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Hotel Ruby

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there for three nights in the summer. Not much of a breakfast but a friendly atmosphere. It feels a little artistic. The bar is good. The parking in the courtyard is narrow and could be crowded. It's a good, affordable place to stay when in Spokane - walking distance to everything.

Thank Matgla
Moscow, Idaho
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Stayed one night for a concert at Knitting Factory. This location is fantastic as I could walk to and from the concert!! I love the décor of the room. I wanted to steal the shower, that tile was heavenly. The bed was very comfortable. Did not care about exterior sounds of downtown Spokane, as it is to be expected. The...

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Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Dear NivyRae, Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We love being in the lively Entertainment District for this reason. Glad to hear that you enjoyed our staff and décor, as well. Style, Service, and Value are the core of our business, and we look forward to serving you again in the future! Best, Hotel Ruby

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic location and a great value. The staff are friendly, and the bar pours a strong cocktail! The proximity to the train tracks had me worried, but I was never bothered by the noise. I imagine if there were noisy neighbors you might hear them through the walls, but again, not a problem during our stay. I only have two...

Thank Hafowler9
Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Hello Hafowler9, We really appreciate the feedback. We pride ourselves in having outstanding customer service representatives, and we are always glad to hear when someone is pleased. Your two complaints were not overlooked, but also appreciated and noted. Unfortunately we have more rooms than we do parking spaces, so parking is first come first serve. However, if the lot fills...

Chicago Area
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Love this place. It's clean, not smelly and the beds are great. Off-street parking is limited, but, ok. The artwork everywhere is cool and the kitchy details are cool right down to the colored LEDs in the sidewalk outside the onsite bar which is really nice. Free wifi in the rooms. Breakfast is in the bar. Staff is great.

Thank chw88shop
Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Hello chw88shop, We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. As far as the off street parking goes, we do have more rooms than we do parking spaces, so parking is first come first serve. However, if the lot fills up at anytime during your stay we do have our overflow parking at our sister property Hotel Ruby2...

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Centrally located making it easy to walk downtown. Sapphire lounge always a great place to end the evening for a nightcap or two with great music. Clean comfy rooms. Staff are always friendly and welcoming Breakfast is basic but fresh and self serve Parking on site

Thank ashlene13
Anny G, Front Office Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Dear Ashlene13, Thank you so much for your feedback. We greatly appreciate your business and it is our pleasure hosting you. We are already looking forward to your next visit with us! All the best, Hotel Ruby

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Stayed one night on a business trip. Check in was easy and very friendly, staff is quite accommodating. The rooms are motel rooms (door opens to outside) that have been tastefully remodeled. The value (easily $80-150 night less than properties across the street) and the friendly staff are what make this a good choice. If you are looking for luxury...

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Anny G, Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback, and we are very glad that the staff made you feel welcomed throughout your stay. We hope that you choose to return to us again someday soon.

Highland, California
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Loving it so far. Check in was super easy. They have the cutest lounge. The room is so nice and very artistic. Everyone was so friendly. Honestly people who complain about this place need to take that stick out of their booty lol. I had the most amazing time. It is walking distance to the riverpark, cute wine tasting rooms,...

Thank anisha3675
Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

What an amazing review. We are extremely happy that you enjoyed yourself while you were here. We will be sure to let the Front Desk and Bar staff know that they are doing a great job. We're glad to hear that you were able to get out and see the beauty that Spokane has to offer. Come back and see...

Post Falls, Idaho
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This particular site is an old building, and it shows. The rooms are updated, but not enough to make this a great hotel. You get what you pay for. We live local and stayed overnight for a concert across the street at Knitting Factory. So for that purpose, it's great. Inexpensive and is located in the heart of Spokane. Also,...

Thank DMonkey06
Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

We appreciate the feedback, and will be sure to let the staff know that they were helpful and polite. We hope that you enjoyed the concert at the Knitting Factory, and we do hope that you would choose to stay with us again for the next concert you attend.

eastern Washington
Reviewed 19 February 2017

When we travel to Spokane we typically stay at a Davenport property and have never been disappointed. We were wanting to go to an upcoming show at the Bing and saw that Hotel Ruby was close by and had a package with show tickets and a room. It said on the website the package could only be booked by calling...

Thank makruger
Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

Hello, we are sincerely sorry to hear that you had a bad phone experience at Hotel Ruby. Normally we are a great boutique, and small personable hotel experience. That being said, the front desk agent working at the time made a mistake and should have asked for your phone number to call you back and not have you wait any...

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Nice clean little hotel in a great location. One word of advice: if you go in the winter, take slippers!! The tiled bathroom floors are more than cold, they are ice rink freezing! Other than that it's quite satisfactory.

Thank Vicki B
Anny G, General Manager at Hotel Ruby, responded to this review

This is great feedback and very much appreciated. We will look into ways to rectify that ice rink freezing situation with the bathroom floors before the next year's winter. Hope everything else was satisfactory, and we hope to see you back here sometime soon.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Sapphire Lounge
Sapphire Lounge
Cuisines: American, Bar
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Ruby is located in the heart of downtown Spokane's Entertainment District, directly across the street from the historic Bing Crosby Theater, Knitting Factory Concert House and Fox Theater. A few blocks from the Spokane Convention Center and INB Performing Arts Center. 3 Blocks from Riverfront Park and Spokane Falls, the Gondola, River Park Square Mall and AMC Theaters. Steps away from downtown's finest restaurants and shopping. Short drive to area hospitals including Shriner's Children's Hospital, Deaconess and Sacred Heart. This downtown Spokane hotel offers continental breakfast, free wireless internet, bicycles and on-site laundry. Dogs are welcome for an additional fee, on-site parking $5 per night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ruby

Address: 901 W 1st Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-4001
Region: United States > Washington > Spokane
Price Range: ₹ 5,468 - ₹ 7,397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ruby 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Rodeway Inn Spokane
Spokane Rodeway Inn
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Spokane
#8 Family Hotel in Spokane
#11 Romantic Hotel in Spokane
#18 Business Hotel in Spokane
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“rooms not directly above the car park are quieter”
ashlene13, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The "Hospitality Suite" is the deluxe King Bedroom. It is on the ground floor (parking lot) and the smoking section is next to the bed.”
MarkChristopher, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are all essentially the same, all facing the parking lot.”
DMonkey06, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a 2nd floor corner suite - very spacious, and quiet.”
MidwayMamahib, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do NOT book room 101 if you are not ok with the noise from the Lounge below”
WindyTevlin, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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