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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Friday Harbor reviews
Everything we hoped for
"We had a fabulous stay at Tranquil Cove. The directions and instructions provided in advance were extremely helpful, and the house was well outfitted for our needs. We did a good amount of food prep at the house and all the implements we needed were available. And what a view. We were greeted on arrival by a mother otter swimming in the bay, and spotted one of her babies later in the week. A heron spent every evening fishing in the bay. Several bald eagles, including a young one, were frequently perched in the trees. And to the delight of all we watched orcas from the deck on three out of the seven days. In the evenings we watched 300+ meter cargo vessels coming towards us from the Straits -- and turning north to Port Robert. We used the iPhone MarineTraffic app to identify them: ships from Denmark, South Korea, Japan, and the UK. It was difficult to motivate ourselves to explore the island when we had such a fantastic vantage point just sitting on the deck with a glass of wine."
Guest: Ben H.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
"my family and i had an amazingly fun time staying at the round house right before the new year. we have two small children which the house was perfect for! not only is the house round but it's very modern, clean, and simple in a good way (which i was thankful for having small children). the kitchen was well stocked with cooking needs - great cookware, knives, gas stove (i like to cook, can you tell?). there was plenty of movies and music to choose from. the property was quiet, peaceful, and beautiful (even in the winter). my kids loved the hottub with outdoor speakers and exploring the rocks on the beach during low tide. we had a fabulous time and will be back for sure!"
Guest: christine c.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 9, 2015
"7 fellow artists and I chose Rose Mountain Lodge when our usual Friday Harbor favorite of 17 years was booked and loved it so much, we've already reserved our slot for next year! The house is so spacious, and comfortable, we looked forward to our evenings at home after painting all day, cozying up with a wood fire in the beautiful fireplace, and watching the deer in the front yard with our morning coffee. Bonnie & Ken have done a wonderful job in creating a magical retreat on San Juan Island!"
Guest: Susan C.Date of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: November 6, 2014
"We were excited when we booked this property because of its proximity to prime whale watching locations. It did not disappoint. The first night we sat on the deck and watched the Orcas in the straight. We also had the company of a deer and a fox.
We loved the location because it was far enough away from the town that we did not have to deal with crowds but close enough that a run into the grocery store was easy peasy. It was also a perfect distance from the many areas we liked to frequent.
The house was exactly as portrayed in the pictures. The kitchen was well-stocked and he rooms were comfortable. We enjoyed making use of the porch and the grill. The house was plenty big enough to accommodate the three couples that stayed.
We also appreciated the owners looking out for us and letting us know when the whales were spotted near our location.
It was a wonderful place and we look forward to returning."
Guest: AndreaDate of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: September 21, 2014