Thornewood Castle vs Hotel Murano

Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens and Hotel Murano are both recommended by travel writers. On balance, Hotel Murano is preferred by most professionals compared to Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens. Hotel Murano ranks #27 in Seattle with praise from 7 sources including Fodor's, Jetsetter and Travel + Leisure.

Thornewood Castle
Thornewood Castle
7 / 10
8601 N. Thorne Lane S.W., Tacoma, WA 98498
From $275 /night
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchenette
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conferences
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Fodor's Fodor's
"Spread over four lush acres along beautiful American Lake, this...mansion built in 1908 has hosted two American presidents." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"There may not be any real castles in the United States, but this imposing 30,000-square-foot manor house, located a few miles south of Tacoma, sure comes close." Full review
Hotel Murano
Hotel Murano
8 / 10
1320 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma, WA 98402
From $116 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Fodor's Fodor's
"Named for the Italian island where some of the world's best glass is created, this big hotel with an intimate ambience centers around exhibits by world-famous glass artists." Full review
Jetsetter Jetsetter
"Stunning art glass and stellar service are standouts at Tacoma's top hotel." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"In a city renowned for its glass-blowing tradition, Hotel Murano showcases glass sculpture and contemporary art in its public spaces."
Star Service Star Service
"This gleaming city center hostelry, once the Sheraton Tacoma, continues to provide the top choice here." Full review
Choose floors 18 and above for the best views, with even-numbered rooms facing Mount Rainier and odd-numbered ones viewing the Puget Sound.
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"Complementing Tacoma's arts focus, Murano is a design hotel displaying a contemporary art collection in the lobby."
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