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“GREAT hotel - One of the best in Seattle” 5 of 5 stars
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Hyatt At Olive 8
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1635 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101   |  
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Concord, New Hampshire
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9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
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“GREAT hotel - One of the best in Seattle”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Excellent location - walking distance to everything you want to do and see in Seattle. Staff superb.Truly eco-friendly and LEEDS certified hotel. Rooms very spacious, QUIET, clean and well equiped.
The BEST hotel I have stayed in for quite sometime. You will not be disappointed! great value too!

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  • Stayed November 2012, 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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SeattleHyattHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt At Olive 8, responded to this review, January 25, 2013
I'm so excited that you had such a good stay here at the Hyatt at Olive 8. Our central downtown location makes it so easy for our guests to site-see and shop. With Pacific Place and Westlake Center Malls less than a 10 minute walk, and the Space Needle and Pacific Science Center only a short Monorail ride away, there is plenty to easily entertain anyone looking to experience Seattle. Hope to see you back soon!

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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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Florida, Uruguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Comfortable place to lay your head and a good base if exploring the city for the first time. Location is quite convenient and taxis easy to hail. The room we had was very clean and tidy but nothing really special, although we did go for the most economical option. Maybe if you paid for an upgrade you'd have a fancier room. Staff all nice enough and breakfast was fresh and tasty. There was a whole bunch of different types of people stopping here so whatever your age you would fit in fine. The gym is very busy and overcroweded and I had to wait a long time before using the treadmill. There are many restaurants in the area but best is to ask the hotel as they offered us a list of great restuarants.

Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Fantastic location (smack middle of town -- close to everything!), friendly staff, and the room is spacious, clean and comfortable and QUIET -- GREAT value for the money!! I will without a doubt stay here again!!!

  • Stayed December 2012, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SeattleHyattHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt At Olive 8, responded to this review, January 25, 2013
I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay so much at the Hyatt at Olive 8! It's so great that we are so close to Pikes Place Market, the Space Needle, and tons of amazing shopping. Customer service and a genuine connection to our guests is our number one goal here, I'm so happy you got to experience it. We welcome you back whenever you return to Seattle.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 hotel reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

The hotel is located in down town Seattle with easy access to all neighborhoods. The staff is really friendly and helpful at all times. Room is modern and the gym was great with nice pool, jacuzzi and steam. We had amazing breakfast at Urbane every morning, and drinks at night-best hotel restaurant we have been to in a long time.

  • Stayed November 2012, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tampa, Florida, USA
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Apparently LEED means small rooms, low water pressure and a 30 second wait for hot water. Way overpriced for what you got. Breakfast at the restaurant was good. Walls were thin, as I could hear a conservation in the next room. Next time it is the Grand Hyatt.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SeattleHyattHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Hyatt At Olive 8, responded to this review, January 25, 2013
Thank you for your review; your comfort and happiness is our number one priority here at the Hyatt at Olive 8. Please accept our sincerest apologies that your stay was anything less than perfect. We have staff available 24-hours a day to assist with the type of issues that you encountered; please let us know next time as our goal is always to exceed your expectations.
Thank you for bringing these issues to our attention as we always appreciate any feedback that will help us grow and improve. We hope this will not deter you from choosing Hyatt Hotels and Resorts in the future, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Sarah S.
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Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Pros: good location; helpful staff, fantastic gym and excellent breakfast.

Cons: pool and hot tub looked very grubby (but perhaps it was the woman changing her baby's diaper on the chaise that put us off); weak wifi signal in lobby; towels are terrible.

For a business hotel, suggest they up the price by $10 and include internet connectivity/wifi. It is just annoying to have to pay for what is a basic amenity.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Phoenix, Arizona
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138 reviews 138 reviews
91 hotel reviews
Reviews in 50 cities Reviews in 50 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

This hotel is very nice. Very bright muted colors. The hotel has a european feel because of their green initiatives the have the key slot you have to insert your key into to have power, duel flush toilets. and just that modern european feel. BUt overall it is a very nice property.
Pros:
Location, very near downtown, easy walk to any where.
friendly staff.
good housekeeping
large windows allows a lot of light in when you want it.
amazing connectivity, power by the bed to charge phone, hook ups for your computer or ipad to hook into the tv.
very clean, very comfortable rooms

Cons:
Towels seem like they came out of a 20 year old hotel a 20 year old Very sad little hotel.
room temperature hard to find a happy ground, was either hot or cold.

overall I would stay here again. Gladly. Very nice hotel, very nice location.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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: 1635 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
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Location: United States > Washington > Seattle
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Spa Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Seattle
#6 Spa Hotel in Seattle
#10 Luxury Hotel in Seattle
#13 Business Hotel in Seattle
#15 Family Hotel in Seattle
#15 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hyatt At Olive 8 4*
Number of rooms: 346
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Seattle Green Hotel. Sleek modern design and environmental responsibility converge seamlessly at Hyatt at Olive 8. Designed to be the first LEED certified hotel in the city, Seattle’s newest hotel represents a new echelon for sustainability in the Pacific Northwest. Boasting an array of innovative energy and water saving features, the hotel offers guests the ability to continue their sustainable lifestyle while traveling. A few blocks outside our glass doors are historic Pike Place Market and Puget Sound. Eco-friendly dining and spa amenities present a resort atmosphere in a vibrant city setting. Exuding the best of the Pacific Northwest spirit, brilliant form is combined with environmental function to create a new definition of luxury in downtown Seattle. ... more   less 
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