Housing & Transportation

Creative Dance Center is a 15 minute car ride and a 45 minute Metro bus ride from Downtown Seattle.

Check out websites for each hotel for more information. Rates are subject to change.

Hotel Nexus – 800-435-0754 – www.hotelnexusseattle.com Click on Promo/Corporate Code and enter CRE24 for Creative Dance Center Rate.
2140 N Northgate Way, Seattle, WA 98133 (24 blocks to CDC – shuttle available).
“Creative Dance Center Rate:” Premium Guest Room (King or Double Queen with small fridge, microwave and coffee maker): 1-6 day stay is $109+tax per night; 7-10 day stay is $99 +tax per night. Full Kitchen Suites (living room, full kitchen, separate bedroom): 1-6 day stay is $169+tax; 7-10 day stay is $149+tax. Mention Creative Dance Center Rate when registering. Based on Availability. Reservations must be made one month prior to arrival date. Free Wireless, Free Parking, Free Hot Buffet Breakfast Daily, 24 hour New fitness room, 24 hour complimentary laundry facility (No charge). New Flat Screens, and many new upgrades!

This is more luxurious and therefore expensive option. There is a pool, fitness room, full complimentary breakfast, laundry room, and shuttle to and from CDC and downtown Seattle plus other amenities. It is located 3 blocks from Northgate Shopping Mall which has many small and large restaurants. There are also several restaurants/cafes within a one block radius. 

Extended StayAmerica – (206) 365-8100 – www.extendedstay.com
13300 Stone Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98133 (4 blocks from CDC).
"Creative Dance Center Rate" is $94.99+tax nightly rate for the one-week session; $89.99+tax nightly rate for the two-week session. Ask for Brittany if you have problems. Prices subject to change.

Reservations must be made one month prior to arrival date.

Extended Stay is the cheapest and closest option but has received mixed reviews from SDIT participants. It is a bare bones hotel. Linen is changed once a week. Only one person is on desk duty. It is across the street from a major grocery chain and every room has a kitchenette. 

Comfort Inn Suites – 206-361-3700 – www.choicehotels.com

13700 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133 (8 blocks to CDC).
No special rate available – Contact them for price and availability: Mini Suite (1 bed kitchenette); King or Double Queen (may have microwave and mini fridge); Full Suite (sleeps 4 w/Kitchenette). 

This is a typical Comfort Inn with complimentary breakfast, spa and fitness center, laundry room. Fast food restaurants located nearby.

Educators Bed and Breakfast – educatorstravel.com: This organization is for educators who would like to travel around the US, Canada and the world and meet nice people and not break the bank. When you sign up ($36 annual membership fee and a $10 one-time registration fee), you get access to people all over who have opened up their homes to other educators. The person making the offer describes the accommodations. For example: king size bed/private bath OR futon in the living room/shared bath, etc. They also provide breakfast, which may be a bowl of cereal or a fancy meal. For two people it costs $40. Sometimes there are even offers to house sit and get an entire house for only $50 a night.

AirBnBairbnb.com: From the home page of airbnb.com, search Seattle during the Summer Dance Institute dates. You can zoom in on the map to find locations near Creative Dance Center which is located at 12577 Densmore Ave. North, Seattle, 98133, in the Haller Lake community of North Seattle.

Short Term Suiteswww.shorttermsuites.com: Locally owned and managed to meet your short-term lease or rental requirements.

Transportation from Sea-Tac Airport to Seattle area destinations available for approximately $40 from Shuttle Express – www.shuttleexpress.com. No pre-arrangement necessary. Call from SeaTac Airport Ground Transportation.