Travel & Accommodations


The Allender Center at The Seattle School is located at 2501 Elliott Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98121.
We are a red building on the corner of Elliott & Wall (between Battery & Vine) in the Belltown neighborhood of downtown Seattle.


We recommend using a parking structure or surface lot. Rates range from $11-18/day.
Street parking is available for $1.50/hour from 8:00am-8:00pm; 4 hours max.
Belltown Parking Map

If you are traveling from out of town we encourage you to choose accommodations near our location so you can walk, Uber/Lyft, or shuttle to and from. If you rent a car, please note overnight parking downtown ranges from $20-50/night.


SeaTac International Airport (SEA) is the nearest airport, located 15 miles from the location.

Transportation from SeaTac Airport

Link Light Rail

Train running every 7-15 minutes, depending on time of day, from airport to Downtown Seattle. In the airport follow signs for the Link Light Rail. Tickets are available for purchase to Downtown/Westlake Station for $3 one-way. On the platform, take the train for University of Washington/Angle Lake. Ride for approximately 40 minutes and exit at Westlake Station. You may choose to walk (.9 miles) or take a quick Uber/Lyft/tax ride.

Uber, Lyft, or Taxi

Uber and Lyft contract with the SeaTac airport. Request your ride via the app and follow signs to the rideshare corral located in the parking garage adjacent to the airport (approx. 10 minute walk). Yellow Taxi and Orange Cab queues are located on the same floor in the garage. Fares range from $25-50 to downtown Seattle, depending on company and time of day.


We strongly encourage you to book your accommodation as soon as possible. Seattle is a popular destination and hotels near our location book up months in advance. We are grateful to have special group rates at a number of preferred hotels. Please note that all room blocks and special rates are subject to availability. is also a great resource for greater availability and deals.

Seattle Marriott Waterfront
2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle WA 98121
(206) 443-5000
Located 2 blocks away, along Seattle Waterfront
Special rate of $149-$179/night
Book the Special Rate with links below:
September 2019 Room Block
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January 2020 Room Block
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March 2020 Room Block

The Edgewater Hotel
2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121
Located directly across the street
$145-$295/night, depending on season
To make a reservation with our special rate, please call (206) 441-8362 and request “The Seattle School preferred rate.”

Hyatt Place Seattle/Downtown
110 6th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
Located approximately 6 blocks away, near the Seattle Center
$145/night, includes breakfast and a free shuttle service to our location

Hyatt House
201 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
Located approximately 6 blocks away, near the Seattle Center
$153/night, includes breakfast and free shuttle service to our location

The Inn at El Gaucho
2505 First Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121
Small boutique hotel, located two blocks away
$150-$300, depending on season.
To make a reservation, please call (206) 728-1133 and refer to The Seattle School’s Local Area Business Rate for 15% off year round.

City Hostel
2327 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA, 98121
Located 4 blocks away, in Belltown neighborhood
Great budget option, if you are comfortable with a traveler vibe and shared rooms.

Seattle has a large number of private condos and homes or spare rooms available for rent through Airbnb. Rates range from $150-$250/night. We recommend using Belltown or the intersection of Wall Street & Elliott Avenue as keywords for your search. as key words in your search. often more affordable than hotels.