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Perfect for Groups, Kid Friendly, Hot Tub, Suana, Grand Piano and So Much MORE

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,137 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms & Loft. Sleeps up to 16.

The Olympic Foothills Lodge is located on the Olympic Peninsula close to Port Angeles in Washington State and is the perfect setting for multi-family vacation, family reunions, hiking groups and special occasion gatherings of all kinds.

The Lodge sleeps up to 16 people in 4 bedrooms plus a loft. The master suite is on the main floor. There are 5 bathrooms, one with a hot rock sauna. The property features a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with a dining table for ten, a cozy living room with fireplace, and a library with a game table. The parlor has a baby grand piano for your musical retreats.

The bungalow-inspired 2-story lodge has a large wrap-around porch with a gas BBQ and a covered seating area. Free Wifi

Come and enjoy great hiking in the Olympic Mountains or a stroll through nearby historic Port Angeles, walk on the ferry to Victoria, British Columbia, or just curl up with a good book in front of the fireplace.

Slow Down and Rejuvenate!

More Details

Property Manager
Steve Kunkel
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Steve Kunkel

I've been building and remodeling houses since 1975. I've lived in Washington since I was born and really like Northwest Forests. As a youth I played Cello in the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra so I've always loved classical music. I have been married to Alice since 1979. We have two daughters and 4 grandchildren. I come up to the Lodge once a month to both relax and also to keep everything in good working order.

Steve Kunkel purchased this house in 2006

Why Steve Kunkel chose Port Angeles

I've always wanted to build a cabin in the woods, so we chose a large lot with a lush green forest here in the Northwest. We also wanted a property with a stream running through it located where no highway noise can be heard. It's like having our own little National Park. Property near the ocean would have been nice but I preferred the forest because the forest is rejuvenating for me. From the reviews we have received, I think it is for others as well.

What makes this house unique

After much consideration it was decided that our Lodge would NOT have a TV. We have cell phone service and a wireless internet for people to stay connected with the world beyond the Lodge. The TV seemed to be the biggest interference for people to connect with each other when at the Lodge so we decided to go without. I think this one feature has contributed the most to the positive and rejuvenating atmosphere at the Lodge. We have games, puzzles, a piano, an outdoor fire pit, badmitten net and a trail through the woods..all activities that people enjoy doing with each other.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Better than expected! This was a great place for several families to get together. Kid friendly and lots of amenities for kids. We had a great time! Thank you again for your communication and wonderful place. It's even better than the description! It would be nice if there was another queen bed, but it wasn't a big deal and we figured it out! Loved the hot tub and sauna. Also the labeling and attention to detail was completely awesome. Take care! We plan to come back next year for our winter retreat. We want to stay longer next time!
Feb 2017
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Port Angeles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3137 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Family Bath, main floor - toilet , tub , shower , This room has a CD player and a selection of soft music
    Powder Bathroom - toilet , Main floor
    The Broadleaf Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
    The Conifer Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
    Master Bath - toilet , shower , Private bath for the Olympus Room
  • The family bath is available to all guests.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , We have a queen size latex foam mattress on the floor.
    Dungeness Room, second floor - 1 queen , Memory foam mattress.
    Crescent Room, second floor - 4 twin/ single , This room has a bunk bed. Perfect room for the kids.
    Sol Duc Room, second floor - 2 twin/ single , Memory foam mattresses
    Library, second floor - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Library: queen size sofa bed
    Olympus Room, main floor - 1 king , Equipped w/portable crib, a great hide-away for families
    Living room - 1 queen , Queen size sofa bed
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 7 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
A ramp from the parking area to main floor make the master bedroom accessible for wheelchairs and for those individuals that can't manage stairs. We have a table that sits 10 with seating for 4 at the breakfast bar. Also have (2) booster chairs for toddlers. Kitchen has XM radio with an i-pod doc.


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Perfect for Groups, Kid Friendly, Hot Tub, Suana, Grand Piano and So Much MORE
average rating of 5.0 based on 42 reviews

Great home for family reunions

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this rental is first class, from the owners' helpful instructions, to the beautiful accomodations. There is plenty of room in the 4+ bedrooms and baths for everyone to feel comfortable, and the large kitchen made it easy and fun for all of our family to join in with meal preparation.

The area is one of great scenic beauty, and we enjoyed day trips to Hurricane Ridge, the Hoh Rain Forest, Ruby Beach as well as closer trips to Dungeness Spit and Sequim. A day trip to Victoria via the Port Angeles ferry was also enjoyed.

The lodge is so welcoming that you'd be very content with just sitting in front of the fireplace or woodstove with a good book (on those rainy days) or enjoying the deck and backyard.

We were adults-only on this trip, but the loft would be a fun place for older kids to sleep.

Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive feed back. It's nice to know that our original vision for the Lodge is being fulfilled by groups visiting the North Olympic Peninsula. We wanted it to be a great home base for day trips to the many local scenic places. Steve
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FANTASTIC! I would highly recommend to anyone!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this property was amazing and far above my expectations. From the moment you book, they will send you ALL the information you need, check in, check out, rules, what’s expected, a packing list (who does that?! THEY DO!), activities, restaurants... literally EVERYTHING. We traveled with a group of 10 adults, and we needed a place to accommodate and sleep all of us comfortably. We were in Port Angeles for a local CrossFit Competition, so I will say, having the hot tub and sauna to help our muscles after a long day of competing was well worth it.

Everything throughout the house is clearly labeled, and we didn’t need to bring much along with us (other than food, of course) because the house had everything we could need and more.

There is one bedroom downstairs right off the kitchen, a couch hide-abed in the living room, along with three total bathrooms (including the master). Upstairs was the 3 bedrooms, the loft/attick space, another couch hide-abed, and two more full bathrooms.

