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Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion

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At the Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion we put you close to the heart of the city, and near all the best experiences. We have stunning views of Capitol Lake and surrounding wooded areas, set on 12 lush acres. With upgraded, newly renovated, hotel amenities and features including convenient travel packages, we provide you with a satisfying hotel stay guaranteed. Each of our spacious 193 Olympia accommodations offers premium amenities, modern comfort, and casual luxury for all travelers. Pillow-top mattresses and tripled-sheeted beds let you sleep easy. Our newly renovated guest rooms include all the hotel amenities travelers need, from free Wi-Fi to microwaves and refrigerators, we keep our traveler in mind. We're even a pet-friendly hotel. Let your dog out to sprint down Olympia's many lakeside trails. From recently renovated onsite dining to spacious meeting facilities, our hotel in Olympia equips any traveler with what they need for a perfect stay. Whether you're here for business or exploration, you'll find that the state capital is a hotbed of activity. From shopping to annual events, there's always something to do at Hotel RL Olympia. Introducing the Living Stage: From lectures to performances to hands-on demonstrations, The Living Stage at Hotel RL invites people from all walks of life to share their knowledge and passion for community awareness, health, creativity and innovation. Designed to ignite conversations and promote a deeper understanding of the world around us, The Living Stage incorporates authors, artists, musicians, community leaders, local start-ups and more. Responsible Travel: We believe everyone deserves to sleep with a roof over his or her head. It is estimated that on any given night in US, more than 600,000 people experience homelessness. As members of the lodging industry, we believe it is our duty to act. Project Wake Up Call is the response. Learn more about Project Wake Up Call and its Olympia partner: SideWalk.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
36Car recommended
Grade: 36 out of 100
393Restaurantswithin 5 miles
70Attractionswithin 5 miles
100Room tips
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I cannot believe how horrible this hotel is. Housekeeping never came and cleaned our room. I had to call in the evening and have them bring towels. It took them over an hour to bring the towels. The bar is nearly impossible to get service.
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Response from Kim H, Front Office Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion
Responded 17 Dec 2018
Philip, I am so sorry to hear about your recent stay with us. This is definitely not the impression we want to make, as we take cleanliness very serious. Your comments will be shared with the manager of housekeeping and the restaurant. Please feel free to contact us directly to discuss further, thanks.
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I found the location and the view overseeing the lake stunning (but requiring a car) and the hotel staff very friendly. The room large, bedding comfortable, clean everywhere but showing the signs of time. My room at arrival and the corridors were unsettlingly cold, but the room
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Response from Kim H, Front Office Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion
Responded 7 Dec 2018
Nolinice, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent stay with us, it really helps to get a feel for what our guests enjoy, and let's us know what we can improve on to make your visits with us even better!! We appreciate your business and hope you can join us again real soon.
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I’ve been visiting Olympia quite a bit in the last few months and have stayed at different hotels each time, I specifically chose this one this weekend because I was bring a dog with me. Hands down the best one I have stayed at yet. We had a first floor room with a sliding door
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Response from Kim H, Front Office Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion
Responded 7 Dec 2018
Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and a recommendation to others traveling with their pets! I am very pleased to also hear that our staff was friendly, as we strive to make our guests feel welcome. We are so glad you plan to visit us again! We hope to be your home away from home. Take Care!
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We first stayed here ten years ago and thought it a wonderful “oasis in the woods”. Having just stayed again this week, we still find it excellent. Our room was lovely with everything in working order. The staff members we encountered were courteous and helpful.The restaurant
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Response from Kim H, Front Office Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion
Responded 15 Nov 2018
Thanks so much for the great recommendation!! It is nice to hear when we get it right! We also appreciate your business and for you taking the time to share your experiences staying with us over the years.. We just hope you don't have to wait another 10 years to visit us again! Lol.
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We stayed one night and were impressed by the friendly staff and great food. The location is in a quiet area and fairly near shopping and other activities. We were impressed by the amenities and the reasonable price.
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Response from Kim H, Front Office Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion
Responded 15 Nov 2018
Thank you for taking the time to give us the wonderful rating and feedback of your recent stay with us!! We are so glad you enjoyed our location as well as the staff and great food. I will be sure to share your comments with the Chef and the staff!! We hope you are able to come back again real soon for a visit!
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Wheelchair accessible room.
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View from our balcony with snow on the grounds.
Hi since the breakfast is not buffet is it included in the amount?
Breakfast is included in the rate when its purchased as a package!
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What times are the breakfast buffet offered?
It's not really a buffet set up, it's breakfast served in their restaurant there in the restaurant. breakfast is from 6:30Am till 11:00 am.
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HI, I'm sorry we do not have dancing/live music on property. We can definitely recommend something close though! Thanks,
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Until July of this year, our restaurant was called the Westwater Restaurant, but with our recent renovation and rebranding to Hotel RL Olympia, our restaurant no longer has a name. We have completely changed the look and feel of the restaurant, and implemented a new menu. Our bar has expanded, and offers the same delicious menu as our restaurant. I welcome you to come in for a great meal, a handcrafted cocktail, or both!
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Hi, It is VERY close to Olympia and right off the highway. I was in town visiting someone who lives in Olympia and it was only minutes to her home and within 10 minutes to downtown Olympia.
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"Great accessibility, I would recommend this place for the ease and beauty, and the staff and atmosphere were very nice."
"ask for a view other than the parking lot."
"Been here 2x w/ our dog &it's great for dogs as the rooms are large & the grounds are nice to walk around w/ beautiful views."
"they offer pool access rooms and the east facing rooms view a beautiful lake"
"Lakeside rooms have a nice view; lakeside, ground floor rooms even have a little patio."
US$88 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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