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"Great Seattle Stay!"
The room was nice but the service was outstanding. The attendants that work in the valet area were all exceptional. They were very accommodating offering us advice on where to eat and where to go for shopping and other entertainment. They were constantly asking how they could help and made our stay fabulous.
"It's nice for what it is, but not for us"
Downtown hotel that was hard to find as entrance/parking garage is around the corner from the actual address. The sign out front is very small. Overnight parking is exhorbitant; we used a garage 5 blocks away, although there are others closer by. Room was interesting "L" shape with view over street. Furnishings were all fine although 2 lightbulbs were burnt out. Staff was helpful, but busy. Pub next door is half the price (or less) than hotel restaurant. I noticed traffic noise, especially truck honking early in morning and siren that went by. Not a poor hotel, just not my style for visiting a city and making everything convenient.
"Great hotel right in the middle of it all!"
I recently stayed two nights at the W, and was very pleased with everything from the tasteful decor to the helpful staff. Based on other reviews, I'm guessing the hotel has had a recent facelift. My room was nicely appointed, spacious and fairly quiet as downtown hotels go. Yes, you could hear your neighbors door shutting, but I think that's pretty common nowadays. The hotel is located in a great location, right in the middle of it all. Easy walking distance to Pike's Place or anywhere downtown. The only two things that seemed a tad bit off were the AC, which kept turning on and off too much (it would turn on, then off 5 seconds later, then back on, then off) and the lighting behind the headboard, which mysteriously turned on at 6 a.m....LOL). Those two minor things aside, I would definitely stay there again.
"Pretty Good Experience But..."
I usually rehearse in my head what I am going to say about a property when I write these things. But not this time, so sorry if it is not all that organized. But I used Hotwire to buy the two room nights. I was given a low floor garage side of course on the fitness floor. It is about what I expected. But then I got the flu. I ended spending a lot more time in the room than I anticipated and it was really very nice. The staff sold me Tylenol, the cleaning lady was very pleasant, the bed was really confortable and the room darkening shade actually worked. The lights were well designed and had the appropriate number of switches. The garbage trucks always show up by 5 AM so beware. Front desk staff excellent. Internet good enough, pricey at $30. Breakfast was weak. All al a carte and the server was distracted and food pretty average. Of course i think it doubles as a night club as they all do which is fine.
"Location fantastic but...,"
This hotel is very nice, located in a great spot. We were able to walk everywhere we wanted to go including the space needle and Pike's Market. My only problem with the hotel is them not having a elevator on the floor when you enter. Our cab dropped us off and we had to carry our luggage up the stairs to the lobby. I can't imagine an older person doing that.
Credit cards accepted by the hotel: Visa - MasterCard - American Express - Diners Club - Japan Credit Bureau (JCB) - Discover
Check-in: 4:00 PM , Check-out: 12:00 PM