The Lodge at St. Edward State Park — Photo by Columbia Hospitality Inc.

Originally constructed in 1931 as a seminary to educate young men for the priesthood and designed by renowned architect John Graha m, The Lodge at St. Edward State Park is scheduled to open in May 2021 as a sophisticated hotel, restaurant and spa nestled in a 326-acre forested park. Offering an unparalleled Pacific Northwest experience, the hotel has been thoughtfully preserved and restored featuring 84 guestrooms with original doors and windows, modern glass showers and natural stone elements. Cedar+Elm restaurant will serve inspired Northwest cuisine and two hotel bars will mix up handcrafted cocktails in the lobby and lower level. For those looking for the ultimate tranquil escape, Spa Vita Nova will focus on holistic, organic treatments with an eco-friendly sensibility.

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