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Olympia Washington Hotels & Motels

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The Olympia center is about the area of Hands On Childrens Museum and the area of Olympia/State Capitol.

Welcome to Olympia, Washington's culturally diverse capital city. Whether you're looking to book an upscale accommodation close to the water or you need something more budget-friendly, Olympia offers a variety of hotels designed to meet every need. More from this guide...

Olympia Hotels/Accommodations

TownePlace Suites Olympia
900 Capitol Way, Olympia, WA 98501
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • 71 rooms in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
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Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia Governor Hotel in Olympia
621 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA 98501
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 17 suites
Quality Inn Olympia
1211 Quince St. Se, Olympia, WA 98501
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Most guests thought it was rather dirty
Doubletree by Hilton Olympia
415 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • 102 suites in hotel
Hilton Garden Inn Olympia
2101 Henderson Park Lane Se, Olympia, WA 98501
  • Midscale Highway property
  • 2 meeting rooms in property
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Olympia Hotel at Capitol Lake - Olympia
2300 Evergreen Park Dr. Sw, Olympia, WA 98502
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • 3 floors in hotel
Extended Stay America Suites Olympia Tumwater in Tumwater
1675 Mottman Rd. Sw, Tumwater, WA 98512 ~1.41 miles southwest of Olympia
  • Low priced Highway property
  • Airport shuttle available
  • Breakfast can be improved
  • All guests found problems with the furniture
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tumwater - Olympia : 4600 Capitol Blvd. Se
4600 Capitol Blvd. Se, Tumwater, WA 98501 ~2.30 miles south of Olympia
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • 14 suites in hotel
Best Western Tumwater Olympia Inn - Tumwater
5188 Capitol Blvd. Se, Tumwater, WA 98501 ~2.59 miles south of Olympia
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • Amenities are not the best
Motel 6 Tumwater Wa #77 : 400 West Lee St.
400 West Lee St., TUMWATER, WASHINGTON 98501 ~2.81 miles south of Olympia
  • Inexpensive property
  • 115 rooms in property
Motel 6 Tumwater, WA - Olympia
400 Lee St. Southwest, Tumwater, WA 98501 ~2.82 miles south of Olympia
  • Low priced property
  • 2 floors in hotel
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Hampton Inn & Suites Olympia Lacey, WA - Olympia
4301 Martin Way East, Olympia, WA 98516
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • 4 floors in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Candlewood Suites Olympia / Lacey
4440 3rd Ave. Se, Lacey, WA 98503 ~3.42 miles east of Olympia
  • Low Cost Highway property
  • 62 rooms in hotel
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lacey : 4460 3rd Ave. Se
4460 3rd Ave. Se, Lacey, WA 98503 ~3.48 miles east of Olympia
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Read more
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Super 8 by Wyndham Lacey Olympia Area in Lacey
112 College St. South East, Lacey, WA 98503 ~3.60 miles east of Olympia
  • Economy Highway property
  • Check-in: 2:00 pm
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Ramada Olympia : 4520 Martin Way East
4520 Martin Way East, Olympia, WA 98516
  • Mid-scale property
  • Check in: 03:00pm
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews CallBookMore Details
Quality Inn & Suites Lacey I-5
120 College St. Se, Lacey, WA 98503 ~3.68 miles east of Olympia
  • Cheap Suburban hotel
  • Check-in time: 03:00 PM
  • Most guests thought the service was very professional
  • Fantastic service
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Olympia - Lacey in Lacey
4704 Park Center Ave. Ne, Lacey, WA 98516 ~3.69 miles east of Olympia
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Very good budget hotel
  • Comfortable beds
Comfort Inn Lacey Olympia in Lacey
4700 Park Center Ave. Ne, Lacey, WA 98516 ~3.71 miles east of Olympia
  • 3 star Highway property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Oyo Hotel : 1600 74th Ave. Sw
1600 74th Ave. Sw, Tumwater, WA 98501 ~4.19 miles south of Olympia
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 3 meeting rooms
  • The majority of guests said the bathroom was dirty
  • Most guests thought the kitchenette was ok
Comfort Inn & Conference Center Olympia / Tumwater - Tumwater
1620 74th Ave. Sw, Tumwater, WA 98501 ~4.21 miles south of Olympia
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 58 rooms
  • Drab carpets
  • Terrible amenities
Days Inn by Wyndham Lacey Olympia Area
8200 Quinault Dr. Northeast, Lacey, WA 98516 ~6.45 miles east of Olympia
  • 3 star hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
Best Western Plus Lacey Inn & Suites : 8326 Quinault Dr. Ne
8326 Quinault Dr. Ne, Lacey, WA 98516 ~6.66 miles east of Olympia
  • Mid-scale Highway property
  • 17 suites in hotel
  • Fresh fruit
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Arcadia Romantic Getaway
141 SE James Rd., Shelton, WA 98584 ~11.25 miles north of Olympia
  • 3 star Resort property
  • 3 suites in property
Little Creek Casino Resort
91 West State Route 108, Shelton, WA 98584 ~11.45 miles northwest of Olympia
  • Expensive hotel
  • 5 floors in property
Average 3.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
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Graph: Upcoming 20 Days of Olympia Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Olympia, WA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Olympia hotel for each day and each star rating category.

