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Fairhaven 3 Bedroom Guest House with Sauna & Ocean views

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6

The Bennett Guest House is a Historic Fairhaven Guest House that you will love. Located near Historic Fairhaven, this intimate three-bedroom home with a view of Bellingham Bay provides easy access to unique shops and locally-owned restaurants during your Bellingham vacation. Approved pets can stay for an additional $15/night fee.

During your vacation at the Bennett Guest House, you will awake to island views from the oversized kitchen window and enjoy watching the sunset over the water from the comfort of the fragrant garden. A relaxing end to an adventurous day exploring the many amenities of Bellingham, WA.

Boardwalk Peace of Mind
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We love the gardens. Grape vines, raspberries, blueberries, apple trees and are together creating a lush relaxing place to stay while in Bellinham with enough room to entertain the family and extra room for them to stay.
Jun 2009
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South Hill Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
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Fairhaven 3 Bedroom Guest House with Sauna & Ocean views
average rating of 4.2222223 based on 28 reviews
Portland, Oregon

Perfect for our stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, comfy beds, clean. Will definitely consider staying again during future trips to Bellingham!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Homey and conveniently located. Everything we needed!

  • 5 of 5

My little family (me, my husband, and our 18mo old) stayed at the Bennett Guest House on a rainy winter weekend to explore Bellingham. It is centrally located - 5 minutes to everything and the views of the bay are beautiful. If you are looking for something sleek and modern, this is not the place for you. If you are looking for a place to stay that is comfortable, clean, cozy, well stocked, meets all your needs, and is close to everything Bellingham, which we were, this is a great place to do it! They had 2 pack-n-plays to choose from, which was very convenient. Plus, we got to show our daughter what a VHS tape is, and teach her to “be kind, rewind!” which she probably would never have seen otherwise :) We considered spending more to stay in a more ritzy house that was further out but are so glad we chose a relaxed, central home. No complaints!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Pacific Northwest

cozy, warm, and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, extremely well maintained and very clean older home near the historic Fairhaven district and boardwalk. Large kitchen, comfortable living room seating. Comfortable beds. Read previous comments about uneven heat in home, but we set the thermostat and left it alone -

seemed to do just fine. Owner responded quickly to question upon arrival. No complaints - we enjoyed our stay and plan to return to this property. Thanks for making this cozy home available for rent!

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Yakima, Washington

Great location and stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house itself is well kept and was in good condition when we arrived. The sauna was an INCREDIBLE addition to the house with Bellingham weather as it is. The location in Fairhaven is great for being central to downtown Fairhaven and quickly driveable to Bellingham. You can also quickly walk down to the waterfront and boardwalk. Great overall stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, walkable to train, downtown and historic Fairhaven

  • 4 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay here. Love, love, love the proximity to historic Fairhaven, Taylor Dock, the train station. It's a flat, scenic walk along the waterfront to downtown Bellingham. If you don't want to walk that far, it's a $10 Uber ride.

As others mentioned it is a comfortable, tidy, older home. I would recommend bringing warm pajamas or a blanket as it gets a bit chilly in the house at night. (Our stay was in early October.) Beds were comfortable and house has most small appliances. B.Y.O.H (hair dryer).

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Third time at Bernies and Heathers - need I say more?

  • 5 of 5

Always a pleasure to stay at the Pavloski home. It's quiet with lots of room.

Bernie always there if you need him. Just a pleasant stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, wildlife viewing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, health/beauty spa, boating, shelling




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