The Pacific coast of Washington state weaves its magic on countless visitors every year who return home with cherished memories of its rugged beauty and wild charms as well as of the bright lights of a must-see city - Seattle. Home to such world-famous landmarks as the Space Needle and renowned as something of a coffee lovers’ paradise, there is much to see and do during a visit to this United States city. And, if you wish to experience the best of both worlds - namely the bustle of the metropolis and the rugged charms of nature - then you’ll want to use your own transport to get out and explore. Of course, the use of your own transport can often lead to unexpected additional costs - especially in the form of car parking fees. But, if you’d rather save your hard earned money for something less mundane than feeding a parking meter, then you’re in luck. There are plenty of hotels with free parking in Seattle, Washington. Read on for a list of some of the options available.
An option with a very good reputation, this particular Holiday Inn Express is also likely to appeal to those who want to use their own transport to get about. For, not only does it boast free on-site parking, but it is also conveniently placed for access to Interstate 5. Business travelers will enjoy the business center within the hotel and free Wi-Fi, while those traveling for pleasure are sure to find time to take a dip in the indoor pool or work up a sweat in the hotel gym. There is also a mix of room options available, catering from one to four people - the latter of which is likely to appeal to families. Hotel amenities include a handy ATM on the site.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites North Seattle - Shoreline, an IHG Hotel
Address: 14115 Aurora Avenue North
Free parking Laundry Fire extinguishers Cashless payment available Lift Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Dry cleaning Swimming pool
If it’s convenient road links you’re after then this highly-rated two-star hotel may be worth a consideration. It is just a 10-minute drive from the popular Alki Beach - perfect for those planning a little rest and relaxation - but it is also a similar distance by road from the very heart of central Seattle, which will likely appeal to business travelers and tourists alike (as will the free on-site parking). What’s more, those who plan on jetting in or out of the city as part of their travels will find King County International Airport just 15-minutes distant. Past guests loved the friendliness of the staff and remarked on the relative ease in getting about. Amenities include free Wi-Fi and an on-site business center, which is sure to tick plenty of boxes if your journey is for work purposes.
Those motorists eyeing up a little family fun during their stay may wish to opt for this well-reviewed one-star hotel. It is just 10-minutes by road from Edmonds Underwater Park, so fans of a little scuba diving will be in for a memorable treat in no time. What’s more, past guests remarked on its handy location just outside the busiest roads of the city, and praised the local bus links, meaning that you’ll get the best of both worlds when it comes to traffic. Namely, a handy base with car parking for when you arrive, and bus links for those days when you simply can’t face the rush hour traffic. Amenities include free Wi-Fi as well as cable TV. The on-site business center will also appeal to business travelers; as will the hotel’s location just 10-minutes from the Edmonds Conference Centre by road.
Convenience is the watch-word with this very well regarded two-star hotel to the north of Seattle in Bothell. Along with the availability of free car parking, it is well-placed for access to Interstates 405 and 5 and is just 30-minutes by road from the Seattle-Tacoma airport. What’s more, the downtown area is only a quarter-of-an-hour away, while shopaholics with a car will also enjoy the fact that the hotel is near the area’s biggest mall - the Alderwood. The nearby grocery stores also mean you’ll be able to keep well-stocked up on the essentials during your stay. And those traveling for business will enjoy the free Wi-Fi access and the complimentary newspaper and free local calls. There’s even a business center on site for those who need to get work done on their travels.
Shoppers looking for a base close to their favorite retail outlets may wish to opt for a stay in this three-star hotel, which enjoys a good reputation among former guests and is just a stone’s throw from the Northgate Mall. Those looking to hop in their motor to go exploring will find Interstate 5 within easy reach - for onward travel - while the delights of downtown Seattle are only 10-minutes away. And, should you prefer to leave the car behind at the free hotel car park, there are also shuttle services connecting the university district, Northgate Mall and city center for ease of movement. The free hot breakfast buffet and nearby restaurants appealed to guests, as too did the in-room microwaves for those peckish times. Amenities also include a pool and gym.
