£108 / night
Price for guests, Nights

The Parsonage Inn Tells A Story – Home 2584854 B&B

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Awarded Gig Harbor's best bed and breakfast business 2015, 2016, and 2017, 2018 and 2019. Selected for Gig Harbor's Garden Tour 2017. Selected for Gig Harbor's Christmas Tour of Homes 2013. The Parsonage offers two private bedrooms for lodging only. This listing features the KING BED ROOM. There is another listing which features the queen bed room. Breakfast is no longer provided. There are 10 restaurants within two blocks. 1.5 bathrooms serve both guest rooms. I have a DISCOUNTED GROUP RATE WHEN BOTH GUEST ROOMS ARE BOOKED AT THE SAME TIME. The group rate is $255 per night and $1600 per week. The Parsonage sets in a flower surrounded garden guarded by Lilly, the dragon. This vintage victorian home, built in 1901, was transformed in 2008 to a modern home with top end quality finishes. Charm is captured in its angles, high ceilings and design. The first floor contains the living room, dining room, kitchen, laundry, and half bathroom. Guests can use the whole house, hot tub, patio and shade pavilion. The bedrooms, lounging room, full bathroom and office are located upstairs. The bedrooms offer small refrigerators, flat-screen TV's, and DVD players. Bathrobes and hot tub towels are also available for guests who want to relax in the eight person spa. The lounging room also has a microwave oven. WIFI is free. Need something to read? There is a community book exchange, too. The Parsonage is located only four houses to Gig Harbor Bay and downtown central where there are lots of quaint shops, restaurants, a museum, art galleries, wine bars, walking trails, and boat and paddle board and kayak rentals. An authentic Italian gondola ride is available on Gig Harbor Bay in the summer. The community offers free use of life jackets, too. Within an hour's drive, you will find a classic car museum, wildlife up close and personal, theme park and water slides, Olympia-Washington's capital city, Seattle and Pike's Place Market, tennis, ice skating, harbor tours, Chihuly's famous glass art, Pt. Defiance Park and Zoo, golf courses too numerous to count, and much more! Come visit! With lots of room to move about, The Parsonage will be your home, away from home!

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Toilet Only


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

A rental car is needed to explore greater Gig Harbor and outlying areas and other cities. Guests can walk the downtown area and Gig Harbor offers a shuttle in the summer to Uptown Gig Harbor for the Imax theater, the Gig Harbor theater, other shops and restaurants and grocery stores.

Interaction with guest

Mary lives in The Parsonage, too, with living quarters on the opposite side of the house. Guests are free to use the house. Mary will give you "hanging out" and kitchen privacy. However, she is there to assist and provide guidance as needed.


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

This is an owner occupied house. Two bedrooms are available together or individually. This listing is the rental of one bedroom with 1.5 shared bathrooms. The summer rate for renting use of the whole house with the two bedrooms is $250 per night. The only space that would be shared with the owner is the kitchen. Your privacy is of utmost concern to the owner. The Inn is located only four houses from beautiful Gig Harbor Bay.


About the owner

Mary S.

Tourist Licence

Average reply time:
55 minutes
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Calendar updated:
01 Jul 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


Map and how to get there


Guest reviews

18 reviews

Very Good

“A Home away from Home with a fabulous location.”

Reviewed 15 Jun 2016

The Parsonage is beautiful , clean , homey and welcoming. The grounds are flower filled and the backyard hosts a sitting area as well as an above ground hot tub. Mary and John are gracious hosts a… More

Owner's reply: Thanks for the nice review, James. We really appreciate it! There is extra insulation in the bedroom shared wall and in the wall to the main bathroom. John and Mary Souza

“Comfortable B&B in great location at best price!”

Reviewed 29 Mar 2016

The Parsonage is fun. The owners have done a wonderful job with it from the gardens and patio outside to the comfortable furnishing inside. Mary and John serve a beautiful breakfast to everyone'… More

“Wonderful Experience!”

Reviewed 30 Sep 2015

Excellent stay with wonderful hosts! We would highly recommend The Parsonage to anyone who enjoys the B&B format!

“Fantastic Stay”

Reviewed 1 Sep 2015

My Husband and I stayed at the Parsonage for Four nights. Mary and John were the perfect hosts. They could not do more to make our time there any better. From the moment we arrived until we left it … More


Reviewed 9 Aug 2015

John and Mary are gracious and caring hosts! They not only make delicious gourmet breakfasts (inside or on the patio!) that are out of this world, they will bend over backwards to help you with anythi… More

Owner's reply: Thank you, Christine, for your kind words. We know in our busy lives that it takes extra consideration to spend your valuable time writing a review for us. We sooo appreciate your assistance in helping us to build and maintain a vibrant business. And we are happy that our efforts are appreciated!! We hope that someday you may enjoy another visit to the Puget Sound area and The Parsonage B and B! John and Mary

“Beautiful accommodations, gourmet breakfasts, welcoming hosts!”

Reviewed 3 Jun 2015

Four of us had a wonderful stay at this lovely B and B. John and Mary are very friendly and welcoming hosts who treated us as long-lost friends who had come for a visit. They delighted us each morni… More


Reviewed 18 Nov 2014

This Bed and Breakfast was fabulous. I have traveled many places and I can tell you this was one of my top 5 places I have stayed. The house was spotless clean. It was a late arrival however the o… More


Reviewed 20 Aug 2014

Our family of five rented both rooms for a two night stay and loved it. Location is great, owners are wonderful, and the accommodations first-rate. Would highly recommend it, even if you are wary of… More

“A Great Place to Stay!”

Reviewed 9 Jun 2014

My husband and I went to the Parsonage for our 30th wedding anniversary this past weekend. I've wanted to spend some time looking around Gig Harbor and the location of The Parsonage was perfect.… More

“Home away from home”

Reviewed 1 Jun 2014

My husband and I spent a full week at The Parsonage...our home base for our travels to Seattle, Wenatchee, Mount Rainer, Snoqualmie, and Friday Harbor in the San Juan Island. John and Mary, made us f… More

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How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Mary (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Mary (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Mary (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Mary the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Mary (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Mary (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Mary (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Mary (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Mary (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Mary (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Mary (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Mary (the owner) a message.

If Mary (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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