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Valentine’s Day The Woodmark Way

Enjoy luxury accommodations with extra touches to make your stay special, not to mention a 15% discount offered all Valentine’s week. Read More

Sip & Spa

Experience the ultimate relaxation on your next Lake Washington retreat. Indulge in a luxury treatment such as a Mt. Rainier Hot Stone Massage, followed by a fantastic Pacific Northwest dinner with over 40 wines by the glass. Read More

Love on the Lake

Plan the perfect romantic getaway on Lake Washington. Enjoy 10% off Best Available Rate, luxury spa treatments, a relaxed yet sophisticated dinner, and feel free to sleep in. Read More

Wake Up on the Water

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Woodmark Hotel - Spa Offers

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Sip & Spa

Experience the ultimate relaxation on your next Lake Washington retreat. Indulge in a luxury treatment such as a Mt. Rainier Hot Stone Massage, followed by a fantastic Pacific Northwest dinner with over 40 wines by the glass. Read More

Wake Up on the Water

In addition to luxury accommodations, enjoy complimentary valet parking and a daily credit towards breakfast at our waterfront restaurant. Read More

Love on the Lake

Plan the perfect romantic getaway on Lake Washington. Enjoy 10% off Best Available Rate, luxury spa treatments, a relaxed yet sophisticated dinner, and feel free to sleep in. Read More

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Valentine’s Day The Woodmark Way

Enjoy luxury accommodations with extra touches to make your stay special, not to mention a 15% discount offered all Valentine’s week. Read More

Sip & Spa

Experience the ultimate relaxation on your next Lake Washington retreat. Indulge in a luxury treatment such as a Mt. Rainier Hot Stone Massage, followed by a fantastic Pacific Northwest dinner with over 40 wines by the glass. Read More

Wake Up on the Water

In addition to luxury accommodations, enjoy complimentary valet parking and a daily credit towards breakfast at our waterfront restaurant. Read More

Plan Ahead & Save

The best things in life are worth waiting for. Book 30 days or more in advance & receive 25% off Best Available Rate. Read More

Woodmark Hotel - Seasonal Offers

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Sip & Spa

Experience the ultimate relaxation on your next Lake Washington retreat. Indulge in a luxury treatment such as a Mt. Rainier Hot Stone Massage, followed by a fantastic Pacific Northwest dinner with over 40 wines by the glass. Read More

Valentine’s Day The Woodmark Way

Enjoy luxury accommodations with extra touches to make your stay special, not to mention a 15% discount offered all Valentine’s week. Read More

Wake Up on the Water

In addition to luxury accommodations, enjoy complimentary valet parking and a daily credit towards breakfast at our waterfront restaurant. Read More

Woodmark Hotel - Family Offers

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Plan Ahead & Save

The best things in life are worth waiting for. Book 30 days or more in advance & receive 25% off Best Available Rate. Read More

Wake Up on the Water

In addition to luxury accommodations, enjoy complimentary valet parking and a daily credit towards breakfast at our waterfront restaurant. Read More

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Valentine's Day at The Woodmark

