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Danville, California
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable beds, newly renovated, big whirlpool and friendly staff. Missy was very helpful suggesting sights to see and activities in the area. I would recommend to a friend. The end is very conveniently located very clean and well-maintained

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 September 2016

You know this feeling when you enter a room and it's not what was portrayed on the website? Well, at Discovery inn, it's the opposite, it's BETTER than on the website. We were VERY pleasantly surprised, the inn's website does not do justice to the large, comfortable, clean, well maintained rooms. Or to the pleasant and relaxing exterior, with huge...

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The room is very clean and looks newly renovated, just like how the management photo shows. The Seattle chocolate was a nice touch of hospitality! The inn exterior is attractive and charming, with tranquil surroundings and plenty of room to roam. If you could, ask for a room in the row facing away from the road, which will be even...

Thank 369yunz
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay in Friday harbor! Staff could not be more friendly or helpful! Good location, near town but still very quiet. Had some very good dinners! Recommend "the place" & vinnys ! Both very good! Another good place for lunch is madrone grill in Rouche village

Thank Dennis S
El Cerrito, California
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This super clean and comphy motel is small, owner operated with care, and highly recommended. The site has a Japanese country vibe with just the right amount of amenities like chocolates when you check in, coffee in room, hot tub. Owners/front desk are very friendly and helpful.

Thank MikeBar2013
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We stayed here for a night on each end of a 5 day kayak trip. The owners are very friendly and it's an easy walk to town. We enjoyed the hot tub, refrigerator in the room and the cleanliness. The grounds are lovely and inviting; a good place to play lawn games or just hang out.

Thank Laurie B
Port Townsend, United States
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a typical motel, with the exceptions that it is not one of a chain and that it has a park-like property attached, with places to sit and eat, a barbeque and areas to play sports like volleyball. It is a mile from town, so either bring your car, rent one, take taxis or plan on walking a mile...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our hotel. We agree that the Discovery Inn has a lovely park-like setting and is about a mile from the ferry landing. Please know that is our goal to provide comfortable, clean and friendly accommodations at an affordable rate in Friday Harbor. After reading your review, we are sorry we didn't have the...

chester springs pa
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed at the Discovery Inn for three nights after reading great reviews on Trip Advisor. The location is very convenient from the ferry, although a little too far to walk for those without a rental car. The management is exceptionally helpful, rooms are immaculate, in fact the entire venue appears to have had a recent uplift. It is Swiss...

Thank kfjbrand
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Just wanted to let everyone who stays at this hotel that Kevin, who at the time was working the night shift, will make your stay unforgettable. Every want & need was QUICKLY attended to. THANKS KEVIN, SEE YOU AGAIN SOON!!! JULIE AND JANENE

Thank Julie R
Kalispell, Montana
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The Discovery Inn was more than we expected. New beds and lots of pillows added to our comfort. The room had great air conditioning abd that was essential given the unusual high temps. We even had Seattles Best for coffee. The people were great in the office. Wish we could have stayed longer.

Thank Barbjefts

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just minutes from the Friday Harbor ferry landing, this hotel is the only lodging facility on San Juan Island that offers rooms in a park-like setting. Our recently renovated hotel rooms are decorated in restful colors. The handsomely appointed rooms are designed for relaxing. They feature air-conditioning, a private bath, one or two queen beds, an in-room coffee maker, flat screen TV, and free Wi-Fi. The Discovery Inn has been a family-owned and operated hotel for over 30 years. Enjoy an outdoor seasonal Jacuzzi, Adirondack-style chairs on the lawn, flowers, decks and barbecues. The hotel is known for providing its guests with friendly customer service, spacious clean rooms and a relaxing atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Discovery Inn

Address: 1016 Guard St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9240
Region: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Price Range: €93 - €207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Discovery Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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