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Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion

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Centennial, Colorado
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well, remodeling is completed! It seems to have been more of a corporate run remodel rather than a regional/demographics designed one. With that said, all change comes with a little pain. As the staff wants the hours, management wants good service for the guests. It's always a tight rope. The bar team is very good but management might want to... More 

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Les H, Director of Rooms at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Ron S, Thank you so much for the wonderful and thoughtful review. You are so right that with change comes growing pains. We have been working through most of them seamlessly. I will pass along to Sean at the front desk and Mr. Davies that they are a huge part of our guest service team. We will see you again... More 

Los Angeles, CA
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were dropping our daughter off at Evergreen State College in Olympia, so we needed a reasonably-priced hotel near the campus. The RL Olympia was all of that. The room was clean, we had a nice view, and the staff were helpful. I may list a couple of things they could improve upon, but for anyone reading this, you will... More 

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Les H, Diretor of Rooms at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Gary S, Thank you for the awesome review. I am happy to see you loved the hotel. We appreciate all of your suggestions and we will look into them. We are happy to have you for the next four years as our guest. Thank you again for staying with us. Safe Travels, Les H. More 

Pacific Northwest
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94 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Red Lion may times over the years. I have always looked forward to coming to this hotel because of the setting and the cozy and comfortable feel we've always gotten. Boy, things have changed! The hotel has gone through a renovation in the last year and we did not like it at all. Walking in,... More 

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Les H, Director of Rooms at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

jxnmom, Sorry to hear that you did not like a few of the items that we updated during the renovations. With big changes come big challenges and I promise we are working really hard to iron out all the kinks that come with this amazing renovation. We hope you can give us another try when you are back in the... More 

mcminnville oregon
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel has been renovated and it looks modern. Some super nice amenities,like expresso bar! The hotel staff super friendly! The restaurant,not so much. Ordered "adult" macaroni and cheese and it was inedible! Not only did it taste like a sugary desert but it was not an adult size portion for a good amount of money.. Next morning,I waited 36... More 

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Les H, Direcotr of Rooms at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Mariann_in_Oregon, Thank you for the review of our hotel. We are so glad you like the modern look of the hotel and the super friendly staff and the espresso bar!! We will work very hard to improve on the items with our other food and beverage offering before your next visit. Thank you again for staying with us. Safe Travels,... More 

Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 2 nights at the Red Lion. Our room was clean, bed comfortable and good food in restaurant. The staff was more then friendly and the cost decent. Initially, on our first night our room faced the somewhat busy parking lot, but we were able to move for the second night. Both rooms were very clean and spacious. Breakfast was... More 

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Les H, Director of Rooms at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Robin N, Thank you so much for the amazing review. We are so happy to hear you appreciate the changes we did on our last remodel. You are right the friendly staff, good food and clean spacious rooms make a stay really enjoyable and the 55" TV can put it over the top. Thank you again for staying with us... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice but a little quirky hotel. Great room (360) overlooking the lake. No hotel info folder in the room so not clear where pool or laundry was, had to ask staff. No hot drink facility in the room you get 2 disposable cups and schlep to the coffee counter near reception! Never seen this before anywhere in the world.... More 

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Les H, Director of Rooms at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

LOONEY1956, Thank you so much for the review of our hotel. We also believe Greg is a very hard worker and was happy to see he took good care of you even while taking the lead with a big party. A friendly hard working staff does make the difference in a great stay. We do offer a fabulous coffee experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there for one night, and it was a great experience. The decor feels modern and welcoming. The staff is great (especially Jessica at the front desk) and helped us in any way they could. The beds are so comfortable !

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Les H, Director of Rooms at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Livia C, Thank you so much for the awesome review. We are so happy to hear you like the renovations we just recently completed. As for Jessica and the rest of the staff they will appreciate hearing that they were "great" We cannot wait to serve you again. Safe Travels, Les H. More 

ashland, or
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30 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed at this Red Lion property many times, and had always appreciated its location with grassy lawns and trees and a view down to the water, the friendly and helpful staff, the clean, comfortable rooms. Now it's "rebranded" (downgraded?) Hotel RL-- and apparently with that comes a new business plan to cut way back on labor costs (i.e., staff).... More 

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Les H, Director of Rooms at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

kuenzel, Thank you for the review of our hotel. We are working through some of the kinks that come with a complete rebranding. I appreciate hearing your comments on the restaurant and the buffet. We will look into correcting those hiccups you encountered during your stay. Thank you again for staying with us. Safe Travels, Les H. More 

Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is nestled in amongst trees and large grassed area close to the 'lake', created a nice peaceful setting. Room was spacious and clean, with comfortable beds. Complimentary bicycles made a fun ride into town, followed by a nice soak in the hot tub and swim in the outdoor pool. Included breakfast was decent. Really enjoyed the complimentary cappuccino... More 

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Les H, Director of Rooms at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

WilloughbyF, Thank you for the wonderful review. It was nice to see that you got to take the bikes into town. I also enjoy the coffee in the morning it is really exceptional coffee. We cannot wait to serve you again on your next trip to the area. Safe Travels, Les H. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For me it was Half and Half. It was a great remodel, room was clean and very nice. But that didn't make up for the staff. Front desk lady was very rude and not helpful. We went into the lounge for Happy hour and didn't get service for 10 min, then as we waited for the bill, the bartender sat... More 

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Les H, Director of Rooms at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Ashley F, Thank you for the review on the hotel and the remodel. We are happy to hear the room was clean and nice. I apologize for the staff not treating you the way we both expect. We will continue to work on improving in these areas. Safe Travels, Les H. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion we put you close to the heart of the city, and near all the best experiences. We have stunning views of Capitol Lake and surrounding wooded areas, set on 12 lush acres. With upgraded, newly renovated, hotel amenities and features including convenient travel packages, we provide you with a satisfying hotel stay guaranteed. Each of our spacious 193 Olympia accommodations offers premium amenities, modern comfort, and casual luxury for all travelers. Pillow-top mattresses and tripled-sheeted beds let you sleep easy. Our newly renovated guest rooms include all the hotel amenities travelers need, from free Wi-Fi to microwaves and refrigerators, we keep our traveler in mind. We're even a pet-friendly hotel. Let your dog out to sprint down Olympia's many lakeside trails. From recently renovated onsite dining to spacious meeting facilities, our hotel in Olympia equips any traveler with what they need for a perfect stay. Whether you're here for business or exploration, you'll find that the state capital is a hotbed of activity. From shopping to annual events, there's always something to do at Hotel RL Olympia. Introducing the Living Stage: From lectures to performances to hands-on demonstrations, The Living Stage at Hotel RL invites people from all walks of life to share their knowledge and passion for community awareness, health, creativity and innovation. Designed to ignite conversations and promote a deeper understanding of the world around us, The Living Stage incorporates authors, artists, musicians, community leaders, local start-ups and more. Responsible Travel: We believe everyone deserves to sleep with a roof over his or her head. It is estimated that on any given night in US, more than 600,000 people experience homelessness. As members of the lodging industry, we believe it is our duty to act. Project Wake Up Call is the response. Learn more about Project Wake Up Call and its Olympia partner: SideWalk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion

Address: 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia, WA 98502-6008 (Formerly WestCoast)
Location: United States > Washington > Olympia
Price Range: $107 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion 3*
Number of rooms: 193
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