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Hotel Boom Hits Seattle in 2017

June 8, 2017 Hotel Developments No Comments Email Email

New and renovated hotel guest rooms hit the Seattle market this year. Here are a selection.

New Hyatt Regency will be Seattle’s Largest Hotel

Seattle developer R.C. Hedreen Co. entered into a management agreement with Hyatt Hotels Corporation for its new headquarters hotel currently being developed in downtown Seattle. The 1,260-guest room Hyatt Regency hotel will be Seattle’s largest hotel and one of the biggest on the West Coast when completed in late summer of 2018. Located in the heart of downtown Seattle between Stewart and Howell streets and Eighth and Ninth avenues, the premium, full service hotel will be two blocks north of the existing Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) and adjacent to a planned expansion of the convention center. The 45-story Hyatt Regency Seattle will include more than 100,000 square feet of flexible meeting and ballroom space and nearly 30,000 square feet of restaurants, lounges and beverage offerings, as well as an expansive Regency Club lounge – all expected to enliven the surrounding pedestrian streetscape and growing convention neighborhood.

Style, Luxury and Service (SLS) to Open in Seattle

Ground has broken on the new SLS Four Star hotel on Fifth Avenue and Columbia Street. The new luxury hotel will be part of a new 660-foot skyscraper in downtown Seattle. The 43-story tower is scheduled to open in July 2017 with a 15-story hotel consisting of 189 rooms. The hotel will have a full luxury spa with a pool, 8,000 square feet of meeting space, a 5,000 square-foot ballroom, a sky lounge, restaurants and a fitness center.

Hotel Theodore (né Roosevelt) opens in Summer 2017

Portland-based Provenance Hotels will open the 151-room Hotel Theodore at 7th and Pine Street in downtown Seattle this summer. Occupying the landmark 1929 building currently known and operating as the Roosevelt Hotel, the new hotel name is inspired by President Theodore Roosevelt and will showcase a collection of works that honor Seattle’s pioneering spirit. Meeting space of 2,415 square feet is planned.

Stadium Place Project to Include Hotel

Phase 2 of the mixed use Stadium Place Project just north of Seattle’s CenturyLink Field will include a 282-guest room Embassy Suites Hotel. The hotel will include 13,765 square feet of meeting space. Plans call for opening in fall 2017.

Hotel Clare Planned for Downtown Seattle

Pineapple Hospitality plans the 208-guest room Hotel Clare at 2nd Avenue and Virginia near the Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle. The project will be developed by Columbia West and is scheduled for completion in 2018.

Hyatt Regency Opens on Lake Washington

Construction is underway for the 12-story, 347-room hotel on Lake Washington. The hotel will include 43,000 square feet of meeting and conference space, an indoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi spa, day spa and exercise facilities. Completion is scheduled for July 10, 2017.

Residence Inn by Marriott to be New Addition to Denny Triangle

Construction is currently underway for a 15-story, 302-room Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown’s Denny Triangle neighborhood. The new hotel, scheduled to open in fall 2017, is located at Howell Street and 9th Avenue, across the street from the Washington State Convention Center expansion project.

Marriott to Open New Hotel Concept in Seattle

Marriott International will roll out a new hotel and hotel concept near the new headquarters in Seattle. Moxy will open at 1016 Republican St. and be among the first properties in the new brand to open in several U.S. markets, including Seattle and San Francisco. Moxy Hotels, described as “spirited and fun,” will have smaller-than-normal rooms. The new hotel is expected to open in late 2017.

W Bellevue Planned for Spring 2017

W Hotels, a brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, plans to open a 245-room hotel in Bellevue, WA, five miles east of Seattle. The new property will be located in the Lincoln Square development amid a thriving retail and entertainment district. Plans call for opening in spring 2017. The hotel will occupy the first 13 stories of the 41-story tower, with 231 apartments on the next 28 floors. Some 180,000 square feet of retail will contribute to a $1.2 billion expansion of the Bellevue Collection. The 424-room W Seattle opened in downtown Seattle in 1999 and completed a renovation in 2016.

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