The new hotel is a part of the growing Hotel Indigo brand from IHG that are a more hip, boutique style properties and highlight the regions they call home. And, that's true with the new Hotel Indigo here in Spokane as many unique murals portraying the history of Gonzaga University athletics can be found all around. Additionally, on each floors elevator lobby is a mock advertising mural of each of the previous hotels who once called the building home.
Before the renovation the building sat vacant for sometime but has history going back over 100 years as the building was built in 1911. And, the new hotel highlights that history at every turn, from re-purposed wood being used all over, mailboxes behind the front desk to the original stone tile floor in the lobby and a antique safe that was moved out of the buildings basement and more. Even some of the original room doors are used for decorative purposes on the walls of upper floor corridors. There is too much history in this building to share in one article, if you have an interest the history of our area this new hotel is a must visit.
But, the Hotel Indigo Spokane is also a very modern, very unique new hotel also. The hotel will feature 108 guest rooms with WiFi , valet parking, fitness center, business center and more. The property will also be pet friendly with dogs and cats welcome with a fee ( contact the hotel for up to date amounts ) .
Space for events will available with a meeting room and a banquet room adjacent to the restaurant that can be closed off for private functions. Contact the hotel for rental information.
Magnolia American Brasserie is also opening!
It's not just the Hotel Indigo that's opening in the building. The front half of the ground floor will be a new eatery called Magnolia American Brasserie, which can be accessed without having to go through the hotel as it will have a dedicated entry in the front along First Ave. . Magnolia is currently set to open at the same time as the hotel and will feature an " Approachable French " menu and a full bar. The menu is still be perfected but count on us to check it out sometime after they open.
We are very excited for this new addition to an evolving part of Downtown Spokane, it's worth checking out. If you'd like more info or to make reservations at Hotel Indigo, find them online at-