$194 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 3, 2014 Check-out: Aug 4, 2014

Motif Seattle

4 stars
1415 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
312 reviews
Family gateway

Great location and kind staff. Rooms are big an modern. See full review

  • Family nu
  • Jul 19, 2014
Great Visit

We traveled with 2 small children, they were welcomed by staff and other guests and had a great... See full review

  • Josey B
  • Jul 10, 2014
Residential comfort in the heart of the city
Most of the shopping, dining and sightseeing delights of the Emerald City are a short distance from Motif Seattle. The 319-room hotel prides itself on serving both leisure and business travelers. Recently renovated, the rooms feature residential-style decor. The lobby, complete with fireplace, is equally inviting.
Highlights
  • Rooms with views of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains
  • High-speed wireless Internet access
  • Full breakfast buffet (fees apply)
  • Pet friendly (fees apply)
Rooms
The recently remodeled rooms at Motif Seattle feature contemporary, comfortable decor. The rooms have pillow-top beds outfitted with cream-colored cotton sheets. Bathrooms boast granite counter tops, high-pressure shower heads and Essential Elements bath amenities. Each room has a 37-inch plasma TV, alarm clock with an iPod docking station, Wi-Fi access and a small refrigerator. Most rooms afford views of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains.
Features
Motif Seattle is walking distance to Seattle's cultural, business and shopping attractions, including the ornate 5th Avenue Theatre and the classic Paramount Theatre, the famous Pike Place Market (with the world's first Starbucks coffee house), the Washington Convention & Trade Center and over 10 million square feet of retail shopping including Macy's Northwest and Nordstrom flagship stores. The Monorail to the Seattle Center's Space Needle and the Experience Music Project (EMP) is just steps away. The Benaroya Hall and Seattle Art Museum are a few blocks away from the hotel. The hotel is also positioned for convenient Fifth Avenue access to Qwest Field, home of Seattle Seahawks football, Safeco Field, home of Seattle Mariners baseball, and Seattle Storm basketball. The hotel is one mile from Seattle University, 6 miles from the University of Washington and its Medical Center and 6 miles from the campus of Seattle Pacific University. Both the business center and fitness center are open 24 hours a day, making it possible for guests to work or workout when the mood strikes.
Dining

Motif Seattle features two restaurants, the fifth floor Frolik Kitchen+Cocktails, including downtown Seattle's largest outdoor dining deck and seasonal summer entertainment on the patio, and Elephant & Castle British Restaurant & Pub. Breakfast is available from 6 AM to 11 AM (Monday to Sunday), while All-day Dining is available 11 AM to 12 MN (Sunday to Thursday) and 11 AM to closing time (Friday and Saturday). 

Transportation
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (14 mi/22.4 km)
  • Boeing Field/King County International Airport (5.8 mi/9.3 km)
  • Sound Transit Link Light Rail Westlake Center station (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Downtown Airporter shuttle service (fees apply)
Attractions
  • Pike Place Market (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Seattle Aquarium (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Pacific Science Center (1.1 mi/1.7 km)
  • Space Needle (1.1 mi/1.7 km)
  • Seattle Pacific University (6 mi/9.6 km)
  • University of Washington and Medical Center (6 mi/9.6 km)
Business
  • 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space
  • 24-hour business center
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access
  • Washington State Convention Center (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
Policies and fees
  • An early departure fee applies if guest departs prior to scheduled date. Please verify departure date at check-in. Motif Seattle is pet-friendly. A non-refundable fee per stay is required. This fee is waived for service animals and Motif Seattle club members.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Motif Seattle Rooms

