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.
Best Rooms: Most rooms don't have an expansive view because of the surrounding buildings. Floor 20 is the highest floor and has the best views, facing north.
Best Rooms: Certain rooms above floor 5 facing north offer views of the Space Needle. Meanwhile, south-facing rooms offer views of downtown Seattle.
Best Rooms: Floor 1 is almost at water level, and floor 4 is the top floor, with the best water views. Full-view rooms ending in *50 and higher (e.g. 352, 356, 454) have the best views of Elliott Bay.
3.5 star hotel
0.63 mi from Seattle Great Wheel
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.
2.5 star hotel
0.79 mi from Seattle Great Wheel
Best Rooms: Some rooms have balconies, but there aren't any direct views of anything grand to ejoy.
3 star hotel
0.95 mi from Seattle Great Wheel
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.