10 Fabulous Hotel Lobbies in Seattle

AnnaMaria Stephens | February 22, 2018

Whether you fancy Old World grandeur or a clean modern look, there's a hotel lobby that suits you in Seattle. The best ones have their own eye-catching style and a vibe that says sit down and stay awhile. We've rounded up some of our favorites. These are the best hotel lobbies in Seattle.

#10

The Arctic Club Seattle

Why it made the list

In the hotel foyer, which boasts marble floors, stately columns, and soaring ceilings framed in intricate molding, black-and-white portraits of explorers hang in neat rows. The dimly lit lobby living room features a fireplace, plush chairs, sofas, and leather benches arranged in cozy clusters around tables.

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#9

Hotel Max

Why it made the list

The spacious lobby is a youthful eye-catcher with high ceilings, dramatic dark walls, and an eclectic assortment of bold furniture, artwork and lighting. Accents such as a wall-mounted sculpture made from drums and the glossy red check-in counter add rock-star touches to the mix.

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#8

Sorrento Hotel

Why it made the list

It’s hard not to imagine glamorous days of yore when you behold the Sorrento’s dimly lit Fireside Room. Rich mahogany paneling, a baby grand, and a unique green-tiled fireplace all nod to the hotel’s elegant past while an on-point assortment of midcentury furniture and contemporary art keep it current.

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#7

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

Why it made the list

The hotel’s understated side entrance leads to a handsome lobby, which has a distinctly Northwestern vibe, from the mixed-wood paneling to the original artwork. The high-ceilinged space is soothing and softly lit, in contrast to the light-flooded guestrooms. It features a large wall-mounted fireplace and ample seating areas.

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#6

The Maxwell Hotel

Why it made the list

The Maxwell’s lobby may well be the most colorful in town, featuring fresh contemporary riffs on baroque styles, like hot pink high-backed chairs paired with lime green tables and a striking tufted sofa. Other vivid colors and patterns add to the artsy razzle-dazzle, including murals and a large pineapple floor mosaic.

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#5

Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle

Why it made the list

With a contemporary floating staircase, walls clad in warm striped wood, and a huge Calderesque chandelier, the lobby makes a striking impression. Modern-organic accents like carved wood tables complement tufted gray sofas, molded plywood lounge chairs, and Asian art and furnishings.

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#4

Kimpton Palladian Hotel

Why it made the list

A dramatic foyer with high ceilings and the building’s original terrazzo floors lead to the lobby, a chic but cheeky space featuring large pop-art riffs on eighteenth-century portraits depict modern celebrities in military garb, including local legends Jimi Hendrix, Bill Gates, Dave Matthews, and the fictional Dr. Frasier Crane.

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#3

The Edgewater

Why it made the list

Edgewater’s lobby, with double-high windows that frame picturesque Elliott Bay, has the air of an upscale Pacific Northwest lodge--think wood accents, pine paneling, leather club chairs, and a statement-making stone fireplace. But really, it’s all about the views.

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#2

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Why it made the list

Grand and glamorous, the hotel’s ornate lobby is a sight to behold, from the huge chandeliers to the elegant spiral staircase. Stately columns, intricate woodwork, and traditional furniture abound--the lobby’s architecture is ideally suited for the Old World opulence of a bygone era.

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#1

Hotel Monaco

Why it made the list

The whimsical lobby, with 22-foot-high ceilings and tall square columns, juxtaposes classical and contemporary elements to beautiful effect. And the pièce de résistance? A striking swimming dolphin mural inspired by the famous Palace of Knossos frescoes in Crete.

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  • 10. The Arctic Club Seattle
    700 3rd Ave., Seattle, Washington, 98104, United States
  • 9. Hotel Max
    620 Stewart St.,Seattle,Washington,USA,98101
  • 8. Sorrento Hotel
    900 Madison St.,Seattle,Washington,USA,98104
  • 7. Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
    99 Union St.,Seattle,Washington,USA,98101
  • 6. The Maxwell Hotel
    300 Roy St., Seattle, Washington, 98109, United States
  • 5. Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle
    2125 Terry Ave.,Seattle,Washington,USA,98121
  • 4. Kimpton Palladian Hotel
    2000 2nd Ave,Seattle,Washington,USA,98121
  • 3. The Edgewater
    Pier 67, 2411 Alaskan Way,Seattle,Washington,USA,98121
  • 2. The Fairmont Olympic Hotel
    411 University St., Seattle,Washington,USA,98101
  • 1. Hotel Monaco
    1101 4th Ave.,Seattle,Washington,USA,98101

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