Seattle, the largest city of Washing State is located on Puget Sound northwest of the Pacific. It is a relaxing urban city that is surrounded with beautiful natural scenery of evergreen forests, mountains, stretches of parkland, and blue waters. Seattle is also a center for education and industry. The headquarters of Amazon and Microsoft are found in this city. Students migrate to this city to enrol in the University of Washington. It also has notable landmarks like the Space Needle, Olympic Sculpture Park, Pike Place Market (where you will also see the intriguing Gum Wall) and others.
This city is one of the best places for to go for a pleasurable trip. There are several hotels and accommodations that offer very affordable rates and comfortable stays. Below are just a few of the highly recommend places to stay that charge no more than 150 USD a night.
1. Marco Polo Motel (from USD 97)
The Marco Polo Motel is perfect to stay in if you are visiting the Woodland Park Zoo, University of Washington and downtown Seattle. These places are just 5 minutes away from the property. The motel has a variety of spacious rooms that are ideal for small families. They offer huge comfy beds with no extra charge for kids below 10 years old. All the guest rooms have a small seating area, free cable TV, microwave, air-conditioning, a mini-ref and free WiFi. Each room has its own private bathroom complete with sink, toilet, shower, towels and toiletries. You get amenities like free breakfast, free parking, coin-operated laundry services and baby cribs or extra beds upon request.
Marco Polo Motel
Address: 4114 Aurora North
Parking Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi
2. The Grove West Seattle Inn (from USD 139)
This kid and pet friendly Inn is perfect to stay in if you are in town to visit the Alki Beach and Central Seattle which is just 5 minutes away. Parks, restaurants and other notable landmarks are also close by.
The Inn has a King Suite, Queen Room and Double Rooms that comfortably fit a family or group of 4. All the rooms are wide, have fully carpeted floors and are decorated with wall art. Each room has a work desk, coffee maker, 32 inch flat-screen TV, free WiFi, air-conditioning and huge soft beds. It also has a private bathroom complete with toiletries and towels. It features a sink, toilet and tub with shower.
There are facilities for the disabled guests as well as free Continental breakfast served every morning. Your other amenities are free parking, use of the on-site business center, smoking areas, daily maid service, and laundry facilities.
The Grove West Seattle Inn
Address: 3512 Southwest Alaska Street
Parking Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms
3. Crown Inn (from USD 79)
The motel is conveniently located on Highway 99, close to Woodlawn Zoo, Space Needle, Pike Place Market, Washington State Convention Center and Central Seattle. All the rooms are spacious featuring huge soft beds that could accommodate at least a family of 4. The rooms feature a simple design but are complete with air-conditioning, heating, free WiFi, fridge and microwave, and a small seating area. Some rooms even have a small kitchenette. You have a private bathroom complete with towels, toilet, sink and a combination tub and shower.
You get free breakfast every morning. There is also free parking, facilities for the disabled guests, children’s cots and cribs (upon request), and vending machines for drinks. Pets are not allowed. The staff can speak both English and Korean.
Address: 9501 Aurora Avenue North
Parking Restaurant Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking Heating Air conditioning
4. Columbus Motor Inn (from USD 85)
The property is just 8 km (5 mi) away from Seattle downtown. University of Washington, Space Needle and Pike Place Market are also close by. All the rooms are spacious, fully carpeted, have their own private entrance, a small seating area, air-conditioning and heating. It has huge comfy beds where you can retire to after a long day of sightseeing. You also have amenities like free parking, free WiFi, TV, a small kitchenette with a fridge and microwave and your own private bathroom. The bathroom is clean and simple. It has a toilet, sink and bathtub with shower. You are also provided toiletries and towels. It is a family friendly inn but pets are not allowed.
Columbus Motor Inn
Address: 9613 Aurora Avenue North
Parking Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Heating Fax/photocopying WiFi Available
5. Nites Inn Motel (from USD 89)
The property is located in the Northgate district and 10 km (6 mi) away from Space Needle and the Seattle center. The motel offers spacious rooms and huge beds that can provide a comfortable stay for at least 4 people. All the rooms have parquet flooring, air-conditioning, free WiFi, heating, TV, microwave, linens and towels. Each room has its own private bathroom and small seating area. The bathrooms are complete with sink, toilet, tub and shower, and marble top counters. Other amenities include free parking, baby crib or cot upon request and use of the small business center.