February 12, 2017 - February 19, 2017. At our luxury hotel just outside Seattle, we have a variety of options this Valentine's Day. Whether you just stop by for dinner, enjoy a spa treatment, or stay the night, we are more than happy to help you celebrate. Valentine's Day The Woodmark Way - Hotel Package Enjoy luxury accommodations with extra touches to make your stay special, not to mention a 15% discount offered all Valentine’s week. Valentine's Day The Woodmark Way Package includes: • Luxury accommodations • 15% off Best Available Rate • Complimentary Rose Petals in Room • Complimentary Glass of Champagne upon Arrival Valid from February 12th, 2017 through February 19th, 2017. May not be combined with any other promotions or discounts. Not applicable to groups. Other restrictions may apply. PROMO CODE: VALENTINE17   Valentine's Day at bin on the lake This Valentine's Day, rather than our regular menu, we will be offering a Pre Fixe menu with incredible selections. Please see below for more information:  3 Courses - $65 Please select from the following options:   Appetizer Seasonal Oysters Lemon wedge, mignonette Butternut Squash Soup Cardamom crème fraiche, fried sage Bibb Lettuce Salad Crisp apples, pomegranate seeds, gorgonzola cheese, toasted walnuts, shallot vinaigrette   Entrée Grilled Berkshire Pork Chop Caramelized apples and Brussels sprouts, Dijon cream, toasted pecans Petit Beef Filet Wild mushroom risotto, asparagus, gorgonzola brulee, petite sirah reduction  Dungeness Crab Stuffed King Salmon Whipped Yukon Gold potatoes, asparagus, buerre blanc  Jidori Half Chicken Roasted sweet potatoes, creamed swiss chard, preserved lemon Marinated Tofu Lemon-herb marinated tofu, roasted vegetables, Swiss chard salsa verde   Designed to Enhance Diver Scallops - $20   Jumbo Shrimp - $18   8 oz. Lobster Tail - $30   Dessert Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake Myer lemon curd, fresh winter berries Black and White Pot de Crème Theo White Chocolate, Crème Chantilly, red berries Long Stem Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Pistachio Brittle, Candied Orange, Grand Marnier Anglaise   Valentine's Day at Beach Cafe This Valentine's Day, enjoy these specials in addition to our regular menu: ‘’Snake River Farms’’ Kobe Sirloin Crab and Grapefruit Risotto, Roasted Haricot Verts, Blistered tomato Jus Lie $38 Red Velvet Cake Theo Chocolate, Cream Cheese Icing, Raspberry Coulis $10 Ruffino Sparkling Rosé-IT Elegant bubbles and refreshing acidity, flavors of delicate red berries and white fruit. The Italian sparkling wine is a blend of Prosecco and Pinot Noir. $9/$36 Valentine's Day at Still Spa Pamper Me Special/$265 (Retail/$295) One 60 minute Bliss Massage & One 60 minute Chocolate Champagne Facial Includes: One Glass of Champagne & Chocolate Truffles Me & You Special/$320 (Retail/$350) Two 90 minute Bliss Massages Includes: Two Glasses of Champagne & Chocolate Truffles Me, You & a Room for Two Special/$340 (Retail/$370)  Two 90 minute Bliss Massages in a Spa Couple’s Room Includes: Two Glasses of Champagne & Chocolate Truffles Read More

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Wedding Trends for 2017

2017 is already off to a great start in the world of weddings. The weddings trends for this year are ones that we can see staying around for years to come. As some couples are moving away from the more traditional wedding, others are putting their own twist to it. Unique Invitations: Get your guests excited from the beginning. Couples have started adding to their invitations or choosing colors that will stand out unlike anything you’ve seen before. Couples have been using bold bright colors for the envelopes, using glow in the dark ink on their invites, adding a Polaroid picture of themselves with their wedding date (that’s also a magnet for your fridge) and so much more. This trend helps make sending invitations more fun for everyone. Metallics: The use of gold, copper, rose gold and pewter is only becoming more favorable for future brides. Brides have moved away from doing the traditional bridal party dresses and have started doing different dresses but all the same color with a pop of metallic.  Pops of metallic are also being used in bouquets, wedding décor and also cake décor.   Photo via The Knot by: PEN/ CARLSON Going Green/Brining the outside in: One of the best parts of weddings is all the flowers and how each couple arranges them differently. This trend for 2017 is going beyond just having flower arrangements. Why not have tree arrangements? Brides that want to get married outside but prefer an inside venue can now have the best of both worlds, bringing the outside in by adding larger flower arrangements with bigger braches and adding lights to them give it an outdoor feel. Want to add a more natural feel? Think about adding a piece of wood to each place setting and having your dinner menu or the escort cards on top! Dangling Décor: Filling a reception area can be tricky. You want it to look elegant but not empty. Dangling décor is perfect for this situation. You can have an arrangement of different dangling decors. Some dangling décor could include flowers with words that the bride and groom use to describe each other, twinkling lights or pictures from the bride and grooms life together.  Photo via The Knot by: LACIE HANSEN PHOTOGRAPHY Food Feasts: Traditional sit down dinners move aside, food stations and food feasts are the new trend. Couples have started to move away from traditional sit down dinners and have started a new trend of having all of their favorite foods and let their guests decide what they want to eat. A way to do this is have a bride side and a groom side, one half of the table is the groom’s favorite foods and the other side is the bride’s favorite foods. Food stations are also a good way to encourage mingling and let guests choose the food that most interests them. Gift Lounge: While this concept is great for destination weddings it works for all. The gift lounge is where you can put a variety of different gifts that you want guests to take home. They can enter and start with a bag and chose what they want to take. Gift ideas can be mini bottles of alcohol, chocolates, and snacks, magnets with the wedding date or even a glass with the bride and grooms names and wedding date on it! This trend adds a twist to the traditional wedding favor for every guest. Photo via The Knot by: MICHELLE BELLER PHOTOGRAPHY If you are getting married in 2017, consider adding some of these trends to your wedding! Put your own twist to any of these trends and make it a day, evening or night that you and your guests will never forget.  Contact our team to start planning your perfect day! 425.827.1986; celebrate@thewoodmark.com.  Read More

