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Marriott Waterfront Seattle
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121 (Belltown)   |  
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Ranked #37 of 95 hotels in Seattle
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“What a View!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Looking out over Puget Sound in the morning - what a beautiful view! We really enjoyed this property, and a great night away. The grand entry is quite impressive, as you come in looking at fabulous artwork and classy decor. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and was everything you would expect from a Marriott experience. This is a great location for walking the waterfront, or climbing the stairs next door into the heart of Pike Place Market and downtown. This property is just a bit more expensive than some of the other competing downtown hotels, but you are paying for the waterfront location which, as I said, can't be beat!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

This Marriott is a delight in any weather, any time of year. Close to a lot of cool hangouts in the neighborhood; the hike up the hill to Pike St and other attractions eliminates a trip to the fitness center. The rooms are a bit small, but comfortable. The public areas don't exude a lot of warmth in style and decor, but are convenient and ample. The hook here is the water. Peer out the window or step outside and you feel engulfed by the Puget Sound. There is a waterfront path that stretches for miles, offering a pleasant place to stroll or run. The restaurants in the area offer great seafood and are walking distance. And if you do venture up the hill, you can catch an elevator nearby to get you part of the way there.
Besides the proximity to the sound, there isn't really anything else about the hotel that jumps off the page. The pub is pedestrian by NW standards, the staff are attentive, and there is an interesting mix of guests coming and going. I rate this property primarily on the high walk-friendly attribute and water feature.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Woodinville, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We (wife and daughter) stayed here with points. We live in the Seattle area but stayed downtown to do some Christmas shopping and go to the Science Center. It's a much better summer hotel being right on the waterfront and if it wasn't for the points we would have stayed in the heart of downtown.

We had a water view king room which was small particularly once they brought in the rollaway bed. Having said that it was nice to have that choice since many hotels don't offer that option in a standard king room. The room was clean and in good shape.

Being Marriott members we took advantage of the executive lounge on the eighth floor for breakfast. Fairly typical but but worth the price of free. There is also a decent full service restaurant and bar on the first floor. The bar area was quiet on Sunday night and had our daughter not been with us we probably would have had a drink.

The little we dealt with the service staff was positive. Check in was quick. We requested extra sheets and some hot tea and both arrived within 15 minutes.

Overall I would recommend this hotel and it would be an easy choice in the summer or if taking advantage of any of the activities on the waterfront.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012 via mobile

Perfect location for visiting Seattle on a weekend. The Marriott is just across the street from the waterfront and a few blocks from Pike Place Market.

Breakfast at the hotel restaurant was outstanding with freshly cooked local food.

Rooms were standard Marriott with nice beds and amenities.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Kingston, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

We stayed at this hotel for a girls weekend because my aunt had points to spend on the rooms. She asked for early check in, and the hotel couldn't make that happen, so we left our luggage in the car and headed off for the play. When we returned, and received our keys at 5:45, we went up to our room to find the maid still in there finishing up. After leaving the room, my aunt realized that the cheese and wine she had specifically requested was not in the room. My aunt called down and made a second request for the cheese and wine. We decided not to wait around, and headed down to the "Hook and Plow" for dinner. We approached a podium just outside the restaurant, but in the lobby, and were told the restaurant was all full because of an ACLU function. The young lady manning the podium was wrong. We continued to head towards the restaurant, after disregarding her statement, and found the restaurant to be empty, with plenty of tables available. I am not sure if she was misinformed, or confused, but she may have turned away many potential customers that evening. The beds were descent, but I suggest adding a gel foam topper. I did however forget my shampoo and loved the Bath and Body works, complimentary shampoo, and went out and bought some right away!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I am a Seattle local but stayed in a suite at the Waterfront as a stay-cation. I loved that an entire wall was filled with windows-- I would say about 6 or so in total. The food and room service were excellent. The bed was very comfortable. The furnishings were perfect for the room. Overall, it was a great stay.

I do think that the hotel is a bit pricey.... from the rooms to the drinks and the food, but as a splurge, it was great.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

I stayed at this hotel the night before my cruise. It was beautiful and our room was great with a beautiful of the bay.

Staff were friendly and helped us with our bags to the cruise terminal. Well located for the most attractions.

I would reccommend this hotel!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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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Address: 2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121
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Location: United States > Washington > Seattle > Belltown , Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#15 Luxury Hotel in Seattle
#30 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
#33 Business Hotel in Seattle
#39 Family Hotel in Seattle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Marriott Waterfront Seattle 4*
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