Silent Reading Party (In Person) - February 21

Wed, Feb 21 from 7:30pm - 9:30pm

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When it's time for the Silent Reading Party, the Fireside Room at Hotel Sorrento goes quiet and fills with people. You bring whatever you feel like reading and read it silently, to yourself, while Paul Matthew Moore plays exquisitely relaxing piano music and servers bring you food and drinks.

In years past, the popularity of the party meant there was a line out the door, and seats were very hard to get. But we've made some improvements, and now you can reserve your spot in advance! 

Click here to see photos of the tables, chairs, and barstools available for reservation.


  • You must be 21+ to attend this party, as it takes place in a room with a bar.
  • There is a $20 food or drink minimum per person, which is not included in the reservation fee. The full dinner menu of the Sorrento's restaurant STELLA is available during this party.

The reading party makes for a romantic date night, a relaxing night out with friends, or a fun solo activity in the city. The Silent Reading Party has been replicated around the world — from San Francisco to Brooklyn, from Nigeria to Australia — but we started it in Seattle, and we do it best. 

Hotel Sorrento

900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104