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Hotel Near the Seattle Great Wheel

Overlooking Pier 57 along Seattle’s scenic waterfront, the Seattle Great Wheel presents an opportunity for locals and visitors to experience the city from above. This colossal ferris wheel, with 42 enclosed gondolas, offers a straightforward yet exhilarating ride that grants breathtaking views of the city skyline, Elliott Bay, and the distant Olympic Mountains. The wheel has become an unmistakable part of Seattle’s skyline, especially when it comes alive in the evening with its vibrant LED light display.

The experience of riding the Seattle Great Wheel is refreshingly uncomplicated. After a quick ticket purchase, you step into a glass-enclosed gondola, and as the wheel starts its gradual ascent, the city unfolds around you. From the top, the panorama of Seattle’s downtown, the bustling waterfront, and the maritime activity in the bay are captivating. It’s a simple pleasure and a moment of pause amidst the city’s busy rhythm.

The Great Wheel isn’t just a ride; it’s a gentle, floating observatory that invites reflection. Its unpretentious charm and panoramic views offer excitement and tranquility in one 15-minute rotation. Whether you’re seeking breathtaking views of the city skyline, Elliott Bay, or the distant Olympic Mountains, our Seattle hotel near the Great Wheel ensures easy access to an unforgettable experience.

Get to Know Mayflower Park Hotel

The historic Mayflower Park Hotel has been welcoming travelers to Seattle since 1927. Celebrated for its old-world charm and character, the hotel is ideally situated within the retail core of downtown next to Macy's and Nordstrom. Guest rooms are comfortable and spacious for downtown Seattle, and some rooms offer views of the city. Beyond accommodations, the hotel provides versatile meeting rooms and event spaces. Guests can unwind at Oliver's Lounge, renowned for its classic cocktails, or savor a delightful breakfast at Andaluca Restaurant.
  • Seattle hotel Deluxe Queen Suite Parlor with green sofa, glass coffee table and red drapes with a view of the Bedroom with 2 beds.
    Guestrooms & Suites
    Comfortable accommodations furnished in the Queen Anne style, complimenting the historic charm of the hotel.
    Guestrooms & Suites
  • Oliver's Dining Menu Cheeseburger
    Dine & Drink
    Dining options at our hotel include a full service restaurant, cocktail bar, and in-room dining service.
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  • Special Offers
    View our current special offers and packages and start planning your Seattle stay.
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  • Venue Room
    Events & Groups
    Mayflower Park Hotel is the ideal spot in Central Seattle for corporate meetings, banquets, and wedding receptions.
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Explore Our Central Location

In the heart of downtown Seattle

Just 4 blocks from Pike Place Market and the Seattle waterfront, Mayflower Park Hotel is nestled within the heart of downtown. Sharing the same city block as Westlake Center, guests are within easy reach of Seattle's top attractions, including the Seattle Art Museum and Paramount Theatre. Seattle Center, Climate Pledge Arena and the iconic the Space Needle are easily accessible via a quick three-minute ride on the monorail.