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BEST WESTERN PLUS Harbor Plaza And Conference Center
33175 State Route 20
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Nightly Rates (139.99 - 195.99)   3 Star
BEST WESTERN PLUS Harbor Plaza And Conference Center

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Property Description
For business or pleasure, you'll be very happy to getaway to this serene and splendid Oak Harbor hotel, complete with a full-service Convention Center. Those traveling for work will be within minutes of the area's corporate locations, including Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Whidbey Naval Air Station, Raytheon and many more. If you're in town to visit the area's students and faculty, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and other schools are within five miles of this Oak Harbor hotel. Looking for fun and excitement? Visit Joseph Whidbey State Park, Deception Pass State Park, Fort Casey State Park and Ebey's Landing State Park - just a few minutes from this Oak Harbor hotel. Guests can also unwind with a sophisticated excursion to one of Island County's 18 artisan wineries. Whale watching is another can't-miss activity during your stay at this Oak Harbor hotel - Island Adventures Charter Tours is only 18 miles away. The spacious, well-appointed rooms at this cozy Whidbey Island hotel offer cable satellite television with HBO , a microwave, a refrigerator, a desk, free Wi-Fi and more. Wake up to the perfect start to each day: with a complimentary full breakfast, complete with waffles, juice, fresh fruit and biscuits and gravy. With three restaurants within several blocks of the property, you can easily enjoy additional delicious and convenient meals. Unwind after a day of sightseeing or work by taking a dip in our outdoor seasonal heated pool or strolling in the lush garden. Get even more value out of your stay at this Oak Harbor hotel with generous amenities, including a 24-hour free business center, free parking, complimentary afternoon snacks, an exercise facility and dry cleaning. Whether you're looking to host a productive meeting or an exciting event, our property offers the perfect venue for events with up to 200 attendees. For a memorable time in Oak Harbor, reserve a stay at BEST WESTERN PLUS Oak Harbor Plaza & Convention Center today! Enjoy your stay with

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  • 24-hour front desk

  • Accessible facilities

  • Air conditioning

  • Air conditioning

  • Alarm clock

  • All public areas non-smoking

  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace

  • Business center

  • Cable television

  • Coffee/Tea maker

  • Complimentary breakfast

  • Complimentary full american breakfast

  • Complimentary in-room coffee or tea

  • Conference facilities

  • Connecting rooms

  • DVD player

  • Data port

  • Data port

  • Desk

  • Elevators

  • Executive floor

  • Exercise gym

  • Fax service

  • Free local calls

  • Free parking

  • Front desk

  • Hair dryer

  • Hairdryer

  • Heated pool

  • Heated pool

  • High speed internet access

  • High speed internet connection

  • High speed wireless

  • Horseback riding

  • Ice machine

  • Interior corridors

  • Ironing board

  • Late check-out available

  • Meeting rooms

  • Microwave

  • Multilingual staff

  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)

  • Outdoor parking

  • Outdoor pool

  • Pets allowed

  • Photocopy center

  • Pool

  • Refrigerator

  • Safe deposit box

  • Security

  • Sofa bed

  • Truck parking

  • Voice mail

  • Wake-up calls

  • Wedding services

  • Wheel chair access

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas

  • Room Information
  • 1 KING BED

  • King bed, Non-smoking, Coffee/Tea maker, Meal included: full American breakfast
  • 1 KING BED

  • King bed, Non-smoking, Coffee/Tea maker, Hairdryer, Ironing board, Meal included: full American breakfast

  • Queen bed, Non-smoking, Coffee/Tea maker, Meal included: full American breakfast

  • Queen bed, Non-smoking, Refrigerator, Microwave, Meal included: full American breakfast

  • Queen bed, Non-smoking, Meal included: full American breakfast
  • 1 KING BED

  • King bed, Non-smoking, Vaulted ceilings, Microwave, Refrigerator, Meal included: full American breakfast

    Miscellaneous Information
  • American Dollars is the native currency. 

  • Check in time is 4:00 PM 

  • Check out time is 11:00 AM 

  • Time Zone is  PST 

  • Opened in  1985 

  • Renovated in  01/01/2010 

  • 80  rooms. 

  • 16  suites. 

  • 4  floors. 

