Here Are Our 13 Most Recommended Hotels in Seattle
We've taken the legwork out of finding accommodation in the Emerald City and put together a list of 13 incredible hotels in Seattle so you can relax.
Famous for its surrounding mountains, water, evergreen forests, and thousands of acres of parkland, Seattle is a beautiful city on Puget Sound in the Pacific Northwest that uniquely blends together a mix of art, culture, and nature. The Emerald City, birthplace of legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix, is also home to a thriving tech industry, with Microsoft and Amazon headquartered in its metropolitan area. Whether it is during the short, sweet summer for the islands, mountains, neighborhood record stores, and organic restaurants, or the rainy winter for skiing, snowboarding, and the myriad coffee shops, this slightly isolated gem of a city is a must-see destination.
Of course, regardless of your persuasion, from grunge music and local theaters to legalized marijuana and scenic meadows, if you plan on visiting this wonderfully green part of the United States, you're going to need a place to stay while you're there. Having said that, we've taken the legwork out of finding accommodation in the Emerald City and put together a list of 13 incredible hotels in Seattle so you can relax and thoroughly enjoy your time in this fantastic part of the country.
1. Hotel 1000
Nestled in the heart of Downtown Seattle is this luxury hotel. Only a 6-minute walk from landmark Pioneer Square and a 4-minute walk from the Seattle Art Museum, Hotel 1000 is in a prime location. Depending on the room, you can either have a spectacular view of the city or an equally awesome view of Elliott Bay. Plus, the contemporary rooms feature flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, and international phone calls. Several amenities include a virtual golf course, a funky eatery and bar, a full-service spa, a fitness center and event facilities.
Address: 1000 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
2. Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Located in the heart of the city, with spacious contemporary accommodations and amazing amenities, Sheraton Seattle is only a 9-minute walk from the Seattle Art Museum and an 11-minute walk from Pike Place Market. This Downtown high-rise hotel has city-view rooms featuring custom-designed beds, coffeemakers, and flat-screen TVs with premium channels. Complimentary WiFi is available in the Internet lounge. Additionally, the various club rooms come with access to private lounges and breakfast as well as evening snacks. Suites have separate living areas. Amenities include a wellness spa, a wine bar serving light bites, a gym, a classic 1930s-style American diner, a skyline-view lap pool, and an urban French-inspired restaurant with a balcony.
Address: 1400 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
3. Fairmont Olympic Hotel
An historic landmark hotel conveniently located in Downtown Seattle, the upscale Fairmont Olympic Hotel is only a 5-minute walk from the Seattle Art Museum and 1.2 miles from the Space Needle. The sophisticated rooms in this elegant Italian Renaissance-style building come with free WiFi, TVs, and desks. Suites have separate sitting areas and also feature marble bathrooms, grand pianos, floor-to-ceiling windows, and canopy beds. Amenities include a gourmet restaurant serving French-influenced regional dishes, an indoor pool, a relaxed oyster bar, a spa with beauty treatments, 15 meeting rooms, and a fitness center with a whirlpool tub.
Address: 411 University St, Seattle, WA 98101
4. Grand Hyatt Seattle
Offering luxury accommodations in Downtown Seattle, this upscale, high-rise hotel is only a 10-minute walk from Pike Place Market, 1.1 miles from the Space Needle, and 2.8 miles from CenturyLink Field football stadium. The stunning rooms are warm and modern. They feature floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the city, mountains or waterfront and also come with flat-screens, WiFi access, iPod docks, minifridges, and coffeemakers. Select suites have separate living areas, wet bars, jetted tubs and fireplaces. Amenities include 24-hour fitness facilities, a lounge, a spa, a sauna, a steam room, a business center, a ballroom, event venues, as well as an incredible on-site steakhouse and a Japanese restaurant.
Address: 721 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101
5. Hyatt at Olive 8
This modern high-rise hotel in Downtown Seattle with eco-friendly accommodations is only a 3-minute walk from the Paramount Theatre and 1.1 miles from the Space Needle. The polished, high-end rooms feature flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms have access to complimentary Wi-Fi and continental breakfast. Suites have separate parlors, wet bars, and additional TVs. Amenities include meeting venues, a restaurant serving upscale Pacific Northwest cuisine, a business center, a city-view indoor pool, a coffee/cocktails bar, a whirlpool tub, a fitness center, and a spa.
Address: 1635 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
6. Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle
An stylish yet intimate boutique getaway in Downtown Seattle, the Pan Pacific Hotel is only a 15-minute walk from the Space Needle and a 12-minute walk from the Washington State Convention Center. All of the elegant rooms offer inspiring views of the city and have Egyptian bed linens, luxury beds by Hypnos, free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, minibars, iPod docks, luxurious bathrooms, oversized European soaking tubs, and on-demand movies. Upgraded suites include private balconies with panoramic views. Modern amenities include an upscale seafood restaurant, an Ayurvedic spa, a lobby bar, a fitness center, a whirlpool tub, a business center, and saunas.
