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Recommended gay friendly hotels in Seattle

There are so many places to stay in Seattle, Washington, and at GayMapper, we want to make sure you get great value and a good experience, so check our recommendations below for Gay Friendly hotels. As an LGBTQ+ traveller, it's important to stay somewhere welcoming, with great value and maybe near to gay venues. Treat yourself to a luxury hotel or stay budget and spend what you save on partying! Please support GayMapper by checking out our hotel deals in Seattle as this helps us to keep the site updated with all this useful information!


3* Gaslight Inn

The Gaslight Inn is a recognized Seattle landmark, located close to the gay nightlife of Pike/Pine. It features free WiFi throughout the property, and is situated 2.3 km from Pike Place Market. Some rooms include a seating area where you can relax. Certain units have views of the pool or city. A flat-screen TV with cable channels is featured. You will find a shared lounge at the property. Original Starbucks Store is 1.2 km from Gaslight Inn, while Pike Place Market is 2.3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sea-Tac Airport, 19 km from the property.

3* Sonder Solis Suites

A new addition to the Seattle accommodation scene, the Sonder Solis Suites are located right at the heart of Seattle's gaybourhood. Accommodation is fitted with air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with bath or shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. A dishwasher, a microwave and fridge are also available, as well as a kettle and a coffee machine. Pike Place Market is 2 km from the aparthotel, while Lumen Field is 2.5 km from the property. The nearest airport is Boeing Field/King County International Airport, 9 km from Sonder — Solis.

4* Hilton Garden Inn Downtown

Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, the modern and gay friendly Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown is a few blocks from the gay district of Pike/Pine. Rooms come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels and are equipped with a private bathroom. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property, along with an indoor pool and fitness center. Pike Place Market is 1 km from Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown, WA. Sea-Tac Airport is 19 km away.

4* Hotel Sorrento

Hotel Sorrento is a gay friendly independent boutique hotel that has been welcoming guests to the top of Seattle's First Hill since 1909. Located close to the gay nightlife of Pike/Pine and gracing downtown with its breathtaking Italianate architecture for a century, the Sorrento is an oasis of luxury, and one of Seattle's most recognized and cherished landmarks. Overlooking the downtown city skyline, the Sorrento is a most unique upscale hotel offering an intimate setting. As the longest running luxury hotel in Seattle, and recognized as the “grand dame” of Seattle, the Sorrento is defined by legendary hospitality, living up to its reputation as one of the finest hotel destinations in Seattle. Guests of this hotel will enter through the front entrance, framed with an elegant and lush garden offering couch seating. Fireplaces and table seating with black and cream coloured umbrellas are also featured in the lobby's lounge area. Serving the neighborhood for over 30 years, Dunbar Room bar and restaurant and adjacent Fireside Room are the place to meet on First Hill.

4* Kimpton Hotel Monaco

With an ideal downtown location, the gay friendly Hotel Monaco is a Kimpton boutique luxury Seattle hotel is just steps from all of the incredible sights and sounds of the region. Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle features a morning coffee and tea service. All of the contemporary rooms offer free WiFi, a yoga mat, and luxury bath amenities. The Space Needle and Safeco Field are both 1.5 km away. A flat-screen cable TV with pay-per-view channels is included in each guest room. All of the air-conditioned rooms feature modern decor and include a minibar, a coffee machine, a desk and a seating area. Select rooms provide deep soaking bathtubs and city views. A 24-hour business centre and a 24-hour fitness centre are available to guests of Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle. Guests can enjoy an afternoon wine reception. The Washington State Convention Center is 2 minutes' drive away from Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is 22.5 km away.

4* Silver Cloud Hotel Broadway

Located in the trendy Capitol Hill neighborhood near the Pike/Pine gaybourhood and downtown Seattle, the gay friendly Silver Cloud Hotel - Broadway is directly across the street from Seattle University and Swedish Medical Center. The Space Needle is 3.2 km from this hotel which features an on-site restaurant and guest rooms with a 55-inch HD cable TV. Each room is decorated with bright bedding and dark furniture at Silver Cloud Hotel – Seattle Broadway. A microwave, refrigerator and coffee facilities are included. A gym and a business centre are available at the hotel. Guests have free use of the laundry facilities. Jimmy's on Broadway, the on-site restaurant, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Broadmoor Golf Club is 10 minutes' drive away. Pike Place Market is 2.5 km from the property.

4* The Edgewater Hotel

The only waterfront hotel in downtown Seattle, located on Seattle's Pier 67, The gay friendly Edgewater hotel boasts guest rooms with views of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains, near Pike Place Market, the Space Needle and Pioneer Square.. A complimentary shuttle service within downtown Seattle is offered at the property. The hotel features guest rooms and suites fitted with gas fireplaces, knotty pine furniture, and leather chairs. Each room includes an European-style spa bathroom with complimentary bath amenities. Additional features include an in-room coffee machine, minibar, and views of downtown Seattle or the Puget Sound. Guests can work out at the on-site fitness centre, outfitted with cardio machines, free weights, and additional exercise equipment. Selling various Seattle souvenirs and collectibles, the on-site gift shop, known as 'Shop...on The Edge,' features an on-site coffee bar. Six Seven, a full-service restaurant, is located on-site and offers seasonal Pacific Northwest cuisine and views of the Puget Sound and surrounding mountains. Pike Place Market is within 15 minutes' walk of The Edgewater Hotel, while the Space Needle is within 20 minutes' walk. The Seattle Aquarium is 1.6 km away, while the Seattle Ferry Terminal for the Victoria Clipper is within 5 minutes' walk. The nearest airport is SeaTac International Airport, approximately 23 km away.

