Aerial view of downtown Seattle

Around Seattle

Hotel Deca is just minutes away from world famous Seattle attractions.

Seattle Space Needle

Seattle Space Needle

Hotel Deca is located in the heart of Seattle’s University District only minutes from the Seattle Space Needle. It's a breeze to get to the Space Needle in the heart of the city. It also offers convenient valet parking where you can safely leave your car and spend the day at the Seattle Center.

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Fresh fruit and vegetable market

Pioneer Square

Once considered the heart of the city, Pioneer Square is located just north of SoDo, west of the International District and adjacent to Elliot Bay. Pioneer Square was the original home of Seattle's founding settlers, circa 1852. Most of the original wooden structures that made up the neighborhood were lost in the Great Seattle Fire of 1889 and were replaced with more modern 19th century brick structures. Today, Pioneer Square is home to a vibrant art and culinary scene composed of many galleries, bars, cafes, eateries and eclectic shops.

Giraffe at the zoo

Woodland Park Zoo

A Seattle vacation at the Hotel Deca should also include a visit to the Woodland Park Zoo. For more than 100 years, Woodland Park Zoo has been a cherished community resource and a unique urban oasis. Generations of Puget Sound families have come to the zoo and marvel at the animals and are inspired by the peaceful and beautiful surroundings. Woodland Park Zoo encompasses 92 acres and features more than 1,090 individual animals representing nearly 300 species. The grounds are divided into what are known as bioclimatic zones, the unique habitats around the world, from tropical rain forests to the frigid climes of the Far North.

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Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market

Within a short distance from Hotel Deca, you can watch the vendors throw fish at the famous Seattle Pike Place Market . Winter, spring, summer and fall, the Pike Place Market is open seven days a week, closing only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. The merchants set their own hours, so it's a good idea to check the shopping and dining guides before coming to visit a specific shop or stall. Generally, restaurants stay open later and during the peak farm season, farmers are frequently set up and ready to sell by 8 a.m. or earlier. Check out the schedules at their website below.

Chihuly Garden & Glass

Chihuly Garden & Glass

A unique experience dedicated to the wonderful creations of master glass artisan Dale Chihuly. A Tacoma, Washington native, Dale Chihuly started crafting his uniquely styled, dramatic and truly beautiful works of glass in the 1960s. He is a leader in the field of glass as a fine art and has pieces in more than 200 museums worldwide. With a memorable and instantly recognizable style, Chihuly glass always stands out. In Chihuly Garden & Glass, you'll have the chance to wander through the experience of Mr. Chihuly's work in a museum setting, a garden and the glasshouse, which is to his work what a green house is to flowers.

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Black electric guitar

MoPOP

The Museum of Pop Culture is a leading-edge nonprofit museum, dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary popular culture. With its roots in rock 'n' roll, MoPOP serves as a gateway museum, reaching multi-generational audiences through our collections, exhibitions, and educational programs, using interactive technologies to engage and empower our visitors. At MoPOP, artists, audiences and ideas converge, bringing understanding, interpretation, and scholarship to the popular culture of our time.

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Seattle skyline at sunset

Seattle Center

The Seattle Center is a year round facility that plays host to a wide variety of activities, such as sporting events and concerts to name a few.

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Pink flowers in bloom

Olympic Sculpture Park

The Olympic Sculpture Park, part of the Seattle Art Museum, transforms a nine-acre industrial site into open and vibrant green space for art. This new waterfront park gives Seattle residents and visitors the opportunity to experience a variety of sculpture in an outdoor setting, while enjoying the incredible views and beauty of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound. Admission is free.

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Neptune Theatre Seattle WA

Neptune Theater

In its 90th year of operation, the historic Neptune Theatre (circa 1921) has been transformed from a single screen cinema, to Seattle’s newest live performance multi-use arts venue.

The Neptune Theatre closed as a single-screen movie house in January 2011 and is now operated by Seattle Theatre Group (STG), the non-profit operators of the historic Paramount and Moore Theatres. STG has reconfigured the Neptune Theatre to increase options for community engagement in the arts. Our mission is to present diverse performing arts while preserving this historic cultural icon. On November 14th, the City of Seattle's Landmark Preservation Board voted to designate the Neptune Theatre building as a city landmark. We now proudly operate three City of Seattle Historic Landmarks!

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Seattle skyline from the water

Seattle Waterfront

The Seattle Waterfront looks out over Elliot Bay, West Seattle and Puget Sound. It is a vibrant and exciting place to explore, including many souvenir shops, eateries, bars, cafés, tourist attractions, galleries, ferries, the Seattle Aquarium and a family-friendly arcade. Additionally, the Waterfront Seattle multi-year program is underway to make expansions, renovations and upgrades to the waterfront area to create a “Waterfront for All”. Experience the waterfront today and come back yearly to see the updates!

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Fish in an aquarium

Seattle Aquarium

First opened in 1977, the Seattle Aquarium is a must see! The Aquarium has a wide variety of sea life represented, with a special focus on aquatic life of Puget Sound. If you're a fan of sea otters and seals, this is the perfect place! We have a sea otter conservation program and a harbor seal exhibit completely just 3 years ago.

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Pacific Science Center

Pacific Science Center

The Pacific Science Center is a science museum for all ages, with an ever changing menu of events. For the latest on what's happening at Pacific Science Center, check their what's new page. Starting on October 15, 2016, you can pit your wits against Sherlock Holmes in the International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes. And in 2017, you'll be able to experience the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors from China.

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