Location. Rising 11 stories above downtown Seattle, amid the city's bustling retail and financial districts, is Kimpton Hotel Vintage Seattle. The 5th Avenue Theatre is 2 blocks away. Within 6 blocks are the Seattle waterfront, the Seattle Art Museum, Benaroya Hall, and shopping at Westlake Center and Pacific Place. Pike Place Market and historic Pioneer Square are 8 blocks away.
Hotel Features. Fine Italian cuisine is offered at Tulio Ristorante, where entrees include roasted chicken with lemon risotto, sweet potato gnocchi, and grilled veal chop. Complimentary coffee and tea service are provided in the lobby each morning. 4-legged friends are welcomed with Kimpton Hotel Vintage Seattle dog tags and grape-shaped dog treats from Chez Puppy during the complimentary wine hour. Conference rooms, business services, and wireless Internet access are available. Complimentary access to a fitness room at the hotel's partner property, 1 block away, is available. Discounted access to a fitness center 3 blocks away is also offered.
Guestrooms. All 125 guestrooms include a minibar, cable TV with premium channels, wireless Internet access, a flat-screen TV, and a CD/DVD player. Bathrooms contain granite vanities, animal-print bathrobes, and luxury toiletries. The hotel offers an in-room "Om Away From Home" yoga program with a basket of accessories.
Pros: Close to office
Cons: Not enough menu variety, unfriendly atmosphere, uptight environment, location of in room bar in double queen inconvenient, needs more lighting, views are not appealing; closed blinds entire stay
Nice, but expensive
Pros: Wine happy hour, nice rooms, staff usually friendly
Cons: Bed was horrible! My body is killing me! Parking is crazy expensive (especially when you're already paying over $250 a night).
Pros: Thanks to Desiree, Steve, and everyone else who made our stay a great one! And, thanks for the sparkling wine!
Pros: The location was great for the downtown seminar I attended
Cons: Paying the very high parking fee