Seattle Hotels: The Four Seasons Seattle
Location: Downtown, 99 Union St.; 206.749.7000; fourseasons.com/seattle
Number of Rooms: 147 guest rooms including 13 luxury suites, many with reproductions of art by local artists
Rates: From $395 for a city view to $445 for a deluxe bay room and up to $5,000 for the Presidential Suite
Pool: Yes, an outdoor rooftop infinity pool with spectacular views of Elliott Bay
Fitness center: Yes
The spa relaxation lounge at The Four Seasons Seattle
Restaurant/room service: ART Restaurant and in-room dining
Hotel bar: ART Lounge
Parking (cost per night): $41 with in and out privileges
Proximity to Downtown Seattle: In the heart. One block from Pike Place Market and across the street from the Seattle Art Museum
Quick look: The Four Season’s name promises dialed-in luxury and the Seattle outpost does not disappoint. Expect chic interiors, immaculately appointed rooms and stellar customer service, smack dab in the middle of the city, with amazing views to boot.
Vibe/Ambiance: Sleek and modern with wood and marble and other natural elements as accents. Fancy, but not staid.
Occupants: Cultured travelers and families who like to travel in style.
Lobby: Modern and sleek, updated lodge feel with a welcoming and inviting fireplace
Service: Attentive, yet unobtrusive
Room size/decor: The rooms are done in soothing tones of cream and tan with pops of red and other bold colors. Bathrooms are clad in marble and are well appointed with large soaking tubs and separate showers. Rooms are among the largest in the city and range from 450 square feet for city view guest room up to 660 square feet for the deluxe bay view rooms. Suites start at 795 square feet and go up to 2,480 square feet for Presidential Suite.
Bedding: 300 thread count sheets, plush mattresses, many plump pillows
Bath products: L’Occitane
In-room coffee: In-room coffee makers upon request, complimentary Fonte coffee in lobby from 4:30 to 8 a.m.
Kids/Pet services: Pets up to 20 pounds welcome; plenty of amenities for the kiddos, including a cute collaboration with Larry Gets Lost author John Skewes.
Other amenities: Many perks to take advantage of including sailing trips, picnic lunches at the Olympic Sculpture Park, a chef’s tour of Pike Place Market and an eager team of concierge willing to help you plan just about anything in the city, as well as complimentary first-come-first-served car service.
Sound-proofness: Calm, peaceful and quiet despite being in the heart of the city. No noise from other rooms or the hallway.
ART Restaurant at The Four Seasons Seattle