Destination guide

The lively area of First Hill awaits your stay

Take a holiday to First Hill and enjoy the area's cathedral, live music and art galleries. Revered for its architecture, monuments and university setting, this city is both cosmopolitan and romantic. Nordstrom and Pike Place Market are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around First Hill

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes First Hill a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Space Needle (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Woodland Park Zoo (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Sky View Observatory (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Game Works (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Seattle Pinball Museum (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of First Hill

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, First Hill is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Freeway Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Cal Anderson Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Kobe Terrace (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Danny Woo Community Garden (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Waterfall Garden Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Hing Hay Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around First Hill

Fly into Seattle, WA (LKE-Lake Union), the closest airport, located 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 5 mi (8.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around First Hill?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 205 vacation rentals near First Hill. From 171 flats & apartments to 107 studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near First Hill for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to First Hill?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in First Hill:

  • Downtown Seattle: 250 vacation rentals
  • Eastlake: 28 vacation rentals
  • Westlake: 28 vacation rentals
  • West Seattle: 563 vacation rentals
  • Broadway: 197 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Frye Art Museum: 1,392 vacation rentals
  • Saint James Cathedral: 1,392 vacation rentals
  • Swedish Medical Center: 1,392 vacation rentals
  • Freeway Park: 1,390 vacation rentals
  • Chapel of Saint Ignatius: 1,390 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around First Hill 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 First Hill?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 171 Flats in First Hill. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in First Hill include:

  • Studios: 107 rentals available
  • Houses: 15 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in First Hill?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 84 vacation rentals with pool available in First Hill. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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