Mayflower Park Hotel

★★★★☆
  • 405 Olive Way

    Seattle, WA 98101

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  • 206-623-8700

About Mayflower Park Hotel

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  • Hotels & Motels
Hours
M-Su 24hr
Emails
  • mayflowerpark@mayflowerpark.com
Year Established
  • 1927
Keywords
  • Seattle hotel
  • historic Seattle hotel
  • boutique Seattle hotel
  • Elegant Seattle hotel
  • Historic Hotel of America
  • Downtown Seattle Hotel
  • Mayflower Park
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I love the Mayflower Park Hotel and highly recommend it. It is within walking distance to anything you would need... to the pier, to shopping. The hotel actually has an entrance to a mall and there are some eateries, etc located in the mall if you don't want fine dining at the hotel. The room was beautiful and I received a nice handwritten note upon arrival. I highly recommend this place. The only warning I can give is in regard to parking. The parking prices are what convinced me to not use a rental car - thankfully I could walk most anyplace.

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★★★★☆

I love the Mayflower Park Hotel and highly recommend it. It is within walking distance to anything you would need... to the pier, to shopping. The hotel actually has an entrance to a mall and there are some eateries, etc located in the mall if you don't want fine dining at the hotel. The room was beautiful and I received a nice handwritten note upon arrival. I highly recommend this place. The only warning I can give is in regard to parking. The parking prices are what convinced me to not use a rental car - thankfully I could walk most anyplace.

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Oliver's is completely over-rated for many reasons. With its age and the increasing competition it is not the same it used to be. The only thing it has going for it is the free happy hour snacks. The food is terrible unless Andaluca happens to be open while you are there you can order off of that menu (pretty good, but overpriced). The specialty drinks are extremely outdated and I have seen other customers complain about them becasuse they are gross and the classics are made incorrectly. The bartenders are very inexperienced as I don't believe any of them have any prior experience judging from their technique and product knowledge. They claim to make the best martini in Seattle, when a martini is more than just overly shaken gin or vodka served in a big warm glass. One of the bartenders I believe his name was Patrick is extremely annoying and irritating, when I met him it was the last time I will go. Go to Zig Zag or one of the many other bars that cares obout your business.

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★★☆☆☆

Oliver's is completely over-rated for many reasons. With its age and the increasing competition it is not the same it used to be. The only thing it has going for it is the free happy hour snacks. The food is terrible unless Andaluca happens to be open while you are there you can order off of that menu (pretty good, but overpriced). The specialty drinks are extremely outdated and I have seen other customers complain about them becasuse they are gross and the classics are made incorrectly. The bartenders are very inexperienced as I don't believe any of them have any prior experience judging from their technique and product knowledge. They claim to make the best martini in Seattle, when a martini is more than just overly shaken gin or vodka served in a big warm glass. One of the bartenders I believe his name was Patrick is extremely annoying and irritating, when I met him it was the last time I will go. Go to Zig Zag or one of the many other bars that cares obout your business.

Pros: good happy hour

Cons: bartenders, drinks

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I live locally but when I want a quick getaway in the city, my husband and I stay here. I love the cozy feeling of the hotel and the bar.

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★★★★★

I live locally but when I want a quick getaway in the city, my husband and I stay here. I love the cozy feeling of the hotel and the bar.

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By far, the bartenders here are some of the best mixers in Seattle. They also make good conversation and never let you sit for long without a drink. The wait staff is very experienced and everyone seems to work well together. But the martini's are OUTSTANDING! If you like watered down mixed drinks, you might have to ask for guidance. But if you like a martini the way it's supposed to be made, this is your place. The paradigm shift is the best drink downtown. Great happy hour after work and again, not enough good can be said about the bartenders!

2
★★★★★

By far, the bartenders here are some of the best mixers in Seattle. They also make good conversation and never let you sit for long without a drink. The wait staff is very experienced and everyone seems to work well together. But the martini's are OUTSTANDING! If you like watered down mixed drinks, you might have to ask for guidance. But if you like a martini the way it's supposed to be made, this is your place. The paradigm shift is the best drink downtown. Great happy hour after work and again, not enough good can be said about the bartenders!

