Seattle. The Emerald City. The name conjures up images of beautiful coastlines, fantastic restaurants, and adventure around every corner. People come from around the world to experience all that Seattle has to offer. When traveling to the city, the first question that comes to mind is “Where should we stay?”. Seattle is filled with amazing hotels but we have found that the best way to see the city and stay on budget is to book an Airbnb. Here is a look at what we think are the best Airbnbs in Seattle.
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Best Airbnbs in Seattle at a Glance
- Most Romantic Airbnb in Seattle for couples: Charming Secluded Guest Suite
- Best Airbnb in Seattle for families: Staycation At Architectural Retreat
- Best Airbnb in Seattle for big groups: Designer Urban Retreat
- Best Value Airbnb in Seattle: Sunny Backyard Cottage
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Beautiful Airbnbs in Seattle – Best Of
Most Romantic: Charming Secluded Guest Suite
Located just outside the city you will find the most perfect couples escape. Warm and inviting, the open floor plan of this guest suite offers beautiful views of the surrounding nature. Designed with romance in mind, this Airbnb offers a full kitchen, wifi, and all the comforts of home. Just a short drive from the city center makes this one of the most exclusive Airbnbs in Seattle.
Best for Families: Staycation at Architectural Retreat
Neighborhood: Matthews Beach
For a completely unique stay in the greater Seattle area, this Airbnb is perfect for work or play. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood and carefully guarded by beautiful greenery, with access to some of Seattle’s best beaches and outdoor activities, this apartment is a great place to make memories. Our favorite feature is the Lego-themed kitchen complete with games and activities guaranteed to highlight your stay.
Best for Groups: Designer Urban Retreat
Neighborhood: Central District
This property is one that we love and know you will love it too! With plenty of room to spread out, this townhouse is conveniently located to anything you will want to see in the greater Seattle area. With four well-appointed bedrooms, hotel grade bedding, everything you need to call this place home, and a rooftop deck that offers panoramic views of the Seattle city skyline to boot, this Airbnb should be at the top of your list.
Best Value: Sunny Backyard Cottage
Neighborhood: West Seattle
If you are looking for a trendy spot in the heart of the action this adorable cottage is one of the best value Airbnbs in Seattle. Cozy and comfortable, you will feel right at home here. This studio-style apartment is complete with all the comforts of home including a gaming console. After a great day of exploration, come kick off your shoes and enjoy everything this Airbnb has to offer.
Other Beautiful Airbnbs in Seattle
Romantic Getaway in a Greenwood Garden Oasis
Located near Carkeek Park sits a cozy little Airbnb. Surrounded by lush greenery the great Northwest is known for, yet found right in the heart of the city, this Airbnb makes a great stay for you if you love privacy yet want to experience all Seattle has to offer. The best part about this property is the barbeque pit and all the equipment needed for a great night in after a great day of exploring.
Stylish Apartment with Private Rooftop Deck and Sauna
Just 7 miles from downtown Seattle is one of our favorite Airbnbs. This second-floor apartment architectural wonder is a delight to the eyes and relaxing to the soul. Complete with a state-of-the-art Finnish sauna and a private rooftop retreat, a stay here is like staying in your own private resort spa. One stay here and you’ll never want to say goodbye.
Art-Filled Industrial Loft
Neighborhood: South Lake Union
For the art-lover in your life, this Airbnb is top-notch. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow amazing natural light to flood the property accenting the beautiful walnut cabinetry and illuminate the carefully selected modern art that adorns the property. With access to a patio and rooftop deck, this luxurious retreat is one to write home about.
My Tall artist’s loft
Neighborhood: Central District
For a fun-filled family adventure to the Seattle area, check out this Airbnb. Perfect for families, this five-story located in central Seattle has everything you need for a great escape. A certified “ built green” home, this quirky locale is filled with cool art and stylishly furnished. Great views of the Olympia mountains will please your eye from the 5th floor master suite place this spot high on our must-stay list.
Private and Spacious Guesthouse with Pacific Northwest Charm
This quiet, two-story bungalow conveniently located near public transportation is a fantastic home-away-from-home. Fully equipped with everything you would need and impeccable attention to detail provided by the host make this Airbnb an excellent place to crash during a visit to Seattle.
Spa Retreat with Finnish Sauna and Saltwater Hot Tub
As far as Airbnbs go, this one is one of the best you will find. The space itself is fairly standard for a 5-star luxury stay. What makes this locale stand out is the fabulous Finnish sauna and saltwater hot tub nestled among a bamboo forest. Located near the heart of the city, this retreat is one not to be missed!
Historic loft in Pioneer Square
Neighborhood: Pioneer Square
History buffs visiting Seattle must-visit Pioneer Square. This iconic region is one of the best-known locations in Washington state. What could be better than staying in a historic loft right in the center of this famous area? This loft is located near great restaurants, sights, and so much more. Fully equipped and very cozy make this a great place to stay on your next visit to Seattle.
Sky Cabin Apartment with Views
Nothing is more beautiful than the Seattle city views and the surrounding area. If this is something you enjoy, then this is the place for you. This one-bedroom apartment has vaulted ceilings complemented by floor-to-ceiling windows giving an amazing view from every room. Our favorite thing to do here is to sit on the third-floor patio and watch the seaplane take off and land. Very relaxing and totally worth it!
Tiny House in Seattle
Neighborhood: West Seattle
This Airbnb in Seattle offers tiny living at its best. Equipped to house three guests, this 180 square foot tiny house is located in the heart of West Seattle. This rustic feeling bungalow is built from reclaimed wood and topped by a metal roof, perfect for listening to the rain. The tiny kitchen is fully functional and comes with some amenities, such as pots and pans and a Keurig. This spot is a cozy experience for a cozy couple.
Light-Filled Home in Capitol Hill
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
If you are looking for something classical but located near all the great things Seattle has to offer, this is the Airbnb for you! An updated 1902 Dutch Colonial home comes complete with a private patio and covered entrances. Located four blocks to the light rail for easy access to the city, this home away from home has everything you would need for a great trip. Whether visiting for business or pleasure, this spot is at the top of our must-stay list.
Modern Seattle Cottage
Neighborhood: Mount Baker
For something out of the ordinary, check out this modern cottage with an old school feel. Plywood walls, stained concrete floors, and all the technological conveniences you would expect from a 5-star stay make this a great hideout for your next vacation. There is even a skylight positioned over the bed. Not to worry, though. There is an automated shade to cover the skylight for those mornings you’d like to sleep in.
Townhouse Suite Near Space Needle
Neighborhood: Queen Anne
One of the most iconic attractions in Seattle is the Space Needle and neighboring museums. If this is your first time to Seattle, this Airbnb would be an ideal place to stay. This private room allows access to a fully furnished kitchen and cozy living area. It’s a great place to recharge after a long day of sightseeing.
Intimate Fremont Cottage Loft With Staircase
Located within walking distance of Fremont, this cute cottage is a great place to enjoy a peaceful visit to the area. Built in 2017, this cute Airbnb is conveniently located near many restaurants and great shopping. A unique spiral staircase was recently added to provide all guests great access to the loft area of this locale.