Seattle, Washington: Motel Where Kurt Cobain Shot Heroin

For those who want the full Kurt Cobain experience. The motel makes no effort for tourists; it's just a motel, and a seedy one at that. Cobain, in his final days, would drive here from his mansion, meet his pusher, then shoot up in Room 226.

Marco Polo Motel

Address:
4114 Aurora Ave. N., Seattle, WA
Directions:
Marco Polo Motel. On the northbound side of Hwy 99/Aurora Ave. E. between N. 41st and N. 42nd Sts. Room 226 was Kurt's favorite.
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Motel Room Where Kurt Cobain Shot Heroin

I stayed there a couple of years ago on a sports trip -- if there's a memorial of any kind it's not mentioned on the exterior or by the motel staff. I suppose hanging a sign that says, "Come see where Cobain offed himself" isn't yet considered good taste. Wait another 15-20 years.

[Aaron, 08/11/2014]

We should clarify that Kurt Cobain didn't die in this motel room, he just used it for his very unhealthy lifestyle.


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