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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Got there and asked for a table for 8. We were well in time for lunch but waited...and waited...and waited. By the time we did get seated, lunch was over and we had to chose on the dinner menu which was quite a bit more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BothellEnglandLover
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Its not just big buildings to look at in Seattle but take a look at those ships 15 to 20 decks high like a floating city take a stroll a dream a little.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike O
Reviewed September 13, 2018

If you are visiting Seattle, a stroll along the Elliott Bay waterfront is a must-do. There is currently construction along the waterfront, but don't let that deter you. Yes, it will be busy, but this area will give you a true feeling for Seattle and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Levannah
Reviewed June 7, 2018

While in town for baseball games, we stayed a couple of blocks off the waterfront. I ran over to the trails and along the water. There are basically two paths that run parallel to each other. One for people and one for bikes. People use...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank AmosC_13
Reviewed June 2, 2018

There is so much to do here. Something for everyone... shopping, eating, people watching, sea life, entertainment ... you name it and it’s here.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MarySEverett_Wa
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Elliott Bay is probably the reason that Seattle is where it is, as it gave access to Puget Sound and the fishing and commerce of the area. Now it is traversed by giant cargo ships, fishing vessels, pleasure boats and many passenger ferries. The busy...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Robert S
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Certainly don't hesitate visiting--mostly for the views and water activity-watching. With the aquarium added, it's a good visit. (If you're not into the above AND you're not into tourist food and kitsch shops with lollipops and gold flakes in a magnifying solution, stretch out to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank the_evilist_serene
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Elliott Bay. Big Wheel and all. This is a fine place to take a stroll any time of the year. There is some great seafood to be found. And it's a nice walk through some of the old wharfs to take in some of the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ed S
Reviewed December 5, 2017

The Elliott bay waterfront is very scenic with several stunning views. There is a lot to see and do along the waterfront.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

We biked trhough Elliot Bay Waterfront all the way to the marina, very nice, specially the view of the bay. We took many beautiful pictures too!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Cathy D
August 3, 2017|
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Response from dan j | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cathy, the Elliott Bay Marina has a large parking lot right in front of it. Take a look at the pic from the marina website,
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Help with Seattle/Vancouver Itinerary – 7 Days in March 2014 (2 Replies)
Here is my tentative itinerary: Day 1: Flight to Seattle Day 2: (We will be getting the City Pass.) Take the monorail to Seattle Center. Visit the Space Needle, EMP, Chihuly Garden & Glass, and Pacific Science Center. Other possible activities include visiting the Center for Wooden Boats, Myrtle Edwards Park, Elliott Bay Waterfront, and/or Olympic Sculpture Park if time allows. (I already know you will all say it won’t!) Day 3: Take the ferry to Bainbridge Island in the...More
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Thank you David :)