Walk to the airport from this gem. A review of Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport
This is a relatively small hotel with small rooms in a very competitive market. So it has to have a good business plan to survive. And it does have several advantages over its neighboring properties. For instance, its restaurant (hearty food in large portions) and bar (walnut-paneled with a fireplace) are nice enough to pull in people from the community. Also, this is the only hotel I've stayed in that has the much advertised air-pillow bed system. It's an expensive toy, but quite comfortable to sleep on and makes up for the hotel's compact rooms.
Both of my room's phones we're cordless and could be carried anywhere--including the bathroom. Wireless Internet access was strong and supported quick-upload of graphics files; a special business service allowed me to use the check-in desk's laser-printer from my room (now *that is neat').
And this property is situated across the street from SeaTac airport's main driveway so you can, quite literally, walk to the airport in five minutes without the hotel's 24-hour shuttle.
Room service was also above average. For instance, I ordered dinner one night at 9:30pm and had it arrive at my door in 20 minutes. Room service here is *not* cheap. My linguine pomodoro with rock shrimp, salad, wine, and dessert ran to $45 with tax and tip. But the portions were *huge* and could have easily fed two people (next time I'll ask for half portions).
By the way, if you don't mind riding on an articulated-bus, the main Seattle-to-Tacoma transit route goes right past this hotel.
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