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Stay Close to Top Seattle Area Attractions

Red Lion Inn & Suites Auburn/Seattle is a conveniently located destination near attractions such as Emerald Downs Racetrack, White River Amphitheater, Muckleshoot Casino, Wild Waves Water Park, Pacific Raceway and The Outlet Collection, which features 137 stores. There are so many things to do and see in the area and Red Lion Inn & Suites is a convenient and affordable choice among surrounding hotels in Auburn, WA.

Top Hotel Features and Services

  • Business Center
  • Cable TV with Movie Channels
  • Complimentary Deluxe Breakfast (Currently suspended due to Covid-19)
  • Copy and Fax Service
  • Executive Suites Available
  • Free USA Today
  • Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Fresh Coffee in Lobby 24 Hours Daily
  • Interior Corridor


Number of Rooms and Suites

  • Rooms: 95
  • # of one-room Suites: 2
  • # of two-room Suites: 4
  • # of rooms for guests with disabilities: 5

Traveling with Pets

  • We are pet-friendly for a $15 non-refundable fee.
The Top Choice in Auburn, Washington Hotels

The Top Choice in Auburn, Washington Hotels

A top choice in Auburn hotels, Red Lion Inn & Suites Auburn/Seattle is suitable for business and leisure travel, pampering guests with such amenities as complimentary Wi-Fi, free breakfast daily, a business center onsite and much more. Enjoy easy access to area businesses and attractions while staying at our Auburn inn.

Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV with Movie Channels
  • Complimentary Deluxe Breakfast
  • Copy and Fax Service
  • Executive Suites Available
  • Free USA Today
  • Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Fresh Coffee in Lobby 24 Hours Daily
  • Interior Corridor

Reserve your stay today at the friendliest choice among hotels in Auburn, WA.

Reserve One of Our Spacious Auburn Suites

Reserve One of Our Spacious Auburn Suites

Productive Seattle Business Travel

Red Lion Inn & Suites welcomes business travelers with a variety of services and amenities designed to make corporate travel to the Greater Seattle area comfortable and stress-free. Our hotel is located near many major Auburn businesses in the area, including Boeing, Cardinal Health and more.

Book one of our corporate-friendly Auburn suites and start your day with a free local newspaper and a complimentary expanded continental breakfast. Enjoy free local calls, voicemail service, and high-speed wireless Internet access to make sure you are always connected at our suite hotel, ideally designed for Seattle business travel.

Business Amenities and Features

  • Business Center
  • Cable TV with Movie Channels
  • Complimentary Deluxe Breakfast
  • Copy and Fax Service
  • Executive Suites Available
  • Free USA Today
  • Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
  • Interior Corridor


Area Corporations and Businesses

  • Prime Source (About 2 mi from hotel)
  • United Parcel Service (About 6 mi from hotel)
  • ZONES (About 3 mi from hotel)
  • Curt Manufacturing (About 2 mi from hotel)
  • Cardinal Health (About 1 mi from hotel)
  • Gordon Trucking (About 7 mi from hotel)
  • Swift Trucking (About 10 mi from hotel)
  • Adessa Auto Auction (About 3 mi from hotel)


Airport information

  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport(SEA) (About 15 mi from hotel)
Auburn, WA Kids Activities

Auburn, WA Kids Activities

Fun and Affordable Seattle Area Vacations

Next time you are planning a Seattle area family vacation, consider staying at the Red Lion Inn & Suites Auburn/Seattle near numerous Auburn, WA kids activities. There are plenty of family-friendly Auburn, WA activities in the area and our central hotel location makes us the ideal hotel for family travel.

We are just minutes from the best water and fun park in the Seattle area, Wild Waves and Enchanted Village. Point Defiance Zoo is just a short drive and offers all the excitement of a big town zoo. Also within a short driving distance are the Glass Museum, Museum of Flight and the Experience Music Project among other things to do in Auburn with kids.

At the end of the day, enjoy a fresh-baked cookie in our lobby and a dip in the indoor spa to relax you on your Washington vacation.

Nearby Auburn Restaurants

Nearby Auburn Restaurants

Enjoy an Assortment of Area Dining Options

While staying with us, enjoy a convenient location within easy access of several Auburn, WA restaurants. Ideal for business and leisure travelers, Red Lion Inn & Suites Auburn/Seattle not only offers premier access to businesses and attractions, but we also offer complimentary deluxe breakfast for the most convenient Auburn dining.