The area upon which Olympia was built was once home to the Lushootseed-speaking people. Europeans first visited the area in 1792 during a charting expedition, and settlers began claiming land as early as 1846. By 1850, the residents decided on the name Olympia for the town due to the community's view of the Olympic Mountains. Over the years, Olympia has become a hub for musicians and artists and has been named one of the best college towns in the U.S. thanks to its abundance of outdoor activities and vibrant downtown.

Whatever your reasons for visiting Olympia, it's important to find the right hotel that allows you to explore everything this wonderful capital city has to offer.

Best Time to Visit Olympia, WA

The Pacific Northwest might be known for gray, rainy skies, but the weather fluctuates throughout the year. July and August bring sunny skies and glorious weather, making the summer months an ideal time for outdoor recreation. There's still a slight chance of rain, of course, so be sure to bring your umbrella regardless of the time of year you come to Olympia. Keep in mind, though, that hotel rates tend to go up in the summer as an influx of travelers visit the area. You can reduce some of these costs by booking your trip well in advance.

September is generally considered the area's shoulder season because the summer tourist crowds have tapered off, but the skies are often still cloudless. If you plan on exploring any of the nearby Olympic Mountains, you can still find flowers in bloom, making September the perfect month for a hike. You can also enjoy reduced hotel rates.

Washington State's infamous rainy season is primarily between October and early July, but don't let that deter you from visiting. Olympia has many indoor attractions that are worth seeing as you seek a reprieve from the rain. During the winter, ski season kicks into high gear, but rain can still be heavy during the winter months, so pack appropriately.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Olympia, WA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Olympia

Olympia by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Olympia, WA. You can use these illustrations to evaluate the least expensive time to make a reservation in Olympia for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Olympia, WA

4 Star Average Prices: $127.00

If you prefer more upscale lodgings in Olympia, you have a few options. TownePlace Suites by Marriott Olympia is located in the heart of downtown, placing you in a convenient central location. Guest suites feature fully equipped kitchens with dishwashers, microwaves, and refrigerators. Additional amenities include a lovely outdoor BBQ area, daily housekeeping, an on-site fitness center, and guest laundry. Business travelers can also take advantage of the free high-speed internet, well-lit work desks, and a piping hot breakfast.

Located within walking distance of the Hands On Children's Museum, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Olympia is a contemporary hotel featuring contemporary guest rooms with custom-designed beds. Guest amenities include free Wi-Fi, 40-inch flat-screen TVs, microwaves, mini-fridges, and coffee makers. Suites add pull-out sofas in separate living areas. Enjoy an available cooked-to-order breakfast, an on-site bistro, an indoor pool, a fitness center, a business center, and freshly baked cookies.

