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The Maxwell Hotel: Your Basecamp for Seattle's Coolest Experiences

A Hotel Review of A Dog-Friendly Haven With a Prime Location

The Maxwell Hotel: Your Enchanting StayPineapple Oasis in Seattle

Seattle, Washington, a city bursting with culture, innovation, and natural beauty, welcomes travelers from all corners of the world. And when it comes to finding the perfect home away from home in the heart of the city, look no further than The Maxwell Hotel-a StayPineapple property that exudes warmth, charm, and unmatched hospitality. Whether you're a solo explorer, a family on an adventure, or a couple seeking a romantic getaway, The Maxwell Hotel offers a fantastic stay as delightful as the city it calls home.

A Dog-Friendly Haven: Your Furry Companion is Welcome

One of the standout features of The Maxwell Hotel is its pet-friendly policy. Traveling with your four-legged friend? The Maxwell Hotel rolls out the red carpet for your furry companion, ensuring they feel just as pampered as you do during your stay. From the moment you enter the stylish lobby, the hotel receptionist will greet you with a warm hello, complimentary welcome drink vouchers, unlimited bottled water and a doggy treat---to welcome your furry friend too. The hotel's commitment to making every family member feel at ease is heartwarming.

A Prime Location: In the Heart of Seattle's Vibrant Energy

Location, location, location-it's a real estate mantra, and The Maxwell Hotel takes it to heart. Part of Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood, this boutique hotel places you within walking distance of some of the city's most iconic landmarks and attractions. Want to experience the iconic Space Needle? That's a MUST-DO in Seattle and just a short stroll away. Want to explore the bustling food stalls of Pike Place Market and the 20-some piers of the Seattle Waterfront? It's a leisurely walk from your doorstep and a quick ride on the monorail. And for sports enthusiasts, Climate Pledge Arena ( formerly known as KeyArena) and Lumen Field (formerly CenturyLink Field) are just minutes away. No matter what adventure you seek, The Maxwell Hotel puts you at the center of it all.

Maximizing Comfort: Chic Accommodations with a Touch of Whimsy

Step into your stylishly appointed room, and you'll be transported to a world where comfort meets playfulness. Each room at The Maxwell Hotel is thoughtfully designed with a blend of contemporary elegance and delightful whimsy. Modern amenities meet bold splashes of color, creating a charming ambiance that will instantly put a smile on your face. Sink into plush beds with fluffy European-style duvets resting atop premium linens, and enjoy the convenience of in-room amenities like flat-screen TVs, Keurig coffee makers, cozy robes and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Amenities that Delight: Where Every Detail Matters

At The Maxwell Hotel, every detail is curated to ensure that your stay is nothing short of amazing. The hotel offers a variety of amenities that add an extra touch of comfort and convenience to your visit. Want to relax and unwind? Take a dip in the heated indoor pool or pedal around town with one of the complimentary beach cruisers. Craving a delicious snack? Visit the Pineapple Pantry, where you'll find a selection of snacks, beverages, and souvenirs. Want to multitask? The hotel's Fitness Center overlooks the pool area so that you can keep an eye on the kids. From the complimentary pineapple-infused water in the lobby to the pineapple-shaped welcome cookies, every aspect of your stay at The Maxwell Hotel is designed to make you feel special.

A Personal Touch: Genuine Hospitality with a Smile

What truly sets The Maxwell Hotel apart is its commitment to providing genuine hospitality with a smile. From the warm greetings at the front desk to the attentive service throughout your stay, the hotel staff goes above and beyond to ensure an unforgettable experience. Whether it's recommendations for the best nearby restaurants or assistance with transportation, the staff's personalized approach makes you feel like a valued guest rather than just another traveler passing through.

Exploring Seattle: Your Adventure Awaits

Exploring Seattle becomes a breeze with The Maxwell Hotel as your home base. The city's diverse neighborhoods and attractions are within easy reach. A 3-day itinerary packed with top attractions is just a stone's throw away. And don't forget, in Seattle, starting your day sipping a cuppa in one of the city's iconic cafes or at the inaugural Starbucks is a must.

