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Greenlake Guest House

7630 E. Green Lake Dr. N. , Seattle, WA 98103 USA (Show map)
4.7
86 Reviews
$144 - $259
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About

Come relax in our 1920 Craftsman style Bed and Breakfast. We are located across the street from Green Lake Park, in one of Seattle’s most popular neighborhoods. Enjoy a morning jog around the lake before breakfast, or simply enjoy the beautiful lake view from most rooms. You can walk to many nearby shops and restaurants. Downtown Seattle and the famous Pike Place Market are just a 10 minute drive away. You may choose from 4 lovely rooms all with gas fireplaces, private baths, and some with views of lake and jetted tubs. We serve a gourmet breakfast each morning at cozy tables for 2-4 in our dining room. Coffee, tea, fresh fruit, and cookies are always available. We offer a complimentary wine hour Monday-Friday. Please let us know if you have allergies or any special dietary requests. We love Seattle and look forward to helping you enjoy your stay while you are here.

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.8

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Highly Recommend this B&B

4.0 on April 16, 2012

We stayed here for 4 nights Mother's Day Weekend 2010. We chose this B&B on the advice of our daughter, who lives in Ballard, for its location and price. We will revisit Greenlake Guest House because of its comfort and hospitality. The rooms are well done in every way: cleanliness, decor and amenities. The location across the street from Green Lake is beautiful and very walkable...around the lake and to nearby shops and restaurants. The innkeepers/owners Blayne and Julie are lovely, interesting and hospitable people. They served delicious breakfasts and pleasant conversation. Our expectations from browsing their website (www.greenlakeguesthouse.com) were met and exceeded. Totally pleasant experience from reservation to check-out


Comfort, hospitality and superb location

5 on September 27, 2011

We wanted accommodation close to our family without imposing on their hectic schedule. We were there to visit our new 2 month old granddaughter and 3 year old grandson. Julie & Blayne exceeded our expectations with genuine hospitality, specific information about shopping and dining and a warm inviting home away from home. The breakfasts were scrumptious and our every need was met with a smile. The added unexpected bonus was the location right on Green Lake. Walking, running, boating, swimming or just watching were at our doorstep. It was a continual parade of all age outdoor enthusiasts. We've never seen such a vibrant and well utilized natural recreation area as Green Lake. When we return to Seattle this is our first destination. Thank you Julie & Blayne for welcoming these grandparents from Muskoka, Ontario, Canada into your home and making our visit memorable. Mike & Daphne


Green Lake Great!

5 on August 05, 2011

My husband and I recently spent 3 nights at the Greenlake Guest House. What a wonderful choice for the ambience, convenience, and comfort! Blayne and Julie have covered every aspect of staying at a B&B - from the heated tile floors in the bathrooms to the guest refrigerator, dvd library, breakfast menu, complimentary water & sodas, fresh baked afternoon treats, and the convenience (and joy!) of having a Keurig coffee maker for guest use, as well as a computer and printer to use in the living room. The bath products were top shelf - loved the lavender spray - and the breakfasts were wonderful (fresh blueberries right off the bushes)! We also appreciated that breakfast was served anytime between 8:00 and 9:30. They even emailed us ahead of time to let us know of the "inn sitters" (Gary & Liz) who would be there when we arrived (they were great!) The convenience of walking to several local restaurants and shops was so nice. We took the public bus into downtown - another convenience. The park and Green Lake across the street was an added benefit since we didn't feel like we were in the bustle of the city. A sight-seeing tour company even picked us up right at the B&B (Let's Tour Seattle) which was a good thing since the only problem was parking, especially if you arrive on a summer weekend. There is only on-street parking and with the park & lake across the street, it can be quite challenging. We found a spot right next to the house and left the car there the whole weekend! It was a nice cozy place to come back to after touring in the rain - just like being home.


Parkview Room at the Greenlake Guest House

5 on July 22, 2011

From start to finish, our stay at the Greenlake Guest House was delightful! The breakfasts were something to definitely look forward to, especially the puff pancakes with fresh fruit and the yogurt/fresh fruit cups. Our room was in the front of the house-there is a bit of street noise so if you're sensitive to that, a room facing the back of the house might be better. We loved the bathroom-heated floor and jetted tub! Convenience to Greenlake Park was the best-a nice walk, even on a rainy day! Upon returning from my walk, I discovered that my daughter had enjoyed the tub with bath salts and was all wrapped up in one of the Greenlake Guest House bath robes! We will definitely return!


A wonderful place to stay in Seattle!

5 on July 13, 2011

I was recently in Seattle to visit my son, who lives in the Green Lake area. I found the Greenlake B&B on Trip Advisor and I am so glad I stayed there. My room was cozy - everything was spotless and the bed was very comfortable. The Jacuzzi bathtub came in handy after a long day of walking around Seattle. I was pampered with marvelous home-cooked gourmet breakfasts every morning. Yummmm! Julie saw to my every need and was always glad to share her knowledge of the area. The Green Lake area is a very nice part of Seattle and is close to several convenient bus lines to downtown and the university area. Hopefully, I will be visiting my son again soon and I will definitely stay at the Greenlake B&B again!


