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Inn at El Gaucho

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed at the Inn at El Gaucho for 3 nights between Christmas and New Year's and just loved it. What a great atmosphere - very vintage and retro. Photos of old movie stars adorned the walls (our room had a large picture of James Dean) and the colour scheme is fantastic. They have a small number of rooms on...

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TheInnatElGaucho, General Manager at Inn at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Dear Yusqueya, Your review is incredible! Thank you for being a guest of ours and sharing your experience here. We hope to be able to welcome you back in the not-so-distant future :) Cheers, David Bayley

Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I realized I've been remiss! I was looking for a room to return to The Inn at El Gaucho and realized I never left the review I meant to write when we stayed in October during the storm of the century. My friend and I decided to stay here while in town for a wedding in mid October. We thought...

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TheInnatElGaucho, General Manager at Inn at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Hello Jeasue, This is such a beautiful review. Thank you for your kind words and descriptive compliments. We are elated to hear you are returning to stay with us next month! I will make sure we connect so I can also thank you in person for giving us such a great digital thumbs up :) Best, David

Okinawa, Japan
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Loved my stay! The staff were very welcoming. I arrived before my room was ready and they moved me to another room that was already available. The happy hour was great! I would definitely stay here again or recommend to a friend. You definitely can't beat it for the price. Location was nice in that it was between downtown and...

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TheInnatElGaucho, General Manager at Inn at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We cannot thank you enough for writing such a nice review of your experience. I am so glad to hear we were able to accommodate your early arrival and that you felt at home while staying with us. I do apologize if our incidental authorization was not fully explained upon arrival or clearly communicated during your reservation process....

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I have always loved the restaurant and all its glory since I first came here back in 2003. Talk about style, grace and swank...this place definitely brings back class. That's just the restaurant... The Inn is even better! Amazing rooms! We stayed in room 9 which had a view of the back alley and a peak of the water and...

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TheInnatElGaucho, General Manager at Inn at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Thank you for your incredible review! We love that you have returned to stay with us at The Inn after such great memories of our restaurant from years ago. Come back soon and we will help you celebrate more! Best, David Bayley

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a small 17 room place right in the heart of Belltown easy to walk to downtown, market, water front, or Seattle Center. Literally 4 or 5 blocks to everything Seattle has to offer. It seems well run, very clean, comfy, and a nifty wine reception at night. Basement housing an awesome single screen theater with first run movies,...

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TheInnatElGaucho, General Manager at Inn at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Hello Wayne, You nailed it! Absolutely love your description of our 'retro swank' era feel. Come back soon to enjoy another night and great dinner to celebrate life! Cheers, David

Richboro, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is a class act with a beautiful bar and wonderful food. Service was good. The steaks were phenomenal. The Spanish coffee was not so good but the rest of the meal was very tasty. It was a good time by all

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TheInnatElGaucho, General Manager at Inn at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Hi Steve, So glad you enjoyed your time with us! We all hope to see you back for another stay soon :) Best, David

Reviewed 2 November 2016

2 night and a day relaxing. The staff and location were great. The desk staff gave great suggestions for food and sites to see or avoid. While there, you get comp coffee or tea and a nice conversation pit by a fireplace. YOU HAVE TO TRY THE BLACK RAVEN local brews.

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TheInnatElGaucho, General Manager at Inn at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Thanks Harold for the lovely review. Come back for some more fireside stories! Best, David

scottsdale, United States
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I will stay here again. The rooms are nice a large, get the end room across from the front desk. It was a quiet enjoyable place. Walking distance from the market, and starbucks. Complimentary coffee in morning and wine at night. Shea was terrific when I booked my room.

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TheInnatElGaucho, General Manager at Inn at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Hello Julie, This is such a sweet review, thank you :) We will make sure your profile now includes your favorite room! Hope to see you again soon, David

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The staff is absolutely top of notch. The hotel and room are absolutely superb. Great old school, jazz club feel at the Inn and in the room,(room 11)Bose sound system, comfortable bed, crazy comfortable couches and chair. They take the extra time to know why you are their, anniversary birthday ect. Our dinner, and waiter was just a good as...

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TheInnatElGaucho, General Manager at Inn at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Good Day Andrea! This is such a lovely review! Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate so much when our guests take the time to tell others about their stay. We are truly proud to give our guests a unique and personalized feeling during their time here and I am so happy to hear that...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I found this place while searching for a last minute cheap hotel. $215 a night was pretty good and a great location. Easily accessible to Pike's Peak and downtown. They do happy hour from 5-7 pm with wine and cheese, though I missed it. 19 total rooms with suites that were of good size. Very friendly staff with plenty of...

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TheInnatElGaucho, General Manager at Inn at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Christine, Thank you so much for your review. We pride ourselves on being that type of different and are so glad you were able to experience The Inn. Please come back and stay with us when you're visiting Seattle again next! Best Regards, David

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Seattle's Luxury Urban Inn.Step back in time, to an era of uncompromising service and total indulgence. With its "retro-swank" fifties décor, the Inn at El Gaucho will give you the kind of responsive attention and personal pampering that only a 17-suite, exclusive Inn can provide.Located in Seattle's ultra-hip Belltown district, the Inn is minutes away from landmarks such as the Pike Place Market and the Space Needle. Whether you're a visitor to the city or a local spending a night on the town, the Inn at El Gaucho will serve up a memorable stay you'll cherish forever. ... more   less 

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Address: 2505 First Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle > Belltown
Price Range: $229 - $495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Inn at El Gaucho 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Hotel At El Gaucho
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#17 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
#20 Business Hotel in Seattle
#33 Family Hotel in Seattle
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