  • Directions
    From: Seattle. take Interstate 5 North to Mukilteo-Whidbey Island Ferry exit (exit 189). Follow SR 525 and SR 20 to Oak Harbor. Alternatively, follow Interstate 5 North to SR 20 West (exit 230). Follow signs to Whidbey Island and Oak Harbor. BEST WESTERN PLUS Harbor Plaza and Conference Center is on the right. From: Vancouver, B.C. take Interstate 5 South to SR 20 West (exit 230). Follow signs to Whidbey Island and Oak Harbor. BEST WESTERN PLUS Harbor Plaza and Conference Center is on the right. From: the Olympic Peninsula. take the ferry from Port Townsend. Follow SR 20 to Oak Harbor. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Harbor Plaza and Conference Center is North of Downtown Oak Harbor, conveniently located at 33175 State Route 20.

    Restaurant Information
    Deception Pass Grill  10.00 mile(s) from Deception Pass Grill, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner Starbucks   1.50 mile(s) from Starbucks , coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 32650 SR 20, Oak Harbor El Cazador Mexican Grill  1.00 mile(s) from El Cazador Mexican Grill, bar/lounge, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, located at 32195 Sr 20, authentic Mexican cuisine. Kevin's Sushi & Grill  1.00 mile(s) from Kevin's Sushi & Grill, bar/lounge, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner, (360) 675-5063 31531 SR 20 Ste. 4 Oak Harbor, WA 98277 Extrodinary food in a fantastic setting. Flyer's  0.50 mile(s) from Flyer's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, this fantastic micro brewery is just a few blocks away! Open Daily 11:00am breakfast Saturday, Sunday until 2:00pm. Family, friendly, patio seating, steak, seafood, burgers, pub Zorba's Greek American  1.50 mile(s) from Zorba's Greek American, bar/lounge, Greek, open for: lunch, dinner, Greek Italian cuisine, a local favorite. Located at 32955 Sr 20, Oak Harbor. Toby's  5.00 mile(s) from Toby's, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner, (360) 678-4222 8 NW Front Street Coupeville, WA 98239 China City  0.25 mile(s) from China City, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, upscale restaurant with bar and lounge. Have an eclectric car? China City has two plug in's for it! Menu features a variety of Mandarin, Szechuan and Hunan style cuisine. 123 Thai  1.00 mile(s) from 123 Thai, bar/lounge, Thai, open for: lunch, dinner, (360) 679-7600 31565 Wa-20 Ste A-3 Oak Harbor, WA 98277 Knead & Feed  12.00 mile(s) from Knead & Feed, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, (360) 678-5431 4 Front St Coupeville, WA 98239 Fraser's Gourmet Hideaway  1.50 mile(s) from Fraser's Gourmet Hideaway, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner, home of exquisite tastes, wines and service. The moment guests enter Frasers Gourmet Hideaway, owned and operated by Chef Scott Fraser and his wife Josee, they will Mi Pueblo  5.00 mile(s) from Mi Pueblo, bar/lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, spectacular waterfront setting, you'll enjoy the views from your table. Island Cafe  0.05 mile(s) from Island Cafe, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, the food from this family style kitchen is creative, fresh and delicious. Offering large portions and small prices, you can afford to bring the whole family to eat. Johnny Carino's Italian  18.00 mile(s) from Johnny Carino's Italian, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, 150 Cascade Mall Drive Burlington, WA 98233-3250 (360) 757-4535 Fantastic food & great customer service! Applebee's   1.00 mile(s) from Applebee's , bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, located at: 31810 Sr 20 just down the road from our hotel. Christopher's  9.00 mile(s) from Christopher's, full service, French, open for: lunch, dinner, (360) 678-5480 103 NW Coveland Dr Coupeville, WA 98239 Nadya's Greek Cuisine  1.00 mile(s) from Nadya's Greek Cuisine, bar/lounge, Greek, open for: lunch, dinner, The BBQ Joint  3.00 mile(s) from The BBQ Joint, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 601 NE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor, WA - (360) 679-3500 southern hospitality and hickory smoked BBQ

