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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the second time that I have stayed at the Red Lion in Olympia for work and I would not choose to stay here again. It appears that they are halfway through a remodel. There is new laminate flooring in the rooms but the rest of the furniture is old, dated, and really worn. I could hear everything that...

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Olympia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The noise from the room above was so loud. It sounded like people were running and jumping around. This went on for hours while trying to sleep. I realize that there is a 4-H convention taking place in the hotel, but the noise level was unbearable. I had a few hours of sleep.

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Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel was excellent , as I said the purpose of the visit was business. Your staff person David made the evening most enjoyable while being way from home. The evening social was very productive, food excellent, room clean, no background noise from other groups. Keep up the good job

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear r0lfej, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and ecstatic that David was a big part of that! Thank you for your business and sharing your comments! Paul

Yakima, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are some many nice things about this hotel and we have stayed several times before but this time our experience wasn't very pleasant. We didn't have running hot water the first night (discovered at shower time). We were moved to another room and there the water ran but wouldn't warm up. My husband had a cold shower. the next...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Irel A, I am very sorry for the hot water issues you experienced during your stay. Regardless of the reason why (equipment failure) I am extremely disappointed our team did nothing to recover. We appreciate your business and hope to host you during your next visit to Olympia. Thank you for sharing your comments, they will be used to...

Shoreline
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Paper thin walls, and non-carpeted floors made the two nights almost intolerable. The water in the shower was either all hot or all cold. The sliding glass door did not lock. And worst of all, no in-room coffee makers.

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear 921shariw, I am sorry that your stay was not comfortable and I understand your frustration regarding our new approach to coffee for our guests. We are so excited about Victrola coffee, which is far superior to typical guest room coffee, that we want to share it with all of our guests via our full service barista bar (complimentary, of...

Washougal, Washington
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No hot water. I was not able to take a bath or shower. After a long day I was looking forward to having a hot relaxing bath. I called the office and someone came to my room, after checking it out he told me that if I just waited a bit it would be ok. I waited but because it...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear 782joycel, My apologies for the lack of hot water! We replaced a failed piece of equipment as soon as we were made aware that it was not operating. Thank you for your business. Paul

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in January for a two day business conference. The room was fine, beds OK, having a hard floor was a bit odd and it was not very clean. I used a wash cloth to wipe up something sticky and it turned the washcloth dark gray. I called the front desk to notify them but have no idea if...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Hpml, Thank you for sharing your feedback and comments regarding your recent stay. Hotel RL is different from conventional hotels, and we understand that. Regardless of our different approach to hospitality, we pride ourselves on providing great service for our guests, and it sounds like we failed you in this regard. I can assure that the Hotel RL brand,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My room was pretty basic. Clean and a little sterile. Certainly comfortable enough for one night....that was until 5:00am when the person staying in the room above me woke and I heard every step taken as they moved around the room. I put the pillow over my head but that didn't help. The TV in the room next to me...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear L1drake, I am glad that you found your room to be comfortable, but disappointed that it was noisy. Thank you for your feedback. Paul

Auckland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were doing business in Cetralia and needed to stay overnight so it was suggested we stay in Olympia. We booked through Hotwire or the likes and it was one of those surprise deals. We got there late and were pleased to see Happy Hour was on until 11pm. We ate in the restaurant. The food was a long time...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear AucklandWiz, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I am pleased that you enjoyed your meal but puzzled by the delay in delivering that tasty food to you. Our front desk is a little different, by design, and we utilize our mobile pod only during very busy check-in periods. We appreciate your business and hope to...

Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall the stay was adequate. Could have been worse, could have been better. Microwave and mini fridge in room. No coffee pot. Bed very comfortable. Housekeeping staff was very friendly. Had some confusion with a group reservation; was eventually resolved.

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear unityv2017, I am happy to hear that you found our housekeeping staff to be friendly! Our lobby barista bar serves up unbelievable coffee, far superior to anything you will find in a regular old guestroom. Thank you for your business and your comments. Paul

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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  • 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)
Region: United States > Washington > Olympia
Price Range: $139 - $305 (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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“Bring slippers. The hard floors are cold and not that clean.”
 of 5 bubbles Hpml, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“I just suggest not staying here.”
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