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Captain Whidbey

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2072 West Captain Whidbey Inn Road, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239-9704 See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsshared bathroomeuropean stylepenn covegrounds are beautifulchowderrooms are smallwe stayed in a lagoon roomlodge roomscontinental breakfastnew ownersnice deckdrinks and appetizershistoric buildingenjoy the viewromantic getawaystep back in timemussels
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a place where what you think of it really depends on you. If you’re an outdoors, backwoods, take it as it comes and looking for rustic then this is for you. Great rural waterside location, quaint rooms and nice restaurant and beer/wine. You’d...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Captain Whidbey Inn and had a wonderful weekend. It was quiet, peaceful and very comfortable. The grounds are well maintained. The town is a quick drive and has everything you need. The staff was great and check in...More

Thank Lperry44
Response from TheCaptainWhidbey, General Manager at Captain WhidbeyResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your kind words and generous feedback on your recent stay, the grounds, the staff and your overall experience. We hope you make the trip from Renton often and look forward to seeing you again as we upgrade and refresh the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Whidbey is charming. We enjoyed our stay immensely and if in the area would return. Patti checked us in and was a wealth of information on the inn, the island, the history, and where to dine. Yes it is dated but that is part...More

Thank doozerdog
Response from TheCaptainWhidbey, General Manager at Captain WhidbeyResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your kind words and generous feedback on your recent stay, especially your feedback on our staff, Patti in this case. We are indeed a historic 111-year-old lodge so a bit of "dated" plays into the unique experience, agreed. We appreciate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many have described the Inn as rustic, but frankly it's just plain old. It is however under recent new management and there is evidence of ongoing maintenance and basic upgrading. It is unclear at this time exactly where this may lead, but right now the...More

Thank Bill D
Response from TheCaptainWhidbey, General Manager at Captain WhidbeyResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Bill for your feedback about the Captain Whidbey and your experience, we are indeed a 111-year-old historic lodge/resort with amazing potential and an exciting future based on our plans for a refresh and renovation over the winter. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

My husband and I have had a place on Whidbey Island for 18 years and we've passed, but never stopped into Captain Whidbey for a meal. A friend who lives in Coupeville mentioned that we absolutely had to go to Captain Whidbey for dinner, so...More

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Response from TheCaptainWhidbey, General Manager at Captain WhidbeyResponded 1 week ago

WOW RileyKR that's wonderful feedback on your restaurant experience, thank you very much we appreciate that. We are happy to see our popular Cheese Plate and Neah Bay salmon were a hit with you as well. Now that you have finally stopped by after 18...More

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We believe Captain Whidbey Inn is an icon for the Pacific Northwest. It’s incredible charm, idyllic setting and storied history set it apart from the rest. In 1907 Judge Lester Still put his blood, sweat ...More and tears into creating a space for friends and family to gather, enjoy and cherish. To this day, Captain Whidbey has done just that. Built in 1907 as the Whid-Isle Inn, Captain Whidbey enjoys a serene and protected forest setting on Penn Cove only 1.5 hours outside of Seattle. Captain Whidbey is just minutes from the destination resort town of Coupeville, and set in the heart of Ebey’s National Historical Reserve on Whidbey Island. For over 110 years, Captain Whidbey has provided intimate lodging, distinct hospitality and quality fare. Its historic lodge is home to Judge Lester Still’s seaside tavern, restaurant and time-stopping guest quarters above. It’s native timbered walls and stone fireplaces provide an irreplaceable sense of warmth & coziness. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free Internet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$94 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Captain Whidbey Hotel Coupeville
Captain Whidbey Inn
Captain Whidbey Coupeville, Whidbey Island, Washington
United States > Washington > Whidbey Island > Coupeville
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Timothy G
16 September 2015|
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Response from darlin_me | Reviewed this property |
What room?
Timothy G
Would love to give the Captain a better review but.....Stayed in cabin 32, on 8/14/-8/15. Upon arrival went to early dinner, where we were pestered by fruit flies, in our face, on our plates,and drinks. Waitress refilled husbands water glass I told him I wouldn't drink it as I could see a dog hair and white particles floating around in it. The food as my husband described had no "Wow facture", 1-10 maybe 3. On Saturday morning we woke to no running water. Now things like this will happen, but we were VERY poorly accommodated. After 3 phone calls to the front desk (being told it would be fixed soon) my husband asked if there was a place we could get a shower. By this time it was noon and we had sat in our room all day, no coffee, no teeth brushing, no going to the bathroom, no breakfast, and not even a drop of water to drink. We were directed to room 14 across the driveway. After having to go to front desk, in a fresh from bed and grouchy state from no food or coffee, we got a key and walked to room 14 with once again with very poor directions. In room 14 we ran to use the toilet. While sitting there I noticed the floor towel was dirty. The soap and shampoo were open and in the shower and all the bath towels were wet. I had to walk back to office to get new towels. We had booked a cabin, highest priced room so we would have private bathroom, not to end up sharing one. If others needed a room to shower they should have refreshed it before sending us there. The bed was the worst made I have ever seen, sheets all wrinkled and not tucked, had to pull tight and tuck it before getting in. Bed very uncomfortable, woke with back pain trying not to roll into dip in center. Also had to step around a wet spot on the bedroom floor, found after stepping on with socks now soaked. They brought in a fan opened all our window so when we returned to room it was freezing, not to mention they left all our windows open with our belongings in there, I did not appreciate that at all. We also were not told there was free breakfast, found it on other reviews. The grounds are nice and the main building was beautiful. This could be an awesome place with better management and higher standards, for the price definitely not worthy. We were given 10% discount for water problems. What a joke, half price or a free nights stay to do the things we missed out on sounds more like it. We were told if we didn't agree with the 10% discount we could talk to the owner. That would have involved wasting or Sunday morning to try and see some of the Island before returning home. I don disagree with our service and compensation. Also as we left room 14 Why was a housekeeper cleaning drinking glasses to those rooms on the ground with a water spicket out the side of the building? Would have though I would only see something like that in a third world country.Hi, what would you like to know about this accommodation?
9 September 2015|
Response from Jamie C | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry your experience at Captain Whidbey was so dismal. I don't know what question you would like me to answer, other than the fact that obviously our experience was different. I am on a diet, so when we eat out... More
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"Accessibility is very poor. There is no elevator and many stairs, walkways are unpaved and uneven."
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"The cabins are nice. I didn't see any of the the rooms"
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"I like the main building but be prepared to share a central bath."
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"Numbered rooms have a water view. Room that have letters have lagoon or building views."
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