Seattle, WA

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Discover a legendary music scene, technology feats and the art of coffee brewing in a city that has clearly moved on from its lumberjack beginnings and now simply shines.

Seattle is wedged between Puget Sound and Lake Washington and is nicknamed the Emerald City for its abundance of nature. Visit this city if you love the outdoors, family fun and music.

Seattle was named after a Native American local, “Chief Seattle,” and its first industry was tree logging. It is now one of the fastest growing American cities, with some 700,000 people calling it home and some 4 million people residing in the Seattle metropolitan area. Seattle has also become a thriving exports and technology hub, and is the global headquarters for many big-name companies.

The Seattle Center’s distinctive Space Needle, erected for the 1962 World Fair, is Seattle’s most famous landmark. This is not the highest local icon though - on a clear day the snow-capped Mount Rainer steals the show.

Seattle’s many neighborhoods serve up an eclectic mix of retail, restaurants and entertainment. Discover historic Pioneer Square for a little gold rush history, trendy Belltown, busy Downtown Seattle and the ever-popular Seattle Waterfront with its tall Seattle Great Wheel. Climb the steps to Pike Place Market or head to the Magnolia district to hike through the forest at Discovery Park and look out over Puget Sound.

Enjoy Seattle’s rich music scene, which flourished in the '90s when it produced “grunge” bands such as Nirvana, Soundgarden and Pearl Jam. The legendary Jimi Hendrix was born here and the early jazz scene kick-started the career of the equally famous Ray Charles. See a rock band in a bar, watch the Seattle Symphony Orchestra at Benaroya Hall or listen to blues at the Highway 99 Blues Club on the waterfront.

For skyline views at sunset, cruise over to Puget Sound, with its tranquil Bainbridge Island, or head to Kerry Park. Watch cruise ships, ferries and sailboats crisscross Elliott Bay. If you have time for a long hike, take the 1.5-hour journey east to Mount Rainier National Park.

Where to stay in Seattle

Mediterranean Inn
Mediterranean Inn
3 out of 5
425 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109
The price is NT$4,592 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Seattle. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (2,758 reviews)
"Lobby and rooms attractive and clean."

Reviewed on 2022/5/13

Mediterranean Inn
Hyatt Regency Seattle
Hyatt Regency Seattle
4 out of 5
808 Howell St, Seattle, WA, 98101
The price is NT$6,438 per night from May 29 to May 30
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Seattle. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (3,417 reviews)
"Nice clean newer hotel. Front desk can be friendlier. They let me checked in early at 1 pm which was very nice of them when the rain was pouring and need to change right away. Housekeeping was very nice and friendly and clean."

Reviewed on 2022/5/16

Hyatt Regency Seattle
Renaissance Seattle Hotel
Renaissance Seattle Hotel
4.5 out of 5
515 Madison Street, Seattle, WA, 98104
The price is NT$5,334 per night from May 29 to May 30
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Seattle. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (947 reviews)
"Very friendly and offered free cocktails at check in. Expensive parking"

Reviewed on 2022/5/15

Renaissance Seattle Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Sonesta Simply Suites Seattle Renton
Sonesta Simply Suites Seattle Renton
2.5 out of 5
300 Sw 19th St, Renton, WA, 98057
The price is NT$3,728 per night from May 29 to May 30
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Renton. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a free airport shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (595 reviews)
"The people were very friendly and very helpful."

Reviewed on 2022/5/12

Sonesta Simply Suites Seattle Renton
Larkspur Landing Renton - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing Renton - An All-Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
1701 E Valley Rd, Renton, WA, 98055
The price is NT$3,790 per night from May 18 to May 19
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Renton. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a free airport shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (2,499 reviews)
"The front desk lady is awesome and so friendly. The hotel is really nice and quiet and the rooms are super clean and always very comfortable."

Reviewed on 2022/5/5

Larkspur Landing Renton - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing Bellevue - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing Bellevue - An All-Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
15805 SE 37th St, Bellevue, WA, 98006
The price is NT$3,790 per night from May 22 to May 23
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Bellevue. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a free area shuttle. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our ...
3.9/5 Good! (2,330 reviews)
"I liked staying here. Easy access to freeways. I will stay here again."

Reviewed on 2022/5/3

Larkspur Landing Bellevue - An All-Suite Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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