The College Inn - Seattle, Washington
Posted by: Hikenutty
N 47° 39.326 W 122° 18.786
10T E 551579 N 5278232
Quick Description: The College Inn, built in 1909 for the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition is listed in the National Historic Register and is still a great place to stay if you're spending some time at the University of Washington campus.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 10/12/2007 8:38:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM2CJN
This historic landmark, built for the 1909 Alaska-Yukon Exposition houses 27 guest rooms, each with its own washbasin, mirror, and eclectic decor. The building is a complex that includes the Hotel, the Cafe Allegro, the College Inn Pub, the Easy Shoppe convenience store, and the Bean and Bagel coffee and lunch stand.
The pub itself is located underneath the Inn and you must descend stairs to enter. It is a Seattle gem. UW students have made this their hangout for years, contemplating chess strategy and reading thick texts, while sipping their ales. It has 14 taps and offerings include beers from most area craft breweries, as well as a couple of imports.
Price category: Moderate
Target Market is Tourist/Resort: yes
Target Market is Business Traveller: yes
The Pub is a local landmark. The Inn is only one block from the University of Washington campus and all of its beautiful architecture and museums. Also, take time to shop on "the Ave.", University Avenue. It's a wild and crazy stretch of fun shops and eateries.
Justification for Recommendation:
It is a classic Inn and pub and you don't find those very often in the United States.
Address of the Establishment:
4000 University Way NE
Seattle, WA USA
Web site of the establishment: [Web Link]
Target Market is Budget Traveller: Not Listed
Target Market is Luxury: Not Listed
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