Hotel Ändra’s Holiday Gift Ideas

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Give your special someone a holiday gift that speaks to the culture and comfort of the Emerald City. Here are a few ideas for your holiday gift-giving, courtesy of Hotel Ändra, your favorite boutique hotel in downtown Seattle: Pompeii: The Exhibition VIP tickets are discounted to $50 with the purchase of a Hotel Ändra guest …

Lola Thanksgiving Hours

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On Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014, Lola Restaurant will be serving brunch from 7:00am until 3:00pm. Lola will also offer a Thanksgiving plate starting at 11am during the brunch. Room service is available from 7:15am until 2:45pm on Thanksgiving. Read more about Tom Douglas’ Lola here. Our concierge will be happy to provide recommendations for …

Seattle Macy’s Holiday Parade, Nov. 28

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Celebrate the start of the 2014 holiday season with the annual My Macy’s Holiday Parade and Star Lighting Ceremony in downtown Seattle on Friday, November 28, 2014 (that’s “Black Friday” for all of you shoppers). The parade features 25 inflatable floats, marching bands, costumed characters, and an appearance by Santa himself, who will officially open …

2 Days in Seattle When It Rains

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Hotel Ändra’s Team Umlaut shares its “2 Days in Seattle” suggestions. While you are in town, you can peruse the Seattle Visitors Bureau travel tool of the same name. Check out all of our staff suggestions on Hotel Ändra’s 2 Days in Seattle page. Below, is our Marketing Assistant Dan’s ideal 2 Days tour: October …

Seattle #1 for Arts & Culture

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Hotel Ändra is proud to announce that Seattle was recently named the #1 City in the U.S. for Arts & Culture by BusinessInsider.com. 1,890 cultural and recreational spots were counted in Seattle proper alone. The article adds, “(The city’s) quirky blend of attractions also make it unique, from the Chihuly Garden and Glass, with breathtaking, …

It’s Blue Friday! Go ‘Hawks!

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It’s BLUE FRIDAY and Seattle Seahawks fever has overtaken the city! On Monday Night Football, Russell Wilson will lead the Seahawks against the Washington Redskins. Interesting statistic: the Seahawks haven’t lost a MNF game since 2004, for an overall .714 winning percentage. This upcoming MNF game is another opportunity for the Seahawks to showcase their …

Things To Do in Seattle This Fall

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As the leaves turn in the Evergreen State, there is a long list of outstanding events going on in Seattle. Some of our favorites this fall include: A Chorus Line @ 5th Avenue Theatre, Sept. 3-28. Disney’s Beauty & The Beast @ Paramount Theatre, Oct. 21-26. Balanchine’s Jewels @ Pacific Northwest Ballet, Sept. 26 – …

What is a Bumbershoot?

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What exactly is a “Bumbershoot” anyway? Is it a technical foul in basketball? Is it an Asian vegetable? Actually, it’s a portmanteau of the words “umbrella” and “parachute”, morphed together to create the name of the premier arts and music festival in the Great Northwest. Bumbershoot is held at Seattle Center, just blocks from Hotel …