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What you should know about Downtown Seattle

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Downtown Seattle teems with glistening skyscrapers overlooking Elliott Bay. These give way to more historic brick properties housing everything from pop-up restaurants to lively bars and boutiques. Down on the waterfront you'll find the iconic Ferris wheel. Picking the best time to visit can be a little tricky. The crowds descend in the summer months, but if you visit during the shoulder seasons the weather can still be terrific and the hotels in Downtown Seattle drop their prices considerably. Seattle can even be fun in the winter, but try to avoid the holiday season price hike by visiting in January and February.

What are the Top Hotels in Downtown Seattle?

Occupying a prime spot along 5th Avenue, the Kimpton Hotel Vintage, Seattle, makes the ideal base from which to explore the downtown area; that is, if you can drag yourself away from the stylish guestrooms. Alternatively, The Paramount Hotel is just a few minutes from the famous Pike Place Fish Market, and features a gym, and on-site restaurant offering pan-Asian cuisine throughout the day. Few hotels look as presidential as the Mayflower Park Hotel in Seattle. Built the best part of a century ago, you can expect stately guestrooms and opulent lounges.

Where are the best areas for Hotels in Downtown Seattle?

To delve into the heart of the city, try and score a room down near the famed Pike Place Market. A farmer's market with a ton of fresh produce, surrounded by one of the city's trendiest areas, this is ground zero for foodies visiting Seattle. For culture vultures and history buffs, grab a night's stay in one of the hotels lining the streets around Pioneer Square. Most of the architecture around here dates back to the late 19th century, after the great fire of Seattle. Just east of the downtown area are Capitol Hill and First Hill, both buzzy commercial spots.

What are Hotels like in Downtown Seattle?

Seattle has always been a creative place, and the hotels have mirrored the trend. Some are housed in the towering skyscrapers in the busy business district and come with on-site spas and picturesque views. Others are fit for royalty, with regal rooms and doormen in tailcoats wearing bowler or top hats. Several of the hotels in the downtown area have tasty on-site restaurants, while others place you right next to some of the hippest eateries in town. Seattle is a commercial hub, and there is a smattering of hotels that cater for business travelers.

How much do Hotels typically cost in Downtown Seattle?

The hotels in Seattle can be considerably more affordable than those found in The Big Apple. That said, if you want to indulge and stay in the best of the best, it'll cost you somewhere between $300 and $450. Drop down a star or two and the prices follow suit. For a mid-range in the heart of the downtown area you can expect to pay around $200, though you can often bag a room in a 3-star for $150. It's possible to get a night's stay for under $100 in a budget hotel, which doesn't feel so budget when you're staying there.

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