Four Seasons Seattle – Hotel Review

Updated: May 9, 2018

Stunning views and impeccable service at Seattle’s best luxury hotel. With a central location near Pike Place Market and the Seattle Art Museum, the Four Seasons Seattle features plush and spacious guest rooms and suites with modern, airy, and elegant decor. Their celebrated in-house restaurant, Goldfinch Tavern, offers local shellfish, modern Pacific Northwest cuisine, and excellent elevated pub fare. The full spa, beautiful outdoor heated infinity pool and hot tub, and 24-hour fitness center all overlook Elliott Bay.

Four Seasons Seattle – The Basics

  • Location: Great central downtown location on the corner of 1st Avenue and Union Street, across the street from Seattle Art Museum, and one block from Pike Place Market. Walkable to Pioneer Square (10 minutes), Belltown (15 minutes), and the Seattle Waterfront (7 minutes).
  • Ages: All ages are welcome. No additional charge for children 18 years old and under staying in the same room with parents or guardians; special rates may be available for two adults and two children 18 years of age and under occupying two rooms. Family-friendly amenities include childproofing supplies, cribs, highchairs, playpens, child-size bathrobes, baby & kids’ toiletries, children’s video library, babysitting service (not complimentary – please give 24 hours advance notice), kid’s concierge service, behind-the-scenes kitchen tour, free meals for kids under 5, and children’s welcome treat on arrival.
  • Pet Policy: One small dog (under 20 lbs) per room, for an additional fee of $50 per stay. Dog bed, bowls, and treat provided.
  • View: Amazing views of Elliott Bay, Puget Sound, the Seattle Waterfront, and the Olympic Mountains to the west. City views to the east.
  • Wi-Fi Internet: Complimentary throughout the hotel for all guests.
  • Parking: Valet parking; $50 per night.
  • Nice Perks: Complimentary coffee concierge and morning newspaper, picnic basket service, summer poolside menu. Local art, curated by the Seattle Art Museum, is featured throughout the hotel.
  • Phone: (206) 749-7000
  • Email: [email protected]
  • When To Book: Three months in advance during the April-September cruise season, and during the December holidays. One month in advance October-March.
  • How To Book: Booking.com will have the best rates. Use the website specific to your language, currency, and home-country for easiest use: UKUSAFrançaisDeutschNederlands.

Four Seasons Seattle – Amenities

  • Pool: Seattle’s only outdoor infinity pool, located on the fourth floor, with incredible views of Elliott Bay. 40 feet long, 4 feet deep; heated to 84 degrees. The beautiful pool terrace has plenty of lounge chairs, a fire pit, and hot tub. During the summer, poolside spa treatments and food and drink service are available.
  • Spa: 6,000 square foot spa with 8 treatment rooms, including two “couples” treatment rooms with views overlooking Puget Sound. Swedish, Deep Tissue, Thai, River Rock, Prenatal, and Reflexology Massage; body and facial treatments, manicures, and pedicures. Couples and in-room treatments are available. Open 9am – 8pm daily. Relaxation room is open to hotel guests without an appointment.
  • Fitness Center: 24-hour fitness center with Puget Sound views; locker room access available from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm. daily. Free weights, weight-training, and cardiovascluar machines. Private personal training sessions are available on request.
  • Private Pools/Jacuzzis: None. All rooms feature deep soaking tubs.

Four Seasons Seattle – Food and Drink

  • Restaurant: Their locally-celebrated Goldfinch Tavern concentrates on local/seasonal/NW cuisine, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, brunch, drinks, dessert, and room service. Two private dining rooms are available for parties of 20 or more. Kids under 5 eat free. Great happy hour and late night menus, with a beautiful view of the Seattle Great Wheel – especially at night. 6:30am – 11:45pm weekdays, and until 12:45pm on Friday and Saturday nights. $$-$$$$
  • Lounge/Bar: Located in Goldfinch Tavern, with seating for 44. From June to September, INFINITY pool + bar offers a poolside food and drink menu from 11am to 9pm (food) and 9:30 pm (drinks).
  • Breakfast: Not complimentary, served in Goldfinch Tavern from 6:30am until 11am.
  • Room Service: In-Room Dining is available 24-hours a day, with complimentary coffee concierge between 6 and 10am.
  • Picnic Service: With 12 hours’ advance notice, the restaurant will pack an insulated picnic tote for you to take along as you sightsee in Seattle. 6 menu options are available, with a variety of food and beverage option.

Four Seasons Seattle – Rooms and Suites

  • Room Types: Prime Bay-View Room • Deluxe Bay-View Room • Partial Bay-View Room • Deluxe Seattle-View Room • Seattle-View Room • Superior King Room • Presidential Suite • Governor’s Suite • Deluxe Elliott Bay Suite • Corner Elliott Bay Suite • List of all rooms
  • Smoking Rooms: The Four Seasons Seattle is 100% Smoke free.
  • Best Room: The 2,480 square foot Governor’s Suite is located on the hotel’s 10th floor, and sleeps 4. Sweeping views of Elliott Bay, Puget Sound, and the Olympic Mountains through floor-to-ceiling windows. Two sofas, four lounge chairs, gaming table, dining table to accommodate eight, guest powder room, private office area, and fireplace. Custom furnishings and artwork by Morris Graves, Joseph Goldberg, Jared Rue, Dennis Evans, Victoria Adams and Leo Kenney. Can be configured as a two- or three-bedroom suite with the addition of connecting rooms.

Four Seasons Seattle – What’s Nearby?

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Nearby Market or Grocery

  • Pike Place Market – Across the street, and has dozens of fruit stalls, bakeries, and specialty food shops; hours are more limited than a typical grocery store. 3-minute walk.
  • Target – Discount department store with grocery and pharmacy. 2-minute walk.

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