In a city known for its neoclassical government buildings, new restaurants and art galleries are continually emerging. Washington is laden with interesting attractions — some of its highlights are the Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial and Space Museum. With the increasing demand for hip hotels, many new boutique hotels and big chains are creating eclectic stays that people call their second home. If you’re planning to visit Washington in the near future, consider these stylish boutique hotels.
Travelodge Sea-Tac Airport North
Located near Seattle Tacoma Airport, Travelodge Sea-Tac Airport North offers 72 guest rooms, each featuring a microwave, a refrigerator, a coffee maker and cable TV. Some of the perks include free parking and complimentary breakfast called Bear Bites. With the hotels free airport shuttle service, guests will not have to worry about spending those extra bucks. If you’d like to explore the city, the train station is only a few minutes away. The affordable rates are perfect for those looking to extend their stays.
Comfort Inn North
From Business Executive King to kitchenette rooms, Comfort Inn North offers a variety of rooms suitable for leisure and business travelers. After a busy day of work or sightseeing, spend a few hours at the hotels outdoor courtyard pool. Featuring latest exercise equipment, the 24-hour fitness centre motivates all guests to stay in shape during vacation. Guests will also love the easy access to supermarkets and restaurants.
Red Lion Inn and Suites Kent
Nestled in Kent city, Red Lion Inn and Suites Kent is just a short drive from the bustling city of Seattle. The hotel is home to some of the finest rooms. Each unit has elements that are unique: the Executive King Suite has a separate living room with a pull out sofa sleeper; the Deluxe King Suite with jetted tub has a full-size jetted tub separate from the bathroom; and the Deluxe Kitchenette Suite has a fully equipped kitchenette with a refrigerator. The hotel allows guests to bring their furry friends for a fee of $15 per night.
The Heathman Hotel
Situated in the heart of Kirkland, The Heathman hotel is near almost all of Washington’s renowned attractions including high tech-giants like Google and Microsoft. This 91-room hotel marries the rustic charm with stellar location: it’s close to Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum and Settle waterfront. The Terrace Suite has spacious terraces furnished with furniture while the Gallery Suite has a Juliet balcony with views of the cityscape and Peter Kirk Park. Even if you decide to stay elsewhere, be sure to dine and wine at the Trellis restaurant, which is listed as one of America’s top 10 restaurants.
The Hotel George, a Kimpton Hotel
Fashionable and personalization are the key words at this 139-room hotel located only a few steps away from the State Capitol building. The Hotel George, a Kimpton Hotel offers discount packages for advance bookings and $25 credits during holidays. Guests can choose to dine outdoors at the hotels’ Bistro Bis restaurant that serves French bistro style breakfast, lunch and dinner. The on-site fitness centre and complimentary wine reception are some great services for those who decide to stay indoors.
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