Hotels near King County/Boeing Field
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As one of the busiest non-hub airports in the nation, King County International Airport--also known as Boeing Field--averages around 200,000 takeoffs and landings each year. The airport serves small commercial passenger airlines, private planes, corporate jets, and helicopters, among others. Travelers love this airport due to its closeness (four miles south of downtown) to the Emerald City.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near King County/Boeing Field

Neighborhoods near King County/Boeing Field
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Graduate Seattle
Graduate Seattle
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7.4
Good
4507 Brooklyn Avenue NE, Seattle
from $103
MarQueen Hotel
MarQueen Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
600 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle
from $143
The Inn at El Gaucho
The Inn at El Gaucho
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9.3
Excellent
2505 First Avenue, Seattle
from $129
Hotel Nexus Seattle
Hotel Nexus Seattle
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7.5
Good
2140 N Northgate Way, Seattle
from $112
Seattle University Travelodge
Seattle University Travelodge
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6.2
Good
4725 25th Ave Ne, Seattle
from $79
Hyatt Place Seattle Downtown
Hyatt Place Seattle Downtown
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8.6
Excellent
110 6th Ave N, Seattle
from $169
Homewood Suites Seattle Convention Center/Pike Street
from $166
Seattle Marriott Waterfront
Seattle Marriott Waterfront
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8.5
Excellent
2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle
from $189
Quality Inn & Suites Hotel Seattle Center
Quality Inn & Suites Hotel Seattle Center
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6.5
Good
618 John Street, Seattle
from $122
Renaissance Seattle Hotel
Renaissance Seattle Hotel
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8.5
Excellent
515 Madison Street, Seattle
from $169
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Cheap Lodging by the Airport

Due to BFI's proximity to downtown Seattle, travelers have the greatest variety of options and upscale luxury choices for lodging in the city itself. However, if booking a cheap room is important, avoid downtown hotels. Days Inn Seattle South Tukwila not only offers rooms for a fraction of what it can cost to stay in downtown, but it also provides a shuttle to the airport and a number of complimentary amenities including WiFi in public areas, breakfast, newspapers, and self-parking.

There are a number of Airbnb options outside downtown ranging from single rooms to entire homes. The single rooms are generally less expensive than what local hotels charge. Renting an entire home may cost several hundred dollars a night, but it provides comfort and room for those traveling in groups or with families.

No Taxis Curbside

While this regional airport is one of the busiest in the nation, you won't find curbside taxi or car service, so for guests planning on hopping a ride, make arrangements ahead of time. Taxis will cost between $25-$30 into downtown Seattle and the trip could take 20 minutes. The two rental car companies at BFI are Enterprise and Hertz, and booking ahead is suggested.

Very few local hotels have shuttle service from this airport. Some downtown locations my offer shuttle service for travelers who inquire ahead of time.

BFI airport offers free parking for people flying out of the airport. Park in one of the numbered spots and give the number to the airline ticket representative upon check-in.

Eat Before Flying

Food service at this regional airport is limited. There are a handful of retail store including a café and Aviation Book Store. However, there are several great eateries nearby. The Runway Cafe offers hamburgers, sandwiches, and great views of the airport's runways and incoming planes. The Hangar Cafe is a local restaurant known for its brunch. There are also several bars nearby including Smarty Pants, the Blue Grouse, and Georgetown Liquor Company.  

More than just an Airport

King County International Airport is also the host of Seattle's annual SEAFAIR airshow featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. In addition to holding these festivities, BFI is home to the Boeing Company's 737 aircraft flight-test program and other Boeing operations. Visit the Museum of Flight at BFI to gain a greater appreciation for aviation history and check out the large variety of aircrafts as well. 

Travelers to Seattle may find that BFI, with its smaller facility and its closeness to downtown, fits their travel needs. However, it's important to remember that flying into a regional airport can mean limited flight availability and amenities.