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Motel 6 Tumwater - Olympia

400 W Lee St, Tumwater, WA 98501
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Northern Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room, pool, etc. were about what you'd expect from Motel 6. Could have lived without the rotten apple core and dirty cups under the bed, but that wasn't the first cleaning issue we've experienced at a Motel 6. We were really excited to find the Costco just a few minutes away, though. :D

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Tumwater - Olympia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the comfort issues you describe. Please know the conditions you describe are... More 

Florida,USA
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of those properties that is tired and worn out. This one needs to just be torn down and replaced. We needed a room with two beds and a bathroom. That's all we got! The room was so small that the two beds were right up against the walls, well, actually one was against the air conditioner. The... More 

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Hermiston, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting my mother in Olympia and decided to stay at the Motel 6 just down the street from her house. The first room -- supposedly non-smoking -- I entered smelled so strongly of cigarettes, I had an immediate headache. The desk clerk, Brianna, was most pleasant and gave me another room very quickly. However, that one smelled of... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Tumwater - Olympia, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you for sharing your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern you describe. Please know that the conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality and we apologize for the inconveniences you experienced. Our standards for quality rest on the... More 

Newberg, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all I need to say that I am a fan of motel 6's and stay in them frequently so know what to expect of them. When I checked in at this motel, around midnight on 08/02/15, the desk clerk was wonderful and welcoming. I had reserved a non-smoking room for one person. As soon as I opened the... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Tumwater - Olympia, responded to this review

Lahna, Thank you for posting your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the conditions you experienced are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the... More 

Seattle, Washington
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48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stayed here for one night. It appears the motel as been upgraded, at least our room. It does represent the pictures on TripAdvisor. I would have preferred the older hotel look with remodel money spent on a few basic amenities. The bed was hard. The towels were thin. I would equate them to two to four paper towels thick.... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Tumwater - Olympia, responded to this review

Mindy, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know that the conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality, and we apologize for the inconveniences you experienced. Motel 6 standards... More 

Kenosha, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Unbelievably disgusting experience! I've booked this stay on Motel 6 website and joined their rewards program in anticipation of new pleasant experience of staying in a place that I've never did before, To be on a safe side I've called the motel twice to remind that we have two children and we need two beds in a non-smoking room. Both... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Tumwater - Olympia, responded to this review

Dear Yuri, Thank you for sharing your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern you describe. Please know that the conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality and we apologize for the inconveniences you experienced. Our standards for quality rest on the... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Slept good but wasn't asked if I wanted smoking or or non smoking and was given a smoking room, was tired just wanted to sleep and do some laundry. So all was well. Needs better signs to get to passed it first time.

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Dickinson, North Dakota
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52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

nice and quiet on a sunday night...staff was very friendly and helpful. room was clean. they require IDs for all guests and give you a parking permit for the car and it seems these measures are working because I did not get even a whiff of something unsavory.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Not the fanciest, but a value place to stay. Good showers, beds a bit soft. Staff very friendly and helpful. For a clean quick stay it's ok. Close to everything Tumwater or Olympia. Get a room opposite the freeway. A bit noisy if not. Close to food and coffee shops.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

checked in after a 12 hr drive from Reno, it is a large complex and we were given a ground floor room around the back of the complex.Opened the door and even the heavy smell of cleaners and disinfectant couldn't mask the smell of wet dog.The quarter mile hike to the ice machine was made interesting by all the swarthy... More 

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