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Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center

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Denver, Colorado
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74 reviews 74 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at this location recently and all was fine and dandy. The hotel staff are prompt, friendly and eager to help. The place is in good condition for the most part and shows a bit of age but not enough to send you somewhere else. The location is good with easy access to the city and the space needle.... More 

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

Dear 07BigBlue, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! It's always wonderful to hear that our guests continually enjoy our awesome location and attentive staff. Thank you again for reviewing our hotel, our guest comments mean a great deal to us. We hope that... More 

Yorktown, Virginia, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is perfect. It's a 10 minute walk to the Space Needle and the 1962 World's Fair Grounds and about 20 minutes to the Pike Market. Both are nice walks. They have a bus that goes to Mariner's games ($6 round trip). Just ask about it at the front desk. The folks at the desk made some excellent dining... More 

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

Dear Mark S., Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! You mentioned some awesome aspects about our convenient location, parking costs, and public transportation. We love to hear how much our guests utilize our friendly and knowledgeable front desk staff, they take great pride... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
54 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was impressed with the location, not impressed with parking charges and the pool was nice enough for an early morning swim. It was a pleasant enough stay in a basic hotel. Its a short work to the monorail and downtown. I was discouraged from driving downtown!

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

Dear Modest613, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. Our guest comments and ratings mean a great deal to us and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with our location. We hope that you continue to choose our location when travelling to the Seattle area. If there is anything we can... More 

Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have made it an annual vacation to go to Seattle. Our first trip was in the hotel because of the price. The second was at the Fairmont, then the Edgewater. The most recent we returned to the Holiday Inn. This is by far the most comfortable hotel. I have anxiety and asked for a room on the lower floors... More 

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

Dear Crysleona, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very pleased to hear you continue to return to our hotel and enjoy your stay! Our front desk prides themselves with ensuring that every one of our guest's needs are exceeded. Thank you for acknowledging their hard work. Our guest comments and ratings mean... More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great central location in Seattle, nicely appointed hotel, very well run hot breakfast room, extremely comfortable bed, enjoyable shower, and very pleasant and knowledgeable staff. Very convenient to the Space Needle! We were introduced to Uber by this staff and guided by them to take maximum advantage of our two day stay in Seattle. Road construction makes it difficult to... More 

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

Dear Paul3018, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! It's wonderful to hear that you loved our location and utilized our knowledgeable staff to help you navigate the city. Our guest comments and ratings mean a great deal to us and we... More 

San Diego, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We upgraded our room to a king suite which had a great view of the Space Needle. Our room was nice and the bed was comfortable. The location is about a $10 cab fair to Pike Place Market and waterfront dinning. There is a restaurant at the adjoining Holiday Inn which is convienient. We ate there once and the food... More 

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

Dear RKHDLJ, Thank you very much for taking the time out of your day to review our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! It's always wonderful to hear that our guests love our awesome view of the Space Needle as much as we do. I'll be sure to share your comments with... More 

Kennewick, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear CestJacque, Thank you very much for taking the time out of your day to review our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you continue to choose our location when you travel to the Seattle area! It's always wonderful to hear that our guests love our awesome location within the city as much as we do. We will... More 

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

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

Dear thore612, Thank you very much for taking the time out of your day to review our hotel. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! It's always wonderful to hear that our guests love our awesome location within the city as much as we do. We will be sure to share your wonderful comments... More 

Gresham, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

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
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

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 

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