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Official Host Hotel & Race Headquarters
The Westin Seattle
We invite you to stay with us at our official hotel and race headquarters, The Westin Seattle, located less than a mile from the race start and finish lines at Seattle Center.
The Westin Seattle is the site of all pre-race events, including:
- Health & Fitness EXPO
- Bib & Chip Pickup
- Late Registration
- Course Bus Tour
- UWMC Lecture Series
- Carbo Load Dinner
Be sure to take advantage of our special group rate by visiting the Online Reservation Page.
If making a reservation over the phone, please be sure to mention the "Seattle Marathon group rate."
Seattle, WA 98101
Race Start & Finish
Seattle Center is the social and cultural gathering place of the Northwest with more than 30 organizations including the city's top attractions, major sports teams, national acclaimed theaters, museums and performing arts groups. Seattle Center is constantly alive with concerts, theater, opera, fairs, festivals, sports action, skating and ballroom dancing! It all happens at Seattle Center—what a great place!
Seattle Center Monorail provides fast, direct transportation between downtown Seattle’s Westlake Center (5th Avenue & Pine Street) and Seattle Center. The Monorail will open early at 6:45am for the Seattle Marathon on Sunday, December 1, 2013. The train departs approximately every 10 minutes. The cost is $2.25/one-way ticket for adults and $1.00/one-way ticket for youths (5-12) and those who qualify for a reduced rate. Cash only—ORCA cards are not accepted. For more information, visit www.seattlemonorail.com or call 206-905-2600.
The Observation Deck: Venture throughout our glass-enclosed Pavilion and our new retail store SpaceBase before your 43-second journey skyward to the O deck in one of three glass elevators. The O Deck is 520 feet above Seattle and offers 360 degrees of breathtaking indoor and outdoor panoramic viewing, colorful displays filled with Space Needle facts, trivia, and more.
SkyCity at the Needle: Join us in our revolving restaurant 500 feet up, and enjoy Pacific Northwest cuisine that is matched only by the view served with it. For more information, call 206.905.2111
Pacific Science Center
With five buildings of hands-on science exhibits, Pacific Science Center has fun for the whole family! Explore hundreds of interactive exhibits including the Tropical Butterfly House and Dinosaurs: A Journey through Time. See a planetarium or laser light show and experience the thrill of adventure at our two giant-screen IMAX theaters. For more information, call 206.443.2001.
Experience Music Project
Explore American popular music at EMP through interactive exhibits, rare artifacts, live music, workshops and a one-of-a-kind ride. Visit EMP's Turntable restaurant, Liquid Lounge and EMP Store. No museum admission required. For more information, call 206.EMPLIVE