10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Friday Harbor, Washington - Updated 2023


Located in the San Juan Islands in the northwest corner of Washington State, Friday Harbor is the major commercial center of the archipelago of islands. The town sits on the main San Juan Island and is well known for its whale and kayaking tours. Speaking of whales, Whale Museum is an interesting visit, as is San Juan Museum of Art and San Juan Historical Museum, outlining the history of the islands. Entertainment can be had at San Juan Community Theater, with its stage and musical events. Friday Harbor also has a number of bed and breakfasts and hotels. However, to be more independent here, check out this list of best Airbnb vacation rentals in Friday Harbor, Washington.

1. Peaceful farm cottage (from USD 125)

This lovely one-bedroom cottage is set on Yankee Creek Farm, a short drive from Friday Harbor. The home was originally built in 1897 when the farm was a dairy farm. The cottage has a sunroom, which is pleasant in the winter months and overlooks pastoral views, with many migrating birds. The living room has a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and Wi-Fi is available. The kitchen is small, with no stove or oven, but guests can use the kitchen in the main house. There is a patio with a barbeque available. The bedroom has a queen-size bed and there is a full bathroom. Pets are welcome as well.

Peaceful Cottage on 15 acre Farm, Pprovo-14-0016
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
530 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
for all you white noise addicts: there's a fan in the closet
it has a nice space heater in the main room
it had plenty of blankets and bedding that was easy to find
cozy peaceful sparkling beautiful pastoral views
very nice cozy cottage and well appointed with everything needed for our stay
clean and dog-friendly with lots of games and privacy
barbara’s place was very clean quaint and quiet
clean cute and super comfy
the house is clean comfortable and very well stocked
so peaceful and beautiful the house was very clean and accommodating
friendly and very helpful hosts
barbara was a great host
barbara is a lovely host
great space and wonderful hosts
beautiful setting with great hosts
the location of this place is perfect
great location close to town and not too far from parks
nice location not too far from center of friday harbor
this place is a great location to explore the island from
this place is a great value for such a cozy well-located spot
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2. Rustic log cabin on Tigercello Farm near Friday Harbor (from USD 149)

This quaint log cabin stands in a park-like setting, a short drive from Friday Harbor and the ferry. The cabin is surrounded by fruit trees, a permaculture food forest, and kitchen gardens. Guests are welcome to harvest fresh produce and eggs during their stay. Wildlife, including eagles and great blue herons are often seen here. The cabin has an open layout with curtains offering privacy for the main bedroom and bathroom. The kitchen features a gas range, fridge, microwave, and toaster oven. A TV and free Wi-Fi are available. Sleeping arrangements include a queen-size bed and two sofa beds.

Log Cabin near Friday Harbor on Tigercello Farm
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
187 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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nice amenities like fans board games and a great barbeque
the tv and movies across from a cozy couch and coffee table were a great relaxing combo too
all good feelings the old timey cast iron claw foot bath tub was such a treat
it was nice that the smaller bed had been made up and was not in its couch position
love this cabin beds were super comfy
very clean quiet and comfortable
it was clean and well mantained
it was very clean and welcoming
very comfortable and clean
clean with just what you need for a few nights stay
sandy was super responsive + helpful
really cool place with great host
would stay here again anytime great host as well
sandy provided phenomenal local tips for family friendly activities during our stay
sandra was a fantastic host
location feels remote yet super close to town parks hikes
pleasant location and well-equipped space
sandra’s place is super cute and located in a really convenient place for getting anywhere on the island
beautiful property we felt very tucked away yet very close to town
great cabin on a lovely and peaceful property close to town
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3. Pet-friendly waterfront beach house (from USD 279)

This new, two-bedroom cottage is just outside Friday Harbor and offers beautiful views over the ocean and Jackson Beach. The cottage has a living area with a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi is available throughout. In the cottage, guests will see a display of tools and arrowheads from an archaeological site nearby, dating from 2,500 to 5,000 years ago. The fully equipped kitchen has a washer and dryer and everything necessary for daily cooking. The master bedroom has a queen-size bed and there is a further queen-size bed in the living area. The cottage has one bathroom.

