Alderbrook Resort & Spa

7101 East State Highway 106, Union, Washington, 98592, United States | 4 star resort
Prices starting from $156.00
 

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A Job with a view

A travel blog entry by jackies-world

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A beautiful day on the water, we certainly could not complain about the working conditions or the view of Mt Rainier. To be honest Larry and I only helped a little . . . .and the crew sailed away.











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Jason's missive from 'merica #4.

A travel blog entry by jessicaollivier

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... to Amazon’s doggie HR department. Bella appears to be something of a success at school. She has a sparkly pink report book with ‘Bella’ written on the cover and gushing remarks inside demonstrating how Americans can turn anything into a verb . . . ‘to potty’ is my current favourite. I will spare you the ridiculous ramblings of a doting father other than to say that when on Angel, she tells her teacher she is ‘riding like a lady’ and when on ...

Jason's missive from 'merica #3.

A travel blog entry by jessicaollivier

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... she laughed and the process repeated itself several times. Brown bears, black bears, all with paws the size of dinner-plates and claws like cleavers. The buffalo liked Bella’s bread too . . . but Bella did not like the buffalo. At one point (I was driving), I had a two buffalo, one either side with their entire head and horns through the window sniffing out the fodder, Bella holding onto her slices of Walmart own-brand wheat-bread as if her life depended ...

Jason's missive from 'merica #2.

A travel blog entry by jessicaollivier

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... I wonder how our fish is doing in David’s pond after its enforced break for freedom? Jess is becoming a big Bainbridge fan . . . she’s a member of ‘Bainbridge Moms’. There is a little children’s museum (one of my team has bought us a family ticket) and, with several authors on the Island, there are regular talks. The one this weekend is on the EU . . . might be interesting to go along and see if they can make any more sense of it than ...

Bon Voyage!

A travel blog entry by porters

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We are off! Our last day in town. Good bye Joe! Good bye Lola! Good bye House! Good bye Friends and Family! We'll see you in 3 months! Keep checking the blog and we'll keep you posted on what we're up to. Wish us luck and safe travels! Have an amazing summer everyone - we sure plan on it ...

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Location

This 4 star resort, located on 7101 East State Highway 106, Union, is near Robin Hood Village, Twanoh State Park, Granite Mountain, and Lemei Trail No. 34.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Alderbrook Resort & Spa Union

    Alderbrook revisited

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    This was our third visit to Alderbrook (see review "A mixed bag"). We went back (despite the service and food) because of the beautiful setting and lack of other decent accomodation on the Hood Canal. This time we brought the kids and stayed in a two-bedroom cabin. We found the service to have improved, with friendly, efficient check-in and quick response to requests. Though the hotel was full and busy we did not notice the noise as much in the cabins, as they are away from the meeting rooms.

    Breathtaking surroundings, scary practices!

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    We found this resort to be quite lovely, but did not feel that it lived up their self-described 'recreated in four star luxury' website description, with the exception of the $400 per night cabin rates. There was dried food in the slats on the kitchen table, dead bugs behind the blinds, and dirty dishes left in the dishwasher from a prior guest. The location is peaceful, beautiful, soothing, the motel and cabins tasteful and relaxing. Sadly, the service does not live up to one's expectations, or their perceived reputation.

    Alderbrook gets an "A" for service, scenery but not management or construction

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    This is a newly remodeled destination resort on Hood Canal. The resort offers a panoramic post card view of the Olympic Mountains, water, birds (including eagles).

    Amazing stay for Birthday / Concert Weekend!

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    My Mom and I would like to express our personal heartfelt love for a very memorable and glorious Labor Day weekend. Our Christopher Cross 'Sailabration' weekend at the Alderbrook Resort was indescribable. My Mom will long remember her 83'rd birthday. It was a great pleasure to meet so many wonderful people including Christopher Cross himself. Everyone, including the staff, were so friendly and treated us like queens. I will look forward to following the Resort's calender of events and possibly spending another 'award-winning' concert weekend at the Alderbrook Resort and Spa in the near future. What a wonderful wonderful stay!

