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The Top Seattle Attractions

Experience Seattle by Staying Close to It All

A hotel for the culturally curious, the Sorrento is a respite for travelers who seek a deeper, more authentic connection to Seattle’s history, attractions and one-of-kind experiences. Our location on First Hill, near downtown landmarks ranging from Seattle Mariners stadium to the Space Needle, The Great Wheel and The Waterfront, offers a dynamic gateway to memorable experiences. When planning what to do during your stay in Seattle, the Hotel Sorrento staff is available to make recommendations and arrange for transportation, a tour package or anything else you may need to make your visit one to remember. 

Frye Art Museum

The Frye Art Museum is a living legacy of visionary patronage and civic responsibility, committed to artistic inquiry and a rich visitor experience. A catalyst for our engagement with contemporary art and artists is the Founding Collection of Charles and Emma Frye, access to which shall always be free.

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St. James Cathedral

St. James is the Cathedral for the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle and its Archbishop, the Most Reverend Paul D. Etienne. They are also a parish church for a vibrant faith community with a long history that reaches back to Seattle's early days.

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Town Hall

Town Hall is a vibrant gathering place in the heart of Seattle, fostering an engaged community through civic, arts, and educational programs that reflect—and inspire—our region’s best impulses: creativity, empathy, and the belief that we all deserve a voice.

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Convention Center

The Northwest's premier meetings and events facility, located in Seattle.
 

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Paramount Theatre

For 85 years, Washington residents and visitors have enjoyed Seattle's magnificent Paramount Theatre.

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Virginia Mason Hospital

Virginia Mason’s main campus in the First Hill neighborhood of Seattle is referred to as Virginia Mason Hospital and Seattle Medical Center.

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Harborview Medical Center

Harborview Medical Center, located on Seattle's First Hill, is a public hospital in King County, Washington and is managed by UW Medicine.

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Swedish Medical Center

Swedish Medical Center is the largest nonprofit health provider in the greater Seattle area.

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Space Needle

Seattle’s “must see” is now a “must do” following the Space Needle’s multi-million dollar renovation. 

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Seattle Art Museum

Located downtown, one block from Pike Place Market, global art collections, temporary installations, and special exhibitions from around the world bridge cultures and centuries. 

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Seattle Public Library

The Seattle Public Library gives you 24/7 free access to books, music, movies, TV shows, classes and more!

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City Hall

Seattle City Hall is located in the center of a three-block civic campus in downtown Seattle at 600 Fourth Avenue, between Cherry and James streets. Please consider riding the bus, biking or walking when visiting us.

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Pike Place

Seattle’s original farmers market, established in 1907.

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The Waterfront

The go-to spot for seafood, souvenirs, and spectacular views.

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The Great Wheel

The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier 57 on Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington. With an overall height of 175 feet, it was the tallest Ferris wheel on the West Coast of the United States when it opened on June 29, 2012.

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Starbucks Reserve

If Willy Wonka ran Starbucks, this is how it would feel.

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Century Link Field

The CenturyLink Field stadium complex includes CenturyLink Field and the 200,000 sq. ft. CenturyLink Field Event Center.

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T-Mobile Park

Since the Inaugural Game on July 15, 1999, T-Mobile Park has gained a reputation locally, regionally and nationally as a terrific setting for baseball.

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MoPOP

The Museum of Pop Culture, or MoPOP is a nonprofit museum dedicated to contemporary popular culture.

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Pioneer Square

Pioneer Square is Seattle’s Original neighborhood dating back to 1852.

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Benaroya Hall

The Benaroya Hall is the headquarters of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra.

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Freeway Park

Freeway Park is a maze of unique architectural forms, fountains, plazas and pathways.

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5th Ave Theatre

The 5th Avenue Theatre Association exists to develop, produce and present live musical theater for the cultural enrichment of the Northwest community.

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Seattle Center Monorail

Seattle Center Monorail is the nation’s first full-scale commercial monorail system and a beloved Seattle landmark.

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Pacific Place

Enjoy the view of five levels of exceptional fashion, delicious foods and new movies at Pacific Place.

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Westlake Center

Seattle's Westlake Center welcomes you to stop in for a quick spree or stay the whole day shopping through the collection of specialty stores. 

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Ballard Locks

Officially known as the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, the Ballard Locks is one of Seattle's most popular tourist attractions, especially during the sunny months.

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Mt. Rainier

Mount Rainier, also known as Tahoma or Tacoma, is a large active stratovolcano located 59 miles south-southeast of Seattle, in Mount Rainier National Park.

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Seatac

Seattle–Tacoma International Airport is the eighth-busiest airport in the US.

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Boeing Field

King County International Airport-Boeing Field ( FAA LID / IATA : BFI, ICAO : KBFI) is one of the nation's busiest primary non-hub airports.

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Smith Tower

The Smith Tower, the city's first genuine skyscraper, was dedicated July 4, 1914, and reigned for a time as the tallest American building outside of New York City.

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