Salish Lodge & Spa announces $12 million renovation; updates to reflect building’s Northwest heritage

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017 7:06pm
  • Business

Salish Lodge & Spa, Snoqualmie’s iconic Pacific Northwest lodge, is renovating its 84 guestrooms in a $12 million project.

The lodge will remain open to guests during the extensive two-part remodel. The first stage is scheduled for completion in January 2018. The renovation, the largest the property has seen since 1988, is projected to be complete late next spring.

“We are committed to maintaining and honoring the beloved history of Salish while incorporating a more current twist,” said Alan Stephens, general manager of Salish Lodge & Spa.

Conceptualized by Betty Blount of Seattle-based Zena Design Group, the redesigned guestrooms will introduce a contemporary mountainside concept, earthy, current, embodying the Pacific Northwest ambiance with natural textures, warm woods and organic fabrics. New features will include gas fireplaces, and deluxe bathrooms with a soaking tub or oversized showers, with suites offering both.

The corridors will also receive a facelift, with new carpet and paint. Additional updates include revitalizing the spa. Puyallup-based Absher Construction Company is the general contractor on the project.

More in Business

People enjoying the view of Snoqualmie Falls and the Salish Lodge Spa in the sunshine on Feb. 19, 2020. Natalie DeFord/staff photo
Snoqualmie mayor, tribal chairman spar over House bill

HB 2230 would amend tribal property tax exemption.

Courtesy photo
                                Dr. James Stirrett at Bluewater Medical, his new business on Snoqualmie Ridge.
Bluewater Medical opens on Snoqualmie Ridge

New clinic offers naturopathic regenerative medicine.

Courtesy photo
                                New Snoqualmie Casino Interim CEO and President Stanford Le.
Meet Snoqualmie Casino’s new interim CEO and president

Stanford Le brings international casino management experience into the position.

Business perspective for the new year

A monthly business column from a local financial adviser.

Eager buyers plentiful but choices were meager

The real estate market by the numbers for December 2019.

A new decade begins with low inventory in housing market | Real Estate column

A monthly real estate snapshot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

New informational displays adorn the kiosk near the Snoqualmie Depot, depicting a walking tour of the Historic Downtown and its events. The design was created by local artist Kat Marshello. Photo courtesy of the City of Snoqualmie’s website.
New kiosk displays guide Historic Downtown Snoqualmie walk

Artowork, map helps visitors learn tales of the town.

Finding your proverbial strawberries | Business column

A monthly business column from Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey.

Decreased inventory for buyers in local real estate market

A monthly real estate snapshot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in King County

Nourah Yonous launched the African Women Business Alliance in 2017 to find ways to lift women up.

Bob Toomey
Lessons in long-term planning from an anniversary

A column from a financial adviser.