The Best Places to Book for a Stay in Port Angeles, Washington

Enjoy a romantic escape in Port Angeles and admire the areas stunning landscape
Enjoy a romantic escape in Port Angeles and admire the area's stunning landscape | Courtesy of Sea Cliff Gardens Bed & Breakfast
Gabi Ancarola

Known as the place where the mountains meet the sea – or the gateway to the Olympic National Park – Port Angeles in Washington is set in the stunning rain shadow of the Olympic Mountains.

Port Angeles is a fairly small town of bewildering beauty with plenty of things to do and enjoy. Ranging from adventurous trails, art and museums, to wine tastings, shopping opportunities, wildlife and natural diversity, there is something for everyone here. Take a look at some of our favorite hotels in Port Angeles to make the most of your journey – bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Domaine Madeleine

Inn, Cottages

Probably one of the most romantic places to stay on the West Coast, Domaine Madeleine features beautifully decorated suites and cottages spread out on the property, surrounded by a lush landscape – some of them overlooking the water or a secluded garden. Overlooking the Strait of Juan de Duca, this inn offers unique sightseeing experiences, including whale watching, the San Juan Islands and the Hoh Rainforest – one of the largest temperate rainforests on Earth. The comfortable cottages and suites have a distinct personality, a characteristic highlighted by worldwide-known travel experts. Domaine Madeleine has earned international recognition thanks to its nature-inspired style, comfortable luxury and sustainable cuisine.

2. Olympic Lodge

Lodge, Luxury

Rustic and luxurious all at once, Olympic Lodge is an intimate family hotel for travelers to enjoy the magnificent wonders of the Olympic Peninsula. Rooms are tastefully decorated with warm wood details, featuring thoughtful amenities that will make you feel right at home. The lodge offers free parking, a pool and a hot tub as well as a delicious breakfast with locally sourced Rain Shadow Coffee. Take advantage of its strategic position which is just minutes from the departure point for the Coho Ferry that connects Washington to Victoria, Canada and Fairchild International Airport.

4. Sea Cliff Gardens Bed & Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast

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Sea Cliff Gardens is a Victorian property surrounded by a romantic garden in front of the ocean. This B&B has spacious suites with a fireplace, oversized bathrooms and a fine collection of European antiques – and stands on top of a cliff above the straits of Juan de Fuca, within blocks of the Olympic Discovery Trail. This property is the ideal setting for a romantic escape as well as a haven for hiking enthusiasts and whale watchers – or those just seeking quietness and relaxation.

5. Emerald Valley Inn

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Room at Emerald Valley Inn
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A cozy, welcoming property, the Emerald Valley Inn is a homey getaway to those paying a visit to the Olympic Peninsula. The area is blessed with picturesque views of the surrounding forests and mountains and the inn features a small farm right next to the locally renowned Granny’s Cafe. There are several rooms and suites in the property, as well as a comfy guesthouse that can accommodate up to six visitors and tent sites ready to enjoy your own tent.

6. Quality Inn Uptown

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Exterior of Quality Inn Uptown
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Quality Inn Uptown is located just minutes from the Olympic National Park Visitor Center, Lake Crescent, Feiro Marine Life Center and Port Angeles Dream Playground. The property features comfortable as well as convenient rooms, with panoramic views of the nearby area, mountains and ocean. In this pet-friendly property, guests enjoy a rich buffet breakfast every morning or can take advantage of the business center before venturing on their day exploring the best of the Olympic Peninsula – with activities such as winery tours and whale watching.

7. Olympic View Inn

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Located in Sequim – the national capital of lavender – this new, reimagined inn offers warm accommodation in a very central location. Nearby attractions include the Olympic National Park World Heritage Site, Victoria, 7 Cedars Casino and Cedars at Dungeness Golf. The smoking-free facility features over 50 rooms, free on-site parking, as well as free, fast and reliable wifi. The beautiful and affordable rooms – some of them pet-friendly – can be a perfect choice no matter if you’re visiting on a business or vacation trip.

8. Port Angeles Inn

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Right opposite the harbor with spectacular views of the mountains, Port Angeles Inn is only minutes away from the center of the National Historic Downtown District and steps away from the ferry port – convenient to take a day trip to Victoria B.C. The family-run property is located on a hill in the heart of downtown Port Angeles, close to shops, boutiques, restaurants and galleries. Some of the in-room amenities include a coffee maker, microwave and refrigerator – while certain suites also feature a patio with romantic views of the harbor.

Looking for something different? Lace up your hiking boots and discover the best places to go camping in Washington state or book an urban getaway for two at one of the most romantic hotels in Seattle. There’s plenty to explore as well, from Washington’s best state parks to the state’s most beautiful islands. End your adventure with a well-deserved meal at one of the best restaurants with a view in Seattle.

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