Located in downtown Kirkland, a short walk from the Lake Washington waterfront, the Heathman Hotel features understated modern elegance in northwest style. The wood paneling, stone, earth tones, and original modern paintings throughout create a warm and relaxing atmosphere. The cozy lobby is shown above.
The Kirkland Heathman was voted 88th best hotel in the world in the 25th annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards and is also AAA Four Diamond.
Rooms offer a choice among three types of mattress (featherbed, Tempur-Pedic or pillowtop), a stone floored/paneled bathroom, and a balcony.
Amenities include a good fitness center, Sony HDTVs, free wifi, terry robes, and free transport to anywhere in the central business/shopping areas of Kirkland, Bellevue, Redmond, and Woodinville. Airport pickup is available for a fee.
Also included are two complimentary tickets for a cruise on Lake Washington (April – Sept.) Enjoy this 22 mile long lake, an important part of this area’s natural beauty, and view the Seattle skyline from the water.
Fine restaurants in walking distance include Anthony’s Home Port, noted for its northwest seafood, Lake view, and great happy hour. The hotel’s own restaurant Trellis offers a creative menu based on fresh ingredients from the chef’s farm.
Also within walking distance are lively boutiques, galleries, two parks, the best outdoor swimming pool in the area (seasonal), and a library
There is second Heathman Hotel in Portland, OR.