Beautiful Bellevue sits on the shores of Lake Washington, and it is home to sandy beaches, botanic gardens, and excellent shopping. Its prime position puts it less than 10 miles away from the heart of Seattle, and within easy reach of both King County International Airport and Sea-Tac International Airport, making it a convenient base for a fun-filled getaway.
While you can find budget Bellevue hotels on Hipmunk, luxury-lovers are spoiled for choice when it comes to fancy hotels in this pretty city. Take a look at the top three luxury hotels in Bellevue for a stay fit for a king or queen.
The Courtyard by Marriott Bellevue Hotel: Great-Value Hotel
The newly renovated Courtyard by Marriot Bellevue Hotel sits in Downtown Bellevue, and it’s just a few steps away from the Meydenbauer Convention Center which makes it an ideal choice for business travelers.
All rooms are fitted with high-tech amenities such as WiFi, a separate work area, and a flat-screen TV to make your stay a productive one, A fridge and coffee-making facilities allow you to prepare snacks and drinks in-room.
While this hotel deserves more than its 3-star rating, it is lacking a pool and spa, placing it at number three on the top luxury hotels in Bellevue list.
Hotel Bellevue: Boutique Charm
A glance at this hotel’s reviews and you will see that happy guests have ranked it as the number one place to stay in the city. It’s the perfect spot if you want bend-over-backwards service and a more boutique and personalized stay.
Guests can choose from a selection of rooms and suites that range from club rooms with private terra-cotta tiled patios, to the 1,200 foot Rainer Suite which has a separate formal living area and sunken tub.
All guests enjoy complimentary access to Bellevue Club, which has two enormous heated indoor pools, one outdoor swimming pool, four workout studious, a huge selection of fitness classes, and a spa. If you can drag yourself away from this 4-star hotel then you will find museums, golf-courses, and restaurants all within easy reach.
The Westin Bellevue: Pure Perfection
Topping the list is the incredible Westin Bellevue, which has deservedly earned itself the reputation as one of the swankiest hotels in town. This hotel features everything that you would expect form a 4-star hotel and more, including a heated indoor pool and jacuzzi, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa.
Rooms are bright and airy and feature huge windows that look out over Lake Washington, Downtown Bellevue, or the majestic Mount Rainer. Stay entertained and connected with a 32-inch flat screen TV, in-room movies, cable channels, free newspapers, and WiFi access. Beds are covered in the softest down comforters and crisp 250-thread count linens for a dreamy night’s sleep.
Located in the heart of Bellevue, the hotel is just a short stroll away from Bellevue Collection which has designer boutiques, a movie theater, and a kid’s play center to keep those little ones entertained.
Alisha Smith is a writer for the Hipmunk City Love Project with a serious case of wanderlust. She’s most likely to be found road tripping up the West Coast or sipping coconut water on a beach in Bali.