The Courtyard Marriott Tacoma Downtown is a sophisticated hotel located in the heart of downtown Tacoma. With countless shops, restaurants and Tacoma’s iconic museums within footsteps of hotel, guests can expect a great experience at the Courtyard Marriott Tacoma – whether the guest is in town for business or for fun, the Courtyard by Marriott Tacoma is the place to stay.

The Courtyard Marriott Tacoma is located in an addition off the historic Waddell building. The Waddell building was built from the ground up in 1890 and has been greatly expanded upon since then. The Courtyard Marriott Tacoma expansion onto the Waddell building took place in 2004. Since opening, the hotel has been serving guests of all walks of life, from tourists to casual visitors, from celebrities to business groups, and more.

Marriott Tacoma Entrance
The entrance to the Courtyard Marriott Tacoma is breathtaking! Photo credit: Shelby Beckwith

The Courtyard Marriott Tacoma is designed in a unique way compared to most other Courtyard by Marriott hotels in the chain. The swanky design of this particular Courtyard provides an upscale atmosphere with a touch of romantic appeal. The architecture in the lobby features a spiral staircase and an open floorplan that is inviting and relaxing.

Bedez Carter, director of sales for Courtyard Marriott Tacoma, believes guests choose this hotel for its unique appeal and amazing guest service. All Courtyard by Marriott hotels are lovely, but this one has something very special that she thinks only Tacoma can bring out.

Bedez has been part of the Courtyard Marriott Tacoma team since June of 2017. “I am extremely proud to be back in the Tacoma market,” she says. “Tacoma is really rejuvenated and on fire! I am so excited to be a part of that.” Bedez leads the sales team with two other sales managers, Carol Pica and Jessica Odd, and works closely with general manager Danielle Cavato.

Bedez and Danielle at Courtyard Marriott
Danielle Cavoto (left) and Bedez Carter (right) are a great team at the Courtyard Marriott Tacoma. Photo credit: Shelby Beckwith

The hotel is not only perfect for a getaway or business trip, but also as an event destination. Events such as weddings, parties and business meetings are regularly held at the hotel for guests and local or visiting businesses. The hotel offers over 6,000 square feet of event space and is perfect for small or large events and meetings. This Cascade Ballroom can be sectioned off into three smaller rooms if needed. There is also a smaller meeting space, called the Olympic Boardroom, adjacent to the lobby. The Olympic Boardroom features an elegant design and a sophisticated space ideal for meetings. In addition to great meeting spaces, the hotel offers complimentary high-speed Internet, a fitness room, indoor pool, spa and onsite laundry services.

The Courtyard by Marriott is the official hotel sponsor of the NFL. Each game day – which are Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays – the staff wear black NFL shirts to support the sponsorship. Although our local boys in blue and green are a staff favorite, any team’s fans are welcome to celebrated at this Tacoma hotel. The hotel is ramped up for the 2017 NFL season as the team shows their pride in working for the official NFL sponsored hotel.

Courtyard Marriott Tacoma Staff
The Courtyard Marriott Tacoma team lines up on the beautiful staircase to show off their NFL gear. Photo credit: Jessica Odd

The bistro within the Courtyard Marriott Tacoma also provides a way to celebrate the new NFL sponsorship. Among the many delicious food options, flatbread specials are available on game days. The bistro is open for breakfast and dinner, 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for breakfast and 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for dinner and the bar. Starbucks coffee is available daily until 10:00 p.m. The bistro is open to the public.

The Courtyard Marriott in Tacoma is close to many local attractions, including dining spots, historic sites and fun activities. The Museum of Glass, the Washington State History Museum, the Children’s Museum of Tacoma and the Tacoma Art Museum are all within walking distance to guests. Guests can enjoy the tempting treats at Hello, Cupcake, elegantly prepared fine cuisine at Pacific Grill, and the quality food and drinks at Tacoma’s bars and breweries like nearby Harmon Brewery & Eatery. Whether a guest is searching for an activity or great restaurant, the Courtyard Marriott Tacoma is located so that you don’t have to go far to enjoy all Tacoma has to offer.

Courtyard Marriott Front Desk
The front desk at the Courtyard Marriott Tacoma displays that they are proud to be new sponsors of the NFL. Photo credit: Shelby Beckwith

Guests will find that the Courtyard Marriott Tacoma is a perfect spot to grab a bite in the bistro, for short or long stays, and for a fun atmosphere when celebrating their favorite NFL teams.

Bedez Carter, Danielle Cavoto, Jessica Odd, Carol Pica and all the staff at the Courtyard Marriott Tacoma welcome guests and visitors to stop in and experience the stylish, inviting atmosphere of Tacoma’s premier hotel.

Call the front desk at 253-591-9100, visit the website or stop in at 1515 Commerce Street, Tacoma, to book a guest room or learn more about staying at the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Tacoma.


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