If you are planning to visit the unique town of Leavenworth, WA, you already know that you will have plenty to do, whether you prefer stopping by dozens of award-winning wineries, hiking along the picturesque Wenatchee River, or shopping in the authentic Bavarian shops. After a long day of enjoying the sights, sounds, and adventures of Leavenworth, you'll want to return to an amazing hotel that is the perfect mix of comfort and amenities. To help you decide where to stay, here's a quick look at the five best hotels in Leavenworth, WA.
Situated along the rocky cliffs, Enzian Inn offers magnificent views of the mountains and forests, along with exceptional accommodations, plenty of amenities, and the customer service you'd expect from a family-owned hotel. Rooms range from queen guest rooms equipped with flat screen TVs and small refrigerators to extravagant suites with a fireplace, Jacuzzi tub, and private balconies. Regardless of which room you stay in, you'll be treated to hand carved or hand painted imported Austrian furnishings, opulent linens, beautifully detailed woodwork and antique furnishings.
The hotel boasts a game room, racquetball/ basketball courts, indoor and outdoor pool with hot tub, a 18-hole golf course, and free WiFi. However, what really sets this hotel apart is the gorgeous finishes, amazing breakfast buffet with omelet bar, morning alphorn serenade, and its location that is just a short stroll form the Village shops and restaurants.
Voted 2017's Best Northwest Escape by Evening Magazine, Bavarian Lodge offers luxury accommodations and unique amenities, including access to the onsite wine shop, brewery, sausage gardens, and biking, hiking, and skiing trails. The stylish rooms have a lodge-style ambiance complete with old world-style furnishings, a fireplace, and private balcony that offers stunning village and mountain views. Visitors can take advantage of the outdoor year-round heated pool, outdoor hot tubs, WiFi, room service, and full breakfast buffet, as well as The Woodsman Pub, a favorite of locals and guests.
This newly opened, 55-room spa resort is for adults only, so you'll have to leave the kids at home. In exchange, you'll stay in the lap of luxury, where you can take advantage of authentic wellness therapies from the Alps. This includes European hydrotherapy, massages, facials, and body treatments. You can also spend time in the various steam rooms and saunas, the swim-out saltwater pool, and bicycle rentals.
Rooms at Posthotel feature custom linen, a sitting area with fireplace, a bathroom equipped with a hand-carved marble soaking tub, and French doors that open to a balcony overlooking the surrounding mountains and river. Of course, the dining options are amazing and include a European breakfast buffet featuring freshly baked breads, German sausage and potatoes, specialty cheeses, fresh produce, and more. In the evening, handmade pastries and a selection of espressos and teas are available to all guests.
Mountain Home Lodge
Currently TripAdvisor's top-ranked Leavenworth hotel, Mountain Home Lodge is nothing short of extraordinary. Nestled in the Cascades, the family owned lodge features 30 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, an organic orchard, tennis courts, pools, and more. Accomodations range from single rooms to rustic cabins with a river rock fireplace, private Jacuzzi, and gorgeous furnishings with tons of little details.
The renowned Chef creates scrumptious breakfasts, including handcrafted granola, fresh fruit, fresh smoked wild salmon,freshly baked breads and muffins, and fresh squeezed juice, which is the perfect way to start the day. Despite its tranquil setting, the lodge is just 3 miles from downtown Leavenworth, allowing you easy access to all the town has to offer.
Sleeping Lady Moutain Resort
Situated just outside of Leavenworth, along the banks of Icicle Creek and in the Cascade Mountains, Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort sits on 67 acres of pristine land. Here, visitors can take advantage of nature at its finest, whether its strolling through the Organic Garden, which produces most of the veggies, herbs, and fruits used in the restaurant or relaxing in the Woodland Rock Pools. Inside the resort, visitors will appreciate the high-end treatments available at the Aspen Leaf Spa,the unique selection of gifts at the Mercantile, and the gourmet meals at the on-site Kingfisher Restaurant and Wine Bar.
Accommodations range from single rooms outfitted with welcoming decor to stand-alone cabins with a whirlpool bath surrounded by hand-painted tiles and cozy leather chairs surrounding an authentic wood stove. Despite the private setting, WiFi is available.
Written by Benjamin Smith
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