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Scottsdale, Arizona
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14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

A lot of people say that they'd love to return to this place. Well, we found Jan and Marshall and the Compass Rose about 23 years ago, and have been back at least 20 times! They treat us better, and make us feel more welcomed than many of our family! They serve an incredible breakfast each morning. They often ask,... More 

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Bellevue, Washington, United States
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2013

This is not an upscale, modern place. It is an old house with all the attendant charm and foibles, filled to the brim with interesting and unusual artifacts from all over the world. Jan and Marshall Bronson are among the most charming and welcoming people you will ever meet. Marshall (the chef, among other things) turns out a breakfast repast... More 

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2012

Beautiful bed and breakfast and very gracious, charming couple who run it. Would come back again. Breakfast was good, and interesting antiques everywhere. We only stayed one night, but wished it had been for two so we could have seen Coueville, but it was a relaxing and fun getaway.

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1 Thank Misskat_12
Somerset
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2012

My wife and I stayed for almost a week for a weaving class in town my wife was taking. Jan and Marshall made us superbly comfortable, giving us information about the island and things for me to do during the day. Excellent information on where to eat on the Island, and ferry information. A new and excellent breakfast each morning,... More 

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3 Thank John H
Kent, Washington
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55 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2011

We stay at bed and breakfasts a lot but this place offered a lot of new experiences, ones we could live without. When we arrived, we had just been kayaking and were anxious to shower and use the restrooms. The owner had a different idea. Instead of showing us our rooms, she led us to the cluttered parlor for a... More 

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Canton, Ohio
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2011

We had a delightful stay at the Compass Rose! The breakfast was beautiful and delicious. Our king size bed was comfortable. The house was filled with rare and beautiful antiques. We were treated like royalty! Jan and Marshall are delightful hosts. If we ever return to Whidbey Island, we will stay here again.

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3 Thank KathyHex
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2011

The bed and breadfast website stated that the two guest rooms had private bathrooms. This was a misleading claim. The queen bedroom has a toilet, sink, and shower. There is no private bathroom in the king bed room. Instead, there is a bathroom in the hall outside the queen and large bedroom. From the moment that we arrived to the... More 

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susiepants
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2010

Well, what can I say? I had read the reviews in advance on T.A so wa expecting SOME antiques and a superb breakfast, but to arrive at a completely overcluttered house with no surface left bare was completely OTT. The owners were away and instead Erin was looking after the place as best she could, but when we were asked... More 

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seattle wa
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31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2009

Marshall and Jan are energetic and very engaging hosts. We even got a ride in the Packard and a folder to remember our stay! But you won't forget your say because you will be so well treated and entertained. All their collected stuff is a kick, too. If you like dishes, they will show you their 52 sets. That does... More 

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1 Thank pugetsound
Orange County, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2009

Just a place out of time, Captain and Jan made you feel at home, just the experience has made me want to go back and spend more time with them and their lovely home. Breakfast was absolutely delicious, the best Eggs Benedict I have ever had, very gourmet. They truly enjoy entertaining strangers, and when you leave you feel as... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This fine 1890 Queen Anne Victorian home, on the National Register of Historic Places, is now an elegant two room bed and breakfast, furnished with antiques and glorious things from around the globe by the hosts, Captain and Mrs. Marshall Bronson. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Compass Rose Bed and Breakfast

Address: 508 S Main St, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239-3516
Region: United States > Washington > Whidbey Island > Coupeville
Price Range: ₹ 7,841 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Compass Rose Bed And Breakfast Whidbey Island/Coupeville, WA
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“Just two rooms. We've stayed in both, and have a hard time choosing.”
 of 5 bubbles AlanMHa, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The "king" room in the upstairs front has a bit of road noise but not a lot. The stairs would be a challenge if your mobility is impaired. (It's an old house.)”
 of 5 bubbles RonH995, 12 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Our room had ensuite bath, but others have a private bath out of the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 584JohnH584, 18 Feb 2012 | Read review
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