Bellevue hotels are an excellent choice for good-quality accommodation close to downtown Seattle, but in a clean and more laid-back area, and often for a lower price. Bellevue is located just three miles east of Seattle, across Lake Washington, and in addition to its proximity to the Emerald City, it has its own set of attractions, including the great shopping and dining in the Bellevue Square area. There is a wide range of good downtown Bellevue WA hotels, from the 4 1/2-star Bellevue Hotel to the more affordably-priced Hotel Sierra.
The Bellevue Hotel (pictured) is one of the most luxurious properties in town and offers exceptional service right in the heart of the city. One of the best downtown Bellevue WA hotels, this 4 ½-star hotel is situated close to downtown shops and restaurants, and the Bellevue Square Mall. This award-winning hotel is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, and their service confirms it. Personalized attention is a hallmark of the Bellevue Hotel, with a complimentary car service should you need to get around town, free wireless internet, complimentary newspapers, bathrobes, and other amenities, and complimentary access to their huge, full-service fitness club. You can play squash or tennis, swim in one of the pools, run on the indoor track, and use the weight training equipment for free, or you can join a fitness class or get a spa treatment for an extra fee. The rooms are some of the most luxurious among Bellevue hotels, with deep soaking bathtubs, original art pieces, and intimate but luxe décor. You might not want to leave the hotel, which isn't a problem with 24-hour room service and two on-site restaurants.
Hyatt House Bellevue
For those who are driving through Bellevue on their way west to Seattle or east to Leavenworth and Stevens Pass or Snoqualmie Falls, the Hyatt House Bellevue may be an good option for extremely reasonable rates. One of the most popular Bellevue hotels, the Hyatt House consistently offers friendly service and clean and elegant rooms. It is located off the I-90, so it is a convenient option for travelers, located just ten minutes by car from downtown Bellevue. Rooms are clean and modern with flat-screen TVs, and although the décor is simple, it is elegant and well-maintained. Complimentary wireless internet, free parking, and a complimentary breakfast are additional conveniences that make this hotel such a great value. With laundry, a workout room, a bar and restaurant, and a pool available, the Hyatt House has everything you need. Save on your stay at the Hyatt House, and buy yourself a nice souvenir in Seattle the next day!
Silver Cloud Inn Bellevue
If you'd like to stay at one of the downtown Bellevue WA hotels, but don't want to shell out the big bucks for the Hyatt Regency or the Bellevue Hotel, the Silver Cloud Hotel Bellevue may be a good option. A small and intimate three-star hotel located in the heart of the downtown area, the Silver Cloud is just a few minutes' walk from downtown attractions such as Bellevue Square and the Meydenbauer Center. The hotel is set on a pleasant tree-lined property right across from a park, and there is ample free parking, a huge bonus in the heart of the city. Rooms are spotless and very comfortably appointed with large-screen TVs, luxurious bath products, and comfortable beds and linens. There is an outdoor pool and a fitness room that you can use, and a complimentary self-serve breakfast adds value to the deal. All in all, you couldn't ask for more during your trip to Bellevue WA.