Overnight retreat center — with a waterfront view

Dumas Bay Centre has accommodated hundreds of day retreats, workshops and overnight meetings. Whether you are planning to use our facilities for a single day or a multi-day event, our professional staff is known for their friendly and gracious hospitality, and the quiet, relaxing setting promotes camaraderie, networking and idea-sharing. If you are looking for a relaxed atmosphere amid a spectacular natural setting for your next overnight retreat, look no more.

Take a step back from the everyday view and step into a fresh and relaxed zone that can allow you and your team to get the most out of your retreat. Dumas Bay Centre exists to provide group retreats and the individuals who attend with comfortability that allows for creativity and communication to flow during each and every retreat. 

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Learn About Overnight Lodging

Beauty, history and serenity merge at Dumas Bay Centre in Federal Way, Washington. Many of our 69 distraction-free guestrooms look out over Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. 

See Our Spaces

We offer a variety of different multi-purpose rooms to accommodate all of your personal and work events, group gatherings, and special occasions. 

Send An Inquiry

Start your adventure at Dumas Bay Centre. Bookings fill up quickly so contact us soon to learn about our availability and to receive a custom quote for your stay.

Group retreats are a great way to become more strategic compared to standard in-house team-building events. Your retreat at Dumas Bay Centre can help you open your mind to spend even more time brainstorming and connecting as a team.

Company retreats gives you the opportunity to break down barriers among employees, departments, and various working teams by providing an equal footing and neutral environment in which they can thrive, connect, socialize. Dumas Bay is the perfect setting to allow all of this and more to happen.


Dumas Bay Centre provides catering through an outsourced vendor. All catering requests must be made prior to your retreat and individual meals must be ordered using our online order form.

Pricing for our rental spaces depends on a large amount of factors. In order to provide you with the most accurate quote we ask that you give us a call at 253-835-2000 or fill out the inquiry form. This will help us understand your needs better and provide you with the best possible price!

All rooms include a sink, and more than half include a half bath. All rooms have access to conveniently located showers. To allow for a  distraction-free experience, there are no televisions or telephones in our guest rooms except for our new luxury suite. For those who want to stay connected, we offer free WIFI throughout the building. There are also several lounge areas, perfect for playing games, watching TV, visiting with colleagues or reading quietly.


Set on 12 acres, Dumas Bay Centre offers a setting that embraces nature and beauty — Our beautifully landscaped grounds offer gorgeous views of the sound and surrounding nature. Enjoy a quick hike to reconnect and refocus.

Looking for a quick getaway into the City of Federal Way? Check out visitfw.org for more great tourism activities!

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