SEATTLE – With so much to see and do in celebration of the holiday season, Seattle also features equally joyful hotels, including the Fairmont Olympic, Hotel Ändra, Lotte Hotel Seattle, W Seattle, and Sheraton Grand Seattle. The festive fun ranges from discounted deals and adorable photo ops to ugly sweater parties and even winter markets, offering plenty of holly jolly experiences for visitors and locals alike. Learn more about Seattle’s lavish holiday events at seattleholidays.com.
“We look forward to welcoming guests from all over the world this holiday season,” said Wade Hashimoto, general manager at W Seattle. “From the twinkling lights that grace Fourth Avenue and festive holiday events like the Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition at Pike Place Market, or our own Naughty or Nice Burlesque performances, Seattle offers something for everyone this time of year. My favorite thing to do is take in the glitz and glam of Winterfest at Seattle Center.”
There’s no shortage of Instagrammable spots or cozy activities at Seattle’s hotels. From the Festival of Trees to the Teddy Bear Suite, the Fairmont Olympic is worth a visit just for the dazzling décor alone. Similarly, the annual Gingerbread Village Celebration at the Sheraton Grand Seattle is a can’t-miss display, featuring larger-than-life gingerbread creations using thousands of pounds of dough, icing, and candy.
“Seattle is a vibrant and exciting place to visit during the holiday season, with all the festive lights, décor, and activities,” said David King, interim General Manager at the Lotte Hotel Seattle. “With annual traditions like the downtown Christmas tree lighting to our very own Holiday Market at the Sanctuary, where we will have over 15 local vendors for gift shopping, plus a live DJ, cash bar, raffle prizes, and more.”
The Holiday Market at The Sanctuary, hosted by Lotte Hotel Seattle, takes place December 7- 8, in support of local businesses. In addition, the hotel offers up the Holiday Magic package, bookable through December 29, 2022, which includes the room, complimentary parking, 2 p.m. late check-out, and a Secret Santa welcome amenity.
Adults can find seasonal fun just for them at several well-spiced events, from the “Naughty or Nice” burlesque performances and “Fugly Sweater Championship” at W Seattle to a “Make Spirits Bright” cocktail class at the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle.
For those traveling to experience Seattle’s iconic holiday happenings, such as The Nutcracker, Magic in the Market and Winterfest, a stay in downtown Seattle makes holiday event hopping seamless. Numerous hotels have holiday packages to choose from, with discounts, amenities, and even gift cards for holiday shopping, like the Nordstrom package at W Seattle. More packages and details are listed below.
HOTEL PACKAGES AND OFFERINGS
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