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Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion

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Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel was excellent , as I said the purpose of the visit was business. Your staff person David made the evening most enjoyable while being way from home. The evening social was very productive, food excellent, room clean, no background noise from other groups. Keep up the good job

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Yakima, Washington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are some many nice things about this hotel and we have stayed several times before but this time our experience wasn't very pleasant. We didn't have running hot water the first night (discovered at shower time). We were moved to another room and there the water ran but wouldn't warm up. My husband had a cold shower. the next...

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Shoreline
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Paper thin walls, and non-carpeted floors made the two nights almost intolerable. The water in the shower was either all hot or all cold. The sliding glass door did not lock. And worst of all, no in-room coffee makers.

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear 921shariw, I am sorry that your stay was not comfortable and I understand your frustration regarding our new approach to coffee for our guests. We are so excited about Victrola coffee, which is far superior to typical guest room coffee, that we want to share it with all of our guests via our full service barista bar (complimentary, of...

Washougal, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No hot water. I was not able to take a bath or shower. After a long day I was looking forward to having a hot relaxing bath. I called the office and someone came to my room, after checking it out he told me that if I just waited a bit it would be ok. I waited but because it...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear 782joycel, My apologies for the lack of hot water! We replaced a failed piece of equipment as soon as we were made aware that it was not operating. Thank you for your business. Paul

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed in January for a two day business conference. The room was fine, beds OK, having a hard floor was a bit odd and it was not very clean. I used a wash cloth to wipe up something sticky and it turned the washcloth dark gray. I called the front desk to notify them but have no idea if...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Hpml, Thank you for sharing your feedback and comments regarding your recent stay. Hotel RL is different from conventional hotels, and we understand that. Regardless of our different approach to hospitality, we pride ourselves on providing great service for our guests, and it sounds like we failed you in this regard. I can assure that the Hotel RL brand,...

Federal way
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

My room was pretty basic. Clean and a little sterile. Certainly comfortable enough for one night....that was until 5:00am when the person staying in the room above me woke and I heard every step taken as they moved around the room. I put the pillow over my head but that didn't help. The TV in the room next to me...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear L1drake, I am glad that you found your room to be comfortable, but disappointed that it was noisy. Thank you for your feedback. Paul

Auckland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were doing business in Cetralia and needed to stay overnight so it was suggested we stay in Olympia. We booked through Hotwire or the likes and it was one of those surprise deals. We got there late and were pleased to see Happy Hour was on until 11pm. We ate in the restaurant. The food was a long time...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear AucklandWiz, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I am pleased that you enjoyed your meal but puzzled by the delay in delivering that tasty food to you. Our front desk is a little different, by design, and we utilize our mobile pod only during very busy check-in periods. We appreciate your business and hope to...

Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall the stay was adequate. Could have been worse, could have been better. Microwave and mini fridge in room. No coffee pot. Bed very comfortable. Housekeeping staff was very friendly. Had some confusion with a group reservation; was eventually resolved.

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear unityv2017, I am happy to hear that you found our housekeeping staff to be friendly! Our lobby barista bar serves up unbelievable coffee, far superior to anything you will find in a regular old guestroom. Thank you for your business and your comments. Paul

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were part of a group rate. The website says free breakfast with nothing about only for certain rates. Upon check in, I asked about the free breakfast and was told to choose from the items at the top of the menu which we did. When we checked out, I discovered we were charged for breakfast. I referenced the website...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear lifeisgood720, My apologies for the unclear messaging about rates that include breakfast. We have a few additional touches for our rooms that will make them even more inviting and comfortable. Thank you for posting your comments and sharing your observations. Paul

Frenchtown, Montana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here while visiting family excited because the website touted the newly remodeled hotel. There were several items that left us feeling very sorry we had chosen this hotel. 1) where is the front desk? Who's brilliant idea was this? I had to assume the man with the name tag worked here as he amassed quite a line near...

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Dear 906julie, My apologies for the shortcomings you experienced during your recent stay! We appreciate your business and will use your comments and feedback in our quality improvement efforts. We have some final touches to add to the rooms that will add to the great changes we have made over the last year and increase the comfort of our guests....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room 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 Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502 (Formerly WestCoast)
Location: United States > Washington > Olympia
Price Range: $98 - $215 (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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“Bring slippers. The hard floors are cold and not that clean.”
 of 5 bubbles Hpml, 1 week ago | Read review
“choose another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles CarolW882, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms looking over the water have a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles valerier458, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“I just suggest not staying here.”
 of 5 bubbles GoodOleCarl, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“We loved staying on the 3rd floor!”
 of 5 bubbles 992heatherf, Jan 13, 2017 | Read review
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