Recommendations for Where to Stay in Bellingham & Whatcom County

Hotels & Other Accommodations in and near Bellingham Washington

Bellingham and all of Whatcom County is a wonderful place to visit, offering a variety and quality of activities and attractions that will have you returning again and again. The city of Bellingham offers wonderful parks, fine museums, arts and culture offerings, and wonderful restaurants. Nearby areas to explore during your visit include Mt. Baker, Blaine, Birch Bay, and Lynden.

Here are my recommendations for hotels and lodging in the city of Bellingham, Washington, including the surrounding region.

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Hotel Bellwether on Bellingham Bay

Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, Washington © Angela M. Brown
Hotel Bellwether on Bellingham Bay

Small but grand, the Hotel Bellwether offers water views, massaging bathtubs, high-end linens, and a bistro and lounge. On the waterfront and within walking distance of several other restaurants and a park, the location is ideal for a romantic getaway.
One Bellwether Way
Bellingham, Washington 98225
(877) 411-1200

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Chrysalis Inn & Spa

The Chrysalis Inn & Spa © Angela M. Brown
The Chrysalis Inn & Spa

The Chrysalis Inn & Spa is located on Bellingham's waterfront and offers a day spa and a wine bar, in addition to cozy, upscale rooms. A wonderful choice for a romantic escape or a girlfriends' getaway.

(888) 808-0005

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Semiahmoo Resort

Semiahmoo Resort © Angela M. Brown
Semiahmoo Resort

Semiahmoo is a full-service resort located in Blaine, Washington. In addition to fine visitor accommodations, Semiahmoo is known for its two world-class golf courses and its fabulous spa.


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Hampton Inn Bellingham Airport

Modern rooms with comfortable workspace, full hot breakfasts, and convenient freeway and airport access make this Bellingham Hampton Inn a great choice for business travelers.

360 676 7700

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Silver Reef Hotel-Casino-Spa

This Ferndale hotel and casino offers a number of high quality amenities to make your stay an experience to remember, including the world-class Steak House at Silver Reef, a spa, and an indoor pool and fitness center.

360 383 0777

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Kale House Bed & Breakfast

Kale House Bed & Breakfast
© Angela M. Brown

Located in the charming farm town of Everson, the Kale House Bed & Breakfast has clean and cozy rooms and artfully-decorated common areas.

(360) 966-7027

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Mt. Baker Lodging Inc.

This web site provides information about the many rental vacation homes available near Mt. Baker.

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South Bay Bed & Breakfast

Nestled in the woods above Lake Whatcom, South Bay has five lakeview rooms with private baths, whirlpool tubs for two, gas fireplaces, ironed linens, down comforters and comfortable furnishings. Breakfast combines local products and good health.

(877) 595-2086