By David Pecor
Seattle
Washington
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Seattle rests on the Puget Sound with the Olympic Mountains to the west and the Cascades to the east. No matter what direction you look, there’s always a great view. Mount Reiner can be seen behind the city skyline. A massive volcano can be seen from downtown even though it’s nearly a three hour car ride away. Seattle has a lot to offer any visitor. There is a lively music and art scene as well as world famous cuisine and spectacular opportunities to experience the beautiful Pacific Northwest landscape.

This city is easily accessible via Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA). You can easily book your next flight with EscapeWizard.com by following this link: (
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Upon arrival in Seattle, EscapeWizard.com recommends a visit to the Log House Museum. Visit this historical site to learn about the history of Seattle. Nicknamed “the birthplace of Seattle” this is a great place to learn how the city came to be what it is today.

There are some famous memorials in Seattle that some visitors may find interesting. Rock guitar legend Jimi Hendricks’ remains are located at a memorial just outside of the city in Renton, WA. Martial-arts film star Bruce Lee and son Brandon Lee have memorials in the city as well.

Seattle is an active city. There are tons of opportunities to get you outside and moving. The surrounding mountain ranges and national forests offer unforgettable hiking and camping trips. The city itself has many bicycle and running trails, most of them through beautiful city parks. Sailing and kayaking on the Puget Sound are also popular activities.

An absolute must-see when in Seattle is the Space Needle. Built in 1962 when the city hosted the Worlds Fair it is perhaps the most iconic image of the city’s skyline. The tower is around 600 ft tall and features a 360 degree view of the city. There is an observation deck, gift shop and restaurant located on the top floors of the tower.

EscapeWizard.com also recommends the Seattle Aquarium as an interesting place to visit while in the Elliot harbor area of the city. The aquarium exhibits wildlife found in the Puget Sound ecosystem and promotes conservation of marine resources. With several attractions and daily talks with resident naturalists this is a great place to learn about environmental issues facing this region. Also, if you are looking for a unique shopping experience than Pike Place Market is the place to go while in Seattle. A great venue to find fresh local seafood and produce, it is also a lot of fun. Opened in 1906, it is one of the oldest continually running public farmers markets in the country.

If you like music and dancing than Seattle’s nightlife is for you. There are more music venues and dance clubs per capita in Seattle than anywhere else in the country. The Seattle music scene may be famous for grunge and alternative but Seattle offers a much more diverse mix of styles. EscapeWizard.com recommends using the events calendar provided by The Seattle Times here to find information on concerts and community events: (
http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/entertainment/#date=Today&search=event&from=stnql)

Getting around Seattle is easy even without your own transportation. An extensive bus and light rail system makes navigating the city stress-free. EscapeWizard.com also recommends a ride on the city’s monorail which runs from Westlake Center to City Center. Pedestrian and bicycle friendly streets also make it easy to find local attractions on your own.

This unique city has a lot to offer any visitor. From outdoor adventures to fine dining in the sky, Seattle has something for everyone. Everyday visitors can find something new in this unique city. Experience everything Seattle has to offer and book your trip with EscapeWizerd.com today.

Hotels in Seattle
By Julie Stratakos
Marriott Seattle Waterfront
2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA
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Despite a reputation for perpetually rainy weather, Seattle, Washington attracts millions of tourists every year. Out of the 12,308 hotel rooms available in the area, the Marriott Seattle Waterfront hotel stands out for being a quality, convenient option that will fit the budget of most travelers. It is located less than 15 miles from the Seattle Tacoma International Airport. No shuttle service is provided by the hotel, however there are taxis and rental cars at the airport and a train station less than 5 miles away. If you will be driving a vehicle, whether personal or rental, for a fee you may take advantage of onsite, valet-only parking. Marriott’s check-in time is 4 p.m. Guests will enjoy the hotel’s proximity to a variety of tourists’ attractions, including the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center and Seattle aquarium. Also nearby is Seattle’s Glass Blowing Studio, where many tourists come to experience first-hand & expand their knowledge of the glass-blowing industry, something for which Seattle is nationally well-known.

