The area surrounding Hampton Inn & Suites Seattle North/Lynnwood, Washington is a shopping mecca for Canadian travelers and for locals. We've put together a few useful tips for our Canadian travelers. So browse here, shop here and of course, stay here when you do!
If shopping isn't your thing, you can browse our Area Guide for information on the Boeing Factory Tour, Local Wineries, the Woodland Park Zoo or the popular downtown Seattle Attractions.
At Hampton™ "We love having you here".
Canadian Rate Offers
Not just one, but three separate offers are available for qualifying Canadian Travelers. See the full details of each offer by following the links below.
Canadians of any province qualify for our Canadian Resident Rate . Proof of residency is established with a passport or driver's license.
If you're traveling on government business you also qualify for our Government Rate. Must show valid Government Identification at check in.
Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Rate with proof of membership. We recognize CAA and AAA members on the same offer.
Lynnwood Area Shopping Destinations
Seattle Premium Outlets
Located a few miles North, you'll find 125 choices, ranging from Adidas to Zumiez. Shop Calvin Klein, Coach, Polo, Brooks Brothers, Nike and Kate Spade, for more see our Outlet Shopping Spree!
A few blocks away from our hotel, Alderwood Mall features Nordstrom's, Macy's, SEARS, JC Penney, GAP, REI, Abercrombie & Fitch, Footlocker, American Girl, Apple and more.
Hotel Shopping Campus
The Hampton is in the middle of shopping bliss that includes Nordstrom Rack, Babies 'R' Us, Bed Bath & Beyond, Petco, DSW Shoes, Best Buy, ULTA, Old Navy, Whole Foods and Barnes & Noble.
Special Sales dates, Holiday Hours and closures for each shopping destination:
- Seattle Premium Outlets is Closed on Christmas Day, and open 'till 6pm Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve. They feature special sales for Summer (July 4), Back To School (Aug), Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Midnight Madness, and Christmas Sales with extended hours. See their full details here.
- Alderwood Mall has a huge list of sales week-in and week-out so click here to check it out .
- Nordstrom Rack clearance pricing every day, located right next door.
Duty Free Allowances
Canadian & U.S. Government duty free allowances list: https://www.dutyfreeexpress.com/dutyfreeexemptions/ (select country)
U.S. - Canadian Border Wait Times
U.S. Customs has an interesting tool for monitoring border wait times. Scroll to the bottom of the page for the default:http://bwt.cbp.gov/?com=1&pas=1&ped=1&plist=3004 or choose the entry point and crossing type for your preference.
Links to useful border websites
Canadian government site for the entire border:
British Columbia southbound wait times and traffic video feeds:
Washington State northbound wait times and traffic video feeds:
Driving Directions from Canadian Ports of Entry
For driving directions from Western Washington's Canadian Ports of Entry to Hampton Inn & Suites, click on the port name (link) below. For reference we've also estimated drive times and distance from border.
From Pacific Highway Border Crossing near Blaine, WA: 1 hr, 35 min. 156 km (97 miles).
From Douglas Border Crossing (Peace Arch) near Blaine, WA: 1 hr, 34 min. 155 km (96.5 miles).
From Aldergrove Border Crossing Langley, B.C.: 1 hr, 42 min. 155 km (96.5 miles).
From Port of Entry Sumas, WA: 1 hr, 49 min. 155 km (96.5 miles).
Alberta Resident Sales Tax Exemption
Although Washington stores are not required to give a sales tax exemption to Alberta residents, many do waive sales tax for Alberta residents who provide a valid driver's license or other proof of residency.
Washington State government directives concerning tax exemptions: http://dor.wa.gov/content/findtaxesandrates/retailsalestax/nonresidents/default.aspx