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Hamburg, Germany
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Motel before arriving in the States. It was one of the cheapest with good reviews. While it took a while to get there, the rooms were clean and the staff friendly. Plus you could leave the car and walk over to fremont or take the bus to the space needle

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El Paso, Texas, United States
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32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Clean room, but a little dated. You may want to bring your own toiletries as what was provided was very basic. We were given the great corner room with a beautiful view. Good value and very knowledgeable staff. Nice walk to lots of fun places in Freemont.

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Portstewart, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We chose this motel from the Booking.com site because it was reasonably priced and was on a direct bus route into the city. It's pretty basic but has comfortable bed, shower, etc. All clean and tidy. Had to ask for towels to be provided and my request for an extra pillow seemed a bit of an imposition!

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Faringdon, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Looking at previous reviews and the price of being near to Seattle we thought we would give it a go but how we regret this. The room was filthy, the bed sheets had not been changed with blood stains and you can tell someone had slept in it. When we showed these sheets we got the reply of it might... More 

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Warrington, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

A decent budget motel. TV, Fridge and freezer but no kettle :( The bed was a double a little smaller than I would of liked and the sheets had been well used and towels were on the small size. They wouldn't fit around my husband! This motel was ok for us as it was clean and helped stretch our budget.... More 

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Thank LZD84
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2016

After my first night there I thought I was bitten on the neck by flea. After that night it morphed into a two inch long blister looking thing across my neck! It could only be SUPER BED BUGS!! Probably one vicious mean one. A real blood sucker!

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Thank Richard W
Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My room was clean and spacey, the bed was comfortable and I had a good night sleep. The bathroom could have been cleaned a bit more but it has all that I needed. The location is good with a lot of restaurants nearby (10 min walk) and away from the noisy city. There's muffins and coffee for breakfast. The staff... More 

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Gulf Islands, BC
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a very old motel. The tub/shower unit was filthy with original fixtures. Beds were torn and uncomfortable. The air conditioner barely worked and was so noisy we couldn't sleep with it on. The noise from Aurora Ave was also very loud so sleep was difficult at best. The location is not great for seeing the sights downtown as... More 

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Thank Ilikeheat
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were looking for an option much less expensive than the going rates downtown Seattle ($300/night+), but we wanted to be as close to downtown as possible. This hotel is a VERY easy drive back and forth to downtown (take the 99). It was our 20th wedding anniversary and we were blessed to get room 237, which is a corner... More 

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Washburn, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I didn't expect much from this hotel but a place to sleep and shower, and that's what I got. Thankful for the previous reviews, because they were spot on. This hotel is OLD SCHOOL! In fact, they don't even have a computerized reservation system. It appears that the owner lives on site, in a room off the tiny lobby. Although... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Marco Polo Motel

Address: 4114 Aurora Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98103
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle > Fremont , Lake Union
Price Range: £58 - £77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Marco Polo Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 37
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose room 237!”
 of 5 bubbles S9744CHmicheller, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Surprisingly quiet rooms, despite being right off a busy road”
 of 5 bubbles WIRescueGirl54891, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Tested WiFi speed at over 100 Gigs using speediest.net On main HiWay so some might think its too noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Captkarma, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“We had the top floor on the end by downtown.I am sure it is the best room. It is large with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles KristiKN, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“as far as I can tell there is no difference between any of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 277christianp, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
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