Degen & Degen designs Embassy Suites by Hilton in Seattle’s first neighborhood

Embassy Suites by Hilton opened a new hotel, Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square, in Pioneer Square, Seattle’s first neighborhood. Seattle-based Degen & Degen was responsible for the interior design of the hotel, which is part of a four-acre mixed-use project. Freiheit out of Bellevue, WA was the architect; while the general contractor was Sodo Builders.

Owned by American Life and managed by Hilton, this fully custom upscale hotel is a 282 all-suite property consisting of two-room suites and studio suites with panoramic views of Seattle and Elliott Bay. The hotel is comprised of two glass towers, one housing the main lobby and hotel amenities as well as guestrooms and suites above. The other houses the 7,433 square feet King Street Ballroom, one of the largest and most flexible ballrooms in downtown Seattle, an outdoor event terrace, an indoor pool and leased office space.

“We are excited to add this property to our portfolio, located at the hub of the largest transit-oriented development on the West Coast,” said Alan Roberts, global head, Embassy Suites by Hilton. “With an increase in visitors per the last recorded year, Seattle continues to be a leading destination in the west, and the downtown location provides the ideal opportunity to expand our brand’s offerings in this dynamic city.”

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The hotel has 17 room types, from premium and penthouse suites to two-bedroom guestrooms that come with separate living area, private bedroom and mini-kitchen. Each room has a high-definition TV, a wet bar, a refrigerator, a microwave and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Guests staying at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square can enjoy a free made-to-order breakfast in the morning and complimentary drinks and appetizers daily at the Evening Reception. They can also taste Northwest food and drink favorites in the Zephyr Bar, located in the lobby.

Additional amenities include a health club with an indoor pool, exercise room and sun deck, a six-story atrium lobby, an upper work loft and an outdoor courtyard.

“Our downtown Seattle property offers added value and is conveniently located to serve business travelers and families alike,” said Keith Buck, GM of the hotel. “Whether traveling to Seattle to check out the famous Space Needle and museums or simply for business, our hotel adds versatile lodging options with 17 unique room types, from premium and penthouse suites to spacious two-bedroom guest rooms complete with a separate living area, private bedroom and mini-kitchen.”

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