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Which area is best to stay at in Seattle?

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Which area is best to stay at in Seattle?

My wife and I are taking a trip in May to Seattle. We do not know much about Seattle other than we got a great deal on 2 round trip tickets there. We are wanting to book a hotel but not sure exactly which are would be best for us? We want to do the underground tours, see the waterfront, hit up some bars and seafood places.

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1. Re: Which area is best to stay at in Seattle?

Most people stay right downtown. That's where most of the hotels are. And most convenien for the things most visitors want to do. It's not a large area. Maybe 2 miles long, 1 mile deep, centered around the Pike Place Market and the Waterfront.

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2. Re: Which area is best to stay at in Seattle?

Read this article for suggestions. Let us know your budget and other preferences in hotels and we can help narrow the choices.

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g60878-c83685/Seattle…

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The underground tour (singular) is popular but not necessarily the greatest tourist attraction in Seattle. It is based in Pioneer Square, which is some distance from the popular waterfront area. About that waterfront area: it is full of decent to good seafood restaurants, but virtually all Seattle restaurants feature great seafood, and the best are not the waterfront places. Are you looking for salmon, oysters, or any specific fish dishes? There are all sorts of bars in Seattle, ranging from elegant wine bars to micro-breweries to dives. What are you looking for?

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I need the same info! We like good seafood--oysters in particular and dive bars!

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5. Re: Which area is best to stay at in Seattle?

There is a very nice hotel on the water called The Edgewater you may enjoy. In the downtown area we like The Fairmont Olympic Hotel. :)

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Thanks for the info! We would like to stay around the 100 a night range, if possible

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7. Re: Which area is best to stay at in Seattle?

please read the top question on top right "Where to stay in Seattle" as it will help give you a lay of the land. If you narrow your choice down then its easier to give some advice. You can check rates on

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We like micro-breweries. Love all seafood. Want to do a couple/few tours

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9. Re: Which area is best to stay at in Seattle?

May starts the cruise season and in many ways, the tourist season. You will find hotel prices start to climb. $100/night is hard to do in Seattle, any time of the year. Your best bet for that price range is to bid on a 4* hotel in the downtown core.

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10. Re: Which area is best to stay at in Seattle?

If you're into beer, check out The Stumbling Monk, Naked City, and Brouwers.

Best brewery in Seattle is probably Fremont. Schooner Exact is also great. Make sure you hit up Pike Brewing when you're at Pike Place Market. Their bar is a beer museum. Really cool stuff to gaze at while you enjoy a pint.