We stayed in the Hotel Deca during the first week of our honeymoon in the States, and they gave us a beautiful room on the 15th floor with an amazing view of the city, including the Space Needle. The room was lovely, if a bit tired - the carpet had seen better days - but it just sort of added to the charm of it! The bathroom was beautiful, but what is it with baths in American hotels being so shallow!
The staff of the front desk were lovely, and we made good use of the shuttle service into Seattle. They were always happy to help, and one guy who drove us in was amazing, going the back way downtown and showing us loads of different things.
There is a bar in the basement as well, which is really nice, and the food is good too. We just shared a Reuben and salad one day, and although the waiter had to check our order once because he phased out, and then forgot our chips, it was nice food and the chips would have probably been too much anyway!
Nice hotel overall - would recommend it to people wanting a base to explore Seattle. Because it is a little bit out, you can explore the University District, Wallingford, Ballard etc as easily as the downtown.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Since its origin Hotel Deca has remained a fixture among Seattle’s University District hotels serving the needs of leisure and business travelers for 75 years. Our contemporary lobby with its warm fireplace, bold murals, and book strewn mahogany bookcases welcomes everyone as a distinguished guest. Elegantly appointed guest rooms feature boldly patterned textiles, a corner bay window, luxurious down blankets, wireless internet access, and of course every other modern convenience. For guests lucky enough to stay in our Sky level rooms (floors 7 thru 15), the hotel offers some of the best views in all of Seattle of the downtown skyline, the University of Washington campus, the surrounding lakes, or the beautiful mountain vistas. If you are looking for something even more unique, try our Penthouse floor. Featuring three unique suites with their own fireplaces, marble baths, flat-panel televisions, and wrap around outdoor decks, they are the pinnacle of luxury. Located in the heart of Seattle’s University District, the Hotel Deca is situated just two blocks for the University of Washington’s main campus. A brief stroll through our historic neighborhood leads to the discovery of a unique blend of architecture, culture, and outdoor adventure. Whether it is the Burke-Gilman trail where hikers and bikers alike enjoy 27 miles of scenic adventure, the Burke Museum of Natural History, or the many eclectic shops, restaurants, and theatres, there is always something new to discover. We are just 3 miles from downtown Seattle where some of the finest restaurants, antique shops, boutiques, and museums in the country enjoy spectacular views of Puget Sound. While in town guests can also enjoy leisurely sunset cruises, Duck tours, golfing, winery tours…the possibilities are endless! Hotel Deca is a 30-minute ride from SEATAC International airport. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Deca Hotel Seattle