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Featured Motels in Bellingham

Super 8 by Wyndham Bellingham Airport/Ferndale
2 out of 5
5788 Barrett Rd, Interstate I-5 Exit 262, Ferndale, WA
The price is $60 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1

Situated in Ferndale, this motel is 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Hovander Homestead Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Silver Reef Casino and North Bellingham Golf Course. ...

3.5/5Good! (867 reviews)

"We had a great time. Celebration of a “3” birthday."…"

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Bellingham Airport/Ferndale
Bellingham Lodge
2 out of 5
101 N Samish Way, Bellingham, WA
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The price is $54 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3

Situated near the boardwalk, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sehome Hill Arboretum and Western Washington University. IDiOM Theater and Cornwall Beach are ...

3.3/5 (708 reviews)

"All staff in the hotel are passionate about customers. The hotel is clean."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Bellingham Lodge
Anchor Inn Motel
2 out of 5
250 CEDAR ST, Blaine, WA
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The price is $96 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Situated in Blaine, this motel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Peace Arch State Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of White Rock Beach and Loomis Trail Golf Club. Meridian Golf ...

3.2/5 (49 reviews)

"It’s an older Motel and shows it’s age but beds are comfortable and the rooms clean, Wi-Fi very poor but overall good value for an overnight stay."…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019

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Northwoods Motel
2 out of 5
288 D Street, Blaine, WA
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The price is $86 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Situated in Blaine, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Peace Arch State Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of White Rock Beach and Meridian Golf Par 3. White Rock ...

3.4/5Good! (226 reviews)

"The staff is warm and kind. The rooms are clean and big. A family of 4 can stay for very little money. It's close to everything. Fantastic bang for the buck."…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Northwoods Motel
Bayside Motor Inn
2 out of 5
340 Alder Street, Blaine, WA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $54 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24

Situated in Blaine, this motel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Peace Arch State Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of White Rock Beach and Meridian Golf Par 3. Loomis Trail ...

2.9/5 (71 reviews)

"Clean! It’s an old motel but it was worth the price!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Bayside Motor Inn
Driftwood Lodge
2.5 out of 5
7394 Birch Bay Dr, Birch Bay, Blaine, WA
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Situated in Blaine, this beach motel is 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club and 12.1 mi (19.5 km) from White Rock Beach. Silver Reef Casino and ...

3.5/5Good! (41 reviews)

"Place is quiet, clean and very pleasant. The wood paneling is a bit dated but overall, the motel was very quaint."…"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2019

Driftwood Lodge
Shamrock Motel
2 out of 5
4133 W Maplewood Ave, Bellingham, WA
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Situated in Bellingham, this motel is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Squalicum Beach and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Bellis Fair Mall. Marine Life Center and Whatcom Museum are ...

3/5 (71 reviews)

"When we checked in, I received an email from travelocity asking me to rate my check-in. Since they had said check in was at 3, and then would not let us check in unil 530pm, because "the lady wasn't there to do check ins" and then we came back, and the SAME lady checked us in, I gave a not great ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Shamrock Motel
Motel 6 Bellingham, WA
2 out of 5
3701 Byron St, Bellingham, WA
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Situated in Bellingham, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sehome Hill Arboretum and Western Washington University. IDiOM Theater and Cornwall Beach are also ...

2.9/5 (164 reviews)

"I love that our service dogs are welcome, no hassle, no difficult questions. Thank you."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Motel 6 Bellingham, WA
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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Bellingham

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Bellingham

3.5 out of 5
4260 Mitchell Way, Bellingham, WA
The price is $98 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.6/5Exceptional! (659 reviews)

"Very clean! Bed was comfortable. Room was nice and big."…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Bellingham
Chrysalis Inn & Spa Bellingham, Curio Collection by Hilton

Chrysalis Inn & Spa Bellingham, Curio Collection by Hilton

3 out of 5
804 10th Street, Bellingham, WA
The price is $180 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.5/5Wonderful! (273 reviews)

"Only downside is there are train tracks nearby that run all night, but they did provide ear plugs!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

Chrysalis Inn & Spa Bellingham, Curio Collection by Hilton
Oxford Suites Bellingham

Oxford Suites Bellingham

3 out of 5
4051 Meridian St, Bellingham, WA
The price is $113 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.7/5Exceptional! (977 reviews)

"Staff was friendly, nice rooms, and good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Oxford Suites Bellingham
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Bellingham Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 9 economical motels in Bellingham among more than 170 hotels and other lodging choices. When you pick one of these budget accommodations, there might not be abundant amenities like you'd find at a traditional hotel but you'll save more money for your trip.

