Road Scholar

Adventurous Learning

Road Scholar

Adventurous Learning

Road Scholar

Adventurous Learning


Great Places to Learn

We offer programs in the beautiful San Juan Islands, as well as throughout the Northwest region (including Seattle, LaConner, Tacoma, Oak Harbor/Whidbey Island, and Victoria B.C.). Wherever your Skagit Valley College Road Scholar program is, you’ll be comfortable during your program.

Earthbox Inn and Spa (San Juan Island, WA)

410 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360.378.4000 or 800.793.4756

Enjoy a stylishly renovated local Inn, proudly preserving the comfortable simplicity of its classic motor inn structure completely renovated with natural design choices and a full complement of modern, more upscale features and amenities. Earthbox Inn and SP (San Juan Island) is perfectly located in the heart of Friday Harbor, just four blocks from the Friday Harbor ferry landing. Its central location is the ideal starting point for adventure and exploration of the island.

The inn offers rooms with two queen-sized beds and mini-refrigerator, an indoor pool, hot tub, and sauna. Our classes and meals are held in the conference room, making your stay easy and convenient. Enjoy the heated indoor pool, dry sauna, and exercise facilities open year round.

Visit the Earthbox Inn & Spa website

Friday Harbor Suites (San Juan Island, WA)

680 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360.378.3031 or 800.752.5752

One of our Friday Harbor lodging partners is the Friday Harbor Suites. All suites feature a separate bedroom with one queen size bed; large living room with fireplace and queen-size sleeper sofa (with 7″ mattress); kitchen (equipped with full-size refrigerator, china, and silverware); private balcony/deck; and private bath. The Friday Harbor Suites also features an on-site fitness room, on-site restaurant, outdoor courtyard jacuzzi and complimentary shuttle service to and from the ferry landing or airport. Please check with front desk for complimentary shuttle service times.

Visit the Friday Harbor Suites website

Warwick Seattle Hotel (Seattle, WA)

401 Lenora Street, Seattle, WA 98121
800.426.9280 or 206.443.4300

Some of our programs beginning in Seattle stay at the Warwick Seattle Hotel, located in the heart of downtown Seattle, within walking distance to many attractions including: Pike Place Market, Seattle Aquarium, Westlake Shopping Center and the Monorail (which links to Seattle Center, Space Needle, and Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum). This well-located facility features an award-winning concierge staff, on-site restaurant, lounge and meeting facilities, a fitness center and a business center.

All rooms are non-smoking. Room amenities include a Coffeemaker, wet bar with mini- refrigerator, 37” flat-screen TV, robes, designer bath amenities, sliding glass doors onto private Juliet balcony, in-room safe, iPod docking stations, wireless internet access, movie and gaming systems, and plush Serta pillow-top beds

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Royal Scot Hotel & Suites (Victoria, BC)

425 Quebec Street, Victoria, BC V8V 1W7 CANADA

With our convenient location in the heart of downtown Victoria, the largest city on Vancouver Island, BC, you can take a leisurely stroll along Victoria’s famous Inner Harbour, shop for treasures on Antiques Row or make business connections in Victoria’s nearby downtown core.

Just step outside the hotel doors and into the celebrated sites of downtown Victoria. Take a horse and carriage tour of Victoria with family and friends, create memories at Beacon Hill Park, the Royal BC Museum is just around the block. Take in views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains. There’s so much to see and do right at our doorstep!

Enjoy yourself in the Royal Scot Hotel & Suite’s beautiful indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna and exercise room. Have some fun in our billiards room or gather with friends for a hand of bridge or a movie in the games room. We offer free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. For your convenience, our courtesy shuttle is available to take you anywhere within Victoria’s downtown core.

Visit the Royal Scot Hotel & Suites website

Hilton Garden Inn (Seattle/Renton, WA)

1801 E. Valley Road, Renton, WA 98057
425.430.1414 or 800.782.9444

The Hilton Garden Inn – Seattle/Renton is conveniently accessed from Sea-Tac Airport. Hotel amenities include: complimentary internet access; indoor swimming pool and whirlpool spa; 24-hour fitness center; on-site restaurant; Business Center; automated teller (ATM); baggage storage; coin laundry; elevators; laundry/valet service; local area transportation; on-site Convenience Store; Pavilion Lounge; room service; complimentary parking and safety deposit box.

Visit the Hilton Garden Inn -Seattle/Renton website

Best Western Harbor Plaza (Oak Harbor, WA)

33175 State Route 20, Oak Harbor WA 98277
360.679.4567 or 800.927.5478

The Best Western Harbor Plaza is a modern, comfortable hotel featuring air-conditioned rooms, seasonal outdoor pool & spa, conference center, room service, and its central Whidbey Island location is the perfect launching point for educational adventures. All rooms are beautifully appointed and feature air conditioning, microwave, mini refrigerator, cable TV, data ports and free hi-speed wireless internet, coffeemakers, hair dryers, ironing board, and iron.

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La Conner Country Inn (La Conner, WA)

107 South Second Street, LaConner WA 98257
360.466.3101 or 888.466.4113

Our lodging partner in LaConner is the LaConner Country Inn. This cozy NW lodge-style hotel is located within an easy walking distance of LaConner galleries, museums, shops and restaurants. Rooms at the Inn are spacious and feature down comforters, fireplace, flat screen TV, and mini-refrigerator. The Inn also features high-speed wireless internet access and an on-site restaurant. Lectures and meals are located in the Inn’s comfortable conference room for your convenience.

Visit the LaConner Country Inn website

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