Tulalip Resort Casino, a premier gaming, shopping and entertainment destination just 40 minutes north of Seattle, will open a 370-room, 12-floor luxury hotel and full-service spa this summer, adding to its portfolio a perfect setting for meetings, conferences, retreats, honeymoons, as well as, weekend getaways and destination day trips.
“Opening our new luxury hotel and spa will allow us to expand on our gaming, dining, shopping and entertainment possibilities, by adding opportunities for meetings and conventions, events and weekend getaways,” said Ken Kettler, president, Tulalip Resort Casino. “We are excited to share our luxurious amenities and resort destination experience with guests from around the world.”
The new hotel and spa at Tulalip Resort Casino will feature 370 guestrooms, including numerous specialty suites, such as the 3,000 square-foot Tulalip Suite, designed to accommodate any level of corporate entertaining; the 2,000 square-foot Player’s Suite with a professional size pool table, dart board, arcade games and professional sporting memorabilia; the Technology Suite offering guests leading-edge hotel and entertainment technology; and two Asian-themed suites designed on the principles of feng shui with a Northwest flare. The resort will feature authentic, tribal art valued at more than $1 million.
Tulalip Resort Casino’s 30,000 square feet of meeting and reception space, along with its expert staff, will ensure the success of any event. Thirteen unique meeting rooms, highlighted by the 15,000 square foot ballroom, and along with the 5,000 square foot Chinook Junior ballroom, the hotel can accommodate any event size, from small groups to more than 1,500 guests, depending upon seating requirements. The Oasis pool will provide a romantic and intimate setting, perfect for weddings and events. Featuring a large staircase leading to the pool and lush garden foliage, the Oasis pool will bring the outdoors in.
The T Spa will be an elegant, 14,000 square-foot, full-service spa offering an earth-inspired menu of services, along with fitness classes for the body and mind. It will feature state-of-the-art men’s and women’s lounges equipped with rainwater showers, saunas, steam rooms and peaceful spaces for reflection and relaxation, as well as couples and group treatment rooms for up to six people.
Tulalip Resort Casino’s four restaurants are headlined by Tulalip Bay, where Chef Dean Shinagawa incorporates flavors of the islands with the finest Northwest products to create an exceptional dining experience. Tulalip Bay’s intimate wine room, featuring a handcrafted chandelier by world renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly, offers a perfect setting for entertaining and private parties. In addition, Blackfish, a fresh Northwest seafood bistro will open with the new hotel, and Cedars, a casual restaurant will move to the new hotel and offer 24-hour dining and in-room service. Eagles Buffet will remain in its current location and continue to serve an array of international dishes and mouthwatering desserts. Also new to the hotel is the Mpulse Lounge, a lively cocktail bar located in the hotel lobby adjacent to the new high limit gaming area created for the resort.
About Tulalip Resort Casino
With the opening of its luxury hotel in summer 2008, Tulalip Resort Casino will become the largest and most distinctive meeting, gaming, entertainment and shopping destination in Washington State. What began with a bingo hall established by the Tulalip Tribes in 1983, has evolved into a world-class resort destination which includes: the region’s “#1 Place for Fun” Tulalip Casino with 192,000 square feet of gaming; five dining venues headlined by the exceptional Tulalip Bay Restaurant; the intimate Canoes Cabaret; the 3,000-seat Tulalip Amphitheatre, a leading entertainment venue; and the Seattle Premium Outlets, featuring more than 100 name brand retail discount outlets. The crown jewel of Tulalip Resort Casino will be its new luxury hotel featuring 370 guestrooms and suites, as well as premier meeting, convention and wedding space, and an elegant, 14,000 square foot, full-service spa. Surrounded by the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound, Tulalip Resort Casino is situated on 83 acres within the municipality of Quil Ceda Village on the Tulalip Indian Reservation. Tulalip Resort Casino is conveniently located between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. just off Interstate-5 at exit 200 and is an enterprise of the Tulalip Tribes. F