Shafer Baillie Mansion

907 14th Avenue East , Seattle, WA 98112-3903 USA (Show map)


Magnificent 14,000 sqft Tudor Revival mansion built in 1914 on Seattle's original Millionaires' Row. A block from Volunteer Park, a short walk to commercial areas on Broadway and on 15th Ave, minutes from downtown, Pike Place Market, waterfront, Seattle Center, museums, hospitals, UW and much more. Each guest room or suite features private bath, 32" or 50" flatscreen TV, DVD/CD player, telephone with voicemail, high-speed Internet access and much more! Continental breakfast includes rolls or pastries, hot and cold cereal, fresh fruit, yogurt, cheeses, coffee, tea, and juice.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.5

Two nights sleepless in Seattle - NOT!

4.6 on November 27, 2016

My husband and I spent two nights at the Shafer Baillie mansion while in town for work. First time in Seattle. We had a wonderful stay! Brenda was such a graceful hostess. The mansion is located close to public transportation and walking distance to many restaurants. We tried two of them and enjoyed it very much! The bed was hotel level comfortable as was the bath.We hope to return one day.

Great location and stay

4.0 on October 25, 2016

We stayed 5 nights in the Central Ballroom on the 3rd floor. The room was large and comfortable and the bath was nice. Bedroom was quiet, even though the B&B was quite full while we were there. Breakfast was good with a lot of variety and high quality. Excellent coffee and a different hot dish each day. We'll certainly stay again

Loved staying at this gorgeous mansion

4.8 on October 24, 2016

We were lucky to get last minute accommodations due to a cancellation. Our room was spacious, comfortable, and a lot of light. The breakfast was much more than continental and delicious. We hope to return soon.

Shafer Baillie Mansion

4.8 on October 23, 2016

Outstanding stay at Shafer Baillie mansion. The hosts were lovely, breakfast was fantastic and the room was gorgeous! The residential neighborhood is extremely convenient to Capital Hill and our son's apartment, near restaurants, shopping and Volunteer Park.

Affordable luxury and great location

4.2 on October 19, 2016

Our room was beautiful and had all the amenities we needed-wifi, a comfortable separate room for my son, large full bath. The location was great, close to a large park and shops and restaurants with easy access to downtown.

lovely vacation

5 on October 14, 2016

amazing place to stay. short wake for the subway,

Beautiful place to stay!

5 on October 12, 2016

Wonderful, beautifully-restored and unique place, convenient to Cap Hill and Volunteer Park. Highly recommended!

Lovely B and B in a beautifully restored mansion

4.4 on September 29, 2016

We enjoyed our 2 night stay here very much. The building is full of character and history, the bedroom was spacious and the public rooms - library, dining room, lounge and conservatory- were great places to sit and relax. Breakfast was very good and we appreciated the take away breakfast on our final morning as we had to leave early for our flight. The mansion is convenient for buses into downtown and is set in a quiet residential area within a short walk of local shops and restaurants. An ideal place to stay in Seattle.

Long weekend in Seattle

4.8 on September 28, 2016

The Shafer Baillie Mansion is located in a lovely neighborhood and was a convenient walk to my yoga retreat. The host was extremely friendly and helpful. The breakfasts were outstanding and the host offered to purchase vegan options for me.

A little taste of Downton??

5 on September 28, 2016

I booked 2 nights at Shafer Baillie Mansion because it reminded me somewhat of Downton Abbey. Everything about our stay was lovely. Anna Lena, our warm host, was there to greet us upon arrival and settle us into our room. The decor was beautiful and we enjoyed taking advantage of the sunroom to relax and read. Anna Lena was more than helpful with dinner reservations and transportation questions. Breakfast was simple but plentiful and delicious. We couldn't have asked for a nicer experience. Will definitely recommend Shafer Baillie to anyone traveling to Seattle.

