The Hotel Max is located in downtown Seattle, Wash., near many of the city's shops, fine restaurants and renowned theaters. Pacific Place is located one block from the hotel. Pike Place Market is five blocks away.
The Hotel Max was built in the 1920s by lumber magnate Joseph Vance, and was completely renovated in 2005. The lobby's red-lacquer and black décor sets an artistic tone for the guestroom hallways that double as photographic art galleries. The Red Fin restaurant serves Asian-fusion cuisine, sakes and creative cocktails. A 24-hour, complimentary business center houses two computer stations. Wireless Internet access is available in the lobby for a fee. The hotel's 24-hour, complimentary fitness room contains television-mounted cardiovascular machines and free weights. One meeting room is also available.
The 10-story Hotel Max offers 174 Denise Corso-designed guestrooms showcasing original artworks by local and regional artists and photographers. Slate-gray walls contrast with tomato-hued throw pillows and bed scarves. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses, pillow menus and down comforters. Bathrooms contain metal basin sinks, rainforest showerheads, marble floors and tomato-colored or neutral-toned wallpaper. Bathrooms are stocked with Aveda toiletries. Select rooms contain showers only. Rooms include wireless Internet access for a fee, and 32-inch LCD cable televisions.