A selection of the best luxury hotels in Washington State, USA. A selection by Laura Becker
Experience the romance of At The Helm Hotel, a unique 5-star hotel located 50 km from the Seaside Civic Convention Center in Ilwaco. Opened in June 2019, this superb accommodation boasts a restaurant, bar, room service, free private parking, and complimentary WiFi. Each room is fitted with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a private bathroom with shower, toiletries, and hairdryer, as well as bed linen and towels. Enjoy a delicious à la carte or continental breakfast to start your day. The nearest airport is Portland International Airport, 177 km away.
Rooms: 9 Stars: 5
The 4-star Silver Cloud Hotel Tacoma at Point Ruston Waterfront offers an unbeatable stay in Tacoma. From the rooftop pool with stunning views, to the outdoor pool, hot tub, fitness centre and terrace, you can enjoy a luxurious stay. The hotel features rooms with air conditioning, seating area, TV, safety deposit box and private bathroom. Enjoy American cuisine, with vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free options available. Located 1.5 km from Owen Beach, and close to hiking, fishing and bike hire, you can explore the area and relax in comfort. Opened in March 2021, the hotel is just 42 km from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Rooms: 194 Stars: 4
Experience the ultimate in luxury at Archer Hotel Seattle/Redmond, one of the finest hotels in Washington State. Situated in Redmond, just 23 km from Tiger Mountain State Forest and 24 km from Space Needle, the 4-star hotel boasts a fitness center, private parking, a terrace, a restaurant, room service, a 24-hour front desk, and free WiFi. Each room features a TV and some even include a kitchenette with a fridge and microwave. An à la carte, American, or vegetarian breakfast is available every morning. Additional amenities include an indoor pool and a business area, as well as an in-house bar. The hotel is just 26 km from CenturyLink Field, and 21 km from the University of Washington. Seattle Lake Union Seaplane Base Airport is 23 km away.
Rooms: 160 Stars: 4
Experience luxury and comfort at Lotte Hotel Seattle, a 5-star hotel located in the heart of Seattle. Opened in July 2020, this stylish and elegant accommodation boasts free WiFi, a fitness centre, private parking, a restaurant, a bar and a sauna. Each room also comes with a safety deposit box. Enjoy convenient access to all the sites and attractions of Seattle, including Pocket Beach (2.8 km away), CenturyLink Field (1.3 km away) and Seattle Center Monorail (800 m away). Lotte Hotel Seattle also provides a business centre and an ATM machine. The nearest airport is Seattle Lake Union Seaplane Base Airport, 4 km away.
Rooms: 188 Stars: 5
Experience luxury in the heart of Seattle at Kimpton Hotel Monaco! Enjoy complimentary coffee and tea service, free WiFi and yoga mats, and modern amenities in each of the contemporary guest rooms. Take in the sights from select rooms featuring city views and deep soaking bathtubs. Minutes from the Space Needle and Safeco Field, and a short drive from the Washington State Convention Center and Sea-Tac International Airport, Kimpton Hotel Monaco is the perfect place to stay for business or pleasure. With a 24-hour business centre and fitness centre, as well as an afternoon wine reception, you can relax and enjoy all that Seattle has to offer.
Rooms: 189 Stars: 4
Experience a unique stay in the heart of historic Ballard. Hotel Ballard is a brand new boutique hotel with stylish, cosy guest rooms and suites, featuring premium linens and modern amenities. Relax on the rooftop terrace with breathtaking views of the Olympic Mountains. Enjoy a meal at the Stoneburner restaurant and bar, and take advantage of room service and complimentary fruit and pastries in the lobby. The 24-hour Olympic Athletic Club offers free access to fitness classes, saunas, hot tubs and 2 lap pools. Discover Seattle’s many attractions like Discovery Park and Pike Place Market, or take a short drive to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac). Hotel Ballard offers everything you need for a memorable stay.
Rooms: 29 Stars: 4
Experience the finest in luxury and comfort at Olympic Lodge by Ayres. Located at the base of the Olympic Mountains, off Highway 101 and just 3 km from the city centre of Port Angeles, this lodge-style hotel offers a host of amenities, including an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a microwave and refrigerator in each wood-furnished room, a coffee maker and ironing facilities. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and make use of the fitness room, whirlpool and business center. The inviting lobby with its fireplaces and water features is the perfect place to relax. Just 3.5 km from the Olympic National Park Visitors Center and adjacent to the Peninsula Golf Club, Olympic Lodge by Ayres is one of the best luxury hotels in Washington State.