Marriott Seattle Waterfront has more than 350 rooms, all non-smoking. Being a waterfront property, allows for select rooms to be bay view and waterfront. Along with these room types, a standard room type is available for guests who do not have a preference about their room’s view. For each room type, there is a choice of bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds. Standard amenities include items such as: a TV, phone and desk. Although, wireless internet is available in the lobby and most public areas of the hotel, internet accessibility for a guest room is provided for an additional fee.

There are two dining venues onsite: an American-style restaurant, called Hook & Plow, which specializes in preparing dishes with ingredients procured primarily from the local area; and Trolley Café and Gift Shop. Both restaurants are casual dining restaurants and are open during breakfast, lunch and dinner. An indoor and outdoor pool is onsite for guest recreation. Daily housekeeping is offered but may be declined if unnecessary. Marriott Seattle Waterfront has over 11,000 square feet of event and meeting space available for guest reservation.

Make sure to check out by 12 p.m. at the conclusion of your stay. And now, make sure you click this link to search for the Marriott Seattle Waterfront’s lowest pricing available at EscapeWizard.com (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl)!
Hotels in Seattle
By D. Gregory Perrin
Crowne Plaza
17338 International Boulevard, Seattle, WA
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The Crowne Plaza (formally called the Holiday Inn Seatac International Airport) is an optimal hotel for any travelers in Seattle who are wishing to stay near the airport.  This 12 story, 259 room hotel is an excellent establishment due to its superb location. It is located right beside the airport and only a few blocks from the Light Rail which visitors of the city can utilize to go downtown.  Guests can check into the hotel at 3 p.m. or after on the day of arrival into the city.  A porter is available to assist guests with their luggage to the room.
   
The guestrooms of the hotel are all non smoking and have all the latest amenities.  Guests can request either 1 king size bed or 2 double size beds in their room.  There is a color television in each room with a complete cable package and pay per view movies.  The hotel offers complimentary high speed wireless internet throughout the hotel.
   
There is a full fitness center that has treadmills, free weights and a variety of other machines.  This center is open 24 hours a day so that no guests have to miss their normal workout routine just because they are traveling.  The fitness center also offers a large heated indoor pool that is perfect for swimming laps.  There is also a whirlpool that guests can use to relax in after a long day of sightseeing.  The Crowne Plaza has a self serve laundry for guests to wash their clothes and there is a dry cleaning service available in the hotel.
   
The hotel offers the Seven Hills Grille Restaurant for guests and others in the area.  The grille is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Any children of guests that are under 12 years of age eat free in the restaurant.  The Seven Hills Grille also offers a lounge where adults can grab a drink after a day on the go or watch a sports game.
   
All in all, the Crowne Plaza on International Boulevard in Seattle, Washington is an excellent hotel for visitors to the city. EscapeWizard.com highly recommends this hotel and you can book by following this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Seattle
By Rose Overbey
Arctic Club Seattle~a DoubleTree by Hilton
700 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA
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A stay at The Arctic Club Seattle - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel -- is anything but ordinary. Guests will be wowed by the fantastic amenities, breath-taking views, and well-rated service at this hotel in Seattle. The Arctic Club Seattle is conveniently located downtown. It is located along the historic district, but still is in a very urban part of town. It is also moments from many popular sites in the city. Whether you want to explore the Space Needle, the Waterfront, Pike Place Market, or visit a local stadium -- if you stay at The Arctic Club Seattle your temporary home base is only moments away from these attractions.

There are also many attractions within the walls of The Arctic Club Seattle as well.  The hotel features a main dining room. There is also the Polar Bar in the lobby, which is a nice bar to grab a cocktail in the late afternoon, and into the night. Inside the hotel is another restaurant, called Juno. Juno is a casual restaurant that is open from breakfast, through dinner. Of course is you prefer to dine in your room, room service is also available throughout the hotel. There is also a pool table on site for guests who enjoy playing a round of pool.

You'll be pleased with the accommodations in your room. The Arctic Club Seattle offers guests a variety of room options, but the commonality of them all is their exquisite design and comfortable lay out. So whether you need anything from a  king bed,  an in-room whirlpool, or even a suite, The Arctic Club Seattle can accommodate your needs.

