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Isaac at the front desk and actually all their staff were fantastic - our ferry was almost cancelled due to malfunction and Isaac was wonderful in helping with our reservation

View was great, no a/c and room was stuffy, room was not ready til hour and a half after check-in time

Great hotel, clean rooms. Perfect location in walking distance to town!!

Quaint old building, but comfortable. No breakfast. Shared bathrooms and shower.

Nice clean home like Inn. Great food great service

The staff did everything with a smile. The house restaraunt was fabulous as was the view of the ocean from our table.

Unique lodging in historic building was inviting, clean, and with a fantastic view. Private. The staff was more than accommodating to all requests. A truly delightful stay and I will definitely return.

Cute hotel with nice view and area to sit by water outside. Only thing is the floor cracks loudly and doors easily slam shut waking up each other in nearby small rooms.

Check in was ok but I had to lift my luggage up a staircase of about 20-25 narrow steep stairs. The room was very very small, with old furniture but still wasn't to disappointed. No TV. You can hear everyone upstairs, next door and in the hall. You hear lots of talks by laughing and I could hear folks upstairs every time they turned over in bed. If not enough then each time someone uses shower or toilet in hall that you share you hear that noise as well. Finally if that's not enough they placed me in a room where they were doing construction on a porch just outside my window. So while I'm trying to read, watch a movie in my computer or take a nap I hear, laughter, drills, talking, hammers, boards dropping and so on.. the weather out was cold, raining, windy. Neither whale watching tour was going out. No good weather for a hike, not much to see in the two or three shops in town. Not good for hiking, to cold to swim, so noisy not good just to read or watch a movie and overall not worth the trip.

Pros: Staff was extremely accommodating due to a last minute party size change in my part. Great location right across from a bay. Walking distance to many shops, restaurants, grocery. However, the town closes down very early. Cons: Some of the room decor could use a quick coat of paint. It may be that they are going for "rustic" but then the rest of the room should match. Because the overall effect came off as dingy. Shower had horrible pressure. Mouse in the ceiling of the closet making lots of noise all night. We didn't try their restaurant so I can't comment on it other than it has a spectacular view. Overall this was a nice stay and I would stay there again.

Everything was old. Felt dirty. Terrible room darkining. Lights right outside my room.

Main St Eastsound WA

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

Located 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Moran State Park, Outlook Inn on Orcas Island is within a 10-minute drive of other popular attractions like Cascade Lake. This 40-room, 3-star hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge, along with free in-room WiFi.


Dining

This hotel is home to a café and a bar/lounge.


Rooms

The 40 rooms are heated and have portable fans. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer free toiletries.


Property features

A local mainstay since 1888, Outlook Inn on Orcas Island offers free WiFi in public areas, a library, and free newspapers. Front-desk staff can assist with luggage storage and tours/tickets. Additional amenities include a banquet hall, a picnic area, and a garden.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (1 Queen and 1 Day Bed)

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 4

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Bay View

1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

2 Double Beds | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Outlook Inn on Orcas Island

Everyone (11) Family (2)
5
Family Family

Isaac at the front desk and actually all their staff were fantastic - our ferry was almost cancelled due to malfunction and Isaac was wonderful in helping with our reservation

By , from Vero Beach on Jul 17, 2020

5
Everyone

By on Feb 10, 2020

Review comment responded on Feb 10, 2020

We are so very happy you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again.

4
Everyone

By on Nov 23, 2019

3
Friends

View was great, no a/c and room was stuffy, room was not ready til hour and a half after check-in time

By on Aug 5, 2019

5
Everyone

Great hotel, clean rooms. Perfect location in walking distance to town!!

By , from Washington on Nov 12, 2018

Review comment responded on Nov 12, 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back!

4
Everyone

Quaint old building, but comfortable. No breakfast. Shared bathrooms and shower.

By , from Portland, OR on Oct 26, 2018

Review comment responded on Oct 26, 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed our unique Historical building. Please come back and see us again. This time of year our cafe is open for breakfast an Saturdays and Sundays from 8 to 12:30 Dinner is Thursday-Monday from 5-8:30 Happy Hour is in our bar from 5 to 6 pm on days theat the cafe is open for dinner.

5
Everyone

Nice clean home like Inn. Great food great service

By , from WI on Jul 7, 2018

Review comment responded on Jul 9, 2018

Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to see you again soon!

4
Everyone

The staff did everything with a smile. The house restaraunt was fabulous as was the view of the ocean from our table.

By on Mar 17, 2018

Review comment responded on Mar 20, 2018

Thank you for your kind review and feedback! We would be happy to see you again on your next visit to Orcas!

5

delightful staff, quaint lodging

Everyone

Unique lodging in historic building was inviting, clean, and with a fantastic view. Private. The staff was more than accommodating to all requests. A truly delightful stay and I will definitely return.

By , from Colorado on Sep 18, 2017

4

nice place

Everyone

Cute hotel with nice view and area to sit by water outside. Only thing is the floor cracks loudly and doors easily slam shut waking up each other in nearby small rooms.

By on Sep 14, 2017

Review comment responded on Sep 16, 2017

Thank you for staying at the Outlook Inn during your recent visit to Orcas. Our beautiful September weather invites opening windows to let in the sea air but unfortunately slams doors as well! We hope to see you again soon. Griffin

Outlook Inn on Orcas Island

171 Main St, Eastsound, WA 98245
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