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Take your pick from hotels overlooking Puget Sound, the Cascade Mountains or the city skyline with this guide to the top 10 hotels in Seattle.

Top business hotel – Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport

Spacious meeting rooms, computer rentals and an airport location make the Doubletree popular for business gatherings. Rooms feature contemporary lines with polished wood, russet fabrics and lobby fireplaces.

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18740 International Blvd., Seatac 98188
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Top romantic hotel – Alexis Hotel – a Kimpton Hotel

Get away from it all, snuggling under thick duvets in guestrooms that meld 1901 architecture with contemporary black, taupe and steel decor. Outside, Pioneer Square and Pike Place Market are just blocks away.

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1007 First Ave., Seattle 98104

Top luxury hotel – Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Ornate, wrought-iron staircases, gilt and crystal chandeliers and oak and cream furniture fill the rooms of this downtown Italian Renaissance gem. The glittering hotel restaurant, the Georgian, is one of Seattle’s most elegant.

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411 University St., Seattle 98101
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Top pet-friendly hotel – Hotel Monaco Seattle – a Kimpton Hotel

Hotel Moncao Seattle is one of Seattle’s most stylish hotels, with boldly striped wallpaper and eclectic art, and is also one of its most animal-friendly. Curl up with your fuzzy friend in your animal-print bathrobe. If your pet can’t travel, ask for a complimentary goldfish to keep you company.

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1101 Fourth Ave., Seattle 98101
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Top self-catering hotel – Residence Inn by Marriott Seattle Downtown Lake Union

Located on Lake Union’s southern shore, this Residence Inn is just outside the bustling downtown. Full kitchens and spacious suites are decorated in bold plums and greens, most with lake views.

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800 Fairview Ave. N, Seattle 98109
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Top family hotel – Seattle Marriott Waterfront

Seattle’s favorite downtown attractions – ferry docks, Pike Place Market and the Seattle Aquarium – are near this brightly-decorated Puget Sound hotel. CD players and pay-per-view movies are available, as are cots and rollaway beds.

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2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle 98121

Top historic hotel – The Roosevelt, a Coast Hotel

Pink neon letters sit atop The Roosevelt, advertising this 1929 landmark near Pike Place Market and downtown shopping. Guests relax before a marble lobby fireplace with live piano music. Rooms feature warm, russet hues and antiques.

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1531 Seventh Ave., Seattle 98101

Top boutique hotel – Hotel Vintage Park – a Kimpton Hotel

Washington’s wineries take center stage at Hotel Vintage Park, with each room named after a favorite. Burgundy-colored coverlets and oversized fireplaces warm guests on Seattle’s rainy days; evenings include complimentary wine tastings.

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1100 Fifth Ave., Seattle 98101
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Top spa hotel – W Seattle

Rediscover a sense of calm and rejuvenation at the W Seattle, indulging in shiatsu and hot stone massage, a facial or pedicure. Guestrooms continue the experience, decorated with warm navy and cream fabrics and freshly cut flowers. 

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1112 Fourth Ave., Seattle 98101
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Top design hotel – Hotel Deca, Noble House Hotel

Seattle’s hippest hotel, the Hotel Deca has drawn style-conscious guests to this University District location since 1931. Look for Art Deco moldings and furniture, modernized with chartreuse and red details and animal print throws. 

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4507 Brooklyn Ave. NE, Seattle 98105
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