Highest reviewed Washington beach hotels in Friday Harbor, Blaine, Port Ludlow, Ocean Shores, Kirkland, etc.

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Washington has more than 160 miles of coastline. Their beaches stretch up and down the coast. It has a number of beautiful coastal beaches. There are also a number of freshwater beaches along the shores of Lake Washington.

If you’d like to go to a Washington beach and are wondering where a great place to stay would be, you should consider the following hotels. They were the Washington Beach Award Winners in the 2021 Best Loved Hotels by Hotels.com. All of these hotels had a lot of excellent guest reviews and received the highest guest ratings. And you can use Hotels.com to find the best price for your stay.


Anacortes is surrounded by water on beautiful Fidalgo Island but is accessible by bridges. It is the Home Port of the San Juan Islands. It has lovely sandy beaches. Take a whale watching cruise or go kayaking.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Swinomish Casino & Lodge


Blaine’s northern border is the U.S.-Canada boundary. Peace Arch State Park is a 20 acre park on the boundary with the Peace Arch monument straddling the border of both countries. You can go to Jorgenson Pier and watch the sun set over the water. Go whale watching or kayaking. Take a fishing charter or a lighthouse tour.

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • Raintree’s Sandcastle
  • Semiahmoo Resort Golf & Spa


Forks is located in the heart of the Olympic Peninsula. Flowing around the city, the Sol Duc, Calawah and Bogachiel Rivers attract anglers in pursuit of steelhead and salmon. The novel series, Twilight, was set in Forks, Washington.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Kalaloch Lodge

Friday Harbor

Friday Harbor is a town on San Juan Island. It is home to the world famous marine biology facility, Friday Harbor Laboratories. You’ll take a ferry to get to Friday Harbor and everything is within walking distance to the ferry landing. You can see Cattle Point Lighthouse and the Whale Museum.

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • Roche Harbor Resort
  • Tucker House Inn


Kirkland is a city on the eastern shore of Lake Washington. It is known for its waterfront parks, beaches and stunning water views. Beach volleyball, windsurfing, boating, biking and bird watching are popular activities here.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Woodmark Hotel & Still Spa

Long Beach

Long Beach is known for its continuous beach that’s 28 miles long, claimed to be the longest beach in the world. The boardwalk stretches for almost a half mile through the rolling dunes. There are arcades, laser tag and carnival rides on Pacific Avenue. Bird watching, digging for razor clams, flying kites, and fishing for sturgeon and salmon are popular here. The Discovery Trail traces a coastal route taken by Lewis and Clark.

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • The Breakers
  • Adrift Hotel


Moclips Beach is located in the North Beach area of coastal Washington. Go sea kayaking, dig for clams, surf, fly a kite or beach comb. Anglers go to the Mochips River in pursuit of sea-run cutthroat and steelhead.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Ocean Crest Resort

Ocean Shores

Ocean Shores is a coastal city in Washington know for its long Pacific beach and delicious seafood. Ocean currents make it too dangerous to swim here and the water temperature is in the 50s. North Jetty is one of the most beautiful beaches. Deep sea anglers catch salmon, halibut and tuna.

Best Loved Beach Hotels

  • The Collins Inn & Seaside Cottages – Adults Only
  • The Canterbury Inb
  • MorningGlory Hotel, Resort & Suites
  • Quinault Beach Resort
  • Best Western Lighthouse Suites Inn

Port Ludlow

Port Ludlow is located on the shores of Puget Sound. See the Point No Point Lighthouse and Skunk Bay Lighthouse. Double Bluff Beach has calm water with no waves. Anglers go to Lake Ludlow hoping to catch rainbow trout, largemouth bass and brown bullhead.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • The Resort at Port Ludlow

Port Townsend

Port Townsend is located at the northeastern tip of the Olympic Peninsula in the Puget Sound. It is known for its Victorian architecture and its natural beauty. Fort Worden State Park has acres of saltwater beaches and miles of trails. Tour the Port Wilson Lighthouse or visit the Marine Science Center.

Best Loved Beach Hotel

  • Fort Worden