Office of Admission
Staying: Local Lodging
The following lodging options are in close proximity to PLU.
Best Western Park 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 of $119.
Best Western Lakewood Motor Inn
Clarion Inn Tacoma
PLU Special: A 15% discount is given to families visiting PLU.
Extended Stay America – Tacoma – South
Hampton Inn & Suites Tacoma-Mall
PLU special: Request the PLU rate of $119 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 of $119 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 free wireless Internet and a King room for $149. Discounts available on all price levels. Online booking code: PLU
Marriott Courtyard, Downtown Tacoma
PLU Special: Request the PLU rate of $159 when reserving your room.
Howard Johnson Inn & Suites, Tacoma/JBLM
PLU Special: Request the PLU preferred rate – $69 for standard rooms & $89 for suites – by phone only.
Shilo Inn, Tacoma
PLU Special: Request the PLU rate of $89 when reserving your room for 2 people ($10 per additional guest).
Silvercloud Inn, Tacoma Waterfront
PLU Special: Request the PLU rate of $149 when reserving your room.
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