Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively South Lake Union

Come and experience South Lake Union and its museums, live music and art galleries. Revered for its boating, shopping and lake, this city is both walkable and welcoming. Space Needle and Nordstrom are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around South Lake Union

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes South Lake Union a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Space Needle (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Woodland Park Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Center for Wooden Boats (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Game Works (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of South Lake Union

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, South Lake Union is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Union Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Denny Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Cal Anderson Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lake Union (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Olympic Sculpture Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Volunteer Park Conservatory (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around South Lake Union

The nearest airport is in Seattle, WA (LKE-Lake Union), located 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 6.2 mi (10 km) away.

You can get around South Lake Union by jumping on the metro at Terry Av- Mercer St Station, Lake Union Park Station or Westlake Mercer St Station.

Where to stay near South Lake Union?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,190 holiday rentals near South Lake Union. From 14 Boats to 11 Houseboats, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near South Lake Union for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Lake Union?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in South Lake Union:

  • Lower Queen Anne: 1,064 holiday homes
  • Belltown: 912 holiday homes
  • Seattle Waterfront: 853 holiday homes
  • First Hill: 801 holiday homes
  • North Beacon Hill: 71 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to South Lake Union?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in South Lake Union. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Denny Park: 2,590 holiday rentals
  • The Center for Wooden Boats: 2,598 holiday rentals
  • Terry Av-Thomas St Station: 2,597 holiday rentals
  • Little Red Studio: 2,543 holiday rentals
  • Fairview Campus Dr Station: 2,601 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Lake Union listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Boats in South Lake Union?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 14 Boats in South Lake Union. Our other popular types of South Lake Union holiday rentals include:

  • Houseboats: 11 holiday houses
  • Houses: 150 holiday houses
  • Yachts: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Lake Union?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 146 holiday homes with pool available in South Lake Union. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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