$118 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Dec 30, 2014 Check-out: Dec 31, 2014

Motif Seattle

4 stars
1415 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
Best In Stay
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
334 reviews
great first visit

Hotel was located in a great location. Centrally located from all the tourist attractions and shopping See full review

  • Michelle P.
  • Dec 24, 2014
Single night in Seattle

Hotel was very good and very well located. Staff was friendly and the room was very nice. An... See full review

  • Basil K.
  • Dec 21, 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
  • Wi-Fi access (at cost starting 01 Nov) 
  • 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 (fees apply starting 01 Nov) 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
  • Washington State Convention Center (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
Policies and fees
  • Starting 01 Nov 14, the hotel will charge a Wi-Fi access fee of $14.18 USD per night.
  • 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.

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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 a 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 a 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 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 a 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 a 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

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

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.

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.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
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 (334)

Ratings and reviews for Motif Seattle

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
334 out of 334
Amenities:
3.8
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.8
Value:
4

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Michelle P.
Business
N/A
Dec 24, 2014

great first visit

Hotel was located in a great location. Centrally located from all the tourist attractions and shopping

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

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Joanne K.
Business
N/A
Dec 23, 2014

Great weekend getaway

We were most pleasantly surprised with our stay at the Motif Hotel. We had stayed there when it was a Red Lion Inn and so we worried a bit about the purported "hip" vibe the new hotel had. Fear not, our room was very large, clean, and comfortable. Additionally the staff we encountered went out of their way to be friendly and helpful. And this doesn't even touch upon the fact that this is a great location in the heart of downtown Seattle. For the price it was a great find.

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

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Basil K.
Business
N/A
Dec 21, 2014

Single night in Seattle

Hotel was very good and very well located. Staff was friendly and the room was very nice. An excellent value. I would certainly stay there again.

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

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Sparky sherry
Business
Tacoma
Dec 20, 2014

Nice location -friendly staff

Our room was far smaller then anticipated. They have us room 911 which was a bad sign and it felt like a closet. The picture did not match the room. We were not told any thing about hotel -except Resturant . Later found out they had exercise room -wii and Xbox. And more... No information in the room at all or on website. Heat was over head of our bed and when we finally cooled the temp down to 74 it blew in our faces all night. Storage room next to our room -door opened and slammed quite a few times.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

If you are going to the 5th ave theatre -ideal spot. Close to monorail

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Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
xinpei w.
Business
TONGLING
Dec 19, 2014

awesome

great place. It's location is so good. 5mins to shopping mall,10mins walk to pike street.

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

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Pike Place
Business
Ladera Ranch
Dec 17, 2014

Seattle Pike

The location was great. The rooms were clean and the staff was great. I would recommend to other travelers.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Doudouyao
Business
Eugene
Dec 16, 2014

Overall good.

I and my friends went Seattle for thanksgiving this year, and we wanted to go shopping, so I booked this hotel. The hotel is overall pretty good, but you have to pay for parking. Its about $40 per night, which I think is a little bit expensive. Although the location is very good and you have serval nice shopping place could go, I still think a hotel like this level should include free parking. Also, they don't offer teeth blushes! I don't know about other hotels, but the ones I went before were all have teeth blushes. These are basically only two things that unsatisfied me. Again, overall, it is a good hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Kennie H.
Business
N/A
Dec 16, 2014

Finally checked out Seattle

Hotel was nice, clean, quiet and well staffed. I've heard a lot of positive things about Seattle so I decided to come up and see for myself. Great decision (If I say so myself). I will surely return (in the summer this time) and would have not problem staying at the Motif again. The location is excellent.

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

Business

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Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Presento
Business
Reno, Nevada
Dec 5, 2014

Nice place to stay in Downtown Seattle

The room was clean, and convenient place to reach any places in Seattle. The lounge in the building was awesome, too. Strongly recommend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Motif Seattle

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
J traveler 99
Business
Washington
Dec 5, 2014

downtown shopping

So close to downtown shopping. The hotel may be a bit older but has been updated with a hipster vibe.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

parking is $39 a night and fills up quickly

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