Patient Family Housing

​UWMC's Patient Family Housing Program works to ensure affordable housing is available for patients, families and caregivers while receiving medical care in Seattle.

Lodging may be costly near UWMC. Hotels range from $75 to more than $100 a night, not including tax. To help with your search, we've compiled a list below for a variety of quality, discounted housing options

Lodging

Transportation


* Printable Housing List
* Printable Transportation List



UW Medicine Affiliated Facilities

The Collegiana

The Collegiana 

​4311 - 12th Ave., N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
206.732.3200
Visit
Collegiana Site

UW Medical Center is pleased to make available to patients and families more affordable lodging for both short and long term stays during their care at the medical center.
The spacious, quiet rooms at our Hospitality House (The Collegiana) are located three blocks from UWMC-Roosevelt, with nearby access to UWMC via a free shuttle. The Collegiana has free internet access, free laundry and a full kitchen in the common areas. Whether you are a patient receiving care at UWMC, family or caregivers for a hospitalized patient, we welcome you.

  • Reservations and check-in times must be pre-arranged. Please call  between 9:00 am and 7:00 pm, Monday-Friday, or between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm on Saturday.
  • Nightly rates start at $74 plus tax
  • Weekly rates start at $448 plus tax
  • Monthly rates start at $1470
  • Less than one mile from UWMC
  • Free Shuttle to UWMC and partner institutions
  • Inquire about parking with manager
  • In-room mini-refrigerators and cable

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) House

SCCA House 

207 Pontius Ave., N.
Seattle, WA
206.204.3700

sccahouse@seattlecca.org

  • 80-unit housing facility located close to SCCA
  • Rates from $80 to $134 per night (tax-free)
  • Discounts for monthly stays 
  • Fully furnished rooms with kitchenettes
  • Large common kitchen and dining room
  • Exercise room
  • Resource center and library
  • Media room
  • Children's room
  • Internet access
  • Secure garage and parking
  • Free shuttle service

Short-Term Housing

The following list of short-term housing is provided as a resource for UWMC patients and families and should not be considered an endorsement of these establishments. Please note that listed rates change often and may not include deposits or other charges. Please verify the current rate and charges when you call.

Hotel Nexus

2140 North Northgate Way
Seattle, WA 98133
206.365.0700 or 1.800.435.0754

  • Hospital rates from $92
  • Discount Code is: UWMC70
  • Free parking
  • Frequent shuttle service to/from UWMC and NW Hospital (arrange with hotel)
  • Complimentary hot breakfast
  • Business center, wireless access
  • Saffron Bar and Grill
  • Inquire about pet policy

Quality Inn & Suites

225 Aurora Ave., N.
Seattle, WA 98109
206.728.7666

  • Hospital rates from $70 plus tax
  • Inquire about shuttle service and parking
  • Complimentary hot breakfast
  • Fitness center
  • Inquire about pet policy

University Inn

4140 Roosevelt Way, N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
206.632.5055 or 800.733.3855

  • Hospital rates from $109 plus tax
  • Shuttle to UWMC and Nowrthwest Hositpal-Inquire
  • Across from UWMC-Roosevelt
  • Complimentary deluxe breakfast
  • All rooms non-smoking

Extended Stay America Northgate

13300 Stone Ave., N.
Seattle, WA 98133
206.365.8100

  • Studio suites from $84 per night
  • Studio suites from $650 per week
  • Double suites from $750 per week
  • Fully furnished and equipped kitchens
  • Dial-up data port in every room
  • No shuttle, free parking

Talaris Conference Center

4000 NE 41st
Seattle, WA 98105
206.268.7000

  • From $109
  • Standard rooms & apt. suites
  • 18 acres in park-like setting
  • Near UWMC & University Village
  • Complimentary WiFi & breakfast

Watertown

4242 Roosevelt Way, N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
206.826.4242 or 866.944.4242

  • From $129
  • Free parking, shuttle service
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Across from UWMC-Roosevelt
  • Less than one mile from UWMC
  • Microwaves and refrigerators in all rooms
  • Large fitness center
  • All rooms non-smoking

Silver Cloud Inn (University Village)

