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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013
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  • Location
    3 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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El Segundo, California
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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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arizona
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79 helpful votes 79 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

Paris
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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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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Edmonton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Please I beg you people, don"t stay here. No words will begin to describe how disgusting this place is. I was tempted to camp outside. The room was not cleaned, there was pubic hair on the bed. We where not able to get a new room as we where told there was non available. Just dont stay here, period!

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This place isn't something you'd stay in more than one night, really. If you just need a place to sleep and shower, it does the trick. They have been pretty accommodating when asked to give us two rooms next to one another on the ground floor.

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Russell, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The motel was handy to the airport, too handy when trying to sleep for an early flight out. The planes flew right over the motel until late. Other bad thing was the shuttle van parked in front of our room so we heard all the doors slamming from loading of people and bags, plus the van starting. Also when they... More

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Bexbach
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Motel is located a five minute drive to the aiport . a Busstop is direct at the motel . Parking is free . Wifi and Hotel Shuttle has to be payed extra ! Breakfast is only coffee orange juice and one packed muffin . Bed could be renewed ! Cleness is ok .

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Also Known As:
Valu Inn Sea Tac Hotel Des Moines
Valu Inn Sea Tac Hotel
Valu Hotel Des Moines
Valu Hotel Sea Tac
Sea Tac Valu Inn
Address: 22246 Pacific Highway South, or International Blvd., Des Moines, WA 98198
Location: United States > Washington > Des Moines
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Des Moines
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Valu Inn Sea Tac 1.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
#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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