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1 / 36 Brass Bed Guestroom in our vintage totally restored 1907 home in historic Capitol Hill neighborhood.

From $144 / night help
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Description from owner

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Bedroom 1 / Bathroom 1 / Sleeps 4 / Apartment
Bedroom: 1  Bathroom: 1   Sleeps: 4  Type: Apartment

1 Attached (ensuite)

Capitol Hill - Vintage 1907 home - Great location


Large 525 sq. ft. apartment in vintage 1907 home located in residential section of historic Capitol Hill neighborhood. A five minute walk to 5 local restaurants and a nice little coffee shop and then only 1 mile to business district with over 75 bars and restaurants and a 15-minute bus ride to the center of the city. Free off-street parking in our driveway.

• The apartment is in the basement of a three-story house that was constructed in 1907. As is typical for this time period, ceiling and door heights are a bit lower than modern construction. Door openings and a boxed beam across the living and bedroom areas are 6’ high with the remainder of the ceilings at 6’8”.

• There is one step up from the driveway to the sidewalk leading to the apartment and then five steps down to the apartment that persons with physical limitations could find challenging.

Bedroom area with queen-size bed plus sofa bed in living area. Sleeps up to 4. See photos for preview.

Full bathroom with tub/shower, towels, linens and even a hair dryer

Full-size and completely outfitted kitchen with table and chairs in dining area

Complementary high-speed WiFi, 60” HD TV, Premium cable package with FREE Netflix, Xfinity/Comcast On Demand programs and special programming

Self-service laundry service, upon request, at no cost

Private deck with BBQ

Public transportation to/from airport is easy. Bus stop one block from the apartment. Many guests visit without a car.

Two-night minimum

Same or next day rentals welcome

Cancellation policy: Simple and straightforward: Full refund excluding agency payment processing/booking fees or international currency transactions.


The Brass Bed Guestroom is an apartment in the basement of our turn-of-the-century home in the residential part of Capitol Hill. It has been recently renovated to provide all the amenities to make your stay comfortable. The queen-size bed plus a sofa bed can accommodate one to four persons .See “Notes” under Rates for additional charge for more than two guests.

In addition to the sofa and several side chairs, the living room area has a 60” HDTV with a high-definition cable connection including a premium package with FREE Netflix movies, On Demand programs and special programming. High-speed Internet (WiFi) is also provided at no extra cost. Enjoy the designated work/study space that has a built-in desk and overhead lighting for your laptop.

The large kitchen is in a separate room. It has a full-size gas range and refrigerator, microwave oven (with popcorn provided) and dining table that can comfortably seat four. You’ll have a coffeepot (with fresh regular or decaf coffee ground to your taste), teapot (with a selection of teas), toaster, blender and all the pots, pans, dishes, glassware and utensils you might need. We also provide an ironing board, iron, hair dryer and even a couple of umbrellas should you get an opportunity to experience Seattle’s liquid sunshine.

The bathroom has a full-size tub with a shower and a ceiling heater for added comfort. All the necessary towels and linens are included.

As a matter of information, the apartment is in the basement of the house that was constructed in 1907, thus the ceiling height and door openings are a bit lower than normal. And there is one step up to the house from the driveway and then five steps down to the apartment that persons with physical limitations could find challenging.

We have designed our backyard to provide a great place to relax and entertain. There’s plenty of seating area, a BBQ, large table with umbrella, and a big fish pond with a water feature to provide a peaceful ambience.

Our driveway will easily accommodate your car at no additional cost. A private side entrance with a keypad lock affords easy access and security. A few stairs take you down to the actual entrance of the apartment with its own entry door. With respect to security, we have a centrally monitored security and fire detection system and a newly installed camera system.

Public transportation is one block away. The #49 Metro bus will take you to the Capitol Hill business and entertainment district, to downtown Seattle and north to the University of Washington. This bus also connects you to nearly all parts of Seattle’s metropolitan area and even to the airport via our ever-expanding light rail “Link” system. If you are flying into Seattle, the Link and the Metro bus provide door-to-door service to the Brass Bed Guestroom. Walking, biking and maybe one of the many daily rentable cars are other good transportation options. And how about a water taxi to West Seattle for fish and chips and a volleyball game on the beach, or a ferry ride to Vashon Island or to the San Juan Islands, or even an overnight getaway to Victoria, British Columbia?

TripAdvisor property ID 2287779

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Book this 1 bedroom apartment in Seattle today! A total of 4 people can sleep here comfortably.

Travelers are sharing their opinions on this property. It has an overall rating of 5/5 thanks to an average of 20 reviews.

The owner responds to 100% of inquiries and last updated the property’s calendar Jan 15, 2019.

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About the owner

About the owner

Larry H.

Tourist License: 603-277-067

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Calendar last updated:
15 Jan 2019
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Languages spoken: English



Check in time:14:00, Check out time:11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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Proximity to TripAdvisor's Top Seattle Attractions




  • Central heating
  • Clothes dryer
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Linen provided
  • Staffed property
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine

Phone / Internet

  • Internet access
  • Wireless Internet

Property Features

  • Parking
  • Secure parking


  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Satellite TV
  • TV


  • Deck
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Private garden
  • Tennis in town


  • Children
  • Pets
  • Smoking not allowed


  • 1 Attached (ensuite)


Reviews (20)

Excellent – based on 20 reviews Excellent
20 reviews

Very Good

“Convenient location and comfortable”

Reviewed 16 Jun 2018

I am quite pleased with our rental in Seattle. Larry and Suzi were very accommodating and friendly. The apartment was comfortable and a quiet escape from the noise of a large city. Add to all that easy access to public transportation and close proximity to where I needed to be, I could not have asked for more. I would definitely stay here again.

“Beautiful apartment with friendly and helpful hosts in Larry and Suzie”

Reviewed 31 May 2018

I really loved my stay in the Brass Bed Guestroom. All amenities were clean, comfortable and Larry and Suzie were so helpful with directions to surrounding attractions. When Uber cancelled my ride, Larry drove me to the light rail station. As a solo traveller, I felt safe staying in the Guestroom and it's an easy walk to the bus to downtown, a great pub, Thai restaurant and coffee shop. I can recommend this apartment with ten stars out of ten. Thank you to my wonderful hosts.

Review 1-10 of 20

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