Staying: Local Lodging
The following lodging options are in close proximity to PLU.
Best Western Premier Plaza Puyallup
PLU Special: Complimentary deluxe, hot breakfast in the morning, Free Wi-Fi and free parking all only 10 minutes from PLU. Request the PLU rate.
Best Western Lakewood Motor Inn
Best Western Tacoma Dome
PLU Special: Complimentary full hot breakfast in the morning, free wi-fi and free shuttle service to and from campus. Request the PLU rate.
Clarion Inn Tacoma
PLU Special: A 15% discount is given to families visiting PLU.
Extended Stay America, Tacoma – South
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot, Puyallup
PLU special: Request the PLU rate when reserving your room.
Hampton Inn & Suites, Tacoma Mall
PLU special: Request the PLU rate when reserving your room. Your stay includes a deluxe hot continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi and parking.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Puyallup
PLU special: Request the PLU rate when reserving your room. The newly remodeled hotel includes a deluxe hot continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi and parking.
Holiday Inn Express, Tacoma
Hotel Murano, Downtown Tacoma
PLU Special: Request the PLU preferred rate to get a King room for $155, free wireless Internet, and 50% off overnight self parking. Discounts available on all price levels. Online booking code: PLU
Marriott Courtyard, Downtown Tacoma
Shilo Inn, Tacoma
PLU Special: Request the PLU rate of $89 when reserving your room for 2 people ($10 per additional guest).
Silver Cloud Inn, Tacoma Waterfront
PLU Special: Request the PLU rate of $149 when reserving your room, which also includes breakfast, parking, wi-fi, and water view. If reserving online, enter group name PLU and password PLU.
TownPlace Suites by Marriott, Tacoma Lakewood
PLU Special: Complimentary breakfast served daily. Free wi-fi and free parking. Suites include fully equipped kitchens and working desk, and only 11 minutes away from PLU. Request the PLU rate.
The Villa Bed & Breakfast
PLU Special: A 10% discount is given to families visiting PLU.
VRBO Short-term House Rentals
Click here to see the VRBO Tacoma rental webpage.
Flying: SeaTac Airport
Seattle/Tacoma International Airport is approximately 45 minutes north of PLU. If you are a prospective student planning to visit and will be traveling alone, the Office of Admission will send a shuttle to pick you up and drop you off again at the airport at no cost to you. Please make arrangements with the Office of Admission at least one week in advance. Students enrolled at PLU who fly home for vacation need to make their own ground and air travel arrangements.
Visit these websites for shuttle information.
Call for prices and availability for the following local transport companies:
- Around the Clock Shuttle Service: 253-539-9299
- Five Star Shuttle Service: 253-589-9299
- Yellow Cab Taxi Service: 253-472-3303