A Seattle Gift Guide - Experience the Emerald City

When it comes to holiday gift-giving, few gifts can beat the promise of quality time spent together with friends, family, and loved ones. Just as few cities can beat the widespread experiences of Seattle, brimming with world-class art and entertainment, inspired cuisine, and all the spectacular natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. So in the spirit of the season, we have combined the two into an experiential gift guide perfectly compatible with your holiday getaway to The Woodmark. Here are our top gifts of the season: A Culinary Tour of Pike Place Market Photo: Savor Seattle Discover the rich flavors and incredible culture of one of Seattle’s greatest attractions. On the Signature Food Tour of Pike Place Market, Savor Seattle leads guests to seven market vendors to taste sweet and savory pastries, famous cheddar cheese, crab cakes, and other delicacies. On the 2-hour tour—including 16 tastings—you will meet the market’s characters, learn about throwing fish, see cheese being made, and hear the secrets behind the first Starbucks store. $42 A Day at the Spa At Still Spa, our luxurious face and body rituals and targeted therapeutic treatments are the perfect gift for anyone on your holiday list. Our signature massage, the Bliss Massage, uses aromatherapy and intentional vibrational oils to soothe the body, while the Aroma Design Bar Customized Journey allows guests to create a unique blend of organic, wild-crafted essential oils for the massage. As a bonus, guests can even take the product home after the massage. For facials, look to our Intraceutical and Circadia treatments. Prices vary Lift Tickets Photo: The Summit at Snoqualmie Between the Cascade and Olympic Mountains, there are incredible opportunities for skiing and snowboarding within an hour and a half of Seattle. At The Summit at Snoqualmie, the closest ski mountain at 52 miles east of the city, there are nearly 2,000 acres of skiable terrain, more than 500 acres of backcountry trails, and a terrain park with a superpipe. Other nearby ski mountains are Stevens Pass, 82 miles northeast of Seattle, and Crystal Mountain, 82 miles southeast in Mount Rainier National Park. Adult full-day tickets starting at $66 A Chocolate Tasting Photo: Savor Seattle Seattle is famous for coffee, but many visitors may not know of the rich chocolate history that is reflected today in the 50 plus chocolatiers across the city. From decadent cheesecake to truffles to lemon pepper white chocolate, the delicacy can be enjoyed best on the Chocolate Indulgence Tour with Savor Seattle. The 2-hour experience takes visitors to talented chocolatiers like Cupcake Royale, Chocolate Box, Dahlia Bakery, and indi chocolate for 15 plus tastings and some expert insight into Seattle’s chocolate culture. $52  Snowshoeing the Pacific Northwest One of the most inspiring ways to see Washington in the winter is on a snowshoe trek, and with the US Forest Service, there is the added bonus of learning about the ecology of the environment. From January to March, rangers lead Guided Snowshoe Walks through the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, visiting stunning locations such as Snoqualmie Pass and Stevens Pass. Snowshoes and poles are provided.  $15 – 25 A Seattle Cooking Class Photo: Aran Goyoaga Located on the corner of 70th St. and Alonzo Ave., The Pantry was born from a family of friends with a true love of food. A self-dubbed community kitchen, the Seattle favorite is known for bringing people together with five-course family-style dinners, food swaps, and culinary camps for children. Perhaps best of all are their cooking classes, which cover everything from Contemporary Comfort Food to The Persian Kitchen. The classes tend to book up quickly (often months in advance), so make sure to plan ahead. Prices vary Read More

