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Port Townsend, WA
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Port Townsend is calling! Discover its boating, cafés, beaches, and more.

Experience the historic area of Port Townsend—a scenic waterfront, beaches, and sights from Northwest Maritime Center to Fort Worden State Park.

Where to stay in Port Townsend

The Resort at Port Ludlow
The Resort at Port Ludlow
3 out of 5
One Heron Road, Port Ludlow, WA
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Offering direct access to the beach, this Port Ludlow resort is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Port Ludlow Marina and within 9 mi (15 km) of Port Ludlow Golf Club and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (312 reviews)

"The rooms were very nice and clean. The beds were very comfortable. The room had a nice water and marina view. It was very quite. The staff was very accomidating."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

The Resort at Port Ludlow
Palace Hotel Port Townsend
Palace Hotel Port Townsend
2.5 out of 5
1004 Water St, Port Townsend, WA
The price is ¥11,568 per night from Mar 16 to Mar 17

Located in Port Townsend Historic District, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park, Fort Worden State Park, and Port Townsend Marine ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (260 reviews)

"Loved this location, stayed in a Studio on the third floor, with sweeping views of the Sound, lots of light and really comfortable. There is no elevator, so carrying bags up 3 floors might be a challenge for some, we had no issues. It is a beautiful historic boutique hotel, loved it, I would stay ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

Palace Hotel Port Townsend
Manresa Castle
Manresa Castle
3 out of 5
651 Cleveland St., Port Townsend, WA
The price is ¥9,747 per night from Mar 15 to Mar 16

Situated in Port Townsend, this castle is within a 15-minute walk of Jefferson Healthcare, Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park, and Kelly Art Deco Light Museum. Jefferson ...

3.9/5Very Good! (437 reviews)

"The history of the castle is very interesting , the view of the harbor is quite nice. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom spacious and clean."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2021

Manresa Castle
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Valley View Motel
Valley View Motel
3 out of 5
162 State Route 20, Port Townsend, WA
The price is ¥6,932 per night from Mar 29 to Mar 30

Situated in a rural location, this cottage is within 9 mi (15 km) of Anderson Lake State Park, Finnriver Farm and Cidery, and Fort Townsend State Park. Port ...

3.6/5Good! (146 reviews)

"This place is a treasure. My partner and I (and our little dog) stayed here as a base camp for a hiking trip. First, location is perfect and with covid it's great to be out of the city. The cabins are incredibly cozy, and well appointed. It's a simple but thoughtful setup.we were excited to have ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2020

Valley View Motel
New Listing! Dog-friendly Waterfront Home W/deck Views/wood Stove!
New Listing! Dog-friendly Waterfront Home W/deck Views/wood Stove!
Nordland, WA

Situated on the beach, this vacation home is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Kinney Point State Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Fort Flagler State Park and Marrowstone ...

3.8/5Good! (5 reviews)
Peaceful, Waterfront Home

"We brought our 2 dogs. Beautiful location!! Home was very clean, large table in dining room for our jigsaw puzzle, absolutely quiet. Enjoyed daily flight pattern of resident Heron. Thank you for sharing your home!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

New Listing! Dog-friendly Waterfront Home W/deck Views/wood Stove!
Studio Apartment W/beach Access,kayak Rental,fire Pits, Bbqs, Wifi, Pets Welcome
Studio Apartment W/beach Access,kayak Rental,fire Pits, Bbqs, Wifi, Pets Welcome
Nordland, WA
The price is ¥9,748 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11

Situated on the beach, this apartment building is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Fort Flagler State Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Marrowstone Point Lighthouse and Kinney ...

4.3/5Excellent! (11 reviews)
Short getaway

"Perfect spot for a quick getaway for my wife and I. Hosts were very communicative about check in, our needs, the space and everything else. Great location on a bluff overlooking the water. Has everything you need with no added frills. Wood stove in the unit was a bonus for us and our dogs. Thanks ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2021

Studio Apartment W/beach Access,kayak Rental,fire Pits, Bbqs, Wifi, Pets Welcome
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Port Townsend

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5/5 - Excellent

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Jun 2, 2020

The uniqueness about the area is it’s out of no where authenticity. For a combination of coffee and pizza. If you love both, you’re in the right place! That and hiking!

5/5 - Excellent

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May 28, 2020

Beautiful town!

5/5 - Excellent

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Mar 24, 2020

Great old architecture.

5/5 - Excellent

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Jan 7, 2020

Would be excellent choice for family getaway.Lots of nautical history, museums.Summer ideal, but anytime of year would be good, but bring rainwear if Visio in winter months

5/5 - Excellent

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Jan 4, 2020

Port Townsend is always a wonderful historical experience. I love it there.

5/5 - Excellent

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Jan 1, 2020

Love visiting Port Townsend! I always stop at the coop on Kearney. Great restaurants and shops.

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