Because you'll save on your room price, you can experience more of the activities in Bellingham. Top sights to visit include Bellis Fair Mall.

Fun fact: Starting in the early 1950s, customized neon signs often lit up the roadside motels, and examples today can still be seen along historic U.S. Route 66. At most motels, you'll often find an outdoor pool and free parking.

Below are some of our customers’ favorite Bellingham motels to choose from:

Super 8 by Wyndham Bellingham Airport/Ferndale

  • Stay within a short 8-minute drive of Bellis Fair Mall.
  • Enjoy access to the indoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Bellingham Lodge

  • A spa tub along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
  • It's located within a quick 3-minute drive of Western Washington University.

Motel 6 Bellingham

  • Enjoy access to the seasonal outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • Stay within a quick 4-minute drive of Western Washington University.

Shamrock Motel

  • It's located within a quick 3-minute drive of Bellis Fair Mall.
  • Free parking and laundry facilities are available during your stay, along with room amenities like cable TV.

Bayside Motor Inn

  • If driving, you'll be within 14 minutes of White Rock Pier.
  • Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Things to Do in Bellingham

As you explore the area, you can check out the college campus and take time to enjoy the charming coffeehouses. People who've visited Bellingham have good things to say about its shops, live music, and theater scene.

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Sehome Hill Arboretum
  • Whatcom Falls Park
  • Bloedel Donovan Park

These are some attractions the whole family can enjoy:

  • Marine Life Center
  • Birch Bay Waterslides

Some landmarks to see in the area include:

  • Peace Arch State Park
  • Mt. Constitution
  • Orcas Island Historical Museum

Bellingham is also notable for its:

  • Breweries
  • Waterfalls

Best Time to Visit Bellingham

Determine the perfect time for your visit to Bellingham by reviewing these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 55° F and nighttime temperatures average 32° F
  • April-June: 69° F is the daytime average and 38° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 73° F and nighttime averages are around 44° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 63° F during the day and 31° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 35.79 inches in a year

How to Get to Bellingham and Around the Area

Bellingham Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Bellingham, WA (BLI-Bellingham Intl.) Airport 3.9 mi (6.3 km)
Abbotsford, BC (YXX-Abbotsford Intl.) Airport 19.2 mi (30.9 km)
Rosario, WA (RSJ-Rosario Seaplane Base) Airport 19.3 mi (31.1 km)
Bellingham Station Train Station 2.6 mi (4.2 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Bellingham?
Because you’ll save on your room, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Bellingham. Top sights include Bellis Fair Mall and Silver Reef Casino.
What is a motel?
At many motels, you’re likely to find an outdoor pool and free parking. When you stay at a motel property, you’ll often have access to your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot. The word “motel” was conceived in 1925 in San Luis Obispo, California by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel.
What are the best motels in Bellingham?
Super 8 by Wyndham Bellingham Airport/Ferndale: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Bellis Fair Mall and Silver Reef Casino. Enjoy access to the indoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking. Bellingham Lodge: A spa tub along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay. It’s located within a quick 3-minute drive of Western Washington University. Anchor Inn Motel: Enjoy access to the free WiFi and 24-hour front desk, as well as room amenities like a microwave. If driving, you’ll be within 12 minutes of White Rock Beach. Northwoods Motel: It’s located within a short 9-minute drive of White Rock Beach. Free WiFi, RV/bus/truck parking, and a free grocery shopping service are available during your stay. Bayside Motor Inn: If driving, you’ll be within 11 minutes of White Rock Beach. Enjoy the in-room kitchenette, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
What can I do in Bellingham?
As you explore the area, you can check out the college campus and take time to enjoy the charming coffeehouses. People who’ve visited Bellingham have good things to say about its shops, live music, and theater scene. Must-see local attractions include Bellis Fair Mall and Silver Reef Casino. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Fairhaven Park, Sehome Hill Arboretum, and Larrabee State Park. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Birch Bay Waterslides, Bellingham Railway Museum, and Spark Museum of Electrical Invention.
What's the weather like in Bellingham?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in Bellingham to help you plan yours: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 60°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 40°F. Average annual precipitation for Bellingham is 36 inches.
What are my options for getting around Bellingham when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Bellingham to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Bellingham, WA (BLI-Bellingham Intl.), which is located 3.9 mi (6.3 km) away. Otherwise, you can search for flights to Vancouver Intl. Airport (YVR), which is 44.1 mi (70.9 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.