The Emerald city has been on the cutting edge of IT for the past 30 years and some of the country’s biggest names have chosen Seattle as home. The arts have followed close on the heels of this technology boom, making Seattle a hub for some of the best galleries and shops in the country and attractive to locals and transplants alike.
But with so many vibrant neighborhoods, finding the best area to live in can be a tough decision. We’re here to help. We’ve rounded up the 25 most popular apartments in Seattle based on internet searches for you to choose from.
25. Tod Apartments
Tod Apartments feature furnished studio spaces steps from the Capitol Hill Light Rail Station. Residents can enjoy jogging or relaxing at the nearby Cal Anderson Park or can take a stroll to the Jimi Hendrix Statue.
Seattle Central College is also blocks away, making Tod Apartments an attractive spot for students.
24. The Perry
The Perry overlooks the tree-lined First Hill neighborhood. Its studios to two-bedroom apartments each include quartz countertops, an in-unit washer and dryer and smart home features. Plus, residents can enjoy breathtaking views from its rooftop longing area.
There’s also no shortage of entertainment and dining options, as plenty of bars and restaurants are within walking distance. For commuters, I-5 is only four blocks away.
Helios is a 40-story skyscraper in downtown Seattle that features studios to two-bedroom spaces. Each unit comes with skyline views, a washer and dryer, a balcony and stainless steel appliances.
Helios offers a theater room, yoga room and three rooftop lounges. Four-legged friends also get a pet wash facility, dog lounge and outdoor dog running area. But residents and their pets alike have ample opportunity to walk to pretty much anything nearby.
Pike Place Market is two blocks away. The Seattle Aquarium, Westlake Park and Seattle Great Wheel are also a short walk away.
22. Broadstone Sky
Broadstone Sky is located in West Seattle with the beaches of Puget Sound minutes away and The Junction nearby. Residents can choose a loft, one- or two-bedroom unit in 20 different floor plans complete with a fully equipped kitchen, dual-pane windows and a washer and dryer.
There’s a fitness center, rooftop deck and courtyard, plus shuttle service to and from The Junction to Alki Beach. Residents can also walk to the nearby eclectic shop and The Junction’s weekend farmer’s market or hop on a West Seattle Water Taxi to get to the city’s center.
21. Green Lake Village
Green Lake Village provides residents one- and two-bedroom apartments with luxe, modern amenities, including stainless steel appliances, large windows, a patio and an in-unit washer and dryer.
The community is situated between I-5 and Green Lake, so residents have the best of both worlds: access to downtown and the relaxing East Green Lake Beach nearby.
20. Westlake Step & Marina SLU
Located on the Queen Anne side of Lake Union, Westlake Steps & Marina SLU serves as a colorful backdrop to waterfront views. Residents can choose between one- and two-bedroom apartments complete with an island kitchen and large closets.
The building also has a fitness center and rooftop activities area. But, those who live here will have plenty to see and do with Lake Union Park, which host festivals, fireworks shows and boating events, at their doorsteps.
19. Eastlake 2851
Eastlake 2851 features studios to two-bedroom apartment homes on Seattle’s Lake Union. The waterfront views and quick access to downtown, UW and Amazon’s headquarters make this spot an attractive place to call home.
Residents can enjoy the fitness center or access the nearby trails along the lake. This community is also close to I-5 so getting to other parts of town is a short drive away.
18. 111 East Olive
111 East Olive offers open-concept studios to two-bedroom spaces with oversized closets, hardwood floors and in-unit washer/dryers. Pets are also welcome at this community.
It’s across from Cal Anderson Park and close to Seattle University, as well as walking distance to dining and entertainment options. The building is also just blocks away from the Broadway and East Pine Street LINK light rail station.
17. North Park Villa Apartments
North Park Villa Apartments feature newly constructed one-bedroom units north of downtown and across the street from a greenbelt where you can relax and get some air.
Located in the up-and-coming Aurora Village area, North Park Villa offers eight floor plans to choose from and have an open, airy feel in the midst of this bustling area of town.
16. Cambridge Park Villa Apartments
Gorgeous grounds and a meticulously groomed landscape greet you at the Cambridge Park Villa apartments. This pet-friendly property is near I-405 just blocks from Westfield Mall, restaurants and entertainment.
The one-, two- and three-bedroom units feature modern appliances. Residents can also enjoy an indoor pool and gym.
15. CityLine Apartments
CityLine Apartments offers studio through three-bedroom apartments in plenty of different floor plans in Columbia City. Each unit features new appliances, an in-unit washer/dryer and open-concept areas.
The pet-friendly community also features a dog-walking service, a rooftop gathering area, Bocci Ball and a bowling alley. The area itself is filled with local bakeries, coffee houses and artisanal shops. The complex is just off Martin Luther King, Jr. Way so ample shopping and dining are a short distance away.
14. The Kennedy Building
Just steps from the University of Washington (UW) Campus, you’ll love the eclectic feel of the UW neighborhood, as shops, bars and restaurants surround this property.
The Kennedy Building offers studio to two-bedroom spaces complete with a private deck. Residents can also enjoy a rooftop grilling area, views of downtown, a built-in fire pit area and 24-hour fitness center and 24-hour cyber café.
