Seattle is a fast-growing cosmopolitan city contained by stunning natural surroundings. As well as having top employers in the area like Amazon and Microsoft, there are many prestigious universities in the district. Pacific Northwest living, with its countless options for outdoor activities, draws people from all over the world. It’s a liberally minded place with all the trappings of big city living with a laid-back pace.
Take your pick from the many stand out reasons to live in Seattle. Regardless of why you’re here, make it simple to show up and start living by renting an apartment from Blueground. Whatever your needs or preferences are, all of our properties come move-in ready. They’re located in beautiful apartment buildings specifically designed to be your home away from home.
Stunning natural landscapes make Seattle a one-of-a-kind city. There’s everything from lakes and mountains to parkland and evergreen forests. With its proximity to the water, fresh seafood is a foodie staple. So is the coffee, with the city famously being home to the original Starbucks. Today, Seattle offers exciting employment opportunities in a variety of industries, from biotech and software to e-commerce and agriculture. The Seattle Public School District happens to be one of the largest in Washington, making it an excellent city for higher education and graduate prospects alike. Locals love taking advantage of how easy it is to leave the city and head out for a weekend getaway. Hiking trails, ski resorts and grand lodges can be reached within an hour.
Start the hunt for your ideal Blueground apartment in Seattle today with our listings that can be easily viewed and leased online. See the best-matched properties by filtering your search by preferred move-in date, dream neighborhood and essential amenities. Every apartment for rent in Seattle has been styled and put together by our in-house interior design team. They ensure that the properties are ready for you to settle in Seattle with style and comfort. Everything is on hand at home. From high-quality appliances to home-tech, as well as the Blueground Guest App where guests can get the WiFi password, schedule cleaning, laundry, find directions, and more.
Seattle has many attractive neighborhoods to discover. Whether you want to be close to the hustle-and-bustle or prefer a more relaxed suburban setting, there’s guaranteed to be something for you. If living near the centre is essential, Downtown is just steps from all the iconic sights. Capitol Hill is a trendier location with an alternative nightlife scene, while the beach community in West Seattle is really the perfect place to unwind from it all.
Easygoing West Seattle provides a safe, small-town feel with plenty of beach-based activities. Kayaking, volleyball and coastal jogging are all part of the relaxed community here. This residential neighborhood has superb views of the Olympic Mountains and the Puget Sound. Equally low-key are the casual eateries, local boutiques and coffeehouses where you can sit and watch the world go by. Evenings out are often spent seeing live theatre or catching up with friends over craft beer. Apartments in West Seattle are close to central hubs like Downtown and Capitol Hill, which can be reached by bus or water ferry.
Teaming with Seattle’s iconic landmarks and cultural gems, Downtown truly is the heart of the city. The neighborhood offers many points of interest all within walking distance, such as Pike Place Market (a must-visit for fresh fish and produce), the Seattle Art Museum, and the Space Needle. Bookworms will love the local Seattle Central Public Library while theater-goers are spoilt for choice with nearby venues like the Paramount Theatre and the 5th Avenue Theatre. Living here also means you’ll have flagship stores and world-class shopping just outside your doorstep.
Known as the hip neighborhood, Capitol Hill is brimming with vibrant markets, independent shopping and relaxed cafes. It’s one of the city’s liveliest nightlife hubs, as well as the LGBTQ centre of Seattle. Aside from its cool credentials, apartments for rent in Capitol Hill are centrally located, in a walkable area with many beloved parks to explore such as Lincoln Park and the Volunteer Park Conservatory botanical gardens. From here, it’s only a short bus ride away from the action and attractions of Downtown.
Northwest of Downtown Seattle is Ballard, a charming neighborhood where Scandinavian heritage meets the contemporary. On Ballard Avenue, the main commercial strip, there are brewpubs and taprooms, art spaces and independent stores, as well as many of the trendiest restaurants in the city. On Sunday, the local farmers market floods the streets with fresh produce, mouth-watering food stands, and street performers. Chill by the water at the Golden Gardens Park and Beach, or discover the local Maritime roots at Shilshole Bay Marina.
Discover a mix of city amenities in a quieter residential setting in Queen Anne. Situated on a 456-foot tall hill, it offers impressive views of downtown Seattle, the Space Needle, and Mount Rainier. The walkable area features hilltop parks and pedestrian staircases. Dotted along the more commercial Queen Anne Avenue are many cool cafes, wine stores and gourmet shops for pets. Conveniently, the nearby Seattle Center is a hub for cultural events and performing arts.
