Bellingham Washington Hotels And Lodgings Near The Airport 

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Bellingham Wa Hotels - Motels Near Airport

Bellingham Hotels, Motels, and Accommodations range from traditional simple drive in motel establishments and moderately priced national chain hotels to luxurious waterfront Hotels with full-service Spas.

The majority of Bellingham Wa Hotels can be found primarily in four areas. Motel row on North Samish way, near major I-5 exits such as Lakeway and Guide Meridian, North on Guide Meridian in the heart of Bellingham's primary shopping district, and there are accommodations near the Bellingham Airport which are convenient and popular with Canadian visitors traveling in or out of Bellingham to Hawaii, Las Vegs, L.A. and Arizona.

Hotels Near The Airport

If you're flying in to Bellingham Airport or flying out to some sunny destination you may want to stay at a hotel near the Bellingham Airport. For most people the best choice is the Bellingham Hampton Inn Hotel located right off of I-5 at Bakerview Rd. on Bennett Dr. about a block and a half from the Bellingham Airport Terminal. If you would rather just grab a room for the night and are looking for bargain accommodations you should look into the Shamrock Motel just a few doors north of the Hampton Inn.  Reviews for the Shamrock are often mixed but you can save money staying there.
Hampton In Hotel Bellingham International Airport Lucky Shamrock Motel Bellingham International Airport
3985 Bennett Drive (Exit 258)
Bellingham, WA 98226 
(360) 676-7700

The Hampton Inn is a great place to stay whether you are flying out of Bellingham International Airport or visiting Bellingham to do some shopping and don't want to deal with a border crossing at night.

Enjoy a free breakfast, comfortable rooms, and very friendly service. It is hard to beat the Hampton Inn unless you want to go more upscale and stay at the Bellwether Hotel on Bellingham's waterfront. At the Hampton Inn a recent rate check in Dec 2011 for two people staying in a room with a king size bed was $107 plus tax.
4133 West Maplewood Avenue (Next To Hampton Inn)
Bellingham, WA 98226 
(360) 676-1050

If you're feeling lucky or you just feel like saving some money you might want to consider staying at the Shamrock Motel only a block away from the Bellingham Airport terminal. It is simple, unassuming, and affordable.

Sometimes saving money is the name of the game and you can sure save by staying at the Shamrock motel. Free local calls, Free Wireless Internet, and even free wake-up calls! They also take US and Canadian dollars. Rates can vary by season but in a recent rate check in Dec 2011 it was $47.50 per night for two people.

Bellingham's Motel / Hotel Row

Bellingham has a number of reasonably priced lodging options which are primarily located on North Samish way on Bellingham's South Side. Samish way was once the main drag through Bellingham for people traveling between Seattle and Vancouver British Columbia. A bit like the storyline in the hit animated "CARS" movie where the modern highway bypassed the small town leaving it obsolete, Bellingham's motel row isn't obsolete, but rather runs parallel to I-5 and offers easy on and off freeway access as well as a number of convenient restaurants and fuel stations. Some North Samish Way Lodgings Include:

Days Inn Bellingham
215 N Samish Way
Bellingham, Wa 98225
(360) 734-8830
The Days Inn Bellingham offers reasonably priced accommodations in a good location for visiting Bellingham area attractions. Check online reviews to see if it is the right place for you.
Bellingham Lodge
101 N Samish Way
Bellingham, Wa 98225
(360) 733-8280
The Bellingham Lodge a budget priced lodging in a great location near Bellingham's WWU and Downtown.
Bay City Motor Inn
116 N Samish Way
Bellingham, Wa 98225
(360) 676-9191
The Bay City Motor Inn is a reasonably priced lodging with 51 air-conditioned rooms including 3 of which are Hot-Tub Suites.
Coachman Inn
120 N Samish Way
Bellingham, Wa 98225
(360) 671-9000
The Bellingham Coachman Inn offers a Continental breakfast and gets very good reviews for being clean with a very friendly staff.
Cascade Inn
208 N Samish Way
Bellingham, Wa 98225
(360) 733-2520
The Cascade Inn is conveniently located. Check out reviews online to see if this is the right place for you.
Evergreen Motel
1015 Samish Way
Bellingham, Wa 98225
The Evergreen Motel is a traditional roadside motel. Small, clean, and friendly.

