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“Great Location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hotel Five Seattle - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

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Hotel Five Seattle - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2200 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121   |  
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Ranked #26 of 95 Hotels in Seattle
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We had a great stay at this hotel. It was conveniently located in downtown within a short walk of the Space Needle, Westlake Plaza, Pike Place Market and the Seattle Aquarium. The rooms were clean and modern, the staff was wonderful and the value was great. There is onsite parking for a minimal fee (parking in Seattle is terribly expensive) and the on-site resaurant was reasonably priced. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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LaceyKing, Manager at Hotel Five Seattle - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Hi Robert D.,

Thank you for the great review and the fabulous photo!! I'm glad you enjoyed our Max's Cafe and that our location worked out so well for you.

We save some pineapple cupcakes for you next time you're in Seattle!

Lacey King
Hotel Manager
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We had a great experience at this hotel! The price was reasonable and the room and hotel were modern and clean! The parking was secure and the location was perfect. Easy walk to pike market, space needle and downtown! We would stay here again for sure!

Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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LaceyKing, Manager at Hotel Five Seattle - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality, responded to this review, August 9, 2013
Jcgillroy,

Thanks you for taking the time to write a review. I'm very pleased that Hotel Five could fulfill all of your needs and expectations!

We look forward to seeing you again!

Lacey King
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We really liked this hotel. It has very quirky decor (in a good way), and is in the perfect location, a few minutes wall to the space needle in one direction, and a few minutes to pike place market in the other. The cafe in the hotel is cheap and very good for breakfast, the rooms have a keurig coffee maker and nice bathrooms. The rooms are a bit noisy, though, and a bit on the small side.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LaceyKing, Manager at Hotel Five Seattle - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Thanks Karinn,

I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Five and found our location very convenient to see the city.

We do hope to welcome you back soon,

Lacey King
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Stayed here early July 2013. Picked the hotel after reading Tripadvisor reviews. 4 adults in two rooms... Great location, wonderfully balanced hotel... Not flashy, but very clean, stylish, and with great service from the staff. Ground floor coffee shop is great for an inexpensive breakfast, and free coffee and cupcakes are a nice touch in reception area. All in all a great stay.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LaceyKing, Manager at Hotel Five Seattle - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
DrTeeth M.,

Thanks for the great review! I'm very pleased to see you and your friends enjoyed yoru time at Hotel Five and our Max's Cafe.

We hope to welcome you back to Seattle soon!

Lacey King
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Boston, MA
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10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

At first glance this hotel did not impress. Looks like they used funky paint to bring a drab old hotel into this decade. Poorly done in the hallways. It looked like a bad elementary student was allowed to design it.
All uphill from there! Free bikes to be used by guests, spacious suite with a 3 head shower and an amazing staff who acted like fimaly for the entority of our 4 night stay.

Other than the ugly hallways and too-soft mattress that should be replaced, this was a great place to stay. Easy walk to most local sights as long as the Seattle hills are not an issue for you. Great price.

Room Tip: Our suite had a large bed and a fold out couch. Two full rooms were spacious for our family of 4 adu...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LaceyKing, Manager at Hotel Five Seattle - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Hi Lambermom,

Thanks for the review! I'm sorry you didn't like our style but I'm happy we were able to win you over on everything else. :) I'm pleased to see that you enjoyed one of our Urban Suites, our largest room, and found it comfortable for your family.

Looking forward to seeing you again,
Lacey King
Hotel Manager
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Columbia, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Stayed here for one night on our way from Vancouver to Maryland. The hotel itself was nicely decorated, hip and stylish, however I think I would have preferred a plain hotel. The biggest plus was the wooden floors - I hate carpet in hotels! The staff was very helpful and upbeat. The rooms were clean.

The issues were that the walls were very thin so you could hear the traffic outside as well as your neighbours. They also had one of those efficient toilets that flush really loudly that actually startled me from my sleep, and with a glass door that has room to the top and bottom that leads into the bathroom, you can hear all the wonderful sounds of your partner in there :)

The location was probably nice but the only time I was able to venture out was around 11pm and the area looked a little scary to be walking around.

Had breakfast at Cafe Max attached to the hotel. the food was okay but they charge $3 for a cup of coffee! That's sad when I can go down the street and get a tall cup of starbucks for $1.75.

So all in all it was an okay hotel for a one night stay but probably wont stay there again.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LaceyKing, Manager at Hotel Five Seattle - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Hello TrailBiker_MD,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry you were not fully comfortable here, sometimes our style is a bit to out of the ordinary for some that would prefer a more "plain hotel". We wish you all the very best and hope you may give us a second try if you find yourself in Seattle again.

Lacey King
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Seattle, Washington
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

If you need to stay in Belltown, this is a good location and a cute hotel (better than some along the nearby Denny Park if you're going to be out after dark). The room was clean, the staff is nice, and there are lots of quirks and perks that really set it apart from other hotels in the area.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LaceyKing, Manager at Hotel Five Seattle - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Hi 868Loren,

Thanks for the nice review! I'm glad you found Hotel Five convenient and comfortable.
We would love to welcome you back next time you find yourself in Belltown!

Lacey King
Hotel Manager
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Address: 2200 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
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Location: United States > Washington > Seattle
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#23 Family Hotel in Seattle
#23 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
#34 Business Hotel in Seattle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Five Seattle - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality 2.5*
Number of rooms: 58
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Check in. Then check out The Emerald City.The sights. The sounds. The scenery. Seattle is known for a lot of things and there’s no better home base than Hotel Five. Located in the heart of downtown on the corner of 5th Avenue and Blanchard, you’re mere steps from the city’s most famous attractions.Just five blocks away you’ll find the Seattle Center, home of the Space Needle, Experience Music Project and Pacific Science Center. And only six blocks from the hotel is the bustling Seattle Waterfront, World Famous Pike Place Market, and the city’s best shopping areas—Pacific Place, Westlake Center and the Nordstrom flagship store. Even better, the hotel is conveniently located on the Free Transit Bus Line so it’s just a quick ride to Qwest Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders, as well as Safeco Field, the Seattle Mariners’ home turf.And after a long day of exploration, come home to a world of creature comforts at Hotel Five. ... more   less 
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