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Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center

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Ranked #62 of 97 Hotels in Seattle
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Kennewick, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have made this location my default stay when in Seattle for any purpose, business or leisure. It is conveniently located right on the edge of downtown and in walking distance of just about anything! Whether it be a convention downtown, a crawl through the hundreds of Belltown/Queen Anne eateries, the Bumbershoot music festival or the New Year's Eve fireworks... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This HI is very clean with nice rooms. No restaurant but the normal HI breakfast. The pool is indoor and nice. Easy and safe walking distance to most of the downtown attractions. Parking is a challenge with small lanes and alleys to navigate. Not good for larger vehicles. They also charge for parking as does most places in Seattle.

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Gresham, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free breakfast, $15 parking all day, free WiFi, nice rooms and staff and a short walk from the EMP, space needle and Zeeks pizza which is great! The breakfast included eggs, sausage, oatmeal, bagels and an assortment of juices. I would totally go back. Also you're just 10 minutes from pikes place and downtown.

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

Dear Jenguertin, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you had such an awesome stay! We will be sure to share your comments with our entire staff and thank you again for acknowledging all of our awesome amenities. We hope that you continue to choose our brand and... More 

Oak Hills, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights at the tail end of our vacation. We used a rewards certificate for our stay and had no hassle at all checking in. The room we were given was what we requested ( 2 queens) and was very nice. Plenty of room for our family (2 adults, 2 kids) and all of our luggage.... More 

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

Dear busteezmama, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you had such an awesome stay! We will be sure to share your comments with our entire staff, thank you again for acknowledging all of their hardwork. We hope that you continue to choose our brand and location when... More 

Rosebud, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights recently and this place was great! I was in a suite on the top floor and it was huge! Staff were friendly, the whole property clean and modern. The location of the hotel was great nice and close to public transport. Would stay here again without a doubt!

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

Dear Stevengreg, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you had such an awesome stay! We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our awesome staff and the overall cleanliness of our building. We hope that you continue to choose our brand and location when you travel... More 

Kailua, Hawaii
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room size was OK and it was basically comfortable (but the bathroom was too cramped). Unfortunately, the Wi-Fi did not work in my room (I tried, the hotel staff tried, but no one could get it working -- and nothing was wrong with my equipment; it worked fine at other Wi-Fi locations). The free breakfast selection was very basic (not... More 

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

Dear Patrick L., Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our awesome location within the downtown area. We apologize that your internet connection wasn't working. We will be sure to contact our internet provider to ensure all of our connections are up to speed. Thank you for... More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
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307 reviews 307 reviews
48 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This property is a good value and the location in the heart of downtown is excellent. It is located next to a regular Holiday Inn. I found the room facing the highway a bit too noisy...ask for an interior facing room. Property has a small pool and exercise room. Big, free, self serve breakfast. Free internet. Limited common space (just... More 

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

Dear Dollyamas, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are extremely pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. It's wonderful to hear that you had to opportunity to walk from our hotel to many of the main attractions that Seattle has to offer. Again, thank you very much for to letting us know... More 

Miami, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for six nights last week. Overall, I was very pleased with my stay. The beds were clean and comfortable, the complimentary breakfast was always well-stocked and offered tasty options for the whole family, the fitness room was complete, and the pool was good sized and comfortable to swim in. The breakfast staff was very helpful and friendly.... More 

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

Dear H M, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are extremely pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for acknowledging our awesome breakfast team, they work extremely hard to ensure all of our breakfast items are well stocked. It's always wonderful to hear that your family had a chance to... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very close to City Center, Space Needle, Chihuly Gardens, etc. although you do have to walk down a few blocks to a bridge to actually get over to the attractions. We didn't rent a car and walked the whole time we were there. Breakfast is NOT included. It's a little confusing on different websites as to if it is or... More 

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

Dear ifitsnotbaroque, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our location! We take great pride in being walking distance to many of Seattle's main attractions. Here at the Holiday Inn Express, we... More 

Bellingham, Washington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had to stay overnight for a recent trip with two young children. They loved the pool, even though it was a bit small, and breakfast included instant pancakes, which were a big hit. They had both firm and soft pillows, and brought extra when we asked. Overall, a great choice for business or visiting downtown Seattle - the space... More 

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

Dear Keisha P., Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our location! We take great pride in providing our guests multiple amenties to make your stay even better, we are glad you... More 

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