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Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   226 Aurora Ave., Seattle, WA 98109 (Lake Union)
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Ranked #58 of 95 Hotels in Seattle
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We entered the large lobby which has nothing to redeem it apart from being large - yes it does feel sterile and barren - I agree with the other reviewer. We were greeted by a male receptionist with a cold glance (no words), I gave our details in a friendly smiling manner - no response other than an indifferent request... More

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Knoxville, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was nice and well located for the price paid. The hotel was right across the street almost from the Space Needle and Seattle City Center area, but because of a major road took a little walking to get there. It was still a great location with lots of restaurants close by, lots to see within walking distance, and... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Although not out of the ordinary, the hotel was clean with fairly well kept rooms. The lobby was large and useful for the busy weekend but very barren and sterile feeling. Although there was a small mixup with the hotel putting a much larger than proper hold on my credit card, the service was good and they righted the error... More

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Kailua Kona, HI
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174 reviews 174 reviews
59 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Check in was a little confusing as to where to park. Parking lot has very narrow slots so if you have a large SUV or Van, it will be a very tight squeeze. No baggage carts were available and we had baggage as it was a pre cruise stay. Anyway, check in was smooth and room was clean. It is... More

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Victoria, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great clean rooms. Good and friendly staff. GREAT continental breakfast. Good selection of breakfast items. Nice breakfast room. Swimming pool is clean but small and bare as is the weight room. Not far from downtown and cheap parking for cars. Close to the space needle and other attractions like the science center. Driving to get there is a bit iffy,... More

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Brough UK
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night with my friend got lost on the way so rang for directions and the guy on reception Brad guided us in! Got an upgrade to a suite overlooking the Space needle it was fantastic. So near everything. The staff were really helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Definately one to book.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed here twice, once just recently (Aug 2014). Both times were great. The location is good (near the Seattle Centre, Space Needle, EMP, monorail to downtown, etc.). My friend stayed in another room and had a great view of the Space Needle. Our rooms were clean, quiet, and modern, had comfortable beds and room safes.... More

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New York City
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85 reviews 85 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The family spend the night before we made our ways to the Pier next noon. This Holiday Inn Express is literally next door to full service Holiday Inn. Rooms were nothing special. Free breakfast was served. You pay the price for location if it is important. I will not be staying at thus hotel again.

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Denville, New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a typical Holiday Inn Express except that the location was great. Step outside and you will see the Space Needle just a few blocks away. The room was clean and modern. There was a pool that was enjoyed by our grandchildren. Breakfast was very good with lots of options for everyone to feel full. We would definitely stay... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When booking a hotel in Seattle, I was looking for something average--not too pricey, but a decent location. While this does have a good location and you can walk everywhere if you are a walker. It was not a great hotel. It is very dated. I was upgraded to a suite, which meant my finace and I were upgraded to... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Dear Madelyn R, Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your stay. I am pleased to read that our location suited you well. However, I would like to apologize for any inconvenience the hotel conditions may have caused. Your comments will be forwarded to the ownership of the hotel to take into consideration for future upgrades. Thank you again for... More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center

Address: 226 Aurora Ave., Seattle, WA 98109
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Location: United States > Washington > Seattle > Lake Union
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 195
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