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Bird Rock Hotel

TravelocityUS$240*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The room was very small, but nice and clean. The portable air conditioning unit wasn't working-HOT humid air. Notified the staff and they immediately replaced with 2 old,loud fans. They acted like it was no surprise...Encourage opening windows at night to circulate the air, but there is a bar with loud music offered less than a block away. The breakfast...

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

Hi Junebugin12, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your visit. We very much appreciate constructive criticism: check out air conditioning unit, get hot sauce, ask the gardener for more flowers - consider it done. Thank you for your visit. Please come back soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The Bird Rock was the perfect spot for my friend and I on our trip to San Juan. They had free breakfast and bike rentals and the entire staff was very friendly. We stayed in their Skipjack room which was perfect for our budget friendly vacation.

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

Hi Sford321, Thank you so much for your visit and your lovely review.Yes, our four European style rooms with shared baths are perfect for traveling during the peak season without peak prices. Please come visit again soon. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager

Cape Coral, Fl
Reviewed 20 July 2016

First a disclaimer: This was our first visit to the area, and we absolutely fell in love with the islands and Friday Harbor. Aside from one sub-par meal, everything about our visit, including the Bird Rock Hotel, was fantastic. We booked the San Juan Suite, which is on the third floor, and includes a private rooftop patio that provides views...

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

Hi Gc54, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a sweet and thorough review about us. We love that you had such a good time and can't wait for your next visit. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager

Temperance, Michigan
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Nice location near ferry dock, shopping, restaurants and grocery. Property is small. Suite was cluttered and bedroom was like a motorhome size wise. Breakfast just fair. Most expensive lodging on our tour but not in the top 5 satisfaction wise. Would I go back? No.

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

Hi Hobartfenster, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your visit. We love our little, historic hotel with its modern amenities, the mix of old and new, its weird nooks and crannies and flowery, cobble stone patio. We are sorry it wasn't for you. Yes, being on an island in the Summer is expensive. Just think,...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Older hotel, some with bathrooms, some not. Ours had the tub and sink in the bedroom, bathroom had a door. Not fancy, but nice staff, outside patio sitting area for having your own wine and cheese, hotel provided breakfast with pastries. No views....but Great location to wander downtown Friday Harbor. We had a car, but you could walk to the...

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

Hi JDH_AustinTx, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your visit. Yes, our Bird Rock Hotel is a historic building and one of the oldest hotels on the island. We love the mix of rich history and modern interior. We do actually have several rooms with a harbor view. Please check them out the next time....

Reviewed 23 June 2016

I cannot emphasize the excellent customer service from the staff at this hotel or how welcome everyone who works there makes you feel. I even ran into some of the staff in Friday Harbor randomly and they were nice even before they knew we were staying at the hotel. This hotel just has NICE, good people working for them. We...

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

Hi Brenda, You just made our day. It is guests like you who make what we do easy, fun and so rewarding. Thank you so much for your visit and your lovely review. Come back home soon, yes? Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager

Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Clean and friendly hotel in walking distance to anything in town. Parking is fine at sister hotel about three blocks away. We just unloaded, checked in, and moved the car. Breakfast is good and beds are comfy. The only problem was that our room (Fidalgo) was very hot. It was only about 65 degrees max outside but we had the...

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

Hi Lynda H, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay. We are so happy you had a great time. We'll look into the noisy A/C unit. Thanks for the heads up. We can't wait for your next visit. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager

okc, United States
Reviewed 20 June 2016

My wife and I were looking for something new to do in Washington and found the San Juan Islands. After reading the review we decided on the Bird Rock Hotel. We were both very surprised with this place! Amazing room with a beautiful view. Walking distance to everything in town and pier.

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

Hi Yuil K, We are so happy you liked our place. Thank you so much for your visit and your lovely review. We can't wait to have you back. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager

Reviewed 12 June 2016

We walked on to the ferry, so this hotel has easy access to the ferry and downtown shops and restaurants. We like to stay in older, restored hotels and they have done a nice job updating the property. Our room was on the main floor and was nicely decorated and had its own bathroom with jetted tub. The only downside...

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

Hi Bruce, Thank you so much for your visit and your lovely review. Oh the loading dock. We hung up a sign to remind the drivers that folks are sleeping right there. We bribed them with fresh coffee and still warm scones. We yelled at them, begged and wrote letters to their boss. We'll do it again. Thanks for the...

San Ramon, California
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This time we came with friends, and once again we were so pleased! The hotel is just as we remembered it, classy while comfortable. Differant from your average hotel because it's historic but modernized for maximum comfort. We had such a good time and can't imagine ever staying anywhere else when we visit the northwest. Every one here is so...

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

Hi Pfamilyca, You just made our day. We are actually doing a happy dance in our lobby. Thank you so much for your visit and your sweet review. We can't wait until next time. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • 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: $250 - $408 (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
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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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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