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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Our daughter gave us two nights at Heron's Cove as a birthday gift. I think she had a Living Social Coupon. In any case, in was great. The place is full of artistic flair and architecture. Stained glass panels everywhere. Beautiful wrought iron stair rails. Coved ceilings and curved walls. Stone fences and wood carved columns. The kitchen was well...

1Thank Beenthere1950
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 11 March 2016

What a great spot. Nicely appointed one-bedroom cottage with a fully-equipped kitchen (no dishwasher, but that's okay), a hot tub, a sauna, beach access/views, a wood-burning stove, and comfortable surroundings. We were there in the off-season, so not much in Eastsound was open, but we still enjoyed the town. Moran State Park/Mt. Constitution is fabulous and just minutes away (gorgeous...

Thank KRoan
Milwaukie, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 30 October 2015

My sweet wife Kathryn and I decided to celebrate my impending 60th birthday at the Salish. We reserved the Wren Cove lodging via a Living Social deal... Which, by the way, represented a remarkable deal. The drive up from Portland was pleasant and fortunately we did not encounter heavy Seattle traffic. Outside of Seattle the topography was lovely as we...

3Thank Gary F
Bellingham. WA
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I wanted to love the Salish as my wife and I had booked the 'Heron' cabin for her birthday weekend. Property was nice but deferred maintenance is taking its toll on landscaping and paths, but the worst was within the cabin itself. In order of discovery, here is what did not work in the cabin: Kitchen sink does not drain...

1Thank TUSKbellingham
LenSweet, Manager at The Salish Seaside Escapes, responded to this review

We are so sorry that your stay was not to your satisfaction. We are known for our beautiful grounds and the attention we give to every cottage. However, as we host many guests, occasionally as in any house, something may need repair. Although we try to be attentive to every issue, sometimes, we may miss something if it's not brought...

Castle Rock, Colorado
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Stayed at the orca watch with my sister...very comfortable place nestled along the north shore with rocks facing north to watch sunsets. The hot tub was also very nice. And the deer wandered thru the property and were stunning. I like the seclusion here and also easy drive to Eastsound to visit the great bookstore and dine at Olga's. Orca...

1Thank Lisa S
Port Orchard, Washington
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Orca Watch in the Salish Seaside Escapes is the perfect place to get away from the city or the demands of family life. I love my kids, but my wife and I needed some time away by ourselves. Four nights at Orca Watch (with its peaceful days, romantic evenings, and breathtaking views) was just what we needed. Our experience at...

2Thank Matthew E
Reviewed 9 June 2015

I recently stayed in the lower level unit of Salmon Shoal - one of several delightful cottages in the Salish Seaside Escape group of cottages. Salmon Shoal offers a large deck with spectacular views of the Salish Sea. The one-bedroom unit is spacious with a comfortable queen bed, sofa and table and chairs. There's a large TV for gaming, but...

4Thank revhoney
Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 8 June 2015

We statyed in the absolutely beautiful Heron Cove at The Salish Seaside Escape. This cottage is the most unique cottage I have stayed in. The Salish Seaside Escapes is a short drive north of Eastsound town center which has plenty of shops and restaurants. The owners and staff do a wonderful job to make sure your island experience is memorable....

Thank ZimmZiemer
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We arrived in the late afternoon after an interesting ferry ride from Sidney BC via Friday Harbour where we were able to have a short walk around the town when we changed ferries. The main room had a queen size bed, a good TV system and enhanced sound system that also played music. The bathroom was large with a beautiful...

2Thank TripMember06162014
Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Last weekend my husband and I stayed at the Heron Cove cottage at The Salish-Seaside Escapes. The cottage was beautiful and architecturally unique. It was stocked with everything we needed to make meals in the room, and we were pleased to find a wonderful entertainment system. The two decks made it really wonderful to relax and read, and beach access...

Thank hiker017

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Salish offers six standalone artisanal cottages on the North Shore of Orcas Island. Escape to beautiful Eastsound and enjoy beach access from the privacy of your own cottage. Cottages are uniquely furnished to inspire luxury and seclusion during your Orcas Island getaway. You'll enjoy the rich and cozy furnishings, private hot tubs, full kitchens and onsite sauna. The Salish gladly accepts pets who are welcomed with the same warmth and level of service as our two-legged guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Salish Seaside Escapes

Address: 327 Sunset Ave, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9657 (Formerly North Shore Cottages)
Region: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > Orcas Island > Eastsound
Price Range: RM1,009 - RM1,067 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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The Salish Seaside Escapes Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA
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“Most of the other suites are larger than Eagle's Nest and some are also on the water's edge.”
  • large deck area looking out over the sea
  • Picture taken from the suite's private deck at sunset.
 of 5 bubbles jpholmes57, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful Place to Relax”
 of 5 bubbles jordanr816, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Eagles Nest is great for honeymooners (old and young). Check the photos of cabins before choosing. Each has its own theme.”
 of 5 bubbles Imagine2020, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Make ferry reservations about a week in advance going to and coming from the island or you may not be able to travel when you want to.”
  • kitchen area
  • another view out the window...can you see the water view?
  • view out the living room windows
  • Hot tub at the swoop
  • View from deck where we ate lunch in town
 of 5 bubbles rickyj, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Read over carefully the various descriptions and make a choice that appeals to your more whimsical nature.”
 of 5 bubbles 522garyf, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
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