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
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8


3.4 on December 26, 2016

The room was charming and clean. The hosts were both very polite and kind though I really only had interaction with Vernon! I would recommend their B&B for people who want to be close by but not right in the middle of Leavenworth. The morning breakfasts were great too!

Amazing winter wonderland escape

4.8 on December 25, 2016

My boyfriend and I absolutely adored this lovely B&B nestled in the mountains of Leavenworth. Room with a view of the mountains, cozy fireplace, and lodge like feel was the perfect pre-Christmas getaway. Already have recommended it to our friends and family. The hosts are so welcoming and have us great teccomndatioms on things to do in the town.

December Holiday

5 on December 22, 2016

Amazing stay. Beautiful. Vern and Linny went above and beyond to make our stay most fantastic. If you are of wanting while you stay here it is because you haven't asked Vern or Linny. Without hesitation, I would book with Scandinavian Escape again. Soft sheets, warm and inviting, breakfast served, wonderful view. Thank you

Cozy, romantic mountain retreat

5 on December 19, 2016

If you crave privacy, quiet, stunning mountain vistas and lush, comfortable surroundings, this place is for you. We stayed in the Valhalla suite for two nights in December, and we felt as though we'd stepped into a storybook Christmas. The Valhalla is quite spacious but so cozy -- I could read by the fire early in the morning while my husband slept in that big soft bed. The bathroom is gorgeous, with a plentiful supply of clean, soft towels, though the water closet is a bit small. The entire inn is decorated with charm and taste -- no grandmother's dusty doilies. Because the Valhalla has a private entrance, we never even saw other guests and felt like we had the place to ourselves. There are pretty views from all of the suite's windows, including the towering mountains from a small balcony/deck. This inn is also a short, easy drive to the festive downtown. We plan to make a visit to Scandinavian Escape an annual event -- it was just so completely serene and relaxing, I felt like we were in another world. P.S. I don't write many hotel reviews -- only when I feel strongly about a place!

Relaxation at its finest!

4.6 on October 12, 2016

I had an amazing stay at the Scandinavian Escape. The owners were extremely kind, hospitable, and more than willing to work with me on couple minor details! They gave excellent recommendations on place to eat in town, which was helpful as it was my first true stay in Leavenworth! My room was clean and ready for me and you can see the love and personal touches that were put into it. There is a nice library/sitting area outside the room, and the private entrance for coming and going was perfect! Breakfast was amazing each morning and the deer in the yard were a welcomed breakfast guest. I will absolutely stay here again!

Review from a happy guest

5 on September 25, 2016

We had a relaxing time and the hospitality is unmatched.

Home away from home

5 on July 30, 2016

Vern and Linny are gracious hosts that make you feel like you've come home. Excellent breakfast specially prepared by Vern and delivered to your door. Scandinavian Escape is a quiet retreat that leaves you feeling rested and rejuvenated.

Amazing breakfast and ran by wonderful people

5 on July 15, 2016

Wonderful experience. We will definitely be back again!

Great hospitality!

3.8 on July 13, 2016

Linny is a gracious, kind, fun hostess! The Vahalia suite is beautiful and peaceful there is a small view of the mountains from the balcony and enjoyable. We didn't stay in room much as we were out exploring. Linny was very helpful in suggesting places to eat and see. Bed is super comfy! Enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to others. The house is located in a neighborhood rather than downtown so it is peaceful. The drive to house takes you by some rundown places driveway is marked with multiple house numbers. Stay on gravel drive and go back up to the house. It is not located on the main road Look for SE wooden sign

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!

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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

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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.
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Vern and Linny Jones

Languages spoken


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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!

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