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Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown
Ranked #67 of 104 Hotels in Seattle
Reviewed 23 January 2012

I loved how this hotel was totally accessible and close to everything I needed. I was accommodated during this past weekend that they were calling "Snowmaggedon". I know the guest attendants were overwhelmed and while they probably weren't as friendly as they might normally be, they were still great and really did the best they could to help me.

Also, when the rest of the bridal party was finally able to fly in the next morning, they helped us find ways to rearrange our plans throughout the city so that our last minute errands could still happen. They even called the nail salon for us!

The only downs were the no Wi-Fi, no pool, and having my reservation get allegedly cancelled by "someone" in my party that had not yet arrived (no one in my party made that call, but oh well). They found me another room and this was a reservations issue, not specific to this hotel from what I can tell.

All in all, stay here for great deals, a REALLY clean and new atmosphere and an easily accessible location. I would for sure book here again.

Room Tip: Rooms on the 4th floor and above are easier to get good views from.
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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with friends
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seascrai, General Manager at Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2012

Thanks for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay!

It's good to hear that we were able to keep you warm and safe during the terrible snow storm, and that our staff were so accommodating. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide the ultimate guest experience, and it's exciting, and encouraging to myself, and to all of our staff, when we hear about experiences like yours.

Do come back and visit us in the future, and thank you again for your time.

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Reviewed 23 January 2012

Considering the price we where very positively suprised; the room was very nice and clean, especially the bathroom which is something I'm kind of obsessed with - it just have to be clean!

The hotel was nice as well and it's located in a quiet neighborhood. It's a little bit far from downtown, however it's still within walking distance (approx. 10-15 min). We had no car while staying in Seattle, but if you like to walk around, it's no problem at all, but if we ever go back, we would probably prefer a hotel located downtown, but the Holiday Inn Seattle is still highly recommendable!

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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seascrai, General Manager at Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2012

Thank you for letting us know how you felt about your recent stay with us! I'm glad that you enjoyed yourself while were here, and look forward to your nex stay.

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Reviewed 19 January 2012

We came to stay here for a conference and everything was great. Parking is a bummer at $10 a day, but it is downtown Seattle, and its $4 an hour on the street.

Room Tip: Ask for a south facing room, so you have a view of the city.
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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled on business
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seascrai, General Manager at Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2012

Thank you for your feedback!

Please come back and visit!

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Reviewed 16 January 2012

Great location to visit Space Needle and EMP Museum. Service is excellent and free internet access. The room is really clean and the space is large enough. It is a little far away from the downtown but there are several buses going to downtown Seattle. And those buses take you to downtown shopping center like in 5 min.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 January 2012

Nice place to stay. Went with a tour group and they handled all 20 of use supurbly. Within walking distance of Seattle Center, and busy enough area to walk around after dark. The breakfast in the resturant is mediorce at best and very busy,I had to wait 20 minutes before being seated. Over all, just an average hotel.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled solo
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seascrai, General Manager at Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2012

Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry about your experience at the restaurant, but please come back and visit us to see the improvements we are making with our breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus. Our cooks and the manager of the Emerald Grill have been working hard to add new, exciting items, to their menus, that really make a difference.

Thank you again, and we look forward to your next stay!

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Reviewed 8 January 2012

I wanted a close location to the Seattle Centere to celebrate the new year. This is a safe clean and friendly place to stay! Parking is cheaper here $10.00, then if I had paid locally in a lot.(Although I hate paying extra for something which should be included,no airport shuttle so we all are likey to park there.) Clean comfortable rooms with a bonus with bunk beds for the kids!

Room Tip: If you have kids askk about the bunk beds in a seperate room!
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  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled with family
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seascrai, General Manager at Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2012

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay!

I'm glad that you had such a good time. We have actually done some research on the parking, and have come to find out that our hotel has one of the lowest parking fees in the city! Some nearby hotels charge as high as $35-$40 USD per night, and the average seems to be around $15-20 USD.

We do have many guests that fly into the city without a car, and that opt to take a ride in a town car, taxi, or Airport Shuttle service like the Shuttle Express to get to the hotel, but many guests, like yourself, do drive, and park in our convenient underground garage. While we can't manage and operate the parking garage at no cost, we do our best to try and provide the parking service at as low a cost as possible. For those that do not want to spend the extra $10, there is also street parking monitored by the City of Seattle, that is free from 6PM-8AM Mon-Sat, and free all day on Sundays.

Thank you again for your time, and for your kind words, and please come back and visit us soon so that you can see the new and exciting changes we have made with our renovation.

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Reviewed 13 December 2011

I really enjoyed my stay at the Holiday Inn. It is just a little walk into the heart of downtown(about 10 minutes), so it was a great way to start your day before grabbing your first cup of coffee. Super easy hotel to find, quick walk to the Light Rail, a few minute walk to downtown to all the restuarants

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with family
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seascrai, General Manager at Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2012

I'm glad that you and your family had such a wonderful time at our hotel!

We really appreciate that you took the time to share your kind words about us, and we're all looking forward to your next trip to Seattle. Thank you.

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Address: 211 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-5105
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Region: United States > Washington > Seattle
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#50 Business Hotel in Seattle
Price Range: $144 - $351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 196
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Holiday Inn Seattle Center is conveniently located 4 blocks from the Seattle Center where you can visit our city's top attractions, including the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center, Experience Music Project, and Key Arena. Within a mile of the hotel, you are able to explore the historic Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, Seattle Art Museum, and enjoy some of Seattle's great shopping centers, including Westlake Center, Nordstrom and Pacific Place. Our hotel is also a wonderful place to stay if you are planning on watching our Seattle Mariners, Seattle Sounders FC, or Seattle Seahawks. Within 2 miles of us are Safeco and CenturyLink Fields as well as the Seattle cruise terminals. Our central location also makes it very easy to venture out of the downtown area and explore the many quirky and distinctive districts which truly make Seattle unique, including Capitol Hill, Queen Anne, Ballard, and Fremont. We are also conveniently located if you are visiting Seattle Pacific University, Seattle University, Pacific Lutheran University, or the University of Washington. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is here to ensure you have a relaxing and comfortable stay in the Emerald City and are happy to assist with directions, reservations and trip planning so you are able to make the most of your time in our city. ... more   less 
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