Where To Stay In Seattle, Washington: 8 Best Hotels & Vacation Rentals - Updated 2021

where to stay in seattle

From the most top luxury hotels to cozy vacation rentals, we’ve prepared a list of where to stay in Seattle, Washington.

Not just home to tech monsters, Microsoft and Amazon, Seattle has a surreal art side as well. Seattle offers an urban framework with a wide range of extraordinary nebulous visions.

First time in Seattle? We bet you will be thrilled by the gallery that looks like a crushed up electric guitar, rocket out of a shoe shop, glass spheres in wooden kayaks and the statue of Vladimir Lenin. Seattle will show you everything from 19th-century Pike Place Market and yesteryear’s burger recipes to plush accommodation.

Here’s a list of the 8 best places to stay in the amazing city of Seattle.

1. The Westin Seattle (from USD 219)

The Westin Seattle is situated in the downtown area of Seattle and highlights the spectacular city and water views. This hotel features in-room spas among other modern amenities. The rooms exhibit flat screen TVs, a minibar, tea-espresso facilities, and a desk. In addition, a 24-hour wellness center is accessible for visitors at the Seattle Westin. Likewise, you can access the indoor pool, Lobby Bar and Relish Burger Bistro for American breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Monorail, Seattle Centre, Washington State Convention Centre and Space Needle, are all within a 5-minute walk.

The Westin Seattle

Address: 1900 Fifth Avenue

Lift Snack bar Dry cleaning Shops (on site) Internet services Air conditioning Contactless check-in/check-out Cashless payment available

2. Staypineapple at Watertown Hotel (from USD 97)

Staypineapple at Watertown Hotel, is close to the University of Washington. The hotel offers free transportation inside a scope of 6.4 km (3.9 miles), including downtown Seattle and the Space Needle. The opulent rooms at the Staypineapple at Watertown Hotel are furnished with digital TV, telephone, microwave and mini-refrigerator. The hotel also offers a wellness centre and free laundry services. The Pineapple Cafe is situated nearby and offers breakfast, lunch and snacks. You can also access the outside pool at the close-by University Inn. The Space Needle is a 10-minute drive from the Watertown Hotel in Seattle, while the Seattle Children’s Hospital is 3 km (1.8 mi) distance.

Staypineapple, Watertown, University District Seattle

Address: 4242 Roosevelt Way Northeast

Smoke alarms Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Pets allowed Heating Fitness centre Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Meeting/banquet facilities

3. Belltown Inn (from USD 96)

The Belltown Inn is located at a 15-minute stroll from the Olympic Sculpture Park. The hotel highlights an outfitted housetop porch, a kitchenette, 32" LCD TV and free toiletries in the en suite washroom. In addition, an espresso making facility is also provided in each room. The hotel also features a business centre and a launderette. Pacific Science Centre, Seattle Art Museum, Pike Place Market and the Space Needle are all within a 15-minute stroll. Above all, Belltown is an awesome place for explorers intrigued with food, markets and restaurants.

Belltown Inn

Address: 2301 3rd Avenue

Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Vending machine (snacks) Luggage storage CCTV in common areas First aid kit available Terrace Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas WiFi Available

4. The Mediterranean Inn (from USD 99)

The Mediterranean Inn features a rooftop porch with amazing perspectives of the Seattle Skyline, Mount Rainier, the Olympic Mountains, and Elliot Bay. Every room at this hotel highlights a TV, full work area, a microwave, mini refrigerator, tea-espresso facilities, and a kitchenette. In addition, all the rooms incorporate en-suite restrooms with hairdryers. You can use the vending machines for snacks and beverages. The hotel is close to the Pike Place, KeyArena and Ruler Anne for shopping and touring.

The Mediterranean Inn

Address: 425 Queen Anne Avenue North

CCTV outside property WiFi Available Face masks for guests available Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Free WiFi Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Heating Airport shuttle

5. Cosy Beacon Hill Apartment (from USD 95)

Beacon Hill Apartment is a recently remodeled cellar loft with a separate entrance. Expect heaps of light, amid strolling distance from the Light Rail, various eateries, supermarkets, and the neighborhood distillery. This two bedroom house with a futon features a little kitchenette with microwave, Keurig, refrigerator, and sink. It’s a comfortable place with simple access to the city, cool neighborhoods, and mountains for climbing. Note that the second room will be prepared for guests in mid-July.

