Scandinavian Escape

8925 East Leavenworth Road , Leavenworth, WA 98826 USA (Show map)


Indulge in: Extravagance, Natural Tranquility,and Rejuvenating Romance! Located just 2 miles from downtown Leavenworth, Scandinavian Escape is a cozy retreat nestled against a forested hillside, overlooking the granduer of the Enchantment Mountains. Literally, your cares will melt away as you totally relax in peaceful seclusion. We have added three beautiful guestrooms with private entrances to our log home, rich in Scandinavian décor. We invite you to share what we have been blessed to enjoy. Come and join us at our mountain retreat -- a true taste of Heaven!



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Absolutely Lovely!

4.6 on May 04, 2016

Scandinavian Escape totally exceeded our expectations! Very intimate and serene setting with an amazing view. The breakfasts were delicious and they had no problem accommodating our gluten allergy. Can't wait to stay again!

Scandinavian Escape lives up to its name!

5 on May 04, 2016

This is a beautiful property in an awesome location. Linny and Vern are such nice hosts, and Vern makes delicious breakfast (and a lot; you won't starve in the morning). The area is majestic with its rugged mountain backdrop and peaceful green fields. Overall a wonderful experience that I hope to experience again soon.

The Perfect Getaway

5 on March 23, 2016

We just spent a weekend in Leavenworth and luckily got to stay at the Scandinavian Escape. Linny and Vern make their guests feel comfortable in their home yet expect your privacy. We stayed in the Valhalla Suite. The best way to describe the room is "comfortable elegance". It is beautifully decorated and has all the warmth and charm to make you feel relaxed. The bed is extremely comfortable. The weather was perfect for sitting out on the deck with the mountain view and a glass of wine but chilly enough at night to enjoy the fireplace and heated tile floor in the bathroom. Vern's breakfasts delivered to your room are gorgeous to look at and taste even better. It is a quick few minutes drive into town but feel as though you are miles away tucked into the mountainside. We highly recommend you stay here when visiting Leavenworth.

Wonderful LONG Weekend Getaway

4.4 on March 03, 2016

Wife and I spent 3 days / 2 nights in the Scandinavian Escape and loved every moment. It is close to town and local activities (hike and ski!), but nicely removed in a truly serene area. the accommodations were VERY comfortable and hosts were delightful and respected privacy. appreciated the gourmet breakfasts and early/hot coffee. would definitely recommend and will stay there again!

Wonderful Scandinavian Experience

5 on February 01, 2016

My husband along with another couple stayed her during the Ice Festival - This being the 3rd time we have stayed here, we could not branch out and try another B&B or Hotel as our experience here was amazing. We were greeted as if were were family. The owners are wonderful people, their hospitality is a 5 Star! Amazing location, wonderful gourmet breakfasts and all around perfect for the Leavenworth Experience!


5 on January 28, 2016

My wife and I just spent our second anniversary here and it was great. Great food, beautiful room and the perfect getaway.

Met/Exceeded My High Expectations.

5 on January 12, 2016

When I was investigating this B&B, it was easy to see that it was going to be a phenomenal experience and so that's what I expected, and that's what we got. Therefore, my 5/5 rating isn't technically accurate because really, they met my expectations; it's just that my expectations were quite high. But I don't feel like the B&B should have to suffer because this website has a crappy rating system. The entire home is one of the most charming Scandinavian/Bavarian (whichever it really is) themed homes and is cozy to the core. The room (Little Cottage) that we stayed in was so cool and so much fun. Vern and Linny are very welcoming and fun to talk with, and Vern's breakfasts are amazing and unique. It's not cheap but for the price, it's a fair value because what you get is quiet a bit. Fun experience and would definitely go back and recommend to friends and family.

Charming B&B, exceeds one's expect ion.

5 on December 24, 2015

We wanted to visit Levenworth for the Christmas tree lighting and spend a couple days. The Scandinavian Escape is just minutes from town in a beautiful setting. We were there just after a heavy snow fall. You definitely have the sense of being in Scadia by their beautiful decour. You will have coffee delivered to you room before your breakfast which is by far the best we've ever eaten. We would highly recommend the Scandianavian Escape for a getaway.

Best weekend escape!

4.8 on December 01, 2015

We loved our stay at the Scandinavian Escape! Linny and Vern (can't forget about Ruby) were all incredible hosts. Their home is warm, inviting and not to mention absolutely beautiful. The views of the mountains from the hot tub were out of this world. The Birch Room was perfect for the two of us! We will definitely be back in the future! - Amanda and Nora 11/28

An enjoyable escape to A Scandinavian Escape

5 on November 28, 2015

What a nice weekend. It was our 45th anniversary and we met the nicest hosts,Vern and Linny. We found many things in common in our faith walks and Vernon was probably responsible for the food I ate 40+ years ago in the USAF. You will enjoy the breakfast, the fellowship along with the Leavenworth area.

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Location Type

Countryside, Mountains, Village, Wine country


Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle Tacoma) 120 miles

Directions to property:

Once in Leavenworth East Leavenworth Road is located directly before the bridge leading into town if you are coming from Blewett Pass. It has a wide access. Turn left onto East Leavenworth Road. The road will twist and turn with residential homes on both sides. You will go through a definite "S" curve. After that, the road straightens out as far as you can see. WE LIVE ON THAT STRAIGHT STRETCH! Turn off E. Leavenworth Road on the LEFT at a gravel driveway marked with an old fashioned country sign with house numbers listed in a vertical row. (Our house number is listed. It is 8925) There is also a sign reading: "S.E." (Scandinavian Escape!) Travel SLOWLY down the driveway past three homes. Keep winding through the trees. Our inn sits on a hill at the end of the driveway!

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wet bar

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3:00 - 6:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Our inn is a smoke-free environment.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: All rooms are reserved on a two night minimum. Check for exceptions.
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: Because we are a small inn, cancellations significantly affect us. If you must postpone your visit, reach us by phone, not email, 14 days prior to your intended stay to avoid charges. Allow 30 days for holidays and festivals. A cancellation fee will be charged. However, if your reservation is less than 14/30 days away, you will be responsible for any nights which are not resold.



Vern and Linny Jones

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About the innkeepers

Vern is an artistic, creative craftsman. In his spare time he hikes; skis; races cars; flies airplanes; and teaches high school art. Linny is an outgoing, friendly lady who loves people and will instantly make you feel right at home! When she is not innkeeping she trains for marathons; hikes in the mountains; skis; and spends time with their 5 beautiful grandchildren!

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  • Time Served: You specify: 7:00-9:00
  • Serving Location: Outdoors in warm weather, Library, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Stuffed French Toast
As luscious to look at as it is to savor, our Stuffed French Toast is prepared on a giant, golden croissant. It is oozing with a creamy fruit filling and complimented with meat, juice, and artfully displayed fruit garnishes. It is our most popular breakfast entree!