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The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

3 stars
300 Roy St, Seattle, WA 98109
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
104 reviews
Great place and conveniently located.

I was quite pleased with the accomodations, the staff was friendly and the location was perfect.... See full review

  • Rosalie B.
  • Oct 19, 2014
Awesome Hotel

Family and pets - no problem here. Great rooms, great location, pet bed for the dog, only $20 pet... See full review

  • KFey
  • Oct 7, 2014
Downtown hotel in the center of the arts district

Strong connections to the local arts community make the Maxwell hotel the prime location for art lovers and patrons. Situated at the bottom of Queen Anne Hill, the hotel is adjacent to the Space Needle and the Seattle Center. The convenient location means that it is easy to get to Seattle's most beloved attractions such as Pike Place Market, Pacific Northwest Ballet, the Seattle Art Museum, and the Seattle Opera. As a local family-owned hotel, guests receive a warm welcome and excellent service. Meeting space and business services are available. Look out for the Pineapple Espresso, the on-site Espresso bar, for a quick pick-me-up.

3 Reasons To Stay:
  • Hotel located adjacent to the Space Needle
  • Seattle center location
  • Family-run hotel
The Maxwell Hotel Rooms

The Duet Queen Hill guestrooms at the Maxwell hotel are expansive junior suites featuring two queen beds and a sofa bed located in the sitting area. The Aria King guestrooms evoke a sense of sophistication with airy sitting rooms and lavish pillow top beds.  All rooms feature pillow top beds, wired and wireless Internet access, 42-inch flat screen TV, DVD player, refrigerator, iPod docking station, and an in-room safe. Mornings seem brighter with a pot of freshly brewed Tully's coffee straight from the Keurig pod coffee maker. Views of Queen Anne Hill or the Space Needle draw the eye out onto the city. The rooms also provide an efficient, well-lit work area for guests who are visiting on business.

Things To Do:
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet (0.1mi/.16 km)
  • Experience Music Project (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Seattle Center (0.3 mi/0.48 km)
  • Ride the Ducks of Seattle (0.4 mi/.64 km)
  • Pacific Science Center (0.4 mi/.64 km)
  • Space Needle (0.4 mi/.64 km)
  • Olympic Sculpture Park (0.6 mi/0.97 km)

The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality Rooms

Duet Queen Hill
You'll feel very important in these spacious Junior Suites. Indulge yourself and your posse with Two Queen Beds, a sitting area with a sofa sleeper, walk-in shower and a special bonus - a view of the Space Needle. Seattle accommodations at The Maxwell Hotel are comfortable, affordable and convenient. Hotel invite you to experience sumptuous, pillow top beds and relax in a personal space designed to delight the senses. Each of downtown Seattle accommodations feature amenities that will make you smile like a microwave oven complete with a welcoming packet of popcorn and a mini refrigerator to store your favorite beverages and snacks. But wait, there's more! An Awesome 42" Flat Panel TV and DVD player. Hotel offer great cable options, including Family Friendly HBO. Keep your favorite music playing through i Pod docking station. Brew Tully's coffee with the Keurig pod coffee maker. Store your valuables and theater tickets in the personal in-room safe.
Aria King
You can practice your Aria in the walk in shower or relax and enjoy views of Queen Anne Hill or the Space Needle from this Single King Room. Hotel invite you to experience sumptuous, pillow top beds and relax in a personal space designed to delight the senses. Each of downtown Seattle accommodations feature amenities that will make you smile like a microwave oven complete with a welcoming packet of popcorn and a mini refrigerator to store your favorite beverages and snacks. But wait, there's more! An Awesome 42" Flat Panel TV and DVD player. Hotel offer great cable options, including Family Friendly HBO. Keep your favorite music playing through i Pod docking station. Brew Tully's coffee with the Keurig pod coffee maker. Store your valuables and theater tickets in the personal in-room safe. Efficient workstations with both WiFi and wired Internet access.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Activities
Pool
Fitness Center
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

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Hotel Map

47.6255 -122.3517
Area served
Seattle.
Nearby airports
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) 12 mi.
Area description
Close proximity to the Seattle Center, Space Needle, Pike Place Market, the Seattle Opera, and the Pacific Northwest Balle.

