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Palihotel Seattle – Stylish boutique lodging near Pike Place Market.
96-room boutique hotel with a cozy plant-filled lobby and a vintage upcycled vibe, just across the street from the shops, stalls, and restaurants of Pike Place Market. Guest rooms feature vibrant green and floral decor, large windows that let in lots of light, Smeg refrigerators and electric kettles, and whimsical design elements like old-fashioned telephones. Many rooms overlook the Market with views that extend over Puget Sound. No fitness center or spa, but Palihotel has a great Southern-style restaurant (with attached coffee and cocktail bars) just off the lobby, and an unbeatable location for Seattle sightseeing.
Palihotel Seattle – The Basics
- Location: Excellent central Seattle location at 1st and Pine Street, across the street from Pike Place Market. Loads of great shopping, restaurants, bars, cafes, and attractions within close walking distance.
- Ages: All ages. Cribs are available and complimentary, though no extra beds can be accommodated in any of the guest rooms. Bunk rooms sleep 3, and can be adjoined with a shared foyer to accommodate larger families.
- Pet Policy: Dogs are allowed, up to 50 lbs. A $125 per pet, per stay fee is charged.
- View: Rooms facing 1st Avenue overlook Pike Place Market. Those on higher floors also may include views of Puget Sound. Corner rooms have the best possible views, but also suffer the most from street noise.
- Wi-Fi Internet: Free across the hotel for all guests.
- Parking: Valet parking is available for $55/night with unlimited in/out privileges.
- Nice Perks: Smeg refrigerators and electric kettle in most rooms.
- Phone: 206-596-0600
- Email: [email protected]
- When To Book: Two months in advance during the April-September cruise season, and during the December holidays. Two weeks in advance October-March.
- How To Book: Booking.com will have the best rates.
Palihotel Seattle – Amenities
- Pool: No pool.
- Spa: No spa.
- Fitness Center: No fitness center.
- Private Pools/Jacuzzis: No private pools or Jacuzzis. Some King Studio rooms have claw-foot bathtubs.
Palihotel Seattle – Food and Drink
- Restaurant: The onsite Hart and the Hunter restaurant is an upscale diner, specializing in Southern-style cuisine that utilizes fresh, Northwest ingredients. Excellent biscuits. Attached coffee bar. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekekend brunch: 8am-10pm Tuesday-Friday, 9am-10pm Saturday & Sunday, 8am-4pm Monday.
- Lounge/Bar: There is a bar area located within the Hart and the Hunter restaurant that operates during restaurant hours. Beer, wine, and cocktails.
- Breakfast: Not complimentary. A la carte breakfast is served in The Hart and the Hunter restaurant from 8am-4pm Monday-Friday, with a weekend brunch from 9am-4pm. Items range from $10-$20.
- Room Service: Room service is provided by The Hart and the Hunter restaurant during business hours.
Palihotel Seattle – Rooms
- Room Types: Twin (2 single beds) • Bunk (double bed + twin bunk) • Queen • King • Deluxe Queen • Deluxe King • King Studio • List of all rooms
- Room Tips: Rooms facing 1st Avenue overlook Pike Place Market. Those on higher floors also may include views of Puget Sound. Corner rooms have the best possible views, but also suffer the most from street noise; this is an older building in a busy area of downtown, and city sounds can be an issue for light sleepers. If you prefer prefer a quieter room, book an interior-facing option.
- Smoking Rooms: Palihotel Seattle is 100% Smoke free.
- For Families: Bunk rooms sleep 3 (with a double bed below and a single above), and can be adjoined with a shared foyer to another Bunk room or to a King room to accommodate larger families. Cribs are available and complimentary, though no extra beds can be accommodated in any of the guest rooms.
- Accessible Rooms: Some King Studios are ADA accessible, with grab bars, roll-in showers, and ample space for wheelchair use.
- Best Room: King Studios are 335–415 sq ft, and feature a King Bed, sofa, desk, and a bathroom with double sinks and rain shower. Some also have claw-foot bathtubs.
Palihotel Seattle – What’s Nearby?
