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Clothing Store, Bike Shop, and Boutique
South Lake Union, Seattle
  • Biz T.
    "Huge and awesome REI store"(3 Tips)
    Seth Y.
    "... killer deals, coupons, garage sales, no receipt returns... I could go on"(2 Tips)
    David R.
    "Be sure to stop by the gear garage downstairs below cycling."(2 Tips)
    Jordan H.
    "try on shoes and walk the trail simulator"(3 Tips)
77 Tips and reviews
  • shoes
  • biking
  • rei store
  • boots
  • garage sale
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  • Garrio H.
    Garrio HarrisonAugust 12, 2014
    We needed to get fitter for backpacks for our first backpacking trip. The gentleman who helped us "Martin" was great.He provided lots of great information, all of which got used on our trip.
  • Cassandra H.
    Cassandra HodgeMay 18, 2014
    Super helpful, attentive staff. Greatest store ever, though the amount of money I could spend here at any given time is dangerous. I love you, REI flagship. You've got it all.
  • Monica O.
    Monica OliverAugust 1, 2013
    Easily the coolest REI store anywhere. Make sure you go through the main entrance, because its awesome. Kids play area and restaurant and climbing wall. I could die happy here.
  • Ponzi B.
    Ponzi BlackAugust 23, 2011
    Best tip! If you are coming for hiking boots definitely try the outlet. Someone has already broke them in for at least one hike! Oh - def spring for the uber thick socks with wicking action!
  • Matt M.
    Matt MickeyMay 27, 2012
    A small, but great REI. Worth a browse before the other outdoors stores in town. If they don't have it, they can find it. Become a member and get great prices!
  • Jason D.
    Jason DukesMarch 24, 2015
    The REI garage is free for 1 hour but paid afterwards. Make sure to set an alarm for yourself since it's so easy to get sucked into the awesomeness of the store.
  • Brian L.
    Brian LockwoodDecember 31, 2013
    Mistral pants for men is perfect for travel, having zippered pocket in front and back make them a bit more pick pocket proof
  • Nina K.
    Nina KJuly 29, 2015
    GO HERE. I've been to other flagship stores and they never disappoint. Staff is so friendly and helpful. Make this a drop if you have time.
  • Colin B.
    Colin BoeSeptember 24, 2011
    If you plan on renting ski/snowboard equipment during the peak season you will need to reserve it WELL in advance. They will be out if you try to rent gear the day before your trip.
  • David R.
    David RowanAugust 29, 2010
    Be sure to stop by the gear garage downstairs below cycling. They sell returned or partially damaged gear. You can find some awesome deals.
  • Matt
    MattApril 18, 2010
    Buying a pack? Bring in some gear, or gather some from around the store to get a realistic feel 4 the pack you're investing in. This is way better than using the sandbags. Then walk the store w/ pack
  • Seth Y.
    Seth YatesMay 26, 2011
    REI membership... Totally worth it. $20 for a lifetime membership, killer deals, coupons, garage sales, no receipt returns... I could go on
  • Beautiful Existence
    Beautiful ExistenceMarch 2, 2014
    Check out the Ranger Station, they are a plethora of parks and great places information!
  • Ponzi B.
    Ponzi BlackAugust 23, 2011
    Park in the garage then walk out where you drove in. Turn right and go around to the truck entrance. Start your shopping in the outlet/ lightly loved section.
  • Orion P.
    Orion ProtonentisDecember 6, 2012
    A treehouse that's just the right size for kids, and too small for adults. An excellent break from shopping. Awesome!
  • ドーラ
    ドーラSeptember 30, 2011
    REI's towering flagship store! Complete with bike test trail, a climbling wall, and enough outdoor gear to outfit the entire city.
  • Peter R.
    Peter R.December 4, 2010
    biggest REI store i ever been so far. huge choice and a great and friendly team.
  • kiki k.
    kiki kaneJuly 1, 2012
    If you are size xs lady then enjoy the clearance racks of cute discount gear. Us Vikings are SOL
  • Brian S.
