4 star hotel
Area: Central Business District
0.44 mi from Pioneer Square
Best Rooms: Rooms facing west have views of the water; rooms facing north offer views of the Space Needle; and rooms facing south have views of the highway, with the mountains in the background.
Best Rooms: Most views are obstructed by surrounding buildings; however, rooms facing Spring St. may offer a better view.
Best Rooms: The best views from the hotel are from the rooms facing Pine Street. Most have two queen beds, although there are a few with king beds.
Best Rooms: The Waterfront rooms provide the best views of Elliott Bay, especially from higher floors. If you book a Elliot Bay View room, be sure to request one that's looking straight at the bay, because there are many rooms in this category that don't actually provide a good view of the bay.
3.5 star hotel
1.00 mi from Pioneer Square
Best Rooms: Even-numbered rooms ending in *28 - *36 offer a great view of the Space Needle on floors 4 - 5; rooms facing 5th Ave. offer a view of the Seattle Monorail; and rooms facing Blanchard St. offer a nice city view on the same floors.
3 star hotel
1.11 mi from Pioneer Square
Best Rooms: The hotel has limited views because it's boxed in by other buildings. That said, rooms facing Court Place on floor 8 and higher have the best views of the surrounding area.