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Reviewed 2 January 2019

Not a bad place to wait, but there are no real food or coffee options if you have an extended layover. You can walk across the street and pay way too much at the Embassy Suites, or wait until you are on your train for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank WestCoastRestless
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We used the station at the end of our Amtrak Coast Starlight service from Los Angeles. There were plenty of staff on hand when our train pulled into the station. There were plenty of taxis outside to take us to hotel.

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank nickss1
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Took the train from Seattle to Bellingham and the station is beautiful and staff was helpful and humorous. You have to arrive early to line up to get your assigned seat here, which is different than the trains in the Midwest ( where we just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lolo858
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Was unsure about checking bags at the station upon arrival so that I could check out downtown Seattle during a long layover. Doing some Internet searching came across HI - Seattle at the American Hotel Hostel (520 S King St) one block from the station....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Take your time and look around. Also China town is not far away. Make sure you go visit this area. Have some interesting food

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Randy C
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We traveled from Vancouver to Seattle and our point of disembarking was King Street station. It is a classic looking station of red brick with a very tall and handsome tower. Pretty crowded when we arrived and basically not much to do there be use...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Traveled from Seattle to Vancouver, Canada prior to our cruise from Vancouver. Wanted a unique way to begin our trip. Four adults traveling we were provided 4 seats around a table with a large window - great for dining, playing cards etc. Train station itself...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank guamgirl53
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

In walking distance to south part of downtown Seattle. Aesthetically pleasing old styled bright interior though overall space small for an old train station. Functional. Almost no services beyond bathrooms.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jishenker
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Despite arriving over an hour before our train left with the lines of people, we only just managed to check our luggage. Then we had to wait in line for over an hour to get our ticket checked and passport check done. Once the train...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank nikki317
Reviewed 31 August 2018

The station is a marvel with its clock tower and Victorian design. The station opens at 6; so there's no point coming earlier than that. The staff is helpful and trains are generally on time.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank zeke_00757
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24 February 2019|
Response from guamgirl53 | Reviewed this property |
Hi- if you have luggage to be placed in luggage car then you need to give yourself at least 45 minutes prior to departure. We then had to stand in a separate line to show our passport and get a seat assignment. Depends where... More
9 February 2019|
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4 January 2019|
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Response from betteewac | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the comments of the above responders, enjoy your trip. We used Uber on our trip to get from place to place.