Hotels Near The Enchanted Village in Washington

by Laura Latzko

Located in Federal Way, a city between Seattle and Tacoma, Enchanted Village and Wild Waves make up a combination theme and water park that offers a restored carousel from 1906. Hotels near the amusement park are within a short drive of an aquatic center that holds Olympic trials, a state park with a beach and hiking trails, and a wetlands park area. Many hotels near the amusement park allow pets, and feature amenities such as guest rooms with hot tubs or indoor swimming pools.

Quality Inn and Suites

Quality Inn and Suites sits about a mile from the Enchanted Village amusement park and within a 30- minute drive of attractions such as Muckleshoot Casino, the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center and the Southcenter Shopping Mall. The hotel’s lobby and breakfast spaces look like something out of a country house. The lobby features sofas and armchairs centered around a fireplace, and the breakfast area has wooden tables and chairs. Some guest rooms offer hot tubs with room for up to two people for those interested in soaking their weary bodies. An on-site business center features a desk with a rolling leather chair and a guest computer for people who need to look up information for a day out in Federal Way, Seattle or Tacoma.

Days Inn Federal Way

Days Inn Federal Way is approximately one mile from the amusement park and within a 20-mile drive of the Rhododendron Species Foundation and Botanical Garden, the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium and West Hylebos Wetlands Park. The hotel also is a short walk from area restaurants such as Jimmy Mac’s Roadhouse. Hotel packages include tickets to the Enchanted Village amusement park. The hotel offers intimate spaces inside the lobby and breakfast area, where people can sit and talk with close friends and family members on a sofa and armchair or at glass tables with three chairs, respectively. A daily breakfast buffet includes items such as waffles and cinnamon rolls. For people who need to work, guest rooms come with desks with office chairs.

Comfort Inn

Comfort Inn is about 2.9 miles from the amusement park and within a 15-mile drive of Dash Point State Park and the Commons at Federal Way mall. Outside the hotel, expect to see a lawn filled with colorful trees and plants, especially during fall. The hotel’s lobby features a comfortable place to relax, with a leather couch and armchairs. The hotel provides daily complimentary Otis Spunkmeyer chocolate chip, peanut butter or white chocolate raspberry cookies. A daily breakfast includes hot food such as waffles. Guest rooms are equipped with microwaves and miniature refrigerators. Bill McHale’s Restaurant, an American-style restaurant offering seafood chowder, teriyaki chicken sandwiches and baby back ribs, provides room service.

Courtyard Seattle Federal Way

The Courtyard Seattle Federal Way sits about three miles from the amusement park and is a short drive from Celebration Park and the Federal Way Community Center. The hotel’s courtyard area, patio and lobby cocktail lounge create a luxury ambiance inside and outside the hotel. For guests who want to keep up with news events, look up directions or check the daily weather, the hotel has an interactive board in its lobby. An airport shuttle service takes guests to and from the Boeing Field/King County International Airport. The hotel has a fitness center offering weights and cross-training equipment, and a courtyard patio has evening beer, wine and cocktail service. A marketplace offers Popsicles, pre-made sandwiches and soups, cans of chili and macaroni and cheese. The hotel has two-bedroom suites, and some suites have jetted bathtubs, dining room tables or multiple TVs. Nickelodeon family packages provide children with items such as SpongeBob SquarePants activity books, beach balls, children’s books, souvenir pillowcases and sunglasses.

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