4th Avenue Closure on 3/15

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On Sunday, March 15, the 2015 F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash will proceed past our front doors on Fourth Avenue. The St. Patrick’s Day Dash, which is an official 5K race for the first time in 2015, begins and ends at the nearby Seattle City Center. The City of Seattle will close Fourth Avenue from …

Calling All 12′s – Super Sunday!

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Super Bowl Gameday Downtown It’s on! Super Bowl XLIX kicks off at 3:30pm this Sunday and our Seahawks are looking for their second straight world championship! Calling all 12′s to help Seattle “Re-Pete! Re-Pete!” Make this a weekend to remember. Stay at Hotel Ändra the evening before the big game. Enjoy fantastic downtown dining and …

What’s Hot in Seattle in 2015

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Did you know that February is Seattle Museum Month? In fact, in February 2015, through a promotion with Visit Seattle, overnight guests at Hotel Ändra will receive half-off admission at local museums (listed below)! Our concierge will also have a map of the museums for your convenience. You may have also read that Seattle was …

Ring in 2015 in Downtown Seattle

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Are you ready for an epic New Year’s Eve celebration in downtown Seattle? Drive downtown and leave your vehicle with us while you ring in 2015 in the city. At the end of your evening, we have the only key you’ll need! Book our Be Merry Package for New Year’s Eve, which includes champagne 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 …

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, …

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 …