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Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

My brother and I stayed. At the Bay City Motor Inn. Off 116 N Samish Way Bellingham WA. The owner and his staff treated us with spectacular care and we felt like we were in the safe comfort of are own home. From the WiFi to the cable to the continental breakfast and coffee. I couldn't of felt more welcome...

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1Thank Nate H
New Westminster, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2015

First off, the owners/managers are pleasant people, but unfortunately were not able to help with the problem --- which was the unpleasant smell of mildew in the room(s). They offered to move us, but all of the rooms we inspected were affected. We traced the source of the smell to the bathroom, specifically the shower curtain. Advice to the staff...

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3Thank HighExpectationsYVR
University Place, Washington
Reviewed 31 October 2014

The room was clean and the staff was courteous. We only spent a little time at Bay City Motor Inn, mostly too sleep. Location was not what I wanted, but just a few minutes away. I would go back if it I could not get a little closer to the University.

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1Thank Lance1976
Jensen Beach, FL
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I just returned from my 9th consecutive annual extended stay at the Bay City Motor Inn. Every stay seems to be even better than the one before. Lucky and his family and staff run an excellent motel for the price. Every year I see improvements and upgrades that have taken place since the previous year. There is a family type...

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2Thank BillinJensenBeach
Brigham City, Utah
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I have stayed several times at this place, but after my last trip I'm looking for something else next time. I would never have rated it very high. It was just OK if budget was your main criteria. The continental breakfast is as good as most comparable places except that there are no tables to sit at. You pretty much...

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3Thank Kris N
Milwaukee
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We stayed for one night while in Bellingham. Price was good, location was good. The room was average, but did include a refrigerator and microwave. It did not include a hair dryer or a clock (which is odd). Continental Breakfast was served at 7 am and we left at 6:30, so can't speak to that. If you have your own...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Availability and good prices brought us to this hotel for a one-night stay. We had made a reservation in advance, and when we arrived a little early, the room was already ready for us. The hotel could benefit from some updates, but it was comfortable for one night, and what I would expect from a similar hotel. The room had...

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Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 13 June 2014

I agree with the other reviews that the staff here were great! I initially booked for one night and extended another night twice while I was waiting for a package to arrive. They were happy to keep me in the same room and matched the price that I had found online. The hotel was nothing special and a little outdated...

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1Thank Shilohw25
Graham, Washington
Reviewed 18 February 2014

I have stayed here twice now, as my son is attending Western Washington University. Super easy access to campus! We could almost walk to his dorm from here. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Also very honest, which is important these days! After checking out, while cleaning our room, they found a wallet under the bed and immediately called...

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3Thank Beckey B
Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 30 September 2013

I'd say the best thing about this place was the Front Desk People... they were very nice.... We showed up on the weekend when all the University Kids are heading back to University so ALL the hotels, but the Bay City Motor Inn were booked full with Parents. We had a room in the basement, very old - needs an...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Bay City Motor Inn

Address: 116 N Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98225-6029
Region: United States > Washington > Bellingham
Price Range: $72 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bay City Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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Bay City Hotel
Bay City Motel
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“They offer rooms with a Jacuzzi but I did not see the options”
 of 5 bubbles jtudbury, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I prefer the 2nd floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles BillinJensenBeach, 8 Aug 2014 | Read review
“we were given handicap rooms. Nice big bathrooms:)”
 of 5 bubbles ardellek, 26 Jul 2013 | Read review
“I Think all rooms are bad.”
 of 5 bubbles Bhadrakumar, 23 Jul 2013 | Read review
“I'd ask for room towards the back to get away from the cooking odors from the resident manager cooking their native meals whose odors were not appetizing to me.”
 of 5 bubbles victorf215, 28 May 2013 | Read review
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