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Explore Seattle’s Ballard Neighborhood

January 17, 2022 Seattle is known for its distinctive and unique neighborhoods. Although the Greenlake neighborhood is our personal favorite, we always recommend that guests spend some time in Ballard, too, when visiting Seattle. It’s an easy 15-minute drive west of Greenlake Guest House. Ballard is one of Seattle’s oldest, trendiest, and most popular neighborhoods. …

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What to Do in Seattle-A Perfect 3-Day Itinerary from Greenlake Guest House

Updated January 2022 Guests visiting Seattle often ask us for recommendations for what to do. The tough part is narrowing down the list to something reasonable whether you are staying one day or a week! Here is our favorite 3-day itinerary from Greenlake Guest House in spring and summer, updated for 2022. Day 1: Downtown …

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Our Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipes for 2021

At Greenlake Guest House, we started a tradition of baking special, daily Christmas cookies for our guests a few years ago. We call it “25 Days of Christmas Cookies.” We bake cookies that we don’t serve here during the rest of the year, drawing on a variety of sources including friends and family. This year, …

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Why Stay at Greenlake Guest House This 2021 Holiday Season?

Updated November 22, 2021 Why stay at Greenlake Guest House this holiday season? It’s all about the location, the breakfast and amenities, neighborhood restaurants and shopping, festive lights and Christmas cookies, holiday performances and more!   Lakeside Location Guests love our location right across the street from beloved Greenlake Park. The 2.8-mile pathway around the …