|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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Etta's Suite, a large studio is located downstairs and has the following:
• Outside entrance
• Queen bed
• Sleeper sofa - double
• Sitting area
• Eat-in kitchen
• Suitable for a couple, quiet children under 8 are welcome (childrens’ sleeping bags and Aerobeds available)
• Baby bed is available for a couple traveling with a baby or small child under 2.
We promote a quiet, relaxing and convenient-to-everything environment for our guests.
Well behaved dogs are accepted with a $50 cleaning deposit.
Please come, discover and enjoy your suite in a home proud of its past, yet considerate of modern amenities and conveniences.
About Etta Egeland's home:
The home was originally built by Sheriff Newt Jones in 1895. Sheriff Jones was responsible for ordering the only hanging ever performed in San Juan County. He was 28 at that time. Be sure to ask Carol about this fascinating story.
Etta Egeland moved in during the 1960's. She was born in a log cabin, raised on San Juan Island and the founder of the San Juan County Historic Society. <br>
She had a strong commitment to preserving the history of the San Juan Island and I have tried to stay true to her vision during the restoration. Ask me to tell you the delightful stories her family has shared.
The 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 staircase banister, moldings, original fir flooring and the exterior patterned shingles.
The Property Details:
* Ettas Place Suites - a Boutique Hotel style accommodation with 3 available suites; each with separate entrances accessed through a main hallway.
* If you have need for a larger family or couples that enjoy separate spaces you could occupy two or all three suites, I do have a discounted rate for combining units.
* Sorry, there is no large common kitchen or living room for larger groups to gather.
* Ettas 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 Ettas Place.
* Several modes of transportation are easily available to get around on this 10 mile wide by 22-mile long island.
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 18 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. I am a Fellow Member of the Explorer's Club and an active member of the Washington Fly Fishing Club. My professional background is developing online learning for university courses. I went back to work at Microsoft in order to purchase and restore Etta' Egeland's Home.
Carol purchased this studio in 2006
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.
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. There is a table that will fold out to sit four adults. The bath has a large shower, sorry no bathtub. Television has a maximum channel list. Wi-Fi, is available and free. The unit has a separate entrance. Air conditioning is available, although usually only needed during the month of August.
Enjoyed our stay! We stayed in the upstairs room that had kitchen. 1 block from the center of town. Perfect place for exploring the island. Carol was the perfect host and provided a lot of information as to what to see and do on the island. Very quiet and cozy. Perfect for a romantic get away. We will be back!!!
Super clean. As cute as a bug's ear. Carol, the owner, is absolutely the best hostess, making you feel right at home from the minute you arrive. Can't recommend this place highly enough. Wonderful experience!
My wife and I stayed at Etta's Place for 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We rented the apartment with the kitchen which was perfectly stocked with all of the right cooking utensils. The location is perfect in that you can walk anywhere within the downtown area and are close to restaurants and shopping. The apartment was clean and charming and Carol was extremely helpful in supplying directions and information.
We would definitely stay there again when we next visit Friday Harbor.
Stayed at Etta's Place for four nights in November, 2012.... Clean, cozy, comfortable... Felt like home. The owner was the most helpful and welcoming of any place I have stayed. Highly recommended if you want to learn about Friday Harbor, be very close to town, and feel at home...
Our stay at Etta's Place was wonderful! The upstairs unit is a perfect size for a couple with a great kitchen and dinning area. The unit was very clean and well kept and the owner, Carol, was very helpful with info and tips about the island.
We had a fantastic time in Friday Harbor w/out a car! Etta's Place is only a few blocks away from the ferry terminal and from all the main restaurants and shops so locations is great! I'd absolutely go back and stay at Etta's place again!
My boyfriend, doggie and I stayed for just a weekend, but had the best time!
Carol was so warm & welcoming - even provided some great tips before we even arrived.
(she was super available by phone and email to help with all my questions beforehand too :)
Such a short walk from the ferry, we ended up walking on the ferry w/ our bikes even. About a 5 minute walk to ferry max.
We stayed in the upstairs suite (one w/kitchen) and had everything we could ever need.
The place was so cozy and beautifully decorated too! All the amenities, and then some!
Great bathroom (big shower), great bed, full kitchen tools, and BBQ downstairs & outside.
...even had an air conditioner unit for us going b/c it was actually one of the few wknds hot enough to need it!
It was an easy place to come and go from (even late at night) and Carol was typically always around if we needed anything or just asking for some restaurant tips :)
Highly recommend!!! We will be back for sure!!
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.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Winter - Etta's
Oct 1 2016 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer - Etta's
May 26 2017 - Oct 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Cleaning Fee||$50 + Tax|
|Pet Fee||$45 + Tax|
Cancellation Policy: If you cancel a confirmed reservation within 48 hours of the arrival date and the dates are re-booked, there will be a full refund less a $75 administrative fee. If you cancel within the 48 hours or your dates cannot be re-booked, initial deposit amount is retained. I do make every effort to re-book the reservation, in August/Sept this should not be a problem as there usually are last minute requests.