Seattle's Hotels Near Safeco Field Let Guests Stay Close to the Action

Chances are, at some point during your stay here, you'll encounter diehard sports fans gladly willing to school you on the city's beloved teams. (Seahawks in the Superbowl... ring a bell?) If you're in luck, you can even catch a game yourself, no doubt a cultural Seattle experience in itself. Just south of the city in an area called SoDo, you'll find Safeco Field, a retractable-roof baseball stadium that's owned and operated by the Washington-King County Stadium Authority. This highly-trafficked city site, home to the Major League Baseball Seattle Mariners, has a seating capacity of 47,476 for spectators.

Since the inaugural game in 1999, Safeco Field has gained a reputation locally and nationally as a fantastic setting for baseball, thanks to its sweeping views of Seattle's downtown skyline plus breathtaking sunsets over Puget Sound. In addition, fans get excellent views of game action from all angles of the field.

Finding lodging near the city's sports zone is easy, since the stadiums are located within city limits–and a short walk, cab ride or lightrail journey from many of the city's best hotels. Whether you want to stay somewhere simple and low-key or funky and chic, this list will help you find a place that's comfortable, welcoming and, best of all, central. 

Kimpton Hotel Vintage Seattle
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The hotel's newly redesigned boutique hotel accommodations have been transformed into urban havens "finessed with the style and substance of Washington wine country." Inspired by some of the region's most notable wineries, guestrooms combine...  Read More

The Edgewater - A Noble House Hotel
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Seattle's only true waterfront hotel, this rustic-modern lodge on Elliot Bay was named "Best Hotel in Seattle" by CNBC in 2010. A favorite of traveling international rock bands playing Seattle in the 1960s and 1970s, the hotel actually juts over...  Read More



Care to emerge yourself in Seattle art without leaving your hotel? Hotel Max is your spot. There are more than 350 original works of art throughout this modern and hip boutique hotel. Of course, you'll want to head out at some point. A short...  Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
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The Four Seasons Hotel Seattle is widely considered to be the top luxury hotel in the city. It is conveniently located near both the Seattle Art Museum and the Pike Place Market. Guests love the sumptuous rooms and suites, which are immaculately...  Read More



The hotel lies in the heart of the creative West Edge neighborhood. Within walking distance, guests will find the world famous Pike Place Market, the Seattle Art Museum, the energetic Seattle Waterfront, the historical Pioneer Square and many...  Read More

Courtyard Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square
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The Courtyard Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square, located in Seattle's vibrant historic district and near the cruise terminals at Piers 91 and 66, is an adaptive reuse of the 1904 Historic Alaska Building. Guests enjoy water views of Elliott Bay,...  Read More



According to Hospitality Technology magazine, Hotel 1000 is a traveling-techie paradise. The venue offers a detailed list of guest-room tech: media hubs for MP3, DVD, laptop and gaming connectivity; temperature control with Smart infra-red...  Read More

The Arctic Club Seattle - a DoubleTree by Hilton
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This 120 room, AAA Four-Diamond Award-winning DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is located in downtown Seattle's financial district. The historic, service-oriented hotel has also been recognized with a Best Adaptive Reuse Project Award for the...  Read More

Hotel Theodore Seattle
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In downtown Seattle, Hotel Theodore has just opened as a "landmark reborn." In an historic 1929 building, the luxury hotel��"��""consisting of 153 guest rooms, 12 of which are spacious studio suites with soaking tubs and...  Read More

Embassy Suites Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square
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There's a new "Deco-chic" hotel in town that's making sports lovers extremely happy. Embassy Suites Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square, located in Seattle's original neighborhood, can be found a stone's throw from the city's rapidly expanding...  Read More


Meet Corinne Whiting

Corinne hails from the other Washington, where she caught the travel bug early on. Corinne studied abroad in Strasbourg, France (undergrad) and in Edinburgh, Scotland (graduate school). She's...  More About Corinne