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Review of Motel 6 Seattle Sea-Tac Airport South

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Motel 6 Seattle Sea-Tac Airport South
Ranked #32 of 34 Hotels in SeaTac
Seoul
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60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“HORRIBLE< HORRIBLE< HORRIBLE stay clear”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

This was a nasty, old, run down motel. We reserved a nonsmoking room with two beds out of desperation because we had to change our flights at the last minute. Luckily, we only had to be on property for about 6 hours. Our nonsmoking room smelled like smoke and there was even an ashtray on top of our ice bucket bag. GROSS. Our bathroom was missing the light so all we had was the shower light. Try to get ready at 4 am in the dark bathroom. Not cool. The place was old and run down, the doors were propped open in our hallway both at check- in (11 pm) and when we left at 5 am. NOT SAFE. The area this motel is in isn't great anyway, so to find doors propped open was not great. I would never stay here again, I mean never. They even try to charge for the wifi. The front desk clerk at check in was rude and was telling people they were lucky to be staying here as she could rent these rooms for $1550-$200 if she wanted.

Room Tip: There is no good room at this hotel. All of them are loud, pets on property barking, and you can he...
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled on business
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Ann C
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  • Location
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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Kirkland, Washington
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

I booked a room for someone else using my credit card. When I got my statement I noticed 3 charges from this motel, two of which were not mine. I phoned, was put on hold forever, and told someone would call back. Several days later no one had called so I phoned again and talked to the manager. She was unable to help then, and again I was made to hold a very long time. I volunteered to fax my credit card statement to show the charges which she encouraged me to do. Six days later still no response so I phoned and was told the incorrect bills had been credited to my account. I had asked them to let me know what they were doing, but the manager basically said she had a lobby full of people and no time to talk on the phone. They have a real problem with being understaffed or incompetent, not sure which. I'm glad they corrected their error but it took me a lot of time to see that it happened. I won't book a room there again.

Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

When traveling we always try to find a Motel 6. We have always been pleased with the staff, the fact that they are AARP friendly both with rates and free internet. It was close to many restaurants, shopping mall very close and just a short ride into downtown Seattle.

Room Tip: Close to airport and staff were friendly. We spent the total of 6 nights here while in Seattle. Alwa...
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank BUZZ1313
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Kennewick, Washington
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33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

This place is a dump. This motel is old needs renovation.Bleach smell was overwhelming when we walked in the room. No carpet floor has a gross. Shower curtain rings rusted and gross looking.cold shower the next morning. Would not recommend this hotel to my worst enemy.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank kkidd
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

I guess a motel is not a hotel, but I did not expect all those things you see in movies. Drugged neighbours, prostitutes in a car outside, paper thin walls, dirty sheets and noise 24/7. As all of Seattle was totally booked, this was our only choice. We booked a non-smoking, but they only had smoking when we arrived. They blamed it on the internet booking. They also gave us double the price which the website posted. We got it down though.

All in all an experience, but I would have rather slept in the airport.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank gunn_sin
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Cody, Wyoming
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

The room and personal service were OK. The problem I had was having to pay $10 more than was advertised online. Then after several back and forth calls they seemingly said they would honor the price, at a different Motel6 which would have required a taxi fee. Took more time back and forth to get that cancelled as the local clerk did not have any discretion to make it right. Neither did the rep at the Corporate Guest relations phone number later. Due to the time it took, I needed a room and paid the higher price. Guess Motel6 needed my extra $10 more than 1 more satisfied customer to post a better review. If they do not want to honor a price on the web, why post it???

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank docw2
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

This place is horrible,unsafe, dirty and if you like sleeping on a table top with a mattress on it then this is the place for you! I would never recommend this place to anyone. Sleeping in the car would have been better than this place. Anyone can walk into this place it is not secure at all. Also we were getting ready to go out for the day and the cleaning lady came, we asked to come back and she huffed and puffed about having to come back (It was only 9am). There is also a lot people living at the motel not just for a vacation. We also saw a few ladies of the night as well.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank heidi k
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Additional Information about Motel 6 Seattle Sea-Tac Airport South

Property: Motel 6 Seattle Sea-Tac Airport South
Address: 18900 47th Ave S, SeaTac, WA 98188-5039
Region: United States > Washington > SeaTac
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 34 Hotels in SeaTac
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Seattle Sea-Tac Airport South 2*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Motel 6 Seattle Sea-Tac Airport South is accessible from I-5 with free shuttle service to and from the airport. Restaurants are nearby. The beach is 3 miles. Enjoy our modern rooms and seasonal outdoor pool. Wi-Fi is available in all rooms for a fee. ... more   less 
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