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Etta's Place Suites, Close to Everything in Friday Harbor!

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Etta's Place Suites, San Juan Island


Last updated: 07/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Friday Harbor hotel description

PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION ONLINE!! (Secure reservation site provided by 'Webervations.')

On the new website you can view the up-to-date calendar and now also confirm your vacation reservation online.

Fall/Winter is a wonderful time to visit the San Juan's and we are now on lower winter rates!

Etta’s Place Suites -

These places you don’t happen upon by chance, an undreamt place concealed somewhere at the other end of the world and guarding the historic secrets of a little island town.

Whether it is about the past, the present or a story yet to be told, Etta’s Place Suites is devoted to providing a comfortable retreat that is yours to appreciate.

So come. Discover and enjoy your suite in a home proud of its past, yet considerate of modern amenities and conveniences.

Quick Note About Etta Egeland’s Home

Historian Etta Egeland’s home is a restored 1895 Prairie Victorian San Juan Island Home located in the New York Time’s recommended Number 2 destination in the world to visit!

The home’s interior is brimming with traditional Victorian charm and original building details such as the banister and staircase, original fir flooring and 1895 exterior patterned shingles.

The Details:

• Etta’s Place is a Boutique Hotel style accommodation with only 2 available suites; each with separate entrances accessed through a main hallway.

• Etta’s Place is suitable for couples or a couple with a baby or up to two children under 8.

Note: If you have a larger family and need to occupy both suites, I do have a discounted rate for combining both units. Please do understand, though, there is no common kitchen or living room for larger groups to gather.

• Etta’s Place is conveniently located in downtown Friday Harbor; only 4 blocks from the San Juan Island ferry landing so it is cost effective to leave your car at the Ferry Landing in Anacortes, then just walk on to save the higher ferry rates and long waits during the summer!

• The town’s historic restaurants and shops are all within a short walking distance of Etta’s Place. Several modes of transportation are easily available to get around on this 10 mile wide by 22 mile long island.

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Property Type

      • Hotel

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Optional


                  • Pets Considered:

                    Small well-behaved pets (under 25 pounds) are welcome with a $35 deposit. You must clean up in the yard after your pet. I do have a fenced yard for play....moreless

                  • Non Smoking Only:

                    This is a smoke free facility....moreless

                  Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

                  • Downstairs Suite: 1 queen


                  • Upstairs Suite: 1 queen


                  • Queen size beds: (1) Queen bed with memory foam topper for a soft as a cloud nights sleep. (1) Deluxe Pillowtop Queen bed in downstairs suite. I have an Arm's Reach Co-Sleeper bed for infants....moreless

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

                  • Downstairs Suite: shower, toilet

                    Bathroom and a separate dressing room with shower....moreless

                  • Upstairs Suite: shower, toilet


                  Kitchen & Dining

                  • Dining:

                    The upstairs has a dining area with a table that has fold-up leaves and chairs in the kitchen - suitable for 4 people....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Upstairs Suite kitchen is complete with dishes, pots, pans and utensils....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Upstairs Suite - includes set of dishes and glassware for four people....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Upstairs Suite - includes complete cooking utensils....moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    Available in the upstairs suite....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    In both suites....moreless


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    There is AC available for the upstairs suite the very hot weeks in August. The downstairs suite is on the North side of the house and stays a perfect temperature, even during the hot days of August...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    The upstairs suite has an electric faux fireplace for those romantic evenings. Can even view the faux flames without the heat...perfect for the warm summer months....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Linens are provided for the duration of your stay. We do not change linens daily unless a request is made and there will be an extra charge for this service....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Parking is available at the back of the house. One space per suite....moreless

                  • Heating:

                    All Suites are heated independently with electric wall heaters....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Towles are provides - see Linens for details on daily changes....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Available at the back of the house....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board

                  Other Amenities

                      • Located within downtown Friday Harbor on the Historic Wagon Wheel road - Argyle Avenue....moreless


                      • DVD Player:

                        Available in the downstairs suite and if requested for the upstairs suite....moreless

                      • Television:

                        Modern flatscreen TV's are available in each suite....moreless

                      • Satellite / Cable:

                        DirecTV with HBO is available....moreless

                      • Books


                      • Mobile Phone:

                        Cell Phone coverage is very good in the Town of Friday Harbor. Verizon is best on San Juan, especially within the interior, most cell phones work well around the permimeter of the island....moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        A land line telephone is available in the upstairs suite if you do not have a cell phone. Please alert the owner to this need....moreless

