Friday Harbor

Travel Guide
San Juan Island showing boating, a marina and a bay or harbour
This small town on San Juan Island is home to some special historic sites, festivals, open-air markets, craft shops, galleries and parks.

Enjoy the simplicity and serenity of San Juan Island’s gateway town. Friday Harbor is central to the transport, culture and commerce on San Juan Island, but the town is small and only has 2,000 inhabitants. Visit the cafés, restaurants, craft shops, festivals and galleries to get a sense of the community spirit on the island. In summer visitors flock here from the mainland and the bars and restaurants hum with a good natured atmosphere.

Culture thrives in Friday Harbor. Browse the art market, only a stone’s throw away from the ferry landing at Brickworks Plaza. Shop for hand-made pottery, jewelry, clothing and soaps. In summer, enjoy live music and theatre shows in the open air, visit one of the many festivals or simply sit in one of the waterfront bars and soak in the stunning views.

Take a self-guided walking tour of churches, parks and historical buildings. Pause at the granite memorial from 1921 in Memorial Park, which commemorates the locals who died in World War I. Don’t miss the San Juan Historical Museum, located in an old pioneer farmhouse. Tours are available throughout the year and its lawns are also used for major festivals and free live music nights.

Waterfront restaurants serve fresh seafood, harvested on the island, and a wide range of international cuisines, suiting all budgets. Treat yourself to an ice cream for dessert and take a seat on one of the benches in town for some people-watching.

To learn the names and habits of the resident orcas, head to the Whale Museum. Increase your chance to spot the seal colonies and pods of whales by joining one of the daily wild life cruises, kayak tours or scenic flights. During your trip you may meet the international graduate students of the Friday Harbor Laboratories, a world-renowned marine biology section of the University of Washington.

The town sits on the east coast of San Juan Island. Ferries sail directly from Anacortes on the mainland and water taxis can drop you off at nearby islands. Friday Harbor’s airport is close to the town center and has connections to cities such as Seattle and Bellingham.

The Orca Inn
The Orca Inn
2 out of 5
770 Mullis St., Friday Harbor, WA, 98250
The price is ₹10,400 per night from 24 Dec to 25 Dec
₹10,400
per night
24 Dec - 25 Dec
Stay at this motel in Friday Harbor. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a picnic area. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their reviews. ...
3.6/5 Good! (655 reviews)
"Old but cool."

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2022

The Orca Inn
Snug Harbor Resort
Snug Harbor Resort
2.5 out of 5
1997 Mitchell Bay Rd, Friday Harbor, WA, 98250
The price is ₹18,063 per night from 2 Jan to 3 Jan
₹18,063
per night
2 Jan - 3 Jan
Stay at this hotel in Friday Harbor. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a marina. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in their reviews. Popular ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (169 reviews)
"Very seclusive and relaxing atmosphere"

Reviewed on 21 Nov 2022

Snug Harbor Resort
Earthbox Inn & Spa
Earthbox Inn & Spa
2.5 out of 5
410 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, WA, 98250
The price is ₹15,201 per night from 19 Dec to 20 Dec
₹15,201
per night
19 Dec - 20 Dec
Stay at this spa hotel in Friday Harbor. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (635 reviews)
"Such a beautiful area and hotel. The room smelled absolutely beautiful. Loced it was a key code entrance so there was no loosing the key card. Staff were super nice and friendly and gave us lots of good ideas to visit and eat. Overall was an amazing stay and beautiful!"

Reviewed on 21 Nov 2022

Earthbox Inn & Spa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Stratford Suites
Stratford Suites
2.5 out of 5
11808 W Center Ln, Airway Heights, WA, 99001
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Airway Heights. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour business centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,452 reviews)
"We liked everything. The man who checked us in was so prepared and organized. He made sure we understood the policies and gave us an extra blanket. My bedroom TV did not work so I reported it a staff member made sure it was fixed right away. It was a great room for a great price"

Reviewed on 5 Dec 2022

Stratford Suites
Larkspur Landing Renton - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing Renton - An All-Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
1701 E Valley Rd, Renton, WA, 98055
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Renton. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (2,682 reviews)
"The full kitchen is different and could be very useful. The cookies were yummy at check-in and very nice. The bathroom tile needs a little maintenance. Some are loose and the tub is chipped. Overall the facilities are clean and a great value."

Reviewed on 5 Dec 2022

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Larkspur Landing Bellevue - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing Bellevue - An All-Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
15805 SE 37th St, Bellevue, WA, 98006
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Bellevue. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the clean rooms in their reviews. ...
3.9/5 Good! (2,440 reviews)
"It was a nice place, very quiet. We enjoyed our stay."

Reviewed on 5 Dec 2022

Larkspur Landing Bellevue - An All-Suite Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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