Hotel 1000 Recognized by Travel + Leisure as One of World’s Best on Annual T+L 500 List

Premier luxury destination in downtown Seattle named Number 1 hotel in Washington state in Travel + Leisure magazine’s annual readers’ poll

SEATTLE – (January 4, 2010) – Hotel 1000, downtown Seattle’s premier luxury destination, was recognized by Travel + Leisure readers as one of the world’s best hotels on its annual T+L 500 List, based on readers’ polls. Hotel 1000 was ranked Number 1 in Washington state and received the highest marks for the Pacific Northwest region (Washington, Oregon, and Idaho) overall.

“We are thrilled to be recognized on this prestigious list by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine,” said Denny Fitzpatrick, general manager, Hotel 1000. “To be named one of the top properties in the world by the travelers themselves, who have experienced our customized, service-oriented nature first-hand, is truly an honor.”

Debuting in the January issue of Travel + Leisure, the magazine’s annual T+L 500 List of the World’s Best Hotels encompasses properties in the following categories: United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa + Middle East, Latin America, Caribbean, and Australia + South Pacific. For the complete T+L 500 List visit:

Boasting a multi-million dollar technology infrastructure and 100MB fiber based broadband connection, Hotel 1000 is the industry leader for state-of-the-art services and personalized guest room amenities, including an intelligent private bar, touch screen VoIP phones, ambiance controls and 40-inch LCD televisions with virtual surround sound and multi-performance capabilities. In addition, Hotel 1000 released one of the first customized versions of the latest Microsoft Surface applications, which features more than 100 Points of Interest, a Card Reader for guests’ digital cameras and a custom music selection.

About Hotel 1000

Hotel 1000, open in downtown Seattle since June 26, 2006, features 120 luxury guest rooms, BOKA RESTAURANT + BAR, Spaahh and The Golf Club. At Hotel 1000, genuine, caring, personalized service enabled by leading-edge technology and intimate yet spectacular accommodations redefines the luxury experience. Hotel 1000 offers unexpected pleasures, distinctive amenities, anticipative service and a customized experience tailored to any occasion. Located at 1000 First Ave. at the corner of Madison Street, Hotel 1000 is steps away from the waterfront along Elliott Bay, and conveniently centered between Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, the business district and lively and historic Pioneer Square. For more information, please visit

Seattle-based Hotel 1000 is managed by MTM Luxury Lodging, the Northwest’s premier collection of boutique hotels. Amongst its other exquisite properties in the Northwest are Cave B Inn at SageCliffe (by the Gorge); Willows Lodge (Woodinville); and The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa (Kirkland). Other MTM luxury properties from coast-to-coast include The Liberty Hotel (Boston) and Bardessono (Napa Valley). Without exception, MTM managed hotels are among the very best in the markets they serve. For more information, please visit


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