Seattle, United States

Thompson Seattle

Rates from (inc tax)$239.00

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Prices have been converted from the hotel’s local currency (21USD), via, using today’s exchange rate.


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Sleek and stylish, the Thompson Seattle channels the best of Seattle, with water views, superlative food and an atmosphere that’s hipper than a barista competition. A gleaming building blocks from the water, the glass-front hotel makes the most of its setting with floor-to-ceiling views of Puget Sound and Pike Place Market. Sample the bounty from both at signature restaurant Scout, which nods to the great outdoors with freshly caught seafood, foraged mushrooms and other ingredients that are as perfectly Seattle as the hotel itself.

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158, including two suites.


Noon, but flexible, subject to availability. Earliest check-in, 3pm.


Double rooms from $239.00, excluding tax at 15.6 per cent. Please note the hotel charges an additional local city tax of $2.00 per room per night on check-out.

Price information

If you haven’t entered any dates, the rate shown is provided directly by the hotel and represents the cheapest double room (including tax) available in the next 21 days.

Prices have been converted from the hotel’s local currency (USD276.28), via, using today’s exchange rate.

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Rates do not include breakfast (from US$20).


The in-room honour bar includes specially selected beverages and custom snacks from Scout’s executive chef, Josh Henderson.

At the hotel

Fitness centre, concierge, valet parking and free WiFi. In rooms: flatscreen TV, Bluetooth-enabled clock radio, minibar, WiFi and DS & Durga bath products.

Our favourite rooms

Every room captures the Seattle flavor with local art, but for the best glimpse of the city itself, the Waterview Corner Studio offers panoramic views of Seattle, including iconic Pike Place Market and majestic Puget Sound. City View rooms on higher views show off the sound, as well.

Packing tips

Bring a reusable tote to select the best of nearby Pike Place Market, Seattle’s iconic indoor food hall.


The public areas of the hotel are all wheelchair-accessible, and several City View King rooms are specially equipped with roll-in showers.


Four-legged pals are more than welcome, at no additional fee. The hotel will provide dog beds and bowls. See more pet-friendly hotels in Seattle.


All ages are welcome. Though there’s no kids’ menu, the hotel can adapt menu items to suit tiny diners.

Food and Drink

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Top Table

Nab a spot by the windows for the best people-watching along First Avenue.

Dress Code

Go for revamped grunge: Seattle’s hipster history and thriving tech scene mean that most diners are decked in denim and flannel.

Hotel restaurant

Scout embraces Seattle’s rugged Pacific Northwestern vibe with a visual and edible trip into the great outdoors. The decor includes vintage Cub Scout mugs, retro Edison bulbs and beautiful bare wood, as well as booths upholstered in various dashing flannel patterns. But the food is the highlight. A tribute to the region, the menu showcases seasonal, local ingredients, including seafood — salmon, trout, albacore — foraged mushrooms from the Cascade Mountains and Washington-raised meat and vegetables . For a deep dive into regional flavors, arrange seats at the Chef’s Counter for a 17-course tasting of the best local flavors, prepared by Chef Josh Henderson.

Hotel bar

Atop the hotel, The Nest is a rooftop view with glorious views of the city, including Puget Sound and the iconic Seattle skyline. The cocktail list incorporates seasonal ingredients for drinks like The Flamingo, served in a copper flamingo-shaped punch bowl. A small menu of snacks is available from Huxley Wallace Collective.

Last orders

Scout serves three meals a day, with breakfast available from 6:30am until 10am, lunch from 11am to 2pm and dinner from 5pm till 10pm. The Nest serves from 3 until 11pm each night.

Room service

A selection of entrees, sandwiches, light bites and desserts is available 24 hours a day.


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Thompson Seattle
110 Stewart St, Seattle, WA 98101
United States


Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, or Sea-Tac, is a 30-minute drive from the hotel. The largest airport in the Pacific Northwest, Sea-Tac operates non-stop domestic and international flights on all major airlines. There is a direct flight from London on Virgin Atlantic, and numerous domestic routes through Delta, United and other major airlines. Smaller regional airlines, including Kenmore Air, operate shuttles to the San Juan and Orca Islands. The hotel can arrange transfers from Sea-Tac for US$75.


King Street Station, a 10-minute drive from the hotel, is an Amtrak hub, serving Portland, Oregon, as well as Vancouver, British Columbia. Transfers are available for US$25.


