The Seattle and Tacoma Area

Hotels in The Seattle and Tacoma Area

This B&B has water views and a bright, unfussy decor.

The 84 rooms are subtly done in salvaged timber and antique slate, and outfitted with Frette linens, fireplaces, and giant Jacuzzis for two. The Burke Gilman Trail beckons cyclists to feel the wind in their hair. A full-service spa offers lengthy massages.

Decked out in cabbage-rose–patterned wallpaper and wicker chairs, the seven preppy-chic bungalows conjure a posh, grown-up summer camp—complete with croquet courts and horseshoe pit.

The ornate B&B in a converted Victorian mansion is a great alternative to downtown's boring business hotels.

At the new Hotel Murano, each of the 21 guest-floors honors a different artist (from Australian Cockburn to Chihuly), and rooms are filled with one-of-a-kind handblown pieces.

On the waterfront, the hotel has 15 tastefully decorated rooms named for historic ships that plied the local seas. Some have gas fireplaces and private balconies.

This hillside Victorian bed and breakfast, built in 1889, has spectacular views of Puget Sound and Commencement Bay. Surrounded by 100-plus-year-old native cherry trees, it’s within easy distance of downtown and just 30 minutes south of Seattle.

Set on Carillon Point overlooking Lake Washington, this 100-room property is a popular wedding and weekend getaway destination. It’s also a frequent home base for business travelers working at nearby Microsoft Redmond Campus.

A short walk from the Bainbridge Island ferry, the inn surrounds a small garden, with cozy interiors that feature overstuffed armchairs and Oriental rugs. The rooms have cushy beds and sofas, and DVD players.

Seattleites seeking urban respite head eight miles west and across Lake Washington to Bellevue. Despite the hotel’s easy access to I-405, it’s hidden away on a quiet side street in a residential neighborhood.

The property is the only beachfront hotel in the park, opt for one of the ocean-view log cabins.

There are no TV’s or phones to distract from the idyllic views. Rooms in the converted 1916 tavern and Roosevelt cottages feel the most authentic, thanks to rustic birch furniture and pine-lined walls.

Set on Carillon Point overlooking Lake Washington, this 100-room property is a popular wedding and weekend getaway destination. It’s also a frequent home base for business travelers working at nearby Microsoft Redmond Campus.

For total Victorian immersion book a four-poster bed at the turreted hotel.

Contemporary chalet overlooking Snoqualmie Falls in the Cascade Range foothills, with a stellar selection of wilderness offerings, from guided bike rides to kayaking.