No trip to Seattle is complete without a visit to the iconic Pike Place Market. You might as well just stay near the market, because it’s so incredible that you’ll want to devote a fair amount of time to exploring it. In and around the market are some of Seattle’s best seafood restaurants and pubs, as well. At these hotels near Pike Place Market, you’re both near to the action and to the heart of the Emerald City.
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Hotel Monaco — perfect for romantic getaways and access to rest of downtown
The Hotel Monaco Seattle puts you in the heart of downtown and just a few blocks from Pike Place Market. This is ideal on many fronts. First, the market itself allows for some beautiful photos of the shoreline and market sign from the top of a staircase descending toward the market. Second, you have easy access to the rest of downtown Seattle and its top sights, including Smith Tower, Prefontaine Place park (perfect for a morning picnic overlooking fountains) and the famous Elliot’s Oyster House. The hotel’s dining and conference offerings are on point as well, making this ideal for business travel.
Price: From $193 per night
The State Hotel — perfect for a trip built entirely around Pike Place Market
When proximity to Pike Place Market is priority number one, it doesn’t get better than The State Hotel. Located quite literally across the street, you’ll emerge in the morning to the smells of Pike Place coming to life. This means you can easily be among the first to peruse the day’s catch, the flower stands, and to get in line for Pike Place Chowder. And should you opt for a middle-of-the-night rise to catch a seafood haul, you won’t have far to go.
Price: From $216 per night
Hotel 1000 — perfect for epic harbourfront and water views
Would you walk an extra three blocks for better views of Elliot’s Bay and proximity to the Seattle Art Museum and the iconic Ivar’s Fish Bar? We’d consider it — especially with the rates at Hotel 1000. This hotel puts you under half a mile from Pike Place Market in lux accommodations that include full spa service and a golf practice simulation. Each room comes equipped with a stocked mini-bar, and with sheets with a thread count this high and a hotel view this good, afternoon toasts are always in order.
Price: From $324
The Hotel Ändra — perfect for visiting Belltown and Lake Union
Boutique hotels in city centers are the quickest way to feel like a local. You always get local accents, very often accompanied by artwork inspired by your surrounds, and in all probability won’t need to drive anywhere. The Hotel Ändra epitomizes this experience in Seattle. Walk a few short blocks to Pike Place Market. Or, head the other direction to Belltown and Lake Union, home to some of the city’s finest dining, nightlife, and craft beer. Back in the hotel, you’ll wrap yourself in Seattle’s iconic deep-hued aesthetic with the option to relax by the lobby fireplace or wine and dine at the onsite bar and restaurant.
Price: From $229
The Four Seasons Seattle — perfect for going all-out
Four Seasons hotels are known for offering guests a unique experience of a place. At the Four Seasons Seattle that might come from the infinity pool overlooking Elliot’s Bay, or the easy harbor and skyline views from each room. Maybe it’s enjoying happy hour on the terrace as the ships come in from a day at sea. At any rate, a stay here is nearly as memorable as what you’d find at any of the hotels near Pike Place Market. If you need to impress, to treat, or to make up for, there’s simply no better place to do it.
Price: From $775 per night
The Edgewater — perfect for living like a rock star
The Edgewater is most known for being the location of one of Led Zeppelin’s most famous “behind the scenes” stories. The Mudshark Incident supposedly took place in a room here, and if you want to know what exactly happened, well, Google it. If you want to stay where it happened — and enjoy easy access to Pike Place Market while you’re at it — book a room here at The Edgewater. Just don’t expect to get away with what the rockstars did.
Price: From $224 per night
Warwick Seattle — perfect for travelers on a budget
For those who’d rather spend their money at Pike Place Market than on accommodations, there’s the Warwick. But don’t expect this hotel to cut corners just because it isn’t charging hundreds of dollars per night. The Warwick is well-trimmed, comfortable, and clean. As the photo above shows, the hotel also doesn’t skimp on cool city views or eye-catching carpet. Of all the hotels near Pike Place Market, the Warwick is best for having a well-rounded experience.
Price: From $103 per night