While many of Seattle’s clubs and lounges are situated near ample parking, sometimes you just don’t want the hassle that comes with claiming a space in a lot or a garage. Here is a list of five places in Seattle that offer valet parking, so you can simply head straight inside and let the professionals take care of your vehicle. Take the hassle out of going out, and enjoy some of Seattle’s more upscale lounges and clubs.
Hours: Daily – 4 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Valet parking is situated on Union St. during dinner hours. This is a great value for the heart of downtown Seattle, and the Triple Door offers a rotating schedule of musical talent and cuisine from the next-door Wild Ginger restaurant. For a complete list of upcoming shows, be sure to check out it’s website.
Price: $10-$36 per hour
Hours: Sun to Thur- 11 a.m. – 12 a.m.; Fri to Sat – 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.
The Fairmont Olympic hotel offers several restaurants alongside world class accommodations, but The Terrace is especially worth your time. Organic martinis, live piano Thursday through Saturday and a daily happy hour from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. make this a great place to enjoy live music, snacks, and drinks without the hassle of parking.
Pricce: $29 per night
Hours: Daily – 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Oliver’s Lounge is host of the International Martini Classic Challenge, and several of the martinis served are winners of the event. Valet parking is serviced through the hotel and Oliver’s Lounge is located directly off the lobby of the hotel. Park with ease and sit back and enjoy a stiff drink in this elegant atmosphere.
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Valet Pricing: $10 evening or $39 overnight
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Beginning with a thoughtful price reduction for those who wish to enjoy the two dining areas of the hotel, or perhaps a live show without committing to overnight valet pricing, the Sorrento Hotel has something for everyone. The Hunt Club is open breakfast through dinner, and offer happy hours from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to close, and the Sorrento’s social calendar boasts several events per week, most free of charge and open to the public.
Price: $34 per night
Hours: Daily – 24/7
In the heart of downtown Seattle, the Hyatt at Olive 8 is a great hub for your nightlife activities. The Hyatt houses Urbane, a glossy farm-to-table restaurant and the Urbane Coffee & Wine Bar. Plenty of clubs and venues are a short distance away from the Hyatt if you care to explore. While the Hyatt not only looks like a great place to stay, it’s a pioneering presence in the hotel industry and the world; it was the first Seattle hotel awarded a LEED certificate for construction and ongoing natural resource efficiency. Leave your car with the valet, as you explore Seattle’s hottest nightlife.
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Jason Sipe is a freelance writer in Tacoma, Washington. He is covering Nightlife & Music. His work can be found at Examiner.com.