    Brian ShieldsFebruary 16
    I love REI and considered this a pilgrimage. Was not disappointed. Bought some shoes at a deal!
  • Jon H.
    Jon HousknechtFebruary 25, 2012
    The tree house on the second level is a great rainy day activity for the kids!
  • Dee W.
    Dee WernerOctober 22, 2011
    Check out the "garage sale" area downstairs - I found a gently used pair of Vibrams there for under $40!!
  • Seth Y.
    Seth YatesMay 18, 2011
    The gear garage downstairs is money! No other REI has it, great deals on used gear
  • Jarret F.
    Jarret FalknerNovember 16, 2014
    Have an unused item to return with a receipt? Skip the long customer service line and go to the cashiers.
  • Courtney C.
    Courtney CoeJune 30, 2010
    Pick up a free kids passport journal. Its filled with stickers and fun activities for the little ones.
  • Lisa
    LisaJuly 19, 2010
    You actually DO get money back at the end of the year as a member. And special coupons too!
  • Frank
    FrankDecember 9, 2010
    google coupons and online before major purchase. great off season sales. be sure to become a member
  • Hard R.
    Hard RockerJune 18, 2015
    Has everything you may need for the outdoors. Friendly staff.
  • Matt R.
    Matt RowlesJune 3, 2015
    Crankin waterfall, bloody oath. Lot's of knives. Lacking boomerangs.
  • Tim A.
    Tim AhlersDecember 5, 2013
    Best free, indoor kids play area in town
  • Ryan P.
    Ryan PMay 31, 2012
    I can be hard; but don't spend all of your money here. Need to save some for next time!
  • Jonathon C.
    Jonathon ColmanDecember 22, 2009
    Treat yourself to a custom bike fitting. It makes all the difference during Bike-to-Work Month! Read more
  • T L.
    T LSeptember 24, 2011
    They have a mountain bike trail & waterfall. That's how big this store is!
  • Jordan H.
    Jordan HarbandMarch 29, 2009
    make a reservation and climb to the top of the climbing wall!
  • Eppy T.
    Eppy ThatcherMay 17, 2015
    Pretty sure parents treat this place like a daycare and just drop their kids off for the day.
  • Angie E.
    Angie EMay 5, 2011
    Come and climb the climbing wall, it's awesome.
  • Bommy C.
    Bommy ChaJanuary 5
    Everything outdoorsy you coukd ever want.
  • Nevin
    NevinMay 24, 2012
    This rei is amazing. A freakin nature preserve out front
  • Hunter T.
    Hunter ThomasDecember 7, 2015
    Large and special, Park Rangers on site!
  • Pam B.
    Pam BorghiniOctober 7, 2013
    This is a huge store. Has its own parking garage.
  • Jane S.
    Jane SchachtelMay 29, 2010
    Use the checkouts upstairs much faster
  • Caroline L.
    This place is huge! Such helpful staff!
  • İbrahim Hamza A.
    İbrahim Hamza AkMarch 2, 2014
    World class customer service.. I love #REI..!
  • Victoria B.
    Victoria BodanzaSeptember 4, 2011
    Go as SOON as they open, don't stay long, get the hell out.
  • Mark B.
    Mark BerrymanAugust 14, 2011
    Let the kids run wild upstairs at the kud's camp treehouse.
  • John V.
    John VoigtApril 4, 2013
    The guys in the field gear department really know their stuff!
  • Keri D.
    Keri DingFebruary 7, 2015
    Flagship with rock climbing wall on site.
  • Garth K.
    Garth KnutsonNovember 16, 2011
    Try to get out of here without buying anything, I dare you.
  • Rika
    RikaJuly 7, 2012
  • Olesya
    OlesyaNovember 8, 2014
    Боооольшой магазин с качественной не дешевой одеждой спортивного типа.вокруг здания парк и водопады👍 очень напоминает немецкий globbtrotter
  • Christian V.
    El flagship Store en US. Tienen una pared para escalar de 4 pisos de altura.
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