A Season of Wonder: Holiday Events Around The Woodmark

From classic holiday traditions like The Nutcracker to family gatherings wrapped in the wintry surroundings of the Pacific Northwest, Washington comes alive with holiday spirit each December. At The Woodmark, we’ve compiled a spectacular event calendar to brighten up any holiday escape around Lake Washington. Paired with hotel specials like Peppermint Hot Stone Revival Massages at Still Spa and complimentary holiday beverages in our Living Room Bar, here are the events we are most looking forward to this season around The Woodmark, Bellevue, Kirkland, and the nearby Emerald City. Local Holiday Events Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena   Ashwood Park in Bellevue | Nov. 25 – Jan. 8 Be it with family or that special someone, there’s something magical about ice-skating in the outdoor rink at Ashwood Park next to the downtown Bellevue Library. The region’s largest open-air ice skating offers festive shelter for all-weather skating, seasonal fare, music, and special events such as a free skating day. Skate rentals are included with the ticket price: $12 per person and $9 for children 8 and younger. The Nutcracker   Photo: Elise Bakketun Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle | Nov. 25 – Dec. 28 A spectacular holiday tradition is coming to the Pacific Northwest Ballet in downtown Seattle. George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker follows the classic story of Clara and the Nutcracker as they battle the Mouse King and journey to the Land of Sweets. Balanchine’s renowned touches make the performance truly memorable for all ages. And on opening weekend, Nov. 25 – 27, there will be free festivities with the performance including a Nutcracker dance class, roaming magicians, keepsake crafts, and photo opportunities. Tickets are available online. Snowflake Lane / Celebration Lane Downtown Bellevue | Nov. 25 – Dec. 31 Winter nights in Bellevue get even more enchanting with the return of Snowflake Lane. The holiday tradition on Bellevue Way features live toy soldier drummers, animated snow characters, music, and sparkling lights—all beneath falling snow each night. After Christmas Day, the experience becomes Celebration Lane, a festive gathering with colorful lights, dancing drummers, music, and bubbles falling from the sky to celebrate the coming year. Bellevue Botanical Garden d’Lights   Photo: Nicole Smelson Bellevue Botanical Garden | Nov. 26 – Dec. 31 Illuminated by more than half a million lights, the Bellevue Botanical Garden transforms each holiday season into a blossoming winter wonderland. Beautiful plants and beloved critters—such as Charlotte in her web—are placed throughout the holiday scene, which has expanded this year to feature a magical new route. The Woodmark can arrange complimentary shuttle service to the garden, where a walkthrough is $5 per person and free for children 10 and younger.  Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship Festival Lake Washington | Dec. 18 – 23 A Pacific Northwest tradition since 1949, the Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship Festival brings holiday spirit to the region with on-board festivities and choirs that can be heard from shores along the Puget Sound. Enjoy the musical performances from Carillon Point on Dec. 22 and Kirkland on Dec. 23, or climb aboard the ships for a night of caroling, holiday crafts, children’s activities, and visits with Santa as you sail around Lake Washington. Tickets are available online. Woodmark Holiday Events Lobby Gingerbread Display    Lobby at The Woodmark | Dec. 15 – 31 In the spirit of winter, a magnificent gingerbread village comes to the lobby at The Woodmark. Created by talented local companies here at Carillon Point, the village embodies this year’s theme of “Quintessentially Kirkland” and takes guests on a journey through the neighborhood’s landmarks in sweet confection form. Vote for your favorite, and keep an eye out for our beloved black lab, Meg, in each display. Mixology Class The Woodmark | Dec. 3 Treat yourself and your guests this holiday season with handcrafted cocktails. The Woodmark is hosting our first ever holiday mixology class where our master bartenders will teach you the art of making holiday cocktails. Each guest will also receive a discount bin on the lake. Tickets are $25 per person. Cookie Decorating with Chef Nichole    Living Room Lounge at The Woodmark | Dec. 10 The youngest chefs in the family are invited to a cookie decorating holiday party with Chef Nichole. Parents can assist children in decorating house-made cookies while enjoying a festive atmosphere with cocoa and holiday refreshments. Adults are welcome as well. Take your cookies home or eat them as soon as they are iced. Tickets are $10 per person for six cookies. Spa-La-La Event   Still Spa at The Woodmark| Dec. 20 Holiday relaxation would not be complete without a trip to Still Spa. Pamper yourself with two peppermint express treatments, then enjoy appetizers, a hot cocoa bar, and champagne as you chat with friends and Still Spa partners offering expert skincare and beauty advice. There will be exclusive retail discounts, swag bags, and a holiday gift guide for last-minute ideas. Tickets are $99 per person or $79 per person if purchased prior to Dec. 15. Read More

