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Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Seattle for a college visit at UW. This was our first time in Seattle, so we wanted a place close to both the college and the city. This was a good choice. We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit with a king and two queens. This was the primary reason to select this hotel, it was a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The serivce was poor and the room was terrrible blood was on sheets the lamp was broken the table was broken i have been to so many residence inn and they were all amazing but this was i dont reccommend going here i would recommend going to the city but not the hotel go to the four season our the... More 

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Blane W, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Thank you for your response, I am sorry for the isolated incident that occurred during your stay. After speaking with you I hope you will give us another chance to show you how amazing our Residence Inn on Lake Union in as well. More 

Philadelphia, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the better Residence Inns I've visited. The location is great, right on the lake. Paying a little extra for a lake view room is worth it, in my opinion. Ask for the 6th or 7th floors for the best views. The lake is usually filled with sail-boats, kayaks and seaplanes (kind of loud when they take... More 

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Saratoga Springs, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have ever stayed at a Residence Inn, you know what to expect. We used points for a 5 night stay, 2 adults, one teen, one tween. We had a one bedroom with pullout couch. The kids did not complain about the pullout, so it must have been comfortable. They have been vocal at other hotels when pullout beds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a day in Seattle prior to heading to Alaska. This was a nice convenient location with a lake and restaurants nearby. I would return. The hotel is much nicer inside than the exterior shows. good breakfast.

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Thank dejoeco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of days. Staff was very courteous and polite. Room was basic but comfortable and came with sink, stove and microwave. There is a decent lobby bar with knowledgable and friendly bar staff. It's a bit of a drive from downtown but that's tolerable.

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Orange County, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just stayed here for three nights with my family. The location is quite nice for walking to lake Union & restaurants. I've stayed at many residence inns and this was bar far the most expensive and my least favorite. T seems like it once was an old embassy suites. It has a weird inner courtyard like embassy suites. The... More 

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Blane W, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

I'm glad you were able to enjoy our beautiful lake union area and have shared your feedback with our breakfast staff. More 

Spring, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The door wouldn't open on our first assigned room because the door jam was broken. We had to have our keys re-keyed everyday and sometimes more than once. The ice maker in the room didn't work. A homeless woman was washing in the ladies room. When these things were reported we were made to feel stupid, somehow it was our... More 

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Blane W, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback and I am very sorry to hear that you didn't have a great experience in Seattle. We will use your feedback as an example in our service training. If there are any more specific details about your stay that you would like to share, I would love to hear them. (206) 624-6000. Best regards! More 

Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent two nights and it is a very good hotel...most Residence Inn's are more than satisfactory and this one is a step above. More expensive than some but very reasonable given you are in downtown Seattle. Breakfast was excellent. Close to waterfront (long walk or short uber but both acceptable) and Space Needle. Several good restaurants right across the street.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family is relocating to Seattle. For our house hunting and area visit, we stayed at this hotel. It's really nice as far as clean and friendly staff. However, the bathroom in the room was EXTRA small!! The shower was very narrow and you bang your elbow on either the shelf inside the shower or on the glass wall. To... More 

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Blane W, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Residence Inn. I am happy we were able to accommodate you and your family while you were house hunting and wish you all the best. More 

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union

Address: 800 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4412
Location: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range: $207 - $461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union 3*
Number of rooms: 234
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Seattle Residence Inn
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#36 Family Hotel in Seattle
#40 Business Hotel in Seattle
#43 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
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