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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 1 week ago
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came to study at Pacific Maritime Academy... I initially tried to stay Monday but was told they were booked through Tuesday. I had already called prior to taking this trip and was assured there was a specific block of rooms saved for PMI. When I got here, no rooms were available unless I was willing to pay more than... More

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Kimberly B, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Dear Capt T, Thank you for your response! I am sorry to hear that your group rate was sold out when you arrived. If you have any question, we'd love to talk to you, so please do not hesitate to contact hotel management. Thank you, More

Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel, clean rooms, great breakfast and friendly staff. Parking can be an issue later in the day as there is a limited number of spots available right at the hotel, however we were told to park one block up at a parking lot. The hotel is located in a safe part of town and only a 5-10 min walk... More

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Fort Langley, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of a group of hotels in an area a few blocks from Seattle Centre. They range from the TravelLodge to the Marriott and they stretch from the edge of Lake Union to Seattle Centre. This one is middle of the road and middle of the pack. It can be had for about $120. It has one of... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has a pretty good location for the price being located within walking distance of both the Space Needle and Pike Place Market about a 15 - 20 minute walk. The street car is only about a 10 minute walk from the hotel and the monorail is about a 15 minute walk. The area that the hotel is located... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother-in-law and I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights during our first NFL game experience! The hotel is located on a busy street but its close proximity to Belltown and CenturyLink field is the reason we chose to stay here. The room was basic but had a nice view of the space needle and the bed was comfortable.... More

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

Dear Roaddogg_BC, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am delighted to know that you liked our room accommodations and breakfast served. Thank you also for your appreciation of our free WiFi provided. It is truly motivating on end whenever we received comments from satisfied guests. Please be assured that we are continuously finding more ways... More

Vancouver, Canada
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we approached the hotel, I was worried about traffic noise due to the hotel's location right next to very busy Aurora Ave... we arrived around 9:30pm and the road was buzzing, but inside our room on the fifth floor, we thankfully couldn't hear the traffic. The room itself was clean and comfortable - just what we needed to rest... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My first time to Seattle was definitely memorable thanks to this hotel. My husband and I planned a trip to Vancouver for four days and Seattle for three days (and going to a Seahawks game). The hotel is in a great location... right across from the Space Needle. Our room had an excellent view of the Space Needle which was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This hotel had a great breakfast spread. It was easy to walk around outside and find places to eat and get snacks. The shuttle service was able to accommodate dropping off all 13 family members that were traveling with us so we did not have to take multiple cabs to the cruise ship.

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The hotel itself very very typical of Holiday Inn Express: Clean room, better than average breakfast, helpful staff. (The room with 2 Q was a little smaller than normal but for a downtown hotel I'm guessing typical.) It is walking distance to the Space Needle, Waterfront, and Pikes Place Market although there is a big hill down to the waterfront... More

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

Dear JulieAWH, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We are pleased to hear that you had great experiences with our housekeeping, breakfast, and front desk departments. Our staff prides themselves on their ability to provide superior service and awesome amenities.... More

Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

It's a holiday inn, so you know what to expect. This is not one of the newer sites and is a little dated. But the staff are super helpful, the hotel is very well located for downtown, the skytower, and pike sreet market. Breakfast is simple and ok. Parking is on site but at $15 per day is a little... More

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

Dear william g, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. The front desk staff works endlessly to ensure our guests feel welcome and taken care of. I'm pleased to hear that the staff was helpful and up to your standards. We... 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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