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Motel 6 Bellingham

2.0 of 5 3701 Byron Street, I-5 at Exit 252, Bellingham, WA 98225
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Boise, Idaho
5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was balking at staying at a Motel 6 because of past experiences, but I know they're pet friendly and it was a late night when we hit Bellingham, Washington. I was shocked at how they've upgrade their rooms! This room has wood laminate instead of carpet - not sure if it was because we had a pet, but really,... More 

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Seattle, WA
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

clean and quiet(we stayed here a couple years ago also)...it's barebones and nothing fancy. the location is good...I've learned to bring my own clockradio...Bellingham has some very good radio stations on the lower end of the FM dial! Theere is some construction on the non-freeway side that will be noisy until the project is finished.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Like some others, we came here because of the dog policy and the low price. I would have MUCH rather stayed at a more expensive place because the experience was awful. As another reviewer mentioned, my husband and I were required to submit our drivers licenses which no other hotel has ever asked me to do. The noise from the... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Bellingham, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We regard safety and security as high priorities for our guests, and we regret you felt differently during your visit with regard to our guest identification policy. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. We strive... More 

Dayton, Washington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I stayed at a lot of Mottel 6s during my childhood-- anyone with a middle-income family probably did. They're pretty uniform in construction and furnishings, and they have not changed much since the 1980s. This one is no exception and is probably almost exactly the same as every other Motel 6 in the country. We stayed here one night on... More 

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74 reviews 74 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This Motel 6 needs to be upgraded. Although it is what you would expect, the rooms are in need of renovation. Extremely profound Pine Sol smell. Clean is good, but it seemed that they needed to cover something up. Staff was OK. However spent lots of time outside the office smoking. This lent to a bad smell in the office.... More 

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Sitka, Alaska
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This hotel was the only one we could find in town with a room available that took pets. There was parking in front of our room but is was handicapped so we had to park across the street at a restaurant. The room smelled and the air conditioner didn't work. But we only needed it for the night.

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Chehalis, Washington
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110 reviews 110 reviews
15 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I knew we were in trouble when the night attendant was speaking to me through bullet proof glass. The oddest thing ever was that I was required to give my wives I.D. with mine just to rent. Never had that happen before. We rented a non smoking room that wreaked of cigarettes. Rooms on both side of us were smoking... More 

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We were so lucky to be given a free night stay here by alligent air as they canceled or flight and put us up in this beautiful place. Right on the highway, tiniest rooms I have ever seen for a two double bed room in a hotel. But just as we were about to settle down with our kids my... More 

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Port Orchard
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Stayed with a friend and two dogs during a dog show weekend, room was cozy and maybe a little cramped for 2 people, 2 dogs, and crates. Plenty of places to walk dogs and a good Mexican restaurant close by. One negative was the couple next door who were fighting very loudly and made up several times just as loudly.... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Service at front desk was the most pleasant part of this economical experience. Otherwise because the shower & bathroom sink were filthy it made me nervous that maybe the bed sheets may not be clean. Very noisy location. Will pay for something better next time

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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at Motel 6 Bellingham, responded to this review

Dear clearwaterhous, Thank you for posting your review. We apologize for the unpleasant stay you experienced as a result of the cleanliness issues and noisy conditions you encountered. The issues you experienced are not consistent with Motel 6 standards for quality, and we encourage you to contact our guest relations department so they can have a record of your experience... More 

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Address: 3701 Byron Street, I-5 at Exit 252, Bellingham, WA 98225
Location: United States > Washington > Bellingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Bellingham 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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