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Inn at El Gaucho

#18 of 98 Hotels in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
2505 First Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We needed an overnight stop in Seattle on our way home to Boise and the chains are just so....beige. Supporting the local guy and something a bit more personal was what I was looking for as well as walking distance to the Space Needle which has been a life long dream of my husband to attend. Neither disappointed...the Inn at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has honestly been one of my top hotel experiences! The staff is all very genuine and humble. The room was very nice and comfortable. Everyday 5-7 they have a free wine tasting for the guest which I enjoyed. Especially the little chocolate candies.. My boyfriend and I enjoyed those the most! Also the location is perfect.. It's close to... More 

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rangerd, General Manager at Inn at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Kirsten, I am truly glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff are key to everything we do and it shows clearly when we get to read about experiences like yours at our Inn. I am happy you had the opportunity to enjoy our wine reception and I will pass along to Sandy how much you enjoyed her chocolate... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am floored by the lower reviews for this place. From the moment I walked in (minus the haul upstairs of my luggage) this place was five star. So lets get this out of the way. READ THIS. THERE IS NO ELEVATOR. If you cant or arent able to walk this is NOT the place for you. You do have... More 

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rangerd, General Manager at Inn at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about our Inn and for your advice to our future guests. I am so happy you enjoyed our cookies and the SUPER comfy bed. I personally carried at least half of them up the two flights of stairs so I am glad my efforts are appreciated. I will definitely pass along your kind word... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn only has 17 rooms which provided for a personalized experience. We were staying there on our honeymoon and we received exceptional service that included champagne, cookies, and a $75 gift certificate to the restaurant downstairs. This was the last of four hotels that we stayed at during our honeymoon and every other place charged exorbitant amounts for these... More 

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Pullman, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently I visited Seattle with my teenage daughter. I had looked for a unique hotel downtown, and found this one on Trip Advisor. It had received such high reviews I knew I had to try it. It started with reviews that people mentioned they received cookies upon check-in and I wanted to check if they had nuts. I emailed David... More 

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Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room, service at the Inn as well as the restaurant was top notch. They went over and above to make sure everything went perfectly for us while we were on our overnight trip to Seattle. Emily in particular, did a wonderful job and we appreciated her willingness to help.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn At El Gaucho is unlike any boutique hotel I have stayed in for years - no stark white and chrome minimalism here. Instead you get a larger room, warm toned walls, dark wood and leather furniture and a good amount of storage space. The staff were great - helpful before I arrived and more so during my visit.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was only there for one night but it was fantastic! Service and room were wonderful! The music playing as you enter, thank you card and cookies were all nice touches. The bed was super comfy and towels where huge and thick. I will definitely come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The service is the best I have ever received anywhere in the world! Every staff member went out of his or her way to be friendly, helpful and courteous. We ate at the restaurant downstairs. It was as good as the hotel!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is an overall amazing place to stay. There is nothing negative to be said about the Inn at El Gaucho. Checking in was flawless thanks to Emily. She checked us in, brought our luggage up the freight elevator, valet parked our car and made our dinner reservation at their on-site restaurant. Before dinner we stopped by the lobby for... More 

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