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11th Floor City View, Next to Wa State Convention Center


Property Details

Updated: Jul 25, 2016
Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

The Nest in the Heart of the City is a charming apartment located on the cusp of downtown, Capitol Hill, and First Hill. Up on the eleventh floor, It looks westward over the city, and down on the convention center. Nestled at the top of the trees, the afternoon light fills it with bright warmth as the sun traverses the sky.

Just steps from the Washington State Convention Center and a few blocks from the heart of downtown, the Nest is situated near Seattle's many cultural amenities. Just a stroll away, you’ll find The Paramount Theater, Act Theater, Town Hall, and countless cafes and eateries. Enjoy the Capitol Hill nightlife and all that Broadway has to offer. Even without a car, every part of the city and metropolitan area is easily accessible. Link Light Rail is a couple of blocks away, as is the extensive Metro bus lines. The apartment comes with a parking spot, so no need to worry about downtown parking, but once you arrive, leave it there for the duration of your stay! There is a $30 flat fee for parking included; if you come without a car, just let me know and I will gladly remove that fee:-)

All of the comforts of home are here to make your stay relaxing - and even romantic! After shopping at Pike Place Market, bring your produce home and cook up a delectable meal in the fully equipped kitchen. For dessert, go up to the rooftop deck and sip hot drinks as you look out over the city and Puget Sound. Soak out your woes in the beautifully tiled tub, then step out onto the warm, heated tile floor. Get a deep night’s sleep in the luxurious king bed, and gaze out across the city to Lake Union; you might never want to get up!

The master bedroom has two extra long/extra wide twin beds, which can push together into a king if desired. Twins are the default, so if you want the king bed, just let me know. The second bedroom has a queen bed, and visitors love the opening in the wall that connects the living space with the bedroom. The opening allows for panoramic views of the city and trees; close the shutters to create privacy if desired. For extra visitors, there is a queen airbed that can be set up in the living room. All the cozy beds have soft sheets with high thread-counts and luxurious down comforters.

The Nest is the perfect place for anyone who craves a healthy, green living environment. No harsh chemicals are used during cleaning, the paint is zero VOC, and there are plants all around. Rest assured you will breathe easily whether you are chemically sensitive or just desire a healthy place to lay your head.

Whether you are here for pleasure or business, you will be equipped with a lovely antique desk, wireless internet service, cable TV, and a brand new 40” flat screen HDTV with surround sound. You can stream all of your music through the sound bar using the blue tooth connection.

Come stay at The Nest and experience its natural beauty and exquisite location... in the heart of the city! I look forward to hosting you soon...

Keywords: Flat, condo, cozy, downtown, view, charming, Washington State Convention Center, Capitol Hill, hospitals, First Hill, Paramount Theater, Act Theater, Link Light Rail, Pike Place Market

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Hello guests!

My name is Suzanne, and I am a Sign Language Interpreter, Massage Therapist, adventurer, traveler, and people lover. I run two vacation rentals, one on Vashon Island (ask me about it!), and one here in the heart of Seattle. I am originally from New York, but was drawn to the beauty of the Northwest, with its mountains, water, and wilderness. I hope to share a piece of all that I love here with travelers from far and near. Looking forward to meeting you!

Speaks: english

37 Reviews

based on 37 traveler reviews


Girl's trip in Seattle

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for an apartment for 5 of us and the most important things were location and price. The Nest is absolutely perfect for what we needed. You really can't get a better deal than this in this type of location. We were 10 minutes (max) walkign distance from Pike Place Market, and right in the heart of the downtown shopping scene. There was even a secure garage that we could use which is brilliant in this part of town. The apartment itself was also great, with plenty of space and super clean. The owner even had a welcome basket waiting for us complete with some wine and seattle treats.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My teenage daughters and I had a great time! The Nest is walking distance to everything. The condo was clean and had everything we needed. Also the little gift basket was an added bonus. Will stay here again when we come back to Seattle.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dawn! It was a pleasure hosting you all:-)
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Very cozy

  • 4 of 5

We recently spent 4 days in Seattle prior to a cruise to Alaska. Our vacation home was the Nest, located in midtown. our host, Suzanne was lovely. We arrived at 11:00 and needed a place to store our luggage until check in. Suzanne was very gracious and told us to bring our things to the apartment, which allowed us a head start to touring the city. When we actually got to the apartment there was a wonderful surprise of a gift basket with goodies and a bottle of wine. What a nice gesture. The apartment is clean, very cozy and you feel like you are visiting family. It felt just like home. My only negative is that there are no screens on the windows. Since there is no central air conditioning, we opened the windows but were concerned that something might fall out.(That's the reason for the 4 stars.) Otherwise, we really enjoyed being able to relax after long days of seeing the city. Thanks, Suzanne.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable, convenient, just right!