Roasted: An Inside Look into Seattle's Coffee Culture

The Pacific Northwest is filled to the brim with coffee (pun intended), with tried and true roasters and quirky-trendy coffeehouses permeating every major city. Seattle, the most famous city for coffee, is said to consume more java than any other American city with 35 coffee shops per 100,000 residents. It’s also home to the original Starbucks, and the social atmosphere throughout favorite local coffeehouses is unlike any other. There are time-honored outposts like Espresso Vivace, where you can partake in full-bodied espresso shots and chat with true experts, and Victrola Coffee Roasters, a Jazz-era-inspired space that often hosts live music and art shows. Coffee drinkers can also be found in venues like the Tin Umbrella, set in the diverse neighborhood in Hillman City, and the ever-popular Caffè Umbria, where the Italian tradition of blending beans results in more than 15 varietals of coffee in some mixtures. Near The Woodmark in Kirkland, caffeine lovers frequent Urban Coffee Lounge and Zoka Coffee.  In any locale, it’s clear that the residents of Seattle embrace and encourage our coffee culture. And with the cooler weather forthcoming, we decided to take a look at the coffee roasting process to better understand how to create perfectly refined roast profiles and smooth blends. We checked in with the team at Dillanos Coffee Roasters to give us the inside scoop. At the Woodmark, we serve local Dillanos coffee because we strive to provide visitors with an experience that is authentic and true to place. The Seattle-based coffee outpost believes in the human element of roasting—relying on sense of smell, touch, and feel to bring out a coffee’s inherent character. As their Director of Coffee, Phil Beattie says, “The art of roasting is developing the flavor; the science of roasting is repeating it.” Their high-quality coffee, with its distinctive, refined flavor, is a pleasure to serve to our guests, and here’s why: At Dillanos, a batch of coffee takes about 18 minutes to roast, and the drum roasters can accommodate anywhere from 5 to 450 pounds per batch. Each roast is overseen by a roast master who relies on their highly trained senses to make adjustments to the process as they see fit. This is a crucial role, as small changes in temperature or timing can deeply affect the development of the coffee. After 18 minutes, the coffee is transferred to a cooling bin with cold air blowing through the bottom and fins turning the 400- to 500-degree beans. The batch then drops into a vacuum system that is calibrated specifically to suck up the weight of a coffee bean—especially important with green coffee that comes from farms and may have picked up pebbles or other earthy content. Then, it’s off to packaging where employees hand seal every bag. Throughout the entire process, the coffee is tended by people. And it’s those personal interactions from start to finish that define Dillanos. The company’s award-winning coffee selection is a result of the One Harvest Project, where coffee beans are purchased directly from coffee farmers in Central and South America, East Africa, and the South Pacific, and responsible growing practices are a must. “After receiving green coffee beans from all over the world, we’re sending roasted coffee beans [to other areas] all over the world” says Dillanos National Sales representative Glenn Adams. This favorable exchange allows the company to source great coffee beans while also contributing to opportunities for coffee farmers. Not to mention, “We believe that when the farmers can count on a customer coming back, they have the freedom and the security to invest in their processes and innovate more,” says Lauren Lyddon, Dillanos Marketing and PR Specialist. “It’s doing good in the world, and we all do better together that way." Dillanos coffee is available in coffee shops around the Seattle area including Drip City Coffee, Cafe Bambino, and Anthem Coffee and Tea in the South Sound. Woodmark guests can find Dillanos coffee in the restaurants, guest rooms, and lobby every morning. Our particular selected blend, Special Dark, is also Glenn’s personal favorite. “It provides a great flavor profile as a black coffee,” he says. “I don’t need to add anything to it in order to have a great experience. It’s been my favorite for the past 18 years.” Dillanos' other bestselling blends are Dillon’s Blend, Entrepreneur Blend, and La Familia Guzman, a Peru blend. At your next visit to the Woodmark, make sure you try a cup of Dillanos Special Dark coffee. We recommend taking in the view of the lake with a warm mug by the lobby fire.   All images courtesy of Dillanos Read More

