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Motel 6 Tacoma, WA - Fife
2 out of 5
5201 20th St E, Fife, WA
Free Cancellation
The price is $56 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Situated in Fife, this motel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from BJ's Bingo and within 6 mi (10 km) of Emerald Queen Casino and Tacoma Dome. Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted ...

3.3/5 (540 reviews)

"The stay was OK. Most of the reason I marked it down was most likely beyond their control But still very frustrating. My kids wanted to swim and in the pool was closed. We had to go get towels."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Motel 6 Tacoma, WA - Fife
Motel 6 Tacoma, WA - South
2 out of 5
1811 S 76th St, Tacoma, WA
Free Cancellation
The price is $56 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29

Located in South Tacoma, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Tacoma Mall, Stina's Cellars, and Great American Casino. Tacoma Dome and Emerald Queen Casino are ...

3.4/5 (487 reviews)

"Just there to sleep The room was clean The dog was free to stay with us not like a lot of hotels"…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Motel 6 Tacoma, WA - South
Red Lion Inn & Suites Federal Way
3 out of 5
1688 S 348th St, I-5 Exit 142B & Hwy 18, Federal Way, WA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24

Situated near the airport, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village, Federal Way Community Center, and Pacific Rim Bonsai ...

3/5 (1,210 reviews)

"Staff is great and rooms arevery cleans and comfortable. And my family loves the pool and water slides 💙"…"

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Red Lion Inn & Suites Federal Way

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Economy Stay & Suites Tacoma
2.5 out of 5
8820 S Hosmer St, Bldg B, Tacoma, WA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $59 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24

Located in South End, this motel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Great American Casino and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Tacoma Mall. Stina's Cellars is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away.

2.3/5 (455 reviews)

"This is a hotel for transients. If you are between households this is the place for you. If you are looking for a relaxing place for a staycation please choose another hotel."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Economy Stay & Suites Tacoma
Days Inn by Wyndham Lakewood South Tacoma
2 out of 5
9325 South Tacoma Way, Lakewood, WA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $61 per night from Nov 22 to Nov 23

Located in Monta Vista, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Great American Casino and Stina's Cellars. Tacoma Mall and Pacific Lutheran University are also within ...

3.8/5Good! (627 reviews)

"Overall was a good stay. Slept fine and mostly quiet. Was uneasy with things going on in the parking lot and made it seem unsafe. Room was clean and upkeep. I would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Lakewood South Tacoma
Travelodge by Wyndham Port of Tacoma WA
2 out of 5
3518 Pacific Hwy E, Fife, WA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $59 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30

Situated in Fife, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma Dome, and LeMay Car Museum. Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center and ...

2.9/5 (994 reviews)

"Great choice"…"

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Port of Tacoma WA
Days Inn by Wyndham Federal Way
2 out of 5
34827 Pacific Hwy S, Federal Way, WA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $59 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30

Situated in a shopping district, this motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Emerald Downs, Muckleshoot Casino, and Emerald Queen Casino. Tacoma Dome and Puyallup Fairgrounds ...

2.8/5 (450 reviews)

"What i liked my room, the place, the workers. What i didnt like never told where breakfast was at or the time and the internet was soo slow i could barely stay connected probably only connected 2 times and they both disconnected after a few minutes"…"

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Federal Way
Howard Johnson Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Tacoma
2 out of 5
8726 S Hosmer St, Tacoma, WA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $55 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5

Located in South End, this motel is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Great American Casino and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Tacoma Mall. Stina's Cellars is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) away.

2.5/5 (987 reviews)
A+++++++++++++ staff with kind hearts

"The staff at the Howard Johnson was amazing. I am deaf and vision impaired and they went out of their way to make my stay comfortable and safe. I would personally like to thank Ronnie and the security staff for checking on me and assisting me with getting something to eat. I would encourage anyone ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Howard Johnson Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Tacoma
Port of Tacoma Inn
2.5 out of 5
3501 Pacific Hwy E, Fife, WA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $60 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Situated in Fife, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of BJ's Bingo, Emerald Queen Casino, and Tacoma Dome. LeMay Car Museum and Port of Tacoma are also within ...

2.8/5 (297 reviews)
Always great

"Great time and staff"…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Port of Tacoma Inn
Days Inn by Wyndham Auburn
2 out of 5
1521 D Street NE, Auburn, WA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $55 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30

Situated near the airport, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Emerald Downs and within 3 mi (5 km) of The Outlet Collection and Green River College. Muckleshoot ...

2.6/5 (728 reviews)

"We were traveling late. The young man who helped up check in late was efficient and friendly. The next morning we ended up with a flat and unfortunately had no way to lower our spare. The three guys who helped us were awesome. The hotel was clean. Rooms were nice for a very cheap price. Couldn’t ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Auburn
Americas Best Value Inn Lakewood Tacoma S
2 out of 5
4215 Sharondale Street SW, Lakewood, WA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $60 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24

Located in the heart of Lakewood, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Great American Casino, St. Clare Hospital, and Stina's Cellars. Steven A Cohen Military ...

2.7/5 (786 reviews)

"We liked the clean smell of the room and the linens...its an older building but the place is kept very clean"…"

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Lakewood Tacoma S
GuestHouse Enumclaw
2 out of 5
1000 Griffin Ave, Enumclaw, WA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 17

Situated in the historical district, this motel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Cascade Range and within 6 mi (10 km) of Nolte State Park and Flaming Geyser State Park. ...

