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Columbus Motor Inn
Ranked #97 of 104 Hotels in Seattle
Reviewed 20 February 2013 via mobile

Hotel rooms are very old and out dated. There is a damp, wet smell to the room and not very inviting. It was clean but the old part made it look dirty..no bars within walking distance, still a 20 minute drive to the city. Wouldn't recommend it unless you had to or only staying a night passing through.

  • Stayed: February 2013
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Reviewed 27 October 2012

Room was clean and comfortable. Free wifi and room had fridge freezer so useful. Our room was shabby and needs updating but was clean which is the main thing! Went across the road to Vietnamese grill one night, I'd recommend the chicken noodle soup, yum!

Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Abby J
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Reviewed 24 July 2012

Seattle is one of the most expensive cities for the traveler to find a place to sleep. Prices in the $150 to $200 range are common. But, the Aurora corridor is an exception. With a little common sense and, freedom from a pretentious attitude, one can find deals without sleeping with Junkies. The Columbus Motor Inn offers good cable TV; quiet, clean rooms and very nice management. The only snafu was the internet malfunctioned. But, for 59 bucks a night in Seattle, who cares! There was no sign of riff raff, loud patrons or Junkies. Just an honest room... Oh, and the A/C worked great plus the restroom was stocked with nice clean towels.

Room Tip: There is no Swimming Pool or Fitness Center.
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  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank michael j
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Reviewed 2 September 2011

Even tho it's on a main street the room noise was minimal. It is not a luxury hotel but comfortable and relatively clean. Although not downtown parking is free and public transportation is good. Would stay there again.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with family
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1  Thank eternity45
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Reviewed 17 August 2011

The Columbus used to have this 70s swankiness that set it apart from the wasteland that is the Aurora Corridor. Used to. Now it is one of many substandard dives that only excons and madmen are likely to consider acceptable. The management are blatantly rude and unaccommodating.

Checkin was simple, I paid $85 cash for the penthouse (number 9) and received one key. The room had two queen beds and a working phone (no room to room calls, it's a party line).

Within 5 minutes of walking into my room I received a call from the front desk admonishing me for "partying". Baffled, I went downstairs to speak to the management who informed me that some random girl wandering around the parking lot was looking for my room (I had never seen her before in my life) and that partying would result in my being kicked out immediately.

I asked what partying entailed and he told me music, voices, guests and staying up past 10 would not be tolerated. I told him that I was pretty sure things weren't going to work out between us and requested a refund. He pointed to the "No Refunds" sign hanging on the wall. Next to it was another sign stipulating the Seattle Police Department's extensive rules governing Aurora Corridor Motels...

If you do go, ask for room 9 (the penthouse) or room 4 (it has a huge bathtub in the bedroom and is pretty swanky).

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile
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Stayed: May 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 August 2015
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  • Stayed: August 2015, travelled as a couple
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Address: 9613 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-3220
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle
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Ranked #97 of 104 Hotels in Seattle
Price Range: £45 - £86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Columbus Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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