Complimentary Deluxe Breakfast (Currently Suspended due to Covid-19)

The Complimentary Deluxe Breakfast is included in the price of your room for one of the best Auburn, Washington breakfast restaurant experiences.

Our delicious breakfast bar includes the following:

  • Fresh homemade Belgian waffles with maple syrup or strawberries and whipped cream
  • Breakfast sandwiches
  • Assorted flavors oatmeal and 4 flavors cold cereal
  • Hot sausage gravy and Pillsbury buttermilk biscuits
  • Yoplait yogurt, bagels, English muffins
  • Whole grain bread and 3 flavors muffins
  • On request we offer Tabasco sauce and sugar-free maple syrup


Nearby Restaurants in Auburn, WA

  • Applebee's (0.25 mi)
  • Iron Horse Casino (0.25 mi)
  • Performance Grill (0.25 mi)
  • Las Margarita's (0.25 mi)
  • Red Lotus (0.5 mi)
  • Ristorante Auguri (1.2 mi)
  • Longhorn BBQ (1.8 mi)
  • International House of Pancakes (3 mi)
  • Muckleshoot Casino (3.2 mi)
  • Red Robin (3.5 mi)
  • Taco Time (next door)
  • Arby's (0.25 mi)
  • Wendy's (0.25 mi)
  • Dairy Queen (0.25 mi)
  • Jack in the Box (0.25 mi)
  • Taco Bell (0.5)
  • McDonald's (0.5)
Auburn Event Space for Your Group

Auburn Event Space for Your Group

Plan Meetings and Events

Please contact our General Manager to receive special room rates for your sports team in our Auburn, Washington event space. With our special location only minutes from most sporting venues in Auburn, Kent and Federal Way, our hotel is the perfect choice for your team or Auburn tour group to stay. Our hotel features complimentary continental breakfast, spacious well-appointed rooms for up to four guests/room, a comfortable hotel lobby to gather in and meeting facilities for team meetings and Auburn, WA events.

Summary of Meetings Services & Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Cable TV with Movie Channels
  • Complimentary Deluxe Breakfast
  • Copy and Fax Service
  • Executive Suites Available
  • Free USA Today
  • Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
  • Interior Corridor

Sports Team Certified to Win on the Road

At Red Lion Inn & Suites Auburn Seattle, from tee-ball to the minor league, we go above and beyond to welcome sports teams of all ages and types.  Our central location near area attractions, combined with an abundance of amenities, makes us a favorite stay location among sport team group travel hotels in the Auburn, Washington area. 

We are proud to uphold our Sports Certified status through Red Lion Hotels Corporation. Being certified means that our hotel has undergone industry specific training and has demonstrated the ability to successfully house sports groups and offer special amenities that focus on creating convenience and value for your team, so you can concentrate on the game.

  • Team parking options
  • On-site breakfast options
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Business center
  • Special team welcome on arrival
  • Pre-keyed and pre-blocked rooms
  • Double rooms on property
  • Customized Sports Group Resume prepared and shared with staff before your arrival to get to know your team before you arrive.


To inquire about Red Lion Inn & Suites Auburn Seattle sports group travel rates or to ask questions, please contact us at (253) 735-9600.


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Fun Things to do in Auburn, Washington

Fun Things to do in Auburn, Washington

A Top Choice Among Hotels Near Muckleshoot Casino

When planning your Seattle area vacation, consider Red Lion Inn & Suites Auburn/Seattle, suitable for business and leisure travelers alike. Our central location grants easy access to a number of things to do in Auburn, WA, including Muckleshoot Casino, Outlet Collection and Pacific Raceways. Review our guide below for our top picks.

Quick Area Guide

  • Muckleshoot Casino (About 3 mi from hotel)
  • Emerald Downs Racetrack (About 0.5 mi from hotel)
  • The Outlet Collection (About 3 mi from hotel)
  • White River Amphitheatre (About 9.5 mi from hotel)
  • Pacific Raceways (About 9 mi from hotel)
  • Tacoma Dome (About 12 mi from hotel)
  • Pt. Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (About 22 mi from hotel)
  • Tacoma Museum of Glass (About 14 mi from hotel)
  • The Museum of Flight (About 18 mi from hotel)
  • ShoWare Center (About 5 mi from hotel)


Places of Interest

  • Muckleshoot Casino

3 miles from hotel
2402 Auburn Way
Auburn, WA 98002

Try your luck at the biggest casino in the area on your vacation. With over 3000 gaming tables, 100 card tables and 7 can't go wrong. Plan your stay today at the top choice among hotels near Muckleshoot Casino.

