The Edgewater Hotel

If you are looking to pamper yourself in Seattle and want a truly Pacific Northwest experience, the historic Edgewater Hotel is the perfect boutique alternative to Seattle’s predictable national chains. The Edgewater is a fusion of old school and contemporary styles — offering warm and rustic charm, edgy pop-culture energy, and stunning unobstructed shoreline vistas of brilliant sunsets, Seattle’s burgeoning skyline, and the snow-capped Olympic Mountains. As Seattle’s only waterfront hotel, the Edgewater is in a class by itself, a class of one. No other downtown hotel can match its uniqueness.

Local history buffs will tell you that the Edgewater instantly became an icon in hotel circles when the Beatles famously fished from their hotel suite window during their band’s world tour stop in Seattle in 1964. But that was then, this is now. The best part of any stay at the Edgewater today is its location in the heart of Seattle’s waterfront and the flexibility that it offers to match your mood.

For those seeking the quintessential Emerald City, the Edgewater is the perfect launch point for all things Seattle — the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, the Seattle Aquarium, and the Great Ferris Wheel are a double short latte’s walk away. Or if you enjoy galleries, souvenir shops, and local bars and restaurants, or if you are just a people-watcher, a slow stroll along the waterfront is a must. If you are in the mood for a day cruise to Victoria, B.C., or Tillicum Village, or through the Ballard Locks to Lake Union or Lake Washington, no worries. The walk to Argosy Cruises and Victoria Clipper won’t raise your heart rate above 80 bpm. Or take an evening Washington State ferry ride to Bainbridge and back. You will be rewarded with breathtaking, panoramic views of downtown Seattle at night. Simply put, no downtown hotel makes Seattle more walkable from its front steps.

Not in the mood to walk? Let Edgewater do the driving. With free complimentary shuttles to Seattle’s uptown and waterfront corridor, you won’t miss a thing, day or night. The Paramount, Moore, and 5th Avenue theatres; Jazz Alley; the Seattle Underground tours; the Museum of Pop Culture, and a Sounders, Seahawks, or Mariners game are at your fingertips. Just dial “9”! Even Seattle’s hidden gem, Discovery Park, is but a short 10-minute drive through one of Seattle’s most beautiful neighborhoods, Magnolia — well worth taking your vehicle out of valet parking for an early morning walk in the woods.

For those who want a more leisurely pace, the Edgewater doesn’t disappoint there either. Built atop Pier 67, the hotel juts out over Elliott Bay and the entire westerly side is

If you are looking to pamper yourself in Seattle and want a truly Pacific Northwest experience, the historic Edgewater Hotel is the perfect boutique alternative to Seattle’s predictable national chains. The Edgewater is a fusion of old school and contemporary styles — offering warm and rustic charm, edgy pop-culture energy, and stunning unobstructed shoreline vistas of brilliant sunsets, Seattle’s burgeoning skyline, and the snow-capped Olympic Mountains. As Seattle’s only waterfront hotel, the Edgewater is in a class by itself, a class of one. No other downtown hotel can match its uniqueness.

Local history buffs will tell you that the Edgewater instantly became an icon in hotel circles when the Beatles famously fished from their hotel suite window during their band’s world tour stop in Seattle in 1964. But that was then, this is now. The best part of any stay at the Edgewater today is its location in the heart of Seattle’s waterfront and the flexibility that it offers to match your mood.

For those seeking the quintessential Emerald City, the Edgewater is the perfect launch point for all things Seattle — the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, the Seattle Aquarium, and the Great Ferris Wheel are a double short latte’s walk away. Or if you enjoy galleries, souvenir shops, and local bars and restaurants, or if you are just a people-watcher, a slow stroll along the waterfront is a must. If you are in the mood for a day cruise to Victoria, B.C., or Tillicum Village, or through the Ballard Locks to Lake Union or Lake Washington, no worries. The walk to Argosy Cruises and Victoria Clipper won’t raise your heart rate above 80 bpm. Or take an evening Washington State ferry ride to Bainbridge and back. You will be rewarded with breathtaking, panoramic views of downtown Seattle at night. Simply put, no downtown hotel makes Seattle more walkable from its front steps.

Not in the mood to walk? Let Edgewater do the driving. With free complimentary shuttles to Seattle’s uptown and waterfront corridor, you won’t miss a thing, day or night. The Paramount, Moore, and 5th Avenue theatres; Jazz Alley; the Seattle Underground tours; the Museum of Pop Culture, and a Sounders, Seahawks, or Mariners game are at your fingertips. Just dial “9”! Even Seattle’s hidden gem, Discovery Park, is but a short 10-minute drive through one of Seattle’s most beautiful neighborhoods, Magnolia — well worth taking your vehicle out of valet parking for an early morning walk in the woods.

For those who want a more leisurely pace, the Edgewater doesn’t disappoint there either. Built atop Pier 67, the hotel juts out over Elliott Bay and the entire westerly side is constructed with glass to provide guests with a front row seat to world-class sunsets and natural beauty normally reserved for hikes in national parks. Had your fill of granite, crystal chandeliers and modern “I have no clue what it is” art at other hotels? Welcome home to the Edgewater, where you know you are in the Pacific Northwest. The natural finishes of the reception area and the Six Seven bar and restaurant create a contemporary, but lodge-like feeling with river rock fireplaces, wood beams, knotty-pine furniture and traditional Western and Native American artwork.

And here’s a pop quiz: When was the last time that a hotel lobby and sitting area made you want to curl up and just watch the hustle and bustle of Seattle’s harbor for hours on end? Answer — at the Edgewater. The sitting area is always full for a reason. Or guests can relax on the Six Seven deck, rain or shine, with a glass of wine and a book, or just hang out breathing fresh marine air and listening to the sounds of the waterfront. With only views of adjacent taller buildings or parking lots, neither the Hyatt, nor the Hilton, Westin, W, or Marriott can offer nature as part of any weekend package. The Edgewater does, every day.

If quiet solitude is your heart’s desire, forget the walks, forget the Seattle activities. Open your windows to Elliott Bay, Alki, and the Olympic Mountains, feel the wind on your face, and relax in your waterfront room, complete with fireplace, an old-fashioned four-legged tub, and upscale walk-in shower. Feel free to bring along the family dog or cat — the Edgewater is pet-friendly. You may find yourself taking a well-deserved nap with Fido in no time flat.

Hungry? The Edgewater has you covered there, too. Few hotel restaurant/bars in Seattle can boast that a healthy percentage of their dining patrons are non-guests. The Edgewater can. That’s all you need to know before you hit the “book it” button when making reservations. The romantic sunset-infused ambiance local live music, and the American Contemporary food and drink are that exceptional. Most hotel restaurants and bars are half-filled with guests only. Not the Edgewater. The Edgewater prides itself on being the go-to steak and seafood restaurant on the waterfront — and with good reason. Cancel any reservations that you may have elsewhere. You won’t be disappointed.

2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle
206.728.7000 | edgewaterhotel.com

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