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“Large spacious convention center” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Washington State Convention Center

Washington State Convention Center
800 Convention Place, Seattle, WA 98101
206 447 5000
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Ranked #101 of 506 things to do in Seattle
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“Large spacious convention center”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Very large convention center, plenty of shops on the first floor. Rooms are okay for conference lectures. Employees are friendly.

Visited March 2013
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“Pretty Good Spot for a Convention”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I have been to one convention at this facility. The attendance was about 7000 and it was quite satisfactory in terms of amenities offerings as well as nearby restaurants and hotels. The consensus between my colleagues was that Seattle was a great place for a conference.

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“Easy to find one's way around”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Well, it's a convention center -- worked well enough for me. Clearly labeled rooms and information and signs to find where I need to go.

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Louisville
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“OK venue for being in town”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We were here for a convention/seminar and it is far from my favorite convention venue. Since it is downtown it can't spread out with a big footprint like some other venues so it went up. This means that meetings and exhibits are spread out over multiple floors that you have to ride 5 or 6 different escalators up and down to move between them or ride one elevator halfway up and switch to another elevator to go the rest of the way up.

The facilities themselves were nice enough, however and the staff wasn't unfriendly. The location is good, with plenty of housing and food options around, even if it is a bit far from the airport (you're looking at a $50 taxi ride from the airport and a $40 ride back). There is a shuttle you can take to and from the airport to this area but with more than one person, you quickly reach the cost of a taxi anyway.

Visited March 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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“Great Venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I've been here multiple times for PAX and Comicon. They can accomodate almost any size and not make you feel claustrophobic. Staff is professional and helpful and the parking is great.

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