Hotel Info for the North American Passive House Conference

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Most events will be held at MOTIF Hotel
PHIUS room-block now sold out (Check out the PHAUS Forum/General for room-share posts)
1415 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Click for detailed info on locations of Registration, Plenary, Breakout



Directions to Hotel

From Seattle Tacoma (Sea-Tac) International Airport: Follow the signs “To Freeways.” Travel northbound on I-5 to downtown Seattle. Take Seneca Street Exit. Turn right on 4th Avenue. Take the first right onto Pike Street. Turn right on 5th Avenue. Our hotel is a one-half block on the right.

From I-90 West: From I-90 West take the I-5 North exit. From I-5 North take the Madison Street exit and stay in the left hand lane. Take a left onto Madison Street. Go two blocks West on Madison Street and turn right onto 4th Avenue. Go 5 blocks North on 4th Avenue then turn right onto Pike Street. From Pike Street make the next right onto 5th Avenue and the hotel garage and main entrance is on the right hand side of street.

From I-5 South: From I-5 North take the Union Street exit. Turn right onto 4th Avenue and 1 block then turn right onto Pike Street. Once on Pike Street go one block and turn right onto 5th Avenue. The hotel garage and main entrance is on the right hand side of street.


Public Parking

Motif Seattle has partnered with SpotHero! Download the app on iTunes or Android or visit and reserve any of our available parking spots ahead of time.


Public Transportation

  • Light Rail – $2.75 for 35 minute ride, drops off 2 1/2 blocks from Motif Seattle at Westlake Center. For more information see
  • Taxi – $30 – $50 one way depending on driver and traffic.
  • Downtown Airporter Shuttle – Picks up on the third floor of parking garage at the airport, drops off 1 block away at the Sheraton Hotel. For more information call 855-566-3300.
  • Shuttle Express – Must make reservations prior to arrival. Between $27 – $50 depending on the number of people. For more information call 425-981-7000 or click to book online.


Shared Airport Transportation

SpeediShuttle Seattle: High quality shared-ride airport transportation services. Eleven-passenger Deluxe Mercedes shuttles with limited seating insures very few stops to get you to the hotel and back to the airport.

24 Hour Live Call Center & No charge for cancellations with 24-hour notice. Greeters will meet you in baggage claim and direct you to your waiting shuttle. $15.99/one way.  Call: (844) 877-3334.


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