5036 25th Ave. N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
206.526.5200 or 1.800.205.6940

  • From $149
  • Shuttle to UWMC- free parking
  • Refrigerators and microwaves
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Indoor pool, spa and fitness facility

University Motel Suites

4731 12th Ave., N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
206.522.4724 or 800.522.4720

  • Nightly rates from $90
  • Weekly rates available
  • No shuttle service
  • One- and two-bedrooms with kitchens
  • One mile from UWMC

Hotel Deca

4507 Brooklyn Ave., N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
206.634.2000 or 800.899.0251

  • Rates from $149
  • Shuttle service to UWMC
  • Parking $13 per night
  • Complimentary breakfast

Residence Inn by Marriott

Seattle-Lake Union
800 Fairview Ave., N.
Seattle, WA 98109
206.624.6000 or 800.331.3131

  • Rates from $209
  • Rooms with fully-equipped kitchens
  • Shuttle to SCCA, 2.5 miles from UWMC
  • Complimentary buffet breakfast
  • Coffee and dessert each evening



UW Medicine Affiliated - Long-Term Housing

The Collegiana

The Collegiana  

4311 - 12th Ave.,N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
206.732.3200
Visit
Collegiana Site

  • Reservations and check-in times must be pre-arranged. Please call  between 9:00 am and 7:00 pm, Monday-Friday, or between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm on Saturday.
  • Nightly rates start at $74 plus tax
  • Weekly rates start at $448 plus tax
  • Monthly rates start at $1470
  • Less than one mile from UWMC
  • Free Shuttle to UWMC and partner institutions
  • Inquire about parking with manager
  • In-room mini-refrigerators and cable

Long-Term Housing

The following list of long-term housing is provided as a resource for UWMC patients and families and should not be considered an endorsement of these establishments. Please note that listed rates change often and may not include deposits or other charges. Please verify the current rate and charges when you call.

Hein Duplex

139 26th Ave., E.
Seattle, WA 98112
Contact: Linda Hein
206.271.0011 or 360.537.3212

heinreece@aol.com

  • Monthly rates: Studio and two-bedroom (one to two persons) from $1,600
  • Street or alley parking
  • No stairs
  • Modern, furnished, fully equipped
  • 2.5 miles from UWMC

Seattle Furnished Suites

(Queen Anne, Fremont, Magnolia Green Lake, Capitol Hill,etc.)
Contact: Dale Hicklin 206.949.1728

  • Monthly rates from $1600
  • Fully equipped, furnished apts.
  • 18 acres in park-like setting
  • Refundable deposit, less cleaning fee

Talaris Conference Center

4000 NE 41st
Seattle, WA 98105
206.268.7000

  • From $109
  • Standard rooms & apt. suites
  • 18 acres in park-like setting
  • Near UWMC & University Village
  • Complimentary WiFi & breakfast

Allegro Apartments

4115 Roosevelt Way, N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
Contact: Barbara Blue
206.632.7833

  • Unfurnished studios from $1,500 + deposit
  • Ask about one- and two-bedroom rates
  • Furniture and parking available at extra charge
  • Modern apartments, one block from UWMC-Roosevelt and Health Sciences shuttle

Extended Stay America Northgate

13300 Stone Ave., N.
Seattle, WA 98133
206.365.8100

  • Spacious studio suites
  • Suites from $650 per week
  • Ask about biweekly and monthly rates
  • Fully furnished and equipped kitchen

Short Term Suites

(Queen Anne, Fremont, Magnolia, First Hill, Capitol Hill)
Contact: Lorna Arnold
206.276.0588
Contact: Jon Tellefson
206.972.9950

  • Monthly rates from $1,600
  • Fully equipped, tastefully furnished apartments
  • Inquire about pets, case by case basis 
  • Refundable deposit, less cleaning fee
  • All utilities included

Marriott Residence Inn

Seattle-Lake Union
800 Fairview Ave., N.
Seattle, WA 98109
206.624.6000 or 800.331.3131

  • From $209 (7-18 nights)
  • From $174 (30+ nights)
  • Rooms with kitchens
  • Shuttle service to SCCA
  • 2.5 miles to UWMC
  • Complimentary buffet breakfast
  • Coffee and dessert each evening
  • Heated indoor pool and exercise facility

Transplant House, Seattle

Transplant House  

info@transplanthouse.org
206.307.4111
Fax: 425.376.0209

Transplant House is a nonprofit organization run by transplant patients, with the mission of providing long-term housing for solid organ transplant patients at UWMC.

