Courtyard Seattle Bellevue/Downtown Honored By Top Travel Website With Excellence Award

High guest ratings helped hotel in downtown Bellevue win 2014 honor from TripAdvisor

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Seattle area is home to even more excellence than the NFL world-champion Seattle Seahawks. The Courtyard Seattle Bellevue/Downtown is adding to the area's top-notch teams by announcing it has been awarded a prestigious honor from the world's largest travel website.

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The downtown Bellevue hotel has received a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor for maintaining an overall rating of four or higher on a scale of five as ranked by travelers. The number of reviews received in the last 12 months also played a factor in presenting the award, now in its fourth year. TripAdvisor sees more than 50 million unique monthly visitors and sports more than 60 million reviews and opinions on businesses related to the tourism industry. Taking into account outstanding customer reviews and other information, TripAdvisor selects Excellence winners using a proprietary algorithm to determine the top businesses worldwide. 

Guests praised the hotel near Seattle and for its location, amenities and more. Sabbysguide from Washington said the hotel was in a "prefect location for us as my daughter and I were able to walk to (Bellevue) Square." Guest Mr. John from Dublin said the "hotel was great," the "bed was super soft" and the staff was "super friendly." Guest Vancouver_Barry noted the "the lobby, the hallways and the rooms have all recently been renovated, and it looks fantastic" and the "Wi-Fi speed was good."

Rick Tupper, general manager of the Courtyard Seattle Bellevue/Downtown, was elated to learn of the TripAdvisor honor but even more honored to read guests' comments.

"We are extremely pleased that guests of our hotel take comfort in our spacious rooms, convenient amenities and hard-working associates," Tupper said. "We constantly strive to exceed expectations and remain dedicated to offering the highest level of service. We appreciate our guests for their constant support and positive feedback when staying with us."

The Bellevue, WA, hotel offers renovated guest rooms that are more spacious and include intuitive amenities and thoughtful touches. The redesigned interiors offer a well-lit work desk and ergonomic chair. Guests can check out sports scores or stay connected with friends using the complimentary Internet access or relax by watching their favorite shows on 27-inch flat-screen televisions. Visitors will love the thicker mattresses and luxurious linens on beds, while sleeper sofas are perfect for that extra traveler.

The hotel in Bellevue features the Table 8 restaurant and lobby bar, which offers a variety of breakfast and dinner options as well as an evening bar and Starbucks coffee. Other hotel amenities include a fitness center and indoor pool.

About Courtyard by Seattle Bellevue/Downtown
The Courtyard Seattle Bellevue/Downtown at 11010 NE 8th St. in Bellevue, WA, is a short drive from downtown Seattle and Lake Washington and near Meydenbauer Convention Center. The hotel features 243 rooms and 10 suites on five floors in addition to four meeting rooms with 3,888 square feet of flexible event space. The new lobby includes Table 8 restaurant and lobby bar. Other hotel amenities include a fitness center, indoor pool and complimentary high-speed Internet access. For information, visit or call 1-425-454-5888.

About Courtyard by Marriott
Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests' needs for choice and control. With more than 900 locations in 37 countries, Courtyard is Marriott's largest brand. All Courtyard by Marriott hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For reservations, go to or contact a travel professional.

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Media Contact: Nick Graham, Courtyard Seattle Bellevue/Downtown, 1-734-474-7465,

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