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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Poor rooms, elevators, and unreasonable unfriendly situation at check-in with the front desk person (Male). Make sure you go with a big smile because they will take it away. Breackfast is average with pre-made food and scramble eggs so do have high expectations.

Thank Juan F L
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Dear Juan F L, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review regarding your recent stay. We work hard to ensure that our facilities and services are superior and we are sorry we fell below your expectations. Your comments about the rooms and the elevators have been documented and we are confident the necessary adjustments will be...

Natchez, Louisiana
Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

No complaints here about anything. Not quite Center City but close enough. We were able to walk anywhere we wanted to go. They provided a good shuttle service as well. Rooms were clean, quite and up to date. Nice breakfast.

Thank Bigmeaux56
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Lots of rooms at this property so breakfast buffet is busy but well done. Desk clerk rented the room I was in at 3:30 am, and I was awakened by the sound of someone trying to use a key on my room door. This was followed shortly thereafter by another attempt and then a phone call from the front desk...

1Thank wb1945
dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, and I am extremely sorry for the early morning disruption during your stay! Unfortunately, I was not made aware of this situation before this, which is something I will address with my staff. Of course, I am available to speak with you directly. As I do not have enough information to contact you, please feel...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Great stay and great room. We had the suite, two bathrooms, lounge area, and beds for four, it's a great room and view to the tower and park. It's walking distance to down town area and the market area about 20 minutes or so each and just 10 minutes to the tower. So convenient and such helpful staff. We drove...

Thank rbuckell
dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments! We appreciate you choosing our hotel during your visit to Seattle! Please come see us again! Warm Regards, Darcy Hambrick General Manager

El Mirage, Arizona
Reviewed 3 September 2013

The hotel was very clean and the staff were just fantastic and accomodating. The location was great for surrounding attractions and restaurants. It was great for the money and would recommend. Breakfast was what you would expect and it was a safe area for just strolling around. The rooms are average but up to date and clean.

Thank DonnaB2020
Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 September 2013

If you are going on an Alaskan Cruise from Seattle, scurry to get your hotel before debarking quickly as they fill up. We found a remaining room in the Holiday Inn Express in Seattle-City Center which was very nice (also $185/night for 2). It was walking distance from various restaurants. The Pier wasn't far away (multiple blocks), but you probably...

Thank wise2
dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind feedback! I'm glad you had a good time, and I look forward to hosting you and your party again in the future! Happy Travels! Warm Regards, Darcy Hambrick General Manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Look what can you really expect from Holiday Inn Express, they are down market hotels, so you just cannot reasonably expect 5 star. However, the bed and pillows were excellent - shower was quite average, but hey it was quiet and just a 10 minute stroll into down-town Seattle. If you are watching your pennies, give it a try

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Reviewed 31 August 2013

My 2 children and myself stayed here for 2 nights. I was a little worried because Aurora seemed like a busy street and I was unsure of how safe the neighborhood was. It was totally fine! We felt safe walking. The room was clean. Breakfast standard but as long as they have frosted flakes I am fine. No refrigerator.... would...

Thank janelje
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Good location, near the Space Needle and easy walking distance to downtown, about 10-15 minutes through the "Belltown" neighbourhood. Not the sort of hotel to linger in, but great if you're traveling on business or attending an event, it's basic, clean accommodation. Breakfast was standard, nothing to rave about, the breakfast room is way too small if the hotel is...

Thank allycf
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Dear allycf, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. It's great to hear that you liked our hotel location and front office staff and more importantly that we were able to meet your basic travel needs. Guest comfort and satisfaction are of the utmost concern to us and our hotel is committed to making every possible effort...

Reviewed 26 August 2013

First let me say cost was not an issue since it was a comped room.However they were very nice about letting us park before checking in. It was a secured garage so I felt better about leaving the vehicle plus it only cost ten bucks.When I did check in and told them I wanted a quiet room they put me...

Thank athena5365
dhambrick, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at our hotel and for sharing your experience! I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us, and I hope you will come stay again! Warm Regards, Darcy Hambrick General Manager

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover all that Seattle has to offer at the convenient, comfortable Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. Situated between Seattle Center and the heart of downtown s shopping, dining, and entertainment districts, it's an easy walk to Westlake Center Mall, The Showbox, or Benaroya Hall. The world famous Space Needle and Monorail, Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Pioneer Square, Pier 66, Cruise Terminal 90/91, Microsoft, Boeing and more are so close our ideal location will suit the needs of any business or leisure traveler. Sports fan? We re minutes to Safeco & CenturyLink Fields! We offer parking for standard sized vehicles at $10 per night (limited space). Whether you re visiting Seattle for work or fun, Holiday Inn Express will be your home away from home. Wake up to our complimentary hot breakfast featuring our signature cinnamon rolls, eggs, bacon or sausage, fresh fruit, and more. Maintain your cardio in our free 24-hour fitness center or go for a swim in our heated, indoor pool. Enjoy a leisurely stroll to numerous restaurants and bars. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will get you where you need to go! The best of Seattle is waiting for you at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. Book your hotel reservations now for the SeaHawks NFL or Huskies football season or choose from one of our great King Tut Packages. Great family fun is just minutes away! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center

Address: 226 Aurora Ave., Seattle, WA 98109
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range: €152 - €311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Seattle City Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 195
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“Room 501 had a great view of the needle”
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“View to the Space Needle”
tatmacc, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A view of the Space Needle comes at cost of facing noisy Aurora Ave. Get a room on the other side of the hallway if you want quiet.”
  • Our room overlooked busy & noisy Aurora Ave, but nice view of Space Needle
  • King-sized bed took up a lot of space in our room
OneWayVancouver, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a corner room- we were in 415”
fast72, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the front face the Space Needle.”
  • Room looked clean at night but when the sunlight you could see dust that you could write in.
LaurenLHS1, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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