The Arctic Club Seattle is also well equipped to host meetings or events. The hotel employees experts who would be happy to discuss hosting a function at the hotel.

If you happen to be traveling on business, you'll still be able to get work done, even while you're away at the on-site business center in the hotel. The center offers guests a fax, printer, and express mail, to make sure you don't miss a beat. For guests who enjoy working out, they won't miss a minute of their routine at The Arctic Club Seattle, because the hotel features a fitness room. 

EscapeWizard.com highly recommends booking your hotel room at The Arctic Club Seattle, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. You're sure to enjoy your visit and the fantastic location that the hotel offers. You can do so by following this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Seattle
By D. Gregory Perrin
Grand Hyatt Seattle
721 Pine Street, Seattle, WA
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The Grand Hyatt Seattle is a spectacularly hotel in downtown with 425 guest rooms for vacationers to reside while in the city.  The hotel is located only a few blocks from Convention Center for events and a short distance from water.  The Grand Hyatt comes equipped with 425 guest rooms.  Guests can check into the hotel at 3 p.m. or after on the day they arrive into Seattle.
   
Hyatt guests have a lot of decisions to make as far as rooms.  This hotel offers 2 double size beds or 1 king size bed.  Also, there is a decision between a smoking room, a hypo allergenic room, or a large number of suites.  There is a 32 inch color television in each room that has a full cable package and video on demand. There is wireless internet available for a small fee and an in room safe that is equipped to hold a laptop.  There is electronic blackout drapes so guests can sleep in as long as they see fit without concern of the morning sun awaking them.
   
Guests of the hotel have a wide array of options to select from for meals during their stay.  The Ruth's Chris Steak House is located on the grounds of the hotel and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  There is also a sushi bar called Blue C Sushi located in the lobby that guests can frequent during their stay in Seattle.
   
The hotel utilizes a fitness center that is open 24 hours a day.  It has all the machines that a person can use to maintain their workout regime even on the go. 
   
Then after a pleasant sleep guests can check out of the hotel anytime before 12 p.m. The Grand Hyatt Seattle is just the right hotel for any travel frequenting the city, and you can book your stay by following this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Seattle
By Chrystyne Jackson
Homewood Suites by Hilton Seattle
1011 Pike Street, Seattle, WA
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When visiting beautiful Seattle, enjoy convenience of location with all the comforts of home while staying at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Seattle Convention Center Hotel. Just a short twenty-minute drive from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the hotel can also be reached by taxi, town car, shuttle, buses or Seattle’s new light rail. It is optimally situated in downtown Seattle. Location is everything. Close by you will find the Washington State Convention Center, Children’s Museum, Pioneer Square/Gallery District, Seattle Center and Space Needle, Safeco Field, home of the Seattle Mariners and Qwest Field, home of both the Seattle Seahawks and the Seattle Sounders FBC. Check in at Homewood Suites is at 4 p.m. daily.

Homewood Suites is ideally suited for both temporary housing and comfortable short term stays. It features 195 individually designed guestrooms and suites. You can choose studio or one bedroom units with one king, one queen or two queen size beds. All rooms and suites have fully equipped kitchens, complete with refrigerator, microwave, stove and dishwasher. There are two remote control televisions, as well as complimentary high speed internet.

The hotel’s amenities include a complimentary, full, hot meal daily. Mondays thru Thursdays guests can enjoy complimentary dinners of a hot entrée, salad, beer and wine. There is an on site convenience store perfect for stocking the kitchen. Guests can also venture out to any for the terrific nearby area restaurants. There is a coin laundry as well as laundry/valet service available. The hotel boasts a heated outdoor swimming pool, as well as a fitness room.

