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Stockton, New Jersey
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149 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
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We stayed in one of the two rooms available--the Loft--at the Betty McDonald Farm. It was a most interesting and somewhat unusual stay. From the outside the place looks like an old and perhaps somewhat rundown barn. And when you first enter the building, that impression continues. You're guided up one set of stairs and that impression continues--the second floor... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

when you climb the stairs to the top of a perfect barn on a beautiful farm, you might think of the aches and pains of your age, the twists and turns and doorways you pass through, but when you reach your destination and put your bags down, walk to the balcony and look out over the water and the spectacular... More 

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JUDITH L, Owner at Betty Macdonald Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for seeing our world here, i like to create for your enjoyment and relaxation, to kick back, repose and know that you are world's away from the city. Come back Judith More 

Cranbrook, Canada
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43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This B&B is close to the ferry and yet off the beaten path. The grounds are lush with a scenic view of the ocean. The barns are rustic but in good shape and the attached cabin has all the bells and whistles. Judith, the Innkeeper, had laid a fire in the wood stove and stocked the fridge for breakfast. It... More 

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I grew up reading Mrs. Pigglewiggle as a child, so have wanted to visit the Betty MacDonald farm for some time now. For my husband's birthday, I promised him a weekend away from the city (Seattle), so what a perfect opportunity to do so. I wasn't sure what to expect as there isn't too much information on the website. The... More 

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 December 2015

We remembered the Farm while looking for a place to stay on Vashon that did not require a minimum 2-night stay. Just a few minutes drive from the ferry (and a few more minutes to town) the Farm was a delight. We stayed in the "cottage", a wing of the old barn that has been converted for use as a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2015

The Betty MacDonald Farm is a gem of B & B that is my favorite places I return to over the past ten years. The view is spectacular, the accommodations are rustic and in character with the surrounding beauty. And Judith, the inn keeper brings out the charm with her magical touches everywhere on the property. Every time I stay... More 

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Collins, Ohio
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

Time seemed to slow down while staying at the charming Betty MacDonald Farm. We enjoyed the loft for three days for our 35th anniversary and felt welcome to explore the beautiful gardens, Betty's memorabilia, and home-like atmosphere. We brought our own supplies, knowing there was a fully-equipped kitchen and appreciated the fresh flowers, great coffee, Asian pears grown on the... More 

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I have been going across to Vashon Island and to Judith's lovely home since 2008. I travel widely and don't think I have ever had such a welcoming experience anywhere else. The farm overlooks Puget Sound, and on good days, the beautiful Mount Ranier shows her face. The accommodation is wide and wonderful. In the part in which I usually... More 

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Quilcene, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2015

My husband and I have stayed at the Betty MacDonald Farm numerous times over the years. It is an experience that rests the soul. The rooms have a wonderfully cozy feel due to Judith's creative touch everywhere.........antiques, beautiful china to use for setting the table, fresh flowers, a fire in the fireplace to take the chill from the air when... More 

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san francisco, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Located on six very private acres, we stayed in the private cottage next to the original Betty MacDonald Farm Barn (seen in photo above). Our fridge was stocked with organic farm fresh eggs and asian pears grown on the property. The master bedroom is totally private and walled with cedar which added a lovely cedar scent to our cottage stay,... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Three fully-equipped, private guest suites on a six-acre historic farm, each with views of Puget Sound and Mount Rainier. Conveniently-located, this establishment is in close proximity to both the north-end ferry dock and town center. Property includes lush gardens and an orchard, and each well-appointed suite has a patio or balcony that overlooks the sound or orchard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Betty Macdonald Farm

Address: 12000 99th Ave SW, Vashon, WA 98070-3228
Region: United States > Washington > Vashon
Price Range: £119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Betty Macdonald Farm Hotel Vashon
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“for me, it's all about the loft.”
 of 5 bubbles stephenr342, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are 2 bedrooms in the cabin - one has a Queen sized bed and the other has twin beds. Both have water views.”
 of 5 bubbles lori181788, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The Loft is a place to come, unplug, and unwind!”
 of 5 bubbles Seattle_Vicki, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“each of the rooms/chalets are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles balticbash, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“the loft has the best view as far as I could tell”
 of 5 bubbles 928crystal, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
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