7 Really Bad Yelp Reviews Of The Space Needle
The Space Needle in Seattle, Wash., is an iconic landmark that draws legions of sightseeers. Having the Space Needle in the background of your photo is one for the Instagrams, Facebooks, and TikTok videos. You can either take a selfie of it behind you or ask a stranger to snap your photo with your phone. Or you can do the touristy thing and pay to go up the elevator and walk around on the top level and ooh and ahh at the views.
I wondered if there were any reviews of The Space Needle on Yelp and sure enough, there are. You can read through some 3,111 reviews, some of the over 3,000 reviews of the Space Needle are very complimentary but the meaty comments are the ones with a 1-star rating.
One complaint that keeps coming up over and over in the bad reviews of the Space Needle is that tourists don’t realize the “time” that is stamped on your ticket to the Space Needle is the time you are supposed to go wait in line for the elevator. Once you get past that, there will likely be more wait time as you watch the minutes go by until it’s your turn to go up.
When I took my then 3-year-old daughter to visit in 2015, our experience was fun and quick. Judging from these bad 1-star Yelp reviews, we were very lucky because we didn’t have to wait very long to go up to the top of the Space Needle.
FUN FACT: The Space Needle is 605 feet tall.
7 Really Bad Yelp Reviews Of The Space Needle in Seattle
1 . SET YOUR MONEY ON FIRE
“Please just set your money on fire instead of going here. The food is AWFUL and the spinning restaurant sounds so much better cooler than it is.”
2. KIDS LICK THE WALLS AND THERE’S BAD B.O.
“I paid 80 dollars to ride in an elevator, get yelled at for reading the information on the wall in line, watch kids lick the glass walls, and smell everyone's B.O. on the elevator ride down because they crammed everyone like sardines. Bye.”
3 . HOBOS SLEEPING ON THE LAWN
“The city has way more to offer tourists than this place. It's over crowded, over priced, and their are Hobo's sleeping out on the lawn outside of the space Needle.”
4 . TOO MANY BIKE LANES AND STUPID IDEAS
“The glass floor will not be for everyone. I don't know why Seattle thinks it can and should compete with other cities but it should really stop. Too many bike lanes, too many stupid ideas for a city without a comprehensive transit system.”
5 . PHOTOGRAPHER SURE DOES LIKE TO TALK TO HER COWORKERS
“Free photo, thats great! That lazy photographer was not too willing to do her job! Boy she likes to talk to co workers!”
6 . THEY IMPRISONED ME! STAY AWAY!!!!!!
“Just as we got to the front of the line they redirected us to a line longer than the one we were originally in. THEY IMPRISONED ME! STAY AWAY!!!!!!”
7 . THE LAMB WAS DRY AS H*LL AND THE RISOTTO TASTES WEIRD
“The food is really bad. He recommended the lamb and it was dry as hell. I ordered the mushroom risotto, it tastes weird, not enjoyable.”
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