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Need a comfortable and collaborative place to work while staying in Washington State’s largest city? Many of Seattle’s top-rated coworking spaces cater to all budgets and needs, whether you’re a digital nomad looking for an affordable day pass or a remote worker searching for a high-value membership.
If you’re just visiting Seattle or want to test the waters before investing in a membership, you can buy day passes for $30–50 at venues like The Cloud Room Coworking Space, WeWork on Spring Street and thinkspace Seattle. You can currently get a day pass at Surf Incubator for just $10.
Need some seclusion for a hard day’s concentration? Seattle coworking spaces like the Expansive Pioneer Building have private offices available to hire for as little as $69 per day.
You’ll secure the biggest savings at any coworking space in the city by purchasing a monthly membership, which generally cost $250–350 per month for a hot desk. If you need something more flexible, you can purchase a membership that provides eight days of access per month for $145 at the Pioneer Collective or ten days of access per month for $199 at West Seattle Coworking.
Below, we discuss the highlights of nine of the top-rated coworking spaces in Seattle for digital nomads and remote workers. We’ll tell you what makes each coworking space unique, what you can expect in terms of style and atmosphere, things to do nearby, prices, and much more.
Situated in the Pike-Pine corridor of the dynamic Capitol Hill neighbourhood, The Cloud Room Coworking Space is a modern and sophisticated venue with a retro-meets-avant-garde style. Ideal for digital nomads, the Cloud Room offers high-value day passes, but the monthly memberships offer the most significant savings.
Designed by renowned interior designers Graham Baba Architects and completed in 2018, The Cloud Room’s 5,017-square-foot coworking space occupies the sixth floor of the trendy Chophouse Row building. The light-filled space features an assortment of casual seating in addition to standardised long dark metal and wooden tables. While fairly eclectic in style, The Cloud Room features warm tones throughout, creating the perfect setting for modern creatives.
When you need a break from your screen, you can relax in the retro lounge, which features a wood- and mirror-faced bar with wooden stools, cosy sofas and vintage-style furniture. Adjoining the lounge is a west-facing terrace complete with seating and a fire pit, perfect for cool-weather socialising. Keep your eyes peeled for events taking place at Chophouse Row – pianists, DJs and entertainers frequently grace its stages.
Besides everything you need to collaborate, work independently and unwind, The Cloud Room boasts facilities such as glass-fronted phone booths and meeting rooms. Hosting a larger event? You can reserve The Cloud Room Lounge, Rooftop Patio or the Chophouse Row Courtyard for gatherings.
Day passes at The Cloud Room start at $40, while monthly memberships range from $160–670. This coworking space in Seattle also offers deals such as virtual office plans for $90 per month (or $900 per year) and social/networking memberships for $60 per month.
The Pioneer Collective – Belltown (TPC) occupies the historic Guiry and Schillestad Building near the waterfront in Seattle’s Belltown neighbourhood, right on the doorstep of Pike Place Market. While this top-rated coworking space operates on a membership basis, meeting rooms that can be hired by the hour are ideal for digital nomads.
Bringing to life the minimalist and sophisticated interior of exposed-brick walls and hardwood floors are decorative touches such as patterned rugs, wood-panelled columns and potted greenery. Tall ceilings and huge windows let sunlight flood the space, and ceiling lights as well as fairy lights in star-like arrangements illuminate every corner.
Throughout the building, you’ll find seating arrangements catering to all work preferences, whether you want to collaborate from the comfort of a lounge chair or work independently behind a partitioned wooden desk. For seclusion, there are private offices and soundproofed phone booths. The meeting rooms can accommodate groups of 6–24 people.
For $145, you can access to TPC Belltown eight days per month between business hours. $225 gets you unlimited days per month, and you can add 24/7 access to your membership for $75. A dedicated desk with a Herman Miller task chair and perks including six conference room hours, a locking file cabinet and an optional ethernet port will cost you $425 a month.
