Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority

Convention Center
Guest Rooms8,500
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel600 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues66
Average Room Rate$119.00
Daily Food Cost$60.00
Occupancy Rate80%
Tax Rate12.4%

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority


Destination: Seattle Southside

Centrally located near the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport at the I-5/I-405 crossroads, Seattle Southside, consists of the cities of Tukwila, SeaTac, and Des Moines. 15 minutes south of Seattle and 20 minutes north of Tacoma, all of the attractions of the Pacific Northwest are within a short drive. The Link Light Rail can take your guests from Seattle Southside to downtown Seattle in a short 30-minute trip. After a meeting, attendees can step out to Seattle and not have to worry about renting a car, downtown traffic, or parking fees. Seattle Southside is the perfect home base for an event in the Pacific Northwest. With hotel rates typically 20-30% less than downtown Seattle, meetings and events are much more affordable in Seattle Southside. Groups will find nearly 8,000 hotel rooms and over 650,000 square feet of combined meeting space and many unique venues to choose from. Contact the staff at Seattle Southside for more information about our complimentary services.

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Distance from Airport

  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

    1.61 km from City Center


Local Attractions

Sykart Indoor Racing

Get ready for a thrilling ride an inch off the ground at 30-35mph! Experience the thrill of fast indoor go-karting, the most intense fun you can have inside. Sykart Indoor Racing Center is the premiere location in the northwest for indoor karting.
17450 West Valley Hwy.
Tukwila, WA, US 98188

ACME Bowl Billiards & Events

Urban-industrial, modern, and sleek, ACME Bowling, Billiards, and Events is the new bowling experience. ACME’s unique design redefines entertainment by combining bowling, billiards, an arcade, The Break Room restaurant, bar & lounge within a stylish, edgy, and cool non-smoking environment.
100 Andover Park West
Tukwila, US 98168

Seattle Chocolates: Experience Chocolate Tour

Taste. Explore. Discover. Seattle Chocolates’ Experience Chocolate Tour is a delicious, likeable, shareable chocolate-centric elevated experience in the Seattle Chocolate Company’s factory. Taste a variety of chocolate delicacies through your journey of discovery. Explore along a 9.5’ high, hot pink raised walkway, while taking in all of the fresh chocolate aromas. Discover how chocolate is grown, its history, learn what is a truffle. Seattle Chocolates uses global and local ingredients of high quality European chocolate and all-natural flavorings, like Northwest peppermint oil and Seattle espresso.
1180 Andover Park West
Tukwila, WA, US 98188

Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden

The 1-acre Elda Behm Paradise Garden nestles up against a forest creating an oasis near the Airport. A recirculating stream flows through a 100 foot long series of waterfalls before emptying into a 7,000 gallon pond, shade garden and formal rose gardens.
13735 24th Avenue South
SeaTac, US 98188

Round 1 Bowling & Amusement

Round 1 Bowling & Amusement is a state-of-the-art facility, offering fun the whole family can enjoy! Featuring 14 bowling alleys, private karaoke booths, tournament sized billiards, and top-of-the-line, exclusive arcade games! Round 1 also offers beer, wine, and food and endless entertainment that everyone can enjoy!
Westfield Southcenter
2800 Southcenter Mall
Tukwila, WA, US 98188

iFLY Seattle

Experience the thrill of indoor skydiving. Not a simulation, or a virtual flight this is the real thing!
349 Tukwila Parkway
Tukwila, WA 98188

Des Moines Beach Park & Marina District

Breathtaking views, trails, and beachcombing create experiences for the old and young alike. Pick your pleasure at the park. Whether it's walking the trail, splashing in the water, or a picnic with a view, there's an outdoor experience for the old and young alike. Enjoy the Des Moines Farmers Market on Saturdays from 10A-2P and even an outdoor kayak or paddle board ride and tour with the Des Moines Marina Adventure Center in the summer!
22030 Cliff Ave S
Des Moines, WA, US 98198

Museum of Flight

From the Wright brothers to outer space—the wonder of flight comes alive in more than 85 historic aircraft, interactive exhibits and family activities.
9404 East Marginal Way
Seattle, US 98108



High Season
May 1 – Sep 30
Shoulder Season
Apr 1 – Apr 30
Oct 1 – Oct 31
Low Season
Nov 1 – Dec 31
Jan 1 – Mar 31