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Gaslight Details & FAQ's

Important Details

Gaslight Inn is open year round. Advance registrations are advisable. Here are the important details to keep in mind:

  • A credit card is required to reserve your room.  Failure to cancel or change seven (7) days prior to your scheduled arrival date will result in a charge equal to (1) night’s room rate.  For Blocks of rooms (more than 1) reserved in advance of one month, failure to cancel or change thirty (30) days prior to your arrival date will result in a charge equal to (1) night’s room rate for each room.
  • Rates start at $118.00 per night double occupancy, long-term and off-season rates are available.
  • Payment can be made by cash, personal check, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or VISA. Cash payment is encouraged.
  • Notice of cancellation or change in the length of your stay must be given (7) days prior to your arrival date.  Failure to do so will result in a charge equal to (1) night’s room rate.   For Blocks of rooms (more than 1) reserved in advance of one month,  failure to cancel or change thirty (30) days prior to your arrival date will result in a charge equal to (1) night’s room rate for each room .
  • Check-in time is between 3:00 and 6:00 pm unless otherwise arranged.  In order to attempt to accommodate your actual ETA,  it is very important and helpful to us if you call or e-mail that information to us on the day before or the day of your arrival.
  • Office closes at 6:00 pm.
  • Check-out is at 11:00 am.
  • For information about transportation arrangements either arriving, departing and during your stay in Seattle, click here.

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Questions most frequently asked by our guests. . .

  1. Do you have pets?
  2. What is your cancellation policy if we should need to change our plans?
  3. Is smoking allowed?
  4. What time is check-in? What are your hours for arrival?
  5. Where are you located? How far are you from downtown, from the airport?
  6. Do any of your rooms have two beds?
  7. What do you serve for breakfast?
  8. Is your pool heated?
  9. When do you change the room linens?
  10. Is there a place to park?
  11. Do you ever do parties, receptions, or small gatherings?
  12. Can you recommend fun excursions we might take while in the area?
  13. Are your rooms air conditioned?
  14. Will I have access to the internet while staying at the Gaslight Inn?
  15. Is the Gaslight Inn a kid friendly Bed and Breakfast?
  1. Do you have pets?
  2. A shy truffle hunting dog named Augie who is usually off “hunting” and a kind friendly yellow-tabby named Harley who usually joins our guests poolside in the warm summer afternoons.  Both animals reside in the owners quarters and  very occasionally may be seen on the first floor only.

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  3. What is your cancellation policy if we should need to change our plans?
  4. Notice of cancellation or change in the length of your stay must be given (7) days prior to your arrival date.  Failure to do so will result in a charge equal to (1) night’s room rate.   For Blocks of rooms (more than 1) reserved in advance of one month,  failure to cancel or change thirty (30) days prior to your arrival date will result in a charge equal to (1) night’s room rate for each room.

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  5. Is smoking allowed?
  6. We strictly enforce a policy of NO SMOKING.  Our smokers find it easy to step out front when smoking is necessary.

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  7. What time is check-in? What are your hours for arrival?
  8. Our check-in time is 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time.  We make every effort to accommodate our guests check-in requests during that time as well as outside of that time.  In order to do that, it is imperative that our guests communicate their ETA to the best of their ability and then adhere to that time of arrival or inform us by email or telephone of any changes.  If you do not arrive at the time we expect you, there will always be a note on the door giving you the telephone number of the staff on duty and the instructions you need. Even if you plan to arrive between the hours of 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm we would appreciate your ETA to help us facilitate the scheduling of making your arrival and orientation to our Inn both personal and pleasurable.

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  9. Where are you located? How far are you from downtown, from the airport?
  10. Guests, we are conveniently located on Capitol Hill, Seattle's most exciting neighborhood that also happens to be closest to the center of the city - Westlake Center (15 blocks). Seattle is 20 minutes North from the airport. You can walk downtown or take the #10 Metro bus downtown or Metro bus #8 will take you to the Space Needle.

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  11. Do any of your rooms have two beds?
  12. The two rooms for single travelers are furnished with double beds.  The other rooms for double occupancy are furnished with firm queen sized beds.

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  13. What do you serve for breakfast?
  14. Our continental breakfast features coffee, tea, juice, several kinds of fresh fruit local when available, yogurt, cheese, hard-boiled eggs, croissants and other breads.

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  15. Is your pool heated?
  16. Our pool is heated from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  The pool as well as the decks, garden and all the common spaces are for our registered guests only since we are a private residence with small intimate spaces.

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  17. When do you change the room linens?
  18. Naturally, you check in and find fresh, clean room linens. As part of an ongoing, regional effort to conserve water, we change the linens every fourth morning on stays of 5 nights or longer.

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  19. Is there a place to park?
  20. Standard neighborhood street parking is available for our rooms. For those needing parking beyond the 2-hour neighborhood parking, there is a parking lot conveniently located just one block from Gaslight Inn. You can also check out our Transportation page for more information.

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  21. Do you ever do parties, receptions, or small gatherings?
  22. No, sorry we don't. The Gaslight Inn is a small, intimate space for use by our guests.

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  23. Can you recommend fun excursions we might take while in the area?
  24. While visiting the Evergreen State, your plans really should include a visit to the beautiful San Juan Islands. It is just a 2-hour drive plus a 45 minute ferry ride to whole different world and our new intimate & private getaway. Nestled in the woods on Lopez Island is the Nowak House. This cozy treasure would be all yours: truly a relaxing, quality escape to enjoy. The Nowak House is situated at the South end of Lopez Island, where you can savor a sweeping view to MacKaye Harbor. The short trip from Seattle is perfect for putting you into the "island" frame of mind. Click Here for more information as well as other great places to stay in the Pacific Northwest.

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  25. Are your rooms air conditioned?
  26. As you can imagine they did not have air-conditioning at the time this turn of the century home was constructed and most days, as now, air conditioning was not necessary.  We have made every effort, however, to provide room air conditioners in the rooms where it is possible.  We make every effort to make our guests comfortable and we have fans available for the rooms that do not have window air conditioners.  Even the few days that are extremely warm in Seattle the summer, Mother Nature helps us by substantially cooling us off at night.

  27. Will I have access to the internet while staying at the Gaslight Inn?
  28. The gaslight offers High Speed Wi-Fi to all it's guests at no extra charge. Details will be provided when you check-in or you can find the information in your information booklet provided in your room.

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  29. Is the Gaslight Inn a kid friendly Bed and Breakfast?
  30. Unfortunately due to the extensive art collection, unsupervised pool and koi pond, the Gaslight Inn is an adult facility only.

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