  • 4 of 5

My sister and I stayed at The Nest for three nights on a getaway girls' weekend. The apartment is just a few blocks away from several wonderful restaurants, and since downtown Seattle is very walkable, we walked from one sight to another, and from shop to shop! Suzanne was incredibly responsive when we couldn't find the wifi code, and her apartment had everything we needed, although I must admit that we didn't really cook. We were very comfortable and enjoyed the view out the living room window each evening after we went out to dinner. Would definitely stay at The Nest again.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tranquility in the City Center!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is a gem in the middle of the beautiful city of Seattle. Minutes from everything, and a relaxing place to return to after a busy day. I was in Seattle due to my need to be near Swedish Medical Center for my daughter, and to also be able to work as needed. Suzanne keeps her apartment cozy and clean, and is in a safe complex with a managed entrance that made me feel safe and secure as I tucked in after my long days at the hospital. It is also near a few grocery stores, so that fixing meals and having your own coffee each morning is incredibly easy; or if you want to go out for dinner you have many options literally minutes from your doorstep. Definitely an apartment that can fit all tastes and needs for those visiting Seattle. Getting to the waterfront, Seattle attractions and shopping is easy either by car or a short walk down the street and the apartment is stocked with maps and suggestions of things to do and places to go. I will definitely book this apartment again on my next visit to Seattle!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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very convenient for downtown and Convention Center and extremely cosy

  • 5 of 5

The instructions are easy to follow regarding how to get there, and get the keys. There is a little bit of a steep walk for around 20 meters or so at the back of the building entrance, but the building can also be entered from the main road quite easily. The apartment itself is absolutely lovely - filled with sunlight and facing the Convention Center which itself is covered in greenery. There is a set of stairs that lead from the Convention Center that goes directly to the road in front of the apartment building which is very convenient.

The apartment has excellent internet and wifi, and is well stocked, you just need fresh milk and bread, and there is a convenience store a few minutes walk from the building. Downtown to Pike Place is a short walk of around 15 minutes. The Westlake Station where the rail goes direct to Sea-Tac airport is a short walk of around 10 minutes.

Buses go from within 5 minutes to the University or the Botanical Gardens which is about a 25 minute journey. The main shopping district is a 10 minute walk. There are plenty of places nearby to eat out and vary between fish/sushi, vegetarian, or standard eg Cheesecake Factory. Plenty of coffee shops too as expected.

The owner could not be more helpful or attentive, and was available to answer any questions within the hour. The apartment can sleep a couple and two more quite comfortably and is very conveniently located for the centre of Seattle and the Convention Center being both easy to reach and central in order to travel to other parts. I didn't have a car so I cant say about the parking but there is a garage that residents can use.

I am quite a fussy traveler but I can't recommend this apartment highly enough for being a home from home.

I enjoyed my stay there very much.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Samira! It was a pleasure to host you, and I hope to again in the future.
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From the Owner

I chose this apartment to be my 'pied a terre', or city home because I live on Vashon, but work in Seattle, so I wanted to have a place I could stay and live during the work week. The location for this condo was ideal, being next to downtown, near Capitol Hill, theaters restaurants, and the Convention Center.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Seatac International Airport at 14 Miles Nearest Barpub : Rumba ( at 0.1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Seattle Ferry to Bainbridge Island and Bremerton at 1.1 Miles Nearest Train : Amtrak at 1.1 Miles Nearest Motorway : I-5 at 0.3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Tango ( at 0.1 Miles Nearest Ski : The Summit ( at 53 Miles Nearest Beach : Madison Park Beach at 3.1 Miles Car: not necessary

Paramount Theater, ACT Theater, Washington State Convention Center, Sheraton Hotel, Swedish Hospital, Seattle Art Museum (SAM), Pike Place Market.


Rental rates

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High 2016
May 26 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Parking $30 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.6%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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From the Owner

I love being so near to the heart of the city, especially if I've been in my rural Vashon home for a stretch. I like being able to walk everywhere; go to movies, out to eat, shopping,etc, and never get in a car. I love the view from my perch, especially that I can look down and see trees and greenery planted on the convention center, as well as buildings of the city scape in the further distance, and the peek of Lake Union from the master bedroom. What a treat!

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage


  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Downtown


  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 715 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen, This very comfortable air mattress is as high as a bed.
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king, 2 twin/ single, Two X-long, X-wide twin beds push together to form a king.
  • Queen size Bed (1), X-Long Twin or Single Beds (2), OR King size bed (1)


  • Deck / Patio ...


  • Guests provide their own meals

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