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Victoria
Reviewed 28 September 2014

This hotel is in a lovely waterfront location and has many things to recommend it. I would stay there again, but I do think there are a few glitches to work out, particularly given the upscale pricing. The gym is tiny (3 cardio machines, some free weights, and that's it, in a room half the size of a bedroom). Also,...

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

To Laura_in_Victoria, Thank you for your comments regarding your stay with us at the end of September. The problem with the latch on the shutters was remedied and I do apologize about any inconvenience it may have caused. As for our fitness center, we are a small property, and being so, do not have much space to expand, but I...

Pittsburgh
Reviewed 19 September 2014

I loved this hotel. I loved the room, the bathtub, the products, the service, the bed, the bar and grill, the view.... this is a terrific place and VERY classy! Bellingham is a terrific town and this is definitely the BEST place to stay if you are visiting!

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

To Marsha C, Thank you for taking the time to write us this GREAT review! Your kind words bring a smile to my face. We are so looking forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, Nicolette Dixon 360.392.3100

Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 17 September 2014

If you have never been to Washington State, you have to see it! And, the Hotel Bellwether is a beautiful hotel right on the water. Great accommodations and food with a friendly staff. While visiting, taking the whale watching cruise to Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands.

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To Chuck S, Thank you for taking a moment to write this short and sweet review. I hope that you saw some whales on your whale watching cruise, those are such a fun summertime activity! That picture is amazing too, we have fantastic sunsets! Thank you for sharing your stay and photo with the world. I hope we get to...

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 4 September 2014

What a beautiful room! We had a room on the third floor overlooking the bay and a nice patio to sit on while we watched the small boats come in and out of the harbor. The staff was so helpful with places to eat for great fish, places to go during our stay (and how to get there), they even...

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

To Kathie H, Thank you for this fantastic review! I am happy to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for recommending our property and we look forward to your next visit. Please contact our friendly front desk staff at 1.877.411.1200 or 360.392.3100 to make your next booking! Sincerely, Nicolette Dixon 360.392.3100

Victoria, BC
Reviewed 3 September 2014

With the exception of a small glitch at check-in, our stay at the Hotel Bellwether was lovely. The room was an executive water room looking over the bay. The room was gorgeous and well-stocked with both freebies and items for purchase (at reasonable prices). The staff was terrific - polite, friendly, and very helpful in answering our questions. The dining...

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

To Linlor3, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at the beginning of September. I am so glad to learn that you had a fantastic stay in our hotel! Since you have stayed, we have a new Executive Chef and Food & Beverage Manager. Please come and stay with us again and check out what the Lighthouse Bar &...

Burlington, Washington, United States
Reviewed 21 August 2014

We had a wonderful stay and everyone was very helpful. We were there for a friends wedding and it was beautiful. Our room was on the third floor above the outdoor patio, looking over the marina. Highly recommend!

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

To Vickie J, I am glad that you had a wonderful time at your friend's wedding! We are known for our amazing views and beautiful weddings, not to mention our friendly and attentive staff. If you or someone you know if looking for a wedding venue, please keep us in mind. We even have special off season rates for those...

Reviewed 20 August 2014

Beautiful room, nice amenities, great staff at check out and check in but.. Our friends were driving up from Portland to meet us for dinner. Due to traffic, etc. they arrived late. The restaurant stops taking orders at 9PM, our friends arrived at 8:45, and we hurriedly ordered. Two orders of Prime Rib (aka Rubber) Two orders of fried oysters...

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

To GWMarcia, Thank you for taking a moment to review your recent stay with us. I am glad to hear that you were overall pleased with our rooms, amenities, and our first class front desk staff. Usually we receive glowing comments in regards to our beds and pillows, but I suppose each individual has different preferences. I encourage you to...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We arrived late due to delay in Anacortes - we fell into bed and were impressed with quiet & the bed! The staff were all wonderful....although at that hour there was no bell service. It wasn't far from the private parking to the elevator. There was coffee in the room & lobby. We only had the one night & day...

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

To Deb S, Thank you for writing us this short and sweet review! I will forward your comments in regards to the lack of overnight houseman to the General Manager. I hope to welcome you back to our property in the future, maybe for a longer stay this time, in order to fully enjoy all of our luxurious amenities. Please...

Roseville, California
Reviewed 14 August 2014

A grand view of Bellingham Bay only interrupted by the pass through fireplace between the bedroom and the beautiful jetted tub. This hotel is extremely romantic, so take your favorite person with you! There is many options to arrival, park your yacht in the harbor, fly in to the local international airport, or drive in from Vancouver or Seattle just...

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

To Craig C, Thank you for taking the time to write us this fantastic review! Our property is know for it's romantic atmosphere and we host many guests for special birthdays, anniversaries, and wedding nights. One of our most popular packages is definitely Romance by the Bay. This package includes 3 long stemmed roses, sparkling white wine, a bath bomb...

Fort St. John, Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Hotel Bellwether in August 2014 and had an amazing time. The hotel is beautiful, the staff is friendly, the rooms are extremely comfortable ( bedding and pillows fantastic, spa tub was relaxing at the end of the day and the balcony overlooking the harbour was beautiful during the day and especially at sunset)....

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

To Sarah O, Thank you for this great review! I am glad that you and your husband had a good stay with us. Our views are absolutely breathtaking, especially during sunset. I will forward your kind words in regards to the spa to our partners at Zazen. It sounds like you will be back, so make sure to contact our...

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
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
Region: United States > Washington > Bellingham
Price Range: RM780 - RM1,235 (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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