Seattle Center: Families will especially love the Seattle Center, a cultural hub home to some of the city's most famous landmarks. Kids will LOVE the Artists at Play Playground, an imaginative, artists-created activity center full of FREE FUN, including a 30-foot climbing tower and a human-powered ADA-accessible Carousel. The Seattle Children's Museum is located just inside the Armory and features 18,000 sq feet of play space with 11 exhibits, all designed for young children. You could spend hours just playing here and then enjoy some fresh Seattle fish at one of the many restaurants inside The Armory.

The Space Needle: An iconic symbol of Seattle, it offers panoramic views of the city and its surrounding natural beauty. This observation tower is a MUST-VISIT, providing an unforgettable perspective of the city's skyline against the backdrop of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. If you think the view from the top observation deck is spectacular, check out the world’s first revolving glass floor suspended and slowly spinning at the 500-foot level of Seattle’s iconic, 605-foot-tall space-age-inspired Space Needle.

Chihuly Garden and Glass: Adjacent to the Space Needle, you'll find the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit. This awe-inspiring display showcases the breathtaking glass art of Dale Chihuly. The glass sculptures' vibrant colors and intricate designs complement the lush gardens, creating a harmonious blend of art and nature.

Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP): For those interested in music, pop culture, and technology, the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) is a treasure trove of exhibits and interactive displays. This museum celebrates music legends, science fiction icons, and contemporary culture. From the extensive collection of musical artifacts to the innovative science fiction installations, MoPOP offers a captivating journey through various facets of popular culture.

Monorail to Pike Place Market: Hop on the monorail from the Seattle Center to the heart of downtown, where you'll find the famous Pike Place Market. This historic market is a bustling hub of activity, offering a diverse range of food stalls, artisan crafts, and local produce. Don't forget to snap a photo with the iconic "Rachel the Pig" bronze sculpture. Dive into the energetic atmosphere as you explore the maze-like alleys and hidden corners of the market. You'll probably stumble upon the quirky and colorful Gum Wall in Post Alley. This peculiar attraction is a testament to Seattle's artistic and unconventional spirit. Visitors have been adding chewed gum to the wall for decades, resulting in a bizarre yet oddly captivating mosaic of chewed gum pieces. It's a quirky photo spot that perfectly encapsulates Seattle's unique charm.

Seattle Aquarium: Immerse yourself in the wonders of the marine world at the Seattle Aquarium. This family-friendly attraction offers a close-up look at various aquatic species, from colorful fish to playful sea otters. Interactive exhibits and educational presentations provide insight into the marine ecosystem of the Pacific Northwest.

Harbor Tour: To truly appreciate Seattle's deep connection to water, embark on a harbor tour. When viewed from the water, the city's skyline and natural beauty take on a new dimension. You can also visit the Ballard Locks if you have more time. Many tour operators offer narrated cruises with historical context and exciting anecdotes about Seattle's maritime heritage.

Got a Seattle escapade planned for a few days with top attractions in mind? Secure tix the savvy way: nab the Seattle City Pass online and enjoy 5 MUST-SEE star-studded sights while keeping your wallet plump.

Unforgettable Moments in the Heart of Seattle

From its dog-friendly policy to its prime location and chic accommodations, The Maxwell Hotel stands as an oasis in the heart of Seattle. The StayPineapple Brand has meticulously designed every aspect of your stay to ensure an unforgettable experience that mirrors the captivating city it resides in. Whether a traveler on a grand adventure or simply seeking a relaxing getaway, The Maxwell Hotel offers the perfect blend of comfort, charm, and hospitality. So, when you plan your visit to Seattle, Washington, let The Maxwell Hotel, A StayPineapple Hotel be your sanctuary---where you can truly experience the magic of the Emerald City.


The Maxwell: A StayPineapple Hotel -

Check for special offers such as 3rd night free or AAA

Fly into Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, branded as SEA Airport and also referred to as Sea-Tac - approx 2h 45m

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Check out the Seattle City Pass for discounted tickets to top tours and attractions.

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