                      Pool & Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        The Friday Harbor Health Club has a pool and is located nextdoor to Etta's Place. They do accept daily drop-ins....moreless

                      • Indoor Pool

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Bicycles:

                        There is bicycle rentals one block from Etta's Place and I do have a garage for you to securely store your bikes at night....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Guest seating in yard front of house - great for people watching and sharing a glass of wine in the afternoon shade....moreless

                      • Golf:

                        San Juan Golf and Country club is located about 2 miles away from Etta's Place....moreless

                      • Tennis:

                        Tennis courts are available in several locations around town. ...moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        A dive shop is located down at the harbor 4 blocks away....moreless

                      • Boat:

                        Rentals available down at the harbor 4 blocks away....moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Rentals available down at the harbor 4 blocks away....moreless


                      • Tourist Attractions
                      • Family
                      • Spa
                      • Sports & Activities
                      • Historic
                      • Romantic


                      • Library
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Golf
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Hiking
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Kayaking
                      • Racquetball
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Laundromat
                      • Surfing
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Marina
                      • Museums
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Ruins
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Festivals
                      • Antiquing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Walking
                      • Photography
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Boating
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Rock Climbing


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                      from 3 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer - Etta's
                      Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Pet Fee $35
                      • Cleaning Fee $35 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 10.1%


                      Cancellation Policy: If you cancel a confirmed reservation and dates are re-booked for the same time period, there will be a full refund less a $75 administrative fee. If dates cannot be re-booked, deposit amount is retained. I will make every effort to re-book the reservation, in August/Sept this should this should not be a problem.

                      I do require a 50% deposit with a credit card to secure your reservation. I accept Mastercard and Visa.

                      This owner accepts: Credit cards.
                      Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details. Only pay using credit card, PayPal, check or direct bank transfer. NEVER pay by cash or instant money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. Learn more

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                      Last updated: 07/25/2014
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                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Friday Harbor Airport
                      0.3 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Washington State Ferry Friday Harbor Dock
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Jackson's Beach
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      San Juan Island Golf & Country Club
                      0.3 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      All in town

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Whale watching, salmon fishing, crabing, shrimping, historic national parks, mopeds, Frisbee golf, weaving, art and historic walks, recommended health and beauty spas, Yoga, Qi Gong, Tai Chi and there is a new Zip Line facility on the island.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: I am Carol Anderson, owner of Etta's Place, a Washington State native and have lived in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island for over 16 years. I enjoy being active in community activities and love all the natural places San Juan has to explore. Being close to nature is very important to me.

                      Why the Owner Chose Friday Harbor:
                      I bought Etta Egeland's home in 2006 after she passed away at the age of 105. Etta Egeland was a very special woman on San Juan Island; I met her when I first moved to San Juan Island. Her home was always open to travelers or anyone who needed a place to stay overnight. She was the consummate historian, active in preserving the town's history and the founder of the San Juan Historic Society and Museum which is still very active today. This historic society is responsible for documenting all the town's historic houses in the Historic Preservation Manual, a document which guided me in the restoration this lovely home. Etta's Place Suites is a tribute to both Etta Egeland's passion for history and her enduring kindness towards travelers.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Hotel:
                      Enjoy your own unique private living space with all the amenities you need to be comfortable. The unit has complete kitchen with dishes, utensils, and small appliances. The bath has a large shower, sorry no bathtub. Television has a maximum channel list plus HBO. Wi-Fi, is available. The unit has a separate entrance. Air conditioning is available, although usually only needed during the month of August.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • Etta's Place Suites, San Juan Island

                        Etta's Place Suites, San Juan Island

                      • Downstairs Suite - Sleeping

                        Downstairs Suite - Sleeping

                      • Downstairs Suite - Bath

                        Downstairs Suite - Bath

                      • Upstairs Suite - Sleeping

                        Upstairs Suite - Sleeping

                      • Upstairs Suite - Kitchen

                        Upstairs Suite - Kitchen

                      • Carol, Ali and Spencer

                        Carol, Ali and Spencer

                      • Downstairs - Hallway

                        Downstairs - Hallway

                      • Downstairs Suite - Sitting

                        Downstairs Suite - Sitting

                      • Upstairs Suite - Sitting

                        Upstairs Suite - Sitting

                      • Upstairs Suite - Bath

                        Upstairs Suite - Bath

                      • Upstairs Suite - Dining

                        Upstairs Suite - Dining

                      • Fenced Yard

                        Fenced Yard

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, July 08, 2014

                      $199 per night (USD)

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 07/25/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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