Downtown Travel Guide

Hotels in Downtown

Seattle’s first self-proclaimed “art hotel” fills its 121 rooms with works selected by a Seattle Art Museum curator; themed suites are dedicated to local artists and arts institutions (the J. P.

Restaurants in Downtown

With oversized, arched casement windows overlooking Pike Place Market and its famed clock, Matt's truly is in the heart of the market. The 53-seat restaurant has a cozy, intimate vibe, with vintage-meets-loft decorating touches like checkered floor tiles and a high, beamed ceiling.

Things to do in Downtown

Seattle’s premier museum just got a lot fancier, thanks to an $86 million expansion completed in early 2007. The ultrasleek new building now has 35 bright and pristine permanent galleries, including two with free admission that share the first and second floors with a chic restaurant.