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Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union

1150 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4433
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 09/30/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 09/30/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#16 of 117 hotels in Seattle
Travelers' Choice
Located on the south end of scenic Lake Union, the Silver Cloud Hotel Seattle - Lake Union is two miles from downtown Seattle's finest shops and restaurants and just five miles from the University of Washington campus. The hotel is also located near Seattle Center and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and is only a 20 minute walk to the iconic Space Needle. Most of the guestrooms have spectacular waterfront views of Lake Union and Seattle. All rooms have 55" high definition flat screen TVs, complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access, microwaves, refrigerators and laptop safes. A complimentary Silver Cloud breakfast is offered daily in addition to use of our brand new fitness center. The hotel features a local area shuttle service.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Kids stay free
Children's television networks
Business Center with Internet Access
Banquet room
Parking garage
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Kid-friendly buffet
Vending machine
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Seating area
Wardrobe / closet
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Full view
77Somewhat walkable
Grade: 77 out of 100
11Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
1Attractionwithin 0.3 miles
1150 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4433
Getting there
Seattle-Tacoma Intl Airport12 miSee all flights
Lake Union Sea Plane Base0 miSee all flights
Fairview & Campus DriveSeattle South Lake Union Stcar6 min
Lake Union ParkSeattle South Lake Union Stcar9 min
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Katherine L wrote a review Sep 2021
Eureka67 contributions35 helpful votes
Splurged a bit and paid for a room with a view of the lake and did not regret that decision at all. The rooms are quite large and just gorgeous with that view. The wifi works great and the beds are super comfortable and the bathrooms are nice. And they have a REAL breakfast with hot items such as eggs and sausage AND they have lots of gluten free options that are labeled! The restaurants across the street are amazing for dinner and the lake is beautiful. The area seems fairly safe for Seattle also and they do have relatively inexpensive parking with an elevator straight up to your hotel floor - no having to walk a block or anything. I highly recommend this hotel :)
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Room Tip: rooms with a view of the lake are beautiful
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Ms_KayMar wrote a review Aug 2021
Elk Grove, California5 contributions3 helpful votes
I stayed here 5 years ago and enjoyed my stay. Was in town for a family wedding and decided to stay here again. Lovely stay in the hotel once again, and with things opening back up since the pandemic, we were pleased to see the breakfast buffet was open. Pros: Hotel was able to accomodate an early check-in, no problem. Also, enjoyed a nice lunch across the street at Duke's! Nice views of the lake from the 3rd floor where the breakfast buffet is served. Con's: Not the hotel's fault, but there was a considerable amount of construction in and around the area, which made for a lot of detours with Uber rides. Friday morning I was awoken by construction at 6am from the backside of hotel. Also, the hotel has since done away with their free shuttle service due to pandemic cuts. Understandable. Would still recommend and would stay here again. Maybe worth checking first about possible road construction and detours?
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Date of stay: August 2021
Room Tip: Request a room with view of Lake Union if possible
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Kurt wrote a review Jul 2021
KDP65028 contributions56 helpful votes
We stayed a couple of nights in an executive king room facing the waterfront. The room was large with a separate living room area. There are two large flat-screen TVs in the room. There is a microwave, refrigerator, and small sink near the refrigerator. In addition, there are two bathroom sinks -- one inside the bathroom and one just outside the bathroom. Parking is in a secure, gated garage that requires a key card to access. Google directed us to the side of the hotel on Eastlake Avenue E but the hotel lobby entrance and garage entrance are on Fairview Avenue N. Because of COVID, breakfast was limited to a pre-bagged breakfast that contained yogurt and orange juice with either a pastry & hard-boiled egg or a frozen breakfast sandwich. The lobby and public areas were clean and very pleasant. There is free laundry available and laundry supplies for purchase in the lobby. There is free wifi and strong air conditioning. The only very minor suggestion I had was a need for another light in the bedroom near the TV where it was difficult to see when accessing luggage, etc.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Ali F wrote a review Jan 2021
Chicago, Illinois6 contributions5 helpful votes
Kasey and Mathew went above and beyond to make sure my stay was beyond excellent. From check in to check out, everything was seemless. Rooms were super clean, location was great, and customer service was beyond wonderful. Thank you!!!
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Date of stay: January 2021
2 Helpful votes
Kerry G wrote a review Sep 2020
6 contributions10 helpful votes
My husband and I came over from Spokane Washington for a little getaway. What a fantastic surprise this hotel was. We were greeted by Tyler who who was more than willing to take his time to give us a rundown of great things to do in the area. Very clean rooms, very friendly staff. Our room had a great view overlooking the water. Very Covid compliant. Would not hesitate to book here again. Thank you
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Date of stay: August 2020
2 Helpful votes
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Frequently Asked Questions about Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union
Which popular attractions are close to Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union?
Nearby attractions include The Lookout (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a fitness center.
Which room amenities are available at Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union?
Conveniently located restaurants include Duke's Seafood & Chowder, I Love Sushi, and The White Swan Public House.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union?
Many travelers enjoy visiting King Street Station (2.2 miles), West Point Lighthouse (4.0 miles), and Kurt Cobain's Seattle House (2.3 miles).
Does Silver Cloud Inn - Seattle Lake Union have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.