Cozy Beacon Hill Apartment - Walk to Light Rail
Seattle, Washington, United States
87 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice apartment in a calm and relaxed residential area
a very nice low-key apartment which is roomier than it looks on the photos and nice and homey
we had everything we needed in the apartment including some complimentary treats
the place was very comfortable and spacious for our little family
spacious accommodation and very clean quarters
the rooms were clean and tidy
apartment was clean and very welcoming
the house is nice clean and comfortable
the place was very clean on arrival and check-in was very easy
heather ann is a wonderful host
heather ann was a wonderful host
we really loved the place the host was friendly and made sure our check in went smoothly
heather ann is a gracious host who responds quickly
heather ann was a great host
the location was great
beautiful place located in a nice area
good location easy to get to public transportation
the location was great and so close to everything that is seattle
good access to two streetcar stations in walking distance
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6. Maruca house studio in the heart of Seattle

Situated on a tree lined road in one of Seattle’s most energetic neighborhoods, is the studio at Maruca House. The studio at Maruca House has a brilliantly isolated feel, while it is still close to central Seattle. This home is situated between Seattle’s Central District and Capitol Hill and is an ideal option for a tranquil and quiet vacation.

The studio has its own private passage, front yard porch and garden. Additionally, the studio has an open front room, an extensive kitchen range and an ensuite restroom with snares for hanging clothes, and a lot of counter space for your toiletries. The studio is stocked with a mini library, TV and free Wi-Fi. There is a storage room with a dresser and holders, and 3 substantial windows that offer characteristic lighting. The zone outside of the studio is encased by a security fence.

Studio at Maruca House

7. The Garden Studio in Northeast Seattle

The Garden Studio in Northeast Seattle is a recently remodeled apartment in a calm, tree-filled Wedgwood neighborhood. This isolated building with a private passageway is in a totally fenced yard. Staying here means getting to enjoy rose arbors, lavish plantings, porches and seating zones, a marble table for outside feasting, and a relaxing loft. In addition, the property’s yard is a Certified Backyard Wildlife Habitat, where you may see heaps of winged animals, including overwintering hummingbirds.

The Garden Studio ~ Beautiful, Calm, Private.
106 reviews
cottage 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Inside is crazy comfortable and outside
The hosts have provided everything you could possibly need from toiletries to coffee
The shower was great and the bathroom had a heated floor
It is exactly as shown in the pictures
The studio itself is impeccably designed including the outside landscaping
It was spotlessly clean and the area is very quiet
The coffee bean grinder died while we were here
bikes avail shampoo soap
Julie is very helpful and organized
The hosts were welcoming and generous with their time
They are true pros in the business
Besides being beautiful and quiet the hosts have literally anticipated all your questions and left helpful notes everywhere
In Spring the gardens are beautiful
just a short walk away from bus stops to get us wherever we wanted to go
It seemed to fit perfectly with Seattle
It's pleasing to the eye and senses I even walked around in my bare feet
It was surprisingly quiet for being near big roads and other homes but
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8. Garden Level Apartment near the Light Rail

The building is situated on a calm private road on North Capitol Hill, just two blocks from the prestigious Olmsted-outlined Volunteer Park. This redesigned 1 bedroom garden loft with the top of the line finishing, like hardwood floors, and a fireplace is situated in a mid-century building from 1955. The apartment has a private passage, sufficiently bright garden space and a gas grill. The building is strategically placed close to eateries, cafés, bars, and markets on Broadway and Fifteenth Avenue. In addition, staying her means being close to new Link Light Rail, Downtown Seattle, Pike Place Market, Seattle Centre, Space Needle, Seattle University, University of Washington, and other vacationer spots.

Garden Level Aptmt - Quiet Street w/FP, WA/DR, 55" TV, King Bed, Near Light Rail
206 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quiet street cozy atmosphere and soothing ambiance
apartment has comfortable bed nice shower and is fully equipped with kitchenware and linens
a perfect getaway- cozy yet modern with everything we needed
there are many extra details with the interiors and it is equipped for a comfortable and convenient stay
very comfortable stay for our family
nicely decorated and very clean
the apartment is nice clean and functional
this nicely decorated very clean apartment worked perfectly for our nearly 2 week stay
host was kind and helpful throughout our stay
they were easy to communicate with and very helpful
beautiful the owners were very responsive and great to work with
great location in capitol hill — convenient to everything
great location third or fourth time staying in this place
the location is ideal for capitol hill downtown seattle etc
very walkable part of town with easy access to downtown by both bus and light rail
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In Seattle, don't limit yourself to hotels

While Seattle offers wonderful hotel accommodation, we recommend that you don’t limit yourself to just hotels. Instead, try these rental apartments with modern amenities for both short and long stay. Choose the best from our list to experience the true essence of Seattle in Washington.

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Veidehi, also known as Krazy Butterfly, is a multi-award-winning travel writer and explorer who likes to write about destinations, diverse cultures and cuisines that bring everyone together.

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