Nearby points of interest

  • Key Arena: 0.2 mi
  • Experience Music Project: 0.3 mi
  • Seattle Children's Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Space Needle: 0.4 mi
  • Pacific Science Center: 0.4 mi
  • Port of Seattle: 0.8 mi
  • Pike Place Market: 1.2 mi
  • Omnidome Film Experience: 1.3 mi
  • Seattle Art Museum: 1.4 mi
  • Gasworks Park: 1.6 mi
  • Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1.8 mi
  • Frye Art Museum: 1.8 mi
  • Bruce Lee Grave Site: 2 mi
  • CenturyLink Field: 2.3 mi
  • Safeco Field: 2.5 mi
  • Key Arena: 0.2 mi
  • Experience Music Project: 0.3 mi
  • Seattle Children's Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Space Needle: 0.4 mi
  • Pacific Science Center: 0.4 mi
  • Port of Seattle: 0.8 mi
  • Pike Place Market: 1.2 mi
  • Omnidome Film Experience: 1.3 mi
  • Seattle Art Museum: 1.4 mi
  • Gasworks Park: 1.6 mi
  • Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1.8 mi
  • Frye Art Museum: 1.8 mi
  • Bruce Lee Grave Site: 2 mi
  • CenturyLink Field: 2.3 mi
  • Safeco Field: 2.5 mi
  • Washington Park Arboretum: 2.7 mi
  • Museum of History and Industry: 2.7 mi
  • Henry Art Gallery: 2.8 mi
  • Husky Stadium: 2.9 mi
  • Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion: 3 mi
  • Woodland Park Zoo: 3 mi
  • Burke Museum of Natural History: 3.1 mi
  • Ballard Locks and Botanical Garden: 3.6 mi
  • Discovery Park: 4.2 mi
  • Museum of Flight: 7.9 mi

Dining

Pineapple Espresso - on site
Espresso bar with breakfast sandwiches and various snack options
Citizen - off site
Cozy little cafe with crepes, breakfast sandwiches open breakfast lunch and dinner.
Pesos - off site
Mexican food, lounge, open for breakfast lunch and dinner, happy hour breakfast 9-11am.
Phuket - off site
One of the best Thai food restaurants in Seattle, and very moderately priced.
The 5 Spot - off site
American food with a rotating menu from around the US. Voted one of the best restaurants in Seattle, famous for their breakfast.
Pagliacci Pizza - off site
pizza, pasta, salads. Dine in or delivery.

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Smart business travelers choose The Maxwell Hotel for unrivaled service and affordability. Offering two conference facilities to meet a variety of event and meeting requirements, a business center with printer plus WiFi and hard-wired Internet throughout downtown Seattle hotel, your business needs will be met time and time again. Conference Room - 1,300 sq. ft. Board Room - 300 sq. ft. A variety of room configurations are available. Technology accommodations include plasma TVs, SMART boards and more. Catering is available upon request.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (104)

Ratings and reviews for The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
104 out of 104
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.3

97% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Rosalie B.
Business
Tarpon Springs, Fl
Oct 19, 2014

Great place and conveniently located.

I was quite pleased with the accomodations, the staff was friendly and the location was perfect. Close to the Space Needle, Pike Place market, and the beautiful Seattle Center park. Enjoyed our stay tremendously...I would highly recommend it for a get away!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Space Needle was breadth taking. You could see Mt. Rainier in a clear day.

