February 9, 2018

San Juan Island Hotels with a View

From the rolling hills and valleys to the rocky seaside, San Juan Island is known for its natural beauty and a stay here should take full advantage of these awe-inspiring landscapes. To help you plan your visit, we’ve put together a list of six San Juan Island accommodations with a view.

View of the marina from Friday Harbor House on San Juan Island

© Friday Harbor House

Friday Harbor House

Located just next door to The Whale Museum, Friday Harbor House features 23 guestrooms, most of which have been newly remodeled. The rooms are divided up based on their view, including Harbor View, Partial View, Partial View Suite, Town View Studio, and Non-View. Guests in any room enjoy:

  • King-size bed
  • Gas fireplace
  • Large jetted tub-for-two
  • Tiled walk-in shower
  • Air conditioning
  • Flat screen TV with cable & Showtime
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Welcome beverage
  • In-room pour-over carafe and coffee
  • Electric kettle and tea
  • Mini-fridge
  • Pillow menu
  • Puget Sound Dream Kit, which includes bath salts, pillow spray, and an eye mask
View of the marina from Island Inn at 123 West on San Juan Island

© Island Inn at 123 West

The Island Inn at 123 West

Nestled into the waterfront hillside is The Island Inn at 123 West. This ultra-modern inn offers a huge variety of room sizes with differing amenities and views, from sensible Euros featuring king-size beds and large showers as well as a shared space exclusive to Euro guests with amazing views of the harbor, to Penthouses with sweeping views, wet bars, and rooftop patios; Island Inn has something for everyone! Available amenities include the following, visit the website for details:

  • Flat screen TVs
  • King- and Queen-size beds
  • Twin-size sofa beds
  • Mini-fridges
  • Wet bars
  • Microwaves
  • Equipped kitchens
  • Showers; tub/showers; steam showers
  • Gas fireplaces
  • Private patios
  • Rooftop decks
  • Pet-friendly rooms
  • In-room living and dining areas
  • Sleep Inn Package—includes coffee from Riptide Café, baked good from Felicitations, and the newspaper delivered to your door
View of Roche Harbor from the resort on San Juan Island

© Roche Harbor Resort

Roche Harbor Resort

If you’re searching for the tranquility of seclusion with the convenience of town, look no further than Roche Harbor Resort on the northwest tip of San Juan Island. Famous for its historic buildings, daily artisan market, nightly Retreat ceremony, Fourth of July celebrations, and fresh cake donuts at Lime Kiln Café, Roche Harbor Resort has maintained its quiet charm throughout the years. With lodging options ranging from 100 to 2,400 ft2 in the forms of the Hotel de Haro, condos, suites, cottages, and village homes, many with stunning views of the harbor or lagoon, it would be impossible to cover here all the types of rooms and amenities available throughout the resort; however, amenities available to all guests are listed below. To find the best option for your group, from BBQ grills to gas fireplaces, explore the resort’s website!

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary seasonal pool access
  • Complimentary bocce ball court use
  • 300 thread count linens
  • Afterglow Spa bathroom amenities
View of the Lakedale lodge on San Juan Island

© Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes

Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes

Not all gorgeous water views on the island are of saltwater! Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes provides rustic lodging from hike-in campsites to the three-bedroom Lakehouse featuring a wood-burning fireplace and fully-equipped kitchen. Ever wanted to try “glamping”? Lakedale also offers yurts and canvas cabins as well as log cabins and a romantic lodge, all with beautiful views of the lakes or forest throughout the property. The resort hosts a huge variety of activities across its 82 acres, such as giant chess, bocce ball, fishing, boating, t-shirt tie-dyeing, and more! Some of its guest amenities can include:

  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Flat screen TVs
  • DVD players with DVD library
  • Public and private hot tubs
  • Pet-friendly accommodations
  • Kitchenettes & full kitchens
  • BBQs and fire rings
  • Gas and wood-burning fireplaces
View of the Salish Sea from Harrison House Suites on San Juan Island

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Harrison House Suites

Tucked away on the edge of town, Harrison House Suites feels like a secluded oasis from the bustle of Friday Harbor, while still being within walking distance of all the town has to offer! The property features two accommodation options with water views; the romantic Orcas Suite for two, and the kid-friendly Lopez Suite which can sleep up to eight people.

Orcas Suite Amenities

  • Private deck
  • Private hot tub
  • Gas fireplace
  • BBQ grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Walk-in shower
  • Queen feather top bed
  • Gourmet Farm to Fork breakfast delivery

Lopez Suite Amenities

  • Full kitchen
  • BBQ grill
  • Private deck
  • Wrap-around windows and sky lights
  • 1 Queen bed, 1 Full, and 2 Twins with feather tops, and 1 Queen sofa bed
  • Gourmet Farm to Fork breakfast delivery
View of the San Juan Suite at Bird Rock Hotel on San Juan Island

© Bird Rock Hotel

Bird Rock Hotel

The boutique-style Bird Rock Hotel is right in the middle of the Friday Harbor action, with shops, restaurants, galleries, and theaters right at your fingertips! The small hotel offers 15 rooms and their deluxe San Juan Suite features gorgeous harbor views. Other amenities meant to pamper include:

  • King bed with fine linens
  • Aerated tub
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private patio
  • Full kitchen
  • Complimentary in-room WiFi
  • Flat screen TVs and iPod docking radios
  • Gourmet continental breakfast
  • Complimentary cruiser bicycles
  • Homemade morning scones
  • Warm afternoon cookies
  • Comfy robes
  • Pelindaba Lavender Farm bath products
  • Access to off-site heated indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, and fitness studio