Furniture in rooms was super high quality, quite impressive really. Best furniture in a hotel that I have seen. Location was right in the middle of the university district, so the food was great and we got personal recommendations from the hotel staff which was valuable. The hotel rooftop bar was amazing.
The room was clean and staff were friendly. The room was so small they only provided one chair! This meant one of us needed to sit on the bed when we were in the room. The bathroom was uncomfortably small and compact. We come to the U-district for medical appointments and this room just was not comfortable for us.
Enjoyed our stay at The Graduate. Close to light rail and UW! Quirky rooms and beautiful decor in lobby. Plus coffee shop connected! Awesome views from our room too! Very clean rooms. Great bathroom amenities. Lots to look at in the lobby for decor. Friendly staff and warm atmosphere.
This hotel offers comfortable and chic accommodations located near great restaurants and hot spots - and most conveniently a few steps from the 1 Line. The Mountaineering Club offers fabulous handcrafted cocktails and great, simple bites - along with a breathtaking view.
I have here several times. There has always been issues. Most common is elevators not working and no hot water. The coffee shop really only has coffee, not much more to offer. The location is a plus because it is close to IW campus. Overall I would look at other places in the area to stay.
I stayed here on my first visit to Seattle for a conference at UW. It is a 5-minute walk from the Link train (which connects to the airport and to downtown Seattle) and a 15 minute walk to the student center on campus. The room and hallways were clean and not worn-looking at all. The bathroom was sparkling clean and the towels were big, soft, and in good supply. The shower had plenty of hot water and good water pressure. The bed was firm and supplied with plenty of big pillows. The TV was huge, but we didn't use it much. Wifi worked well though we had to log in every day. There were a good number of electrical outlets and a large desk to work on. (The chair was too low and not adjustable, but we had all those pillows, so it worked out.) The room had no frig or even a coffee-maker, but we asked at the desk and got a hotpot. There is an on-site coffee shop, and we were given 4 free tokens for a cup of coffee when we checked in, but we preferred in-room tea! The front desk staff was friendly, helpful, and always there. A unique aspect of service before and during our stay was the ability to text hotel staff with questions and requests. This worked well for us! The only thing we did not ask about - and in retrospect we should have - was help with the window curtains. We could not get them to close all the way, so the room was never completely dark and the morning sun poured in (Yes is was SUNNY during our stay!). Sometimes there was a wait for the elevator, but the stairs were an option because we were only on the 5th floor. We were not looking for luxury and the room was small. Cleanliness, comfort, and superb location made it the best place to stay for our purposes. I would definitely stay here again.…
I really wanted to love this place bc I’ve been to other graduate hotels. But for the price, it just really wasn’t worth it. We had a small cramped room, very uncomfortable bed that caved in the middle, no fan in the bathroom, AC didn’t hardly work, and we were next to the ice machine and loud neighbors so we did not sleep good. It’s obviously a re-modeled hotel and that shows in some of the details. Over all the hotel was still really cool vibe wise but I don’t think we would go back.
If you like art-deco, you’ll love this place. The lobby is a great place to meet people. But the lack of lobby bar is odd. You have to use the public bar on the top floor and you have to book. Also we booked a skyline view, and were only on floor 7 of 16. You couldn’t see the mountains or Seattle
The air conditioning did not work so I had to leave the windows open all night and day and the bonus…..got to listen to the traffic noise all night from the 9th floor. Front desk told me the hotel was “older” and the air did not work correctly. Ok, well there is nothing on your web site that alerts me this fact before I booked and was not told when I checked it. Horrible experience for the amount of money I paid. Bathroom is tiny and needed a lot of attention.
The worst hotel experience I've had in a very long time. First, if you cannot properly accommodate people's individual needs (i.e. specific climate control for each room), do not buy a building and start a hotel there. Having to sleep in an 80+ degree room all night was close to unbearable. At the very least, offer your guests fans in the rooms. Next, our room smelled of mold. Even after opening the windows for the entire night, the smell persisted. Try using air purifiers for the future. And finally, the room was filled with dust, waking both me and my partner up full of congestion. *this is a non-exhaustive list not including other complaints: general cleanliness, comfort, et cetera.