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Columbus Motor Inn

9613 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pros: Cheap; close to downtown Seattle, Fremont, and the University of Washington; free wifi; friendly staff. Cons: Questionable neighborhood; rooms and everything in them were old and outdated; no shampoo provided for the shower. I've stayed in far worse, and this is a cheap option if you simply want a place to rest for the night and put a room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lets face it people this is not the Hilton, and you should not expect it to be. First my room was clean, and that is the most important thing when getting a room, second no bugs, and again it was clean. So the two most important things are good. And third the bed and other things were comfy and electronics... More 

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Poulsbo, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a low-cost hotel/motel in the area for a good night's sleep and that's what we got. Our room, while worn, was very clean and we both found the beds to be very comfortable. Hot shower. Unfortunately, the WiFi, while free, was not consistent. The staff was very friendly. On our way out, the lady at the desk gave... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To be fair I got the last room. It was 1am. Rooms were all booked in greater Seattle. I was in the basement. Summertime and no ac. I'm a simple guy. Motel 6 is fine by me. The bed was ok. I couldn't close the window. As it was too hot but there was bars over it. Y next door... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The room was your basic bed tv and bathroom and was super inexpensive. I hate paying an arm and a leg for a hotel room we literally just sleep in so this honestly was perfect. I went in having read bad reviews and was so happy when I saw for myself. The front desk guy and woman provided extra towels... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

The only reasonable thing about this place is the strange kindness of the gentlemen at the reception, everything else was bad. Dirty and smelly room. The bed sheets seemed to be fresh but the covers were full of strange hairs of different sizes and colours. The non smoking room smelled like cigarettes or something else. I am sorry to say... More 

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CHILLIWACK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Eight of us stayed in two rooms on the long weekend for PAX Prime Expo. Great price at over half of what other places charged. Within 15 minutes of downtown. Cleanliness was ok, but the Motel is old, and shows it (Pop machine was out of order). The staff were friendly and accommodating, Since there were eight of us, I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Front desk: dirty and smells like cigarettes. Rooms: old and smell like cigarettes Bathrooms: dark and smell like old urine Our family of 4 travels a lot so we did have a chance to visit many different motels and hotels. Never in our life we had a chance to see such dirty place as this one. Booking.com did not reflect... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I wouldn't recommend this motel to ANYONE. The rooms are not clean. The smoking room (room 9) is the grossest room I've ever stepped foot in. I found not only a bloody towel, but some needles (yes the kind you shoot up with, drugs) also. My family & I immediately complained about that & also how disgusting the room was.... More 

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Gallup NM USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We stayed at the Columbus Motor Inn in May 2013, while in Seattle for a cruise ship trip to Alaska. Free parking is provided at the motel. At first glance, it looks like any of dozens of local mom-and-pop style motels along Aurora Avenue North, a busy commercial street at the north end of Seattle. But it looks better in... More 

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