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Snug Harbor Resort & Marina
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Friday Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Everett, Washington
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3 reviews
“Hidden Treasure”
Reviewed 14 November 2011

We recently stayed in the "tree house" to celebrate our anniversary and were so pleased with our accomodations and the Resort staff!! The tree house is secluded from the other units, has a great view of the harbor and is well furnished (fully stocked kitchenette...for those who want to stay in and prepare food that they bring and a jetted tub in a large bathroom) for a quiet weekend away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Friday Harbor. We arrived prior to the posted check-in time, just to look around before we decided what to do with our day and were promptly and warmly greeted by Kenny, the manager and another staff member, Michelle. Both were very friendly, accomodating and shared details of the resort with us to make our stay more enjoyable.

This property is truly a hidden jem! It's in a gorgeous location that is easy to find, there are various types of accomodations to cater to all types of visitors and seems like a great place for families to stay. There is a small general store/gift shop in the lobby, a horse shoe pit, fire pits, complimentary canoe use, a BBQ and a number of outdoor seating areas right on the water. We were lucky enough to be there in time to see all of the beuatiful falls leaves and sail boat racers returning from a race.

Traveling with pets? We had our large, energetic puppy with us as well and they were very pet friendly!! There is plenty of room for your dog to roam with you around the property.

We will definately stay at this resort again!!!! Many thank you's to Kenny for helping to make our visit an enjoyable one!! I will be telling my friends about the Snug Harbor Resort!!

Room Tip: The Tree House is not only great for a couples romantic getaway, it would work well for a small fami...
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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 6 November 2011

My boyfriend and I stayed in the tree house for a weekend in mid-October. We arrived later than anticipated, due to ferry delays, but we contacted the front desk and they were so kind to turn on the heat and leave the lights on for us. It was our first time in San Juan Island and definitely left a good first impression. The tree house was very spacious and cozy. It's fully furnished with a queen size bed, a pull out futon, a kitchenette with all the necessities, dining table, tv, a full bathroom with towels, basic toiletries and a Jacuzzi tub! And waking up to the view of beautiful Mitchell Bay was icing on the cake.

Snug Harbor Resort is approximately a 15 minute drive from Friday Harbor, where we spent most of our day. It rained most of the time we were there so we couldn't take advantage of outdoor activities, but that was expected. Snug Harbor would be perfect for a summer trip and a great alternative to pricey hotels/resorts in Friday Harbor!

Cons:
- There is no overhead shower, just the handheld attachment.
- Poor WiFi connection (but this shouldn't be a big deal in the summer where you can spend most of your time outdoors)
- Noises (only because I'm a light sleeper): The house creaks a lot and the heater makes noises, if you leave the heater on.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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snugharbormanager, Owner at Snug Harbor Resort & Marina, responded to this review, 15 November 2011
Thank you for the nice review Naice, the Tree House is one of my favorites. We will look into the WiFi issue and add a clip for the handheld on the overhead bar. Thank you for helping us make Snug Harbor a better place to stay.

Erik Nelson, Owner
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Arlington, Washington
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Reviewed 2 November 2011

It was the last weekend in October. Saturday was BEAUTIFUL and Sunday wet. We Kayaked for 2 days and had a blast! Snug Harbor Resort was clean and quiet and we practically had the place to ourselves. I am told that the place has a new manager, "Kenny" and he is a super nice fellow as is the lady who runs the store. My girl friend and I had a great time tent camping and enjoying the evening looking out over the harbor. I highly recommend the place and recommend going in the off season for a different, reasonably priced experience.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Sherwood, Oregon
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Reviewed 27 September 2011

Stayed right on Mitchell Bay. Kayaking four days saw Orcas two days. Beautiful, peaceful comfortable what more can i say. I totally recomend this resort!

Room Tip: We stayed in the tree house and loved it.
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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Maple Valley, Washington
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Reviewed 26 September 2011

We stayed in the "tree house" - beautifully redecorated, tastefully redone, really nice place to stay away from the noise and commotion of Friday Harbor on the other side of the island. You will need a car to stay here - but worth it. Also free use of canoe, firewood facilities, store, etc. Very nice.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Snug Harbor Resort & Marina

Property: Snug Harbor Resort & Marina
Address: 1997 Mitchell Bay Rd, San Juan Island, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8507
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Region: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Friday Harbor
#2 Family Hotel in Friday Harbor
Price range (per night): ₹ 8,359 - ₹ 23,263
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
All of our 17 cabins and three suites are spacious with beautiful interiors, expansive glass, vaulted ceilings, full kitchens, and uninterrupted, stunning views. Snug Harbor's incredible setting is unparalleled on San Juan Island. Arriving by boat is always an option, since we have our own private marina. We are perfectly located for adventures throughout the islands. Once you arrive and explore the resort, you will discover the unique features, comforts, and amenities provided to each of our guests. We strive to make each guest's visit amazing and memorable. We offer four paddle boards, two kayaks, canoes and bikes for the complimentary use by our guests. Our own Mitchell Bay Coffee is open daily offering an array of coffee beverages, local pastries, waffles, soups, and more. And if you are looking for somewhere to host an event, our new events room with seating for up to 50 is now available. When you come to Snug Harbor be ready to detach a little. This is an ideal place to unwind and relax (while we have free wi-fi throughout the property and great cell phone reception, there are no phones in the cabins). Allow the peace and serenity on Mitchell Bay overtake you. We believe our guests have said it best. One recent Trip Advisor review stated "This place is truly paradise" and our favorite Facebook post simply stated "The cabins are epic". ... more   less 
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Snug Harbor Resort & Marina Friday Harbor, WA - San Juan Island

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