Near the Canadian border, located on Bellingham Bay, you can find the city of Bellingham in the state of Washington. The city is known for its high-quality seafood as well as its easy access to outdoor recreational sights. This makes it especially popular with Canadian tourists. Aside from this, Bellingham is the biggest city in Whatcom County, which is why the Whatcom Museum has found its home in town.
If you choose a hotel in the heart of Bellingham, your convenience levels could not be better. It only takes less than an hour to walk from Bellingham Bay to Lake Whatcom. Both lakes offer a variety of facilities for recreational purposes. Along the way, you will pass Whatcom Falls Park, which will make for pleasant strolls in the afternoon. Book a room in this part of Bellingham in one of the nearly 150 3 star hotels for a pleasant stay. Some hotels even offer luxurious amenities, which will help you fully relax after an entire day of walking. Swimming pools and spa services are just two examples of these extras. Staying near one of these waters means you are also in the right place for tasting the famous seafood.
Not only for holidaymakers, a stay in Bellingham is quite popular with those traveling for business purposes. The city’s proximity to Vancouver in Canada and Seattle are two more reasons for staying in Bellingham. The business hotels in the city offer extra facilities to make your job easier. Free, fast WiFi, conference rooms, and business centers are perfect for focusing on the tasks at hand. Some hotels even have a restaurant on site, which can save a lot of time if you wish to have a dinner meeting. Staying close to the Western Washington University, for instance, can also come in handy if you have business to attend to there. Luckily, there are several 3 and 4 star hotels available around campus as well. However, your stay should not be all work, no play. After a day of working hard, you can unwind by enjoying a performance in the Mount Baker Theatre in the city center of Bellingham. Alternatively, you can opt for a nice walk in Lake Padden Park.
Up North in Bellingham, you can find the Bellis Fair Malls. It is the largest mall in Bellingham with plenty of shopping and dining possibilities. Hotels nearby are perfect to drop off your bags so you can continue shopping or grab a bite to eat without carrying lots of bags with you. For those not in the mood for shopping, continue a bit further up North to take a swing at the North Bellingham Golf Course.
Bellingham offers mostly 3 star hotels with just a little bit extra when it comes to provided amenities. These generally include a pool, friendly staff, a very central location, and complimentary breakfast services. Bellingham also has nearly 15 4 star hotels to choose from. If you decide to stay there, then you have got all those amenities combined into one hotel, plus added, more luxurious perks.
There are several international airports near Bellingham of which Bellingham International Airport is closest to the city. It can be nice to stay at a hotel close to the airport, especially when arriving or departing at an ungodly hour. By using the shuttle services most airport-hotels offer, you do not need to worry about getting into town after a long trip.