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Valu Inn Sea Tac

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   22246 Pacific Highway South, or International Blvd., Des Moines, WA 98198
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Des Moines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Des Moines, Washington
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

When I checked in I asked if they held money on my credit card other than my prepayment of my week stay and was told by Sarah the manager "no". They actually do a pre-auth of your entire stay and then charge you thus you have twice the funds unavailable on your card. I asked them to help get the... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

First I must say... guest services was great! The room not so great. The ac unit had graffiti all over it. The comforter had a cigarette stain, the chair, and surprisingly the bathroom sink. Mixed matched pillows. The bed you can definitely tell it needs to be replaced and falling apart. Anyway, I only stayed here because I just needed... More

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Seattle, Washington
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

You get what you pay for here. I was looking for the cheapest place to stay and this was it. The service was great, but the room quality the iffy. The beds were falling apart a little. They advertise a breakfast, but unless you like prepackaged pastries, you'll need breakfast else where. My refrigerator and microwave worked just fine. The... More

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

No cable, no fridge, no microwave, asked 5 times about cable was told it would be fixed but wasn't in the 3 days we were there. The shuttle was the best part of the stay as it took me away from the motel.

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El Segundo, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Was woken up two times to a couple screamimg profanity at one another. Hotel staff said they could not do anything about it. Asked for a refund for 2nd night, they refused. Left and stayed at a hotel I felt safe at. Please do not stay at this hotel.

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89 reviews 89 reviews
29 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

You walk into the room and imediately feel dirty. It's so sparten, worn, and old. And it's not that you see filth everywhere, but it's the kind of room where you don't want to take your clothes off or use the shower. The shower curtain was comical in that it was 2 pieces and opened in the middle like curtains.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

She had said there was a change in policy. I feel she discriminated against me and my boyfriend. Their rooms are worth even 20 bucks a night. Only 5 channels on their broke down tv's. They happen to be in a high crime area where I witnessed a hooker catching a beat down. Their rooms are not clean to public... More

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Andrea C, You must have photo identification of yourself to stay at our inn. You did not have any legal identification. Therefore we could not let you stay at the inn. Manager Tim C More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I stayed there 4 nights early October. I was looking for something cheap and not far from the airport as I was leaving early. The first room I visited did not have a microwave but was nicer. The second one had a microwave (which I needed), two beds (which I did not need) and was more run down. The window... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Booked online couple of weeks early, couldnt find our reservation when we arrived, booked a one bed, they said they didnt have any left, so gave us a two bed room & told to try to only use 1 bed. Wi-fi was down, waited at airport for nearly 45 minutes for our shuttle. Front desk person was rude too us,... More

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eagle river, Alaska
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12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

Not exactly deluxe, by any stretch, but it was the cheapest airport hotel in Seattle. Cleaner than I expected. The blanket and bedspread were hideous, but I just brush them away anyway. Friendly staff. Good shuttle service. I'd stay here again when I need a quick overnight. There's a great Thai restaurant next door called the Emerald.

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Address: 22246 Pacific Highway South, or International Blvd., Des Moines, WA 98198
Location: United States > Washington > Des Moines
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Valu Inn Sea Tac 1.5*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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#1 choice in hotel value for travelers visiting the Seattle Tacoma area. Comfortable and spacious guest rooms at affordable prices. Airport shuttle and WIFI are available. Every stay includes: FREE Grab & Go Breakfast, FREE Cable TV, FREE Local Calls. Conveniently located just 1.5 miles from Seattle Sea Tac International Airport. Your gateway to famous attractions such as Pike Place Market, Space Needle, Westfield Southcenter Mall and Safeco Field. If you need to be at the center of the action, Seattle's entertainment scene is a short 15-minute drive. Known for our friendly service and well appointed guestrooms we look forward to sharing your next trip to Seattle Tacoma. ... more   less 
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