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Hotel Ruby

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   901 West 1st Avenue, Spokane, WA 99201
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Ranked #16 of 46 hotels in Spokane
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sandpoint, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband & I have stayed at The Hotel Ruby several times & will definitely return. Beds are super comfortable, the rooms have a homey feel to them & are always clean, the employees are very nice, great Thomas Hammer coffee & you can't beat the low $5 parking.Love the music themed rooms as well. It's a great location for... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My heart sank as soon as I turned into the parking lot. It looked like any cheap motel out there. But positives first: the bed was comfortable, and the coffee was acceptable, and the location was perfect for walking to places downtown. Now for everything else. Housekeeping never came in during my two night stay to empty garbage, take away... More

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AnnyGold, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to hear that your heart sank! We've enjoyed fixing up and making this small property into a hotel that our many returning guests love. Our balconies have very safe rails. When our property was remodeled we were inspected and we live up to the strict standards that are required of hotels. I am shocked to hear that... More

Pullman, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although small, the location is great. The staff was exceptional and the room clean, bedding comfy, and the lounge has a nice warm feel to it. Overall a great place to stay for a quick overnight. Would stay again.

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Florence, Montana USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stay at Hotel Ruby. We were delighted with all the whimsical, artful touches everywhere. The staff was polite and helpful. We especially liked the free cruiser bicycle usage, and had several fun rides around Riverfront Park. Due to the noise factor from the street, the bar and the people, I would probably opt for a room... More

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AnnyGold, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are glad you had the chance to ride around Riverfront Park on our Ruby bikes, and are glad you had fun cruising. Thank you again for staying with us and we hope you come visit us again! More

Seattle
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I agree with the visitingokanagan. Location, location, location. The room is nothing fancy, small with thin walls where you can hear the people snore next door and there is some noise from the parking lot, but that can be dealt with using ear plugs. The staff was helpful. The continental breakfast was nothing special, a nice addition would be fresh... More

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AnnyGold, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Location, location, location! That’s what we like to hear. Great location at a great value! We do provide our guests with fruit during the summer months so please come stay with us when its warmer here and have an apple or an orange with your breakfast. :) More

Osoyoos, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although this hotel is basic, it offers great location and a comfortable bed for a great price. Trains were somewhat noisy, but found I could sleep through the noise after awhile. The breakfast was satisfactory and the rooms clean. Staff were helpful and made our stay a nice surprise for the price.

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AnnyGold, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback! We are happy to offer great value and comfort. We do provide complimentary ear plugs for next time. :) Our location is part of our niche and is what helps us with our success. We are glad to hear our staff was helpful to you while you were here and we hope you try us again... More

Saskatoon, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend several days in Spokane every year and this time decided we would try the Hotel Ruby during our visit for rounds 2 & 3 of the NCAA Basketball. I was a little concerned with some of the reviews that had been recently posted but my fears were immediately diminished upon our registration. The staff (lobby and house cleaning)... More

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AnnyGold, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear your visit was great! Thank you for the kind review about our staff. We are happy to offer a complimentary, continental breakfast for all our guests. The hospitality suite provides you with a little bit of everything like you said. We are lucky to be so close to all the entertainments downtown Spokane has... More

Wenatchee, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent a night at the Hotel Ruby on a business trip. From pictures on the hotel website, it looked like a pretty cute little place. While it had been refurbished, it still left much to be desired. The location close to the freeway and the railroad tracks made for a less than restful night's sleep. The breakfast was... More

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AnnyGold, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! I'm sorry to hear that you weren't very comfortable here. We are directly across the street from Spokane's premier hotel, the Davenport Hotel, in a very safe neighborhood. Perhaps you didn't get a chance to go to our beautiful Riverfront Park just 3 blocks from us. We do keep our breakfast pretty simple in order... More

White Salmon, Washington
Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
53 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently spent a night at the Hotel Ruby in Spokane on business. The outside of this refurbished motor lodge was fantastic! Unfortunately my room left much to be desired. The room was small, but well appointed. The bathroom was tiny and badly in need of remodeling. All in all I would give this property another try as the other... More

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AnnyGold, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel. We are glad to hear you are planning on returning! Next time you stay, please request a priority room! We are currently remodeling our bathrooms and have some already completed. The remodeling completes the room and we hope for guests to enjoy the walk-in showers. Although our rooms are small, we try to make... More

Lewiston, Idaho
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a 2 day stay with the Hotel Ruby, we were delighted in the location. We didn't need to drive anywhere even once as there was so much to do at a convenient walking distance. Our only complaint was that the first night we stayed the band that had played at the knitting factory was there... More

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AnnyGold, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we sincerely appreciate it. We are sorry to hear that the first night was too loud. It sounds like you two had a fun time walking through downtown and we are grateful for our location. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More

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Additional Information about Hotel Ruby

Also Known As:
Rodeway Inn Spokane
Spokane Rodeway Inn
Address: 901 West 1st Avenue, Spokane, WA 99201
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Location: United States > Washington > Spokane
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Spokane
#13 Family Hotel in Spokane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ruby 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Ruby is centrally located in the heart of downtown Spokane's Entertainment District. This hotel is across from the Knitting Factory Concert House, Bing Crosby Theatre, Fox Theater, and a few blocks from the Spokane Convention Center and the INB Performing Arts Center. It is a short walk to Riverfront Park with all its attractions, including the river walk, Gondola, River Park Square Mall and AMC Theaters, as well as many great restaurants. Area hospitals including Shriner's Children's Hospital, Deaconess and Sacred Heart are a 3 minute drive. This downtown Spokane hotel offers continental breakfast, free wireless internet, free parking, on-site laundry and pets are welcome with additional charges. ... more   less 
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