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La Quinta Inn & Suites Seattle Downtown
Ranked #45 of 104 Hotels in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 May 2013

Having never stayed in a LaQuinta, I was unsure of what to expect. I was very pleased with my stay. The front desk personnel were very polite and efficient. The rooms were nice, with comfy beds, and it was surprisingly very quiet. The parking was tough, the spaces are very small. The up side, was we parked our car and never got back into it until it was time to leave. I would definitely stay here again.

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Reviewed 20 May 2013

We enjoyed our stay very much. The hotel is in a great location! It's near a park...to walk your dog. You can walk to Whole Foods and/or the Space Needle. The lobby is very nice. The room was very inviting and comfortable. We loved the double shower heads. We got the room for a good price with a 20% off coupon code. Which was very helpful since we just drove from FL to WA. The front desk staff were very polite. We would stay again!!

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Reviewed 19 May 2013

Not honest about whether you are getting a suite or a eegular room. When we called we were never advised there were two types of rooms. Would have stayed elsewheee. We asked for another room and were not accomodated. Cannot recommend a place lije tthis.

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Reviewed 18 May 2013

Typical La Quinta - Nice clean rooms, amenities like microwave and wireless, competitively priced (but still pricey) for downtown Seattle hotels. Was centrally located within walking distance of downtown and long walking distance to space needle. Wife liked the provided toiletries. Breakfast was decent, had a good selection but they did not replace the coffee creamers when they ran out. I didn't give this an excellent rating for that, the small counter around the sink taken up by the coffee tray and the challenging parking in the narrow stalls and and narrow lane in the underground garage. As for Seattle - it is an intriguing city but if you're driving there for the first time you'd better have a navigator with a GPS. It is a very confusing place to drive and the amount of construction, detours and heavy traffic do not help. That being said we do plan on going back there and doing more exploring.

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Reviewed 16 May 2013

Stayed at this hotel and it was next to everything downtown Seattle had to offer. It was about .5 mile to the Space Needle (easy walk) and also about 1 mile to Pike Place and shopping row. We stayed here two night and the room was nice and the breakfast was your standard affair. The parking I was worried however never had a problem getting a spot even arriving at 11pm the first night. They have parking on the same level as the lobby and underneath the hotel. Overall would stay here in a heartbeat!

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Reviewed 9 May 2013 via mobile

Wifi is free as is parking. Room rates are very reasonable. The free breakfast is fairly standard but includes DIY waffles that are light and delicious. Hard boiled eggs add a protein option amidst all the usual carbs. I had a sinking feeling when we approached the hotel. It is not that appealing from the outside. But once inside the newly renovated hotel was comfortable and nicely styled. The front desk staff went out of their way to be friendly and helpful. Our room was comfortable and the ventilation system quiet. The best feature was the double headed shower with the heads placed close together. A fairly standard feature but always appreciated is a separate sink and toilet/shower area. A nice touch are the jugs of lemon water and lemonade near the elevators. While not in the heart of downtown, the space needle and Pike Street market are easily walkable. I highly recommend this hotel.

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Reviewed 7 May 2013

We have stayed at LaQuinta's before but not this one in Seattle. Don't let the outside fool you. The lobby is very welcoming as is the staff. The ice cold lemonade in the lobby is a really nice touch. The room was nicely appointed and had everything we needed. As always, La Quinta welcomed our pets without a charge. Way to go!! We enjoyed our brief stay and plan on visiting this hotel again in the near future.

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Additional Information about La Quinta Inn & Suites Seattle Downtown

Address: 2224 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1906
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Region: United States > Washington > Seattle > Belltown
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#21 Family Hotel in Seattle
#31 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
#49 Business Hotel in Seattle
Price Range: £79 - £266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites Seattle Downtown 2.5*
Number of rooms: 72
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
When you stay with us, you will learn why TripAdvisor recently acknowledged us with their Certificate of Excellence award. Each morning is met with our free Bright Side Breakfast(R), an abundant spread with waffles, hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit, and additional items. For the caffeine-friendly, this is also a great opportunity to get going with all-you-can-drink coffee and juice. You can relax in your spacious guest room to enjoy free Wi-Fi and 40 cable channels in high-quality HD. For the business-minded, we have a business center, free parking, and free local calls. We provide more modern amenities to meet the needs of every traveler on a trip to Washington at our pet-friendly hotel. From our hotel, you can reach the most premier, popular area destinations, all withing walking distance, including Pikes Place Market, Space Needle, Pioneer Square, Seattle Aquarim, and more. We also welcome a variety of sports fans visiting the area, as the Seattle Mariners' Safeco Field, and Seahawks' and Sounders Century Link Field are all less than a two-mile drive from our front door. The business guests get to stay within walking distance of Amazon, Facebook, the new Federal Building, REI, and the Washington State Convention Center. Since the University of Washington is only five miles away, it's better to book your well-appointed guest room in advance of major events such as graduation commencement ceremonies. Get easy access to public transportation to take in all the sights and sounds of this booming area for arts, music, museums, parks, dining, and theater. ... more   less 
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