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The Montvale Hotel

1005 W First Avenue, Spokane, WA 99201
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I admit that I have very high standards and my favourite hotel is the Trump. But let's face it, when the Trump staff are nice, it's because they are paid to be. They also want large tips. The staff at Montvale exude a genuine friendliness and care about the service they provide. I would love to stay there again if... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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26 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, son and I were pretty disappointed in this place after my sister who lives in Spokane recommended it. It turns out that it formerly was a pretty nice property but she hadn't seen it recently since the bankruptcy. First of all, the website lists Catacombs Pub on the property. That pub has since closed. Second, there is wifi... More 

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MontMgmt, Manager at The Montvale Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking the time to review our hotel. Guest feedback is very important to us. We're happy to announce that the hotel was just purchased about 4 weeks ago. Now under new management, we have a lot of upcoming improvements planned. Just this past week we have added a complimentary Continental Breakfast. We will also be setting up a... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has taken a hard nose dive after it's renovation in the early 2000's. I stayed at the hotel after it's reno's and enjoyed my stay but each time I have gone back the condition of the hotel has further deteriorated. Although the price is a deal, don't expect to sleep to much as the freight trains run on... More 

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MontMgmt, Manager at The Montvale Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire team here at The Montvale, we truly apologize we did not meet your expectations. The housekeeping issue you mentioned has been addressed with the housekeeping team. We are very excited to announce that the hotel was finally purchased last month. Under new management, you will begin to see many improvements over the next few months.... More 

Seattle, Washington, United States
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A find. In historic building, upgraded to modern comfort. Rooms are large and comfortable. Inside atrium is common area and adds to historic feel. Very well priced and great value. Scratch restaurant is next door (there is no hotel restaurant).

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MontMgmt, Manager at The Montvale Hotel, responded to this review

A sincere thank-you for staying with us and for taking the time to give us your feedback. We truly appreciate hearing from our guests. Now under new ownership/management, you'll be seeing a lot of improvements to the hotel in the coming months such as new flooring, paint, and enhancements to our current furniture and artwork. We are now offering a... More 

San Clemente, California
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed one night in this historic boutique hotel. The hotel was built in 1899 and has been updated and refurbished. The hotel is centrally located in downtown Spokane; a 2-minute walk from the Knitting Factory concert venue and a 12-minute walk from Riverfront Park. There are lots of restaurants in the area. The room was spacious with tall... More 

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MontMgmt, Manager at The Montvale Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you so much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your recent visit with us. We are happy to let you know that the hotel was recently purchased. No under new management, you will begin to see a lot of positive enhancements to the guest experience. We plan on taking what's great about the Montvale and making... More 

Orofino, Idaho
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great looking property, with wonderful common areas and clean stylish rooms. The staff was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the area. Just enough parking, but if you check in late you could get squeezed out on some nights. Lots of nightlife in the area, and a louidsh bar across the parking lot in the back. We found it quite loud... More 

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MontMgmt, Manager at The Montvale Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us. We always appreciate hearing from our guests and are glad you enjoyed your stay. The hotel was just recently purchased and we are very excited about all the great things that are planned to enhance the guest experience. We just started offering a complimentary Continental Breakfast and are looking at a... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel in downtown Spokane. Lot's of restaurants in the area and plenty to do within walking distance. Previous comments on noise from the restaurant and train brought me prepared with ear plugs. Our room ended up being on the front side which gets car traffic noise and the restaurant was quite by around 11pm. Registration gal said upon checkout... More 

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MontMgmt, Manager at The Montvale Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. We're very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. With the hotel now under new management, we are looking forward to many upcoming improvements over the next few months that we think our guests will really appreciate. Again, thank-you and we look forward to having you as our guest again in the... More 

Ben Lomond, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked 3 nights, ended up leaving after the first night. It's a beautiful old building with nice size rooms and tall ceilings. We saw the comments about the train noise and thought we could deal with it, but the train comes by on a somewhat frequent basis(at least it did the night we were there). The street noise is loud... More 

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MontMgmt, Manager at The Montvale Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for sharing your experience with us. We are terribly sorry that your stay was not satisfactory. With the hotel under new ownership/management, we are looking at possible solutions to minimizing the noise factor. We also have many upcoming improvements planned in the coming months that we feel are guests will really enjoy. Again, thank-you for your feedback and we... More 

Yakima, WA
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49 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This hotel has potential to be outstanding. Location is great, although parking can be an issue. The rooms are nice sized and were refurbished quite nicely. Love the high ceilings and the bed was very comfy. We were in room 210 on the East side of the building. If they would invest in better insulated windows maybe you would not... More 

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MontMgmt, Manager at The Montvale Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for letting about your recent visit with us. We are truly sorry the hotel did not live up to your expectations. The hotel is under new ownership/management and we have many improvements planned in the upcoming months. We are looking at ways to minimize the noise in the rooms, are planning on repainting and refreshing the interior, replacing all... More 

tripfan2885
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I have stayed here three times over the past year or so and each time I have had the same experience. The hotel is situated in an absolutely perfect location if you are in town to go to a concert at the Knitting Factory concert house across the street. However, do not expect much in the way of amenities here.... More 

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MontMgmt, Manager at The Montvale Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are looking at adding additional amenities and making some improvements later this year. Again thank you and we look forward to having you as our guest again! More 

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