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Andover, NJ
Reviewed 18 August 2012

We stayed in the Salt Spring studio for three nights, coming in on the tail-end of a 'heat wave' in San Juan Island (I think it came close to 90 the day we arrived). I know the rest of the hotel and --for that matter -- most places on the island were a bit warm since AC is rarely needed...

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Fate, Tx
Reviewed 8 August 2012

We traveled from Fate, TX. We stayed in the Lopez suite, 4 nights in July. Absolutely loved the room. Our bed was the most comfortable bed we have ever slept on. Usually our back is killing us after one night. King-size, pollow-top. The fresh-baked scones, and sweet fruit was the best in the morning. I highly recommend this hotel and...

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Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 30 July 2012

This room is billed as a superior rooms built for romance, celebration and complete escape according to the hotel's own website. Right...!!! Read the fine print. It's 225 square feet. May be that's why it's billed as "romantic"...!! What's very "un-romantic" is the toilet in the Orcas room. It's in the former closet with limited ventilation. With the closet gone...where...

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ebrynnie, We are so sorry the Orca didn't meet your expectations. Even though we find the room cute as a button and very romantic, you are not alone in your opinion (read review and response below). We will definitely put our heads together and work on the description on our website. I'm wondering though why you booked the same...

Nevada
Reviewed 25 July 2012

We thought we were going to be staying in a lovely room with micro and small fridge. The decor and clean interior appearance seemed great, but the room was a real shock. First you have got to get your luggage up the stairs. Then the room - no closet and no bathroom. It’s an all in one! When you shut...

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Bird Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LisaLee2, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I'm so sorry we didn't live up to your expectations. Please know we really don't have control about what other websites say about us, but we continue to try our best. Could you let me know where you saw it listed that the...

Monticello, Florida, United States
Reviewed 25 July 2012

We had a wonderful one night stay at the Bird Rock Hotel. The staff was friendly and very helpful with activities in Friday Harbor. We had a peaceful night and enjoyed the continental breakfast. before heading out for whale watching. We stored our luggage with them and picked it up in time to board the ferry. They were very accommodating....

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Amenia, New York
Reviewed 25 July 2012

I stayed in two different rooms. Patos and Skip Jack. Both were perfect. Skip Jack is a little small but just perfect after flying from NY to Seattle and then sea plane to Friday Harbour. It's an all day trip and all I needed was a great bed. Skip Jack was perfect and there is a really nice shared terrace...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 22 July 2012

A century-old hotel about 2 blocks out of town. Comfortable bed and excellent bath. Good TV with plenty of channels (DirecTV with HBO). While they warn about noise from neighbors, the internal noise is the problem... the plumbing is loud, and noise from the hall filters into the room. Our first morning, the breakfast food was almost all gone by...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 19 July 2012

We loved staying at the Bird Rock Inn--great location, beautifully decorated, excellent staff! We stayed here for two nights after a 3-day kayaking trip with Outdoor Odysseys (see my review) and it was lovely to sleep in a big beautiful bed again. We had one of the rooms on the third floor with no bathroom, but for us it really...

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Davis, California
Reviewed 12 July 2012

This hotel is a couple of blocks away from the hub, so it is a bit quieter. The decor is very modern and elegant. The person running it was so friendly. She went out of her way to make special accommodations for my breakfast since I had a very early departure. I agree with "lucidilies" - a lot like a...

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
Reviewed 11 July 2012

We selected the Bird Rock Hotel because it was only a block from our kayaking trip pickup location and ferry dock. The staff was pleasant. It was a little pricey at $200 a night for the Whidby room, but the amenities were very nice. The robes supplied were incredibly soft. The shampoos and lotions were locally made. We took advantage...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bird Rock Hotel of Friday Harbor is a refreshing combination of an historic external structure and clean, modern interiors. Bird Rock Hotel’s authentic, original, old San Juan Island hotel exterior opens to an exquisitely crafted, eco-intelligent collection of stylishly modern interiors ranging from deluxe, harbor-view, king-jacuzzi suites to simple european-style sleeping rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bird Rock Hotel

Address: 35 1st St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7973
Region: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Price Range: $237 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bird Rock Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Bird Rock Hotel Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
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#3 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
#3 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
#4 Green Hotel in Friday Harbor
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“Try to get one of the first floor rooms with a bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles lizSiouxFalls_SD, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We liked the downstairs suite. You don't feel part of a hotel, as such. But it is a lot of room at a good price.”
 of 5 bubbles Casualtraveler99, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the bottom floor are more apartment style with bathrooms, kitchenettes etc.”
 of 5 bubbles Chollet, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bainbridge room is very big and has a big jet tub with overhead shower jets.”
 of 5 bubbles Suzy2013, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I had a second floor room a private bath, it come with nice seating area and also had access to a veranda.”
 of 5 bubbles nataliaDeV, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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