This hotel offers accommodations within walking distance of the Northgate Mall about five miles north of downtown Seattle. The Space Needle is approximately six miles from the hotel. Reach the Seattle-Tacoma airport in approximately 22 miles. Recreational facilities include a seasonal outdoor pool accompanying whirlpool and a fitness room with exercise machines and indoor whirlpool. Our new restaurant the Saffron Bar & Grill has recently opened to rave reviews. This new fusion cuisine restaurant in a bright contemporary and open design setting features Indian Mediterranean and American cuisine. From old favorites such as Fish & Chips and Prime Rib Dip to scrumptious Mango Chicken Tandoori kebabs Flatbreads and extensive vegetarian options the Saffron is a great addition to the Seattle dining scene. The restaurant also offers daily Happy Hour a specialty bar menu bottled beers from around the world Northwest wines and an international selection of beers on tap including Guinness and Kingfisher. For added convenience the hotel offers free parking one meeting room a small business center and a complimentary shuttle to select Seattle destinations. The shuttle runs approximately every two hours and provides free transportation to the Seattle Convention Center University of Washington hospitals and sports venues. There are 169 rooms on four floors. Standard amenities include coffee maker hair-dye iron ironing board television with Internet access and HBO telephone with voice mail and mini-refrigerator.