Seattle Hotel with Shuttle to Smith Cove Cruise Terminal at Pier 91

Port of Seattle hotels with cruise shuttle

Port of Seattle hotels with cruise shuttle

Seattle Waterfront and HotelSpending the night in Seattle before your cruise is a great way to soak up a little scenery before your trip, and arrive at your ship stress-free.

Traffic jams in Seattle are legendary, and rated among the worst in the entire United States. Add variable weather conditions that can be blustery and cold – not to mention the rains that are even more notorious than the city’s traffic – and just getting to the pier to board your ship can seem like an unending journey in itself. Luckily, most hotels in Seattle can accommodate your overnight needs, and then get you to the cruiseship terminal with a dedicated shuttle service, typically for a very reasonable fee.

Seattle is a tourist and business destination itself, with a broad selection of hotels and accommodations at various price levels. With port transfers widely available and cheap, your best bet is to choose a hotel based on your preferences – what type of room you’d like, price range, star rating, free breakfast and so on according to your needs. Within your choices, you will no doubt find hotels that offer a port shuttle service to Smith Cove, and where they don’t many will arrange a port transfer through a car service.

To make your choice easy, we’ve rounded up a list of 16 hotels in Seattle that offer an easy shuttle service to the Cruise Ship Terminal. Distances are based on travel to Pier 91 Smith Cove cruise terminal, with Pier 66 closer to the hotels listed.

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Hotels with Shuttle Service Transport

1. The Inn at El Gaucho ★★★

A stylish hotel with retro decor in the hipster Belltown neighborhood, near the city’s major attractions such as the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. Open since 1953, the El Gaucho offers both rooms and suites with high-end mid-century furnishings. All rooms come with free WiFi, along with free coffee, tea, and freshly baked cookies, and a hip restaurant on the premises.

The hotel provides a shuttle service to both of the cruise terminals at the cost of $5USD per person*.

2. The Mediterranean Inn ★★★

A splash of Mediterranean style in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle, conveniently close to attractions like the Space Needle, along with the cruise terminals at both Pier 66 and Pier 91. You’ll enjoy comfortable rooms with free WiFi, and panoramic views of the city skyline from the rooftop bar.

The hotel offers a shuttle service to Pier 66 at the cost of $6USD per person, and to Pier 91 at $7USD per person*. The rate includes baggage, and the shuttle departs for the ports once an hour between 10am and 2pm each day.

3. MarQueen Hotel ★★★★

A comfortable boutique hotel with classic laid back Seattle style housed in a historic Queen Anne-style building dating back to 1918, you’ll enjoy the lively neighborhood and proximity to the Seattle Center and the city’s other iconic attractions. Free breakfast and WiFi come with your room and its elegant period furniture and decor.

There is a shuttle service available from the hotel to the cruise terminals at the cost of $7.50USD per person – just ask your concierge to make arrangements*.

4. Inn at Queen Anne ★★★

Located in the Queen Anne neighborhood, also home to the Space Needle, Museum of Pop culture, and other attractions, the Inn at Queen Anne lets you enjoy the best of the city even in a short stay. It’s an easy stroll to streets filled with 19th century architecture, along with shops and the city’s iconic cafe culture. Rooms are comfortable, with modern furnishings and a convenient kitchenette in all rooms.

The hotel provides a shuttle service to Smith Cove Cruise Terminal at Pier 91, at the cost of $7.50USD per person*.

5. Belltown Inn ★★★

This centrally located stylish hotel is not just family friendly, it’s pet friendly too. You’ll relax in classic modern decor, with a convenient kitchenette with microwave located in each room. You can walk to the historic district where you’ll find Pike’s Public Market, the Space Needle, and other famous city attractions.

The hotel offers a shuttle service to both cruise ports, at a rate of $9USD per person to Pier 91, and $6USD to Pier 66*. Just ask the front desk to arrange your cruise terminal transportation when you check in.

6. Hotel Ändra ★★★★

Modern Scandinavian design meets downtown Seattle in this elegant hotel, located within walking distance of Pike’s Place Market and the central business district. You’ll enjoy the sophisticated atmosphere of this boutique hotel, with free WiFi in each elegantly appointed room.

The hotel will arrange for third-party transfers to and from the cruise terminals, with rates of $15USD for up to 4 people in a town car, $35USD for an SUV with up to 7 passengers, and a van service for $40USD for up to 10 people to Pier 66. For Pier 91, the rates are $25USD for up to 4 people, $45USD for a SUV with up to 7 passengers, and $60USD for a van with up to 10 people*.

7. Executive Inn by the Space Needle ★★★

Stay in the shadow of the Space Needle, within walking distance to the Seattle Art Museum and other attractions. The hotel offers sleek modern decor and high-end amenities, with free Internet, a 24 hour fitness center, and more to enjoy, including an on-site restaurant.

There is shuttle service available for Norwegian or Oceania Cruises at Pier 66 at $8USD per person, and for Holland America, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Carnival or Celebrity Cruises through Pier 91, the fee is $10USD per person*.

