There are 5 properties currently listed in Friday Harbor. At this time there are 2 "Green" lodging properties listed of which 2 properties have completed the iStayGreen Audit. Tucker House Inn Bed and Breakfast has been awarded a 3 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Tucker House Inn Bed and Breakfast completed an audit of their property's compliance with over 70 unique eco-initiatives. Environmentally friendly measures that are reviewed include energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, enviromentally safe cleaning, reduction of waste, ongoing maintenance, purchasing habits, plus many other factors. In it's efforts to create a more sustainable travel future and reduce their impact on our environment, Tucker House Inn Bed and Breakfast employs 44 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Tucker House Inn Bed and Breakfast please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
The Tucker House Inn is one of the premier lodging destination for travelers to Friday Harbor and San Juan Island. We offer a unique approach to lodging incorporating old world charm with contemporary conveniences in these exclusive historic Friday Harbor retreats conveniently located just one and half blocks from the ferry landing. The suites and guest rooms are distinctively appointed with fine furnishings and provide all the comforts of home including private baths, luxury linens, feather top beds, cozy bathrobes, fresh flowers, Cable TV/VCR/CD, Wireless Internet, fire places, private decks, private hot tubs, and barbecue grills. The bathrooms are stocked with private label handmade organic soaps made with the finest essential oils. We offer our guests the convenience of these products in bulk dispensers for foaming bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, body gel and body lotion. bath complete the body products offered. Our organic flower and herb gardens and tastefully decorated grounds offer a superb atmosphere for relaxation. Every morning guests are treated to a hot multi-course savory breakfast made from seasonal ingredients. Most of the vegetables, fruits and eggs come from area farms or from the Inn's own organic garden. Your innkeepers have developed special relationships with local farmers and fisherman to ensure the very best produce, meats, fish, and cheeses available are served each day. Local farms provide us with hormone free milk and cream, delivered weekly by our 'milk' man. Several Island farms provide us with free range chicken and duck eggs. Our home brewed coffee is locally roasted from the San Juan Coffee Roasting company, specializing in fresh roasting exotic Estate Grown coffees from around the world. They deliver coffee to us each week – hot out of the roaster. Our selection of specialty loose teas come from the mountains of China, the jungles of Japan, and the coasts of Canada and Washington State, and are hand selected by From Leaf to Cup. For dinners and special catering events, the Inn serves sustainable lamb, beef, and fish from the Island Farms. We have adapted many of our recipes to accommodate guests on vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, and low fat diets. Living on an Island focuses our attention more acutely on conservation in everything we do. We have implemented a recycling program t/o the Inn - even in guest rooms, replaced kitchen and laundry appliances with those with energy star ratings, installed 1.6 gallon low-flush toilets, low water usage showers and drip irrigation system for our gardens, and switched to organic cleaners and fluorescent lighting whenever possible.