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Best View of Seattle and Environs.

Visited Seattle for a long weekend and had to maximize my time. Thought about the Space Needle... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Belmar, New Jersey
Amazing views of Seattle

We visited on a beautiful clear evening, Mount Ranier, Mount Baker, The Cascades and the mountains... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited Seattle for a long weekend and had to maximize my time. Thought about the Space Needle, but locals told me that crowds and cost made it more touristy than it was worth. They suggested the Columbia Center Sky View Observatory as a better alternative...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

My wife and I are members of the Silicon Valley Capital Club and remembered last minute that we had cooperative arrangements with other Club Corp clubs around the country. We were able to book a table at the Columbia Center Club for our anniversary and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

We visited on a beautiful clear evening, Mount Ranier, Mount Baker, The Cascades and the mountains of The Olympic Peninsular were clearly visible. I have been up the Space Needle, but the views from the 73rd floor here are unbeatable it was beautiful and amazing.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank BridgetM147
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We chose the Columbia Center over the Space Needle for several reasons. Absolutely no line or waiting, taller than the Space Needle, price and closer to other attractions. After purchasing military tickets ($19), your photo was taken then you entered the elevator. This entire process...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank iluvtogo
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I prefer the view from the ferry or the experience from the space needle. I think you can skip this one unless you have time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Angi P
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The best place to see Seattle from above. If you plan on eating in the top restaurant be sure to wear pants. Shorts are not acceptable but the restaurant will loan you a pair.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This is a popular attraction with a great view of Seattle and the surrounding area. On a clear day the whole area is set out at your feet. I would not go on a foggy or rainy day in Seattle for obvious reasons, so check...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The view of Seattle was magnificent. Situated right in the middle of town you can see everything including the space needle, two stadiums, boeing field and the mountains in the distance. $20 and relatively peaceful, there are staff on hand to answer questions about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jchelski17
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Some great views to be had and a good price ($9.75 when I visited). Not as well publicised (I reckon it needs better advertising) as the Space Needle but definitely worth visiting as it is situated in downtown Seattle and this gives different vistas of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Cowleasow
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I had wanted to go up the Space Needle but as a chunk of it was closed for construction, I noticed all the reviews were saying how crowded and unpleasant it was. Then I heard about this place! Even taller than the Space Needle and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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4 August 2018|
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Response from Elaine T | Reviewed this property |
You should not have a problem buying a ticket. I have a friend with a membership, and we had dinner there to celebrate a friends birthday. I would just do a general admission, unless they have something special included in... More
5 October 2017|
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Hi. Yes it's open to the public and it was $15 each
30 March 2017|
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Response from yenneks | Reviewed this property |
The top floor is a private club by reservation only. It is available through club groups such as ClubCorp. It is not available to the general public and an attendant is required to enter that elevator level.