A Kaleidoscope of Colors: Fall Foliage in Washington

As fall arrives in the Pacific Northwest, the scenery makes a swift departure from the greenery of summer. Shades of yellow, burnt orange, and scarlet blend with hints of purple in a beautiful spectrum of colors that extends from the mountain ranges to the parks of Seattle. At The Woodmark, the changing trees reflect off the serene waters of Lake Washington, with many taking on fall colors as early as mid-September and the best time to see the foliage being in early October (try Columbus Day weekend). Maples, Pacific Dogwoods, and Red Alders take on warm tones in Seattle, while Kirkland is known for Black Hawthorns and Oregon Ash trees, among many others. There are wonderful trails near the hotel, which Guest Services Supervisor Katie Focher can direct you to, including the walking path on the lake’s shore and the path that leads from the hotel to downtown Kirkland. Nearby, the fall foliage is thriving in the towns of Woodinville—make sure to stay for a wine tasting—and Issaquah, which has a trail system going through town and beneath a canopy of trees along the creek. And in Seattle, the Washington Park Arboretum offers 230 acres blanketed with Oaks, Magnolias, Birches, Poplars, and other beautiful trees. But the best way to see the fall scenery, by far, is hiking. And Katie has some wonderful insight for family-friendly (and pet-friendly) destinations close to The Woodmark.  Rattlesnake Ridge Rattlesnake Ridge is a beautiful mountain offering a forested trail dotted with mossy boulders. The path leads to Rattlesnake Ledge, an exposed rock that offers clear views of the Cedar Ridge Watershed, Mount Si, Mount Washington, Rattlesnake Lake, and Chester Morse Lake. “It’s incredibly gorgeous,” says Katie. “When you get up to the top of Rattlesnake Ridge, pack a lunch and stay up there for an hour or so and soak up the scenery.” Best View: Upper Ledge, located about 0.5 miles above Rattlesnake Ledge, offers more sweeping views to the northwest and is generally less crowded. Difficulty: Medium, 4 miles roundtrip Little Si The path to Little Si tends to attract families with children and beginner hikers. A sharp incline at the beginning of the trail quickly flattens out into woodlands and boulder fields, and the hike ends with a short push to the top. “Little Si, I would say, is the most scenic,” says Katie. “You’re walking in the woods, seeing all of the moss and the rocks and the trees.” Best View: The summit of Little Si affords panoramic views of the valley and the surrounding peaks, Mount Si and Mount Washington. Difficulty: Easy, 4.7 miles roundtrip  Big Si More formally known as Mount Si, Big Si is a strenuous hike with a spectacular reward. The trail begins with steep switchbacks, then levels out into Snag Flat where hikers can walk among enormous ancient trees. A final climb through a much younger forest reveals the slope at the top with scenic views of Mount Rainier in the distance. “The hike is a bit steep but still family-friendly,” says Katie. “The paths are wide enough for everyone.” Best View: The end of the trail is a wonderful place for a picnic and incredible fall scenery, but further exploration will expose another vantage point. Head up the stone steps near the slope and through a stretch of forest to reach the overlook for Snoqualmie Valley, Seattle, and the Olympics. Difficulty: Challenging, 8 miles roundtrip  Poo Poo Point A summit of West Tiger Mountain, Poo Poo Point was named for the steam whistles that used to sound nearby in logging days. The trail is marked by rocky slopes, vibrant deciduous trees, and the gentle creeks of Many Creeks Valley. At the point, hikers will find a picnic area and a small knoll topped with a windsock. Best View: With the right wind, hikers can see paragliders taking flight from the point. But Katie also enjoys a second overlook farther up: “You can see Issaquah, Sammamish, Lake Sammamish, and Lake Washington. It will be incredible in the fall with the leaves changing.” Difficulty: Challenging, 7.2 miles roundtrip (or 3.8 miles roundtrip on the more direct Chirico Trail)  Annette Lake The winding path to Annette Lake is one of the most beautiful in the region, flecked with waterfalls, delicate wildflowers, and glimpses of nearby mountains. The trail begins in an evergreen forest of Fir, Hemlock, and Cedar, and continues past the first falls, through level forests and rolling slopes, and finally to the north shore of the alpine lake. “It’s intense and then flattens out, intense and then flattens out,” says Katie. Best View: From the lake’s edge, hikers (and campers) can see Abiel Peak to the southwest, Silver Peak to the east, and a beautiful waterfall tumbling into the lake. Difficulty: Challenging, 7.5 miles roundtrip - - - - - - - After you have taken in Washington’s seasonal foliage, stay for some of the spectacular fall events at The Woodmark. We offer a game day shuttle across the lake for every University of Washington home football game and also host the Howl at the Moon Mutt Mixer, a costumed party for dogs and their owners, in late October. Read More

