With age comes wisdom—and discounts. Seniors traveling to Seattle would be wise to take advantage of the big savings they can get at a number of prime Seattle hotels. The discounts continue at the Space Needle, the Seattle Art Museum and the Washington State Ferry. So whether you stay downtown or at one of the elegant Seattle waterfront hotels, do it smartly and save.
Best Rooms: Certain rooms above floor 5 facing north offer views of the Space Needle. Meanwhile, south-facing rooms offer views of downtown Seattle.
3 star hotel
Area: Pioneer Square
0.70 mi from city center
Best Rooms: Rooms ending in *03 - *10 (e.g. 1003, 1406, 1509) from floor 10 and up offer great views of the water.
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 star hotel
Area: South-Lake Union
1.02 mi from city center
Best Rooms: Rooms ending in *01 - *11, on floor 5 – 7 (e.g. 501, 711), have unobstructed views of the lake.
Best Rooms: The hotel offers an unobstructed view of the Space Needle from rooms on floors 2 - 5 facing west.
Best Rooms: Floors 7 - 15 are the Sky Level floors and have the best views of the city.
Best Rooms: While some rooms face Puget Sound, there isn't really a view of the water, because there's another building obscuring the views. For a good city view, request a room on floor 18 or higher facing the water.