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Doe Bay Resort & Retreat

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  • Average9%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible9%
Doe Bay offers a variety of accommodations in a rustic, down-to-earth environment, with soaking tubs and sauna set over a waterfall, a one-acre organic garden, and an excellent restaurant. Start the day with yoga practice in our studio and follow it with a massage. Take a guided kayak trip in the afternoon and have a delicious meal in the waterfront cafe, hike the day away in nearby Moran State Park. Then read about the things you've seen in Otter Lodge guest lounge and library. Whether you come for a personal retreat, a family gathering, or take part in an event, you will be touched by the magic and the beauty of Doe Bay.
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hot Tub
Wheelchair Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Refrigerator in room
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Orcas Island Airport12 km
Friday Harbor Airport22 km
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I don't have a problem with "rich hippie" vibe, but as others have pointed out, Doe Bay is really expensive for what you get. If they charged half the amount, it would be fine. It's a very pretty area and the restaurant is great, but...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I with our golden Retriever Desi wanted to take a little 3 day getaway and we picked Doe Bay resort on Orcas Island of the San Juan Islands in upstate Washington. This place welcomes you with a beautiful lookout to the Bay...More

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Response from DoeBay, General Manager at Doe Bay Resort & RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We really appreciate your feedback. Please come see us again this winter. Our rates drop substantially and the island is so quiet blanketed in mist. If you contact the desk in advance and let them know that you reviewed us in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Doe Bay is a place that rejuvenates my soul. My stay was lovely and it felt like I had stepped out of reality. Waking up on the morning, getting in the spa, getting breakfast and coffee in the cafe, chatting with all the friendly people....More

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Response from DoeBay, General Manager at Doe Bay Resort & RetreatResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback! As you experienced, October at Doe Bay is wonderful and it only gets better through winter! Please consider planning another winter stay as our rates will continue to drop through the winter season. If you contact us in...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018

We had a group of people on the island and this place was perfect with it's large variety of accommodations. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We will return if at all possible. They also have a large house with a full kitchen for...More

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Response from DoeBay, General Manager at Doe Bay Resort & RetreatResponded 6 October 2018

Sincere thanks for your feedback! You are always welcome at Doe Bay! We wanted you to know that we are going into our slower season and our rates drop, significantly, between November and May. The island is quiet, during this timeframe, and the hot-tubs are...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Tremendously friendly staff, outstanding cafe and a small store with all the essentials to cover a night or three. Grounds are well maintained with the right amount of unspoiled. All the negative reviews of the cabins are just people who were never meant to enjoy...More

Thank DadofAnni
Response from DoeBay, General Manager at Doe Bay Resort & RetreatResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your feedback! You are always welcome at Doe Bay! I wanted to let you know that our rates drop substantially in the months from October through May and the quiet season is such a great time to enjoy Doe...More

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Check the website Doe Bay ... Or call the front desk 360 376-2291
Room Tips
"The shared kitchen was a bonus--we were able to prepare our own meal!"
12 Sep 2018
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"close to the spa"
8 Mar 2018
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"probably the best bet is one of the pricier cottages with a loft and kitchen, shared with extended family."
3 Sep 2017
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"we liked cabin Agri above the field - but looked around in Harbor House which is right on the water near..."
2 Aug 2017
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