  • Emerald Downs Racetrack

0.5 miles from hotel
2300 Emerald Downs Drive
Auburn, WA 98001
253-288-7000 or 888-931-8400

A day at the races comes in many forms at this Auburn WA attraction. You can simply pay admission and hang out on the track level with your friends or bring a blanket and lay out in the Park. If you want to have a "home base" at the track, reserve a seat in the Grandstand or a table in the Rainier Restaurant.

  • The Outlet Collection

3 miles from hotel
1101 Outlet Collection Way
Auburn, WA 98001

Enjoy the fun and convenience of 140 outlet stores all in one location. The largest outlet mall in the area with numerous things to do in Auburn near the hotel.

  • Pacific Raceways

9 miles from hotel
31001 144th Ave SE
Kent, WA 98042

Pacific Raceways....Where the Excitement is Accelerating for the Entire Family.

  • ShoWare Center

5 miles from hotel
625 W James St
Kent, WA 98032

A new events venue second to none and just a few minute drive from the hotel.

  • Wild Waves and Enchanted Village

6 miles from hotel
36201 Enchanted Parkway South
Federal Way, WA 98003

Embark upon the most popular water park destination in the area along with exciting amusement rides including the exhilarating Timberhawk and The Wild Thing rollercoaster.

  • The Tacoma Glass Museum

14 miles from hotel
1801 Dock Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
253-284-4750 or 866-4MUSEUM

The Museum of Glass is a hot destination. Come experience our exhibitions with work by world-renowned contemporary artists and be enthralled by artists in the Hot Shop making artwork from molten glass right before your eyes.

  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

22 miles from hotel
5400 North Pearl Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

With views of Puget Sound, Mt. Rainier and pristine forests, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium offers the perfect setting for gatherings large and small. Enjoy all the animals from mammoth African Elephants to the giant shark.

  • The Museum of Flight

18 miles from hotel
9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle, WA 98108

The Museum of Flight exists to acquire, preserve and exhibit historically significant air and space artifacts that provide a foundation for scholarly research and lifelong learning programs inspiring an interest in and understanding of science, technology and the humanities. The Museum is dedicated to serving learners of all ages and has programs that meet the needs of all audiences.

For Guests Seeking Hotels Near Emerald Downs

For Guests Seeking Hotels Near Emerald Downs

Red Lion Inn & Suites Auburn/Seattle is a conveniently located choice among hotels near Emerald Downs, a thoroughbred racetrack located just one mile away. Open since 1996, the racetrack, which is named after Seattle's nickname Emerald City, hosts live thoroughbred racing from mid April through the end of September. Races are run Friday through Sunday and holidays the majority of the season. In addition to live racing, the track offers simulcast wagering year round.

When planning Emerald Downs travel, consider seeing the racetrack's biggest race, the Longacres Mile Handicap, a Grade III event. To view a full schedule when staying at our hotel near Emerald Downs, visit the Emerald Downs website.

Emerald Downs

2300 Emerald Downs Drive 
Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 288-7000

The Outlet Collection Seattle

The Outlet Collection Seattle

Need a shopping excursion during your stay at our Auburn hotel? Visit The Outlet Collection Seattle, the biggest outlet mall in the Pacific Northwest, and find everything you need from all your favorite brands. Featuring stores including clothiers like Nordstrom Rack, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Outlet, H&M, and J. Crew Factory, as well as Bed Bath & Beyond, there are also plenty of food court options like Johnny Rocket's, Auntie Anne's and Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen.

The Outlet Collection Seattle is also perfect for families with young children, with the on-site Doxon Playland, carousel and kiddie rides to keep the little ones entertained. If you're seeking savings, you'll find them here, as The Outlet Collection constantly offers a number of deals and specials to help you make the most of your shopping trip and return home with some excellent finds. 

Hotel Amenities

Here are a few of the main amenities this property offers. If you have questions about anything you don't see here please feel free to contact the Front Desk.

Accessibility Features
Air Conditioning
Pet Friendly
Paid Parking
Business Center
Fitness Center
Smoke Free
Flat Screen TV

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