Hotels At Major I-5 ExitsBellingham Hotels And Motels


Like many cities Bellingham has a number of larger chain hotels at major exit ramps just of I-5 at Lakeway Drive and Guide Meridian. These tend to be more modern and recently updated compared to some lodgings on motel row but they also tend to cost a bit more as well.

At Lakeway Dr.

Best Western Plus Lakeway Inn
714 Lakeway Dr.
Bellingham, Wa 98229
(360) 671-1011
The Bellingham Best Western Plus Lakeway Inn is a great place to stay for a quick overnighter or a couple of days during your time in Bellingham. Located next to I-5, it is next door to a Fred Meyers store and only a couple of minutes from Downtown Bellingham. It has a great lounge popular with locals and visitors alike.
Bellingham GuestHouse Inn
805 Lakeway Dr.
Bellingham, Wa 98229
(360) 671-9600
Clean, friendly and convenient, the Bellingham GuestHouse Inn has undergone a number of name changes in recent years but it has always seemed to have a loyal following including amongst locals putting family members up for a few days. The GuestHouse Inn is across the street from a Fred Meyers superstore and is one of the stops for the Airport Shuttle with several runs daily between Bellingham and Seattle's SeaTac airport.


Guide Meridian Shopping District Hotels

Hotels on and around Bellingham's Guide Meridian shopping district have easy access to numerous restaurant and shopping options including Bellis Fair Mall, Costco, Wal-Mart, Target, Macys, Ross, Best Buy and more.

Rodeway Inn
3710 Meridian St.
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 738-6000
Located on Bellingham's Guide Meridian shopping corridor, the Rodeway Inn offers easy access to Bellingham's top department stores and restaurants.
Comfort Inn Belllingham
4282 Meridian St
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 738-1100
A beautiful property with lots going for it. It costs more than some other lodgings but it has perks like breakfast and other things that make it a great place to stay.
Fairhaven Inn in old Fairhaven District
1200 10th St.
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 733-1311
A clean, friendly lodging in an excellent location in the heart of Bellingham's historic red-brick district of Fairhaven. Stroll to shops, restaurants, sidewalk cafes or Fairhaven's waterfront. The Fairhaven Inn is perhaps the best choice for anyone taking the Alaska Ferry from Bellingham's Cruise Terminal.

The Hotel Bellwether At Bellingham's Squalicum Harbor Is Bellingham's Premier Luxury Waterfront Hotel Located On Bellingham's Picturesque Waterfront

Trailerable Orca Whale Makes A Great Photo OpportunityWHALE  WATCHING

The San Juan Islands are a favorite Pacific Northwest vacation spot and Washington State is one of the most popular whale watching regions in the world.  

On your whale watching excursion you may also see a variety of other wildlife such as, bald eagles, puffins, porpoise, sea otters, and numerous harbor seals, but everyone's favorite is the magnificent Orcas. The resident Orca whale population thrills and delights visitors year round but there are also other pods of whales that visit the area to feed on salmon and to give birth in the protected waters of the San Juan Islands.   

WHALE WATCHING COUPONS : Save on whale watching excursions by looking for coupons in tourist circulars and visitor information guides. You can also look for Whale Watching Coupons online for savings of up to $20.00 off for everyone in your group which really is a fantastic deal.          

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Bellingham has a number of unique features and distinctions that make it a great place to visit and to call home. Bellingham is perhaps best known for Mount Baker, a Western Washington landmark and Icon that can be seen from throughout Northwest Washington, Vancouver and Victoria British Columbia. Bellingham is also home to the southern terminus of the Alaska Marine Highway Ferry System linking the Mainland United States with the great state of Alaska. Passengers and their cars can board the Ferry at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal in Fairhaven and connect to Alaska's major cities and ports of call.

Bellingham is home to the Western Washington University a four-year university of higher education. The university was originally established as the Northwest Normal School for women, a school for teachers with a set norms for teaching. Northwest Washington University is now a state university with a student body of over 14,000.  The university campus itself is located on a hill near downtown Bellingham with views of Bellingham bay and the San Juan islands. Notable alumni include Carrie Brownstein Co-producer & Co-star of the Television show Portlandia which pokes fun at Quirky Portland, which shares many of its quirks with Bellingham. Another notable Alumni is Adult Film Star Tori Black.

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