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“Fine Except for Traffic Noise” 4 of 5 stars
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Red Lion Inn & Suites
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1688 South 348th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003 (Formerly Super 8)   |  
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Ranked #10 of 12 Hotels in Federal Way
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This was not the motel I was looking for when I took this exit, nor was it the area I thought I was going to be in. But with two big rigs running together I was ready to get off the road … now.

(Looking now at the areal map of the other motel, the Super 8 was the right choice)

Lots of big rig parking and food choices next door and others withing walking distance.
They were down to three ‘smoking’ rooms, so I will call ahead next time. Neither of us though the smoking room was ‘bad,’ but the next night the other person commented they could still smell the smoke on their night clothes. I had noticed the hall had a pretty strong odor, even though it looked like there were only 4-6 rooms on one end of the hall that were smoking.

No problems with the room, it is an older motel, it still has wood seats instead of the $.50 plastic ones most places use nowadays. The ‘closet’ seemed to be an afterthought, about two foot wide next to the head of the bed, between the bed and the wall.

Breakfast was the basics.

Clean, quiet and hot water are my basics, I have a number of runs this way in the next few months, I’ll be back.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Red Lion Inn & Suites

Address: 1688 South 348th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003 (Formerly Super 8)
Location: United States > Washington > Federal Way
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 12 Hotels in Federal Way
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Lion Inn & Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 90
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Conveniently located off Interstate 5, near many area attractions, restaurants, and shops. We are close to the Washington State Fair, Pacific Raceways, King County Aquatics Center, Wild Waves, Tacoma Dome, and Emerald Downs. You'll love our complimentary breakfast and 24-hour coffee service. Large-vehicle parking available at reasonable prices, as well as complimentary standard vehicle parking. On-site coin-operated laundry service provided and a business center with complimentary scan to email/copy/fax services available 24-hours a day. Multiple room types available including; non-smoking single queen, king, double queens and even double king rooms, smoking rooms available on designated floor(s), ADA compliant rooms are also available. Pets are welcome to stay at our location with a minimal non-refundable daily fee. All rooms feature Wifi, cable television, coffee-makers, hairdryers, and most rooms also offer mini-fridges as well! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Super 8 Motel Federal Way Hotel Federal Way

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