4* Warwick Seattle

Located just a 7 minutes' walk from the famous Pike Place Market, this gay friendly 18-story hotel features an on-site restaurant. An indoor pool and whirlpool is also provided. A full continental breakfast is served daily. Boasting unique accommodations inspired by Seattle culture, the spacious rooms of the Warwick Seattle feature private Juliet balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows. A refrigerator/mini-bar and coffee/tea makers are included. Margaux at the Warwick provides an eclectic menu, simply described as Northwestern cuisine, combining ingredients and elements of Northwest-style cooking with local influences and accent in a casual atmosphere. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the restaurant, also open for weekend brunch. The Margaux Lounge features a full-service bar and a lighter menu. A 24-hour fitness centre is open to all guests, and features treadmills, an elliptical, a recumbent bicycle, free weights, and more. The business centre and weekday laundry services are also available. The Warwick Seattle is 4 blocks from downtown Seattle. The Space Needle and Seattle Center are just 8 blocks away.

5* Grand Hyatt Seattle

Experience luxurious rooms and spa-like bathrooms with skyline or mountain views from floor-to-ceiling windows at this a gay friendly downtown Seattle hotel near Safeco Field. Less than 10 minutes' drive from the Space Needle, this Seattle hotel features modern guest rooms with a flat-screen cable TV. A business centre and fitness centre are both available for guest use. Floor to ceiling windows are available in each guest room at the Grand Hyatt Seattle. Rooms begin on the 10th floor and offer sweeping city views. A large soaking tub, plush bathrobes, and electronic black-out drapes are also included. Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, offering a fine dining experience, is on site at the Seattle Grand Hyatt. Additional dining options include Urbane for American fare and Blue C for fresh sushi. Ruth's Chris Tasting Room in the Wine Cellar is also available and a Starbucks Coffee is located in the lobby. The on-site health club features a sauna, steam room, whirlpool, and spa treatments. Guests can also take advantage of the dry cleaning and laundry services offered. A concierge service is provided to assist guests with area attractions and dinner reservations. There is a conference centre on site with over 25,000 square feet over meeting space. The Experience Music Project is 1.6 km from the Grand Hyatt. Pike Place Market is 15 minutes' walk away.

5* LXR Hotel 1000

Located in downtown Seattle on the corner of First and Madison Street, this gay friendly 4-star hotel features a full-service spa which offers a number of services such as massages, body treatments, manicures, pedicures, and facials. The Seattle Art Museum is 3 minutes' walk away. Every room at the 1000 Hotel includes an in-room safe and a minibar. The rooms also offer a cable 42-inch flat-screen TV with 52 HD channels, and free Wi-Fi access. Hotel 1000 provides All Water Seafood & Oyster Bar, an on-site seafood restaurant featuring boat-to-table cuisine sourced from the Pacific Northwest. Bell Lounge is also located on-site, offering craft cocktails and light fare. Virtual golf with over 50 golf courses, a fitness centre are available. A business centre, meeting facilities, and 24-hour room services can also be found onsite. The Seattle Center is a 5 minutes' drive away, Pike Place Market is a 7 minutes' walk, and Pioneer Square is a 6 minutes' walk from the hotel. The Port of Seattle is 2 minutes' drive from Hotel 1000 and it welcomes popular cruise ships. SeaTac International Airport is 23 km away and the Washington State Convention Center is 17 minutes' walk from the property.

5* Lotte Hotel Seattle

Lotte Hotel Seattle offers top class, gay friendly accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. This 5-star hotel features a 24-hour front desk, room service and free WiFi. The hotel has family rooms. At the hotel guests are welcome to take advantage of a sauna. Lotte Hotel Seattle also provides a business centre and guests can check the newspapers or use the on-site ATM machine at the accommodation. Popular points of interest near Lotte Hotel Seattle include Pike Place Market, Lumen Field and Columbia Center.

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Seattle Gay Scene

You’ll find most of Seattle’s gay nightlife in the Capitol Hill neighbourhood, where most of the community gather. Head out and explore the neighbourhood’s variety of bars, clubs, and pubs where friendly locals get together and where new faces are welcomed. Most places are open until 2am so you can lose yourself in the atmosphere and dance the night away in some of the best gay clubs in the area. Each club has a different vibe, from strict 21+ spaces to classic pubs that draw mixed crowds, but everything is central, so you don’t have to choose just one!

Tours & Experiences in Seattle

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