    Meeting Facility
  • Accommodates up to 200
  •   Accommodates up to 200

    Recreation Information
    Kayaking - 9.00 mile(s) from kayaking, Whidbey Island Kayaking Company - 800-233-4319 or Anacortes Kayak Tours - 800-992-1801
    Beach - 1.00 mile(s) from city beach and recreation area
    Miniature golf - 9.00 mile(s) from miniature golf
    Lake - 9.00 mile(s) from fishing, Deception Pass State Park: cod, flounder, sole, and pile perch may be fished from the docks located on Cornet Bay in Deception Pass State Park or a little farther out on scenic Whidbey Island is Keystone Spit located on Lake
    Theatre - 4.00 mile(s) from live theatre, theater - The 128-seat Playhouse produces 5 plays and musical shows during the regular season September through June plus a youth theatre program with workshops and summer productions. Season shows run 14 performances for
    Camping - 9.00 mile(s) from Deception Pass State Park, Deception Pass State Park is a 4,134-acre marine and camping park with saltwater shoreline 3 freshwater lakes, breathtaking views of the turbulent waters of Deception Pass with old-growth forests, and abundant
    Fishing - 18.00 mile(s) from fishing charters, always wanted to catch a big one? Let the experts help that dream come true! Highliner Charters- 360-770-0341 or catch more charters: 360-293-7093
    Outdoor pool - Outdoor pool Heated seasonal
    Garden - Wedding services, our outdoor garden venue or our conference center is a perfect fit for weddings.
    Hot tub - Hot tub, outside open year round
    Sunbathing - Sunbathing Lounge by our outdoor heated pool or head to one of our 6 local beaches!

    Seattle-Tacoma International
  • Langley

  • 38.00 mile(s) from Langley
  • Burlington

  • 27.00 mile(s) from Burlington
  • Olympia

  • 120 mile(s) from Olympia
  • Bellingham

  • 54.00 mile(s) from Bellingham
  • Everett

  • 61.00 mile(s) from Everett
  • Anacortes

  • 18.00 mile(s) from Anacortes
  • Tacoma

  • 101 mile(s) from Tacoma
  • Vancouver

  • 102 mile(s) from Vancouver
  • Bellevue

  • 68.00 mile(s) from Bellevue
  • Coupeville

  • 12.00 mile(s) from Coupeville
  • Winthrop

  • 159 mile(s) from Winthrop
  • Clinton

  • 38.00 mile(s) from Clinton
  • La Conner

  • 24.00 mile(s) from La Conner
  • Forks

  • 124 mile(s) from Forks
  • Leavenworth

  • 159 mile(s) from Leavenworth
  • Freeland

  • 29.00 mile(s) from Freeland
  • Seattle

  • 90.00 mile(s) from Seattle
  • Mount Vernon

  • 35.00 mile(s) from Mount Vernon
  • Greenbank

  • 22.00 mile(s) from Greenbank
  • Sequim

  • 52.00 mile(s) from Sequim
  • Portland,

  • 230 mile(s) from Portland, OR
  • Port Hadlock

  • 31.00 mile(s) from Port Hadlock
  • Victoria,

  • 79.00 mile(s) from Victoria, BC Canada
  • Port Townsend

  • 22.00 mile(s) from Port Townsend
  • Surrey, US/Canada boarder

  • 81.00 mile(s) from Surrey, US/Canada boarder
  • Outlets in Burlington,

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Outlets in Burlington, Outlet Mall
  • Bellevue Square,

  • 87.00 mile(s) from Bellevue Square, upscale mall with fantastic shops, restaurants & more. 575 Bellevue Square, Bellevue, WA
  • Ace Hardware,

  • 1.50 mile(s) from Ace Hardware, 150 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor - (360) 679-3533
  • Anacortes,

  • 18.00 mile(s) from Anacortes, charming shops and specialty goods
  • Quilters Workshop,

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Quilters Workshop, 210 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 360-675-7216
  • The Duster Feather,

  • 2.00 mile(s) from The Duster Feather, wedding apparel - 210 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor
  • Historic Bayview,

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Historic Bayview, located right off of Highway 525 between Langley and Freeland, on the corner of Bayview Road and Marshview Avenue. Here you can rent a bike, shop for one-of-a- kind art works and gifts made by local and regional
  • Coupeville,

  • 9.00 mile(s) from Coupeville, quaint sea port town with antique shops
  • Michaels Photography,

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Michaels Photography, 1838 Hastie Lake Rd, Oak Harbor 98277 - 360-679-3983
  • Downtown Oak Harbor,

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Downtown Oak Harbor, antique shops and cafes
  • Downtown Kirkland,

  • 84.00 mile(s) from Downtown Kirkland, specialty shops, dog friendly and at the waters edge, great restaurants, art & culture.
  • Maurices,

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Maurices, Apparel - 721 Southeast Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor - (360) 679-2312
  • Langley,

  • 38.00 mile(s) from Langley, beautiful and pedestrian friendly, the seaside village of Langley has a colorful mix of high quality shops, offering a wide variety of merchandise including fashion and handmade clothing (in petite to plus sizes),
  • Walmart ,

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Walmart , 1250 Southwest Erie Street, Oak Harbor WA
  • Forever Engraved,

