"My overall experience at the Guest House was great until I had breakfast the next two mornings while I was there. The worker that was in charged of th ... " More

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Hotel Description

GuestHouse Inn Bellingham puts you in the heart of Bellingham, within a 20-minute stroll of Bellingham Railway Museum and iDiOM Theater. Highlights at this hotel include free continental breakfast, free self parking, and a spa tub.

You can enjoy free WiFi, TVs, and coffee/tea makers, featured in all 81 rooms. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and microwaves. Free local calls, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

This pet-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station. Added amenities include a 24-hour business center and tour/ticket assistance. Free breakfast is available daily between 6 AM and 10 AM.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this Bellingham hotel include Mindport and Spark Museum of Electrical Invention.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$57 per night

Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Kitchen

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

GuestHouse Inn Bellingham ratings based on 13 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0
3 out of 5

THE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

Pros: the room and how convenient it was being next to all grocery stores.
Cons: the sauna and breakfast room and food
Location: the location is great next to Fred Meyers, WWU, 711, little Caesars and the organic store there.
My overall experience at the Guest House was great until I had breakfast the next two mornings while I was there. The worker that was in charged of the breakfast area I would have to say was quite dissatisfying. She was very unprofessional and had not exceeded the guests expectations at all. She was also lazy and disorganized. When I had walked into the breakfast room food was running low and the hotel had ran out of fruits that guest had requested. The worker was kind of rude and lacked on doing her job. I also had experience that their sauna was out of service and quote by a house keeper" That the sauna was not in service for several months" I felt that was also pure laziness and a bad rating for the hotel as well. People are there for vacation and professional business trips. Feeling like we had used our money for a luxury is a most and very upsetting if its not at its best.

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017

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3 out of 5

Get what you pay for.

Pros: It is affordable.
Cons: My room keys never worked, had to keep getting new ones. My internet never worked, this is a real problem who need to get work done.
I checked in at 5 pm and they barley had a room ready when check in is supposed to be at 3pm. It looked like they have a lot of longterm guest that live at the hotel. The internet never worked, which is very frustrating when you are trying to get work done! Rooms were clean, but the hotel is pretty worn down.

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017

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3 out of 5

Good location, good people

Pros: Location, and comfortable room
Cons: Get rid of the big wardrobe tv stands
Location: On the same road to get to Sudden Valley, Whatcom Falls and Downtown. Right across from two shopping centers, cheap gas and great coffee shop.
This hotel is reasonably priced and is well located for easy access to all of Bellingham. I have stayed at many hotels in this area. Some are super nice but overly priced and others are cheap but scary inside and out of the room. This hotel is in the middle of the hotel experiences yet I find it is priced reasonably well.

Posted by , from San Diego on Jan 29, 2017

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4 out of 5

Surprisingly pleasant for the price!

Pros: Clean, reasonably priced.
Location: Very close to all downtown activities, parks, etc.
For the price we were very pleased- I think that the only reason the hotel is so reasonable is it's proximity to the freeway. We typically pay 2x this amount for pretty much any hotel stay but thought, since this was just a one night stay, we'd risk staying here; I'm glad we did! Staff members were pleasant, room was clean. Decent, basic place to stay- and dog-friendly, too! I think we'll be back.

Posted by , from Tacoma, WA on Jan 16, 2017

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4 out of 5

Good enough for business and single adventurers

Pros: Great for what I needed, which was a place to sleep between riding 100 and 80 miles on bike on the RSVP cycling event from Seattle to Vancouver.
Cons: Bicycle access from streets is iffy due to busy streets nearbybut I would guess that would make the location convenient to guests arriving by car
Location: Strip mall type location with typical strip mall shops and restaurants. Just 8 blocks or so from downtown core. Whole Foods and Fred Meyer very close.
Basic accommodations, safe and clean, fine for a single person or a business traveler. Nothing romantic at all about this spot for couples however. Convenient to downtown and close to drugstores/Fred Meyer and a new Whole Foods.

Posted by , from Seattle, WA on Aug 15, 2016

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4 out of 5
Very clean and comfortable. Excellent value. The free breakfast and location were an added bonus.

Posted by , from gig harbor, wa on Aug 13, 2016

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2 out of 5

Disaappointed

When we arrived, the room smelled so bad, we asked for another room. The second room wasn't much better. There was a wet spot on the floor, which was likely what was causing the odor. Unfortunately, there were no more rooms left. The AC didn't work, so it was muggy as well. We will not stay here again.

Posted by on Aug 3, 2016

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4 out of 5

close to the college, right off the freeway

Pros: There was a guy who watched over the breakfast items; it was nice that you didn't have to worry about not getting down there by 10am, and missing out.
Cons: No fan in the bathroom.
Location: Close to downtown, lots of food options available.
we were up in Bellingham for a college tour; haven't ever been there before, so went off the Travelocity reviews. It was okay, close to the school, and close to downtown. A tad noisy, as it's right next to the freeway, and our room faced the freeway. Would probably stay there again, as it was a good price.

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016

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4 out of 5

Nice hotel near everything in BLI

Pros: Comfortable.
Cons: Hotel is beginning to look a little tired...carpets in public areas need shampooing.
Have stayed here many times, will stay here again.

Posted by on Sep 23, 2015

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4 out of 5

Comfortable, inexpensive, with a great breakfast

Pros: Free breakfast
My wife an and both thought this was a pretty good deal for a medium priced hotel. We were very pleased with the friendly staff and the amazing continental breakfast, which included fresh Belgian waffels with strawberries and whipped cream. We asked for the East side of the hotel which faces away from the freeway and it was very quiet. The staff was quite accomodating with this request. The overall appearance of the hotel is a little old with some wear and tear, but the rooms were alright.

Posted by , from Everett on Dec 12, 2012

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About the GuestHouse Inn Bellingham

Location 805 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229

Property Features

A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Free breakfast is served daily. A spa tub and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at GuestHouse Inn Bellingham. Free self parking is available.

  • 1 building
  • 81 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Tour and ticket information

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Bellingham, WA (BLI-Bellingham Intl.) (10.4 km / 6.5 mi)
  • Train station: Bellingham Station (6.7 km / 4.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

GuestHouse Inn Bellingham offers 81 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. This Bellingham hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply).

  • Television
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub.

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 10 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Please note guests must present a credit card from a U.S. bank at check-in. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Bellingham GuestHouse Inn
  • GuestHouse Inn Bellingham
  • GuestHouse Inn Hotel Bellingham
  • Bellingham Guesthouse Hotel Bellingham
  • GuestHouse Inn Bellingham Hotel

You should know

  • Children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.