If we get back to the area we would definitely stay here again - and definitely request a King room....

Room tip: King and Double Rooms are fairly large. Queen is small...
Date of stay: August 2018
  • Trip type: Traveled with friends
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orcainn, General Manager at The Orca Inn, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review! We hope we get to see you again soon!

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Reviewed September 9, 2018

We stayed 2 night at Orca inn. We took a king bed and the room was large. However, our friends took a micro queen and the room was small. the rates were very reasonable and we were only a short drive to the downtown area and walking distance to a grocery store. I found all the staff to be friendly and helpful.

Date of stay: August 2018
  • Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Thank Donny W
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orcainn, General Manager at The Orca Inn, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you for taking the time review your stay with us. We hope you get to come visit us again very soon!

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Reviewed September 6, 2018

The Orca Inn is not the fanciest nor is it the nicest place to stay in Friday Harbor. However, it is by far the best value in the area. If you have ever stayed in the interior cabin on a cruise ship, then the size of the room shouldn't bother you.

Let's face it, if you are visiting San Juan Island, about the only time you are going to be in your room is to sleep and shower. If you want to lounge around your room all day, you would probably be better off going elsewhere. For us, this was a perfect place to stay.

Date of stay: July 2018
  • Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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orcainn, General Manager at The Orca Inn, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

We are very happy you found the value in your stay here at the Orca Inn. We would love to see you visit again soon!

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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This was our second stay at the Orca Inn, & once again we were very pleased. The location is great & rooms are exactly as advertised-tiny but with everything you need. The rooms & grounds are kept scrupulously clean & you couldn’t ask for nicer staff.
Chris, at the front desk, was particularly nice. He was friendly & helpful. Our air conditioner wasn’t working correctly & we mentioned it to him in the morning. When we got back from our hike a few hours later, he’d replaced it! How’s that for service?
The San Juan Islands are one of my favorite places to be, & I love staying at the Orca Inn because of their reasonable prices-I can stay there twice as long as anywhere else in Friday Harbor. We’ll be back soon!

Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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orcainn, General Manager at The Orca Inn, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

your kind review meant a lot. We are so happy you chose the Orca Inn and we hope you get to visit again shortly

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