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“Consistently Satisfied” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Red Lion Hotel Richland Hanford House

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Red Lion Hotel Richland Hanford House
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   802 George Washington Way, Richland, WA 99352   |  
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Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Richland
Davao
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Consistently Satisfied”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I consider Hanford House my home in Richland, a very charming hotel next to the Columbia River, I arrived a day ahead of our meeting and avoided the crowd, thus check in was fast. I love staying here, the environment is relaxing and warm. The rooms are spacious and the bed is comfortable. Rooms are well appointed, for this stay my room was on the ground floor facing the grounds of the hotel. I prefer staying in a room near the lobby for two reasons: first is to avoid the long walk to the room and to the restaurant for breakfast, and second, it is nearer the laundry area on the second floor.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

We came to this hotel to relax after the death of a loved one. This hotel is usually that type of place....nice river view, quiet rooms, etc. It all went wrong when we returned from dinner on Sat.night and there was absolutely no place to park in the hotel parking lot. We had to park next door in the restaurant parking lot with hopes that our car wouldn't be towed. We then discovered there was a HUGE party at the hotel for Halloween. We ended up having to call the front desk around midnight to complain about all the noise. Long story short, we were pretty unhappy that our relaxing weekend went really wrong! We have stayed at this hotel enough that we are a member of their R&R club....that didn't seem to matter. We will probably not be back!!

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Longview, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

The heating system was being remodelled so no heat in my room and it kind of smelled. But the bed was comfy and the room was clean, so not bad. I had a street view, but the river side would be the best view if you had a choice.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Elke S, Manager at Red Lion Hotel Richland Hanford House, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I do apologize that you experienced any inconvenience during your stay. We are in the process of several property improvements right now. I am certain that during your next stay it will be relaxing and quiet!

Take care ~ Elke Silvey, Operations Manager
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Watford City, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

THe hotel staff were friendly and efficient. The rate was very good compared to another hotel in the area with not as good a location. The location just on the river was beautiful and close to good restaurants. The bed and pillows were extremely pleasant and comfortable.

  • Stayed September 2013, 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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Elke S, Manager at Red Lion Hotel Richland Hanford House, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write such wonderful comments about your stay. We are always thrilled when we are able to exceed the expectations of our guests. Exceeding our guest’s expectations is what we strive for and we are happy to hear that we accomplished that. We hope to see you again in the very near future!

Take care~ Elke Silvey, Operations Manager
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San Luis Obispo
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We had a lovely room that looked out over the Columbia river. We found the bed to be comfortable, and the hotel's morning buffet simple but good. The dining room's vista overlooking the river is beautiful.

My one critique is that the pool seemed small for the number of people using it. I had wanted to go in but decided not too, just too many kids and adults, with no loungers or chairs free. The pool was too small for any lap swimming anyway.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Elke S, Manager at Red Lion Hotel Richland Hanford House, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
Thank you for sharing your experience. I am glad that you had a good time. We have one of only a few outdoor pools in the Tri-Cities and it does draw guests in the summer. I hope during your next visit you will get to take advantage of it and have some fun in the sun!

Take care~ Elke Silvey, Operations Manager
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Portland, Oregon
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239 reviews 239 reviews
78 hotel reviews
Reviews in 93 cities Reviews in 93 cities
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

This was my 50th reunion weekend and the hotel is newer than that.room is clean,good king bed and quiet. Some rooms have river view. There was only one check in clerk but chatting with friends in line made the time go fast. You wouldn't encounter that normally. Red lions are generally reliable. This one is no exception.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Olympia, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I really like this hotel. I stay here for about a week once a month. The hotel is a little older, carpets are worn or stained in places, doors show some sign of wear, but it is a clean hotel and the hotel staff are very friendly and the rooms are large and rather nice. There is a walking path just out the back of the hotel along the Columbia River that goes for miles in each direction and a nice park along the river. They have a nice breakfast buffet every morning; scrambled eggs, breakfast potatoes, bacon and sausage as well as other things like fruit, breads, drinks, etc. The wait staff are very friendly. The wifi has been recently upgraded and if very good now. If you like a low key and relaxing experience, I think you would probably find this hotel a pretty good deal.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Address: 802 George Washington Way, Richland, WA 99352
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Location: United States > Washington > Tri-Cities > Richland
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Richland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Lion Hotel Richland Hanford House 3*
Number of rooms: 149
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Red Lion Hotel Richland Hanford House in Richland Washington is located right on the scenic Columbia River, 10 minutes from the Tri-cities Airport via our complimentary airport transportation. On downtown Richland's main arterial, the hotel offers convenient access to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and all of the businesses located there including Battelle, Energy Northwest, Bechtel, Framatone, and HAMMER.Our 149 spacious guest rooms, including seven suites, feature all the amenities you'd expect of a first-class hotel, including Red Lion's signature plush Sealy pillowtop beds, Eco Fresh Environmentally Responsible Products (ERP), complimentary wi-fi, telephone dataports and room service. We also have laundry and valet services and a fully equipped business center.For fun and relaxation, enjoy our outdoor pool and whirlpool or work out in our fitness center. Nearby you'll find Howard Amon Park with a 7-mile path along the river for walking or jogging. Golf, tennis, boat rentals and shopping are close by as are some of the area's 20 wineries and the Columbia River Exhibition of History, Science & Technology. ... more   less 
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