Destination guide

The vibrant city of Downtown Seattle awaits you

Take a holiday to Downtown Seattle and enjoy the area's art galleries, theatre scene and museums. This city is cosmopolitan and walkable, recognised for its shopping, local tours and entertainment. Local cultural sights include Museum of Pop Culture and Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown Seattle

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Downtown Seattle a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Space Needle (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Woodland Park Zoo (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • The Gum Wall (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Market Theater Gum Wall (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Post Alley (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Seattle

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Downtown Seattle. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterfront Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Victor Steinbrueck Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Freeway Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Denny Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Waterfall Garden Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Olympic Sculpture Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Downtown Seattle

Fly into Seattle, WA (LKE-Lake Union), the closest airport, located 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 5.2 mi (8.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Seattle King Street Station. You can get around Downtown Seattle by jumping on the metro at Westlake Station, University Street Station or Westlake Ave Hub Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Downtown Seattle?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 292 vacation rentals near Downtown Seattle. From 245 flats & apartments to 30 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downtown Seattle for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown Seattle?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downtown Seattle. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pike Place Market: 197 vacation rentals
  • Seattle Waterfront: 249 vacation rentals
  • Tillicum Village: 1,491 vacation rentals
  • Seattle Central Business District: 278 vacation rentals
  • Seattle University: 643 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown Seattle listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Downtown Seattle?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 245 Flats in Downtown Seattle. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown Seattle include:

  • Houses: 30 rentals available
  • Studios: 166 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 11 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown Seattle?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 87 vacation rentals with pool available in Downtown Seattle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.