Heliotrope Hotel

A Vintage Motel Turned Modern Oasis

Located less than a mile from Bellingham's downtown core, The Heliotrope Hotel is a haven at the heart of things. Transformed from its past incarnation as a 1950s motel, the Heliotrope is now modern, stylish and inspiring. Owned by artistic locals, the Heliotrope was dreamed up by people who truly care about this unique Pacific Northwest corner and the experience you’ll have there. This is a boutique that offers guests genuine care, thoughtfully designed comfort, and informed staff to help you enjoy all the region has to offer.

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Your Pacific Northwest headquarters for hospitality, relaxation and recreation.

What it's like

As you explore this unique boutique’s inviting spaces, you’ll understand why it was named for the Greek word meaning “turn toward the sun”: light-filled and artistically inspired, the Heliotrope is where you'll find true PNW. As you take the time to appreciate the local art on display, the careful craftsmanship and the attention to every design detail, you’ll be in awe of the fact that each room offers a unique sense of Pacific Northwest place and space. Pack your pets, bikes, skis, your work (if you must) and your sense of adventure.

Independent spirit

Come as you are, depart even better. 

Small touches

Inspiration fills every corner. Your guest room may include original art by local artists and a beautiful bed and cabinetry custom built by Smith & Vallee Woodworks. The Heliotrope hosts seven different room layouts, offering choice in your experience.  Rooms also offer HDTVs, high-speed WiFi, fridges, hand-hewn tree coat racks and power and USB charging outlets beside your bed.

Eat and drink

Bellingham offers a bevy of options for food and libation. Explore restaurants, bars, cafes, breweries and more for every taste. The Heliotrope’s helpful staff members are always willing to make a tailored recommendation for the perfect place to have breakfast, enjoy a beer on tap, sip on the perfect latte and more. 


And more

Traveling with your furry friends? The Heliotrope welcomes well-mannered, friendly pets in designated pet rooms. For that community feel, the common spaces are perfect for learning and relaxing. The Hub is the Heliotrope's information center and public space. The friendly staff in the Hub are ready to meet your needs, answer questions and share ideas. You’ll enjoy relaxing in The Yard, the property’s outdoor space for picnics, lawn games, campfires and more. 

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Rooms & Rates

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Guest Services

  • Complimentary high speed Wi-Fi
  • Concierge service
  • Free guest parking (1 space per room)

Fitness & Recreation

  • Bike storage
  • Bike washing area
  • Fire pit
  • Yard games
  • WalkScore: 85

Eat & Drink

  • Coffee and Tea in The Hub

Meetings & Events

  • Outdoor wedding/event space

In-room amenities

  • Custom furniture by Smith & Vallee Woodworks
  • Private bath
  • Original art by local artists
  • 40" HDTV
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Mini fridge

Cancellation policy

72 hours notice for a full refund
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Meetings + Events

The Heliotrope is your perfect outdoor wedding venue. Whether your vision calls for intimate or lavish, an elopement or a full property buyout, The Heliotrope will make all your happily-ever-after dreams come true. The property is ideal for all types of other occasions, also; The Yard is perfect for small gatherings, parties and weddings.

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