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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Hubby & I went for a week-long getaway and stayed here for the 1st time. Loved the friendly front desk staff, beautiful grounds, and location that was out of the main town but not so far as to be inconvenient. The room was nice & updated, bed was comfy enough and was good to have a small fridge for convenience....

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review of the Inn. We are delighted that you had such a great experience. We hope your travels bring you back our way soon!

San Diego
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We only stayed one night, while waiting to check into our vacation rental but we loved it! The young man who checked us in (Sept 27th, around 7pm) was great! Very friendly and welcoming. Gave us water, chocolates and maps for the island. Answered all our questions. The room was big, comfortable and had everything you'd need. Even a mini...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you stayed with us. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review for the Inn. We look forward to your next visit!

Florida
Reviewed 1 October 2016

It's a very nice property, well maintained and it has all the basics such as a refrigerator, internet and TV so no complaints. It's not a modern motel but that actually adds to it's charm. I wouldn't recommend this motel if you don't have a car available because it's not near the town center nor any beaches. The check in...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you chose to stay with us and that you had a nice experience. We wish you well and safe travels.

Belleville, Illinois
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I have nothing but good things to say about this place. Clean comfortable rooms with fridge, coffee maker, and hair dryer. Missy was super nice even gave us a map of the island with sightseeing tips. My only con would be not enough assessable outlets in the room, but who does these days. Other than that Great place to stay...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. It is always a delight to hear when our guests have had a pleasant visit. We look forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Just loved the staff and the rooms are comfortable and clean. Super close location to town but not right in town. Super knowlegable staff about the area. Frig and microwave in the rooms super good hvac. Pretty grounds.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of the Inn! We strive to provide the best service and clean rooms so it is wonderful to hear that you loved our staff and rooms. We hope your travels will bring you back our way.

Wenatchee, Washington
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here before and after San Juan sailing trip. Nice rooms with coffeemaker, frig and microwaves. Comfy beds. We walked on the ferry from Anacortes walked off, up a little hill and we were at the Discovery Inn. The grounds were very nice. There is a large hot tub and numerous yard games.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Inn on TripAdvisor. It is wonderful that you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope you can come back and stay with us again.

Bothell, Washington
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Found this hotel online and it had great reviews so decided to give it a try. Well worth our money. Rooms and grounds were nice and clean. Staff was friendly. Close to town. We will definitely be back.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you decided to stay with us! Thank you for the wonderful review. We hope your travels will bring you back our way soon.

Reviewed 7 September 2016

Reasonable rates when compared to other places on the Island. This was our 4th trip over the last 17 years but first time staying at Discovery Inn and if we come back will most likely stay here. Very clean room, comfortable beds and lovely setting. It appears to have been recently updated but the one thing that is a problem...

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It is good to hear that you found our staff caring and our rooms clean with comfortable beds. We apologize for the noise you experienced during your stay. We do have quiet hours that we ask our guests to follow. Glad that the fan helped mediate the noise later in your stay. We would...

Reviewed 6 September 2016

First of all, Missy is a fount of local knowledge and very helpful to a stressed out traveler. She was a joy to work with. The room I had was big, clean, and comfortable. The grounds sit in a park like setting and its really hard to believe a main road curls right around it. It was peaceful and beautiful....

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Danville, California
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable beds, newly renovated, big whirlpool and friendly staff. Missy was very helpful suggesting sights to see and activities in the area. I would recommend to a friend. The end is very conveniently located very clean and well-maintained

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: RM479 - RM922 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Discovery Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Discovery Inn Friday Harbor, WA - San Juan Island
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#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!”
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“great deal, well maintained, beautiful property”
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