Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel

Olympia , , 621 South Capitol Way (Show on Map)


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Info Experience the allure of Olympia, Washington, at the Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel, ideally located off Capitol Way South. With easy access to the Washington State Capitol Building and stunning views of Capitol Lake, Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, this hotel focuses on excellent service and local knowledge. Guests can enjoy clean, spacious rooms, daily express breakfast, a fitness center, complimentary parking and Dash Free Bus Service access. The hotel is situated near downtown Olympia, offering convenient exploration of the local culinary scene, including The Mark Olympia, Mekong Thai Restaurant and Oly Underground. The hotel's amenities include free Wi-Fi and state-of-the-art banquet facilities. Red Lion Inn & Suites is perfect for hosting events, from business conferences to weddings, with three event spaces totaling 3,807 square feet, picturesque views and a resort-style atmosphere. The Red Lion Events Team and local event planners will assist guests in organizing their events.
Summary of reviewsThe Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel is a great choice for those looking for a convenient location in the heart of Olympia. The hotel is within walking distance of restaurants, bars, shops and local attractions like the Capitol building and Capitol Lake. While some guests expressed concerns about the homeless population in the area, the hotel offers its own parking garage for added convenience. The breakfast included with the room received mixed reviews with some guests finding it underwhelming and others enjoying the variety of options. The rooms also received mixed reviews with some guests finding them clean and comfortable while others found them outdated and in need of repair. However, the staff at the hotel received high praise for their exceptional service. The parking at the hotel also received mixed reviews with some guests finding it convenient and others experiencing issues with security and availability. The beds also received mixed reviews with some guests finding them comfortable and others finding them uncomfortable or unclean. The hotel's accessibility for guests with disabilities also received mixed reviews with some guests finding it challenging and others appreciating the convenient location. Overall, the Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel is a decent choice for those looking for a convenient location in downtown Olympia.
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King Room Offering views of the state capitol and the Olympic Mountains, this room includes free Wi-Fi, internet service, a flat-screen TV, in-room coffee, microwave and refrigerator.

Queen Room with Two Queen Beds Showcasing views of Sylvester Park or Capitol Lake, this room features free Wi-Fi with cable channels.

Accessible Queen Room This single room has a microwave, mini-fridge, air-conditioning, ironing facilities, coffee maker, free Wi-Fi and cable channels.

Premium Queen Room with Two Queen Beds Showcasing views of Sylvester Park or Capitol Lake, this room features free Wi-Fi, and a big screen TV with cable channels.

King Suite Showcasing views of Sylvester Park, this room features free WiFi, and a big screen TV with cable channels.

Premium King Room The spacious double room features air conditioning, a carpeted floor, as well as a private bathroom boasting a bath or a shower and a hairdryer. This double room provides heating and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The unit has 1 bed.

About Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor HotelDiscover the charm of Olympia, Washington, at the Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel. Perfectly situated off Capitol Way South, the hotel offers convenient access to the Washington State Capitol Building and breathtaking views of Capitol Lake, Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. With an emphasis on warm service and local expertise, Red Lion Inn & Suites ensures a memorable stay for all guests. Among the amenities offered are clean and spacious guest rooms, a daily express breakfast, fitness center, complimentary parking and access to the Dash Free Bus Service.

During a stay at Red Lion Inn & Suites, guests can enjoy the best of Olympia's culinary scene. Start the day with a complimentary express breakfast in the hotel's modern dining space, then venture out to explore the diverse local restaurants just minutes away, including The Mark Olympia, Mekong Thai Restaurant and Oly Underground. The hotel's amenities are designed to match its prime location near downtown Olympia, with free Wi-Fi, state-of-the-art banquet facilities and a fitness center on-site for the ultimate convenience.

Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel, also serves as an ideal venue for hosting events, from business conferences to parties and weddings. With three event spaces totaling 3,807 square feet, scenic views and a resort-style atmosphere, this Olympia hotel provides a memorable setting for any occasion. The dedicated Red Lion Events Team and area event planners will guide guests through each step of the planning process.
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Location
The Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel boasts a great location in the heart of Olympia. Guests can easily walk to nearby restaurants, bars, eclectic shops and attractions like the Capitol building and Capitol Lake with its breathtaking views. The hotel is also conveniently located near the Department of Health and Social Services, Puget Sound and the marina. However, there were some concerns about the homeless population in the area and the surrounding park across the street, which some found unsavory. Despite this, the hotel offers its own parking garage for added convenience. All in all, the hotel's location allows for easy access to downtown Olympia and a perfect base for exploring the city's sights and nightlife.

