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Marco Polo Motel

4114 Aurora Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98103 (Fremont)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I chose this motel because it was cheap and as a Nirvana fan I was quite intrigued by it. I checked in after a long flight and I hadn't been sleeping for 24 hrs, and that's the only reason why I managed to sleep a few hours that night. The guy at front desk was nice, Check in was quick,... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Motel is dated but, for a place to sleep, park & keep your stuff .... AWESOME. Super close to everything downtown. 20 min walk to the Woodland Park Zoo .... ya gotta go there, Fanatstic. Very helpful frontdesk. We stayed for a couple Blue Jay games & had a great time even if the Jays sucked !!! Originally looked for... More 

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United Arab Emirates
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157 reviews 157 reviews
12 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I stumbled onto the Marco Polo while trying to find a hotel/motel near Seattle that did not require half a months pay for a one night stay. The Marco Polo was clean, easy to access, the front desk fella was extraordinarily helpful and gave me a great deal, since I did not need two beds, but it was the only... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Older motel located in Fremont area of Seattle. Easy to get to from downtown Seattle. Hotel to downtown Seattle took less than 10 minutes. 7-11 convenience store two blocks away if you need anything. Pedestrian overpass near hotel and you could use it to walk 6 blocks to see Fremont statues and artwork. Bonus was a picnic table with umbrella... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The motel is close to almost everything that you wish to visit in seattle. (Approx 15 mins to space needle and 5 mins to beth's cafe). The room is big enough for 5 guests and its not expensive at all... basic amenities are available and the muffins were good. Overall experience was average. I would love to stay there if... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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143 reviews 143 reviews
25 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This is the title given by M. The room was spacious, bathroom and shower passed the M test ( this is not an easy thing). Sink drained very slowly. breakfast was muffins and tea. we had brought in things we wanted. Room was quiet . Rugs need to be updated. TV selection poor but i wanted WiFi which was excellent.... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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168 reviews 168 reviews
65 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We needed a cheap place to base ourselves while in Seattle and this fit the bill. Yeah Jonathan is quirky but very friendly and helpful. We were able to walk to a market and buy food and bring it back to our room. Breakfast was basic but the coffee was good. My one complaint is that we had our door... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I'll relate my experience with The Marco Polo and then you can form your own opinion. The motel itself is ok it's a basic place to hang your head. Johnathan at the desk is a quirky interesting character. The problem being is that you can be quirky and still competent , but not this guy. I bought tickets to go... More 

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We stayed one night on the evening of a Seattle Seahawks vs Denver Broncos pre-season game. Clean, but outdated and a little too basic, it met our needs for the night. $35 cab ride to the game (Hawk's Nest Pub first) and the same coming home made taking the car unnecessary - parking anywhere near the game is $40. It... More 

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red bluff
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We needed a lower cost room close to where our interests were, this was 5min away and no construction going on to cause traffic delays. It was very quiet and very clean. Sure the furniture is a little out dated and older but I thought it was clean and comfortable. If you are wanting top notch furniture décor, and a... More 

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Address: 4114 Aurora Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98103
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Location: United States > Washington > Seattle > Fremont , Lake Union
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 37
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