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“Excellent B&B” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Blue Heron Bed and Breakfast

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Blue Heron Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #5 of 13 Eastsound B&B and Inns
GreenLeadersBronze level
Hermiston, OR
1 review
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“Excellent B&B”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2006

We just returned from a stay with Carol and Bogdan at their Blue Heron B&B and got such excellent treatment we had to write about it. We are middle class citizens, not used to luxury, but the out of the ordinary care they dsiplayed throughout our stay made us sure that our next trip to Orcas Island will be at their place as headquarters for the whole trip.

The breakfast she served was outstanding, peach stuffed french toast, and all kinds of fruit. It was far beyond anything else we have ever seen anywhere and we have been a lot of places, all over the US, some of Canada and Mexico and around the world and are thoroughly familiar with the Pacific Northwest.

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2006

This B & B was absolutely terrific!

Hosts: Carol and Bogdan were great folks to chat with - and their dog Pulaski was a great ambassador who played non-stop with our 17 pound terrier.

Food: Top-notch - the brownies were to die for!

Rooms: We stayed in the Pelican, and only left to go to the Summer Solstice parade. The private deck was fantastic - and we fell asleep with the door open to the sound of lapping waves.

B'n B itself - great little fireplace, very comfortable porch swing, and two bicycles ready for riding. The decor was welcoming and comfortable - without making you feel like you were in a museum.

Two thumbs up - thank you!!!!!

  • Stayed June 2006
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2006

Our experience at the Blue Heron was wonderful! Our room was exceptional, overlooking the bay and marina.
The food was wonderful and our host and hostess so gracious and willing to help with our plans for the day. Fun things to do included hiking, kayaking, whale watching, beach combing or just sitting on your balcomy overlooking the bay and reading a book.
The whole island of Orcas was a very warm and friendly place to visit.
We are looking forward to returning again for a wonderful relaxing time!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2006

My husband and I truly enjoyed our too brief stay at the Blue Heron Bed and Breakfast. Orcas Island is a relaxed, laid-back island in the San Juans. The ferry from Annacortes, Wash. started the trip....very easy to do and very interesting to watch the wide variety of travelers. We drove on with our pickup and dog and had no problems. The Blue Heron is less than 10 minutes from the ferry. Bogdan and Carol Kulminski were so welcoming to us and our dog. Of course, their willingness to accomodate us and dog was the main reason to try them out. It helped that their dog, Pulaski, was an eager playmate for our dog, Dakota. The covered, outside porch outside our bedroom was a perfect place to watch the marine life and activity on the Sound. Our room was very spacious and clean and well appointed. The Kulminskis are new to the bed and breakfast trade but they will surely succeed....they have many plans for their older home and we hope to go back in a few years to see their progress. The breakfasts were great and Carol and Bogdan had lots of ideas and information about exploring the island. We would highly recommend the Blue Heron Bed and Breakfast.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2006

The Blue Heron B&B was the perfect home away from home for me AND my dog. The proprietors, Carol and Bogdan, could not have been more thoughful and helpful and made both of us (human and canine) feel very welcome and cared-for. And Pulaski, their black lab, was an excellent playmate and host for my pooch. Our stay at the Blue Heron was great!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2006

My wife, baby, and I had an outstanding stay at the Blue Heron. Located right on the water, the Blue Heron offers excellent views of the harbor. The breakfasts were fantastic and the service was more than we could have asked for. We felt at home at the Blue Heron during our 4 day stay and will definitely come back! Thanks Carol and Bogdan!

  • Stayed May 2006
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2006

Every year we look for the perfect summer vaction, we found it at the Blue Heron B&B...The San Juan Islands have so much to offer, but you need a base camp to start from, the Blue Heron had it all; a lovely coverted old home full of history, with lots of room, a beautiful view of the water and a peaceful atmoshere that made you feel right at home when you first walked in the door. We took small trips almost everyday, discovering the islands and enjoying the wildlife. We have been lucky to have traveled much of the world and there are not too many places that I would ever want to go back to, but we can't wait to get back to the Blue Heron. We would highly recommend staying a there, it has something for everyone.

  • Stayed July 2005
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Blue Heron Bed and Breakfast

Property: Blue Heron Bed and Breakfast
Address: 982 Deer Harbor Rd, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9284
Region: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > Orcas Island > Eastsound
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Eastsound
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Blue Heron B&B, an historic 1910 home, is located on West Sound Bay and has beautiful water views and beach access. It is close to the ferry and the village. Continental Breakfast and afternoon snacks are included. Upgrade to a full, hot breakfast for only $5.50 Per person. Internet and information about activities and restaurants available. Friendly hosts. Pets and children welcome. This B&B is for sale on Orcas Island in the Pacific Northwest. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Blue Heron Bed And Breakfast Orcas Island/Eastsound, Washington

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