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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
Philippe R Wachtebeke, Belgium
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Wachtebeke, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friendly on the front office. Clean & great room. Breakfast available. Swimming pool & fitness availanle. Rapid Check-out. A nice hotel hear the gretest attraction off Seattlr, "The space Needle",shops and restaurants.

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's the third time we've stayed here and once again, it was lovely! The desk staff was very friendly and helped us with our bulky luggage (cases of wine). The room was quiet and very clean, close to the elevators, but no noise. It was a very busy weekend in town, but the chaos was confined to the lobby and... More

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Strategically situated near sights; had an indoor heated pool which was great; buffet breakfast was much more than in other hotels: eggs, meats, fruits, danish, oatmeal. Room was clean.Staff was very helpful getting us transportation to port especially since we were 16 family members!

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Northville, Michigan, USA
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the perfect location to stay prior to our cruise to visit Seattle. You don't need a car as you can walk to most tourist destinations: Space Needle, Pike Street Market, Aquarium, Olympic Sculpture Park, and more. The cost of the shuttle to the cruise port was reasonable. As for the rooms: the beds very comfy and pillows adequate.... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family and I have stayed at Holiday Inn Express hotels all around the country, so we were extremely disappointed with our experience at this hotel. One of our biggest complaints was regarding the room keys. We had three room keys and none of them would work on our door. The front desk informed us that the keys were very... More

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Suggestion: If you ask to be on the side of the hotel with a view of the space needle, there is a nice view. Pros: 1) great location, we were able to walk around the city our whole trip and not move our rental car from the garage below the hotel 2) very friendly staff, they gave us a map... More

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a perfect view of the Space Needle so the kids loved that. The rooms aren't very big and we had a suite. Beds and pillows comfy but towels are thin and rough - I love soft plush hotel towels. Seattle Center more than a few blocks away since you have to go up a couple blocks to cross... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night after returning from an Alaskan Cruise that departed from Seattle. This hotel is located right close to the Seattle Space Needle and is one of the most reasonably priced rooms in downtown Seattle. Our room was nicely appointed with very comfortable beds and your choice of firm or soft pillows. One of the best... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for the night before our cruise left the next morning. Hotel staff were really friendly. Room was clean & cool. Had a view of the Space Needle. Nice complimentary breakfast. They have a shuttle that runs to the cruise ship pier for $10 per person (for pier 91) and that worked out very well.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Holiday Inn Express is not far from the Space Needle and the attractions near it. The most striking thing is the staff, all of whom were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The room was clean and quiet, typical of Holiday Inns. For a quiet night, do not stay on the side facing Aurora avenue. The side facing the (regular) Holiday... 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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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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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