12 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Seattle Waterfront, Washington - Updated 2024

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Largely known for its bustling piers and boardwalks, Seattle Waterfront is alive with all sorts of amusement, restaurants, shops, and famous buildings. Dine in at Ivar’s and try its famous clam chowder alongside the calming views of sailing boats. Bring your kids to Great Wheel on Pier 57, which sight delights for all ages, and stay in kid-friendly hotels. Engage in fun educational discoveries at Seattle Aquarium. Experience fun waterfront activities while simultaneously attending to your business appointments. In Seattle Waterfront, you’ll witness majestic views of the Pacific Ocean inlet, Puget Sound, with beautiful coastlines and ocean-blue waters, perfect for parasailing, paddle-boarding, kayaking, and even swimming (at least in the shallows). To have a restful vacation stay at one of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Seattle Waterfront, Washington.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 06, 2024.

1. Modern, stylish apartment with a shared rooftop lounge (from USD 176)

Have a great time in this modern and stylish urban apartment, steps from the iconic Pike Place Market. You’ll be greeted by city skyline views, creating a breathtaking backdrop for your stay. Relax in the beautiful living area, complete with a 65-inch Smart TV equipped with popular streaming services such as Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, and Amazon Prime, allowing you to enjoy your favorite shows while you lounge.

Share your beautiful photos in the area using WiFi. Children’s dinnerware is provided for families with young children, making mealtime a breeze. Stay comfortable with central heating and a portable air conditioning unit in all seasons.

After a long day of exploring the city, indulge in a relaxing soak in the bathtub. Step out onto the mini balcony and take in the sights and sounds of the city below. You’ll also have access to shared amenities, including a rooftop lounge and a gym.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1.79 km (1.2 mi) from Space Needle
90 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it was very well furnished and extremely clean and elegant
ginny’s place was icing on the cake—-clean comfy central and cool
tastefully designed clean and in the best location
ginny was a very responsive host and the overall cleanliness of the place and the location were excellent
Host:
ginny was very responsive to any questions throughout our stay
jinny was very responsive to any need that i had and a wonderful host
fantastic host and absolutely perfect place to stay while visiting seattle
i will say the host was amazing responsive and accommodating
Location:
excellent stay great location close to pike place and the light rail station
ginny’s condo was great we especially liked the location being so close to the market downtown and waterfront
the location itself was perfect for all things touristy
okay you are not going to find a better value for your dollar (peso lira whatever) in this location
all in all i'd say this spot is good for location and i appreciated the little touches
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2. Lovely studio with access to a sauna

This lovely and well-appointed studio, minutes from The Seattle Great Wheel, offers everything you need for a great stay. Relax while watching shows on the 45-inch high-definition TV with Netflix. If you are traveling with a little one, a crib is provided for convenience. Use the WiFi to keep posted online or work remotely in the dedicated workspace. Stay comfortable all year with portable air conditioning and heating units, as well as a ceiling fan and portable fans.

Enjoy the shared sun deck with seasonal grills, where you can savor a delicious barbecue meal while taking in the city views. Unwind in the shared sauna, perfect for rejuvenating after sightseeing or work. Have fun with the on-site basketball court, which is ideal for a friendly game or exercise.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1.34 km (0.9 mi) from Space Needle
38 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
has all amenities to make your stay very comfortable
i loved the memory foam addition to the pull out bed - it made sleeping a dream
clean apartment in a good location with an excellent coffee machine although the grinder wasn’t operational
Cleanliness:
building is very clean & quiet
great location clean space that had everything we needed for our stay
Host:
host was great at responding to any questions we had
kristina and moumin were great hosts and very helpful
excellent host and great apartment
the owners/managers were so great to work with and communicated a lot
however the host kindly brought round a replacement which was appreciated
Location:
great studio apartment located in prime location in downtown seattle
very nice and great location
this was such a perfect place conveniently located near all major city attractions
really a perfect location to enjoy downtown seattle
walking distance to all the hot spots highly recommended
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3. Gorgeous top-floor accommodation with superb views (from USD 218)

