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“Good Location to Seattle Space Needle area”

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Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown
Ranked #67 of 104 Hotels in Seattle
Reviewed 19 August 2011

We stayed at the Dexter street location. No free breakfast but we purchased some stuff and used the fridge and mircowave in the room. No pool or spa there either. We had purchased the City Pass for $59 a person so with 3 of the attractions within walking distance it was great. Parking in Seattle can be very costly. The monorail stop was also at the Space needle and took you to the downtown shopping area with Pikes Market only 4 blocks away. Cost is $2 each way. Nice stay

Room Tip: Nice room with sofa and chair and good size work table for work station.
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  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with family
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hijhatfield, Manager at Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2011

Thanks for commenting on the hotel! I'm so glad you had a good time!

Please come back and visit us!

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Reviewed 16 August 2011

We stayed here 2 nights pre-cruise the end of July 2011. The hotel was fine, not fancy but the price was decent for a clean, very good sized room close to things in Seattle. The TV is old style, the bed was just ok, but the room was good sized and the bathroom was nice and clean. They provided a coffee maker in the room but no complementary breakfast. There is a restaurant onsite that is ok. This hotel is close to the Space Needle and Ride the Ducks, Seattle Center too. You have to do a circle around the hotel to get to these places as there is a median blocking off the street behind the hotel. This is not a problem though, as going around there were restaurants, drugstores, etc. available.

There were a couple shuttle buses available for people to ride to the piers to get on their cruise ships. Did not need an advance ticket.

We would certainly stay here again if we wanted to be close to the Space Needle area.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
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hijhatfield, Manager at Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2011

I just want to thank you for sharing your thoughts with us regarding your last stay!

We're really glad that you had such a good time, and we hope that you come back and visit us soon!

Thanks again!

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Reviewed 15 August 2011

We stayed here three nights as we were holidaying in Seattle. Front desk staff were awesome they let us check in early and provided accurate directions and helpful tips.
We were disappointed that this Holiday Inn had no complimentary breakfast. There was a restaurant right beside it, but of course this was not free! The room was large, clean, somewhat dated and they are undergoing some renovation, so this will help. We felt very safe in this location, as we walked to many locations from here. The underground parking was safe and secure for our vehicle. As you can expect you will pay to stay close to all the attractions in the middle of summer and we did - glad I got some priority rewards points out of it.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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hijhatfield, Manager at Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2011

Thanks for your comments!

It's good to hear that the front desk took such good care of you. They really are a great team, and an asset to the hotel. I'll be sure to pass your comments on to them.

I wish we could provide a complimentary breakfast, but unfortunately it would compete too strongly against our restaurant! We do have Best 4 Breakfast rates, though, that include a $20 voucher for breakfast over at the restaurant.

Thanks again for staying with us, and for taking the time to fill out a review for us on Trip Adviser, and thank you for being a member of Priority Club! We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 15 August 2011

A little run down however they seem to be renovating.
Walking distance to a lot of Seattle attractions.
Good place if you just need to sleep after all the sightseeing

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 15 August 2011

We stayed on two different nights before and after a cruise. Room was large, cheerful, and clean. Had advised of early arrival for return visit and were accommodated by getting a room before noon. Really appreciated the attention and help with transportation to cruise terminal. Staff were helpful, friendly, and efficient. Would recommend this hotel for a good place to say at a decent price.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
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hijhatfield, Manager at Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2011

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your comments about our hotel!

I'm so glad we were able to get you checked in early, and that we were able to help you with your cruise transportation!

Please come back and visit us soon!

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown

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: $154 - $381 (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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