    Lovely Rooms & Lodge, Service & Cuisine Need Help

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    My husband and I stayed for a weekend getaway to celebrate our anniversary. We loved the room: excellent high quality sheets, beautiful (though small) bath with great amenities, lovely new looking decor, nice robes in great condition. We also loved the lodge: spectacular setting, public rooms, garden. The bonfires lit at night outside around comfy armchairs was a great touch. Very romantic.

    Bad service, but nice resort

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    Hello, my name is Jennifer and I recently stayed at the Alderbrook resort with my mom. I am writing this letter because I am concerned with the service we received. I had never been to the resort before, and I was so excited to take my mom there to relax and be treated with great service. When we entered, there was no one there to open the door for us as we struggled in with our bags. On your website and brochure it boasts that the staff has been trained by the best and finest staff in the world, yet they treated us like we were a nuisance. We walked up to the front desk, expecting a friendly, professional greeting, but instead were given a glance up from the computer and a monotone "Hi". I asked if we could check in an hour early and the girl scolded us and responded with, "IF it's ready." I felt like a little kid who had been punished. She looked disgruntled, sighed, and said she would call the maid to see if they could clean it. She said it would be a few minutes if we would like to wait. We sat in the lobby and waited, and waited...and waited for at least 40 minutes. I think she basically forgot about us so I had to go up and ask again. We could also hear her complaining to another staff member about different things, such as how tired she was, etc. I decided to ask again, and a different staff member was there, who was much nicer. She said our room WAS ready! Finally, we got to our room and decided to sit on the balcony. About 15 minutes later our hotel door burst open and scared us to death, then slammed closed. I then heard a knock at the door and a woman said she needed to check our snack bar and didn't know we had checked in. Nice communication between staff members! We could have been naked!

    Very pleasant resort but unprofessional practices

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    This is a beautifully renovated resort but the professionalism of some resort practices does not match the magnificent surroundings. My wife and I made a reservation for a one-night weekend getaway. The best rates we could find were on Expedia and they still were close to rack rates. We chose the top-of-the-line (and naturally more expensive) room with unobstructed Hood Canal and Olympic mountain views. We decided to pay extra for a great view with a balcony becuase of the long days this time of year and because we could only stay one night we decided to splurge. Because we made the reservation only a few days in advance, we would be charged for the room even if we cancelled. Fair enough, that was disclosed, but for the kind of money we were paying I expected no tricks.

    First Visit - Needs improvement

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    We arrived early (before the 4 pm check in) and were told our room would be ready in about an hour, after an hour relaxing on the beach and enjoying the extraordinary views, we checked with the front desk to find out our room would be ready in another half hour, we spent time in the comfortable lobby, reading and enjoying the fireplace, after another 45 minutes, after seeing a number of another arrivals check in to their rooms, we inquired again about our room status, the answer was a brusque "No". The front desk staff seemed to very young and inexperienced and less than professional. Average age seemed to be about 20.

    Wonderful Stay at Alderbrook

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    We spent two nights the last week of February, 2005, and it was lovely. Our room had a view of the Cascades and Hood Canal plus modern amenities and decor. The kids loved the pool and large jacuzzi plus we liked the new sauna and steam room. The Spa is top notch and the staff friendly. Our hot stone massages were very good. The restaurant served excellent food and they had kids menus. The location seems remote and is a great getaway. We've gone to Semiahmoo in Blaine for years but they recently limited their Jacuzzi to adults only and their pool is outside, that's why we tried something new. We highly recommend this resort.

    Loved the Alderbrook!

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    We live in the Seattle area and wanted to get away to somewhere really nice and relaxing, but not have to get on an airplane. So we found the new Alderbrook Resort & Spa on the Hood Canal. It was about a 2 hr. drive, but beautiful once you get off the main freeways. The views were spectacular as the resort is situated right on the water and the Olympic mountain range is right there, in all its glory! It's truly a beautiful setting and the resort has a very lodge-like feel, but at the same time is very modern...the rooms reminded us of The W Hotel in many ways--very nicely appointed. So, after having breakfast in the restaurant, which overlooks the water and mountains, we spent the morning swimming in the glass enclosed pool, which is also right on the water, and getting pampered with some fantastic SPA treatments...we'll be back, we loved it!!!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Alderbrook Resort & Spa Union

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent