(Ellensburg, Washington) November 14, 2022 – The Hotel Group, a leading national hotel management, investment, and development company and affiliate of Hotel Equities, this week celebrated the grand opening of TownePlace Suites by Marriott Ellensburg with owner and developer Hogback Development. The 76-guest-room hotel is an all-suites, light extended-stay hotel located off I-90, conveniently located close to Central Washington University, and is both a popular destination as well as for travelers passing through and for college students and their families, with Seattle 110 miles to the west and Spokane 175 miles to the east.

“We are pleased to partner with Hogback Development on our second hotel and to bring the first Marriott branded hotel to Ellensburg, WA,” said Douglas Dreher, CEO of The Hotel Group.  “As a qualified Opportunity Zone project, we expect the TownePlace Suites to help spur economic development and create job growth in the greater Ellensburg area. The hotel offers a contemporary, elevated experience for our business and leisure guests and we’re delighted to be part of the Ellensburg community, while delivering the best of Inspired Hospitality Greatness for travelers and locals alike in the greater Ellensburg area.”

Guests will notice thoughtfully designed spaces both inside and outside the hotel. Each room features an array of amenities designed to make both short- and extended stays more enjoyable. Amenities include fully equipped kitchens with a stove, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, and all the kitchenware needed. The hotel offers a large indoor swimming pool and hot tub, as well as an expansive fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment including a Peloton bike. Outside, guests will find a fire feature with plenty of comfortable seating and two gas grills.

The hotel includes complimentary breakfast. In the evening, the in-house restaurant, Blu Bar & Bites, offers a wonderful menu of small plates and a full bar.

Other noteworthy amenities include:

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free coffee/tea
  • Meeting space
  • Free parking
  • Pet friendly