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Skiff Point Guest House
Bellevue, Washington
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“Great weekend getaway for Seattleites”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2011

My husband and I were looking for a place to stay for our first time away from our young daughters. I wanted to be close to home but still feel like we were far away and Skiff Point was the ideal place to stay. Our loft was super clean and the bed was pure comfort. Jan, the proprietor, is a lovely woman who emailed us great information on everything we needed to know about visiting Bainbridge Island. We look forward to returning to Skiff Point Guest House for our next weekend getaway.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2010

Perfect place to stay if you want quiet, comfort, and room to move around. The carriage house has a comfortable bedroom, nice living area, well equipped kitchen. It was immaculately clean! Balcony overlooking Puget Sound with a view of the Seattle skyline. Wonderful breakfast of fruit, bagels and muffins in the refrigerator for our first morning. Beautiful island with great shopping and restaurants. Easy access to Seattle and the Olympic peninsula. Would go back in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2010

As I write this, I'm sitting in the living room in the Carriage House at the Inn, overlooking the Puget Sound, with snowcapped mountains in the distance.

My husband and I came upon this place when looking for something special and we cannot imagine anything more special than this. The Carriage House is a delight! A lofted space, with huge airy windows and skylights throughout, providing views of the water, the lush vegetation and the full moon at night.

Having stayed in special accommodations around the world, we have to say this is amazing. The bedroom comes with a balcony overlooking the water an a comforter made with "far infrared technology", making it designed for perfect sleeping temperature.

Jan, the owner, has thought of everything. The kitchen is equipped with coffee, cereals, milk and a wide variety of condiments, and the bathroom has towelling bathrobes and cosmetic supplies for your stay.

The living room has a TV and VCR (tucked away in an oak armoire) as well as a selection of movies to watch and a wood-burning fireplace for the chilly evenings.

We are so comfortable and happy here, it will be hard to leave.

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2009

This place was great! Great views, great bed in a loft, great facilities, great service, nice lighting. Very close to Seattle. Very relaxing.

However, they could afford to buy a better TV. Also, No internet.
Highly recommended.

  • Liked — View, relaxing environment, bed
  • Disliked — no internet, tv
  • Stayed February 2009, travelled as a couple
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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2008

We stayed in the Guest House for 5 days and had the most wonderful experience in our life! We loved the Skiff Point Guest House's panaramic view of the most magnificient mountian ranges and Puget Sound.

The House was tastefully decorated and filled with anything we needed to make us comfortable, including a delicious basket of food in the refridgerator and candles everywhere! There was even fresh cream, coffee, bagels, cream cheese and butter for breakfast and condiments like mustard and ketsup for our other meals. Jan thought of every detail! (Check out the selection before you go to the local markets!)

There is a claw footed tub, plush towells, bubble bath, soaps and a hairdryer in the nice sized bathroom.

The bed was super comfortable with crisp linnens, a fabulous comforter, and (4!) soft pillows.

Downstairs the couch/bed was equally as comfortable.

I loved to sit on the deck with a glass of wine (or coffee in the a.m.) snuggle up with one of Jan's afgans (provided) and enjoy the view. We saw 3 bald eagles! I completed an entire novel on that deck, it was so peaceful!

Stayed June 2008
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marbella, spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2008

One of the best places I have ever stayed at. Great location, inmaculate, magnificent views, fantastic decor, and the perfect hostess.

  • Stayed April 2008
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2008

I stayed in one of the two guest suites in December and had a great time. The views are incredible and you can see Seattle and the sound as well as Mt. Baker. It's only about 10 minutes from the ferry, if you drive and cabs are available. Really nice ammenities including yummy chocolate as well as snacks, winter soups and lovely soaps. The rooms are large and unique and upscale with kitchenettes. I could have stayed for weeks. Plenty of parking. I give it two thumbs up.

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  • Stayed December 2007, travelled solo
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Property: Skiff Point Guest House
Address: 11040 NE Mountain View Road, Bainbridge Island, WA
Region: United States > Washington > Bainbridge Island
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Bainbridge Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Only guest house on Bainbridge Island, WA with such incredible panoramic views across the Puget Sound from Seattle to Mt. Baker! Two beautiful, spacious private suites for extended and short stays. Large decks, high ceilings, skylights, tastefully appointed, kitchenettes fully equipped. Luxury bedroom areas. Garden entrances. Extra amenities; wi-fi, large HD/LED televisions. Short walk to beach and historic village store and bakery. Each suite sleeps up to 4 to 6 people. Per night, weekly and extended rates available. Based on guests and number of nights rates may be adjusted. ... more   less 
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