The Eld House

5531 Sunrise Beach Rd NW , Olympia, WA 98502 USA (Show map)


Hosts Chris and Jennifer Wagner welcome you to Eld House, a one-bedroom luxury getaway located on the shore of Eld Inlet. This private, secluded retreat is located in the midst of old growth timber, 2.5 acres of manicured landscaping, a reflection pond, and a truly wonderful gravel beach. Whether you seek a quiet, romantic setting or adventure on the beach or water, this can be a day or week to relish. Kayaking, hiking, bicycling, and beach combing are very popular in this rural setting.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.0

Herron House, next door to eld house

4.8 on October 03, 2015

we actually stayed at the Herron house, which a log cabin on the same property as the Eld House. The Herron house was wonderful. The cabin was clean, fresh and wonderfully furnished. Very at home feeling. The breakfast of coffee, muffins and fresh fruit was a great way to start each day. We did not get to use the beach or the canoe as planned due to the higher tide when we were around. We frequent many B&B's and this was without doubt one of the best ever.

Another great stay at Eld House

4.8 on July 24, 2015

We love staying with Chris and Jennifer at Eld House. You basically have a one bedroom apartment looking out over the beach and water of Eld Inlet. It suits our needs as we like the extra private space. Chris and Jenn are great hosts and fun to chat with. An extra plus is that we are fans of the same sports teams ( Go Duke!) If you are planning to book for the first time, you need to know that you are provided with baked goods, a beautiful fruit bowl, milk, orange juice and cereal and have your own breakfast from those options. Full kitchen so you can also cook for yourself. Great value and beautiful location. So peaceful!

By Far the Best Place in Olympia--and south Puget Sound!!!

5 on June 01, 2015

I cannot believe how beautiful, peaceful, and perfect this place was. From the moment we arrived I knew that we were not going to want to leave. The Heron House is absolutely amazing. The beach is so accessible, we literally kayak'd with seals every morning! And Chris and Jennifer are the most gracious hosts ever. Everything was perfectly clean and they had thought of every detail. We stayed here before and this place just keeps getting better.

Amazing place!

4.6 on May 29, 2015

This place is absolutely amazing--from the location, to the friendliness of Chris and Jennifer, it is by far the best place to stay in Olympia (and we've tried them all). The Heron House is probably the most beautiful and unique cottage you will ever find and the Eld House is simply amazing. I cannot recommend this place enough--stay here and you will glad you did. And like us, you'll be back!!! Thank you Wagners!!!!

A Peaceful Cottage

4.4 on May 13, 2015

The Eld House was a perfect place for our family to land for a weekend of work/play in Olympia. Easy commute into the city. Our two young children loved the treehouse, fountains and played on the safe rocky shore when the tide was out. Hoping to return so we can enjoy a ride on the kayaks! Thanks for a memorable weekend.

the heron house

5 on May 07, 2015

Had a wonderful stay at the heron house. Exactly what we needed. Nice little community. Friendly people. Amazing views.

What a place!!

5 on April 02, 2015

This is such a beautiful place to stay and what a view! They had our breakfast already in the room for us to enjoy (continental) without having to go anywhere. The home is beautifully decorated and comfortable. I wish we had the time time further explore the many amenities here and on our next trip, we will definitely stay here.

Highly recommended

5 on March 27, 2015

Beautiful location, careful attention to detail and comfort. It exceeded my expectations in every way.

Eld House Cabin

3.8 on March 20, 2015

Not traditional B&B. This was a cabin and cottage with breakfast already in suite when we arrived. Very adequate for our needs. Lovely property. Would definitely stay again

Great Sister Getaway

3.8 on March 14, 2015

My sister and I loved Eld House. Great halfway point between Seattle and Portland. Only confusion was which house was Eld (the 2-story) and which was owners. The Heron House, located up the hill, looked very cute.

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Location Type

Vista oceano


Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle Tacoma) 63 miles

Directions to property:

Getting to The Eld House is a breeze. Directions to The Eld House 1. From I-5 Take Exit #104 onto US-101 N 2. Go 7.7 miles 3. Take the OLD HWY 101 NW Exit and 4. Continue 0.1 miles 5. Exit onto SEXTON DR NW 6. Go 0.3 miles 7. Turn Right onto STEAMBOAT ISLAND RD NW 8. Go 0.3 miles 9. Bear Right on SUNRISE BEACH RD NW 10. Go 0.8 miles When you arrive at The Eld House (5531 Sunrise Beach Rd NW), you should see The Eld House Sign on your right hand side.

Area Attractions

Beach, Casino, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Kayaking, Fishing, Performing Theater, Winery

Inn Details

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fridge, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Satellite/Cable TV, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Canoeing, Fishing, Kayaking

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  • Check In:: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 12:00 PM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Children Welcome
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: The full balance is due at the time you make your reservations unless prior arrangements have been made.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations less than 14 days advance notice are charged 25% of your scheduled stay. Cancellations less than 7 days are non-refundable unless the room can be filled.



Chris and Jennifer Wagner

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Continental Plus

  • Time Served: At your convenience
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian