Rowing on Lake Crescent

Sunset at Lake Crescent

One of the most dramatic sights at Olympic National Park is watching the sun set over Lake Crescent. It's the perfect way to wind down your day before returning to Domaine Madeleine Bed and Breakfast to settle in for a good night's sleep before heading out to explore more of the park. First thing, head out […]


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Two-Wheeled Time Machine

I haven’t ridden a bike since I was a teenager, but a few weeks ago we had a couple of “comfort cruisers” from Ben’s Bikes delivered to the inn and headed out to the Olympic Discovery Trail. And let me tell you, riding a bike after 20 years is like…well, riding a bike. Once you […]


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We hate saying “no”.

If you've stayed with us before, you know we do everything we can to ensure a positive experience for our guests. Recently, we've noticed an alarming trend--we've gotten too popular! Just the other day, we turned away no fewer than 20 guests who called for a last minute stay--it was a bit of a "sorry" […]


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The Secret Life of Blueberries

We’ve all seen blueberries in the grocery store, those plump, dark little gems usually housed in a square, pint-sized box or basket. They’re unique in that they are the only naturally blue (well, blue-ish) food I can think of. With their mostly sweet, kind of-tart, kind of sour flavor they’ve always been the perfect accompaniment […]


A new mural in our Hurricane Ridge Suite.

Domaine Madeleine Renames Rooms And Launches New Website In Honor Of Olympic National Park Anniversary

PORT ANGELES, Washington, January 14, 2016— Domaine Madeleine enters the final stages of its updating as the premiere luxury bed and breakfast on the scenic Olympic Peninsula with a new responsive website and completion of room renovations across the property.“Recognizing that guests are demanding more personalized experiences that reflect the unique sense of place at a […]


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Domaine Madeleine Innovates By Adding Text/SMS Guest Communications Option

PORT ANGELES, WASHINGTON, JANUARY 10, 2016— Domaine Madeleine continues to reinvent itself for the modern traveler by introducing a unified guest communications platform that does not require any additional software or application for the guest to download or learn to use. The platform allows current and future guests to communicate through their preferred method: call, […]


Chromecast streams entertainment from your device's apps to our in-room TV's.

Domaine Madeleine Innovates Luxury Lodging Experience With Personal Entertainment Streaming Devices In Every Guestroom

PORT ANGELES, WASHINGTON, DECEMBER 20, 2015— Domaine Madeleine reveals details of of its quick implementation of its repositioning as the premiere luxury lodging choice on the scenic Olympic Peninsula through the addition of personal entertainment streaming in every guestroom. “We continue innovate within the space to reinvent the luxury bed and breakfast experience for a […]


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New National Geographic Channel Series Starts With Olympic National Park

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2016, and Olympic National Park is front and center, being featured as the first Park in National Geographic Channel's new series: America's National Parks. The premiere airs Sunday, December 6th at 7pm. Olympic National Park is featured in the pilot episode. Here's a preview.As part of NatGeo's […]


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New Standards for Olympic Peninsula Bed and Breakfasts

Anyone looking for luxury lodging near Olympic National Park, rejoice! The Olympic Peninsula Bed and Breakfast Association has launched a new initiative to make it even easier to find amazing places to stay: Inns of Excellence. Inns of Excellence is the only "approved and inspected" quality seal recognized by the Olympic Peninsula Bed and Breakfast […]


The simplest salad you’re not making right now

This is simply the easiest salad you're not currently making right now. And it's so delicious, once you taste it, you'll wonder why your parents kept it from you. The concept is simple: 1 part tomatoes, 2 parts plums, a pinch or two of salt and a sprinkle of fig balsamic vinegar. Stir and let […]