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January 14, 2020

Feelin’ a Bit Crabby: The “Crab Louis Salad” named for Louis Davenport

The king of all salads, the “Crab Louis,” is indeed an original creation of The Davenport Hotel. Both the hotel...

January 14, 2020

Named for the Iconic 17th-Century Queen: The Marie Antoinette Ballroom

The French Neoclassical design of this intricately decorated ballroom is perfect for all occasions. No expense was spared during its...

January 14, 2020

A Lobby With Personality: Rich in History, Deluxe in Appearance

A regional landmark and architectural masterpiece, The Historic Davenport Hotel draws tourists and history aficionados alike. A topic of conversation...

January 14, 2020

A Glimpse of Venice brought to Spokane

Designed by Kirtland Cutter and originally located above Davenport’s restaurant, The Hall of Doges was an elaborate ball and reception...

January 14, 2020

The Circus Came to Town – and Never Left!

Enjoy the whimsical decor of our unique Circus Room. This guest-favorite room, #708, is the only surviving original guestroom in...

January 14, 2020

Did Somebody Say ‘Free Ice Water’?

The Historic Davenport Hotel, opened on September 1st, 1914, was the first hotel with many featured amenities, including air conditioning,...