Cottage & Loft Collection

The Cottage Collection includes diverse offerings from the historical Deluxe Cottages, to an authentic Scottish Castle, to apartment-style lofts. The cottages range from one to four bedrooms, and each has a unique floorplan with its own distinct character. The collection, nestled on the north-east hillside, affords views of the grounds and Admiralty Inlet. Watch ships sailing and deer grazing from your house, head up to Artillery Hill and the trail systems just above you, or make your way down to the beach. Our Cottage Collection offers suitable accommodations for couples and small families or groups and includes the following homes:

  • Bliss Vista Cottage (1 Bedroom)
  • Alexander’s Castle (1 Bedroom)
  • The Steward’s House (2 Bedrooms)
  • Engineer's Cottage (2 Bedrooms)
  • Watchman's Cottage (2 Bedrooms)
  • The Lofts (2-4 Bedroom Apartments)
  • The Reunion House (14 Bedrooms)
Reunion House
Accomodates: Individuals, Families, Groups
The Reunion House offers a one-of-a-kind solution for groups such as family reunions, sports teams or retreats with a floor plan that can accommodate up to 29 people (sleeping double in queen beds). Situated high on the hillside with great views of the Puget Sound and some of the best access to Artillery Hill trailheads, the Reunion House allows you to spend quality time with the people you came here to see. Features:
 
  • 14 Bedrooms/4 Bathrooms
  • 13 queen-sized beds and 3 twin-sized beds
  • Double-sized kitchen with 2 stoves and 2 refrigerators
  • Communal dining room accommodates the entire party and provides formal dining tables and sea views
  • Back deck facing the forest and Artillery Hill
  • Living rooms on both floors
  • Recently remodeled
Alexander’s Castle
Accomodates: 2-4

One of our most unique buildings and most popular cottages, Alexander’s Castle was erected in 1883 by the Reverend John Alexander for his bride back in Scotland, but when he went to fetch her she had married another. During the Fort’s Army days, the castle served a number of purposes including the tailor shop. The multi-story castle features one bedroom and one-and-a half baths, a cozy living room with fireplace, a formal dining room with an antique table for six and a full kitchen. The disappearing stairway and claw-foot tub serve as reminders of the long history of the oldest building on the property. The master bedroom, situated on the second floor of the tower, has a king-sized bed, a half bathroom and views of the Puget Sound and Artillery Hill. Features:

  • 1 Bedroom/1 ½ Bathrooms
  • King-sized bed
  • Luxury linens
  • Full kitchen with dishes and basic cookware
  • Fireplace
  • Formal dining room with seating for six
  • Updated interior
  • Views of water and Artillery Hill
Bliss Vista Cottage
Accomodates: 2-4

Our most exclusive cottage, Bliss Vista boasts the best views on the property, a newly renovated interior with large windows and natural wood, and an inviting front porch where you can enjoy breezes fresh off the Salish Sea and an uninterrupted line of sight from sea to mountains. Perched on the bluff with more privacy than any other house at Fort Worden, this cottage is perfect for couples whether you want to snuggle up in the queen-size bed with a cozy fire in the fireplace or head outside. Features: 

  • 1 Bedroom/1 Bathroom
  • Queen-sized bed
  • Luxury linens
  • Full kitchen with dishes and basic cookware
  • Fireplace
  • Spacious front porch
  • 180 degree view from living room
Engineer’s Cottage
Accomodates: 4-6

Perched atop Madrona Hill and adjacent to the historic JFK Hall, the two-story Engineer’s Cottage is the perfect accommodation for guests planning a special event. Featuring two large bedrooms, a cozy living room, a formal dining room, a full kitchen, a fenced yard and private garden, it is ideal for an indoor/outdoor gathering. Features:

• 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom
• 2 Queen Beds with Luxury Linens
• Full Kitchen
• Fenced Yard, Private Garden

The Steward’s House
Accomodates: 4-6

Built as the Hospital Steward’s home and remodeled in 2014, Fort Worden staff consider the Steward's House cottage our best-kept secret. With two bedrooms, two bathrooms (one with a shower and the other with a claw-foot tub), a sunny eat-in kitchen, living and dining rooms, this adorable cottage is the perfect marriage of the old and new. Enjoy one of the only semi-private gardens on the property from behind your very own white picket fence and take in great views of the sea from the front porch and master bedroom. Features:

  • 2 Bedrooms/2 Bathrooms (1 claw-foot tub, 1 shower)
  • 1 queen-sized bed and two twin-sized beds
  • Luxury linens
  • Water views
  • Full kitchen with dishes and basic cookware
  • Updated interior
  • Fenced yard
The Two-Bedroom Lofts
Accomodates: 2-4
The Two-Bedroom Lofts occupy the easily accessible ground floor of the building and come equipped with a kitchenette that includes a mini fridge, microwave and sink. Modern furnishings and an open floor plan make this an inviting and comfortable space. Features:
 
  • 2 Bedrooms/2 Bathrooms
  • 2 queen-sized beds
  • Luxury linens
  • Kitchenette with bar sink, mini fridge, microwave and dishware
  • Open floor plan with living/entertaining and dining space
  • Updated interior
  • Ground floor
  • Partial water views
  • Located near trailheads to beach and Artillery Hill
Watchman’s Cottage
Accomodates: 4-6

Commanding stunning views of Alexander’s Castle, the Salish Sea, and the Parade Grounds, the Watchman’s Cottage offers a newly remodeled interior and furnishings. The open floorplan is ideal for entertaining and includes an open kitchen, dining room and living room. Two bedrooms flank the great room with a shared bathroom. Features:

• 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom
• 2 Queen Beds with Luxury Linens
• Full Kitchen
• Open Floorplan

The Three-Bedroom Lofts
Accomodates: 3-6
The Three-Bedroom Lofts are two units that occupy the second story of the building with beautiful views of the park and Straits. The full kitchens, open floor plans, modern furnishings and proximity to the beach and Artillery Hill trailheads make these some of the most underrated accommodations on the Fort Worden campus. Features:
 
  • 3 Bedrooms/1 Bathrooms
  • 3 queen-sized beds
  • Luxury linens
  • Full kitchen with dishes and basic cookware
  • Updated interior
  • Partial water views
  • Open floor plan with living/entertaining and dining space
  • Located near trailheads to beach and Artillery Hill
The Four-Bedroom Lofts
The Four-Bedroom Lofts occupy the easily accessible ground floor of the building and come equipped with a kitchenette that includes a mini fridge, microwave and sink. Modern furnishings and an open floor plan make this an inviting and comfortable space. Features:
 
  • 4 Bedrooms/2 Bathrooms
  • 4 queen-sized beds
  • Luxury linens
  • Kitchenette with bar sink, mini fridge, microwave and dishware
  • Open floor plan with living/entertaining and dining space
  • Updated interior
  • Ground floor
  • Partial water views
  • Located near trailheads to beach and Artillery Hill