Recommended Nearby Tours
- Chocolate Indulgence Walking Tour of Seattle – Awesome tour around Pike Place Market and nearby shops. High-end local treats but still very kid-friendly. Start location: 1-minute walk.
- Early-Access Food Tour of Pike Place Market – Behind the scenes tour of Seattle’s 110 year old market. Start location: 4-minute walk.
- Gourmet Seattle Walking Tour – Fun tour of Belltown, downtown Seattle, and Pike Place Market with free tastings of Seattle’s best food. Start location: 7-minute walk.
- Steelhead Diner – Best restaurant in Pike Place Market. 1-minute walk.
- Shug’s Soda Fountain & Ice Cream – Adorable old-fashioned ice cream parlor featuring local small batch and organic products. 1-minute walk.
- Sushi Kashiba – Seattle’s best sushi – line up early for a coveted seat at the bar. 1-minute walk.
- Matt’s in the Market – Fabulous NW cuisine, iconic Market view. 2-minute walk.
- The Pink Door – Italian, view balcony, and late-night cabaret. 3-minute walk.
- Place Pigalle – Classic French cuisine hidden in Pike Place Market, romantic date-night spot. 3-minute walk.
- Le Pichet – Wonderful and charming French bistro. 3-minute walk.
- Maximilien – Expertly-prepared French fine dining with panoramic Puget Sound views. 4-minute walk.
- Kastoori Grill – Awesome Indian food, no alcohol. 2-minute walk.
- Macrina Bakery – Delicious treats (try the coconut cream pie). 9-minute walk.
Nearby Bars and Breweries
- Radiator Whiskey – Hip, trendy Pike Place Market hangout with whiskey, scotch, bourbon, rye, beer, wine, and food. 2-minute walk.
- Kell’s Irish Bar – Lively bar/restaurant on Post Alley in Pike Place Market, often has live music. 3-minute walk.
- Alibi Room – The coolest bar in Pike Place Market, opposite Gum Wall. 3-minute walk.
- Old Stove Brewery – Great views and good beer in Pike Place Market. 4-minute walk.
- Purple Wine Bar – Best wine bar in Seattle, great food and huge wine list. 9-minute walk.
Nearby Shopping and Cool Shops
- Robot vs. Sloth – Quirky, adorable handmade kids’ toys and home goods. 1-minute walk.
- Metsker Maps – Maps, globes, puzzles, postcards; local and worldwide. 1-minute walk.
- Sur la Table – Their flagship store is jam-packed with high-end cookware, cutlery, and culinary appliances. 1-minute walk.
- Goorin Bros. Hat Shop – Handmade hats: fancy to casual, fedoras to caps. 1-minute walk.
- Pike Place Market – Stalls selling local and handmade crafts, jewelry, toys, and flowers line the first level main corridor. 2-minute walk.
- Beechers Handmade Cheese – Delicious artisinal cheese, crafted on site. 2-minute walk.
- Jack Straw Inc. – Hip, upscale clothing boutique for women and men. 2-minute walk.
- DeLaurenti – Specialty European import food and wine shop, in Pike Place Market at 1st and Pike, across from the newsstand. 2-minute walk.
- La Buona Tavola – Pike Place Market shop and cafe featuring truffles and specialty vinegars. A must for foodies. 2-minute walk.
- Eighth Generation – Pike Place market atrium shop selling beautiful and authentic Native American wool blankets, jewelry, t-shirts, and fine arts. 3-minute walk.
- Golden Age Collectibles – Comic books, games, and pop culture collectibles. Located in Pike Place Market, two floors down from the big neon clock. 3-minute walk.
- Indi Chocolate – Bean-to-bar, small batch chocolate shop and factory. Look for it in Pike Place Market’s new MarketFront addition. 4-minute walk.
- Market Magic Shop – Gifts and supplies for aspiring magicians and practical jokers. If you ask nicely, the salesperson at the counter will perform a trick for you. Pike Place Market lower level. 4-minute walk.
- Nordstrom – The local department store’s flagship location, featuring 4 restaurants, a day spa, and personal stylist services. 6-minute walk.
- Pacific Place – Upscale shopping center with 11-screen AMC movie theater. 7-minute walk.