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Forever Engraved, custom engraving. 350 SE Pioneer Way Ste 103, Oak Harbor. 360-544-8463
  • Greenbank,

  • 22.00 mile(s) from Greenbank, just south, off Highway 525, you'll find a small vineyard/winery as well as seasonal art and antique shops on Bakke Road.
  • Harbor Glow Candle Co.,

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Harbor Glow Candle Co., 749 SE Pioneer Way #101
  • The Boot Rack,

  • 2.00 mile(s) from The Boot Rack, 551 N Midway Boulevard, Oak Harbor - (360) 675-6705
  • Pike Place Market,

  • 50.00 mile(s) from Pike Place Market, famous seattle open market
  • Safeway,

  • 1.50 mile(s) from Safeway, grocery store - 31565 State Route 20 No. 1, Oak Harbor - (360) 679-3011
  • Seattle Premium Outlets,

  • 55.00 mile(s) from Seattle Premium Outlets, Outlet Mall
  • Uajimaya,

  • 53.00 mile(s) from Uajimaya, Asian grocery & gifts, live shellfish, fresh sushi grade fish, gourmet items & exotic produce, located in Seattle & Bellevue.
  • Cascade Mall

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Cascade Mall
  • Whidbey Beer Works,

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Whidbey Beer Works, 710 SE Fidalgo Ave # 103, Oak Harbor - Specialty Beer store also offers a variety of ciders, wines, meads, cigars & tastings.
  • First Island Financial

  • 3.00 mile(s) from First Island Financial
  • Land Title

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Land Title
  • Whidbey General Hospital

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Whidbey General Hospital
  • Northrop Grumman

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Northrop Grumman
  • Whidbey Naval Air Station

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Whidbey Naval Air Station
  • Shell Oil

  • 23.00 mile(s) from Shell Oil
  • URS Corp

  • 2.00 mile(s) from URS Corp
  • Trident Seafood

  • 22.00 mile(s) from Trident Seafood
  • Tessoro

  • 24.00 mile(s) from Tessoro
  • Chicago Title

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Chicago Title
  • Dakota Creek

  • 22.00 mile(s) from Dakota Creek
  • Casa Group Corp

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Casa Group Corp
  • Whatcom Community College

  • 47 mile(s) from Whatcom Community College
  • Skagit Valley College,

  • 29 mile(s) from Skagit Valley College, Mount Vernon
  • Bellingham Technical College

  • 47 mile(s) from Bellingham Technical College
  • Everett Community College

  • 28 mile(s) from Everett Community College
  • Snohomish Flying Service

  • 29 mile(s) from Snohomish Flying Service
  • Glacier Aviation Inc. Helicopter Flight School

  • 23 mile(s) from Glacier Aviation Inc. Helicopter Flight School
  • Western Washington University

  • 49 mile(s) from Western Washington University
  • Skagit Valley College,

  • 2 mile(s) from Skagit Valley College, Oak Harbor
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  • 5 mile(s) from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Columbia College

  • 3 mile(s) from Columbia College
  • Hummingbird Herb Farm,

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Hummingbird Herb Farm, here you'll enjoy rare perennials, exotic herbs, fragrant roses, colorful shrubs, vines and trees. Our distinctive display gardens bloom spring through fall and have appeared in Sunset and Country Living Gardener
  • San Juan Ferry,

  • 20.00 mile(s) from San Juan Ferry, visit several of the islands in Puget Sound. Ferry leaves from Anacortes and departs to Victoria B.C., Friday Harbor, Orcas Island & Lopez Island.
  • Island Adventures,

  • 18.00 mile(s) from Island Adventures, charter tours/whale watch, both located in Anacortes will take you up close and personal to these majestic creatures! They'll help you spot Orcas and Grey whales (depending on the season) in their natural habitat.
  • Fort Ebey State Park,

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Fort Ebey State Park, one of the most beautiful destinations on Whidbey Island is Fort Ebey State Park and the areas surrounding it. The State Park offers three miles of coast line and 28 miles of hiking trails over 645 acres and some
  • Holland Gardens,

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Holland Gardens, scenic park features windmill and fantastic photo opportunities
  • Island County Museum,

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Island County Museum, explore our wonderful museums and learn about how Whidbey and Camano Islands were formed and who has occupied these lands by Island County Historical Society; South Whidbey Historical Society; Stanwood Area
  • Historic Coupeville,

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Historic Coupeville, beyond its historical significance, Coupeville and Whidbey Island offer a combination of geography, flora and fauna that lift spirits and fill the heart. Throughout Ebey's Reserve, from the Madrona Way shoreline of
  • Fort Casey State Park,

