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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

4114 Aurora Ave. N., Seattle, WA
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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