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Beautifully renovated farmhouse hostel, centrally located on Orcas Island. Walking distance to town and the beach. We offer clean communal and private rooms all with shared baths, and a fully equipped kitchen. Sit by the campfire, play a game of pool, soak in the hot tub, enjoy the sauna, lounge on the lawn, meet new people, cook food from a local farm. Inexpensive rental bikes available.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
43Car recommended
Grade: 43 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 1 km
2Attractionswithin 1 km
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19Room tips
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TLDR: The place itself is cute, though overpriced for what it is. The "hosts" act as though you are unwanted, free-loading guests - rather than paying customers. I recommend staying at an Airbnb instead of at Golden Tree - you will have a much more comfortable experience,
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This is a truly nice hostel in many respects, shared kitchen that was very clean almost all the time. Lots of room in 2 fridges to put groceries. Friendly guests that introduce themselves to each other. Lots of fun around a camp fire each night when the temps drop. We used the
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I booked this for a stay in Orcas Island and paid $180 for the night to stay in a Yurt that was really just mediocre/okay. The bed sheets were kinda gross, they looked 20 years old and like something bought from a Goodwill store. There was a shared bathroom, not sure how many
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Maybe the reality is I'm just too old (late 20s) for hostels anymore. I just have an expectation that wherever I pay to stay, I should be able to sleep in relative peace and calm after, say 11PM. We stayed two nights in one of the two tee-pees on the property. The bed was kind
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I needed to stay on Orcas Island for just one night before taking a boat to Patos Island very early the next morning. Golden Tree Hostel had the only bed left on the island so I booked it. My experiences of hostels in the past have been noisy ones with some people inevitably
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The Golden Tree from upstairs
View of the hostel if you are coming from town (Eastsound)
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"Bus is loud, bright, uncomfortable and wifi doesn't work"
"Indoor rooms might be quieter. If camping, expect no sleep due to noisy guests."
"Call about accesibilty....the dorm I was in was up a steep set of stairs"
"Rvery room is unique, and comfortable. Midweek is more prvate and wuiet, weekends are more social and friendly"
"For privacy, choose the tents or yurt in the garden."
US$151 - US$346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesWashingtonSan Juan IslandsOrcas IslandEastsound
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