Queen Anne Travel Guide

Queen Anne Summary

Pros

  • Home to the Space Needle, Seattle Center, and Science Center
  • Killer view; perched on one of the highest hills in the city
  • Sweet, charming architecture --- the area is named after warm, appealing Queen Anne style
  • Queen Anne Farmers Market
  • Kerry Park
  • Mainstage Comedy and Music Club
  • Trendy restaurants and bars

Cons

  • Some areas are known to be a little rough
  • Not the most active nightlife scene in Seattle; a bit low-key
  • A little far from Downtown Seattle and Pike Place Market

What It's Like

If Queen Anne's trendy restaurants and bars don't win you over, the view -- a stunning panorama of Seattle's skyline, the Space Needle, and Mount Rainier -- will. Perched on one of the highest hills in the city, Queen Anne is a popular residential neighborhood -- but there's space for visitors to embrace this eclectic neighborhood, too.

Latching to Belltown's northern edge, Queen Anne has a laid-back, quiet atmosphere -- in spite of the fact that it's home to some of Seattle's most pouplar attractions, including the Space Needle, Seattle Center, and Science Center. Beyond the obvious sites, you'll find the Queen Anne Farmers Market at the top of the hill, museums, Kerry Park, and the Mainstage Comedy and Music Club on 1st Avenue.

Where To Stay

Like most parts of Seattle, Queen Anne offers a diverse selection of hotels. Most lodging options in this neighborhood are in Lower Queen Anne -- closest to the Space Needle and Seattle Center.  

View all Queen Anne Hotels

Facts

Languages:

English

Airport:

Seattle-Tacoma Airport

Peak:

June - August

Currency:

U.S. Dollar

Electricity:

120 V, 60 Hz

Tipping:

15-20% at restaurants

Oyster Travel Guides

Seattle Travel Guide
Seattle Travel Guide
Eclectic, diverse and relaxed, Seattle welcomes folks from all walks of life; the mantra in… Read More
Belltown Travel Guide
Belltown Travel Guide
This edgy, trendy little district -- one of Seattle's fastest growing neighborhoods -- starts at… Read More
Downtown Seattle Travel Guide
Downtown Seattle Travel Guide
Don't let Downtown Seattle's reputation of being a commercial hub fool you; it isn't all… Read More
Eastside Travel Guide
Eastside Travel Guide
It's hard to pinpoint exactly what "Eastside" is like, because it encompasses various cities east… Read More
University District Travel Guide
University District Travel Guide
The University District, or "U-Dubs" as the locals call it, markets itself toward a college-age… Read More
Loading Live Rates
Loading...