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Marco Polo Motel

2.0 of 5
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4114 Aurora Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98103
Marco Polo Motel
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Ranked #76 of 97 Hotels in Seattle
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Anacortes, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very nice and accommodating motel staff. outdated but comfortable and I felt very safe. I would stay there again! the cars outside weren't sketchy and the people in the morning coming out of their rooms looked normal too. and it was quiet, being as it was on Aurora!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed there a total of 6 nights while we visited family that lived close. The motel price was great! The staff at the desk were always excellent and always helpful with our needs! Excell ent service each day with the staff who clean the rooms! Always fed us even if we woke up late. I will choose this... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I just love this Motel. My friend showed it to me when I first arrived in Seattle from Australia. The staff are very friendly and the Motel rooms are clean and comfortable. I really enjoyed my stay and will stay here again in the future as I have such fond memories. It is close to some beautiful parts of Seattle... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The Marco Polo doesn't pretend to be anything that it's not. It's not the Hilton. It was clean, comfortable and inexpensive. The paint and carpet were in good condition. The bathroom has the original(?) vintage tile and pedestal sink, but it was clean and functional. There were plenty of towels. The beds were newish and quite comfortable. The free breakfast... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We were taking a quick trip in to Seattle in order to visit the zoo with our 2 small kids. We wanted this to be an inexpensive getaway so we picked a budget hotel close to the zoo that had wifi and free parking. We'd read reviews of the pizza place down the street that delivers, and knew that our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Take a step back to the eighties, and not in a good way. Rooms are tiny with the most awkward layout I've ever seen. Cleanliness? How about a hair in my bed? No blow drier. It's one claim to fame is that Kurt Cobain once stayed there. I'm sure it has not been updated since.

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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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