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Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union
Ranked #61 of 100 Hotels in Seattle
St. Petersburg, Florida
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162 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Great business hotel”
Reviewed September 28, 2013

I stayed here for a business trip to Seattle. Great breakfast buffet every morning, dog friendly hotel, close to marina, lots of good restaurants within walking distance. Clean suite, full kitchenette, separate bed room with bath. Very friendly front desk staff on all shifts, set up airport transit, called cabs for us, and recommenced dining venues for our group. Thanks!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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Granby, Canada
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

We stayed at this hotel in september 2013 with our daughter. Everything was perfect: parking easy, large rooms ( we had a 2 bedrooms suite ), comfortable beds, breakfast with a large choice of foods. It is also near the Space Needle ans others attractions. We enjoyed it very much.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2013

Six of us stayed here before and after our Alaskan cruise.
Front desk staff was very helpful with great attitudes too!
Here are a few bullets:
-No taxis, but they do have a very good town car service.
-light rail right across the street will take you to as far as the Westin Seattle, but if you take the #70 bus right next to the light rail stop, it is the same price and will leave you even closer to the Market and port terminal areas, Aquarium, etc.
-Three to four good restaurants right across the street, Irish Pub was excellent. Sea food joint across the street had these "Junior burgers", they were crazy good, go figure?
-Breakfast was ok, typical for a Residence Inn.
I was satisfied with my stay, though the highlight was the front desk staff. They really know how to help us travelers out.

Room Tip: Ask for an upper floor and lake view as well.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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OKLA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Has never stayed in this area. We checked in very early and they had a room ready for us.Enjoyed eating at Duke's which was across the street- lakeside. Didn't use streetcar though we had planned to-it runs right in front of hotel. Hotel recommends a driver who very promptly (5 min) picked us up at airport in large SUV-had made reservation with him. The next morning he took us to Pier 91-exactly 13 min from hotel.
Tours Northwest picked us up at hotel for afternoon tour and returned us there.
Nice breakfast area. Room was find with comfortable beds.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2013

I stayed here with my husband, son and mother August 21-24th. prior to our Alaska Cruise.
The check in was smooth, reception staff was very friendly.

We had a two bedroom suite. It was spacious, clean and the beds were comfortable.
We were very happy with our choice. There are 3 flat screen TV"s. the first bedroom had two queen beds and the second bedroom had a king bed. There was coffee and popcorn on the counter. The kitchen was stocked every thing you would need including a stove top, microwave, and full size refrigerator (if you wanted to cook), along with paper towels, and dish soap.

Free Wi-Fi and free buffet breakfast and I must say it was one of the best I have had in a long time. There were evening snacks on Wednesday and Thursday.

This is a pet friendly hotel. I did hear a dog barking the first day while the owners were out, I called the front desk and they immediately took care of the barking. I did not hear the dog bark the rest of the stay.

We arrived about 1pm after a 6 hour flight, tired and hungry. I asked the front desk if they could recommend a good restaurant in the area (walking) they suggested Joey's across the street. The food was very good, not to pricey for lunch. We had a beautiful view with all the lake activity's.

This was our first trip with out a rental car. We decided to use public transportation, it was going to be an adventure.

To go downtown were told we could take the street car (trolley)which was just across the street. The price was $2.25 per person and there was a ticket machine that took debit. We were able to use the ticket all day. We transferred to the bus to get to the Space needle, using the same ticket. We went to pikes market transferring twice by bus. Then back to the hotel by bus. You have to buy this ticket at the trolley stop across from the hotel (it is located in the middle of the street).

The hotel does not have a safe in the room, but they do have safety deposit boxes at the front desk which I took advantage of. The front desk staff is very friendly, and the maids always said good morning.

Kirra

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Cranford, New Jersey
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111 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2013

We recently stayed at this property along with four other couples the night before we were cruising to Alaska. The location of this hotel was less than 10 minutes from the dock where the cruise ships depart for Alaska, so it was a good choice for us. The hotel had a very nice lobby and common area with a waterfall as the centerpiece and plently of comfy sofas and lounge chairs. We arrived around 1:00pm and could not check in until 4, but they were very accomodating to hold our luggage as we took in some sights of the Seattle area near the hotel. The front desk staff was very polite and assisted us in providing directions to the nearby sights of Seattle. The Pike Place Market and Space Needle were actually within walking distance which was nice, since we did not have the expense of a cab. The room was a mini suite, with a living room, seperate bedroom, and full kitchen. We even had a small balcony with chairs to sit and enjoy the view. The breakfast offered (included at no charge) was really good, having waffles, eggs, bacon, sausage, cereal, oatmeal, an assortment of juices and fresh fruit. There was a nice open sitting area right off the restaurant where Sunday newspapers were provided free to all guests. Having breakfast here was very helpful to our group as there were no close places for breakfast, and we had to leave to be at our ship by 12 noon. I would most certainly stay here again if we are ever going to cruise out of Seattle. I used Marriott points, so this was a free stay for us, but I think the price would have been around $225.00 per night. Overall it was a very pleasant experience, great location, excellent free breakfast, and very nice accomodations for our overnight stay.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Northern Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2013

The front desk staff, particularly Karlea were so polite and helpful. The lobby opens up into an atrium with a big waterfall.

Our room was beautiful and roomy. The full kitchen is very convenient. The views of Lake Union and the Space Needle were lovely. Full breakfast is included with eggs, potatoes, meat, pancakes, waffles, fruit, yogurt, muffins, bagels, cereal, coffee, tea, juice, milk & more.

$25/day for underground parking.
Located on trolley line that goes downtown and connects to the monorail.
Great central location for getting around.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union
Address: 800 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4412
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Location: United States > Washington > Seattle
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#36 Family Hotel in Seattle
#40 Business Hotel in Seattle
#43 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union 3*
Number of rooms: 234
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