This top-floor Airbnb vacation rental is one drop-dead gorgeous space. It’s not only fully furnished, but also tastefully styled. The choices of colors, predominantly whites and grays, and large windows make the space extra relaxing. You’ll be able to focus more on your work and also reflect on your self, your life, and have a restful stay. Plus, it strategically faces the beautiful Puget Sound. You can watch the boats go by in the morning. You also get to enjoy free access to shared amenities such as a fitness center, basement parking, hot tub, and rooftop deck.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1.36 km (0.9 mi) from Space Needle
159 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ac and fans kept the condo cool even with the windows closed
location and views are second to none comfy bed and great amenities
great view apartment was clean
this is a great space comfortable quiet waterfront condo with incredible views of the city & the water
the condo is amazing -- terrific views a wonderful location and quite large and comfortable
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and as described
the condo is just as advertised very nice quiet and clean
the unit was clean and bright
the place was absolutely spotless everything from the beds linens towels dishes etccomfort
it was modern clean roomy and stylish
Host:
host was super communicative
reliable owners who were very responsive to any questions we had
spectacular place super nice hosts and very responsive to all my questions
nj and sandy were the best hosts that accommodated everything and responded very quickly
nj was a responsive host and provided good instructions
Location:
super close to everything
great location - easy check in
beautiful condo in a perfect location
perfect walking distance to all the attractions
great central location - just 10 minutes walk (up many steps) to the market and central downtown seattle
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4. Vintage home across Seattle Aquarium (from USD 215)

This Airbnb vacation rental reminds you of the old Seattle days - red brick walls, French doors, jetted tubs, private balcony, and modern rustic furniture. Spanning over 1,000 square feet (92.9 square meters), this spacious air-conditioned apartment with long or short-term rental in Seattle has more than enough room for four guests. You can cook your favorite seafood dishes in the fully equipped kitchen. Pike’s Place, located upstairs, is just one elevator ride away. Surely, you’ll enjoy this rental’s complimentary wine, free parking, and a private balcony with outdoor seating.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1.36 km (0.9 mi) from Space Needle
144 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a great view of the seattle aquarium from the living room
my mother-in-law enjoyed the cabinet bed for 6 days and said it was comfortable
- great view - big well equipped apartment with homey touches
the second bed is really comfortable
the bed was super comfortable and soft
Cleanliness:
the airbnb was very clean and well kept up
awesome condo loved the location the tons of space the cleanliness and the easy/open communication with the owner
we absolutely loved the place super clean well-appointed and very comfortable (great bed ) it had everything we needed
perfect location a clean comfortable and well stocked home beautifully decorated too
super clean amenities galore extra towels toilet paper plates and an entire spice rack
Host:
jeri is a great host who is very attentive to any questions feedback
really couldn’t have asked for a better stay or a better host
jeri is a friendly and professional host and i will definitely want to stay at her place again
quick responses and communication during check in and leading up to our stay was helpful and appreciated
jeri’s place is the kind of apartment you wish you lived in and she’s a true top notch host
Location:
excellent condo with superb location
outstanding location right near everything by foot
the location is incredible with amazing morning light
the location is absolutely amazing; you are right across from the waterfront and walking distance to so much
pros:- location is central and great for leisure
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5. Fully furnished stay with bright interiors (from USD 115)

What’s not to love about this place? It’s cozy, sunny, and super clean. It also has a very warm host and a central location. Seattle Aquarium, Seattle Museum, The Great Wheel, and major establishments are within walking distance from this neat and spacious Airbnb in Downtown Seattle. It fits four to five people as it features both beds and sleeper sofas. You can save costs when you buy fresh produce from Pike’s Place and cook in the rental’s fully equipped kitchen.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1.84 km (1.2 mi) from Space Needle
355 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
washer/ dryer full bathroom nice kitchen with some food and snacks great view and very convenient location
the apartment itself is well-equipped and we found it to be the perfect size for a couple
Cleanliness:
clean and wonderful rooftop patio
hi apartment was very clean and welcoming
the inside was very clean & cosy
the apartment was small but clean and comfortable it had everything you needed
clean and cozy with some nice amenities
Host:
alex was a great host
alex was a superbly communicative and helpful host
alex was very helpful prior to arrival
alex was a great host and very quick to respond
alex was very helpful and answered any questions we had extremely quick
Location:
excellent location and stylish place
really cute apartment in such a great location
everything perfect location location location
i loved the central location of this place
the location is ideal close to everything downtown
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6. Disability-friendly suite with secure parking (from USD 225)