Rooms: 71 Stars: 4
At The Lodge at Columbia Point, you can relax in a tranquil atmosphere, enjoy a delicious breakfast, and stay in cosy rooms. The hotel also offers a variety of amenities including a 24-hour front desk, a restaurant, free bikes, an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, a hot tub, a concierge service, free WiFi, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a private bathroom with a hairdryer and shower, a wardrobe, and a business area. An extra charge is applied for the full service restaurant breakfast every morning. The hotel is located in Richland, 17 km from Pasco and 16 km from Kennewick. The nearest airport is Tri-Cities Airport, 17 km away.
Rooms: 82 Stars: 4
The Historic Davenport, Autograph Collection offers guests a delightful property with a historic feel. With 3 onsite restaurants, free Wi-Fi, and air-conditioned rooms featuring a flat-screen cable TV, work desk and ironing facilities, all with views of downtown Spokane, guests can relax and enjoy. The hotel also offers a spa and salon for guest relaxation. Guests can explore the outdoors with Riverfront Park only 5 minutes away and Gonzaga University and Centennial Biking Trail only 8 km away. With something for everyone, The Historic Davenport, Autograph Collection is an ideal destination for a memorable stay.
Rooms: 32 Stars: 4
Experience luxury like no other at W Bellevue, a 5-star hotel located just 2.6 km from Chism Beach Park in Bellevue. Enjoy a night out at the nightclub and a workout in the fitness centre. Unwind in a room with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and a city view. Savour a delicious à la carte breakfast and American-style cuisine with vegan, vegetarian and dairy-free options. Professional staff members are available in Mandarin, English, Spanish and Japanese. Explore the Space Needle, 16 km away, or Tiger Mountain State Forest, 18 km away. Seattle Lake Union Seaplane Base Airport is a 15 km drive away. Luggage storage space is also available.
Rooms: 245 Stars: 5
Best areas to find hotels in Washington State, USA
Washington State is a great place to find a hotel for any type of trip. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious resort, a family-friendly lodge, or a budget-friendly hotel, you’ll find plenty of options throughout the state.
One of the best places to look for a hotel in Washington State is Seattle. This bustling city is home to some of the most luxurious and well-known hotels in the Pacific Northwest, including the Four Seasons Seattle, the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, and the Kimpton Alexis Hotel. Seattle is also home to a variety of mid-range and budget-friendly hotels, such as the Silver Cloud Hotel Seattle – Stadium, the Best Western Plus Pioneer Square Hotel, and the Staypineapple at Hotel FIVE.
If you’re looking for a more laid-back getaway, Washington’s coastal towns are a great place to find a hotel. The Olympic Peninsula is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the state, and you’ll find plenty of beachfront hotels, such as the Ocean Crest Resort in Moclips, the Quinault Beach Resort & Casino in Ocean Shores, and the Red Lion Inn & Suites Ocean Shores.
The San Juan Islands are another great place to look for a hotel. This archipelago is home to some of the most unique and luxurious resorts in the state, such as the Roche Harbor Resort, the Rosario Resort & Spa, and the Friday Harbor House. You’ll also find budget-friendly options, such as the Lakedale Resort and the Earthbox Inn & Spa.
If you’re looking for something a bit more rustic, Washington’s Eastern Cascades are a great place to find a hotel. This region is home to some of the most stunning scenery in the state, and you’ll find plenty of hotels, such as the Icicle Village Resort in Leavenworth, the Sun Mountain Lodge in Winthrop, and the Skamania Lodge in Stevenson.
Finally, if you’re looking for a hotel in Washington’s wine country, the Yakima Valley is a great place to start. This region is home to some of the most beautiful vineyards in the state, and you’ll find plenty of hotels, such as the Oxford Suites Yakima, the Red Lion Hotel Yakima Center, and the Holiday Inn Express Yakima.
No matter what type of hotel you’re looking for, you’ll find plenty of great options throughout Washington State. From luxurious resorts to budget-friendly lodges, you’re sure to find the perfect hotel for your next getaway.