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 …

Fourth Ave Closed Saturday Night 7/26

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Seattle’s annual Seafair Torchlight Run and Parade will take place on the evening of Saturday July 26, 2014. The route runs along Fourth Avenue in downtown Seattle, right outside Hotel Ändra’s front doors. We anticipate that Fourth Avenue will be closed between 5:30pm and 11:00pm. If you are planning to drive to or from Hotel …

Ändraversary and Hot Stove Opening

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What a great party! On June 27, Hotel Ändra celebrated 10 years as downtown Seattle’s premier hotel with champagne, aquavit specialty cocktails (including ‘iced’ aquavit from an ice luge), and savory Tom Douglas food. We unveiled our new event space, as well as Hot Stove Society, Tom Douglas’ new cooking school. Hundreds of invitees explored …