APA acquires Hilton Seattle

APA Hotel Co. Ltd. has completed the acquisition of the Hilton Seattle through APA Hotel USA Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of the company. The property will remain under the management of Stonebridge Hospitality Management and will be rebranded immediately as Coast Seattle Downtown Hotel by APA. Details regarding the terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

“In acquiring this property in Seattle, APA Hotel Co. Ltd. and APA Hotel USA Inc. take its first monumental step into the vibrant hospitality landscape of the U.S. [for the Coast Hotels by APA brand],” said Isshi Motoya, CEO, APA Group. “This strategic move aligns with our vision for expansion and exponential growth across North America. We are very excited to transform the property into the Coast Seattle Downtown Hotel by APA, welcoming our new ambassadors to the Coast Hotels brand and providing guests with the high-quality service and experience for which our brand is known. We also look forward to playing an active part in the continued resurgence of the downtown Seattle business community.”

This full-service property features 256 guestrooms and is located in downtown Seattle close to the commercial district and attractions such as Pike Place Market. Additionally, the hotel is connected to the Seattle Convention Center via an underground walkway. The property also features executive rooms with views of the Seattle skyline; more than 6,000 sq. ft. of flexible function space, including pillar-free ballrooms, boardrooms and top-floor venues with downtown views; a fitness center; and Redtrees Restaurant + Bar.

The property will undergo some updates including a lobby refresh. Enhancements and amenities such as TOTO Washlets and 55-in. flat-screen TVs in alignment with the brand standards of Coast Hotels by APA will be implemented in 2025.