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Toronto, Canada
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207 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Returning It is just as good as I thought at first. The level of cleaning and the care of the people staying here made it seem as if noone had stayed in my favorite room since the last time. The rooms are comfortsble. The beds and sheets are over the top the best. You will find a great nights... More 

Thank Travel333333A
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to 9 Cranes, and I'm so glad we found it. It will be our Seattle base from now on -- so long as we can get reservations! (It books up fast.) Shelley is warm and relaxed but obviously very attentive to detail -- the rooms were impeccably clean; breakfast was delicious; our registration and (after-hours)... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 3 wonderful nights at the 9 Cranes and fortunate enough to stay in the Ballard View room. Very comfy bed and room, GREAT views, Awesome Breakfast and Wonderful host. Very residential area but within walking distance to many restaurants.

1 Thank Stuart R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the room- Phinney Ridge- excellent accommodations, great breakfast, great people! Have been there a couple of times but always meet others who keep coming back. Nice neighborhood, quiet area but close enough to downtown. Visited the Chihuly exhibit this visit.

1 Thank Greg B
Dunedin, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is real gem! Shelley is so welcoming and the breakfast was amazing. The inn is convenient to great neighborhoods and restaurants and not far from Downtown. The rooms are beautiful, comfortable, private and quiet. I really couldn't recommend a better place to stay while in the Seattle area!

1 Thank Stacey O
Brisbane, Australia
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80 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We arrived at 9 Cranes Inn after flying into Seattle from Salt Lake City. We'd had a long day and were tired by the time we arrived. We were greeted by Shelley and her shadow, Phillip, a cute little Shih Tzu, who was quiet and unassuming. Shelley made us feel at home immediately. She is bubbly and full of energy... More 

2 Thank Linda B
Medina, Ohio
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were welcomed warmly by 9 Cranes Inn's vivacious Innkeeper and her Staff and we found the Inn totally delightful. While modern in the various guest rooms, it has lovingly preserved the wooden features and glass of its era in sideboards, door frames, doors, sills and flooring. Every room invites you to sit and relax far away from the bustling... More 

2 Thank dkoch45
Northfield, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I love Craftsman style homes and this one is special. The room was beautifully appointed, (Phinney Ridge), the breakfasts superb and Shelley a gracious host. She even invited my Seattle son to join us for breakfast.

1 Thank catewool
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

9 Cranes Inn is awesome and we look forward to staying here again next time we are in Seattle visiting our daughter. Shelley, the Innkeeper is warm, welcoming and on site for assistance. She serves up a great breakfast and her cookies should not be missed! We stayed in the Phinney Ridge room and found it had everything and more... More 

1 Thank Molly M
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I cannot say enough about the 9 Cranes and the owner, Shelley. I am not prone to superlatives, but this was the best stay of our trip down the west coast and was a hit on all counts. The experience starts with the Shelley, who has an obvious passion for making your stay nothing but the best. She is a... More 

1 Thank jengled

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
9 Cranes Inn is comfortable, stylish, and conveniently located in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood. Within walking distance to shops, restaurants, and the bus to downtown. Also nearby: Ballard, Fremont, Green Lake, Wallingford, and Greenwood. Breakfast, wi-fi, and ample street parking included in rate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 9 Cranes Inn

Address: 5717 Palatine Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-5826
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range: $220 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Every Room is good.”
 of 5 bubbles Travel333333A, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We loved the Ballard but be aware of the steps up”
 of 5 bubbles StuartR460, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“One on the first level if you don't like stairs also one on the third top with an accessible deck.”
 of 5 bubbles GregB417, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Call for availability. All rooms are great, but some are larger.”
 of 5 bubbles staceyo428, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Ballard View Room was great with a private roof-top deck overlooking the neighbourhood.”
 of 5 bubbles 332LindaB332, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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