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Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Friendly staff, comfortable, clean room with nice view of Lake Union. Nice breakfast each morning. Could use a little updating but has a nice lived in feel and is a good value. Easy access to downtown and good public transportation right outside the door. Have stayed in other higher priced hotels in Seattle and would choose this one over the... More 

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Blane W, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of the Residence Inn on Lake Union! We aim to feel like a "home away from home" for our hotel guests, and it sounds from your review like we succeeded! More 

Church Hill, Tennessee
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

I stayed at this hotel on business while in Seattle. It looks like it is an older "Embassy Suites" hotel that has been bought and redone. It is in a great location to the downtown area with many restaurants nearby. The rooms were nice and the lobby was very clean and nice. I would definitely recommend this location.

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Blane W, General Manager at Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to review the Residence Inn! We were in fact built as a Residence Inn but I am sure the builders were influenced by the open atrium lobby design found commonly in Embassy Suites hotels. Thanks for recommending us to the TA community! More 

Victoria, BC
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed here at the end of August for 2 nights. We were immediately impressed with the hotel, as when you walk into the lobby area it is very modern and fun. The room we had was a 1 bedroom with a pullout couch. The room also had a kitchen. It was very comfortable, but in order to use the... More 

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here a couple of days prior to our cruise and were very satisfied with this property. The check in was quick and our room was a typical RI room. The location is nice across from lake union where you will find some nice restaurants. The rail picks up out front and will take you downtown for a small... More 

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Mansfield, Texas
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Without advising me of their policy, the Residence Inn charged my credit card with nearly $2K worth of pending charges during my stay. When I checked out they charged my card twice for the room charges. It has taken numerous calls to the hotel and the bank to get this matter resolved. I left messages for the general manager and... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Spent 6 nights here & it was great! The staff was so helpful & friendly. We celebrated our 20 wedding anniversary during our stay & a bottle of wine was delivered to our room as a gift. Highly recommend this place!

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I travel frequently and I have to say this is the most spacious suite I've ever stayed in. The suite was clean. It is close to the road, so there was some street noise, but I slept well and I am typically a light sleeper. It definitely felt like a place I could live. There are several restaurants across the... More 

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Four stars because the name is very misleading. This hotel is NOT downtown. It is walking distance to a gentrifying area with tech companies, new restaurants and stores. (must cross of major thoroughfare!) and walk 10 minutes. So, use Google maps before booking here. It is possible to stay here without a car and using public transportation, but it takes... More 

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed for 5 days because the reviews said it was convenient. The streetcar does go right by the hotel, but it doesn't go very far. Just means that you are taking a least 2 modes of transport to go anywhere. That was ok because we enjoyed staying near Lake Union. A little out of the way but also quieter.... More 

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this hotel. Everyone on the staff was exceptionally friendly and welcoming. They had a treat ready for our little dog every time we went by the front desk. The room was clean, comfortable and spacious. The breakfast was amazing! Fresh DIY waffles, fruit, yogurt, eggs, etc. Top notch. I'll book here again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union

Address: 800 Fairview Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range: ₹ 11,728 - ₹ 28,910 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union 3*
Number of rooms: 234
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#36 Family Hotel in Seattle
#40 Business Hotel in Seattle
#43 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
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“It is a seven floor hotel with interior entrances. Most rooms open to a large atrium.”
 of 5 bubbles josephrY7841BV, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 504 faces the Lake.”
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 of 5 bubbles MeisterEMH, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You'll want a water view. Also, it's not much more to upgrade to a studio with a kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Scudderk, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lake view!”
  • Vanity area with separate toilet/tub
  • King bed & desk area
  • Couch & sitting area of 1-bedroom suite
 of 5 bubbles DeutschDiana, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to ask for room higher up overlooking lake.”
 of 5 bubbles Dandelion42, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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