Washington

Hotels in Washington

Set on more than 6,000 acres of forested terrain filled with meadows and rushing rivers just 80 miles southeast of Seattle, Washington’s Suncadia Resort is the ideal mountain retreat for couples or families.

The suites have DVD players, fireplaces, and leather love seats. The hotel can arrange a guided trip to the northern segment of the Columbia river.

Seattle’s first self-proclaimed “art hotel” fills its 121 rooms with works selected by a Seattle Art Museum curator; themed suites are dedicated to local artists and arts institutions (the J. P.

Book one of these charming bungalows with kitchenettes and fireplaces; the largest cottage has a hammock and its own Jacuzzi.

Adjacent to the Washington State Convention Center, the 425-room, Grand Hyatt is a big hotel that flaunts a number of boutique-hotel flourishes (like Marble-clad, four-piece baths feature shower enclosures and deep, soaker tubs).

A short walk from the Bainbridge Island ferry, the inn surrounds a small garden, with cozy interiors that feature overstuffed armchairs and Oriental rugs. The rooms have cushy beds and sofas, and DVD players.

It’s easy to get distracted by all the high-tech amenities at the 1000—along with iPod docking stations, Wi-Fi, and personally programmed sensors that control everything from climate to mood lighting in each of the 120 rooms, the hotel also boasts an ingenious (or useless, depending on your POV)

On 83 woodsy acres in one of the prettiest parts of the Pacific Northwest, accommodations range from a lodge and an Airstream to 15 comfortable tent cabins.

Why It’s Unique: Tucked 50 feet up in the air in a centuries-old cedar and bordering Gifford Pinchot National Forest, the Cedar Creek Treehouse is outfitted with a sleeping loft, kitchen, and glass-enclosed observation room with indoor hammock.

 

Decked out in cabbage-rose–patterned wallpaper and wicker chairs, the seven preppy-chic bungalows conjure a posh, grown-up summer camp—complete with croquet courts and horseshoe pit.

A dramatic winery resort with low-slung mini-villas built along a cliff side.

No car required here.