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Magical Forest House
Main Living Room ceiling and skylight (futon not there anymore)
Kitchen
Between Tubroom/Kitchen
Tubroom
Skylight
Bathroom
Tower
Tower Stairs
Extra bed or couch nook on the second story of tower
reading, meditation, hang out in second story of tower
Bedroom skylight
looking down from the second story tower Deck
From the large deck looking back at Tower
Exterior at twilight
Night time at Hobbit land
Spectacular Sunset in Eastsound
Parking and neighborhood shot--very private and woodsy
Community Beach down the street
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Eastsound, Orcas Island, San Juan Islands, Washington

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Carmichael
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great place for young honeymooners”
Reviewed 4 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013
1
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The good:
Very serene and private location. We felt as though we were alone in the forest. There is a house next door, but it was not occupied and did not look as though it had been occupied, lately. There is a small beach area, but rocky rather than sandy. Plenty of wildlife in and around the area. The house is nicely appointed and has everything needed to have an enjoyable stay. The house has lots of natural light, and you can star-gaze while laying on the bed looking through a skylight.

The not so good (For me at least):
The bathroom is located down the stairs, across the walk from to the other pod. There is a chamber pot on the balcony in the upstairs bedroom, but at my age I just elected to sleep on the futon in the living room. The shower is a handheld on the soaking tub, so you climb down in to the tub to shower. After sleeping on the futon all night, it was a hard climb.

Caveat: There is no cleaning charge and you are expected to clean-up after yourselves, so if you're a slob by nature this is not the place for you.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Distance from the bed to the bathroom
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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GrandmaTT...
Clayton, MO
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely!”
Reviewed 18 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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person found this review helpful

What a charming place to stay. It had everything we needed and more. The views are spectacular. It has one drawback as it does not have the bathroom on the same level as the bedroom. In spite of that we had one of the most rejuvenating vacations we've had.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
18 Jul 2013
Thanks for your feedback Adele! We loved having you both there and I am
glad you could make it and rest. Yes --the toilet on the same floor as the bedroom would be good- there is a fold down futon bed in the main living area with the toilet on the same floor---perhaps I should turn that room into the bedroom? Thanks again! Suzanne
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kpeevairn...
Boise, Idaho
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very unique, private, and relaxing”
Reviewed 13 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

The Hobbit House is probably the most unique place we have stayed! It was wonderful sitting on the deck relaxing, and the only sounds were nature. I would highly recommend staying here if you wish to get away and relax.

The mattress in the tower bedroom was a but soft and squeaky. The futon in the living room was very nice.

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Liked best: The quiet and privacy
Liked least: The mattress on the bed
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
13 Jun 2013
Thanks Kevin for your response and feedback, we really appreciate it. I am so glad you were able to relax out there---it is amazing how quiet it is. This is the first feedback on the bed---thanks for letting us know---we will have to see if that is a general complaint and if so look into the possibility of getting something a bit firmer. We will have to figure out how to get it up there---that mattress barely was able to go up the spiral staircase---1% chance. Perhaps a futon up there would work--I know they can go up the staircase. Best to you and your family
Suzanne and Arthur
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Kate A
Seattle, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Definitely recommend!”
Reviewed 6 January 2013 for a stay in January 2013
1
person found this review helpful

I just got back from a two night stay at the Hobbit House, and it's just as awesome as it looks in the pictures! It's tucked pretty deep into the island, so at night the house gets super quiet and dark. The community beach at Raccoon Point is beautiful and very accessible. The house has great amenities--the kitchen is set up REALLY REALLY WELL. At first I was a little suspicious of the tub (it has a deep bucket shape), but it was actually pretty comfortable. Suzanne was very communicative and helpful when asked for island to-do recommendations. Definitely worth a visit!

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Liked best: The home's charm
Liked least: A little drafty, and wish there was a shower (boyfriend complained)
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Munich
Reviewed 24 July 2012 for a stay in June 2011
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A romantic getaway
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