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The Orca Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Los Altos Hills, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The head of the full bed can't be against the wall because it would interfere with the heating/AC unit in the wall. This makes navigating the room very awkward, as the bed takes up most of the remaining space in the tiny room.. Reaching the light over the bed from in bed would require one to be Shaq or Spiderman....

Thank Divenfly4fun
Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best values in Friday Harbor....clean, well-equipped, quiet, safe, friendly staff. I have stayed here two years in a row and cannot recommend it highly enough. It isn't fancy, but that doesn't mean there is anything wrong with it; the rooms come with all you need for a short but comfortable stay on San Juan Island.

Thank CarolSheppardPhotogr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was very small difficult to have bag open for change of clothes even! Pillow very uncomfortable, had to request another one. no tea/coffee facilities and have to walk to local coffee shop. When we stayed there was a group of school adolescents who were also staying very noisy in and out of each others rooms, usual foul language although...

Thank Muchsee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms, while small, are clean and the bed was comfortable. When I travel, I don't plan on spending a lot of time in my room. It's close enough to the center of town to park the car and walk to just about anything in Friday Harbor and if you're flying in, it's right next to the airport...which in any...

Thank Justin S
Shoreline, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

I will start out by saying the rooms are very small. You have a drawer in the room next to the sink with 1 drawer. A shower and tub in the bathroom and about 3 feet from the side of the bed and about the same difference at the end of the bed. The hotel was clean staff very friendly...

Thank CloudEnvy
Columbia, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The price is great when you are on a budget. It is quite a hike up hill from the harbor ferry, so be prepared. You can call one of two taxi companies for under 10 dollars if you need to. Very simple furnishings. More like an RV. The walls are so thin you can hear the other persons complete phone...

Thank Judy V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My review is on the double queen (2 queen beds) room because that is the type of room we stayed at while visiting Friday Harbor. I find the Orca Inn a great choice for families because the room is extremely clean. A bonus is that the double queen room has two bathrooms, so convenient for everyone. In addition, I find...

1Thank Tom T
Everett, Washington
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Visited San Juan Island for the weekend with my sister. Needed budget accommodations and this was the most affordable place we found. We were warned at check in that room 202 was quite small, but we spent the day exploring the island and just needed a comfortable place to sleep. Orca Inn was perfect for us! Sheryl at the desk...

Thank Elaine C
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were on a quick weekend getaway to the islands and wanted to spend more time exploring the island than relaxing at a hotel. So this inn was the perfect choice! And the cheapest. Our room had a Queen bed and though it was small it was just right for two of us. There is a microwave and refrigerator in...

Thank Lolita D
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The front desk lady was cheerful and helpful; the room was tiny but clean. I stayed for two week-nights; the first night, when some loud guests were asked to leave, they moved out to the parking lot. Second night was quiet. They have a strict no-bicycles-inside policy but there is a rack outside. My bike was fine under a rain...

Thank Anna S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spend a night...Not a fortune! It's really simple: Smaller Rooms = Smaller Rates. At The Orca Inn, we are proud to offer the smallest rooms in the state of Washington! Which means we have the lowest hotel room rates on San Juan Island. (Of course, for just a few dollars more, we have larger King and Double Queen rooms). With the money you save, you can spend more on amazing whale watching tours, incredible kayak trips, and other island adventures that you will remember for a lifetime. As Mr. Carson once said, "The business of life is the acquisition of memories." And at the Orca Inn, business is good! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Orca Inn

Address: 770 Mullis St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8083
Region: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Price Range: ₹ 4,783 - ₹ 6,723 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Orca Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 65
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The Orca Hotel Friday Harbor
The Orca Inn Friday Harbor, WA - San Juan Island
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Friday Harbor
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“I was in bldg 2 but I think that doesn't matter their all off the highway”
CloudEnvy, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Just get the double queen room; it's spacious and has two bathrooms”
tomt37, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Centrally located within walking distance of downtown. Please visit English Camp on San Juan Island.”
fredtierney17, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would not take a single standard unless I was a single traveling alone....it would be very very tight for two.”
719suer, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own ice.”
esskayess, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
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