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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. Been here numerous times and enjoy everything about it! Missy and Dan are so accommodating! They get us everything we need and make us feel at home. Fresh water bottles and chocolates in addition to seasonal gifts and maps with things to do on the island. I recommend this hotel to anyone who wants to stay in...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We love that you stay with us!! Thank you for the kind review. We are delighted that you have chosen to stay with us multiple times and that you enjoy the experience. We are already looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on an extended weekend getaway to Discovery Inn. The island is small but the hotel is located in a perfect spot where you are close to everything that would be of interest. The drive to the ferry and to downtown Friday Harbor is only 5 minutes. The property is beautiful, the rooms are updated and very well taken...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It is our delight to give our guests the best customer service possible. We continually strive to improve the grounds and rooms around our property and redoing our upstairs railings was one of our recent projects, thank you for noticing. We hope your travels will bring you back our way, it would be wonderful...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredibly friendly and responsive staff, clean room, great location. One of the owners gave us fantastic recommendations (and also Valentine's Day chocolates). The hotel is only minutes away from downtown Friday Harbor and much closer to quaint (and cute) Roche Harbor than other hotels.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the motel, we appreciate it. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our staff, room and location. We hope your travels bring your back our way, we would love to have you stay with us again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a room on the ground floor last month, not knowing what to expect. Friends of ours have stayed at a different Inn on the island and weren't thrilled about their stay. We were hesitant to book a more inexpensive Inn, thinking it would be a dive. I couldn't be any more wrong. The room was toasty warm for...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and for staying with us. We know there are many lodging options to choose from when visiting the island. We are glad we were able to exceed your expectations and we look forward to you next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dan and Missy at the Discovery Inn are amazing wonderful people! They went out of their way to make sure we had an outstanding stay and information about the island! The rooms were very comfortable and updated. We will definitely be staying there again!

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It is always wonderful to hear when our guests have had a great experience staying with us. We look forward to your next stay!

Milwaukie, Oregon
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Room was simple, clean, comfortable, and had everything really necessary. Location is good, with easy access to everything nearby. The staff is simply amazing. A local map and hints and tips on where to go and what to see was shared with us. We look forward to returning!

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We look forward to you returning too! Thanks for the great review and we are so glad you chose to stay with us on your trip to Friday Harbor.

Edmonds
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We had originally booked a room on the top floor. When we arrived, the managers saw my 6'3" husband. They suggested we move to a room without angled ceilings and put us in a quiet more pricey room for the same price as the original room we had booked. They showed us both rooms and clearly we would not have...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that we were able to provide you a more comfortable room for your stay. It is our pleasure to provide the best customer service possible. We look forward to your next visit!

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Had a great stay for a few days. Rooms are very clean and quiet with some modern touches. It was really nice to have a mini fridge and microwave. They staff was super nice and helpful. Would gladly stay again!

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to your next visit.

Paris, France
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This is truly a very good Inn. The rooms are spacious, calm, and in perfect shape. Service has been friendly and helpful. The style of the Inn is very original. A perfect place for a romantic weekend.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of the Inn and for staying with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your room and our staff. We hope your travels will bring you back our way again!

Kodiak, Alaska
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I loved my experience at the Discovery Inn. Upon entering the lobby I was handed a bottle of water and an adorable little bag of chocolates. After obtaining my room key they gave me a run down on the island, where to go, what to see, and even a map to keep as a guide. Finally they left me with...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. It is wonderful to hear about your positive experience with our staff and our rooms. We truly look forward to your next visit! Thank you for staying with us.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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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: $139 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Discovery Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Discovery Inn Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
#2 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
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