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Hotels in Seattle near Washington State Convention Center

Washington State Convention Center Introduction

Located in Downtown Seattle, in the heart of the central retail, entertainment, and cultural district, the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) is an impressive building that straddles Interstate 5. There are a host of well-attended events on at the center, peaking in February and March with events such as the NW Flower & Garden Show and Emerald City Comicon. The center is a block away from the Paramount Theater and high-end shopping at Pacific Place, and 2 blocks from well-known brand shops at the Westlake Center. Seattle Art Museum is an 11-minute walk away.

Hotels near Washington State Convention Center

There's a good selection of hotels within walking distance of the convention center. You could try the classic Roosevelt Seattle. Although it was built in 1929, it has a modern feel and offers welcome perks such as free hot drinks, wine tasting on arrival, and a 24-hour fitness center. There's also a contemporary vibe at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, which has a wine bar, a 1930s-style American diner and an urban French-inspired restaurant with a balcony. The high-rise Hilton Seattle can be accessed by an underground concourse and features high-end rooms and extensive business facilities.

Where to stay near Washington State Convention Center

The Downtown setting is a prime position for the city’s finest hotels, and most global brands are represented here. It's within 15 minutes’ walk of shopping at Pike Place Market, plus theaters, museums, the aquarium, and the Seattle Great Wheel. The Belltown neighborhood, a short walk to the north-west, attracts a bohemian, arty crowd, and the hotels reflect this trendy vibe. For inexpensive city options head north towards the University of Washington, where a selection of 3-star hotels offer good value rooms.

Things to see near Washington State Convention Center

For many people exploring Seattle, a trip to the Space Needle's revolving restaurant and observation deck is a must. If you want more panoramic views, you could try the Seattle Great Wheel. Another well-known destination is the iconic Pike Place Market, which features artisan shops, restaurants, and one of the oldest continuously operating farmers markets in the country. Another strand of history is celebrated at MoPOP, the Museum of Pop Culture, which is housed in a Frank Gehry-designed building. All are within 1.2 miles of the convention center.

How to get to Washington State Convention Center

Seattle is well served with an extensive network of public transport options, and all are within easy reach of the WSCC. You can grab a bus, use the Link Light Rail, jump on a Seattle Streetcar or ride the Seattle Center Monorail; all services have stops within 8 minutes’ walk of the WSCC. The airport can be reached on the Link Light Rail or with a 6.4-mile taxi ride. By car, the WSCC can be reached via Interstate 5, and nearby paid parking is available.

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