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“Handy to the Museum of Flight” 5 of 5 stars
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Larkspur Landing Renton
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1701 East Valley Road, Renton, WA 98055   |  
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Ranked #1 of 10 hotels in Renton
Queenstown
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“Handy to the Museum of Flight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We are from New Zealand and did some research from home on different hotels within close proximity to The Museum of Flight (8mile). Thank goodness we chose the Larkspur Landing in Renton, it was clean, comfortable for my husband & I ,our 5yr old son and 75 year old Dad.
The facilities were great, my son (and father) enjoyed the fresh baked cookies on offer at reception! The staff were friendly and obliging at all times. We had a very comfy bed, and the boys (Grandpa & G Son) slept on the pull out sofa which came with a very thick matress topper which was a nice addition.
We enjoyed our stay so much we booked into the Larkspur San Fransisco too.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

We stayed here for one night in February before taking a flight out of Sea-Tac. The hotel is very clean and the rooms are well appointed. Our room came with a very comfortable feather bed, flat screen tv, work area and a good sized kitchen with fridge, stove and dishwasher. The airport shuttle leaves on the hour so keep in mind this may mean you have to leave earlier that you would normally or you may have to wait up to an hour at the airport when you return. Its in a great location, close to shopping and took us less than 15 mins to get to Sea-Tac on a Saturday morning. Staff was excellent.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I stayed here on a business trip to Renton, the room was one of the best I've been in, the service was excellent as well. In the morning they had a full breakfast buffet that was great for what it was and I totally fell in love with this hotel. I do not write reviews often but in this case, this place deserved one!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Stayed at Larkspur Landing Renton while visiting our son over the Christmas holiday. We found the place to be warm, friendly and very welcoming. We booked a one-bedroom suite so our son could spend a couple of nights with us. Our bed wasn't quite as comfortable as advertised (perhaps a new feather topper is in order), but much better than the one at the Hilton Garden Inn next door where we stayed in October. The bathroom is very large (double sink) and could use a bit of updating. A minor disappointment in the kitchen as it had no oven and one of the two eyes worked only sporadically. The living space could use a couple of feet either way as when the sofa bed is opened, you cannot walk around it at all, but other than that the room was very comfortable for TV, reading, work and visiting. Breakfast was very limited - I've stayed at comparably priced hotels that had more hot choices, but with the kitchen we weren't impacted. Very nice laundry facility; fitness center very average. Based on this review, you'd think we wouldn't rate it so highly, but for the price we were very pleased.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Be aware of the limitations to their shuttle and breakfast service. They have a shuttle that leaves at 6:00am but the breakfast service does not start that early so you are on your own to find some food. Their shuttle's last pickup at the airport is at 9:30pm, so if your flight gets in later you will have to call a taxi (about $20).

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

My husband and I recently stayed two nights at this Larkspur Landing location with our adult daughter. We booked a one bedroom suite, which provided plenty of room for the three of us. The room's furnishings could use a bit of updating, especially the bedding - our top sheet was rather thin and worn, and our daughter's blanket (for the fold-out couch) was worn and unattractive; however, she really appreciated the excellent feather bed topper which ensured that the fold-out couch was as comfortable as possible. As well, the kitchen area was a bit worn, as was the furniture generally. The room was well equipped, with comfortable sofa and armchair seating in the living area, a large work desk (which doubled as a dining table, although there was only one wheeled chair provided), plenty of table lamps and overhead light fixtures, a large closet and chest of drawers in the bedroom, and a large closet in the living area. The exceptional aspect of our stay was the excellent service provided by all the staff we encountered. They were all very welcoming and friendly, and when we had a minor problem with the guests in the room above us (who sounded as if they were moving furniture around in the middle of the night) the person at the front desk assured us that she would speak to the guests and ask them to keep the noise level down, and if they didn't comply, the hotel would be glad to move us to another room. The free breakfast included excellent quality yoghurt, fresh fruit, pastries, bagels and English muffins, and the coffee (available all day in the lobby) was delicious. The hotel is located in a hotel grouping (there are three other chain hotels on the same site) just on the other side of the highway from Renton proper, and was close enough to take advantage of a couple of restaurants we wanted to try in Renton, as well as being close enough to the Southcentre Mall and Costco for shopping. We have stayed at Larkspur in the past and will no doubt return.

Room Tip: Ask for a room that doesn't face either Highway 405 or 167 - both are very busy and noisy.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

My wife and I were celebrating our anniversary recently and decided to visit Seattle, Wa. We stayed at the Larkspur Landing in Renton, Washington and let me tell you, this place is awesome! We chose this hotel based on the #1 ranking it received right here on Trip Advisor. Renton is just south of Seattle so it's the perfect place to stay if you want to be close to the city but not in the city. There is a light rail station nearby and the hotel offers a free shuttle service to and from the station (all you have to do is call the front desk and let them know you need a ride to the station. Also when you are coming back to the station, just call about 15 mins before the train lets you off and they will come get you). The customer service at this hotel is first class all the way. I called on the day of our arrival to see if we could get an early check in. I spoke with Tamera (gosh I hoped I spelled her name right) and she was so friendly and helpful. She also knew that it was our anniversary so she took the liberty of upgrading us from a studio suite to an executive suite. The room had a separate bedroom, a living room with a sofa and a nice sitting chair with ottoman. Also the bedroom and the living room each had a big flat screen T.V. and each room had an I Pod clock radio. The king FeatherBorne bed was so comfortable. Our suite had a full sized fridge, stove, and microwave. The kitchen was fully equipped with all the silverware, dishes, and other items to make meals. The décor in the entire room was very welcoming and had a warm feel to it. I can’t say enough great things about the staff here. Malcolm, our shuttle driver, was friendly and very helpful. One morning I headed downstairs to pick up some complimentary bagels, juice and muffins from the breakfast area when I stopped in to ask if the hotel sold toiletry items. My wife forgot to pack her hair brush so I wanted to see if I could get one at the hotel. Thomas was at the front desk and offered to have a shuttle driver go to the local store and pick up one for us and charge it to our room. Wow, what great customer service. I declined his offer but was thoroughly impressed with this offer. One morning we called down to the front desk to let them know we wanted to take the light rail into the city. Ashley said to come on down at the half hour mark and the hotel shuttle would take us. Well when we got down there, Ashley wasn’t sure if they had a driver available for us. Ashley said if they didn’t have a driver she would call a cab and pay for it. Again, WOW! My wife and I have found our hotel for the Seattle area and will stay here again! Thank you to all the wonderful staff for making our anniversary special.

Room Tip: The location of this hotel is in an office district but don't let that fool ya. This place rocks...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Also Known As:
Larkspur Landing Renton/Seattle Hotel Renton
Larkspur Landing Renton/Seattle Hotel
Larkspur Landing Renton Seattle
Address: 1701 East Valley Road, Renton, WA 98055
Location: United States > Washington > Renton
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 10 hotels in Renton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Larkspur Landing Renton 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our Larkspur Landing Renton Hotel is centrally located near four state highways and the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. This Seattle extended-stay hotel is not far from the Seattle Center & Space Needle, Safeco Field, Pike Place Marketplace and Qwest Field. Boeing's corporate offices are also located just 5 minutes from this Renton lodging destination. At the Larkspur Landing hotel in Renton, WA, vacationers and business travelers alike will enjoy superior service and comfort. ... more   less 
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