This well-reviewed two-star motel is another option which sits to the north of the downtown area. It is just 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from Northgate Mall - so shopping fans take note - while families may enjoy the Woodland Park Zoo a similar distance away. Head further afield and Interstate 5 is within easy reach, while the attractions of the downtown are just a 10-minute drive away. Past guests were impressed with the cleanliness of the rooms, the breakfasts, and friendly staff. There are also bus stops nearby, for those days when you’d rather leave your car behind in the free car park. Business travelers will enjoy the free Wi-Fi, while families will most likely enjoy the option of family rooms.
If it’s an extended Seattle stay you’re looking for then this accommodation option may just be the one for you. This two-star hotel features suites with their own fully-equipped kitchen, as well as free Wi-Fi. So, whether you’re a business traveler on a long secondment, a student seeking temporary accommodation while looking for something more permanent, or simply wish to enjoy a multi-week holiday, this hotel is likely to appeal. What’s more, there are laundry and ironing facilities on site, as well as free on-site parking; while the free buffet breakfasts should set you up nicely for the day. Although it is set 9 miles (14.5 km) from the very heart of Seattle, it is just 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the Northgate Mall, to cater for the shopaholic in you.
Extended Stay America - Seattle - Northgate
Address: 13300 Stone Avenue N
WiFi Available Non-smoking rooms Non-smoking throughout Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Free WiFi Internet services Parking
With a multi-camera surveillance system and staff monitoring the parking lot 24/7, this inn provides not only a free and convenient place to park your car but also enough assurance that it’s in good hands. No reservations are needed for free parking. Also, this inn serves as a convenient hub in Seattle as it is only less than 10 km (6.2 miles) away from attractions like Seattle Chinese Garden, Museum of Flight, Pacific Tower, Museum of Pop Culture, Space Needle, and Seattle Center.
Guest rooms at Georgetown Inn Seattle feature air conditioning, a fridge, and a flat-screen TV.
Other accommodation with free parking
This guesthouse offers a comfortable and convenient stay for your trip around Seattle. With a sun terrace, guests can enjoy the sights and sounds of Seattle, whether day or night. There is free parking just in front of the property for your convenience. All units at the property feature air conditioning, flat-screen cable TVs and private bathrooms.
With downtown Seattle, Bellevue, West Seattle, and Renton only a 15-minute drive away, this hotel promises a cozy place to return to after a long day of sightseeing.
Located just 8 km (5 mi) from downtown Seattle, this humble inn offers a comfortable stay as you explore Seattle during the day or night. Apart from the free parking, the inn offers property-wide wifi while each room features a TV with HBO.
With places like Woodland Park Zoo, Fremont, Northgate Mall, and Fremont Bridge only being less than 5 km (3.1 mi) away, staying here ensures you are not too far from Seattle’s attractions.
This historic 1909 mansion-turned-hotel offers uniquely designed rooms, right from the living room to the individual bedrooms. There is a driveway that you can freely use though it only can store up to five cars. Otherwise, street parking in front of the house is an option as well.
This hotel is also less than 5 km (3.1 mi) away from many attractions such as Volunteer Park, Broadway Performance Hall, Paramount Theatre, Space Needle, Seattle Center, and Seattle Aquarium.
Bacon Mansion Bed and Breakfast
Address: 959 Broadway East
Parking Pets allowed Newspapers Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking
This two-star motel will likely prove appealing to those who wish to enjoy free parking but also want a more central accommodation option. Indeed, a number of Seattle’s famous landmarks are within easy reach on foot, including the foodie delights of Pike Place Market and the iconic silhouette of the Space Needle. Naturally, the city center location also means there are plenty of restaurant and shopping choices close by too. Past guests were very impressed with the “excellent” location and the free parking in so central a hotel. There’s also free Wi-Fi, should you need to stay connected during your stay.
Address: 2106 Fifth Avenue
Non-smoking rooms CCTV in common areas Security alarm 24-hour security Luggage storage Non-smoking throughout Allergy-free room CCTV outside property
Time to hit the road
If you think the car is king, but don’t want to pay through the nose for parking, then you’ll find plenty of options within the Seattle area. It’s time to hit the open road.
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