Plan a Getaway at Our Bed and Breakfast near Seattle

Located approximately an hour and fifteen minutes from Seattle and just 30 minutes from Tacoma, Washington, The Inn at Mallard Cove on placid Puget Sound is the perfect place to get away from it all.  With 14 acres of forest and gardens, two nature trails, and 800 feet of private beach, our waterfront inn is particularly suited to nature lovers.

The inn also is convenient for those guests visiting Evergreen State College in Olympia and provides a pleasant alternative to hotels in Lacey, Tumwater, and Yelm, WA.

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 47.105531 Longitude: -122.740213

Directions to the Inn:

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Please contact us if you are arriving by any other means than automobile. There are some attractive and inexpensive options using public transportation, including AMTRAK and Sound Transit SEATAC Express. This will get you close and we will pick you up. Once here, public transportation options are stress-free and inexpensive.

You can also arrive by kayak, canoe, or float plane! For those who are considering arriving by sailboat or motor yacht, sorry, we don’t have a dock but you may anchor off shore and use a skiff to reach our beach. We also pick up boaters at local marinas.

Notice to GPS users: If you type our address into your software it MAY NOT show you the correct coordinates! The correct coordinates for the inn are:

47 deg, 06 min, 18.4 sec North; 122 deg., 44 min., 22.8 sec. West; elevation: 77 ft.

Driving Directions:

From the South using Interstate 5 (from the Portland-Olympia area):

1. Exit Interstate 5 at Exit #114 (Nisqually). Turn right at the stop sign at end of the off ramp, right again at traffic light onto Martin Way. Skip to steps #2 and #3 below.

From the North using Interstate 5 (from Seattle/SEATAC Airport/Tacoma area):

1. Exit Interstate 5 at Exit #114 (Nisqually). The off ramp will end at a traffic light. Go straight here and you will be on Martin Way.

2. Go west (uphill) on Martin Way approximately 1/2 mile to traffic light at top of hill. Turn right (north) at traffic light onto Meridian Road NE. After about 1/4 mile, you will encounter a roundabout; bear right at this roundabout, which will keep you on Meridian Road NE. Continue on Meridian Road NE about three and a half miles until you see water and the paved road ends!

3. Just past the log house on your left and just after pavement ends, take a 90-degree left turn onto a gravel driveway. There is a signpost here that reads “5025.” Follow gravel driveway downhill about 1500 feet.

Welcome; you have arrived at The Inn at Mallard Cove.

Contact Information:

The Inn at Mallard Cove
5025 Meridian Road NE
Olympia, WA 98516
Local: (360) 491-9795
Toll Free: (800) 320-3590