When I think about Seattle, the first thing that comes to my mind is the famous 1993 American romantic comedy-drama Sleepless In Seattle; old school stuff. More recent movies with the vibrant city of Seattle as the background include the famous erotic romance Fifty Shades of Grey, or the American comedy-drama film Captain Fantastic, starring Viggo Mortensen.
The relatively small Pacific Northwestern city has changed into a bustling metropolis with fun things to do including its vibrant cultural activities and its selections of gourmet restaurants.
While you are making a list of what things you want to do in Seattle, we give you the 10 best places to stay if you are going to Seattle, Washington for holiday.
The Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle is located in central Seattle. The Space Needle and Safeco Field are only 1.5 km (0.9 mi) away from the hotel. It’s so easy to explore central Seattle from this hotel.
The Outlier restaurant serves delicious food and drinks, or if you’re feeling ready to dine out, you can find Tulio, the best Italian restaurant within a short walk.
And the big secret is that Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle is a pet friendly hotel. So don’t worry about putting your pet into a kennel when you’re on holiday. Bring your pet along and stay at this hotel!
Motif Seattle is located in the Seattle city centre but features Elliot Bay and the Olympic Mountains in some of its rooms. Make sure to ask for a room on a higher floor because you might get lucky and have a view of Puget Sound from your window.
Everything is within walking distance from this hotel including the Seattle Art Museum and the Washington State Convention Centre. The Ferry Terminal is just 1.4 km (0.86 mi) from Motif Seattle.
Don’t forget to have a drink in the outdoor patio bar and if you’re lucky, maybe they’ll have local wine tasting during your stay.
Silver Cloud Inn offers most rooms with a lake view. It has free local area shuttle services that will always be ready to drive you to the main attractions in Seattle, such as Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and the Chihuly Museum. The swimming pool is open 24 hours a day and is free for guests to use.
The Space Needle is 2.1 km (1.3 mi) from the hotel and the University of Washington is 4.5 km (2.8 mi). The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre is a 2 minute walk away.
Have a delicious big breakfast at the hotel before you head out for activities on the lake such as taking a seaplane, sailboat, and kayaking. Or maybe just enjoy picnic by the lake and relax.
The Mediterranean Inn is located in the chic urban neighbourhood of Queen Anne. It offers breathtaking views of the Seattle Skyline, Mount Rainier, the Olympic Mountains, and Elliot Bay.
It is located just 800 m (2,624 ft) from the Space Needle. The hotel has a rooftop lounge where you can enjoy the evening while overlooking the best view that Seattle has to offer.
With much to offer, The Mediterranean Inn has an affordable price. It is the best bargain you can get in an expensive city like Seattle.
The house name is The Bluffs and it’s a modern 2 bedroom house in a chic urban neighbourhood with breathtaking views of Puget Sound. It has a view of Pier 91, the home to cruise ships that head to Alaska, Elliot Bay Marina, and the Olympic Mountains in the background.
The house accommodates up to 5 people and it’s located in Queen Anne with its tree lined cobble stone streets, graceful mansions as your neighbours, and is close to the Stairway Walks, an old cable car stairway that accesses the heart of the neighbourhood.
After a full day of adventures, The Bluffs is the place you want to be to relax with a glass of wine while watching the sunset over the front yard or over the large windows. Later on, you can gather around the fire pit in the lush Pacific Northwest gardens and having a great night.
Queen Anne Home, Walk Score 90 + S W E E P I N G Views Puget Sound, Pets Free
Price: from 262 USD
Number of Guests: 5
This is a perfect vacation home if you wish to spend your family holiday in Seattle. Located at Portage Bay Getaway, the house has an amazing view of Portage Bay and the houseboats while you are cooking in its new modern kitchen.
It’s close to the University of Washington, South Lake Union, and Capitol Hill. And you can spend time by the lake and enjoy water activities such as kayaking. If you want to do some exercise, head out to “Strength Studio,” which is only one block away from the house. It offers group classes and personal training.
The house accommodates up to 3 people. It’s in the central area and yet it’s quiet and tranquil.
Rare Portage Bay View, New Modern Custom Home, Perfect Location, Cozy 1 bd rm
Price: from 155 USD
Number of Guests: 3
The Marion Flat is a beautiful place to stay when you plan to stay in Seattle for a holiday. Located in the Central District by Cherry Hill, the accommodation is on the upper floor of the host’s house.
The downtown Seattle is only 10 minutes from the accommodation and it’s walking distance to the Swedish Hospital Cherry Hill Campus and Seattle University. And yet, the area is quiet and peaceful. You can even hear the songs of the birds in the morning!