Address: 2125 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
7. The Arctic Club Seattle
The Arctic Club is not only a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, it is also a AAA 4-Diamond Award-winning hotel in Downtown Seattle. Conveniently located, this elegant hotel in a restored historic building is right next to a Link light rail stop, is only a 1-minute drive from Interstate 5 and a 13-minute walk from Pike Place Market. Ornate rooms in a period theme offer custom-designed beds, flat-screen TVs, Starbucks coffee, and WiFi. Suites have separate living areas as well as whirlpool tubs. Amenities include a modern restaurant serving seasonal fare, a private dining room, a business center, a regal lounge bar featuring leather seating and velvet drapes, a 24/7 exercise room, event space, and an historic banquet room with stained-glass dome.
Address: 700 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
8. Inn at the Market
Newly remodeled, the only Downtown Seattle hotel set in Pike Place Market, this tranquilly posh boutique hotel is a only a 5-minute walk from the Seattle Art Museum. The elegant rooms adorned with regional artwork feature floor-to-ceiling bay windows offering views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, coffeemakers, and WiFi. Plus, suites have pull-out sofas and wet bars. Amenities include a roof deck with panoramic views, great restaurants, shops, and also a modern business center.
Address: 86 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101
9. Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
Offering stunning views of Elliott Bay and Puget Sound, this five-star luxury hotel in Downtown Seattle is only a 3-minute walk from the Seattle Museum of Art, a 6-minute walk from Pike Place Market, and 1.3 miles from the Space Needle. The refined rooms come with WiFi, flat-screen TVs, DVD players, minibars, and marble en suite bathrooms with soaking tubs. Suites have separate living areas with panoramic views, fireplaces, and dining areas. Amenities include a a rooftop infinity pool, a tavern-style restaurant serving Pacific Northwest cuisine, a 24/7 gym, event facilities, a Northwest-inspired spa, and a business center.
Address: 99 Union St, Seattle, WA 98101
10. Hotel Vintage Seattle
A Kimpton Boutique Hotel offering unparalleled Kimpton hospitality, this Washington wine country-inspired hotel is only a 6-minute walk from Benaroya Hall and a 7-minute walk from the Washington State Convention Center. The stylishly contemporary rooms feature artwork from local winemakers, in-room spa services, yoga mats, flat-screen TVs, and WiFi. Deluxe rooms have extra living space with pull-out sofas. The exceptional amenities include 24-hour room service, nightly hosted wine tastings, a contemporary Italian restaurant, and a 24/7 fitness center.
Address: 1100 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
11. Alexis Hotel
An historic Downtown landmark turned modern haven located near the waterfront and Pike Place Market, this Kimpton Boutique Hotel is only a 4-minute walk from the Seattle Art Museum and 12-minute walk from the Seattle Aquarium. The elegant rooms all have eclectic period touches, high-end linens, toiletries, flat-screen TVs, WiFi, desks with ergonomic chairs, yoga mats, and minibars. Suites have separate living space and panoramic city views. Amenities include morning coffee, a stellar wine hour, access to a rotating exhibit of Pacific Northwest art, a spa, a Bookstore Bar & Cafe, as well as round-the-clock fitness and business centers.
Address: 1007 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
12. Hotel Ändra
With executive chef Tom Douglas' restaurant, Lola, on site, this Scandinavian-chic hotel in Downtown Seattle is only a 6-minute walk from Pike Place Market and a 15-minute walk from the Space Needle. The stylishly boutique rooms feature contemporary furnishings, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, WiFi access, vanity areas, and walk-in closets. Suites have separate living spaces set off by French doors. Amenities include a Greek-Mediterranean restaurant, a trendy bar, a lobby lounge with a fireplace, a fitness center, a business center, and meeting space.
Address: 2000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
13. The Maxwell Hotel
Considered an original Seattle icon, this fun, inviting, and creatively contemporary hotel is only a 10-minute walk from Seattle Center and the Space Needle. The art-filled rooms have complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, microwaves, minifridges and coffeemakers. Suites have additional living space, city views and kitchenettes. Amenities include free signature pineapple cupcakes in the afternoon, limited guest parking, a local shuttle service, a decorated indoor pool, a fitness room, an on-site pizza restaurant, a bar, an espresso bar, complimentary bicycles for guest use, free local phone calls, a dry cleaning service, and a business center, as well as a conference room and boardroom.
Address: 300 Roy St, Seattle, WA 98109
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