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New York
Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

Rooms are terrific, with private gas fireplace and nice finishes. Bed very comfortable and bathroom luxurious. Parking convenient 1 floor below lobby level with gated entrance, service excellent with on site restaurant. Used the business services computer and printer successfully. Nice to come 'home' to. Shortcomings are 1) fitness is in a different building and kind of small, 2) Loud...

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Carlee S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear Flint8521, Thank you for your detailed review. I am so happy to read you considered us your "home" during your visit. Your comments regarding loud housekeeping services have been brought to the attention of our Head Housekeeper. I apologize that you were disturbed while enjoying the comforts of your room. I hope to see you again soon-- you may...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 10 December 2014

This hotel is one of the best in the entire area. I will admit that the room rate is a little high but it is well worth it! If you travel on business, this hotel has very good beds, the rooms are quite and spacious, restaurant and bar on site and if you don't like the menu, there are 3...

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Carlee S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear Jerry F, Thank you for your glowing review of the Hotel Bellwether! Our location overlooking Bellingham Bay boasts some of the best views in town, and I am so happy you were able to enjoy a water view room. I am looking forward to welcoming you back! For reservations, please contact our friendly front desk staff at 360-392-3100 24...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 24 November 2014

I tagged along with a work trip for my husband. Bellingham is a nice small town with many interesting places to see. Hotel Bellwether is arguably the nicest place in the area to stay. Right by the water, we were able to book an Orca watch boat trip, and not disappointed. The rooms are comfortable. Jacuzzi tub, wet bar, and...

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Carlee S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear novacamp, Thank you for your detailed review of your stay with us. I am so happy you were able to enjoy all of our amenities that truly make the Hotel Bellwether the ultimate destination in the Pacific Northwest. I can't wait to welcome you back! Kindly, Carlee Sanders Front Office Manager

Lake Forest, Illinois
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Beautiful hotel overlooking Bellingham Harbor. Rooms are large and comfortable but the designer did not pay attention to the details which truly make a hotel stand out from the crowd such as room lighting which is lacking. Strangely, in our room there was no light at all in the shower or over the toilet. Staff was attentive and there are...

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Carlee S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

Dear Fastsailor, Thank you for your candid review of your most recent stay with us. I am happy to see you were comfortable in our spacious rooms. I would like to apologize for the lack of adequate lighting in your room. I have forwarded your comments to appropriate departments. I hope to welcome you back soon! Please feel free to...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 November 2014

A beautiful place to relax and and be refreshed. Great staff that really cared, and good service. This Hotel was handy to home, though it felt like we were miles away. We look forward to our next get away there.

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1Bellwether, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

To chattyk2014, Thank you for taking a moment to write us this simple and sweet review. We strive to provide an excellent and unique stay for all of our guests, and it seems you were able to experience this. For your next stay, you can book with our friendly front desk staff at 360.392.3100 or 1.877.411.1200. We hope to welcome...

Reviewed 28 October 2014

This was my first trip to Bellingham and I absolutley fell in love with the Bellwether Hotel. The staff was very helpful and the room was beautiful. I look forward to my next trip to this great city and can't wait to stay at the hotel.

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1Bellwether, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

To Julie F, Thank you for this short and sweet review! Your kind words bring a smile to my face. We are also looking forward to your next visit! Please contact our friendly front desk staff at 360.392.3100 or 1.877.411.1200 to book. You can also check out our website for our latest deals and promotions. Sincerely, Nicolette Dixon 360.392.3100

Plainfield, New Jersey
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Bellingham is halfway between gritty and gentrified, but when the weather is fine in the Pacific Northwest, there is no better place to be. Traveling on business, with a meeting downtown, it was a natural choice. It sits out on the end of pier with magnificient views of the harbor and the mountains beyond. My room had a great view...

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1Bellwether, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

To Brian Thomas, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us back in August. I am glad you enjoyed your room and had a fun time at our Blues, Brews, and BBQ. Our restaurant, the Lighthouse Bar & Grill, has THE BEST views in town, overlooking the harbor and Bellingham Bay. I'm happy that you were able to relax and...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Very clean and great service. Beds are super comfortable. Balconies offer a lovely morning view. The trail around the hotel is the best part – nothing like taking in the sail boats as they pass by. The lighthouse in front of the hotel adds a lot of character.

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1Bellwether, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

To Rainxx, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! I'm glad that you enjoyed our property. The Lighthouse out front not only adds character, but it is also the best guestroom in town! It has 3 stories: the first is a living room with a fireplace, the second is the luxurious bedroom with a giant...

Northwest
Reviewed 29 September 2014

This is our favorite "go to" hotel for short, peaceful get-aways. The front desk was very helpful as always and our room was clean and comfortable. We always get a bay view as it is so calming and relaxing. The top floor gives the best views. This time we were a bit disappointed as the restaurant was closed for dinner...

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1Bellwether, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

To delapNorthwest, Thank you for this great review! I'm glad that you had a great stay and will keep coming back. Our fall hours in the Lighthouse Bar & Grill did take a bit of time to get used to, and I'm sorry that it was an inconvenience. Please contact our friendly front desk staff at 360.392.3100 or 1.877.411.1200 to...

California, USA
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Right at the water Park like setting book the hotel for your wedding. Great restaurant with views too. O,k sized rooms. Away fro it all. Water walk way. Great ambiance. Highly recommended MeuterMedia A plus

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1Bellwether, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether, responded to this review

To MeuterMedia, Thank you for your kind words. We are one of the top venues in town for weddings, as our views are phenomenal! We have many different spaces for all party sizes. Check out our website's Wedding page for more information or come visit our property on November 5th for our Wedding Wednesday - Fall Event! This event is...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Bellwether is Western Washington’s premier upscale waterfront hotel, providing luxurious accommodations, attentive service, and personalized amenities that pamper the leisure traveler, support the corporate traveler, and facilitate hassle-free meetings and outstanding weddings and events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Bellwether

Address: 1 Bellwether Way, Bellingham, WA 98225-2954
Region: United States > Washington > Bellingham
Price Range: $245 - $417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Bellwether 3.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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Bellwether Hotel Bellingham
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#2 Business Hotel in Bellingham
#4 Family Hotel in Bellingham
#5 Romantic Hotel in Bellingham
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