Truly the house is amazing, and immaculate, and well kept. If you have a large group and are going to be in the Port Angeles area, this is the place to stay! Trust me.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home in a great location. Exceeded my expectations.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway, perfect for big groups

  • 5 of 5

Our group was looking for a place to stay near the Olympic peninsula, we were happy to book this beautiful lodge. Our stay was very nice, this place had everything you would need to have a relaxing time, nice hot tub, nice sauna, nice comfy beds enough to sleep 10 easily, beautiful views, comfortable kitchen, would definitely recommend to book this place and would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, well maintained and clean!

  • 5 of 5

The home is absolutely beautiful! From my many years of extensive travel, I can honestly say this is one of the cleanest, well maintained homes I have ever stayed. The organization of everything in the home and attention to detail far surpasses the normal rental home. Our group of 7 thoroughly enjoyed the comfort and gorgeous views of this home. I highly recommend this home to anyone traveling in the area!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent home & hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Steve was so helpful both before and during our stay. The house had everything you could possibly want and exceeded our expectations. I would highly recommend this house to anyone looking for a peaceful getaway weekend with friends or family!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Margaret, Thanks for taking the time to give us your impressions of our Lodge during your PEACEFUL family getaway. This will be our 10th year of sharing our Lodge/Home with other families and guests and are always looking for new ways to improve the Lodge. But one thing that has stayed the same since we began this adventure of sharing our "other" home is the calming influence of the forest around the Lodge. Glad you could experience this. Steve
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Next Door GastroPub
Great food and hip atmosphere. Expect a little wait to get a table.
Sabai Thai
Good Thai food on the West side of town. A bit further from our lodge, but worth it.
Michaels Seafood and Steakhouse
Family owned and operated. High quality, fresh food. Intimate setting tucked into a hidden l...
Black Ball Ferry Line
Ferry to Victoria BC - Worth a day trip, especially in the summer. Victoria is full of fun t...
Bella Italia
Quality Italian food and the best wine selection of any local restaurant.
Chestnut Cottage Restaurant
Breakfast and Lunch
Country Aire Deli
Great Natural Food Grocery Store. Also has deli with wonderful soups, sandwiches, cold and h...
New Day Eatery
Specialize in fresh, healthy meals made from scratch.
Klahhane Bistro
The healthiest place to eat in Port Angeles if you are organic minded. Wonderful, tasty food...
H2O Waterfront Bistro
Fresh, modern and eclectic
Kokopelli Grill
High quality food with amazing flavors. Great for seafood and more.
Sweet and Salty FroYo
Family owned Self-Serve frozen yogurt shop
Easy Street Coffee and Tea House
Great family owned coffee shop. Great coffee and tea offerings
Blackbird Coffeehouse
Great neighborhood coffee house
Olympic National Park Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center
Amazing views, hikes and visitor information
Lake Crescent Lodge
The lake is a must see and the lodge is a great place to take it in from one of their adioro...
Dungeness Spit
Great wildlife viewing and sight seeing/ beach combing and for the motivated, a hike the len...
Port Townsend
Scenic, eclectic and artsy, this Victorian seaport town wont disappoint with great shops, fo...
Olympic National Park Visitor Center
Stop by the visitor's center at the bottom, before heading up to Hurricane Ridge and get gre...
Purple Haze Organic Lavender Farm
Working lavender farm. Lavender products
Cedarbrook Lavender and Herb Farm
Alder Wood Bistro
Very quality, organic, farm to table, local
Nash's Organic Produce
Farm Store. The best organic produce from the area's rich farmlands
Olympic Game Farm
Game farm novelty. Drive through zoo/park
Makah Museum
Excellent cultural museum on Native Makah reservation
Marymere Falls
Beautiful, easy hike to waterfall in Olympic National Park
Hoh Rainforest
See the quintessential moss covered trees
Cape Flattery Trail
Incredibly scenic! Well worth it!
Deer Park Campground
Just up the road from the lodge on Deer Park, you can continue to to similar elevation as hu...
Hobuck Beach Resort
One of our favorite beaches. Not much development, long sandy beach with sea stacks. Good su...
Rialto Beach
Rugged and remote, this is a WA state gem
Ruby Beach
A beauty, WA state gem
Kalaloch Lodge at Olympic National Park
Beautiful Oceanfront Lodge, Wonderful restaurant with amazing food
Salt Creek Recreation Area
Great scenic views, picnic and surfing
Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort
Hot springs with lodge and developed pools
Wine on the Waterfront
Excellent wine, people, food and view. The folks here know their stuff
Harbinger Winery
An artisan winery focused on making premium, ultra-drinkable wines from Washington State.
Camaraderie Cellars
Makers of world class quality Washington fine wine
Sunny Farms Farm Store
Country style store with local produce and good selection of provisions
Pane D'amore Bakery
Quality locally made breads and pastries
Nearest Airport
95 Miles
Seatac International Airport
Nearest Ferry
75 Miles
Nearest Train
75 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
HWY 101 and Deerpark Rd
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Hurricane Ridge
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Dungeness Wildlife Preserve
Car: necessary

The Lodge is located in the foothills of the Olympic Mountains where there are many activities to explore. In the summer time you can go hiking, fishing, biking, beachcombing, river rafting, and swimming and also enjoy shopping, art galleries, music festivals and wine tastings. The winter season offers skiing, snow shoeing, sledding and there are many coffee houses to warm up at with a hot chocolate or latte.

Other activity’s such as antique shops, theaters and museums are also available in the area.

Other Activities: wine tasting


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.4%

All linens appropriate for group size including couch beds as well as fire wood are included in the price of the rent.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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