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Hotel Description

At Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport you'll be within a 20-minute stroll of Silver Dollar Casino and Angle Lake Park. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, a free airport shuttle, and a bar/lounge.

All 144 rooms feature Smart TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and microwaves. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include free toiletries. Phones, irons/ironing boards, and desks are also available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and has a business center. Plus you'll find concierge services, a 24-hour front desk, and limo/town car service. Continental breakfast is available daily. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Within a 20-minute drive of this 3-star SeaTac hotel, attractions include Pike Place Market and Nordstrom.

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$68 per night

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport ratings based on 72 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0
3 out of 5
Pros: The facility is nice and it is conveniently located, close to the airport.
Cons: The staff members could be pleasant and cheerful. They all seemed so done with people, not much hospitality.
Location: The hotel is near the airport and near freeway access.
It was troubling that the scent of marijuana was overwhelming when I stepped out of the room into the hallway. The smell was present each evening during our stay. I would have appreciated complimentary tea and coffee all day. The complimentary coffee was put away by 10:00am. Complimentary parking would be great. My room keys were activated for one day even though we checked for a multiple day stay. The issue was addressed once I went to the counter with the problem.

Posted by , from Los Angeles on Nov 29, 2017

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5 out of 5
Helpful and attentive staff and comfortable bed.

Posted by on Nov 23, 2017

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2 out of 5
We’ve stayed here once before, was not super impressed but it was ok considering we booked last minute. This time our stay will be our last. We were next to 2 rooms where their dogs barked all night long! To make maters worst, our rooms heating unit did not work so it was drafty and chilly all night, the beddings was thin and all you can smell is the scent ouf bleach and chlorine. Room was dirty and bath tub was clogged, showering in knee high water was gross. Needless to say, we will not be coming back, pay the extra $50 and stay up the street at Hilton!

Posted by , from portland or on Oct 30, 2017

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2 out of 5

Not Good!!!

Pros: Location and hotel staff
Cons: Everything except for the great staff.
Location: Right across the street from the airport and a few blocks from the ligh rail.
First of all I would like to give a big salute to the staff because they are very kind, friendly and pleasing. The hotel itself is old and outdated. The first room I received The bathroom basin took about 10 minutes to go from cold to hot with the lever being turned to hot and the heater did not work. The next morning I requested to change rooms and the lady at the front desk was very nice and did so. The 2nd room I received the shower was stopped up, the closet was missing one of the sliding doors and the basin water still needed a while to get hot; they sent some one to fix the shower by the time I returned to my room. The heater worked and they put a portable heater in my room as well. The next morning upon leaving my room I noticed several portable heaters outside of a lot of rooms, so I guest there heater was probably faulty as well. I would not recommend this hotel at all unless it was a last resort.

Posted by , from Bay Area, CA on Oct 10, 2017

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5 out of 5


Perfect place for airport nights. Great staff plus comfort and visual appeal.

Posted by , from FL on Aug 1, 2017

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5 out of 5
Hotel and parking staff were exceptional!!! Hotel room exceeded our expectations!!!

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017

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5 out of 5


Great hotel within walking distance of the Seattle Airport with a good restaurant right next door. The only thing to complain about was the price. To me, $173 a night is a lot of money.

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017

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5 out of 5

Comfortable hotel.

Staff was very pleasant and helpful. Enjoyed the stay. Prompt shuttle. Very pleased.

Posted by on May 30, 2017

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5 out of 5

Great access to and from the airport

My wife thought it was one of the better hotels that we have used.

Posted by on May 7, 2017

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3 out of 5

Decent place to stay unless you need wifi

Pros: Clean, comfortable, convenient
Cons: Get decent Internet access. As a software developer, this is really a non-negotiable thing for me.
Location: It's near the airport, so there's airporty things around and a decent amount of restaurants if you get sick of Gregory's.
This is a nice little hotel that you can tell was heavily renovated from a previous, much lower-quality, establishment. They've done an excellent job, everything is comfortable and modern. It's close to the airport, but not noisy. The restaurant attached, Gregory's, appears to be part karaoke bar, part cofeeshop, and part sit-down restaurant. While I tend to flee when karaoke equipment is brought out, I can say that the cofee is good and the restaurant is...Well, it's a restaurant attached to a hotel. Food is decent, but overpriced, and service is a mixed bag. The really disappointing thing about Red Lion was the internet service. The "Premium" package, which they actually charge real money for, was giving me a maximum 5 Mbps/second. By contrast, Sprint LTE usually gives me 50-60 Mbps and the NURSING HOME I was visiting gave me 70. I don't know who told Red Lion that this is fast enough for VPNs, but Red Lion needs to fire that person. Seattle's a tech town; people visiting need better. And the fact that Red Lion thinks that this is worth money is laughable.

Posted by , from Atlanta, GA on May 1, 2017

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About the Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport

Location 18220 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Business amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 4500 square feet (418 square meters) and includes conference space. A fitness center, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). Parking is available for a fee.

  • 144 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 5 conference rooms
  • 4500 sq ft of conference space
  • 418 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge) , Self parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.) (3 km / 1.9 mi)
  • Metro station: SeaTac-Airport Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking and extended parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport offers 144 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 55-inch Smart televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. This SeaTac hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Smart television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily.

Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

The Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport has a fitness room with cardio machines including a treadmill and stair machines. Ten-acre Angle Lake Park is less than 1 mile from the hotel and offers a boat launch, fishing pier, playground, swimming area, picnic shelters, and barbecue area. A public golf course is within 1 mile of the hotel. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets: USD 15 per stay


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 2.12 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Faxes
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: USD 10.95 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 14.00 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 15 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Airport Seattle
  • Red Lion Hotel Airport
  • Red Lion Hotel Airport Seattle
  • Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport
  • Red Lion Seattle
  • Red Lion Seattle Airport
  • Seattle Airport
  • Seattle Red Lion Hotel
  • Red Lion Seatac
  • Seattle Red Lion
  • Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport SeaTac
  • Red Lion Seattle Airport SeaTac

You should know

  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.