Colleges & Universities in Seattle

Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest.  The city is home to several prominent and well-respected higher education institutions.  Are you a prospective student or visiting for parent’s weekend? Book your stay here at Motif Seattle and enjoy an incredible experience in the Emerald City.  Our hotel is located in the heart of Downtown.

Here are directions & details about several of the city’s best colleges & universities:

Seattle University

Directions: Take 5th Avenue north and then turn right onto Pike Street.  Continue on Pike Street even after it turns into E Pike Street.  Turn right onto 12th Avenue onto it intersects with E Marion Street.  The entire trip takes about 7 or 8 minutes by car or 25 minutes by car.  We are one of the closest hotels to the university.
Overview: More commonly known as Seattle U, it is a Jesuit Catholic university situated in First Hill.  The School of Law has been ranked the best legal writing program in the nation for several consecutive years.


University of Washington

Directions: It is roughly a 7 – 9 minute car ride from the hotel.  There are many bus routes that serve the University District.
Overview: Known as of the top medical schools in the country, UW is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast.  There are three campuses in Washington State (Seattle, Tacoma & Bothell).


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