Airbnbs for your next Seattle staycation

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Many of us love to travel and experience new cultures, but we all know there is so much to see right here in our very own city. Seattle is the crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest and has so much to offer. Living in any of the AMLI Seattle apartment rentals make it easy to explore, but sometimes we all need a change of scenery.

A weekend staycation will make you see Seattle in a new light. Get lost in the streets you’ve never been to and see new and beautiful things you never realized were right around the corner. Here are a few of our favorite chic Seattle Airbnb’s for your next staycation in the city and right outside.

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Secluded Olympic National Park retreat

If you’re up for a little bit of a drive, this two-bedroom, private cottage is the perfect escape from Seattle. Only a two-hour drive from downtown and you’ll be replacing city lights with night stars. This home is on 20 wooded acres and only minutes from crystal-clear Lake Crescent. Explore Olympic National Park or enjoy the quiet with a fire and views of Mount Storm King. This retreat accommodates up to five guests with two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Capitol Hill stylish garden cottage

The one-bedroom cottage Airbnb has a big style. It’s located in the Harvard-Belmont Historic district and is tucked away in a lush courtyard. This cottage comfortably accommodates two guests with a queen-sized bed and a twin sleeper sofa. There is free off-street parking that allows you to leave your car and explore Capitol Hill on foot. Within a half of a mile, you will find espresso bars, hand-forged donuts, fine dining, pizza, a public library, groceries and tree-lined streets with early 20th century homes. This area offers numerous architectural walking tours to learn even more.

Loft guest house

This loft is an oasis just minutes from downtown Seattle. It’s a unique space with an open floor plan, tall ceilings with a lot of natural light and a large patio with a hot tub and tranquil gardens. Perfect for a weekend staycation! This property is located in Beacon Hill and is an entire house rental. It accommodates two guests with a one-bedroom loft sleeping space and one bathroom.

Private room in downtown

Right in the heart of downtown is this cozy private loft. You can walk to Pike Market, Space Needle, waterfront, Capitol Hill, Lake Union, light rail, stadiums and countless restaurants and bars. The space is accessible through a spiral staircase and has a shared kitchen, patio, washer/dryer and bathroom. Accommodates two guests.

Haller Lake log Cabin

This restored log cabin is right on Haller Lake. You would never know you were within the Seattle city limits at this quiet location. Surrounded by a natural spring fed 15-acre lake, this private home is a retreat away from the hustle and bustle. Easily accommodates two guests with a full-sized bed. The main floor has a living area, kitchenette and one bathroom. Fish from the dock, take a paddleboat ride or canoe on the lake. With only a 35-minute drive from downtown Seattle, this Airbnb is worth checking out for your next weekend getaway.

Mini home with hot tub

Enjoy this private mini home with a large deck and hot tub while staying in the trendy Ballard area. This quaint yet roomy space accommodates three guests in just 250 square feet. It has a mini kitchen, bathroom, loft bedroom and French doors that open to the modern nautical patio space. Everything you need is within a 10-15-minute walk where you can find restaurants, shopping, cafes and more.

Gorgeous loft with a view

This private apartment is located in the heart of Capitol Hill with breathtaking views of the city. You’ll be a few blocks away from all of downtown—coffee shops, shopping, fine dining and music venues. This apartment accommodates up to four guests with a full-sized bed on the main floor and queen bed in the loft. It has a modern chef’s kitchen, bathroom and a fantastic rooftop deck to enjoy the city views.

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Airbnbs for your next Seattle staycation

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