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Earthbox Inn & Spa

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27/06/2017 28/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Seattle
Reviewed 9 August 2013

A last minute decision to visit San Juan Island meant that we wouldn't be able to stay in our usual digs so we took the proprietor's recommendation to stay at the Earthbox Inn and Spa. Overall, I really can't say anything particularly negative about the place but at the same time nothing really stood out as being unique to the...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 August 2013

When planning travel I generally look for accommodations that are unique, seeking an experience that I'll remember and avoiding the franchise. Earthbox was great. My wife and I stayed in two different rooms, deciding to return a week later after loving our first night. I liked the motel's gardens, beds, outside sitting area, free bike rental, and outdoor cafe where...

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Chestnut Hill
Reviewed 5 August 2013 via mobile

Our family of four liked the location of Earthbox and the helpfulness of the staff. We also enjoyed the pool. The room (201) was was quiet and pleasant, but dangerously small. My husband legs were battered from knocking into the platform beds' edges. Also, the wifi was spotty. If it had only been a little less expensive...

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Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

When we arrived the room looked clean and nice. All was well. When we tried to go to sleep that was when we had our troubles. The people above us came in late and we began to hear noises. It sounded like elephants above us due to the fact of the squeaky floor. We had finally figured out why they...

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Park_Trekers, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your stay. Thank you for loving our staff as much as we do. That made our day:) We are so sorry your room was too noisy. We are a 60ties style motor inn with renovated rooms. We are proud of the mixture of old and...

Reviewed 31 July 2013

This property is located in a great spot within easy walking distance of the quaint town of Friday Harbor and would have been a great place to stay if Hotel management had not been so rude and unaccommodating. We travel a great deal and have never been treated so rudely by hotel mangement, This is the first poor review I...

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EarthboxLaura, Manager at Earthbox Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Shamrock05, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay. I'm so sorry you had a bad experience with us. Giving outstanding customer service is what we are all about. Will you please let us know what happened, so we can address the issue? Thank you. Sincerely, Steffi Wehner Customer Service Manager steffi@earthboxinn.com

Burbank, Washington
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Very quaint and comfortable hotel on San Juan island. This hotel was booked thru Clipper Vacations and was very pleased. Traveling with my granddaughter and she loved the pool and bikes available. Very friendly staff and quite relaxing. Would will chose them again when in the San Juan Islands. Walking distance to Washington state ferries, shopping, Whale museum and dining...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 29 July 2013

First, the positive: Room was immaculately clean and well appointed with lovely bath amenities, microwave, small and quiet refrigerator, coffeemaker and complimentary coffee, good lighting over the very comfortable beds, 6 pillows on each varying from soft to firm, nice bed linens and fluffy towels, flat screen TV. Attractive contemporary décor, excellent shower though bathroom miniscule. Hotel staff were professional...

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 28 July 2013

I agree that I would give this 3.5 stars if possible. There were many nice aspects, but also annoyances. The exterior of the hotel buildings are quite ugly, but the interiors had nice modern furnishings. For 4 people (2 adults, 2 kids), the room felt quite small. They did do a nice job of doing a lot with the little...

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chicago
Reviewed 25 July 2013

I would give a 3.5 if I could because of the price. When I pay $230+ a night, I have certain expectations for a room. The small set up of the room wasn’t what I had expected. The hanging bar for clothes was in the kitchen area, there wasn’t a closet with one, and the old TV reminded of the...

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White River Junction, Vermont
Reviewed 23 July 2013

It was great. We walked off the boat at the marina, walked through town for something between 5 - 10 mins and we were at the front desk. The view wasn't anything fancy (our room looked out into a field and the postal service), but we had a really nice deck, a great room, and close to everything down town....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Earthbox Inn & Spa is a delightful blend of cool resort motel and classic vintage motor inn with an indoor pool, full-service spa, stylishly renovated rooms, free wifi, free parking and complimentary bicycles. Centrally located in downtown Friday Harbor, only 4 blocks from the Washington State Ferry. Also enjoy the many outdoor area attractions including kayaking, biking, hiking, and wildlife/whale tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Earthbox Inn & Spa

Address: 410 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7230 (Formerly Elements Hotel & Spa)
Region: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Price Range: $264 - $378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Earthbox Inn & Spa 2.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Earthbox Motel And Spa
Earthbox Hotel Friday Harbor
Earthbox Motel Friday Harbor
Earthbox Inn & Spa Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Friday Harbor
#5 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
#6 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
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“Request room with patio and close to pool. Parking was so easy.”
Gerryia, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Call or email the front desk with your request--they are very responsive.”
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“The Earth room by the pool was very spacious - more like a suite.”
Zonadl, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with AC might be needed during heat of summer.”
Crude, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a quiet room at the end of one of the buildings. I can imagine it might be louder by the coffee bar but not sure.”
W_on_the_Road, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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