Nites Inn Motel
Address: 11746 Aurora Avenue North
Parking Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Heating WiFi Available Free WiFi Air conditioning
6. College Inn Seattle (from USD 130)
The inn is located right across from University of Washington and walking distance from the University shopping center. You can take the bus going to Washington State Convention Center and Seattle Center. There is a lounge, café, and convenience store on-site. There are other notable landmarks near the accommodation that make the Inn an ideal place to stay for solo travelers and a small family of 4.
All the rooms are fully carpeted and have comfortable, soft beds. The rooms are decorated with vintage furniture and most have shared bathrooms. The larger rooms have a small seating area, a coffee and tea corner while the smaller rooms only have a desk. All rooms have wide windows with window seats. You can enjoy amenities like free WiFi, heating, fan, iPod dock, telephone, use of the business center, luggage storage and an on-site ATM machine. The staff can speak English and Spanish.
College Inn Hotel
Address: 4000 University Way Northeast
Restaurant 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Internet services Express check-in/check-out Heating Luggage storage
7. University Motel Suites (from USD 94)
The motel has apartment like suites ideal for a small family of 4. Each unit has huge comfy beds, a complete kitchen, a work desk, and a dining and seating area. All rooms are fully carpeted, have cable TV, air-conditioning, free WiFi, heating, a hairdryer, coffee machine, and a private bathroom complete with toiletries and towels. Other amenities are free parking, baby crib upon request, laundry services, and luggage storage. The entire motel is a non-smoking property.
The location of the motel is near Seattle center and University Village shopping center. It is situated within the University District and a short distance to the University of Washington.
University Motel Suites
Address: 4731 12th Avenue Northeast
8. Travelodge Seattle North of Downtown (from USD 91)
Travelodge offers spacious accommodation for couples or a small family of 4. The big rooms feature comfy beds, wall-to-wall carpeting, a small seating area, flat screen TV, free WiFi, air-conditioning, alarm clock, telephone services, and a private bathroom. The bathrooms are complete with sink, toilet and combination tub and shower. You also get free toiletries, towels and linen. There is free parking and you have access to their on-site business center.
The property is located 8 km (5 mi) away from Seattle center and Space Needle. Less than 3 km (1.8 mi) away is the Northgate Mall, Woodland Park Zoo and Fremont Bridge.
Travelodge by Wyndham Seattle North of Downtown
Address: 8512 Aurora Avenue North
Parking Non-smoking rooms Business centre Family rooms Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi
9. Seattle Inn North (from USD 135)
The inn is found in Northgate district and just 11 km (6.5 mi) away from Space Needle and Seattle center. Less than 2 km (1.2 mi) is the Northgate Mall and Fremont Bridge is just a short walk away.
The inn offers wide rooms that look very inviting with their huge, soft beds. Each room has a small seating area, heating, fan, flat screen cable TV, free WiFi, mosquito net, fridge, microwave, and a private bathroom. The bathrooms are complete with a tub and shower with free towels, toiletries and linens. There is wheelchair access for units located on the ground floor.
Seattle Inn Northgate
Address: 12035 Aurora Avenue North
Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Heating WiFi Available Free WiFi
10. Inn at Queen Anne (from USD 92)
The hotel is located in the Queen Anne neighborhood, 5 minutes away from the Pacific Northwest Ballet. This English themed hotel offers a comfortable and luxurious stay for a small family visiting town. The guest rooms have carpeted flooring and are decorated in earth colors reminiscent of the 1930s buildings.
Every room has a kitchenette with stove, fridge and cooking implements. The beds are wide with thick mattresses. Each room has a small seating area and a private bathroom. The bathrooms are complete with toiletries and towels. You have amenities like free WiFi, flat screen cable TV, laundry facilities, air-conditioning, radio, telephone, heating, wake-up service, shuttle service, free parking and access to the on-site business center. The property also has a charming English style garden complete with outdoor seating.
Inn at Queen Anne
Address: 505 1st Avenue North
Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Luggage storage Terrace Free WiFi Fax/photocopying Parking Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Fire extinguishers
Sleeping in Seattle
Finding a place to sleep in Seattle is never a problem, even if you are traveling on a shoestring budget. These places are very affordable but they do not compromise on comfort and cleanliness. In fact, some interiors look very elegant even if they offer a very economical rate. With the amount of money you can save on accommodations, you will have enough funds to go around and enjoy the rest of what Seattle offers.
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