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Fort Casey State Park, welcomes visitors to its battlements and the charming Admiralty Head Lighthouse. The fort's 10-inch disappearing guns are now aimed across busy shipping lanes filled with freighters, and passenger ships, as well
  • Joseph Whidbey State Park,

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Joseph Whidbey State Park, 112 acres with 3100 ft of saltwater shoreline on the Strait of Juan de Fuca in north Puget Sound. Available activities include ADA-accessible hiking, crabbing, beachcombing, and birdwatching.
  • Bicycling,

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Bicycling, for cyclists who enjoy the wind in their hair, cycling Island County's farmland flats, hair-raising downhills and technical mountain biking trails is sure to please. And with today's gas prices, cycling the rolling bucolic
  • Farmers Market,

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Farmers Market, Oak Harbor public farmers market located at 98 Case Rd in Oak Harbor.
  • Deception Pass Tours,

  • 9.00 mile(s) from Deception Pass Tours, one of WA states most visited landmarks! Learn about Deception Pass, the Bridge and surrounding area on this amazing tour aboard the Island Whaler. Enjoy the thrill of the fast jet boat through Deception Pass with a
  • Birding,

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Birding, this fun activity is pursued year round on Whidbey! Depending on the season, you're sure to see something unique each time you visit us. From the Great Blue Herons found on our shorelines, lakes and ponds to the majestic eagles
  • Admiralty Head Lighthouse,

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Admiralty Head Lighthouse, built in 1861 and rebuilt in 1903, the lighthouse guided tall ships toward the Whidbey Island shore where they could fill their sails with wind. It was the last brick lighthouse designed by renowned German
  • Agritourism & Farm Tours,

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Agritourism & Farm Tours, if you're looking for fresh, local produce & products, look no further than Whidbey's local farms, farm stands & farmers markets located from Oak harbor south to Clinton. Fresh, wholesome & delicious food awaits
  • PBY Memorial,

  • 1.00 mile(s) from PBY Memorial, located at NAS Whidbey Island Seaplane Base - Building 12, 315 West Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor. Open Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 11am - 4pm. Special tours may be arranged by phoning 360-240-9500
  • Whidbey Island Playhouse,

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Whidbey Island Playhouse, enjoy musicals, dramas, comedies, dinner theatre, melodramas, comedies, mysteries, youth productions and original reviews. Currently, the Playhouse produces five shows (plays & musicals) during the regular
  • Lavender Wind Farm,

  • 9.00 mile(s) from Lavender Wind Farm, with a view of the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan De Fuca, is on the wild west side of beautiful Whidbey Island in Washington. The farm is within the Ebey s Landing National Historical Reserve, and maintains
  • Native Art,

  • 9.00 mile(s) from Native Art, abounds all over the puget sound. Visit the Salmon Wheel at the head of the Coupeville Wharf for a great photo opp.
  • Beaches,

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Beaches, there are 6 to choose from on Whidbey! Go Clam digging, Toss the ball and delight as you watch your pooch frolic on the sand. City Beach, Double Bluff Beach, Possession Beach Park, Freeland Park Beach, Langley's Seawall Park or
  • Meerkerk Rhododendron Gar,

  • 20.00 mile(s) from Meerkerk Rhododendron Gar, this peaceful woodland garden is a must see while visiting Whidbey. Located at 3531 Meerkerk Lane, Greenbank, WA
  • Wine,

  • 12.00 mile(s) from Wine, Island County boasts eight artisan wineries - Dusty Cellars on Camano Island; and on Whidbey Island: Blooms, Comforts of Whidbey, Greenbank Cellars, Holmes Harbor Cellars, Ott & Murphy, Spoiled Dog, and Whidbey Island Winery. All
  • Holland Happening,

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Holland Happening, special event -every year on the last weekend in April -celebrate Oak Harbor's unique Dutch heritage with a Grand Parade, street fair with food and vendor booths, family carnival, Klompen Canal Race, International
  • Whidbey's Greenbank Farm,

  • 20.00 mile(s) from Whidbey's Greenbank Farm, here you may enjoy 9 varietals of wine, fresh baked goods, specialties from local farms, purchase local art & enjoy the rolling hills and spectacular views. Located on the cor ner of State High way 525 and Wonn
  • Village of Langley,

  • 38.00 mile(s) from Village of Langley, here you'll enjoy a mix of sophisticated shops, interesting art galleries, and good, moderately priced restaurants occupying restored wooden commercial buildings along the waterfront.