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How do we get from amtrak station to Marriot at 2nd/James?

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How do we get from amtrak station to Marriot at 2nd/James?

is it safe to walk, is it too far? We are traveling with a child so it needs to be easy.

will there be taxis?

I cannot figure out if the light rail station is accessible from the amtrak station.

really appreciate your input and suggestions,

Thx

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1. Re: How do we get from amtrak station to Marriot at 2nd/James?

http://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov/

On top right is info on getting from Amtrak to lt rail or bus tunnel. Yes its walkable, though not unsafe there is a lot of homeless in that area so a cab may be the easiest. It would be a very short ride, less than 5 minutes.

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2. Re: How do we get from amtrak station to Marriot at 2nd/James?

Looks like the hotel doesn't have a courtesy shuttle. It's less than a 1/2 mile from King Street Station (6-7 blocks), if you can walk it and don't have lots of luggage.

marriott.com/hotels/…

Alternatively you could take a Yellow cab which will be waiting outside of the station. The area is generally safe for walking. If you arrive late in the evening please avoid the Occidental Park blocks as there are unsavory characters hanging out.

I think trying to take the Link or a bus in the tunnel is probably more trouble than it's worth for such a short ride. From the International District station you ride to the next stop (Pioneer Square) and head back up to street level. You'll end up walking 1/2 of the distance to your hotel just to catch/depart light rail or a bus.

Walk or cab is quickest and easiest.

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3. Re: How do we get from amtrak station to Marriot at 2nd/James?

excellent, thanks for the advice, sounds like we can walk or get a cab depending on how we are feeling when we arrive.

4. Re: How do we get from amtrak station to Marriot at 2nd/James?

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