Rod Lapasin Appointed General Manager of the Woodmark Hotel & Still Spa
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October 1, 2019 - Kirkland WA – The Woodmark Hotel & Still Spa is proud to announce and welcome Rod Lapasin as the hotel’s General Manager. Bringing more than 30 years’ experience in the luxury hospitality industry, Rod will manage and oversee all aspects of Carillon Point’s flagship property.
“I am excited to be joining the Woodmark team. My career has been built on delivering exceptional guest experiences and I look forward to welcoming new and returning guests to the hotel” said Lapasin. Born and raised in Seattle, Mr. Lapasin has led some of the area’s most prestigious and respected hotels. Prior to joining the Woodmark, Mr. Lapasin served as the pre-opening General Manager of The Mark Seattle and General Manager of the iconic Salish Lodge & Spa. Mr. Lapasin held executive positions with the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, Four Seasons Olympic Hotel and the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, and launched his professional career with Hyatt Hotels. He has been instrumental within his teams, earning numerous industry awards including Mobile 5 Star, AAA Five Diamond, Conde Nast top Luxury Spas, and is a recipient of the Washington State Lodging Association Manager of the Year Award.
I have known Rod for over 20 years, and it gives me great pleasure to welcome him to the Woodmark family. His knowledge of the Pacific Northwest and his ability to deliver exceptional guest experiences make him a perfect match for our independent boutique hotel," said Barbara Leland, Vice President & General Manager of Carillion Properties. "Rod’s senior leadership in some of the most notable hotels in Seattle, coupled with his passion for the business, will be instrumental in creating an unrivaled experience in Kirkland and will allow the Woodmark Hotel & Still Spa to lead the market.
About the Woodmark Hotel & Still Spa
Independently owned and operated, the Woodmark boasts 100 recently renovated guest rooms with 21 suites, two signature lakeside restaurants, a full-service day spa and endless recreational options. Showcasing the picturesque shores of Lake Washington just 15 minutes east of Seattle, this urban waterfront hotel combines personalized service, luxury lifestyle amenities, and a serene setting. To learn more, visit www.thewoodmark.com. Follow us on Instagram: @WoodmarkHotel. Like us on Facebook: TheWoodmark.