Ratings based on 202 Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.2 Room cleanliness
4.2 Service & staff
3.8 Room comfort
3.6 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
for Everyoneby A verified travelerfrom Tualatin, OR
UW vs OSU RoadtripPosted Nov 25, 2014
Cons: They really shouldn't change anything.
Location: Several quality restaurants within blocks; grocery store, coffee shop, and the entire Husky sports complex within walking distance.
We were up from Portland to see the Beavers vs Huskies game. We found Talaris on Expedia and both the price and location were right, so we booked it. It's an interesting place, and that's not a negative. It's definitely an independent facility (not a chain) and it's somewhat "lodge style." The staff was very accommodating and helpful, finding a room that fit our wheelchair accessible needs. (Hats off to Bob! Thank you!) It's a nice, peaceful setting; very pretty and quiet. It feels secluded, but it's very "city accessible" as well. The buildings are well out of date, but that's part of the charm of this place. It's not high tech, but does offer free wi-fi throughout.
for Everyoneby A verified travelerfrom Portland, OR
Posted Nov 24, 2014
Pros: Location. Staff.
Location: UW football game.
The beds need to be replaced. It was more like I was sleeping on a trampoline.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler
Hotel off the beaten pathPosted Nov 11, 2014
Pros: Convenience and park-like grounds.
Cons: Common areas seemed a bit dated.
Hotel is quiet on beautiful park-like grounds within easy distance of UW and the university district.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler
Nice breakfast location on the pond.Posted Nov 10, 2014
Pros: location. breakfast.
Cons: update interior fittings.
Location: University, food, lake, bike trails
The fittings are a bit old. The shower mixer was hard to use and probably from the late 1960s. The interior of the lodge could use an update. Liked walking down the bike trail to my meetings
by A verified traveler
Outside scenery very nice, set on 18 acres, beautiPosted Nov 8, 2014
Location: University of Washington
Bed sagged so much we both had back aches for 2 days. Bathroom sink clogged up. Old dirty decorative pillows on bed, old stained carpet. Could not adjust temp in room. Alarm clock did not work. Way too much money to stay here.
for Everyoneby A verified travelerfrom Leavenworth, WA
Weekend in Seattle, WAPosted Oct 31, 2014
Pros: The breakfast room The breakfast The staff The wooded grounds The location....quiet and close to family Free parking
Cons: Fix shower and toilet paper holder Upgrade shower to a water efficient system Upgrade heating and a/c unit Paint scuffs on walls
Location: Lovely, quiet location and near family. Loved exploring Hardwick's Hardware Store. Explored the U Village.
We enjoyed the quiet location and it was convenient to where we planned to go. We walked around the grounds several times, enjoyed the squirrel antics, ducks and seeing the eagle in her nest. Fantastic mushroom display near the pond. There was a storm our second night, power went out during our dinner at a nearby Indian restaurant but staff was very helpful in the situation. Power didn't go out at Talaris but lots of branches down the next morning. The driveway out was cleared early. The staff at Talaris was very helpful and friendly.
for Business Travelersby A verified traveler
Filthy bathroomsPosted Sep 27, 2014 on Hotels.com
I would hate to see a 1 or 2 star hotel if this is a 3. If they put as much effort cleaning the rooms as they do the grounds, it would be a nice place. The restrooms were filthy and overall, the room was dusty.
Recommendedby Parent of UW Studentfrom Spokane
Posted Sep 24, 2014 on Hotels.com
It was awesome! Nice peaceful spot, in the middle of chaos! I will tell my friends about it! Thank you!
for Overnight Stay Before Destinationby Virgfrom Spokane
Nice secluded hotelPosted Sep 20, 2014 on Hotels.com
Very surprised that being so close to the city, it was so nice and quiet.
Recommendedby Nancyfrom Seattle
Beautiful groundsPosted Sep 20, 2014 on Hotels.com
Great place to stay, rooms are simple, but tasteful. Great price. Wonderful breakfast! No individual heating control in our room.