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Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am in the Olympia RL and imagine my surprise upon waking this morning to realize that there is NO COFFEE in my room. Then when I called the number on my phone that said "room service" that they not only did not have coffee to bring up - they would not bring up breakfast either! This explains the coffee...

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Spokane, Missouri
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything we experienced was first class. The room was very clean. The hotel personnel were knowledgeable when ever we had a question. The food was fixed properly and had great taste. The grounds were beautiful and well maintained.We would stay here again.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly, comfortable, tastefully remodeled, well maintained. Modest but tasty meal service. Just be sure not to miss the driveway because the sign is not prominent and don't park in an unlevel spot if it is raining!

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Judith F, We are working on our storm water drainage system as we speak! I am glad that you enjoyed your stay despite some of our puddles. Thank you for sharing your experience! Paul

Mill Creek
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel had amazingly comfortable beds and as someone who suffers from allergies I appreciate the clean wood floors in the guest rooms! The remodel looks like a fabulous shabby chic! And the complimentary 8 oz custom coffee was a welcome way to start my day!

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear claudiagH7931SL, I agree, our beds are amazingly comfortable! I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you! Paul

Pacific Beach, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

24 years, this was by far the worst experience ever. Tiffany doubled booked us, and truly didn't care how it affected either conference. Not to mention a blatant lack of communication on her part, like not telling us till less than 24 hours before. Both groups had to shift schedules, and make do. She did something similar to us the...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear MissStuffy, Wow. I cannot apologize enough for your bad experience. Thank you for your feedback, we will use your comments to improve our delivery and product so that these issues are not repeated in the future. Thank you for your business. Paul

Camano Island, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended the WSPRC conference last week as well and had to share that our dinner banquet servers Kelvin and Fizzo were not only excellent servers and attentive to every detail but did truly make our evening gathering the best ever. They are definitely gems of your establishment!

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear marinersfan2017, Kalvin and Fizzo are on a heater, receiving numerous mentions by name over the last couple weeks! I am very glad that they made your event successful. Thank you for recognizing their efforts and posting about it! Paul

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My stay at the RL was booked by my company for a 2.5 day conference. We had all our meals there as well & our servers were FANTASTIC!! We had Calvin (sp?) & Fizzo. They joined in our ice breaker games & added life to the room. They never forgot their duties- they were excellent. Their personalities made things great!...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Jill S, So happy that you enjoyed your meetings and that Kalvin and Fizzo had a part in that. Thank you for your business and for taking the time to acknowledge two of our superstars! Paul

Mansfield, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a conference last week and I was very impressed with Kalvin and Fizzo as they always had a smile on their face, interacted with the group and made our evening meals a lot of fun. Thank you for your great service :)

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear angiehunt89, I am glad that Kalvin and Fizzo provided great service! Thank you for sharing. Paul

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reviewers who are rating this hotel highly are mostly talking about the bar and restaurant, which is very nice. The hotel itself, however, leaves much to be desired. The evening my business partner and I arrived, there was no one to greet us. The hotel has abandoned the idea of a front desk in favor of a bank of...

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear RB324, I am disappointed our staff was not responsive in a variety of ways during your stay. Please accept my apologies as this is totally unacceptable! As you noted, our approach to hospitality is quite different than other hotels, because we have a passion for being different. The complimentary coffee that we offer our guests through our full barista...

Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had breakfast there with friends and it was very good. The service was friendly and prompt. We could look out over Capital Lake while we ate and talked. I felt that this was the best breakfast place in town and there is usually plenty of parking.

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Paul T, General Manager at Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear maryellenbradley, I agree, our restaurant is the best breakfast place in town! Thank you for your business and for posting your comments. Paul

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion we put you close to the heart of the city, and near all the best experiences. We have stunning views of Capitol Lake and surrounding wooded areas, set on 12 lush acres. With upgraded, newly renovated, hotel amenities and features including convenient travel packages, we provide you with a satisfying hotel stay guaranteed. Each of our spacious 193 Olympia accommodations offers premium amenities, modern comfort, and casual luxury for all travelers. Pillow-top mattresses and tripled-sheeted beds let you sleep easy. Our newly renovated guest rooms include all the hotel amenities travelers need, from free Wi-Fi to microwaves and refrigerators, we keep our traveler in mind. We're even a pet-friendly hotel. Let your dog out to sprint down Olympia's many lakeside trails. From recently renovated onsite dining to spacious meeting facilities, our hotel in Olympia equips any traveler with what they need for a perfect stay. Whether you're here for business or exploration, you'll find that the state capital is a hotbed of activity. From shopping to annual events, there's always something to do at Hotel RL Olympia. Introducing the Living Stage: From lectures to performances to hands-on demonstrations, The Living Stage at Hotel RL invites people from all walks of life to share their knowledge and passion for community awareness, health, creativity and innovation. Designed to ignite conversations and promote a deeper understanding of the world around us, The Living Stage incorporates authors, artists, musicians, community leaders, local start-ups and more. Responsible Travel: We believe everyone deserves to sleep with a roof over his or her head. It is estimated that on any given night in US, more than 600,000 people experience homelessness. As members of the lodging industry, we believe it is our duty to act. Project Wake Up Call is the response. Learn more about Project Wake Up Call and its Olympia partner: SideWalk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion

Address: 2300 Evergreen Park Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502 (Formerly WestCoast)
Region: United States > Washington > Olympia
Price Range: $135 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel RL Olympia by Red Lion 3*
Number of rooms: 193
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Olympia Red Lion
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“Not sure any rooms are quieter since you hear the footfall of the neighbors on all sides.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesonh265, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Just avoid the central core with checkin and Expresso stand”
 of 5 bubbles judithf969, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't book your conferences here. If you're a minimalist, this your place.”
 of 5 bubbles MissStuffy, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“First floor close to stairs”
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“talk to the staff”
 of 5 bubbles rickyjwatkins, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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