5 sustainable stays in Seattle

1) CitizenM Seattle South Lake Union

This citizenM was a welcome addition to the Seattle scene when it opened in 2020. The stylish lobby, bar, gathering spaces and meeting rooms make it easy to socialize or get work done at any time of day. While many guests are often tech workers traveling, this is also a great location for tourists interested in staying just outside the hubbub of downtown. Rest your head at night knowing the property is LEED Gold Certified.

bar and seating area ath the CitizenM Hotel in South Lake Union

Allie Tripp

2) Hyatt at Olive 8

The Hyatt at Olive 8’s convenient location to both downtown and Capitol Hill attractions is complemented by its LEED Silver status. The hotel also has one of the largest green roofs in downtown (8000+ square feet!), which retains rainwater, insulates indoor spaces and has a chef’s garden.

Presidential suite at the Hyatt at Olive 8

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3) Cedarbrook Lodge

Cedarbrook Lodge is not your typical airport hotel in its amenities, setting or its commitment to sustainability. The four pillars of their approach to sustainability include agricultural stewardship, supply chain integrity, natural resource efficiency and community enrichment. It’s just 15 miles south of downtown Seattle.

a suite with forest view at the Cedarbrook Lodge

4) Fairmont Olympic Hotel

This luxurious property has been the site of a hotel since the 1920s, and it has hosted numerous special guests over the years, including quite a few American Presidents. Modern day special guests include the honey bees that reside on the rooftop of the hotel.

a suite at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel

411 University Street, Downtown

+1 206 621 1700


5) Hyatt Regency Seattle

The Hyatt Regency in downtown Seattle opened in late 2018 with great fanfare as the first hotel in the city to be LEED Gold Certified. Sustainability fans will find a number of things to appreciate while staying at this modern hotel, including systems that reduce energy use, water waste and a focus on local food offerings and the reduction of food waste.

a room at the Hyatt Regency Seattle

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