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Betty Macdonald Farm

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Collins, Ohio
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Time seemed to slow down while staying at the charming Betty MacDonald Farm. We enjoyed the loft for three days for our 35th anniversary and felt welcome to explore the beautiful gardens, Betty's memorabilia, and home-like atmosphere. We brought our own supplies, knowing there was a fully-equipped kitchen and appreciated the fresh flowers, great coffee, Asian pears grown on the...

Thank KathyS35th
Emsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2015

I have been going across to Vashon Island and to Judith's lovely home since 2008. I travel widely and don't think I have ever had such a welcoming experience anywhere else. The farm overlooks Puget Sound, and on good days, the beautiful Mount Ranier shows her face. The accommodation is wide and wonderful. In the part in which I usually...

1Thank balticbash
Quilcene, Washington
Reviewed 17 October 2015

My husband and I have stayed at the Betty MacDonald Farm numerous times over the years. It is an experience that rests the soul. The rooms have a wonderfully cozy feel due to Judith's creative touch everywhere.........antiques, beautiful china to use for setting the table, fresh flowers, a fire in the fireplace to take the chill from the air when...

1Thank Ann W
san francisco, United States
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Located on six very private acres, we stayed in the private cottage next to the original Betty MacDonald Farm Barn (seen in photo above). Our fridge was stocked with organic farm fresh eggs and asian pears grown on the property. The master bedroom is totally private and walled with cedar which added a lovely cedar scent to our cottage stay,...

1Thank Lacey Marie E
Canby, Oregon
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Greeted by a hand written note with my name and arrow pointing to the direction of the cottage. Upon entry the cottage had a strong musty smell, and roaring fire blazing in the wood stove, most likely to cover the musty smell. It was not cold enough to warrant a fire. A sign on the fridge says "Bed and Breakfast,...

2Thank Linda S
JUDITH L, Owner at Betty Macdonald Farm, responded to this review

It had been a very cool morning so i did make a fire, the cottage is all cedar, cozy and has a stunning view. This was one woman trying to impress two others and not sure when they are happy. They were greeted by me, welcomed and given directions for dinner. they left went out to dinner and in the...

Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2015

I have wanted to visit Vashon since reading Betty Macdonalds books more than 40 years ago . We stayed in the loft ,situated in a barn on the site of the farmland , there was no access to the original house if indeed it still exists. We walked along the beach to it but although there were a couple which...

Thank 928crystal
Issaquah, Washington
Reviewed 3 September 2015

The author of "The Egg and I" Betty MacDonald, used to own this farm and raised 4,000 chickens in the barn. Our room was a 2BR cottage attached to the barn. The clawfoot tub had a room of its own with plants and window surround. EVERYTHING was comfy, The kitchen fully stocked for any sort of cooking. We got local...

1Thank balilovers7
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This was my third time to Betty MacDonald's , and somehow it gets better each time. The views, the peace and quiet, the lush grounds and the oh so inviting rooms are only matched by our host Judith. She is gracious, knowledgeable and so kind, with just the right amount of visiting and allowing for privacy. If you want a...

Thank jeanettecda
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Reviewed 9 August 2015

My friend and I love this quaint B & B and keep coming back each year. The peacefulness of the property is soothing and hard to find anywhere else. I have never slept on softer sheets, experienced such refreshing breezes, or felt so absolutely taken care of at any other B & B or hotel. The full moon was the...

Thank Ellen M
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 August 2015

My boyfriend and I visited Vashon Island for a wedding and stayed at the Betty Macdonald Farm for two nights. Our only regret is that we didn’t have longer to fully bask in its unique charm. Upon entering the cottage, nestled behind a peaceful and lush amount of greenery overlooking the water and shoreline of the Puget Sound and an...

1Thank Lisa M

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Three fully-equipped, private guest suites on a six-acre historic farm, each with views of Puget Sound and Mount Rainier. Conveniently-located, this establishment is in close proximity to both the north-end ferry dock and town center. Property includes lush gardens and an orchard, and each well-appointed suite has a patio or balcony that overlooks the sound or orchard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Betty Macdonald Farm

Address: 12000 99th Ave SW, Vashon, WA 98070-3228
Region: United States > Washington > Vashon
Price Range: $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Betty Macdonald Farm Hotel Vashon
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“Definitely get the loft room if you want the full experience of this place! The loft is truly unique.”
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“On a nice weekend a bike would be an ideal way to get around the island and avoid having to deal with getting a car on the ferry.”
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“for me, it's all about the loft.”
stephenr342, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are 2 bedrooms in the cabin - one has a Queen sized bed and the other has twin beds. Both have water views.”
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“The Loft is a place to come, unplug, and unwind!”
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