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The Sorrento Hotel in Seattle

Sorrento Hotel

900 Madison Street

Seattle, Washington 98104

Written by Beth Garrett
Seattle, Washington is a hauntingly beautiful city. Everything from the Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains to the world famous Space Needle attracts travelers to the city. After one visit to Seattle most people fall in love with the city's beauty and charm. For almost one-hundred years world savvy travelers have fallen hard for the Sorrento Hotel, Seattle's oldest hotel. The building's architecture is definitely more European than American, thereby paying homage to its namesake city. All the same, the Sorrento Hotel is absolutely stunning and opulent, and like the city itself, many travelers have fallen head over heals in
love with the Sorrento as well. Not only has the hotel earned accolades from their patrons, but they have also been the recipient of various awards including the honor of being named one of the "Top 25 Hotels in the United States" by Conde Nast Traveler magazine. The Sorrento Hotel is conveniently located near many of the city's most popular destinations including Pike Place Market, the Seattle Center and the Olympic Mountains.

Elegant Guest Rooms and Suites

The Sorrento Hotel in Seattle, Washington boasts 76 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, in addition to a 2,000 square foot Penthouse Suite.
Front Lobby at the Sorrento Hotel
All accommodations are tastefully furnished in the traditional style. Soft, warm colors cover the walls creating a warm and cozy living environment. The beds are dressed in ultra-soft 400 thread count sheets making bedtime an eagerly anticipated experience. When the air is crisp, the Sorrento's housekeeping staff uses a hot water bottle to warm the sheets during the nightly turn-down ritual. Many of the accommodations feature breath-taking views of Seattle's spectacular skyline, the city's bustling harbor or the Olympic Mountains. The in-room amenities that are provided by the Sorrento Hotel offer guests all of the comforts of home, and then
some. In-room entertainment is never a problem at the hotel. All guest rooms and suites have a remote controlled color cable television and stereo. Both leisure and business travelers will find it simple and easy to keep in touch with the outside world via the in-room modem/data ports that make surfing the information highway fast and fun. Other in-room amenities include iron, ironing board, mini-bar, hairdryer, dual-line telephones with voice mail, coffee maker, delicious coffee, air conditioning, electronic door locks and plush bathrobes. Handicap accessible and non-smoking rooms are available upon request. Check-in is at
Guest Room at the Sorrento Hotel
4:00 pm and guests must check-out of the hotel by noon one the day of departure.

Unique and Luxurious Guest Services

Since opening in 1909, the staff at the Sorrento Hotel in Seattle has taken great pride in providing their guests with impeccable service, whether it be the wealthy Vanderbilt's or the Johnson's from Nebraska. The Sorrento makes it easy to explore Seattle as they offer transportation into the heart of the city. The hotel's concierge can easily arrange for other types of transportation such as watercraft or rental car. Want to catch a Sonics' game or dine in one of Seattle's savory eating
Guest Bathroom at the Sorrento Hotel
establishments' The concierge is definitely the person to see. If you're looking for away to pass a quiet evening at the hotel, the concierge can help with this as well. Guests may borrow various games from the hotel such as chess, scrabble and Seattle Monopoly. The Sorrento also has a state-of-the-art fitness facility located on the hotel's grounds. After a hard workout guests can reward themselves with a body and mild melting Shiatsu massage. This is relaxation at its finest. Other guest services include security around the clock, valet parking, wake-up service, dry cleaning, shoeshine, newspaper delivery, business/conference center and in-room dining. Children ages 17 years and younger stay at the Sorrento free of charge.

Five-Star Dining

Dining is another unique and wonderful experience at the Sorrento Hotel. The Fireside Room, a strictly non-smoking establishment, is a tea room by day and an evening hotspot by night. Afternoon tea begins at 3:00 pm daily and goes until 5:00 pm. In addition to a nice cup of tea, guests may opt to enjoy various delicious treats such as fruit, apricot and cherry scones, chocolate pralines and mini cream puffs. The Fireside Room is an ideal spot to spend a romantic evening drinking cocktails and delighting in the smoky sounds of live jazz music. The Hunt Club is one of Seattle's most celebrated dining establishments. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast and dinner. Brunch is served on weekends and lunch is served on weekdays. The Hunt Club Bar is a wonderful place to enjoy a pre dinner drink or nightcap. Piazza Capri is the Sorrento's newest addition. Open only during the summer months, this lunch spot that is reminiscent of a European café is located outdoors in the hotel's circular courtyard.


The Sorrento Hotel, Seattle's oldest, and one of its most beautiful, hotels, is located at 900 Madison Street in the heart of downtown..
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