Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants was selected by the Fana Group of Companies to manage a new boutique hotel in Bellevue, Wash. The 120-room new-construction project is part of a major, mixed use development scheduled to begin construction in early 2017. The development will include two high-rise towers and 270 rental apartments.
Slated for a 2019 opening, the new Bellevue Kimpton will occupy the development’s North Tower and will include approximately 5,000 square feet of meeting space, a street-level, full service restaurant, a heated rooftop pool with adjacent event space and lounge, a fitness center and other amenities associated with the Kimpton brand.
Located in of downtown Bellevue’s central business district, the new hotel will be near shopping, restaurants and entertainment including Bellevue Square, Lincoln Center and the Bravern. Major companies with nearby offices include Microsoft, T-Mobile and PACCAR, Concur Technologies and more. Downtown Bellevue is about ten miles from downtown Seattle.
For Kimpton, Bellevue will be the brand’s eighth hotel in the Pacific Northwest, joining four properties in Seattle, including the Hotel Monaco Seattle, Hotel Vintage Seattle, Palladian and the Alexis, along with three in Portland: the Hotel Monaco Portland, the Hotel Vintage Portland and the RiverPlace Hotel.
The owner and developer of the new hotel is the Fana Group, a Bellevue-based company that developed the acclaimed Las Terrazas Resort in Belize and has boutique hotel investments in Seattle and San Francisco. The architect for the Bellevue project is CallisonRTKL.