Earthbox Inn & Spa

Staff kayak adventure
Ferry with Mt. Baker
Staff gathering

Cool Hotel Jobs Where the Orca Whales Live

Come join our fun team on beautiful San Juan Island in the Pacific Northwest. Work with happy people on making somebody’s day, then go whale watching, kayaking, hiking, biking, zip lining and get a massage at our very own spa.

Located in adorable Friday Harbor on gorgeous San Juan Island, Washington

About Earthbox Inn & Spa

Earthbox Inn & Spa is a 72 room stylish retro motor inn. We have an indoor heated pool, sauna, hot tub & exercise room, an onsite spa, a seasonal coffee shop, and free bikes for our guests to check out. We are the base camp for all island adventures. We are family-owned, caring, fun and funny and provide outstanding customer service.

Ideal Candidate

We are in the business of making people happy and helping to create once in a lifetime memories. We are looking for customer-centric, outgoing, friendly people who approach their job professionally, are knowledgeable in their field and dependable.

Room and Board

Earthbox Inn & Spa currently has housing available for one employee and we are happy to assist anyone in finding a place.

Employee Perks

  • Competitive Wages
  • Seasonal Bonuses
  • Commissions
  • Discounted Spa Services
  • Discounted Hotel Rooms
  • 20% off Retail Prices in Gift Shop and Spa
  • Discounts with participating Adventure Providers (Whale Watching, Kayaking)

Getting Here and Getting Around

San Juan Island is approximately 65 miles north of Seattle, WA. Drive or take a shuttle to Anacortes, WA and take the Washington State Ferry ( to Friday Harbor, San Juan Island. The Earthbox Inn & Spa is 3 ½ blocks from the ferry dock. Or take a seaplane or small airplane from Seattle for a 45 minute absolutely stunning flight to Friday Harbor.

Check out our website for more info on how to get here -

Once on the island, you don’t really need a car. Everything in Friday Harbor is within walking distance to our hotel. There is a shuttle to all the state and national parks and tourist sites. If you want to be independent and explore the path less traveled, bring your ride.

For Fun

First, the Critters: we have three Orca Whale families living in the waters around our island, there is a bald eagle couple nesting for every mile of shoreline (more than anywhere else in the US), you will see foxes, bunnies, deer, the most amazing land & sea birds, seals, sea lions, porpoises, grey whales, dolphins. If you like to see animals in their natural habitat, this is your place.

On the outside: there is hiking, biking, kayaking, whale watching, fishing, zip-lining. San Juan Island is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.

On the inside: Friday Harbor has a very cool art scene, museums, galleries, live music, live theater, a Shakespeare Festival, a movie theater, a bowling alley and super cute shops. If you like small towns without chain stores and traffic lights, you will love it here.

How to Apply

Please send a resume and three references to Cindy Radden,

Contact Earthbox Inn & Spa