Seattle to Alaska Cruise 

Extend your trip and fun in Seattle Southside

Discover the perfect home base for your Alaska Cruise just minutes from the cruise ship terminal. Seattle Southside has a wide range of affordable hotels, restaurants, attractions, and more!


For your Alaska cruise from Seattle, come early or stay longer in Seattle Southside. With over 60 hotels near the Seattle Airport to choose from, hundreds of places to dine and countless activities, Seattle Southside is the perfect place for a little pre- or post-vacation relaxation. So go ahead—add a day, or two to your vacation and experience all there is in the Pacific Northwest. 


Eight Ways to Make the Most of Your Seattle to Alaska Cruise

  1. Hotel Cruise Deals
  2. Port of Seattle Luggage Valet
  3. Pre/Post Alaska Cruise Itineraries
  4. FAQs for Alaska Cruise Travelers
  5. Easy Transportation to and from the Cruise Ship
  6. Seattle Cruise Terminal Locations
  7. What to Do Before and After Your Cruise to Alaska
  8. Seattle Sightseeing and Dining Discounts



Seattle Southside's Hotel Cruise Packages

All aboard for the best hotel deals in town!

These pre-cruise and post cruise packages are sure to set your sails in the right direction.



Port of Seattle Luggage Valet

Free, Convenient, Secure.

Check your luggage and receive your boarding pass on board the ship. Enjoy hassle-free disembark in Seattle. Enjoy Seattle and travel luggage-free all the way to your destination airport.



FAQs for Alaska Cruise Travelers

Most Common Questions and Answers for Taking a Cruise from Seattle to Alaska

Plan ahead with these helpful Frequently Asked Questions. Need more assistance? Call the Visitor Center at (206) 880-7163 to receive customized planning assistance. 



Transportation to and from Your Cruise Ship

Seattle Airport Shuttles and City Tours

There are plenty of options when it comes to getting to, from and all around Seattle Southside. Most hotels near Sea-Tac airport provide free airport shuttles and Seattle Express provides shuttle transportation to the cruise terminals. 



Pre/Post Alaska Cruise Itineraries

Where To Go and What To See

So, you’re finally taking a majestic Alaskan cruise from Seattle? Great choice! It’ll be an experience of a lifetime. How do you make that experience even better, you ask? Easy, take some time and stay in Seattle Southside before and after your cruise to ease into your travels.



Seattle's Cruise Terminal Locations

Pier 91 and Terminal 66

Both cruise terminals are located on Seattle’s waterfront, about 20–25 minutes north of Seattle Southside.

Seattle to Alaska Cruise Ship at Pier 91

Smith Cove Cruise Terminal/Pier 91
2201 W. Garfield St., Seattle

Located on the north end of Seattle’s waterfront, Smith Cove is home to Carnival, Celebrity Cruises, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, and Royal Caribbean International.

Seattle to Alaska Cruise Ship at Pier 66

Bell Street Pier/Pier 66 
9 Wall St., Seattle

Located on the south end of downtown Seattle’s waterfront, this 11-acre complex is home to the Norwegian and Oceania cruise lines.


Seattle Southside Scenes

Learn more about the stories that make this region unique.

Seattle Southside Scenes explores the art, culture, and history of the Seattle Southside region. As one of the most unique areas in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Southside is filled with public art, historic landmarks, and a diverse populous with rich, cultural heritage. Seattle Southside Scenes uncovers and documents fascinating stories behind iconic landmarks, hidden gems, and the people behind them.



What To Do Before And After Your Cruise To Alaska

Snoqualmie Falls

See Snoqualmie Falls

Come see for yourself why this breathtaking 270-ft high cascading waterfall is visited by over 1.5 million each year.

Visit Mount Rainier in the Spring on things to do in Seattle list

Visit Mount Rainier

This majestic 14,410-ft. dormant volcano is the icon of Washington and is surrounded by meadows, lakes, and rainforests.

des monies beach park for things to do in seattle

Discover Des Moines Beach Park

Enjoy this beautiful coastal park on the blue waters of Puget Sound with stunning views of the snow-capped Olympic mountains.

Museum of Flight must be on the list of things to do in Seattle

Tour The Museum of Flight

This amazing nationally renowned educational air and space museum preserves over 160 planes and spacecraft.


Seattle Sightseeing and Dining Discounts

Get Your Do-More-Save-More Passport

Get your Free Do More-Save More Passport for discounts and coupons at the area's top attractions and restaurants.


Make Even More Memories Before & After Your Seattle to Alaska Cruise