San Juan Island's Original Sea Kayak Outfitters & Guides Since 1980
Washington State Ferries


All recommended lodging options below are within walking distance of the ferry landing in Friday Harbor.

  • Wayfarer’s Rest Hostel – a clean, economical and quiet hostel with individual rooms and cabins or two dorm rooms with four or six beds.  All with two shared bathrooms/showers.  Five blocks from ferry.
  • Friday Harbor Grand – owner Farhad plays a grand piano while you check in or enjoy a scrumptious breakfast.  A classical B&B.
  • Discovery Inn – nice rooms at reasonable prices. One night reservations accepted.  One mile from ferry.
  • Orca Inn – economical, small rooms here but good enough.  One mile from ferry dock.
  • Tucker House Inn – quaint and comfy with shared hot tub very close to center of town.
  • Argyle House B&B – good breakfasts six blocks from ferry.
  • Friday Harbor Suites – a bit of a walk from the ferry and town center.  Clean rooms with a restaurant on site.
  • Earthbox Motel and Spa –  remodeled, art-deco motel with pool and hot tub right in town.
  • Birdrock Hotel – a classic hotel right in the center of town.  Gourmet continental breakfasts.
  • Friday Harbor House – great view of the harbor and popular restaurant on site right in town.
  • The Island Inn at 123 West – euro-style rooms with a first class view of the harbor.
  • Harrison House – perched on a hilltop two blocks from the ferry dock with classy rooms.
  • Hillside House Bed and Breakfast – quiet location just on the outskirts of town w/ delicious, hearty breakfasts.
  • Courtyard Suites – nice units just behind our outdoor kayak center kiosk and close to great bakery and shops.
  • San Juan Island Hostel – opened in the summer of 2017 a great new option for budget conscious travelers .
  •  – a world-wide list of accomodations.
  • Kirk House Bed and Breakfast – enjoy the comfort and relaxation of a bygone era.


All photos in our website have been contributed by past guests. Thanks to all who have shared their experience! And special thanks to guest Philip Robinson for his fun pics.

Contact Info

San Juan Kayak Expeditions
Tim and Sally Thomsen, Owners/Operators since 1980
PO Box 2041
275 A St, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, USA
Open 7 days a week for questions & reservations.

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