Candlewood Suites Olympia/Lacey is a laid-back property four miles from the Hands On Children's Museum and the Yashiro Japanese Garden. The hotel's studios offer flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi internet access, and kitchenettes with dishwashers. Suites add separate living rooms with sofa beds. Enjoy the on-site gym, DVD library, gazebo with BBQ grill, free parking, and laundry facilities.

Affordable Hotel Options in Olympia, WA

3 Star Average Prices: $108.90

Finding an affordable hotel in Olympia is easier than you might think. Quality Inn & Suites just off I-5 places you within walking distance of Saint Martin's University. This basic accommodation features guest rooms with free Wi-Fi access, 32-inch flat-screen TVs, microwaves, mini-fridges, and coffee makers; suites add whirlpool tubs. Enjoy all-day coffee in the lobby, a free hot breakfast, an on-site fitness room, guest laundry facilities, a business center, and free large-vehicle parking.

Super 8 Lacey Olympia Area is a contemporary budget accommodation off I-5 less than five miles from downtown Olympia. All guest rooms feature cable TV, work desks, microwaves, coffee makers, and mini-fridges, and suites offer extra space. Guest amenities include a continental breakfast, large-vehicle parking, a hot tub, a heated indoor pool, a business center, and an on-site laundromat.

Olympia Inn has been a time-honored property in Washington's capital city for many years, placing travelers within walking distance of Olympia's downtown shops, the Puget Sound, and the Capitol campus. Its straightforward guest rooms feature air conditioning, microwaves, mini-fridges, cable TV, free local phone calls, and free Wi-Fi internet access. Guests can also enjoy free parking.

Motel 6 is a basic budget property four miles from downtown. Guest rooms are bright and colorful with flat-screen TVs, expanded cable, paid Wi-Fi, granite countertops, and wood floors. Mini-fridges are available upon request for an extra fee. Free morning coffee is provided, as is truck parking, and there's an on-site coin laundry and seasonal outdoor pool.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Olympia

2 Star Average Prices: $77.82

2 Star Hotel Prices in Olympia

Best Discounts in Olympia, WA

If you plan your trip carefully, you can save even more money by taking advantage of hotel discounts in Olympia. Many area hotels, including TownePlace Suites Olympia, offer discounts to AAA/CAA members, AARP members, seniors, corporate travelers, government employees, and military families. Depending on the property, you can save as much as 20 percent just by booking the special rate and showing your proof of eligibility at check-in.

Other area hotels, including the Best Western Tumwater Inn, offer special discounted rates to rewards members. If you have a favorite hotel chain you like to frequent, it pays to sign up for the rewards program so you can start earning points to put toward a free night.

Best Value Options in Olympia, WA

Olympia boasts several mid-range hotels that give travelers plenty of value for their dollar. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lacey is a standard property just over four miles from the WET Science Center. Unfussy guest rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, work desks, high-pressure showerheads, mini-fridges, microwaves, and coffee makers, while suites add pull-out sofas. Additional amenities include a free hot breakfast bar, free guest parking, an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a business center.

For one of the best values in downtown Olympia, book a room at the Governor Hotel. This contemporary three-star property is within walking distance of both the Washington State Governor's Mansion and Capitol Lake Park. Guest rooms are classy and minimalist with free Wi-Fi internet access, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, mini-fridges, coffee makers, and microwaves. Suites add leather recliners, additional living space, private balconies, and whirlpool tubs. Extra amenities include free parking, free coffee, and a complimentary breakfast buffet.

Located off I-5, Ramada Olympia is a classic hotel within walking distance of St. Martin's University. Guest rooms are traditionally decorated and feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, microwaves, mini-fridges, and coffee makers. Suites with kitchenettes, whirlpool tubs, and extra living rooms are also available. Enjoy a free hot breakfast, a heated indoor pool, an on-site fitness room, a whirlpool, laundry facilities, and a business center.

Top Attractions in Olympia, WA

With so much to explore in Olympia, you may be wondering which sites to add to your itinerary first. If you're traveling with kids, a trip to the Hands On Children's Museum is a must. This interactive museum features both art and science exhibits and offers a variety of special events throughout the year to keep the kids entertained.