Delightful Experience

5 on July 08, 2011

-exceptional inn, superb hosts in ideal location -gourmet, nutritious breakfast at leisurely pace -extremely clean and tidy -ample space in room, jetted tub, heated floor -flat screen TV + ample DVD library -beautiful sitting room with coffee/tea/fruit bar 24/7 -ideal location close to downtown & Puget sound


A great place to stay just north of the city

5 on June 21, 2011

Excellent location, Great rooms. Fantastic breakfasts. Julie the hostess was fantastic. Right next to a lake with a 2.8 jogging track. Worth every penny!


The Best Experience!

4.8 on June 18, 2011

My husband and I spent our honeymoon here four years ago and it was the most amazing experience. This is the first B&B we'd ever been to and at first I was a little hesitant about it. But we spent two wonderful nights here and were completely in love with the place! The room was incredibly comfortable, clean, and so beautiful. The entire home was beautiful and inviting! The family was very friendly and the breakfast was perfect and delicious. The whole place had the quality of a five star hotel and restaurant, and yet the feel of a cozy, warm family home that you just can't help but fall in love with. There are also really great places nearby to explore, like the lake and the zoo. I recommend renting a bicycle and touring around the area! It is really fun!


Wonderful place to stay!

5 on June 08, 2011

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 days at the Greenlake Guest House. Our room was very clean, nicely decorated and the attention to detail was great. Julie and Blayne were so nice, very friendly and helpful. Each morning we had a different full breakfast which was beautifully presented. Having the lake across the street was great for walking off breakfast! We will definitely stay here again. Candy and Bob


Greenlake Guest House

4.0 on June 06, 2011

Great location across the street from the lake and within walking distance to restaurants and small cafes. Street parking. Good selection of old movies available for in room viewing. Comfortable entry room to play cards, sit and read or to chat with other guests. Excellent breakfast and snacks available daily. Hosts are hospitable and helpful. Internet available.


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Rooms & Rates

Greenlake

Greenlake has a queen bed, private bath that includes an oversized jetted tub for 2/shower combo and heated tile floors. The room also offers a panoramic lake/park view, river rock gas fireplace, and is very bright and airy. This suite has a classic beachside decor.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $159 - $219

Parkview

Parkview is our largest room with a king sized bed, sitting area with comfortable chairs, and a full lake view. A twin rollaway bed may be added upon request. The bath has an oversized jetted tub for 2 as well as a separate shower. It is decorated with a romantic tropics theme.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $199 - $254

Cascade

Cascade has a queen sized bed, gas fireplace with sitting area, and a full bath with standard size jetted tub. It has a peek-a-boo view of the lake, too. This suite has a rustic French theme.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149 - $209

Ballard

Ballard has two twin beds that may be made into one king bed. It has a private bath with heated tile floors with a standard tub/shower combo. This room offers a gas fireplace, has a classic nautical décor and includes a writing desk.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $144 - $194

Nightly Rate: $144 - $194

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Location

Location Type

Parkside, Theather, Boat/bike/skate rental, Airport, City, Lakeside

Airport

Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle Tacoma) 20 miles

Directions to property:

From Sea-Tac Airport or from South of Seattle, follow signs to I-5 northbound towards Seattle. Take exit #170 (Ravenna/NE 65th Street). At end of ramp turn left onto Ravenna Boulevard heading north. Go ½ mile. Turn right (at lake) onto E. Green Lake Drive N. Go ½ mile. Greenlake Guest House is located on corner of E. Green Lake Dr. N and Orin Court. From North, Follow I-5 south towards Seattle to exit #172 for NE 80th St. This is a shared exit with N 85 Street. Turn right onto NE 80th St for several blocks. Turn left onto Wallingford Ave N. Go 1 block. At light, turn left onto E. Green Lake Dr. N. Go 3 blocks. Greenlake Guest House is located on corner of E. Green Lake Dr. N and Orin Court.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Pike Place Market, Space Needle, Mount Rainier, Boeing/Microsoft companies, Puget Sound Ferries, University of Washington, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ski area, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Board games, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Telephone, Videos , Complementary soda & water, Snacks available 24/7, DVD library (Best Picture winners), Complimentary wine & beer Mon-Fri, 5-6p, beach towels and picnic coolers

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Restaurants, Live Theater, Roller Blading/trails, Dog Walking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Table Tennis, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4:00-6:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking permitted outside of home
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited School aged children welcome
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 day minimum stay year round, unless bookings allow for shorter stay.
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: Your reservation is confirmed with a credit card deposit equal to one night’s stay. Balance will be charged to your credit card 7 days prior to your stay.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations with more than 7 days notice are subject to a $20 fee. Cancellations with less than 7 days cancellation notice are nonrefundable, but we will refund any room nights that we are able to re-book, minus the $20 cancellation fee.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Blayne & Julie McAferty

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs

About the innkeepers

Cooking, Gardening, Home remodeling, Woodworking, Ballet, Theater, Biking, Running, Movies

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:00-9:30am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Available on request


Signature Dish

Swedish pancakes
Long time, special McAferty family recipe: Large crepes served with berries with a light sprinkling of powdered sugar.


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Special Package

Extended Stays

Stay 4 or more nights and get $15 off/night. See our website for more information http://www.greenlakeguesthouse.com/specials.html Must call to get this discount.

Business Travelers

Single occupancy for mid-week stays (Sunday-Thursday), save an additional $15 per night. Please request this special at time of reservation. See our website for more information http://www.greenlakeguesthouse.com/specials.html Must call to get this discount.

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Details

7630 E. Green Lake Dr. N. , Seattle, WA 98103 USA (Show map)

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