Pros: Martinis, the bartenders

Cons: some of the bar food is bad, but the andaluca menu is close, so do that instead!

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Was in a hurry and decided to grab lunch there with my partner. Oliver's is a beautiful, leisurely atmosphere with great bartenders. Highly recommend the Blueberry Tea. The food service was slow but the manager personally apologized without word one form me or my party. A+ for cocktails and class. . . I love it when your server knows what you want before you do. When the food arrived, it was a fresh and tasty assortment from Salumi - you know the place - and for the short wait, the manager even comp-ed our meal. I will be a patron of Oliver's forever.

2
★★★★★

Was in a hurry and decided to grab lunch there with my partner. Oliver's is a beautiful, leisurely atmosphere with great bartenders. Highly recommend the Blueberry Tea. The food service was slow but the manager personally apologized without word one form me or my party. A+ for cocktails and class. . . I love it when your server knows what you want before you do. When the food arrived, it was a fresh and tasty assortment from Salumi - you know the place - and for the short wait, the manager even comp-ed our meal. I will be a patron of Oliver's forever.

Pros: Food is good and the service feels like you're a movie star

Cons: See review

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I've stayed here for bussiness trips many times nice hotel, great service convinently located and a good deal. You always have a great view and valet parking. I will be staying again and reccomend it to others. Very friendly staff love the old feel of the hotel but has the updates to make it charming.

2
★★★★☆

I've stayed here for bussiness trips many times nice hotel, great service convinently located and a good deal. You always have a great view and valet parking. I will be staying again and reccomend it to others. Very friendly staff love the old feel of the hotel but has the updates to make it charming.

Pros: valet parking

Cons: on a busy corner

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Rude staff. Very, very noisy rooms. My wife and I could hear every word in the adjoining room. Overpriced. Tiny room. Tiny bathroom. Antiquated.... have to share the very slow elevators with cleaning and catering staff. The two adjoining restaurants are overpriced and mediocre. We got the feeling all they want in this this hotel is your $$$. Many examples of this.... here's one: they charge $10 to make a long distance call, no matter what the length. They advertise "free internet".... there's one computer to use for the entire hotel in a TINY office with NO PRIVACY, hotel staff sit about one foot in back of you facing the computer you're using!! I'd rather stay at a budget hotel next time in Seattle, rather than return to this overpriced and pretentious place.

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★☆☆☆☆

Rude staff. Very, very noisy rooms. My wife and I could hear every word in the adjoining room. Overpriced. Tiny room. Tiny bathroom. Antiquated.... have to share the very slow elevators with cleaning and catering staff. The two adjoining restaurants are overpriced and mediocre. We got the feeling all they want in this this hotel is your $$$. Many examples of this.... here's one: they charge $10 to make a long distance call, no matter what the length. They advertise "free internet".... there's one computer to use for the entire hotel in a TINY office with NO PRIVACY, hotel staff sit about one foot in back of you facing the computer you're using!! I'd rather stay at a budget hotel next time in Seattle, rather than return to this overpriced and pretentious place.

Pros: Lobby is nice. That's about it.

Cons: Very noisy room. Tiny room. Tiny bathroom. Rude staff. Slow elevators. Antiquated. Very overpriced for what you get.

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Oliver's is the perfect spot to take a break from shopping and enjoy a drink. The martinis, as touted, are top notch- I also enjoy their champagne cocktails. Prices are not cheap. The decor is classy - thick curtains, cozy lighting, rich colors. Take time to enjoy the atmosphere. Be aware: the place is so enjoyable that guests are reluctant to leave -- prepare for a wait if you don't get there early.

