The Perfect Romantic Washington Wine Getaway Hotel There's a wine lounge in the hotel and more than 20 wine tasting rooms within walking distance. With a little transportation there's more than 100 options. BY TOURING & TASTING
Photos courtesy of Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference
The lobby of the Marcus Whitman Hotel in Walla Walla, Washington.
“ The culinary staff brings the best of what is fresh and in season right from the farm to the table by building relationships with local and regional growers.”
A landmark and storied gathering place for the local community and visitors alike, the Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center offers a luxury hotel, expansive modern conference center, six on-site wine tasting rooms, art gallery, and a nationally recognized gourmet restaurant and wine lounge, in downtown Walla Walla, Washington.
Built in 1928, The Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center was fully renovated in 2001. With 127 beautifully appointed guest rooms and the addition of more than 13,000 square feet of event and conference space, the hotel is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic wine country getaway. Guests can walk to more than 20 wine tasting rooms and experience more than 100 wineries within 20 miles, making it an ideal base for exploring the Walla Walla Valley.
Located just off the lobby, The Marc Restaurant and adjacent Vineyard lounge offer innovative wine and food pairings. The Marc was recently named one of America's 100 Best Wine restaurants by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Under the leadership of James Beard-recognized Chef Antonio Campolio, the restaurant and lounge create progressive modern American menus that blend traditional northwest influenced cuisine with molecular gastronomic twists. The culinary staff brings the best of what is fresh and in season right from the farm to the table by building relationships with local and regional growers.
Known as the gathering place of travelers and winemakers, the Vineyard lounge highlights Walla Walla Valley's fantastic wine atmosphere. It is a relaxed place to sit back and enjoy the selection of over 14 wines by the glass from local vintners large and small, specialty cocktails, or tapas-style menu.