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Get an overview of this hotelRetro-chic boutique hotel in Seattle's hip Belltown

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke Free

Clubs and cafés

Seattle's stylish Belltown, brimming with cafés, clubs, and boutiques, is the setting for this inn with stylish retro-1950s decor; the Space Needle and Pike Place Market are both within a half-mile.

Sizzling steakhouse

The nationally honored El Gaucho steakhouse features dry-aged Angus beef grilled over glowing coals in an exhibition kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.

Ultra-luxe linens

The 17 junior suites indulge you with Garnier Thiebaut linens, feather/down duvets, glove-soft Italian leather sofas, flat-screen TVs, and luxurious Gilchrist and Soames bath products.

Languages Spoken

Renovations & Closures

This property is undergoing renovations from 05 March 2018 to 29 June 2018 (completion date subject to change).
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Inn at El Gaucho is in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood, at the edge of the downtown core. The Pike Place Market, Space Needle, MoPOP (Museum of Pop Culture), and waterfront are within a half-mile. El Gaucho, the steakhouse, is on the first floor, below the hotel. The building also houses the Big Picture, a small-scale movie house that specializes in first rate films, award winning homemade popcorn, and features a full bar. Please note, Big Picture is a 21 and over facility.

The hotel prides itself on gracious, personalized attention. Guests can order room service from El Gaucho, including Chateaubriand for Two, carved at bedside, and work out in a nearby fitness center. The hotel provides coffee in the lobby, and complimentary wireless Internet access throughout. Secure valet parking (surcharge) is available.

The hotel is smoke-free. Fines apply for smoke-free violations. Please note there is no elevator and guests must climb a flight of stairs to enter.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 17 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free local calls 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • HDTV 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

El Gaucho - Award-winning steakhouse with hip ambience. 28-day, dry-aged Certified Angus Prime Beef grilled over hot coals in exhibition kitchen. Menu highlights include Chateaubriand for Two, carved tableside; "Flaming Sword" Brochette of Tenderloin; Hazelnut-Crusted Rack of Lamb; Tableside Caesar Salad. Seating at tables and on mink-backed leather banquettes. Curved, tufted-leather bar. Baby grand piano, with nightly music. Dinner only. Located on main level of building, beneath hotel.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel offers discounted passes to a health club about five blocks away. In addition to a wide array of cardio and weight machines, the club includes an indoor pool, indoor running track, basketball gym, racquetball and squash courts, pro shop, saunas, steam rooms, and spa tubs.

Myrtle Edwards Park, four blocks from the hotel, has waterfront walking and bicycling paths. At the Elliott Bay Water Taxi's West Seattle landing, guests can rent in-line skates or bikes, or take a sea-kayaking tour. Mountain hikes and the Summit at Snoqualmie ski area are within 60 miles of Seattle.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 45.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No elevators
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available. Service elevators are available to assist with luggage. Contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 40 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 45.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • El Gaucho
  • El Gaucho Inn
  • El Gaucho Seattle
  • Inn El Gaucho
  • Inn El Gaucho Seattle

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