Langham Hospitality Group to open luxury hotel and branded residences in downtown Seattle

ByShannon J. Cortes

Sep 21, 2022

(Hong Kong, September 7, 2022) Langham Hospitality Group announces that it will own and manage a new luxury hotel and branded residences in downtown Seattle, USA, scheduled to open in 2026. Langham Residences, Seattle and The Langham will be housed in a new 42-story building rising from the iconic facade of the Terminal Sales Annex Building built in 1916, which is a designated landmark in Seattle.

New Pacific Northwest landmark

The Langham Residences, Seattle and The Langham, Seattle take this location and iconic icon and reimagine it as a mixed-use development that will capture the soul of the Pacific Northwest, using its dramatic landscape as inspiration for creating memorable guest experiences and an exceptional venue.

“We look forward to bringing The Langham’s luxury hospitality, which celebrates the everyday, to the heart of Seattle’s central business district in this historic location and creating fond memories for our guests and the community,” said Brett Butcher, CEO of Langham Hospitality. Band. “The Langham, Seattle and its residences will be a powerful testament to how intelligently designed mixed-use developments can create exceptional value.”

Iconic tower design

Using Seattle’s past to form the foundation for the future, The Langham, Seattle will take a forward-thinking approach to its development with the majority of hotel rooms and suites boasting views of the famous Puget Sound.

The design of The Langham, Seattle stems from an unlikely pairing of regional geology and historic Seattle architecture, focused on the elegance of verticality and elegant restraint. Renowned architect, Kengo Kuma & Associates was inspired by the silhouettes of basalt sea stack formations in the Pacific Northwest – a large columnar rock shaped by the forces of water, wind and time – as well than the arrangement of telescoping volumes seen in the Art Deco architecture of the 1920s in Seattle. Kengo Kuma and his team distilled them to the essence of vertical lines and subtle facets to capture the light of the environment.

He also places at the center of this composition the culturally significant 1916 Bebb & Gould building, the Terminal Sales Annex (formerly Puget Sound News), a hinge between Belltown and downtown Seattle. Together, the old facade and the new tower mark this pivot between characteristic districts. The concept recognizes the raw power of the environment and existing urban contexts, while celebrating the care of craftsmanship and refinement.

Langham Residences, Seattle and The Langham are within a 10-minute walk of several major points of interest, including Pike Place Market, the bustling waterfront piers, and the Seattle Museum of Art. The neighborhood is known for its residential communities, art galleries, and boutiques, as well as being home to some of Seattle’s best restaurants and nightclubs.

The Langham, Seattle

The property will captivate the senses with its renowned benevolent hospitality and a level of service that will delight guests and residents alike.

Once construction is complete, The Langham, Seattle will offer a world of sophisticated luxury with 187 spacious guest rooms and suites featuring elegant interiors designed by Rottet Studio, whose past work includes curating the art collection at The Langham, Chicago. . The tasteful interiors will evoke a luxurious sense of place by celebrating the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

Guests can start the day gently in the light-filled breakfast room which boasts a peaceful landscaped outdoor terrace perched above the restored historic facade as the city comes to life below them. This unique space also offers an exceptional urban setting for private events.

Seattle’s bustling bar scene will see a new lobby-level cocktail bar with Pacific Rim flair where patrons can gather at the long bar or on the alfresco patio to celebrate life’s moments, warm up for a romantic evening for dinner or a casual lunch between meetings.

The wellness center will include Chuan Spa, The Langham’s signature spa concept, which embraces the age-old healing philosophies of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to create a personalized experience for each guest, integrated into a comprehensive menu of treatments innovative face and body. Guests can also take a dip in the tranquil pool before breakfast or take their fitness routine to the next level with a Pilates or HIIT class in the state-of-the-art gym.

For marquee events and social occasions, The Langham, Seattle will introduce highly flexible banquet and meeting spaces, all of which will take advantage of the city’s natural light, renowned for its hues and shades throughout the seasons and time. .

Langham Hotels & Resorts Global Portfolio

Langham Hospitality Group has a strong track record of owning and managing properties in prime locations around the world, including its flagship in London. Other properties include The Langham, Boston, housed in a former Federal Reserve Bank, The Langham, Pasadena in a heritage building built in 1907, The Langham, Chicago in the iconic Mies van der Rohe building and The Langham, Venice in an old 15th century building. Murano Glass Factory opens in 2025. In 2022 it opened its first resort property, The Langham, Gold Coast, Australia – the first new high-rise development with direct beachfront access in 30 years in the region.

About The Langham Hotels & Resorts

Combining modern sophistication with timeless glamour, The Langham Hotels & Resorts is globally recognized for its exceptional intuitive service, contemporary art collections, award-winning culinary expertise and signature pink accents. Building on the brand’s distinctive British heritage since opening London’s flagship hotel in 1865, The Langham continues the legacy by delivering exceptional experiences with a playful twist in London, New York, Boston, Chicago , Los Angeles, Sydney, Melbourne, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Hefei, Haikou, Ningbo, Haining, Xiamen and Changsha.

About Langham Hotel Group

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings, Langham Hospitality Group comprises a family of distinctive hotels under the The Langham Hotels and Resorts and Cordis Hotels brands, with more than 30 projects currently confirmed or under negotiation in Asia, Europe and North America to the Middle East. The Group takes its name from the legendary Langham in London, widely recognized as the first Grand Hotel in Europe. For more than 150 years, this flagship hotel has stood for sophisticated and gracious hospitality, an ethos that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, heartfelt service and captivating the senses in all properties.