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    Discovery Inn

    1016 Guard St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9240
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          Reviewed 30 March 2017

          This old motel has been lovingly rennovated & very well maintained: The room was simple, but comfortable: good bed, spotless upkeep. Another shelf near bathroom sink would have been nice. Very pleasant staff. Recommend!

          Thank ajoyce7
          Response from DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery InnResponded 17 April 2017

          Thank you for taking the time to review the Discovery Inn. It is nice to hear that you found your room comfortable. Thank you for your suggestion of another shelf near the bathroom sink. Best wishes for all your future travels.

          Reviewed 27 March 2017

          Last June my husband and I took our 2 young sons on a trip around the San Juan Islands (Whidbey, San Juan, Orcas, Lopez). The Discovery Inn was our favorite hotel. The room was a perfect size for our needs, clean and comfortable. The location...More

          Thank EnigmaKS
          Response from DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery InnResponded 28 March 2017

          Thank you for your wonderful review of the Inn. We are truly flattered that the Discovery Inn was your favorite hotel on your trip through the San Juans! We strive to give our guests the best experience while staying with us and we love providing...More

          Reviewed 27 March 2017

          The staff was quite nice and the room was clean and perfectly adequate. However, for our family this was not a great fit. The first reason was the hot tub was "seasonal" and not working. I guess I don't understand what hot tub season is....More

          Thank KerryInAK
          Response from DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery InnResponded 28 March 2017

          Thank you for taking the time to review the Discovery Inn. Your input, and the feedback we receive from all of our guests is important to us. It is great to hear that you found our staff nice and that your room was to your...More

          Reviewed 14 March 2017

          The owners here are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and comfortable. I enjoyed the gardens at the Inn especially at night when the lights are dancing through the trees! The owners had recommended that we check out Sculpture Park and hike into...More

          Thank anderhla73
          Response from DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery InnResponded 18 March 2017

          We are delighted that you enjoyed your room. We are so glad that you had a fun adventure on the island. Roche Harbor is a great place to explore and the history is fascinating. May your travels bring you back our way for future exploration...More

          Reviewed 14 March 2017

          We really enjoyed Dan and Missy. They made us feel like family! We got the best suggestions for food and seeing great places on the Island. The room was very clean and freshly remodeled. Looking forward to our next trip to the island.

          Thank Lynn H
          Response from DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery InnResponded 18 March 2017

          Thank you for your kind review. Dan and Missy are wonderful! We are glad you enjoyed your room and we look forward to your next trip to the island too.

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 148 - USD 229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
          • #2 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 20
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          • Location
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          • San Juan Island >
          • Friday Harbor
          • Also Known As
          • Discovery Inn San Juan Island/Friday Harbor, WA
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Guy W
          I mistakenly booked 2 rooms for the night of 5/18/2017. I mean't to book the rooms for two nights, 5/18/2016 and 5/19/2016 leaving on 5/20/2016. Can you help me make this change?
          17 April 2017|
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          Response from DiscoveryInnFH | Property representative |
          Thank you for booking a stay at our motel. If you booked directly on our website please feel free to contact our front desk at 888-754-0034 and they will be happy to assist in making the change. If you booked through... More
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          Diana G
          We have three teen age grandchildren do you have a cot available?
          21 June 2016|
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          Response from Suzanne G | Reviewed this property |
          Each cabin has its own number of beds. Check out their website for cottage descriptions, or call them directly.
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          DynamicDeebytheSea
          Do they serve complimentary breakfast?
          9 June 2016|
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          Response from Suzanne G | Reviewed this property |
          No breakfast, but there was a kettle to heat up water in my room. Also, they had the makings for coffee and tea, which were also available in the office. This place is a good value, off the beaten path slightly away from... More
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          "second floor might be a bit quieter."
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          "Location, value for money"
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          "If stairs are a problem for you, you'll want a room on the lower level as there are no elevators."
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          "No tip other than you'll be happy you picked staying at the Discovery Inn!"
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