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Highland Inn of San Juan Island

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Dining (2)
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
  • Feb. 16, 2016
    “Perfect location, Pleasant host”
  • Jan. 11, 2016
    “Wonderful stay”
439 Hannah Rd P.O. Box 135, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8884 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Fitness centre
Business Centre
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Reviewed July 11, 2012

We picked this venue as a honeymoon retreat and a base for chasing after Orca pods. We were not disappointed! The food, both in presentation and taste, was most excellent. We took full advantage of the property's benefits (hot tub, in-room steambath, in-room soak tub,...More

Thank David L
Management response:Responded July 12, 2012

Honeymoons are so special and I try to make them memorable and just the way you want it to be. I am so happy to provide the atmosphere and so many features that are romantic and private. Glad you liked my cooking. I do enjoy...More

Reviewed July 10, 2012

My wife and I spent five nights at the Highland Inn for our honeymoon. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there and couldn't thank Helen enough for the friendly conversation and delicious breakfasts served each morning. In addition to that, the room we stayed in was...More

Thank Bryan S
Management response:Responded July 12, 2012

The inn was designed with honeymooners in mind. Complete privacy, no one on either side of your room or overhead, and lots of soundproofing in the walls. King size bed and other romantic amenities like candles provided. It was my pleasure having you here starting...More

Reviewed July 3, 2012

I don't understand how anyone can write about taking shoes off, wiping feet, and poor breakfast. I did a ton of research and picked this Inn. Helen is a wonderful Inn Keeper, and offers all she has to you while visiting. The special breakfasts she...More

Thank Stephen s
Management response:Responded July 5, 2012

It was a treat for me having you here with your appreciation of the local Orca whales, wildlife, accommodations here, view, and your compliments on my breakfasts. I know our cool weather was a treat after leaving the heat and humidity you had at home....More

Reviewed July 1, 2012

We stayed at the Inn for four days at the end of June in the Whale Watch suite. It was absolutely beautiful! We saw the whales from our room almost every day. We also saw a fox that apparently lives on or near the property,...More

Thank mmjc
Management response:Responded July 3, 2012

Thank you for your comments. I am always happy when the inn exceeds guest's expectations. You're right. I don't know of any B&B on the island where you can see the Orca whales from your room and adjoining deck. Sorry about the bees. All the...More

Reviewed June 29, 2012

Looking for a romantic getaway in a bucolic setting? The Highland Inn is your place. The idyllic setting on the west side of San Juan island, with its view of the Haro Strait, could be right out of a movie. There are just two suites,...More

Thank Richard R
Management response:Responded June 30, 2012

Thank you for taking the time to write these comments about your stay here and your experience with our Orca whales. It was so nice of you to email me to let me know you were able to go out on a whale watch boat...More

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West side view from 88 ft veranda to Victoria, BC and the Olympics overlooking the Haro Straits. Orca whales, sunsets and stargazing. Full breakfast in your room or the inn dining room, 8 to 10. Daily afternoon More tea and Mrs. King's cookies. Wood burning fireplaces, king beds, satellite TV, wireless connection, private marble bath with jet tub and steam bath shower. Inn of the month T&L, awarded 4 Kisses by Best Places to Kiss. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$200 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Highland Inn Of San Juan Island Friday Harbor, WA
United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$200 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Highland Inn Of San Juan Island Friday Harbor, WA
United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Traveller (19)
Room & Suite (6)
Dining (2)
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Mitch M
June 14, 2015|
Response from Helen K | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, the Whale Watch Suite is available on those dates. Please make a reservation on my web site through Webervations there. Lots of information and photos plus availability and rates etc. I... More
Room Tips
"There are only 2 rooms available. You can't go wrong with either."
Jan. 11, 2016
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"The whale watching room is a beautiful room with an unobstructed view of the Straits."
Jul. 27, 2014
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"Either room in wonderful."
May 1, 2013
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"We stayed in the Haro Strait Suite on Helen's recommendation we loved it."
Feb. 21, 2013
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