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Very Good 1945 Reviews
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What We Love

  • The knowledgeable and friendly staff provides spot-on service
  • Free WiFi if you join Kimpton's Karma loyalty program
  • Recently renovated wine-themed rooms
  • Fido can stay for free

What To Know

  • Kimpton's signature wine hour is hosted in the intimate lobby
  • Some street noise may be heard in the rooms, but it's a welcome trade-off for the prime location
  • The parking garage is located right outside the hotel entrance, and it houses an on-site Zipcar hub so guests can explore the mountainous playground beyond the city

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
  •  Spa
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Overview

Cozy boutique hotel with top notch service overlooking the Seattle Public Library

The Look

The name Vintage nods to both the hotel’s historic appeal and to its design inspiration, wine. Fresh off a 2014 renovation, the hotel is awash in the colors of Washington’s wine country (burgundy, taupe and green). Its slick furnishings and rich hues lend a sophisticated sexy vibe.

Bed and Bath

Guestrooms are all lush and cozy, with hardwood beds, cushy velvet armchairs and bold printed carpets. The furniture is situated to showcase the rooms’ grand feature: enormous windows that open to let in the fresh Seattle air. Be sure to request a room facing the park and library. The bathrooms in the standard rooms are snug, so it’s worth the splurge to upgrade to a spacious suite.

Beyond

Tulio, a longtime Seattle favorite, adjoins the hotel and acts as both on-site restaurant and room-service provider — for fresh pasta in an unpretentious setting, it’s a great bet. Business guests may wish to host clients at the nearby private Columbia Tower Club, which offers spectacular city views. And while there’s no spa on-site, a host of in-room services are available. Best of all, the hotel staff has the city dialed-in and they’re ready to guide your experience. There’s even an on-site Zipcar location, so you can make seamless getaways.

In the Area

It’s impossible to escape Seattle without a bit of a culture crush. Step out of the hotel and head straight to the Seattle Public Library for a self-guided architecture tour of the award-winning leader in sustainable design. Take a 15-minute stroll to Melrose Market for a quick taste of some of the city’s finest food shops and restaurants, including chef Matt Dillon’s gorgeous, award-winning Sitka & Spruce. Book tickets at one of the city’s celebrated performance venues: Benaroya Hall, the Moore Theater or the Showbox. Swing by the Olympic Sculpture Park for a stunning exhibition of the famed local glassblower’s work at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Grab a Top Pot Doughnut on the way out of town.

How to Get There

Kimpton Hotel Vintage Seattle
1100 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 1945 Reviews
Vintage = run down and they charge $21.39 for "internet" regardless of if you used it
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel scams you and charge a $21.39 fee for I termer and some other service you don't use. You don't have a choice, it's added to you bill so it ends up pretty expensive. The hotel itself is old and run down. The rooms are small and dark, and don't have any furniture except for a desk and a desk chair + bed. Even the shampoo/conditioner bottles are scruffed and peeling indicating how infrequent they change out the bottles. There are so many better hotels to stay at, for a cheaper price so stay away

Absolutely terrific
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, what a great spot. Centrally located for walking to metro, monorail, Pikes Market, etc.
The staff on every shift was amazingly cheerful, helpful, available, and great communicators.
Happy hour in lobby, yummy coffee in lobby early, clean room, comfy bed, quiet room (703) even in this downtown location. Great restaurant in the hotel!
Early Check out was a breeze.
I will return and will recommend to friends!!!!!!

Wonderful Hotel!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I took a quick girls' trip to Seattle, and we stayed at this lovely hotel. The cleanliness, the room, the decor, the quality, the restaurant, wine happy hour... EVERYTHING about our stay was amazing! And the STAFF... they really made our experience superb! Thank you!

Great Comfortable Bed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Kimpton Hotel Vintage Seattle for three nights during the last week of March while visiting relatives. Very rarely have I found beds to be comfortable at other hotels but not at this hotel. The king-size bed we had was really comfy (better than at home!) and our 9th floor room facing Spring Street was very quiet although it was near the elevators. I also found pillows of varying firmness on the bed which was great because I found one that suited me perfectly. The hotel staff was very welcoming and the front desk staff even greeted me by my name one morning which was a surprise. You should definitely try out this hotel.

Far Better than Los Angeles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a bad experience at the Wilshire Kimpton, very skeptical about going to Seattle! Pleasantly surprised how different these two properties are. The rooms are nice as are the bathrooms.
The front desk employees were warm and inviting.