THE WESTIN SEATTLE at 1900 Fifth Avenue in Downtown Seattle, is the Official Race Headquarters for the Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon 2016 and has proudly served as our race headquarters hotel for the past 19 years..

The Westin Seattle is located just ten blocks from the start line and hosts all pre-race events, including Registration, Bib and Chip Pickup and the Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon Health and Fitness EXPO.

Contact The Westin Seattle prior to November 6, 2016 to receive Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon 2016 discount room rates. For reservations, call 800.937.8461

Recharge in one of their 891-smoke free rooms designed to provide the ultimate in tranquility and comfort.

The Westin Seattle’s quality accommodations, expert food preparation and service, spectacular views of the city and knowledgeable, courteous staff contribute immeasurably to the success of our event.


The Seattle Marathon Association does not provide transportation to the Start Line.

Local pay lots and street parking are available at or near the Seattle Center. The parking garage at Fourth and Mercer will open at 5:45am. Be sure to allow ample time to park and walk to the Start Line.

For information on Metro Transit bus routes serving Seattle Center, see metro.kingcounty.gov or call 206.553.3000.

For participants staying at The Westin Seattle, the Start Line is a 0.9 mile walk from the hotel.

For your convenience, the Seattle Marathon Association will provide bus transportation from the Victory Recovery Area to The Westin Seattle from 9:00am until the final participant crosses the finish line. This service is free to participants and $2.00 for family and friends. Buses will be staged in front of the Victory Recovery Area, located in the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, on Mercer Ave.