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Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union

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800 Fairview Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spent the night and was woken up twice by mutiple families checking in- very loud. Twice needed to ask them to keep their voices down. Lot's of families-would not recommend for business or couples. I called the front desk to extend our stay one more night and was told the hotel was totally booked-checked online and there plenty of... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dont stay here unless you like unattended kids running around. For a hotel that is meant for long term stays for professionals or during home repairs, there are way too many kids here. Was here for several weeks and witnessed kids in the breakfast area, cutting in front of people, unattended, with NO SHOES. I did not see the hotel... More 

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Blane W, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a minute to provide your valuable feedback. Residence Inn has always been a family friendly hotel and I am sorry if this detracted from your experience. More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms here are large with separate living and sleeping rooms. Many of them offer a view of Lake Union off your balcony. There are working spaces with power outlets scattered throughout the atrium. This was great with three of us working on a project. They offer breakfast in the morning. We ended the night at the Tap room where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at this property for 2 months while I was in Seattle for business. The staff is extremely friendly and tries to accommodate your requests. The complementary breakfast is very elaborate and they have options for almost everything including soy milk for the gluten free. Another service which I do not find in very many hotels is room... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Called several days ahead to make sure we had lakeside.Was told maybe but to check early on the day of our stay. When we arrived we were told not a chance. But we would have a room with a view of the space needle. What we got was a street level room with a view of a six story building... More 

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Blane W, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback and I apologize for your frustration with your room. We upgrade guests to the lake view rooms when possible but the only surefire way to guarantee a lake view room is to reserve one from the start. I am sorry if this wasn't fully explained at the time you made your reservation. Our views of Lake... More 

missoula
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

5 nights and a family of four, and it was great. Clean, great for families with plenty of in-house amenities, good full breakfast. Staff were all nice, and very helpful at the desk. Price was very reasonable, considering short distance to core downtown and right on Lake Union. ( A third the cost of the Sheraton). Walk to several good... More 

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Blane W, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Residence Inn is perfect for family trips so I highly recommend looking for one of our hotels whenever you are traveling with a group. Cheers! More 

Peoria, Illinois, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights at the Residence Inn Lake Union and very much enjoyed the stay. Nice location on Lake Union, would strongly recommend requesting a room with lake view and balcony. Only a mile or so walk to Seattle Center with Space Needle, EMB Museum, etc., or downtown area. Lobby of hotel is newly renovated and very large and... More 

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Constant Traveller
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139 hotel reviews
320 helpful votes 320 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this Residence Inn in April 2015 and, as much as I love Residence Inns, this one is just an acceptable choice; not up to the precision and charm of so many other Residence Inns. Here are some of the details: The hotel is located just outside of the central business district of downtown Seattle; it's a $12... More 

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Blane W, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Hello Pilot Mike, Thank you for providing your comments regarding your experience in Seattle. The feedback from our guests is very important to our staff and I assure you that are addressing these issues in hopes of preventing them for future guests. Sincerely, Blane More 

Tucson, Arizona
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an older Marriott RI, however it is clean & the staff are very friendly, helpful & accommodating. The lake is beautiful, dining nearby & activities nearby, & the trolley is within a block which takes you downtown close to the monorail. Getting around was easy & would definitely stay here again!

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brooklyn, ny
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6 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rarely post negative reviews. But the wifi here is barely functional, even when you upgrade to the paid version, and the coffee is terrible-- the thin, watery kind they serve on airplanes. And we're in Seattle, city of coffee (and tech.) Prices are not that low, either-- $30 a day, or something close to it, for parking. I'd stay... More 

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Blane W, Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. Rest assured we are addressing the concerns you mentioned in your comments. More 

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