If you prefer history and architecture, head to the Daniel R. Bigelow House. This historic home on Glass Avenue is now a museum dedicated to preserving the history of Olympia and the early Washington Territory. The house itself remains one of the earliest of its kind still standing in the entire Pacific Northwest.

Any trip to Olympia requires a visit to the Washington State Capitol. Home of the state government, the Capitol is the fifth-tallest masonry dome structure in the world, and the tallest in North America. Tours are available during regular business hours and are free.

Yashiro Japanese Garden is another must-see attraction. This beautiful garden was dedicated in 1990 to symbolize the relationship between Olympia and her sister city, Yashiro, Japan. The park features public art and picnic areas and is a wonderful place for a nature stroll.

For more outdoor recreation, head to the 260-acre Capitol Lake. This artificial lake features a number of hiking trails throughout both Heritage and Marathon Parks, which are located on either side of the lake. With easy access to the Capitol Campus, Capitol Lake is a popular spot for jogging and other recreational activities.

Exploring Washington State's capital city is a tall order, but no matter what your itinerary includes, you'll find a vibrant, diverse, green city with plenty to offer every kind of traveler. Whether you're looking to splurge on an upscale hotel downtown or you need a budget-friendly property with basic amenities, you can find the perfect hotel in Olympia designed to meet your needs and budget.

FAQs about hotels in Olympia

What are the top reviewed hotels in Olympia?

Hilton Garden Inn Olympia, Best Western Tumwater Olympia Inn and Best Western Plus Lacey Inn & Suites are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most high-end hotels in Olympia?

Little Creek Casino Resort, TownePlace Suites Olympia and Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia Governor Hotel are the top 3 luxury hotels near Olympia city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Olympia?

TownePlace Suites Olympia, Red Lion Inn & Suites Olympia Governor Hotel, and Quality Inn Olympia are the properties closest to Olympia city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Olympia cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Olympia can be as cheap as $77.82 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Olympia cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Olympia has been $108.90 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a high-end hotel in Olympia cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Olympia has been $127.00 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Olympia?

Olympia Hotel at Capitol Lake, Great Wolf Lodge and King Oscar Tacoma are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Olympia?

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tacoma DuPont, Towneplace Suites Marriott Tacoma Lakewood and TownePlace Suites Olympia are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Olympia?

Comfort Inn Lacey Olympia, Comfort Inn & Conference Center Olympia and Comfort Inn & Suites Lakewood by Jblm are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Olympia?

Best Western Tumwater Olympia Inn, Best Western Plus Lacey Inn & Suites and Best Western Liberty Inn Dupont are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Olympia?

Candlewood Suites Olympia, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lacey and Holiday Inn Express Tacoma South Lakewood, an IHG Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the Government Per Diem Hotel Rates in Olympia, WA?

Below are the GSA reimbursement limits for hotel spending in Olympia, WA excluding taxes per night. See for more details.

Applies to Thurston

Season BeginSeason EndLodging RateMeals & Incidentals
November 1, 2021August 31, 2022$133.00$74.00
September 1, 2022September 30, 2022$112.00$74.00

What did travelers think of the city of Olympia?

Below are reviews of the city of Olympia, WA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"I found Olympia to be very visitor friendly"
Score 4.0 / 5

Although we spent most of our time there with family, the businesses we did encounter were fantastic. One of our favorites was Tugboat Annies and the Irish Jam Band.

Steven R., from 12-Nov-2018
"Great Stay!"
Score 5.0 / 5

We were there for a wedding at my son-in-laws home. Olympia was easy to navigate.

Eileen N., from 18-Aug-2017
"Must See"
Score 5.0 / 5

Olympia is an adorable northwestern city. The Capital is a beautiful historical building where we held our wedding ceremony. A must see! The food and beer seen is great and there are so many great locations for day trip excursions.

Allison C., from 19-May-2017
The average traveler rating of the city of Olympia, WA shown above is 4.7 out of 5 based on 3 reviews
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