3.9/5Very Good! (340 reviews)

"Clean, convenient and the staff is very kind. I will stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

GuestHouse Enumclaw
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FairBridge Inn & Suites Dupont

FairBridge Inn & Suites Dupont

3 out of 5
1609 McNeil St., Dupont, WA
The price is $89 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
4.2/5Very Good! (970 reviews)

"Great customer service! Clean property located in good area."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

FairBridge Inn & Suites Dupont
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Seattle Federal Way

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Seattle Federal Way

3 out of 5
31611 Pete Von Reichbauer Way South, Federal Way, WA
The price is $94 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4.3/5Excellent! (398 reviews)

"It’s so close to the downtown, staff was nice! I will stay there in my future trip to federal way , I enjoy my stay."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Seattle Federal Way
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton-Tacoma/Puyallup, WA

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton-Tacoma/Puyallup, WA

2.5 out of 5
1515 South Meridian, Puyallup, WA
The price is $93 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 22
4.4/5Wonderful! (977 reviews)

"The maid service was not good. Only emptied one garbage, left a lot of garbage from the precious nights dinner, a dirty washcloth in the tub. Paper on the floor. Other than that we thoroughly enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton-Tacoma/Puyallup, WA
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Tacoma Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 28 economical motels in Tacoma among more than 255 hotels and other lodging choices. These budget-friendly accommodations can help you save some cash when compared with traditional hotels, which offer more amenities but ones that you may not use.

Because you'll save on your room, you can experience more of the activities in Tacoma. Not-to-be-missed sights include Museum of Glass, Tacoma Dome, and Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium.

Fun fact: Motels made their debut in the 1920s as a place to stay for the weary traveler taking a road trip along America's major roadways. Motels often have free parking, and many also feature an outdoor pool.

Here are some of Expedia customers' favorite Tacoma motels to select from:

Red Lion Inn & Suites Federal Way

  • Stay within a quick 3-minute drive of Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village.
  • Enjoy access to the indoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Howard Johnson Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Tacoma

  • A fitness center along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
  • It's located within a 10-minute drive of Tacoma Dome and Museum of Glass.

Motel 6 Tacoma South

  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, free parking, and spa tub.
  • Stay within a quick 4-minute drive of Tacoma Mall.

Quality Inn & Suites

  • It's located within a 10-minute drive of Tacoma Dome and Museum of Glass.
  • A fitness center along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.

Travelodge by Wyndham Port of Tacoma WA

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Tacoma Dome and Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.
  • Enjoy access to the business center, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

What to Do in Tacoma

Check out the entertainment choices and great live music in this family-friendly area while you're sightseeing. Those who've visited Tacoma love its shops, museums, and festivals.

Here are some popular places:

  • Museum of Glass
  • Tacoma Dome
  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Mount Rainier National Park
  • Crystal Mountain
  • Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • Puyallup Fairgrounds
  • Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village
  • Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center

Tacoma is also notable for its:

  • Casino gaming
  • Restaurants
  • Flowers

Best Time to Visit Tacoma

Figure out the ideal time to visit Tacoma by looking over these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 55° F and nighttime temperatures average 37° F
  • April-June: 73° F is the daytime average and 41° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 76° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 64° F during the day and 36° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 43.07 inches in a year

How to Get to Tacoma and Around the Area

Tacoma Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.) Airport 14.6 mi (23.5 km)
Renton, WA (RNT-Renton Municipal) Airport 19.2 mi (30.9 km)
Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field) Airport 20.6 mi (33.2 km)
Commerce Street Station Metro Station 0.1 mi (0.1 km)
Theater District Station Metro Station 0.2 mi (0.3 km)
Convention Center Station Metro Station 0.3 mi (0.4 km)
Union Station Train Station 0.6 mi (0.9 km)
Tacoma Dome Station Train Station 1.1 mi (1.7 km)
Tacoma Station Train Station 1.2 mi (1.9 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Tacoma?
By saving on your room price, you can make the most of what Tacoma has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Tacoma Dome, Emerald Queen Casino, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
What's it like to stay in a motel?
Motels often offer free parking, and many also include an outdoor pool. Often one or two stories tall, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot. Introduced in the early 1950s, customized neon signs often lit up the roadside motels, and you can see these today along the historic U.S. Route 66.
What are the best motels in Tacoma?
Motel 6 Tacoma, WA - Fife: Stay within a quick 4-minute drive of BJ’s Bingo. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Red Lion Inn & Suites Federal Way: An indoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like climate control. It’s located within a quick 3-minute drive of Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village. Motel 6 Tacoma, WA - South: Enjoy access to the outdoor pool and free parking, as well as room amenities like WiFi. Stay within a 10-minute drive of Tacoma Dome and Emerald Queen Casino. Economy Stay & Suites Tacoma: It’s located within a 10-minute drive of Tacoma Dome and Emerald Queen Casino. A fitness center along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay. Days Inn by Wyndham Lakewood South Tacoma: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Tacoma Dome. Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
What things can I to do in Tacoma?
Take time to check out the entertainment choices and enjoy the top-notch restaurants in this family-friendly area while you’re sightseeing. People who visit Tacoma love the live music, museums, and festivals. Some popular places to visit include Tacoma Dome, Emerald Queen Casino, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Mount Rainier National Park, Crystal Mountain, and Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village, Puyallup Fairgrounds, and Titlow Park.
What's the seasonal weather like in Tacoma?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Tacoma to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 63°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 43°F. Average annual precipitation for Tacoma is 43 inches.
What are my options for getting around Tacoma when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about local transportation options in Tacoma to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Seattle - Tacoma Intl. Airport (SEA), which is located 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away. Otherwise, look for flights into Renton, WA (RNT-Renton Municipal), which is 19.2 mi (30.9 km) away. Take advantage of metro transit at Commerce Street Station, Theater District Station, and Convention Center Station.

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