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BEST WESTERN Tumwater Inn

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5188 Capitol Blvd., Tumwater, WA 98501
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clean quiet and quick check in , The bed was fantastic ,they also have extra pillows for extreme comfort in the closet The breakfast bar has some selections for vegetarians .Plenty of fruit and a wide variety of teas When checking out I noticed they also accept pets, I will make sure to bring my pet next time . The... More 

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Jeff B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Tumwater Inn, responded to this review

I'm so happy you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that you found the bed and our breakfast to your liking. We strive to anticipate the needs and preferences of all our guests. We appreciate your input regarding our towels and soaps and will take it into consideration when ordering in the future. Thank you and we hope to... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night, a clean and comfortable stay and staff were very friendly. I had some trouble with the a/c unit not working properly so the room was way too warm, but I was too tired to do anything about it. I did let the staff know in the morning and they were apologetic. Breakfast was decent and plentiful, with... More 

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Jeff B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Tumwater Inn, responded to this review

I'm glad we were able to provide you with a comfortable and convenient place to rest for the night. I do apologize for any inconvenience or discomfort caused by the A/C unit not working properly. We appreciate you letting the front desk know so our engineer could get in and service it before we put anyone else in the room.... More 

Grande Prairie, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I understand all Best Westerns are independently owned but successful brands are standardized. We stayed 4 nights in Best Westerns through California, Oregon, and Washington. Some had free hot breakfast in sit down restaurants, some charged for breakfast and this one in Tumwater had the dreaded breakfast room with disposal paper goods and frozen from a box French toast sticks.... More 

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Jeff B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Tumwater Inn, responded to this review

On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. We understand how important it is to have good breakfast in the morning, and I am sorry to hear that wasn't the case. Best Western has 3 different segments, all with different standards including breakfast. Your breakfast experience may vary depending on the segment... More 

White Rock, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We always try to find a Best Western when we travel,and are happy to say it met with all of our expectations! We arrived quite late, but staff was really friendly and accommodating. I found an Internet rate that was cheaper than their quoted room rate, and after a disscation with whom I asumed was the manager ,they billed us... More 

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Jeff B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Tumwater Inn, responded to this review

I am ecstatic that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We strive to create a comfortable and warm environment for our guests to relax in during their stay. Also, your input is greatly appreciated in regards to adding whipped cream to our waffle bar. We hope to see you next time you're in the area. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Loved the proximity to all local amenities. Super comfortable beds. The breakfast was complete and well stocked. There was bottled water in the room which was great to have when we went out for the day.

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Jeff B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Tumwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. It's great that our location was convenient for your trip and that we were able to meet your hospitality needs. We hope you'll come stay with us the next time you are in the area! More 

Comox, British Columbia, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Easy on off from I-5. Hotel has been upgraded since our last stay. Front desk clerks were helpful. Room was clean and comfortable. Like having a small fridge and free Wi-Fii. Breakfast in the morning is great. Normal breakfast food.

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Jeff B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Tumwater Inn, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Our property is in a constant state of renovating and updating to ensure that we leave a lasting impression of warmth and comfort with our guests. We have plans for more renovations in the near future and hope you will stay with us again so we can have another opportunity... More 

Anacortes, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

If you are traveling through the Olympia, WA area this is a great place to stay. We have stayed there about four times now and they all have been excellent. The breakfast is about the best we have ever had for a motel breakfast.

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Jeff B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Tumwater Inn, responded to this review

Your kind review is greatly appreciated and I will be sure to share it with the rest of the team. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you back soon. More 

Kennewick, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I stayed for four days while attending work meetings nearby. Location was very convenient. Easy off and on to I-5. Hotel interior and my room was updated and clean. Breakfast room was nice with plenty to choose from. Nice elliptical in the fitness room. Staff was very polite and helpful. Water pressure in the bathtub faucet and shower wasn't great,... More 

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Jeff B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Tumwater Inn, responded to this review

I'm glad that you found our facility to be adequate in many respects. I have spoken with our lead engineer and he has corrected the issue with the shower diverter. In regards to the water pressure, we are in the process of becoming a green property and part of that is having low flow shower heads, which has decreased the... More 

Battle Ground, WA, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Top of the Morning: Enjoyed our stay and feel very comfortable to stay again. Friendly, helpful people that work there. They enjoy their jobs and you can see it in their attitude. I work in the Hospitality industry and sales and the Excellent Service that was expressed was shown during our entire stay. Thank you for such a wonderful experience!

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Jeff B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Tumwater Inn, responded to this review

I'm so pleased you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I know the whole staff will be as happy as I am that their hard work and enthusiasm for helping create a great guest experience didn't go unnoticed. We hope to see you back soon! More 

Portland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

It's right off I-5 and only a couple of miles from the state Capitol. Staff are helpful and friendly (for example, offering good restaurant alternatives to the chains located right by the hotel). It is clean and the beds are fine. The showerhead was old and spit out water more like a hose than a shower, and the hairdryer, also... More 

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Jeff B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Tumwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us. We greatly appreciate your input. We are looking for an adequate solution to the water pressure while still maintaining our step forward into becoming a "green certified" hotel. We hope you will consider staying with us again soon. More 

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