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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
Beautifully renovated farmhouse hostel, centrally located on Orcas Island. Walking distance to town and the beach. We offer clean communal and private rooms all with shared baths, and a fully equipped kitchen. Sit by the campfire, play a game of pool, soak in the hot tub, enjoy the sauna, lounge on the lawn, meet new people, cook food from a local farm. Inexpensive rental bikes available.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Sauna
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Budget
Quaint
Location
Full view
43Car recommended
Grade: 43 out of 100
36Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
7Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Reviews (46)
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

TLDR: The place itself is cute, though overpriced for what it is. The "hosts" act as though you are unwanted, free-loading guests - rather than paying customers. I recommend staying at an Airbnb instead of at Golden Tree - you will have a much more...More

Thank lkt892018
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is a truly nice hostel in many respects, shared kitchen that was very clean almost all the time. Lots of room in 2 fridges to put groceries. Friendly guests that introduce themselves to each other. Lots of fun around a camp fire each night...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I booked this for a stay in Orcas Island and paid $180 for the night to stay in a Yurt that was really just mediocre/okay. The bed sheets were kinda gross, they looked 20 years old and like something bought from a Goodwill store. There...More

Thank zanetka7
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Maybe the reality is I'm just too old (late 20s) for hostels anymore. I just have an expectation that wherever I pay to stay, I should be able to sleep in relative peace and calm after, say 11PM. We stayed two nights in one of...More

Thank penguinboy561
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I needed to stay on Orcas Island for just one night before taking a boat to Patos Island very early the next morning. Golden Tree Hostel had the only bed left on the island so I booked it. My experiences of hostels in the past...More

Thank Heloisia
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"Bus is loud, bright, uncomfortable and wifi doesn't work"
lkt892018
13 Aug 2018
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"Indoor rooms might be quieter. If camping, expect no sleep due to noisy guests."
penguinboy561
9 Jul 2018
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"Call about accesibilty....the dorm I was in was up a steep set of stairs"
Heloisia
28 Aug 2017
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"Rvery room is unique, and comfortable. Midweek is more prvate and wuiet, weekends are more social and..."
Travel333333A
29 May 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$114 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesWashingtonSan Juan IslandsOrcas IslandEastsound
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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