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Mayflower Park Hotel
Ranked #17 of 105 Hotels in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 18, 2008

Great place to stay in Seattle - easy walk to anywhere downtown, especially Pike Market. Lots of shops and places to eat close by. We had a nice double room with queen beds - excellent choice. Large mall close by and monorail to Space Needle is a few blocks away. Highly recommmend!

  • Stayed: June 2008, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 15, 2008

We stayed for four nights at the Mayflower for a short vacation, and the location was ideal. Easy walking distance to Pike Market, Belltown and only about a 10-minute walk to Capitol Hill. Rooms are pretty basic, but we booked a good rate (average of $209/night) from Friday night to Tuesday. Never ate at the restaurant but the hotel does a have a limited 24-hour room service menu.

Ultimately, great location for a very walkable city.

  • Stayed: June 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 10, 2008

Stayed here for a work meeting. Although the rooms are not large, they are very well maintained and comfortable. Fabulous beds with great linens. Close to Pike's Market, great restaurants and shopping. Can't forget to mention the hotel bar, Oliver's. Great ambiance and great drinks including their signature drink - the Paradigm Shift. A quality boutique hotel!

  • Stayed: April 2008, traveled on business
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Reviewed June 10, 2008

My husband and I stayed at the Mayflower Park for the first two nights of our Seattle/Portland trip last August. We were attracted to the property for its central location and moderate prices. Although we preferred other hotels on our 10-day trip, we were overall pleased with our stay at the Mayflower Park. For the rates we paid, it was a decent value for downtown Seattle.

The location truly is the best selling feature of the hotel. We were able to easily walk to all the major downtown attractions, even the Space Needle. The attached mall with the monorail stop, was a great convenience. Pike Place is a short downhill jaunt and the fabulous Tom Douglas eateries are scattered throughout the area (Palace Kitchen and Dahlia Lounge/Bakery are not to be missed).

The front desk was staffed by friendly, attentive service professionals. Check-in and check-out was smooth and efficient. We had a mixed experience with the doormen/bellmen/valet staff that lounge in the entrance. Doors were opened and held sporadically and conversations among the bellmen apparently took priority over guest service. Yes, the elevators are slow, but this was nothing we had a problem with.

We had a king size corner room with couch and side chair seating area on the 9th floor. We had no issues with street noise, and enjoyed the view of the city. The room was a perfectly comfortable for two. The bed could have been a bit more plush. The mattress was just okay and could be due for replacement. The bathroom was a good size and was tucked around the corner, giving the room a nice layout and a break from cookie-cutter, chain hotels.

I really admire the work that was done to save a preserve this historic property. However, the entire place needs a cosmetic freshening. The brass décor and linens feel solidly late 80’s/early 90’s. A total overhaul isn’t necessary, just an upgrade in bedding and furniture.

  • Stayed: August 2007, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 7, 2008

Don't book online, call them direct. I booked online and unbeknownst to me I got a single queen room, but needed 2 beds.
Jeffery and the manager helped us out by giving us a great 2 queen room with TWO bathrooms. We were on the 12th floor and it had a fantastic view. Bathrooms were clean and the room was perfect. It was a very quiet room, slept great.
We had a cosmo in Olivers to celebrate the film "Sex and the City" premiere and had lunch in the restaurant. The risotto was the best I've ever had. Perfect location, Macy's is across the street, Nordies 2 blocks away. We walked everywhere and shopped our selves silly.
Pikes Place Market is a few blocks away and is a full of shops, places to eat, the original Starbucks, FIsh and Flowers. Artists of all sorts have set up shop there as well.
We flew in to SEATAC, bussed for 12 bucks to the Westin, then walked to Mayflower park with our rolling suitcases. not a problem.
Seattle airport is very big, ask for help when navigating it.
I want to go back cause I loved Seattle and want to see more of it, will stay in the Mayflower Park again.
Everyone who worked there was wonderful and nice. Bellmen were great and helped us out with suggestions and directions.

  • Stayed: May 2008, traveled on business
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Reviewed May 31, 2008

The Mayflower Hotel is a lovely property in a great location in downtown Seattle. The service was great, especially at the concierge desk, which was extremely helpful. I was especially impressed with the subtle but appropriate concern for security that I noted at the front desk. The only small problem we encountered once or twice was in getting a taxi, which the doorman has to hail because there is no space on the street for taxis to wait in. There are LOTS of great restaurants, shopping, and even movies within walking distance, and the monorail station is just a block away. For relaxation, the chocolate martinis in the lobby bar (Oliver's) come highly recommended! The building is old, built in 1927, and truly has "classical elegance" and lots of personality. The rooms are lovely, but the bathrooms are old style, with only a minimum of shelf space for cosmetics and toiletries.

  • Stayed: May 2008
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1  Thank Cinderella_gal
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Reviewed May 29, 2008

Just returned from our second delightful stay this year at the Mayflower Park. We had a 5th floor suite -- lovely sitting room with separate bedroom. My husband normally rises earlier than I so this is a perfect arrangement for us. A wet sink bar with coffee maker in the sitting room allows him to sit at the desk to write while he enjoys morning coffee. Comfy sofa, armchair with ottoman and cocktail table and windows on two sides make this room a pleasant place to hang out. We enjoyed a terrific lunch and breakfast the next day in Andaluca and had a nightcap in Oliver's after the baseball game. Both rooms are attractive and friendly environments. This hotel is a real winner and we feel totally at home staying there. We'll be back...

  • Stayed: May 2008, traveled as a couple
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Address: 405 Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98101-1149
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Location: United States > Washington > Seattle
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Family Hotel in Seattle
#16 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
#26 Business Hotel in Seattle
Price Range: $173 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mayflower Park Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 160
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally located in thriving downtown Seattle, the Historic Mayflower Park Hotel is in the heart of the city. Built in 1927, the classic Mayflower Park Hotel has been lovingly restored with crystal chandeliers, gleaming brass and period antiques that offer an inviting European elegance to this historic Seattle hotel. The hotel is ideally located steps away from Seattle’s most exciting attractions, including the famous Pike Place Market, Seattle Waterfront, and Space Needle. A full array of museums, theaters, shops and restaurants are at our doorstep while Washington State Convention and Trade Center is only 4 short blocks away. The hotel opens directly into Westlake Center, with 80 specialty shops and direct access to the Monorail, which means you are just a 2 minute ride away from the Space Needle, Seattle Center and Experience Music Project. ... more   less 
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