Deluxe - King
Deluxe King offers one king bed. Deluxe View Single King Non Smoking. 350 square feet. Features a Sealy Stay Comfortable plush pillowtop bed, with views of Elliot Bay, Puget Sound, and the Olympic Mountains. Amenities include free wireless Internet access, 37" Flat Panel TV, Essential Elements bath amenities, refrigerator,Keurig Coffee Machines, work desk and chair, iHome docking station, iron, ironing board, hairdryer, robes and Satellite TV offered.
Deluxe - Queen
Deluxe Queen offers two queen beds. Deluxe View Two Queen Non Smoking. 350 square feet. Features Sealy Stay Comfortable plush pillowtop beds, with views of Elliot Bay, Puget Sound, and the Olympic Mountains. Amenities include free wireless Internet access, 37" Flat Panel TV, Essential Elements bath amenities, refrigerator, Keurig Coffee Machines, work desk and chair, iHome docking station, iron, ironing board, hairdryer, robes and Premium Cable or Satellite TV offered.
Standard - King
Standard King offers one king bed. Tower King Non Smoking. 350 square feet. Features Sealy Stay Comfortable plush pillowtop beds, with city skyline views. Amenities include free wireless Internet access, Essential Elements bath amenities, refrigerator, Keurig Coffee Machines, work desk and chair, data ports, alarm clock/radio, iron, ironing board, hairdryer and Premium Cable or Satellite TV.
Standard - Queen
Standard Queen offers two queen beds. Standard Two Queen Non Smoking. 350 square feet. Features Sealy Stay Comfortable plush pillowtop beds, with city skyline views. Amenities include free wireless Internet access, 37" Flat Panel TV, Essential Elements bath amenities, refrigerator, Keurig Coffee Machines, work desk and chair, iHome docking station, iron, ironing board, hairdryer, robes and Premium Cable or Satellite TV offered.
Standard - Queen
Handicap Queen offers two queen beds. Handicap Two Queen Beds Non Smoking This 350 square feet room features Sealy Stay Comfortable plush pillowtop beds, with city skyline views. Amenities include free wireless Internet access, 37" Flat Panel TV, work desk and chair, iHome docking station, Keurig Coffee Machines, iron, ironing board, hairdryer, robes, and Satellite TV offered. ADA features include bathroom handrails, handheld showerhead, lever handles, lowered peepholes, Braille room numbers, TTY and TDD kits available as well as shower chairs.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Activities
Fitness Center
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

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Hotel Map

47.6099 -122.3348
Area served
Downtown Seattle.
Nearby airports
Sea-Tac Airport (SEA).
Area description
Motif Seattle is walking distance to Seattle's cultural, business and shopping attractions, including the ornate 5th Avenue Theatre and the classic Paramount Theatre, the famous Pike Place Market (with the world's first Starbucks coffee house), the Washington Convention & Trade Center and over 10 million square feet of retail shopping including Macy's Northwest and Nordstrom flagship stores. The Monorail to the Seattle Center's Space Needle and the Experience Music Project (EMP) is just step away. The Benaroya Hall and Seattle Art Museum are a few blocks away from the hotel. The hotel is also positioned for convenient Fifth Avenue access to Qwest Field, home of Seattle Seahawks football, Safeco Field, home of Seattle Mariners baseball, and Seattle Storm basketball. The hotel is one mile from Seattle University, 6 miles from the University of Washington and its Medical Center and 6 miles from the campus of Seattle Pacific University.

Nearby points of interest

  • Seattle Art Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Pike Place Market: 0.3 mi
  • Omnidome Film Experience: 0.4 mi
  • Frye Art Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Port of Seattle: 0.9 mi
  • Space Needle: 1 mi
  • Pacific Science Center: 1 mi
  • Experience Music Project: 1 mi
  • CenturyLink Field: 1.1 mi
  • Seattle Children's Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Key Arena: 1.2 mi
  • Safeco Field: 1.3 mi
  • Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1.7 mi
  • Bruce Lee Grave Site: 2 mi
  • Gasworks Park: 2.4 mi
  • Seattle Art Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Pike Place Market: 0.3 mi
  • Omnidome Film Experience: 0.4 mi
  • Frye Art Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Port of Seattle: 0.9 mi
  • Space Needle: 1 mi
  • Pacific Science Center: 1 mi
  • Experience Music Project: 1 mi
  • CenturyLink Field: 1.1 mi
  • Seattle Children's Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Key Arena: 1.2 mi
  • Safeco Field: 1.3 mi
  • Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1.7 mi
  • Bruce Lee Grave Site: 2 mi
  • Gasworks Park: 2.4 mi
  • Washington Park Arboretum: 2.5 mi
  • Museum of History and Industry: 2.9 mi
  • Husky Stadium: 3.2 mi
  • Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion: 3.3 mi
  • Henry Art Gallery: 3.4 mi
  • Burke Museum of Natural History: 3.7 mi
  • Woodland Park Zoo: 4.1 mi
  • Ballard Locks and Botanical Garden: 5 mi
  • Discovery Park: 5.5 mi
  • Museum of Flight: 6.6 mi

