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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This inn is well maintained except for the bathroom exhaust which is noisy. Cleaned and quiet. Receptionist is friendly and welcoming to guests. She let us check in early without fees. She explained that there is a issue on one of our room which is broken shower exhaust fan that will be fix which we don't mind.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Inn. We are glad you chose to stay with us! It is always nice to hear from our guests when they have enjoyed their room. We are sorry you had a room with a loud bathroom fan. This next month we will be replacing the fans in all of the bathrooms...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has been the BEST small Inn we have ever stayed in. The couple Missy and Dan were super. Answered our endless questions about what to do and where to eat. They were So friendly. The Inn is small and quiet. Nice clean rooms with every thing may need. The only thing I would change is bring a swim siut...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and for staying with us on your recent visit to the island. We do hope your travels will bring you back our way again soon!

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really liked this place. Quiet, clean, comfortable. The guy at the reception was very friendly and polite. Our room was on the third floor. Not very big but all the usual amenities were there. We really enjoyed our stay. The Inn doesn’t have breakfast but there is the in room coffeemaker and also a K-cup machine at the reception....

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We really like your review! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Inn with other travelers. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will be back again on another trip to the island.

Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small hotel near downtown. The building and rooms are clean and well maintained. The staff are very friendly and helpful. This place is great for those looking for a convenient, no frills place to sleep while visiting the area.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Inn and your positive endorsement to other travelers. We hope your travels bring you back our way again.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Discovery Inn on Saturday night of the 2016 Friday Harbor Film Festival. The hotel was clean, quiet, close to town, and the Inn Keepers were very friendly and helpful. I would certainly stay here again next time I visit San Juan Island.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you had a positive experience during your visit to the island. It would be our pleasure to have you stay with us again on your next visit. We wish you safe travels.

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived late via ferry and did not want to catch and even later ferry over to another island, so we opted to stay overnight on San Juan Island in the middle of summer. Most rooms on island were booked due to vacation travelers - so we selected the Discovery Inn. The front desk receptionist was very friendly and informative; rooms...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

It is wonderful that you chose to stay at the Discovery Inn this past summer. We strive to provide the best customer service possible and are pleased that you found our front desk receptionist friendly and informative. We do keep a cover on our hot tub to help keep the water nice and hot for our guests enjoyment. Our guests...

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This place is a little gem! We had a wonderful two day stay. We found the Discovery Inn to be very clean, very comfortable, and quiet. The location was perfect for us and we walked to town several times. We had a single queen room which was large and comfortable. The updating has been done well and it is obvious...

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KAGab, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We love that you had a great stay and that we added to your vacation experience. We look forward to your return.

Boulder City, Nevada
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I love this hotel! Dan and Missy are the heart of this place! so welcoming and spotless! They spent time to make our stay special! beautiful hotel, great location and excellent service. Can't wait to stay again! This should be the first choice in San Juan!

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review or our hotel and wonderful managers. We hope your travels bring you back our way, we would love to have you stay with us again.

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Hubby & I went for a week-long getaway and stayed here for the 1st time. Loved the friendly front desk staff, beautiful grounds, and location that was out of the main town but not so far as to be inconvenient. The room was nice & updated, bed was comfy enough and was good to have a small fridge for convenience....

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review of the Inn. We are delighted that you had such a great experience. We hope your travels bring you back our way soon!

San Diego
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We only stayed one night, while waiting to check into our vacation rental but we loved it! The young man who checked us in (Sept 27th, around 7pm) was great! Very friendly and welcoming. Gave us water, chocolates and maps for the island. Answered all our questions. The room was big, comfortable and had everything you'd need. Even a mini...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you stayed with us. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review for the Inn. We look forward to your next visit!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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: $114 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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Discovery Inn San Juan Island/Friday Harbor, WA
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Friday Harbor
#1 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
#2 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
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“Has outside entry into each room. A grassy green space for kids to run and an outdoor hot tub.”
 of 5 bubbles pcsrwba, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No elevator so request a lower floor if you have lot's of luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles eshop, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request top floor room if available.”
 of 5 bubbles josephandsherrit, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing away from the road would be quieter. Also I was on third level, which requires walking up two flights of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles TerrijoA, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms facing away from the road is less noisy”
 of 5 bubbles 369yunz, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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