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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2011

The Inn at Ship Bay was the highlight of our 2 week trip through the Pacific Northwest. Situated on an old orchard overlooking the water, with eagles nesting nearby, the rooms are relatively new and nothing elegant but very comfortable with stunning views. Each room has a deck where you can observe the eagles perching nearby and soaring overhead while... More 

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Wilderness, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2011

Great place, wonderful staff, clean and beautiful scenery / surroundings. Restaurant is to die for. Only 4 stars because TV was broken - they tried, but couldn't fix it. (They should have offered a different room with working TV)

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2011

My wife and I spent two nights there in April 2011. On arrival the manager advised us to drive to the top of the local mountain that afternoon as the forcast was not good for the next day, good advice! He also pointed out the local Bald eagle family that can, if you are luckly, be seen from the room... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2011

I stayed in Inn at Ship bay last weekend and was quite happy with it . Selling points of this hotel are the great view and a small garden facing the water to stroll around . Hotel is just a mile away from main shopping/dining place and offers the tranquility for a wonderful nights sleep . Room was clean and... More 

Thank 3Payanam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2011

Travel to Orcas about once a year and always stay at the Inn at Ship Bay. Cozy cabin-like rooms. The views of the water and the hills are spectacular. Specifically love the gas fireplace stoves, high beds, and friendly service. Very family style environment. Only about 8-10 rooms total I think, breakfast is served in the main restaurant dining room,... More 

Thank HankmanTokyo
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 1 November 2010

If you go to Inn at Ship Bay, be sure to make a reservation at their restaurant. This might be one of the best meals I have ever had. The food is organic and from the local gardens they keep there. The wine list is amazing and they food will blow you away with how well it is cooked and... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2010

We loved everything about the Inn at Ship Bay: gorgeous setting on the bluffs above Ship Bay; great location near town and Moran State Park; comfortable rooms with extremely cozy beds. We really enjoyed our 3-night stay here, in room 208 (second floor). Breakfast is basic but includes a hearty, delicious granola that we loved. We ate dinner one night... More 

Thank debdak
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Reviewed 24 September 2010

The Inn at Ship Bay was the perfect spot for my wedding. Everything went smoothly, and the staff at the Inn went above and beyond to make the day beautiful. Thank you to Geddes and Mary Anna!! Rory and Laura Belle

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2010

We just returned from Orcas Island where we spent two nights in Room 211 the Sunset Suite. A very spacious bedroom with a separate living room. The bathroom is very large. The is a second bathroom with a sink. The balcony is huge with four wooden deck chairs & a table. The views from the balcony & room were great.... More 

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Salt Lake City, UT
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Reviewed 7 July 2010

We enjoyed out two-night stay at this inn. The breakfast was excellent and the rooms were very nice. The bed was incredible. We had a hard time getting up in the morning. Clean linens, a gas fireplace, a wonderful view from the balcony.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Inn at Ship Bay. We are an eleven room, owner operated, Country Inn and Restaurant at the top of a bluff with unobstructed southern views over the waters of Ship Bay. The Inn is built around the historic 1869 Adam's farmhouse in the center of heirloom plum, pear and apple orchards. Inn at Ship Bay is located one mile from the village of Eastsound on Orcas Island, the largest and most mountainous of the San Juan Islands. Join us for a comfortable and relaxing Orcas Island experience ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn at Ship Bay

Address: 326 Olga Rd, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9425
Region: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > Orcas Island
Price Range: RM688 - RM697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Inn At Ship Bay Hotel Orcas Island
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“We like being on the 2nd (top floor) so that we have the best view of the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles SnoBK, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“top floor for the view”
 of 5 bubbles doreenandneil, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Try to overlook the water!”
 of 5 bubbles TexasGirlinAtlanta, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Best views are from the upper level rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles AMCarter3, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Wifi did not work most of the time. No A/C and if you are tall the ceiling fan will hit your head!”
 of 5 bubbles 789vickih, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
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