There are 284 guestrooms and suites, which were constructed from the ground up during the two-year restoration project. The original hotel had 500 rooms, presumably much smaller than today's standards. Cribs, rollaway beds and connecting rooms are available upon request. The daily resort fee includes bottled water and Wi-Fi access.
The guestrooms feature one king or two queen beds, which are framed in carved mahogany wood from Indonesia. There is a flat-screen television and coffeemaker; a mini-fridge is available upon request. The bathroom features both a stand-up shower and a tub. There are outlets and USB outlets positioned next to the beds.
... read more The large suites feature a separate living room area with a sleeper sofa, mini-fridge, large counter space with a sink, coffeemaker and a microwave. There are two flat-screen televisions, and a king bed is situated in a separate bedroom area. The bathroom features both a stand-up shower and a tub. There are outlets and USB outlets positioned next to the beds.
The Circus Room, located on the 7th floor, is the only original hotel room that was kept in the restoration. The oversized guestroom features two king beds with the mahogany wood bed frames. There is also a large window seat that overlooks downtown Spokane; colorful, balloon-like light fixtures; a sleeper sofa; flat-screen television; coffeemaker; and a stand-up shower in the bathroom.
The bonus to the Circus Room is the original circus-themed, three-dimensional mural that covers the walls. The stucco or plaster-like mural depicts all the fun of the circus with elephants, clowns, horse and carriages, circus ring masters and more. Hotel Owner Louis Davenport constructed the room for his friend, Harper Joy, who was a part time circus performer. Joy and Davenport are even depicted in the mural and during the restoration, new hotel owners Walt and Karen Worthy were added as well.
Another piece of history remains within the mural, too. The centerpiece of the mural -- which shows several national flags above circus wagons -- was defaced by Davenport himself during World War II. Davenport scratched out the Japanese and German flags during a time when they were considered enemies of the United States. ... read less