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Rooms & Rates

Master Suite

Very large suite with sumptuous California King bed and queen-size sleeper sofa in the main room, connected by a dressing room to the sitting room/sunroom which has a twin daybed and trundle (can be one or two twins, or combined into a king-size). Very large bath with restored antique ribcage shower, separate original antique tub, and twin pedestal sinks. 50" flatscreen HDTV with digital cable and DVD player, desk and telephone.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $199 - $219

Elliott Bay Suite

Massive four-poster mahogany queen-size bed with comfy pillow top mattress and sumptuous high thread-count hand-pressed cotton linens. The telephone, desk, and wall-mounted 32” LCD HDTV are also located in the main room. The serene sitting room holds a twin-size daybed for lounging and reading. It can also serve as a single bed for sleeping, and is equipped with a trundle which functions as a second twin-size bed, or which can be joined to the daybed to form a single king-size bed. Private bathroom recently retiled in period style by Absolute Tile & Stone Art.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $159 - $174

Capitol Hill Room

The Capitol Hill Room is newly redecorated with cheerful yellow walls and furnished in a dramatic black-and-white color scheme. It features a queen-sized bed with high thread-count hand-pressed cotton bedding, as well as a twin-sized daybed that can accommodate a third guest. The private bath is all-new, featuring crisp black and white period-style tile by Absolute Tile & Stone Art. Both the comfortable walk-in shower and pedestal sink showcase period-style nickel-plated hardware. Desk, telephone, and 32" LCD HDTV with digital cable and DVD player are provided.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $139 - $149

Queen Anne Hill Room

The Queen Anne Hill Room features a majestic four-poster mahogany bed and soothing color palette. The pillow top mattress is enhanced with high thread-count hand-pressed cotton bed linens for a perfect night of rest. Accents include whimsical lamps, Chippendale settee and freestanding full-length mirror with carved frame. Desk, telephone, and wall-mounted 32” LCD HDTV (complete with DVD/CD player) round out the room. Your private bath is all-new, tiled in period style by Absolute Tile and Stone Art. There is a large walk-in shower equipped with dual shower heads and controls.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $139 - $139

Volunteer Park Room

Features a beautiful oak queen-sized bed with delightful pillow top mattress, dressed in hand-pressed linens of high thread-count cotton. There is a quaint oak cylinder desk with phone, and wall-mounted 32” LCD HDTV with DVD/CD player. The private bath features original elements which have been extensively restored. It includes an original antique tub, newly refinished, with combined shower newly tiled by Absolute Tile & Stone Art to match the existing subway tile in the rest of the bath, and equipped with beautiful period-style nickel-plated fixtures.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $139 - $149

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Location Type



Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle Tacoma) 15 miles

Directions to property:

Take I-5 North to Olive St. Exit. Follow Olive across Broadway (Olive turns into John) to 12th Ave E. Turn left on 12th Ave. Go to Aloha St (4-way stop). Turn right on Aloha St. Go up two blocks to 14th Ave E. We are on the NW corner of 14th Ave E and E Aloha. Take I-5 South to Harvard/Roanoke exit. Turn left on Roanoke across freeway. Turn right on 10th Ave E. Proceed through several lights to light at E Aloha St. Turn left on Aloha. Go up hill 5 blocks to 14th Ave E. We are on the NW corner of 14th Ave E and E Aloha.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Beach, Casino, Historical interests, Museum, Nature area, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Urban Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Piano, Wedding Facilities , Coffee and tea available 24 hrs, Guest refrigerator available, Guest microwave available

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, DVD Player, Desk, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Boating, Canoeing, Golfing, Asian Art Museum- 1-block away, Close to Bus Line, Park (1-block away), 5 Minutes from downtown, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3:30 - 6:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes See our website,
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: A two-night minimum may be required on certain weekends, holidays, or seasons.
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Required deposit is one night's charge, payable by cash, check, or credit card.
  • Cancellations: For cancellations made 7 or more days in advance, deposit will be refunded, less a $25 service charge. Cancellation less than 7 days in advance makes deposit of one night's charge non-refundable. Shortening of a stay with less than 7 days’ notice will incur a one-night charge. No refunds for early departure after the stay has been charged at arrival time.



Ana Lena Melka & Mark Mayhle

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

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  • Time Served: 8:00am or by request
  • Serving Location: Sun Room, Dining Room