This luxury Airbnb rental in Seattle with unparalleled views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains warmly welcomes two guests in Seattle Waterfront. Besides the elegant white furnishings and complete facilities, including a gym, hot tub, and secure parking, this centrally located Airbnb vacation rental also features a stroller and a wheelchair. It’s friendly to persons with disabilities. For sure, you’ll have a restful evening sleeping on an Essentia natural memory foam mattress.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1.32 km (0.9 mi) from Space Needle
27 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was beautifully designed spacious and clean with an amazing view of the waterfront and pier
Cleanliness:
very clean stylish and comfortable interior with a full kitchen and upgraded bathroom
the location and cleanliness of this apartment is wonderful
Host:
great place to stay host was great quick response to questions and requests
lindsay was very friendly and communicative as the host
lindsay was such a great host and answered all of our questions promptly
lindsay was very friendly and helpful
lindsay is a great host and the condo is very comfortable
Location:
very close to pike's place market tons of restaurants and entertainment
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7. Fascinating unit with state-of-the-art equipment (from USD 256)

Movie nights in this spacious one-bedroom apartment is a must-try. This waterfront apartment in Seattle features spectacular views. The entertainment system features a high-end surround-sound that you can easily connect to your devices. The floor-to-ceiling glass windows allow you to have dinner with views of the waterfront. This top Airbnb vacation rental also features an upgraded kitchen, an AC and indoor fireplace for temperature regulation, and a secure door and parking access. Indeed, you’ll find comfort and security in this place.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1.32 km (0.9 mi) from Space Needle
213 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was beautiful with a great view
this place is a great space that provided plenty of room for two people
beautiful view well equipped kitchen wonderful sound system sparkling clean and very comfortable bed
can walk to pretty much anywhere downtown and you can’t beat the view from the living room
the space is very welcoming comfortable and easy to stay in
Cleanliness:
it was clean and comfortable
clean and bright and very comfortable
everything was super clean and welcoming
very clean very prompt with all communication great deal
it is very clean and has everything you need
Host:
raj was an amazing host and checked in regularly with great recommendations
raj is a wonderful host cannot recommend highly enough
raj is an excellent host who offers assistance and recommendations throughout the stay
raj was a great host and was more than accommodating
he was very responsive and helpful with any questions we had
Location:
the location is fantastic
beautiful home with great location
great location right next to pikes place market
this is the ideal location for seeing downtown seattle
perfect location- easy walk to pioneer square & the space needle and right next to pike place market
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8. Plush waterfront suite with access to club room

You can’t leave Seattle Waterfront without experiencing live music and good food. This stylish Airbnb vacation rental has access to a club room filled with entertainment options like a pool table and a theater. The beautiful two-bedroom apartment itself is fully furnished. You have all the essentials and comforts you need for a comfortable stay during your busy days in Seattle Waterfront. The view of the harbor from this elegant space is impressive.

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1.64 km (1.1 mi) from Space Needle
18 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything you need for your daily life is present including high-speed internet or excellent tv streaming option
Cleanliness:
apartment itself is large and clean
clean well-appointed space in a great location for a lot of tourist attractions
Host:
responsive host with hassle-free check-in and check-out
Location:
perfect localized with walking distance to pikes place and downtown
can recommend this one great location clear communication
great location and i would recommend it to anyone visiting seattle for business or leisure
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9. Homey two-bedroom suite with hotel-like facilities

Staying at this top Airbnb vacation rental feels like staying in a hotel. This two-bedroom suite has homey interiors and complete furnishings. You can watch your favorite shows in the spacious living room with the harbor as the gorgeous backdrop. Plus, you have access to shared facilities like an indoor pool, sauna, and hot tub in the Harbor Steps building. Ultimately, its central location makes your Seattle Waterfront stay easy, and its quiet environment helps you focus on your tasks.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1.72 km (1.1 mi) from Space Needle
28 reviews  
Entire apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
seato sky is perfect for two couples---two separate bedrooms two bathrooms
the inside of the apartment is very clean and comfortable and the view is gorgeous
great location amazing view lovely apartment
Cleanliness:
the apartment was very clean and had a great view
this apartment is lovely--very clean with great views
Host:
it’s challenging to find after picking up the keys but thanks to a helpful resident we made it
Location:
a great location too
great location with super easy check in about a block away
great location would stay here again
great location in the middle of the city able to walk everywhere we needed
great location just a quick walk to pike place market waterfront our pioneer square
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10. Fully equipped apartment with city and harbor views

