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Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion

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Poulsbo, WA
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63 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Last minute booking cost us. We were given a first floor room. Walls were paper thin in south wing. Room 178. We could hear everything from alarms on ward. From the sides and from the ceiling above. Also they allow pets and I am pretty sure first floor is where they chose to stick them all Saturday night. Dogs barking... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After visiting Mount St. Helens, we headed north and stopped at the Centralia Factory Outlet before checking in at the Red Lion on this May 31 Tuesday evening. The Red Lion is about 2 miles off of the Interstate 5. Due to renovations since March, the lobby was a mess and the check-in area consisted of an 8 foot L... More 

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

Bottomshelfhockey, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We do offer rooms that include breakfast for those not departing early from the hotel. I am happy to report that we are now finished with the renovations since your stay in May. One of our many additions since your stay was to update the clocks in the bedroom... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Pros: The room was great! Big, very clean, awesome TV, and lovely bathroom. The air conditioner works well. The staff is very friendly. The food it the restaurant was tasty and the views on the property are spectacular. It was also just a short ride into town. I used uber and never paid more than $5. Cons: the hotel is... More 

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

Tiana, Thank you so much for the kind words about our guestrooms, " The room was great! Big, very clean, awesome TV, and lovely bathroom. The air conditioner works well. The staff is very friendly. We also appreciate your great explanation of our restaurant and beautiful view. The great news is that we have completed the renovations since your stay... More 

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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome! They have recently updated the entire property, giving it a more modern feel even through the building was obviously built in the 60's or 70's. The rooms were spacious and very clean. The floor was wood, which was definitely different from most hotels, but it gave the room a more clean feeling. I was a little... More 

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

Hannah H, Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to review the hotel. I am so happy to hear that you like the final results of the renovation. Aimee is amazing at her job and we will commend her for such great service. I am happy to see you enjoyed the complimentary espresso at the coffee... More 

Washington
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The good: The bed was very comfortable and had nice linens and good internet service. The less than good: The walls are paper thin, I had stompers above me; actually they were probably just walking but it sounded like stomping until around 11:00 PM. If anyone knocks on a door around your room, trust me you'll hear it. If they're... More 

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

Patticcs, Thank you for the review of the hotel. I am excited to hear you enjoyed the comfortable beds and new linens. I am sorry that a free espresso drink at the barista is not for you. I have asked our maintenance team to look into the fridge and wallpaper issue in your room. I was also glad to hear... More 

1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you stay here, you'll be in the middle of a remodel that isn't working. The service was spotty because the computers were down part of the time. They couldn't connect me to rooms by phone. The Internet didn't work for almost an entire evening, and the beautiful, new televisions required getting a service man to get it turned on.... More 

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

Deston N, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. I am happy to report that we have finished with the renovation since you stayed with us. I apologize for our renovation impacting your stay in a negative way. We have fixed the TV situation you experienced when those were installed. We are currently offering a free espresso beverage... More 

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was possibly the worst stay I've ever had in any hotel. It's going through a refit which causes a lot of hassle - seemingly at all hours of the day (I pity the people staying near reception where work started by at least 7:30am) - but the refurbished rooms don't even seem that great, so it hardly seems worthwhile.... More 

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

Marc W, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I apologize that you had noisy neighbors. Please know that you could have called our 24 hour front desk and they would have dispatched security to help quiet down your neighbors. I am glad to see you thought Sean was helpful and understanding, we think he is great... More 

Vancouver, Washington
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166 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has just gone through a major remodel/rennovation (not quite done yet but all but). Carpets gone & now there's "hardwood" floors in the rooms. To me, it looks cheap. new TV's were added & they're larger ... but ... the kind of mount they used doesn't allow for the screen to swivel so you're limited on where you... More 

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

Steve98656, Thank you for reviewing our hotel. We are adding more outlets to the rooms before we complete the renovation. I am sorry that the remodel impacted your stay in a negative way on this trip. I hope you can return soon and see the finished product. Safe Travels, Les H. More 

Victoria, Canada
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235 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were renovations ongoing at the hotel, but it did not impact our stay. The location is outside of downtown Olympia. Spacious, but basic room without carpeting. The bed was comfortable, but on the soft side. Good makeup mirror in bathroom. Pleasant staff at reception. Good value.

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

coast_to_coast_250, Thank you for reviewing our hotel. I am happy to see that you liked the comfortable bed and the pleasant staff. Looking forward to seeing you on your next trip to the area. Safe Travels, Les H. More 

Kennewick, Washington
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment I walked into the lobby and was confused about which card table was acting as the front desk, to the walk through the renovation mess to the elevators that are as far away from the front desk as possible, to the renovated room which smelled like alcohol, to the uncomfortable bed and the dog barking across the... More 

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

lharrow, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I apologize for our renovation impacting your stay in this way. Now that we are finished with the renovations I hope you can come see the finished product. We do agree that Falina and David are a great asset to our service team. Safe Travels, Les H. More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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 Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502 (Formerly WestCoast)
Location: United States > Washington > Olympia
Price Range: $118 - $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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Olympia Red Lion
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