A sleek city retreat. A relaxing wine county escape. A bustling family-friendly holiday. Whatever your staying style, a summer staycation isn’t far from home for Washington residents. Here’s where to stay (and play) when the Evergreen State turns into a sun-soaked paradise.
With views of the Cascade Mountains and a short walk from Downtown Leavenworth, 66-room Icicle Village Resort is an idyllic destination for families, couples and friends. (It happens to be the area’s only full-service resort!) Resort attractions include miniature golf, a Bavarian-inspired restaurant and Alpine Spa, which can be enjoyed upon booking a wide variety of accommodations, ranging from standard hotel rooms to three-bedroom condos. This summer, the Dine in the Hills special allows guests to enjoy a $50 credit to JJ Hills, where guests will discover fresh grill favorites and German classics. We suggest grabbing a spot on the patio after a day of exploring.
A stunning city retreat, Fairmont Olympic Hotel offers a Suite Seattle Staycation this summer. The package allows guests to escape the everyday and savor a getaway of romance, adventure or complete and total relaxation. The offer includes a room upgrade to a luxurious suite accommodations, guaranteed early check-in and late check-out (hit that snooze button!), complimentary self parking and $50 off a massage or facial at Penelope & The Beauty Bar (use code FMA50 to receive the discount when booking the spa treatment).
At Sagecliffe, those with a love for live music and pampering are in for a treat. Guests can treat themselves to a day at The Spa at Sagecliffe, offering massages, facials and body wraps; take a dip in the heated outdoor pool; grab a bite to eat at Tendrils; and check out live music all summer long at the Gorge Amphitheater. Take a look at Sagecliffe’s summer music lineup here. Plus, the resort offers a wide variety of accommodations (including pet-friendly options), ranging from private Cliffehouses to rugged Desert Yurts made by Rainier Outdoors.
Now through March, guests of Four Seasons Hotel Seattle can received a complimentary third night with every two consecutive paid nights (blackout dates apply). With an free third night, that supplies guests with plenty of time to take in the city’s downtown attractions, Pike Place Market and the waters of Elliott Bay; spend a day at the spa; and grab a bite at the iconic Goldfinch Tavern, an Ethan Stowell Restaurant, where the fresh seafood and pasta plates reign supreme.
An upscale resort located near Pike Place Market, Thompson Seattle invites guests to take a sweet escape–well, a Suite Escape. With this luxury package, visitors can book any suite for two nights or more and get 15 percent off the nightly rate, a complimentary VIP welcome amenity by Executive Chef Kaleena Bliss upon arrival and a $50 dining credit per day. Or, via the Stay a While package, guests can extend their stay to four nights or more and get 20 percent off their nightly rate.
With so much to do and see, you’ll want to stay at minimum of three nights at Semiahmoo Resort…so you’re in luck that the Blaine resort is offering a summer special that allows guests to save 33 percent when you stay three or more nights. At the resort, summertime calls for spa-ing, golfing and savoring, alongside an endless social calendar of wine tastings, nightly sunset s’mores by the beach bonfire, a game of pickle ball and oh-so much more.
OK, so your plans fell through or you procrastinated in booking your summer stay. Don’t fret, as The Lodge at St. Edward actually rewards those more spontaneous getaways. Via Last Minute Deals, visitors can save up to 20 percent on their summer stay. Tucked away in a forest on the north end of Lake Washington (just 30 minutes from Seattle), the newly opened 84-room resort is bursting with natural beauty and historic charm, alongside modern luxuries. Plus, check out its upcoming events, ranging from afternoon tea to live music performances.
From June 1 through June 30, stays at MOTIF Seattle booked for June 1 through Dec. 31 will enjoy a 15 percent PRIDE discount, in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month. Plus, the hotel’s Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails will be hosting a drag brunch every Sunday in June leading up to our main event drag brunch and parade watching party during Seattle Pridefest on June 26.