Pike’s Place, the 113-year-old public market, has become an institution in itself. When you stay at this fully serviced modern apartment with city and harbor views, you stay close to Pike’s Place and many other Seattle Waterfront attractions. This lofty apartment’s convenient location, great views, and strong WiFi signal make it ideal for business travelers (not just tourists). You can go to your meeting venue straight from the pier in a jiffy and relax at night on the balcony. This property offers discounted corporate rates too.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1.63 km (1.1 mi) from Space Needle
119 reviews  
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
absolutely beautiful view from the room
views from the room and rooftop are amazing
(despite the lack of a/c) thanks to the north side open windows and good air circulation
diane & lilly's place was perfect with a great view from the room & an even better roof top
weather provided outstanding views from the apartment and the rooftop
Cleanliness:
studio is very clean and quiet
the apartment was clean and new
the studio is clean and bright
apartment was very clean and exactly as described
place was very clean and was very well kept
Host:
host is very responsive
nice enough building with pleasant "hosts
our hosts were communicative accommodating and very nice
super sweet and communicative hosts very helpful and honest
check in was a breeze and the hosts we're easy to reach throughout the stay
Location:
perfect location to explore downtown
the location is super convenient
access to points of interest was all within walking distance
a location and a very comfortable studio
the apartment is in a great location and is within walking distance of many attractions
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11. Roomy waterfront stay with an indoor fireplace

This roomy Airbnb vacation rental fits four guests and features spectacular rooftop views of the city and the waterfront. You’ll love the elegant design of the interiors, accented by pops of color here and there. The apartment has an indoor fireplace, kitchen, laundry area, WiFi and Netflix access, desk spaces, and a gym. When traveling, you do need a stylish like this for a restful stay.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
931 meters (0.6 ft) from Space Needle
67 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
- the refrigerator made some really loud noises when the compressor and fan were running
nice size kitchen with a large peninsula nice size tv and no issues with the internet
great location needs a new bed couch/futon
the furniture in the room is a bit used but clean nonetheless
Cleanliness:
xenia’s place was very clean and nice
the studio was very clean with a nice fresh clean scent upon our arrival
apartment is clean and safe
the space was clean and efficient
the apartment building itself had a weird smell but the actual apartment was very clean
Host:
wonderful host would stay again
xenia and sarah were great hosts
she was also very helpful and very easy to communicate with
nice and clean and the host was quick with responses to any questions we had
the hosts were easily accessible via airbnb and nice to work with
Location:
amazing location super close to everything downtown
nice little place near pikes place
the location of this place was perfect
it’s a great location in the city with everything in a great walking distance away
great location easy to get around and short distance to pike’s place
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12. Upscale apartment with waterfront views

The iconic 605-feet (184.40-meter) iconic Space Needle tower is visible from this luxurious Airbnb vacation rental. This rental is about modern elegance, including Bosch appliances and Kohler fixtures. Traveling businessmen can find great convenience in this rental - continuous WiFi access, laptop-friendly workspaces, AC, heater, and gym. Tourists also appreciate these features as they can stay fit and even experience the beautiful sunsets from the shared rooftop lounge.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
1.83 km (1.2 mi) from Space Needle
10 reviews  
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the unit was clean and well appointed
place was clean and smelled good when we walked in had everything we needed
the space was stunning and very clean
the view is amazing the complex is stylish clean and safe
Host:
communicating with mike was super easy great host i would say
Location:
new building and great location
this place is convenient beautiful and close to everything
location was great close to the waterfront pike place market and seattle art museum
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Enjoy great harbor views in Seattle Waterfront

One of these days, you’ll find yourself in the animated Seattle Waterfront. You’ll likely meet a client, attend a regional conference, or maybe even visit a friend. You’d be wise to stay in a fully furnished accommodation with a central location. These top Airbnb vacation rentals in Seattle Waterfront, Washington, offer you great features, plus spectacular views of the harbor. Keep this list handy, so you know where to stay.

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Frequently asked questions about the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Seattle Waterfront, Washington

1. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Seattle Waterfront are suitable for long-term stays?

If you want to enjoy your stay in Seattle Waterfront fully, stay at this vintage home across from Seattle Aquarium, this fully furnished property with bright interiors, and this disability-friendly suite with secure parking, as these properties offer long-term rentals.

2. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Seattle Waterfront have parking?

This gorgeous top-floor accommodation with superb views, this vintage home across from Seattle Aquarium, this fully furnished stay with bright interiors, and this disability-friendly suite with secure parking all have parking available for their guests’ convenience.

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Jahz is a Philippine-based writer who enjoys solo travels as much as group adventures. She believes that life is too short to be spent living in one place, so she makes it a point to experience a...Read more

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