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Salon City, October 2008
Relax yourself into a Zen-like simplicity at the Asian inspired Salish Lodge & Spa. Salish is the perfect escape from a hectic life with spa treatments that offer a blend of ancient healing and modern wellness techniques.
Spa Magazine, Sept/Oct 2008
After a trek through the wilderness, weary feet will find relief in a soothing footbath, moisturizing paraffin dip, and revitalizing reflexology massage.
National Geographic, June/July 2008
Grab a cup of coffee and watch the 270-foot-high Snoqualmie waterfall from the Salish Lodge, which is perched above the magnificent cataract. Feeling more adventurous? Take an eight-mile round-trip hike to the lesser known Rachel Lake from an experienced guide at the lodge.
Q13 Fox News, Lil' Getaways, June 19, 2008
Q13 Fox hit the road this summer to highlight local destinations that take a tank of gas or less. Less than an hour east of Seattle is a spectacular sight that draws more than a million visitors a year - Snoqualmie Falls. "It's an entirely different world up here, so people can relax and get away without having to go away", says Carl Meyer, General Manager of Salish Lodge and Spa.
Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines Magazines, June 2008
Snoqualmie Falls is recognized as one of the greatest attractions in Washington State. Visitors are recommended to stay overnight or simply enjoy a lovely meal at the historic Salish Lodge & Spa perched at the crest of the falls. Start your day by experiencing the legendary Salish breakfast in its award-winning restaurant with "honey from heaven' service.
Parent Map, June 2008
More and more, expectant parents are slipping away for a romantic, pampering pre-baby trip; one last chance to connect and relax before diapers, feeding, and sleep deprivation make luxury vacations seem a distant memory. With great views of Snoqualmie Falls and the Cascade Mountains, Salish Lodge & Spa offers an enticing "babymoon" package, designed to thoroughly pamper expecting moms and entertain expecting dads. Babymoons at Salish Lodge & Spa include rose petals and sparkling cider in the room upon arrival, two 50-minute spa treatments of the couple's choice - including prenatal massage with a foot revitalizer or a romantic fireside massage for two. Salish Lodge & Spa also provides "babymoon" guests with a special gift for the baby.
Northwest Palate, March/April 2008
Featured in the regional food, wine and travel magazine's datebook included both the upcoming Salish Chef-for-a-Day event - "Foraging in Springtime" - as well as the lodge's second annual benefit for the largest hunger relief organization in Washington State, Food Lifeline. In addition to live and silent auctions, the "Falls Come to Life" event will spotlight local celebrity chefs collaborating on a multi-course dinner paired with Washington wines.
MSN Daily Access, March 2008
In Amanda Castleman's trend story on the benefits - believed and scientific - of negative ions, Salish Lodge & Spa was featured for its natural approach to giving guests the chance to reap the rewards of these extra-charged molecules found near waterfalls, mountains and beaches. While the author mentioned the negative-ion filled mattresses offered by some hotels and the purifying devices carried by some travelers, she discussed the details of the Salish "Negative Ion" package (no longer available), which included a pine body polish in the spa and dinner rich in antioxidants. Salish Spa Manager Kerstin Huber was quoted on the lodge's ability to "create a holistic, mood-elevating experience" as a result of its unique location and offerings.
Everett Herald, March 23rd, 2008
Touting Salish as a "longtime favorite Northwest getaway for those seeking breaks filled with delicious food, relaxing spa treatments and hikes around Snoqualmie Falls," Christina Harper describes the array of options available to lodge guests and day visitors. In addition to taking in the land's "raw beauty" during her mountain strolls and relaxing in the "tranquil" Salish spa, she describes the Dining Room's pear-tasting course as "heavenly," and assures "foodies" that they will love the lodge's Culinary Adventures program, which includes wine dinners and the unique field-trip style Chef-for-a-Day series.
NW Stir, February/March 2008
Reporting on the return from a 20-year-absence of the Salish "Honey from Heaven" breakfast service, NW Stir quotes Salish Lodge & Spa's General Manager about the service's association "with so many wonderful childhood memories for guests." NW Stir's report describes how this style of honey-pouring produces "long, golden strands aimed for the fresh biscuits and oatmeal below," and tips off readers to future plans for a gourmet honey menu.
Zagat's, 2008
Diners chose the Dining Room at Salish Lodge for its glorious" views, "inventive" fare, "top-notch service" and having "the supreme 'ooohhh' factor." Voters describe the Dining Room as being wonderful for "celebrating a milestone" or popping the question.
Sunset Magazine, February 2008
Sunset Magazine names Salish one of the Top 10 Midweek Escapes for Two on the West Coast -- not only for its glorious guestroom views of the Snoqualmie Falls, but also for the opportunity to lay around "in front of a fireplace with hot rocks between your toes" or "sandwich a 5-mile hike to the falls between your massage and the tasting menu."
Travel + Leisure, January 2008
Dubbed a "contemporary chalet," Salish was featured among the magazine's best places to stay in the U.S. for its "full menu of hotel-run wilderness options, including rafting and guided hikes." The magazine advised travelers to book a suite overlooking the 268-foot Snoqualmie Falls, and not to miss the Salish heated-river-rock massage.
Seattle Metropolitan, January 2008
Salish was selected as one of the Seattle area's "Hot Breakfast Spots" for the lodge's famous and "whopping" four-course Country Breakfast, described as its "claim to fame since 1916." Also noted was the lodge's dazzling "Honey from Heaven" breakfast service -- whereby honey is poured from high above the diner's head onto his or her awaiting biscuits or oatmeal below, mimicking the cascade of the falls just outside.
Spokesman Review , January 18th, 2008
In a quirky column about local travel, the newspaper highlights Salish Lodge & Spa's "Rainy Day Romance" package as a clever travel offer making the most of inclement weather.
Northwest Travel, January 2008
Featured among the "Great Spas of the Northwest," The Spa at Salish Lodge was deemed to inspire "Ahhhhhhhs" after one spends an hour or two in the skillful hands of one of the many professional practitioners. What could be more relaxing than hot pools for soaking before and after treatments; along with an extensive list of spa options including massages, facials, and body wraps. To top it all off, one can conclude their visit to Salish with in-room wood-burning fireplaces and the breathtaking views of Snoqualmie Falls.

Salish Lodge & Spa

6501 Railroad Avenue SE
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
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Phone: 800.2.SALISH
Fax: 425.888.2420
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