Bed and Breakfast Inns in Washington State

Bed and Breakfast Inns in Washington State

Things to Do, Washington Select Registry – May 28, 2013

Whether you are on a romantic rendezvous or a just looking for the special atmosphere of peace and quiet that only charming bed and breakfast inns can provide, look no further than the unique properties of Washington State offered by Select Registry. From the majestic views of the Olympic mountain range to the stunning sights of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, there are so many unique properties waiting to make your visit to the Pacific Northwest special and memorable.Experience the Grandeur of the Real-Life Downtown Abbey in Seattle.

The largest home on renowned Millionaires’ Row in Seattle, the Shafer Baillie Mansion is an exquisite Tudor Revival home that guests have compared to Downtown Abbey, which captures the gracious atmosphere of a bygone era with the added comforts and amenities required by today’s travelers. Take a morning stroll through Volunteer Park. This is the jewel in the crown of the Seattle Parks system and is only a block away. You can also take a 20-minute walk or a five minute drive to Downtown Seattle and visit the Seattle Center, which features the Space Needle and the Experience Music Project, or visit Pike Place Market or one of the many museums, music and theater venues Seattle has to offer. When you come back to the mansion, high thread count, hand-pressed cotton linens await you in your bedroom. Fall headfirst into the comfort of your bed or convene in the library for a bit of quiet conversation as you cozy up in the leather furniture or relax with a cup of tea or coffee in the bright and airy sunroom. Breakfast, which is served over extended hours in the oak-paneled dining room, features rolls and pastries, hot and cold cereal, yogurt, cheeses, smoked salmon, prosciutto ham, hard-boiled eggs, fresh fruit, and more. Full of thoughtful touches, coffee and tea are available 24 hours a day; rooms feature large flat-screen televisions and high-speed Internet access with both cable modem and DSL service, a personal telephone with private voicemail, and more! The only Select Registry Inn in the Seattle area, the staff at Shafer Baillie is always available to recommend a restaurant, for advice in planning your day’s activities, or for any other thing you may require.

If exquisite coastline views and a luxurious haven on the picturesque Juan de Fuca Strait  strikes your fancy, the verdant setting of Colette’s Bed and Breakfast could provide just the peace and tranquility you are after. Ideally located on a gorgeous oceanfront estate between the majestic Olympic mountain range and the picturesque Strait of Juan de Fuca, this gem of a bed and breakfast is a delight for the senses. The romantic fireplaces, exquisite views, delicious cuisine and relaxing luxuries make it a perfect place to get away from the city and reconnect with the rugged beauty of the Evergreen State.

This architectural and aesthetic gem offers tranquil charm on the Hood Canal. The exquisitely designed Willcox House Country Inn has been honored as one of the “Top Twelve Inns in America” by Country Inns magazine. When you arrive, you will discover why; the wonderful location, magnificent views, and extraordinary aesthetic experience make it a truly unforgettable place. Every guest room looks out on the sparkling waters of the Hood Canal and the splendid Olympic mountains. The rooms are individually furnished, allowing you a unique experience. The resplendent gardens surrounding the house beckon visitors, and numerous local attractions include birding, hiking, boating, antiquing and golfing. Imagine oyster hunting on the local beach, enjoying a glass of wine in the gardens, and relaxing with a good book in a comfortable antique armchair. The inn also features an elegant library, theatre, game room and terrace that allow guests to enjoy each and every minute with the comfort and convenience of home.

This Washington gem is truly a retreat for the soul.Luxury cabin living with the best of the Pacific Northwest. The idyllic beauty of the Columbia River Gorge surrounds your very own private home at the Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins. The spectacular location is an ideal base for travelers wanting to explore the Mt. Hood, Mount St. Helens, Hood River, and Multnomah Falls areas. Imagine spending the day exploring the breathtaking scenery of the local hiking trails and waterfalls and coming home to your cabin to enjoy a restful evening - complete with a relaxing soak in a bubbling spa tub, a glass of wine on the porch swing, and a glorious night of sleep on your pillow-top mattress with soft, 450 thread-count sheets. Or enjoy a day at the nearby hot springs, a dusk visit to a local winery, and a walk among the three-acre, lovingly landscaped gardens. Even in the winter months, it is a perfect spot from which to go cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and sledding, and the charming towns nearby – Stevenson, Washington and Hood River in Oregon – are more than worth a visit. Named as one of the “Top 10 Most Romantic Hotels in the Country,” the “Editors Pick of Best Hotels to Celebrate Romance,” and “Best Places to Kiss,” there is no doubt that the Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins will provide an unforgettable experience for you and your special someone.

Treat yourself at the Cameo Heights Mansion and vineyards. The proprietors of this spectacular property, J. Alan and Deanne Fielding, have teamed up with designer Dr. Dan Cox to offer a five-star romantic retreat for couples. The inn is ideally located in the very heart of Washington wine country. This incomparable property in its sylvan setting gives visitors the very best of everything: spacious suites and private spa baths, fireplaces and elegant furnishings, veranda views and poolside patios, exquisite menus and the absolute ultimate in luxury relaxation. The attentive staff here knows what hospitality is all about – they cater to any wish you could have, and the owners have literally thought of everything in this wonderfully appointed, once-in-a-lifetime-experience property. Lush vineyards and orchards surround the mansion, which sits on majestic basalt bluffs overlooking the serene Walla Walla River. The Cameo Heights Mansion is truly a distinctive destination retreat for the discerning traveler.

Experience the Timeless Appeal of the Shelburne Country Inn Bed and Breakfast. This gem lies in the small town of Seaview, which is near Long Beach in Washington State. Established as a retreat for visitors from Portland, Oregon in 1896, it has been in operation ever since, making it the oldest, continuously operating hotel in the state. A relaxing retreat for city dwellers and a sublime sanctuary for nature lovers, the Shelburne features fourteen guest rooms with antique-style furnishings, private baths, and wireless internet service. Some rooms even have private decks. Other amenities include a fully furnished guest library with telephone and computer access. According to the St. Louis Dispatch, the complimentary gourmet breakfast served at the Shelburne “is like art to the Louvre.” Travelers near and far have found warm hospitality, splendid cuisine, and romantic shelter at the Shelburne. Isn’t it your turn?

To discover these and other Washington inns, contact Select Registry today.