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Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   800 Fairview Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were planning to stay 2 weeks at this hotel, with a break in the middle to take our son to Disneyland California for a few days. We requested a room with a lake view, of course that didn't happened and the first offer was a horrendous room with a roof view at the back of the hotel. We managed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a family we usually avoid the Residence Inn because they generally do not have pet-free rooms, and we have a child with allergies and asthma. This time we made an exception, however, because we wanted a suite close to, but not in, downtown, and this was all we could find. The staff went out of their way to accommodate... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the nicest hotels I stayed in during my vacation. Its location is ideal for all type of visitors. It is located in front of lake union and the central business district is minutes away walking or by the tram which stops in front of the hotel. Like other residence inn's the hotel offers a daily breakfast ,coffee is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Think they need to refurbish some of the furniture in the guest rooms, but the other things that matter are very good. Seattle traffic a nightmare but this location close to everything. Front desk staff courteous and helpful. Would recommend this hotel!

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Katy, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent location at South Lake Union, perfect for the family. The hotel is dated and needs a total remodel. It looks as if it has already had a bit of a facelift, but the décor is horrible. The staff were friendly and the free breakfast was great. The wine in the taproom was surprisingly very drinkable. Across the street, Dukes... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful view of Lake Union just outside of the downtown Seattle core and close proximity to the Space Needle. The room was very spacious, clean, with very comfortable beds. The pool was indoors and nothing special. We enjoyed a huge breakfast buffet that was reasonable priced.

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Ryan N, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Dear Daitravels, I am so glad you enjoyed our breakfast, comfy beds, large rooms, and the great view. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again soon. Thanks again, Ryan N More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice property although a bit overpriced. The real problem is the staff attitude at $350/night I expect to be treated with a bit more courtesy. There 4pm guaranteed check in is a joke. We arrived at 3:30 and were told the room wasn't ready, okay. Checked back at 4:05pm- nope not ready. When I asked about the "guarantee" I... More

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Ryan N, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Dear DTzar, Thank you for staying with us. I am very sorry if there was some confusion regarding check in time, or if someone from our hotel gave you the wrong information. Normal check in time begins at 4pm, which is when we typically have enough rooms clean and ready for arriving guests, but we do not guarantee that we... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room is very nice with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Parking terrible and staff are not friendly, helpful and should not be in a hospitality job! Location perfect but I wouldn't stay here again. This stay reminds me that I would rather stay home than go to hotel!!!

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Ryan N, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Dear Marcy W, I am glad that you enjoyed your room with us, but I’m sorry to hear that you encountered some service issues. I am interested in hearing more about those issues, if you would be so kind as to contact me directly. Feedback from our customers is a great way for us to improve, and the details of... More

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7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't get off to a great start - we arrived early - which I understand the room may not be ready - but told maybe 2:30 pm, or 4. Arrived back just about 3:45 pm, no not yet. 4 pm - no not yet, has to be checked - which could take 20 minutes - which was a BIG problem... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a King studio here for three days and found it to be comfortable with a good size "living room" and a large bathroom. The room was nice and clean and the bed linen and towels were good quality crispy white. The toiletries were restocked daily the wifi worked perfectly parking had a surcharge but the most annoying thing... More

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Address: 800 Fairview Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
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Location: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union 3*
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