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★★★★★

Oliver's is the perfect spot to take a break from shopping and enjoy a drink. The martinis, as touted, are top notch- I also enjoy their champagne cocktails. Prices are not cheap. The decor is classy - thick curtains, cozy lighting, rich colors. Take time to enjoy the atmosphere. Be aware: the place is so enjoyable that guests are reluctant to leave -- prepare for a wait if you don't get there early.

Pros: Ambience, martinis

Cons: Popular!

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Now this is what I'M talkin' about! THE BEST martini! REAL Martinis...by those that know how to make them. Sit at the bar to watch the bustle outside thru immense paned glass windows. Or, gather your friends together on the east wall tables for cozy comfort. Happy Hour freebie hot finger-food, or country pate w/toast points, the staff are always friendly & professional...no matter if you're carrying a Louis Vuitton handbag, or a knapsack from REI. Clean ashtrays ALWAYS.

2
★★★★★

Now this is what I'M talkin' about! THE BEST martini! REAL Martinis...by those that know how to make them. Sit at the bar to watch the bustle outside thru immense paned glass windows. Or, gather your friends together on the east wall tables for cozy comfort. Happy Hour freebie hot finger-food, or country pate w/toast points, the staff are always friendly & professional...no matter if you're carrying a Louis Vuitton handbag, or a knapsack from REI. Clean ashtrays ALWAYS.

Pros: Perfect Drinks Always, Tasty Vittles, Atmosphere!

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Stumbled upon this place back in I guess 1998. Have been their regular ever since. Nowdays I go there at least 3-4 times a month. It is nice, upscale and cozy place. Martinies are their specialty and they know how to make them. That is why they win Martini challenge almost every year. If you are into martinies, jazz and having a great time with your friends than that place is for you. Just don't occupy the last table on the left hand side in northeastern corner of Oliver's - I like to sit there!

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★★★★★

Stumbled upon this place back in I guess 1998. Have been their regular ever since. Nowdays I go there at least 3-4 times a month. It is nice, upscale and cozy place. Martinies are their specialty and they know how to make them. That is why they win Martini challenge almost every year. If you are into martinies, jazz and having a great time with your friends than that place is for you. Just don't occupy the last table on the left hand side in northeastern corner of Oliver's - I like to sit there!

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Wonderful attention to detail.

I loved the Aveda products (shampoo, soap).

Our room had a nice view of the goings on downtown and it was a relaxing weekend retreat.

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★★★★★

Wonderful attention to detail.

I loved the Aveda products (shampoo, soap).

Our room had a nice view of the goings on downtown and it was a relaxing weekend retreat.

Pros: Service, Quality

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One hard Christmas season I stayed in Seattle one night not wanting to make the long trip home. I'd had my room reserved at the Mayflower for two days and was looking forward to getting a full nights sleep. When I got there, they must have seen the extreme exhaustion and stress in my face. Before I knew it, I'd been upgraded beyond the simple single room that I'd reserved to a mini suite. . . it was heaven! What a treat to help with the stress of the season! It's the only hotel I'll stay in when I need a room in Seattle any more!

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★★★★★

One hard Christmas season I stayed in Seattle one night not wanting to make the long trip home. I'd had my room reserved at the Mayflower for two days and was looking forward to getting a full nights sleep. When I got there, they must have seen the extreme exhaustion and stress in my face. Before I knew it, I'd been upgraded beyond the simple single room that I'd reserved to a mini suite. . . it was heaven! What a treat to help with the stress of the season! It's the only hotel I'll stay in when I need a room in Seattle any more!

Message from Mayflower Park Hotel

The historic Mayflower Park Hotel is ideally located in thriving downtown Seattle. Built in 1927, the classic Mayflower Park Hotel, with 160 guestrooms and suites has been lovingly restored with crystal chandeliers, gleaming brass and period antiques that offer an inviting European elegance to this independent Seattle hotel. The hotel is home to Andaluca Restaurant and Oliver's Bar and hosts meetings and weddings for up to 150 guests. We are "Quite Simply, One of a Kind".

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