Showcasing the Mediterranean-style architectural roots of its namesake city, the smoke-free Sorrento Hotel provides European ambience just five blocks from downtown Seattle, Wash. The Seattle waterfront, historic Pioneer Square and shopping at Pacific Place are 10 blocks away. Within 2 miles (3 kilometers) are the Pike Place Market, Safeco Field, Seattle Center and the Space Needle.
Intimate dining is spotlighted at The Dunbar Room, which features an extensive wine list and farm-to-table cuisine. The octagonal Fireside Room features afternoon teas on weekends (daily during the holiday season), a light menu and cocktails served amid Honduran mahogany walls, wingback chairs and a roaring fireplace. The hotel serves breakfast every morning from 7 AM until 10 AM in the Dunbar Room restaurant (surcharge). Live entertainment is featured on Friday and Saturday nights. Located by the courtyard fountain, Piazza Capri, open during the summer, boasts Italian specialties inspired by Harry's Bar in Venice. Complimentary high-speed Internet access is provided, while a landscaped rooftop terrace boasts views of the Seattle skyline. For recreation, a 24-hour fitness center provides cardiovascular and Nautilus equipment.
Embellished in pale tones of ivory, crisp white and muted gold, the 76 guestrooms host mixed-wood furnishings, upholstered seating, framed artistic prints and custom draperies. Bedding includes seven down pillows and 400-thread-count Egyptian cotton linens, while Italian marble bathrooms offer two styles of Frette Italian bathrobes and designer toiletries. Each includes stereos with 10 satellite music stations and three-disk CD players, complimentary high-speed Internet access, fax-machines, scanners, copiers and color printers. Additionally available are minibars, French-press coffeemakers and complimentary gourmet coffee.