Spokane, Washington is famous for its beautiful Riverfront Park and the Spokane River that runs through the city. Downtown is lively with music venues, playhouses, and all sorts of arts. We’ve listed our favorite places to stay in this city, located close to all the best places in Spokane.
Washington State’s grandest hotel, The Historic Davenport Hotel, opened in Spokane in 1914 under the kindly patronage and guidance of Louis Davenport. An architectural gem, the Historic Davenport Hotel has a Spanish Renaissance Lobby and the Hall of Doges, Spokane’s oldest ballroom. In 2000, the hand-painted frescos, ornate woodwork, marble, and genuine gold leaf around the lobby hearth were all restored. Famous visitors to the hotel include American president John F. Kennedy and Amelia Earhart. Located close to Spokane’s Riverfront Park, it’s an excellent place to stay.
A historic boutique hotel in the heart of Spokane’s vibrant arts and entertainment district, where theaters, music venues, museums and the Riverfront Park are all just a mile away, Montvale Hotel’s a fine place to stay. The hotel owns an onsite pub and restaurant, the Catacombs Pub, located right in the old hotel’s boiler room. The pub serves all sorts of cocktails and pub grub, like Irish stew and pizza. The hotel has a rather exalted home-like feel to it, with a fireplace, Persian-style rugs, and comfy sofas in the two-story lobby that features an Art Deco steel window canopy designed by Spokane artist Hazen Audel.
Across the street from the historic Bing Crosby Theater, the Fox Theater, and the Knitting Factory Concert House, Hotel Ruby is a decent alternative for a downtown Spokane place to stay. It’s close to the Riverfront Park and all sorts of things to experience in Spokane. Ruby Hospitality is a locally headquartered hotel group in Spokane, with various locations around the Pacific Northwest, and Hotel Ruby has the Sapphire Lounge, which specializes in a variety of mixed drinks and serves happy hour food, like flatbreads. They also offer bikes to borrow as a fun way for you to get around and explore Spokane.
With the personal attention of a boutique hotel and high end amenities of a grand hotel, Spokane Club Inn offers first-class athletic facilities and fine dining. Their dining options include their Burgundy’s restaurant, the Terrace, an outdoor dining experience open May to mid fall. As an athletic club, they offer six indoor and four outdoor tennis courts, an indoor pool, and racquetball, handball, and squash courts.
Pet friendly and with an indoor pool, spa, sauna, and steam room, Oxford Suites is a place to treat yourself in downtown Spokane, close to all the action of Riverfront Park and the art and music scene of the city. They serve a free hot breakfast as an amenity, and they have a fitness center. All of their rooms are fully furnished suites, and you can also bring your pet for a small additional fee.
In the heart of downtown Spokane and connected by sky bridge to Spokane Convention Center, DoubleTree attracts many businesses as well as wedding parties. This environmentally friendly hotel includes amenities like signature chocolate chip cookies and complimentary airport shuttles. It’s conveniently close to the Riverfront Park and River Park Square, where you can shop, as well as adjacent to the INB Performing Arts center.
Lusso, meaning luxury in Italian, is all you need to know to understand the Davenport Lusso, sister to the Historic Davenport Hotel. It’s a boutique bed and breakfast-style hotel in a 19th century building. While still in Spokane’s arts district, it is tucked away and located closer to the Riverfront Park’s verdant expanses, achieving more privacy and peace.
Courtyard Marriott Spokane Downtown at the Convention Center
An award winning Green Leaders Green Partner hotel for its environmental consciousness, Courtyard Spokane is conveniently located near Gonzaga University and Riverfront Park. Courtyard offers amenities including an indoor pool, a fitness center with cardiovascular equipment, and The Bistro, where you can buy health-conscious breakfast and dinner options. The Bistro also includes a bar.