Destination guide

The vibrant city of Downtown Seattle awaits you

Take a holiday to Downtown Seattle and enjoy the area's art galleries, theatre scene and museums. This city is cosmopolitan and walkable, recognised for its shopping, local tours and entertainment. Local cultural sights include Museum of Pop Culture and Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown Seattle

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Downtown Seattle a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Space Needle (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Woodland Park Zoo (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • The Gum Wall (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Market Theater Gum Wall (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Post Alley (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Seattle

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Downtown Seattle. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterfront Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Victor Steinbrueck Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Freeway Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Denny Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Waterfall Garden Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Olympic Sculpture Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Downtown Seattle

Fly into Seattle, WA (LKE-Lake Union), the closest airport, located 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 5.2 mi (8.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Seattle King Street Station. You can get around Downtown Seattle by jumping on the metro at Westlake Station, University Street Station or Westlake Ave Hub Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 420 holiday lettings around Downtown. From 354 flats & apartments to 31 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Eastlake: 30 holiday homes
  • Westlake: 44 holiday homes
  • West Seattle: 671 holiday homes
  • Broadway: 312 holiday homes
  • Greenwood: 283 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tillicum Village: 1,833 holiday lettings
  • Harborview Medical Center: 1,671 holiday lettings
  • Seattle University: 687 holiday lettings
  • Sky View Observatory: 1,667 holiday lettings
  • Seattle Great Wheel: 1,669 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Downtown?

Yes, of course. offers 354 Flats in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 253 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 11 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 98 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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