At the end of you will appreciate Homewood Suite’s convenient check out time of 12 p.m. EscapeWizard.com can assist with booking your hotel reservations. Just click on this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to get started today.
Hotels in Seattle
By Keleigh M. Quinn
Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Seattle Center
601 Roy Street, Seattle, WA
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Located right in the middle of Seattle’s most desired attractions, the Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Seattle Center offers convenience and comfort in style. This hotel is within walking distance of the Space Needle, the Pacific Science Center and the Science Fiction Museum. Also nearby are the Seattle Aquarium, the Seattle Art Museum and Pike Place Market. You can visit the Seattle Waterfront, Puget Sound and even take a boat ride in Lake Union. If you are visiting on business, the corporate office for Amazon.com, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and other businesses are in the immediate vicinity, as well.

The entire property was recently renovated, including the 158 guest rooms. All rooms offer wither a King or two double Four Points by Sheraton Four Comfort Beds™, along with a pull-out sofa for additional sleeping room. Stay entertained with the 42” flat screen television provided in each room, complete with cable channels and free Showtime. There is also complimentary wireless high speed internet access in every room. You can choose to upgrade to a room with views of the famous Space Needle. Suites are also available.

Room service is available in the morning and evenings. You can also head downstairs to eat at the Fireside Café, open for breakfast and dinner. This casual, American eatery offers a large menu and a cozy atmosphere. You can also visit the bar for a drink or light meal, or sit by the fireplace for additional ambience.

Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Seattle Center offers a state of the art fitness center for all guests to use; it is open 24-hours a day for your convenience. There is also a business center. Staff is available to help you plan your event or meeting in several available spaces, including a beautiful courtyard, perfect for a cocktail party.

EscapeWizard.com would be happy to help you plan your trip to Seattle. Click here (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to get started.
Hotels in Seattle
By Sarah Hay
Hilton Seattle Airport & Convention Center
17620 International Boulevard, Seattle, WA
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Come explore all that Seattle has to offer, when you book a stay at the Hilton Seattle Airport & Convention Center. Just three minutes from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and fifteen minutes from King County International Airport, the hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service, as well as valet parking, for your convenience. Many corporate headquarters are within a short drive of the Hilton, including Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks and Weyerhaeuser. Downtown Seattle and Pioneer Square are within 14 miles of the hotel as well.

All 396 rooms at the hotel provide a large array of standard amenities, including 37” flat screen televisions, Hilton Serenity beds, MP3 clock radios, and high speed Internet access. Other standard amenities include MP3 alarm clocks, coffeemakers, irons and ironing boards, desks with ergonomic chairs, and there are four suites at the Hilton, which feature living rooms and dining rooms with tables and chairs. The hotel is pet-friendly, and allows pets up to 75 pounds, with a slight deposit. Check-in time is 3 p.m., and check-out is 12 p.m. If you’re hungry, Spencers for Steak and Chops restaurant on site is open until midnight every night, and offers prime cuts of meat and seafood. Room service is also a great option, serving until 11 p.m. every night.

The Hilton Seattle Airport is also an ideal location to host a special event or meeting, with over 4,000 square footage of space, with videoconferencing and audiovisual equipment for rent, along with a business center to help you stay connected. There is also a pool on site, to help you relax, and a fitness center to keep you in shape. Come enjoy the best of the Olympic region with a stay at the Hilton Seattle Airport & Convention Center Country, and find out how much you can save by going with EscapeWizard.com for the best rate, just click here: (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Seattle
By Keleigh M. Quinn
Sheraton Seattle
1400 Sixth Street, Seattle, WA
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The Sheraton Seattle Hotel is located in exciting downtown Seattle, offering the perfect home base for all kinds of travelers, as well as the perfect place to relax and unwind. Seattle, known also as the Emerald City, has many great attractions, most of which are located right around this hotel. Visit the Seattle Waterfront, the Seattle Aquarium, the Space Needle and Pioneer Square, a great place to shop, dine and visit art galleries. This hotel, the largest in the Northwest, also created the Garden Walk, an urban sculpture park which provides a walkway between the hotel and the Washington State Convention Center.

Inside the hotel, escape the fast pace of the city and relax while enjoying the indoor pool and fitness center on the 35th floor, providing excellent views while you exercise or swim a few laps. You can also schedule a massage or spa treatment at the Vida Spa, or kick back in the Jacuzzi. There is also a 24 hour business center with office supplies and shipping services. The staff there can also help you plan a meeting or event in one of the 47 meeting spaces, including two ballrooms.

