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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2009
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2009

Nice hotel..good continental breakfast...parking should be free, but I guess Seattle is expensive for cars. No frills close to Space Needle and monorail to downtown area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2009

Stayed at the Express for 1 night on my way to Oregon. The hotel is easily accessible from the highway. Rooms are solid, nothing special but clean and comfortable. A great feature is the free hot breakfast. Parking is underground and $10.00 a day. Would definitely stay here again.

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dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience! Come see us again on your next trip to our area! More 

Waukesha, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2009

This hotel was pleasant, clean, and roomy. Very comfortable. Location was 15 minute walk from the Monorail which takes you to the heart of Downtown (10 minute walk to Pikes Place Market) in minutes for only $2 per person. We left our car in the free parking and used this transportation exclusively for convenience.

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dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We have a great location within easy walking distance of both Seattle Center and downtown Seattle, and the Monorail is a fun way to get from the Space Needle right to the heart of the shopping district! Also, I am glad you enjoyed free parking,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2009

This hotel is right near the space needle, and if you are lucky enough to get an Aurora Ave facing room, will have a good view of it. It is so close, you can walk there and you can also catch the Monorail to downtown for a few bucks. The hotel is quite nice, I had a room on the... More 

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dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our property! It is always wonderful to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay. We strive to keep our rates competitive with other hotels that are similar to us in proximity to downtown and Seattle Center, property features and amenities, and level of services offered. Our discounted rate options are a great bargain,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2009

My husband and I stayed at this Hotel after reading reviews from other TripAdvisor travellers and we're so glad we did! The Hotel was excellent, the staff were efficient and professional and the room was first class. We'd like to make special mention regarding the breakfast restaurant girls who were just the best and we have travelled all over the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2009

Just returned from a 2 night stay in Seattle and after reading the reviews on this site, decided to book the HI Express Downtown. We had planned this trip for our anniversary and wanted to experience "Teatro Zinzanni" again (previously visited on a trip to San Francisco a few years ago). The rooms are clean and bright, the air conditioning... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2009

We (2 adults and 1 baby) stayed here for a week and found things to be generally fine. I had booked a room at the back of the hotel given that the road at the front is really busy – the downside of this is that you get a view of the Holiday Inn on the other side of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2009

The hotel was clean and the service was fine. We were happy with our stay, until the garbage trucks started throwing the dumpsters around at 2am. That continued for 15 minutes and woke us up solidly. Then the garbage trucks came back again around 5am to repeat with a different set of cans. My family and I were all dazed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2009

The Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center is just a few blocks away from downtown and the Seattle Center (Space Needle). It's within easy walking distance of the Needle (maybe 6 blocks) and near good public transportation that can get you easily around to tourist sights in central Seattle. We spent 2 nights here. The hotel is modern and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2009

We spent the weekend sightseeing. The hotel was 'attached' to the Holiday Inn which has a bar and restaurant. Sarah the barmaid was a delight and makes a mean margarita! The location of the hotel was great for touring. All amenities were up to HI Express standards and we had no problems. Front desk staff was very helpful with directions,... More 

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