The Marion Flat accommodates up to 2 people with a fully furnished and complete kitchen. On sunny days, enjoy the sunshine on the private deck and maybe you can see a glimpse of Mount Rainier.
The Marion Flat on Cherry HillSeattle, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe enjoyed having a well equipped kitchen and a lovely rooftop deck for outdoors diningcheerful light-filled space plenty of room to spread out for three of usthe space is cozy however can fit around four peopleit was a nice apartment for us (two adults and three kids age 11 7 and 7 months)we felt very comfortable the entire time and had a lot of space to move aroundgreat place very clean and quietnice clean unit in quiet seattle residential neighbourhoodclean great location and communicationthe apartment is clean tidy and well-decoratedeasy parking and clean comfortable space
Host:ron is a great hostron is an amazing host and the home was perfectwonderful host and great apartmentron was an excellent hostron is a gracious and welcoming hostRead more reviewsgreat location and great spacegreat location for a great pricegreat location and very versatile placefantastic location and beautiful setupnice apartment in good location
The Queen Anne studio suite is a century-old farmhouse turned into a modern studio suite that accommodates 2 people with a private entrance. Your privacy will be highly respected. But you will also be guaranteed that the host will always be ready whenever you need something.
You will feel like you are staying in a house with qualified hotel facilities where you can find anything you need from the toiletries to the water and juice in the fridge. Please be aware that there is no stove, although there is a microwave so you can heat up your food when you feel like staying in for dinner.
The accommodation is in a prime location where you can conveniently walk to the shops and sights nearby. The Queen Anne boutiques, coffee shops, and restaurants are also within walking distance.
Private Queen Anne Studio SuiteSeattle, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe room was spotless with lots of thoughtful touches and more amenities than we expectedthe space is really comfortable with some very thoughtful touchesshower has great water flow and warm/hot water (this is important to me)very cleanclean cozy and private a hotel couldn't do it any betterthe space is very clean especially the bathrooma lovely clean and private space with some snacks providedken and patti were great to deal with and their suite was nice clean and private as advertised
Host:they are wonderful hoststhey are wonderful hostsken & patti were amazing hostsken and patti were really welcoming hosts who answered any questions we hadken and patti are wonderful hostsRead more reviewsvery cute placegreat location in queen anneperfect location in a nice neighborhood in walking distance to shops and restaurantsexpect great location cozy roomeverything is walking distance & a safe neighborhood in queen ann
Another pet friendly accommodation is Pensione Nichols B&B. It is only a 5 minute walk to the Pike Place Market and within 10 minutes, you will arrive at the Waterfront Park.
The Space Needle is just 1.6 km (~1 mi) away and the cruise boat terminal is within walking distance.
Pensione Nichols is a B&B with quaint decoration and atmosphere. It doesn’t have lift, so be sure that you are fit enough to climb the stairs to get into your room. Please note that the B&B only has shared bathrooms.
Pensione Nichols Bed and Breakfast
Address: 1923 First Avenue
Located in West Seattle, this accommodation is a re-modelled studio apartment with full walls of windows overlooking the Seattle skyline and Elliot Bay.
It accommodates up to 2 people with everything that you need for your holiday including a washer/dryer room and a walk-in closet. The grocery store and coffee shop are a few blocks away and the ferry is down the hill.
Restaurants and more shops are a bit further, but it’s a beautiful walk. Or you can stay in and have dinner while looking out to the spectacular view of the Seattle skyline at night.
Stunning Views of the Seattle SkylineSeattle, Washington, United States
Top guest reviewswonderful view and comfortable roomwonderful studio apartment with a gorgeous viewsoft new carpets and a comfy bed made our stay nice and cozythe views of the city are amazing and it is a very comfortable spacewhat a wonderful space incredible view of downtown seattle super cozy and well-appointed and mumtaz is a terrific hostshe keeps the place extremely cleaneverything is nice clean and precisely as describedthe place was super clean and there were notes with all rules and guidelines clearly spelled outvery clean house excellent and responsive hoststhe apartment was well appointed and sparkling clean
Host:friendly and helpful hostmumtaz was a generous hostmumtaz was a great hostvery nice rental with excellent hoststhis space is absolutely beautiful the hosts are very hospitableRead more reviewsthe location is perfectlocated in a quiet beautiful neighborhoodthis place is in a great location in a quite neighborhood with a nice grocery store within walking distanceclose to metropolitan market it is a hidden gem tucked away near admiral junctionan excellent location and host
Sleepless in Seattle
There are many things to enjoy in Seattle. Even staying in one of its accommodation already gives you that “sleepless” feeling. From its gourmet restaurants, beautiful natural landscape, and vibrant culture, Seattle has a lot to offer.
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