If you want to see a different, calmer side of the state of Washington, arrange a retreat in tranquil Spokane. The city combines a charming downtown area with plenty of parks, gardens, and trails to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. So whether you want to check out Manito Park, stroll through Centennial Trail, or check out the bistros and stores of the downtown area, Spokane definitely has something to offer you.
To truly appreciate the hospitality and small-town aura of the city, book one of the many boutique hotels in Spokane where you can experience a beautiful getaway while still enjoying a cozy, at-home feel.
The elegant and historic Montvale Hotel, established in 1899, offers guests a touch of the past along with modern, comfortable amenities. Enjoy gorgeous city views of scenic Spokane from your spacious room with wood accents, free Wi-Fi, and room service so you can sit back and relax. Don’t forget to check out the gastropub-style restaurant on the hotel’s ground floor and explore the nearby restaurants and shops of downtown Spokane.
The sleek and unique Hotel Ruby is a modern, colorful and ultra-central spot for visitors in downtown Spokane. Enjoy premium bedding, LCD TVs, and complimentary continental breakfast. At night, you can grab a drink in the hotel bar to unwind. Best of all for travelers who can’t stand to leave their favorite companions, Hotel Ruby is very pet friendly. Explore downtown Spokane and easy access to multiple transportation options to go even further, such as to Spokane Falls.
Red Lion River Inn
If you’re visiting Spokane with your family, book a room at the Red Lion River Inn. The inn has two outdoor pools that kids and adults will both love, and everyone can play a game together at the basketball court or get a workout at the fitness center. Check out nearby Riverfront Park, the kid-favorite Arcade Gallery at Jundt Art Museum, or Mobius Children’s Museum. Then retire back to your room to enjoy free Wi-Fi while relaxing in the comfortable queen bed with premium bedding.
Red Lion Hotel at the Park – Spokane
If you want to venture outside downtown and enjoy a calmer spot of town, book a room at Red Lion Hotel at the Park – Spokane, which is close to Riverfront Park while still being an easily walkable distance from downtown. The family-friendly hotel has an indoor pool and spa, so adults can pamper themselves and relax while the kids play.
DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center
Guests in town for conventions and travelers who want to enjoy views of Spokane’s beautiful waterfront will love the DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center. You can get a standard room with free Wi-Fi and a LCD TV, or if you’re willing to splurge a little more, you can upgrade to a spacious suite or executive room. Either way, all guests will enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool, the fitness center, and the food and shopping in nearby River Park Square.
Photo by Kevin Hogue.