Review of The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
RGonzalez
Business
Santa Ana, ca
Oct 16, 2014

close to tourist sites

nice hotel close to all the major Seattle tourist spots. Walking distance to Space Needle, EMP, and good food. Quiet neighborhood. Shuttle was not available the 1st day but the monorail was a quick and inexpensive way to get to Pikes Place.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Toulouse Petit was great for breakfast

Review of The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
thegingerlily
Business
Vancouver BC
Oct 10, 2014

Chic boutique in Seattle Center

Stayed with 6 for a bachelorette wknd, well designed, big bathroom and centrally located. Trendy decor, nice touch to have an umbrella in each room.Parking very sparse, not enough spaces and very tiny spots. Entertaining watching people attempt parking. That and 4pm checkin were only downsides. Bar/Restaurant connected to hotel had rock atmosphere, great for a beer.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
KFey
Business
Port Angeles, WA
Oct 7, 2014

Awesome Hotel

Family and pets - no problem here. Great rooms, great location, pet bed for the dog, only $20 pet fee, warm swimming pool for kids, walk to Seattle Center, the only thing I would change is the price - $50 less would be perfect for us :-)

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

The Rock is family friendly - good kids menu - go early dinner when it's a little quieter, like before 6:30.

Review of The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
KFey
Business
Port Angeles, WA
Oct 7, 2014

Awesome Hotel

Great hotel, great staff, great amenities, dog bed for dog, only $20 charge for dog, warm pool for kids, great location, walk to Seattle Center.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

The Rock, the restaurant in the hotel, is great for kids - good kids menu. Go before 6pm to avoid loud crowds.

Review of The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
DD 0825
Business
Rogue River, OR
Sep 18, 2014

Perfect place to stay for McCaw Center event!

Staff were very friendly and welcoming. The room was spacious and comfortable, with an upgraded thermostat control system. The lobby invited gathering, with lots of seating and a refreshment table. We had an easy 1-block walk to the McCaw Center for a concert, then walked back to the hotel to enjoy a night cap in the hotel's bar. We'll definitely stay at The Maxwell again the next time we're in Seattle.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Great place to stay if you're attending an event at the Seattle Center--close, 1-block walk, so you don't have to worry about parking.

Review of The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Bay Area Bookworm
Business
San Francisco Bay Area
Sep 7, 2014

Potential to be a great hotel, but needs work on providing a consistent experience

Had to book reservation through a travel website due to difficulty with the Hotel's direct reservations service. Room was extremely clean when I arrived, but housekeeping did not clean all parts of the room each day (e.g. ice bucket cleaned some days but not others, etc.). Check-in staff was friendly, but check-out staff was not helpful and was a bit rude. Front desk staff did not mention they had a shuttle that was available to take me to the Space Needle, even though I asked the easiest way to get there. Their shuttle drove by me while I walked to the Space Needle. No room service available, even though the hotel has a restaurant on site that could potentially deliver to the rooms. Putting the restaurant menu in the room would have been a logical option, so the guest could at least see if it was worthwhile to go down to the restaurant. The upstairs neighbor was very noisy. After repeated noise complaints to the front desk, the upstairs neighbor should have been required to leave the hotel or move to a ground floor room. I had to endure being woken up by the upstairs neighbor in the middle of the night throughout the duration of my stay.The room was nicely decorated and the hotel is in a convenient location, and the free parking is its best amenity.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Curly Katie
Business
Pleasant View, Utah
Sep 2, 2014

Seattle Sightseeing Destination

Close to the Space Needle (however, a LONG walk to rest of downtown). Has a shuttle that can take you to destinations downtown--so helpful! Free parking, always ample. Only complaint was our room was SO noisy, right next to a service closet.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: In Hotel

Ask for a space needle view.

Review of The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
akschipperkemom
Business
Anchorage, AK
Aug 18, 2014

Great stay!

I spent one night at the Maxwell with my grandmother. The location is great, within easy walking distance of the Seattle Center. Free parking is provided (during our stay the underground garage was being worked on, so we were provided with access cards for the garage across the street), as well as a free shuttle to downtown. All of the employees were friendly, helpful, and professional. The room was beautiful and comfortable. I was happy that there was a Keurig coffee maker with sweetener and 1/2 and 1/2 (not the powdered stuff you get in many hotels). The only drawback for this hotel is the price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Teatro Zinzanni is just a block away

Review of The Maxwell Hotel - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Liz West Coast Roadtrip
Business
New York
Jul 22, 2014

July 4th in Seattle

Only stayed at the hotel for 1 night but was a very good stay. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Little touches like breakfast and cupcake afternoon were nice! Would defintely stay here agsin if traveling to Seattle. Location was perfect!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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