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Discovery Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Tahuya, Washington
Reviewed 10 March 2017

we were very impressed with our warm organized room, the location to downtown and the awesome couple that manage discovery Inn. I took my wife to Friday harbor to surprise her on the big 60th birthday. our daughter and son in law had been to discovery inn 2 years ago and loved the way Dan and missy took care of...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you brought your wife to stay with us while you celebrated her 60th birthday! Thank you for your review of the inn and picking the Discovery Inn. We LOVED hearing that you were referred to us by your daughter and son-in-law. We wish you safe travels and hope they bring you back to us again.

Reviewed 7 March 2017

Our accommodations were very comfortable. Pricing as well was easy on us but the best part is Missy and Dan. We could not have been treated better had we been their favorite relatives. Very responsive to our needs, always very friendly and nice. We felt like we were leaving friends behind when we left. We will certainly be back to...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and for staying with us. Dan and Missy are wonderful and we are so glad they are a part of our team! We hope your travels bring you back our way soon.

Yuba City, California
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Manager spent time highlighting a map for us and explaining the different sites. Family friendly, we enjoyed that the library was in the same parking lot. Room had a small fridge and microwave so that was good. Only con was the hot tub was not going. Beds were on the firm side, but good, lots of pillows. It's a very...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We are glad you had such a good experience during your visit. The hot tub will be up and running from May 1st - October 31st this year. We would love it if you came back during that time so you could enjoy all of our amenities. Wishing you safe travels!

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The Discovery Inn is such a gem! I keep coming back and am never disappointed! Super clean, comfortable, beautiful grounds, safe, & awesome staff & owners! Missy & Dan will totally take care of you & guide you toward all the sweet spots of the island & look out for you & your comfort. I love the grounds & the...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review! We are delighted that you keep staying with us and we also can't wait for you to come back again.

Friday Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Very nice couple running this quiet motel in town. Off the main drag of Spring street which keeps it quiet, but walking distance to anything in town. Rooms are modest, but fit the value which isn't the case for many properties in FH.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of the Discovery Inn. We are glad you had such a pleasant experience during your stay. We look forward to your next stay.

Reviewed 17 February 2017 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 14 February 2017

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 13 February 2017

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 February 2017

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 30 January 2017

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!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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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: $173 - $294 (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 San Juan Island/Friday Harbor, WA
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
#2 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
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“No tip other than you'll be happy you picked staying at the Discovery Inn!”
M5699GUmichaelh, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“main floor is two steps.”
msbalant, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“great deal, well maintained, beautiful property”
akcleveland, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room was great! Road noise was minimal.”
car42whereru, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Angled ceilings on top floor rooms with stairs only. All rooms newly remodeled.”
kTaylr, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
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