13. Thornton Place
Thornton Place is located in the Northgate neighborhood along the I-5. Residents can choose from studio to two-bedroom units that include open floor plans and 20-foot ceilings. This building also has a controlled entrance and an easy access 24-hour fitness center.
Plus, this supremely convenient location gives anyone access to shopping and entertainment just a walk away. The community is even close to the Northgate Transit Center, making the commute to downtown a breeze.
12. The Station at Othello Place
The Station at Othello Place features modern studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes with hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and an in-unit washer/dryer.
Located in the Othello neighborhood, this up-and-coming area is surrounded by shopping and restaurants. Additionally, the light rail (of the same name) is right outside the front door, so it’s easy to explore the rest of Seattle, including a trip to the nearby King Country International Airport.
11. The AJ
The AJ offers West Seattle living at its finest. These spacious studios through two-bedroom floor plans feature high ceilings, hardwood floors and private patios.
This gated community is just minutes from downtown and walking distance from West Seattle Bowl and Junction Plaza Park.
10. Malloy Apartments
Minutes from the University of Washington campus, the Malloy Apartments offers studio and one-bedroom homes ideal for students. The new interiors feature high ceilings and oversized walk-in-closets, plus 24-hour on-site staff to help with all needs.
Residents can step out their front door and enjoy the trendy shops, coffeehouses and plenty of dining and entertainment up and down 15th Avenue.
9. The Enclave
The Enclave in smack in the middle of the urban Northgate neighborhood. Residents can choose from studio to two-bedroom spaces with stainless steel appliances, gourmet kitchens and oversized closets.
The pet-friendly building also offers a fitness center and shuttle service to UW. It’s even close to I-5, so getting around is a breeze.
8. 101 John Apartments
Seated in the desirable lower Queen Anne neighborhood, 101 John Apartments features 20 studios to two-bedroom luxury apartment homes near some of Seattle’s most tantalizing attractions.
It’s across the street from the Seattle Center, that includes grassy spaces, fountains, restaurants, sports arena, two museums, four theaters and the McCaw Opera House. It’s also near the Seattle Waterfront. The spaces include stainless steel appliances and in-unit washer and dryer.
7. Harbor Steps
Harbor Steps offers access to pretty much everything with its prime downtown location. The modern building features luxury studios to three-bedroom spaces, including penthouses, in more than 20 floor plans.
Residents have access to stunning waterfront views, three fitness centers, a basketball court and an indoor pool. The Seattle Art Museum is across the street and famous Pike Place Market is two blocks away.
6. Chroma SLU
A unique sense of style meets one of downtown’s most desirable locations. Chroma SLU offers a pop of color in an otherwise traditional neighborhood.
Located in South Lake Union, these one- and two-bedroom spaces include hardwood floors, large closets and a washer and dryer. Chroma SLU is next to Cascade Park, which has playgrounds and ample green space. It’s also close to I-5 and a short drive from the waterfront.
Juxt is all about creating that sense of community in the South Lake Union neighborhood. The community offers studios to three-bedrooms surrounded by best-in-class shops and restaurants.
Residents can enjoy a private balcony or the community media center and grilling areas. Lake Union Park is a few blocks away and the N Westlake Ave. and Mercer Street Light Rail station is a short walk away.
4. UDistrict Square Apartments
Originally built in 1923 as a 5-star resort, UDistrict Square Apartments is a seven-story building in the heart of the University District and two blocks from the University of Washington.
The studios to three-bedroom apartments are ideal for students and professionals alike and feature many different floor plan options in two separate buildings. The area also offers access to eclectic, one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants.
3. Brooklyn 65
Brooklyn 65 sits in the heart of the sought-after Roosevelt neighborhood, steps from beloved Green Lake Park. This trendy and quiet area of Seattle is perfect for singles or couples looking for studio spaces.
The units include above-standard ceiling heights, spa-like bathrooms, built-in wall beds and barn-door style room separators. And, short-term leases are available. Locals can also enjoy artisan shops and cafes, top-notch restaurants and the nearby Cowen and Ravenna Parks.
2. The Blake Apartments
The Blake Apartments sit in a beautiful south Seattle neighborhood offering stunning views of the Olympic Mountain, Puget Sound and Blake Island.
Resident can choose from a studio to a two-bedroom unit that includes vaulted ceilings, island kitchens and private balconies. The area is also extremely walkable, so everything you need is a quick jaunt away.
1. Westview Apartment Homes
Westview Apartment Homes is located in Beacon Hill and provides views of Olympic Mountain, Puget Sound and downtown Seattle. Its studios to two-bedroom apartment homes are a part of classic Seattle construction, built in the early 1900s.
Amenities include large windows, hardwood-style flooring and a claw foot tub. The pet-friendly community is also close to I-5 and just two blocks away from the Beacon Hill station, so getting around town shouldn’t be a hassle.
We looked at all organic entrances from April 2018 to April 2019 to rental property inventory listed on ApartmentGuide.com to determine which properties with a Seattle mailing address are most searched by people on the internet. The information included in this article is used for illustrative purposes only. The data contained herein do not constitute financial advice, availability or a pricing guarantee for any apartment.