One-bedroom apartments are available.

  • Conveniently located near UWMC
  • Fully furnished
  • Utilities included in rental rate: heat, power, high speed internet, cable TV, long distance phone calls
  • Washer and dryers in building
  • On-site parking included

Washington, Alaska and Other Medicaid Patients

Arrangements and approval for Medicaid coverage for transportation and housing need to be made with provider prior to coming to UWMC for treatment. Otherwise, you may have to pay for housing and transportation yourself. Contact your Medicaid provider to see if you are eligible for housing and transportation assistance. AK Medicaid patients must setup lodging through their medical provider. Not all out-of-state Medicaid programs pay for housing.

Questions? Please call the Social Work and Care Coordination office at 206.598.4370. You may also call the Patient Family Housing office at 206.598.4170. Leave a message on this line if no one answers, and staff will contact you the next working day.



Transportation Resources

* Printable Transportation List
Detailed directions to UWMC may be obtained by calling UW Parking Services at 206.685.1553 (press 1) or here.


Medical Coupons (Medicaid)

If you are covered by Washington state medical coupons, please call your transportation broker at least 48 hours before your appointment for help with transportation to and from UWMC. The Seattle/King County broker may be reached at 800.923.7433.


Shuttle Services

Shuttle service is generally the most convenient and least expensive form of transportation to and from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

  • Shuttle Express
    425.981.7000
    In Washington state, toll-free: 800.487.7433

Taxi Services

Taxi service is available at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport outside the baggage claim area (and throughout Seattle).

Seattle-area taxi services:

  • Farwest Taxi 206.622.1717
  • Yellow Cab 206.622.6500
  • Broadway Cab 206.622.4800
  • Orange Cab 206.522.8800

Car Rental

Rental cars are available at the airport. A variety of companies are listed in the Yellow Pages.

  • Avis 206.433.5231 or 800.331.1212
  • Budget 206.243.2400 or 800.527.0700
  • Hertz 206.682.5050 or 800.654.3131

Metro (bus)

Metro, Seattle's public transportation system, is an inexpensive and efficient travel option. Schedules are located inside UWMC's third floor main entrance.

  • Fares are higher during peak hours (weekdays 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.).
  • You may get information at any time using the 24-hour rider information line: 206.553.3000
  • TTY/TDD users: 206.684.2029
  • When calling Metro information, be prepared to give the operator your current location, destination, and your travel time. Metro also has comprehensive transportation information on its web site.

Taking public transit from the airport to UWMC 

  • Take Link light rail from airport to Seattle downtown bus tunnel (Westlake station)
  • Go up stairs or use the elevator
  • Exit at 3rd and Pine St.
  • Walk one block south to Pike St.
  • Catch #43 bus between 3rd and 4th on Pike St.
  • Bus #43 stops in front of UWMC

The complete trip takes 50 to 75 minutes, depending on time of day and traffic. Most of these buses leave every half hour on weekdays and every hour on weekends. The cost is $3.50 during peak hours and $2.50 during off-peak hours. Be sure to request a transfer from the first bus driver so you will only need to pay once each way.

For information on Metro>
For information on Link Light Rail>


Taking Metro from Union Station (Amtrak) to UWMC

  • Catch bus No. 7, No. 14 or No. 36 going downtown at Fourth Avenue and Jackson Street (in front of Union Station).
  • Travel north on Third Avenue to Third Avenue and Union Street.
  • Walk one block north to Third Avenue and Pike Street, and catch bus No. 43 to UWMC.

Taking Metro from the Greyhound Terminal to UW Medical Center

  • Take bus No. 25 from the terminal's southeast corner (Ninth Avenue and Howell Street) to the stop across from UW Medical Center at Montlake Boulevard N.E. and N.E. Pacific Street.

Updated October 2013​​