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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Look what can you really expect from Holiday Inn Express, they are down market hotels, so you just cannot reasonably expect 5 star. However, the bed and pillows were excellent - shower was quite average, but hey it was quiet and just a 10 minute stroll into down-town Seattle. If you are watching your pennies, give it a try

1Thank aussiekiwi_boy
Reviewed 31 August 2013

My 2 children and myself stayed here for 2 nights. I was a little worried because Aurora seemed like a busy street and I was unsure of how safe the neighborhood was. It was totally fine! We felt safe walking. The room was clean. Breakfast standard but as long as they have frosted flakes I am fine. No refrigerator.... would...

Thank janelje
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Good location, near the Space Needle and easy walking distance to downtown, about 10-15 minutes through the "Belltown" neighbourhood. Not the sort of hotel to linger in, but great if you're traveling on business or attending an event, it's basic, clean accommodation. Breakfast was standard, nothing to rave about, the breakfast room is way too small if the hotel is...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Dear allycf, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. It's great to hear that you liked our hotel location and front office staff and more importantly that we were able to meet your basic travel needs. Guest comfort and satisfaction are of the utmost concern to us and our hotel is committed to making every possible effort...

Reviewed 27 August 2013

First let me say cost was not an issue since it was a comped room.However they were very nice about letting us park before checking in. It was a secured garage so I felt better about leaving the vehicle plus it only cost ten bucks.When I did check in and told them I wanted a quiet room they put me...

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dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at our hotel and for sharing your experience! I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us, and I hope you will come stay again! Warm Regards, Darcy Hambrick General Manager

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 26 August 2013

This hotel is just blocks from the Space Needle! We walked to the City Center area to see Chihuly Glass, EMP Museum, & to hop on the monorail to take us closer to Pike Place Market ($2.50 one way ride). Aurura Ave is very busy & loud, so ask for a room away from the street. The hotel is snugly...

Thank Cindy U
dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We really appreciate you taking the time to recognize our service and property. I hope that you will come back and see us again soon. Warm Regards, Darcy Hambrick General Manager

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Spent a few days in Seattle with our teenagers and booked in to the Holiday Inn as we knew what to expect and we weren't disappointed - it was like all the other Holiday Inn's we've stayed at (that's not a bad thing by the way). It's not a luxury hotel, it's basic but it's clean and tidy, could always...

Thank SteveH250
dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us! We offer biscuits and gravy on Sunday mornings in our breakfast bar. It's definitely a staple comfort food in the States! You should try it! Cabs in Seattle, on the other hand, can be tricky at best during the busiest times. When cabs are unavailable, we...

Mission, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2013

My family stayed at the Holiday Express on Aug 5 & 6 of this year. We wanted to watch the Mariners play against the Bluejays. Our family includes my son (7), daughter (3) and baby (6 months) We had pre-paid the 2 nights approx. $445.00. When we checked out a $10.00 charge was applied for parking, totally understandable. A couple...

1Thank Alicia S
dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, and I sincerely apologize for the issues you have experienced. I will follow up with my management team to see what actions have been taken, if any, to resolve your concerns. Please be assured that I will address this matter personally. Warm Regards, Darcy Hambrick General Manager

San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Reviewed 21 August 2013

i forget 2 chargers in the room, i return the next day for them and disappeared mysteriously , anyone found anything,a ghost stuff, imagine that would have been a thing of value $$ ,bad for the hotel reputation

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dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, and I am sorry the chargers were not found. All found items are tagged, logged, and stored until guests call to inquire about them. We have boxes full of chargers that had been left behind and have gone unclaimed, so we do certainly hold on to them when we find them. As always, please feel...

Reviewed 20 August 2013

Stayed at this hotel for a training with the company I work for. Great location and comfortable stay. The front desk staff was friendly and the rooms were spacious and the hotel, even though on a Main Street, is very quiet. Great restaurants and shopping in within walking distance and plenty of great attractions, Space Needle etc. are also within...

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dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay with us! I appreciate the kudos, and I will share them with the team. Please come see us again soon! Warm Regards, Darcy Hambrick General Manager

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Unlike some reviewers, I found the staff to be very helpful and friendly. I didn't have any problems but when I checked in and later came back to ask questions, they were courteous. They gave me a map and circles all the "to go to" places and even told me which bus to take to get to the wharf. We...

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dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at our hotel! I apologize for our over-zealous housekeepers, and I will mention this to my Executive Housekeeper. I am very glad that you had an enjoyable stay, and I look forward to having you return. Warm Regards, Darcy Hambrick General Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover all that Seattle has to offer at the convenient, comfortable Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. Situated between Seattle Center and the heart of downtown s shopping, dining, and entertainment districts, it's an easy walk to Westlake Center Mall, The Showbox, or Benaroya Hall. The world famous Space Needle and Monorail, Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Pioneer Square, Pier 66, Cruise Terminal 90/91, Microsoft, Boeing and more are so close our ideal location will suit the needs of any business or leisure traveler. Sports fan? We re minutes to Safeco & CenturyLink Fields! We offer parking for standard sized vehicles at $10 per night (limited space). Whether you re visiting Seattle for work or fun, Holiday Inn Express will be your home away from home. Wake up to our complimentary hot breakfast featuring our signature cinnamon rolls, eggs, bacon or sausage, fresh fruit, and more. Maintain your cardio in our free 24-hour fitness center or go for a swim in our heated, indoor pool. Enjoy a leisurely stroll to numerous restaurants and bars. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will get you where you need to go! The best of Seattle is waiting for you at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. Book your hotel reservations now for the SeaHawks NFL or Huskies football season or choose from one of our great King Tut Packages. Great family fun is just minutes away! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center

Address: 226 Aurora Ave., Seattle, WA 98109
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range: ₹ 9,844 - ₹ 21,056 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 195
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“View to the Space Needle”
 of 5 bubbles tatmacc, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A view of the Space Needle comes at cost of facing noisy Aurora Ave. Get a room on the other side of the hallway if you want quiet.”
  • Our room overlooked busy & noisy Aurora Ave, but nice view of Space Needle
  • King-sized bed took up a lot of space in our room
 of 5 bubbles OneWayVancouver, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a corner room- we were in 415”
 of 5 bubbles fast72, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the front face the Space Needle.”
  • Room looked clean at night but when the sunlight you could see dust that you could write in.
 of 5 bubbles LaurenLHS1, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“High floors facing the Needle”
 of 5 bubbles Nicelio, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
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