Dining

Frolik Kitchen+Cocktails
A unique venue with a contemporary, urban feel, relaxing space embodying the downtown Seattle vibe. Breakfast 6:00AM - 10:00AM Lunch 11:00AM - 4:00PM Dinner 5:00PM - 10:00PM Room Service 7:00AM - 10:00PM
Elephant & Castle Pub
For a casual lunch or late night dinner, visit the Elephant & Castle Pub with outside entry from the lower level of the Hotel. Cozy up to the fireplace or relax on the patio and let the authentic English cuisine tease your taste buds.

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Motif Seattle is a full-service convention hotel. The meeting and banquet facilities include 15,000 square feet of flexible space, featuring state-of-the-art presentation systems, rich dcor and expansive views. The eleven meeting rooms include 10 breakouts and the Emerald Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 600 people in a theater format. Professional conference specialists are on-site to take care of all your needs, including audio/visual equipment and full-service catering.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (312)

Ratings and reviews for Motif Seattle

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
312 out of 312
Amenities:
3.8
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.8
Value:
4

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Traveling Niki
Los Angeles, California
Jul 21, 2014

Room near the elevator

I would avoid rooms near the elevator if you are sensitive to noise. The noise for the elevator traveling by comes in through the ventilation ducting.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
The J Jackson
UK
Jul 20, 2014

Great location

Very good hotel, heart of downtown. But you have to pay for the location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Family nu
San antonio, texas
Jul 19, 2014

Family gateway

Great location and kind staff. Rooms are big an modern.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Carelat
Vancouver
Jul 13, 2014

Enjoyable Boutique Hotel

I was pleasantly surprised by the quality and stylishness of this hotel. The location is great and the staff was friendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Try Wild Ginger for a great Asian meal

Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
RodAReed
Boise, ID
Jul 12, 2014

4th of July in Seattle

Not only was the location perfect, the staff was friendly down to every last employee. They were interested in you and how your stay was going. The updated hotel changed from Red Lion to Motif seemed like a mod hip hotel change. Very nice rooms. Well Done!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Josey B
Astoria, OR
Jul 10, 2014

Great Visit

We traveled with 2 small children, they were welcomed by staff and other guests and had a great visit to Seattle. We will definitely stay at MOTIF again on our newt trip

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
SherBearinSpain
San Francisco, California
Jul 9, 2014

Great location

The staff is very accommodating and professional, but there are a couple of undesirable aspects about the room itself. The faucet only poured very hot water out. I had to brush my teeth using the shower. The shower was fine. Bed - no comforter. It's an old remodeled hotel but you can still see the old aspects of it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ford Tom
London
Jul 8, 2014

Great Downtown atmosphere

This is a recently refurbished hotel which is bang on 5th Ave and is within a stones throw from the main shopping, market, business and leisure district. Would definite stay there again. Only downside was additional charges for parking and breakfast. The breakfast is not really a problem with the width and breadth of choice surrounding this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Make sure you go to the Columbus centre to have a 360 view of the downtown Seattle district

Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
squirts
Colorado, USA
Jul 4, 2014

Great deal and hip, but could improve

Well done remodel. Used to be Red Lion, now a trying-to-be-hip hotel with Mad Men decor and ill-fitting suits. Nice staff and room. Good furnishings but missing the mark in a few places. A room for 4 adults has only coffee for 2. Toiletries included 2 conditioners and no shampoo. The fridge provided was something from a freshman dorm room; small, old, and balanced on 3 wobbly legs. Elevator was a bit noisy, even though we were around the corner and across the hall from it. Garage has a 6'2" ht limit, but I think it's just under that. Another garage is available 2 blks away with 7' clearance. All in all, a great value in such a great location downtown. I'd stay here again without hesitation.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
CHANGE OF PLANS
INDIANA
Jul 2, 2014

CHANGE OF PLANS

Hotel staff wonderful, kind and UNDERSTANDING... ,GREAT location and hotel, Sorry we had to make other arrangements due to unforeseen circumstances, will definitely make another reservation to stay if we ever get back to Seattle.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
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