A car is necessary for those looking to escape Seattle to explore the region’s stunning mountains and coastline. Valet parking is available for US$40 per night.

Worth getting out of bed for

Between its world-renowned hiking trails, stunning seascapes, locavore food movement and hip urban art scene, Seattle has something for every type of traveler, and the Thompson Seattle is ideally placed to take advantage of it all. The hotel is a coffee-bean’s toss from Pike Place Market, one of the country's oldest and most beloved farmers' markets and home to dozens of market stalls, fishmongers and specialty food shops. Grab a java from Storyville Coffee Company or pay tribute at the original Starbucks, then wander the multilevel market checking out the ultra-fresh fare. For panoramic Seattle views, head to the top of the Space Needle, Seattle’s most recognizable icon. Back at ground level, check out the nearby Chihuly Garden and Glass, an enchanting exhibition of gravity-defying illuminated glass gardens and canopies. For a taste of local Seattle life, head for Capitol Hill, home to some of the city’s best bookstores, restaurants and, of course, coffee shops.

Some of Seattle’s most alluring attractions are just outside the city: The Cascade Mountains, an hour outside town, draw outdoor enthusiasts from around the world for hiking, mountain biking and alpine skiing. Further afield, the Olympic Mountains are exceptional for rugged hikes and camping. The hotel has prime views of Puget Sound, which is renowned for its fishing, but also excellent for sailing on beautiful days.

Local restaurants

Named for its setting on the top floor of iconic Pike Place Market, Matt's in the Market sources much of its exceptionally fresh fare from the farmers nearby, for dishes like wild king salmon with market vegetables and a robust shellfish stew with seasonal vegetables in coconut curry. Literary geeks and mollusk aficionados alike will love The Walrus & The Carpenter in Ballard. Named for a poem by Lewis Carroll — wherein the namesake characters eat every oyster in sight — Renee Erickson’s charming restaurant serves a daily selection of local oysters and other impeccable fish, as well as a nice selection of cheese and meat. Set in a midcentury-modern home with glorious views, Canlis has set the Seattle standard for fine dining since 1950. The prix-fixe menu of three, four or seven courses, draws on local bounty, including the Pacific Northwest's impeccable seafood. Highlights include the family recipe for romaine salad and the 90-page wine list.

Local cafés

There’s a reason Seattle has a reputation for coffee: Few cities in the world rival the scene here for shops pulling quality shots. For the closest to espresso ecstasy, head to one of the three locations of Espresso Vivace, founded as part of David Schomer’s quest to taste the perfect espresso. For some classes with your caffeine, venerable Victrola Coffee Roasters offers cuppings at its showcase cafe, in a converted 1920's auto dealership in Capitol Hill. For a sense of the classic Seattle-style shop, head for one of the 10 locations of Cherry Street Coffee House, all serving excellent coffee drinks made by expert baristas.

Local bars

Few bars can surpass the Thompson’s own Nest for views, but Seattle has an excellent cocktail scene. Rachel's Ginger Beer, in Pike Place Market, serves refreshing Moscow Mules and more creative concoctions, all using the spicy house signature ginger concoction. The ginger beer itself is available for takeaway in 12-ounce pours or growlers.


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Every hotel featured is visited personally by members of our team, given the Smith seal of approval, and then anonymously reviewed. As soon as our reviewers have returned from this slick hotel in Seattle and unpacked their coffee beans and flannel, a full account of their city break will be with you. In the meantime, to whet your wanderlust, here's a quick peek inside Thompson Seattle in Washington…

Can’t decide between city, sea or snow? The Thompson Seattle offers it all. One of the most exciting cities in the United States, Seattle is home to a thriving emerging art scene, and the Thompson sits in the heart of it all, a five-minute walk from the Seattle Art Museum and easy stroll from the waterfront Olympic Sculpture Garden. Seattle is a city that takes seriously its waterfront location, with excellent seafood. Blocks from the waterfront, the hotel offers some of the city’s most sweeping views of Puget Sound, including the new illuminated 53-meter ferris wheel and the nearby Seattle Aquarium. The Thompson is also set beside the iconic Pike Place Market, one of the country’s original farmers’ markets and home to some of the freshest fish and produce. Taste the bounty in action at Scout, on the hotel’s street level, with a commitment to local flavors and a look that channels the great outdoors. Come Washington’s mild winters, the hotel is an easy drive from both the Cascades and the Olympus Mountains, where alpine adventurers from around the world converge to ski, snowmobile and enjoy nature.

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