8. The Edgewater, a Noble House Hotel ★★★★

Located right next to Pier 66, The Edgewater is an ideal per-cruise hotel stay. It’s the only waterfront hotel choice in downtown Seattle, with a choice of ocean or city view rooms. You’ll enjoy the comfortable rooms and resort style atmosphere. The hotel is a mere 5 minutes’ walk from Pier 66.

The concierge will arrange for your transfer to the cruise terminal at Pier 91 via a town car service for a flat rate of $25USD for up to 3 people, and via SUV for more than 3 people at a rate of $40USD*.

9. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Seattle – City Center ★★★

A convenient location and comfortable modern rooms with free WiFi and free breakfast make this hotel a popular choice both for individuals and families. Located near the heart of downtown, you’ll stay steps from the Seattle Center, the Space Needle, and multiple shopping, dining, and entertainment options – or you can simply relax beside the hotel’s indoor pool. Some suites with kitchens available.

The hotel offers a shuttle service to the cruise terminals at the cost of $10USD per person*.

10. Holiday Inn Seattle Downtown ★★★

Walk to the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center, and many other iconic Seattle attractions from this stylish modern hotel in the heart of the downtown. You’ll enjoy the casual Seattle style, along with free WiFi and high-pressure shower heads in the bathrooms for an invigorating shower in the morning. For families, there are kids’ suits with bunk beds and game tables, and children under 12 eat free in the hotel restaurant.

Shuttles to the cruise terminals are available from the front desk at a cost of $10USD per person*.

11. Mayflower Park Hotel ★★★★

Located in Westlake Park, this elegant hotel was built in 1927, with opulent Queen Anne-style decor and a refined atmosphere. You’ll enjoy relaxing in the extra-deep soaking tub in your room, outfitted with free WiFi and coffeemakers, among other amenities. The hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of Pike’s Place Market, and a short distance from the downtown and other attractions.

The hotel offers a shuttle service to both Pier 66 and 91, with three departure times daily at 11:15am, 12 noon, and 1pm at a cost of $10USD per person*. You’ll pay the driver in cash on the day of departure, but please sign up at the concierge desk on arrival to reserve your seat.

12. Silver Cloud Inn – Seattle Lake Union ★★★

Look out on picturesque Lake Union from this relaxed waterfront hotel, just 2 blocks from I-5, and just 2 miles from Seattle’s thriving downtown and major attractions. You’ll enjoy the comfortable modern decor, along withe free WiFi in your room, and a free hot breakfast. The hotel runs a free shuttle to area attractions, including Pike Place Market, Westlake Center, and the Space Needle.

Third party town car service can be arranged for a flat rate of $30USD for up to 3 passengers with luggage to and from both Pier 66 and 91, with larger vehicles available for larger parties*. Please let your concierge known about your travel requirements on check in.

13. Quality Inn & Suites Seattle Center ★★★

Get a taste of Seattle’s downtown vibe in this comfortable budget priced hotel. You’ll enjoy the modern decor, with free WiFi, free breakfast, and coffeemakers in each room. The hotel is steps from Pike Place Market and just over a mile from the Seattle Aquarium, with many of the city’s famous attractions at your fingertips.

The hotel offers low cost shuttle service to both ports at a cost of $7USD per passenger for Pier 66, and $10USD per passenger for Pier 91*.

14. Hotel Theodore ★★★★

Enjoy Seattle in upscale style at this stylish boutique hotel built in 1929. You’ll stay in the downtown area, close to major attractions like the Space Needle and Pike Place Market, and within walking distance of Seattle’s central business district. Spacious and elegantly furnished modern rooms have free WiFi, and special amenities for your dog if you’re traveling with Rover.

The hotel’s front desk will arrange third-party transportation to either pier via a town car service. For Pier 66 the flat rate is $30USD, and for pier 91 Smith Cove cruise terminal it is $40USD*.

15. Hyatt at Olive 8 ★★★★

This hotel offers eco-friendly hospitality, with sleek modern decor in a high-rise just over a mile from the Space Needle. You’ll appreciate the distinctly upscale atmosphere of this stylish property, just steps from high end shopping and dining options.

The hotel offers a car service that can be used as a shuttle to both cruise terminals, with a luxury SUV or van that may also include other passengers, depending on the size of your party. The cost is $10USD for Pier 66, and $12USD per person for Pier 91*.

16. Staypineapple at The Maxwell Hotel ★★★

Art lovers will adore this fashionable contemporary hotel, with a bold decor and walls adorned with paintings. Stylish rooms feature microwaves and mini-fridges, along with free WiFi, with an indoor pool and gym to enjoy. Conveniently located a short distance from the city’s major attractions.

While the hotel doesn’t offer its own shuttle service, they will arrange your transportation to either pier via Faris Town Car service at a cost of $10USD per person*. Just ask at the front desk when you check in.

List of hotels with shuttle to Pier 91 cruise port

note (*): Rates listed are one-way fees and are subject to change without notice. Fees can be changed by the hotel and may change at any time. Please contact the hotel directly for latest shuttle information and hotel/cruise parking rates.
(Latest update April 29th 2019)
Please contact us if any information is incorrect or not up-to-date.

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