The Greater Way Forward - Update on COVID-19 and Convention Center Reopening

Staying in Tacoma

New Convention Center Hotel Open Now!

Tacoma features more than 700 hotel rooms within walking distance of the Convention Center, with options ranging from business class to luxury. And multi-day events at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center are about to get even better.

Welcome Marriott Tacoma Downtown, a four-star, 304-room, Marriott luxury hotel directly connected to our building across a grand promenade. Already considered 2018’s #1 destination in the country for conventions up to 1,000 attendees, Tacoma now has even more to offer.

Marriott Tacoma Downtown

Artists rendering of 23-story Tacoma Convention Center Hotel standing next to GTCC.
Marriott Tacoma Downtown Now Open

The 23-story Hotel does much more than add luxury hotel rooms to Tacoma’s downtown core.

The brand new Marriott Tacoma Downtown connects to the Convention Center on the ballroom level with a grand promenade that features large glass windows and views of Mt. Rainier. It also adds amenities and more meeting space to the Convention Center complex.

  • Approximately 9,000 square feet of new event space
  • A 10,000 square feet ballroom that can be divided into three spaces
  • A sixth-floor garden terrace with views of the City and waterfront
  • Restaurant, lounge areas, ground floor retail, pool, fitness center, Presidential suites, and more




Thousands more hotel rooms are available in Tacoma and the region, making Tacoma a strong destination for trade shows, conventions, and other multi-day events. The following hotels are Greater Tacoma Convention Center's preferred partner hotels.

For a comprehensive list of area hotels, visit the Travel Tacoma website.

Auburn Holiday Inn Express & Suites

507 C Street SW Auburn, Washington 98001

Welcome to the new Auburn Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel!

We are conveniently located right off Highway 18 at C Street, a short drive on I-5 to the Tacoma Dome and the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. Whether business or pleasure brings you to Tacoma, our hotel's quality amenities and services will satisfy your needs. We invite you to our hot Express Start breakfast buffet, complimentary wi-fi, fitness center, business center and indoor pool!  Additionally, our Marketplace offers light food and snacks, we offer an onsite coin operated laundry for those staying a bit longer, and we boast two Electric Vehicle Charging stations!  And for those bringing their furry family members along we are pet friendly.

We look forward to your upcoming visit here with us at the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel near Tacoma in Downtown Auburn, Washington!

Best Western Lakewood

6125 Motor Ave SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

Whether here for a convention or for a tournament at Chambers Bay Golf Course, this Lakewood, WA hotel is conveniently close to all the top attractions. Mt. Rainier and Lakewold Gardens are both in the neighborhood. Joint Base Lewis-McChord is nearby, and the hotel is proud to host service men and women as well as their loved ones. Close to downtown Tacoma, it's simple to duck into town for your event, some fine dining, shopping or just to pick up essentials.

Courtyard Marriott Downtown

1515 Commerce St
Tacoma, WA 98402

UPSCALE. DOWNTOWN. Located in the heart of Tacoma's financial and theater districts, this upscale hotel is directly across the street from the Convention Center, near the museums, popular restaurants and the University of Washington-Tacoma campus. Tacoma Link light rail runs from the hotel to attractions such as the Tacoma Dome, Chihuly Bridge of Glass and Washington State History Museum. Friendly service and world-class food await guests at the award-winning Pacific Grill Restaurant. After a day of meetings, guests can also indulge in the Bistro with seasonal selections and signature cocktails or be refreshed with a swim in the indoor pool.

Holiday Inn Tacoma Mall

8402 S. Hosmer St
Tacoma, WA 98444

Holiday Inn Hotel Tacoma Mall is conveniently located a few miles from the Convention Center and features a restaurant and lounge onsite. The hotel features 124 spacious and modern guestrooms and a large indoor pool and spa, making this hotel top notch. The Holiday Inn Hotel Tacoma also offers 4,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and staff are ready to cater to all your needs.

LaQuinta Inn & Suites

1425 E. 27th St
Tacoma, WA 98421

La Quinta Inn and Suites Hotel was recently renovated and is near downtown Tacoma and only ½ mile north of the Tacoma Dome. Located right off I-5 and just minutes to other great Tacoma attractions such as the Greater Tacoma Convention Center, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Museum of Glass, Washington State History Museum, and the beautiful Puget Sound waterfront. Minutes to the Amtrak station and just a short drive to Sea-Tac International Airport.

Red Lion Federal Way

1688 S. 348th St
Federal Way, WA 98003

The Red Lion Inn & Suites in Federal Way is just minutes from the Convention Center. Offering complimentary continental breakfast, Wi-Fi and overnight parking, this full-service hotel in Federal Way makes sure their guests’ stays are both fulfilling and pleasurable. All guestrooms offer comfortable luxury with plush pillow-top mattresses, mini refrigerators, 39" LCD TV's and coffee makers. Their onsite mini-water park includes double water slides, a hot tub, a pool and areas to relax.

Silver Cloud Hotel Tacoma at Point Ruston Waterfront

5125 Grand Loop Ruston, WA 98407

Welcome to the new Silver Cloud Hotel Tacoma at Point Ruston Waterfront, the only luxury hotel and spa along the shoreline in north Tacoma. The hotel is now accepting reservations! Our destination offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Puget Sound waterfront along with the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. Set in the heart of a thriving urban village, Point Ruston features upscale dining, local boutique shops, shore side walking trails and the best in entertainment. Only minutes away from downtown Tacoma, a world-class golf haven and one of the most iconic event venues in the region, our location is the perfect choice for your next getaway or celebration.

The Hampton Inn & Suites

1515 S. Meridian
Puyallup, WA 98371

The Hampton Inn & Suites Tacoma/Puyallup is located east of downtown Tacoma and just a short walk or drive to the Washington State Fairgrounds, Mt. Rainier, Sea-Tac Airport, JBLM, restaurants, and recreation. Travelers will enjoy spacious guestrooms which offer comfort when traveling with family or just need a little extra space. Complimentary breakfast buffet with a variety of healthy selections is provided and guests may enjoy use of the fitness facility and salt water pool. Guests can stay connected with friends and family using the complimentary Wi-Fi.

Towneplace Suites Marriott

11725 Pacific Highway SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

This all-suite property is the perfect selection when looking to feel at home while away from home, conveniently located off I-5, minutes away from Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Camp Murray. From their BBQ grills, fire pit, outdoor pool and fitness center to their In A Pinch® 24/7 market, they’ve got their guests covered. Visitors can start the day off on the right track by enjoying the complimentary breakfast buffet. The spacious suites are equipped with flat screen TVs, high speed internet access, full size refrigerators, dishwashers, stove tops and microwaves.