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Amazing views of Seattle

We visited on a beautiful clear evening, Mount Ranier, Mount Baker, The Cascades and the mountains... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Waltham Cross, United Kingdom
What a Experience!

We chose the Columbia Center over the Space Needle for several reasons. Absolutely no line or... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a beautiful clear evening, Mount Ranier, Mount Baker, The Cascades and the mountains of The Olympic Peninsular were clearly visible. I have been up the Space Needle, but the views from the 73rd floor here are unbeatable it was beautiful and amazing.

1  Thank BridgetM147
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose the Columbia Center over the Space Needle for several reasons. Absolutely no line or waiting, taller than the Space Needle, price and closer to other attractions. After purchasing military tickets ($19), your photo was taken then you entered the elevator. This entire process...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I prefer the view from the ferry or the experience from the space needle. I think you can skip this one unless you have time.

Thank Angi P
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The best place to see Seattle from above. If you plan on eating in the top restaurant be sure to wear pants. Shorts are not acceptable but the restaurant will loan you a pair.

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed September 15, 2018

This is a popular attraction with a great view of Seattle and the surrounding area. On a clear day the whole area is set out at your feet. I would not go on a foggy or rainy day in Seattle for obvious reasons, so check...More

1  Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The view of Seattle was magnificent. Situated right in the middle of town you can see everything including the space needle, two stadiums, boeing field and the mountains in the distance. $20 and relatively peaceful, there are staff on hand to answer questions about the...More

Thank jchelski17
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Some great views to be had and a good price ($9.75 when I visited). Not as well publicised (I reckon it needs better advertising) as the Space Needle but definitely worth visiting as it is situated in downtown Seattle and this gives different vistas of...More

Thank Cowleasow
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I had wanted to go up the Space Needle but as a chunk of it was closed for construction, I noticed all the reviews were saying how crowded and unpleasant it was. Then I heard about this place! Even taller than the Space Needle and...More

Thank DiannesReviews
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I always take out-of-town visitors to the 40th floor Starbucks and tell them that if the weather is clear and they like the view, then we can buy tickets for the observatory on the top of the building. It's like free pre-view (with good chai)...More

4  Thank meredithandmarley
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Columbia Center has amazing views! It is actually taller than the Space Needle and costs less. The views are of the city of Seattle. Love it!!

2  Thank Jo Ann W
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August 3, 2018|
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Response from Elaine T | Reviewed this property |
You should not have a problem buying a ticket. I have a friend with a membership, and we had dinner there to celebrate a friends birthday. I would just do a general admission, unless they have something special included in... More
October 4, 2017|
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Response from ModernMillie11 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes it's open to the public and it was $15 each
March 29, 2017|
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Response from yenneks | Reviewed this property |
The top floor is a private club by reservation only. It is available through club groups such as ClubCorp. It is not available to the general public and an attendant is required to enter that elevator level.