Housed inside the historic Lake Union Building by the water’s edge, thinkspace SEATTLE is a modern coworking space with facilities such as phone booths, huddle rooms and a spacious communal workspace with lake views. Activities on offer range from yoga classes to water sports. And, handily for visitors, digital nomads and those who just want to test the waters, thinkspace SEATTLE offers affordable day passes.
The interior features hardwood or parquet floors plus white walls that create a bright and inviting space along with the large windows that run the entire perimeter of the building. Industrialist style touches include decorative shutters on the communal kitchen walls and exposed ceiling pipes. Right beside the windows are rows of boats moored in Lake Union, serving as an excellent backdrop for inspiration.
Just outside the building by the pier is a small but cosy terrace with a seating area on a patch of artificial lawn – an ideal place to enjoy a break in the sun. For a more adventurous lunch hour, you can rent a stand-up paddleboard and explore the lake. If you’d prefer the comfort of the air-conditioned indoors, relax with unlimited tea, coffee and kombucha in the kitchen area.
Day pass prices at thinkspace SEATTLE start at $50, while monthly memberships start at $300. You can also hire meeting rooms for $25 an hour and monthly virtual office plans for $59. A private office will set you back $1,200 per month.
Situated inside the historic Hoyloke Building in Downtown Seattle, the WeWork on Spring Street has numerous workspaces in styles to suit a variety of work preferences.
Most of the building’s workspaces have a combination of exposed brick and white painted walls with light wooden flooring and low-hanging lights, but there are also large work rooms with darker colours that create a warm and friendly atmosphere.
The interior is mostly modern and minimalist throughout, but there are striking features such as the neon ‘Better Together’ sign hanging above the entrance and a paved wall stretching the entire length of a floor. On the ground floor, different spaces are separated by glass-paned walls, giving a sense of privacy without removing the collaborative atmosphere. When you want to relax, there are long tables, sofas and a modern communal kitchen with an adjoining semi-outdoor courtyard area.
While leisure facilities at WeWork on Spring Street are limited to a few chillout spaces and a wellness room, rates are more than reasonable. You can get a WeWork day pass for $29 and a monthly membership for as little as $149.
Situated in the Wells Fargo Bank building in Downtown Seattle, SURF Incubator is a sleek and professional coworking space with over 200 desks, almost all of which offer sprawling views of the city’s high-rises and the Puget Sound waterfront. With day passes available for as little as $10, it’s one of Seattle’s best-value coworking spaces for digital nomads.
While there are various workspaces at SURF Incubator, most make use of a cool colour pallet of blues, greens and purples that create a soothing atmosphere. Besides sprawling cityscape views through large windows that brighten up every nook and crevice with natural light, ergonomic chairs and a mix of partially secluded and open-plan workspaces make SURF Incubator one of Downtown’s cosiest coworking offices.
There are three communal kitchen areas onsite, but you’ll likely spend most of your breaks in the SURF Café, which boasts waterfront views, seating for up to 100 people and a modern kitchenette complete with cooking facilities, countertops and an island. If you prefer to spend your off-screen time outside the office, you’ll have diverse restaurants, historical landmarks, shops and museums on your doorstep.
On top of high-value day passes that let you test the place out for $10, SURF Incubator offers monthly memberships for as little as $250. Dedicated desks, private offices and meeting rooms are also available.
Situated inside the red Richardsonian Romanesque-style Pioneer Building in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighbourhood, the Expansive Pioneer Building is home to a variety of bright and spacious workspaces, including an atrium that’s illuminated by skylights spanning the entire length of the building.
This National Historic Landmark features a minimalist interior of white walls and light hardwood floors with large windows and a mix of standalone desks, lounge sofas and dark long desks that create a striking contrast with the place’s bright appearance. The large centre atrium is overlooked by a mezzanine of workspaces that offer privacy while retaining a bright and airy ambience.
