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Recent Bainbridge Island reviews

  • Something different, in a good way

    "We stayed at this Japanese-style bed-and-breakfast ryokan for two nights. It was the perfect start to our trip to the US, and particularly appropriate as the reason for our coming was for my wife to expand her knowledge of Japanese braiding at an international conference in Tacoma. If you like all things Japanese, or just want to experience a traditional Japanese lifestyle without having to travel to Japan then you will enjoy staying here. It was quite straightforward getting to Bainbridge Island from Seatac, although the ferry was quite busy when we arrived at the Ferry Dock in Seattle, so we had to wait 40 minutes for the next ferry. When you arrive at Fuurin-Oka you walk through a small bamboo grove to the house, and in Japanese style remove you shoes at the entrance. I needn't describe the interior of the house as the website shows how it is. We enjoyed sitting and looking at the Japanese garden, which looks as though it was planted decades ago. A highlight is the bathroom, and there are clear instructions about what you need to do. All the accessories, bodywash, shampoo, buckets, etc are genuine Japanese products. We loved it. The futons were very comfortable. Renee provides a wonderful Japanese breakfast in the morning. It was "ooishi". She is clearly an enthusiastic cook, using ingredients from her own garden. There are plenty of places to eat within 10-15 minutes of the house. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and, if you want to experience something out of the ordinary, you will love it too. Given the chance we would return in a heartbeat."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: August 7, 2016
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  • Perfect!

    "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cottage apartment this past weekend! It's in a beautiful and peaceful location on the island, but just a short drive to all services. The apartment is spacious and comfortable - very well thought out as a living space with everything needed to make it enjoyable. Wonderful interactions with owners! Will definitely choose this for our next visit to the island!!"
    Guest: Heidi W. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 12, 2016
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  • Stay as long as you can!

    "We stayed at Rising Moon Beach House for a month in 2014. But that was not enough, so we returned for a month in 2015, and then for two months in 2016. And we could return again and again. The beautiful location, comfortable amenities and gracious hosts make this our best vacation rental ever. The view from the two decks and every window of the house could entertain us for hours. A bald eagle that lived in the neighborhood came by several times each day. While there is a great new TV in the living room, we almost never turned it on; the views of Puget Sound, Seattle, the Cascades and Mount Rainier were much more interesting. At night, we saw a full moon rising over Seattle and a meteor shower. When we could tear ourselves away from the house, we took walks to nearby Rolling Bay and Manitou Beach. The garden at Rolling Bay Café is a great place to relax and enjoy a coffee or cold drink. Rolling Bay’s Italian café, Via Rosa, has now expanded to a full service pasta and pizza restaurant and it is excellent. A short drive (or a more ambitious walk) took us to Winslow for a first-rate grocery store, more restaurant options, and Mora Ice Cream, which was worth the trip in itself. Day trips in the car included Port Townsend, with a gorgeous beach and terrific farmers market, and Olympic National Park (the hikes at Hurricane Ridge are breathtaking). And we enjoyed visiting friends and family and experiencing Seattle and the beautiful half-hour ferry ride that takes us there. Al and Kathy are great hosts. They respect your privacy, but they are fun and interesting to talk to when you get a chance. Each year they have added new things to make the house better and better. This year there was a new TV, new washing machine and dryer, a coffee table and great new lounging chairs on the deck (reclining in the lounge chairs is perfect for star gazing). Enjoying all these experiences takes time. I strongly recommend that you visit Rising Moon for as long as you can. You’ll want to experience what Bainbridge Island and the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas have to offer, and also have time to relax and enjoy the house. Stay at least a week, longer if you possibly can. You’ll be glad you did."
    Guest: mbgm Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: September 19, 2016
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  • Beautiful place

    "We really enjoyed the three days that were spent in this place. The outside has a gorgeous view and is super relaxing to sit out there. I don't think you could spend enough time watching the ferries, and seeing the inlet that this suite is located next to. This is certainly recommended."
    Guest: Joseph M. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 16, 2016
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