Breakfast
The Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia Governor Hotel offers breakfast included with the room. However, the quality of the breakfast varied according to guest reviews. Some guests complained of underwhelming options, horrible quality, salty food and terrible coffee. Others found the breakfast to be good, delicious or great with a wide variety of options such as waffles, scrambled eggs, sausages, oatmeal, bagels and juices. Some guests were happy with the customer service and breakfast offerings, while others found the breakfast mediocre or disappointing. The breakfast area also experienced some issues, such as power outages and flimsy paper plates. Despite mixed opinions, the hotel generally provided a decent or nice continental-style breakfast for guests.

Rooms
The Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia Governor Hotel has a mix of positive and negative reviews regarding its rooms. Many guests commented on the clean rooms and comfortable beds, while others found the hotel to be outdated and rundown with room features in need of repair and updating. Some guests also noted issues with temperature control, plumbing and cleanliness. However, several guests enjoyed nice views from their rooms and appreciated the hotel's location. Overall, while the hotel provides spacious rooms, it may benefit from renovations to improve the overall guest experience.

Beds
Guests of Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel have had mixed experiences with the beds. Some found the beds to be super comfortable and clean, leading to a good night's sleep. However, there were also reports of uncomfortable and even unclean beds with some guests finding hairs in their sheets. Additionally, some guests complained of soft mattresses and uncomfortable pillows. Despite these mixed reviews, the hotel does offer a convenient location close to local attractions with comfortable rooms in an older building. If you are particular about your bed comfort, it may be worth communicating your preferences to the staff before booking.

Cleanliness
Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel is an older hotel in downtown Olympia that has a general appearance of being run-down with some areas looking tired and smelling moldy. However, many guests have reported that the property and the rooms are clean and comfortable. The friendly staff and clean bedding have been mentioned positively. Some guests have reported issues such as dirty windows, smelly air conditioning, dirty showers with mold and stains or peeling paint in the bathtubs. A few guests reported finding brown hairs on the shower walls and dirty or stained carpets or furniture. While the majority of guests found the hotel to be very clean, a few have reported bad odors, trash in public areas, blood spots on pillows and bathtubs with peeling paint and scratches. Despite some issues, guests have generally reported that a clean room with the basic amenities is enough for their stay at Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel.

Staff
The staff at the Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel are nothing less than exceptional. Guests raved about the friendly and professional service provided by the front desk clerks who went above and beyond to make check-in and check-out easy. Visitors also appreciated the attentive and cheerful breakfast staff who provided a warm and welcoming start to their day. The hotel's security guard was also singled out for being helpful and professional. However, a few negative comments were made about the domestic staff and some hotel employees not being professional. Overall, the staff at this hotel were described as beyond amazing and top notch with some staff members receiving individual praise for their excellent service.

Parking
Guests had mixed experiences with the parking at Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel. Some found that there was no convenient place to unload their luggage and had to drag it from the parking lot in the back, while others had no trouble parking at all. Some guests mentioned that the parking lot was not well designed and was worrisome in the evening. However, many guests appreciated the free covered parking and convenient location of the parking garage. There were reports of the hotel allowing outside individuals to pay and park in their parking garage, which sometimes resulted in fewer open spots for guests. Additionally, some guests reported security concerns with their parked vehicles, including attempted theft. While the hotel offers free parking and convenient options, those with specific needs, like electric car charging, may wish to inquire ahead of time.

Accessible
The Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel has received mixed reviews in terms of accessibility for guests with disabilities. While the location allowed for easy walking access to nearby attractions, guests reported difficulty with finding the hotel in the dark and the lack of key fob access to enter the building or the lifts. The hotel did not offer a workout room despite website photos suggesting otherwise, which posed a challenge for some guests. Additionally, the tubs were reported to be in poor condition and there were complaints of thin walls and street noise. The lack of oversight at the front desk and absence of air conditioning also proved to be a disappointment. Finally, the closure of pool, spa and weight room facilities was an inconvenience for some guests. Despite some issues, the hotel’s location was a highlight for those with mobility limitations.


No, Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel doesn't have any pool.

No, a spa isn't available at Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel.

No, Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel doesn't allow dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel.

No, Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia, Governor Hotel doesn't have a gym.
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