For some off-screen time, you can take a short hiatus in the Expansive Lounge on the first floor. There’s also a second slightly smaller common area with soft seating and additional worktables. Prefer to get out and about on your break? Landmarks like the historic Smith Tower (along with its onsite vintage bar) and the Columbia Center are within walking distance. You’ll also be on the doorstep of attractions such as the Seattle Pinball Museum and the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. You can walk to the ferry terminal in under ten minutes, placing you within easy reach of rural retreats like Vashon Island and Bainbridge Island.
Ideal for digital nomads who need a focused day of work, the Expansive Pioneer Building offers private day offices starting at $89 per day. A monthly coworking membership will cost you $149.
Located on 35th Avenue between the Roxhill and Fauntelroy neighbourhoods, West Seattle Coworking features a range of private offices and shared workspaces, with some reflecting traditional and contemporary office settings and others a more homely atmosphere. Conveniently for digital nomads, this modern coworking space offers a variety of flexible day passes as well as high-value monthly memberships.
The main coworking space on the ground level features dark hardwood floors with white walls and windows stretching from almost the ceiling down to the floor. If you want to work with a view of the outdoors, you can grab an ergonomic chair and desk pressed against the window. For slightly more space, choose a shared desk in the more traditional office area. There’s a welcoming terrace with a wooden deck plus tables and chairs for when you need a break.
It takes about 15 minutes to drive just under nine miles from Downtown to West Seattle Coworking, assuming there’s no traffic. You can also take the RapidRide C Line all the way from Downtown to the bus stop right outside the coworking space in just over half an hour.
Day passes for the shared workspace at West Seattle Coworking cost $39, $29 if purchased online. If you want a membership, ten days of access per month will cost you $19.90 per day while unlimited access will cost you $9.97 per day (paid monthly). You can also get a private office for as little as $69 per day or $499 per month.
Black Dot was conceived in 2015 to provide a place for creatives, entrepreneurs and technologists of Seattle’s African diaspora to connect and foster a business community that celebrates diversity. It has operated from its current location on South Jackson Street near the Atlantic neighbourhood since 2017 and has imminent plans to expand.
On top of shared and private workspaces available to rent, Black Dot hosts a variety of events and workshops. It also offers mentorships and support services.
You can become a community member at Black Dot for just $10 a month. For that price, you’ll get a monthly newsletter, business referrals, event updates, a complimentary registration on Africatown marketplace, resource emails, and more.
$25 per month gets you access to the coworking space during working hours. You can also purchase a VIP membership for $50 a month to gain perks such as free admission to all paid events, a complimentary space rental per year and a free t-shirt.
Situated inside the landmark Active Voice Building in Downtown Seattle, Industrious is a premium shared workspace on the doorstep of the Amazon campus. While digital nomads can rent out meeting rooms by the hour, access to the workspace is offered on a monthly membership basis, making Industrious a top coworking space in Seattle for remote workers.
Exposed pipes, vents and concrete floors give this coworking space a slightly industrial feel, while features such as marble kitchen counters, potted greenery and low-hanging lights add touches of elegance and sophistication. Seating options include lounge furniture, bean bags, long communal tables and work desks pressed right up against the floor-to-ceiling windows, offering sprawling views of Downtown’s modern high-rises.
For leisure, Industrious has facilities such as a modern kitchenette, glass-enclosed breakout areas and plenty of relaxation spaces. You’ll find numerous restaurants and shops on the surrounding streets. Pike Place Market, known for being a top foodie destination, is just a few blocks away, where you’ll find the world’s first Starbucks.
Prices for unlimited access to the shared workspace at Industrious start at $299 per month. You can also hire meeting rooms from $75 per hour.
Seattle’s coworking space scene becoming increasingly popular, and it’s growth is showing no signs of slowing down just yet. We’ll keep updating this guide on the best coworking spaces in Seattle to help you decide where to invest in a membership or day pass. If you know any amazing coworking spaces in Seattle that we’ve missed, let us know in the comments. We’ll certainly check it out, and we might even give it a shout out!