News From The Islands
Island Inn Partners with Stash
Now Part of the Largest Point-Based Loyalty Program for Independent Hotels in the U.S.
Friday Harbor, WA, November 17, 2011 - The Island Inn at 123 West is pleased to announce its partnership with Stash Hotel Rewards®, the largest loyalty program for independent hotels in the United States. Guests at The Island Inn are now able to earn points toward free nights at more than 150 independent hotels across the country. And Stash members who travel off the coast of ordinary can earn and redeem points to stay at Friday Harbor's newest best kept secret, The Island Inn at 123 West.
"We can't help but be fiercely independent living and working on an island" remarked Scott Hale, Chief Experience Officer at The Island Inn. "With Stash Hotel Rewards®, we get to be exactly who we are and reward our guests for being exactly who they are."
The Island Inn at 123 West is nestled in the heart of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island in Washington State and features contemporary digs for the savvy small town traveler. Opening in the spring of 2011 with seven plush penthouses and five sleek eurostyle guestrooms, The Island Inn elevated lodging in Friday Harbor and will continue to do so with three new Harborview guestrooms in 2012. The Inn is as green as it gets and lives by its ready · set · slow™ tag. "We have one goal: completely blow away every guest every moment of their experience with us" added Hale.
Guests of The Island Inn at 123 West can join Stash for free at www.stashrewards.com. Stash members earn 5 points for each dollar spent on eligible room rates and can redeem them at exceptional independent hotels across North America, including other islands like the Caribbean and Hawaii. Stash points never expire, and redemption is simple, without blackout dates or category restrictions.
About The Island Inn at 123 West: The Island Inn at 123 West is located in the heart of downtown Friday Harbor on San Juan Island in Washington State, steps from arriving seaplanes and ferries. San Juan Island is famous for its resident Orca whales and has been named #2 on the New York Times' list: "41 Places To Go In 2011"; #3 on National Geographic Traveler's world list: "10 Best Summer Trips of 2011" and #4 on Travel + Leisure's "World's Best Awards 2011" for Islands of Continental U.S. & Canada. Off the coast of ordinary™, the Inn features five sleek and easy eurostyle guestrooms and seven luxurious penthouses complete with kitchens, living spaces, steam showers and gas fireplaces. The Inn opened in 2011 and, tucked into the historic Friday Harbor waterfront, encourages guests to go with the slow™. The Island Inn at 123 West is the only Silver LEED certified building in San Juan County and boasts a ninety-five percent Trip Advisor guest approval rating. High resolution photographs of the Inn, penthouses and guestrooms are available upon request.
About Stash Hotel Rewards: Stash Hotel Rewards frees travelers from the uninspired offerings of existing hotel reward programs by making it easy to break free from big, bland hotel chains and stay at amazing hotels. Stash was founded on a belief in the happiness-producing power of traveling to places that convey a unique and interesting story - places with soul. It's a belief that is shared with the independent hoteliers and the independently-minded travelers the company was created to serve. Launched in May 2010, Stash was founded by a team of travel and e-commerce veterans from Expedia, Amazon, Microsoft, and Zillow. Stash is headquartered in Palo Alto with offices in Seattle and Miami. Travelers can easily sign up for a free account at www.stashrewards.com.