Rated 4 out of 5 by HulaGal Elevators: are you kidding me???
This is a very large hotel. Each tower has 4 elevators. With the hotel at capacity, there are only 2 in the North Tower that have been working this weekend. It's been an experience of waiting 15 minutes for a full elevator to show up that you cannot get on. To their credit--security has been taking people into the service elevators and getting them up and down that way. But people are getting on any elevator they can, going up 40 something floors just so they can get to the lobby.
I was able to overlook the fact that we waiting almost 2 hours to check in. I realize, with a hotel at capacity, that can happen. But with the elevator fiasco...I had to give some feedback. It's summertime, Westin Seattle! you know you're going to have cruise ships full of tourists coming in. Working elevators should be a priority!
July 30, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jeweldiamond Great Location
Great location. One block from monorail to Seattle Center and light rail to airport. 5 minute walk to Pike Market. Rooms were spacious with modern design. Concierge and front desk staff were attentive. Even the porters were eager to help. Housekeeping could do a little better though. Asked for 2 more comforters for my room and it took them 30 minutes to bring me ONE. When I asked for 1 more, it took them another 30 minutes. Couldn't understand why it took so long each time.
August 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by EPS7349 Hotel staff was wonderful!
I brought my family with me to a training conference and spent a few extra days in Seattle. Staff was very attentive to the needs of our two-year old and immediately delivered the crib and supplies upon checking in. Housekeeping staff were very friendly and flexible. Upon checking out, I discovered an erroneous charge for candy we didn't eat from the mini-bar. The desk clerk immediately removed the charge, no questions asked. We had a wonderful stay, and will be back again.
September 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by JJames2014 Great Conference Location
The hotel was very comfortable. The staff was polite and helpful.
July 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by iCats Great location, Great experience!
We were pleased with our stay. As SPG gold members, we were given a room on the 39th floor that was spacious, had a nice view and had two truly great heavenly beds. The hallways, elevators, floors were a little dated, but the location was prime and staff exceeded our expectations from check-in/out, to the lounge bar and to the restaurant Relish. We had a couple issues, but upon check-out were given great customer service to resolve them. We would stay again in a heartbeat!
July 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5��by JonF Great customer service
We had an issue with a leaking toilet but the staff was quick to respond and when it was not fixable, they upgraded us for the hassle of us having to repack everything and move rooms. We didn't have to ask for it or anything. Convenient location. The valet parking and greeter were very accommodating as well with our sleeping kid when we checked in. They allowed us to stay in the car parked in the front even though they are strapped for space there. Thanks for a great stay!
August 31, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jessie76 Clean and Comfortable
We stayed for 3 nights on the start of our 3 week west coast journey. The Westin Seattle sticks out in my mind as one of the better hotels we stayed at. The room was clean and well stocked with towels and toiletries. The location was great for exploring most of Seattle on foot and the restaurant had decent food, although a little pricey. We even had a box shipped from home with all our hiking gear and picked it up at the onsite Fed Ex store. CON: Valet parking was pricey.
September 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by HHDD Helpful Staff
I would like to thank Ben Olin and Kyle Arneson for making our stay at the Westin Seattle an amazing experience for my daughter's Sweet Sixteen celebration. The service they provided was exceptional making our stay an amazing experience! Their professional courtesy, helpfulness and attention to every detail was outstanding. We were so pleased with our stay and look forward to visiting the Westin Seattle again.
June 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by baemay Wonderful for Kids
The staff greeted my family upon checkin and made us feel so at home. My little guy got a welcome kit fit with a rubber duckie and night light, which I thought was so thoughtful! They did a great job accomodating our needs. Location downtown and friendly service make this a stand-out hotel.
July 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by NACUBO This hotel was very comfortable.
I enjoyed my stay I would stay here again when I visit Seattle.
July 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Judy45 The concierge service can't be beat!
This hotel is centrally located for many great
sites and restaurants. The concierge service
was wonderful! We asked them several
different questions and their recommendations
turned into great experiences for us! We
were a group of 3 women here for a sightseeing and restaurant experience. What fun!
The beds are always great at Westins. That
we can count on. The staff was as nice
and helpful as could be. Good job!
