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Seattle's Four & Five-Star Hotels of 2016, Mapped

The best of the best of Seattle-area hotels, per Forbes.

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Forbes Travel Guide has released its annual Global Star Ratings, which honor the very best in hotels, restaurants, and spas around the world in 2016. They rank everything according to three levels: Five Star, Four Star and Recommended.

Here in Seattle, one hotel recieved a five-star rating: Four Seasons Seattle.

Three Seattle hotels received four stars: The Fairmont Olympic, Hotel 1000, and Pan Pacific Seattle. Three Seattle-area hotels were recommended: Hotel Sorrento, Tulalip Hotel Casino and Hotel Murano in Tacoma.

And now let's map out all of these recognized hotels, starting from the south heading north.

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1. Hotel 1000

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1000 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 957-1000
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The 120-room hotel was sold to Thayer Lodging Group and Provenance Hotels last June. They went and sold it to Loews Hotels & Resorts last month. This place is full of features and amenities and Forbes says "spoil yourselves at Spaahh with swank Carita and Decléor services, soothing wraps and the popular mint mojito pedicure."

2. Four Seasons Seattle

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99 Union St
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 749-7000
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Four Seasons Seattle is the region's only five-star hotel, described as a "sophisticated, urbane retreat housed in a modern glass tower" by Forbes. The Pool Terrace on the roof and onsite restaurant Goldfinch Tavern add to the appeal. If you love staying here so much, you can buy one of the residences up top and still get all the hotel amenities.

3. Fairmont Olympic Hotel

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411 University St
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 621-1700
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Forbes like the way the Fairmont blends "1920s Italian Renaissance heritage with 21st-century hospitality." There's plenty of food and drink options right here but "traditional high tea service is a treat worth making time for." With 252 rooms there's a better chance of getting a room here.

4. Hotel Sorrento

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900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 622-6400
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The Italian-Renaissance-style hotel opened in First Hill way back in 1909 and is still going strong. We've said that The Corner Suite is one of the best hotel rooms in Seattle. Just keep an eye out for ghosts.

5. Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle

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2125 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 264-8111
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The Pan Pacific might have originally been considered a little outside of the downtown core, the new Denny Triangle/South Lake Union growth has brought more to The Pan Pacific. The 1,250 square-foot Denny Suite is the jewel of their 153 rooms. Forbes recommends "the complimentary hybrid town car", which will shuttle you around.

1. Hotel 1000

1000 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

The 120-room hotel was sold to Thayer Lodging Group and Provenance Hotels last June. They went and sold it to Loews Hotels & Resorts last month. This place is full of features and amenities and Forbes says "spoil yourselves at Spaahh with swank Carita and Decléor services, soothing wraps and the popular mint mojito pedicure."

1000 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

2. Four Seasons Seattle

99 Union St, Seattle, WA 98101

Four Seasons Seattle is the region's only five-star hotel, described as a "sophisticated, urbane retreat housed in a modern glass tower" by Forbes. The Pool Terrace on the roof and onsite restaurant Goldfinch Tavern add to the appeal. If you love staying here so much, you can buy one of the residences up top and still get all the hotel amenities.

99 Union St
Seattle, WA 98101

3. Fairmont Olympic Hotel

411 University St, Seattle, WA 98101

Forbes like the way the Fairmont blends "1920s Italian Renaissance heritage with 21st-century hospitality." There's plenty of food and drink options right here but "traditional high tea service is a treat worth making time for." With 252 rooms there's a better chance of getting a room here.

411 University St
Seattle, WA 98101

4. Hotel Sorrento

900 Madison St, Seattle, WA 98104

The Italian-Renaissance-style hotel opened in First Hill way back in 1909 and is still going strong. We've said that The Corner Suite is one of the best hotel rooms in Seattle. Just keep an eye out for ghosts.

900 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104

5. Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle

2125 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

The Pan Pacific might have originally been considered a little outside of the downtown core, the new Denny Triangle/South Lake Union growth has brought more to The Pan Pacific. The 1,250 square-foot Denny Suite is the jewel of their 153 rooms. Forbes recommends "the complimentary hybrid town car", which will shuttle you around.

2125 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98121