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Motel 6 Tumwater - Olympia

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was worst motel/hotel stay (for our family) in history. More than 20 years traveling. 1. My wife suffers from her lungs. So I called in advance making sure we had a smoke free room. 2. When we arrived the only room available Smelled so bad. It smelled like a wet ashtray, which is worse than cigarette butt. 3. Weird...

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6Team, Brand Experience Team at Motel 6 Tumwater - Olympia, responded to this review

Dear Leonarbe, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the issues...

Abbotsford, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have already complained to head office and had some action, but I wanted to write a review because of the confusion that ensued with the partial refund they offered. This is a company so incompetent that they couldn't even issue a cheque to the right person; instead, they refunded it to my Visa and I had to transfer the...

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6Team, Brand Experience Team at Motel 6 Tumwater - Olympia, responded to this review

Dear Genie, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the comfort issues you describe. We invite you...

Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Trust me; I'm not just dissing the Motel 6 chain. I have stayed in other Motel 6s (for example,Anderson, CA; Coos Bay, Oregon; Anchorage, AK) that were very primitively equipped but CLEAN. This one was NOT--at least not in room 145. Cookie crumbs in the shower stall, A half-eaten slice of bacon pizza under the bed. A syrup-sticky "cleaning service"...

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6Team, Brand Experience Team at Motel 6 Tumwater - Olympia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback recognizing our excellent staff. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure during your recent stay. Please know the conditions you describe are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize for the inconveniences you describe. We encourage you to contact our Guest Relations...

Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Room clean and everything looks updated hardwood floors. Good location in tumwater. Nice shower didn't have any problem with the temperature No shampoo and conditioner or hair dryer. Nice at check in, security is good. Stayed by myself But for 50 bucks well worth it.

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

As you can expect it was located in a strip mall area. That's ok when living in a motel though. However it seemed a bit gritty. Cars with broken windows and strange characters smoking on the doorsteps. In our room the beds were full of body hairs, but the super friendly staff and cleaning lady hooked us up with a...

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Oregon
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

You can do way better for the money spent here on a night. Check other hotels/motels before making your decision to stay here. Mold in shower. Sheets did not look changed. Phone dead. Staff said no to extra pillows. It is a motel, but with other choices in the area, you can find better. $72 a night? Use your money...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the conditions you experienced are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer...

North Bend, Washington
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

pay the extra $20 and stay somewhere else. Our sheets had 2 different hairs on them and a stain. One long and black and one short and gray. Humm, guess they decided the sheets looked clean enough. Thin towels, coffee in office only and no WiFi unless you pay. They should pay us to stay here. I felt grossed out...

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Phoenix
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I made a reservation ahead of time, when I checked in they charged me more. They wouldn't budge on the price. The bed was so uncomfortable, after driving over 8 hours all I wanted was a comfy bed to rest in, the bed was hard as a rock. There was no blow dryer in the room, don't all places have...

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West Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Stayed here overnight with my husband and daughter. Never again!! Yes it's pet friendly, but that's the only good point. Bed was like a plywood sheet, pillows were so thin, it was like sleeping on nothing, and we had one towel for the three of us. I slept in my clothes, because I wouldn't dare change. I just wanted to...

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Sunnyside, Washington
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Location was great easy excess to I-5. Lots of good eats around . staff was very helpful and friendly. But remember what you paid there are no extras shampoo. Ice containers coffee frig. But all in all it was clean

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Motel 6 Tumwater - Olympia

Address: 400 Lee St SW, Tumwater, WA 98501-4408
Region: United States > Washington > Tumwater
Price Range: RM261 - RM383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Tumwater - Olympia 2*
Number of rooms: 118
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“avoid this motel at any circumstances”
leonarbe, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay elsewhere!”
Thejourneygenie, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“EXAMINE your room thoroughly BEFORE you accept it. Bring plenty of disinfectant and cleaning rags, too.”
cjckcjck, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Clean. Not comfortable bed wise. It's an older hotel.”
maxandtigermommy, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't rent a room, sleep in your car”
l72thomas, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
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