May 31, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by ElevatorRider64 The staff is what made the difference....
This is the third time I stay in this Westin, so far this the worst I got, I was there with my two children for the week end.
The room was not as cleaned according to Westin standards
ei:human hair in bath tub and behind door of the bathroom, disgusting...
No robs in bath room or closet.
Food left over in mini bar from previous guests I guess, pretty gross and unsanitary.
No pay per view.
In room dinning was less than average....
Food was over salty, chicken wings were dried , steak was over cooked, croutons on Caesar salad was still and served with processed dressing( was not good at all),
smoked salmon benedict too salty too, kids pancake too dry as well, not a good experience with the food this past stay.
However, the room service staff, concierge and front desk agent were extremely nice, informative and guest oriented.
March 10, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bluedevilbill Nice hotel
Nice hotel. Needs faster to go breakfast options. The few sandwiches offered at the inside Starbucks were not good.
July 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Mike670 SPG program
We asked about the best way to go about receiving our starwood points. We were incorrectly told that we could add my name to my friends account.
A follow up on that information with an online adviser told me that was incorrect. So I opened a Starwood account in my name. When signing on to the website and attempting to add my email account and I ended up with another Starwood account. Very confusing program. Still unclear about many of the specifics of the program.
June 3, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by CHEF a step back
I had stayed at the Westin Seattle before and had a wonderful time. The most recent was a set back. One of the reasons I picked the Westin was the view at night. That was obstructed by the dirty windows that look like they had not been cleaned in months. Looking at multiple hand prints of the previous guests, caused by who knows what, is not what i consider a good time. In addition, the mirrors in the room also were untouched. Again, last time was fine; this time substandard.
I figured the slowness of the elevators is not worth mentioning since im sure every person staying in the north tower had somethng negative to say about it.
I am a very tall man, as well as my girlfriend. putting us in a handicapped room was not very convenient, particularly when it came to showering. Bending down to wash your hair isnt that fun.
August 1, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by saikat Nice hotel, good location
I was upgraded to a club room since I'm a platinum member. The staff was very courteous and apologized for not being able to offer a better room as the hotel was fully booked for a conference at the convention center. Still, the club room was reasonably spacious.
The indoor heated pool was good, but the gym was quite small. The hotel's location is excellent as it's right in downtown being next door to many shopping areas and restaurants. Overall, would recommend.
June 12, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by RB22 Good and bad!
Though the hotel was nice, neat and clean, and very well located to see the sights of Seattle, I was very disappointed in the staff's response to my concern about homeless people in the lobby and elevators. I spoke to a staff member at the front desk and his response was baffling. He said it was downtown Seattle and that they couldn't control who came into the hotel. If this is truly the position of the management of this hotel, they are just asking for problems.
July 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kristen14 Very nice and convenient hotel!
My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Westin Seattle! The room was comfortable and clean, the restaurant, Relish, was outstanding (excellent wait-staff), and the hotel was convenient to all public transportation options.
July 11, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Onseebo Absolutely Restless Sleep
I want to start by saying that the staff was wonderful here. They were accommodating and professional. The room itself was nice as well, and exactly what I expected when I booked the Westin. However, one thing absolutely ruined my stay. My room creaked. It wasn't just a little creak, it was a continuous creak that persisted the entire time. I called down to front desk and apparently this was normal. I'm a light sleeper and wanted to rest before I went out, but managed to get absolutely no sleep. I think the creaking may have stopped for a few hours, but soon started again in the morning. I think I managed to sleep a total of 2 hours on my stay. I book hotels like the Westin for comfort and rest, and I received absolutely none of this. If i had known that the rooms in the hotel creaked this much, I would not have stayed here.
January 16, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by jrjett Great - Usually
Great hotel. Great location. Great rooms. Just one problem with this particular stay: housekeeping must have been in transition. Normally, the cleanliness of the room is impeccable; however, this time the bathroom tub/shower had mildew and the floors had debris. We brought it to the hotel's attention and were assured that it would be addressed. We will definitely stay here again as this is the first (and hopefully, the only) time I cannot give a flawless review.
