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Seattle
Travel Guide

Seattle

From Puget Sound to Mount Rainier, this region offers great outdoor experiences, many cultural attractions and a bustling city life.

A place of great contrast, Seattle is equally known as a place for high living – as depicted in the popular TV show Frasier – as well as somewhere that fostered the angst underpinning Grunge. Whilst both interpretations are undoubtedly exaggerated for it affect, it is true to say that Seattle has something for everyone - from fine silver service dining to dive clubs featuring the hottest up and coming bands.

No visit to Seattle is complete without a visiting to the Space Needle. Built for the 1962 World Fair and standing 186m high, the landmark even features its own revolving restaurant – SkyCity. Needless to say the Needle offers incredible views right across the city all year round.

With a growing reputation as a family friendly destination, Seattle is home to a wide selection of fascinating museums and activities. For animal lovers, the Seattle Aquarium is well worth a visit whilst the Woodland Park Zoo in the Phinney Ridge area of the city is home to over 1,000 animal exhibits, including 35 from endangered species. Being the home of Expedia, Seattle is also associated with science and technology – subjects that can be explored in depth at both the Pacific Science Centre which is home to one of the world’s largest laser domes, and the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture which features 14m artefacts ranging from dinosaur fossils to totem poles.

Art and music lovers are also in for a treat with Seattle. The city is, of course, famous for being the home of the 90s Grunge scene but Seattle also has had an important role in the history of other musical genres such as Jazz and Bluegrass - all of which can be found at the Experience Project Music Museum next to the Space Needle.

Like any major city, Seattle is also extremely good for shopping but for the true Seattle experience though, why not head out to Elliot Bay to experience the Pike Place Market? One of the oldest farmers markets in America, Pike Place is also home to the original Starbucks which has been preserved in its original style.

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Where to stay in Seattle

Mediterranean Inn
Mediterranean Inn
3 out of 5
425 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £101 per night from 20 Jun to 20 Jun
Located in Queen Anne, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle Children's Theatre and Pacific Northwest Ballet. Marion Oliver ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,516 reviews)
"Very nice hotel and staff"

Reviewed on 17 Jun 2021

Mediterranean Inn
Hyatt Regency Seattle
Hyatt Regency Seattle
4 out of 5
808 Howell St, Seattle, WA
The price is £142 per night from 19 Jun to 19 Jun
Located in Belltown, this hotel is steps away from Seattle Paramount Theatre and Seattle Central Business District. Washington State Convention Center and Nordstrom ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,694 reviews)
"The property is walkable to the hot spots of seattle…transportation is not a problem at all..would recommend definitely👍👍👍"

Reviewed on 17 Jun 2021

Hyatt Regency Seattle
Renaissance Seattle Hotel
Renaissance Seattle Hotel
4.5 out of 5
515 Madison Street, Seattle, WA
The price is £133 per night from 25 Jun to 25 Jun
Located in Downtown Seattle, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Seattle Waterfront and Washington State Convention Center. Pike Place Market and ...
4.3/5Excellent! (958 reviews)
"Good location"

Reviewed on 13 Jun 2021

Renaissance Seattle Hotel
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Sonesta Simply Suites Seattle Renton
Sonesta Simply Suites Seattle Renton
2.5 out of 5
300 Sw 19th St, Renton, WA
The price is £90 per night from 28 Jun to 28 Jun
Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from The Boeing Company and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Westfield Southcenter Mall. Family Fun Center and ...
4.3/5Excellent! (376 reviews)
"I really appreciated the little kitchen and big desk area of the room. It's a little older, less swanky than Sonesta Select, however, it worked great for an overnight stay."

Reviewed on 8 Jun 2021

Sonesta Simply Suites Seattle Renton
Towneplace Suites By Marriott Seattle Southcenter
Towneplace Suites By Marriott Seattle Southcenter
2.5 out of 5
18123 72nd Ave S, Kent, WA
The price is £95 per night from 4 Jul to 4 Jul
Situated in the suburbs, this aparthotel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Acme Bowl and 2 mi (3.1 km) from Westfield Southcenter Mall. Family Fun Center and The Boeing ...
4.3/5Excellent! (430 reviews)
"The woman at the front desk was cheerful and funny I enjoyed talking with her. The room is great and clean!"

Reviewed on 30 May 2021

Towneplace Suites By Marriott Seattle Southcenter
Stay With us for a Beautiful, Relaxing, Quiet but Exciting Escape
Stay With us for a Beautiful, Relaxing, Quiet but Exciting Escape
7001 Seaview Ave NW, T-end of pier, Seattle, WA
The price is £836 per night from 7 Jul to 7 Jul
Located in Ballard, this houseboat is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Discovery Park. Woodland Park Zoo and Seattle Cruise ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Above and Beyond
"This trip exceeded all of our expectations. Captain Bill and Leiwa were so accommodating, friendly, and helpful. They went above and beyond with everything. The food was absolutely exquisite. The hosts made us feel at home and they were very patient and kind with our kids. We had so much fun with ..."

Reviewed on 1 Jun 2021

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