Local Sites & Attractions

Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, The Alexis Royal Sonesta Hotel places guests within walking distance of top Seattle attractions, including the Waterfront and Pike Place Market. Step outside and experience the rich mix of history, culture, and lush landscapes of the "Emerald City".


Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market is the oldest continuously operating farmers market in the country and a must-see destination when exploring Seattle. Along with its famous fish toss, you can find the freshest local produce, vibrant flower arrangements, shops, restaurants, and so much more. A Seattle experience you can’t miss!

93 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101 | Distance from hotel: 0.6 miles

Seattle Waterfront

Overlooking the beautiful Puget Sound, the Seattle Waterfront is home to the Seattle Great Wheel, the Seattle Aquarium, and countless shops and restaurants. Catch a ferry or sailboat ride and take in breathtaking city views from the water. Just a short walk from the Alexis Royal Sonesta Hotel.

Waterfront, Seattle, WA | Distance from hotel: 4.5 blocks

Space Needle

Find captivating views of Seattle’s skyline from 605 feet up! Recently transformed, the Space Needle offers guests two viewing levels with floor-to-forever glass and the world’s first revolving glass floor. See Seattle like never before.

400 Broad Street, Seattle, WA 98109 | Distance from hotel: 1.7 miles

Seattle Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium invites guests to explore the amazing underwater world of the Pacific Northwest. See playful otters, incredible octopus, and hundreds of fish, all while learning about the importance of marine conservation.

1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101 | Distance from hotel: 0.4 miles

Original Starbucks

The Original Starbucks opened its doors in 1971 in the heart of Pike Place Market. Explore the historic building and original coffeehouse sign, sip on your favorite beverage, and pick up a souvenir mug. A hot spot destination for all coffee lovers!

1912 Pike Place, Seattle, WA 98101 | Distance from hotel: 0.6 miles

Woodland Park Zoo

Seattle’s award-winning Woodland Park Zoo is filled with immersive wildlife experiences and up-close animal encounters, making for a perfect family excursion that all can enjoy. Learn about unique animals native to the Pacific Northwest, Western Canada, and Alaska.

5500 Phinney Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98103 | Distance from hotel: 6.7 miles

Sightseeing Cruises – Argosy Cruises

A trip across Puget Sound is a quintessential Pacific Northwest experience. Catch a ride on Argosy Cruises and experience breathtaking views of Seattle’s skyline.

1101 Alaskan Way, Pier 55, Seattle, WA 98101 | Distance from hotel: 0.2 miles

Mount Rainier

For the adventurous travelers, take a day trip to Mount Rainier, the iconic stratovolcano looming over the Seattle skyline. Explore a variety of trailheads throughout the National Park (for both beginner and expert hikers) or take a guided tour of the impressive landmark.

Mount Rainier, Washington 98304 | Distance from hotel: 103 miles


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