Unique Waterfront Beach House - pets welcome!
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
237 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
we absolutely loved the view and peaceful surroundings as well as lowered windows to enjoy coffee in bed
the amazing view is seen from both bedrooms and the living room
the house is great with a complete kitchen and comfortable beds
the wall bed in the living space is super convenient
loved waking up to a different sunrise view from bed every morning
clean and well appointed house
place very clean and nice
it was clean new and comfortable
the space was super clean comfy and quiet
the house was clean and check in was super easy
honest kind and he made me feel like at home
nigel is a great host
great host as well quick response and made sure we were all set for a nice weekend
the owner has everything you need in the home nice bbq outside
thanks to our hosts
the location is beautiful
super close to the water
so the location was perfect
amazing location by the water
amazing location - while close to town it is right against the water and feels more remote
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4. New, modern condo with rooftop deck with views (from USD 205)

This modern condo offers a rooftop deck with views across Friday Harbor, the sea and the town. Shops and restaurants are close by. The living area has a modern gas fireplace and a flat-screen smart TV. Air conditioning and Wi-Fi are available throughout the condo. The kitchen features granite countertops and all necessary appliances. The master bedroom has a king-size bed with luxury linens. An additional queen-size airbed is available on request. Upstairs, guests can enjoy The Crows Nest rooftop deck with panoramic views.

Luxury suite W/ rooftop deck
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
109 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed the harbor views from the roof deck and the bed was super comfy
apartment as beautiful as the photos
the main bedroom’s bed gave me an amazing night’s sleep
all appliances are new and the bed was very comfortable
very clean and beautifully decorated
the apartment was so clean and cozy
great place - very clean modern stylish
the apartment is updated and very clean
great place that very clean comfortable and stylish
our hosts were amazing
lisa was a wonderful host the apartment was amazing
she was very kind and open- would highly recommend her place to stay
lisa is a great host and responds quickly
lisa is a great host and this is a gorgeous loft
very ideal location
great location and convenient parking
the location is perfect for walking around town and is close to the ferry station
great location very quiet at a very fair price
it's in a great location being so close shops restaurants etc
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5. Comfortable two-bedroom home in downtown Friday Harbor (from USD 249)

This cozy downtown home is within walking distance of all the attractions of the town as well as the ferry. The home has a private back deck with a propane Weber barbeque for outdoor dining and relaxation. The living room has an LED smart TV with cable channels, Netflix movies, and free Wi-Fi. The kitchen comes well-equipped for preparing daily meals. Both bedrooms feature queen-size beds and the house has one bathroom.

Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
159 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable spacious place with all the amenities you could want
the beds were super cozy
place could be drafty but there were space heaters to help with that
beds were really comfortable and the relatively large living room was a plus
the kitchen and unit were well equipped with all necessities including a nice selection of games
clean and cozy
very clean very comfortable
bath had nice fresh towels cleaning supplies etc
we found it very clean with high-quality towels and bedding
donnie's place is pretty nice and clean
donny was a great host
donny and sarah were immediately available to answer questions and are warm and friendly people
the owner was very helpful friendly and responsive
the hosts were responsive and very helpful
hosts are just amazing went above and beyond
the location is amazing
great location next to downtown
great location you can walk to town
great location in friday harbour
the place is perfectly located at walking distance from the city center
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6. Charming waterfront cottage (from USD 150)

This cute waterfront cottage takes visitors back in time, as it was originally the caretaker’s cottage in the 1950s. It is surrounded by its own yard, steps from a small saltwater bay. A patio table, fire pit, and propane barbeque are available for outdoor dining. While old, the interior of the cottage has been renovated with a full kitchen with quartz counters and new appliances. The living area has a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi is available throughout. Sleeping arrangements include a queen-size bed plus a sofa bed and there is one bathroom.

Sawmill Creek Cottage
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
205 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is so comfortable
beautiful shoreline view from the living room window
it is a cozy place with a delightful view
extra towels comfortable bed chair and couch
the cottage was super comfortable and well appointed and we truly enjoyed our stay
it was clean and cozy
everything was clean and comfortable
very clean cottage as well
very clean and cozy little cabin
i'm a bit picky on cleanliness and phebe's cottage was immaculately clean
they are wonderful hosts
very pleasant host and very helpful
our hosts were very thoughtful and provided locally sourced coffee
phebe and victor are wonderful hosts
phebe and victor are gracious hosts
the location was great secluded yet close to town
the location is great and close to town
peaceful retreat but close to town
cozy spot in a great location close to town
the location was perfect very quiet too
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7. Cozy guesthouse in a golf course (from USD 139)

Located on San Juan Golf Course, the guest suite is ideal for couples and solo travelers. The center of town with its restaurants, nightlife, and parks is a short drive away, while the clubhouse at the golf course has a full bar and restaurant. A well-equipped kitchen is available to guests. The bedroom features a queen-size bed and there is one bathroom. Guests are welcome to use the owner’s barbeque during their stay.

