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Arlington, Virginia
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67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2011

The location works if you have a car or can tolerate a wait for the island's bus service. The States Inn is not your regular B & B experience, but it does entertain. Rescue horses, chickens on the premises, daily dog "camps", resident alpacas, a florishing veggie garden....All sorts of stuff going on here. Stayed in the California room and... More 

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Shelton, Connecticut
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2011

My sister and I recently stayed two nights at the States Inn and Ranch before going on a three day kayaking trip. The only reason I'm writing to to save others the disappointment that we experienced. I know that usually when there only one person complaining about a place that they are usually a crank but I hope you read... More 

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Thank Corliss
New York
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2011

This is truly a country farm area. The house is welcoming and certainly the staff is warm and eager to help make your stay comfortable. We were planning on eating at their breakfast time but we woke up early and found that we could have a wonderful breakfast of homemade scones, muffins, oatmeal,granola and juice and unlimited coffee at the... More 

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Thank jilbella
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Reviewed 27 June 2011

Just returned from San Juan and can't wait to go back. Jessica and the gang offer a fantastic deal if you don't mind animals and don't miss tv when you are on vacation. It is not walking distance to Friday Harbor but if you have a car, this is a great B and B. Say hello to the goats, horses,... More 

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Espoo, Finland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2011

Extremely friendly hostess with a rustic ranch full of farm animals to feed & make friends with. Quaint rooms with individual decor and a homely touch for those wishing to relax at San Juan Island after some kayaking and/or whale watching. Home made cookies available for guests! :)

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Thank MeAndMySuitcase_11
Seattle
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166 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2011

This B&B features "down home" atmosphere on a working farm located in the heart of beautiful San Juan Island, Some of the rooms are a bit on the small side, and so are the en-suite bathrooms, but they have plenty of light and are kept very clean. The beds are extremely comfortable. The hosts here treat guests like family, offering... More 

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Thank Skeptic2241
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 May 2011

We were only spending one night on the island, and spend a while looking for a reasonably placed inn. The States Inn and Ranch was, compared to the other lodging options, an enormous bargain. It does require a car to get to. We arrived and the host was extremely friendly. There are a couple nice public rooms in the middle... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 27 August 2010

I stayed with a friend for one night at the States Inn & Ranch and appreciated our small, but clean, room on the second floor and my comfortable bed. The huge breakfast was tasty and filling. I found it fun to interact with the resident alpacas at the ranch and liked having access to a free computer on the main... More 

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StatesInn, Manager at States Inn & Ranch, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback. And we agree! Unfortunately we lease the physical property, and the room layout is out of our control. We have had this conversation with the landlord (and showed him reviews like this) many times. The building is over 100 years old, was last remodeled 20 years ago. There is little that can be done without major... More 

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42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2010

This B &B is outside of town of Friday Harbor so car is recommended, though a bus into town is available . Wonderful full breakfasts each morning. Very family friendly- kids of all ages can feed the llamas, collect fresh eggs from the chickens on this working farm.Rooms are fine, though noise of farm equipment in the afternoon might disturb... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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143 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2010

My husband and I stayed at States Inn for 2 days. One more day would have been better. It is a delightful Inn. Delicious breakfasts, friendly people. Rooms are not large but there are very nice common areas. There was a fireplace in our room, tho it probably was not functioning - Comfy bed. We were in the Rhode Island... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the only Working Ranch and B&B on San Juan Island. Meet our Alpacas, Sheep, Horses and Chickens. Breakfast is a delight, featuring fresh local foods and our pastured poultry's eggs. 9 rooms and suites with private baths, also a two bedroom cottage with full kitchen. In our Country Store you'll find fresh baked bread, cheeses, Cornish pasties, fruit pies, ice cream and gifts, all local, all natural, all handmade from scratch. AAA ** ... more   less 

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Address: 2687 W Valley Rd, 7.1 miles from Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8164
Region: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island
Number of rooms: 28
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“Ground floor rooms much cooler than second floor!”
 of 5 bubbles 767DavidS767, 7 Aug 2012 | Read review
“The rooms vary in size. The smaller rooms are cheaper.”
 of 5 bubbles irenem908, 10 Jun 2012 | Read review
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