Seattle

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

Seattle is known for a unique lifestyle of laid-back coffee shops, pleasant waterfront relaxation and endless opportunities for outdoor activities. Explore the iconic downtown marketplace and cultural highlights. Visit distinct neighborhoods and venture beyond the city for amazing natural attractions.

Read the book Fish! about business success and employee morale at the Pike Place Fish Market. During the day see employees tossing fish as they fill orders. Nearby is the amazing but rather disgusting Gum Wall. Stop at the market’s many other shops for souvenirs and dining. The original Starbucks store is a popular attraction.

Walk the short distance to the Seattle Waterfront area for shopping, dining and attractions along several piers. Visit the touch pool at the Seattle Aquarium and ask questions of divers swimming among sea creatures in the giant tank. Enclosed gondolas on the Great Wheel provide comfortable rides year-round. Take a harbor cruise and gaze back at the city’s pretty skyline.

Wander along the downtown streets to tour the oddly shaped Central Public Library and the Seattle Art Museum. In the evening the Seattle Symphony performs across the street at Benaroya Hall.

Take the short overhead monorail to the Seattle Center and rise 520 feet (160 meters) in the Space Needle for 360-degree views encompassing Puget Sound, Mount Rainier and the entire Seattle area. At the base of the tower are several museums. The Experience Music Project features an eclectic collection ranging from Jimi Hendrix to Star Trek inside a Frank Gehry-designed building. See amazing artworks created from colorful glass in the Chihuly Garden and Glass museum. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center offers inspiration for global innovation and aid.

Seattle’s Chinatown-International District is walkable from downtown. Visit great Asian restaurants and shops. Attend professional football or soccer at nearby CenturyLink Field and baseball at Safeco Field.

Gaze at Mount Rainier from many vantage points across the city or drive 2 hours from Seattle for a close-up view of this impressive snow-covered active volcano.

Where to stay in Seattle

Coast Gateway Hotel
Coast Gateway Hotel
3.5 out of 5
18415 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA, 98188
The price is £185 per night from 29 Jul to 30 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in SeaTac. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (2,147 reviews)
"Walkable to the airport, relatively quiet considering proximity to the airport. Staff was great, gave us a bagged breakfast for an early flight."

Reviewed on 30 Jun 2022

Coast Gateway Hotel
Mediterranean Inn
Mediterranean Inn
3 out of 5
425 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109
The price is £194 per night from 5 Jul to 6 Jul
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Seattle. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and a 24-hour fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (2,779 reviews)
"We stayed at the Mediterranean Inn for two nights after our cruise to Alaska. The staff was helpful, friendly and very accommodating. The room was impeccably clean. We will surely stay here again. My only non-positive comment is that the elevator is very slow. Surely not a problem."

Reviewed on 29 Jun 2022

Mediterranean Inn
Hyatt Regency Seattle
Hyatt Regency Seattle
4 out of 5
808 Howell St, Seattle, WA, 98101
The price is £243 per night from 5 Jul to 6 Jul
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Seattle. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (3,437 reviews)
"Rooms were well appointed and clean. Views were spectacular and the staff were friendly and helpful."

Reviewed on 30 Jun 2022

Hyatt Regency Seattle
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Larkspur Landing Renton - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing Renton - An All-Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
1701 E Valley Rd, Renton, WA, 98055
The price is £148 per night from 4 Jul to 5 Jul
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Renton. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (2,530 reviews)
"Everything was exceptional! The only thing I thought needed more attention was the cleanliness, our room spelled iffy and the couch had a couple of food stains."

Reviewed on 27 Jun 2022

Larkspur Landing Renton - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing Bellevue - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing Bellevue - An All-Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
15805 SE 37th St, Bellevue, WA, 98006
The price is £151 per night from 4 Jul to 5 Jul
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Bellevue. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a free area shuttle. Our guests praise the clean rooms in their ...
3.9/5 Good! (2,347 reviews)
"Pet friendly and a fabulous experience! Can’t wait to come back with the pups!"

Reviewed on 22 Jun 2022

Larkspur Landing Bellevue - An All-Suite Hotel
Sonesta Simply Suites Seattle Renton
Sonesta Simply Suites Seattle Renton
2.5 out of 5
300 Sw 19th St, Renton, WA, 98057
The price is £150 per night from 4 Jul to 5 Jul
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Renton. Enjoy free WiFi, a free airport shuttle and a fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (628 reviews)
"Clean, responsive staff and good amenities."

Reviewed on 1 Jul 2022

Sonesta Simply Suites Seattle Renton
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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