July 15, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 Disappointing
I made this reservation because we stayed here about 10 years ago and the hotel was lovely. This time, we paid $250 for a room that looked in to some sort of drainage basin. It was small, we ran out of toilet paper, and the tv kept losing its cable connection. I also had to pat nearly $50 to park, would have had to pay $9.95 for Internet access, and there was no complimentary breakfast of any kind. Way overpriced, and not worth the money. A huge disappointment!
August 7, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by twowithgoldens My favorite Hotel in Seattle
This was my second stay at this hotel, and again my expectations were exceeded. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful....from valet/bellman to front desk to concierge. All were wonderful, and only a nod or telephone call away. Also, it is important to specifically thank and recommend Richard the lead concierge. His generous assistance was so appreciated. He is amiable, extremely knowledgeable, and incredibly helpful. Truly an asset to the Westin chain.
January 22, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by ar101 Great hotel but...
I visited your hotel again, for a week stay. Great staff and room!!!. Your restaurant was closed- so, I decided to eat at the bar buffet. I can't believe you charged $25 for a buffet that was little more than an American Breakfast? It was necessary for me to leave and eat else where - as all i wanted were eggs, toast and coffee. I was disappointing and a complete put out that I had to walk a block (in the rain mind you) for a great breakfast for less than $15
January 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Scully29 Two Towers in Seattle
You just cannot get lost in Seattle.
The Westin has a very impressive and stylish architecture. With its two towers you can find your way back to the hotel from everywhere in the city centre. Besides, the two towers are characteristical for the standard of the westin, too. As its towers just singular.
June 30, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by PBL2012 Wifi Outage Ruined Conference
This is my second lackluster experience with a Westin hotel. February in Panama and now Seattle in July. We went there for a online marketing conference, and had to sit for 3 days without wifi access. Being that I'm from Canada, that meant I had to data as US data is insanely expensive for us. I cannot begin to tell you how frustrating it is to hear about all these great web tools and not be able to access them. Not to mention, I was out of touch with my office for the week.
The facilities are dated and require upkeep. Carpets are worn out, blue tape holding up the wallpaper in the bathroom. And, lo and behold, wifi in the rooms were a hit and miss.
The front desk staff were pleasant, the concierge was snotty and dismissive.
In conjunction with their miserable Panama launch, I believe Westin has topped out with my reservations.
August 2, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Cherrilm Room with a view
Staff was pleasant & helpful, but couldn't understand the young lady who orig. tried to check me in (room not ready.) From desc. of SPG benes to directions she gave to the tram, I needed her to repeat more than once. She even mentioned that I was having a hard time understanding her?? My 2nd visit didn't have the Wow factor expected with upgrade. Previously, had a view of the Needle, so blocked view of Sound was disappointing escpecially after paying more.
August 8, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by shehawk Nice hotel, but overwhelmed.
We were there for the marathon and I believe it was just over-crowded. We ran out of water in the morning and could not take a shower. The ice machine in the hallway ran but never gave ice. Our room was cleaned but no fresh towels were delivered, until 10:30 that night when they knocked on our door and woke us up. Relish is a great restaurant and food can be ordered from the room. I heard the next morning(from a staff member) that they ran out of burgers.
December 4, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Shannon01 Elevator Issues
A number of times during the weekend the elevators simply just weren't working. Apparently there was some kind of a dance competition going on that we would have liked to known about - might have changed our mind about staying here. Millions of girls screaming. We tried taking the stairs but the doors going up were locked. I thought this might be against the fire code. Also, checking in took a very long time. Not what I'd say a Starwood feature.
March 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dou46 SPG Recognition
We were given a great room upgrade due to our SPG Gold status
July 20, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Murray Poor Service/ Cleanliness
I was extremely disappointed in a recent stay at the Westin Seattle. The front desk was unpleasant upon check-in and when seeking directions from the concierge, I was left feeling that I had imposed upon their time. Upon reaching the room, I had the unfortunate experience of finding the bed linen blood-stained and used to the point the sheets were pilled. Quite simply, all these issues are unacceptable and not worthy of the standard expected at a Westin.
August 29, 2013