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Highlights West Seattle

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Best Vacation Rentals in West Seattle

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West Seattle, Seattle
Vacation Rental • 1195 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(28 reviews)
Come visit Hanford & Hinds Cottage!Hanford & Hinds Cottage was built in 1916. It sits in the desirable Belvidere neighborhood of West Seattle. 25 minutes to downtown Seattle and 20 minutes to the airport. .The Cottage has everything you'll need and more! Linens, towels, plates, utensils, pots & pans. Off street parking in a 2 car driveway. Internet/firestick/DVD player. Not sure what you want to do? We have maps and books of the area for visitors.The main cottage is a two bedroom home with a King bed and a second bedroom with 2 twin futons. The bathroom features a heated tile fl...
from $298 / night
West Seattle, Seattle
Vacation Rental • 581 ft² • 1 Bedroom
Altamira is a luxury apartment community located in the heart of West Seattle. Located in The Junction, right between the mountains and water, Altamira combines all of the best elements to provide the best views, amenities, and beloved collection of boutiques, restaurants and activities right in your own backyard. We have a fully furnished studio and one bedroom overlooking the courtyard available to rent nightly. We are within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, coffee shops and much more. Plus the building is located right above a top of the line grocery store!By renting the guest ...
from $196 / night
West Seattle, Seattle
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
(10 reviews)
Our two-bedroom home is nestled in a quiet neighborhood at the north end of beautiful West Seattle. Walk 1/2-block up the street for a spectacular panoramic view of the moon over Elliot Bay.Luna Lower occupies the entire main floor of this charming 1920s home. A second rental unit, with separate entrance, is on the second floor of the house. Overall, Luna Lower can sleep up to four guests. There are two queen bedrooms and one full bath. A fully equipped kitchen with breakfast nook, dining room, and spacious living room with soaring coved ceilings complete the space. Guests have access to th...
from $151 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices West Seattle

$395for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$392 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability West Seattle

16%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
36% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in West Seattle

A charming Seattle destination

West Seattle encompasses the portion of the city that lies west of the Duwamish River. The area is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, environmentally conscious establishments, beaches, and stunning mountain views of the Olympic and Cascade Ranges. It’s a fantastic destination for couples, families, or friends seeking a unique and upscale destination with top-rated dining options.

Finding your perfect Seattle vacation rental

West Seattle offers an abundance of vacation rentals in varying sizes, locations, and styles, so that you can be sure to find the perfect one to suit your travel needs. Stay close to the water, or in a leafy forested area. Several rentals are available in family neighborhoods, or closer to shops and restaurants. Most vacation rentals in West Seattle are fully equipped with modern amenities and stylish decor, so you can feel comfortable in your home away from home. Pet-friendly rentals are available, as well as family-sized units

Holidays in West Seattle

The area and getting around

A historic neighborhood

Having first been settled in the late 1800s, West Seattle is considered a historic neighborhood. Today, this region of the city is composted of several well-known smaller neighborhoods, like Delridge, Fauntleroy, and Admiral. To get to downtown Seattle from west Seattle, you’ll need to cross over a bridge or take a water taxi.

A walkable neighborhood

There’s no need to have a car during your time in West Seattle. This part of the city is considered very walkable, with most places reachable on foot. It is also bike-friendly, with several bike rentals available throughout the city. However, if you want to venture further, there are plenty of public transportation options, including buses and light rail trains. Uber, Lyft, and Taxis are also available.

Travelers and activities

West Seattle for families

West Seattle is a spectacular destination for families with endless activity options. For an afternoon or evening of fun, head to West Seattle Bowl, a retro, vintage bowling alley that was built in 1948. Here you can enjoy endless bowling games, delicious food, and great drinks in a family-friendly setting. The West Seattle Farmers Market is another wonderful family-friendly activity, and it’s open year-round! The market features endless kiosks and vendors which sell fresh local produce, homemade products, flowers, crafts, and hot food. It’s a great way to support locally owned small businesses!

West Seattle for couples

West Seattle is full of unique and interesting activities for couples to enjoy together. If you love wine, visit Viscon Cellars for a fantastic urban wine experience. This popular winery features a lively and aesthetic tasting room where you can try a variety of different locally made wines, the perfect setting for a unique date. For spectacular views of the Seattle city skyline without the crowds, head to Admiral Viewpoint where you’ll have peaceful views of the water, surrounding forests, and the entire downtown skyline.

Did you know that the Boeing Company, which was founded in Seattle, was originally a boat company?

Top 5 travel tips in West Seattle

1. Visit Alki Beach

The sandy shores and calm waves of Alki Beach offer an inviting atmosphere for a picnic, a walk, or an afternoon swim. Along the beach you’ll find some ice cream shops, restaurants, a weekly market, and paved walking paths. Be sure to stay for sunset, where you’ll see spectacular views of the Seattle downtown skyline.

2. Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center

If you enjoy learning about the history of the places you visit, you’ll want to stop by the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center. Before Seattle was colonized by European settlers in the late 1700s, the Duwamish tribe inhabited the land we now know as Seattle for almost 10,000 years. At the Cultural Center, you can learn about the history of the Seattle area from a Native American point of view. View an authentic Duwamish Longhouse and the informative museum.

3. West Seattle’s best shopping mall

If you want to get some shopping done, head to Westwood Village, West Seattle’s prime shopping mall. Here you’ll find a collection of popular stores, including Marshall’s, Target, and Barnes and Noble. There’s quite a few restaurants and smaller shops as well. Spending an afternoon strolling around this mall is a great rainy day activity.

4. Stroll through Lincoln Park

Enjoy nature in the city at Lincoln Park. This park offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and water. If you’re lucky, you may even see orcas, seals, or sea lions. The massive waterfront park is full of various tree species, walking trails, playgrounds, sports fields, and picnic areas.

5. Take a walk in Schmitz Park

This lush, green park is home to walking trails, birds, a creek, and many tree species. It’s near to Alki Beach, so you could see both places in one trip. If you’re looking for a quiet retreat away from the busy city, spend an afternoon here.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in West Seattle

How much do the vacation rentals in West Seattle cost on average?

Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average price of around $339 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in West Seattle?

]If you want to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit West Seattle are February ($255 the average per night for accommodation), March ($286), and April ($298).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in West Seattle?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental in West Seattle, the highest prices can usually be seen in the month of September (with an average of $402 per night), followed by July ($381), and then August ($373).

Is West Seattle a good location for a last-minute getaway?

If you decide to put West Seattle on your bucket list, we recommend organizing your travels well in advance because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 89% of rentals booked the previous year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The months when it's the easiest to find free accommodation in West Seattle are January (the average amount of properties that are available reached 27% of the total last year), February (20%), and October (15%).

Are there many vacation rentals in West Seattle?

Holidu works with 2 different partners to give you an inventory to choose between 390 vacation rentals we have in West Seattle.

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