'Boutique' hotels now allowed along Edmonds waterfront
City concerned about possible empty office space due to changing work habits
Last updated 3/4/2021 at 5:04pm
Although Edmonds is more than ever a destination for day-trippers, those who may like what they see and decide to spend the night have few choices downtown. Options? Up the hill to a motel on Highway 99 – a risky proposition – or traveling to Lynnwood or other nearby locations.
Airbnbs are sprinkled around town for those who book in advance, but Edmonds currently has just one hotel west of Highway 99 – Best Western Plus at Harbor Square.
Traditional hotels have long been allowed in the downtown business zoning districts, which comprise most of the downtown area east of SR 104. But, as...