Awards & Accolades

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AAA Rated – 2016 Four Diamond Award

Colette’s has been Designated a
Four Diamond Establishment – 2016

Each January, AAA announces hotels that received the Four Diamond or Five Diamond Rating during their latest evaluation. Hotels at these rating levels offer an extensive array of amenities and a high degree of hospitality, service and attention to detail. Among the 31,000 AAA Approved and Diamond Rated hotels for 2016, just 5.4 percent received the AAA Four Diamond Award and less than one-third of 1 percent received the AAA Five Diamond Award.

Featured in AAA Journeys Magazine

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2015 Fodor’s “Top Choice” for the Olympic Peninsula, considered the very best.

A contemporary mansion curving around 10 acres of gorgeous waterfront property, this B & B offers space, service and luxury equaled by no other property in the area.

Fodor’s Pacific Northwest selected to showcase one of Colette’s stunning garden photos in the 2011-14 travel guide edition – Fodor’s Pacific Northwest 2011-14

www.fodors.com

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Sunset Magazine – Featured in “Weekend Trips – 62 Fall Getaways” – October 2015 Edition

Washington’s Olympic Peninsula Loop is the greenest road trip in the West. Colette’s Bed & Breakfast was chosen as one of the “Top Ten” destinations for a Fall Getaway in the “Weekend Trips” travel guide.

Sunset is a lifestyle magazine that focuses on homes, cooking, gardening, and travel, with a focus almost exclusively on the Western United States.

www.sunset.com/travel

Featured in Sunset Magazine

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2016 Journal of Seasons / Nature Calendar – Front Cover and the Month of July

Featured in Keith Lazelle’s “Journal of Seasons” Calendar. Award winning Nature photographer Keith Lazelle captures images that explore both the subtleties and grandeur of nature’s presence.

“Journal of Seasons” has been recognized as a visual masterpiece, winning top awards in major national competitions and international competitions year after year.

www.keithlazelle.com

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Frommer’s Washington State

Deliciously Romantic … Exceedingly Luxurious … The bluff-top setting overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca will take your breath away”. Very Highly Recommended.

www.frommers.com

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Front Cover Photo – Karen Brown’s Guide, Pacific Northwest Exceptional Places to Stay & Itineraries –
30th Anniversary Edition

Easily our top pick for the area…from the moment you walk into this exquisite inn, you will stop breathing!

www.karenbrown.com

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Fine Gardening Magazine – Front Cover and Feature Story – June 2011 Edition

Colette’s was featured in a special section on Garden Designs – Showcasing Colette’s stunning Four Season Gardens. The gardens are designed to be beautiful and colorful throughout the year as shown in this extensive 8 full page article. 

For over 60 years, the grounds of Colette’s have been transforming into the magnificent horticultural extravaganza they are today.

www.finegardening.com

Featured in Fine Gardening

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The Best Places to Kiss in the Northwest, A Romantic Travel Guide.

Awarded the highest romance rating of 4 lips. “Colette’s caters exclusively to readers of this book – that is, couples seeking a romantic getaway…you’ll lack for nothing here.”

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Sunset Magazine – Featured in “Best of the West” – June 2013 Edition

“This Summer’s Olympics” – A drive around Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is the greenest road trip in the West. Colette’s Bed & Breakfast was chosen as one of the “Top Ten” destinations for a great 3-4 day escape in the” Best of the West” travel guide.”

Sunset is a lifestyle magazine that focuses on homes, cooking, gardening, and travel, with a focus almost exclusively on the Western United States.

www.sunset.com/travel/

Featured in Sunset Magazine

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Fodor’s Seattle 2011-14

The Olympic Peninsula is a notable and highly recommended side trip from Seattle. Colette’s has been selected “Top Choice” for the Olympic Peninsula, considered the very best.

Fodor’s Pacific Northwest selected to showcase one of Colette’s stunning garden photos in the 2011-14 travel guide edition.

www.fodors.com

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Select Registry Distinguished Inns of North America 2015-2016

Selected as one of the top 400 Finest Country Inns, Luxury B & B’s and Unique Hotels in North America.

www.selectregistry.com

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Karen Brown’s Pacific Northwest Exceptional Places to Stay – “Top Pick” & “Greatest Value Award”

Easily our top pick for the area…from the moment you walk into this exquisite inn, you will stop breathing!

– Karen Brown’s Guide, Pacific Northwest Exceptional Places to Stay & Itineraries 2016.

www.karenbrown.com

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Selected as one of the “Top Ten Most Romantic Inns “.

Colette’s was selected out of thousands of inns by I Love Inns, the bed and breakfast experts. Inns were chosen based on overall romantic attributes—scenery, location, amenities and personalized service.

www.iloveinns.com

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Utopian Oceanfront Hideaway

– The Best Places to Kiss in the Northwest, A Romantic Travel Guide 2008-12

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Special Places of Washington

Washington State’s top 40 places for Romance, Adventure and Gourmet Cuisine

www.specialplaces.com

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Quick Escapes from Seattle

“Recommended Lodging” Westbound Escape – Sequim, Port Angeles, Victoria B.C.

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Featured in National Geographic Traveler

www.nationalgeographic.com/traveler/

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Featured in Keith Lazelle’s Journal of Seasons Calendar.

Award winning Nature photographer Keith Lazelle captures images that explore both the subtleties and grandeur of nature’s presence.

www.keithlazelle.com

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Best Places Northwest

“A very luxurious bed & breakfast with panoramic views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca”. Recognized for its atmosphere, intimacy and other romantic qualities.

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Weekends for Two in the Pacific Northwest: 50 Romantic Getaways

“One of those off–the–beaten track gems…the water vistas are magnificent.”

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Karen Brown’s Guide, Pacific Northwest Exceptional Places to Stay & Itineraries 2016

Easily our top pick for the area…from the moment you walk into this exquisite inn, you will stop breathing!”

www.karenbrown.com

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Moon Handbooks Washington

A luxurious 10 acre seaside estate

www.moon.com

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Insider’s Guide to the Olympic Peninsula

The incomparable Colette’s Bed & Breakfast

www.insiders.com

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Fodor’s Road Guide USA Washington/Oregon

Contemporary luxury…on ten acres of gorgeous waterfront property overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Fodor’s Pacific Northwest selected to showcase one of Colette’s stunning garden photos in the 2011-12 travel guide edition.

www.fodors.com

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Petals & Pathways Annual Garden Tour

– Master Gardener Foundation of the Olympic Peninsula

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Voted “Best Bed & Breakfast”

– Peninsula Daily News

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Voted “Best on the Waterfront”

– Arrington’s Inn Traveler

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Featured in Horizon Air Magazine

Photographic Haiku – photos by Keith Lazelle

www.keithlazelle.com

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Voted “Best for Outdoor Enthusiasts”

– Arrington’s Inn Traveler