The heart of Seattle's tech scene, South Lake Union, is also a trendy urban neighborhood to live in. It’s served by excellent public transit and is convenient for a fast commute Downtown. In addition to Amazon's new headquarters, other major organizations like Microsoft and the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute have offices here. Situated on the waterfront, you’ll find many seafood restaurants and lively bars. Locals also take the opportunity to exercise on the water with kayaking, paddle boarding, canoeing and more.
Our bright and modern Seattle studio apartments allow you to live more minimally, without compromising on space. You’ll still get complete areas for living, dining and sleeping. Immaculate, equipped kitchens, in-apartment washer-dryers, and elegant bathrooms with hotel quality towels help make the most of a luxurious yet compact space. Blueground’s well-appointed studios are located in buildings with a rooftop deck, gym, courtyards and other premium building amenities.
Find the complete package in our beautifully designed one-bedroom apartments in Seattle. Located in the best neighborhoods and the most prestigious apartment buildings, each unit is outfitted with smart TVs, premium wireless speakers, and superior home furnishings. Take in the city’s scenic mountain views from your balcony. You may have to pinch yourself to make sure you’re not just dreaming.
Spread out in style with our ample two-bedroom apartments in Seattle. Each renovated unit features custom made furniture, sleek finishes and premium appliances. Coziness is key with plush beds and linens. Having a substantial living space is ideal for growing families, working from home, and hosting extra guests. With the Blueground Guest App, you can schedule cleanings, make bill payments and browse building info from the comfort of your new home.
Although the city center is compact and walkable, there are many transit services to get from point A to B in Seattle. While driving is always an option, many Seattleites prefer to bypass the traffic and get where they need to go with public transportation.
The Seattle Center Monorail
The Seattle Center Monorail travels from the Seattle Center Station to Downtown. It’s a fun and fast one-stop train to ride.
South Lake Union Streetcars
The modern South Lake Union Streetcars are convenient for hopping on and off at various stops. Quickly go from Seattle’s buzzing Downtown to South Lake Union.
This speedy light rail system runs from UW to Angle Lake, and connects central Downtown Seattle to Sea Tac airport, with trains running every 6 to 10 minutes.
Seattle is very bike-friendly thanks to the convenience of specific bike-only lanes. App-based bike share services like Lime and JUMP Cycling are available across the city, along with plenty of picturesque trails for recreational cycling.
King County Metro Bus
Navigate the city seamlessly and stay connected with the vast network of buses and trolleys that King County Metro operates. Access schedules and service updates on-the-go by downloading the official app.
West Seattle Water Taxi
Travel from Seacrest (West Seattle) to Downtown Seattle’s waterfront in under 15 minutes by water taxi. Complete the last few miles of your journey by bike, which you can bring onboard for free.
Blueground has the purrfect apartments for both you and your pet in Seattle. When you don’t have your feet (or paws) up and rested at home, there’s plenty of outdoor spaces to explore in this pet-loving city. Upon arrival in Seattle, it won’t take long to find your ideal off-leash dog parks and walking trails. If you’re still on the job hunt, consider doing some extra research to shortlist the growing number of pet-friendly Seattle employers where you can bring your furry friend to work with you.
There’s a lot on offer if you move to Seattle to study. Blueground apartments make a smart alternative to off-campus accommodation. Show up and start living with everything you need for student life ready and waiting for you. This includes in-unit washer-dryers, connected WiFi, smart TVs, plus all appliances covered. You can opt for the extra security and convenience of a doorman (you’ll be covered for deliveries while you’re in class, or watering plants while away for the holidays). Make it easier to keep up a regular exercise routine thanks to a building with an on-site gym. Our apartments offer you the privacy of your own space so you can focus on your studies. In addition, you’ve got the perfect space for entertaining. If you’re a student from overseas or another state, our roomy two-bedroom rentals can accommodate visiting family or friends.
Blueground apartments in Seattle are set up with ample amenities for hassle-free living. Whether it's high-speed internet to get connected on multiple devices, well-equipped fitness facilities that can replace an expensive gym membership, or dedicated pet spaces in urban properties where outdoor space is limited. It's convenient to get things done online, so the Blueground Guest App that allows users to make payments and make maintenance requests right from their phone.