We planned a 2 night trip to Seattle for my birthday and choose the Hotel Deca at the last minute. Having never been to Seattle we were under the impression it was close to downtown (we planned on doing all the touristy stuff, space needle, pike place market, etc.) and planned on walking to get to these hot spots. Well, it's not doable from this location. Had we done our research we would've found out this hotel is on the other side of town. However, the hotel had a complimentary shuttle that was very convenient and if the shuttle wasn't available for our desired times, the bus was just a short walk away. This hotel is super close to U of W and would be perfect for parents, or someone who is looking to visit the university. There were a ton of cute little shops within walking distance of the hotel and a good variety of places to eat. The district lounge is in the basement of the hotel and the food was great. The only con about this hotel is the walls were thin, we could hear the plumbing from rooms near to us and the vents also carried a decent amount of sound, not a huge con, but for some, it may be. Overall, I would highly recommend this hotel and would definitely consider staying here again.
- 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