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Reviewed 1 October 2016

My husband and I recently stayed here and were so impressed and pleased with our visit. Not only is the inn itself a wonderful bed and breakfast, but Mike and Robin were incredibly warm and friendly hosts. The attention to detail in the rooms, at breakfast, and with the amenities was superb - coffee and tea are available all day... More 

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Thank Elise F
best1onthebeach, Owner at MacKaye Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Elise and Eric, We very much enjoyed your visit with us here on the bay. Thank you for your kind and candid feedback which is a great help to those seeking accommodations on our island. Assuming your return trip was uneventful and that perhaps someday you will find yourself on Lopez again and revisit us. If you're unable to... More 

Bethesda, Maryland
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I and our two young adult daughters spent three very happy days at this B and B. The house is pretty and comfortable, and Robin and Mike were extremely helpful and solicitous, making us feel that it was important them that we had a good time. They spent a lot of time advising us on fun things... More 

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Thank SadieH56
best1onthebeach, Owner at MacKaye Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your visit to MacKaye Harbor Inn. One reason we are still here after SO many years is the pleasure we derive from seeing families with adult kids thoroughly enjoy themselves. You all receive an "A+" for that. My favorite part of the day is preparing a sumptuous breakfast for our guests, one that many will photo.... More 

Bainbridge Island, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We could not have asked for a better time. Mackaye Harbor is beautiful and Mike and Robin are the most amazing hosts. Exceeded our hopes and expectations in every way. Read, kayak, cycle, hike, kick back and do absolutely nothing and it is all good.

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Thank Greg A
best1onthebeach, Owner at MacKaye Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Greg, for taking the time to review your experience. It is so helpful for our prospective guests. Although you had been to the island before, we were pleased you chose to stay with us this time. The two of you really did it all with the kayaking, biking, hiking, beach combing, and relaxing. More 

Seattle
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is our second visit here and this time we stayed in the Harbor Suite that has a private balcony and sunny sitting area. Our room had a small refrigerator which was also nice. There is a community refrigerator for other rooms to use in the main dining room. The complimentary bikes that are available to guests are a bonus.... More 

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best1onthebeach, Owner at MacKaye Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Portobello, Thank you for taking time to respond to help those considering a visit to Lopez. Reading your comments about the excellent condition of our bikes pleased Mike as he works hard to do so. We are "good" customers of both bicycle repair shops on the island! We will pass on the compliments you had for the Bay Cafe... More 

Sheridan, Oregon
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

I found MacKaye Harbor Inn B&B on TripAdvisor so it is only right that I post a review after having stay there over the 4th of July weekend. Wow! The reviews are totally 100% spot on. Firstly - it is breathtaking views, the perfect place on the island (south end) convenient to all the best places to see by walking/bike... More 

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best1onthebeach, Owner at MacKaye Harbor Inn, responded to this review

So happy to hear you enjoyed your trip immensely. Katherine, our interim innkeeper, was almost in "happy" tears when we read your review together upon our return from vacation. We have never heard of a 6 Star Button either but are so very pleased that you would take the time to convey your appreciation and in such a complimentary way.... More 

San Francisco, California
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36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

Our 3-night stay at the inn was magical. First, we were upgraded for two of our midweek nights to the Harbor Suite with its own balcony overlooking the bay, where we enjoyed the beautiful views and spacious quarters. The third night we moved to the room we had originally reserved, the Captain's Room on the first floor, which was also... More 

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best1onthebeach, Owner at MacKaye Harbor Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear your visit was "magical". Thank you for giving your opinion of our home and service so prospective guests will know what to expect and can plan their trip accordingly. You are the guest with the MOST pictures and you know what they say about a picture being a thousand words. Travel safe and we... More 

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

We stayed 3 nights, one night in the Captain's Room (very nice with its own front deck overlooking the bay), and two nights in the Flower Room. The inn is very comfortable and the hosts were great. The spacious front porch is great for sipping wine and watching sunsets. Breakfasts were delicious. Hiking on the south end of the island... More 

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best1onthebeach, Owner at MacKaye Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Bob, for taking the time to review our establishment. Although we did not meet you because our interim innkeepers were here during your visit, it is so reassuring to get your feedback and know that even when we are not "in residence", the quality of the service and facility is still 5-star. Bicycling to/from the inn does give... More 

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

We recently spent two wonderful days and nights on Lopez Island and at the MacKaye Harbor Inn. As others here have noted, it’s on the south end of the island, away from the village and ferry traffic so the location is more private and secluded. Robin and Mike are delightful, fun hosts. They go out of their way to personalize... More 

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best1onthebeach, Owner at MacKaye Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Recent Guests, Thank you for taking the time to help our future guests/friends. We really appreciate you mentioning the Selah House, the enclosed one room gazebo on the lawn, where guests can be private when they do not want to socialize with anyone else in the parlor. Lately guests have chosen more often to "picnic" in this building one... More 

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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited Lopez for her birthday and both Robin and Mike were extremely welcoming and made us feel at home. The bed and breakfast was cozy and we enjoyed our day out exploring the island on the bicycles supplied by the owners. The location has great views and nearby a lot of amazing parks/beaches. All around a... More 

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Thank bgraf3
best1onthebeach, Owner at MacKaye Harbor Inn, responded to this review

What a pleasure it was to have the two of you here when you had the inn and the island more to yourselves. Wish you did not have to leave early on departure day, but then we heard there were more birthday surprises back home. We look forward to your possible return and thank you for reviewing our service and... More 

Alaska
1 review
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Very comfortable inn, very delicious breakfast, very nice bikes (😊), very pretty location. A place of superlatives. Add the extras like chocolate truffles at check-in, and you just feel good about the whole experience. Robin went out of the way to work with our schedule, and I think it was her who made sure the sun shone the entire time... More 

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Thank LookingForABeach
best1onthebeach, Owner at MacKaye Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to kindly review your experience here at MacKaye. It was a pleasure to host you, Alaska!! To help clarify the "designated bath" for future guests: We do have two rooms that have a bathroom between but let guests have that bath completely to themselves at no extra charge if they wish (i.e. we just don't... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location, location, location! Lopez Island's ONLY beachfront bed & breakfast inn. Delicious and plentiful breakfasts, complimentary mountain bikes and rental kayaks. Sandy beach, beautiful sunsets and chocolate truffles! ... more   less 

Additional Information about MacKaye Harbor Inn

Address: 949 Mackaye Harbor Rd, Lopez Island, WA 98261-8145
Region: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > Lopez Island
Price Range: $166 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“No bad room. Captain's room, and upstairs suite have a bay view. I had the rose room overlooking the gardens.”
  • Rose Room
 of 5 bubbles onehandclappinggal, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Harbor Suite and Captain's Room have views across bay and outdoor sitting areas. Bed in suite is high but very comfortable.”
  • View from Captain's Room onto front porch and bay
  • View from Harbor Suite onto its balcony and the bay
 of 5 bubbles apriltownsend, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Captain's Room recommended”
 of 5 bubbles roberti394, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All five available rooms are shown on their website.”
 of 5 bubbles ChelanCoug, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“The lower priced rooms have a shared bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles LookingForABeach, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
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