This large hotel has over 1,200 guest rooms and 40 suites available, many offering unbelievable views of the surrounding area. They all have the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed(TM) with high thread count sheets and hypoallergenic pillows. You will also have an oversized desk to work on and wireless internet access. Flat screen televisions are provided for your entertainment, as well.

In addition to the excellent restaurants in the area, you can also try the Daily Grill Restaurant in the hotel. Here you can enjoy American comfort foods, including fresh seafood. The Daily Grill Bar and Lobby Lounge are also available for light meals and delicious cocktails. You can also stop by In Short Order for coffee and snacks.

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Hotels in Seattle
By Keleigh M. Quinn
Westin Seattle
1900 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA
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The Westin Seattle offers everything you need to make your business trip or vacation in Seattle relaxing and enjoyable. For Business travelers, there is a 24 hour Business Center which includes computers with Microsoft Office installed, printing capabilities and a help desk. When it’s time to relax, guests can take advantage of the indoor swimming pool or relax on the sun deck. There is also a WestinWORKOUT® Gym, with treadmills, bikes, ellipticals all with personal televisions, and weight machines. To truly relax, you can schedule an in-room spa treatment.

The rooms themselves offer stunning views of the Seattle skyline, Lake Union or Puget Sound; you can specifically request the Grand View Room or one of the luxurious suites to guarantee a great view. You can also ask for a WestinWORKOUT® Room, which includes an in-room treadmill or bike as well as other exercise equipment. All of the rooms include the Heavenly Bed® and Heavenly Bath®, sure to make you feel pampered, as well as a refreshment center and coffee maker with Starbucks coffee. You will also find a large desk to work on, and high speed internet access is available for a daily fee. These smoke-free rooms also have cable televisions and magazines to keep you entertained.

If you are looking to explore outside of your room, you will find many exciting destinations right outside your door. You can visit the Space Needle, the Seattle Aquarium and Pike Place Market, all within a mile of the hotel. There are also several golf courses nearby. Less than a half a mile away you will find the Seattle Waterfront, as well as excellent shopping at the Pacific Place Shopping Mall.

There are many exciting restaurants in the area, as well as bars and clubs. If you would like to sample fresh, Northwest cuisine, you can go to Coldwater Bar & Grill, located right in the hotel. There is also a large bar in the lobby.

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Hotels in Seattle
By Keleigh M. Quinn
W Hotel
1112 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA
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If you’re planning a visit to Seattle for business or on vacation, consider staying at the W Seattle. This 26 story, modern hotel is located within walking distance of Seattle’s most exciting areas, including the financial district where many corporations, such as IBM, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley are located. You will also be just a few blocks away from Pike Place Market, the Seattle Art Museum and the Seattle Aquarium. The Space Needle is only a mile away, and you can also quickly reach Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Safeco Field and CenturyLink Field.

You can choose from six different kinds of rooms. The Spectacular and Fabulous rooms are located on the 14th floor or higher, guaranteeing expansive views of the city and surrounding area. If you need more room, choose a Cool Corner room, a Wow Suite, or the Extreme Wow Suite, with 1.5 bathrooms and 1,000 square feet of living space. All of the rooms welcome you with a Munchie Box and in-room mini bar. You will also find the Bliss® sinkside six in your bathroom, a great assortment of bath and beauty products. Pets are welcome, and the hotel will provide you with a food and water bowl, or even a litter box upon request. The rooms also feature plasma televisions, a DVD player and a CD/DVD library.

Room service is available all day, including separate menus for children and pets. Or you can head down to Trace and taste some delicious dishes made from local, fresh ingredients. There is also a small sushi bar where you can sample the local seafood. Trace bar is open until 2 a.m. and is the perfect place to have a microbrew or a cocktail.

You can keep up with your workout routine at the large fitness facility, or get all of your work needs met at the Business Center. You can also enjoy complimentary internet access at the Living Room off of the lobby.

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