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Hotel Bellwether

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Hotel Bellwether is Western Washington’s premier upscale waterfront hotel, providing luxurious accommodations, attentive service, spectacular bayfront dining and personalized amenities that pamper the leisure traveler, support the corporate traveler, and facilitate hassle-free meetings and outstanding weddings and events.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Great View
Bay View
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Hotel packages
Full view
62Somewhat walkable
Grade: 62 out of 100
11Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Popular mentions
A return visit, we continue to be impressed with the level of service, the décor, attention to detail an a recurring feeling that our business is truly appreciated. Sometimes a return to a previously visited establishment leaves one with a diminished sense of satisfaction; not
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Hotel's Favourite
My wife and I decided to stay close to home for a little vacation. We live overseas most of the year and travel extensively. When we have a chance to spend some time at home in Bellingham, we don’t want to travel far for a short get away. We have stayed at the Bellweather
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Response from Kevin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether
Responded 23 Aug 2018
Dear keithr249, What an amazing and thoughtful review! We very much appreciate the time you have taken to record your experience and share our TripAdvisor community. There's truly no other view view in Bellingham quite like the view from the top floor of the Lighthouse Suite. Our Lighthouse Suite has undergone some extensive improvements over this year, including new carpet, new appointments and decor featuring updated furniture and artwork. We are proud to announce even more improvements to our Lighthouse Suite in the works for the coming year, including a full bathroom renovation! I hope to have the opportunity to welcome you personally on your next visit to Bellingham Bay! Warmly, Kevin Widoff Front Office Manager
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The view of the marina made me wonder if I was still dreaming every morning. Staff was fantastic. Service was A+. Room was comfortable and definitely more than we expected. We actually took a day to just enjoy hanging out in the room. 100/100 looking forward to going again!
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From walking in to swiping your card to enter your room this place is amazing! Not too big to feel lost but just the right size to feel at home. When I walked in two people immediately greeted me and helped me check in to my room. Our hotel manager Kevin left us a very
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Response from Kevin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear 238rudyj, The note is 100% my pleasure! I truly hope you enjoyed your time here and that the wedding reception was a raging success. Hosting large weddings is something we love to be a part of and I cannot wait to welcome you again on your next visit to the Bay. Warmly, Kevin Widoff Front Office Manager
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I live in Bellingham, now and then I treat myself to a visit to hotel Bellwether. I will eat a wonderful dinner in the dining room or stop by for a drink in the cozy bar, enjoy the fireplace and the beautiful view, watching the fishermen returning from the sea with their bounty
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Response from Kevin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Bellwether
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Inspiration640578, We love to welcome all of our 'staycationers' from Whatcom and Skagit counties! Everyone should treat themselves every now and again and we are so pleased Hotel Bellwether is your your choice to enjoy a little slice of local luxury. We'll be here with a warm welcome for your next in-town getaway! Warmly, Kevin Widoff Front Office Manager
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Greetings! We are absolutely dog-friendly on the first two floors of our Hotel. Give one of our friendly front desk agents a call at 360.392.3100 for more information and rates for our pet-friendly rooms! Warmly, Kevin Widoff Front Office Manager
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Is the town centre within walking distance?
Hi Kathy F, We are centrally located in Bellingham, only about a 1 mile walk away from Downtown Bellingham. Please let us know if you have any other questions! Warmly, Carlee Sanders Front Office Manager
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Do you offer shuttle service from the airport?
Good Afternoon TNWINE, We do not have a complimentary airport shuttle. However, our friendly front desk staff can schedule transportation to and from the Bellingham Airport, or anywhere else you may need to go. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me directly at 360-392-3178. Best, Carlee Sanders Front Office Manager Hotel Bellwether
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Is this a marriott property?
No, we are part of the Preferred Hotel Group. It is a brand of upscale luxury establishments, with partners worldwide. Our staff is outstanding, the happy hour is superb, and our Thursday Blues, Brew, and BBQ event on the patio overlooking the Bay is incredibly popular! Great folks, delicious food, and fun entertainment. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture some of the most awesome sunsets you will see anywhere in the world.
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Is this a marriott property?
We are a Preferred property, for more info about our brand, search for "Preferred Hotel Group" in your favorite search engine.
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"The view from rooms on the Marina side are our favorite"
"Stay in the Lighthouse."
"Get a room on the water for sure!"
"Ask for a room facing the bay"
"Ask for a waterfront view room."
US$217 - US$341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesWashingtonBellingham
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