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Bird Rock Hotel

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Reviewed 13 June 2012

We arrived in Friday harbor with our bikes only and bags. I was nervous as the Bird Rock only had a room available with a shared bathroom for our 1st night. Our room was great and the shared bathroom was not at all a problem. We then had booked this great room w/private hot tub on ground level. Wonderful and...

Thank jillybart
Springfield OH
Reviewed 12 June 2012

My husband and I stayed in the Marrowstone Suite and it was incredibly comfortable! The bed was fantastic, the couch was comfy, the bathroom was large with double shower heads and a mini kitchen was available. We didn't use the private hot tub, but there is one available with this suite. The hotel addresses the noisy bar across the street...

Thank Cameron256
Bellevue, Washington, United States
Reviewed 11 June 2012

This was our first night away after having our son and it was the perfect place for a weekend getaway. The staff was super friendly and gave great recommendations for local activities and restaurants. The room was cozy and comfy but our favorites were the lounge chairs on the deck with big cushions and the cookies and lemonade available all...

Thank Darin R
Boulder, CO
Reviewed 8 June 2012

The sleek style and clean lines of the Bird Rock reminded me of a small hotel in Copenhagen. I got a suite, which worked out great because the Bird Rock is around the corner from the fabulous Kings Market. The kitchen was well appointed so I ate most of my meals in my room. But the staff far outshined the...

Thank Cynthia O
Reviewed 4 June 2012

We visited 6/1 - 6/3. Out of all of the staff that we had to deal with, Maya and Kaleigh (sp?) were the most charming ,helpful and welcoming. We stayed in the Whidbey suite. It was very clean and it had a great lay out. It was a wonderful set up for a small family of 3. It had a...

Thank mswendymc
Macon, Georgia
Reviewed 3 June 2012

We stopped on the island for the night and stayed in the Orcas room. The furnishings were very plush and comfy, great tub and throw rug. Breakfast was wonderful, lots of fresh fruit, scones with jam, and rolls. Khaili was so friendly and helpful, gave us lots of tips on how to make the best use of our time. That...

Thank FrancescaCatMc
Redmond, Washington
Reviewed 29 May 2012

We stayed at the Bird Rock Hotel over the holiday weekend (May 26th). This is a wonderful little place in the heart of Friday Harbor. It's close to everything and walking distance from the ferry terminal. We walked on and did not have a car with us. We booked Shaw for our stay which included it's own bathroom. We loved...

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

Hi Tifnene, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We are excited to hear you enjoyed yourself. Thank you. And let your hubbie know, the waffle station is on the next meeting agenda (what an awesome idea). Come back soon, Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager

Seattle, Washington, United States
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Stayed here a night in the Bainbridge Suite (2 beds, a queen sleeper in the living room) and it was perfect for the 5 of us. We came during the week so not sure how this place would be during busy summer days because the overall layout is kind of quirky but not in a bad way. Place was clean,...

1Thank Glenn F
Reviewed 24 May 2012

My wife and I really enjoyed this nice little hotel. Extremely friendly staff, nice complimentary breakfast, and they have bikes for use around town. When we checked in they had freshly baked cookies and freshly squeezed lemonade. Make sure you get a room with a private bath - some of the rooms require you to share common bathroom down the...

Thank TXbierfan
Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 18 May 2012

The Bird Rock Hotel is very clean and comfortable with a delicious European-style breakfast and warm scones. Very friendly and helpful staff. The hotel is well-situated right off the main street in Friday Harbor. You can use their bikes to explore the island. We'll be back!

1Thank Andi W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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: $241 - $379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bird Rock Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Bird Rock Hotel Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
#3 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
#3 Green Hotel in Friday Harbor
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“Ask for Harbour views.”
Ianfursie, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to get one of the first floor rooms with a bathroom.”
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.”
Casualtraveler99, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the bottom floor are more apartment style with bathrooms, kitchenettes etc.”
Chollet, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bainbridge room is very big and has a big jet tub with overhead shower jets.”
Suzy2013, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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