1923 First Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
Cross streets are Stewart and Virginia at Pike Place Market bordering Belltown.
Call 206.441.7125 or e-mail the Pensione Nichols.
How to get to the Pensione from the bus tunnel:
During tunnel hours, get off at the Westlake stop and follow the signs to Third Avenue and Pine, then make a right toward the water and First Avenue. Next, turn right (north) past Stewart to Pensione Nichols halfway up the block.
How to get to the Pensione after 7 PM and weekends:
If you’re taking the 194 bus, get off at Fourth Avenue and Pike. Walk down to First Avenue, cross the street and head north past Pine and Stewart; Pensione Nichols is halfway up the block. If you’re taking the 174 bus, get off at Fourth and Stewart and walk down to First, cross the street and walk halfway up the block to Pensione Nichols.
Driving Directions from Airport:
I-5 north toward Seattle. Once you’re near downtown, look for the Seneca exit #165A (exit on left). The exit ramp puts you on Seneca at Sixth Avenue. Follow Seneca to First Avenue. Turn right on First. Pensione Nichols is five blocks up on the left between Stewart and Virginia.
Pensione Guest Parking
There are a variety of nearby parking options. Our recommendation: the Third and Stewart Garage (AKA the Macy’s Garage), located on Stewart Street between Third and Second avenues. This is a secure, well-lighted parking structure, with in and out privileges, just a few short blocks from the pensione.
TRANSPORTATION FROM AIRPORT
Sound Transit Central Link Light Rail from SeaTac Airport: $2.75:
Central Link light rail is the best way to get downtown from the airport. Exit at the Westlake stop (this is the last stop and is below ground). Follow the signs to Pine Street and ascend to street level. Walk west on Pine Street (toward the Puget Sound and Pike Place Market; Macy’s department store should be on your right). Turn right on First Avenue. Pensione Nichols is a block and a half north on the west (Sound) side of the street.
Ethio Limo and Towncar Service:
Town car service is $35 from the airport (same price as taxi, but with much better service). Guests must call 206.349.6869 or e-mail Ethio Limo for inbound service. Please mention that Pensione Nichols recommended them.
Taxi from SeaTac Airport: $35