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Carlton Inn Kirkland / Seattle

12233 N.E. Totem Lake Way, Kirkland, WA 98034
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property is now called the Totem Lake Hotel, and overlooks the very small Totem Lake in Kirkland, WA. More like a big pond! Rooms are updated and very nice and clean. Lobby is a different story. A bit tired, strange morning breakfast in a tiny alcove in a hallway. No operational vending machines, and pool was closed for repairs... More 

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washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I enjoyed my 2 night stay. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom was huge, flat screen tv, and mini fridge,,,and my stay was quiet with an office attendant at all times..Chinese restaurant on site an sports bar saloon next door..close to Totem lake mall..a minute off the highway..a couple of turns..they are doing a great job! Try them and see!... More 

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Wenatchee, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

But I agree with the creepy part and a little smelly. There was a peculiar untouchable under one of the chairs in the entry.. I would not recommend this unless you're desperate, or thumbing along 405 in the area and have enough cash for a cheap room.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This place needs to be shut down DUE TO MOLD!!!!We could smell something AWE FULL, I pulled back the wallpaper and found not only MOLD, but the wall actually falling apart due to moisture!! We were quickly moved to what they said a newly renovated room, not any better, still mold! I am calling the health inspector on this one!... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We booked a room at this hotel despite all the bad reviews. because we were desperate for a hotel and pretty much everything under $200 was booked. upon arrival they gave us a room key to a room key to a place I could only describe as my worst nightmare. ..straight out a horror show. the downstairs looked abandoned ans... More 

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Jacksonville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I arrived in Seattle and, not being familiar with the area, made a tentative reservation at 6 hotels including the Carlton Inn which also calls itself the "Totem Lake Hotel". Once I found out which hotel was closest to my destination, I called the others to cancel. (Within 4 hours of having made the reservation) They all told me that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I were visiting Seattle for the weekend to go to a Seahawks game. We made the mistake of looking for a place to stay the night before the game. Everywhere was fully booked so we stumbled upon the Carlton inn on Travelocity. Upon arrival, we quickly noticed we would be in for an adventure. The Carlton Inn... More 

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Golden, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I would like to comment on the service I have received since my stay here at the Carlton Inn. New to the area I was not sure where to look for apartments or things to do. On my first night, I mentioned to one of the staff that I needed to look for somewhere to live, Leo Woods took it... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I was concerned about staying here due to the negative reviews seen here. I had knee surgery nearby and had to stay for 6 days. The room the staff were all terrific. I told them they had horrible reviews online and they informed me that they had new ownership and positive changes were happening throughout the property. Again, staff was... More 

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Spokane, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Our reservations through Travelocity got messed up and when we arrived there was no reservation waiting for us. The clerks at the counter made several calls to Travelocity to find out what happened and made sure we were not being charged for the room through Travelocity and then upgraded us to a suite at no extra charge. I can't say... More 

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