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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Murfreesboro TN
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great find in Seattle. The price is reasonable, the room was recently updated, well appointed, and immaculately clean. We had a great night's sleep. The front desk staff was very helpful with directions as well as calling cabs and the porter Dominic was a gem. I recommend staying here and will definitely stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located..short walk to space needle...about a mile easy walk to pikes place market, short ride to cruise terminal...staff was very friendly and helpful...good breakfast options. Rooms are fine, everything was clean and comfortable...needs some maintenance and facelift in bathrooms and small details...appreciate the staff friendliness..tbey deal with a ton of cruise passengers!!

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glenwood iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights and the room was pretty comfortable. The staff was actually quite helpful. They serve a decent breakfast. It is close to the Needle and a few other attractions. I'd recommend it especially if you are trying to keep the budget in check.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 4th time staying here and despite one small hiccup, the hotel was up to its usual high standard. The slight hiccup occurred when we used the microwave in the room only to have all of the power in the room shut down. We called the front desk and spoke to a man and waited. After half an... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed here on August 2-4, 2014. We stayed here for two nights after returning from our Alaskan cruise. Before our cruise we stayed at the Best Western Loyal Inn, but they didn't have rooms available when we returned from our cruise. We liked the area and chose to stay here, because it was close to the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights last week and could not fault the rooms and breakfast. The area was not great .. felt like we were in the middle of a building site, but it was very convenient for the Space Needle and other forms of transport. The first day we were there the reception staff happily called a taxi for... 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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