Whether you're sipping coffee on your rooftop terrace, gearing up for a Mariners game, or planning a craft brewery crawl, Seattle vacation rentals are an ideal base for exploring the Emerald City. Thousands of properties make it easy to customize your stay and enjoy the iconic West Coast metropolis like a local.

Popular neighborhoods for Seattle rentals

Seattle is a city of neighborhoods, with enclaves for foodies, history buffs, hipsters, and everyone in between. Where you stay will have a big impact on your experience in the Emerald City so do your research and check into a neighborhood that makes you tick. The downtown core puts you close to the action, while enclaves like West Seattle, Fremont, and Capitol Hill showcase the city through a local lens.

Downtown Seattle vacation rentals

Vacation rentals in Downtown Seattle are ideally placed for exploring Washington State's signature city. As well as easy access to big-ticket attractions like Pike Place Market and the Space Needle, you'll also be a short bus or Uber ride from neighborhoods like Capitol Hill, Fremont, and Queen Anne. Live it up in a sleek penthouse apartment or keep your budget in check with a compact condo.

Pike Place vacation rentals

Wheeling and dealing since 1907, Pike Place Market is the epicenter of Chicago's food scene. You'll find it hard to resist filling your basket with handmade pasta, Pacific salmon, farm-fresh produce and other goodies. Self-contained Pike Place rentals are a fantastic choice for foodies, offering well-equipped kitchens and spacious dining areas.

West Seattle rentals

A stone's throw across Elliot Bay, West Seattle is a laid-back enclave known for ethnic eateries, trendy coffeehouses, and indie record stores. Real estate prices are much lower which makes West Seattle rentals a great option for budget-conscious vacationers. Explore local attractions like Alki Beach and West Seattle Junction or hitch a ride on a water taxi and cruise to Downtown Seattle in under 15 minutes.

Seattle luxury vacation rentals

From penthouse apartments with skyline views to million-dollar yachts anchored in Lake Union, Seattle harbors a tempting lineup of luxury rentals. Queen Anne is home to some of the best luxury rentals in Seattle, many housed in beautifully restored historic buildings. Venture beyond the city center and you'll find stunning properties in residential neighborhoods like Green Lake and Madison Park.

Seattle houseboat vacation rentals

Seattle houseboat vacation rentals offer a unique chance to wake up on gorgeous Lake Union. It's perfect for R&R, and you'll love sipping sundowners on the rooftop deck or sinking into an Adirondack chair with a good book. Galley kitchens are equipped with everything you need to prepare your own Pacific Northwest-inspired meals.

Weekly rentals in Seattle

With so much to see and do, many vacationers choose to spend a week or more in Seattle. Weekly rentals are also popular with business travelers who prefer creature comforts over dime-a-dozen hotels. There are weekly rentals in Seattle for every budget, from compact condos in the downtown core to spacious homes in neighborhoods like Fremont and Capitol Hill.

Cheap apartments in Seattle

Thrifty travelers will find it easy to lock down cheap vacation rentals in Seattle. Channel your inner Kurt Cobain and stay in a bargain-basement apartment or spend a little extra and check into a sunny garden suite, compact downtown condo, or craftsman-style cottages. Visiting outside the summer season is also a guaranteed way to score discounts on Seattle rentals.