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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Spokane, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a conference near this hotel, so we booked and stayed for two nights. The continental breakfast was the first "actual" breakfast that I have had at a chained hotel in a very long time. There were actually options and it was very nice. The room was very nice, they gave my wife and I two queens when we... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived on a delayed flight from Maui to Seattle, arrived Holiday Inn @ 1.30am, the room was previously booked (2 months prior) and 2 nights had been paid for in full. Upon arrival was advised the room had been let out as we hadn't turned up and there were no other rooms were left. Holiday Inn organised another room in... More

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Surprise,AZ
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13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here recently for one night. I cannot speak highly enough regarding the friendliness and helpfulness of the front desk staff! They are some of the best I've encountered anywhere on all my travels! Kim especially was nice! Called her in advance regarding dropping off our bags before returning a rental car and for advice on getting back from the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for four nights on our family trip to Seattle. The hotel is centrally located and walking distance to the space needle and museums. Full, hot breakfast every morning, with plenty of options for even the picky eaters. Taysha at the front desk was a amazing at giving directions and suggestions for "must see" places in Seattle. Yoshi the... More

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All the front desk staff were personable, helpful and a pleasure to deal with. We were given a room on the 5th floor. They view of the Space Needle from it was Amazing. The room was clean. The beds and linens were comfortable. Breakfast was typical of a Holiday Inn Express so it was decent but definitely not exciting. The... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife, son and I spent 3 days here before our Alaskan Cruise, and it was nice. This hotel was what we wanted. We wanted to stay some place nice and not over priced so we can explore Seattle before we cruise. The hotel was clean and the rooms were spacious, served a continental breakfast every morning which was good... More

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Murfreesboro TN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While the staff were VERY friendly and cheerful and helpful, the WiFi would not work. One employee said, "We've been after management to get a new server." Then, the wake up call did not work, forcing us to take an expensive cab ride to SeaTac, instead of a Light Rail. When I confronted the staff, I was told, "Gee, sorry.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this hotel is reasonable but not great. The room is spacious enough but could be better; the breakfast is edible but would be far less boring if a variety of fruit were served instead of bananas and apples every single day; the location is convenient but grotty (homeless people hanging around, scruffy area). The front desk staff were... More

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northwest LA
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4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on July 3rd for our Alaska Cruise on the 5th. Our plane was late about an hour, and we had not eaten. The front desk checked us in and ever gave us an upgrade room. We were on the 5th floor and the window faced the Spce Needle. it ws just beautiful looking out after dark, somewhere about... More

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Lincoln City, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my fiancé came down to downtown Seattle for a couple days, this hotel was clean, walking distance to everything downtown, and we loved all the amenities! Pool,hot breakfast, comfy king bed and awesome fluffy pillows!! Also thank god for the AC, cause it was HOT!! The only negative thing we found was all the hidden fees in our... More

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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*
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Discover all that Seattle has to offer at the convenient, comfortable Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. Situated between Seattle Center and the heart of downtown s shopping, dining, and entertainment districts, it's an easy walk to Westlake Center Mall, The Showbox, or Benaroya Hall. The world famous Space Needle and Monorail, Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Pioneer Square, Pier 66, Cruise Terminal 90/91, Microsoft, Boeing and more are so close our ideal location will suit the needs of any business or leisure traveler. Sports fan? We re minutes to Safeco & CenturyLink Fields! We offer parking for standard sized vehicles at $10 per night (limited space). Whether you re visiting Seattle for work or fun, Holiday Inn Express will be your home away from home. Wake up to our complimentary hot breakfast featuring our signature cinnamon rolls, eggs, bacon or sausage, fresh fruit, and more. Maintain your cardio in our free 24-hour fitness center or go for a swim in our heated, indoor pool. Enjoy a leisurely stroll to numerous restaurants and bars. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will get you where you need to go! The best of Seattle is waiting for you at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. Book your hotel reservations now for the SeaHawks NFL or Huskies football season or choose from one of our great King Tut Packages. Great family fun is just minutes away! ... more   less 
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