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The Place at Cayou Cove

PO Box 310 , Deer Harbor, WA 98243 USA (Show map)
6 Reviews
$155 - $450
per night

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Historic, WATERFRONT inn with private beach. Traditional rooms in main building plus cottages offering private hot tubs, wood burning fireplaces, satellite 32" HDTV/DVD/CD, wireless internet access, kitchens and large, well appointed baths with discreet yet attentive service. Our charming, spacious rooms and cottages are indulgently appointed with king or queen Eurodown beds, down pillows and comforters, Italian linens and many amenities. For more details please contact us or visit our website by "Googling" The Place At Cayou Cove.



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  • Guest room5
  • Service5
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness5
  • Dining5

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This is truly a special place

5 on September 12, 2012

These cottages provide a truly special get-away. My husband and I stayed in the carriage house which has a nice view of the Deer Harbor marina but still provides privacy since it is set back in a lush garden behind a charming wooden gate. We would go there again in a heartbeat. The setting was perfect, service was outstanding, and the overall accommodations were five-star. I smile just thinking about our time there. It truly is a great place to stay and worth every penny.


5 on July 04, 2011

If ever there was heaven on earth, this is the place. In utter honesty, the charm, supreme privacy, total relaxation, and consistent pampering will leave me with a vacation i will never ever forget. This is definitely the place in which nature surrounds you with love and protection!! The proprieters and staff were very personable, and helpful. I was really touched when i had arrived early for check inn on June 8th and the housekeeper went out of her way to make me a pot of mint tea and the proprieter sat down and talked to me as a human being. Talk about class. The breakfasts were 5 star and beyond. Everything from home-baked muffins and breads, freshly squeezed orange juice, fresh coffee and the eye-catcher the presentation and arrangement of flower sprigs resting lightly on each entree daily. Enough can not be said about this "hidden sanctuary". The proprieters do their utmost to make ones' stay a little bit of heaven that will impress your inner fiber of your inner being for your next vacation to Cayou Cove. They most definitely have my vote!!!!!!!!!!!!

The place at Cayou Cove

5 on November 21, 2008

Can't wait until we stay again!

The quietest most beautiful inn

5 on October 22, 2008

the accommodations are superb, especially the cove cottage. The proprietors have though of everything to make the stay a five star experience!

We cannot wait to return to The Place!

5 on July 14, 2008

Charles & Valerie know what you want before you do! They have created the most charming, beautiful, and elegantly appointed B & B we have ever stayed in. We arranged to stay a week in celebration of our 25th wedding anniversary and wish we could have stayed much longer. Our stay in the Gardener's Cottage was delightful, beginning each day with one of Charles' outstanding breakfasts. Fresh fruit from their organic garden, entree dishes prepared with local ingredients, beautifully presented to us in our room, and at the time of our choosing. The cottage is complete with everything a guest could possibly desire. A bed so comfortable you don't want to get up, but you do because breakfast is on the way! Private hot tub on your porch for a soak after a day of hiking, adirondak chairs and table at the water's edge for relaxing, a shower for two in a charming bath setting complete with luxurious robes and slippers, a fire prepared each day for you that truly only takes one match to set, outstanding daily housekeeping, and excellent wines and cheese for an afternoon delight. The organic garden tended by Brad is a delight for all your senses. A visit in the morning is a must - it is gorgeous! And don't forget to ask which veggies you may choose for your own meals and snacks. Charles & Valerie will take care of it all for you. There wasn't a single thing we asked for, or needed, that they were not able to help us with. They are delightful hosts and truly enjoy what they are doing.


5 on June 06, 2008

this lovely place nourishes all your senses. our souls are refreshed. we will return.

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Rooms & Rates

Harborview Room

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

Nightly Rate: $245 - $295

Waterside Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $155 - $185

Carriage House

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

Nightly Rate: $285 - $410

Cove Cottage

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $305 - $450

Gardener's Cottage

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

Nightly Rate: $250 - $375


Location Type

Deer Harbor Hamlet, Countryside, Island, Oceanside


Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle Tacoma) 90 miles

Directions to property:

Orcas Island is easily accessible by air or car ferry. Once you arrive at Orcas Island: FROM FERRY LANDING drive north approx 2.5 miles and turn left on Deer Harbor Road. Go five miles to Deer Harbor. Turn right at Olympic Lodge Lane 1/8 mile past Channel Road (just past large green house with red roof). Go straight 500 yards. You are here. FROM EASTSOUND AIRPORT: We will meet your flight or you can rent a car. At airport exit turn right, then follow curve to left. Go approx 3 miles to fork. Take right fork (Crow Valley Road). Go approx 6 miles to end of road at water, turn right onto Deer Harbor Road. Drive 4 miles to Deer Harbor. Turn right at Olympic Lodge Lane 1/8 mile beyond Channel Road (just past green building with red roof). Go 500 yards to end of road. You are here. BY FLOATPLANE: We will meet your flight, which lands at Deer Harbor Marina within walking distance of The Place.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks, Library Fair, Artists' Studios/co-ops, Farmers' Market, International Fly-In with many vintage planes, Chamber Music Festival, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Country Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Piano , kitchen, Italian linens/down pillows, feather beds, slippers, zoned heating, kitchen garden w organic vegetables, porch/deck

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, whale watching, biplane tour, Childrens Discovery Center, Competition level skate park, gym/spa, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 4:00 to 6:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No Cayou Cove is a smoke free environment including the grounds
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Grounds are ideal for family stays
  • Childcare Provided: No Available through independent sitters at hourly rate
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Well behaved, well groomed canine pets in our cottages
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights, 3 nights on holiday weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% of rents due at booking. Balance due on arrival.
  • Cancellations: $25 handling fee. Minimum 30-day notice for full refund of deposit. After that refund subject to re-rent



Charles and Valerie Binford

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About the innkeepers

Sailing, Collecting Antiques, Restoring Historical Houses, Gardening, Baking, Cooking, Reading

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fresh fruit, juice, hot beverage, full breakfast

  • Cost: 25
  • Time Served: 8 am to 10 am
  • Serving Location: Your Cottage, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Vegan, Kosher

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Innkeepers: Charles and Valerie Binford


  • Nightly Rate $155 - $450
  • Reviews (6) 5
  • Rooms 2
  • Accepts Gift Cards
  • Phone 1-3603763199 1-3603763199
  • Fax 1-3603763852
  • Toll free 1-888596PACC 1-888596PACC
PO Box 310 , Deer Harbor, WA 98243 USA (Show map)

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