Seattle Neighborhoods: Queen Anne
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Queen Anne

A community within walking distance of Downtown, Queen Anne is situated just north of Seattle Center and south of Fremont across the Lake Washington Ship Canal.
 
As a neighborhood, Queen Anne can refer either to the entire hill or to the central residential and business district at the top of the hill. Lower Queen Anne, refers to the area at the southern base of the hill, just north and west of Seattle Center.
 
The district’s name derives from the architectural style, typical of so many of the early houses in this area. The historic mansions are home to many of Seattle's economic and cultural elite.
 
International Fountain at Seattle Center
Eric Sheckler
In 1962, Lower Queen Anne became the site of the Century 21 Exposition, a World's Fair. The fairgrounds are now the campus of Seattle Center, home to the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center, EMP Museum, the north terminal of the Seattle Center monorail, and KeyArena, where the Seattle Storm plays.

Newest to the Seattle Center campus is Chihuly Glass and Garden. Opened in Spring 2012 at the base of the iconic Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass showcases the most comprehensive collection of Dale Chihuly’s artwork ever assembled, including eight expansive galleries and both interior and exterior exhibits.
 
 
Kerry Park
Edmund Tse
On clear days, Kerry Park has postcard-like views of downtown, the Space Needle and Mt. Rainier beyond. The world headquarters of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are based in Lower Queen Anne.

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Eat in Queen Anne

Canlis Restaurant
2576 Aurora Ave N Seattle WA 98109
Phone: 206 283-3313
Website: http://canlis.com
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Seattle's fine dining landmark for more than 61 years; faultless service, impeccable cuisine and one of the world's most celebrated wine cellars. HA

Ten Mercer
10 Mercer St Seattle WA 98109
Phone: 206 691-3723
Website: http://tenmercer.com
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Contemporary American $$$. 'World class cuisine...Neighborhood scene.' Flavor forward foods, award-winning wine list. One-way cab from downtown hotels, valet. HA

T.S. McHugh's Restaurant & Pub
21 Mercer St Seattle WA 98109
Phone: 206 282-1910
Website: http://tsmchughs.com
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Northwest $-$$. Great steaks, seafood, pot pies and salads. Full bar with 21 draught beers. Children welcome. One block to Seattle Center.

Quincy's Chargrilled Burgers
305 Harrison Seattle WA 98109
Phone: 206 728-2228

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Fast Food $-$$. Real charbroiled burgers, shakes, fries, onion rings and local microbrews served in a fast friendly family-oriented environment. HA

Ponti Seafood Grill
3014 Third Ave N Seattle WA 98109
Phone: 206 284-3000
Website: http://pontigrill.com
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Seafood $$$. Award-winning Northwest seafood and Pacific Rim "fusion" cuisine. Elegant fine dining on Seattle's ship canal. Outdoor waterside dining, private rooms. HA

Stay in Queen Anne

Seattle Luxury Suites
100 W Kinner Pl Seattle WA 98119
Phone: 206 216-4142

 

Luxury, high-quality, affordable vacation rentals located in Queen Anne. Listed on VRBO.

Holiday Inn Seattle
211 Dexter Ave N Seattle WA 98109
Phone: 206 694-0060
Website: http://holidayinn.com/seattlewa
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196 rooms, $$-$$$. Full service hotel. Bright, comfortable rooms. Microwave, fridge, coffee maker, two-line phone. Complimentary wireless and wired, parking, workout facility. Restaurant, lounge. HA TDD

Four Points by Sheraton Seattle
601 Roy St Seattle WA 98109
Phone: 206 282-2600
Website: http://fourpointsdowntownseattle.com
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Newly renovated 158 room Seattle Center hotel with restaurant and lounge within one mile of all downtown Seattle's main attractions. HA

Hyatt Place Seattle/Downtown
110 Sixth Ave N Seattle WA 98109
Phone: 206 441-6041
Website: http://hyattplaceseattledowntown.com
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160 rooms, $$-$$$. Free shuttle within one mile radius. Complimentary HSIA. Indoor pool. Fitness center. No pets. Noon check-out. HA

Travelodge Seattle Center
200 Sixth Ave N Seattle WA 98109
Phone: 206 441-7878
Website: http://travelodgeseattlecenter.com
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88 rooms, $-$$. Three blocks from the Seattle Center, Space Needle and Monorail. Comfortable accommodations with free wireless Internet access, and deluxe continental breakfast. No pets. TDD

Play in Queen Anne

Interbay Whole Foods Market
2001 15th Ave W Seattle WA 98119
Phone: 206 352-5440
Website: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/interbay
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Whole Foods Market is the world's leading natural and organic retailer. Visit us at all six of our Seattle Metro locations.

Space Needle
400 Broad St Seattle WA 98109
Phone: 206 905-2190
Website: http://spaceneedle.com
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Revolving restaurant, Observation Deck, banquet level and gift shop. Elevator ride complimentary when dining. Valet parking available or ride the Monorail. Open daily. HA

Let's Tour Seattle/City Tour
WA
Phone:
Website: http://letstourseattle.com
 

Sights and Bites Tour. Three hours of incredible sightseeing plus a one hour lunch stop at Fisherman's Terminal.

Interbay Golf Center
2501 15th Ave W Seattle WA 98119
Phone: 206 285-2200
Website: http://premiergc.com
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Minutes from downtown, Interbay Golf Center features a 9-hole executive course, 18-hole mini golf course, 80-stall covered/heated driving range and PGA/LPGA Professional Instruction. Let us customize your next event.

Pacific Northwest Ballet
301 Mercer St Seattle WA 98109
Phone: 206 441-2416
Website: http://pnb.org
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A must-see dance experience, PNB offers an inspired repertoire of classical and modern ballets, including its world renowned Nutcracker. HA TDD

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Quick Info


As a designated "urban village," the primary means of transportation in the Queen Anne community is walking. Sidewalks are filled both day and night with residents, guests and visitors.

The Seattle Center Monorail, located at the Seattle Center, connects lower Queen Anne to Downtown and the Seattle Center grounds. Metro transit operates an extended public transportation system. Bicycle lanes are allocated on many of the arterials.