Golf Course Guesthouse, Friday Harbor, San Juan
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
280 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was warm inviting and had all the amenities for a comfortable stay
the cottage was comfortable (bed and linens were very nice) and beautiful
we appreciated the extra touches like chocolates on our bed and morning muffins
cozy space comfortable bed and all the comforts of home
by far the most comfortable bed i have slept in at any rented space or hotel
clean comfortable charming
a clean quiet and comfortable place to stay
the place was cozy clean and comfortable
very clean and had everything we wanted/needed
john and vanessa' s place was really nice clean and cozy
john was a great host
they were also available to answer questions and give helpful advice
great hosts kind generous and knowledgeable
delightful and welcoming hosts
the hosts were helpful and generous
totally recommend this location
close to downtown and easy to access
central to everything you want to see in a perfectly intimate cabin
the location was quiet and serene
it's a great location and a cozy space
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8. Chic condo with private terrace and rooftop deck with views (from USD 227)

This modern condo has a rooftop deck with views over the sea, Friday Harbor, and the town. The living area has a modern gas fireplace and flat-screen smart TV plus a leather sofa and armchair. Free wireless internet is available throughout. The kitchen comes with granite countertops and modern appliances. The bedroom features a king-size bed with luxury linens and a flat-screen smart TV and a queen-size airbed is available on request.

Private Suite w/ Ferry-view
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
61 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed is amazingly comfortable and the view is fantastic—from both the balcony and rooftop
the bed and linens are wonderful
sparkling clean and cozy
so so clean which i love
the space was inviting clean and comfortable
very nice neat and clean
everything in the rise and shine suite was clean and tidy - and had a great style
lisa is an excellent host—extremely responsive and helpful
she is very helpful with local tips and made checking in/out super smooth for our short trip
super cozy with amazing views and lisa is a great host very quick to respond to questions
lisa is a great host
good location near the center of everything
the place is immaculate comfortable and very close to town
great location walking distance from the ferry and friday harbor shops and cafes
i loved the gas fireplace (warm and cozy) and being so central to town
great place to stay in friday harbor with ample parking and very convenient location
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9. Studio apartment available for monthly rental

This spacious studio suite has cathedral ceilings and many windows offering natural light and views. The living area has a flat-screen Direct TV and Bluetooth speaker and Wi-Fi is available throughout. The full kitchen is perfect for cooking daily meals. The bedroom is in a separate alcove and has a queen-size bed. A double sofa bed and a single futon are available in the living area for additional guests and one bathroom. There is an upstairs deck, which is shared with another suite and has outdoor furniture and a charcoal barbeque for each suit, separated by a privacy screen.

The Book Loft - Monthly only - $1,550
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
128 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi worked perfect
easy check-in great wifi handy stocked kitchenette
but also fun to sit on the comfortable couch or out on the terrace
the bed was extremely comfortable couch slept really well
if you like to sit outside there's a balcony with a table and an umbrella
very clean and comfortable
clean quiet and comfortable
was very clean well appointed and communication was great
it's clean and well appointed
the studio was clean and looked like the pictures
kirsten was an excellent host
kirsten was wonderful - very accommodating and responsive to any questions we had
kirsten was very responsive to any questions
great location within walking distance to everything
the location is perfect
the location is perfect - walking distance to everything
this location is ideal walking distance to town and the brewery
great location in town close to multiple restaurants and cafes
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10. Quaint suite accommodation

This pretty studio is located in a private home and has a living area with a flat-screen TV. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. A fully equipped kitchen is available and coffee and cream are provided by the owners. Honey, eggs, and handcrafted items are also available for sale. The home has beautiful hand-crafted windows with a nautical feel, all designed and built by the owners. There are sleeping arrangements for two guests and one bathroom.

The Bungalow
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
236 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
although it was a warm day for the islands the unit stayed comfortable with air from the windows
appreciated all the hooks and shelves in the bathroom
the shower and bathroom would be a tight fit for a large person but was fine for me
definitely appreciated having a kitchen
charming studio best for one or a slim couple as the bed is very comfortable but cozy
cute and clean space in the quiet countryside
clean hobbity and charming small but big enough for two
the room was as described clean and accommodating
lee's place is awesome they have a full kitchen and their studio was very clean on arrival
the space was comfortable and clean in a quiet location
lovely farm and wonderful hosts
friendly and helpful hosts
host are friendly and accommodating
owners were friendly and also respected our privacy
lee and harry were such splendid hosts
lee's place was in a beautiful location
only stayed one night but lee’s place is conveniently located close to town but is cute and quaint
nice quiet spot to get away on the island
a fabulous place close to friday harbor
nice and clean space a little tricky to find at night but close to ferry for kayaking trip
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Experience island life in Friday Harbor

Whether lazing on the beach, going out on the water, or exploring everything this charming town has to offer, including the shops, restaurants and bars, be a little more independent by staying in one of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Friday Harbor, Washington State, USA.

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