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Watertown Hotel Seattle

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4242 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
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Ranked #23 of 93 hotels in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location within a few blocks of UW, free and easy shuttle van to various places downtown, bright yellow loaner cruiser bikes, free laundry, parking, wifi...lovely decor, nice people, spotless, Pineapple price guarantee...and teeny pineapple cupcakes late afternoon with coffee. What's not to love? We won't stay anywhere else next time. Thank you to the kind staffer who upgraded us... More

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Fortaleza, CE
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334 reviews 334 reviews
177 hotel reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second stay here, due to appointments at the nearby University of Washington Medical Center. Rooms are spacious. Small refrigerator and microwave included. Free laundry facilities: one washer and one dryer per floor. Free cupcakes in the lobby in the afternoon. Free Wi-Fi in rooms, and two free PCs (one with a working printer) off the lobby. Reservations accommodated our... More

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ConnieSchneider, Manager at Watertown Hotel Seattle, responded to this review

Dear Sutter, Hello again and thanks for such great commentary on the Watertown Hotel. We are glad you choose to stay with us when coming to the university district. I am sorry your wife did not sleep well on our mattresses. They can tend to be on the firm side due to the construction of the bed. However, we are... More

Anaheim Hills, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful hotel with friendly helpful staff. Have stayed here 3 times while visiting daughter at UW. Central to U District area. Great, spacious rooms with mini fridge, microwave, Keurig, umbrella and free bottled water, as well as Keurig cups. Internet free also and good desk for working. Each floor has stacked washer/dryer. All you have to supply is the detergent!... More

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ConnieSchneider, Manager at Watertown Hotel Seattle, responded to this review

Dear BJW789, Thank you for your wonderful feedback about our staff. We are so glad to hear things like high quality front desk, as well as prompt, excellent housekeeping.... WOW! I regret the unfortunate experience at the cafe and will treat you to breakfast there the next time you return due to your inconvenience. Please just ask for the Manager... More

Los Angeles, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel that is located near UW. The room we had was very large. It is not a fancy hotel but is well decorated. Lots of little things like an umbrella to use, a Keurig in each room, free WiFi, etc. Service was good but could have been better.

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ConnieSchneider, Manager at Watertown Hotel Seattle, responded to this review

Dear Travelelmundo, Thank you for proving your candid assessment of the Watertown. As we always strive to improve our service, we would welcome the feedback as to what we could have done better. We appreciate your patronage. The Watertown team More

New Brunswick, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked to some great hangs, played around the eclectic surroundings, then slept like a log. All of us liked the Watertown immensely. Slightly expensive for the layout and services, but don't let anything draw you elsewhere in the vicinity. This is about as good as it gets.

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ConnieSchneider, Manager at Watertown Hotel Seattle, responded to this review

Dear Demosthenes T, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed the Watertown hotel. I guess a good find is worth the expense! Thank you for making us your hotel of preference when staying in the U-district. The Watertown team More

Sedro Woolley, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arriving at the hotel after dark we were cautious because the neighborhood didn't look too promising. As soon as we walked inside the hotel we were greeted by a gentleman with outstanding customer service. The check in process was very fast and pleasant. We parked our vehicle in their garage, which is TINY... but thankfully there were a few spots... More

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ConnieSchneider, Manager at Watertown Hotel Seattle, responded to this review

Dear Erin M, We are glad you had a positive experience while staying at the Watertown Hotel. We also appreciate hearing about outstanding customer service. We actually have two levels of parking and oftentimes have more spots available on the lower level just in case the garage seems fairly full. We look forward to the opportunity to accommodate you again!... More

New York City, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I loved loved this hotel. We stayed here 2 nights, then went to Ranier and came back and stayed another 2 nights. Location is fantastic in the university area. Staff was awesome. Rooms are large and spacious. It's not cheap but it's a great value for what you get. After our stay we had some billing errors on our credit... More

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ConnieSchneider, Manager at Watertown Hotel Seattle, responded to this review

Dear Falasafa, We are glad you enjoyed your stay in the u-district and found our hotel to be of good value, with spacious rooms. We are especially pleased to hear about our awesome staff. Sorry about the billing snafu. Good to know it was straigtened out. Thank you for being our guest and we hope to see you again! The... More

los angeles
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66 reviews 66 reviews
29 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We weren't really interested in paying to stay in downtown seattle because most of the stops that we had for this vacation were out of downtown anyway. The university area is a great spot to base a seattle trip, it's close enough to all the major areas without too much trouble. The hotel itself is quiet, clean, and friendly. We... More

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ConnieSchneider, Manager at Watertown Hotel Seattle, responded to this review

Dear hksjza70, Thank you for your positive comments about the Watertown in the U-district. We appreciate hearing that you found us to be quiet, clean, and friendly. Come back and stay with us the next time you have business at the UW! Thanks, The watertown team More

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Enjoyed my stay at the Watertown while doing business at UW. The beds were very firm with lots of pillows. Wifi worked well in room and lobby. I'd never stayed in a hotel that had hardwood floors which were cold on my feet but I could work around that. Exercise room had good equipment. Only complaint I would have is... More

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ConnieSchneider, Manager at Watertown Hotel Seattle, responded to this review

Dear treinke, Glad to hear you had a nice time while on business at UW. We appreciate knowing the wifi worked well in the room and the lobby area, and that you enjoyed the exercise equipment in the gym. We look forward to seeing you again! The Watertown team More

Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Great bed. Good service. Friendly and clean. They even have pineapple muffins. A great economical place to stay in the university district in Seattle. Easy underground parking. We certainly would stay here again.

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ConnieSchneider, Manager at Watertown Hotel Seattle, responded to this review

Dear lottridge, Wow, what a nice review of Watertown! Glad to hear you enjoyed some of our many amenities to include out signature Pineapple cupcakes! We also appreciate your positive comments about our clean hotel, great beds, and friendly service. Come back and see us again sometime! The Watertown team More

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  • University district(3)
  • Very clean(3)

Additional Information about Watertown Hotel Seattle

Address: 4242 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
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Location: United States > Washington > Seattle
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 93 hotels in Seattle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Watertown Hotel Seattle 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Within easy walking distance to UW campus. Local shuttle to downtown Seattle and area attractions. Our goal is to provide our guests with legendary service. Loaner bicycles available to our guests. Join us from 3pm - 7pm in the lobby for complimentary Starbuck's coffee and our signature pineapple cupcakes. ... more   less 
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