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Woodmark Named in Top 5 Best Hotels in Seattle

Nestled in the über-upscale suburb of Kirkland (guests here share vistas with Bill Gates' mansion), The Woodmark Hotel feels more like an exclusive resort than a hotel. Basic amenities include complimentary "Raid the Pantry" late-night snacks, cozy in-room chenille throws, 42-inch flat-screen TVs and Molton Brown toiletries. And then there's Woody Meg, the hotel's pet Labradoodle, official complaints department manager and host of the dog-friendly "yappier" hour (held every Wednesday from late May through September). Recent travelers were really impressed with their dinner at the Bin on the Lake restaurant and the stellar service staff throughout the hotel. The Beach Café is another waterfront dining option that guests love for its fresh fish selection. Read More

Woodmark Named #4 in Conde Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice Best Resorts of the Pacific Northwest

http://www.cntraveler.com/readers-choice-awards/2014/united-states/best-resorts-in-the-pacific-northwest-readers-choice-awards-2014 Read More

Seven Sensation Spas- Still Spa in Kirkland

http://www.seattlemag.com/article/seven-sensational-spas-seattle-and-eastside Still Spa at the Woodmark Hotel 1200 Carillon Point, Kirkland; 425.803.9000; woodmarkstillspa.com The newly renovated and gorgeous Still Spa is located in the glamourous waterfront Woodmark Hotel in Kirkland. Our experience there was heavenly with friendly staff and beautiful, natural lighting upon entry. Still Spa has recently been remodeled with new carpeting, soothing blue hues, ambient lighting, a private mani/pedi corner and a fully stocked locker room including a dry sauna. The spa menu is highly customizable for your needs. What to Book: We experienced the signature massage, which was so incredibly relaxing that it put us into somewhat of a trance. Follow it up with a customizable facial addressing all types of skin. Read More

Husky Sailgating with the Woodmark Hotel in Seattle

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Woodmark to Host Fish Frolic in Kirkland, WA

More than a dozen Pacific Northwest artists and the Kirkland community will come together for the Kirkland Fish Frolic Gala. Hosted by the Woodmark Hotel, impassioned Seattle art and community supporters will have the exclusive opportunity to bid on over two dozen uniquely embellished fish sculptures from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on Sept. 25. The reception-style event will also feature food from Woodmark’s award-winning chefs as well as drinks, and a performance by the Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra Ensemble. The gala and auction marks the culmination of a yearlong program that saw the commissioned works exhibited throughout Kirkland-area festivals. Proceeds will benefit Kirkland community programs and Lake Washington School’s Foundation. Tickets for the event are $100. The Woodmark Hotel is located at Carillon Point in Kirkland. For more information visit http://www.bit.ly/fishfrolic. Read More



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