Hotel 1000 Seattle
Seattle’s Swankest Hotel?
Hotel 1000 debuted it’s stylish accomodations in July of 2006. With 120 luxurious guest rooms and 47 resident condos, Hotel 1000 has brought allure to Seattle. On the corner of first avenue in the 1000 block of down town Seattle Hotel 1000 stands amidst the heart of the city of Seattle. Only a few blocks from the hotel you can either walk or take a quick taxi ride to attractions such as the Seattle water front, Pike Place Market, the finest dining establishments, rustic and historical Pioneer Square, or the exciting nightlife in Belltown. Staying at a hotel at this caliber definitely puts you in a setting where you can kick back and leave the rest to the professionals.
As a guest of Hotel 1000 prepare to have your senses indulged upon and your taste to become selective. Once you stay at such a premiere luxury boutique property such as Hotel 1000 you will come back again and again. Staying at other hotels will not be the same I kid you not. So how can a hotel make someone an addict? Lets take a sneak preview that will lead you to wanting the entire full feature.
Valet parking is the way to go at Hotel 1000, self parking is not available. The stylishly thoughtful bellman at the main entrance on first avenue will take care of your car and all personal belongings while you are able to escape and settle in to your guest room at the hotel. Valet pricing varies whether you are staying over night as a guest of the hotel, or if you are dining at BOKA kitchen. Valet is $33 per night for hotel guests and $9.50 if you are dining at BOKA. If you are lucky after 6:00 pm on the week nights and Saturdays you can try and find free street parking within a block or two of the hotel. Sunday street parking is always free in Seattle. Although the area surrounding the hotel is safe, it is recommended to valet your car where it is in a secure parking lot over night.
Once in the lobby at Hotel 1000 be prepared for satisfaction. To the right of the lobby make your way into a sitting room which is named the Studio with an enormous indoor fire pit where the atmosphere is ideal for small social gatherings, or meeting friends prior to dinner. Tucked in a corner on the right hand side of the Studio you will find a large interactive table top touch screen computer called The Surface. This impressive piece of technology is one of Microsoft’s ingenious marvels. Hotel 1000 is one of few hotels in the United States that offer this innovation. Something to definitely check out during your stay. The Surface is the perfect place to search out local restaurants, entertainment, or tourist activities duing your stay without visiting the concierge. The Studio is also “The” place where live musicians can be heard on the weekends in the evening. So have a glass of wine, sit back, and enjoy.
On the opposite side of the Stuido is BOKA. Hotel 1000 is proud to offer a fun and artsy kitchen to it’s guests and the public. BOKA is the place to be and be seen on the weekends and during happy hour during the week. Happy Hour is offered from 3pm to 6pm and 10pm to 12am Monday through Friday. BOKA is truly an eating mecca all on it’s own. With or without the premiere hotel towering over this dining establishment, BOKA would still flourish because of its signature crafty cocktails, delicious small plates, and wonderful service. Dining at BOKA is truly a place to enjoy good friends with good food. Dont be afraid to put the bartenders at BOKA to the ultimate test, let their creativity wow you. On a warm summer afternoon or evening the outside sidewalk is opened to the customers at BOKA. During the winter months the warm atmosphere will have you wanting your experience to last all night.
If you are a person who is wanting privacy or a quiet relaxed evening, room service is offered twenty four hours a day. If you still want a tranquil atmosphere but not complete solitude try retreating to the Library which is located on the fourth floor of the Hotel and this space will definitely allow you to relax and enjoy either your morning news or delve into a long anticipated novel. Coffee is served in the Library daily.
The guest rooms at Hotel 1000. Do I even need to write a summary on what a typical guest room is like? Of course I do, I know this is the icing on the cake, this is what you have been longing to read about. Each guest room is tantalizing, warm, and virtually technologically savvy. To inner mix high tech with luxury you are getting the best of the best. Each room offers so many intriguing high lights. Every detail has been looked at and executed in the guest rooms at Hotel 1000. From the classy furnishings to the provocative sleeping arrangements. The bed alone allows for a good night sleep. But the guest rooms at Hotel 1000 did not stop with just a cozy bed. All rooms in Hotel 1000 are completely sound proof. This hotel was built from the ground up as a premiere hotel, so everything was well thought out. You will not hear your neighbors while staying in your guest room. Tranquility and peace is what you will get. Every guest room has all the technology that one would expect in Seattle. Amenities include a 40″ LCD HDTV, surround sound, electronic intelligence feastures that allow for superior privacy and guest service, evening turn down service, over night laundry and shoe shine service, intelligent environmental controls, the softest of bath robes, and the best in bathroom amenities. Molten products are provide guests that stay at the hotel. Molten is a superior line in skin care. The bathroom in your guest room includes a private shower with whirlpool tub. This tub is perfect for two people and the water comes from the ceiling. See through glass powered by a retractable blind either allows for privacy in the bathroom or openess between the bedroom area and bathroom. This is the guest room to stay in if you want impeccable quality.
Hotel 1000 provides its guests with many luxuries and amenities. Begin your stay with a round of virtual golf and play one of many elite golf courses around the world. If taking all of your stresses and pain away sounds devine take a trip down to the Spaahh. The spahh offers happy hour pricing as well, Monday through Friday 11:30am to 2:30pm. Indulge, this is the place to be treated and spoiled. With superior products and the ultimate attention, making an appointment at the spahh will be a highlight during your stay at Hotel 1000. Spa treatments range from $18 to $375 for the ultimate package.
Hotel 1000 offers a complimentary fitness zone, business center with private work space, and specialized concierge services. Hotel 1000 is pet friendly and offers all of its guests and their beloved pets pristine attention and treats. If yor stay at Hotel 1000 has been prompted by business the hotel offers 6660 square feet of conference and event space. This is an ideal place to get married or have your wedding reception.
If you are thinking of staying at Hotel 1000, dont think about it just reserve your guest room now. Hotel 1000 has become amongst the few hotels in Seattle that celebrities flock to for business and pleasure. Hotel 1000 is a perfect escape for a romantic weekend away from home, this is also the perfect place to spend an evening if you are enjoying your day in Seattle for an event. There is not a specific population that Hotel 1000 caters to. This is a hotel that every person would enjoy. If luxury, class, and intimacy are what you want, this is your new refuge.
Time and time again I find myself back at Hotel 1000 either to enjoy the cuisine or atmosphere at BOKA, or to listen to various musicians in the Studio. Whether I am a hotel guest or customer at BOKA, I know what draws me to this sanctuary repeatedly. The people you run in to have a common bond, being treated well, being spoiled a bit, and relaxing in an intimate setting. It is no wonder why Hotel 1000 has become a familiar hotel for people far and near and has been awarded numerous times.
1000 First Avenue, Seattle
By: Nicole Logan, Copyright SFTravel LLC