The ELS Center Seattle in Seattle, WA - ELS 
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Seattle, Washington, United States


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About This Center


ELS Seattle is located in the trendy Capitol Hill neighborhood near downtown Seattle, Washington, within walking distance of Pike Place Market, stadiums, and shopping. Ride a ferry to one of the Washington islands, visit the Seattle Space Needle, spend the weekend in Portland or Vancouver, explore the outdoors, or enjoy lunch in the International District.

400 East Pine Street, Seattle, Washington, United States

Great Things to See and Do

  • Olympic Sculpture Park: This section of the Seattle Art Museum features works by artists including Alexander Calder, Claes Oldenburg and Roxy Paine.
  • Space Needle: The iconic Space Needle defines Seattle’s skyline with its round, UFO-like observation deck, which offers spectacular views of the region.
  • Pioneer Square: Ride a cable car and visit art galleries, restaurants, and shops in this cobblestoned neighborhood.


(206) 623-1481

  • Housing Options
    • Homestay
    • Student Residence (Off Campus)
  • City Environment
  • Downtown

Housing Options


Homestays are located in Seattle suburban areas along bus lines. Host family students are responsible for their personal transportation.

  • Cost per Session
  • $1180
  • Occupancy
  • Single
  • Meal Credits
  • 14 meals per week. Breakfast and dinner provided Monday-Friday. Breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday.

Student Residence (Off Campus)

  • The American Hotel is conveniently located in the International District adjacent to downtown Seattle. The center can be reached in 10-15 minutes via multiple transit options within a 5 minute walk of the hotel. Bedding and towels are provided by the American Hotel at no extra cost. Student rooms and bedding will be cleaned once a week, if the room is prepared for cleaning (belongings off the floor). Shared bathrooms are located in the hallway. Students have access to all hostel amenities, including: common areas, shared kitchen fully stocked with plates, pots & pans, cutlery and cooking utensils. No food is permitted in the bedrooms. Other shared amenities include TV room, mini library/game room, coin operated washer/dryer room and public computers. The apartments are in a secure building with a front desk staffed 24 hours a day. Students will need their key to enter the building after 9 pm. Visitors are welcome in the common areas, but not in the rooms. Smoking, drugs and alcohol are prohibited in the building. Advantages include:
  • Restaurants, cafes, shopping are minutes away
  • FREE wi-fi internet
  • Uwajimaya Asian grocery store located one black away
  • Close to public transportation Amenities include:
  • Dining Room
  • Guest Lounge
  • Storage Lockers (available for a small fee)
  • FREE daily breakfast No refunds will be given for checking out prior to the confirmed check out date.

  • Cost per Session
  • $700, $900
  • Occupancy
  • Double, Single
  • Meal Credits
  • Free daily breakfast included

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