The Heathman Hotel, Kirkland’s premier, full-service luxury hotel, secured fifth place on TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice list of the “Top 25 Hotels in the USA.” TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, selects its annual Traveler’s Choice winners based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.

“We are incredibly proud of our ranking and honored to be in the company of such premier properties around the country,” said Les Utley, general manager for the Heathman Hotel in Kirkland. “The fact that this ranking is a result of guest reviews makes this recognition that much more rewarding.  This is a testament to our incredibly dedicated staff and our equally dedicated and supportive ownership group.  The recognition is a wonderful reflection of our core value message and motto: Where Service is Still an Art.”

On the TripAdvisor website, travelers rave about Heathman Kirkland’s upscale accommodations, its full-service spa Penterra, and top-notch staff. Many guests also mention the hotel’s critically acclaimed restaurant, Trellis, led by executive chef Brian Scheehser.

The Heathman Hotel, which recently celebrated its fourth anniversary, is also a member of the Preferred  Hotel Group.

TripAdvisor’s “2012 Travelers’ Choice Awards”

The 10th annual awards revealed premier properties in the U.S. and around the world, in addition to winners in the categories of Best Luxury and Bargain, Best for Service, B&B and Inns, All-Inclusive, Spa and Trendiest. In total, 3,943 properties globally have been recognized this year with dedicated lists featured for 30 countries and eight regions worldwide. Unlike any other hotel honors, TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice winners are based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.

About The Heathman Hotel in Kirkland

The Heathman Hotel in Kirkland located on Seattle’s eastside provides guests with the ultimate in gracious service in an ambience of understated elegance and comfort.  The property has garnered the AAA of Washington Four Diamond Award®, an indicator of excellence which promises travelers an unparalleled lodging experience and is also a member of the Preferred Hotel Boutique Group. The Heathman Hotel features 91 classic guest rooms and suites; the 5,000-square-foot Penterra Spa, complete with a sanctuary room, individualized treatment spaces and deluxe fitness center; 2,500 square-feet of meeting and event space; and Trellis, a 90-seat wine country inspired restaurant and bar helmed by Chef Brian Scheehser.  Trellis’ rustic, robust menu evolves with the seasons, often featuring items from Scheehser’s own five-acre farm.  For reservations and information, visit or call (425) 284-5800 / (866) 997-5475.

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